indicates a space and 3
In the above example,
indicates a carriage return.
You can check user-defined essence mark name
strings in the User Defined Essence Marks screen
(see page 131).
When you create a definition file, enter each statement as
a single line with a CRLF only after the last character in
the statement line, and do not enter spaces except where
specified, except within essence mark name strings.
Recording video from external
You can select between recording of data shot by
the camera and recording of data input from an
external device by using a menu or by using the
ASSIGN 2 switch.
• If you want to use the ASSIGN 2 switch, you must
assign the video switching function to the ASSIGN 2
switch beforehand (see page 204).
• Switching by the ASSIGN 2 switch takes priority over
switching by the menu. (Switching by menu is not
possible if the function has been assigned to the
ASSIGN 2 switch.)
• Video breakup may occur around the switch if you
switch the input during recording.
• Camera video is recorded if you switch to external
input without inputting an external video signal to the
SDI IN (OPTION) connector or the GENLOCK IN
• It is not possible to record external input video with a
changed aspect ratio.
To record SDI signals (with the CBK-
When the optional CBK-HD01 HD/SD SDI Input
Board is installed in this unit, you can record HD-
SDI or SD-SDI signals input to the SDI IN
(OPTION) connector. When an HD recording
format (MPEG HD422 50, or MPEG HD420 HQ/
SP) is selected, SD-SDI signals are upconverted
to HD signals before recording.
• It is not possible to record HD-SDI signals when an SD
recording format (MPEG IMX 50/40/30, or DVCAM)
• The system frequency and resolution (HD-SDI input
only) of input signals must match the current settings
of this unit. Otherwise the input signals cannot be
• Only audio signals embedded in SDI signals are
recorded, regardless of the settings of the AUDIO IN
Display the SOURCE SEL page of the
For details on menu operations, see "Basic
menu operations" on page 189.
Select REC VIDEO SOURCE, and turn
the MENU knob to display "EXT".
Select EXT VIDEO SOURCE, and turn
the MENU knob to select the desired
signal to be recorded.
As you turn the MENU knob, the setting
changes as follows: HDSDI
1) HDSDI cannot be selected when an SD recording
format is selected.
Advanced Operations for Shooting