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My new favorite Router!

Every once in a while you come across one of those products that really change the game.  For me the latest one is Ross Video’s new Ultrix router.  I recently put one in on a project of mine and the … Continue reading

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Control Room Pet Peeves

I have been in a lot of control rooms, some good, some bad, some pretty and some ugly. But when it comes to designing a control room you want it to be first and foremost, functional.  Something that will work … Continue reading

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Genlock Part 2: Is it still needed?

I often get the question that with so many switchers offering frame syncs on every input, why would you still need to genlock an entire system? Can you just lock everything using the frame sync’s on the switcher? And the … Continue reading

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Project spotlighting: A powerful cohesive system

I want to highlight a project that I was able to be a part of over the last couple of weeks with systems integrator Reach Communications. Embrace Church, based out of Souix Falls South Dakota, decided to launch their 4th … Continue reading

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Switchers: Understanding how they work and how to set them up for IMAG use

I love production switchers! One of my greatest joys is seeing how hard and how far I can push a switcher to pull off my show. As a trainer I always enjoy coming up with solutions for complicated effects, it’s … Continue reading

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Directing: Beyond calling cameras

I have written posts about directing for music and directing for speaking but it has all been centered around calling cameras. However, directing is much more than calling cameras. I recently did a show where I was Technical directing (operating … Continue reading

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Gateway Gear

I think it is pretty obvious that I am a bit of a Gear snob… I know you all aren’t surprised if you have read any of my posts before or know me personally. But with my strong opinion I … Continue reading

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