1. Name of the slot
In the “SLOT 1” field, you can enter the name of the slot, which will serve for easier navigation. The slot name will not affect recording or any other operation in D.Ingest.
2. Slot status
A label that explains what state the slot is currently in. The tag can be:
IDLE – nothing is currently being executed in the slot
PLAYING – file playback is performed in the slot
RECORDING – recording is performed in the slot
3. Video format
The video format in which the content of the slot will be recorded. Clicking on the drop-down menu will open a list of all available formats.
4. Recording profile
The profile we use to record slot content. The profile and settings related to the profile are located in the recording profile editor.
5. Name of the recorded file
Space for specifying the name of the recorded file.
6. Number of days before deleting the video file
Space to specify the number of days before the file will be deleted from storage. As long as the number of days is set to “0”, the file will never be deleted.
7. Start of recording
Pressing the start button will start recording the material.
8. Time indicator of recording length
On the indicator we can see how long the recording of the material is active.
9. Programmed recording start and end time
Clicking on the field for entering a pre-programmed recording time will open a window for creating a scheduled time. When the scheduled time is selected, D.Ingest will automatically start and finish recording at the defined time.
10. Description of materials
In the material description field, we can enter tags that will be used to find video material faster.
11. Display of slot number
12. Video window
A window in which you can see the image from the signal we inserted into the slot or the image of the video file we selected.
13. Audio channels
Graphic display of the signal volume in the slot.
Audio channel mute/unmute button. Operations performed with this button affect only the internal speakers, not recording material. If “mute” is on, the sound from the slot will not be heard on the computer’s local speakers, but will exist in the recording.
15. Input signal
In this window we can select the type of input signal.
a. Types of input signals
- The input signal uses the physical input from the DeckLink card.
- The input signal is an IP stream.
- The input signal uses video material.
b. Defining the input signal
Depending on the type of input signal selected, options for defining the input signal will appear in this window.
Signal from DeckLink card
I. Drop-down menu for selecting the input signal format
II. Drop-down menu to select the number of the Decklink card where the signal enters
III. Drop-down menu to select the number of the Decklink card where the input signal will be forwarded
IV. Audio format of the input signal
V. Button to activate input signal from Decklink card
Input signal from IP stream
I. IP Stream Selection Dropdown. Clicking on the drop-down menu will open a window with a list of pre-created streams.
II. Button to activate the input signal from the stream.
I. Time from the start of the display of the video material
II. Time until the end of the video material
III. Graphic display of the current position of the video material
IV. Button to rewind 10 frames
V. 1 frame rewind button
VI. Button for playing video material
VII. Button to stop playback of video material
VIII. Button for rewinding video material 1 frame forward
IX. Button for rewinding video material 10 frames forward
c. Creating segments from the material currently being recorded
If we start the recording, it is possible to create segments from the material that is currently being recorded.