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This WIKI will troubleshoot getting the Video and Audio Interface to display image on the monitor

and audio through the speakers



First Quit all applications and

Shut down the computer

Disconnect the Thunderbolt cable that is going into the cable run under the desk. This connects to our Blackmagic Designs Input and Output box. We are power cycling the box by unplugging the cable.

Plug the cable back into the thunderbolt connection on the MacPro

Turn on the Mac Pro with the Power button

Next go to >Apple>System Prefs

Go to Blackmagic Design Desktop Video pref and double click it to open

Should see Desktop Video Utility - Artist DNxIO


Click on the Preference Icon shown here

Click on the Audio Tab

Make sure it is set to XLR

4K Video Settings
 

 
Video Output

Default Video Standard

4K DCI 23.98 Or 4K DCI 24p
 

Or for 4K 24 Frame not 23.98

SDI Output set to

Color Space Y, Cb, Cr, 4:2:2

1080p HD and 2K is set to 1080P not PSF




SDI set to Quad LInk!!








Click Save to save the preferences

2K Video Settings
 
  
 
 
 
 
Output format Select this and choose
 
2K DCI 23.98p or 24p


from the Dropdown
 
 
 
 
 
Click on Save

SDI Output set to

Color Space Y, Cb, Cr, 4:2:2

1080p HD and 2K is set to 1080P not PSF




SDI set to Quad LInk!!








Click Save to save the preferences

Quit the Blackmagic Utility

Open Davinci Resolve

Set the Monitoring for the Desktop Display on the desk

Go To Davinci Resolve

Preferences

Go to Hardware Configuration


>Un Check - Use Mac Display Color Profiles for Viewers

Setup for Davinci Resolve>Go to your project settings in the lower left corner of the application

4K Settings!!

Project Settings>Master Project Settings

Timeline Format

Timeline resolution - Choose 4096 x 2160 DCI

Video Monitoring -

Video Format - Choose 4K 2160p 23.976

SDI Configuration >Quad Link

Data Levels Video

Video Bit Depth >10Bit


2K Settings!!

Project Settings>Master Project Settings

Timeline Format

Timeline resolution - Choose 2048 x 1152 2K 16:9

Video Monitoring -

Video Format - Choose 2K 1080p 23.976

SDI Configuration >Quad Link

Data Levels Video

Video Bit Depth >10Bit

Turn On TV by pressing the Monitor button on the Sony Remote on top

of the AVID Artist DNxIO

The 4K Sony TV will turn green when it is fully on but the remote won't

change at all. So don't keep hitting the Monitor On/Off button!!



  • If working in 4K, press Button 1 once
  • If working in 2K, press Button 2 once
  • If working in HD, press Button 5 once

*In all instances, you will always be working in the Input Setting #1.  This is the calibrated setting for this monitor!


Davinci Project should be setup correctly now.

 

Next is the AVID setup

Open AVID


There is a button on the timeline that sometimes gets turned off make sure the Hardware Active Button is on in AVID

For Adobe Premiere


Open Premiere > Set Playback settings by going to Premiere Pro CC > Preferences > Playback

Click on Playback>Audio Device Blackmagic Playback


Video Device Blackmagic Playback



Click OK

Audio Monitoring make sure all the buttons shown here are pressed.

Volume is adjusted but turning up the AUX Input

Turn up volume using the big main knob

Note if you wanna hear computer audio not through AVID or Resolve then choose System Prefs. > Line Out


Make sure the mini plug is plugged into the LIne Out