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Sets the broadcast monitor timingpreference and indicates the incoming sync.
(a) Video Timing box (b) Incoming Sync field (c) Signal Status field
- Video Timing box
Select the video I/O timing you want the broadcast monitor to use. Select No Preview to disable the broadcast monitor.
- Lock Timing button
Enable to lock the timing to the one selected in Video Timing. While enabled, the timing does not change when you switch project. Useful if your broadcast monitor supports only a few timings.
NoteThe Video Timing box displays No Preview if the Video keyword is disabled in the software initialization configuration file, or if there is no broadcast monitor connected to the worstation.
- Incoming Sync field
Displays the timing of the sync received by the workstation.
- Signal Status field
Indicates whether the current project is currently genlocked (green light) or not (red light). Displays Free Running if the workstation uses the internal sync of the video card.
Edit the software initialisation configuration file (init.cfg
) to enable every VTR that you expect to use over the course of your project. Smoke
automatically ignores VTRs incompatible with the video I/O timing settings.