Blackmagic – Teranex – Room CMA 4.138 - How to Capture Beta SP or DigiBeta Sp and Upconvert to 1080 23.98

The "evertz" is a sync generator that needs to be turned on

Turn on the power switch for the "evertz" unit

Turn on the power for the DigiBeta Video Tape Machine

On the Patch Panel on the rack patch DIGIBETA - HD-SDI OUT to


Put the tape in the deck

Turn on the Teranex - It'll take a bit to turn on,

Go to >Apple>System Prefs >


Choose the ALL settings icon to see all the settings

Choose Blackmagic Design Desktop Video

Click on Teranex settings icon shown here

Video Input - Change Input to SDI

Click SAVE

Audio Input - Embedded

Click 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

Put the tape in the deck and hit Play

Click on the Log and Capture Tab in Media Express

Wait about 5 or so seconds

You should see image and audio levels

Then click on the "Capture" Button to start capturing.

Capture Button will turn RED

Capture Button will turn RED

Click Capture to stop capturing

Turn off the Teranex when finished


Turn off the "Evertz"

Close and tighten the screws on the "evertz" door panel to hold it closed