Manuals and User Guides for Sony DFSM. We have 2 Sony DFSM manuals available for free PDF download: Operating Instructions Manual. and highly sophisticated compact video switcher, the DFSM. This multi- format switcher sis, the versatile DFSM offers a multi-format capability to operate in SD, HD, or mixed. SD/HD-format . Operating Instructions (1). Warranty (1). Sony DFSM Switcher Manual. Modified on: Fri, 9 Sep, at PM. Sony DFSM Switcher Manual. pdf. DFSM_Ver ( MB). Did you find it.

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The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony This symbol is intended to alert the user to dealer regarding this product. Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japon. E4 kontrollierter EMV-Bereich, z. Chapter 4 Basic Operations Selecting Backgrounds You can also connect a commercially available touch panel monitor. This allows you to select menu items simply by touching the panel, making it much more convenient to change system settings and adjust setting values.

Compact and easy-to-use control panels Two types of highly compact and easy-to-use control panels are available, each one designed to meet the requirements of space-limited applications.

This block provides a connector for USB flash drives, The operation target key must be selected in advance see buttons to turn control by editors and GPI on and off, and page With DME still enabled, use a key-processed signal as the key. These buttons select the video that will be the on-air background after a transition. The button goes out, and DME is disabled The signals that are assigned to the buttons in this row are again. Executes a transition with the fader lever, the video of the transition is transition using a downstream key.

Pressing this button once selects auto chroma key mode, in X coordinate — Switches to the previous sub menu. Switches to the next sub menu. Useful supporting When pressed with the SHIFT button unlit, displays the information for menu operations may appear in the upper menu used for management of user specified wipe patterns right.

When pressed with the SHIFT b F1 to F4 knobs button lit, displays the menu for still image storage operations, such as download, capture, and export. It cannot be connected to the processor unit of any other system.

For details, see the pages indicated within parentheses. Press this button, lighting it, to select a mix button transition. The Rate menu appears in the display panel, allowing you to specify the transition rate.

Press this button, lighting it, to select a wipe transition. The indicator lights in green when the unit is powered on.

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REF IN connector, this connector outputs the internal sync connector. If you will not be using loop-through output, signal used by the switcher as the reference signal. It cannot be connected to the control panel of any other system.

Preparations Chapter Connecting Peripheral Devices This section provides examples of how to connect peripheral devices.

After connecting a peripheral device to the switcher, use the menu system to make basic settings. System with Editor Connected The figure below shows an example of a video editing system with a recorder, multiple players, signal output devices, and an editor to control the other devices.


The following expansion options are available. For more information about the various options, see page The following table lists the installation locations of the various boards and the numbers assigned to their channels after installation.

Use the following procedure to remove the panels on the expansion board installation tray. Using the four screws removed in step 1, attach the board tray stabilizers.

To remove function expansion boards Carry out the installation procedure in reverse. Insert the BKDF into the installation slot inside the processor unit, and push it all the way in. Using the two screws removed in step 2, secure the BKDF to the processor unit. Using the two screws removed in step 1, attach and secure the front panel. Installing Optional Expansion Boards Connecting Up the Switcher This section explains how to connect up the switcher system.

Note Do not change settings of the other pins. Insert the external device interface connectors board into its original slot, and align the notches of the levers on both sides of the board to the left and right sides of the slot mouth. As shown in the figure below, lock the board by pulling the levers toward the inside. The board is pushed all the way into the slot and locked in place. Connecting Up the Switcher After connecting the control cable, use two AC power cords not supplied to connect the processor unit and the control panel to an AC power source.

Display panel The following messages appear in the display panel during boot mode.

Initializing Now initial communication started.: Establishing communication between the control panel and the processor unit Pull the fader lever once dsf-900m the top of its range all the way to the bottom. Power on the peripheral devices. The following message appears in the display panel. Press the F2 knob. Shutdown processing storage of the various settings begins. When storage of the setting ends, the following message appears in the display panel. Manua Do not turn off the power switches during shutdown processing.

If you turn off the power before the shutdown finishes, the switcher may become unable to boot normally. Menu Operations Menus shown in the display panel allow you to make settings for the entire system, select effects, and so on. This section explains the types of menus, the configuration of the menu system, and basic menu operations. Basic Menu Configuration The menus of this switcher are divided into the following categories, depending on the type of operation and the setting target.

Setting names and values appear in the display panel above the corresponding adjustment knobs. F1 knob operation area F2 knob operation area F3 knob operation area F4 knob operation area Setting adjustment knobs This can be an aid to smooth operations because it allows you to take in the entire menu system and several menu levels at a glance. Instead of the mouse and monitor, you can also connect a commercially available touch panel monitor.

To calibrate a touch panel monitor If you have connected a touch panel monitor, you must calibrate it when you power the switcher on for the first time.


Press the center point of the majual mark in the upper left corner of the screen. The mark disappears when you press it, and another mark appears in the bottom right corner of the screen. Press the center point of the calibration mark in the bottom right corner of the screen. Press the mark on the screen. The control panel is powered off and then starts again automatically. The new settings are reflected when it starts again. Press the mark to return to the calibration screen of step 4.

Note Calibrate the touch panel monitor again if you notice that a touch position is different from the display position. Basic operations in the GUI menu screens To select menu and sub menu items If you have connected a PC monitor and a USB mouse, move the cursor to the menu or sub menu item that you want to set, and then left click the mouse.

F1 knob F2 knob F3 knob F4 knob operation area operation area operation area operation area Note The names of menus and sub menus in the GUI menu screens differ from the names that appear in the display panel of the control panel. See page for a list of menus and their names as they appear in GUI menu screens and the display panel. Setting the Video Format Use the following procedure to set the manuak of the fds-900m signals handled by the switcher.

Set the black setup level to 7.

Sony DFS-900M Operating Instructions Manual

Video with aspect ratio of 4: Make the reference sync signal settings. Rotate the F1 knob to specify an input sync signal, and rotate the Dfs-900 knob to specify an output sync signal. The correspondence between knobs and parameters is as follows. When using the BKDF Skip to step 3. Use Notepad or another text editor to edit the display names the strings after the equals signs. The following characters can be used in display names.

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The maximum number of characters per name is four. When optional input expansion boards are installed, you can use the SHIFT buttons to assign up to 26 signals, including video input signals 1 to 24, four color matte signals, four still images, and a black signal. The following signals are assigned when the switcher is shipped from the factory.

Skip to step 2. A settings sub menu of the Input sub menu appears in the display panel. Press the h or H button in the numeric keypad until the Setting 1 sub menu appears.

The selected signal is assigned to the selected button. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to assign signals to other buttons. At the same time, the output signal is set automatically to Frm. Change the setting as required after downloading the still image.

Press the h or H button in the numeric keypad until the Setting 2 sub menu appears. Rotate the F3 knob to select the conversion mode.