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Nate

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  1. Hey Merten. Your best direction is probably to pair the Dynamic Media Server with something like an Eye Fi card. If the server and Eye Fi card share the same wireless network, you can install the Eye Fi software on your media server and have the photos sync to a designated folder. Then, it's all up to how you want to import those photos into watchout. I have used this in the past and it's close to instant but occasionally there has been a delay between the card and the pc depending on where the card is in proximity to the wireless router. Hope this helps.
  2. I've wanted virtual midi keypad show control for a while. I wanted to assign channels, rename buttons, theme actions by color, etc. Basically, I wanted a show control I could customize for each show that would output a midi signal Watchout Production could understand and output to my display machines. Well, after a morning of hunting and testing, I think I found a pairing that does the trick. So, for those of you without a midi show controller OR who have been looking for a virtual solution, here is one that is currently working for me: LoopBe1 – Virtual Midi Driver $14 Commercial (Free f
  3. Awesome Jonas. I will test that configuration now. Thanks for the reply!
  4. I just recently finished a show where we ran a 3-output edge-blend from a single display computer. I also had an additional triple-output display computer on-site as a backup. I ran both of them together on the same network switch with the production computer. All outputs ran into a HDSDI switcher so we could send any output we wanted up to the projectors. For this event, I would push the final show to the primary display computer, save a "backup" version of the show, change the display IP addresses in the backup version, and then push the show to the backup. It worked well enough but, I
  5. I use the Korg nanoKONTROL2 to fire AUX timelines and adjust a few fades. Pros: It's affordable, runs via usb, gives light feedback to buttons when you push them, and doesn't require a special driver for the windows machines I have used it on. Cons: Cheapest quality sliders on the planet. They pretty much fall off the unit if you shake it too hard. So, for a push-button cue solution, it's great. For a fade solution, try something else.
  6. @Jonas - Setting the video standard to "other" definitely improved some of my screen tearing. Also, thanks for the clarification about interlacing on digital sources. @Walter - Dropping fown to 1280x720 completely cleared up the screen tearing. I am still experimenting with some Vision capture settings to see if I can get Watchout to cooperate but, right now, it is a working solution. @Mike - It's definitely 1920x1080 @60hz. I did confirm that in the output settings of the computer sending the signal. I'll have to look into the player/file itself to see what might be causing it to tear
  7. First off, thanks for all the answers to other member posts on here guys. There's a lot of great info that has kept my work flow going because I was able to find an answer rather than post/comment. That said, I do have a question. I have a 1920x1080 60hz VGA input coming into my Vision capture card. Vision recognizes the input correctly and I have assigned it as Input Device 1 in Watchout. When I load up my timeline, I am able to see the input but it does have some "jaggy" image issues when playing power point fades or video through it. So, I figure I can deinterlace it to solve the issue
  8. Further inspection has shown that, while my original input was set to "component" for DVI and worked normally, 5.2 seems to require it to be set to RGB. Changing it to RGB, updating the display computer, and firing the show yields a capture display. I am currently working without issue on 5.2 due to this change only.
  9. Uninstalling, rebooting, and reinstalling the vision driver did not solve my problem. The issue persists.
  10. Can you explain the process you used to reinstall the driver? Did you uninstall, reboot, and then reinstall the same version?
  11. I recently upgraded my display computer to Watchout version 5.2 (from 5.1). I did this by uninstalling Watchout and Codemeter, restarting the system, and then installing 5.2. Now, when I push a show originally made in 5.1 (but recently saved to a 5.2 version), I get an error reporting back from my display machine saying that it does not see a feed coming in from my VisionRGB capture card. I have opened the Vision software and can confirm that it is receiving a feed. I also confirmed that WatchPoint is still looking for the capture card on the same input as designated in the show. So, every
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