Testing Retina iMac and Final Cut Pro x

Computer Hardware

Retina iMac and Final Cut Pro X Put to the Test

The new iMac gets tested on a broadcasting job, in this article. With the addition of RAM, it proves to be a great video production workhorse. FCPX and the new Retina iMac: Another real broadcast job, real editing and real deadlines Peter Wiggens on FCP.co I recently took delivery of a new iMac 27-inch with Read More

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By Britt, February 3, 2016

4K, UHD and 3D, Computer Hardware, News and Sales, Video Editing, Video Storage

G-Technology Introduces G-SPEED Shuttle XL Transportable Storage Solutions

Introducing the new G-SPEED Shuttle XL Transportable Storage Solution… It’s not every day that you will hear an 8-drive storage solution promoted as a “transportable storage solution” but if you’re working in multi-stream 4K workflows you know how important it is to have a solution that is sturdy enough to bring from location to studio and Read More

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By Jim, January 8, 2016
How do Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C relate?

Computer Hardware, Video Storage

Explaining the relationship between Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C

Read on for a much needed sorting out of the marriage of Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C port. This new port should allow for the fastest possible connections while supporting both Thunderbolt and USB! Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C: How do they relate? Just when you thought that Thunderbolt 2 was the latest and greatest, here comes Read More

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By Videoguys, December 15, 2015
upgrading Mac Pro

Computer Hardware, Video Editing

Pro Tips for Upgrading Your NLE System Instead of Buying New

Here is a great resource from writer Danny Santos outlining the strategies a music composer for the entertainment industry took when he decided to upgrade his 2007 Mac Pro instead of buying a new one. Find out how upgrading your NLE system can save money and extend the life of your technology while improving it’s performance. Read More

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By Videoguys, November 17, 2015

Computer Hardware, Video Editing, Video Production

Learn how the Matrox VS4Recorder is Helping Teach English

Video has become an imprtant tool for educators to use to teach multiple students in mutiple locations. Using Multi-camera live production techniques can dramatically cut down the turn around time for post production and editing. In this user story we learn how the Matrox VS4Recorder is being used in a workflow with Adobe Premiere Pro to quickly Read More

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By Gary, November 5, 2015

Computer Hardware, Tech Support

Should Video Editors go to Microsoft Windows 10?

We’re posting this article to give our customers some background on Microsoft Windows 10 for video editing. Videoguys is still recommending Win7 for our customers. We are in early testing an evaluation of Windows 10 and so far it is looking good. We know Microsoft added some big performance tweaks that should make it even Read More

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By Gary, November 4, 2015

Computer Hardware, Video Editing

Is the Microsoft Surface Book the new Laptop NLE king?

For years our top recommendation for editing video on a laptop computer has been either a MacBook Pro or an HP zBook. From what we are seeing, it looks like their could be a new NLE Laptop joining them at the top of the hill. The Microsoft Surface Book has all of the features, performance, and Read More

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By Gary, October 28, 2015

Computer Hardware, Video Editing

No Film School Impressed with new Microsoft Surface Book for Video Editing

I have been running the Adobe Creative Cloud software on a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 for well over a year with excellent results so I am not at all surprised by this article from No Film School. I am more surprised by the fact that NFS are giving the love to the new Surface Book as Read More

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By Jim, October 23, 2015

Computer Hardware, User Spotlight, Video Production

Matrox VS4 Recorder Pro used in Skehan Communications Production Truck for Multi-channel Recording System

Skehan Communications, a leading video production and transmission company in the US had a need to increase capacity from six to ten recording channels. Using the Matrox VS4 Recorder Pro solution, they were able to build a four-channel HD recording server for a little more than the cost of a single-channel recorder. Before integrating the Matrox-based Read More

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By Jim,

Computer Hardware, Streaming, Video Production

Matrox Monarch HDX review from Streaming Media Producer

Jan Ozer, a well-known name in the live streaming and production community, just published his review of the Matrox Monarch HDX for Streaming Media Producer. Jan tested the Monarch HDX’s performance in posting to YouTube and uStream and provided those samples in this great review. His concludsion: Overall, the Monarch HDX is well featured, easy Read More

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By Jim, October 22, 2015