Category Archives: Video

Macintosh CD/DVD Drive Not Recording.

I am in the middle of  editing a wedding movie.  I plan to offer the client three separate movies: Short ceremony Long ceremony Reception. I make a DVD movie after each step.  I finished the long ceremony movie and play … Continue reading

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What I like about Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015

I would like to provide you a summary of my experience with Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015 so you do not have to plow through my rather wordy explanations that follows. I have used Final Cut Pro and iMovie. This program is impressive. I love it. I am constantly impressed at how easy tasks are to complete. Continue reading

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Learning Adobe Premier Pro CC

The best solution for me was actually free. The embarrassing part is that it was right in front of me. Adobe offers terrific tutorials, Continue reading

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How To Transfer Video From Panasonic PV-GS500 to iMovie and Adobe Premier CC 2015

Some people have had difficulty transferring video from their Panasonic PV-GS500 camcorder. The solution for me came when I found a DV to Firewire cable. Continue reading

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Kayak DD Video Switcher Goes Down While I Watch It Happen.

I am at the end of my Monday proof of a million dollar TV studio and control room.  I run into snags every week and today is not any better.  Here are some examples for this day:  I can’t get … Continue reading

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Perfect Your TV Viewing

This article is only directed toward individuals that own pretty good DVD players and flat screen displays using HDMI cables. One of my jobs is to perform technical support for a state university department.  I was asked to solve a … Continue reading

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Sony DSR 20, DSR30 DV Deck Repair

Sony DSR 20, DSR30 DV deck Complaint: One or any combination of the following. The video tape recorder would not accept a tape. The VTR would not eject a tape. The VTR would show an error code and fail to … Continue reading

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Panasonic AG DV1000 mini DV Cassette Recorder Repair.

Panasonic AG DV1000 mini DV cassette recorder. Complaint: Smoke came from the back of the recorder and then it failed to work. Troubleshooting: I performed a very close examination of the top circuit board. I expected to find some burned … Continue reading

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JVC combo deck, DV and VHS, model SR-VS20U

JVC combo deck, DV and VHS, model SR-VS20U Complaint: Deck would not load tape. Repair: We had a deck that would malfunction if anyone pressed in on the VHS tape on the right hand side. This would skew the load … Continue reading

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Grass Valley 200-1 Video Switcher, Intermittent.

Grass Valley 200-1 Video Switcher Problem: intermittent function. Problem: After about 15 minutes of being turned on, the switcher lights would flash. The buttons would not operate but seemed to freeze the switcher. When I pressed a camera input such … Continue reading

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