Miscellaneous settings we had a hard time categorizing :)
Control output volume of the 1/8” stereo port and internal speakers if applicable.
Adjusts the output of the 1/8” stereo mini port
Only available on SmallHD Production Monitors
If using a monitor with speakers (Production Monitors 13” and up), adjust their output volume here.
Image Rotate Settings
Use this section to rotate/flip the image and/or menu to enable operation from a funny angle.
Auto Flip Image
Depending on how your monitor is oriented (portrait, upside down) select this to automatically flip the displayed image, similar to a smartphone.
This will rotate the displayed image 180° bypassing any automatic functionality
Mirrors the image horizontally, useful when pointed towards the talent/scene for more intuitive framing.
If you wish to explicitly flip the menu independently of the image select this option. (disables auto rotation)
This is basically a digital crop zoom for older cameras that output a 4x3 frame at lower resolutions.
Our monitors prefer a progressive image. With Interlaced images, we select either Even or ODD fields to view. The BOB and WEAVE selections choose between this. The terms are referring to fix how the footage is behaving. When using an Interlaced (i) signal, try switching between bob or weave if you are having issues.
*We also recommend that you change the cameras output setting to a 1080 p signal (if possible). You can record in your desired format and this will yield your best results for monitoring the image.
Anamorphic de-squeeze moved from the Settings to a Tool beginning in firmware version 3.5.0. This tool has more flexibility than the older setting. If you don't see this setting, check under Tools > Scale. If you'd like to take advantage of these new features, we recommend updating your firmware.
If using anamorphic lenses which squeeze the picture horizontally, the following options will ‘de-squeeze’ your image, stretching it out horizontally.
This option performs no image de-squeeze - for use with non-anamorphic lenses.
Use to de-squeeze anamorphic footage using lenses or adapters with a 1.33X squeeze factor.
Use to de-squeeze anamorphic footage using lenses or adapters with a 1.5X squeeze factor.
Use to de-squeeze anamorphic footage using lenses or adapters with a 1.66X squeeze factor.
Use to de-squeeze anamorphic footage using lenses or adapters with a 2X squeeze factor.
DSLR Scale Settings
For older Canon DLSRs that like to output a cropped image over HDMI, use these options to ‘un-crop’ for a fullscreen view.
None (no scaling)
Disables DSLR Scale.
Canon 5D Mark II
Scales the HDMI feed from a Canon 5DMKII to fill the screen properly.
Scales the HDMI feed from a Canon 7D to fill the screen properly.