Nonlinear editing, Recording external input signals, Nonlinear editing recording external input signals – Sony PMW-F3K User Manual
Connecting an External Device (i.LINK Connection)
device before it enters synchronization even if
“Trigger Mode” is set to “Both.”
• While you can record shot marks on the
memory card during recording, they are not
added to the pictures recorded on the external
You can transfer an HDV stream to a nonlinear
editing system connected via the i.LINK(HDV/
• The i.LINK(HDV/DV) connector of this
camcorder is a 4-pin connector. Check the
number of pins of the i.LINK connector on your
computer and use an appropriate i.LINK cable.
• In searching pictures of this camcorder on the
computer, it may take some time until the
display is reflected on the computer.
• If the playback clip is short or the playback
starting point is near the end of the clip, the
i.LINK signal may be interrupted between the
clip and the next clip. When you try to capture
such a signal using the nonlinear editing system,
a malfunction may occur, depending on the
nonlinear editing software in use.
• If you specify a search speed other than 4, 15, or
24 times normal with the nonlinear editing
system, no i.LINK signal is fed out. In such a
case, the picture on the LCD monitor may stay
• High-speed playback picture may not be
displayed on the computer screen, depending on
the nonlinear editing software in use.
Setting on this camcorder
Set “SDI/HDMI/i.LINK I/O Select” (page 115)
of the VIDEO SET menu to a setting that includes
“HDV” or “DVCAM.”
For operations of the nonlinear editing software,
refer to the operation manual of the software.
The HDV stream input from a device connected
via the i.LINK (HDV/DV) connector can be
recorded on an SxS memory card in this
The timecodes superimposed on the i.LINK input
are recorded regardless of the settings of the
DVCAM streams cannot be recorded.
Set the external signal to a format that
can be recorded on the camcorder.
Signals of 1440
× 1080/59.94i can be
recorded when the video format (page 40) is
set to SP 1440/59.94i or SP 1440/23.98P.
Signals of 1440
× 1080/50i can be recorded
when set to SP 1440/50i.
Recording is not allowed with other
combinations of the video format and input
VIDEO SET menu.
Set “Input Source Select”
the VIDEO SET menu to “i.LINK.”
The input image is displayed on the LCD
monitor/viewfinder screen and the monitor
connected via the VIDEO OUT connector.
The audio signal is output from the built-in
speaker (or headphones connected to the
headphone jack) and the speaker of the
device connected to the AUDIO OUT
Press the REC START/STOP button on
• The REC START/STOP button on the grip does
• An error is generated in the following cases. In
such a case, cancel Recording mode by pressing
the REC START/STOP button on the handle.
—The video format of input signal does not
match that specified on the camcorder.
—A copy-protected stream is being fed in.
• If the input to the camcorder becomes no signal
during recording, the tally lamps and the
i.LINK zREC status indication on the LCD
monitor/viewfinder screen flash, indicating that
no signal is being recorded on the SxS memory
When an input signal is resumed, recording is
restarted, incrementing the clip number on the
Recording External Input Signals