Playback

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Each layer has individual playback control for video and audio files. The playback section is divided into the following parameters: Playback Transport, Speed, In- and Outpoint.

Playback Transport

The playback control channel allows setting the video mode to Play Once, Stop, Pause and Play Loop.

DMX Control
The Playback Transport channel is 8bit, the default value is set to 0.

Playback Transport

0

Stop

64 (1-127)

Play Once

128

Pause

192 (129-255)

Play Loop

Playback Speed

The speed of the video playback may be varied by changing the Speed Parameter value.
The default value (1:1 Speed) is 128 (=100% in percentage view, see configuration tab).

Slowing down the speed of a video file will reduce the framerate. In order to keep a smooth playback you may want to use FluidFrame™ for this video file.

Please note: The speed and playback behavior varies, depending on the used codec.
Some video codecs may not support different playback speeds and some codecs may not be suitable for seamless looping.
Optimal playback can be achieved if you use mpg2 files or Microsoft DV AVI files.
Please see the Encoding section and the format description for further information as well.

DMX Control
The Speed channel is 8bit, the default value is set to 128.

Playback Speed

0..127

slower

128

1:1 Speed

129..255

faster

Inpoint / Outpoint

Set the in- and outpoint to define the specific start & end marks of a clip, the play once and play loop video mode will work in the resized area.
The In- & Outpoint selection works on a percentage base of the overall frame length. Use “Pause” and look up with the Inpoint the frames from where you want to start the file playback.
When programming containers in the timeline you can alternatively enter the exact frame number you like to start (or end with) by using the "In" (or "Out") value in the Clip Inspector. It is also possible to enter exact timecode in frames, seconds etc.

DMX Control
The In- and Outpoint channels are 16bit.

Inpoint, the default value is set to 0.

0

File beginning

65535

End of file

Outpoint, the default value is set to 65535.

0

File beginning

65535

End of file