Text Surround Image for UMP Models

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Text Surround Image for UMP Models

PostMon Dec 06, 2021 4:15 pm

I miss this feature at times. It is probably not the best with the smaller 4" built-in LCD as opposed to the 5" LCD, but it was a nice feature. Would be very useful for the Main SDI Out as well as the Front SDI out for when you're using larger on camera monitors or going to a big 24" Production Monitor.

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This setting is available on URSA Mini 4K and URSA Mini 4.6K models only. Tap the ‘text surrounds image’ switch in the ‘LCD’ menu to scale the image on your LCD touchscreen down 75%. This puts the image in the center of the LCD touchscreen away from status indicators at the top and bottom edges, giving you an unobstructed view of your URSA Mini’s preview image while keeping status text on screen.


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Re: Text Surround Image for UMP Models

PostWed Dec 08, 2021 1:00 pm

I miss this too. Use it all the time in the Alexa. I also wish there was an audio Talley (beeper) for rolling and cutting.
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Re: Text Surround Image for UMP Models

PostWed Dec 08, 2021 4:52 pm

One advantage of retaining my URSA Mini 4.6K:
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The BMVA12G7 is 16:10 with the top area having the text information always above the scene. A swipe up gets rid of the text on the bottom area so almost as good:
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Re: Text Surround Image for UMP Models

PostThu Dec 09, 2021 10:41 pm

I do like that old URSA Mini 4.6K text surrounding image look. Although I do wish it would output that via SDI to other monitors. And, since you don't need the touch screen OSD aspect, it would be helpful to have status text surrounding the image without obstructing it. Very much like Arri Alexa does and some others. It's definitely a request for a firmware update.
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Re: Text Surround Image for UMP Models

PostSat Dec 11, 2021 1:43 am

I’m sure some of you may wonder why the colours of the shot of the BMVA12G7 is so different from the UM4.6K. On the BMVA12G7 you can add an override and I forced a HDR ST2084 1000 nits look whereas the UM4.6K was normal CinemaDNG Film mode.
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