This panel comprises capturing parameters and controls of the currently selected Capture Service:

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The upper part of this panel displays the status pane containing the following fields:

  • Engine name – the name of the currently selected Engine.

  • Engine status – the current status of the selected Engine.

  • Job status – the current status of the Job.

  • Capture template – the active Engine template to be used for the recording session. It should be chosen from the drop-down list of the available templates.

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    Press the "Add new" button to create a new template for a certain Engine or use the "Edit" button to change the currently selected template, if needed.

Important
Refer to the Templates Panel article to learn about templates creation and management.

Mark In and Mark Out

Use the corresponding buttons to set In and Out points:

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This control allows user to capture a defined segment of video material received either from a file, an RTP/UDP stream or a video board.

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Press the "Mark In" button to set the In point on the current point of your video material. Alternatively, use the keyboard to enter the start timecode value.

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Press the "Clear mark In" button to delete the In point.

Important
To ensure a constant quality of capturing from video boards, the system will generate a few seconds of the pre-roll frames. The actual amount of the additionally recorded frames depends on the pre-roll time defined in the "Device control" settings of your board. Refer to the Capture Source article for details.

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Press the "Mark Out" button to set the Out point on the current point of your video material. Alternatively, use the keyboard to enter the end timecode.

The duration is calculated automatically:

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Press the "Clear mark Out" button to delete the Out point.

Tip
You can enter the duration value to the "Duration" field; the Out point will be calculated automatically.
Tip
You can change the Out point and duration values on-the-fly during recording, if needed.

Capture Controls

At the panel bottom you will find the following set of controls:

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Note
DEV controls are only available for the SDI boards supporting device control via RS-422 port.

DEV Controls

Cinegy Capture offers a familiar set of buttons used to control the connected video equipment that resemble those of a standard tape deck:

  • Rewind;

  • Slow Backward;

  • Play;

  • Slow Forward;

  • Fast Forward.

Use these buttons to play, rewind or fast forward your source. To stop this activity, press the "Stop" button on the Capture controls window.

Capture Controls

The direct capture session management is performed with the following buttons:

  • Stop;

  • Record;

  • Split.

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Having selected the valid template, you are ready to start the capture session. Press the "REC" button to start your capture session; you can monitor this process in real-time.

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Press the "SPLIT" button during the capture session to force a new Roll / file creation starting from the current position.

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Press the "STOP" button to stop a running capture session.

Time Controls

The timecode monitoring window displays the playback/recording progress in the timecode view:

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Playback mode

Recording mode

In recording mode, the total duration of the current capture session is displayed in the "Recording time" field next to "Job status" and in the upper right corner of the timecode monitor window:

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The Job processing is in progress

In compact view, the Capture panel displays the "Capture status" field reporting the consolidated status of the capture state being generated in accordance with both Engine and Job current statuses:

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Important
Refer to the Collapsing Panels paragraph to learn how to toggle the panel views.