Were C64's used in editing video like the Amigas - also need Amiga keyboard?
ethan at 757.org
ethan at 757.org
Wed Jan 11 21:04:55 CST 2017
The video flyer used external scsi storage for content I believe, kind of
a separate computer inside the Amiga?
> Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:38:26 -0500
> From: Syd Bolton <sbolton at bfree.on.ca>
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> Subject: Re: Were C64's used in editing video like the Amigas - also need
> Amiga [UTF-8] keyboard?
> No, C64's were too limited (8-bit) to do anything video related.
> However, video production was actually possible with the Amiga 1000 as you
> could get the Amiga 1300 Genlock, and the Amiga itself always natively
> produced composite video ....real true non-linear editing with the computer
> itself however was really only done with the Toaster Flyer unit (the Video
> Toaster itself just produced video effects/titling and came bundled with
> LightWave 3D).
> I used to be a Commodore dealer, and the NewTek (Video Toaster) distributor
> in Canada, so if you need any info hit me up!
> Syd Bolton
> Personal Computer Museum
> On Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:14:19 -0500, COURYHOUSE at aol.com wrote:
>> Were C64's used in editing video like the Amigas - also need Amiga
>> Were Commodore 64's used in editing video like the Amigas were to any
>> Looking to figure if there is an overlap area in yet another area of
>> our displays we can do between computing and video production.
>> We have a Amiga, 2000 desk top type, with a video toaster in it that
>> needs a keyboard and factory mouse!
>> Can anyone help?
>> Thanks Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org)
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