Avid Editing Systems and Ikegami GFCAM

Oct 4, 2009 - Proxies will be supported as an option on GFCAM products. They will .... (at the root of the drive) supported by one of the AMA plug-ins. If it does ...
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Avid Editing Systems and Ikegami GFCAM



Features in Media Composer® 4.0 and later, Symphony™ 4.0and later, NewsCutter® 8.0 and later.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to acknowledge the advice, feedback and support of the following people who have given freely of their time and advice. I remain of course, responsible for the accuracy of the content, and any errors or omissions are mine alone.

Bob Molczan IKEGAMI ELECTRONICS,USA

Don Carignan Avid, Tewksbury, US

Robert Russo Avid, Tewksbury, US

Harbaldeep Singh Avid, Tewksbury, US

Angus Mackay Avid, Montreal, Canada

Christopher Moesel Avid, Tewksbury, US

CORRECTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS Feedback, advice and corrections are always appreciated. Include the word GFCAM in the subject heading [email protected]

Be sure to visit www.avid.com/ama Version 1.4 October 2009 COPYRIGHT © PAUL SAMPSON 2009 all rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form

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CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................................................ 4 GFCAM Product Line .................................................................................................................................... 5 SCREENING AND ORGANIZATION ......................................................................................................................... 7 PREPARING FOR THE EDIT .................................................................................................................................... 9 Connectivity ................................................................................................................................................. 11 ACCESSING GFCAM WITH AN AVID EDITOR ...................................................................................................... 14 What is Avid Media Access (AMA)? ............................................................................................................ 15 Avid Media Access on a Standalone Editing System .................................................................................. 17 Using Avid Storage ...................................................................................................................................... 21 Using Virtual Volumes ................................................................................................................................. 23 Avid Media Access on Interplay® ................................................................................................................. 26 EDITING WITH GFCAM MEDIA .............................................................................................................................. 27 OUTPUT ................................................................................................................................................................... 29 Avid Media Access Workflows ..................................................................................................................... 30

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INTRODUCTION

With the introduction of Avid media Access (AMA) support for GFCAM I felt that a document was required which would guide people through the process of using GF CAM in the Avid environment. Within these pages you will learn how to screen, import, edit and output programs starting with GF CAM recordings. The features described here were introduced in the following versions of Avid products: Media Composer 4.0 Symphony 4.0 NewsCutter 8.0

As always, remember to check the ReadMe or Help for each version of Avid editing system software for the most complete and up to date information! I am an Avid user, an Avid Certified Instructor (ACI) and Avid Certified Support Representative (ACSR). I regularly perform training on Avid products. I visit a l