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Technical Support Docs

Camera Quick Start Guides

These are pdf quick start guides created at the CDA. They are an efficient, if sometimes slightly unaesthetic, way to learn the most important controls of these cameras. In all cases, they do not replace the manufacturer's manual.

Sony A7s Documentation Camera

Video Streaming Guide for Events

Sony FS5

Black Magic Pocket Camera



Canon T2i, T3i (could be useful for any Canon T series DSLR)

Panasonic GH4

Workshop Support Documents

These are text documents, no images, with detailed notes from the CDA workshops. Unless you attended the workshop, they will not necessarily make sense. They may refer to earlier versions of the software.

Adobe After Effects Workshop

DaVinci Resolve Workshop

DCP Creation Workshop

Media Player Support Documents

The CDA has two brands of video media players, the WDTV for single channel video playback, and the Technovision DV75N for single or multiple channel playback. There are eight DV75Ns.

Contents of the zip file for the Technovision media player:
A. A pdf guide.
B. Dspconfig files to automatically configure the menu system of the player(s). These files are arranged according to video output.
C. Video encoding presets for Adobe Media Encoder or Premiere. Part B of the guide explains some free alternative encoding software. CDA computers have the presets installed.

Technovision DV75V player

The following zip file contains video encoding instructions for WDTV media player and Adobe Media Encoder presets.

WDTV media player

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