This panel allows a user to schedule recordings. It automatically controls the capture schedule to start / stop the recording sessions and can be also controlled from the web via Cinegy Capture Planner.
|Refer to the Cinegy Capture Planner section to learn about web-based Cinegy Capture Planner.|
In the "Schedule date" field specify the date for the capture session schedule via the and arrows or by pressing the icon and choosing the date from the calendar:
You can edit the schedule for any future date (including the current day).
Press the "Add" button to add a new schedule entry to the list; the following form appears:
|The parameters available for setup depend on the template type chosen: standalone or archive.|
On the "General" tab, specify the following parameters:
Start – the date and time of the planned recording session start.
End – the date and time of the planned recording session end.
Scheduler event – the schedule event name.
Template – the active Engine template to be used for the planned recording session; use the drop-down list of the available templates to select the required one.
Target folder – the target folder path within your Cinegy Archive database in which the target Roll(s) will be created during the planned recording session; use the "…" button to choose the folder.
Description – the custom text describing the recording.
Template metadata – the template metadata of the planned recording session. The list of metadata fields depends on the template type as well as on the database settings. Hovering the mouse over the sign displays additional information on macros usage in a tooltip.
Once you have set up a planned recording, you can set it to recur by selecting the "Use recurrence" option and specifying the following parameters:
Recurrence pattern – sets how often the planned recording occurs in the calendar. There are different patterns of daily, weekly and monthly recurrence.
Daily – allows a user to set the recording to recur every weekday or every specific number of days.
Weekly – allows a user to select the day(s) of the week for the planned recording.
Monthly – allows a user to set the recurrence to a particular date of the month or select first, second, third, fourth or last and specify the day of the week used for recording recurrence.
Range of recurrence – specifies when recurring starts and stops. The recording can be set to have no end date, to end after a specific number of occurrences or to end by a specific date.
All the planned recordings for a particular day are listed on the Scheduler panel in a table representation with the following parameters: recording name, start and end time, actual status of the recording and its recur mode (displayed as an icon). Under the "Owner" column the application name (Capture Control or Capture Planner) using which the planned recording task was created is represented.
Press the "Edit" link next to the corresponding planned recording to edit its parameters, if needed.
|Please note that the "Edit" button is only available for planned recordings added via Scheduler panel.|
Use this button to view the details of the planned recording created via Capture Planner application.
Press this button next to the corresponding planned recording to delete it.
The "Events" tab allows a user to add secondary events to currently scheduled recording:
Press the "Add" button to add the secondary event; the following dialog box appears:
Here define the following parameters:
Event preset – select the event preset to be applied.
When – specifies whether the event will be before or after the scheduled task.
Offset – the time delay between the secondary event and the corresponding recording.
Having configured all the options, press the "OK" button for the secondary event to be added.
To modify an event, select it from the list and use the "Edit" button.
To delete unnecessary event, select it from the list and use the "Remove" button.
Scheduler Panel [Batch]
The Scheduler Panel [Batch] substitutes the Scheduler Panel when the SDI input source is used with device control enabled.
|Refer to the Capture Source paragraph for more information on capture source configuration.|
The Scheduler Panel [Batch] looks as follows:
In order to start scheduling batch recordings, add the batch entries manually or load previously created batch file.
Press the "Import/Load" button to open the "Import batch items" configuration window.
Press the "Export/Save" button to export the batch items according to the template configuration.
Press the "Clear All" button to remove all batch items. You will be prompted to confirm your decision.
Press the "B.REC" button to start your batch capture session.
Press the "B.STOP" button to stop a running batch capture session.
Import Batch Items
Press the "Import/Load" button to open the "Import batch items" configuration window:
Here select the template to be used for the batch tasks import and press "Open file" to browse for the batch file.
Once the batch file is uploaded, the imported batch items are listed in a table representation with the following parameters: name of the imported task, In and Out timecodes and template to be used for the recording:
Now you can start scheduling the batch recording.
Adding An Item
Press the "Add" button to add a new schedule entry; the following form appears:
The configuration is similar to one for scheduling the recordings via the Scheduler panel with the only difference in the "Start" and "End" parameters which indicate the predefined start and end timecode values.