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About david

I have been in the Audio/Video production business for over 35 years, and I still enjoy using all of the latest production gear, and reviewing it.

Monitors In Motion Review

In addition to testing and reviewing products, I still direct and edit TV shows, music videos and other projects, so I have to keep my editing workspace functional. The problem was that my 2×4 foot desk area was getting too … Continue reading

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Matrox CompressHD Review

Since TV broadcast is in the process of being replaced by the web, I find myself encoding in H.264 a lot more frequently. The downside is that Apple Compressor is just too slow. The good news is that Matrox has … Continue reading

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G-SPEED Q Storage Solution Review

If you are doing any kind of heavy duty editing, you will probably have a RAID array connected to your computer. My review system has two, eight Bay towers made by CI Design, which contain 16 Seagate 15,000 RPM SAS … Continue reading

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Barger-Lite Review

Barger-Lite reminds me of the old adage, “Build a better mouse trap, and the world will beat a path to your door”. Ed Barger has been in the business for many years, and as a cameraman, he saw the need … Continue reading

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Review of the Dana Dolly

The Dana Dolly may have been designed for the times when you want to do a 6′ to 8′ dolly move without a lot of setup, but I found that it works for most of the dolly shots that I … Continue reading

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Review of The Logickeyboard for Apple Final Cut Pro

Logickeyboard’s custom keyboard for Apple Final Cut Pro is based on the original Ultra Thin Apple Pro keyboard. It offers plug-and-play setup with any USB-equipped Mac computer. It has a good feel, and the stylish, modern appearance of the “New … Continue reading

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Telestream’s Episode 6 Review

Telestream’s Episode 6 Review For years I have struggled with getting my projects to look good on the web. No matter how good they looked in HD, they would always get pixilated playing back in their new reduced size format. … Continue reading

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Review of Helpful Computer tools from Prosoft Engineering

Part of having a successful production company is having a happy computer to edit on. Prosoft makes some wonderful tools that can not only help you to keep your computer running smoothly, but can also save you when things go … Continue reading

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