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

Capture_panel

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

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

  • Engine license – the license information. The color indication reflects the current status of the license. If the license is not detected for a certain period of time, the corresponding information will be displayed next to the "Engine license" field.

  • Video format – the TV format of the currently selected Engine.

  • Audio channels – the number of audio channels of the currently selected Engine.

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

  • Job status – indicates the current job status or the last executed job status.

  • Capture template – the active Engine template used for the recording session. It should be chosen from the drop-down list that comprises all the available Engine templates as well as PCS storage templates of the video format that matches the Capture Engine TV format:

    Create_new_button

    Choose the "Create new" option to create a new template for the currently selected Engine.

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

    The validity of the selected template is performed automatically which is respectively indicated either in green or red. For invalid template, hover the mouse pointer over the red indicator to display the tooltip describing a problem:

    problem_indicator

    Edit_button

    Press the "Edit" button to change the currently selected template, if needed.

Mark In and Mark Out

Use the corresponding buttons to set In and Out points:

In_and_Out_control

This control allows user to capture a defined segment of video material received either from the 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 smooth start of capture session, the system will initialize the ingest process before the specified "In" timecode is reached. The actual amount of the additionally pre-processed frames depends on the pre-roll time defined in the "Device control" settings of your board. These pre-roll frames will not be captured. 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:

In_Ourt_calculation

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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.

Sending to Batch List

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Note
Composing a batch list is only available for the SDI input source used with device control enabled. Refer to the Capture Source paragraph for more information on capture source configuration.

Press the "Mark In" and "Mark Out" buttons to set the In and Out points of your video material.

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Having set the the In and Out points, press the "To Batch" button to send the batch list to the Scheduler Panel [Batch].

Capture Controls

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

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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.

SPLIT_button

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

STOP_button

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

Time Controls

The timecode monitoring window displays the playback/recording progress:

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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 capture session is in progress

In compact view, the Capture panel displays the Engine license type and the "Capture status" field reporting the capture state:

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

DEV Controls

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

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.