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Overlays on external monitor
« on: February 14, 2016, 12:25:07 PM »
Hey guys,

I have some problems with my Blackmagicdesign Video Assist.
My first question is, is it possible to have overlays on both screens when mirroring is turned on?
I searched the forum and google a lot but did not find a clear answer. It seems to be possible but I'm not sure.
If I turn on mirroring I only get overlays on the camera's LCD, if mirroring is disabled I get overlays on the external monitor.

My second problem:
If I set the camera to 720p to record in 1920x818 48p I can't get any ML overlays on external monitor even if mirroring is disabled.
I tried all the HDMI framerate settings but those don't change anything.

I'm using this build: Nightly.2015Dec20.5D3123

I really hope you guys can help me with those issues  :)



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Re: Overlays on external monitor
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2016, 02:22:26 PM »
I'm in process of ext. monitor adaptation too.
My greatest find is crop mode -
It's tricky to enable this, but at least it works...
overlays on both screens when mirroring is turned on
You want this to get higher resolution? As far as I understand, it's no possible and downgraded to 113 :( But I'll be glad if mistaken.
720p to record in 1920x818 48p
may be possible with that tool, wich used to get crop mode. But, there is no ready recipe and it could take a lot of time to find it.
Yes, 720p works too, just recorded 4 sec 1920x648x60fps :)