When the KEY button is pressed, one of two different actions can occur, depending on how
the "Key Auto Take" function is set in the User Preference Menu.
When the "Key Auto Take" function is
the TAKE button to perform a "key" transition.
Use the following steps to mix a key up or down, when Key Auto Take is OFF:
If the key source resolution is greater than the output resolution, the
DCS-200 only displays an area equal to the output resolution. This area
can be positioned using the H Offset and V Offset fields on the Key
If the key source resolution is less than the output resolution, the key is
centered in the middle of the screen. H Offset and V Offset can be used
to position the key within the output active space.
Select the key source and adjust key parameters prior to your
production. The key must be visible on Program in order to
visually adjust clip, gain and opacity. Refer to the
Menu" section on page 67 for details.
Key Auto Take Off
Key Auto Take On
Refer to the
on setting parameters in the User Preference Menu.
Press KEY. The button blinks to indicate that a "key' transition is pending. If
Menu Context is ON, the Key Setup Menu appears, enabling you to change the
key source or adjust key properties.
Press TAKE. The system mixes the key up or down, at the current transition rate.
If the transition is a "key up," the KEY button lights solid when the key is
fully on Program.
If the transition is a "key down," the KEY button automatically turns off
when the key is fully off of Program.
When Key Auto Take is OFF, if a source is pending, you will
transition to the new source and add (or remove) the key
when TAKE is pressed. Sources will flip-flop. If you do not
want to transition to a new source, simply press the blinking
source button to "un-pend" it.
Refer to the
descriptions of the many key combinations that can be performed with
Preference" section on page 70 for details
in the User Preference Menu, you must use
Combinations" section on page 97 for
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