I have updated switcherlib to support the 4 M/E and advanced Chroma key features. This version will only work if you have ATEM Software 7.3 installed. Would be great if someone can test and let me know if it works. Download the zip and unblock contents https://1drv.ms/u/s!ApGpqMMpRLhikI1f0kUFnmNEinWAJg Sample script: $USK = $atem.GetKeys() $USKs.Count # set … Continue reading ATEM 7.3 version of PowerShell switcher library for testing
I have found the PESA RCP-TP or XY control panels relatively easy to convert for controlling Blackmagic ATEM switches, VideoHub routers and anything else I can automate with PowerShell. These PESA units us a Motorola 68HC11 processor which can be swapped for an Arduino Uno, which has just enough pins to support all the hardware … Continue reading Blackmagic VideoHub control with PESA RCP, Arduino and PowerShell
Thanks to a GitHub project, I was easily able to interface this cool keypad with Windows PowerShell. It is as easy as this… You can download the StreamDeckSharp dll's from here https://github.com/OpenStreamDeck/StreamDeckSharp/releases (remember to unblock them). You can see a video of how I have used this to control a Blackmagic ATEM switcher. Very rough … Continue reading Elgato Stream Deck and Windows PowerShell
You can use telnet to connect to a VideoHub and output the mapping but I wanted something that looked more like the way audio software like x32 or Dante shows a matrix. So I have written a PowerShell script that outputs the current configuration as an Excel file Download the script from https://gist.github.com/imorrish/b03fc2e5fbd3fc64de1d010ac79ad0b5 If you … Continue reading Document Blackmagic VideoHub with PowerShell and Excel
It is preferable to use the WDM Decklink driver, rather than the dshow support, with ffmpeg (or in fact any Windows software).This requires using a version of ffmpeg that has the Blackmagic WDM drivers included (see my downloads page for a possible source). To use WDM Decklink driver, use a command like this: ffmpeg -f … Continue reading FFMPEG WDM Capture for Decklink Cards.
Want to create thumbnails from video files or convert from .ts to .mp4? FFMPEG can do it but the command line can be a bit tricky to figure out. There is a nice .Net library for automating ffmpeg that can be used in PowerShell. See NrecoSite Example PowerShell:
I picked up an old Sony BVS-3200 broadcast vision mixer from ebay (my first experience of the Global Shipping program and it actually works). I'm still undecided whether I will be able to use the panel through the existing serial interface (need to get a frame to decode the messages), rip out the microprocessor and … Continue reading Sony BVS T-Bar reused