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Apple Pro Training Series: Optimizing Your Final Cut Pro System: A Technical Guide to Real-World Post-Production by Adam Wilt, Charles Roberts, Matthew Geller, Sean Cullen

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Chapter 8. Hardware and Interfaces

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This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Learn about core computer technologies utilized by FCP

 

Understand the various kinds of video and audio interfaces, cables, and connectors

 

Learn about the tape formats and equipment commonly used with FCP

 

Understand the ancillary equipment used in nonlinear editing

 

Learn about the different capture and playback options for FCP

Now that you’ve waded through the abstract fundamentals in the previous lesson, let’s review the types of hardware you’ll need to configure and set up your system. As mentioned in other lessons, Final Cut Pro is scalable and can support a range of workflows. So, it’s important to learn about the characteristics ...

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