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Joel Perez Irizarry
Aja Gen 10
on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:28:09 pm

Hi Bob,

Let me bother you once more. My new Aja Gen 10 just arrived and I'm having a little trouble understanding how to connect it. I need to connect it to both: the digibeta and beta sp. Do I just connect a bnc cable to the Ref Loop in both desks and one to the Aja Kona Break out box? You mention I had to connect it also to the composite cable in the Beta SP. Should a do the same with the DigiBeta? What is the AES 11 supposed to do? That is where I'm supposed to connect to the Kona break out box.

Thanks for your help



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Jeremy Garchow
Re: Aja Gen 10
on Jun 3, 2010 at 4:09:23 pm

First, you must setup the dip switches to the proper sync level (the manual explains) then send one bnc cable from each output to each device. So output 1 to digibeta ref in , 2 to betaSP ref in , 3 to Kona ref in, or whatever combination therein.

AES11 is audio tone, you don't need that unless you need that. ;) It won't help video sync.

Jeremy


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Bob Zelin
Re: Aja Gen 10
on Jun 4, 2010 at 2:13:43 am

Joel -
the GEN10 has 6 black outputs on it. IT comes from the factory default at 525 NTSC black (not tri level sync, and not set for NTSC bars). You take a seperate BNC cable and feed the REF Video IN of your Dig Beta (not your video input), the REF Video input of your Beta VTR, and if you have a UVW-1800, yes you feed the composite input as well. The UVW-1800 is nothing like the PVW-2800 or BVW-75, which never look at the composite video input as a reference. If you have the UVW-1800, and don't feed it the SAME BLACK as the REF Video input, you will still have problems. This does not apply to your Digi Beta VTR.

Bob Zelin




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Joel Perez Irizarry
Re: Aja Gen 10
on Jun 4, 2010 at 3:31:20 pm

Bob,

Thanks a lot for all your help. Now we have everything up and running. Last night I saw one of the commercials we produced that we made copies of with our new decks, broadcasted on TV and it looked beautiful. Is a nice feeling when you have control of the quality of your copies, rather than giving a file in a hard drive to someone else without knowing what they are going to do with it.

So thanks a lot again to you and all the Creative Cow Team. Vote for Bob Zeling for President! :-)



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