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Old August 18th, 2008, 01:56 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Ron Evans View Post
With DV one can connect up the camera from the PC with 1394 ( iLink) cable, connect a TV to the analogue out of the camera and monitor while editing. This cannot be done with HDV, there is no pass thought like this for HDV. The output must be rendered in most of the editing programs to create a new file and then exported. So preview must be done on the PC monitor or specialized hardware( Matrox, Canopus etc) to a HD monitor. This is also true for AVCHD. So the old way of monitoring is not possible.

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Ron, if i have a graphics card with HDMI output - can i use that to pipe the output to my plasma or lcd tv's HDMI input?
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Old August 20th, 2008, 01:29 AM   #17
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Of course, that is what HDMi out is for.
Damnit Jim, I'm a film maker not a sysytems tech.
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