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#1 Spencer Combs

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 12:36 AM

Just purchased a Decimator 2 to down convert images to my TB6 (PRO2 rig nonHD) and wanted to ask you guys what the DIP settings should be for working with an Alexa. It looks to me that all should be in the OFF (0) position but admittedly don't know what many of the settings are for. Also, I was trying to test it by just passing a standard definition (and the Y in a component output from my DVD) signal through the Decimator 2 and couldn't get a signal to my TB6. Will a standard def signal not simply pass through? Any ideas on how to test it at home?

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#2 Charles Papert

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 03:13 AM

Spencer:

Here is the link to the manual for the Decimator which includes the dipswitch schematic. Yes, generally all are in the OFF position for most Steadicam users.

http://decimator.com...R2_SETTINGS.pdf

It does recognize SD signals, but only SD-SDI, not composite video. Unless you happen to own an HD-SDI source, you won't be likely to be able to test at home.
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#3 Spencer Combs

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 10:35 AM

Thanks Charles, that's what I figured......
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