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How to select a video source

You can select a video source as per the cable actually connected and used for video transmission (HDMI or SDI cable). 

You can select amongst: 

  • Auto 
  • SDI input
  • HDMI input
  • Pattern (Internal Pattern Generator) 


    • When selecting the Pattern generator as a source, you can select the pattern shape amongst color circles, color bars or a black pattern.
    • You can also select amongst the following standards: 720p50, 720p59.84, 720p60, 1080p251080p50, 1080p59.94 1080p60., 1080p29.97, 1080i59.94, 1080i60.
    • When the Auto mode is selected (default mode), the following rules are applied:
    SDI Input PresenceHDMI Input PresenceSelected Input

From the Unit Panel
  1. From the Home menu, turn the wheel to select
  2. Press the wheel to confirm.
  3. Select
    and press the wheel to confirm.
  4. Press the wheel again to enter the Video Source field.
  5. Turn and press the wheel to select a source.


    When selecting Pattern, the Pattern Shape and the Pattern Standard fields appear.

    On the upper part of the screen, an icon indicates the selected source:

    You can preview the selected video source.

  6. Turn the wheel to select


  7. Press the wheel to preview the video.
From the Web Interface

You can access to the video source configuration by clicking on the icon on the top bar of the Web Interface.

  1. From the Web Interface, click on Settings > I/O.
  2. From the scrolling list, select the source:
    • Auto
    • SDI
    • HDMI
    • Pattern


  • If Pattern is selected, you need to define the shape and the resolution to be used.
  • If SDI, HDMI, or Auto is selected, the video resolution is automatically detected.

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