New Tutorial Available for Matrox Users
Posted Nov 2, 2010

Mastering Matrox MXO2 with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 provides in-depth training for editors working on the PC. Produced using the MXO2 Mini with MAX hardware, the content will also apply to users of the MXO2 LE, MXO2 and MXO2 Rack hardware (with or without the MAX option).

Safe Harbor Computers’ in-house video expert Jeff Pulera (author RT.X2 Revealed, HDV & Blu-ray for RT.X2, and Introduction to MXO2 Mini with MAX) shares his years of experience gained using Matrox hardware with Adobe software, providing over 3 hours of unique training in this exclusive offering.

Created to save Matrox MXO2 users the time and frustration often associated with learning new hardware and software on their own, this tutorial addresses the common problems faced by new users, who often overlook or misunderstand many of the features and benefits that their Matrox hardware has to offer.

Lessons are presented in chapters using a logical workflow to cover everything from Capture to Effects to Exporting - and everything in between. The “Quick Start” segment covers just the basics needed to get started immediately, and users can then work through more detailed chapters to benefit from the advanced techniques, tips, and tricks presented there.

Beyond technical instruction, Jeff also shares many creative ideas demonstrated using the Matrox effects plugins. Editors of all experience levels will appreciate getting the maximum productivity from their Matrox MXO2 hardware, while also avoiding common user mistakes.

Chapter List:
1. MXO2 Quick Start
2. MXO2 Features Overview
3. MXO2 Drivers and User Guides
4. CS5 Project Presets
5. CS5 Sequence Settings
6. CS5 Capture Settings
7. Matrox AV Tools
8. Matrox WYSIWYG
9. Matrox X.info Tool
10. Matrox Effects – General
11. Matrox Wipes Transitions
12. Matrox Chroma Key
13. Matrox Luma Key
14. Matrox Color Correction – Primary
15. Matrox Color Correction – Secondary
16. Matrox 32-bit .avi + Alpha codec
17. CS5 Export Settings
18. Matrox MAX H.264 Encoding
Run time: 3 hours 25 minutes, in 18 chapters

Availability

This exclusive tutorial is available now as an ESD (Electronic Software Download) from Safe Harbor Computers at http://www.sharbor.com/products/SAHN3010016.html.

Requirements
System Requirements: PC, min. 1024x768 display, sound card/speakers, Windows Media Player

About the Instructor
Jeff Pulera has been a professional videographer for over 18 years. His experience includes writing tech reviews and working as an NLE demo artist, trainer, and seminar speaker. Widely known throughout the industry as “the Matrox guru,” Jeff is also the producer of the "RT.X2 Revealed," "HDV & Blu-ray for the RT.X2," and “Introduction to MXO2 Mini with MAX” tutorials. Currently, Jeff puts his expert knowledge to good use as an NLE specialist at Safe Harbor Computers.

About Safe Harbor
Celebrating nearly 24 years of business, Safe Harbor has become one of the most trusted resellers in the multimedia industry. Founded in 1987, Safe Harbor has helped to advance the video production industry by providing quality products and outstanding customer service to a wide range of creative artists. With a clean, intuitive, and easy to navigate website, Safe Harbor has built a reliable reputation as an industry leader. Look to Safe Harbor for quality editing and animation software and hardware, as well as for a professional and personable experience. For more information, visit http://www.sharbor.com

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