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Show Us Your Video Editing Setup

Posted: Mon, 24th Apr 2006, 10:42pm

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NickD

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Hey Everyone. Thought it would be cool if people posted pictures of their video editing/post setup and/or camera rigs. So if you want us to see what you edit on, this is the thread!!
Posted: Mon, 24th Apr 2006, 11:15pm

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i'm not going to post my editing setup here because all you guys would fall of your chairs and start laughing and not stop for 5 minutes. however, i will tell you that it is really bad.

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Posted: Mon, 24th Apr 2006, 11:28pm

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destron wrote:

i'm not going to post my editing setup here because all you guys would fall of your chairs and start laughing and not stop for 5 minutes. however, i will tell you that it is really.
Care to finish that last sentence?

My editing setup? Flatscreen iMac, 250 Gig LaCie, Canon ZR 85. Word.
Posted: Mon, 24th Apr 2006, 11:31pm

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thanks timmy... forgot that last word (you knew where i was going, right?)
Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 12:05am

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Here's mine, and I'll try to get a picture up soon.

Flatscreen iMac
Soon a 250gb Iomega
Sony DCR TRV-103 (Soon to be a Panasonic PV GS-500)
Final Cut Express HD

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Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 12:21am

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PowerMac G5 Dual 1.8 GHZ Processor
One 21 Inch New Apple screen
2 Bose desktop speakers
Apple Inner Ear headphones
Final Cut Studio (FCP HD 5)
Canon GL1 + Firewire mounted next to CPU on tripod
160 GB External coupled with my 160 GB Built in
2 GB of RAM (For Motion 2)

That's it. I LOVE my system and I am grateful, and happy, and I payed for $2,000 of it out of the $4,000. (Includes software, screen, and everything in the G5's case.)
Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 12:27am

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destron

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so is it just me or does everybody use a mac for editing?
Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 2:30am

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destron wrote:

so is it just me or does everybody use a mac for editing?
nope.

Dell DE510
Double Ultrasharp LCD displays (#2 on its way)
2 80 GB 10,000 RPM WD Raptors
A Graid 320GB (on its way also)
3 Speaker THX certified surround sound
2 GB Memory
Pentium 4 3.6hz
Sony Vegas, Premiere 1.5, Adobe Premiere elements 2.0, and Avid
Editors Toolkit
I use my schools GL2&1 and XL1 for shooting video
And i myself own a one of the higher end HI8's

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Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 3:28am

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nice setup man! PC all the way!
btw, why have premiere pro and premiere elements?
Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 4:21am

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Ouellette

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Thanks!

It took years of hardwork and odd jobs to get that setup.

Before this computer i had a gateway 400 with a pentium plus,
and 4 8 GB hard drives biggrin that, funny enough, lasted me about 9-10 years before the motherboard crapped out on me.

I have elements because sometimes when someone needs a video really quickly, that can get what i need done faster. Thats only when things are really really tight.

Regards,
Adam
Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 5:03am

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Spread things out for ease of reading.. Most of this I have accumulated over a long time, and have been lucky with things not breaking.. a lot of it is old by now, too.

Powerbook G4
1.5 Ghz
15"
1.5 Gb RAM
80 GB internal HD
80 GB LaCie bus-powered portable drive
300 GB LaCie firewire800 drive
LaCie DVD-RW
Canon Scanner
Canon Digital Rebel
JVC miniDV GR-DV3000U
Logitech 8 button mouse
Wacom tablet
Second 17" monitor (apple LCD from older G4 tower
Final Cut Studio 5.1
Shake 4.0 (via VPN)
For 3d: Modo, C4D (via VPN)
Bose Headphones
5 *billion* cables. j/k (Or am I?)
Posted: Tue, 25th Apr 2006, 12:43pm

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Dual 2.0ghz G5 PowerMac
3gb RAM
160+300Gb internal HD
20" Apple Cinema Display
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Final Cut Studio 5
PhotoShop/Illustrator CS
Cinema 4D 8
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Panasonic DVX100a (for filming)
JVC GR-DV700 (for capturing)

Just about to add a 24" Widescreen CRT for firewire preview/colour correction purposes.
Posted: Thu, 27th Apr 2006, 7:48pm

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HP Pavillion 3 Ghz P4 Processor
Nvidia Geforce 6600 265mb video card
Dual 21 inch GRE Trinitron Monitors
620 Gbs total
(300 gb Maxtor External drive
320 gb Internal Hard drives)
1Gb ram


Laptop:
17" widescreen Toshiba Satellite P25
3 Ghz Pentium 4 processor
Nvidia Geforce go5200
80 Gb HDD
768 Mb ram

Sony Vegas 6
Cinema 4D 9.5 Pro Bundle
Vue 5 Infinite
Photoshop CS
After Effects 7 Pro
Posted: Thu, 27th Apr 2006, 9:26pm

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Dual 867 MHz PowerPC G4
2 GB RAM
300GB + 200GB + 200GB +150GB internal HD's
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro
PHILIPS CDD5101
PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-111D
Final Cut Studio 5
Adobe Creative Suite 2
EffectsLab Pro
Toast 7 Titanium
Quicktime Pro
NEC MultiSync LCD1810X (1280 x 1024 18")
Television (720 x 576 15")
HD 580 Sennheiser headphones
Two big speakers from Chario
Canon MV600i (PAL)
(longing for a better camera)
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 3:20am

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Mines more for games, but going to get 2GB soon when i get my camera

P4 2.4@4.01
Asus P4P800 SE Mobo
1GB (512 x 2)
80GB HDD
eVGA 6800GS
Lite-ON DVD+RW
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premier Pro
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 12:58pm

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Let me see I edit on a:

Modified Dell Precision 450 Workstation
Dual 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon Proccessors with Hyperthreading
Windows XP Proffesional
100 GB Hardrive
20 GB Secondary Hardrive
1.5 GB of Memory
NVIDIA Quadro NVS with AGP8X
12 inch Mitsubishi flatscreen monitor

I can't think of the names of the other hardware....here's my software

Adobe Premiere 6.0
Adobe Photoshop
Several Smart Sound disks
Blender 3D
EffectsLab DV
CompositeLab Pro
VirtualDub (for compression)

Thats about it, oh yeah, and I use Celtx for writing my scripts, but do all my other writing with Word and the rest of Office 2003 of course.

Regards,

-Landon
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 1:13pm

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Dual 1.8 GHz PowerPC G5
OSX 10.3.9
2 GB Ram
6 x 250 Gbyte Drives (switchable), 2 x 250 GB firewirde drives (Yes, all filled with NightCast stuff)
21'' Monitor

Final Cut HD
VisionLab HD
Photoshop
Cinema4D
Audacity


That's pretty much what I use.
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 2:04pm

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Dual AMD Athlon 64 3800 +..2.2ghz
1 gig of ram
1 200gb internal hd and 1 200gb external
20" dell flat screen and 17" flatscreen
Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5
Adobe After Effects
bogen / manfrotto tripod. 501 head with 3021 legs
Soon, Panasonic AG-DVX100b, with the redrock micro adapter.

-Logan
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 3:53pm

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Editing System:

AMD X2 4800+ Dual-Core 64-Bit Processor
2048 MB of RAM
Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard
nVidia Geforce 7800GTX Graphics Card
Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS Soundcard
500GB HItachi RAID Array for Video
74GB 10,000 RPM Western Digital for Windows

Dell 24" Widescreen LCD Screen
Logitech Z-680 5.1 1000W Surround Sound System

Software:

Adobe Premiere Pro 2
Adobe After Effects 7 Pro
Adobe Photoshop CS2
Adobe Illustrator CS2
Adobe Audition 2
Adobe EncoreDVD 2

FXHome EffectsLab Pro
Combustion 4
Celtx
DivX Pro 6.2

Equipment:
Sony TRV950E 3CCD PAL DV Camera
Generic Friction Head Tripod and Legs (want to upgrade to the Cartoni Focus head with Bogen/Manfrotto 3246 legs)
Rode NTG2 Shotgun Mic (with boom pole and wind filter)
Green IKEA Fabric fir Greenscreen
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 5:46pm

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man that computer must work like a dream... i don't even want to know what it cost you.
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 5:59pm

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Main Systems:
My main PC :
AMD Athlon 64 4100+
2GB RAM
Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe
nVidia Geforce 7900GT
1TB of HDs

My main Mac :
Apple Macintosh G5
Dual 2GHz
2GB RAM
1TB of HDs

Home server :
Athlon XP 2600+
1GB RAM
ATI 9600XT
2TB of HDs

FXhome demonstration laptop :
Dell XPS Gen-2
2.17GHz Pentium M
1GB RAM
nVidia Geforce 6800GTX

Dell 24" Widescreen & Samsung 17" LCDs
KVM Switch for 3 main computers

Software:
Adobe Photoshop CS2
Adobe Illustrator CS2
Adobe InDesign CS2
Apple Final Cut Pro HD
Apple Motion
Apple Soundtrack
Apple DVD Studio Pro
Corel Painter
FXhome VisionLab HD
Macromedia Director
Macromedia Dreamweaver
Macromedia Flash
+ some more I hardly ever use

Equipment:
Canon XM2 (a bit broken just like everyone elses)
Wacom Tablet
20GB iPod
Epson Photo R1800
About 25 other random computers in storeage
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 8:23pm

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destron wrote:

man that computer must work like a dream... i don't even want to know what it cost you.
Yes, indeed it does! cool And no, you don't! wink
Posted: Tue, 2nd May 2006, 10:30pm

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E machine (lol)

pentium 4, 3.0ghz proccesor
Nvidia 6600 Gt
1 gb of ram (soon to be 2)
160 gb/ 120 gb hard drives
720i Hp DVD burner
19" Samsung monitor
Bose 5.1 surround speakers w/sub

Programs:
Adobe premier pro 2
Adobe photoshop CS 2
3ds Max 8
pinnacle 9 plus
and of course FX and composite
and other various programs
Posted: Wed, 3rd May 2006, 1:21pm

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Off the shelf HP a350n computer
Pentium 4
2.8 GHz processor with hyperthreading
1.5 G of RAM
Diamond Stealth S120 dual monitor video card
21" Viewsonic monitor
17" Viewsonic monitor
140G internal drive
80G External drive
Presonus Firebox Audio Interface
Roland MA-8 Micro monitors
Sony Vegas 5
Sony Sound Forge 8
Sony ACID Pro 6.0 (waiting on upgrade from 5)
Sony DVD Architect
Sony Noise Reduction 2.0
Adobe Photoshop 6.0
FX Lab
and tons of other little programs...

I'm mainly a musician, so I have tons of audio plugins and VSTi's, as well as an extensive collection of loops and samples.

For pre-pro:
Movie Magic Screenwriter
Storyboard Quick 4 (updating to 5)
Quickstory
Great Dialogue
Character Pro
and some free name generators, etc...
Posted: Wed, 3rd May 2006, 1:46pm

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Built by me pc
2.4ghz Pentium 4
1gig ram
256mb video card
320gb hard disk total
Xerox 17" flatscreen monitor
Creative 5.1 soundcard and speakers
Adobe Premiere 6
Photoshop CS 2
Sony DVD Architect
EffectsLab Pro
Chromanator
After Effects 5.5
Sony Vegas with Magic Bullet Suite
Terragen
30gb Ipod
Philips portable dvd player