Connecting a micro cinema camera to a desktop monitor

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Claudio Monni

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Connecting a micro cinema camera to a desktop monitor

PostSat Oct 07, 2017 1:33 am

Hi to everyone,
I have recently purchased a Micro Cinema Camera and I have no display yet. I'm wondering if there is a way to use my apple cinema display as a monitor for my camera. I've tried to connect the camera to the monitor by the HDMI port but there was not signal and nothing has been showed.
How I could achieve that?

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Re: Connecting a micro cinema camera to a desktop monitor

PostSat Oct 07, 2017 5:37 am

You can not connect the camera to a Apple display. You need to get a HDMI monitor, like,the new SmallHD monitor. The Apple Mac monitor is a computer display, different signal system (RGB), youmwould,need to out a video capture card or by x on the Mac to displayma video signal and the appropriate capture software.
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Re: Connecting a micro cinema camera to a desktop monitor

PostSat Oct 07, 2017 5:54 am

Thank you for the quick answer.
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Re: Connecting a micro cinema camera to a desktop monitor

PostSat Oct 07, 2017 6:45 am

Other Computer monitors with HDIM connectors may work. I have LG computer monitors, which display ATEM output correct.
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Re: Connecting a micro cinema camera to a desktop monitor

PostSat Oct 07, 2017 11:04 am

Apple cinema display do not have HDMI port, but my MacPro do. Can I connect the camera to pc to show image on the monitor?
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Re: Connecting a micro cinema camera to a desktop monitor

PostSat Oct 07, 2017 12:27 pm

Sorry, I'm no Mac-Boy ;-)

Normally, HDMI connectors at computers are outputs, no inputs.... For inputting, you will need HDMI capture cards like BM Mini Recorder.
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