It also meant that amigas were pretty useful for simple and relatively
cgi when they first came out. I remember making a monty pythonesque
short with nike trainers smashing into cartoon figures overlayed over
some real people ( of all things ) for media class...
I had 3 a2500s to play with , Jeez those were the days.
Genlocking enables you to do some pretty cool things by synchronising
display to the video in from the video equipment when mixing.
Yep it was also available for macs but the higher refresh rate cancels
stupid aliasing effects of the lower pc refresh rates being sampled at
too high a frequency by the tv cameras. So no dissing macs anymore ...
Fergal Daly wrote:
>> At 12:18 16/07/99 +0100, Miles wrote:
> >This could go back to the 'refresh rate' thing. Mac screens have a
> >higher refresh rate than PC screens, therefore they don't seem to
> >flicker on film (ever see someone using a PC on a newsclip or
> >something?), therefore films prefer to use macs. This is also the reason
> >Jeff Goldblum managed to defeat the alien invaders with a powerbook in
>> Amigas had genlocking (the ability to synchronise the video output with an
> external source) built in. This allowed for flicker free filming. As far as
> I know this is/was also commonly available for Macs,
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