Blackmagic Video Assist Capture and Audio question.

Do you have questions about Desktop Video, Converters, Routers and Monitoring?
  • Author
  • Message

Peter Biancardi

  • Posts: 1
  • Joined: Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:35 pm

Blackmagic Video Assist Capture and Audio question.

PostWed Sep 20, 2017 3:40 pm

I know the Video Assist is more designed for capturing camera footage in the wild but could I use it for capture and digitization of my old video content without a PC?

Specifically I want to digitize my Laserdisc collection without using a PC, would this work? I could come out of my video processor with any signal I like (probably 1080p24 for film). How would the video assist handle audio (specifically Dolby Pro Logic and Dolby Digital) that my processor sends over HDMI? Would the Video Assist encode this with the video?

Any help is appreciated.
User avatar

Robert Baker

  • Posts: 21
  • Joined: Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:09 pm

Re: Blackmagic Video Assist Capture and Audio question.

PostFri Sep 29, 2017 1:34 am

What are the outputs on your LaserDisc player?
Small List of my current toolset:

BMD Ursa Mini Pro - JVC GY-LS300 - JVC HM170UA - Canon 80D - Canon 60D
DaVinci Resolve Studio 14 - Sony Vegas Pro 13 - Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017
Sony Soundforge 11 - Izotope RX6 Elements - Izotope Neutron Elements

Return to Post Production

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests