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  1. Alex Ramos

    Issue: Blurry motion / frame blending?

    The blur may be from the screen itself of some other device in between.
  2. Alex Ramos

    Need help Project with 18 projectors

    I would go with 3x AMD WX9100 or W9000 with v400 cards for sync. Remember WO only supports one display card per machine.
  3. Alex Ramos

    Capture card getting disconnected

    Do you have PCIx lanes available? or is the card on the correct PCIx slot ?
  4. I'm slowing changing my 50+ machines from Win 7 to Win 10 LTSB. For me the problem with Win 7 is the limitation on some drivers for NVME drives and AMD drivers for 4K outputs. Win 10 must be highly customised to work fine with WO. Follow the: If you have no need to use Win 10 keep using Win 7, don't change a winning team. Even if you need Win 10 for some other applications other then WO, make a dual boot, or get some HDD bay for easy drive swap.
  5. Alex Ramos

    Network UDP delay

    I'm using multiple NICs on production machine, and get lots of random network problems. UDP is sent to both NICs TCP only to the one with the handshake ... The only solution I found consistently working is to start Watchmaker only with the NIC for WO network ON, and after Online start the other NICs. Even setting the NIC priority in windows doesn't work. But still sometimes I run into problems when updating the shows, as the handshake needs to be done again an Watchmaker not always grabs the correct NIC. We need an option in WO to lock to a selected NIC
  6. Alex Ramos

    MIDI output

    I would say someone could code a small app to transcode serial to MIDI. Well its already done. Cool.
  7. Alex Ramos

    Watchout Control Application Beta Release

    Nice, Start, Stop, goto 10 and 20 are working but the count down is not with me. Is the source code available?
  8. Alex Ramos

    8K render method

    Not my design, not a designer. Not sure who, some one in the design department of Bein Sports. I only speak machine language.
  9. Alex Ramos

    HAP Codec with AfterCodecs - Poor results

    Not really the answer you looking for. I'm using ffmpeg to encode HAP and MPEG2. Its free, quality is good, its supper fast and best of all I have it on the file contextual menu from windows, just a right click on the file to encode.
  10. Alex Ramos

    Autostart.txt and -NoLogo flag together

    Thanks, got it. Copy Paste text was pasting extra characters . Should have paid more attention.
  11. I guess I'm missing something. Whenever I use the -NoLogo flag on watchpoint.exe the autostart.txt is not running. Can't this be used together ?
  12. Alex Ramos

    3rd Party UDP control issues with Watchout 6.2.2

    I would create a new simple show from scratch to debug the system, network and or software. Make sure to also include aux timelines I have similar problems all the time. My productions all have 2 or more NIC. WO must always be started with only the WO NIC on, all other NICs must be off. I can turn it back on, but only after going online with WO. Tried a ton of things to try a solve this problem but never with success. This mater is something I'm waiting Dataton to address many years. We need a way to on WO address all traffic to a specific NIC or NICs in case of multiple cards in a system.
  13. Alex Ramos

    Windows 10 Tweaking Guide

    I'm having a doubt on some of registry settings. HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectShow\ThreadPriority = highest, HEX: F9 (DWORD) Means create a new key in \DirectShow\ named "ThreadPriority" and then inside, a DWORD value named "highest" with value HEX: F9 ? Like this? [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectShow\ThreadPriority] "Highest"=DWORD:F9 Its confusing when compared with: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Multimedia\SystemProfile\SystemResponsiveness = HEX: 5 [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Multimedia\SystemProfile] "SystemResponsiveness" =DWORD: 5 Registry file notation should be used to make it clear. Also what's the /O flag in defrag.exe ?
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    For anyone to help you, you really need to give a lot more info, it can be a lot of thins causing the delay. Can be the drive speed vs file bit rate. Did you try to add an pause cue a the begging of the media, wait a few seconds and then hit play?
  15. Alex Ramos

    Windows 10 Tweaking Guide

    Thanks this is really helpful info. But I got to ask why not start up with Win 10 LTSB ? And also whats the final footprint you got after applying the tweaking ?