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Black & white / monochrome video inputs
Question
ID
62
Category
C2-5000 Series Universal Scaler
Date Created
21/04/2004 18:16:35
Date Updated
05/02/2009 17:01:01
How can I input a black & white or monochrome composite video signal?
Answer
Firmware versions 122 onwards have an option for this - see C2-4000 & C2-5000 series firmware updates.

Go into 'Setup Program source' and change the input standard from 'PAL / NTSC' to 'B&W 50Hz / 60Hz' (it's the last option).

Alternatively, this can be done by feeding the signal into the Y BNC connector on RGB3, and setting RGB3 as 'YUV' in the 'Setup Program source' menu. The U & V will not be used, hence no colour will be displayed.

(Or similarly feed the signal into pin 2 of the RGB1 or RGB2 connectors, using pin 7 as ground).
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