The "General" tab settings are split into groups of parameters relevant for the corresponding Cinegy Studio operating mode.



The following parameters required for all modes are configured in the "General" settings section:


Use the corresponding drop-down lists to define the following settings:

  • Video system – TV system used for broadcasting. The following configurations are available:

    NTSC 720x480 29.97 fps

    PAL 720x576 25 fps

    NTSC 1920x1080 29.97 fps

    PAL 1920x1080 25 fps

    NTSC 1280x720 59.94 fps

    PAL 1280x720 50 fps

    NTSC 3840x2160 29.97 fps

    PAL 3840x2160 25 fps

    NTSC 3840x2160 59.94 fps

    PAL 3840x2160 50 fps

  • Aspect ratio – aspect ratio of the video stream (4:3 or 16:9).

Use the audio_level_arrow_up and audio_level_arrow_down buttons next to the "Audio level reference" field or use the keyboard to specify the reference value of audio level in dBFS.

Select the "Autoconnect on start" checkbox to enable automatic connection of all configured devices visible on the layout on the Cinegy Studio launching.

When the option is not selected, the devices should be connected manually. To learn how to set up manual connection, refer to the Devices Controls article.

If the built-in Cinegy Browser is not required to browse through the Cinegy Archive database, select the "Don’t use Cinegy Browser" option.

Select the "Backup active Rundown to" checkbox to save the active Rundown local copy. Use the "…​" button or the keyboard to specify the location.

Refer to Cinegy Studio Playout for details on active playlists and Rundowns.

Cinegy Archive

Select the Cinegy Archive Rundown source to enable MAM-integrated mode.

Cinegy Archive Service installation is required for Cinegy Studio to work in Cinegy Archive mode. Refer to the Cinegy Archive Service Manual for detailed description of CAS installation and configuration.

The Cinegy Archive mode parameters are configured in the "Cinegy Archive" settings section:

  • DB Server – define the SQL server by pressing "…​" or using the keyboard.

  • Database – specify the Cinegy Archive database.

  • CAS server – specify the URL of the machine where Cinegy Archive Service is running.


    Alternatively, you can enter "localhost" or specify the network computer name and then press the "Auto Discover" button for the system to automatically detect the CAS server URL address.

  • Protocol – use the keyboard to define the connection protocol. The HTTP protocol is used as default.

  • Trusted connection – select the option to allow trusted connection to the SQL Server.

"Trusted connection" means that the login name and the password, which you are using to log in into the network, will be used for the trusted connection to the SQL Server. This must be set up on the SQL Server side; otherwise the login will fail.
  • URL – this field fills in automatically when the CAS server is specified or discovered.


Press the "Check Connection" button to verify the CAS connection settings.

The following "CAS login" dialog appears:


Specify the required username, password, and domain name for successful connection to Cinegy Archive Service. Selecting the "Save login info" option saves the current user login information and connection to Cinegy Archive Service during further sessions is established automatically.

In case of wrong connection settings, the corresponding error message and a connection failure warning will appear.


Select the MOS NCS source to enable using MOS Gateway to browse for Rundowns.


In the "Gateway" field, browse for the IP address of the computer running Cinegy MOS Gateway. Enter the port number for Cinegy MOS Gateway in the "Port" box.

The default port for MOS gateway is 10545 and it should be open in Windows Firewall.

To enable the channel filtering function, select the "Enable filtering" option and set the channel name. The feature allows you to filter out the preferred channel from the playlists that are received via the MOS gateway.