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Andy Taplin
Matrox MXO or Blackmagic HDLink with M100?
on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:51:06 am

Hi All

I'm looking for a monitoring solution from M100 SDI out using an Eizo 24 inch LCD 1920 x 1200 which has both HDMI and DVI inputs.

The MXO gets good reviews, the HDlink seems to offer similar features for less money - anybody have experience of these with M100?

I want to be able to monitor fields when working with interlaced material and also have the image full screen when viewing SD.

Thanks in advance

Andy


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Floh
Re: Matrox MXO or Blackmagic HDLink with M100?
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on Oct 23, 2007 at 12:15:00 pm

[Andy Taplin] "The MXO gets good reviews, the HDlink seems to offer similar features for less money - anybody have experience of these with M100?
"


We use the HDLink on one of our sysems to drive an additional Apple 23" CinemaDisplay, and it works nice. Not even close to a Sony HD-CRT, but good for client preview.

But there is no way that you can monitor interlaced material reliable on a LCD and spot e.g. field dominance issues. LCDs simply don


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Andy Taplin
Re: Matrox MXO or Blackmagic HDLink with M100?
on Oct 23, 2007 at 12:44:33 pm

Thanks Floh

It seems the MXO guys claim it does allow an LCD to show interlaced video, this is from their user forum:

Question:
INTERLACING: My main issue here is whether XMO will display the interlaced fields of SD video... ALSO read elsewhere on the site: "The MXO provides interlace viewing on a progressive monitor." so that's encouraging, but i need to check.

Answer:
We do display every single field. The MXO


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