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  • Page 1 Multi Format Switcher System XVS-9000 System XVS-8000 System XVS-7000 System XVS-6000 System (With ICP-X7000 Integrated Control Panel) XVS-9000 XVS-8000 XVS-7000 XVS-6000 XKS-S9112 XKS-S8110 XKS-S8111 XKS-S8112 XKS-T8110 XKS-Q8111 XKS-S9167 XKS-S8165 XKS-S8167 XKS-T8165 XKS-Q8166 XKS-8160 XKS-8210 XKS-7210 XKS-8440 XKS-8460 XKS-8470 XKS-8475 XZS-9200...
  • Page 2 NOTICE TO USERS © 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 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 Supported In Version 3.0

    Menu See page Functions Supported in Version 3.0 supported DME wipe 3840×2160P 2SI 1117.3 page 153 The functions newly supported in XVS-9000/8000/7000/ format DME wipe 1117.4 page 511 6000 System Ver. 3.0 are as follows. support 1117.5 1117.7 Functions common to the M/E-1 to M/E-5 menus and 1127.3...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Shutting Down the Menu ......60 Main Functions.......... 18 Shutting Down the Switcher System...61 Image Creation ..........18 Power Supply and Connector Section ..62 Image Data Management and Operation..19 XVS-9000/8000/7000/6000 Multi Format Setup............19 Switcher ..........62 Control Panel..........68 MKS-X7011 Menu Panel ......69 MKS-X2700/X7700 System Interface Chapter 2 Menus and Control Panel Unit ............70...
  • Page 5 Transition Type Selection ......88 Mask ............118 Setting the Transition Type (Menu) ....88 DME Effects for Keys .......120 Super Mix Settings ........88 Specifying the Key Output Destination..122 Preset Color Mix Settings ......88 Blink ............122 Executing a Transition......90 Video Process ..........122 Transition Indicator ........90 Key Modify Clear........122 Setting the Transition Rate ......90...
  • Page 6 Selecting an Independent Key Transition Selecting an Input Image......172 Wipe Pattern ........148 Selecting an FM Output ......172 Setting Independent Key Transition Wipe Loading Image Data ........173 Modifiers..........148 Still Image Operations ......174 Wipe Snapshots ........150 Creating a Still Image (Freeze) ....174 Wipe Snapshot Operations (Flexi Pad Recalling Still Images .......174 Control Block) .........150...
  • Page 7 Setting the Color Corrector for an AUX Chapter 10 DMEs Bus ...........188 Status Menu..........190 Overview ..........209 Router Menu ..........191 Transforms in Three-Dimensional Space Destination Input List Display ....191 (Transforms) ........209 Switching the Source for a Destination..191 Transform Operation Modes .....212 Video Process .........
  • Page 8 Metal Settings..........242 Invert Settings..........269 Dim and Fade Settings ......242 Key Density Settings .........269 Glow Settings ..........242 Key Source Selection ........269 Mask Settings ..........243 Interpolation Settings ........270 Freeze Settings ..........244 Corner Pinning Settings......271 Applying Special Effects (Nonlinear Effect Global Effects .......... 272 Settings) ..........
  • Page 9 Effect Execution ........298 Recalling and Executing a Master Timeline..........320 Master Timelines........298 Recalling and Executing a Master Timeline Sequence of Keyframe Operations....298 (Flexi Pad Control Block)....320 Displaying the Timeline Menu....300 Editing Registers........321 Interpreting the Timeline Menu ....300 Effect Status Display .........321 Timeline Menu Display Settings....301 Effect Attribute Settings ......321 Recalling a Register........
  • Page 10 Utility Execution (Cross-Point Control Offline Editing of Macro Events ....357 Block)..........336 Macro Attachments......... 360 Shotbox Overview........337 Setting and Canceling a Macro Shotbox Register Creation..... 338 Attachment........361 Shotbox Register Creation (Numeric Keypad Displaying the Macro Attachment Control Block) .........338 Settings..........363 Shotbox Register Creation (Menu) ...339 Executing a Macro by Macro Attachment........363...
  • Page 11 Copying Files Between Different Unit Locking Setup Menu Settings ....396 IDs............384 Locking File Loading Operations....397 Enabling/Disabling SDI Output Connectors ........398 Chapter 17 System Setup Settings Relating to the Network... 385 Chapter 18 Control Panel Setup Setting the Group ID and Unit ID of the Menu Panel ........385 Settings Relating to Control Panel Configuring the NFS Server......385...
  • Page 12 Exporting Source Names and Destination Setting Button and Indicator Status on the Names ..........408 Cross-Point Control Block/AUX Bus Control Block........425 Assigning the [SIDE FLAG] Button ..408 Configuring the Cross-Point Pad....425 Setting the Cross-Point Delay ....409 Copying Cross-Point Pad Settings ....427 AUX Bus Control Block Settings ...
  • Page 13 Settings Relating to Signal Inputs..434 Setting a Link Table ........458 Setting Through Mode ......435 Setting a Link Between M/E Banks ..458 Setting the Illegal Color Limiter ....435 Setting Key Transition Links ....459 Setting Dedicated Inputs ......435 Setting a Color Corrector Link Group..459 Setting Internal Format Converter Settings Relating to Device Inputs ..........436...
  • Page 14 Diag Menu ..........505 Deleting Tally Copy ........476 Menus Recalled by Pressing a Button Parallel Tally Settings ......476 Twice ..........506 XVS-9000/8000/7000/6000 System Configuring/Modifying Parallel Tally ..476 Configuration Comparison....509 Deleting Parallel Tally ......477 4K Format Restrictions......511 Serial Tally Settings ........ 477 Resource Sharing Configuration Configuring/Modifying Serial Tally ..477...
  • Page 15 Correspondence Between Events and Symbols ...........522 Symbols and Parameters ......523 Example of File Contents ......527 Content Displayed in Macro Attachment List ............. 528 M/E and PGM/PST Banks ......528 AUX Bus Control Block ......529 Other Blocks..........530 Menu Operations Not Registered in a Menu Macro..........
  • Page 16: Chapter 1 Overview

    Signal format notation System configuration devices The signal formats in the menu and this manual are denoted as given below. The principal components of the XVS-9000/8000/7000/ 6000 system and the terms used in this manual are as Format terms Format name follows.
  • Page 17: Features

    4K format vary depending on the switcher. On the XVS-9000, up to five M/E banks are available, with up to four keys (two keys + two sub keys) per M/E bank, up to 80 inputs, and up to 40 outputs (up to 48 outputs, counting the multi viewer output connectors).
  • Page 18: Main Functions

    DME wipes Main Functions This function switches from the current video feed to a new video feed using a DME effect. There are two types of DME wipe: those that can be selected in a common transition, and those that can be selected in an independent Image Creation key transition.
  • Page 19: Image Data Management And Operation

    Macro attachments Image Data Management and You can execute a sequence of macros when a control Operation panel button or fader lever is operated by assigning the control panel button or a fader lever to a macro register. Keyframes For details, see “Macros” (page 343). This function loads the conditions of the video at a point in time as data which can then be recalled to reproduce the Copy and swap...
  • Page 20 Switcher setup (Switcher) For details, see “Switcher Setup” (page 430). DME setup (DME) For details, see “DME Setup” (page 460). DCU setup (DCU) For details, see “DCU Setup” (page 461). Router/tally setup (Router/Tally) For details, see “Router Interface and Tally Setup” (page 471).
  • Page 21: Names And Functions Of Parts Of The Control Panel

    Names and Functions of Parts of the Control Panel The number of M/Es and number of DME channels For details, see “XVS-9000/8000/7000/6000 System supported by the XVS-9000, XVS-8000, XVS-7000, and Configuration Comparison” (page 509). XVS-6000 are different. Some button operations and menu settings for functions relating to M/Es and DMEs may be unavailable, depending on the switcher.
  • Page 22: Cross-point Control Block

    4M/E configuration example using 36-button modules for cross-point control block and AUX bus control block M/E-2 bank Menu panel (page 49) AUX bus control block (page 45) M/E-1 bank Key control block (page 35) Device control block (page 39) Utility/shotbox control block (page 44) Cross-point control block (page 22) Numeric keypad control block (page 42)
  • Page 23 a Button rows d Cross-point pad 1st row 2nd row b Display c Cross-point indicators 3rd row 4th row a Button rows Name Description Used as cross-point buttons for selecting signals and 2nd row • Selects the following bus signals functions.
  • Page 24 For details about re-entry buttons, see “Re-entry buttons” Name Description (page 75). 3rd row • Selects background A bus signal. SHIFT button • Selects the utility 1 bus signal The [SHIFT] button function is assigned to the button on while the [UTIL] button of the the right-hand end, and is used to toggle between the cross-point pad is pressed (utility shifted and unshifted states of the button row.
  • Page 25 Inhibiting operation of a cross-point button row • Settings of buttons on the 1st row to 4th row (signal (protect function) name, bus name, register name, or function name To inhibit operation of buttons on the 1st to 4th rows, press assigned to the button) the [ROW-1 PROT] to [ROW-4 PROT] buttons on the •...
  • Page 26 For details, see “Configuring the Cross-Point Pad” Button name Description (page 425). POST MACRO Sets macro attachment in post macro mode. Use the following buttons to navigate the cross-point pad MACRO ATTACH Enables macro attachments pages. ENABLE assigned to buttons of the M/E •...
  • Page 27 Button name Description Button name Description XPTHLD DME EXT Sets cross-point hold for the DME Macro: XXX Recalls a macro register (1 to 250). external video bus. (XXX) XXX = macro register name (up to 8 characters) XPTHLD DME UTIL1 Sets cross-point hold for the DME XPTHLD DME UTIL2 utility 1 and 2 buses.
  • Page 28: Transition Control Block

    You can assign the following bus/function delegation Notes buttons to the 1st row. • In key/AUX bus delegation mode, the cross-point pad KEY1 to KEY8 , UTIL1, UTIL2, DME EXT, DME delegation buttons are not available. UTIL1, DME UTIL2, EDIT PVW, AUX1 to AUX48, •...
  • Page 29 Next transition selection buttons • FM1&2 CLIP, FM3&4 CLIP, FM5&6 CLIP, FM7&8 These buttons specify how the image will be changed as a CLIP (frame memory clip) buttons result of the next transition. (The [FM3&4 CLIP], [FM5&6 CLIP], and [FM7&8 CLIP] buttons must be assigned in the Setup menu.) Button name Description...
  • Page 30 Pattern limit setting buttons Name Description (Assignment in the Setup menu is required.) CUT button Executes an immediate transition. These buttons are used to set pattern limits. • PTN (pattern) LIMIT button d Independent key transition execution section • LIMIT SET button This section executes independent key transitions.
  • Page 31: Transition Control Block (simple Type)

    Transition Control Block (Simple Type) The simple-type transition control block is used to execute For details about transition types, see “Transition Type” background transitions. (page 83). When multi-program mode is selected, there may be cases a Transition settings section in which two or more transition type selection buttons are lit.
  • Page 32: Independent Key Transition Control Block

    MCRO TAKE (macro take) button Name Description (Assignment in the Setup menu is required.) Executes a macro take operation. Fader lever • Move this up or down to carry This can only be assigned to the four buttons on the left. out the transition.
  • Page 33: Flexi Pad Control Block

    • Key material name (key source name when a key source a Independent key transition display section is selected on the key bus of the cross-point control block) b KEY ON buttons • DME channel or resizer being used • Transition rate •...
  • Page 34 a Mode selection buttons b Memory recall section These buttons select the operation mode of the Flexi Pad This section displays the functions assigned to the buttons control block. Press a mode selection button to change the for the selected operation mode. memory recall section to the display for the selected The top right button is used to display the selected pattern operation mode.
  • Page 35: Key Control Block

    Button name Description BANK SEL (bank Switches the memory recall section select) to numeric keypad mode for entering bank numbers. Enter a bank number and press the [ENTER] button to switch the memory recall section to the register display for the selected bank.
  • Page 36 b DME channel selection buttons Key fill/key source selection buttons These select the DME channel to assign to a key. These buttons select the key fill and key source. When the [TRANS] or [SUB TRANS] delegation button is • AUTO SEL (auto select) selected, the DME channel used by the DME wipe is •...
  • Page 37 Button name Description Button name Description OVERRIDE Assigns a DME channel assigned AUTO DELEG (auto Switches the key control block to another key/bus to the currently delegation) delegation selection in conjunction selected key (override function). with buttons on the following control Press and hold the [OVERRIDE] blocks.
  • Page 38: Key Fader Control Block

    Key Fader Control Block The key fader control block is used to execute independent key transitions and for key snapshot operations. a Key delegation buttons b Display c Key snapshot operation buttons d Independent key transition type selection buttons e Independent key transition execution section a Key delegation buttons Button name Description...
  • Page 39: Device Control Block (trackball)

    For details about transition types, see “Transition Type” Name Description (page 83). Fader lever Move this up or down to carry out e Independent key transition execution section the transition. This section executes independent key transitions. Transition indicator Displays the transition progress using LEDs.
  • Page 40 Button name Description Button name Description FM1 CLIP to FM20 (Assignment in the Setup menu is M/E1 to M/E5, P/P • Switches to resizer operation CLIP required.) mode. Selects the target frame memory • You can select more than one clip in VTR/disk recorder/frame button.
  • Page 41 Button name Description Button name Description CTR (center) • When the [CTR] is pressed once: X, Y, Z • Restricts the parameters Adjusts the two-dimensional targeted by the operation. transform setting values to the When the [X] button is lit: closest detent positions.
  • Page 42: Numeric Keypad Control Block

    e Trackball Resizer operation mode This adjusts the parameters of items selected using the Changes the size, aspect ratio, perspective, border width, operation buttons. and crop width of the key to which the resizer is applied. Resizer operation mode Three-dimensional transform operation mode Moves the key, to which the resizer is applied, in the X- Adjusts the Z-axis of the three-dimensional transform.
  • Page 43 Button name Description Button name Description SNAPSHOT • Switches to snapshot operation • Selects all specified regions if mode. there is no region selected. • Recalls and saves snapshots. • Deselects all region selections if there is a region selected. SHOTBOX •...
  • Page 44: Utility/shotbox Control Block

    Button name Description Button name Description . (period) • Enters the decimal point. ENTER Confirms an entered value or selected attribute. • Enters “00” in timecode input mode. • Used for searching for empty Note registers in effect operation The [GPI ENBL] button function is not supported. mode, snapshot operation mode, and shotbox operation mode.
  • Page 45: Aux Bus Control Block

    c Memory recall buttons Button name Description This section displays the functions assigned to the buttons for the selected operation mode. BANK1 to BANK20 (Assignment of the [BANK7] to [BANK20] buttons in the Setup menu is required.) Note Switches the memory recall buttons to the function recall mode set in When two utility/shotbox control blocks are used, the the selected bank.
  • Page 46 a Button rows d Cross-point pad 1st row 2nd row b Display c Cross-point indicators 3rd row 4th row AUX bus operation mode Name Description Used for bus signal selection. 3rd row When the [2ND DELG] button is lit: Selects a signal on the bus selected in the 1st row.
  • Page 47 b Display For details, see “Colors of lit cross-point buttons” (page 81). Six types of display mode can be selected, according to the information to display. The display mode is switched using SHIFT button the display mode buttons on the cross-point pad. The [SHIFT] button function is assigned to the button on The following information can be shown on the display.
  • Page 48 Button name Description Button name Description NEXT Displays the next page of the cross- • You can select a signal on the (>> XXX) point pad. key side of the 3rd row while XXX = page name (up to 12 pressing the [KEY] button when characters) the [2ND DELG] button is lit.
  • Page 49: Menu Panel

    The 1st row and 2nd row can select different destinations You can also disable the [SHIFT] button function for the (second delegation mode) by pressing the [2ND DELG] 3rd row/4th row cross-point buttons. button on the cross-point pad, turning it on. For details, see “Setting the Router Operation Mode”...
  • Page 50 For details, see “Setting Menu Panel Button Assignments” a Top menu selection buttons c Menu display (page 404). c Menu display Displays the menu. d Adjustment knobs These adjust the parameter values appearing in the menu. b User preference buttons d Adjustment knobs a Top menu selection buttons These buttons select the menu appearing in the menu...
  • Page 51: Names And Functions Of Parts Of The Menu Screen

    Names and Functions of Parts of the Menu Screen Overview All detailed settings for basic operations such as The menu is operated using the menu panel. transitions, keys, wipes, and DME are made in menus. In addition, system management, data management, and setup are all performed using menu operations.
  • Page 52 qs b button and B button 6 Function button area 5 Status 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 53 g Parameter group button Depending on the selected item, the content displayed on the menu screen and the HF button indicators change. This displays the name of parameter groups that are adjustable, the current parameter setting page number, and d HF buttons the total number of the parameter setting pages (for These indicate the smaller subdivisions (3rd level) of the example, Color Vector 1/2).
  • Page 54: Top Menu Window

    Top Menu Window a Top menu selection buttons b Add Favorite button c Close button d Page number entry section a Top menu selection buttons Displays the selected menu. b Add Favorite button This button registers the currently displayed menu in the shortcut menu (see page 59).
  • Page 55: Numeric Keypad Window

    Numeric Keypad Window c Input display This displays the value being entered in the numeric 1Item display keypad window. 2 Max./min. value indication d Close button 3Input display This button closes the numeric keypad window. 4Close button e TC (timecode) button When the numeric keypad window is opened to enter a 5TC button timecode value, this button appears in the pressed state.
  • Page 56 a Item display b Input display c Close button f BS button g Line feed button d Caps Lock button h Enter button e Shift button i Space button k Del button n Right button j Clear button m Left button o End button l Home button a Item display...
  • Page 57: Color Palette Window

    Color Palette Window When parameters are assigned a combination of luminance, saturation, and hue, pressing a parameter setting button displays the color palette window. a Color palette buttons b Operation buttons c Color display section d Numeric keypad control block a Color palette buttons d Numeric keypad control block These buttons display the corresponding color in the color...
  • Page 58: Basic Menu Operations

    Selecting a List Item Basic Menu Operations When a list is displayed on the menu screen, use one of the following methods to select an item. • Press the item directly in the list. Note • Use the arrow keys to scroll the reverse video cursor to Some menus and unsupported functions may not appear, the item.
  • Page 59: Returning Settings To Default Values

    Setting a parameter with the mouse Parameter Adjustment To adjust the value of a parameter setting button with the Density Key density mouse, you can use one of the following three methods. The first adjustment knob or the first parameter setting •...
  • Page 60: Switching Between The Main Menu Site And Sub Menu Site

    To register by page number To delete button settings Select the button you want to delete, and then press In the Home >Favorites >Shortcut menu (0021), select [Clear]. the group to which you want to register the menu. To customize a group Press [Button Edit].
  • Page 61: Shutting Down The Switcher System

    Shutting Down the Switcher System Before turning the switcher system off, shut down the switcher, switcher control station, and menu using the following procedure. Note If the switcher system is configured with several switchers and control panels, shutting down the switcher control station will cause all switchers and control panels to not operate correctly.
  • Page 62: Power Supply And Connector Section

    Power Supply and Connector Section XVS-9000/8000/7000/6000 Multi Format Switcher Front view XVS-9000 XVS-8000 POWER A, B, C, D switch and status indicators POWER A, B, C, D, E, F switch and status indicators XVS-7000 XVS-6000 POWER A, B switch and status indicators...
  • Page 63 POWER A, B, C, D, E, F switch and status indicators The status indicators and power supply status are given (XVS-9000) below. POWER A, B, C, D switch and status indicators Indicator AC status DC status indicator (XVS-8000/7000) status indicator...
  • Page 64 XVS-8000 d DEDICATED INPUT 1 to 16 connectors e M/E DEDICATED OUTPUT 1 to 16 connectors f INPUT 1 to 160 connectors i FC OUTPUT 1 g OUTPUT 1 to 48 connectors to 16 connectors j SPARE 1 to 4 h OUTPUT 49 to 52 connectors connectors k MV OUTPUT 1...
  • Page 65 (BNC type: XKS-S8165) Up to 160 serial digital video signals can be input on the Outputs the signals selected from among the program XVS-9000. output, preview output, clean output, and key preview The number of connectors (slots) available depends on the output of each switcher bank.
  • Page 66 Ethernet switch. (BNC type: XKS-S8165/XKS-S8167, RJ-45 type: XKS-T8165, QSFP+ type: XKS-Q8166) 1) For details about supported Ethernet switches, contact your Sony service or sales representative. Outputs signals generated using the internal format For details about Ethernet switch connection, refer to the XVS-9000/8000/ converter function.
  • Page 67 The assignment is as follows. 4K format input signal/ Connector number output signal 1st system 1, 2, 3, 4 2nd system 5, 6, 7, 8 3rd system 9, 10, 11, 12 (and so on) (and so on) a) The connector numbers correspond to sub images 1, 2, 3, and 4 in that order.
  • Page 68: Control Panel

    LAN connector a DC IN connector 1) For details about supported PoE+ compatible Ethernet switches, contact your Sony service or sales representative. Connect to the 12 V DC output of the supplied AC adaptor. b LAN connector (RJ-45, PoE+, 1000BASE-T...
  • Page 69: Mks-x7011 Menu Panel

    The unit can operate without using an AC adaptor if connected to a PoE+ (Power over Ethernet Plus) compatible Ethernet switch. 1) For details about supported PoE+ compatible Ethernet switches, contact your Sony service or sales representative. Side view DEVICE connector...
  • Page 70: Mks-x2700/x7700 System Interface Unit

    Turn the POWER switch off and contact your Errors and corrective measures displayed depending on the status indicator Sony service representative. • If a status indicator momentarily is lit red when the The status indicators indicate when the power is turned on power supply is turned on, a tone may be emitted, but and when an error is detected during operation.
  • Page 71 Rear view MKS-X2700 h SERIAL TALLY 1 and 2 connectors a U terminal g REMOTE 1 to 6 connectors b -AC IN A and B connectors c REF IN connectors j TALLY/GPI IN 1 to 34 connectors i TALLY/GPI OUT 1 to 36 connectors d UTIL connector e MVS connector f S-BUS connector...
  • Page 72 MKS-X2700: 1 to 6 connectors MKS-X7700: 1 to 6 connectors, 1 to 4 connectors Connect to a device controlled using Sony 9-pin VTR, VDCP (Video Disk Communications Protocol), Odetics protocol, or P-Bus (Peripheral II Protocol) protocols. h SERIAL TALLY 1 and 2 connectors (D-sub 9-pin,...
  • Page 73: Chapter 3 Signal Selection And Transitions

    Signal Selection and Transitions Chapter Image Creation Operation Flow The switch from the current video feed (appearing on the The following illustration shows the flow of operations for switcher bank program monitor) to a new video feed is carrying out a transition on an M/E bank or the PGM/PST referred to as a transition.
  • Page 74: Signal Selection

    Signal Selection You carry out signal selection with the cross-point buttons Depending on the module used, each row has 36 buttons, in the cross-point control block of the M/E bank or PGM/ 28 buttons, or 20 buttons. This section describes modules PST bank, and the buttons in the AUX bus control block with 36-button rows.
  • Page 75: Overview

    Keyer free re-entry Overview Enabling keyer free re-entry in the Setup menu always makes re-entry signals available for selection on a key bus The cross-point control block and AUX bus control block or the utility 1 bus, regardless of conditions such as the each have 36 cross-point buttons.
  • Page 76: Bus Selection

    Bus Selection Each cross-point button row is shared by multiple buses. You can also select a signal in the 2nd row by assigning To assign a bus to the 1st row to 4th row cross-point bus delegation buttons to the 1st row of the cross-point buttons in the cross-point control block, press one of the control block (key/AUX bus delegation mode).
  • Page 77 Control block Bus name Cross-point button Delegation operation rows Cross-point AUX1 bus to AUX48 bus 1st row to 4th row • In free assign mode, press the delegation control block: buttons [AUX1] to [AUX48] on the cross-point M/E-1 pad, turning them on. M/E-2 •...
  • Page 78: Signal Assignment And Selection

    Control block Bus name Cross-point button Delegation operation rows AUX bus control M/E-1 key 1 to key 8 source buses 3rd row, 4th row Press the following buttons in the 1st row/2nd block (AUX bus M/E-2 key 1 to key 8 source buses row, turning them on.
  • Page 79 Cross-point control block button numbers SHIFT button 1, 2, 3, 4, … …, 33, 34, 35 (first numbers) 36, 37, 38, 39, … …, 68, 69, 70 (second numbers) SHIFT button On the M/E and PGM/PST banks, each cross-point button Button numbers in the AUX bus control has two button numbers, and you use the [SHIFT] button block (AUX bus operation mode)
  • Page 80: Inhibiting Operation Of Cross-point Buttons

    For details, see “Setting the AUX Bus Operation Mode” • Key 1 bus to key 8 bus (page 410) and “Setting the [SHIFT] button operation • Utility 1 bus and utility 2 bus mode” (page 406). • DME utility 1 bus and DME utility 2 bus •...
  • Page 81: Transitions

    Colors of lit cross-point buttons Transitions In a particular row of cross-point buttons, only the last pressed button is active, and is lit amber or red. Amber indicates the “low tally” state and red indicates the “high tally” state, indicating whether or not the selected signal Overview appears in the final output video.
  • Page 82 Inserting key when switching the background Key 1 Insert Remove Transition Key 1 Key 2 Key 2 Simultaneously inserting and removing keys Inserting and removing keys when switching the background Key 1 Key 1 Key 2 Transition Transition Key 2 Key 3 Key 4 Combining a background and key...
  • Page 83: Transition Type

    Transition Type Basic Operation for Transitions Type Description Independent key transitions The new video progressively Selectable fades in over the current Transition operations are performed using the transition video. The sum of the two control block. Only background transitions can be video outputs is maintained executed on the simple-type transition control block.
  • Page 84 For details about double-press operation settings of • Wipe settings (see page 139) the [BKGD] button, see “Setting the Button and Fader • DME wipe settings (see page 158) Lever Operation Mode” (page 422). • Clip transition settings (see page 177) •...
  • Page 85: Key Priority Settings

    Select the background video on the cross-point control Key Priority Settings block. Select the video to display before execution of the transition using the background A bus cross-point If a number of keys are already inserted in the current buttons, and the video to display after the transition video, you can check or change the overlay sequence (key using the background B bus cross-point buttons.
  • Page 86: Setting The Key Priority (transition Control Block)

    Press and hold the [PRIOR SET] and press the [KEY Setting the Key Priority (Transition PRIOR] button to select key priority setting mode. Control Block) When the [KEY PRIOR] button is lit green, key setting mode for after the transition is selected. When the [KEY PRIOR] button is not lit, key setting mode Next transition selection buttons for the currently inserted keys is selected.
  • Page 87: Displaying The Key Output Status And Priority

    To set the key priority of the keys for after the transition, open the M/E-1 >Misc >Next Key Priority Key 1 to key 4 status menu (1174). Key 5 to key 8 status In the <Higher Group> group, select the group to display at the front.
  • Page 88: Transition Type Selection

    Also, in place of a color matte you can use an image Transition Type Selection selected on the utility 2 bus. Note For details about selecting the transition type on the In multi-program mode, you can use a preset color mix transition control block, see “Basic Operation for only when selecting the background for the next transition.
  • Page 89 When a key is inserted When, with a key inserted, a key is selected in the next transition The key is gradually removed. Key state is preserved. When a key is selected in When no key is selected. the next transition. The key is gradually removed.
  • Page 90: Executing A Transition

    Note Executing a Transition When a clip transition is selected as the transition type, it is not possible to set the transition rate. There are two modes for carrying out a transition: auto Frame input mode and timecode input transitions are carried out by a button operation, and manual transitions are carried out using the fader lever.
  • Page 91 Setting the transition rate (Flexi Pad displaying a transition rate enables you to enter a transition rate using the numeric keypad control block. control block) You can change the target that is displayed on the [TRANS RATE1] to [TRANS RATE3] buttons in the Setup menu (see page 418).
  • Page 92: Pattern Limit

    To enter a difference value Notes To set the transition rate by specifying a difference value • A pattern limit only applies when a wipe or DME wipe from the current value, press the [+/−] button, enter the is selected as the transition type. difference value, and press the [TRIM] button.
  • Page 93: Executing An Auto Transition

    Press the [LIMIT SET] button. When the transition is completed, the [PTN LIMIT] button turns off, and the pattern limit is released. This sets the current fader lever position as the pattern Depending on the transition execution method, the limit. action will be as follows.
  • Page 94: Executing A Transition With The Fader Lever (manual Transition)

    Auto transition type from the current video to the new video. Moving the The transition from the current video to the new video is fader lever from one end of its travel to the other completes executed automatically at a constant rate, using the the transition.
  • Page 95: Fader Lever Operation In Bus Fixed Mode

    state is released, and it is then possible to execute a Fader Lever Operation in Bus Fixed transition. Mode Flip-flop mode and bus fixed mode This section describes flip-flop mode and bus fixed mode on an M/E bank, as an example. The functionality is the same on the PGM/PST bank.
  • Page 96: Split Fader

    an auto transition, which can always be executed Fader lever position Output regardless of the fader lever direction. Right lever Left lever A bus B bus Next transition Transition Fader lever (A bus) (B bus) direction movement 100% Background A t B Top t Bottom Bottom 100%...
  • Page 97: Transition Preview

    Execute the transition. Transition Preview Operate the fader lever, or press the [AUTO TRANS] button or [CUT] button. On the preview monitor, you can check the effect of With the preview output of the M/E bank and PGM/PST the transition. bank, you can check the effect of a transition in advance.
  • Page 98: Independent Key Transitions

    Simultaneous execution Independent Key If the [AUTO TRANS] buttons for the transition and independent key transition are pressed simultaneously, the Transitions following result occurs. The common transition type is a wipe and the independent key transition type is a mix. Removing a key by executing simultaneously: With the Overview key inserted (on), the key is gradually removed (off)
  • Page 99 Example: When the independent key transition [AUTO TRANS] button is pressed later Wipe and mix progress simultaneously. Transition (wipe) The transitions continue until both are completed. Independent key transition (mix) Time offset execution If the [AUTO TRANS] buttons for the transition and independent key transition are pressed with a time offset, the following result occurs.
  • Page 100: Basic Independent Key Transition Operations

    Example 1: When the independent key transition [AUTO TRANS] Example 2: When the common transition [AUTO TRANS] button is pressed later button is pressed later Transition Independent key (wipe) transition (mix) Independent key Transition (wipe) transition (mix) The transition is The transition is completed with the completed with the...
  • Page 101 When the Keyframe Strobe effect is set, the effects are equivalent to operation using keyframes. In this case as KEY5 ON to KEY8 ON buttons well, cancel the unnecessary DME settings. Independent key transition display section Executing an independent key transition (key fader control block) Independent key transition type selection buttons Key delegation buttons...
  • Page 102: Selecting Independent Key Transition Type

    To insert or remove the key gradually with a mix or To check the independent key transition type wipe, press the [AUTO TRANS] button for the The specified independent key transition type is displayed corresponding key or operate the fader lever. Pressing in the independent key transition display section in the the [AUTO TRANS] button executes the transition at transition control block or independent key transition...
  • Page 103 Setting the independent key transition rate For details about the transition rate display mode, see “Frame display mode and timecode display mode” (utility/shotbox control block and numeric (page 90). keypad control block) If the independent key transition mode is set to [Independ], Setting the independent key transition rate setting the transition rate while a key is not inserted will set (menu)
  • Page 104: Fade-to-black

    In 4K format, the following combination of output connectors can be used in an AUX mix. utility/shotbox mode XVS-9000: • Memory recall buttons in the utility/shotbox control Pairs of odd-numbered output connectors starting from 1 (1 and 3, 5 and...
  • Page 105 Delegation buttons AUX MIX button Cross-point buttons AUX MIX button for second delegation AUX bus control block (AUX bus operation mode) In the 1st row or 2nd row in the AUX bus control block, press the delegation button assigned to the AUX1 bus, turning it on.
  • Page 106: Chapter 4 Keys

    Keys Chapter Type Description Clean Overview mode Color vector The key signal is created from Supported a combination of the luminance and chrominance A key is an effect in which a part of the background image components of the key source is replaced by an image or superimposed text.
  • Page 107: Key Modifiers

    Type Description Video Key Modifiers Soft Softens the edge of – edge the key. Edge modifiers Zabton Inserts a translucent – pattern to the key You can apply borders and other modifiers to the edge of background. You can the key image. adjust the pattern size, softness, density, and Type...
  • Page 108: Key Memory

    The edge fill may be either the signal from the dedicated Sub mask: This uses the wipe generator signal or the color matte generator, or the signal currently selected on signal selected on the utility 1 bus as the mask source. the utility 1 bus.
  • Page 109: Key Setting Operations (menu)

    When a key wipe pattern key is selected: Press Key Setting Operations [Pattern Select] to open the M/E-1 >Key1 >Transition/Video Process >Wipe Adjust (Menu) >Pattern Select menu (1117.2), and select a pattern and set modifiers (see page 148). There are two ways of making key settings: either using Note key setup menus for the switcher bank, or using the key In patterns selected for a wipe pattern or a key wipe...
  • Page 110: Selecting Key Fill And Key Source

    Make the following settings as required. Parameter Adjustment To invert the black and white of the key source: Luminance Luminance Press [Key Invert], turning it on. Saturation Saturation To adjust the horizontal position or key source width for a luminance key, linear key, color vector key, or chroma key: Press [Key Position], In the <Key Source>...
  • Page 111 - Key delegation buttons in the memory recall Video: V/K pair video signal section on the Flexi Pad control block (key Key: V/K pair key signal operation mode) • You can assign a key source bus delegation button to Press [Set Xpt]. the 1st row or 2nd row of the AUX bus control block To select a key fill in the menu (AUX bus operation mode) in the Setup menu (see...
  • Page 112: Chroma Key Composition And Settings

    >Matte Adjust menu (1112.1), allowing you to The following functions are also used in additive mixing. adjust the pattern. Plane function For details, see “Matte color mixing for key edge In an additive mix, the foreground is not shaped by the key fill”...
  • Page 113: Key Adjustments (menu)

    Key Adjustments (Menu) You can make the following adjustments using a menu Angle operation. • Chroma key adjustments (see page 113) Hue value of • Key edge modifications (see page 115) reference • Masks (see page 118) color Crop • DME effects for keys (see page 120) •...
  • Page 114 Press [Chroma Adjust]. In the <Color Cancel> group, press [Color Cancel], turning it on. The Chroma Adjust menu (1111.1) appears. Set the following parameters. In the <Auto> group, press [Sample Mark], turning it Parameter Adjustment The foreground video only appears on the monitor, Luminance Video signal gain with a white box-shaped sample marker.
  • Page 115: Key Edge Modification

    Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment Soft Softness of shadow Mixture Ratio of Y balance key Note Adjusting the window When chroma key shadow is enabled, key edge is changed Enabling the window (see page 113) function allows you to normal and soft edge is disabled. to adjust the detection range used to determine the key signal.
  • Page 116 When [Utility 1 Bus] is selected: On the cross-point Parameter Adjustment control block, press delegation button [UTL1] on Density Density the cross-point pad and select a signal using the cross-point buttons. • When separate edge is enabled The left, right, top, and bottom border or outline widths can be adjusted independently.
  • Page 117 To make separate fine adjustments to the positions of • When using dual resizer effects, the frame delay mode the left, right, top, and bottom of the key source, select setting is disabled on the two target keys. [Fine Key] and set the following parameters. •...
  • Page 118: Mask

    When selecting [Multi] and replicating the pattern In the <Zabton Pattern> group, select the pattern. Key Wipe: Uses a key wipe. Parameter Adjustment Pressing [Pattern Select] opens the M/E-1 >Key1 H Multi Number of repetitions of pattern >Transition/Video Process >Wipe Adjust horizontally >Pattern Select menu (1117.2), allowing you to V Multi...
  • Page 119 Depending on the selection in step 3, set the following When selecting [Angle] in the <Rotation> group parameters. and slanting the pattern When [Box] is selected Parameter Adjustment Angle Rotation angle of pattern Parameter Adjustment a) See page 145. Position of top side Left Position of left side When selecting [Speed] in the <Rotation>...
  • Page 120: Dme Effects For Keys

    DME channels. switcher and signal format. Select the DME for the first channel, then select the For differences in functions by switcher, see “XVS-9000/ successive DME channel for the second channel. For 8000/7000/6000 System Configuration Comparison” the third channel, select the next channel.
  • Page 121 • On the cross-point control block in key/AUX bus Notes delegation mode, press the [DME UTIL1] button in • You can assign the DME utility 1 bus using the the 1st row and select a signal using the cross-point [UTIL] button on the cross-point pad of the cross- buttons in the 2nd row.
  • Page 122: Specifying The Key Output Destination

    Depending on the selection in step 2, set the following Specifying the Key Output parameters. Destination When [Key Blink] is selected Parameter Adjustment Using a processed key keyer signal Blink Rate Length of blink cycle (external processed key) Duty Proportion of cycle for which key is To select key fill and key source signals for a processed key keyer on the AUX bus or edit preview bus, press [Ext When [Edge Blink] is selected...
  • Page 123: Key Operations (key Control Block)

    The parameter assignment to the adjustment knob is Key Operations (Key canceled, and the selected setting button changes color from green to amber. Control Block) Selecting the Bank and Keyer Setting buttons display section Adjustment knobs Press the delegation button for the target bank (M/E-1 to M/E-5, P/P), turning it on.
  • Page 124: Selecting A Key Fill

    When key wipe pattern key is selected • On the cross-point control block, press a key bus delegation button on the cross-point pad and select a Parameter Adjustment signal using the cross-point buttons. • On the cross-point control block in key/AUX bus SIZE Pattern size delegation mode, press a key bus delegation button in the...
  • Page 125: Key Adjustments (key Control Block)

    When using the selected key fill signal as the key Key Adjustments (Key source Press the [AUTO SEL] button and [SPLT] button Control Block) simultaneously. When both buttons are off, Self mode is selected. You can make the following adjustments in the key control Note block.
  • Page 126: Key Edge Modification

    Setting the color cancel parameters To adjust the edge fill color Press the [MORE] button to display the 6th and subsequent parameters, then adjust color 1. Parameter Adjustment Luminance Parameter group [2/2] Saturation Parameter Adjustment Luminance FILTER Filter coefficient Saturation DENSITY Density Key Edge Modification...
  • Page 127: Other Key Adjustments

    Assigning a DME to a key To check DME assignment status While the [MON] button is pressed, the lit color of the [DME1] to [DME4] buttons shows the DME assignment Press the delegation button for the target bank (M/E1 status. to M/E5, P/P), turning it on.
  • Page 128: Resizer

    Using auto delegation Resizer To couple the selection of the buttons in the following control blocks so that the delegation selection switches automatically in the key control block, press the [AUTO DELEG] button, turning it on. The resizer is a function that applies effects, such as image •...
  • Page 129 Set the following parameters. Press the [RSZR] button, turning it on. Set the following parameters. Parameter group [1/2] Parameter Adjustment Parameter group [1/2] Location X Horizontal key movement Parameter Adjustment Location Y Vertical key movement LOC X Horizontal key movement Size Key reduction/enlargement LOC Y...
  • Page 130 Reducing, enlarging, rotating, and moving Select the function to be set. keys (device control block) To change the aspect ratio of the key: Press the [ASP PERS] button, turning it on. To reduce/enlarge or move the key: Press the [LOC Channel selection buttons FINE button SIZE] button, turning it on.
  • Page 131: Rotation Settings

    To clear all of the parameters in the work buffer and reset In the M/E-1 >Key1 >Resizer menu (1115), press the resizer, press the [CLR WORK BUFR] button twice in [Resizer], turning it on. rapid succession. For the default state, you can select either the factory In the <Resizer Effect/Rotation>...
  • Page 132 Setting cropping (device control block) Press [Border], turning it on. You can adjust the crop width of the top/bottom/left/right Set the following parameters. edges in the device control block (trackball). Parameter Adjustment Note Simultaneously adjust border width The [BDR/CROP] button must be assigned to the of left and right edges operation buttons beforehand in the Setup menu (see Simultaneously adjust border width...
  • Page 133: Cg Border Settings

    • Trackball (vertical rotation): Adjusts the border Parameter Adjustment width in the Y-axis direction (top/bottom edges). • Z-ring: Adjusts the border width simultaneously in Inner Soft Softness of inner edge of border the X-axis and Y-axis directions. Bound Soft Softness of border boundary The target bank and resizer, and the current parameter and its value, are displayed in the display of the device To add a beveled color edge...
  • Page 134: Effect Settings

    • The CG border settings are saved separately in key 1 and For example, if the resizer is enabled on either key 1 or key key 2 key snapshots. When recalling, it is necessary to 2, the other key cannot be used for a dual resizer effect. recall the two key snapshots at the same time.
  • Page 135 Video/Key: Video signal and key signal Parameter Adjustment Video: Video signal only Saturation Saturation Note Enabling mosaic and selecting [Video/Key] in the Setting a drop shadow <Mosaic/Defocus Mode> group disables crop and mask. In the M/E-1 >Key1 >Resizer >Enhanced Effect menu (1115.2), press [Dual Rszr Effect], turning it on.
  • Page 136: Key Snapshots

    Circle: Use a circle pattern as the mask signal. Key Snapshots Set the following parameters. Key settings, other than the key on/off status and the key Parameter Adjustment priority, can all be instantaneously saved in a dedicated Horizontal position register and recalled when required. A key snapshot Vertical position comprises three values: a cross-point button number, key Size...
  • Page 137: Key Snapshot Operations (key Fader Control Block)

    The register name is displayed on buttons for registers with Key Snapshot Operations (Key a registered snapshot. Fader Control Block) The button color varies as follows, according to the Pressing the [K-SS] button in the fader control block register state. switches the control block to key snapshot operation mode Gray characters on black: Register not containing a for saving and recalling key snapshots.
  • Page 138 Recalling a key snapshot Select the target key to operate using the key delegation buttons. Press the [K-SS] button. The [K-SS] button lights amber, and the control block switches to key snapshot operation mode. Press the button ([K-SS 1] to [K-SS 4]) for the register you want to recall.
  • Page 139: Chapter 5 Wipes

    Wipes Chapter Overview Basic Wipe Setting Operations A wipe is a function that switches from the current image to a new image using a wipe pattern. You carry out wipe setting operations using the Wipe Changing the background by means of a wipe is referred to menu on each of the switcher banks.
  • Page 140: Pattern Mix

    When a mosaic wipe is selected (pattern numbers 200 to 203, 206 to 213, 224 to 247, 250 to 257, 260 to 269) Parameter Adjustment H Tile No Number of tiles horizontally V Tile No Number of tiles vertically When a karaoke wipe is selected (pattern numbers 220 to 223) Parameter Adjustment Start...
  • Page 141 • A value of 0.00 corresponds to the start of the transition, Combining two patterns and a value of 100.00 corresponds to the end of the In the M/E-1 >Wipe >Main Pattern menu (1151), select a transition. main pattern, then use the following procedure. •...
  • Page 142: Setting Wipe Modifiers

    Applying a diamond dust wipe effect to the Reverse selected pattern Wipe in the opposite direction of the normal direction. In the M/E-1 >Wipe >Pattern Mix menu (1152), press [Dust Mix], turning it on. Set the following parameters. Normal/Reverse Parameter Adjustment The wipe direction alternates between normal and reverse Mix Ratio Mix level of diamond dust pattern...
  • Page 143 Modifying a wipe pattern edge (Edge) Parameter Adjustment You can apply a border to the pattern or soften the edges. Outer Soft Degree of softness outside the border Border Applies a border to the pattern. When Border or Soft Border is selected, select the edge fill signal in the <Edge Fill>...
  • Page 144 The Matte Adjust menu (1154.1) appears. When selecting [Aspect] and adjusting the pattern aspect ratio In the <Edge Matte> group, select [Mix Color]. Parameter Adjustment In the <Mix Pattern> group, select one of the Aspect Aspect ratio following. a) See page 145. Wipe: Wipe pattern selected for a transition When selecting [Angle] in the <Rotation>...
  • Page 145 When [Angle] is selected Parameter Adjustment Position V Vertical position Parameter Adjustment • Negative values move down. Angle Rotation angle of pattern • Positive values move up. • A value of –100.00 corresponds to a rotation of one turn To return the pattern position to the center of the counterclockwise.
  • Page 146 Open the M/E-1 >Wipe >Main Modify menu (1155). Press [Multi Adjust]. The Multi Adjust menu (1155.1) appears. Press [Aspect], turning it on. Make the following settings as required. Set the following parameter. H Invert: Inverts the horizontal orientation of patterns alternately.
  • Page 147 Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment V Offset Spacing in the vertical direction Shape Modulation waveform • Negative values move the even- numbered group up, and the odd- a) 1: sine wave, 2: triangular wave, 3: rectangular wave numbered group down. • Positive values move the even- Applying barrel or pincushion distortion to numbered group down, and the the edge of a wipe pattern (Spring)
  • Page 148: Wipe Modify Clear

    Parameter Adjustment Basic Independent Key Magnitude Size and direction of the spiral Transition Wipe Setting • A value of –100.00 represents the maximum movement in the Operations counterclockwise direction. • A value of +100.00 represents the maximum movement in the clockwise direction.
  • Page 149 Setting the wipe direction (Direction) When [Angle] is selected In the <Direction> group of the M/E-1 >Key1 >Transition/ Parameter Adjustment Video Process >Wipe Adjust menu (1117.1), select one of Angle Rotation angle of pattern the following. Normal: Wipe in normal direction. a) See page 145.
  • Page 150: Wipe Snapshots

    The button color varies as follows, according to the Wipe Snapshots register state. Gray characters on black: Register not containing a saved snapshot White icon/characters on dark blue: Register containing You can save a snapshot of a wipe pattern together with all a saved snapshot modifiers and pattern limit settings in a dedicated register Lit orange: Last recalled register...
  • Page 151: Wipe Snapshot Operations (menu)

    This switches the memory recall section to wipe The wipe pattern image and pattern number are displayed snapshot operation mode. on buttons for registers with a registered snapshot. You can also set to display the register name instead of the pattern Press the register button for register with the wipe number in the Setup menu (see page 422).
  • Page 152 Press the memory recall button for the register with the wipe snapshot you want to delete.
  • Page 153: Chapter 6 Dme Wipes

    A DME wipe is an effect that uses a DME effect to switch For differences in functions by switcher, see “XVS-9000/ from the current output image to a new image. 8000/7000/6000 System Configuration Comparison”...
  • Page 154 Pattern group Effect Flip Tumble The old video rotates about an axis and is replaced by the new video. During the transition, the signal from the utility 2 bus of the M/E bank appears as the background. Mirror The new video appears over the old video as a mirror effect slides in all four directions.
  • Page 155 Pattern group Effect Resizer Frame I/O Executes a Frame I/O DME wipe using a resizer. DME wipe execution mode and supported pattern numbers There are three DME wipe execution modes, depending on For details about pattern images (excluding user the number of DME channels available: 1-channel mode programmable DME), see “DME Wipe Pattern List”...
  • Page 156: Dme Wipe Pattern Variation And Modifiers

    Pattern group Execution Pattern number DME wipes for common DME wipes for mode transitions independent key transitions Background Brick 2801 to 2804, 2811 to 2814 3601 User Program 1901 to 1999 2901 to 2999 3901 to 3999 Resizer Slide 7001 to 7008 Resizer Squeeze 7021 to 7031 Resizer Frame I/O 1ch...
  • Page 157: Dme Wipe Restrictions

    Crop: You can crop the image. It is also possible in 16:9 Number of DME wipes that can be used on a mode to crop both sides and convert the image to a 4:3 single M/E bank aspect ratio. DME wipes can be used in nine places, including eight For the execution of the transition, you can select from independent key transitions.
  • Page 158: Basic Dme Wipe Setting Operations

    When Brick (for two channels) is selected Basic DME Wipe Setting (pattern numbers 2801 to 2804, 2811 to 2814) Operations Parameter Adjustment Side V Size X Horizontal scaling factor Side V Size Y Vertical scaling factor You carry out DME wipe setting operations using the Height Height of brick DME Wipe menu for each bank.
  • Page 159: Setting Dme Wipe Modifiers

    Setting DME Wipe Modifiers Parameter group [2/2] Parameter Adjustment You can apply various modifiers, such as setting the wipe Side H Size X Side H horizontal scaling factor direction or the pattern position. Side H Size Y Side H vertical scaling factor For an overview of modifiers and supported pattern Height Height of brick...
  • Page 160 When [Border] is selected Displaying/moving the DME wipe pattern position Parameter Adjustment Width Border width Open the M/E-1 >DME Wipe >Modify menu (1165). Luminance Luminance of border color In the <Position Select> group, [Top Left], [Top Saturation Saturation Right], [Bottom Left], or [Bottom Right] is lit to indicate the current display position of the DME wipe pattern.
  • Page 161 Press [Size], turning it on. To crop to 4:3 aspect ratio in 16:9 mode In the <Crop Mode> group, press [4:3 Crop]. Set the following parameter. To set the action when a DME wipe crop transition is executed Parameter Adjustment Open the M/E-1 >DME Wipe >Modify menu (1165).
  • Page 162: Dme Wipe Modify Clear

    completion from 70% ([Last 30%]), 95% ([Last 5%]), and Basic Independent Key 100% ([Off]). Transition DME Wipe Open the M/E-1 >DME Wipe >Modify menu (1165). Setting Operations In the <Crop Mode> group, press [Remove From Begin]. The Remove From Begin menu (1165.1) appears. You carry out independent key transition DME wipe setting operations using the DME Wipe Adjust menu for In the <Release Transition>...
  • Page 163 Specifying the DME wipe direction To return the pattern position to the center of the screen (Direction) In the <Position> group, press [Center]. In the <Direction> group of the M/E-1 >Key1 >Transition/ Video Process >DME Wipe Adjust menu (1117.3), select Setting the DME wipe pattern size (Size) one of the following.
  • Page 164: Dme Wipe Snapshots

    The Remove From Begin menu (1117.7) appears. DME Wipe Snapshots For subsequent operations, go to step 5 in “To set the action when a DME wipe crop transition is executed” (page 161). You can save a snapshot of a DME wipe pattern together To set the timing of transition completion with all modifier and pattern limit settings in a dedicated register for recall when required.
  • Page 165: Creating User Programmable Dme Patterns

    Channel Transition mode Effect group Creating User 1-channel Single transition mode Slide, Split, Door, Programmable DME mode Page turn, Roll, Squeeze, Mirror, Patterns Sphere, Character Trail, Wave, Ripple, 2D Trans, 3D Trans, Sparkle, Split Slide With a user programmable DME, you can use DME effects Flip Tumble Flip Tumble, Mosaic, created through the use of keyframes for a transition on the...
  • Page 166 • In the <Transition Mode> group of the Key Frame • Either create the last keyframe image outside the screen >DME User PGM menu (6114), select [Flip Tumble]. area, or set the image size to zero so that it cannot be seen within the screen.
  • Page 167 - Channel 2: Since the priority is low, it will not be visible on the screen, so no particular restrictions apply. In the Global Effect >Ch1-Ch4 >Combiner Priority menu (4211), set the channel 1 priority higher when setting the priority of channel 1 and channel 2. •...
  • Page 168: Overview

    Frame Memory Chapter Signal format Storage capacity Overview • 1080P/59.94 Approx. 5,500 • 1080i/59.94 • 720P/59.94 • 720P/50 A frame memory is a function that freezes and captures a • 1080PsF/29.97 single frame of the input video feed as a still image for later use.
  • Page 169 Notes Notes • In 4K format, only four channels comprising FM1 to • The created folder hierarchy can have up to three levels FM4 can be used. below the root level. • Only eight channels comprising FM1 to FM8 (FM1&2 •...
  • Page 170: Frame Memory Operations

    to FM20) must be assigned to a cross-point button. The Frame Memory assignment is configured in the Setup menu. Operations Note In 4K format, only FM1 to FM4 can be used. Preparations Assigning the frame memory outputs (FM1 to FM20) to cross-point buttons To output a frame memory image to a monitor, for example, the output signal from the frame memory (FM1 Frame Memory Menu...
  • Page 171 c FM output buttons Selected FM output pair Output name Thumbnail display area Duration indicator area The odd-numbered FM output is displayed on the left, and the even-numbered FM on the right. Pressing a button selects the FM output as the target for operation. You can check the button selection state by the color of the output name and duration indicator area.
  • Page 172: Selecting An Input Image

    Selecting the target FM output for Selecting an Input Image operation You can use the signal selected on the frame memory 1 bus In the FM output selection area of the Frame Memory or 2 bus for the input image to frame memory. Select the >Clip/Still menu, press [Out Select].
  • Page 173: Loading Image Data

    To release the lock The last used icon is displayed with a light-blue frame, and Select a locked FM output, and press [Lock], turning it off. the name, duration, signal format, and creation date are displayed in the status area at the top of the screen. You can select all files/folders in the displayed folder by pressing [ALL].
  • Page 174: Still Image Operations

    Field: Execute a field freeze, saving a still image file Still Image Operations in memory. To enable V/K mode Press [V/K Mode], turning it on. Creating a Still Image (Freeze) For details, see “V/K mode” (page 169). Assigning a frame memory source bus signal to an FM To save still image files in storage output and then executing a freeze captures a still image Select a file stored in memory in the folder/file selection...
  • Page 175: Clip Operations

    The clip file is saved in memory. Clip Operations To enable V/K mode Press [V/K Mode], turning it on. For details, see “V/K mode” (page 169). Creating a Clip (Recording) To create a clip by specifying the duration Assigning a frame memory source bus signal to an FM Press [Clip Duration], and enter a timecode value or output and then executing recording captures a clip and number of frames using the numeric keypad window.
  • Page 176 For details about audio data, see “Frame memory audio Note data” (page 169). With a pair file recalled, it is possible to disable pair mode and carry out single file operations, but if you then re- To change the playback speed enable pair mode, the output of frame memory may Press [Variable Speed], turning it on, and set the following become black.
  • Page 177: Clip Transitions

    (page 39) and “Controlling the Tape/Disk Transport” Clip Transitions (page 283). Note You can play a frame memory clip linked to a background The [FM1 CLIP] to [FM20 CLIP] buttons must be transition, such as a mix or wipe. assigned to the channel selection buttons beforehand in the Only eight channels comprising FM1 to FM8 (FM1&2 Setup menu (see page 404).
  • Page 178 The Frame Memory >Clip/Still >Recall menu (2111) • Set the number of frames using the [Clip Start] appears. parameter. Select a clip file in memory, and recall the file on the Note FM1 and FM2 output. It is not possible to set the clip end point. For details about the method of operation, see “Recalling Clips”...
  • Page 179: Editing Folders And Files

    Splitting a pair file into two single files Editing Folders and Files (Separate function) In the Frame Memory >Clip/Still >Recall menu (2111), recall a pair file in FM1 and FM2. The following editing operations for frame memory folders and files are supported. Open the Frame Memory >File >Recombination menu •...
  • Page 180: Creating Folders

    Select the copy destination or move destination folder Note in the folder/file selection area in the bottom row. A file that is being played back or is recalled on a locked FM output, or a folder containing such a file Press [Copy] if copying, or [Move] if moving.
  • Page 181: Chapter 8 Color Backgrounds, Copy And Swap, And Other Settings

    Color Backgrounds, Copy and Swap, and Other Settings Chapter Parameter Adjustment Color Backgrounds Luminance Luminance Saturation Saturation A color background is a function used to create color background video, using a color signal created by a dedicated generator. Making a color combination (color mix) Color background selection To combine color 1 and color 2, use the following There are two color backgrounds, color background 1 and...
  • Page 182 • When the signal format is 1080PsF, modulation Parameter Adjustment cannot be used. Position V Vertical position To interchange color 1 and color 2, press the [Color a) See page 144. Invert] button, turning it on. When selecting [Multi] and replicating the pattern Parameter Adjustment H Multi Number of repetitions of pattern...
  • Page 183: Copy And Swap

    Note Copy and Swap If a DME is being used on the copy source keyer, swap source keyer, or swap destination keyer, then if for example there are insufficient DME channels, or the limit Overview on using DME channels within an M/E bank is exceeded, it may not be possible to select the DME.
  • Page 184: Basic Copy And Swap Operations

    Matte data copy and swap • DME: Copying and swapping data for each DME channel You can copy or swap matte data between color generators. Copying or swapping Target bank Target keyer and data This section describes copying or swapping wipe data as M/E-1 Key 1 to key 8 •...
  • Page 185: Register Groups

    Press the [M/E1] button in the key control block, Register Groups assigning the M/E-1 bank. Press the [KEY] button in the M/E-2 bank Flexi Pad control block to switch to key operation mode. You can group various registers used by the system, and then recall them together.
  • Page 186: Copying Data Between Control Panels

    Copying Data Between Misc Menu Control Panels In the Misc menu, you can carry out the following operations. You can copy data for the following registers at the same • Set the DME override function. time between control panels • Enable or disable operations from Virtual Shot Box/ •...
  • Page 187: Setting The Safe Title Area

    Engineering Setup >Switcher >Transition menu (7334) on Note each bank. The enable/disable setting is applied to all Virtual Shot When [Same] (same setting for key insertion and key Box and Virtual Menu instances connected to the control removal) is selected in the <Key Transition> group: panel.
  • Page 188: Setting The Aux Mix Transition Rate

    Parameter Adjustment Aux Menu Key3 Trans Key 3 transition rate Rate Key4 Trans Key 4 transition rate You can configure the color corrector for an AUX bus in Rate the Aux menu. Setting the fade-to-black transition rate Setting the Color Corrector for an In the Misc >Transition >Key/ME/FTB menu (3231), AUX Bus press [FTB].
  • Page 189 To return the parameters to their default settings Gamma: Gamma correction In the <Video Process> group, press [Unity]. Knee: Knee correction Set the following parameters. Applying the primary color correction effect Parameter Adjustment Carry out the following types of correction to each of the R signal adjustment R, G, and B signals.
  • Page 190: Status Menu

    Press [Link Enable] to enable/disable link groups. Status Menu To enable, press [Link Enable], turning it on. To disable, press [Link Enable], turning it off. To apply the same setting to color correctors in You can check the state of DME usage in the Status menu. the group If the setting of color correctors in the group is different, Displaying DME usage status...
  • Page 191: Router Menu

    For details, see “Setting the Router Operation Mode” Router Menu (page 410). In the Router >Router Control >Router Control menu (5111), press [Change Xpt]. You can carry out router switching operations in the Router menu. The Change Xpt menu (5111.1) appears. The destination selection buttons appear by group (16 buttons) at the top.
  • Page 192: Video Process

    Setting the video process for a bus Video Process In the M/E-1 >Misc >Transition menu (1171), press [Video Process]. The Video Process menu (1171.1) appears. Overview In the <Bkgd-A> group, select [Video Process]. The “video process” is a function that adjusts the luminance and hue of the input signal.
  • Page 193: Image Effect

    Image effect Key to which Number of keys to which For differences in functions by switcher, see “XVS-9000/ DME effects setting DME effects can be 8000/7000/6000 System Configuration Comparison”...
  • Page 194: Chapter 9 Special Functions

    Special Functions Chapter Side Flag Settings Side Flags Setting the side flag video material and operation Overview The following settings can be made for side flags in the Setup menu. The term “side flags” refers to the areas to left and right of an image with aspect ratio 4:3 embedded within a 16:9 For details, see “Setting the Side Flag Material and frame, filled with a separate image selected from the utility...
  • Page 195: Wipe Action On Images With Side Flags

    To assign side flag operation buttons to cross- In the background B bus cross-point button row, press point buttons the button corresponding to the 4:3 video material. Press [Side Flags Button Assign] to open the Engineering If auto side flags are enabled, this automatically adds Setup >Panel >Xpt Assign >Side Flags Button Assign side flags to the 4:3 video material.
  • Page 196: Dme Wipe Action On Images With Side Flags

    Wipe from a 4:3 image to another 4:3 DME wipe from a 4:3 image to a 16:9 image image (side flags enabled for both images) Wipe action using slide (pattern number 1001) Side flag areas 16:9 image 4:3 image The image changes at the (Side flags: enabled) positions marked by the circles.
  • Page 197: Multi Program 2

    DME wipe from a 4:3 image to another 4:3 Multi Program 2 image (side flags enabled for both images) Wipe action using squeeze (pattern number 1031) Overview By operating the switcher in Multi Program 2 mode, single switcher M/E hardware can be subdivided to create separate main and sub video outputs.
  • Page 198 For details, see “Differences Between Multi Program 2 Mode and Standard Mode” (page 203). • To enable this function requires XZS-9200 (for XVS-9000), XZS-8200 (for XVS-8000), XZS-7200 (for XVS-7000), or XZS-6200 (for XVS-6000) Multi Sequence of operations in Multi Program 2 Program 2 Software.
  • Page 199: Multi Program 2 Mode Settings

    Multi Program 2 Mode Settings Note (Basic Operation) When M/E split 2M/E mode is set on the XVS-9000, there are four available outputs which can be assigned with signals with the following configuration in Multi Program Entering the software install key (first time 2 mode.
  • Page 200: Multi Program 2 Mode Settings (other Operations)

    Key configuration: Key1 can be set to [On] or [Link] only To switch between main and sub, press the [MAIN] or when the background is Clean. [SUB] button on the cross-point pad of the cross-point control block. For details, see “Setting the key preview configuration” (page 431).
  • Page 201 To assign buttons on the right side of the transition control To enable DME wipe operations, in the Engineering Setup block (independent key transition execution section >Switcher >Config menu (7331), press [DME Wipe Sub buttons), use the same procedure in the Engineering Setup Enable], turning it on.
  • Page 202 DME Key bus is used as the bus number may cause problems in the video. of the utility 3 bus. • On the XVS-9000/8000/7000, up to twelve re-entry stages are supported, with the final output having a delay of 6H.
  • Page 203: Functions Added In Multi Program 2

    On the XVS-6000, up to eight re-entry stages are • “Sub Cut” and “Sub Auto Trans” on each switcher bank supported, with the final output having a delay of 4H. are added to the selectable actions in the SIU (DCU •...
  • Page 204: Multi Program 2 Mode Restrictions

    Item Main DME wipes Supported Cannot be used (Can be used, with a setting change) Patterns for 1 channel Main and sub can be used separately. Patterns for 2 channels Only one of main and sub can be used. For each M/E, the number of DMEs that can be used is the same as in Patterns for 3 channels standard mode.
  • Page 205: M/e Configuration Switching (m/e Split)

    • In 4K format, the M/E split function cannot be used. • In 2M/E mode, only key 1 to key 4 can be used on each M/E. • On the XVS-9000, switcher banks set to 2M/E mode have the following restrictions. - Out5 and Out6 outputs cannot be used...
  • Page 206: Resource Sharing

    2 systems Frame memory outputs 4 channels Notes Color backgrounds 1 system • Resource sharing is not available on the XVS-9000. Internal format converters 16 channels • Resource sharing can be enabled when only one physical Multi viewers 1 system switcher is present on the same network.
  • Page 207: Frame Memory Operations

    • When an internal format converter is shared, the input Notes assigned to the target FC channel must also be shared. • Changing the signal format in the Engineering Setup Also, the FC channel configured for output use can be >System >Format menu (7313) may also change the used on logical switcher 1 only.
  • Page 208 All folders and files are displayed as the target for • During clip creation (recording), the FM output button in operations in the menu for each logical switcher. the Frame Memory menu is displayed as follows. Logical switcher 1: Thumbnail is black, and “Recording”...
  • Page 209: Chapter 10 Dmes

    This board is a 4K format (3840×2160P 2SI) DME board. (page 509). You can use up to four channels on the XVS-9000 (with four boards installed in the switcher), up to two channels For details about restrictions for 4K format, see “4K on the XVS-8000/7000 (with two boards installed in the Format Restrictions”...
  • Page 210 • Source space is a three-dimensional space using the image itself for reference. The X- and Y-axes are defined Rotation around Y-axis in local space along the plane of the image, and the Z-axis is defined perpendicular to the plane of the image. When you move the image, the coordinate axes also move.
  • Page 211 • Lower left corner of image or monitor Operation mode Detent interval X = –16.00, Y = –9.00, Z = 0.00 Move image (Location XYZ) 1.0000 Y-axis Rotate image (Rotation, Spin) 0.1250 Z-axis + Move rotation axis (Axis Location) 1.0000 +9.00 Scale image (Location Size) 0.2500...
  • Page 212: Transform Operation Modes

    Image rotation in source space Transform Operation Modes The following operation modes are available for three- dimensional DME transforms. These operations are performed using the device control block (trackball) (see page 221). Move image (Location XYZ) Rotation around the X-axis Rotation around the Y-axis Moves the image on the X-axis, Y-axis, or Z-axis.
  • Page 213 Image axis movement Change of aspect ratio Change of aspect ratio in X-axis direction in Y-axis direction Movement on the X-axis Movement on the Y-axis Simultaneous change aspect ratio in X-axis direction and Movement on the Z-axis Y-axis direction Scale image (Location Size) Change image perspective (Perspective) Changes the size of the whole image.
  • Page 214: Graphics Display

    Local space coordinate axes Change of slope on X-axis Change of slope on Y-axis Channel ID Graphics Display Wire frame Graphics display is a function that allows you to display wire frames, coordinate axes, and a grid over the current Grid DME image, making it easier to create effects in three- This is a grid pattern covering the whole of the monitor...
  • Page 215: Three-dimensional Parameter Display

    Automatically erasing the graphic display Effect Description/Image Enable [Auto Erase] to automatically erase the graphics Beveled Gives an image a display when a keyframe is executed. The graphics display Edge beveled edge. You is redisplayed after the keyframe ends, after the time set by (see can set the edge the [Recover Time] parameter.
  • Page 216 Effect Description/Image Effect Description/Image Art Edge Adds edges to the Art Edge source Flex Adds a shadow to (see inner and outer examples Shadow the image using page 230) side of the input (see only one DME image. page 232) channel.
  • Page 217 Effect Description/Image Effect Description/Image Multi Move Shrinks the image Mosaic Divides the image (see and replicates the (see into small tiles so page 239) image vertically page 240) that it looks like a and horizontally. mosaic. You can You can specify specify the size the center point of and aspect ratio of...
  • Page 218 Effect Description/Image Effect Description/Image Dim and Dim makes the Ripple Applies an effect Fade image darker as it (see like ripples (see recedes into the page 247) spreading out page 242) distance. Fade across the image. makes the image fade into the background as it recedes into the Rings...
  • Page 219 Effect Description/Image Effect Description/Image Multi Divides parts of the Sphere Wraps the whole Mirror image into (see image around a (see repetitions of page 254) sphere. page 252) originals and reflections, lining them up vertically and horizontally. Kaleidoscope Creates an image Explosion Divides the image (see...
  • Page 220 Corner pinning effect Effect Description/Image Spotlighting Produces the effect of a spotlight striking the Effect Description/Image (see surface of the image. page 263) Corner Pins the four Pinning corners of the (see foreground to Recursive effects page 271) arbitrary positions on the background and inserts the Effect...
  • Page 221: Global Effects

    Signal inversion (Invert) Three-Dimensional Inverts the input video signal and/or key signal horizontally or vertically. You can make separate settings Transform Operations for the front and back (see page 269). Use the device control block (trackball) to execute three- dimensional DME transforms. Horizontal inversion Input signal Vertical inversion...
  • Page 222 and Y-axis directions. The [LOCAL] and [GLB] buttons can be selected at When the [TRGT] button is lit, this changes the the same time. perspective of the image in the X-axis and Y-axis directions using the trackball and the distance of the [SRC] button: Selects source space.
  • Page 223: Three-dimensional Parameter Display

    Depending on the axis of the change, operate the Functions assignable to trackball and Z-ring trackball and Z-ring as follows. operations • To change on the X-axis, rotate the trackball Operation Operation Trackball Trackball Z-ring horizontally. buttons space X-direction Y-direction Parameter values increase as you rotate to the right, LOC XYZ Source/ Move image...
  • Page 224: Three-dimensional Parameter Entry

    Entering three-dimensional parameter Type of three- values dimensional space In the device control block, press the [X], [Y], or [Z] Three-dimensional transform operation button, turning it on. mode The parameter item and setting value appears on the Value of X numeric keypad control block display.
  • Page 225: Graphics Display

    Canceling virtual images Graphics Display Open the DME >Input/Output >Video/Key menu Use the DME menu to make graphics display settings. You (4162). can make separate settings for separate channels. Select the desired DME channel in the device control block. Press [Wrap Around], turning it on. For the types of graphics displayed, see “Graphics Display”...
  • Page 226: Applying Special Effects (common Operations)

    Applying Special Effects Applying Special Effects (Common Operations) (Edge Effects) This section describes the operation of each effect using Border Settings the setup procedure in the DME menu. Select the DME channel in the device control block (trackball) before operating the menu. Adding a border Selecting a DME channel Open the DME >Edge >Border/Crop menu (4111).
  • Page 227: Cg Border Settings

    D Key signal for cropping the image within the Softening the border edges border In the Border/Crop menu (4111), press [Border Soft], Set the same shape as the turning it on. inner contour of the border image key signal. Set the following parameter. Parameter Adjustment The CG border using these signals is rendered as follows.
  • Page 228: Crop Settings

    • Selecting a DME channel using the override function Press [Crop], turning it on. allows you to assign both channels to keys. If either channel is selected on another key when using the Set the following parameters. override function, the assignment of both channels is canceled.
  • Page 229: Beveled Edge Settings

    symmetry, depending on the invert settings. The order Parameter Adjustment of effect application is Invert and then Crop. Inner Soft Softness of the inside of edges Bound Soft Softness of the edge boundaries Beveled Edge Settings Bound Soft Applying a beveled edge Inner Open the DME >Edge >Beveled Edge menu (4112).
  • Page 230: Art Edge Settings

    Art Edge Settings Example: Moving the right edge position in the “minus” direction. Applying art edges Open the DME >Edge >Art Edge menu (4114). Press [Art Edge], turning it on. Note The Defocus, Blur, Key Border, and Glow effects cannot be applied to the Art Edge sections. Set the following parameters.
  • Page 231 Gradation Matte: If using boundary lines as borders When [Rainbow Gradation] is selected (see step 2), this transitions from color 1 to color Parameter Adjustment 2) (see page 232). Rainbow Matte: The color gradually changes hue Position of gradation border in horizontal direction from color 1 to color 2 on the border lines.
  • Page 232: Flex Shadow Settings

    Setting art edge colors Rounding art edge corners In the Art Edge menu (4114), press [Round Corner], In the <Color Adjust> group of the Art Edge menu turning it on. (4114), select the color (Color 1 to Color 3) to set. The art edge corners on the inner and outer sides are rounded.
  • Page 233 In the <Flex Shadow Source> group, select the signal to use for the flex shadow. When the default Axis Loc setting is used External: Generate using an input key signal. Internal: Generate using a full-size key signal. Axis Loc V In the <Flex Shadow Fill>...
  • Page 234 Example 1: When Flex Shadow is enabled on both of two channels. Video Video 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> group of the Flex Shadow menu (4115), select the direction to invert the shadow.
  • Page 235: Wipe Crop Settings

    Example 2: Flex Shadow is enabled on one channel only. Video Video In the DME >Edge >Flex Shadow menu (4115), press [Flex Shadow], turning it on. In the <Flex Shadow Source> group, select [External]. Shadow No combine shadow is set. Select [Axis Loc] and set the [Axis Loc V] parameter so that the center of the flex shadow deformation is at the bottom of the picture.
  • Page 236 You can adjust the size of the pattern using the [Size] Rotating the wipe crop pattern (Rotation) parameter. In the <Rotation> group of the Wipe Crop menu To set the pattern size and position (4116), select one of the following. In the Wipe Crop menu (4116), press [Position/Size].
  • Page 237: Color Mix Settings

    Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment V Multi Number of repetitions of pattern Luminance Luminance vertically Saturation Saturation Invert Type Pattern layout a) See page 146. Color Mix Settings Modifying the wipe crop pattern edge (Edge) Creating a combination pattern You can apply a border to the wipe crop pattern, or soften the boundary.
  • Page 238: Applying Special Effects (effects On The Overall Signal)

    Modifying the combination pattern Applying Special Effects For details about modifying patterns, see the following (Effects on the Overall pages. • “Setting the aspect ratio of the wipe crop pattern Signal) (Aspect)” (page 236) • “Replicating the wipe crop pattern (Multi)” (page 236) •...
  • Page 239: Blur Settings

    Blur Settings Sepia Settings Note Applying the Blur effect Enabling Sepia disables Mono if it is set. Open the DME >Video Modify >Defocus/Blur menu (4121). Applying the Sepia effect Press [Blur], turning it on. Open the DME >Video Modify >Color Modify menu (4123).
  • Page 240: Posterization/solarization Settings

    Posterization/Solarization Settings Contrast Settings Posterization allows you to specify the degree of Applying the Contrast effect luminance coarsening. Solarization allows you to specify the degree of Open the DME >Video Modify >Color Modify menu chrominance coarsening. (4123). Applying the Posterization/Solarization Press [Contrast], turning it on.
  • Page 241: Sketch Settings

    To mask the Mosaic effect with a selected pattern When [Relief] is selected Press [Mask] to open the DME >Video Modify >Mask Parameter Adjustment menu (4127), and set the type of pattern and modifiers (see page 243). Mix level for Relief effect video and input video Offset Relief luminance level...
  • Page 242: Metal Settings

    Video: Select the input video signal. Dim and Fade Settings To use the Nega effect with [Sketch], [Edge Color], or [Draw] Applying the Dim effect To invert white and black in the extracted video, or to invert the outlines and the sections other than the Open the DME >Enhanced Video Modify >Dim &...
  • Page 243: Mask Settings

    Parameter Adjustment Note Vertical position The key border function and glow function cannot be Size Size of mask enabled at the same time. The most recently set function is enabled. Soft Softness of mask Pattern Pattern number Set the following parameters. a) Pattern numbers 21, 24, and 304 Parameter Adjustment To invert the mask source, press [Invert], turning it on.
  • Page 244: Freeze Settings

    Freezing using Time Strobe Image 2: State with [Effect Gp1] only enabled Open the DME >Freeze >Freeze menu (4131). In the <Freeze Timing> group, select the freeze timing. Portion 2 has Portion 1 “Mono” masked, Frame: Freeze the signal using frame units. has both and “Defocus”...
  • Page 245: Applying Special Effects

    Size: Create waves by reducing and expanding the Applying Special Effects image. This mode allows waves to be created in one direction only. (Nonlinear Effect Settings) Modulation is not applied to Size. 1 and 2 are same size. You can add a variety of effects that change the shape of the image as a whole as nonlinear effects.
  • Page 246 When [Size] is selected Set the following parameters. When [H&V] is selected in the <Mode> group Parameter Adjustment Amp H Amplitude of wave Parameter Adjustment Freq H Frequency of wave Random H Degree of randomness in Offset H Phase shift direction and offset of horizontal waveform modulation wave in horizontal direction Random V...
  • Page 247: Mosaic Glass Settings

    Set the following parameters. Applying the Twist effect In the Non Linear >Twist menu (4141.4), set the following When [H&V] is selected in the <Mode> group parameters. Parameter Adjustment Parameter group [1/2] Envelope H Smoothness of envelope in Parameter Adjustment horizontal direction Amp V Amplitude of twist in vertical direction...
  • Page 248 Applying the Ripple effect Parameter Adjustment Freq A Frequency of ripple along In the <Mode> group of the Non Linear >Ripple menu circumference (4141.5), select the ripple modulation mode. Offset A Phase shift direction and offset of ripple along circumference Radial: Points on radii of the same length from the Speed A Direction of travel and speed of...
  • Page 249: Rings Settings

    To limit the direction in which modulation is Other settings applied You can configure [Lock], [Form], [Random], and [Range Press [Plus Only], turning it on. Envelope]. You can limit the direction in which modulation is applied The operation is the same as [Lock], [Form], [Random], (the direction in which the image expands) to the plus and [Range Envelope] in the Wave menu (4141.1).
  • Page 250: Broken Glass Settings

    Parameter Adjustment Blind Settings Random Degree of jaggedness at block edges You can set the number of rotations by blocks, the perspective, the width and position of blocks, the direction, the center position, and other parameters. There are two Broken Glass Settings modes: Bar and Wedge.
  • Page 251: Split Settings

    Split Settings Parameter group [1/2] Parameter Adjustment You can set the degree to which the image is split, the split Transition Degree of transition in horizontal positions, and other parameters. direction Random H Degree of randomness in distance Applying the Split effect moved by blocks in horizontal direction Skew H Degree of skew in horizontal direction...
  • Page 252: Multi Mirror Settings

    To set the position of the border between the Applying the Kaleidoscope effect original and reflection In the Non Linear >Kaleidoscope menu (4141.15), set the following parameters. Press [Position]. Parameter Adjustment Set the following parameters. Number Number of blocks Phase Angle of partition reference point Parameter Adjustment Offset H...
  • Page 253: Circle Settings

    When [Circle], [Rectangle], [Star], or [Heart] is Applying the Circle effect selected In the Non Linear >Circle menu (4141.17), set the following parameter. Parameter Adjustment Magnify H Magnification ratio Parameter Adjustment Curve H Curvature Radius Size of circle Size H Size To make the axis of modulation vertical Angle...
  • Page 254: Roll Settings

    Parameter Adjustment Note Offset Amount of turn If Roll is used on one channel when the signal format is Angle Angle of turn 3840×2160P 2SI or 1080P (for example, when the input is a title), parts of the back page other than the title appear as To set the input signal for the back page black.
  • Page 255: Explosion Settings

    To set the explosion center point Note If Sphere is used on one channel when the signal format is Press [Position]. 1080P (for example, when the input is a title), parts of the rear surface other than the title appear as black. Set the following parameters.
  • Page 256: Character Trail Settings

    the borders, the shape of the sections that begin to melt, To turn the melting part into stardust and other parameters. Press [Pixel], turning it on. Applying the Melt effect Set the following parameters. In the <Direction> group of the Non Linear >Melt Parameter Adjustment menu (4141.27), select the melt method.
  • Page 257: Applying Special Effects (lighting/recursive Effects)

    Parameter Adjustment Applying Special Effects Total Brightness of whole image Ambient (Lighting/Recursive When [Preset] is selected Effects) Parameter Adjustment Light Intensity of light in highlight area Lighting Settings Ambient Intensity of light in ambient area Shade Intensity of light in shade area You can specify the intensity and color of the light and the Total Brightness of whole image...
  • Page 258: Trail Settings

    Setting the color of the light in the Mat: Creates an effect like light striking paper, cloth, or another diffusively reflective surface. highlight area Set the following parameters. In the DME >Light/Trail >Lighting menu (4151), press [Light Color]. Parameter Adjustment Set the following parameters.
  • Page 259 Press [Trail], turning it on. Parameter Adjustment Hue Speed Speed at which the hue changes Set the following parameters. Mix Color: Insert a mix color signal (see page 237) in the afterimage portion. Parameter Adjustment Ext Video: Insert an external video signal input from Ext Decay Amount of afterimage displayed In in the afterimage portion.
  • Page 260: Motion Decay Settings

    In the DME >Light/Trail >Trail menu (4152), press Motion Decay Settings [Dust], turning it on. Set the following parameters. Note Enabling Motion Decay automatically disables Trail, Parameter Adjustment Keyframe Strobe, or Wind if it is set. Trail Dust Amount of the afterimage disappearing as stardust Applying the Motion Decay effect Dust Soft...
  • Page 261: Keyframe Strobe Settings

    In the DME >Light/Trail >Motion Decay menu Selecting the freeze timing (4153), press [Dust], turning it on. In the <KF Freeze Timing> group of the DME >Light/ Trail >KF Strobe menu (4154), select the timing for Set the following parameters. freezing a keyframe strobe.
  • Page 262: Wind Settings

    [Mix Color] or [Ext Video] is selected for one of these Notes effects, the [Mix Color] or [Ext Video] for the other • When you change the selection in the <Combine effects is disabled, and [Flat Color] is selected in its Process>...
  • Page 263: Spotlighting Settings

    Other settings Setting the light source You can also set <Priority> group, <Wind Freeze Timing> Light source types group, <Combine Process> group, [Wind Eraser], The following type of spotlight light sources are available. [Defocus], and [Dust] settings. Parallel: Parallel light source The operation is the same as <Priority>...
  • Page 264 • Shape pattern selection Spotlight Shape Pattern 1 Pattern 2 Image before movement • Set the size, degree of deformation, softness, and rotation angle. Ring settings Shines the light with a hole in the middle, like a doughnut. Adjust the following parameters. Offset: Distance to move the center of the ring from the initial position (the position set when selecting the light source in the <Spot Mode>...
  • Page 265 The direction of the light is defined by longitude and latitude. KF1 = 0.88 • Longitude: A direction (angle), expressed as a plus value for clockwise rotation in the plus direction with respect to the X axis of the input picture. KF2 = 0.12 •...
  • Page 266 To set a test sphere Parameter Adjustment In the Spot Lighting menu (4156), press [Test Sphere], Total Brightness of whole image Ambient turning it on. Intensity Intensity (brightness) of the light A test sphere effect appears on the surface of the source image.
  • Page 267 To set a test sphere Parameter Adjustment Size Shape size In the Light 1 menu (4156.3), press [Test Sphere], Deform Amount of shape deformation turning it on. Soft Softness of shape pattern A test sphere effect appears on the surface of the Angle Angle of shape pattern rotation image.
  • Page 268 To rotate the ring Parameter Adjustment Speed Speed at which the hue changes In the Light 1 menu (4156.3), press [Ring Speed], Brilliancy Brilliance of surface struck by light turning it on. When [Ring] is selected, the display of the 3rd a) At 100.00, the image beneath the light shines through.
  • Page 269: Applying Special Effects (other Effects)

    Press [Separate Side], turning it on. Applying Special Effects Separate Sides is enabled. If the video and key signals currently being output to the monitor are the front side, (Other Effects) you can select the Front signals. If they are the back side, you can select the Back signals.
  • Page 270: Interpolation Settings

    Selecting the key source For input key signals, you can select from the following three methods. • Detect changes in the luminance signal separately, and Note switch automatically between fields and frames. You When combined, a key source cannot be selected on the can select the degree of change detection.
  • Page 271: Corner Pinning Settings

    Field: Do interpolation in field units. This gives natural movement, suitable for movies. Frame: Do interpolation in frame units. This gives higher image precision, suitable for still pictures. Active marker When [Adaptive] is selected in step 4, set the following parameter. Other markers Parameter Adjustment Mode...
  • Page 272: Global Effects

    Adjusting the density of the foreground Global Effects You can adjust the density of the foreground image to be translucent so that the background shows through, making it easier to position the corners. Overview Note Global effects are special effects created by combining the This setting is not saved in a keyframe or snapshot.
  • Page 273 Combination of channel 1 (Ch1) and channel 2 If the Mix setting is set to 70, the proportion of the (Ch2) channels in the mixed portion in the previous illustration is as shown in the following table. Combiner Combination Color in figure Ch1 and Ch2 Mix of Ch1, Ch2, and Ch3 If the Mix1 setting is set to 70 and the Mix2 setting is set...
  • Page 274 The Global Effect >Status menu (4200) appears. You can check the channel combinations, output, and other settings. Setting the combiner The setup menu display varies depending on the combiner usage status. This section describes “Ch1+Ch2+Ch3” and “Ch1+Ch2, Ch3+Ch4” as examples. Combiner1 Priority1: Ch1 Combiner1 Priority2: Ch2 Open the Global Effect >Ch1-Ch4 >Combiner Priority...
  • Page 275: Brick Settings

    For “Ch1+Ch2+Ch3+Ch4” Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment Mix1 Degree of mixing of channels 1 and Soft1 Softness of edges of channel 1 and channel 2 crossed section a) See page 273. Soft2 Softness of edges of channel 2 and channel 3 crossed section Press [Combiner2 Mix], turning it on.
  • Page 276: Shadow Settings

    You can adjust the height of the brick, the overlap between Parameter Adjustment the three images, and the way to insert the side images. Right Position of right crop Bottom Position of bottom crop Creating a Brick Rotation Angle of rotation, when rotated around the Z-axis in source space Open the Global Effect >Ch1-Ch4 >Brick menu The parts of the image defined by Top, Left, Right, and...
  • Page 277 To combine images after applying a shadow Combiner Button Select Ch1+Ch2 and Ch3+Ch4 using the combiner, then in channel the Global Effect >Ch1-Ch4 >Shadow menu (4213), select Ch1+ Ch2+ selection Shadow Shadow Shadow [Ch1 Shadow] and [Ch3 Shadow]. Shadow Shadow Ch1+Ch2 Valid Ch2+Ch3 Valid...
  • Page 278: Chapter 11 External Devices

    Keyframe functions • GPI devices There are 250 registers, numbered 1 to 250, holding • VTRs (Sony 9-pin VTR protocol) external device control data as keyframe data (see • Disk recorders (video disk communications protocol, page 293) (only 99 registers for the GPI timeline).
  • Page 279: Control Of P-bus Devices

    Editing registers Control of P-Bus Devices You can carry out the following operations on the registers in which the data for controlling external devices is saved. • Copy • Move You can control P-Bus (Peripheral Bus II protocol) • Swap external devices through the 9-pin serial port of an SIU.
  • Page 280: P-bus Trigger

    Select the ID (0 to 23) of the device you want to set. For details, see “Setting the first keyframe when rewind is executed” (page 421). Select the action. Carrying out a Direct Store You can select “2” (Store), “3” (Recall), or “4” (Trigger).
  • Page 281: Control Of Gpi Devices

    The control block switches to effect operation mode, Control of GPI Devices and the [EFF] button and [RCALL] button light amber. Press the [P-BUS] button to select the P-Bus region. You can control GPI devices through the GPI output port of an SIU.
  • Page 282 Select the trigger pulse output destination. For details, see “Setting the first keyframe when rewind is executed” (page 421). To select the GPI port on the rear panel of the SIU, select “2” (DCU). Set the port number. Parameter Adjustment DCU Port SIU GPI port number Note...
  • Page 283: Control Of Vtrs And Disk Recorders

    The operation button assignment will be as follows. Control of VTRs and Disk Note Recorders The [SHIFT] button and [RSZR ON] button are not used in VTR/disk recorder/frame memory operation mode. You can control VTRs, disk recorders, and other external devices through the 9-pin serial ports and network port of an SIU.
  • Page 284 Button Operation Cue up to the start point. REW (rewind) Rewind. Reverse Forward PLAY Play. direction direction FF (fast forward) Fast forward. ALL STOP Stop all tapes, disks, and frame memory clips. FINE (Only available when video disk Shuttle mode communications protocol is used) Enable fine adjustment through Z-ring Press the [SHTL] button, lighting the button amber, to...
  • Page 285: Displaying Vtr/disk Recorder Information

    Notes Operating When VTR is used When video disk status communications • Recording is not possible when using the Odetics display protocol, Odetics protocol, AMP protocol, or Extended VTR. protocol, AMP • The following limitations apply for a disk recorder protocol, or (video disk communications protocol).
  • Page 286: Cueup & Play

    Mode: Shows playback mode (Loop or Recue) set for the Enter the register number to recall using the numeric device. keypad buttons. Device control block display For details about selecting a register, see “Register The current time, start point, and stop point can be viewed selection in the numeric keypad control block”...
  • Page 287: Ddr/vtr Timeline

    In the numeric keypad control block, press the [EFF] Note button. You can enter a start delay time in the range that The control block switches to effect operation mode, depends on the signal format as follows: and the [EFF] button and [RCALL] button light 00:00 to 59:xx (where xx = (number of frames per amber.
  • Page 288 • Variable Speed • During file playback, to play the next keyframe at variable speed, for the next keyframe set variable speed DDR/VTR timeline actions are configured using the only, and do not set the start point. Device >DDR/VTR >Timeline menu (5332). You can save the configured timeline in an effect register.
  • Page 289 when the effect is executed becomes the target of the a) Failure to operate when variable speed is set to minus value. However, operates when the file B action is set to Start, and then action. variable speed is set to minus after file B starts playing. - Play does not switch from file A to file B: In the <Action>...
  • Page 290: Disk Recorder File Operations

    To clear the start point, stop point, and variable Updating a file list speed settings In the upper list of the status area, select the device, and Note press [Clear] in the <Start TC> group, <Stop TC> group, The files in the selected folder are displayed in the file list or <Variable Speed>...
  • Page 291 Selecting a folder Open the Device >DDR/VTR >File List menu (5333). A target folder must be selected for the AMP protocol. Select a device. In the Device >DDR/VTR >File List menu (5333), Press [New File]. press [Folder List]. Enter the file name using the keyboard window, and The Folder List menu (5334) appears.
  • Page 292: Regions

    Keyframes Chapter • Color backgrounds 1 and 2 (User1) Regions • AUX1 to AUX48 (User2) • Frame Memory 1 to 20 (User4) Reference region The term “region” refers to a functional block of the When multiple regions are selected, only one region system.
  • Page 293: Registers

    Registers Keyframes A register is an area of memory in a device which holds a A keyframe is a function that loads the conditions of the keyframe, snapshot (see page 325), shotbox (see video at a point in time as data which can then be recalled page 337), macro (see page 343), and so on.
  • Page 294: Effect Attributes

    Undo an edit operation: Undo the effect of the last Effect Attributes operation to insert, modify, delete, or paste a keyframe. An individual effect may also have attached special conditions relating to switcher or DME operation when the Duration modes effect is recalled.
  • Page 295: Paths

    (see page 313). Changes in the effect duration caused by When you change the effect duration, the keyframe deleting a keyframe duration for each keyframe in the effect is • When the effect is stopped on a keyframe, a delete automatically recalculated proportionally.
  • Page 296 Switcher path settings Item Paths that can be set Carry out path settings in the Key Frame menu. Color Bkgd Overall path settings for color background items are made For each menu, the following settings are available. Color Bkgd simultaneously. M/E-1 to M/E-5, and P/P menus Color Bkgd 1 Paths for color background 1 Item...
  • Page 297 DME Effect menu Item Paths that can be set Pers Overall path settings for items Item Paths that can be set relating to perspective are made Pers All Effect All Overall path settings for DME effect simultaneously. items are made simultaneously. Pers X, Pers Paths for the X-, Y-, and Z-axes Edge...
  • Page 298: Effect Execution

    which then runs to the next pause point or the end of the Item Paths that can be set effect. Shadow Path for shadow Run mode setting Brick Path for brick You can select from the following run modes for when the effect is executed.
  • Page 299 Executing effects (see page 316) This provides a smooth effect, based on the time and path settings. Saving effects (see page 317) Save a completed effect in a register.
  • Page 300: 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 following are the main parts of the menu screen. g Keyframe status a Region name and register number...
  • Page 301: Timeline Menu Display Settings

    In the Key Frame >Timeline Assign menu (6115), Timeline Menu Display Settings select the region. The Timeline menu shows a timeline for each region, but Press the [Display] button to set the display on or off. you can also restrict the regions to be shown. To disable the display, press [Display], turning it off.
  • Page 302: Recalling A Register

    [MASTR]: Master timeline / master snapshot Recalling a Register You can select more than one region. The first selected button becomes the reference region, and is lit green. Subsequent selected buttons are lit amber. Use the numeric keypad control block to recall a register. Pressing one of the amber-lit region selection buttons, For each region there are 99 registers dedicated to while holding down [EFF] or [SNAPSHOT], turns the...
  • Page 303 To search for an empty register in the 100 range, press [1], Note [0], [0], [.] (period) in this order. After recalling the master timeline, you cannot undo the Similarly, to search for an empty register in the 200 range, recall.
  • Page 304: Specifying The Region And Edit Points

    Specifying the Region and Edit Points Region Selection Recalling regions to edit (numeric keypad control block) Select the region in which the editing is applied by the effect consisting of keyframes, using the region selection buttons in the numeric keypad control block. Press a button on the left of the status area, to select the button you want to assign.
  • Page 305: Creating And Editing Keyframes

    To set the edit points, use any of the following operations Creating and Editing with the memory recall buttons. • To move the edit point to the keyframe immediately after Keyframes the current time (the position at which the effect is currently stopped), press the [NEXT KF] button.
  • Page 306: Inserting Keyframes

    To modify from the edit point to a particular Inserting Keyframes keyframe You can insert a keyframe in an existing effect. Press the [KF MCRO EDIT] button, then press the [EDIT ENBL] button, turning it on orange. Press the [KF MCRO EDIT] button, then press the [EDIT ENBL] button, turning it on orange.
  • Page 307: Deleting Keyframes

    The display in the numeric keypad control block Modifying the keyframes by holding down the shows the current keyframe number and the indication [SHIFT] button and pressing the [MOD] button “TO.” The modified parameter values are taken as relative values, which modify all of the selected keyframes. Using the numeric keypad in the numeric keypad control block, carry out the following operations.
  • Page 308: Moving Keyframes

    Move the edit point to the position where you want to Moving Keyframes insert the copied keyframe. Press the [KF MCRO EDIT] button, then press the Press the [PASTE] button. [EDIT ENBL] button, turning it on orange. This inserts the keyframe you have copied after the current keyframe.
  • Page 309 Enter the keyframe number for the new end point, and FROM 2 TO press the [ENTER] button. “FROM” indicates the start point of the loop range, The display shows the currently set loop count. while “TO” indicates the end point. To modify the loop count, press [CLR] and enter the With the numeric keypad buttons of the numeric new loop count.
  • Page 310: Undoing An Edit Operation

    movement is reflected at both the transition start point and end point (see page 311). Before The operation is carried out according to DME wipe deletion patterns 1202, 1203, or 1204. Deletion Frame in-out V (Frame I/O V): A type of frame in-out mode, which is specified when creating a transition After effect in the vertical direction.
  • Page 311 Transition First transition Transition Transition First transition 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 At the first transition completion point, if you move the At the first transition completion point, if you move the image with the positioner, the transition appears as image with the positioner, the transition appears as...
  • Page 312 filled with the signal selected on the DME external video Transition First transition Transition bus. start completion For 3-channel mode brick, the part of the pattern image point shown in dark gray is filled with the signal selected on the DME external video bus, and the light gray portion is filled with the signal selected on the DME utility 1 bus.
  • Page 313: Time Settings

    You can also use the [TRIM] button to enter a Time Settings difference value (see page 305). Press the [ENTER] button to confirm the entry. You can determine the execution time of an effect by Note setting either the keyframe durations or the effect duration (see page 294).
  • Page 314: Path Settings

    You can also use the [TRIM] button to enter a Path Settings difference value (see page 305) Press the [ENTER] button to confirm the entry. The term “path” (see page 295) refers to the specification of how interpolation is carried out from one keyframe to the next.
  • Page 315 Parameter Adjustment Tens Spline interpolation tension Bias Spline interpolation bias Cont Spline interpolation continuity Changing the path type for Hue In the Key Frame >Path menu (6113), press [M/E-1]. The M/E-1 menu (6113.1) appears. Press the “Hue” path type indication for the [Key1] item that you want to change.
  • Page 316: Effect Execution

    This recalls the effect saved in the register. Effect Execution Press the [RUN] button in the utility/shotbox control block. By using the [RUN] button in the utility/shotbox control The [RUN] button lights amber and the effect is block, you can replay the effect as a continuous sequence executed automatically.
  • Page 317: Saving Effects

    When the [REV] button is lit: The effect is executed in Saving Effects the direction from the last keyframe to the first keyframe. When the [NORM/REV] button is lit: Each time the effect is executed, the direction reverses. When you recall an effect, the currently recalled effect is automatically saved in a register.
  • Page 318: Creating And Saving A Master Timeline (numeric Keypad Control Block)

    To undo the saving of an effect Creating and Saving a While the [STORE STATS] button is lit amber, press and hold the [STORE STATS] button and press the [UNDO] Master Timeline button. You can save region information (information on any regions, including the register numbers associated with the regions) referred to as a master timeline in a dedicated register.
  • Page 319: Creating And Saving A Master Timeline (menu)

    Checking the regions saved on a master Notes timeline • It is not possible to undo a master timeline save. For example in the course of changing a master timeline, • Saving the master timeline does not carry out a save of you can check which regions are saved in the register.
  • Page 320: Recalling And Executing A Master Timeline

    To select all regions, press [ALL]. To select all Recalling and Executing a switcher-related regions (M/E, P/P, User), press [SWR ALL]. Master Timeline Press [Assign], turning it on, and select a register using the following parameter. For details about recalling a master timeline in the numeric keypad control block, see “Recalling a Register Parameter Adjustment (Numeric Keypad Control Block)”...
  • Page 321: Editing Registers

    Select from bank 0 to 9 (register number 1 to 99) for Editing Registers the effect. For details about bank selection, see “Bank and register selection in the Flexi Pad control block” (page 329). Using the Effect menu, you can carry out the following effect register operations.
  • Page 322: Effect Register Editing

    To select multiple registers with the [Num] Select a register. parameter To select all registers, press [ALL]. To select multiple Specify the register number in the [Register] registers, set the [Num] parameter (see page 322). parameter, and set the quantity in the [Num] parameter.
  • Page 323: Effect Register List View And Editing

    Press the region display in the upper part of the list to COM0, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, display a selection window, then select the region in COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9 the selection window. LPT0, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, LPT9 Select the register to be at the back and the register to be at the front after the merge.
  • Page 324 Select the copy destination register. In the <Copy> group, press [To __]. Deleting data from effect registers This applies to all regions. In the Effect >Status menu (6200), select the register. Press [Delete]. Renaming an effect register This applies to all regions. In the Effect >Status menu (6200), select the register.
  • Page 325: Chapter 13 Snapshots

    Snapshots Chapter Snapshot Attributes Overview An individual snapshot may also have attached special conditions relating to switcher or DME operation when the A snapshot is a function that saves the conditions snapshot is recalled. configured for applying an effect to an image as data in These conditions are called “attributes”...
  • Page 326: Snapshot Operations (numeric Keypad Control Block)

    Yes: Available, No: Not available Snapshot Operations Attributes Region (Numeric Keypad Control M/E-1, User1 to DME ch1 M/E-2, to ch4 Block) M/E-3, M/E-4, M/E-5, PGM/PST Cross-point hold Saving and Recalling Snapshots Key disable Effect dissolve AUTO TRANS button Auto transition Clip auto play EFF DISS button Display...
  • Page 327 M/E1 to M/E5, P/P, USER1 to USER8, The control block switches to snapshot operation DME1 to DME4, RTR, ALL mode, and the [SNAPSHOT] button and [RCALL] button light amber. For details about region selection, see “Region selection in the numeric keypad control block” Use the region selection buttons to select the target (page 302).
  • Page 328: Banks And Registers

    • It is not possible to add temporary attributes to a Snapshot Operations master snapshot. (Flexi Pad Control Block) Press the [ENTER] button. The specified snapshot is recalled. When a master snapshot is recalled, the region In the Flexi Pad control block on each M/E bank and PGM/ selection buttons are lit according to the saved region PST banks, you can only carry out operations on snapshots information.
  • Page 329: Saving And Recalling Snapshots

    Saving a snapshot Bank Register Bank Register number number number number In the M/E-1 bank, make the settings for the state you Bank 8 80 to 89 Bank 21 210 to 219 want to save as a snapshot. Bank 9 90 to 99 Bank 22 220 to 229...
  • Page 330 For details, see “Assigning a Region to the Region Deleting a snapshot Selection Buttons in the Numeric Keypad Control Block” (page 402). In the M/E-1 bank Flexi Pad control block, press the [SNAPSHOT] button. In the M/E-1 bank Flexi Pad control block, press the This switches the memory recall section to snapshot [SNAPSHOT] button.
  • Page 331: Snapshot Operations (menu)

    In the <Attribute> group, select the attribute (see Snapshot Operations page 325) you want to add. Configure the attribute, as required. (Menu) To add the cross-point hold attribute Operations in the Snapshot menu Note You use the Snapshot menu to make snapshot settings. You can set whether or not to add key disable to cross- The Snapshot menu displays the status of each register, point hold in the Setup menu.
  • Page 332: Snapshot Status Display

    To add the auto transition attribute • When the effect dissolve attribute is added Press [Auto Transition], turning it on. Displayed Attributes set To add clip auto play character codes Duration value The effect dissolve attribute is set, with the displayed duration. Note •...
  • Page 333: Snapshot Register Editing

    Snapshot >Master Snapshot >Store menu For details, see “Effect Register List View and Editing” (page 323). Open the Snapshot >Master Snapshot >Store menu (6311). Register name display For the same number, the register name for the M/E-1 The status area shows the master snapshot register region takes precedence.
  • Page 334 As required, change the bank. Press [Bank Sel], and enter a bank number in the numeric keypad window. Press the button for the number or name you want to save. Adding attributes to a snapshot You can add attributes to a snapshot whose button is lit green in the M/E-1 >Misc >Snapshot menu (1177).
  • Page 335: Chapter 14 Utility/shotbox

    Utility/Shotbox Chapter Utility Overview Utility Execution A utility is a function that is used to assign a specific action You can execute utility functions using the menu panel, or a shortcut for a frequently used menu to a button, which utility/shotbox control block, or cross-point control block.
  • Page 336: Utility Execution (utility/shotbox Control Block)

    • For actions that enable/disable a function, the Utility Execution (Utility/Shotbox selected button is lit orange, and the function is Control Block) enabled. To disable the function, press the button again. • For other actions, the function for the selected button is executed.
  • Page 337: Shotbox Overview

    To execute an assigned action Shotbox Overview This section describes assignment of bank 1 to the 1st row for utility/shotbox operation as an example. Press the delegation button [UTL/SB 1] on the cross- A shotbox is a function that is used to save any point pad.
  • Page 338: Shotbox Register Creation

    For details about region selection, see “Region Shotbox Register selection in the numeric keypad control block” (page 302). Creation Enter the save destination shotbox register number using the numeric keypad buttons. You can create a shotbox register using the numeric For details about selecting a register, see “Register keypad control block or the menu.
  • Page 339: Shotbox Register Creation (menu)

    To check the snapshot region: Press the Press [Edit]. [SNAPSHOT] button, turning it on. The Edit menu (6411.1) appears. To check the effects region: Press the [EFF] button, You can also select the register in this menu using the turning it on. [Shotbox Reg] parameter.
  • Page 340: Shotbox Execution

    The status area shows the information for the selected Shotbox Execution shotbox register and the key selection buttons. In the status area, select a switcher bank. You can execute a shotbox using the numeric keypad To select all switcher banks, press [ALL]. control block, Flexi Pad control block, utility/shotbox control block, or cross-point control block.
  • Page 341: Shotbox Execution (flexi Pad Control Block)

    When auto run is not set for the recalled register If auto run is set, the effects are executed at the same Simply recalling the register does not execute the time they are recalled. effects. Press the [RUN] button in the utility/shotbox When auto run is not set for the recalled register control block to execute the effects.
  • Page 342: Shotbox Execution (cross-point Control Block)

    The functions for the selected bank are assigned to the Shotbox Register Editing memory recall buttons. The register names (white characters on a dark blue background) is displayed on the buttons of the registers with a registered shotbox. Empty register You can carry out the following editing on shotbox buttons display the register number (gray characters on registers.
  • Page 343: Chapter 15 Macros

    Macros Chapter Control block Event Macros Transition control block • Auto transition and cut in the transition execution section • Auto transition and key on/off in the independent key transition Overview execution section • Next transition selection A macro is a function that is used to store a sequence of •...
  • Page 344: Macro Creation And Editing

    Macro AT with A/B Bus (Macro Auto Trans Event Control block Event with A/B Bus): When registering an auto transition Utility/shotbox control • Recalling functions assigned to macro event in the transition control block or block memory recall buttons transition control block (simple type), include the •...
  • Page 345: Macro Execution

    Macro merging Take operation During macro editing, you can recall and copy another When a paused macro is restarted, this is referred to as a register to merge it with the macro being edited. “Take” operation. For example, while editing macro register 2 you can recall To execute a take operation, use the [TAKE] button in the register 1 and merge it as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 346: Macro Operations (numeric Keypad Control Block And Utility/shotbox Control Block)

    Recalling a Macro Register and Macro Operations Executing a Macro (Numeric Keypad Control A macro operation is performed by recalling a macro Block and Utility/Shotbox register. Recalling an empty register allows you to carry out macro Control Block) editing operations. Recalling a register holding a macro executes the macro immediately.
  • Page 347: Macro Creation And Editing

    • While executing a macro, the operation performed if memory recall buttons to the assignments for macro another macro is recalled from the numeric keypad editing, and the [EDIT ENBL] button turns on red. control block depends on a setting in the Setup menu. For details, see “Setting the Macro Execution Mode”...
  • Page 348 For details about selecting a register, see “Register memory recall buttons to the assignments for macro selection in the numeric keypad control block” editing, and the [EDIT ENBL] button turns on red. (page 302). Specify an edit point using buttons in the utility/ Press the [ENTER] button.
  • Page 349 Deleting a particular range of events Carry out the following operations using the buttons in the utility/shotbox control block. Specify an edit point (see page 348). • To insert the move target events after the edit point, press the [PASTE] button. Press the [FROM TO] button in the utility/shotbox •...
  • Page 350: Saving A Macro

    When auto insert mode is enabled, the pause event is In the numeric keypad control block, press the registered automatically. [MCRO] button. When auto insert mode is disabled, press the [INS] button in the utility/shotbox control block to register Press the [STORE] button, turning it on. the pause events.
  • Page 351: Macro Operations (flexi Pad Control Block)

    This switches the memory recall section to macro Macro Operations (Flexi operation mode. The last recalled bank is displayed. Pad Control Block) Use the bank selection buttons to select the target bank for operation. Select from bank 0 to 25 (register number 1 to 250). DEL button For details about bank selection, see “Bank and UNDO button...
  • Page 352: Macro Creation And Editing

    The selected bank and register number are displayed The selected bank and register number are displayed on the top right button in the memory recall section, on the top right button in the memory recall section, and the number of executed events and total number of and the number of the current event and total number events are displayed on the center button in the bottom of events are displayed on the center button in the...
  • Page 353: Saving A Macro

    For details about bank selection, see “Bank and Press the [DEL] button in the memory recall section. register selection in the Flexi Pad control block” (page 329). Deleting all events You can delete all events within the selected macro While pressing the [MCRO] button, press the button register.
  • Page 354: Macro Operations (cross-point Control Block)

    For details about bank selection, see “Bank and Macro Operations (Cross- register selection in the Flexi Pad control block” (page 329). Point Control Block) Holding down the [DEL] button, press the button of the register in which the macro you want to delete is saved.
  • Page 355: Macro Operations (menu)

    1) State with numeric keypad control block (see page 347), utility/ shotbox control block (see page 347), or Flexi Pad control block (see Macro Operations (Menu) page 352) switched to macro editing mode. In any of the following menus, select the same register recalled in step 1, and press [On Line Edit].
  • Page 356 e Macro register creation list On Line Edit menu When a macro is stored in the register, this shows a list of the macro events. Each macro event consists of the f ALL button following components, which you can check in the list. •...
  • Page 357: Offline Editing Of Macro Events

    To insert an event Operate the control panel to save the editing result. To modify an event On the control panel, disable auto insert mode if it is enabled. On the control panel, disable auto insert mode if it is enabled.
  • Page 358 Off Line Edit menu • Data: Parameters and data set in the editing button group. e Editing button group For details about event components, see “Macro File Editing Rules” (page 520). d Macro creation list a Register or file number e Editing button group This row of buttons shows the components of an event.
  • Page 359 • Event: Event To delete an event • Continue: Event continuation • #: Comment In the macro creation list, select the event you want to delete. For details about the items, see “Macro File Syntax” (page 520). Press [Delete]. Select the desired item from the macro editing The selected event is deleted.
  • Page 360: Macro Attachments

    Control block Button Macro Attachments Independent Buttons assigned with the following key transition functions. control block • Auto transition • Key on/off A macro attachment is a function whereby a macro register Key fader Buttons operating the following functions. is assigned to a control panel button or a particular position control block •...
  • Page 361: Setting And Canceling A Macro Attachment

    Select the macro attachment register. Setting and Canceling a Macro For details about the method of operation, see Attachment “Setting the register to assign in a macro attachment” (page 361). Setting the register to assign in a macro To set to pre macro mode, press and hold the [PRE attachment MACRO] button in the cross-point pad and press a 3rd You can select a macro register (1 to 250) to assign to a...
  • Page 362 To delete individual macro attachment settings Notes You can delete individual settings of a macro attachment • In macro only mode, it is not possible to set a macro assigned to a button. attachment. • On a split fader, you can set a macro attachment to the Open the Macro >Attachment >Attachment menu main fader lever (for background A bus).
  • Page 363: Displaying The Macro Attachment Settings

    pair number is assigned. Further, if you delete any of are enabled. Macro attachments are enabled/disabled using these assignments, this deletes all assignments to the the following buttons. same pair number. Macro Button - If you assign a pair number to a different cross-point attachment button, the macro attachment settings are also location...
  • Page 364 For details, see “Setting the Macro Execution Mode” • During macro execution, if you switch the control panel (page 423). to macro editing mode, the macro currently being • Individual events stored in a macro are executed executed stops. according to the settings in the Setup menu. If you •...
  • Page 365: Menu Macros

    Recalling a menu macro register Menu Macros Open the Macro >Menu Macro Register >Recall & Run menu (5431). The term “menu macro” refers to the function whereby a sequence of menu operations is saved as data in memory, Currently recalled register so that it can be recalled as required to automatically Menu macro register list execute the same sequence of operations.
  • Page 366: Creating And Editing A Menu Macro

    Parameter Adjustment Current Event interval (seconds) Interval (Sec) Press [Run]. To stop execution of a menu macro Press [Stop]. To jump to the first event Press [Rewind]. Recalling a menu macro register from a macro register Press the group name button. Menu macro recall and execution operations can be saved Press the button to which the menu macro is assigned.
  • Page 367 Set the event execution interval. Menu macro register number Parameter Adjustment Menu macro register name Interval Event interval (seconds) Event number Time (Sec) Remaining Memory The settings are applied to each menu macro register. Press [Store]. To exit editing mode without saving a menu macro Press [Exit].
  • Page 368 • To insert an event after the selected event, carry Screen when the keyframe status is displayed out the new menu operation, then press [Insert After]. The keyframe status section appears as follows. • Menu macro register number To insert a pause event •...
  • Page 369: Menu Macro Register Editing

    Menu Macro Register Editing Macro Timeline In the Macro >Menu Macro Register menu, you can check the status and edit menu macro registers. You can automatically execute a sequence of macro recall/ For details about the status display, see “Effect Status execute actions by registering them on a timeline, in the Display”...
  • Page 370: Creating And Editing A Macro Timeline

    Forcibly ending a macro timeline Creating and Editing a Macro • If the timeline has completed but a macro is still Timeline executing, press the [REWIND] or [RUN] button in the utility/shotbox control block to forcibly end the macro This section describes how to set actions, and add timeline.
  • Page 371 Alternatively, you can make settings in the Setup menu so that 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 executed. In this case, the Rewind Action setting is still enabled.
  • Page 372: Chapter 16 Files

    Files Chapter File operations Overview of File You can carry out the following file operations. Operations When operating on individual files or registers Save: Save the data in a register to the local drive or removable drive. Load: Load a file from the local drive or removable drive. You can save register data, including setup information Copy: Copy a file within a directory or between and snapshot information, as a file on the local drive or...
  • Page 373: Operations On Individual Files

    Error Information menu (9900). Files If this occurs, save the data or load the data again. If the error message persists, contact a Sony service representative. You can save or load the contents of an individual file or register.
  • Page 374: Region Selection

    If NFS (Network File System) is enabled in the Setup menu, [Network] is added to the device for operations. Device selection area Region selection area For details about NFS, see “Configuring the NFS Server” (page 385). To select a device In the File menu, press the button on the left in the device selection area above the list.
  • Page 375: Loading Files

    Select the register to save and the destination file. Press [t Copy]. You can select more than one register. The selected files are copied. To select all registers, press [ALL]. If there is already data present in the destination location, a confirmation message appears. Select [Yes] Press [t Save].
  • Page 376: Batch File Operations

    You can also select a device and specify a directory in Batch File Operations this menu (see page 374). Select the file to delete. You can process all files or registers in batch. You can select more than one file. To select all files, press [ALL].
  • Page 377: Copying Files In Batch

    Select the target device for operation (see page 374). If there is already data present in the destination location, a confirmation message appears. Select [Yes] In the device selection area on the left, select to overwrite the data. [Register]. In the device selection area on the right, select [Local Drive] or [Removable Drive], then specify a directory.
  • Page 378: Frame Memory File Operations

    Pressing the folder display switching button on the left Frame Memory File displays folders for the list on the left, and pressing the folder display switching button on the right displays Operations folders for the list on the right. The selected button has a light blue border.
  • Page 379: File Operations

    Displaying detailed file information Saving a file You can save a file in frame memory storage to the local Open the File >Frame Memory >Frame Memory drive or a removable drive. menu (7151). This section describes selecting storage in the list on the left as an example.
  • Page 380: Importing And Exporting

    For details about the method of operation, see LPT0, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, “Selecting the target folder/file for operations” LPT8, LPT9 (page 378). Press [t Copy]. Importing and Exporting If a file with the same name already exists in the copy You can convert the file format of image data and save destination, it is overwritten.
  • Page 381 • Files with an alpha channel are imported as pair files. The following table shows the image sizes which will fill However, Bitmap files with an alpha channel cannot be the picture frame for various signal formats. imported. Signal format Size (H ×...
  • Page 382 To select a folder In the list on the left, select the file in storage to export. Press the folder selection button displaying the device To select multiple files, set the [Num] parameter. To name, and select a top-level folder in the hierarchy from select all files, press [ALL].
  • Page 383: Directory Operations

    • Deleting files Directory Operations • Offline editing of macro files • Deleting directories Open the File >Configure >Directory menu (7171). You can create a new directory within the local drive or removable drive, and carry out other operations, such as In the device selection area, select the target device for renaming and deleting.
  • Page 384: Copying Files Between Unit Ids

    Copying Files Between Unit IDs Switcher and DME files on the local drive or removable drive are managed by unit ID (see page 385). Files with a different unit ID cannot be copied using ordinary file operations. To copy files, use the menu for copying files between different unit IDs.
  • Page 385: Chapter 17 System Setup

    System Setup Chapter About system setup Settings Relating to the This configures the setup for the whole system. Here, the “whole system” refers to all devices connected Network on the switcher system LAN. Unit ID settings This section describes the configuration of devices When there are two switchers on the same network, the connected to the switcher system LAN.
  • Page 386: Configuring A Network Interface

    The NFS server address is displayed in the “NFS In the Engineering Setup >System >Network Config Server Address” field. menu (7311), press [Net I/F Setting]. The Net I/F Setting menu (7311.2) appears. To register the setting as a power-on default, press [Define].
  • Page 387 In the <Network Interface> group, press [Subnet Notes Mask], and set the subnet mask. • The XKS-T8110 and XKS-T8165 do not support the Enter the subnet mask using the keyboard window, ST2110 protocol. then press [Enter]. • The protocol setting is common to all slots in which a If multiple networks are selected, the same subnet network connector board is installed.
  • Page 388: Settings Relating To System Configuration

    To set the selected control panel as the tally control Settings Relating to master panel, press [Tally Master], turning it on. If there are multiple control panels and switchers, the System Configuration control panel on which [Tally Master] is enabled performs tally control for the whole system.
  • Page 389: Settings Relating To Signal Formats

    4 per switcher bank (2 keys + 2 sub keys) Inputs Outputs Notes outputs • On the XVS-9000, only the following signal formats are available. – outputs 3840×2160P 2SI, 1080P, 1080i • When using 4K signal formats, software options are a) When the signal format is 3840×2160PsF, sub keys cannot be used.
  • Page 390: Enabling Passage Of 59.94 (2×) Format Signals On An Aux Bus

    Black Burst Sync 59.94 59.94 2SI 59.94 Notes 3840×2160P/ 59.94 SQD • On the XVS-9000, 59.94 (2×) format is not available. 3840×2160PsF/ • You can output in 59.94 (2×) format only when the 29.97 SQD following signals are assigned. 1080P/59.94 1080PsF/29.97 AUX1 to 48, Preset, Edit Preview outputs 1080i/59.94...
  • Page 391: Power-on (startup) State Selection

    In the <Screen Aspect> group, select one of the Power-On (Startup) State following. 16:9: Set the screen aspect ratio to 16:9. Selection 4:3: Set the screen aspect ratio to 4:3. Press [Aspect Execute]. This sets the initial state of each device when the system is powered on.
  • Page 392: Saving And Recalling Setup Data

    When [Custom] is selected, in the <Setup> group or Saving and Recalling Setup Data <Initial Status> group, select one of the following. User: Set user-defined settings for the Setup or Initial Status settings. Local drive / removable drive Factory: Set factory default settings for the Setup or User setup data Initial Status settings.
  • Page 393: Reset And Initialization

    Reset and Initialization Settings Relating to Installation and Devices You can reset or initialize memory on each device. • Reset: Reset to power-on state. You can install software and firmware for devices • All Clear: Clear the memory, and reset to factory default connected to the LAN.
  • Page 394: Configuring Settings To Use The Software

    In the Engineering Setup >System >Install/Unit Config Setup >System >Install/Unit Config >License menu menu (7316), select the target device to operate, and press (7316.6). [License] to open the License menu (7316.6). • XVS-9000 Software Name XZS-9200 Multi Program 2 Software...
  • Page 395 After restarting, the licensed software is now available for use. Device name Unique device ID To cancel the license registration to disable functions Select the software (“Active” displayed in the “Condition” field) whose license you want to cancel in the License menu (7316.6), then press [Deactivate License] in the License Management menu (7316.7).
  • Page 396: Settings Relating To Device Management

    Connect a removable drive to the DEVICE connector Settings Relating to of the menu panel. Device Management In the Engineering Setup >System >Maintenance menu (7317), select the removable drive. In the <USB Storage Device> group, press [Format]. Setting the Date and Time Check the message, then press [Yes].
  • Page 397: Locking File Loading Operations

    Select the menu candidates for locking. To select all menus within a group, press [ALL]. You can also select a menu while it is open. For details, see “Selecting an opened setup menu to lock” (page 397). Press [Lock Item Select]. The selected menus become candidates for locking, and a “...
  • Page 398: Enabling/disabling Sdi Output Connectors

    The selected categories become candidates for In the <Device> group, select the target switcher to set. locking. The category name display color changes to The status area shows the set status of the output yellow, and the “Lock” indicator is displayed in connectors for slots in which an XKS-S8167/ yellow in the “Lock”...
  • Page 399: Chapter 18 Control Panel Setup

    When [Inhibit] is selected, snapshots on the to the front. The bank and module dependency is corresponding bank are not recalled. configured from the switcher control station. For details, consult your Sony service or sales representative. Assigning a Single M/E to Two M/E Banks In the <M/E / AUX Assign>...
  • Page 400: Linking Switcher Bus And Router Destinations

    Press [Dual M/E Assign]. Parameter Adjustment The unshifted state is assigned as cross-points on the Link No Link number M/E bank with the selected bank number, and the Link Matrix Matrix number to link shifted state is assigned as cross-points on the M/E bank with the next consecutive bank number.
  • Page 401: Linking Transitions Between Keyers

    Linking the next transition selection Parameter Adjustment buttons Source No Matrix source You can add links for the next transition selection buttons Press [Link Source Set]. in the transition control block to the transition link settings between keyers. For example, if two keyers (Key 2 and Repeat steps 2 and 3 as required to select the matrix Key 3) are linked with the master keyer (Key 1), then sources to be linked to other cross-point buttons.
  • Page 402: Assigning A Region To The Region Selection Buttons In The Numeric Keypad Control Block

    If you do not want to assign a key to a key delegation button, select [No Assign]. Inhibiting operation of the key fader control block You can set to inhibit operations for each module in the key fader control block. In the status area of the Engineering Setup >Panel >Config >Key Fader Assign menu (7321.1), select the module to set.
  • Page 403: Setting Transition Control Block Button Assignments

    The regions with the lit button indicators are assigned The Key Transition Module menu (7321.25) appears. to the [ALL] button. The default is all buttons lit. For regions you do not want to assign to the [ALL] In the <Bank Select> group, select the target bank to button, press the corresponding button indication, set.
  • Page 404: Setting Device Control Block (trackball) Button Assignments

    For details about memory recall button assignment, see To release the assignment “Assigning a Function to a Memory Recall Button in the Select the target button to release, then press [Clear]. Utility/Shotbox Control Block” (page 415). To return the assignment to the default Press [Default].
  • Page 405: Inhibiting Dme Channel Selection Operations

    Press [M/E Operation Inhibit]. Cross-Point Settings The M/E Operation Inhibit menu (7321.18) appears. Select the target bank to set. Creating Cross-Point Assign Tables In the <M/E Operation Inhibit> group, select the utility 2 bus (Util2 Bus) or key button (Key1 to Key8) for You can create a “main”...
  • Page 406 [Video] and [Key] can also be selected at the same Select the target button number to set. time. [Video] and [Key] cannot be deselected at the same Select the pair signal to assign. time. One or the other is always selected. In the <Button Assign>...
  • Page 407 Hold: Functions as a shift button, and the shifted state To set sequential names for multiple signals of the cross-point buttons is enabled while the When multiple signals are selected and you specify a button is held down. number suffix for a signal name, all of the selected signals Lock: Functions as a shift button, and pressing the are automatically assigned names ending with sequential button toggles between the shifted and unshifted...
  • Page 408: Copying Cross-point Assign Tables

    Set the destination station ID. Copying Cross-Point Assign Tables Parameter Adjustment You can copy the contents of a cross-point assign table to another cross-point assign table. Station ID Station ID setting a) If set to 255, the names are sent to all stations (“All” is displayed in Note the status area).
  • Page 409: Setting The Cross-point Delay

    For details about side flags, see “Side Flags” (page 194). and the delay is half the specified number of frames. 1080i: Delay is the number of fields. In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt Assign menu (7322), press [Side Flags Button Assign]. The Side Flags Button Assign menu (7322.10) appears.
  • Page 410: Aux Bus Control Block Settings

    Assigning a delegation button to a AUX Bus Control Block destination You can assign destinations to the 1st row/2nd row Settings delegation buttons of the AUX bus control block (router operation mode). In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Aux Assign menu Setting the AUX Bus Operation (7323), press [RTR Mode Setting].
  • Page 411 The Source Table Assign menu (7323.2) appears. In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Aux Assign >RTR Mode Setting menu (7323.1), select the target In the <Source Table Select> group, select the target destination button number to set. source table to set. Press [SS Enable] to enable/disable the function.
  • Page 412: Settings Relating To Button Assignment

    Parameter Adjustment Settings Relating to Shotbox Shotbox register selection Button Assignment Press [Action Set]. When [Menu Shortcut] is selected in step 2, it is not The following functions can be assigned to the user necessary to press [Action Set]. preference buttons on the menu panel, the memory recall To release the assignment buttons on the utility/shotbox control block, and the cross- Select the target button to release, then press [Clear].
  • Page 413 List of utility commands and user preference button states The following table lists the utility commands that can be assigned to user preference buttons. Command name Function Button state Lit amber MEx PGM1 ST M/E-x program output safe title enable/ Enabled Disabled disable...
  • Page 414 Command name Function Button state Lit amber DCU GPI1 Test Fire Test trigger output from port assigned Output (lit only at the Output assigned to DCU GPI1 instant the button is DCU GPI50 Test Fire pressed) Test trigger output from port assigned to DCU GPI50 Macro Attachment Enbl Macro attachment enable/disable...
  • Page 415: Assigning A Function To A Memory Recall Button In The Utility/shotbox Control Block

    Command name Function Button state Lit amber Web UI Enable Operation from Virtual Shot Box and Enabled Disabled Virtual Menu enable/disable a) The safe title enable/disable commands display the name of the signal When [Macro Recall] is selected: Select the macro assigned to the output.
  • Page 416 List of utility commands and memory recall button states The following table lists the utility commands that can be assigned to memory recall buttons. Command name Function Button state Lit orange Lit dark blue MEx PGM1 ST M/E-x program output safe title enable/ Enabled Disabled disable...
  • Page 417 Command name Function Button state Lit orange Lit dark blue DCU GPI1 Test Fire Output test trigger from port assigned Output (lit light purple Output assigned (lit to DCU GPI1 only at the instant the purple) DCU GPI50 Test Fire button is pressed) Output test trigger from port assigned to DCU GPI50...
  • Page 418: Assigning Functions To Cross-point Buttons Of The Cross-point Control Block

    Enter a name of up to 8 characters in the keyboard blinking, display the shortcut menu. Press the window, and press [Enter]. target button to set to assign a shortcut. When finished, press [Menu Shortcut] again. When [Utility Command] is selected: Select a Setting the transition rate target to display command to assign in the list on the right side of on memory recall buttons...
  • Page 419: Settings Relating To Device Connections

    Press [Name]. Settings Relating to Enter a name of up to 8 characters in the keyboard Device Connections window, and press [Enter]. Setting the Control Mode for P-Bus Devices In the <P-Bus Control> group of the Engineering Setup >Panel >Device Interface menu (7325), select the protocol mode.
  • Page 420: Setting The Aux Bus Override Operation Mode

    Configuring file list sharing Settings Relating to You can configure sharing of the same file list, for example, when the same device is connected to more than Operation one port. Note Setting the On-Air Tally Only ports to which a disk recorder (video disk communications protocol, Odetics protocol) or Extended This sets the high tally state reflected on the control panel.
  • Page 421: Configuring Settings Relating To Effects

    In the <Rewind&1st KF> group of the Engineering Setup Configuring Settings Relating to >Panel >Operation >Effect Mode menu (7326.2), select Effects the target to set. GPI: GPI timeline P-Bus: P-Bus timeline Setting functions used in keyframe effect DDR/VTR: VTR/disk recorder timeline operations Macro: Macro timeline In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Operation menu (7326),...
  • Page 422: Setting Flexi Pad Control Block Button Display And Operation

    The source name is updated each time the description Note name is updated on the router. This allows you to always The bottom left button of bank 0 cannot be selected in the use the same name between the router and the switcher. Misc >Snapshot menu on each switcher bank.
  • Page 423: Setting The Operation Mode Of The [all] Button In The Transition Control Block

    Note Note Enable using the [AUTO TRANS] button in the If all next transition buttons are disabled, the next independent key transition execution section on the transition cannot be set even if the [ALL] button is transition control block, independent key transition control pressed.
  • Page 424: Setting The Operation Mode Of The Cross-point Control Block Button Rows

    In the <Macro Execution Mode> group, select the Setting the Operation Mode of the macro execution mode. Cross-Point Control Block Button Normal: Normal execution Rows Step: Step execution In the <Attachment Setting Mode> group, select the In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Operation menu button operations when a macro attachment is set.
  • Page 425: Setting Button And Indicator Status On The Cross-point Control Block/aux Bus Control Block

    selected page number and name, and the lower right Setting Button and Indicator Status side shows a list of assignable functions. on the Cross-Point Control Block/ In the <Bank Select> group, select the target bank to AUX Bus Control Block set.
  • Page 426 About re-entry button assignment Enter the page number to set (1 to 14) using the The following re-entry buttons can be assigned to buttons numeric keypad window, then press [Enter]. on the cross-point pad. • ROW-n P/P OUT1, ROW-n M/E-1 OUT1 to ROW-n M/ Setting the page recall function on the E-5 OUT1 (n = 1 to 4) cross-point pad...
  • Page 427: Copying Cross-point Pad Settings

    To rename a page Copying settings by page The operation is the same as for the Xpt Pad Btn Assign menu (7326.14) (see page 425). In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Operation >Xpt Module Operation menu (7326.12), press [Xpt Pad Page Copy]. Copying Cross-Point Pad Settings The Xpt Pad Page Copy menu (7326.19) appears.
  • Page 428: Setting Utility Bus Mode

    To make the display background gray Settings Relating to In the <Upper Area> group or <Lower Area> group, press [Gray Bkgd], turning it on. Control Panel To rename a display mode Management The specified name is displayed on the display mode buttons in the cross-point pad used for display mode selection.
  • Page 429: Setting The State Of Buttons That Are Not Lit

    Setting the State of Buttons that are Note Not Lit To enable this setting, the initial state of the control panel when powered on must be set to one of the following. • Set to Resume mode In the Engineering Setup >Panel >Maintenance menu •...
  • Page 430: Chapter 19 Switcher Setup

    Switcher Setup Chapter In the <M/E Config> group, select the operation mode. Settings Relating to Standard: Standard mode Multi Program: Multi-program mode Switcher Configuration DSK: DSK mode (PGM/PST only) About the operation mode • Standard mode: Fix the output signal configuration for Adjusting the Reference Phase the maximum of four outputs (Out1 to 4) of the M/E and PGM/PST banks as follows.
  • Page 431 - Out2: Program output 2 Note - Out3: Key preview output 1 In 3840×2160P format DSK mode, key 3 and key 4 - Out4: Key preview output 2 have the same settings. Assigning the output of each bank in Setting the key preview configuration multi-program mode This configures Out2 to Out6 settings when [Multi In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Config menu...
  • Page 432: Setting User Regions

    M/E-5: Assign the physical PGM/PST as logical M/E-5. Setting User Regions You can assign the following user regions to User1 to Setting DME Channel Assignments User8. • Color background 1 and 2 You can set DME channels to use on the M/E and PGM/ •...
  • Page 433: Setting The Sub Key Mode

    To set to crop to 4:3 when a DME wipe is executed Setting the Keys and DME Channels When side flags are enabled, you can automatically crop used in a CG Border an image to be a 4:3 image when executing a DME wipe. In the Side Flags menu (7331.7), press [Auto Crop], turning it on.
  • Page 434: Settings Relating To Signal Inputs

    >Net I/F Protocol menu (7311.3) from an output connector as an input. The maximum number of inputs on the XVS-9000 is 160 For details about dedicated input settings, see “Setting (80 for 4K format), on the XVS-8000 is 160 (40 for 4K Dedicated Inputs”...
  • Page 435: Setting Through Mode

    Press [Dedicated Input], turning it on. Setting Through Mode The dedicated input function is enabled for the four output connectors, and “On” is displayed in the Note “Dedicated In” field in the list. Through mode cannot be set for inputs whose signal To disable the dedicated input function, press format is converted by an input format converter or inputs [Dedicated Input], turning it off.
  • Page 436: Setting Internal Format Converter Inputs

    • When the switcher signal format is 1080P, the signal Notes formats that can be converted vary depending on the • On the XVS-9000, internal format converters are not 720P converter setting. available. For details about the 720P converter, see “Enabling/ •...
  • Page 437 Press [FC Format]. In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Input >Internal FC menu (7332.5), press [FC Adjust]. The FC Format menu (7332.6) appears. The status area shows the FC channel list on the left The FC Adjust menu (7332.2) appears. and the supported conversion signal format list on the right.
  • Page 438 Original image (4:3) Format converted image Original image (16:9) Format converted image (16:9) (4:3) Edge Crop Edge Crop Letter Box Letter Box 13:9 Squeeze Letter Box 14:9 When [Edge Crop] or [Letter Box] is selected in step 1, set the position of the image. When [Edge Crop] is selected: Press [Edge Crop Position] and set the following parameter.
  • Page 439: Setting An Input Format Converter

    When [Adaptive Y] or [Adaptive Y/C] is selected, set the Setting the frame synchronizer following parameter. You can enable/disable the frame synchronizer for each FC channel. When the frame synchronizer is enabled, Parameter Adjustment unsynchronized input signals are synchronized. Motion Motion detection sensitivity Select Note...
  • Page 440 • Only 3840×2160P 2SI, 1080P, and 1080i switcher signal For the XKS-S8112/XKS-S9112, setup is not required. formats are supported on the XVS-9000. • The signal formats that can be converted vary depending In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Input >Input FC/ on the input format converter board and the 720P CCR menu (7332.1), press [FC Format].
  • Page 441 Note Switcher signal Input signal format format When the switcher signal format is 3840×2160P, only 3840×2160P • 3840×2160P (Level A, 2SI) 3G the input with the lowest number in the input grouping a) b) (Level A, 2SI) • 3840×2160P (Level A, 2SI) 12G can be selected.
  • Page 442: Setting The Input Signal Color Corrector

    Press [Frame Sync] to enable/disable the frame Parameter Adjustment synchronizer. Frame Delay level To enable, press [Frame Sync], turning it on. To Delay disable, press [Frame Sync], turning it off. a) The following delay levels can be configured, depending on the switcher signal format.
  • Page 443: Setting The Active Area

    >Net I/F Protocol menu (7311.3) For details about RGB clip settings, see “Applying the The maximum number of outputs on the XVS-9000 is 80 RGB clip effect” (page 189). (40 for 4K format), or 96 (48 for 4K format) when the multi viewer output connectors are included.
  • Page 444 Output connector number Setting number 1, 2, 3, 4 Notes 5, 6, 7, 8 • On the XVS-9000, internal format converters and P/I converters are not available. 9, 10, 11, 12 • On the XVS-8000/7000/6000, output format converters 13, 14, 15, 16 are not available.
  • Page 445: Assigning Output Signals

    1) Signals are configured using the Engineering Setup >Switcher In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Output menu >Config >M/E Output Assign menu (7331.1). 2) Only XVS-9000 multi viewer output connectors (81 to 96) are (7333), press [Video Clip]. configurable. The Video Clip menu (7333.2) appears.
  • Page 446: Setting The Vertical Blanking Interval And Through Mode

    Perform the following operations. Setting the Vertical Blanking Interval To display a box: Press [Box1] or [Box2], turning it and Through Mode To display a cross: Press [Cross], turning it on. Note To display a grid: Press [Grid], turning it on. Through mode cannot be set for outputs whose signal Perform the following operations, according to the format is converted by an output format converter.
  • Page 447: Setting The Sdi Output Mode

    By default, Ext Out is configured for DME use. To enable Setting the SDI Output Mode M/E dedicated output, Ext Out must be configured for M/E dedicated output use. When an XKS-S8167 12G-SDI Output Board is installed in the XVS-8000/7000/6000, you can set the output mode Notes of 3840×2160P 2SI (Level A) format signals.
  • Page 448: Setting The Internal Format Converters

    XKS-8460 Format Converter Board. The Internal FC menu (7333.15) appears. Press [FC Config]. Note On the XVS-9000, internal format converters are not The FC Config menu (7333.16) appears. available. Press [720P I/O Converter] to enable/disable the 720P converter.
  • Page 449 You can set the signal format of outputs to convert by the format converter. Notes The conversion format is set in the following groupings, • On the XVS-9000, internal format converters are not depending on the switcher signal format. available. • 3840×2160P, 1080P: 4-channel groups (FC1 to FC4, •...
  • Page 450: Setting An Output Format Converter

    FC channel. The conversion method items and the target conversion Note formats are given below. Only 3840×2160P 2SI, 1080P, and 1080i switcher signal formats are supported on the XVS-9000. Item Conversion format Enhancer • 3840×2160P (Level A, 2SI) t...
  • Page 451: Setting The P/i Converter

    In the list on the left, select the target output to set. Select an output from among the output grouping to Notes set. • On the XVS-9000, the P/I converter is not available. The format conversion of output signals by output format Note converters can be configured (see page 450).
  • Page 452: Configuring Multi Viewer

    The multi viewer is a function that splits the screen for Split-by-4 screen display of multiple images at the same time. On the XVS-9000, four multi viewer systems (1 to 4) are available, whereas on the XVS-8000/7000/6000, two multi viewer systems (1 to 2) are available. You can specify the screen layout and signal assignments for each system independently.
  • Page 453 In the list on the left, select the target sub screen to set. Note In the <MV Source Assign> group, set the signals to On the XVS-9000, the output signal format cannot be display in the list on the right. selected.
  • Page 454: Enabling Aux Mix Transitions

    Notes transition to consecutive odd-numbered and even- numbered output connectors. • On the XVS-9000, the active area cannot be set. • For AUX bus outputs set to [4096×2160], only an For details about AUX mix transitions, see “AUX Mix [4096×2160] input signal, black signal, or white signal Transitions”...
  • Page 455: Settings Relating To Video Switching

    In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Transition menu Settings Relating to Video (7334), press [Transition Curve]. The Transition Curve menu (7334.2) appears. Switching In the <Fader Curve> group, select the fader lever operation mode. Enabling/Disabling the Fade-to- Normal: The transition progress is linear, according to Black Function the fader lever position (factory default mode).
  • Page 456: Settings Relating To Keys, Wipes, And Frame Memory

    Setting the transition preview mode Settings Relating to Keys, In the <Transition Preview> group of the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Transition menu (7334), select one of Wipes, and Frame the following. One Time: The transition preview ends after a single Memory transition ends.
  • Page 457: Selecting The Bank To Configure

    Selecting the Bank to Configure Note This setting is enabled for the attributes of snapshots as In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Key/Wipe/FM menu well as the operation mode of the cross-point hold button. (7335), select the target bank to set and then configure the bank.
  • Page 458: Settings Relating To Function Links

    Setting a Link Table Settings Relating to Function Links In the Engineering Setup >Switcher >Link >Internal Bus Link menu (7336.1), press [Link Table Select]. The Link Table Select menu (7336.3) appears. Setting a Cross-Point Button Link Select the link source and link destination signals. This configures the bus link function that links together two buses within the switcher.
  • Page 459: Setting Key Transition Links

    Select the M/E or PGM/PST link destination, then Settings Relating to press [M/E Set]. To also link operations other than transition Device Connections execution Press [Transition Only], turning it off. To release the link Assigning an AUX Bus to Ext In on a Select the link number and press [Clear].
  • Page 460: Chapter 20 Dme Setup

    DME Setup Chapter Settings Relating to Signal Inputs Setting Initial Crop In the <Aspect> group of the Engineering Setup >DME >Input menu (7341), select the screen aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3). In the DME1 <Crop> group, press [Initial Crop] and set the following parameters.
  • Page 461: Chapter 21 Dcu Setup

    DCU Setup Chapter About DCU setup Parallel Input Settings The MKS-X7700 and MKS-X2700 System Interface Units can function as device control units (DCU) using the GPI input/output ports, 9-pin serial port, or network port. However, the system interface units (SIU) that can use the The SIU parallel input ports are assigned with the DCU function is limited to SIU1 and SIU2 only.
  • Page 462: Releasing A Gpi Input Port Assignment

    Releasing a GPI Input Port GPI Input Settings Assignment In the <DCU Select> group of the Engineering Setup Configure the trigger type and other settings for each GPI >DCU >Input Config menu (7351), select the target to input. set (DCU1 or DCU2). If [GPI Input] in the <Parallel Input Assign>...
  • Page 463 Master SS ? Recall, SS ? Recall, M/E-x Keyx SS ? If the action is “System Format,” press [H Set] or [L Recall, P/P Keyx SS ? Recall, Master Effect ? Recall, Set] in the <System> group. Effect ? Recall, Effect ? Recall & Run, KF Run, KF Stop, KF Rewind, Shotbox ? Recall, Macro Take, Macro ? Recall, Prefs Button ?, No Action Aux ? O’ride Src ??
  • Page 464: Parallel Output Settings

    Parameter Adjustment Parallel Output Settings To Port Last port number In the <Parallel Output Assign> group, press [No Output ports that are not used configuring tally can be Assign]. assigned as GPI output ports in the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Tally Enable menu (7364). Assigning a GPI Output Port In the <DCU Select>...
  • Page 465: Gpi Output Settings

    Select the action to set. GPI Output Settings Parameter Adjustment Action Action selection Configure the trigger type and other settings for each GPI Reg No Register number output. Press [Action Set]. Trigger type and actions list Configuring GPI Outputs • When the trigger type is other than “Status” M/E-x Keyx SS ? Recall, P/P Keyx SS ? Recall, No In the Engineering Setup >DCU >GPI Output Assign Action...
  • Page 466: Configuring The Connection Port Of External Devices

    (DCU1 or DCU2). 1. No Assign: No device assignment 2. P-Bus: P-Bus compatible device Select the port connected to the target P-Bus device to 3. VTR: VTR (Sony 9-pin VTR protocol) set. 4. DDR VDCP: Disk recorder (video disk communications protocol)
  • Page 467 Press [Port Setting]. CTL: Use CTL (Control) pulse or timer counter pulse. Use this only for a tape on which no timecode is The P-Bus Setting menu (7355.1) appears. recorded. The slot number/port number, device type, port name, and control panel number appear at the top of the status The displayed tape position is based on the specified area.
  • Page 468 Press [Port Setting]. 2. Maximum Open Delay: Maximum time required to open a file When “DDR VDCP” is selected as the device type, the 3. Maximum Cueup Delay: Maximum time required DDR VDCP Setting menu (7355.4) appears. to cue up a file When “Simple VDCP”...
  • Page 469 In the <TC Sense> group, select the type of timecode Configuring detailed settings for an sense. Extended VTR Zero based: Mode in which timecode is sensed In the <DCU Select> group of the Engineering Setup (detected), taking the first frame of the loaded file >DCU >Serial/Net Port Assign menu (7355), select as 00:00:00:00.
  • Page 470 In the <TC Sense> group, select the type of timecode Press [Set]. sense. Repeat steps 5 to 7 as required to make the settings for Zero based: Mode in which timecode is sensed other items. (detected), taking the first frame of the loaded file as 00:00:00:00.
  • Page 471: Chapter 22 Router Interface And Tally Setup

    (S-Bus/NS-Bus) selected in the switcher system. Switcher and external box matrixes can be assigned to For details about S-Bus and NS-Bus switching, consult S-Bus space/NS-Bus space. your Sony representative. The settings used are common to both parallel and serial tallies. Note The range of NS-Bus levels that can be configured on the switcher is 1 to 8 only.
  • Page 472: Setting External Boxes 1 To 12

    Parameter Adjustment Parameter Adjustment Source Source start address Source Source start address Destination Destination start address Destination Destination start address Level S-Bus/NS-Bus level Level S-Bus/NS-Bus level In the <Device> group, select [External Box2]. Setting External Boxes 1 to 12 In the <Matrix Size> group, select [32×1]. To obtain the signal selection status of external devices Set the parameters.
  • Page 473: Tally Group Settings

    Tally Group Settings Wiring Settings You can select a tally group (1 to 8) to control using S-Bus/ When configuring a system in which the switcher inputs NS-Bus and enable the tally. and outputs connect to a router, configure the connection information (referred to as “wiring”) in the S-Bus/NS-Bus space.
  • Page 474: Deleting Wiring Settings

    Parameter Adjustment Tally Generation Settings Destination Destination address (Address) Destination Destination level Specify the destination to be the reference for tally (Level) generation, and configure the settings. Source Source address The settings used are common to both parallel and serial (Address) tallies.
  • Page 475: Deleting Tally Generation

    The Modify menu (7364.2) appears. Tally Copy Settings Refer to steps 2 to 4 in “Configuring Tally Generation” (page 474) and modify the parameters. You can copy the tally information for a particular source Press [Execute]. to a different source. The settings used are common to both parallel and serial tallies.
  • Page 476: Deleting Tally Copy

    Deleting Tally Copy Parallel Tally Settings In the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Tally Copy menu (7365), select the tally copy. You can configure the parallel port on which to output tally information for each source and destination. For each tally Press [Delete]. output port, specify the source address or destination level and address, and the tally type.
  • Page 477: Deleting Parallel Tally

    Parameter Adjustment Serial Tally Settings Type Tally type a) 1: R1, 2: G1, 3: R2, 4: G2, 5: R3, 6: G3, 7: R4, 8: G4, 9: R5, 10: G5, You can configure the tally type, data size, and source 11: R6, 12: G6, 13: R7, 14: G7, 15: R8, 16: G8 (R stands for Red Tally, and G for Green Tally) address for two serial tally ports on a system interface unit (SIU).
  • Page 478: Clearing Source Address Settings

    Select the source address. Parameter Adjustment Source Addr Source address Press [Source Address Set]. Clearing Source Address Settings To clear a source address setting for each bit In the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Serial Tally >Source Assign menu (7367.1), select the serial tally port and bit number, then press [Clear].
  • Page 479: Chapter 23 Diagnostics

    Diagnostics Chapter Boot Mode: Startup mode Control Panel Connection Normal: Boot in normal operating mode. Recovery: Boot in recovery mode. Status IP Address: IP address To display the latest status Press [Refresh]. You can monitor the status of the power supply, IP address, and other settings of the control panel in the Diag >System Info >Row Status menu (7421).
  • Page 480: Appendix

    Appendix 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. Wipe Pattern List Standard wipes Enhanced wipes Rotary wipes...
  • Page 481: Dme Wipe Pattern List

    Mosaic wipes Random/diamond dust wipes DME Wipe Pattern List DME wipe patterns available in 1-channel mode Slide 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 Split 1011 1012 1013 Squeeze 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030...
  • Page 482 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 1088 1091 1092 1093 1094 Flip tumble 1101 1102 1103 1104...
  • Page 483 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 1347 1348 1349 1350 Mirror 1355 1356 1357 1358 Sphere 1365 Character trail...
  • Page 484 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 2-channel mode Slide 2601 2602 2603 2604...
  • Page 485 2744 2745 Roll 2721 2722 2723 2724 2725 2726 2727 2728 2729 2730 2731 2732 2733 2735 2736 2737 2738 2746 2747 2748 2749 2750 Brick 2801 2802 2803 2804 2811 2812 2813 2814 Frame in-out 2851 2852 2853 2854 2861 2862 2863...
  • Page 486: Resizer Dme Wipe Pattern List

    Resizer DME Wipe Pattern List Slide 7001 7002 7003 7004 7005 7006 7007 7008 Squeeze 7021 7022 7023 7024 7025 7026 7027 7028 7029 7030 7031 Frame in-out 7201 7202 7203 7204 7205 7206 7207 7208 7221 7222 7223 7224...
  • Page 487: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree This shows the configuration of each menu. • Functional units (VF button units) - M/E-1 to M/E-5 menus - PGM/PST menu Note - Color Bkgd menu Some menus and unsupported functions may not appear, • Parameter units depending on the system configuration. - Menus that display “Yes”...
  • Page 488 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Key1 HF2: Edge (1112) VF2: Key2 Matte Adjust (1112.1) VF3: Key3 VF4: Key4 Mix Ptn Select (1112.2) Zabton Adjust (1112.3) VF1: Key5 VF2: Key6 Mix Ptn Select (1112.2) VF3: Key7 Pattern Select (1117.2) – VF4: Key8 Main Mask (1113) Matte Adjust (1112.1)
  • Page 489: Frame Memory Menu

    Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF6: DME Wipe HF1: 1ch (1161) – HF2: 2ch (1162) HF3: 3ch (1163) HF4: Edge/Direction (1164) Matte Adjust (1154.1) HF5: Modify (1165) Remove From Begin (1165.1) – HF7: DME Wipe Snapshot (1167) – Wipe Snapshot (1157) –...
  • Page 490: Color Bkgd Menu

    Color Bkgd Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Color Bkgd1 (2210) Mix Ptn Select (2210.1) VF2: Color Bkgd2 (2220) Mix Ptn Select (2220.1) a) Some parameters cannot be reset to default values using Default Recall. Aux Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Aux Bus HF1: CCR (2311)
  • Page 491: Status Menu

    Status Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: DME Status (3311) – – DME Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall Status (4100) – – VF1: Edge HF1: Border/Crop (4111) HF2: Beveled Edge (4112) HF3: Key Border (4113) HF4: Art Edge (4114) HF5: Flex Shadow (4115) HF6: Wipe Crop (4116) Pattern Select (4116.1)
  • Page 492 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF4: Non Linear/Corner HF1: Non Linear (4141) 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 493: Global Effect Menu

    Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF6: Input/Output HF1: Bkgd (4161) Color Mix (4117) HF2: Video/Key (4162) HF3: Process (4163) HF4: Graphic (4164) VF7: Enhanced Video HF1: Sketch (4171) Modify Mask (4127) HF2: Metal (4172) Mask (4127) HF3: Dim & Fade (4173) HF4: Glow (4174) Mask (4127) a) Some parameters cannot be reset to default values using Default Recall.
  • Page 494: Macro Menu

    Macro Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Register HF1: Attach (5411) – On Line Edit (7142.2) – Off Line Edit (7142.3) – HF2: Lock (5412) – On Line Edit (7142.2) – Off Line Edit (7142.3) – HF3: Copy (5413) –...
  • Page 495: Key Frame Menu

    Key Frame Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall – HF1: Time Line (6111) – HF3: Path (6113) M/E-1 (6113.1) M/E-2 (6113.2) M/E-3 (6113.3) M/E-4 (6113.21) M/E-5 (6113.23) P/P (6113.4) M/E-1 Sub (6113.17) M/E-2 Sub (6113.18) M/E-3 Sub (6113.19) M/E-4 Sub (6113.22) M/E-5 Sub (6113.24) P/P Sub (6113.20) User1 (6113.5)
  • Page 496 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Master Timeline HF1: Store (6211) – Edit (6211.1) – HF2: Lock (6212) – HF3: Copy (6213) – HF4: Move (6214) – HF5: Swap (6215) – HF6: Delete (6216) – HF7: Rename (6217) – VF2: Effect 1-99 HF1: Attribute (6221) –...
  • Page 497: Snapshot Menu

    Snapshot Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall Status (6300) – – VF1: Master Snapshot HF1: Store (6311) – Edit (6311.1) – HF2: Lock (6312) – HF3: Copy (6313) – HF4: Move (6314) – HF5: Swap (6315) – HF6: Delete (6316) –...
  • Page 498: Shotbox Menu

    Shotbox Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Register HF1: Store/Recall (6411) – Edit (6411.1) – Key Snapshot Edit (6411.2) – Key Snapshot Edit (6411.2) – Edit (6411.1) – HF2: Lock (6412) – HF3: Copy (6413) – HF4: Move (6414) –...
  • Page 499 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF4: Shotbox, Macro HF1: Shotbox (7141) – File Edit (7141.1) – HF2: Macro (7142) – File Edit (7142.1) – On Line Edit (7142.2) – Off Line Edit (7142.3) – HF3: Macro Attachment (7143) – File Edit (7143.1) –...
  • Page 500: Engineering Setup Menu

    Engineering Setup Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: System HF1: Network Config (7311) – Net I/F Initialize (7311.1) – Net I/F Setting (7311.2) – Net I/F Protocol (7311.3) – HF2: System Config (7312) – Resource Share (7312.1) – Detail (7312.2) –...
  • Page 501 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF2: Panel HF1: Config (7321) – Key Fader Assign (7321.1) – Fader Assign (7321.30) – 10 Key Region Assign (7321.7) – Link/Program Button (7321.8) – Key Trans Link (7321.2) – – External Bus Link (7321.3) Link Matrix Adjust (7321.4) –...
  • Page 502 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF2: Panel HF5: Device Interface (7325) – Device Assign (7325.4) – HF6: Operation (7326) – Effect Mode (7326.2) – Flexi Pad Mode (7326.3) – Custom Button/Fader (7326.4) – – Next Trans All (7326.11) Sensitivity (7326.5) –...
  • Page 503 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF3: Switcher HF2: Input (7332) – Input FC/CCR (7332.1) – FC Format (7332.7) – FC Adjust (7332.8) – Input CCR (7332.9) – Active Area Size (7332.4) – – Internal FC (7332.5) FC Adjust (7332.2) – FC Input Select (7332.3) –...
  • Page 504 Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF3: Switcher HF6: Link (7336) – Internal Bus Link (7336.1) – Link Bus Select (7336.2) – Link Table Select (7336.3) – M/E Link (7336.6) – Key Transition Link (7336.7) – – Aux Bus CCR Link (7336.8) HF7: Device Interface (7337) –...
  • Page 505: Diag Menu

    Diag Menu Menu (Page No.) Default Recall VF1: Error Info HF1: Error Status (7411) – HF2: Error Log (7412) – VF2: System Info HF1: Row Status (7421) –...
  • Page 506: Menus Recalled By Pressing A Button Twice

    Menus Recalled by Pressing a Button Twice For relevant buttons other than the top menu selection “XX” represents the last recalled page in each menu. buttons, pressing twice in rapid succession directly recalls a related menu page. The following table lists these buttons Note of each control block, together with the menus they recall.
  • Page 507 Flexi Pad control block Button Menu recalled by double-press See page WIPE M/E-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, PGM/PST >Wipe >Main Pattern page 139 DME WIPE M/E-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, PGM/PST >DME Wipe >XX page 158 SNAPSHOT Snapshot >Snapshot >XX page 331 MASTR EFF Effect >Master Timeline >Store...
  • Page 508 Key fader control block Button Menu recalled by double-press See page DME WIPE M/E-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, PGM/PST >Key1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 >Transition/ page 162 Video Process >DME Wipe Adjust >1ch Pattern Select K-SS STORE Snapshot >Key Snapshot >XX page 331 a) The menu recalled depends on keys assigned to the delegation buttons.
  • Page 509: Xvs-9000/8000/7000/6000 System Configuration Comparison

    XVS-9000/8000/7000/6000 System Configuration Comparison The following differences occur in system configuration, depending on the switcher. Item Switcher XVS-9000 XVS-8000 XVS-7000 XVS-6000 Max. 6M/E configuration Max. 6M/E configuration Max. 6M/E configuration Max. 4M/E configuration configuration (Max. 5M/E configuration (Max. 5M/E configuration (Max.
  • Page 510 Item Switcher XVS-9000 XVS-8000 XVS-7000 XVS-6000 Multi viewer Max. 16 Max. 8 Max. 8 Max. 8 outputs (Max. 8 for 4K format) (Max. 2 for 4K format) (Max. 2 for 4K format) (Max. 2 for 4K format) • Output signals •...
  • Page 511: 4k Format Restrictions

    Item Restrictions • [Key Position] settings for luminance Functions that • M/E-5 bank (XVS-9000/8000), keys, linear keys, color vector keys, cannot be used in M/E-3 to M/E-5 banks (XVS-7000), and chroma keys not supported...
  • Page 512: Resource Sharing Configuration Operations

    The Resource Share Setup page appears. However, XKS-T8110 IP Input Connector Board input signals not supported Note (No restrictions on the XVS-9000/ 7000/6000) For the administrator user name and password, refer to the ICP-X7000 Installation Manual. Key priority Priority settings not supported...
  • Page 513 Resource Share Setup page Logical switcher configuration Logical switcher signal format Physical switcher model Resource sharing mode Signal format settings (enable/disable) File button In [Format], select the signal format for logical switcher 1 in [L-SWR1] and for logical switcher 2 in [L-SWR2].
  • Page 514 Select [1] or [2] for each group. Select both [1] and [2] to share on logical switchers 1 and 2. Output settings Click/tap [Select] for [Output (ch)] to display the pop- up window. The status of the current resource assignments are displayed in [Resource Configuration] (total number of resources, number assigned to logical switcher 1, number assigned to logical switcher 2).
  • Page 515 To display File Manager Note Click/tap [File]. File Manager is displayed in a separate If logical switcher 1 or 2 is set to 4K format, a color window. background can be assigned to only one of the logical To log out from Resource Share Setup switchers.
  • Page 516: File Manager

    File Manager screen File Manager Logout button User name The file manager is a function that can save and load system configuration data between the switcher system and a computer (PC or tablet). You can operate on data files located on a computer connected to the switcher control station via network connection using the “File Manager”...
  • Page 517: Frame Memory Import Menu Operations

    Restoring a file Note Only configuration data backed up using File Manager can In [Mode], select [Restore]. be restored. Click/tap [Browse …], and select a file in the file selection window. Displaying the Switcher/Panel menu The name of the selected file appears. In the menu selection area, click/tap [Switcher/Panel].
  • Page 518: Resource Share Menu Operations

    • For still images, files with a file name that exceeds To cancel while importing 32 characters Click/tap [Cancel] in the progress message dialog, • For clips, files where the “character_string” portion of check the message, then click/tap [Yes]. the file name exceeds 32 characters Notes Displaying the Frame Memory Import •...
  • Page 519: Simple Connection Of The Mks-8080/8082 Aux Bus Remote Panel

    Restoring a file Simple Connection of the In [Mode], select [Restore]. MKS-8080/8082 AUX Bus Click/tap [Browse …], and select a file in the file Remote Panel selection window. The name of the selected file appears. Click/tap [Execute]. Note Check the message, then click/tap [Yes]. For NS-Bus, the MKS-8080/8082 AUX Bus Remote Panels are not supported.
  • Page 520: Setting Status Of The Mks-8080/8082 In

    Macro File Editing Rules again). In the Engineering Setup >Router/Tally >Router menu (7361), set the position in the XVS-9000/8000/7000/ When editing a macro file, observe the following rules. 6000 system S-Bus space. Select the setting from SWR1 and SWR2, and set each Macro File Syntax of Source, Destination, and Level to 1.
  • Page 521: File Name

    Word separator character Saving and Loading a File Use “,” (comma). For a newly created file, if you create a directory on a Ignored removable drive and move the file to the prescribed Spaces and tabs are ignored. There is no distinction location, you can then load the file using File >All, between lowercase and uppercase.
  • Page 522: Correspondence Between Events And Symbols

    Correspondence Between Events and Symbols For details about events, see “Events” (page 343). Event Symbol Using Continue Cross-point selection in the AUX bus control block (AUX bus operation mode) AuxXpt Cross-point selection in the AUX bus control block (router operation mode) RouterXpt Cross-point selection in the cross-point control block MEXpt...
  • Page 523: Symbols And Parameters

    Event Symbol Using Continue Frame memory clip audio data enable/disable Audio Record device DeviceRecord AUX mix transition enable/disable AuxMix Page recall on cross-point pad XptPadPage Delegation selection in cross-point button rows XptRowAssign Trigger test output from GPI port GPITestFire a) For details about pause events, see “Macro Execution” (page 345). Symbols and Parameters Symbol Parameter name...
  • Page 524 Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description KeyCut ME1 to ME5, PP Target control block Key? Key1 to Key8 Key of the target independent key transition Direction? ToOn (a), Transition execution mode ToOff (b), (a): Key is inserted Any (c) (b): Key is removed (c): Transition is always executed Play Device?
  • Page 525 Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description TimelineRecall Region? ME1 to ME5, PP, User1 to Target region User8, DME1 to DME4, PBus, Device1 to Device12, GPI Register? 1 to 399 Target register number TimelineRun Region? ME1 to ME5, PP, User1 to Target region User8, DME1 to DME4, PBus, (a): Mode in which operation takes place in the Device1 to Device12, GPI,...
  • Page 526 Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description TimelineDirectionNormal Region? ME1 to ME5, PP, User1 to Target region User8, DME1 to DME4, PBus, (a): Mode in which operation takes place in the Device1 to Device12, GPI, region currently specified in the numeric keypad Current (a) control block TimelineDirectionReverse Region?
  • Page 527: Example Of File Contents

    Symbol Parameter name Arguments Description XptRowAssign MEBank? ME1 to ME5, PP Target control block Row? 1st to 4th Target button row BusFunction? A, B, Key1 to Key8, Target bus/function Utility1, Utility2, DMEExternalVideo, DMEUtility1, DMEUtility2, EditPreview, Aux1 to Aux48, FrameMemory1, FrameMemory2, DME1Video to DME4Video, DME1Key to DME4Key, UtilShotbox1 to UtilShotbox10...
  • Page 528: List

    Block Select: P/P, Block: P/P XPT Content Displayed in Button (1) Button (2) Button (3) Macro Attachment List A Bus 1st Row XPT 1 B Bus 1st Row Shift 2nd Row XPT 128 KEY1 Bus 2nd Row Shift The “Button” column in the macro attachment list 3rd Row displayed in the status area of the Macro >Attachment KEY8 Bus...
  • Page 529: Aux Bus Control Block

    • Transition control block (simple type) Button (1) Button (2) Button (3) EDIT PVW V 1st Row XPT 1 Button (1) Button (2) Button (3) AUX1 K 1st Row (blank) (nothing) V 1st Row Shift XPT 128 AUX48 K 1st Row Shift Main&Sub WIPE V 2nd Row...
  • Page 530: Other Blocks

    Button (1) Button (2) Button (3) Button (1) Button (2) Button (3) DMEUtility1 XPT 1 P/P KEY1 Src XPT 1 DMEUtility2 V Shift XPT 128 P/P KEY8 Src V Shift XPT 128 K Shift K Shift V 4th Row M/E-1 KEY1 Src V 4th Row K 4th Row K 4th Row...
  • Page 531: Menu Operations Not Registered In A Menu Macro

    Menu Operations Not Registered in a Menu Macro The menu operations not registered in a menu macro comprise some operations common to all menus and some operations inhibited in individual menus. Operations not registered in menu macros (common to all menus) •...
  • Page 532: Data Saved By [setup Define] And [init Status Define]

    Data Saved by [Setup Define] and [Init Status Define] This section lists the data saved in the Engineering Setup >System >Start Up menu (7314) by [Setup Define] and [Init Status Define]. Data Saved by [Setup Define] Included in Panel Setup Menu Menu path Saved data...
  • Page 533: Data Saved By [init Status Define]

    Menu number Menu path Saved data 7322.6 Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt Assign >Src Name/ All data relating to Src Name/Src Color menu Src Color 7322.14 Engineering Setup >Panel >Xpt Assign >Xpt Delay All data relating to Xpt Delay menu 7326.2 Engineering Setup >Panel >Operation >Effect Mode Setting of [Default KF Duration] for switcher keyframes...
  • Page 534 Menu number Menu path Saved data – – • The following data for each M/E Cross-points, transitions, Key1 to Key8 (including independent key transition settings), wipes, DME wipes, video process • Color background 1 and 2 • AUX bus (including AUX mix transition settings) 3213 Misc >Enable >Side Flags All data relating to Side Flags menu...
  • Page 535: Error Messages

    Error Messages a No b Date/Time c Device Error messages appear in the following three formats. • Listed by the Error Status menu (7411) or Error Log d Status menu (7412) • Message box • Listed by the Error Information menu (9900) Error Messages Displayed in the Error Status/Error Log Menu When an error occurs, the word “ERROR”...
  • Page 536: Error Messages Appearing In A Message Box

    e Clear button This deletes the selected error log item from the list. a No b Date/Time f Plural button Press [Plural] to enable selection of more than one log. To c Device cancel the selection, press once again to return to the d Status normal display.
  • Page 537 Icon Message Description Change Password Failed. 7317.1: Engineering Setup >System >Maintenance >Setup Operation Lock The password was not changed. 7317.2: Engineering Setup >System >Maintenance >File Load Lock The password could not be changed. Couple Cannot couple while playing back or 2124: Frame Memory >File >Pair Recombination locking is in progress.
  • Page 538 Icon Message Description Folder Open Status ERROR (FB): Folder Not Found 533X: Device >DDR/VTR An error was returned from the DDR/VTR, and one of the messages on the ERROR (FC): Device Busy left appears, depending on the error number. ERROR (FD): Communication Error Check the device settings in menu 7355 (Engineering Setup >DCU >Serial/ Net Port Assign) or menu 7325.4 (Engineering Setup >Panel >Device ERROR (FE): Device Not Supported...
  • Page 539 Icon Message Description GPI Input Please set Target. 7352: Engineering Setup >DCU >GPI Input Assign An incorrect parameter setting value was specified. Please set Trigger Type. Check the settings, and try again. Please set Reg No. Please set Aux Bus No. Please set Src No.
  • Page 540 Icon Message Description Invalid Name This name is already existing. 2122: Frame Memory >File >Copy/Move/New Folder Please enter other name. A folder with the same name as the duplicate source folder was specified when [Duplicate] was executed. Specify a different name. 2123: Frame Memory >File >Delete/Rename/Store A folder/file with the same name that already exists was specified when [Rename] was executed.
  • Page 541: Error Messages Shown In The Error Information Menu

    Icon Message Description Trim The Start TC or Stop TC is not 2112: Frame Memory >Clip/Still >Play properly set. When [Trim] was executed, neither the Start TC nor the Stop TC was set. This file is using for playback. 2112: Frame Memory >Clip/Still >Play Trimming cannot be executed because the target file is being played back.
  • Page 542: Maintenance

    Do not use cleaning agents, solvents, or detergents. Vigorous rubbing may scratch the unit. Cleaning the cross-point pad, Flexi Pad control block, and utility/shotbox control block If you have any concerns about dust or other matter on the LCD buttons, contact your Sony service representative.
  • Page 543: Index

    button 184 Index dual background bus mode 78 menu 184 link 400, 458 Corner Pinning 271 override 326 Cross-point selection 76 assign tables 405, 408 Numerics Bus fixed mode 95, 456 source table 410 1st row 23, 46, 49 Button rows Cross-point buttons 23, 46, 48 2ND DELG button 48 AUX bus control block 46...
  • Page 544 Disk recorder 278, 283 macro 348, 352 Frame memory 168 files 290 Effects audio 169 operation 283 attributes 294 clip 168, 175 setting 467, 468 auto save 293 clip transition 177 timeline 287 duration 294, 313 exporting 380 Display execution 316 files 169, 179, 378 AUX bus control block 47, 49 keyframes 293...
  • Page 545 wipe 148 resizer 128 Level selection buttons 191, 411 Independent key transition control setting 109, 123 Linear key 106 block 32 snapshot 136, 332 Local drive 372 module 21 source 106 initialize 396 setting 403 sub key 106 Local space 210 Independent key transition execution transition 83, 100 Locking...
  • Page 546 M/E dedicated outputs 444, 447 trigger 280 Memory recall buttons 45 files 374 PGM/PST setting 415 server 385 configuration 399 Memory recall section 34 NMI 387 copying 183 Menu 51, 58 Non-additive mix 83 dual M/E 399 initial status 59 Nonlinear effects 245 inhibit operation 399 list 487...
  • Page 547 Resource sharing 206, 512 pair 405 connectors 71 Router selection 78 DCU function 461 destination 191, 410 setting 405 power 70 interface 471 source color 407 setup 461 setup 471 video 111, 405 Router operation mode 48, 410 SIU 70 connectors 71 Tally DCU function 461...
  • Page 548 User preference buttons 50 setting 412 XVS-6000 62 User programmable DME 165 XVS-7000 62 transition mode 165, 310 XVS-8000 62 User region 292 XVS-9000 62 setting 432 Utility 335 commands 413, 416 execution 335 Z-ring 42 Utility bus mode 78 setting 423, 428...
  • Page 549 The material contained in this manual consists of information Trademarks that is the property of Sony Corporation and is intended solely • Windows is either a registered trademark or a trademark of for use by the purchasers of the equipment described in this Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other manual.
  • Page 550 XVS-9000 XVS-8000 XVS-7000 Sony Corporation XVS-6000 (SY) 4-589-404-08 (1) © 2015...

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