A DIY Videohub controller - youtube video

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A DIY Videohub controller - youtube video

PostSat Sep 01, 2012 12:29 am

I have finished building a custom design Videohub controller specific to my installation.
A few colleagues of mine in post production saw it and said "I want one, I WANT ONE".
So I thought it would be a good idea to let people know they can build their own using parts from an electronics shop and writing their own software or buy my software for a small fee.

My need was for a very small unit that could control multiple Videohubs using an already existing infrastructure eg a computer network. Multiple Videohubs because I have TWO in operation and networked because all my edit rooms are connected to the same network and also have access to the Videohubs.

So I have used all the feature rich features of the Videohub and incorporated it all into a palm sized microcontroller (an Arduino) using just 5 buttons and a 16x2 character display.

I made a rough-ass youtube video to briefly show how it works so you can see it at;

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Comments and suggestions are definitely welcome.

Just as an FYI - I made the above video in half a day using Avid Symphony for the first time ever, so its pretty bad but I learnt a lot and hope the next time I make a tutorial I will be as proficient with Avid as I am with FCP. ;)

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Re: A DIY Videohub controller - youtube video

PostMon Oct 22, 2012 12:48 am

I'm sure many people will going to find this DIY video useful. Thanks for sharing it.

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Re: A DIY Videohub controller - youtube video

PostMon Oct 22, 2012 7:31 pm

Cool stuff Baz!
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