Below are steps to activate the Lens Data Overlay feature.Before continuing, please see the following requirements:
UPDATE YOUR CONTROLLER AND MONITOR TO THE LATEST FIRMWAREMONITOR:
CONFIGURE YOUR CONTROLLER:
CONNECT A CABLE FROM THE CONTROLLER’S WIRED MODE CONNECTOR TO THE MONITOR’S USB PORT:
CONFIGURE YOUR MONITOR:
Anamorphic video is a technique where an image is squeezed horizontally during the recording process. On film sets this is done to make better use of the film or sensor's vertical space using specialty lenses. It is also often seen when footage originated in HD needs to pass through SD equipment. In all cases an anamorphic de-squeeze can restore footage to its native aspect ratio, although lost resolution is not recovered. Lost horizontal resolution is generally not perceptible to human eyes; lost vertical resolution (such as from HD footage being sent through SD equipment) may be noticeable.
Resize and position your image to accommodate other features you may wish to simultaneously view, such as scopes or audio meters.This will be helpful for users that want to keep multiple tools on the same screen, rather than using pages.
If you plan to crop your image, for example shooting interviews in 4K and zooming in post for the 'close up' or for cameras that don't send a fullscreen feed to the monitor, this tool lets you pre-visualize a custom crop and will automatically scale up the remaining portion to fill the page.You will need a video signal to use this tool.
Image Capture takes a snapshot of the video feed being sent through SDI or HDMI (combined with a LUT if desired) and saves it to an SD card - great for shot matching (continuity) or a quick overview of the days' shots.
A Look or 3D LUT is a simple but very powerful way to apply a color grade to footage. 3D LUT files are quite small, (often around 1MB) and can be produced with most any color grading software and can be saved on to an SD card for use on the monitor or at any point in post production.
Monitor up to 8 channels of audio with a built-in clip warning.
Image Overlay places an image (taken with the Image Capture function or manually placed from a computer onto the SD card) directly on top of your footage - very useful for judging shot continuity, particularly when using the built-in 'blink' feature.
Displays a small information bar containing metadata information being sent over HDMI or SDI such as timecode and tally flags. Useful for ensuring the camera is recording without having to take your eyes off the monitor.
Peaking essentially mimics an exaggerated 'sharpening' filter like you may find on a consumer TV - this effectively increases contrast on in-focus portions of your image while retaining full color unlike Focus Assist. Because of its relatively benign effect on the image this makes it great to use in combination with other features.