logo

Live Production Software Forums


Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
NewsworthyVision  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:53:38 PM(UTC)
NewsworthyVision

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 7/19/2017(UTC)
Posts: 44
United Kingdom

Thanks: 10 times
Was thanked: 13 time(s) in 6 post(s)
Hi there,

Now that I'm getting into recording/transmitting vMix calls, I'm finding having a black screen is making it tough to do things like check return video and audio until someone connects. I attempt to line up return circuits using holding clips, but there is the danger that you may leave an output on the wrong input when the calls start, and by then it could be too late.

I would love to see a basic colour slate, with perhaps the call ID displayed as text when the call is created, rather than the black screen. It could disappear as soon as someone connects. Something to differentiate it from the other callers that are pending.

Thanks guys,

Nick
NewsworthyVision  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:36:24 PM(UTC)
NewsworthyVision

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 7/19/2017(UTC)
Posts: 44
United Kingdom

Thanks: 10 times
Was thanked: 13 time(s) in 6 post(s)
Mockup example:

vmix_call_mockup.png (129kb) downloaded 1 time(s).
polsten  
#3 Posted : Friday, November 20, 2020 6:55:26 AM(UTC)
polsten

Rank: Newbie

Groups: Registered
Joined: 10/8/2020(UTC)
Posts: 6
Man
Germany
Location: Berlin

+1
KMR  
#4 Posted : Saturday, November 21, 2020 8:02:27 AM(UTC)
KMR

Rank: Newbie

Groups: Registered
Joined: 5/2/2020(UTC)
Posts: 8
Ireland
Location: Dublin

Thanks: 1 times
Was thanked: 1 time(s) in 1 post(s)
+1

But I'd also like to see an option to put a custom slate in there if a caller disconnects, right now they just freeze.
thanks 1 user thanked KMR for this useful post.
NewsworthyVision on 11/24/2020(UTC)
NewsworthyVision  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:01:43 AM(UTC)
NewsworthyVision

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 7/19/2017(UTC)
Posts: 44
United Kingdom

Thanks: 10 times
Was thanked: 13 time(s) in 6 post(s)
Had another job today where I had four vmix calls waiting in a multiview, and sadly had to stare at a black screen hoping they would appear when someone connected.

Sadly, one square never changed.
Users browsing this topic
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.