How to Set up and Work with Video Router Control in LiveGrade Pro 6 min read

How to Set up and Work with Video Router Control in LiveGrade Pro

Integrating a video router on a DIT cart enables flexible setups that would be hard to handle otherwise (e.g. switching 5 camera inputs at one monitor), but it also introduces a new level of complexity that needs to be managed by the DIT. When working with LiveGrade Pro, this complexity can be reduced with certain setups. In this article we outline three of them.

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How to Determine Expected Copy Speed for a Drive 6 min read

How to Determine Expected Copy Speed for a Drive

The article will outline why it’s important to know the performance of a hard drive before using it for backing up movie data on a film set, and evaluates different methods of determining the expected copy speeds reliably.
Additionally it will outline a few additional factors that can influence copy speeds and therefore should be kept in mind when comparing numbers.

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3 Ways to Receive Camera Metadata at the DIT Cart 6 min read

3 Ways to Receive Camera Metadata at the DIT Cart

In order to work with the live camera metadata at your DIT cart, the first step is to make it available in the on-set software. To make sure you know all about the options, the following article will give you an overview of the currently possible setups and hardware configurations for capturing camera metadata with LiveGrade Pro.

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What Changed in LiveGrade Pro v4? 11 min read

What Changed in LiveGrade Pro v4?

LiveGrade Pro v4 comes with a lot of new features and improvements. In order to get you started quickly with LiveGrade Pro v4 and give you a smooth transition from LiveGrade Pro v3, this article gives you an in-depth overview of the most important changes.

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The new Pomfort Account 4 min read

The new Pomfort Account

With the introduction of the Pomfort Account the management of licenses becomes more transparent and offers new options for customers. This article explains the motivation behind the new Pomfort Account and outlines how it plays into the overall licensing concept.

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How To Use Silverstack’s Smart File Size Calculation To Double Check Copy Completeness 5 min read

How To Use Silverstack’s Smart File Size Calculation To Double Check Copy Completeness

One of the crucial use-cases of Silverstack is the secure copy of camera cards and the assurance of completeness for each copy job. While the software itself is tailored to fulfill this requirement with excellence, as a professional you are naturally looking for ways to double check your work. In this blog article we will demonstrate how to double check copy completeness using Silverstack’s smart file size calculation.

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