Monitoring 1080p while recording 4k

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Monitoring 1080p while recording 4k

PostThu May 23, 2013 12:15 pm

Hello everyone in the community, i've got a question concerning the monitoring options i have during 4k recording with the new production camera.

I intend to built an onset/post monitoring solution out of a mac mini, UltraStudio Mini Recorder and the scope box software. The Mini Recorder only accepts sdi video signals with a resolution up to 1080p.

So my question is: can i output 1080p via sdi while i record 4k to the ssd?

This question is also relevant if you want to use any standard field monitor.

Your help is much appreciated!
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Re: Monitoring 1080p while recording 4k

PostThu May 23, 2013 12:36 pm

Yes, the BMPC-4K camera's 6G-SDI connector can output 1920 x 1080 HD-SDI when the camera is recording 4K.

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Re: Monitoring 1080p while recording 4k

PostThu May 23, 2013 12:50 pm

Thanks Peter - biiiiiiiiiiig relief! :D

Can you tell me where you found that info so i could maybe look it up myself next time?
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Re: Monitoring 1080p while recording 4k

PostThu May 23, 2013 2:05 pm

infamous.picts wrote:Thanks Peter - biiiiiiiiiiig relief! :D

Can you tell me where you found that info so i could maybe look it up myself next time?


See:
viewtopic.php?p=44996&sid=e4fb4b5f820fb3b294c49de1e89b892c#p44996

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Re: Monitoring 1080p while recording 4k

PostThu May 23, 2013 3:00 pm

Thanks again. Feels really good to have official confirmation by BMD.

And sorry for creating a redundant thread but i couldn't find the answer myself searching the forum.
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Re: Monitoring 1080p while recording 4k

PostFri May 24, 2013 12:41 am

infamous.picts wrote:Thanks again. Feels really good to have official confirmation by BMD.

And sorry for creating a redundant thread but i couldn't find the answer myself searching the forum.


No worries. It would have been a difficult thread to find without knowing some unique word within it. I remembered that Kristian had posted to the thread, so I searched on his name.

Cheers.

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