When it comes to deciding upon a professional reference display to add to your DaVinci Resolve Hardware setup, what are the things you need to look out for? Authors Robbie Carman and Patrick Inhofer discuss the importance of looking at the connector ports available on a display when choosing one for your DaVinci Resolve color suite.
- When it comes to deciding on a professional reference…display, one of the things I always look for are…what kind of connectors does it have on the back of it?…And if it has connectors like this one does here,…are there loop-throughs and…clean-feeds out - Yeah totally.…and things like that.…That's what a professional display like this will give you…compared to a consumer television you buy at BestBuy.…- Right, a consumer set probably these…days is just going to have an HDMI…connection, and that's pretty much it.…They might have multiple HDMI but that's…the only level of connectivity that you're going to find.…
On a professional reference monitor, it's all about SDI.…And SDI comes in a number of flavors.…Now, it used to be that we cared about things like…component, which actually this display still has,…things like S-video in video,…but for most professional work,…most facilities are purely SDI these days.…And I mentioned the different flavors, right.…3G, 6G, 12G, without rehashing that just remember…that the different generation of SDI…
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