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tormods

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broadcast camera and ssd

PostMon Mar 12, 2018 3:16 pm

can anyone explain, i set up camera to 1080i but the ssd mini is recording in 1080p?
so i took the ssd out of the loop and put the camera output onto video assist and it records at 1080i.....
any thoughts anyone?
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Re: broadcast camera and ssd

PostMon Mar 12, 2018 6:49 pm

The Broadcast Camera is a Progressive Video Camera. The SSD recorder is treated like an internal drive, like the CFast and SD card slots, and is recording the internal progressive frame rates only. Interlaced 1080i50/59.94 is a PsF output via SDI only to support older broadcast switchers, and allow interlace recording with an external recorder, like your VA.
BM specification:
HD Video Standards
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
Interlaced output via SDI 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

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Re: broadcast camera and ssd

PostTue Mar 13, 2018 7:16 pm

You can record 1080i onto it in DNxHD.

When you have the SSD Recorder connected the SDI In and Out works like a data link rather than standard SDI signal. Any format you can record internally to cards can be recorded to the SSD but that is set in the Record page of the menu... not in the Monitor page.
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Re: broadcast camera and ssd

PostWed Mar 14, 2018 1:13 am

So Tim, does this mean the Broadcast Camera can record a 1080i59.94 signal to its internal media, or only output a 1080i via the main SDI out?
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Re: broadcast camera and ssd

PostFri Mar 16, 2018 11:07 pm

Yes you can record 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60 in DNxHD on it.
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Re: broadcast camera and ssd

PostSat Mar 17, 2018 2:12 am

Thanks Tim, that makes sense.
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Re: broadcast camera and ssd

PostThu Mar 22, 2018 8:36 am

hi tim/guys
so when are we getting prores out interlaced ?
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