Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

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Regi Ellis

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Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostFri Jan 04, 2019 2:46 pm

Hi

Anyone using an external recorder with their Pocket 4K? Specifically the Ninja V? When recoding yesterday I noticed that the auto white balance marker (hold WB button for 3 secs) showed up in the clean feed and was recorded by the Atomos. Anyone else experiencing this?
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Re: Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostFri Jan 04, 2019 5:16 pm

Did you turn off everything or get a clean feed? Or did you turn on the Clean Feed option?
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Re: Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostFri Jan 04, 2019 5:53 pm

Kristian,

Everything is off, only "Clean Feed" is enabled in the menu.
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Re: Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostFri Jan 04, 2019 6:11 pm

Kristian,

To be honest, this is not the only issue I have run into:

The Ninja is capable of accepting high frame-rate output but there seems to be an issue when outputing
anything above 60fps. When setting the frame rate the Pocket 4K lets you set 60fps at any resolution (non-off speed). This is fine up to 60fps for the Ninja even when using the off-speed option, however, when you use any frame rate above 60fps in off-speed mode it seems to not correctly be sent to the Ninja V. The Ninja V is capable of handling the 120fps signal but seems to be capped out 60 not matter what the setting in the Pocket. Also I notice that you can not select 120 fps as a non-off speed setting even in a HD window setting, is there a reason for this? I understand that HFR is conformed in camera, but sometimes you just don't want that.

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Re: Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostFri Jan 04, 2019 11:30 pm

Is hdmi cable fast enough to send 120 fps to ninja?


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Re: Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostSat Jan 05, 2019 3:01 am

Regi Ellis wrote:Kristian,

Everything is off, only "Clean Feed" is enabled in the menu.


Ok weird. It shouldn't be but we will check it out.
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Re: Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostSat Jan 05, 2019 1:45 pm

Kristian Lam wrote:
Regi Ellis wrote:Kristian,

Everything is off, only "Clean Feed" is enabled in the menu.


Ok weird. It shouldn't be but we will check it out.



Thanks, let me know if providing you some footage and the settings of the camera and Ninja would help so that your engineers can better recreate the problem.
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Re: Pocket 4K Clean Feed Issue

PostTue Jan 08, 2019 1:16 am

Here is a test video with the issue in it:
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