Blackmagic – Teranex – How to Capture 29.97 HDV or DV tape and Upconvert to 1080 23.98 Frame Rate Conversion and Upconvert Standards Conversion

Turn on HDV Deck

Click on Menu
Go to the In/Out

Make sure HDV/DV is set to DV

Click on Video Out

Set to HDMI / CMPT to 480i

Audio Mixer make sure the Tape to mix button should be pushed to get the audio from

the DVCAM deck.

Make sure the Thunderbolt cable is connected to the computer (IMac) and the Teranex

Put the tape in the deck

Click on PLAY make sure there is some image on the tape and play for a at least 20 seconds

Turn on the Teranex

System Prefs >Blackmagic Desktop Video

Click on the Setup Icon

System Prefs >Blackmagic Desktop Video

Click On Video Input

Change Video Input to Component Video

Click on the Audio Tab and change the Audio to RCA

Click on Save

Open Blackmagic Media Express

Go to >Media Express>

Set the Video Format to
HD 1080p 23.98

Capture File Format will be ProRes 422

Set the destination for the captured files to your HD

Click on the Log and Capture Tab in Media Express

You should see audio levels

Then click on the Capture Button to start capturing.

Capture Button will turn RED

Click Capture to stop capturing

Turn off the Teranex when finished

Turn off the VTR's when finished