SONY MAV555…A way to make it work…Menu settings etc

Please check the following settings

TO USE THE MENU SYSTEM PRESS MENU then USE 5th PRESET KNOB

6 LOCAL FUNCTION ENABLE / ENABLE

  • 10 625

    13 PB

    14 PB

    19 PANEL

  • 28 AUDIO BIT LENGTH / 16BIT

    34 HAS NO EFFECT IN PANEL MODE

    35 COMPRESSION / 30Mb / GIVES 2 X 2 HOURS

    50 LINE SUPER OUT PLAYER 1 / PAL OUT 1B

    51 LINE SUPER OUT PLAYER 2 / PAL OUT 2B

    106 SHUTTLE SPEED / 100X

    107 MAX JOG SPEED / +~-4

    108 AUTO EE / STOP

    109 FORCED EE/ON

    120 OUTPUT REF LOCK / SYNC

    352 RECORD INHIBIT R1 / OFF

    353 RECORD INHIBIT R2 / OFF

    759 SYSTEM PHASE COURSE / PLAYER 1

    760 SYSTEM PHASE COURSE / PLAYER 2

    762 SYSTEM PHASE FINE / PLAYER 1

    763 SYSTEM PHASE FINE / PLAYER 2

    788 VIDEO INPUT R1 / MANUAL

    789 VIDEO INPUT R2 / MANUAL

    791 VIDEO INPUT LEVEL R1 / 40

    792 VIDEO INPUT LEVEL R2 / 40

    CHECK AND REMEMBER TOTAL CAPACITY OF DISC UNIT BY PRESSING TOTAL/REMAIN BUTTON

    NOW FROM FRONT PANEL (MODE + L3) CHECK…..

    0001 RECORD LENGTH OF R1 AND R2 IS SET TO HALF TOTAL DISC CAPACITY

    0002 LOOP RECORD IS ON IF REQUIRED

    NOW GO BACK TO THE MAIN MENU OF MACHINE AND SET THE FOLLOWING ITEMS

    99 ERASE ALL

    27 FAST REBOOT / USE ONLY AFTER DISC ALL ERASE

    NOW SELECT REMOTE ON ALL 4 PORTS

    If 2 Avm 4s are to be used check the following menu settings in the 4s.

    CHECK SOFTWARE VERSION BY HOLDING DOWN FRONT 4 BUTTONS

    SHOULD BE VERSION 2.6 OR HIGHER (NB. VER. 2E DOES NOT WORK)

    22 MON / T.C

    25 POWER SAVE / OFF

    35 TJOG LIVE / ON

    49 SLO1 ON FIRST AVM-4 AND SLO2 ON SECOND AVM-4

    51 LOOP / ON (IF LOOP MODE REQUIRED)

    58 IF MAV MIXER CARD NOT IN USE OR NOT AVAILABLE SET TO OFF

    CHECK FOLLOWING PLUGGING OF 9pin CABLES

    MAV RECORDER 1 FIRST AVM-4 PORT 4

    MAV RECORDER 2 SECOND AVM-4 PORT 3

    MAV PLAYER 1 FIRST AVM-4 PORT 1

    MAV PLAYER 2 SECOND AVM-4 PORT 2

    Now check un loading of all files…

    ON THE FIRST AVM-4 PRESS PORT 1 then DEL + STOP

    ON THE FIRST AVM-4 PRESS PORT 4 then DEL + STOP

    ON THE SECOND AVM-4 PRESS PORT 2 then DEL + STOP

    ON THE SECOND AVM-4 PRESS PORT 3 then DEL + STOP

    Now load the record files and start recording…

    ON THE FIRST AVM-4 PRESS PORT 4 then REC + PLAY

    ON THE SECOND AVM-4 PRESS PORT 3 then REC + PLAY

    Now load the playback files and start playback…

    ON THE FIRST AVM-4 PRESS PORT 1 and PLAY

    ON THE SECOND AVM-4 PRESS PORT 2 and PLAY

    NB..to see EE live picture press REC

    Additional useful plugging…

    The AVM-4 can burn in TC onto a PAL feed by using the rear connectors.

    This feed also gives data for play list management

     

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