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Sony MVS-6520 User Manual

Multi format switcher system with icp-series control panel
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Table of Contents
Multi Format Switcher System
MVS-6520 System
MVS-6530 System
MVS-3000A System
MVS-3000 System
(With ICP-series Control Panel)
MVS-6520
MVS-6530
ICP-6520
ICP-6530
ICP-6511
MKS-6550
User's Guide
Software Version 1.10 and Later
1st Edition (Revised 1)
MVS-3000A
ICP-3000
MKS-6570
[English]
MVS-3000
ICP-3016

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  • Page 1 Multi Format Switcher System MVS-6520 System MVS-6530 System MVS-3000A System MVS-3000 System (With ICP-series Control Panel) MVS-6520 MVS-6530 MVS-3000A MVS-3000 ICP-6520 ICP-6530 ICP-3000 ICP-3016 ICP-6511 MKS-6550 MKS-6570 User’s Guide [English] Software Version 1.10 and Later 1st Edition (Revised 1)
  • Page 2 NOTICE TO USERS © 2012, 2013 Sony Corporation. All rights reserved. This manual or the software described herein, in whole or in part, may not be reproduced, translated or reduced to any machine readable form without prior written approval from Sony Corporation.
  • Page 3 Functions relating to the system Functions Newly Supported in Version 1.10 Classification Functions Menu No. See page supported The functions newly supported in the MVS-6520/6530 – Panels ICP-3016 control p. 28 system version 1.10 are as follows. panel connection –...
  • Page 4 Shotboxes ............ 22 and Subsidiary Menu Site ....52 Macros ............22 Power Supply and Connectors ....53 File Operations..........23 MVS-6520/6530/3000A/3000 Multi Setup ............23 Format Switcher Processor ....53 System Configuration ....... 24 ICP-6520/6530/3000/3016 Control System Configuration Example ....24 Panel ..........
  • Page 5 Interchanging the M/E and PGM/PST Chapter 4 Keys Banks ..........62 Inhibiting Cross-Point Button Overview ............ 79 Operations.......... 62 Key Types ........... 79 Selecting Signals to be Linked with the Key Modifiers ..........80 Audio Mixer ........63 Key Memory ..........81 Signal Name Display........
  • Page 6 DME Wipe Pattern Variations and Recalling a Continuous Sequence of Modifiers ......... 114 Still Images (Animation) ....134 DME Wipe Support (MVS-6520/6530/ Frame Memory Clip Function ....135 3000A) ..........114 Frame Memory Clip Operations ..... 135 DME Wipe Support (MVS-3000) ..... 115 Preparations for Operation ......
  • Page 7 Extracting Images from a Video Tape ..144 Three-Dimensional Transformations ....157 Transformation Operation Modes ....160 Graphics Display ........161 Three-Dimensional Parameter Display ....162 Chapter 8 Color Backgrounds, Copy Special Effects ........... 162 and Swap, and Other Settings Global Effects ..........
  • Page 8 Applying Special Effects (Nonlinear Corner Pinning Settings ......218 Effect Settings) ......... 190 Global Effect Operations ......219 Wave Settings ..........191 Overview ........... 219 Mosaic Glass Settings ....... 192 Combiner Settings ........220 Flag Settings..........192 Brick Settings ..........223 Twist Settings ...........
  • Page 9 Master Timelines ........245 Register Operations in the Menus ... 263 Sequence of Keyframe Operations ..... 245 Effect Attribute Settings ....... 264 Displaying the Timeline Menu ....246 Effect Status Display ........264 Interpreting the Timeline Menu ....246 Effect Register Editing ....... 264 Settings in the Timeline Menu ....
  • Page 10 Shotbox Execution ......... 279 Selecting a Device for Operations ....305 Executing a Shotbox in the Flexi Pad ..279 Saving Files ..........305 Executing a Shotbox Function with Cross- Loading Files ..........306 Point Buttons in the 2nd Copying Files ..........306 Row ..........
  • Page 11 Setting Automatic Loading of Register Assigning Functions to the Menu Panel Data at Power On (Autoload Top Menu and User Preference Function).......... 317 Buttons ..........328 Reset and Initialization ......317 Assigning Functions to the Buttons in the Flexi Pad ........328 Setting the Control Panel Type .....
  • Page 12 Assigning a Bus or Function to 1st Row Setting the Side Flag Video Material and Buttons ..........340 Operation ......... 347 Setting the Transition Rate Display Signal Input Settings ....... 347 Mode ..........340 Making Through Mode Settings ....347 Making Settings Relating to Effects ...
  • Page 13 Making a Link Setting for Key Releasing the Assignment of a GPI Input Transition ......... 359 Port........... 366 Interfacing with External Devices ... 360 GPI Input Setting ........366 Making 9-Pin Port Device Interface Making DCU GPI Input Settings ..... 366 Settings ..........
  • Page 14 Exporting a User Source Name File to a Menus of Disabled Operations and Removable Disk....... 378 Settings ..........405 Creating a Patch Table (Conversion Disabled Menus (MVS-6520/3000A) .... 405 Table) ..........378 Disabled Menus (MVS-3000) ....408 Replacing Signal Pairs Using the Patch 8-Keyer Operation........412 Table ..........
  • Page 15 Simple Connection of the MKS-8080/ 8082 AUX Bus Remote Panel ..422 Procedure for Simple Connection ..... 422 Setting Status of the MKS-8080/8082 in Simple Connection ......422 Macro File Editing Rules ......423 Macro File Syntax ........423 Syntax of Event and Continue Statements.
  • Page 16: Introduction

    Term used in this manual Introduction • MKS-6570 MKS-6570 Digital Multi Effect • DME Board • DME board This manual is the User’s Guide for the MVS-6520/6530/ • MVE-8000A MVE-8000A Multi Format 3000A/3000 system Multi Format Switcher. • DME DME Processor • DME processor...
  • Page 17: Features

    Powerful external device interfaces Equipped with two-system multi viewer function, as By connecting to a Sony routing switcher or similar, a standard, for displaying a window split into four, ten, or large system can be built. It is also possible to operate other sixteen subwindows.
  • Page 18: Changing The Background

    Basic Video Processing Key 1 Insert This section introduces basic functions used for video processing on the switcher. Delete Transitions Key 2 In the M/E banks and PGM/PST bank, the switch from the current video stream (appearing on the corresponding Inserting or deleting key 1 and key 2 program monitor) to a new video stream is referred to as a transition.
  • Page 19: Keys

    Effect of a common transition In the case shown in the previous illustration, carrying out Key 1 Key 3 a common transition produces the following change in the image. Transition type: Wipe Transition Key 2 Key 4 Changing the background and keys 1 to 4 simultaneously Same wipe is applied to Selecting the transition type determines the way in which background and key.
  • Page 20: Wipes

    Key modifiers DME wipe patterns supported on the MVS-6520/6530/ 3000A: You can apply borders and other modifiers to the edge of Slide, Squeeze, Split, Door, Flip tumble, Mirror, the key image. Sphere, Character trail, Wave, Ripple, Page turn, Roll, Frame in-out, Picture-in-picture, 2D trans, 3D trans,...
  • Page 21: Color Corrector

    • DME channel settings • Format converter input settings (copy only) Creation of Special • Format converter output settings (copy only) Effects and Management “Copy and Swap” (1 p. 147) in chapter For details, see of Data and Operations Color Corrector This section introduces functions used for creation of special effects, control of external devices or switcher The color corrector enables video signal color correction...
  • Page 22: Controlling External Devices

    • Devices supporting GPI required, to recover the original state. • VTRs • Disk recorders (Sony disk 9-pin protocol and video disk Snapshots are divided as follows. communications protocol) • Snapshots applying to a particular region (functional •...
  • Page 23: File Operations

    Macro timelines Router/tally setup (Router/Tally) By recording macro recalls and execute actions on a Chapter 22 “Router Interface and Tally For details, see timeline, in the same way as for keyframes in an effect, Setup” (1 p. 373). you can automatically execute them in a sequence. User setup (User Setup) Macro attachments Chapter 23 “User Setup”...
  • Page 24: System Configuration

    Playback VTR MKS-2700/8700 Device Control Unit POWER A POWER B MVE-8000A/9000 DME monitor Multi Format DME Processor Removable disk ICP-6511 MVS-6520/6530/ Menu Panel 3000A/3000 Multi Format Switcher Processor ICP-6520/6530/3000/3016 Control Panel Preview monitor Program monitor Monitor for multi viewer Recording VTR a) Menu can also be operated by connecting an external monitor in place of the menu panel.
  • Page 25: Connection Example

    Connection Example MVS-6520/6530/3000A/3000 Multi Format Switcher Processor ICP-6511 Menu Panel DEVICE AC power adaptor DVI-D AC power supplies ICP-6520/6530/3000/3016 Control Panel AC power supplies DVI-D DEVICE 1 a) MVS-6520/3000A/3000 diagram shown. LAN cable (straight type) b) ICP-6520 diagram shown. DVI cable...
  • Page 26: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Two rows configuration Banks M/E-1, PGM/PST M/E-1, M/E-2, PGM/PST M/E-1, PGM/PST ME-1, PGM/PST • When MVS-6520/ • When MVS-6520/ • When MVS-6520/3000A/3000 (2M/E processor) is Keys 3000A/3000 (2M/E 3000A/3000 (2M/E connected: processor) is processor) is M/E-1: Key1 to Key4 connected:...
  • Page 27: Icp-6520 Control Panel Configuration

    ICP-6520 Control Panel Configuration The menu panel is optional. Menu panel (1 p. 42) Transition control block Device control block Cross-point control block (1 p. 29) (M/E) (1 p. 34) (1 p. 38) M/E-1 bank PGM/PST bank Transition control block Flexi Pad (1 p.
  • Page 28: Icp-3000 Control Panel Configuration

    ICP-3000 Control Panel Configuration The menu panel is optional. Menu panel (1 p. 42) Device control block Flexi Pad (1 p. 40) (1 p. 38) M/E-1 bank PGM/PST bank Cross-point control block (1 p. 31) Transition control block (1 p. 34) ICP-3016 Control Panel Configuration The menu panel is optional.
  • Page 29 Cross-Point Control Block (ICP-6520/6530) In the cross-point control block, you can select the signals to be used in the M/E bank or PGM/PST bank. e M/E bank selection buttons a Cross-point buttons f M/E bank display c 1st row j 1ST ROW DSPLY button k 2ND ROW DSPLY button l KEY button...
  • Page 30 • Utility bus 1 “Colors of lit cross-point buttons” (p. For details, 63). • DME external video bus (MVS-6520/6530/3000A only) b XPT HOLD (cross-point hold) button d Dedicated SHIFT button These allow you to recall a keyframe or snapshot while This button has the following two functions.
  • Page 31 Name Description Button name Display MCRO ATTCH Enables the macro attachments set for 1ST ROW 2ND ROW ENBL (macro the buttons of the M/E (PGM/PST) bank. DSPLY DSPLY attachment In the Setup menu, you can also set the enable) buttons to light whenever they are A/B bus signal names enabled.
  • Page 32 1) MVS-6520/6530/3000A only 2) MKS-6570 only 3) MVE-8000A/9000 only 2nd row 1 “Assigning a Bus or For details about assignments, Function to 1st Row Buttons” (p. 340). Utility/shotbox function Background A row Assign the function of the [UTIL/SBOX] button, and use for utility/shotbox operations.
  • Page 33 Name Description MCRO ATTCH ENBL Enables the macro attachments (macro attachment set for the buttons in the M/E enable) (PGM/PST) bank. In the Setup menu, you can also set the buttons to light whenever they are enabled. Pressing and holding this button and then pressing a 2nd row button selects the key signal.
  • Page 34: Transition Control Block

    Transition Control Block In the transition control block, you can modify the output of the M/E bank or PGM/PST bank, and perform transitions. Both common transition and independent key transition operations are possible. 6 PRIOR SET button 1 Next transition selection buttons 9 Key delegation buttons 7 Key priority display qs K-SS STORE button...
  • Page 35 6 PRIOR SET button 1 Next transition selection buttons 7 Key priority display 2 Transition type selection buttons qd Independent key transition / key snapshot control section 8 Independent key transition execution section 3 Transition execution section 5 TRANS PVW button 4 Wipe direction selection buttons Transition control block (ICP- 6520/6530 PGM/PST bank)
  • Page 36 c Transition execution section Name Description This section is used to carry out a transition and check the NORM/REV The wipe direction alternates between progress of the transition. (normal/reverse) normal and reverse every time a transition is executed. e TRANS PVW (transition preview) button With the preview output of the M/E bank and PGM/PST Fader status display bank, you can check the effect of a transition in advance.
  • Page 37 m Independent key transition / key snapshot control section Selecting a function using the buttons on the right toggles the function of the eight LCD buttons as follows. Key source name display Name Description KEY TRANS button • Press the corresponding one of these KEY1 ON to KEY4 ON (DSK1 buttons to cut key 1 to key 4 in or out...
  • Page 38: Operation Buttons

    Device Control Block The device control block is used for three-dimensional position setting, and for VTR/disk recorder/frame memory transform operations using a DME, for wipe pattern clip operation. 1 Region selection buttons 5 MENU button 3 Trackball 2 Operation buttons 4 Z-ring a Region selection buttons Region...
  • Page 39 When the three-dimensional transform operation Name Description mode is enabled CTR (center) • Pressing this button once changes the The buttons are used for three-dimensional DME two-dimensional transformation and transformations. rotation settings to the closest detent 1 “Three-Dimensional Transformation values. For details, •...
  • Page 40: Flexi Pad

    When the VTR/disk recorder/frame memory When the [LOC SIZE], [LOC XYZ], or [ASP PERS] operation mode is enabled button is held down, the operation is switched to a finer Turning the Z-ring controls the tape transport/disk drive/ control (fine mode). frame memory clip operations, at a speed determined by e MENU button the operating buttons.
  • Page 41 b EDIT ENBL (edit enable) button d Alphanumeric display This enables the following operations. This shows the selected region name, register number, and • Effect creation/editing entered numeric values. • Snapshot attribute setting • Shotbox creation/editing e Memory recall section •...
  • Page 42: Menu Panel

    Menu Panel d User preference buttons Connect an optional ICP-6511 menu panel, and use it for menu operations. These recall the functions or menus assigned to them in the Setup menu. It is also possible to change the assignment of these buttons 1 Top menu selection buttons 2 Menu display in the Setup menu.
  • Page 43: Menu Screen

    Mouse” (p. 51). operations. For information about supported monitors, contact your Sony representative. Top Menu List When the control panel is powered on, the top menu list In the same way as for the top menu selection buttons on appears as shown below.
  • Page 44 qs b (previous) button and B (next) button 5 Status area 6 Function button area 2 Menu page number button 7 Parameter group button 1 Menu title button 0 Keyframe status 4 HF buttons 9 Previous page button qa Default recall button 8 Parameter setting buttons 3 VF buttons a Menu title button...
  • Page 45 i Previous page button This shows the page number of the previously displayed menu screen. Press it to go back to that page. j Keyframe status This shows the keyframe status of the reference region. e Status area Pressing this button switches the menu screen as follows. This shows the status of the settings items controlled by the When a menu other than the Key Frame menu is selected menu.
  • Page 46: Top Menu Window

    Top Menu Window 1 Top menu selection buttons 2 [Shutdown] button 3 [Add Favorite] button 4 [Close] button 5 Page number entry section a Top menu selection buttons These display the selected menu. b [Shutdown] button Shuts down the control panel. For details about shutting down the control panel, 1 “Shutting down the control panel”...
  • Page 47: Numeric Keypad Window

    Numeric Keypad Window h [Trim] button 1 Item display After entering the difference from the current value, press this button to confirm the numeric input. 2 Max./min. value indication 3 Input display i [Enter] button This confirms the entered value. 4 [Close] button If correctly set, the numeric keypad window closes.
  • Page 48: Keyboard Window

    Keyboard Window Notes Except when changing source names, the following characters cannot be used. space, \, /, :, ;, , (comma), . (dot), <, >, *, ?, ", | 1 Item display 3 [Close] button 2 Input display 4 [BS] button qs Line feed button 5 [Caps Lock] button qa [Enter] button...
  • Page 49: Basic Menu Operations

    Color Palette Window When parameters are assigned as a combination of luminance, saturation, and hue, pressing a parameter setting button displays a color palette window. 1 Color palette buttons 2 Operation buttons 3 Color display 4 Numeric keypad d Numeric keypad a Color palette buttons Press one of these to display the corresponding color in the Use this to enter numeric values for parameters.
  • Page 50: Setting Parameters

    Top menu selection buttons on the menu panel Example: Selecting frame memory folders Open the top menu (1st menu level) of the corresponding Parameter Adjustment menu for each button. Select folder Top menu window Number to select Specify the menu page number to open the menu. In the If the [No] parameter is set to “2”...
  • Page 51: Using Shortcut Menus

    In the Setup menu, you can specify the scroll direction and Returning Parameters to Default whether parameters increase or decrease in relation to the Values mouse wheel rotation. You can also switch the functions of the right and left mouse buttons during parameter setting Press the [Default Recall] button, turning it on, then press button adjustments.
  • Page 52: Switching Between The Main Menu Site And Subsidiary Menu Site

    Enter the page number for the menu you want to To rename a group register. Select the group you want to change, press [Rename], enter a new group name (up to 24 characters), and then To register the currently displayed menu press [Enter].
  • Page 53: Front Panel

    Power Supply and Connectors MVS-6520/6530/3000A/3000 Multi Format Switcher Processor Front panel POWER A, B switches and status indicators POWER A, B switches and status indicators The POWER switches turn the unit on and off. The unit is powered on when the POWER switches are on the “ ? ”...
  • Page 54: Rear Panel

    • Displaying on the control panel source names set on a c REMOTE 1 to 4 connectors (D-sub 9-pin, RS- routing switcher 422A) Connect devices supporting Sony 9-pin VTR, VDCP f UTIL (FM) (utility (frame memory data)) (Video Disk Communications Protocol), or P-Bus connector (RJ-45 compliant) (Peripheral II Protocol) protocols.
  • Page 55 MVS-6520/MVS-3000A/ multi format DME processor, and other devices. MVS-3000 or MVS-6530, respectively. 1) For information about devices that can be connected, contact your Sony j UTIL (SW) (utility (SW)) connector (RJ-45 compliant) Intended for future expansion.
  • Page 56: Top Panel

    POWER switch under this condition, 1 lights be a fault in the power circuits. Disconnect the cords green and the panel turns on. from the AC IN A/B connectors, and contact your Sony service representative. Shutting down the control panel •...
  • Page 57: Bottom Panel

    The unit is equipped with two power supplies. When A or USB Type-A) B power supply is connected, unit operation can proceed. Connect to an ICP-6511 menu panel or a USB device. 1) For information about devices that can be connected, contact your Sony representative. ICP-6511 Menu Panel Bottom panel...
  • Page 58: Side Panel

    Side panel DEVICE connector DEVICE connector (USB 2.0, USB Type-A) In general, connect to a USB memory device, and input and output files. Power Supply and Connectors...
  • Page 59: Video Processing Flow

    Signal Selection and Transitions Chapter Video Processing Flow The switch from the current video stream (appearing on The following illustration shows the flow of operations for the corresponding program monitor) to a new video stream carrying out a transition on a switcher bank. is referred to as a transition.
  • Page 60: Signal Selection

    These buttons are identified by numbers common to all of Signal Selection the banks and blocks, and a signal is assigned to each number. The basis of signal selection is to select, in a cross-point button row, the cross-point button to which the desired You carry out signal selection in the cross-point control signal is assigned.
  • Page 61: Signal Assignment And Selection

    Shift buttons a) DME1 and DME2 are enabled when using the MKS-6570 only. DME5 to DME8 are enabled when using the MVE-8000A/9000 only. b) MVS-6520/6530/3000A only Cross-point control block (ICP-3016) On each switcher bank, each cross-point button and Signal Assignment and Selection reentry button has two button numbers, and you use the shift button to switch between these numbers.
  • Page 62: Banks

    Cross-point control block button numbers Buses for which operations can be inhibited Button Number when Number when the shift button the shift button This setting applies to the cross-point buttons in each is not pressed is pressed switcher bank. Reentry buttons 121 to 123 125 to 127 If you make the setting for one cross-point button, this...
  • Page 63: Transition Types

    • For details about audio mixers that can be connected, The sum of the two contact your Sony service or sales representative. video outputs is maintained at a • When the signal is switched via a snapshot, keyframe, or constant, with the similar means, the audio mixer will not be linked.
  • Page 64: Operation

    transition: Press the [KEY PRIOR] button, Type Description Independent turning it on. page transition You can press more than one button at the same time. To change preset keys and backgrounds – Clip Linked to a mix simultaneously: Press the [ALL] button. transition (dissolve) or wipe selectable...
  • Page 65 - When carrying out a cross fade in some DME wipes (for example, “picture in picture”) - When executing a preset color mix in two-stroke mode • For details about audio mixers that can be used, contact your Sony service or sales representative. Key Priority Setting...
  • Page 66: Setting The Key Priority In The Transition Control Block

    Setting the Key Priority in the Notes Transition Control Block The [BKGD] button is only effective when in the mode for changing the key priority for after the transition. Key priority display When the [KEY PRIOR] button is selected as the next KEY PRIOR button Next transition selection buttons transition, the selected key appears on top on the...
  • Page 67: Super Mix Settings

    • In the multi-program mode, you can use a preset color mix only when selecting the background for the next After transition Before transition transition. CRNT NEXT One-stroke mode and one-time mode • You can make a setting such that a preset color mix is carried out in a single transition.
  • Page 68 When a key is selected for the next transition Transition Indicator Function while a key is inserted In each of the switcher banks, to the left of the fader lever is a transition indicator. This indicator shows the state of the transition, whether auto or manual.
  • Page 69 In the region selection buttons, select the switcher Notes bank. Whereas you can enter a value of up to 999 in frame input mode, a value not smaller than 10 seconds cannot be Press the [TRNS SEL] button in the memory recall entered in timecode input mode.
  • Page 70 Displaying the transition rates in a menu and changing the settings For each of the banks, you can display the transition rate, independent key transition rate and fade-to-black transition rate, and change the settings (1 p. 150). Pattern Limits When a wipe or DME wipe pattern is selected for the transition, you can specify the range of movement of the wipe pattern through the course of the transition, for each bank.
  • Page 71: Executing An Auto Transition

    Adjust the following parameter. this case, execution continues for the time specified by the dedicated transition rate in the menu setting, as far as the state of the next transition. Parameter Adjustment 1 “Selecting the Bank to For details about settings, Pattern Limit Pattern limit Make the Settings”...
  • Page 72 To resume a paused transition: Resume moving the fader lever. Combining Auto and Manual Transitions Using the [AUTO TRANS] button, the [CUT] button, and the fader lever, use the following procedures. Moving the fader lever during an auto transition During an auto transition started by pressing the [AUTO TRANS] button, operating the fader lever immediately enables the fader lever, and the [AUTO TRANS] button CUT button...
  • Page 73: Fader Lever Operation In Bus Fixed Mode

    In the bus fixed mode there is a fixed relationship between the position of the fader lever and the signal output on background A bus and B bus. Depending on the direction of the transition, the fader lever must therefore always be [Non Sync] indicator moved in a particular direction, as shown in the following table.
  • Page 74: Independent Key Transitions

    Operate the fader lever, or press the [AUTO TRANS] effects such as a wipe and mix (dissolve) to the key button or [CUT] button. simultaneously. When carrying out such a combination of transitions on the On the preview monitor, you can check the effect of same key as auto transitions (1 p.
  • Page 75: Basic Independent Key Transition Operations

    transition is still not completed, the two end simultaneously. Example 2: When the common transition [AUTO TRANS] button is pressed later Example: When the independent key transition [AUTO TRANS] button is pressed later Independent key transition (mix) Common transition (wipe) The transition Common completes with the...
  • Page 76: Setting The Independent Key Transition Rate

    [KEY1 ON] to [KEY4 ON] buttons for each press [KEY TRANS] to change their display to the above. keyer. Transition control block when connected to MVS-6520/3000A/3000 Notes (ICP-6520/6530 PGM/PST bank) • In an independent key transition, the pattern limit function is not available.
  • Page 77 If, in the Setup menu, you set insertion/deletion as Set the transition rate. independent modes, you can set the transition rates for key insertion and deletion independently. For example, with Parameter Adjustment the system in the state with the key not inserted, the Transition Rate Transition rate transition rate setting applies to key insertion.
  • Page 78 Press [AUX MIX], turning it on. AUX Mix Transitions You can also use the Misc >Transition >Aux Mix menu (3232), instead of the [AUX MIX] button (1 p. 151). Transitions can also be performed between two AUX buses, separately from the M/E and PGM/PST banks. Notes The ICP-3000 and ICP-3016 cross-point control blocks do not have an [AUX MIX] button.
  • Page 79: Key Types

    Keys Chapter Type Description Clean Overview mode Color vector The key signal is created from a Can be combination of the luminance and used chrominance components of the A key is an effect in which a part of the background image key source signal.
  • Page 80: Key Modifiers

    Type Description Image Key Modifiers – Emboss This applies an embossing effect to Edge modifiers the outline of the key. You can adjust the You can apply borders and other modifiers to the edge of width and position of the key image (1 p.
  • Page 81: Key Memory

    When the box generator is selected, a mask using a Notes rectangular signal is formed. This function uses the resizer, and therefore the normal When the pattern generator is selected, you can select the effect of the setting is not obtained while using DME wipe pattern and apply modifiers.
  • Page 82: Key Setting Operations Using Menus

    Set the parameters. Key Setting Operations When a luminance key or linear key is selected Using Menus Parameter Adjustment Clip Reference level for generating the key signal There are two ways of making key settings: either using Gain Key sensitivity menus, or using the Flexi Pad.
  • Page 83 To set the key priority: Press [Key Priority] or open automatically selected as the key source. the M/E-1 >Misc >Key Priority menu (1173). The pairing settings are carried out in the Setup menu. 1 “Setting the Key Priority by a For details, 1 “Cross-Point Settings”...
  • Page 84 Adjust the following parameters. Parameter Adjustment Size Pattern size Soft Edge softness of the pattern Return to the Type menu, and adjust color 1 and color To adjust colors 1 and 2, turn on [Color1] or [Color2] respectively, then adjust the following parameters. Parameter Adjustment Luminance...
  • Page 85: Chroma Key Adjustments

    • Key Edge Modifications (1 p. 88) • Masks Composing an image by chroma keying (1 p. 91) • Applying DME Effects to Keys (MVS-6520/6530/ 3000A only) (1 p. 91) Open the M/E-1 >Key1 >Type menu (1111). • Specifying the Key Output Destination •...
  • Page 86 The foreground video only appears on the monitor, with a white box-shaped sample selector. Adjust the position and size of the sample selector, to specify the color to be used as the basis of chroma Angle keying (typically a blue background). Reference Parameter Adjustment...
  • Page 87 When setting [Y Balance] on and adjusting the Parameter Adjustment ratio in which Y balance is added to the color cancel Luminance Luminance Saturation Saturation Parameter Adjustment Mixture Ratio of Y balance key Filter Filter coefficient Adjusting the window Set [Key Active] on. Setting the window (1 p.
  • Page 88: Key Edge Modifications

    When drop border or shadow is selected: The Parameter Adjustment setting parameter values depend on the on/off Y Gain Y signal gain setting of key drop and the selection of 4H mode/ C Gain C signal gain 8H mode (1 p. 80).
  • Page 89 Notes Parameter Adjustment • 4H mode Soft Edge softness The edge width is 0.00 to 4.00 (excluding when key wipe For a normal edge, when [Soft Edge] is enabled, [Key pattern key is selected for key type, and border or outline Drop] is kept on.
  • Page 90 After selecting one of the patterns (patterns 1 to 24) When turning [Speed] on in the <Rotation> group displayed in the Mix Pattern Select menu, you can and rotating the pattern at a constant rate adjust the following parameters. Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment...
  • Page 91 You can also press [Pattern Select], and in the To select the pattern, display the Mask Ptn Select corresponding pattern adjustment menu, change the menu (1113.1) by pressing the [Mask Ptn Select] pattern. button in the Main Mask menu. After selecting one of the patterns (wipe patterns 1 to 24) displayed in the Mix Pattern Select menu, you can To adjust the color, press [Zabton Color] and adjust the following parameters.
  • Page 92: Key Modify Clear

    Assigning a DME output signal as a In the <Blink> group, select [Key Blink] or [Edge Blink] to set it on. monitor signal Set the blink parameters. Open the M/E-1 >Key1 >Processed Key/Resizer >Monitor menu (1115.1). When key blink is selected In the Key3 and Key4 menu, select [Processed Key] Parameter Adjustment...
  • Page 93: Selecting The Key Type

    In the memory recall section, press the [KEY1] button. With these buttons in the memory recall section, you can carry out the following key adjustment. The button displays in the memory recall section now appear as shown in the following illustration. Pressing the Notes [PAGE 1/3] >...
  • Page 94 Inverting black and white in the key source Rotating keys [KEY INV] button: When this is set to on, black and [ROT ENBL] button: Enables rotation of the key using white in the key source is inverted. the resizer. Enabled when the [RESIZR] button is on. [ROT X] button: Rotates the key around the X axis.
  • Page 95 Magnify or shrink key (mosaic, defocus) Parameter group [2/2] Notes Parameter Adjustment MVS-6520/6530/3000A Aspect X Change aspect ratio horizontally • Resizer can only be used for keys 1 and 2 (DSK1 and Aspect Y Change aspect ratio vertically DSK2 for the PGM/PST bank).
  • Page 96 Hold the [ASP], [LOC], or [ROT] button down while carrying out the operation of step 5 to enable fine For example, the upper limit of the movement adjustment (fine mode). Center of image range is here. Use the trackball for the operation. Entering parameters “Entering Three- This operation is the same as in...
  • Page 97 • “Interpolation Mode” cannot be set. To apply color to a border • The anti-moiré filter cannot be set. In the <Border Mode> group of the Border/Crop menu, press [Flat Color]. Resizer Crop/Border Settings Set the following parameters. Making a crop setting for a key for which Parameter Adjustment resizer is on...
  • Page 98: Key Snapshot Operations

    1 “To apply color to a border” (p. For details, 97). In the <Defocus Mode> group, select the signal to which to apply the mosaic effect. Press [Border Soft]. Video/Key: Video signal and key signal Video: Video signal only Set the following parameters. Set the parameters.
  • Page 99 [KEY SS] button to change its display to the above. Press the [KEY SS] button on the Flexi Pad to switch the Transition control block when connected to MVS-6520/3000A/3000 memory recall section to key snapshot mode. (ICP-6520/6530 PGM/PST bank)
  • Page 100 Press the button ([1] to [4]) for the register you want to recall. The button for the selected register lights yellow, and the key snapshot is recalled. To cancel the recall operation, press the [UNDO] button. To delete a key snapshot Press and hold down the [DEL] button, press the button ([1] to [4]) of the register to which the key snapshot you want to delete is saved.
  • Page 101: Wipe Pattern Selection

    Wipes Chapter Note that the available modifiers may depend on the Overview pattern you are using (1 p. 105). Specifying the wipe direction (Direction) A wipe is a transition from the current video stream to a Specify the direction of the wipe effect. new video stream, using a wipe pattern.
  • Page 102 When you selected Border or Soft Border, select the Border edge fill signal in the <Edge Fill> group. Applies a border to the pattern. Utility 1 Bus: Signal selected on the utility bus Matte: Signal from the dedicated color matte generator Depending on the selection in step 4, carry out the following operation.
  • Page 103 When Pattern is selected To adjust colors 1 and 2, turn on [Color1] or [Color2] respectively, then adjust the following parameters. Parameter Adjustment Size Pattern size Parameter Adjustment Soft Edge softness Luminance Luminance Pattern number Pattern Saturation Saturation “Wipe Pattern List” (1 p. 381).
  • Page 104 In the <Rotation> group, select the rotation type. Table 1: Buttons and assigned settings Depending on the selection in step 2, set the following Setting Button name parameters. WIPE Wipe position for common transition When Angle is selected Table 2: Buttons assigned to functions Parameter Adjustment Function...
  • Page 105: Aspect Ratio

    Setting the wipe pattern aspect ratio Press [Multi], turning it on. (Aspect ratio) Set the following parameters. You can freely change the aspect ratio of the pattern. Parameter Adjustment H Multi Number of repetitions of pattern horizontally V Multi Number of repetitions of pattern vertically Invert Type Replication layout...
  • Page 106: Setting Independent Key Transition Wipe Modifiers

    The buttons in the device control block are assigned to Independent Key Transition Wipe the wipe position setting as follows. Pattern Selection Table 1: Buttons and assigned settings Setting Button In the Key1 Wipe Adjust menu, select [Pattern Select]. name The Pattern Select menu (1116.2) appears.
  • Page 107: Wipe Snapshots

    Rotating the wipe pattern (Rotation) Parameter Adjustment H Multi Number of repetitions of pattern In the <Rotation> group of the Key1 Wipe Adjust horizontally menu, select the rotation type. V Multi Number of repetitions of pattern Angle: Incline the pattern through a fixed angle. vertically Speed: Rotate at a speed rate.
  • Page 108: Wipe Pattern Operations In The Flexi Pad

    Saving a wipe snapshot from the menu Adjustment knobs Make the wipe settings that you want to save. WIPE button Alphanumeric display In the Wipe Snapshot menu, press [Store], lighting it orange. Press the memory recall button for the register in which you want to save.
  • Page 109: Editing The Wipe Pattern

    When soft edge is selected Editing the Wipe Pattern Parameter Adjustment By pressing the [EDIT ENBL] button to switch the Edge softness memory recall section to editing mode, you can edit the selected wipe pattern. When edge matte is selected To exit from the editing mode, press the [EDIT ENBL] button again, or press the [EXIT] button.
  • Page 110: Saving, Canceling, And Deleting Edited Wipe Patterns

    Wipe modify clear When the [WIPE] button is held down, holding down the region selection button for the selected region together returns all the wipe settings of the region to the initial status settings. 1 “Saving User-Defined For details about initial status, Settings”...
  • Page 111: Types Of Dme Wipe Pattern

    There are two types of DME wipe: those that can be MVS-3000. selected in a common transition, and those that can be “DME Wipe Support (MVS-6520/6530/ For details, see selected in an independent key transition. 3000A)” (1 p. 114) “DME Wipe Support (MVS-...
  • Page 112 DMEs), 1 “Resizer DME Wipe Pattern List” (p. 381) 2-channel mode patterns are not supported on the MVS- 385). 3000. DME wipe pattern MVS-6520/6530/3000A MVS-3000 Group Execution DME wipes in common DME wipes in DME wipes in common DME wipes in...
  • Page 113 DME wipe pattern MVS-6520/6530/3000A MVS-3000 Group Execution DME wipes in common DME wipes in DME wipes in common DME wipes in independent key independent key mode transitions transitions transitions transitions Background Background – Squeeze 1021 to 1031 1021 to 1031 –...
  • Page 114: Dme Wipe Pattern Variations And Modifiers

    117). In other 8000A/MVE-9000. words, the effect obtained is the same as in a normal • DME wipes are not supported on the MVS-6520/6530 wipe with the positioner set to [Auto Center]. without an MKS-6570 installed. Only resizer DME • 1201 to 1208, 1221 to 1224, 1251, 7201 to 7208, wipes are supported.
  • Page 115: Dme Wipe Support (Mvs-3000)

    • When the screen aspect ratio is 4:3 in HD format, the Relation to ordinary wipes • DME wipes do not use the wipe generator built into the video shrinks to fit on a 16:9 screen, with added video on switcher.
  • Page 116: Setting Dme Wipe Modifiers

    Adjusting DME wipe pattern parameters In the <Direction> group, specify the DME wipe direction. Of the DME wipe patterns, the following have parameters that can be adjusted. Normal: Regular direction Normal/Reverse: Alternate between regular and When Brick (for two channels) is selected reverse for each transition (pattern numbers 2801 to 2804, 2811 to 2814) Reverse: Opposite direction of normal...
  • Page 117 Setting the DME wipe position (Positioner) Open the M/E-1 >DME Wipe >Modify menu (1165). In the <Ch Select> group, select the target channels. Open the M/E-1 >DME Wipe >Modify menu (1165). Press [Position] in the <Position> group, turning it on. If the selected pattern is in 2-channel mode, in the <Ch Select>...
  • Page 118 Linear: The cropping is removed linearly through the Parameter group [1/2] whole course of the transition (enlarges). Parameter Adjustment Crop the left and right of the image (“Left” value is displayed) Crop the top and bottom of the image (“Top” value is displayed) Crop the left, right, top, and bottom of the image (“Left”...
  • Page 119: Setting Independent Key Transition Dme Wipe Modifiers

    Independent Key Transition DME “Dead Zone” Wipe Pattern Selection For details about patterns and pattern groups that can be 1 “DME wipe execution mode and pattern selected, numbers that can be used” (p. 112). Other patterns cannot be selected, even if displayed on the screen. Also, patterns cannot be used in two-channel mode on the MVS-3000.
  • Page 120 Setting the DME wipe pattern size (Size) The Remove From Begin menu (1116.7) appears. “To set the For subsequent operations, see step 5 in For details about applicable pattern numbers, see “Size” in action when a DME wipe crop transition is executed” “DME Wipe Pattern Variations and Modifiers”...
  • Page 121: Dme Wipe Snapshots

    Keyframe effects in the global channel DME Wipe Snapshots When the effect with the same number as the reference channel is present on the DME global (GLBL) channel, executing the user programmable DME will also execute the effect on the global channel simultaneously. You can snapshot and save a DME wipe pattern together with the current settings of its modifiers and pattern limit When executing a user programmable DME, take note of...
  • Page 122 • Either create the first keyframe image outside the screen Notes on creating keyframe effects area, or set the image size to zero so that it cannot be seen When creating a keyframe effect to be used as a user within the screen.
  • Page 123: Dme Wipe Pattern Operations In The Flexi Pad

    • Create the first keyframe for each channel as follows. - Channel 1: Either create the first keyframe image Keyframe effect outside the screen area, or set the image size to zero so that it cannot be seen within the screen. - Channel 2: Either create the first keyframe image outside the screen area, or set the image size to zero so Last keyframe...
  • Page 124: Selecting The Dme Wipe Pattern

    You can also select two channels by pressing the buttons simultaneously. Notes The [2ND CH] button cannot be selected on the MVS- 3000. DME wipe pattern edge setting buttons BDR (border): Applies a border to the DME wipe pattern. SOFT BDR (soft border): Softens the applied border. You can adjust the parameters selected with these buttons using the adjustment knobs, when the button is lit green.
  • Page 125: Saving, Canceling, And Deleting Dme Wipe Snapshots

    Parameter Adjustment V (R) Relative movement in the vertical direction Buttons for setting DME wipe pattern cropping CROP: Adjusts the DME wipe pattern cropping. 4:3 CROP: Crops a 16:9 image to 4:3. When the [CROP] button is lit green, you can set the cropping ratio of the DME wipe pattern with the adjustment knobs.
  • Page 126: Overview

    Frame Memory Chapter Types of image and terminology used Overview The following types of image are handled in frame memory. Freeze image: An input image that has been frozen (status Frame memory is a function whereby a frame of input before being saved to memory).
  • Page 127: Operation Modes

    • The following names cannot be used for folders. Pair mode Flash1, Flash2 By enabling the pair mode, you can link FM1 and FM2, CON, PRN, AUX, CLOCK$, NUL FM3 and FM4, FM5 and FM6, and FM7 and FM8. For COM0, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, example, when a freeze or image processing is carried out COM7, COM8, COM9...
  • Page 128 1 Auto store status display 2 Display of available image capacity 3Target FM selection buttons 4 Pair selection buttons 7 Frame memory folder selection area Frame memory 5 [Pair] button selection area 9 [Find] button 6 File selection area 8 [Direct Recall] button c Target FM selection buttons a Auto store status display...
  • Page 129: Selecting An Input Image

    Status display File information detail display File name (e.g., image001) and thumbnail: File output in progress Black: Black signal output in progress Through: Input image output in progress Freeze: Freeze in progress Record: Continuous image capture (i.e., recording) in progress Still/duration display When a still image is selected, “Still”...
  • Page 130: Selecting Outputs And Target Frame Memory

    Selecting a frame memory folder In the 1st row of the cross-point control block, press the button to which frame memory source bus 1 is Press a button in the frame memory folder selection area allocated, turning it on. (1 p. 129).
  • Page 131: Recalling Still Images (Recall)

    Press [Freeze Enable], turning it on. Notes The signals of frame memory source buses 1 and 2 are The following names cannot be used: assigned to the pair of FMs selected in step 2, and a CON, PRN, AUX, CLOCK$, NUL freeze is now possible.
  • Page 132: Image Output

    Recalling a still image To search by file name To recall a still image file saved in memory using the Press [Find]. thumbnails, and assign it to an FM output, use the following procedure. The Find window appears. Open the Frame Memory >Still >Recall menu (2511). When [Pair] is on, only pair files (each consisting of a main file and a sub file) are displayed.
  • Page 133 operation (up to four characters). This string can be In this menu, you can also enable the frame memory V/K mode (1 p. 127). specified using a menu before carrying out the capture. The first string is automatically used as the clip name In the frame memory selection area, select the FM when the images are treated as a frame memory clip.
  • Page 134: Recalling A Continuous Sequence Of Still Images (Animation)

    Press [Stop] to stop recording. When [Pair] is off, both single files and pair files appear. Even if the recording time is set, you can still stop recording before the set time has elapsed. In the frame memory selection area, select the frame memory to be assigned (1 p.
  • Page 135: Ancillary Data

    • The frame memory saving mode is set to “save with Notes ancillary data.” • The effect is built with the selected files, in increasing • Ancillary data is present in the saved or recalled frame order of the last three characters of the file name. If you memory file.
  • Page 136: Recalling Clips

    To recall in direct recall mode Recalling Clips Direct recall means that pressing a thumbnail immediately recalls the file. In this mode, only the front thumbnail file is recalled. Recalling a clip You can recall a clip from each of frame memories 1 to 8. “Recalling a clip”...
  • Page 137 To delete the parts of a clip file other than the playback part (trimming) Set the playback start point and stop point. Press [Trim]. Check the message, then press [Yes]. Using the device control block to play back clips Notes A frame memory clip must first be recalled with a menu Current position Status buttons...
  • Page 138: Clip Creation

    Creating a new folder Clip Creation Open the Frame Memory >Folder menu (2551). You save a movie as a clip. Select [New]. Notes Enter a folder name and press [Enter]. If the number of frame memory clips exceeds 100 single files (50 pair files), an error appears.
  • Page 139: Recording And Playback Of Ancillary Data

    For details, the playback start point and end point. For details about Ancillary Data” (p. 321). devices that are used for playback, contact your Sony service or sales representative. Recording ancillary data Open the Frame Memory >Clip >Ancillary Enable To record in a frame memory clip, use the Frame Memory menu (2525).
  • Page 140 Setting a clip transition Use either of the following methods to set the background transition start point independently of the This section describes a clip transition using FM1&2 Clip clip playback timing. on the M/E-1 bank as an example. • Move the fader lever to the desired position, and in the <BKGD Transition Set Timing>...
  • Page 141: Image Data Management

    This section describes FM1 and FM2 as an example. Image Data Management In the Frame Memory >Still >Recall menu (2511) or Frame Memory >Clip >Recall menu (2521), recall the pair file. You can carry out the following operations on the files that were created when images were saved.
  • Page 142: Renaming Files

    Open the Frame Memory >File >Rename menu For details about HDDs that can be connected, contact (2546). your Sony service or sales representative. In the status area, regardless of whether pair mode is on or off, all of the saved files appear as thumbnails.
  • Page 143: Recalling Files

    In the <Backup> group, perform one of the following. Notes • To replace the existing data, press [Replace]. When you execute [Replace], any existing data in • To save in addition to the existing data, press frame memory is lost immediately before the recalling [Append].
  • Page 144 This starts the backup, and when completed a message Stop the playback on the external device, and press appears. [OK]. Stop the recording on the external device, and press [OK]. Extracting Images from a Video Tape To save the file list in memory, press [File >File Name By recording a clip or still image stored on a video tape as Data].
  • Page 145 Notes For extraction as a pair file, the main file and sub file must have the same number of frames. In the Frame Memory >Clip >Record menu (2523), record the tape image as a clip (1 p. 138). Open the Frame Memory >File >Auto Extraction menu (2542).
  • Page 146: Color Background

    Color Backgrounds, Copy and Swap, and Other Settings Chapter Parameter Adjustment Color Background Setting a color mix The dedicated generators generate color signals, and these To combine color 1 and color 2, use the following can be used as color backgrounds in video effects. procedure.
  • Page 147: Copy And Swap

    When turning [Multi] on and using replications of To interchange color 1 and color 2, press the [Color Invert] button, turning it on. the same pattern Parameter Adjustment H Multi Number of repetitions of pattern Copy and Swap horizontally V Multi Number of repetitions of pattern vertically Invert Type...
  • Page 148 Target keyer Target data M/E-1 Keys 1 to 4 Key settings excluding M/E-1 Keys 1 to 4 DME wipe settings in the following data (MVS-6520/ the independent key PGM/PST Downstream 6530/3000A) transition control items: keys 1 to 4 • Setup data Keys 1, 2 (MVS- block.
  • Page 149: Misc Menu Operations

    DME channel copy and swap Select the copy/swap source data and copy/swap destination data (1 p. 147) You can copy and swap the channel data among DME channels 1 to 2 (MKS-6570) or DME channels 5 to 8 Press [Copy] to copy, or press [Swap] to swap. (MVE-8000A/9000).
  • Page 150: Changing The Settings

    The status area shows the setting status of each of the The setting is enabled/disabled each time the button is following ports. pressed. • Switcher Remote S1 to Remote S2 ports (RS-422A, D-sub 9-pin) • Switcher GPI port (parallel, 25-pin) Safe Title Settings •...
  • Page 151: Aux Menu Operations

    Setting the transition rate AUX Mix Transition Settings To set the M/E transition rate For details about AUX mix transition operations, For example, to make the settings for the M/E-1 bank, use 1 “AUX Mix Transitions” (p. 78). the following procedure. Enabling AUX mix transitions In the status area if the Misc >Transition >Key/ME/ FTB menu (3231), press [M/E-1].
  • Page 152: Destination

    To set video processes: Turn on [Video Process] in Router Control Menu the <Video Process> group. To set primary color correction: Turn on [Primary Operations CCR] in the <Primary CCR> group, and select the item to set in the <Primary CCR Adjust> group. To set an RGB clip: Turn on [RGB Clip] in the <RGB Clip>...
  • Page 153 1 “Router Remote Control Settings” For details, 333). In the Router >Router Control >Router Control menu (5111), press [Change Xpt]. The Change Xpt menu (5111.1) appears. Destination Select buttons appear in groups of 16. Source Select buttons appear by group (maximum 24 buttons).
  • Page 154: Special Functions

    Special Functions Chapter Open the Misc >Enable >Side Flags menu (3213). Side Flags The status area shows the buttons for Bkgd A and Bkgd B for each of the banks. In the <M/E-1 Side Flags> group, press [Bkgd B]. Overview To display a menu for the aspect ratio 4:3, auto The term “side flags”...
  • Page 155 4:3 image changes. Wipe from a 4:3 image to a 16:9 image Notes On the MVS-6520/6530/3000A, side flags are not applied Side flag area when auto side flags is turned off for signals with the 16:9 image following DME wipe pattern selected on the DME external video bus (gray part shown in the pattern illustration).
  • Page 156 DME wipe from a 4:3 image to a 16:9 image DME wipe from a 4:3 image to another 4:3 image (when side flags are on for both Wipe action using slide (No. 1001) images) Wipe action using squeeze (No. 1031) 16:9 image 4:3 image (side flags on)
  • Page 157 DME is the general name for all of these effects. MVE-9000 Multi Format DME Processor Up to six channels (MVS-6520/6530/3000A) or four The MVE-9000 is a “Digital Multi Effects” with multi- channels (MVS-3000) can be used as dedicated DME format support.
  • Page 158 • The target coordinate space is a three-dimensional Three-dimensional parameters coordinate space with reference to the output monitor Three-dimensional parameters are X, Y, and Z values screen. The X- and Y-axes are defined parallel to the which define the position of an image, its axis of rotation, plane of the monitor screen, and the Z-axis is defined the position of an imaginary point of view on the image, perpendicular to the plane of the monitor screen.
  • Page 159 Detents Y-axis The system defines points called detents at regular Z-axis + intervals on the three-dimensional space. Pressing the [CTR] button in the device control block sets the current three-dimensional parameter values to the closest detent X-axis points. The following shows the interval between successive X-axis detents for each transformation operation mode (1 p.
  • Page 160: Transformation Operation Modes

    the setting values in the source coordinate space (three- Image rotation in the source coordinate space dimensional parameter values) are converted to values in the target coordinate space (source/target conversion). Once a conversion has taken place, the original source coordinate space parameters do not return to their original values when you switch back to the source coordinate space.
  • Page 161: Graphics Display

    and magnification does not change the shape of the image. Change of skew on X-axis Change of skew on Y-axis Magnification and shrinking in Magnification and shrinking in the source coordinate space the target coordinate space Changing image aspect ratio (Aspect) Graphics Display In the source coordinate space, this changes the aspect ratio in the X-axis direction and Y-axis direction, either...
  • Page 162: Three-Dimensional Parameter Display

    axis. This is an effective function for making Flex Shadow Local coordinate space axes settings. Notes The Flex Shadow center axis function is not supported by the MKS-6570 and the MVE-8000A. Three-Dimensional Parameter Display Wire frame Channel ID You can display a three-dimensional parameter list for the Grid currently controlled image.
  • Page 163 Effect Description/image Effect Description/image Gives an image a Art Edge Adds edges to the Examples of Art Edge Beveled Edge beveled edge. You inner and outer side source (1 p. 175) can set the edge of the input image. (1 p. 174) width and color.
  • Page 164 Effects for entire image Effect Description/image Flex Allows a shadow to Effect Description/image Shadow be added to the (1 p. 178) image using only Defocus Defocuses the / Drop one channel. (1 p. 184) whole image. The Shadow <Flex Shadow degree of (1 p.
  • Page 165 Effect Description/image Effect Description/image Contrast The Dim effect Changes the contrast of the luminance and Dim and chroma of the image. Fade makes the image (1 p. 186) (1 p. 188) darker as it recedes Mosaic Divides the image into the distance. (1 p.
  • Page 166 Effect Description/image Effect Description/image Ripple Applies an effect Multi Mirror Divides the image like ripples moving into originals and (1 p. 193) (1 p. 197) across the image. reflections, lining them up vertically and horizontally. Rings Partitions the image Kaleidoscope Creates an image (1 p.
  • Page 167 Corner Pinning effects Effect Description/image Sphere Rolls the whole Effect Description/image image onto a (1 p. 200) sphere. Corner Provides the effect Pinning of inserting the (1 p. 218) foreground in the background, allowing the four corners to be Explosion Divides the image positioned freely, so (1 p.
  • Page 168: Background Color

    Signal inversion (Invert effect) Effect Description/image Inverts the input video signal and/or key signal Spotlighting Creates the effect of a spotlight striking the surface of the image. horizontally or vertically. You can make separate settings (1 p. 208) for the front and back (1 p.
  • Page 169: Basic Operations

    independently, and the Z-ring controls the X-axis and Three-Dimensional Y-axis directions together, to vary the aspect ratio. When the [SHIFT] button is held down and this button Transformation is pressed, the trackball controls the skew of the image in the X-axis and Y-axis directions. Operations When the [TRGT] button is lit, pressing this button enables the trackball to control the perspective of the...
  • Page 170 GLB button: Selects global coordinate space. You [SHIFT] button. can select this button and the [LOCAL] button You can change the skew of the image along the simultaneously. X- and Y-axes with the trackball. SRC button: Selects the source coordinate space. TRGT button: Selects the target coordinate space.
  • Page 171 Functions assignable to trackball and Z-ring operations Type of three- Trackball Button Usable Trackball Z-ring dimensional space coordinate X-direction Y-direction Operation mode for space three-dimensional transforms SHIFT Source, Rotate Rotate Rotate image + ROT target image on image on on Z-axis Y-axis X-axis (Spin mode)
  • Page 172 Entering three-dimensional parameter Graphics Display Operation values Use the DME menu to make graphics display settings. You In the device control block, press the [X], [Y], or [Z] can make separate settings for separate channels. To select button, turning it on. a target DME channel, use the device control block.
  • Page 173 Outputting graphics to the monitor output In the device control block, select the target DME channel. connector In the Graphic menu (4164), press [Monitor Out] to turn it In the menu panel, select the [DME] top menu selection button. Graphics are displayed on the device connected to the monitor output connector.
  • Page 174 Parameter group [2/2] Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment Luminance Luminance Bottom Crop position on bottom side Saturation Saturation Signs of numeric settings For H, V, and All settings, the sign (+/–) of the setting When the MVE-9000 is used need not be considered. For example, in the case of an In the <Border Fill>...
  • Page 175 Key Border Settings Parameter Adjustment Simultaneously adjust width of left and right edges Notes Simultaneously adjust width of The key border function is not supported by the MKS- top and bottom edges 6570 or MVE-8000A. Simultaneously adjust width of all four edges Applying key borders In the <Edge Mode>...
  • Page 176 Press [Art Edge], turning it on. Example: Moving the right edge position in the “minus” direction. Notes The Defocus, Blur, Key Border, and Glow effects cannot be applied to the Art Edge sections. Art edge portion Set the following parameters. Parameter group [1/2] Parameter Adjustment...
  • Page 177 Radial Gradation: Color 1 on the inner side is mixed Parameter Adjustment into Color 2 on the outer side, according to the RBW Soft Softness of rainbow border shape of the art edge. region Radial Rainbow: The hue of Color 1 on the inner side GRD Soft Softness of gradation border changes into Color 2 on the outer side, according...
  • Page 178 Parameter Adjustment Flex Shadow Settings Color 2 settings Notes • The flex shadow function is not supported by the MKS- Notes 6570 or MVE-8000A. Color 2 cannot be set when [Flat Color] is selected in • [Mix Color] or [Ext Video] can only be applied to one of the <Art Edge Source>...
  • Page 179 Mix Color: Mix color signal set in the Color Mix menu (1 p. 183) When the default Axis Loc setting is used Ext Video: An external video signal input to the Ext IN connector xis Loc V If [Flat Color] is selected in step 5, adjust the following parameters.
  • Page 180 Example 1: When flex shadow is enabled on both of the two channels Image Image Perspective Perspective H = –100 H = +100 Shadow Shadow No combine shadow is set. Perspective Perspective V = –100 V = +100 Inverting the flex shadow In the <Invert>...
  • Page 181 In the <Flex Shadow Source> group, select [External]. Example 2: When flex shadow is enabled on one channel only Turn [Axis Loc] on and set the [Axis Loc V] parameter Image Image so that the center of the flex shadow deformation is at the bottom of the picture (for HD format 16:9 mode, Axis Loc V = –9.00).
  • Page 182 To invert the regions of the cropping To soften the edges, press [Drop Shdw Soft], turning it In the Wipe Crop menu, press [Invert], turning it on. Setting the aspect ratio of the wipe crop Wipe Crop Settings pattern (Aspect) In the Wipe Crop menu (4116), press [Aspect], turning Notes it on.
  • Page 183 Replicating the wipe crop pattern Flat Color: Single color Mix Color: A mix color signal combining color 1 and (Multiplication) color 2. 1 “Color Mix Settings” (p. In the Wipe Crop menu (4116), press [Multi], turning For details, 183). it on. Ext Video: An external video signal input to the Ext IN connector Set the following parameters.
  • Page 184: Applying Special Effects (Overall Signal Effects)

    To invert the regions of the two colors Video: Video signal only In the Color Mix menu (4117), press [Color Invert], Key: Key signal only turning it on. Notes Adjusting color 1 and color 2 [Key] can only be selected when using the MVE- 8000A or MVE-9000.
  • Page 185 Press [Multi Move], turning it on. When Key is selected using the MVE-8000A/9000 Parameter Adjustment Set the following parameters. Horizontal defocusing of key signal Parameter Adjustment Vertical defocusing of key signal Center X X-value of shrinking center point Horizontal and vertical Center Y Y-value of shrinking center point defocusing of key signal...
  • Page 186 To mask the Mono effect with a selected pattern Contrast Settings Press [Mask] to display the Mask menu (4127) (1 p. 189), and set the pattern type and modifiers. Applying the Contrast effect Posterization and Solarization Open the DME >Video Modify >Color Modify menu (4123).
  • Page 187: Sketch Settings

    When Sharp is selected Sketch Settings Parameter Adjustment Simultaneously adjust the left Applying the Sketch effect and right resolution Simultaneously adjust the top Open the DME >Enhanced Video Modify >Sketch and bottom resolution menu (4171). Simultaneously adjust the resolution of all four sides Press [Sketch], turning it on.
  • Page 188: Metal Settings

    Metal Settings Parameter Adjustment Start Point where dimming starts (dim start point) Applying the Metal effect Gain Degree of dimming Open the DME >Enhanced Video Modify >Metal Press [Flat Color] and set the parameters for the color menu (4172). of the depths of the picture. Press [Metal], turning it on.
  • Page 189 When turning [Aspect] on and setting the aspect Parameter Adjustment ratio of the pattern Soft Softness Parameter Adjustment Press [Matte] and set the glow color. Aspect Aspect ratio When turning [Angle] on in the <Rotation> group Parameter Adjustment and slanting the pattern Luminance Luminance Parameter...
  • Page 190 Set the following parameters. Image 3: State with [Effect Gp1] and [Effect Gp2] set to On Parameter Adjustment Duration Freeze interval The border or Live Ratio of live video inserted beveled edge between freeze images effect is also masked. Applying the Film effect Notes Freeze Settings When 720P signal format is used, the Film mode cannot be...
  • Page 191: Wave Settings

    To turn an effect off Parameter group [1/2] In the setting menu, press the button for the effect name, Parameter Adjustment turning it off, or press [OFF] in the lower right part of the Slant Slant of waves screen in the Non Linear menu. Parameter group [2/2] Wave Settings Parameter...
  • Page 192: Mosaic Glass Settings

    When Size mode is selected Size Parameter Adjustment Form H Waveform To randomize the modulated waveform Press [Random], turning it on. Set the following parameters. Offset Envelope When H&V mode is selected To smooth the range envelope when the wave Parameter Adjustment range is limited...
  • Page 193: Twist Settings

    amount of wave movement, and the range. In H&V mode, Ripple Settings you can also set the wave angle. There are four modes: Radial, Angular, Both, and Shape. Applying the Flag effect The direction of modulation differs depending on the mode.
  • Page 194 To limit the direction in which modulation is Parameter Adjustment applied Offset A Direction along periphery in By pressing [Plus Only], turning it on, you can limit the which to offset ripple phase and direction in which modulation is applied (the direction in amount of movement which the image expands) to the plus direction only.
  • Page 195: Rings Settings

    To set the ring center position, press [Position] and set Parameter Adjustment the following parameters. Offset A Center of modulation range along periphery Parameter Adjustment To reverse the ripple range Horizontal center position When modulation mode is Radial, Both, or Shape: Vertical center position Press [Range Rev R], turning it on.
  • Page 196: Blind Settings

    Press [Position]. Parameter Adjustment Random Degree of randomness in Set the following parameters. distance moved by each block Angle Direction of movement Parameter Adjustment To set the partition method, press [Partition] and set Horizontal center position the following parameters. Vertical center position Parameter Adjustment Split Settings...
  • Page 197: Mirror Settings

    Applying the Mirror effect Split Slide Settings In the Non Linear >Mirror menu (4141.13), press [Left to Right], [Right to Left], [Top to Bottom], or [Bottom to You can set the degree of transition, the degree of Top] to set the reflection method (multiple selections randomness in the distance moved by each block, the possible).
  • Page 198: Kaleidoscope Settings

    Applying the Lens effect Parameter Adjustment Horizontal original image center In the <Mode> group of the Non Linear >Lens menu position (4141.16), select the lens shape. Vertical original image center Circle position Rectangle Star Heart Kaleidoscope Settings Cross You can set the number of blocks, the partition reference point and angle, horizontal and vertical offsets, a reflection Depending on the selected lens shape, set the position, and other parameters.
  • Page 199: Circle Settings

    Set the following parameters. H&V: The image turns as it is split from the center into 4 parts: left, right, upper, lower. H: The image turns as it is split from the center into 2 Parameter Adjustment parts: left, right. Horizontal lens center position V: The image turns as it is split from the center into 2 Vertical lens center position...
  • Page 200: Roll Settings

    Roll Settings Sphere Settings There are four modes: H&V, H, V, and Off. You can select You can set the degree of winding onto the sphere, the the turn position, the radius of the turned portion, the radius, the horizontal position of the wound image, and amount and angle of turning, and the input video for the front and back side output for the image.
  • Page 201: Swirl Settings

    When Rectangle, Star, Heart, or Ellipse was Parameter Adjustment selected in step 1 Density Degree to which image Parameter Adjustment disappears Transition Degree of transition Random Trail type and amount of stardust Curve Degree to which image periphery To set the center position of the swirl expands Aspect Aspect ratio of waveform...
  • Page 202: Character Trail Settings

    To stop the waves in the melting part Set the following parameters. Press [Lock], turning it on. With each press, the waves alternately stop and start Parameter Adjustment moving again. Density Degree to which image disappears To select the shape of the part beginning to melt Random Trail type and amount of stardust Press [Form] and set the following parameter.
  • Page 203 Parameter Adjustment Notes Width Width of bar The Total Ambient function is not supported by the Soft Softness of edges MKS-6570 or MVE-8000A. a) There are some nonlinear effects for which Angle cannot be used. When Plane is selected Parameter Adjustment Center Light...
  • Page 204: Trail Settings

    Parameter Adjustment With no selection With a selection made in the <Bar made in the <Bar Luminance Luminance Light Mode> group Light Mode> group Saturation Saturation Width Setting the bar mode of the highlight area “Applying the Lighting When you select [Bar] in step 3 of effect”...
  • Page 205 Selecting the source to create a trail Selecting the freeze timing In the <Trail Source> group of the Trail menu (4152), In the <Trail Freeze Timing> group of the Trail menu select the source to create a trail. (4152), select the timing for freezing a trail. Frame: Freeze in frame units.
  • Page 206: Motion Decay Settings

    Hard: Show the lighter of the live image and Notes afterimage. • The combine process function is not supported by the MKS-6570 or MVE-8000A. To erase the afterimages, press [Decay Eraser], turning • When you change the selection in the <Combine it on.
  • Page 207: Wind Settings

    Leaving a trail of afterimages of the image In the KF Strobe menu (4154), press [Dust], turning it Open the DME >Light/Trail >KF Strobe menu (4154). Set the following parameters. Press [KF Strobe], turning it on. Parameter Adjustment Set the following parameter. KF Strobe Amount of the afterimage Dust...
  • Page 208: Spotlighting Settings

    • When Wind is turned on, any of the following effects Parameter Adjustment that are on are turned off: Trail, Motion Decay, Hue Speed Rate at which hue changes Keyframe Strobe. Mix Color: Insert a mix color signal (1 p. 183) in the afterimage portion.
  • Page 209 • Coordinate axis on surface of image Texture deformations • Texture deformations You can change the texture pattern, position, and size, and use the repetition function. Selecting the image surface effect The following figure shows examples of a texture pattern Flat: The image surface is unchanged, causing the selected repeated in the X and Y directions.
  • Page 210 Linking and unlinking image and spotlight This is effective when you have selected texture as image The spotlight can move together with a DME image, or be surface effect and want a flat effect for one light source fixed in place. only.
  • Page 211 • Longitude: A direction (angle), expressed as a plus value for clockwise rotation in the plus direction with respect KF1 = 0.88 to the X axis of the input picture. • Latitude: Latitude The following figure shows the relationships between the KF2 = 0.12 longitude and latitude of parallel rays, input picture, and Test...
  • Page 212 Wave, Mosaic Glass, Flag, Ripple, Lens, Factory: List of texture patterns stored in the system Panorama, Page Turn, Roll. when shipped from the factory. If you selected [Texture] or [Non Linear] in step 4, set Select a texture. the following parameters. Press [Set].
  • Page 213 Press [Light 1], turning it on. Target: Place the light source in target coordinate space. The spotlight does not move, even when the Set the following parameters. image moves. For details about the coordinate space in which to 1 “Linking and unlinking Parameter Adjustment place the light source,...
  • Page 214 Set the following parameters. Set the following parameter. Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment Shape pattern Shape Ptn Speed Rotation direction and speed Size Shape size To invert the lighted area Deform Amount of shape deformation In the Light 1 menu (4156.3), press [Light Invert], turning Soft Softness of shape pattern it on.
  • Page 215: Applying Special Effects (Other Effects)

    Two lists appear in the status area. The list on the left Flat Color: Single color shows the copy or swap sources, and the list on the Mix Color: Mix color signal set in the Color Mix right shows the copy or swap destinations. menu (1 p.
  • Page 216: Invert Settings

    (a) The output video signal is affected by the key Notes signal When using the MKS-6570, shaped video of the first The output video signal is affected by the key signal when channel is always on. For the second channel, the input the following effects are selected.
  • Page 217: Key Density Settings

    Applying the Invert effect When [Ext Key] or [Lum Key] is selected, set the following parameters. Open the DME >Input/Output >Video/Key menu (4162). Parameter Adjustment Clip Reference level for generating In the <Front> group (to invert front signals) or the the key signal <Back>...
  • Page 218: Corner Pinning Settings

    Selecting an interpolation method Mode3 (sharp): Do not suppress aliasing when expanding or reducing the picture. Open the DME >Input/Output >Process menu (4163). Applying the anti-moiré filter In the <Video Field/Frame Mode> group, select the You can reduce the moiré patterns created by interpolation interpolation method for the video signal.
  • Page 219: Adjusting The Zoom

    Bottom Left Notes Bottom Right • This setting is not saved in a key frame or snapshot. All: All four corners • This function is only enabled when combine is set. • When all four corners are being positioned, this function Adjust the position of the corner selected in step 4.
  • Page 220: Combiner Settings

    Combination of Ch5 and Ch6, and Ch7 and Ch8 Effect Description/image Gives the image a Shadow Combiner shadow. Combiner Combiner Settings When multiple channels are selected on one keyer or for Combination of Ch5, Ch6, Ch7, and Ch8 one transition, the Combiner automatically combines the selected images.
  • Page 221 For “Ch5+Ch6+Ch7” Mixing of Ch5 and Ch6, and Ch7 and Ch8 Under <Priority1> to <Priority3>, press [Ch5], [Ch6], and [Ch7], respectively, to set the overlap priority. Priority1: Ch5 Priority2: Ch6 Priority3: Ch7 If the Mix1 setting is 70 and the Mix2 setting is 40, the proportions of the channels in the mixed portions in the previous illustration are as shown in the following table.
  • Page 222 The selected channels are combined. Parameter Adjustment To cancel a combine Mix2 Mix degree for channels 7 and When for example [Ch6+Ch7] is on, pressing [Ch6+Ch7] once more turns it off. Alternatively, pressing a different 1 p. 221. combination button to select it cancels the combine selection for the current combination.
  • Page 223: Brick Settings

    Crossing images from channels 5 and 6, Applying the Brick effect and channels 7 and 8 in three dimensions Open the Global Effect >Ch5-Ch8 >Brick menu (4222). Notes Three-dimensional image crossing is not supported on the Press [Brick], turning it on. MKS-6570 or MVE-8000A.
  • Page 224: Shadow Settings

    Applying the Drop Shadow effect Parameter Adjustment Depending on the selected combiner channels, the valid Left Crop position on left side buttons differ as follows. Right Crop position on right side Bottom Crop position on bottom side For the MKS-6570 Rotation Angle of rotation, when rotated around the Z-axis of the source...
  • Page 225 If you selected [Flat Color] in step 4, adjust the following parameters. Parameter Adjustment Luminance Luminance Saturation Saturation To combine the video images after applying a shadow Select Ch5+Ch6 and Ch7+Ch8 using the combiner, then turn on [Ch5 Shadow] and [Ch7 Shadow] in the Ch5-Ch8 >Shadow menu (4223).
  • Page 226: External Devices

    The following are the keyframe functions that can be used. • RECALL (1-250), STORE (1-250), empty register • VTRs • Disk recorders (Sony disk 9-pin protocol and video disk search, AUTO SAVE, RECALL MODE (RECALL, RECALL & REWIND) communications protocol) •...
  • Page 227: Control Of P-Bus Devices

    • Copy Notes • Move • Swap Using the P-Bus timeline function requires the P-Bus • Merge (this cannot be carried out for registers containing control mode to be set to [Timeline]. Make this setting in the Engineering Setup >Panel >Device Interface menu VTR, disk recorder, or Extended VTR control data.) •...
  • Page 228: P-Bus Trigger

    • << PREV: Trigger 8 not executed; when the [RUN] button is pressed, then the first keyframe action is executed. To execute an action when the [REWIND] button is Outputting an action command pressed, it is necessary to set this action (Rewind Action). As an example, to output a Recall, use the following To carry out this setting, press [Rewind Action] in the procedure.
  • Page 229: Gpi Timeline Creation And Editing

    Test firing the trigger GPI Timeline Creation and Editing Press [Test Fire]. This outputs a pulse from the selected output port. This section describes how to set GPI output ports to be registered at a keyframe point, and how to carry out creation and editing of the GPI timeline.
  • Page 230: Controlling The Tape/Disk Transport

    - Start point, stop point, and start delay time settings Button Operation - VTR/disk recorder recording STB (standby) OFF Press this button to switch to standby - Loop/recue setting off mode. This button cannot be used • Saving a start point, stop point, start delay time, variable for frame memory clip operations.
  • Page 231 Controlling the tape/disk transport Still image Using the buttons in the device control block, you can speed speed control the tape transport or the disk transport. You can operate a VTR, Extended VTR, or disk recorder from the transition control block, when configured in the Forward Reverse Setup menu.
  • Page 232: Checking Vtr/Disk Recorder/Extended Vtr Information

    When VTR is used When video disk recording was interrupted. status communications, display Extended VTR, or Sony disk 9-pin To stop recording protocol is used Press the [STOP] button or the [ALL STOP] button in the Var< Playing in the Playing in the device control block.
  • Page 233 Press the [RUN] button to play to a point close to the control from the device control block. Find the end of a file, stop playback, then press the [RUN] desired start point, and press the [START TC] button once more. button at that position.
  • Page 234: Vtr/Disk Recorder/Extended Vtr Timeline

    The VTR/Extended VTR/disk recorder automatically Selecting Loop or Recue as the playback advances to the timecode value set as the start point. mode While the VTR/Extended VTR/disk recorder is You can set the device operation mode to loop or recue. operating, the [ALL STOP] button in the device Loop: Plays from the start point of a file to the stop point, control block flashes amber, and when the start point...
  • Page 235 Notes Playback at set playback When executing a timeline using a disk recorder or variable speed Extended VTR, note the following points. • It is not possible to use loop and recue on the timeline. • For a disk recorder, the maximum number of files for a single register is eight.
  • Page 236 - Play does not switch from file A to file B: Start: Outputs a Play command. KF1 action Operating KF2 action Notes setting status of file A setting When the stop point and variable speed are both set, Variable Speed Playback at Start the variable speed setting takes priority.
  • Page 237: Disk Recorder/Extended Vtr File Operations

    To carry out start point and stop point settings Disk Recorder/Extended VTR File and cueing up operations in the device control Operations block With the following buttons in the device control block, you Material held on a disk recorder/Extended VTR is can set the start point or stop point of a keyframe point on managed in units of files.
  • Page 238: Loading Files

    Open the Device >DDR/VTR >File List menu (5333). Press [New File]. Enter a file name and press [Enter]. When using the Sony disk 9-pin protocol: Up to 23 characters. When using the video disk communications protocol: Up to 8 characters (in Fixed 8 Character...
  • Page 239: Regions

    Keyframes Chapte Notes on saving or recalling a frame memory still Regions image for or by a snapshot/keyframe • The saving and recalling of frame memory images for snapshots and keyframes is restricted to the still images or clips on the eight frame memory outputs. The settings The term “region”...
  • Page 240: Saving And Recalling Effects

    Keyframe effect registers Overview of Keyframes Dedicated effect registers There are 99 dedicated registers for keyframe effects in each region, numbered 1 to 99. A keyframe represents an instantaneous state of an image, which can be saved and recalled for reuse. Shared user-programmable DME registers (MVS- 6520/6530/3000A only) In addition to the 99 DME registers for each region (i.e.
  • Page 241: Effect Editing

    Transition mode Delete: Deletes a keyframe. You can delete a single On the MVS-6520/6530/3000A, you can use an effect keyframe or a range of keyframes in the effect created with keyframes as a DME wipe pattern on the together.
  • Page 242: Paths

    Changes in the effect duration caused by Deletion position Change in effect duration inserting a keyframe Deletion of the first • When the effect is stopped on a keyframe, inserting a keyframe keyframe increases the effect duration by the duration of the inserted keyframe.
  • Page 243 Trans Transition path for each M/E and Rot Z PGM/PST bank Spin Overall path settings for items a) MVS-6520/6530/3000A only relating to spin are made Spin All simultaneously. User1 to User8 menus Spin Src X, Paths for the X-, Y- and Z-axes...
  • Page 244 DME 3D Trans Global menu Item Paths that can be set Edge Overall path settings for edge items Item Paths that can be set are made simultaneously. Edge All 3D Trans Global All Overall path settings for three- dimensional transform items in the Border Path for border global channel are made...
  • Page 245: Effect Execution

    Run mode setting Item Paths that can be set You can select from the following run modes for when the Shadow Path for shadow effect is executed. Brick Path for brick DIRECTION: Specifies the effect execution direction. STOP NEXT KF: Runs the effect, and stops at the next a) This cannot be used on the MKS-6570.
  • Page 246: Displaying The Timeline Menu

    Displaying the Timeline Menu By displaying the Key Frame >Time Line menu (6111), you can view keyframe effects on the timeline for each region, and the associated information. Interpreting the Timeline Menu The menu screen consists of the following principal parts. 1 Keyframe status 2 Region name and register number...
  • Page 247: Settings In The Timeline Menu

    Setting the display of regions in the Settings in the Timeline Menu Timeline menu on or off When [Active Region] is off, to select which regions are Selecting the region to be displayed displayed in the Timeline menu, use the following procedure.
  • Page 248 (1 “Creating [MSTR]: Selects the master timeline and Saving a Master Timeline in the Flexi Pad” 262)). For details about the method of region selection, 1 “Selecting regions in the Flexi Pad” (p. 247). Notes The regions that can be selected simultaneously are those assigned to the region selection buttons and the memory recall section buttons (1 p.
  • Page 249: Specifying The Region And Edit Points

    To recall the master timeline The button you pressed lights yellow, and the master timeline is recalled. The alphanumeric display shows In the Flexi Pad, press the [EFF] button, turning it on. the selected register number. This switches the memory recall section to effect operation mode.
  • Page 250: Specifying An Edit Point

    Selection screen for regions assigned to region Specifying an Edit Point selection buttons Use one of the following operations in the Flexi Pad. 1 “Keyframe For details about Flexi Pad operations, Creation and Editing in the Flexi Pad” (p. 250). •...
  • Page 251: Creation

    Creation EFF button Alphanumeric display Creating new keyframes To create new keyframes, recall an empty register and then use the following procedure to create and insert each new keyframe. Press the [EFF] button, then press the [EDIT ENBL] button, turning it on. This switches the memory recall section to effect editing mode.
  • Page 252: Modification

    This inserts the current image as the new keyframe. Enter the number of the last keyframe to be modified Inserting a keyframe may change the total duration of from the numeric keypad and press the [ENTR] button to confirm. the effect. 1 “Time Settings”...
  • Page 253: Deletion

    Press the [MOD] button. Alternatively, hold down the : Background A [SHFT] button and press the [MOD] button. : Background B 1 “Differences in the For the difference in the result, changes when a number of keyframes are modified” 253). Keyframe 1 Keyframe 2 Keyframe 3...
  • Page 254: Movement

    Press the [COPY] button. Movement This copies the specified keyframe and stores it in the paste buffer. Moving keyframes Move the edit point to the position where you want to Press the [EFF] button, then press the [EDIT ENBL] insert the copied keyframe. button, turning it on.
  • Page 255: Undoing An Edit Operation

    Here, by way of example, keyframe 2 is taken as the The total loop count and the number of loops remaining are start point. displayed in the timeline menu. If the loop count is infinite (inf), the remaining number is not shown. Press the [KF LOOP] button.
  • Page 256: Duration Mode Setting

    “Compress” transition mode Duration Mode Setting The change in the image when the transition mode is set to “Compress” is as follows, in comparison to the case of There are two keyframe duration modes: variable duration “Picture-in-picture.” mode, and constant duration mode in which the effect duration is fixed (1 p.
  • Page 257 Transition end Transition First transition Transition end Transition First transition start completion start completion point point Effect execution Effect execution Image created by interpolation Image created by interpolation Background A Background A Background B Background B State before modification State before modification “Frame in-out H”...
  • Page 258: Time Settings

    Notes Transition Transition end First transition start completion point The DME channel which is selected as the reference region (lit green) in the Flexi Pad is reflected in the <Transition Mode> group display. Time Settings You can determine the execution time of an effect by setting either the keyframe duration or the effect duration Effect execution (1 p.
  • Page 259: Setting The Effect Duration

    Setting the Effect Duration Basic Path Setting Operations Press the [EFF] button, then press the [EDIT ENBL] Selecting the category button, turning it on. From the buttons in the function button area, select the category for which you want to make the setting. Press the [EFF DUR] button, turning it on.
  • Page 260: Executing Effects

    Changing the path type for Xpt OFF: Executing the effect causes no change. In the Key Frame >Path >M/E-1 (6113.1), press the Step: There is no interpolation between [Xpt] path type indicator for [Key1]. keyframes, so that the effect parameters are updated each time a keyframe is passed.
  • Page 261: Setting The Run Mode

    By pressing the [EXEC MODE] button to switch the Specifying the effect execution direction memory recall section to run mode setting mode, you can To specify the effect execution direction, press the set the operation mode when executing effects. [NORM] button or the [REV] button, turning it on. To execute the effect so as to obtain the effects of the Executing an effect automatically [NORM] and [REV] buttons alternately, press the...
  • Page 262: Creating And Saving A Master Timeline

    Press the [EFF] button, turning it on. Creating and saving a master timeline This switches the memory recall section to effect Press the [EFF] button, turning it on. operation mode. This switches the memory recall section to effect Press the region selection button corresponding to the operation mode.
  • Page 263: Creating And Saving A Master Timeline With The Menu

    This simultaneously recalls M/E-1 register 11 and P/P DEV1-8: Indicates assignments for Device1 (DEV1) register 11, and the [M/E1] and [P/P] region selection to Device8 (DEV8). buttons light. DEV9-12: indicates assignments for Device9 (DEV9) to Device12 (DEV12). Press the region selection button [MSTR], turning it Misc: Indicates assignment for P-Bus (PBUS), GPI off.
  • Page 264: Effect Attribute Settings

    • Effect Attribute Settings Region name: The selected region name appears in the (1 p. 264) • Effect Status Display upper part of the list. (1 p. 264) • Effect Register Editing Register number (1 p. 264) Here, the menu for dedicated effect registers 1 to 99 is Register name described as an example.
  • Page 265 Copying, moving, and swapping data Select the register to be at the back and the register to be at the front after the merge. between effect registers This section describes the procedure for copying, as an Press [Merge]. example. You can move or swap data using the similar procedure.
  • Page 266: Displaying A List Of Effect Registers For Editing

    In the <Copy> group, press [To Displaying a List of Effect Registers for Editing Deleting the contents of a register This applies to all regions. You can display a list of effect registers including status information (whether data is present and so on), then carry In the Effect >Status menu (6200), select the register.
  • Page 267: Snapshot Attributes

    Snapshots Chapte The rest of this section describes the snapshots that apply Overview to a particular region or regions. Snapshot Attributes The term “snapshot” refers to a function whereby the various settings required to apply a particular effect to an An individual snapshot may also have attached special image are saved in memory as a set of data, for recall as conditions relating to switcher or DME operation when the...
  • Page 268: Snapshot Operations In The Flexi Pad

    1 “Interfacing with External Devices” For details, Snapshot Operations in 360). Clip Event: Recall a frame memory clip immediately after the Flexi Pad the snapshot is recalled. Auto Play: Play a frame memory clip immediately after the snapshot is recalled. SNAPSHOT button Table of available attributes Alphanumeric display...
  • Page 269: Saving A Snapshot

    button green to indicate its corresponding region as the new reference region. For details about the precedence order for becoming 1 “Reference region” (p. the reference region, 239). The alphanumeric display shows the name of the reference region and the number of the register last recalled for that region.
  • Page 270: Recalling A Snapshot

    • When the reference region is M/E-1 or P/P For details about the method of region selection, 1 “Selecting regions in the Flexi Pad” (p. 247). Notes The regions that can be selected simultaneously are those assigned to the region selection buttons and the memory recall section buttons (1 p.
  • Page 271: Snapshot Operations In The Menus

    The alphanumeric display shows the number of the a) When Xpt Hold mode is selected in the Setup menu. b) When Key Disable mode is selected in the Setup menu. last recalled register on the bank. For details about the operation mode of the [XPT 1 “Setting the operation mode of the HOLD] button, Press the [BANK SEL] button, and select the bank for...
  • Page 272 You can select more than one region. To apply the effect dissolve attribute To select all regions, press [ALL]. Press [Effect Dissolve], turning it on. Press [OK]. Set the dissolve duration. Select a register. Parameter Adjustment To select all levels, press [ALL]. Eff Diss Dissolve duration Duration...
  • Page 273: Snapshot Status Display

    • When a clip event is set To play the clip as soon as it is recalled, press [Auto Play], turning it on. Displayed Attributes set character string Clip event is set. Snapshot Status Display The Snapshot >Snapshot >Attribute menu (6321) displays Setting Key Snapshot Attributes the following information.
  • Page 274: Editing Snapshot Registers

    M/E, P/P: Indicates assignment of M/E-1 (ME1), P/P Operations in the Misc >Snapshot (P/P). Menu User: Indicates the User1 (USR1) to User8 (USR8) assignments. To limit the snapshot setting to the M/E or PGM/PST DME: Indicates assignment of DME ch1 (DME1), bank, use the Misc menu for each bank.
  • Page 275 Notes A setting in the Setup menu determines whether key disable is applied to cross-point hold or not. 1 “Selecting the Bank to Make the For details, Settings” (p. 357). Select the following attributes in the <Attribute> group as required. Effect Dissolve: Apply effect dissolve.
  • Page 276: Utility Execution

    Utility/Shotbox Chapte Notes Utility Execution To use this function, you must first assign the utility/ shotbox function switch button [UTIL/SBOX] to the 1st row. The utility function refers to a function whereby you can 1 “Assigning a Bus or For details about the assignment, assign an arbitrary action or a shortcut for frequently used Function to 1st Row Buttons”...
  • Page 277: Shotbox

    To execute the assigned action Shotbox Register 1 “Executing a For details about executing a shotbox Shotbox Function with Cross-Point Buttons in the 2nd Creation Row” (p. 280). Press the [UTIL/SBOX] assigned to the 1st row, You can create (save) shotbox registers using the Flexi Pad turning it on.
  • Page 278: Creating A Shotbox Register Using The Menus

    number is followed by a letter “E,” the register is empty. Press the [ENTR] button. This saves the region you turned on in step 6, and the register number you recalled for that region as a snapshot setting in a shotbox register, and the [STORE] button changes color to orange.
  • Page 279 Select a register. Shotbox Execution Press [Edit]. The Edit menu (6411.1) appears. You can also use the [Shotbox Reg] parameter to You can recall (and run) shotbox registers from the following control blocks. select the register in this menu. This section describes the various methods of operation. In the status area, the shotbox register status for each •...
  • Page 280 Executing a Shotbox Function with Cross-Point Buttons in the 2nd Row You can use the bank 2nd row for utility/shotbox operations. Notes To use this function, you must first assign the utility/ shotbox function switch button [UTIL/SBOX] to the 1st row.
  • Page 281 Macros Chapte Control block Event Macros Recalling the following data Flexi Pad • Effects • Snapshots • Shotbox Overview • Wipe snapshots • DME wipe snapshots The term “macro” refers to the function whereby a • Key snapshots Following operations sequence of signal selections and other operations on the •...
  • Page 282: Editing A Macro

    Event insertion Notes Insert the control panel operation as an event in a macro. While editing a macro, it is not possible to execute another macro. Event modification Modify any event. You can modify all events within a macro, or events within a specified range in a single Creating a macro operation.
  • Page 283: Recalling A Macro Register And Executing A Macro

    Macro Execution Macro Operations in the To execute a macro, recall the register in which the macro Flexi Pad is held. Simultaneous with the register recall, all events stored in the macro are played back (executed) in sequence without pause. Memory recall section Pausing and restarting macro execution MCRO button...
  • Page 284 • If the same register is recalled again during macro Lit orange: Register containing macro data execution or when the macro is paused, the following Off: Register in which nothing is saved operation depends on a setting in the Setup menu. Press the button in the memory recall section 1 “Setting the Macro Execution Mode”...
  • Page 285: Creating A New Macro

    To switch auto insert mode on or off, press the [AUTO There is no need to enter a number if saving into the INS] button. register recalled in step 1. Press the [ENTR] button. Creating a new macro This saves the created macro in the register, and Recall an empty register (1 p.
  • Page 286: Deleting An Event

    When auto insert mode is off, press the [INS] button. To delete a number of events in a single operation, press the [FROM TO] button or the [ALL] button. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to insert the required events in the If you press the [FROM TO] button, specify the event macro.
  • Page 287 To insert the copied events after the edit point, press Macro Register Editing the [PSTE] button. To insert the copied events before the edit point, hold You can display the current state of a macro register using down the [SHFT] button and press the [PSTE] button. the Macro >Register menu.
  • Page 288 • Data: Event details in the form of parameters and data On Line Edit menu 1 “Macro File For details about the event components, Editing Rules” (p. 423). 6 ALL button 5 Macro register listing The cursor shows the current event in the list, in reverse video.
  • Page 289 On the control panel, create a macro event. To modify an event The created event appears in the macro creation event On the control panel, if auto insert mode is on, switch list. it off. 1 “Macro File Editing For details about the display, Rules”...
  • Page 290 e Macro editing candidate list Off Line Edit menu Shows the list of editing candidates for the selection from the editing button group. 4 Editing button group 1 Register or file number f Insert Before button Inserts immediately before the event selected in the macro 2 Register or file name listing.
  • Page 291 Additionally, in the leftmost blank position of the To create a new macro editing button group (to the right of [Contents]), a button appears, corresponding to the item in the macro From the list in any of the following menus, select an editing candidate list.
  • Page 292: Setting And Canceling A Macro Attachment

    • After setting a macro attachment to a cross-point button Mode Buttons in the cross-point control block, if you change the ICP-6520/6530 ICP-3000/3016 function assignment to the button, the macro attachment • Press the user preference button on the Macro only setting disappears.
  • Page 293 To set a macro attachment without changing Move the fader lever to the position where you want to set the macro attachment. cross-points When you set a macro attachment to a cross-point button, Hold down the [PRE MCRO] button or [POST you can make the setting without changing the bus cross- points.
  • Page 294 To delete all macro attachment settings in a Displaying the Macro Attachment single operation List Open the Macro >Attachment menu (5421). In the Macro >Attachment menu (5421), you can display Press [All Clear]. the macro attachment list to check the macro attachment settings.
  • Page 295 Executing a macro assigned to a button Executing a macro assigned to a fader lever Depending on the location of the button you want to use, press the [MCRO ATTCH ENBL] button (or the In the cross-point control block for the fader lever on button with the “Macro Attachment Enbl”...
  • Page 296 Menu Function Operations Interval between events currently set • Carry out menu • Recalling a register Menu Macro Selected event number / total number of events Register macro register and executing a menu (menu Currently recalled register editing. menu macro macro •...
  • Page 297 Recalling a menu macro register from a To stop a menu macro during execution Press [MenuMacro Stop]. macro register Menu macro recall and execution operations can be saved as events in a control panel macro, and then recalled. Creating and Editing a Menu Macro If with the control panel in macro editing mode you execute a menu macro, then this operation is recorded as an event.
  • Page 298 For details about menus that can be recorded, Select an event. 1 “Menu macro events” (p. 296). If required, turn [Auto Insert] on or off. When auto insert mode is on, carrying out a menu operation automatically saves the event in a menu Carry out the editing operations.
  • Page 299 Screen when the keyframe status is displayed In the Menu Macro Register menu, you can do the following editing operations on menu macro registers. • Lock: Write-protect the contents of the menu macro The keyframe status section appears as follows. •...
  • Page 300 • On a macro timeline, only macro recall and execution Saving to a register actions are stored. The data for a macro to be recalled on Set the recall and execute actions for the macros to be the macro timeline is not held on the timeline. It is registered in the timeline using the Macro >Timeline necessary to create the macro data first.
  • Page 301 Macro >Timeline >Timeline menu (5441) to recall the Rewind Action menu (5441.1). In this setting screen, use the same setting method as in the screen for setting an action on the macro timeline. Alternatively, you can select the reverse arrangement, whereby when the [REWIND] button is pressed, this executes the action set for the first keyframe, and when the [RUN] button is pressed the first keyframe action is not...
  • Page 302 Files Chapte File operations Overview of File You can carry out the following file operations. Operations When operating on individual files or registers Save: Saves the data in a register to a local disk or removable disk. You can save register data, including setup information Load: Loads a file from a local disk or removable disk.
  • Page 303 To avoid this when loading a file, ensure that [Freeze SDTV (480i) Enable] is turned off. Images 720 × 487 pixels in size are exactly the size which fills the full screen. Importing or exporting files to or from frame The following figure shows how an import image is memory processed when the 480i/59.94 format is used.
  • Page 304 If an error occurs when transferring files, an error message appears in the Error Information menu (9900). In that case, save the data or recall the file again. If the error message persists, contact your Sony service representative. Operations on Individual Files...
  • Page 305: Selecting Regions

    Selecting a Device for Operations Device selection area Region selection area To carry out file operations, you need to specify the device holding the data (or file), as one of the following: register, local disk, removable disk, and so on. You can then further select a directory.
  • Page 306: Copying Files

    You can select more than one file. Press the required folder name in the pull-down menu. Carry out the same operations as in steps 1 and 2 on Press [ Save]. the list on the right. This saves the selected register data in the specified location.
  • Page 307: Deleting Files

    • If you selected a single file with [Still] or [All]: Enter Renaming Files a name of not more than eight characters. • If you selected more than one file with [Still] or You can rename a file or register on a local disk or [All]: Enter a name of not more than four characters.
  • Page 308 The register name “FM_Bkup” appears. In the device In the pull-down menu of the device selection section, select [Local Disk] or [Removable Disk], and then selection section on the opposite side, the destination specify the directory. for saving automatically appears. Press [New].
  • Page 309: Importing And Exporting Files

    is selected, it is not possible to apply settings to the Batch Copying Files <Category> group data. To copy files between a local disk and removable disk, use Press [t Save]. the following procedure. Check the message, then press [Yes]. Open the File >All, External File >All menu (7161).
  • Page 310: Directory Operations

    All of the selected type of frame memory data appears For details about the points you should take note of when 1 “About import image size” (p. importing data, 303). in the list on the left. Open the File >All, External File >Import/Export Press the device selection area on the right to select menu (7162).
  • Page 311 LPT0, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, Press the categories you do not want to select, turning LPT8, LPT9 them off. Press [OK]. Renaming a Directory In the operating device selection section on the left list, select the storage location of the source files, and in the Open the File >Configure >Directory menu (7171).
  • Page 312 Engineering Setup >System >Start Up menu (7314). If set to Off, the directory does not appear. Select the data to be saved, and the file in which to save it. Press [t Save]. If there is already data in the specified location, a confirmation message appears.
  • Page 313: System Setup

    System Setup Chapte Authenticating the IP Address System Settings Automatically In the Engineering Setup >System >Network Config Carry out operations relating to setup for the whole system menu (7311), press [Auto Config]. in the Engineering Setup >System menu. Here the “whole system” refers to all devices connected on Check the message, then press [Yes].
  • Page 314: Setting Conversion Formats

    Setting Conversion Formats System Field frequency Effective number of scan lines The format conversion is valid only when [BB] is selected HD system 1080i in the <Ref Input Format> group. 59.94 The format conversion is assigned to primary inputs and 23.976 1080PsF outputs in advance.
  • Page 315 Setting the conversion format Setting the Screen Aspect Ratio Open the Engineering Setup >System >Format menu Switches the screen aspect ratio to 16:9 or 4:3. (7313). Setting the screen aspect ratio Current settings of format converter In the Engineering Setup >System >Format menu (7313), press [Aspect].
  • Page 316 Custom mode Notes This uses the settings saved in non-volatile memory or Resume mode cannot be used for DMEs and DCUs. ROM within the device. In this mode, there are Setup and Initial Status settings • In Custom mode (1 p. 316), the user-defined settings which can be set separately.
  • Page 317: Reset And Initialization

    1 “Saving and Recalling Setup Data” Notes For details, 316). The DME1 software is included in the MVS-6520/6530/ 3000A software. Notes • Resetting SWR1 also resets DME1 at the same time. • Resetting SWR1 also resets PNL1 at the same time.
  • Page 318: Installing Software

    BZDM-9050 Texture Lighting Software (for MVE-9000) Title). • OK: Installation already completed. Ask your Sony representative about entering the install • On: For installation, but not completed. key. • Error: An error occurred during installation. To obtain a key, you may be required to submit the unique •...
  • Page 319: Adding User Texture Patterns

    Press [OK]. Maximum number of texture files The status area “Condition” column shows “Active.” handled Dimension 1024 Using either of the following methods, restart the (horizontal) pixels pixels pixels pixels device. Dimension (vertical) • In the Engineering Setup >System >Initialize menu 128 pixels (7315), with only the device for which you 256 pixels...
  • Page 320 It shows the location where the texture files are stored in 1 The rest of the capacity memory by bold frames. The grid for the texture file 2 Texture number list selected in the texture number list is shown in amber. 3 Directory selection button f Select button Pressing this button assigns the texture file selected in the...
  • Page 321: Saving A Frame Memory Clip With Ancillary Data

    The Install menu (7316.10) appears; the status area Notes shows the following information. • If you assign a texture file that is already in the Upper list: For each connected device, this shows the texture number list to a different texture number, device name, current software version (Current), then the previous assignment is deleted.
  • Page 322: System Maintenance

    Using Removable Disks Notes Switching on/off reinitializes all frame memory data. Always back up the required data before switching. Displaying removable disk information Press [Execute]. Insert the removable disk to the DEVICE connector on the control panel or menu panel. Check the message, then press [Yes].
  • Page 323: Formatting A Local Disk

    Repeat steps 2 to 4, to select all of the lock candidates. Formatting a Local Disk Press [Lock]. If a file system corruption error has occurred on the local disk, you should format the local disk. Enter the password with a maximum of 16 characters in the keyboard window, and press [Enter].
  • Page 324: Locking File Loading Operations

    This selection is reflected in the lock candidate list in the Releasing the lock Setup Operation Lock menu. In the File Load Lock menu (7317.2), press [Lock]. Notes Enter the password in the keyboard window. If there are already one or more locked menus, selection of lock candidates is not possible.
  • Page 325: Control Panel Setup

    Control Panel Setup Chapte Disable: Enables only panel display, and disables Overall Control Panel operation of the bank. Inhibit: Disables both the panel display and operation Settings of the bank. Notes In panel setup, you carry out settings particular to the When this is set to [Inhibit], snapshots of the bank are control panel.
  • Page 326: Linking Transitions Between Keyers

    Defining the position of a matrix The status area lists the current link status, and the switcher buses and router destinations that can be Specify where in the 1024 × 1024 S-Bus space the link selected. matrix is to be provided, by setting the source and In this menu too, you can use the [Link No] parameter destination start address.
  • Page 327: Assigning Regions To Region Selection Buttons In The Flexi Pad

    Press the indication of the button for the assignment. Assigning Regions to Region Selection Buttons in the Flexi Pad Select one of the four regions for the setting. Select the region to be assigned. You can set a maximum of four regions to each of the region selection buttons in the Flexi Pad.
  • Page 328: Region Selection Buttons Of The Device Control Block

    Select the bank of the transition control block you In the <Util Bus/Key Inhibit> group, press the utility want to set in the <Bank Select> group. bus or key button ([Util1 Bus] or [Key1] to [Key4]) for the operations to be inhibited. Press the button whose assignment you wish to change.
  • Page 329: Cross-Point Settings

    For details about assignment of regions to the region Function Button indication 1 “Assigning Regions to Region selection buttons, Keyframe duration setting KF DUR Selection Buttons in the Flexi Pad” (p. 327). Delay setting Open the Engineering Setup >Panel >Config >Multi Constant duration mode on or off CNST DUR Function Module menu (7321.20).
  • Page 330 assign the same signal to another button number at the To delete an assigned signal same time. Further, you can delete currently assigned Select the button for the signal you want to delete, and signals from the main table. press [Delete] in the <Xpt Assign> group. Signal deletion is executed in accordance with the selection in the <Assign>...
  • Page 331: Setting The Cross-Point Button Color For Each Signal

    Set: Deletes the signal currently assigned to the Shift All Bus: When this is On, it functions as a shift selected button number and makes a new button for all buses. When this is Off, it functions as a assignment. shift button for the source name display section.
  • Page 332: Copying Cross-Point Assign Tables

    Press [Table Assign Set]. In the <Source Color> group, press one of [User Color 1] to [User Color 3]. To change the color assigned to User Color 1 to 3 Exporting Source Names and Destination Names Press [User Color Select]. The User Color Select menu (7322.12) appears.
  • Page 333: Assigning A Cross-Point Button To Enable/Disable Side Flags

    Open the Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt Assign Select a destination selection button and the destination to be assigned to the button. >Mixer Xpt Assign menu (7322.11). In the list on the left, select the number for the setting. Notes When a destination selection button having a number In the list on the right, select the audio mixer cross- in the range 65 to 128 is selected, source table point (machine number).
  • Page 334: Selecting A Destination Selection Button For A Snapshot

    Depending on the selection in step 2, make the Selecting a Destination Selection following settings. Button for a Snapshot If [Menu Shortcut] is selected: With the user preference buttons flashing, press one of the user In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Router Remote preference buttons after displaying the menu for >RTR Mode Setting menu (7323.1), select the which you want to create a shortcut to assign the...
  • Page 335 List of utility commands and user preference button status The following table shows the utility commands that can be assigned to user preference buttons. Command name Function Button status Lit amber Enabled Disabled SWR RemoteS1 Enbl Switcher Remote S1 enabled/disabled SWR RemoteS2 Enbl Switcher Remote S2 enabled/disabled ME1 PGM1 ST...
  • Page 336: Assigning A Function To 2Nd Row Cross Point Buttons

    AUX1 ST–AUX24 ST), the name of the assigned output signal is shown. In the <Action> group, select the function to be b) MVS-6520/6530/3000A only. assigned. c) Pressing this button to turn it on enables key snapshot operations for all control blocks.
  • Page 337: Interfacing With External Devices

    Select a source from the following. Making Control Panel GPI Input Primary inputs: 1 to 48 (33 to 48 are disabled on the MVS-6520/3000A/3000) Settings Format converter dedicated inputs: 49 to 56 You can set the GPI input ports and trigger type, and make the action settings.
  • Page 338: Making Control Panel Gpi Output Settings

    • When the trigger type is “Level” In the <FC Input/Output> group, press [H Set] or [L When Target is M/E-x: No Action Set] to set the high level or low level, respectively. When Target is Common/Setup: System Format (overall system settings), Aspect (overall system settings), Level Enable, No Action Making Control Panel GPI Output...
  • Page 339: Assigning A Parallel Output Port

    Selectable actions for various trigger types Setting the Control Mode for P-Bus • When the trigger type is other than “Status” Devices (The x in M/E-x is the M/E bank number, the x in DSKx is the DSK number, and the x in Keyx is the key number.) This sets the control mode for external P-Bus (Peripheral When Source is M/E-x: Keyx SS ? Recall, No Action...
  • Page 340: Setting The Serial Ports

    Remote1 to Remote4 ports on the rear panel of the [R1] to [R8]: Reflect the tally state of the tally group switcher. (1 to 8). • DDR SD9P (Sony disk 9-pin protocol) Independ: Reflects the tally state of the switcher only. • Mixer ESAM-II • AS ES-BUS Press [Execute].
  • Page 341: Making Settings Relating To Effects

    Making Settings Relating to Effects Notes Before carrying out these settings, it is necessary to set the To make settings relating to the functions used when number of the S-Bus description name (1 p. 374). carrying out keyframe effect operations, use the following procedure.
  • Page 342: Setting The Button Operation Mode

    selection change automatically when [WIPE] or Operation mode of the [XPT HOLD] buttons in the [DME] is selected in the transition control block, 1st row of the cross-point control block: Sets the press [Wipe/DME Auto Deleg], turning it on. operation mode of the [XPT HOLD] buttons Button indications in the memory recall section: assigned in the 1st row in the <Xpt Hold>...
  • Page 343: Adjusting The Brightness

    Adjust the following parameter. Setting the Macro Execution Mode Parameter Adjustment Open the Engineering Setup >Panel >Operation Sleep Time Time until screen saver starts >Macro menu (7326.6). operation In the <Macro Execution Mode> group, select the macro execution mode. Using Panel Sleep Mode Normal: Normal execution mode Step: Step execution mode The brightness of all indicators on the control panel, with...
  • Page 344: Calibrating The Touch Panel

    Calibrating the Touch Panel Selecting the Mouse Button for the Parameter Setting Buttons In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Maintenance menu (7327), press [Touch Panel Calibration]. In the <Mouse Slider Control> group of the Engineering Setup >Panel >Maintenance menu (7327), press one of the The following message appears.
  • Page 345: Switcher Setup

    Switcher Setup Chapte - Out3: Clean output Settings for Switcher - Out4: Key preview output • Multi-program mode: The M/E or P/P 4-system Configuration outputs (Out1 to 4) can be assigned to one of the following outputs (M/E Output Assign). - Program outputs 1 to 4 - Preview output Adjusting the Reference Phase...
  • Page 346: Switching Backgrounds Using Dme Wipes

    Switching Backgrounds using DME Channels Wipes On the MVS-6520/6530/3000A, you can select the DME On the MVS-3000 or on the MVS-3000A without an channels to use on the M/E and PGM/PST banks for MKS-6570 installed, a setting must be enabled in order to processed keys or DME wipes.
  • Page 347: Setting The Side Flag Video Material And Operation

    The Side Flags menu (7331.7) appears. Notes The status area lists the video/key pair numbers, video On the MVS-6520, MVS-3000A, and MVS-3000, the signal source names, and aspect ratio settings (16:9/ numbers that can be configured as input signals are 1 to 32.
  • Page 348: Enabling The Illegal Color Limiter

    Select the input signal you want to set. Parameter Adjustment Press [CCR], turning it on. Red signal adjustment Green Green signal adjustment This enables the color correction function. Blue Blue signal adjustment Press [Video Process], turning it on. Simultaneous RGB adjustment Adjust the following parameters.
  • Page 349: Selecting The Input To Which The Frame Delay Function Applies

    Press [Set]. Display switching button To input the name of the input signal which has been converted in the format converter, press [FC Name]. Enter a name (of up to 16 characters), and press [Enter]. Selecting the Input to which the Frame Delay Function Applies In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Input menu (7332), select the input signal to which the settings...
  • Page 350 Parameter group [1/2] Original image (4:3) Up-converted image (16:9) Edge Crop Parameter Adjustment Detail Gain Adjust the edge enhancement sharpness Limiter Adjust the maximum signal level to be added to the original signal Letter Box Crisp Set the amplitude value for which a low-amplitude signal is not emphasized Level...
  • Page 351: Signal Output Settings

    AUX 1 to 24 (3121) appears. Output/MV/FC/DME: It is possible to make duplicate assignments. Out 1 to xx (where “xx” is 16 (MVS-6520/ Select [Input] in the <Data Select> group. 3000A), 24 (MVS-6530), or 12 (MVS-3000)) Select the data and press [Copy].
  • Page 352: Adjusting The Video Clip

    2) 5) DME Monitor 1 and 2 Adjust the following parameter. 1) M/E output signals selected in the M/E Output Assign menu. 2) MVS-6520/6530/3000A only 3) Makes duplicate assignments if the signal that is assigned is the same Parameter Adjustment signal as one already assigned to one of Output 1 to xx.
  • Page 353: Cropping The Image To A 4:3 Aspect Ratio In An Hd System

    To output the multi viewer signals, it is necessary to assign • Signals output from connectors assigned to Out 1 to the multi viewer outputs to the output connectors in xx (where “xx” is 16 (MVS-6520/3000A), 24 (1 “Assigning Output Signals” (p. advance 351)).
  • Page 354 Example of 4-split screen: Split 4: Splits the screen into 4 windows. Split 10: Splits the screen into 10 windows. Split 16: Splits the screen into 16 windows. Subscreen name Subscreen Notes The following limitations apply when [Split 16] is selected.
  • Page 355: Enabling Aux Mix Transitions

    In the <Transition Preview> group of the Engineering • Signals output from connectors assigned to Out 1 to Setup >Switcher >Transition menu (7334), select either of xx (where “xx” is 16 (MVS-6520/3000A), 24 the following. (MVS-6530), or 12 (MVS-3000)) One Time: The transition preview ends after a single •...
  • Page 356: Frame Memory And Color Correction

    Off: Bus fixed mode Normal: The transition progress is linear, according to the fader lever position (factory default setting). 1 “Fader Lever Operation in Bus Fixed For details, Adv Tally Mode: When the fader lever is moved from Mode” (p. 73).
  • Page 357: Automatically Naming And Saving To Frame Memory

    Setting the operation mode of the key bus [XPT HOLD] button In the <Xpt Hold Mode> group of the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Key/Wipe/FM/CCR menu (7335), select any of the following. This setting is applied for the attributes of snapshots as well as the operation mode of the [XPT HOLD] button.
  • Page 358: Settings Relating To Function Links

    1 “Making Open the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Key/Wipe/ For more information about link tables, Link Table Settings” (p. FM/CCR >CCR menu (7335.3). 358). Select the AUX bus to set. To release a link With the link selected, press [Clear]. Press [Bus CCR] to switch between Enable and Disable.
  • Page 359: Setting Links Between M/E Banks

    To select for each bus whether the GPI link setting is Setting Links between M/E Banks enabled or disabled, select the bus to which the setting applies. The operations for which you can link two M/E banks are as follows. In the <Bus>...
  • Page 360: Interfacing With External Devices

    M/E-1 and P/P: Sets an action for the M/E or PGM/ Select the key you want to be the link destination, then press [Key Set]. PST bank. Common/Setup: Sets an action for something other To release a link than the above, or a setup action. Use the same operation as in step 1 to select the link number for which you want to release the link setting, then Select the action.
  • Page 361: Making Switcher Processor Gpi Output Settings

    In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Device Interface (Falling Edge): The trigger causes the relay contacts to be shorted or drives the output low, and >GPI Input menu (7337.2), select the action to be set, and press [H/L Set]. holds this state for the specified pulse width. (Any Edge): Each time the trigger occurs, the The H/L Set menu (7337.3) appears.
  • Page 362: Enabling Or Disabling Aux Bus Control

    Test firing the trigger In the <Select> group, select the AUX bus or reentry to be assigned to the DME channel. Press [Test Fire]. This outputs a trigger from the selected output port. This is Aux Bus: Sets the AUX bus. no output when the trigger type is “Status.”...
  • Page 363: Dme Setup

    DME Setup Chapter Parameter Adjustment Signal Input Settings DME1 DME1 system phase adjustment Phase DME2 DME2 system phase adjustment Setting the Initial Crop Phase In the DME1 <Aspect> group of the Engineering Setting the TBC Window Center Setup >DME >Input menu (7341), select the screen aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3).
  • Page 364: Setting The Monitor Output

    Set the following parameters. Making Editor Port Settings Parameter Adjustment This makes settings relating to the control of the editor ports in the MVE-8000A and MVE-9000. White Clip White clip adjustment In the <DME2 Editor Port Setting> group of the Dark Clip Dark clip adjustment Engineering Setup >DME >Device Interface menu (7344),...
  • Page 365: Making Dme Gpi Output Settings

    When Target is Ch1 or Ch2: Aspect, No Action When Target is Proc: Format , Aspect, Level Enable, No Action For details about “Level Enable,” see “Notes” in “Making Control Panel GPI Input Settings” (1 p. 337). 1) Cannot be selected on DME1. Carrying out level settings To set the low level and high level, first set the trigger type to “Level,”...
  • Page 366: Parallel Input Settings

    DCU Setup Chapter Releasing the Assignment of a GPI Notes Input Port For setup relating to DCU, it is necessary to make the same settings on multiple control panels (maximum two units) that are sharing the DCU. After carrying out the DCU In the Engineering Setup >DCU >Input Config menu setup on one control panel, make the same settings on the (7351), select what the setting applies to (DCU1 or...
  • Page 367: Parallel Output Settings

    Carrying out level settings In the <Target Device> group, select the control panel to handle the GPI input. To set the low level and high level, first set the trigger type to “Level,” then use the following procedure. Notes In the Engineering Setup >DCU >GPI Input Assign The SCU2 setting is disabled.
  • Page 368: Releasing The Assignment Of A Gpi Output Port

    • Parallel Output Port: 1 to 36 No Operation: The trigger has no effect on the relay state or output level. Press [GPI Output Set]. Select the pulse width and timing to be set. Releasing the Assignment of a GPI Parameter Adjustment Output Port...
  • Page 369: Serial Port Settings

    Deleting the serial port assignment Serial Port Settings In the Engineering Setup >DCU >Serial Port Assign menu (7355), select the target for the setting (DCU1 or DCU2) from the <DCU Select> group. This sets the protocol (device type) to match the devices connected to a 9-pin serial port.
  • Page 370 In the <TC Source> group, select the timecode source Making detailed settings for a disk (reference signal for determining the tape position) recorder (Sony disk 9-pin protocol) from the following. In the Engineering Setup >DCU >Serial Port Assign LTC (Longitudinal Time Code): Uses LTC. When...
  • Page 371 Specify the item to which the response speed setting applies. 1. Maximum Open Delay: Maximum time required to open a file 2. Maximum Cueup Delay: Maximum time required to cue up a file 3. Play After Cueup Delay: Delay time from the cued- up state to begin playback 4.
  • Page 372 For a player, the output port setting. Notes For a recorder, the input port setting. When the MKS-2700 is connected, select 2 for the slot 2. Maximum Open Delay: Maximum time required to and a value in the range 1 to 6 for the port. open a file 3.
  • Page 373: Router Interface Settings

    Router Interface and Tally Setup Chapter Open the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Router Router Interface Settings >External Box Assign menu (7361.1). In the <Device> group, select what the setting applies to (one of External Box 1 to 12). In this system, the interface with a router (routing switcher) uses the S-Bus protocol.
  • Page 374: Tally Group Settings

    Setting the tally groups Parameter Adjustment Destination Destination start address Open the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Group Level Level Tally menu (7362). In the <Device> group, select [External Box2]. To select a consecutive sequence of groups from each of groups 1 to 4 and groups 5 to 8, set [All Group In the <Matrix Size>...
  • Page 375: Changing Wiring Settings

    Set the source. The settings are common to the parallel and serial tallies. Source From: Specifies the source start address for the wiring configuration. Making New Tally Generation Source Level: Specifies the source level for the wiring Settings configuration. Parameter Adjustment Open the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Tally Source...
  • Page 376: Deleting Tally Generation Settings

    Press [Execute]. Deleting Tally Generation Settings In the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Tally Enable Deleting Tally Copy Settings menu (7364), select the tally generation entry. In the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Tally Copy Press [Delete]. menu (7365), select the tally copy settings. Press [Delete].
  • Page 377: Deleting Parallel Tally Settings

    When setting the tally type, set the following Making Serial Tally Source Address parameter. Settings Parameter Adjustment To set the serial tally source address for each port, use the Type Tally type following procedure. a) 1:R1, 2:G1, 3:R2, 4:G2, 5:R3, 6:G3, 7:R4, 8:G4, 9:R5, 10:G5, 11:R6, 12:G6, 13:R7, 14:G7, 15:R8, and 16:G8 (R is an abbreviation of Open the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Serial “Red Tally,”...
  • Page 378: Source Patch

    User Setup Chapter Source Patch The source patch is a function whereby signal pairs recorded in applicable data are automatically converted to use key snapshots, snapshots, and keyframes in different switcher systems as is. Sequence of Source Patch Operations Select the target pair in the list on the left. In the following description, two different switcher systems are referred to as Switcher A and Switcher B.
  • Page 379: Replacing Signal Pairs Using The Patch Table

    Repeat steps 5 to 7 to create a patch table. It is also possible to execute the following editing operations using the buttons in the <Table Assign> group. • Press [Insert] to insert a signal name above the signal name selected in the list on the left. •...
  • Page 380: Checking The Communications Status

    Diagnosis Chapter Checking the Communications Status In the Diagnosis menu, you can check the LAN communications status within the system. Communications Status Display Open the Diagnosis >System Info >LAN Status menu (7431). The following communications status screen appears. Devices constituting the system only appear if they are connected.
  • Page 381: Wipe Pattern List

    Appendix Wipe Pattern List Wipe Pattern List Interpreting the illustrations for patterns The black part of the pattern represents the old video, and the white part the new video, with the wipe taking place in the direction of the arrow. DME Wipe Pattern List DME wipe patterns available in one-channel mode Slide...
  • Page 382 Squeeze 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 Door 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 2D trans 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1061 1062 1063 1064 1068 3D trans 1071 1072 1074 1076 1077...
  • Page 383 Page turn 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1315 1316 1317 1318 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345 Roll 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 1330 1331 1332 1333 1335 1336 1337 1338 1346...
  • Page 384 Split slide 1384 1385 1386 1387 1388 1389 Sparkle 1391 1393 1394 1396 1398 1399 Mosaic 1701 Defocus 1702 User programmable DME The illustrations for patterns 1901 to 1999 show an effect register number or register name. 1901 1999 DME wipe patterns available in two-channel mode Slide 2601 2602...
  • Page 385: Resizer Dme Wipe Pattern List

    Page turn 2701 2702 2703 2704 2705 2706 2707 2708 2709 2710 2711 2712 2713 2715 2716 2717 2718 2741 2742 2743 2744 2745 Roll 2721 2722 2723 2724 2725 2726 2727 2728 2729 2730 2731 2732 2733 2735 2736 2737 2738 2746...
  • Page 386: Menu Tree

    Also, some menus display items and functions not Menus with “Yes” in the Default Recall column can be reset supported by the MVS-6520, MVS-3000A, or MVS-3000. to their initial values by pressing the [Default Recall] button. 1 “Menus of Disabled Operations and For details, Settings”...
  • Page 387 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Key1 HF1: Type (1111) VF2: Key2 Chroma Adjust (1111.1) VF3: Key3 Matte Adjust (1111.2) VF4: Key4 Pattern Select (1116.2) Wipe Adjust (1116.1) Pattern Select (1116.2) b) c) Signal Select (1111.3) Key Priority (1173) HF2: Edge (1112) Matte Adjust (1112.1) Mix Ptn Select (1112.2) Zabton Adjust (1112.3)
  • Page 388 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF6: DME Wipe HF1: 1ch (1161) HF2: 2ch (1162) HF4: Edge/Direction (1164) HF5: Modify (1165) Remove From Begin (1165.1) HF7: DME Wipe Snapshot (1167) Wipe Snapshot (1157) VF7: Misc HF1: Transition (1171) Clip Transition (1176) Clip (1176.1) Transition (1171) Snapshot (1177)
  • Page 389: Pgm/Pst Menu

    PGM/PST Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall HF1: Type (1411) VF1: DSK1 VF2: DSK2 Chroma Adjust (1411.1) VF3: DSK3 Matte Adjust (1411.2) VF4: DSK4 Pattern Select (1416.2) Wipe Adjust (1416.1) Pattern Select (1416.2) b) c) Signal Select (1411.3) Key Priority (1473) HF2: Edge (1412) Matte Adjust (1412.1) Mix Ptn Select (1412.2)
  • Page 390: Color Bkgd Menu

    Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF6: DME Wipe HF1: 1ch (1461) HF2: 2ch (1462) HF4: Edge/Direction (1464) HF5: Modify (1465) Remove From Begin (1465.1) HF7: DME Wipe Snapshot (1467) Wipe Snapshot (1457) VF7: Misc HF1: Transition (1471) Clip Transition (1476) Clip (1476.1) Transition (1471) Snapshot (1477)
  • Page 391: Frame Memory Menu

    Frame Memory Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Still HF1: Recall (2511) HF2: Freeze/Store (2512) HF4: Animation Record (2514) HF5: Create Key Frame (2515) VF2: Clip HF1: Recall (2521) HF2: Play (2522) HF3: Record (2523) HF5: Ancillary Enable (2525) VF3: Reposition/Lock HF1: Reposition (2531) HF2: Lock (2532)
  • Page 392: Misc Menu

    Misc Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Enable HF1: Port Enable (3211) HF3: Side Flags (3213) Side Flags (7331.7) Side Flags Button Assign (7322.10) VF2: Safe Title (3221) VF3: Transition HF1: Key/ME/FTB (3231) HF2: Aux Mix (3232) Status Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: DME Status (3311)
  • Page 393 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall HF1: Non Linear (4141) VF4: Non Linear/Corner Wave (4141.1) Mosaic Glass (4141.2) Flag (4141.3) Twist (4141.4) Ripple (4141.5) Rings (4141.7) Broken Glass (4141.8) Flying Bars (4141.9) Blind (4141.10) Split (4141.11) Split Slide (4141.12) Mirror (4141.13) Multi Mirror (4141.14) Kaleidoscope (4141.15) Lens (4141.16)
  • Page 394: Global Effect Menu

    Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF5: Light/Trail HF1: Lighting (4151) HF2: Trail (4152) Color Mix (4117) Mix Pattern Select (4117.1) HF3: Motion Decay (4153) HF4: KF Strobe (4154) HF5: Wind (4155) Color Mix (4117) Mix Pattern Select (4117.1) HF6: Spot Lighting (4156) Texture Ptn Select (4156.1) Copy/Swap (4156.2) Light 1 (4156.3)
  • Page 395: Router Menu

    Router Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Router Control HF1: Router Control (5111) Change Xpt (5111.1) Device Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: GPI Timeline HF1: GPI Timeline (5311) Rewind Action (5311.1) VF2: P-Bus Timeline HF1: P-Bus Timeline (5321) Rewind Action (5321.1) VF3: DDR/VTR HF1: Cueup &...
  • Page 396: Key Frame Menu

    Key Frame Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall HF1: Time Line (6111) HF3: Path (6113) M/E-1 (6113.1) P/P (6113.4) User1 (6113.5) User2 (6113.6) User3 (6113.7) User4 (6113.8) User5 (6113.9) User6 (6113.10) User7 (6113.11) User8 (6113.12) DME 3D Trans Local (6113.13) DME 3D Trans Global (6113.14) DME Effect (6113.15) DME Global Effect (6113.16)
  • Page 397: Snapshot Menu

    Menu (Page No.) Default Recall HF1: Attribute (6231) VF3: User DME Wipe Effect 101-199 HF2: Lock (6232) HF3: Copy/Merge (6233) HF4: Move (6234) HF5: Swap (6235) HF6: Delete (6236) HF7: Rename (6237) VF4: User DME Wipe HF1: Attribute (6241) Effect 201-299 HF2: Lock (6242) HF3: Copy/Merge (6243) HF4: Move (6244)
  • Page 398: Shotbox Menu

    Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF3: Wipe Snapshot HF2: Lock (6332) HF3: Copy (6333) HF4: Move (6334) HF5: Swap (6335) HF6: Delete (6336) HF7: Rename (6337) VF4: DME Snapshot HF2: Lock (6342) HF3: Copy (6343) HF4: Move (6344) HF5: Swap (6345) HF6: Delete (6346) HF7: Rename (6347) VF5: Key Snapshot...
  • Page 399: File Menu

    File Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Setup, Init, KMem HF1: Setup (7111) File Edit (7111.1) HF2: Initial Status (7112) File Edit (7112.1) HF3: Key Memory (7113) File Edit (7113.1) HF5: User Setup (7115) File Edit (7115.1) HF6: Export User Source Name (7116) File Edit (7116.1) HF7: Import User Source Name (7117) File Edit (7117.1)
  • Page 400: User Setup Menu

    Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF5: Frame Mem HF1: Frame Memory (7151) File Edit (7151.1) HF2: Frame Memory Folder (7152) HF3: File Name Data (7153) File Edit (7153.1) VF6: All, External File HF1: All (7161) HF2: Import/Export (7162) VF7: Configure HF1: Directory (7171) HF2: Unit ID Copy (7172) HF3: Group ID Copy (7173)
  • Page 401: Engineering Setup Menu

    Engineering Setup Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: System HF1: Network Config (7311) HF3: Format (7313) Aspect (7313.1) Switcher Aspect (7313.2) DME Aspect (7313.3) Format Converter (7313.4) HF4: Start Up (7314) HF5: Initialize (7315) HF6: Install/Unit Config (7316) Detail Information (7316.1) License (7316.6) License Management (7316.7) Unit Config (7316.8)
  • Page 402 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF2: Panel HF2: Xpt Assign (7322) Table Button Assign (7322.1) Main, V/K Pair Assign (7322.5) Src Name/Src Color (7322.6) Main, V/K Pair Assign (7322.5) Src Name/Src Color (7322.6) User Color Select (7322.12) Table Copy (7322.8) Name Export (7322.9) Side Flags Button Assign (7322.10) Mixer Xpt Assign (7322.11)
  • Page 403 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF3: Switcher HF1: Config (7331) M/E Output Assign (7331.1) PGM Config (7331.2) K-PVW Config (7331.3) User1-8 Config (7331.4) DME Config (7331.6) Side Flags (7331.7) Side Flags (3213) Side Flags Button Assign (7322.10) Switching Timing (7331.8) HF2: Input (7332) CCR (7332.1) FC Adjust (7332.2)
  • Page 404 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF3: Switcher HF7: Device Interface (7337) Remote Assign (7337.1) GPI Input (7337.2) H/L Set (7337.3) GPI Output (7337.4) AUX Control (7337.5) DME SDI I/F (7337.7) Editor I/F (7337.8) VF4: DME HF1: Input (7341) TBC Center (7341.1) HF3: Output (7343) Monitor Output (7343.1) HF4: Device Interface (7344)
  • Page 405: Diagnostic Menu

    Menus of Disabled Operations and Settings Disabled Menus (MVS-6520/3000A) The following menus display functions and items that are not supported by the MVS-6520/3000A. These are disabled, even if the item is selected or a value specified, and do not affect device operation.
  • Page 406 Menu Disabled operation/setting Number Path • Selection of items related to M/E-2 3116 Copy/Swap >Copy/Swap >Color • Selection of items related to P/P DSK5 to 8 3213 Misc >Enable >Side Flags M/E-2 settings 3221 Misc >Safe Title Output 17 to 32 settings 6113.1 Key Frame >Path >M/E-1 Key5 to 8 settings...
  • Page 407 Menu Disabled operation/setting Number Path • M/E-2 settings Engineering Setup >Panel >Config 7321.18 • [Key5] to [Key8] selection >Util Bus/Key Inhibit Engineering Setup >Panel >Config 7321.19 M/E-2 selection >Menu Panel 7322 Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt Setting of items related to M/E-2 Assign 7322.5 Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt...
  • Page 408: Disabled Menus (Mvs-3000)

    Menu Disabled operation/setting Number Path Engineering Setup >Switcher 7333.5 Output 17 to 32 settings >Output >4:3 Crop • When setting the [Src No] parameter: M/E-2 signal, Primary 33 to 48 Engineering Setup >Switcher 7333.10 >Output >Multi Viewer >Source/ signal selection Output Assign •...
  • Page 409 Menu Disabled operation/setting Number Path 1116.5 M/E-1 >Key1 >Transition >DME Wipe All menu operations Adjust >2ch Pattern Select Selection of unsupported patterns 1161 M/E-1 >DME Wipe >1ch 1162 M/E-1 >DME Wipe >2ch All menu operations 1177 M/E-1 >Misc >Snapshot [DME 2nd Video] selection 1415 PGM/PST >DSK1 >Processed Key/ [DME1], [DME2], [Override] settings...
  • Page 410 Menu Disabled operation/setting Number Path 6342 to Snapshot >DME Snapshot M/E-2 region selection and settings 6347 6351 to Snapshot >Key Snapshot M/E-1 Key5 to 8, M/E-2 Key1 to 8, P/P Key5 to 8 selection and settings 6357 6411.1 Shotbox >Register >Store/Recall M/E-2, DME1, DME2 region settings >Edit 7121...
  • Page 411 Menu Disabled operation/setting Number Path 7322.5 Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt Primary 33 to 48, DME Monitor Video, DME Monitor Key, M/E-2 Out1 to Assign >Main, V/K Pair Assign M/E-2 Out4 selection 7322.6 Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt Primary 33 to 48, DME Monitor Video, DME Monitor Key, M/E-2 Out1 to Assign >Src Name/Src Color M/E-2 Out4 settings 7324...
  • Page 412: Keyer Operation

    Menu Disabled operation/setting Number Path Engineering Setup >Switcher 7333.5 Output 13 to 32 settings >Output >4:3 Crop • When setting the [Src No] parameter: DME Monitor Video, DME Engineering Setup >Switcher 7333.10 >Output >Multi Viewer >Source/ Monitor Key, M/E-2, Primary 33 to 48 signal selection Output Assign •...
  • Page 413: Nd Row Of The Cross-Point Control Block

    Type Operation Sections Refer Selecting DSK1 to DSK8 using the used Next Transition Selection Buttons Independent Transition Insert/delete DSK1 to p. 414 key transition control block DSK8 using In order to select DSK5 to DSK8 using the next transition independent key transitions.
  • Page 414: Setting The Dsk1 To Dsk8 Key Priority

    HIGH HIGH conditions under which you can use DME wipes 8-keyer key priority display simultaneously are the same as for the MVS-6520/3000A (2M/E processor). Inserting/Deleting DSK1 to DSK8 Using Independent Key Transitions Setting the DSK1 to DSK8 Key...
  • Page 415: Setting The Transition Rate

    Register name buttons KSS STOR button K5-K8 TRANS button DSK5 to DSK8 cut execute buttons (key source names) Transition type selection buttons DSK5 to DSK8 auto transition execute buttons To insert/delete DSK5 to DSK8 using cuts Press one of the source name buttons in the top row. To insert/delete DSK5 to DSK8 using auto transitions Press one of the [DSK5 TRNS] to [DSK8 TRNS] buttons...
  • Page 416: Selecting Dsk5 To Dsk8 In The Flexi Pad

    DSK1 to DSK8: Corresponding key menu >XX (where “XX” is the last recalled page) Switching button WIPE: Corresponding key menu >Transition >Wipe Adjust >Pattern Select DME WIPE: Corresponding key menu >Transition >DME Wipe Adjust >1ch Pattern Select KSS STOR: Snapshot >Key Snapshot >XX (where “XX” is the last recalled page) [DSK5] to [DSK8] is displayed in the VF buttons, allowing you to select a key.
  • Page 417: Selecting Key 5 Or Key 6 Resizer In The Device Control Block

    Press the [RSZR CTRL], turning it on. Selecting Key 5 or Key 6 Resizer in the Device Control Block Press either the [K5RSZ] or [K6RSZ] button to select the key. K5RSZ button Keyers that support resizer/key edge In an 8-keyer PGM/PST bank, the following four keyers K6RSZ button RSZR CTRL button support the resizer and key edge functions.
  • Page 418 Transition control block Button Double-press Menu Refer to p. 67 PST COLOR MIX M/E-1, PGM/PST >Misc >Transition FM1&2 CLIP, FM3&4 CLIP, FM5&6 M/E-1, PGM/PST >Misc >Clip Transition p. 139 CLIP, FM7&8 CLIP PRIOR SET M/E-1, PGM/PST >Misc >Key Priority p. 66 KEY PRIOR M/E-1, PGM/PST >Misc >Next Key Priority p.
  • Page 419: Spotlighting

    Flexi Pad Button Double-press Menu Refer to • M/E-1 >Key1 >XX p. 82 KEY ADJ KEY1 • PGM/PST >DSK1 >XX • M/E-1 >Key2 >XX KEY2 • PGM/PST >DSK2 >XX • M/E-1 >Key3 >XX KEY3 • PGM/PST >DSK3 >XX • M/E-1 >Key4 >XX KEY4 •...
  • Page 420: Functional Differences With Dme Models

    Functional Differences with DME Models Yes: Can be used No: Cannot be used Function Menu No. MVE-8000A MVE-9000 MKS-6570 Refer to 4111 Single color only Flat Color Single color only p. 173 Selection of signal to Ext Video insert in the border Mix Color Key Border 4113...
  • Page 421 Function Menu No. MVE-8000A MVE-9000 MKS-6570 Refer to Motion Decay 4153 Cannot be turned on Cannot be turned on Cannot be turned on p. 206 when Trail and when Trail, when Trail, Keyframe Strobe Keyframe Strobe, Keyframe Strobe, are simultaneously and Wind are and Drop Shadow simultaneously on.
  • Page 422 Differences with DME Models Functional Differences with DME Models...
  • Page 424: Remote Panel

    In the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Router menu Simple Connection of the (7361), set the position of the MVS-6520/6530/ 3000A/3000 system in S-Bus space. MKS-8080/8082 AUX Bus Select the setting of SWR1, and set each of Source, Remote Panel Destination, and Level to 1.
  • Page 425: Macro File Editing Rules

    Syntax of Event and Continue Macro File Editing Rules Statements An event can be written with an Event statement only, or When editing a macro file, follow the rules described with an Event statement followed by any number of below. Continue statements.
  • Page 426: File Name

    File Name Removable disk Any directory Set the file name as follows. Example: nnnnnnnn.PNL_rrrr.PMR MACRO nnnnnnnn: In a file created on the switcher, this is a register name automatically set by the switcher. The name is limited to eight characters. CTRLCPU The following characters may not be used.
  • Page 427 Indicates a numeral 0 to 9. x: Indicates an alphanumeric character. Keys correspond to Key1 to Key8. DME1 to DME8: On the MVS-6520/6530/3000A, DME channels indicate DME1, DME2, and DME5 to DME8. On the MVS-3000, DME channels indicate DME5 to DME8.
  • Page 428 Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description AuxXpt AuxBus? EditPreview, AUX1 to AUX24, Applicable AUX bus FrameMemory1, (a): DMEnVideo2nd= Bus for selecting back FrameMemory2, video signal of DMEn channel (n=1 to 8), DME1Video to DME8Video, (b): DMEnKey2nd= Bus for selecting back key DME1Key to DME8Key, signal of DMEn channel (n=1 to 8) DME1Video2nd to...
  • Page 429 Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description Stop Device? Applicable device 1 to 12, FrameMemory1Clip to FrameMemory8Clip Device? 1 to 12, FrameMemory1Clip to Applicable device FrameMemory8Clip Rewind Device? 1 to 12, FrameMemory1Clip to Applicable device FrameMemory8Clip DiskFileLoad Device? 1 to 12 Applicable device FileName? File Name Name of file being set (max.
  • Page 430 Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description PatternLimit ME1, PP Control blocks on the applicable bank Status? ToOn (a), Pattern limit status ToOff (b), (a): Pattern limit applies (b): Pattern limit does not apply Any (c) (c): The pattern limit status always changes TransitionType ME1, PP Control blocks on the applicable bank...
  • Page 431: About The Macro Attachment List Display

    Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description FMLoop Device? Applicable clip FrameMemory1Clip to FrameMemory8Clip FMLoopMode? On (a), Frame memory clip loop on/off Off (b) (a): Loop is enabled (b): Loop is disabled MenuMacroRun Register? 1 to 99 Applicable register number KeyBusUtilityButton ME1, PP Control blocks on the applicable bank BANK? Bank1 to Bank5...
  • Page 432: Other Blocks

    Block Select: P/P, Block: P/P XPT Other Blocks Button (1) Button (2) Button (3) Block Select: Others, Block: Multi Function Flexi XPT 1 A Bus (nothing) B Bus Shift DSK1 Bus XPT 128 M/E 1 Button (1) Button (2) Button (3) DSK4 Bus DSK1 AUTO TRANS...
  • Page 433: Data Saved By [Setup Define]

    Menu No. Menu path 2544 Frame Memory >File >Move 2545 Frame Memory >File >Delete 2546 Frame Memory >File >Rename 2551 Frame Memory >Folder Frame Memory >External Device >Ext HDD 2561 >Format Frame Memory >External Device >Ext HDD 2562 >Backup/Restore 5333 Device >DDR/VTR >File List 5412 to 5441 All menus under Macro 7111 to 7173 All menus under File...
  • Page 434 Menu No. Menu path Saved data • Setting data for the following buttons: 7327 Engineering Setup >Panel >Maintenance - [Screen Saver] - [Panel Sleep Mode] - [LCD Btn Brightness] - [Display Brightness] - [Switch Brightness] - [Touch Beep] • Setting data for Initial Menu 7351 to Engineering Setup >DCU All data relating to DCU...
  • Page 435: Data Saved By [Initial Status Define]

    Data Saved by [Initial Status Define] Included in Panel Menu No. Menu path Saved data – – • Settings for the following cross-point control block buttons - Delegation buttons assigned to the 1st row - [1ST ROW DSPLY], [2ND ROW DSPLY], [SHIFT], [MCRO ATTCH ENBL] •...
  • Page 436: Error Messages

    Menu No. Menu path Saved data 4211, 4221 All data relating to Combine Priority menu Global Effect >Ch1-Ch2 >Combine Priority Global Effect >Ch5-Ch8 >Combine Priority 4222 Global Effect >Ch5-Ch8 >Brick All data relating to Brick menu 4213, 4223 Global Effect >Ch1-Ch2 >Shadow All data relating to Shadow menu Global Effect >Ch5-Ch8 >Shadow 4113...
  • Page 437 1 No. 1 No. 2 Date/Time 2 Date/Time 3 Device 3 Device 4 Status 4 Status 5 Refresh Status 8 Error Popup 6 Error Popup button button button 7 ALL button 6 Plural button a No. 5 Clear button This is a sequential number assigned to the error status. a No.
  • Page 438: Error Messages Appearing In A Message Box

    On: If a device error occurs, displays “ERROR” on the h Error Popup button This selects whether or not to display “ERROR” on the menu title button. Off: If a device error occurs, does not display “ERROR” menu title button when an error occurs. This button is linked to the [Error Popup] button in the error status menu.
  • Page 439 Icon Message Description 2515: Frame Memory >Still >Create Key Frame [Append Key Frame] cannot be executed. When [Append Key Frame] was pressed, the region selection button for a Key Frame Register is not active. register on the Flexi Pad was not selected. Select the region selection button [UserX] on the Flexi Pad, and try again.
  • Page 440: Maintenance

    Icon Message Description 2564: Frame Memory >External Device >Backup to DDR/VTR Prepare failed, insufficient Clip id (– 15). When [Backup Start] was pressed, there were insufficient Clip IDs (internal processing error). 2564: Frame Memory >External Device >Backup to DDR/VTR Prepare failed, symbol files create failed (–16).
  • Page 441 Icon Message Description Failed... 7162: File >All, External File >Import/Export Importing a file failed. Check the format of the original file, and try again. The Source and the target are the 7172: File >Configure >Unit ID Copy same directory. The same directory and ID were selected for source and target. Select different directories and IDs.
  • Page 442 Icon Message Description File Open Status ERROR (01) 533X: Device >DDR/VTR An error was returned from the DDR/VTR, and one of the messages on the ERROR (02) left appears, depending on the error number. ERROR (FF): No target device has Use menu 7355 (Engineering Setup >DCU >Serial Port Assign), menu 7325.4 (Engineering Setup >Panel >Device Interface >Device Assign), or been assigned...
  • Page 443 Icon Message Description Internal Error: Local Disk (User Data) The user data partition of local disk is When starting up the menu system, an error was found on the local disk. damaged, and all data is lost. The Execute [Format] in menu 7317 (Engineering Setup >System local disk needs to be reformatted.
  • Page 444 Icon Message Description 7316.9: Engineering Setup >System >Install/Unit Config >Texture Package This operation is cancelled, because capacity is full. When making a texture package using Make Package, there was insufficient Please clear texture pattern. space on a removable disk. Password Password Incorrect 7317.1: Engineering Setup >System >Maintenance >Setup Operation Lock The wrong password was entered.
  • Page 445 Icon Message Description Success!! 2562: Frame Memory >External Device >Ext HDD Backup/Restore But the number of folder exceeds the Recalling a file from the external HDD was completed successfully. limit (12) and the files expected for the However, the limit on the number of folders was reached, and therefore files folders were restored in the default were restored to the default folder.
  • Page 446 [Error] No Space There is insufficient space in the local disk or removable disk. If a message other than those above appears, store the data or recall the data again. If the error message persists, contact your Sony service representative. Error Messages...
  • Page 447: Care Of The Control Panel

    Maintenance Exchanging Button Labels A button top puller is supplied with the control panel. After changing a pattern assigned to a numeric button, you can use the following procedure to exchange the button label. Write the new pattern on one of the supplied exchange labels.
  • Page 448: Index

    Button assignment 334 Cross-point button 29, 31 Index user preference buttons 334 inhibiting operation 62 Button numbers Cross-point control block 29, 31 cross-point control block 61 Cut 71 Button operation mode 342 Cylinder 200 Numerics 1st row 30, 32 1ST ROW DSPLY button 31, 33 Canceling virtual images Date and time 322 2nd row 29, 32...
  • Page 449 saving 305 GPI Output Assign menu 368 Fine mode 170 Graphics display 161, 172 Edge fill Flags 192 Grid 162 color mix 102 Flex Shadow 178 Group Tally menu 374 overview 81 Flexi Pad 17, 40 Edge modifiers 80 assigning functions 328 wipe 101 DME wipe patterns 123 Edit point 249...
  • Page 450 Key edge modification 88 key transition 359 recalling 49 Key fill M/E 359 screen 43 color mix 84 Link menu 358 selecting 50 selection 83 Local coordinate space 158 selecting list items 50 Key memory 81 Local disk 302 setting parameters 50 Key modify clear 92 formatting 323 shortcut menus 51...
  • Page 451 menu macro 299 Side flags shotbox 280 assigning a cross-point button Operation buttons 38 snapshot 274 Operation menu 340 Register listing DME wipes 155 Operation settings 340 effect 266 operations 154 Outline 80 snapshot 274 overview 154 Output Config menu 367 Removable disk 302, 322 settings 347 Output menu 351...
  • Page 452 Transition type Wipe snapshot 107 selection buttons 35, 64 operation 107, 108 Tally 373 Transitions 63 Wipes copy settings 376 auto execution 71 independent key transition 105 generation settings 375 basic operation procedure 64 operation 101, 108 group settings 374 manual execution 72 overview 101 Tally Copy menu 376...
  • Page 453 Trademarks • Windows is either a registered trademark or a trademark of that is the property of Sony Corporation and is intended solely for use by the purchasers of the equipment described in this Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other manual.
  • Page 454 MVS-6520 System MVS-6530 System MVS-3000A System Sony Corporation MVS-3000 System (SY) 4-444-909-12 (1) © 2012...