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Machine Room Patch panel, Top=OUT Bottom=IN 

DVCAM deck setup 
o DVCAM deck: Set ---Timecode to External 
(TO Change timecode: Click >MENU >RT ARROW TO “TIMECODE” >RT ARROW TO “TC MODE” >RT ARROW TO “EXT/INT” >UP/DOWN ARROW TO CHANGE >”SET YES” TO SAVE AND EXIT) 
and Video + Audio input channels on SIF. 
COMPOSITE VIDEO patching 
o DVCAM out to NTSC Monitor A in. 

DIGITAL VIDEO patching 
o HDCam SDI out to DVCAM SDI in. 
o 23.98 or 59.94 REF out to HDCam REF in. 

ANALOG AUDIO patching 
o HDCam TC out to DVCAM TC in. 
o DVCAM Ch 1 out to Audio Monitor. 

VHS dub patching 
COMPOSITE VIDEO patching for simultaneous VHS dub 
o video patch: DVCAM out to Rack 3 in. 
o audio patch: DVCAM ch.1 & ch.2 out to Rack 3 ch.1 and ch.2 in. 

RACK 3 patching 
o video patch: Rack 1 out to VDA in (patches VHS decks 1-4). 
o audio patch: Rack 1 & 2 out to VHS 1 in. 

HD Suite 
o Make sure that the G5 Editing CPU is off so we don't cause feedback loop into the Sony HDcam deck which will cause video jitter 
o HDCam machine preset on 23.98 fps and Stop light is not flashing. 
o Monitor preset on option A (top right button lights monitor options). 
o On HDSuite digital patch panel patch DOWNCONVERT out to 
MR DOWNCONVERT in 

To Dub: 
1. Put DVCAM tape put in deck (switch is closed = on record). 
2. Put in three VHS (if needed) tapes in decks 2-4 (tabs on = on record). 
3. Put HD tape in deck and rewind (switch is open = not recordable). 
4. Hit Play on HD tape, rush to Machine room to press Record + Play on DVCAM deck and VHS decks 2-4. (There must be 15 seconds of bars before picture starts). 

Checks for both monitors 
o Audio knobs at noon and levels are ok. 
o video normalcy. 
o TC burn-in. 
o TC breaks. 

When finished: 
1. Rewind all tapes. 
2. Make DVCAM and VHS tapes not-recordable (switches open and tabs off). 
3. Remove all patches, turn off decks.