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Selecting the Video Source

You can select amongst:

  • Auto
  • SDI input
  • HDMI input - SD (PAL/NTSC) standard is not supported
  • Pattern (Internal Pattern Generator)


  • When selecting the Pattern generator as the source, you can select a specific pattern to be generated. The pattern options are: color circles, color bars or a black pattern.
  • You can also select one of the following standards: NTSC, PAL, 720p50, 720p59.84, 720p60, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94 and 1080p60.
  • When the Auto mode is selected (default mode), the following rules are applied:
SDI Input PresenceHDMI Input PresenceSelected Input

Unit Panel

  1. From the Home menu, use the wheel to select
    > Video Source.
  2. Select the expected 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:

    Color circles pattern
    Color bars pattern
    Black pattern

  3. Turn the wheel to select
    and press it to preview the video.

Web Interface

  1. From the Web Interface, click Settings > I/O.
  2. From the Video Source dropdown, select the source.


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

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