Video Assist feature request....

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Gene Kochanowsky

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Video Assist feature request....

PostFri Mar 31, 2017 12:37 am

I just finished a large multi-camera shoot where I used four Video Assists. Handling the media files was a nightmare because all the filenames varied only by an incrementing number and there is no way to uniquely identify a Video Assist unit or control how the file name is generated.

Would it be possible to add similar file naming control as is present in the BMPCC?
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Re: Video Assist feature request....

PostFri Mar 31, 2017 4:26 pm

+2!! This is a nightmare..
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Re: Video Assist feature request....

PostTue Apr 04, 2017 2:58 pm

I second that.
Another feature request:
It would be great if you could extract a frame from a video clip and view it on the VA4k.
Specially useful for special effect/motion control shoots.
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Re: Video Assist feature request....

PostTue Apr 04, 2017 5:02 pm

You would need to be able to record a separate frame grab, and display it as an overlay. The SmallHD 501/502 does this is, by recording the frame grab to its own SD card. Not sure you could be done on a VA in its current form, as it would need two SD slots, one for video,and one to record the still frame.
Cheers
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Re: Video Assist feature request....

PostFri Aug 11, 2017 12:18 pm

Denny Smith wrote:You would need to be able to,record a separate frame grab, and display it as an overlay. The SmallHD 501/502 does this is o its own SD card. Not sure you could do,thismon a VA in its current form.
Cheers


There are many instances where I need to match shots, angles and effects. A feature like this would be incredible!
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Re: Video Assist feature request....

PostFri Aug 11, 2017 5:37 pm

I agree, which is why I traded by VA for the SmallHD 501.
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