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How to Avoid Data Loss

We all know the importance of the data and footage we shoot, either for yourself or for that important client. Should the unthinkable happen and you lose your data, whether it be by deleting the wrong file or formatting the wrong card, seeing the dreaded 'card error' message, or worse still your card becomes corrupted and unreadable, it can be a stressful time.This article gives some useful tips to prevent this from happening.

Tips on Data Recovery

We all know the importance of the data and footage we shoot, either for yourself or for that important client. Should the unthinkable happen and you lose your data, whether it be by deleting the wrong file or formatting the wrong card, seeing the dreaded 'card error' message, or worse still your card becomes corrupted and unreadable, it can be a stressful time.This article gives some useful tips on what to do if you are unlucky enough to experience it.

Types of Prores Codecs

The Apple ProRes format comes in five versions: Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (LT), and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy). This is an overview of their specifications

Purchase Media

VMEDIA is a partner of media reseller, CCK Media and can now supply you with SSD, drive and card sales as part of our rental service. 

2016 revised IATA Guidelines on air transport of Lithium-ion batteries

IATA Guidelines and FAQs on carrying batteries on aeroplanes Batteries Carried by Airline Passengers. ***updated July 2016 The rules have on air travel with Lithium-ion batteries have become much more restrictive recently and and you have to be aware of the new limitations. this article has been completely updated with the guidance of IATA in July to help make you aware of these new rules. To summarise this document. Lithium-ion cells and batteries sent as cargo are forbidden on passenger aircraft, as of 1 April 2016 Lithium-ion cells and batteries must be offered for transport as a state of charge (SoC) not exceeding 30% of their rated capacity. Spare Lithium-ion batteries not exceeding 100HW are permitted in carry-on luggage. A maximum of 2 x spare Lithium-ion battery exceeding 100WH but not exceeding 160WH are permitted in carry-on luggage allowance per passenger with the approval of the carrying airline. If your crew is travelling as a group, then you can share your Lithium-ion allowance between the travelling crew to ensure the maximum Lithium-battery allowance within the limits mentioned above. You must check the allowance for your airline prior to travelling, in case they have specific guidelines of their own.