Camera HDMI Settings Guide & Known Issues [Incl. 4K Bugs on Sony]

Camera HDMI Settings Guide & Known Issues [Incl. 4K Bugs on Sony]

Video guide to configuring HDMI settings on a hybrid camera including clean 4K ouput, external recording, HDMI Info. Display, & Sony’s face detect AF bug.

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Previous HDMI Video:

Products Mentioned:
Atomos Ninja V:
Standard HDMI Cable:
Micro HDMI Cable:
Mini HDMI Cable:
Standard to Micro Adapter:

Table of Contents:
1:01 – Why We’re Using the Sony a7 III for the Demo = Bad HDMI
1:22 – Basic Setup for External Monitoring & Recording over HDMI
1:37 – Best HDMI Cable for the Sony a7 III
1:53 – Configure Resolution, Frame Rate, & Codec
2:31 – Explaining the Common Items Found in HDMI Settings
3:23 – Configuring the Time Code & Recording Control
4:28 – The First Issue: HDMI Info. Display Disables LCD Screen
5:53 – Why This Is a Big Problem for Streaming & Presentations
6:26 – How an External Monitor like the Atomos Ninja V Solves This
7:00 – Issue #2: No HDMI Info. Display over 4K
8:50 – Issue #3: Playback Mode Also Disables LCD during HDMI
9:51 – Issue #4: LCD Goes Black during 4K Recording
10:29 – Issue #5: No Face Detection AF during 4K Recording
10:56 – The Workaround: Disable Internal Recording!
12:05 – How to Disable Internal Recording & Use HDMI Only
13:03 – The LCD Doesn’t Go Black Anymore
13:23 – Face Detection Is Available Again
13:53 – Other Advantages to Using Only External Recording
            (Bypass Recording Time Limits & Prevent Overheating)
14:15 – External Recorders Unlock Full Potential of Hybrid Cameras
15:01 – Final Thoughts

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