Apple Color: DV NTSC Firewire Monitoring Hack?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by ppc_michael, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. ppc_michael Guest

    ppc_michael

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    I have an old Canopus ADVC box and I would like to use it for monitoring in Apple Color.

    I know Color does not allow monitoring except through the higher-end HD solutions, (AJA, BlackMagic, etc), but I was wondering if there is some kind of hack to make it happen anyway? I just cannot believe that SD monitoring is not available over Firewire!

    For the record, I'm grading SD stuff, so it's not like I'm asking for a downconvert from 2K or anything.
     
  2. LethalWolfe macrumors G3

    LethalWolfe

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    The AJA Io HD connects via FW and allows SD monitoring from Color, that's it though. You could also pick up an Matrox MXO which uses your DVI port.


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