Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Special Interests > Visual Media > Digital Video

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old Sep 2, 2012, 12:06 AM   #1
nateo200
macrumors 68020
 
nateo200's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Rendering......
Why do we even use Tape and XDCAM Discs anymore?

Why do we even use Tape and XDCAM Discs anymore? I don't get this AT ALL!!! I get old happens never die and that we have the stuff laying around but I sill don't get why we don't hook our cameras, computers with NLE software right into high speed flash media!!!! I can write at 95MB/s onto Sandisks high end flash drives as much as I want and it don't spin or get jammed from the weather!!! I don't understand why a Sont XDCAM HD throws data onto Professional Disc which while reusable seams dumb....

I get the cost factor but that only seams present when you need to distribute the format....

When AVCHD cameras first came out or maybe they weren't AVCHD, anyways I saw these camcorders that recorded video to full size DVD's and then smaller DVDs and I wondered why they could just record onto a hard drive or flash drive? Why waste disc formats on something your presumably going to need to edit...RED seams to have this idea down since there cameras have been based on a file based work flow since the start but why are people settling for non-file based work flows? I pop a SD card into my camera and record a full HD image at 100mbps then pop it into my computer and its there...can someone explain why Sony, Panasonic and some others are stuck on what looks like advanced Betacam workflow!?
__________________
-15" rMBP 2.4/8/256/650M, FCP X, AE CS5.5, PS CS6
-USB3 180GB SSD, Intensity Shuttle Thunderbolt
-Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
-Canon 550D, GoPro3 Black, GoPro3 Silver
nateo200 is offline   1 Reply With Quote

 
MacRumors Forums > Special Interests > Visual Media > Digital Video

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:56 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC