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by Stephen
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Hard disk drive failure
Replies: 15
Views: 1643

Re: Hard disk drive failure

windows 10 really punishes your drive so beware if you have ssds as they have a finite number of writes... as we film makers tend to backup our footage to external drives (you do do backups dont you ?!!) with only the OS stored on the C drive (the ssd) it can now be replaced for 20 sobs or so and cl...
by Stephen
Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:43 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: From tape to memory card
Replies: 17
Views: 5362

Re: From tape to memory card

doncha just love this forum!!

great stuff chaps
by Stephen
Sun Oct 23, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: From tape to memory card
Replies: 17
Views: 5362

Re: From tape to memory card

Thanks Michael... interesting that the LTO has a long run yet..... its at version 07 at the mo and specs are out for 10. as you say its for pro houses and bears no resemblance to our dinky DVtape but its an interesting observation that they trust tape .. in a former life with the MoD I used to archi...
by Stephen
Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: From tape to memory card
Replies: 17
Views: 5362

Re: From tape to memory card

yup.. thats about right Michael...... but........ my 300 or so DVtapes will no doubt be transferred to the next mahoosive storage device in the blink of an eye........... well within the next 10 years... DVtape fer sure is disappearing fast from us N-C workers ..... but in the meantime I'm happy wit...
by Stephen
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: From tape to memory card
Replies: 17
Views: 5362

Re: From tape to memory card

some good stuff in this thread... I still own the trusted Z5 which has just been fully serviced, the viewfinder monitor fixed (common fault) and the sensor cleaned. Better than new as it does seem even quieter than before especially the tape mechanism and zoom. I also own the Sony AX100 4k with SDXC...
by Stephen
Wed Jan 20, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: Sad News - Howard Gregory
Replies: 3
Views: 2739

Re: Sad News - Howard Gregory

Sad news indeed.... Until meeting Howard I had never met anyone with the breadth and depth of his audio knowledge. He helped me a great deal in my quest for better audio understanding and was a welcome visitor to Newcastle ACA with his powerpoint presentations and excellent CDs on Mics etc. He made ...
by Stephen
Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: Use of Replica Firearms
Replies: 7
Views: 3276

Re: Use of Replica Firearms

definitely inform police first !! it can sometimes work to your advantage! you should be given an incident number ... tell them what time you will start and what time you will vacate how many peeps involved... did a beach scene with modern soldiers running about in full desert cam with very good imi...
by Stephen
Sun May 03, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Recommend A Repair Centre
Replies: 4
Views: 2176

Re: Recommend A Repair Centre

that's great info

would much rather use companies that come recommended !

cheers
by Stephen
Sat May 02, 2015 8:46 am
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Recommend A Repair Centre
Replies: 4
Views: 2176

Recommend A Repair Centre

The trusted Sony Z5 camera is over 5 years old now and due a service alongwith a couple of repairs (eye piece viewfinder gawn orf etc)

anyone recommend a good specialist

I thank you...
by Stephen
Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: WIN.7 time and date display
Replies: 16
Views: 5171

Re: WIN.7 time and date display

Will be interesting to see what happens when most go over to MS 8.1 then alleged free upgrade to win 10 next year. .. wonder how many 3rd party companies have the resources to re write software/drivers based on the appalling support of backward compatibility from MS alone... just ask MS xbox 360 / x...
by Stephen
Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: WIN.7 time and date display
Replies: 16
Views: 5171

Re: WIN.7 time and date display

You speak much sense Tim. :-)

Good to have your input...

Noticed there's a another thread from Roy on drivers etc so will leave this
by Stephen
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: WIN.7 time and date display
Replies: 16
Views: 5171

Re: WIN.7 time and date display

Hi Tim 3 scanners and 2 printers later believe me it is true.... 100% :shock: :shock: all but the last very.... nay... VERY expensive Canon scanner (no win7 driver/support so runs on XP only) the previous hardware went in the bin contacting the suppliers gets you nowhere ... why should they develop ...
by Stephen
Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: WIN.7 time and date display
Replies: 16
Views: 5171

Re: WIN.7 time and date display

This is a typical case Roy and a method manufacturers' use to stimulate users to junk perfectly good hardware as they will no longer commission new software drivers. I have a state of the art canon scanner which is also not supported in win7 / 64... I keep an old laptop in the cupboard with xp on an...
by Stephen
Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: WIN.7 time and date display
Replies: 16
Views: 5171

Re: WIN.7 time and date display

No Probs Roy.... as gtb states and if pc is more than 3 years old I would replace mobo battery as a matter of course.... there will be a youtube clip somewhere for that!!!
by Stephen
Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: WIN.7 time and date display
Replies: 16
Views: 5171

Re: WIN.7 time and date display

Hiya Roy

Have you done a thorough scan of the pc with anti virus software?

Been running 7 a couple of years now its pretty stable without any major problems....