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Thread: Cable Modem

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2006

    Default Cable Modem

    Do you need to turn off your modem when capturing, editing, or making movie. Any other set up tips..Thanks
    I shoot with a Panasonic CCCD.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2005


    You should free up your system as much as possible during capture and rendering.
    Also, please limit your question to one forum only.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Uhrichsville Ohio


    why exactly would you want to turn off your cable modem, if you have no internet activity going on, then nothing will go through. A NIC in a computer uses little to no resources. your modem is just a converter for the analog to digital signal for your computer, and it just runs cat45 to your computer. i really do not believe it will make a difference, press ctrl alt del (if you are in xp) and look at your performance tab, and then unplug your modem and see if their is a difference.
    Mac G5 workstation with 4 gigs of ram, 4x250 gig drives in raid 5. High availability cluster server running centos for a server. 2xCanon GL2 cameras.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2005


    Whenever I capture/edit i disable all non essential services to optimize performance. It does make a diffrence. You could set up profiles on your system to do this.

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