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Craig Alan
aspect ratio on external monitor
on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:37:13 am

MacPro4,1
Quad-Core Intel Xeon
2.66 GHz
NVIDIA Quadro 4000

DeckLink HD Extreme 3D+
SDI out to Flanders LM 2140W.

Everything outputs fine on broadcast monitor
except jpeg stills in event browser, which appear fine in viewer but on external monitor they are distorted- stretched to fill the 16x9 frame.

Once in the timeline they are fine. Now the viewer shows the image without trying to make it a 16x9 image. On the timeline it is letterboxed. And once in the timeline the viewer will show it as black letterboxed. I thought that the monitor should simply mirror the viewer only as a TV signal.

Regardless is there a way to fix this so I can work on images in the event browser?

Mac Pro, macbook pro, Imacs (i7); Camcorders: Panasonic AG-HPX170/AG-HPX250P, Canon HV30/40, Sony Z7U, VX2000, PD170; FCP 6 certified; write professionally for a variety of media; teach video production in L.A.


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