Institute for Mass Communication in Lucknow - FIeMITS
  • Computerised Audio Editing with Behringer (Germany) Audio Console Splitter with Patchbay
  • RCP-D50/51
  • Control 7. Memory Sticks
  • Camera DSR - 390P

Floor area in indoor shooting fitted with the latest lights from New Zealand and Canara Company of Thane

What will the Production Company get from this facility?

The Sony Switcher is a Digital Multi Effects system, offering high-performance effects at high image quality. The system consists of a processor unit and control panel. Its other features are:

  • Support for fully digital component
  • Advanced special effects
  • Support for wide range of input/output signal formats
  • User program effect and snapshot function
  • Aspect ration selection
  • Live broadcasting
  • Interfacing with editors
  • External synchronizing connectors for higher editing precision

The students will be trained about the following functions of this equipment:
  • Location and Function of Parts and Controls
  • Basic Operation
  • Advanced Operations
  • Control From Editing Control Units
  • System Connections and Settings
  • DME Wipes
  • Effect pattern Variant Forms and Decorations

What will the Production Company get from this facility?

The RCP-D50/D51 Remote Control Panel enables remote operation of Color Video Cameras. The RCP-D50 and RCP-D51 are completely identical in their functions except with respect to the iris and master black adjustments. It special features are:

  • Optimal control parts arrangement for basic camera operation
  • Full control of shooting operations
  • Scene file
  • Coordination of settings among several cameras
  • Confirmation of camera conditions and operation status
  • Signal transmission via a digital line
  • Memory Stick slot
  • Touch panel with 3.5 inch LCD for various operations
  • Video display function

The students will be taught the following functions of this equipment:
  • Locations and functions of Parts
  • Menu Configuration and Basic Menu Operations
  • Initial Settings
  • File Operations
  • Skin Detail Correction/Skin Matrix Adjustment 6. Multi-Camera
What facility will the CAMERA CONTROL UNIT (CCU-D50) provide to a Production Company?

The CCU-D50 is a camera control unit that can be connected via camera adaptors to digital video cameras or other DV camcorders. The unit has functions to support transmission of return of video, prompter signals,and microphone audio. It has remote control of versatile adjustment functions and a rich variety of input and output. It also provides Digital and analog signal transmission,Remote control of versatile adjustment functions & Rich variety of input and output signals.

The students will be trained on the following functions of this equipment:
  • Location and Functions of Parts
  • Displaying and Changing Settings

Computerised Audio Editing with Behringer(Germany) Audio Console
What will the Production Company get from this facility?

The BEHRINGER EURORACK mixing console offers premium-quality microphone preamplifiers with optional phantom power supply, balanced line inputs and the ability to connect external effects devices. Because of its extensive and carefully thought-out routing possibilities, EURORACK lends itself equally to both live and studio use.

The students will be trained in the following functions of this equipment
  • General mixing console functions
  • Mono channels
  • Stereo channels
  • Interface panel and main section 5.GRAPHIC 9-BAND

What will the Production Company get from this facility?

BEHRINGER ULTRA LINK PRO is an ultra-flexible "problem solver" in signal distribution applications, designed to meet highest requirements: professional recording, broadcast and television studios, CD and digital production facilities, etc. Much like an all-in-one tool, it provides virtually unlimited configurations. Be it the distribution of a stereo signal to several outputs (splitter); the combination of separate signals to one stereo output (mixer), or the specific level adaptation of individual signals (buffer amplifier): the ULTRA LINK PRO can perform all of these functions easily- and simultaneously.

The students will be taught following functions of this equipment:
  • The Architecture of the ULTRA LINK PRO
  • Application as a mixer
  • Application as a splitter
  • Application as a matching amplifier
  • What does the Production Company get from this Camera?
    • The DSR-390 is 4:3 standard screen type digital camcorder. The features of DSR-390P Camera Section are:
    • Sophisticated image processing
    • DynaLatitude
    • DCC+ (dynamic contrast control plus)
    • Black stretch and compress
    • Variety of detail corrections:
    • Skin detail function
    • Black halo correction
    • Red/green vertical detail correction
    • Horizontal detail frequency control
    • New Functions boost operability
    • EZ (easy) mode function
    • EZ (easy) focus
    • Dual pixel readout (DPR)
    • Programmable gain
    • Hyper gain
    • Auto tracing white balance (ATW)
    • Total level control system (TLCS)
    • Recording time (REC TIME) display
    • Viewfinder super detail
    • Dual zebra pattern display
    • Color temperature display
    • Switching the color temperatures for the preset white balance
    • Video monitor output with text
    • 1-kHz reference signal output
    • Freeze mix function
    • Edit Search function
    • Setup Log function
    • Video light control
    • High-performance viewfinder
    • Features of VCR Section
    • Compatible with consumer DV
    • Able to record the external video signals
    • Clip Link mode
    • PCM digital audio
    • Equipped with audio output connectors
    • Color playback
    • VCR data display
    • Equipped with DV OUT connector
    • Other Features
    • Can be combined with portable VCR and CCU
    • On this Camera, we shall train students for:
    • Basic Procedure for Shooting
    • Recording
    • Back Space Editing
    • Playback Checking Recorded Contents
    • Setting Time Values
    • ClipLink Shooting
    • Viewfinder Screen Indications
    • Viewfinder Normal Indications
    • Viewfinder Basic Menu
    • Viewfinder Advanced Menu
    • Setup files
    • Using SetupNavi and SetupLog
    • VCR Menu Operation
    • White Balance Adjustment
    • Black Balance Adjustment
    • Shutter Settings
    • Viewfinder Screen Adjustments
    • Adjusting the Lens
    • Settings for Special Cases
    • Cleaning the Video Heads
    • Troubleshooting
    • ClipLink Operation Flow

    The features shown below describe the facilities which a Production Company gets when it hires this Camera.

    The students shall be taught generally, how to use the Tripod and Spreader/Skids attached to it, and in particular, the following:

    Recording Basics

    Playback Basics

    Advanced Recording Operations

    1. You can record still images on tapes with all the pixels in the progressive mode. Since the image taken in progressive mode would be stabilized even in pause mode, it is especially useful when you analyze high-speed actions such as sports scenes.

    2. You can print a still image by using a video printer.

    3. You can make the picture on a horizontal line using the guide frame.

    4. You can record a 16:9 wide picture to watch on a 16:9 wide-screen TV.

    5. You can fade the picture in or out to give your recording a professional appearance.

    6. You can add special effects to recorded pictures using the various digital functions e.g.,
    You can record a still image so that it is superimposed on a moving picture. (STILL)
    You can record still images successively at constant intervals. (FLASH/MOTION)
    You can swap a brighter area in a still image with a moving picture. (LUMI)
    You can record the picture so that an incidental image like a trail is left. (TRAIL)
    You can add an old movie type atmosphere to pictures. (OLD MOVIE)

    7. Shooting with manual adjustments enables you to use

    • Auto lock
    • Iris adjustment
    • Gain adjustment
    • Shutter Speed adjustment
    • ND filter
    • Zebra pattern
    • Steady Shot function
    • AE Shift adjustment
    • White Balance adjustment
    • Sound Recording Level adjustment
    • Optional External Microphone.

    8. You can preset the camcorder to record the picture with the desired picture quality.

    9. You can gain better results by manually adjusting the focus.

    10. You can make a time-lapse recording by setting the camcorder to automatically record and standby sequentiall

    You can make a recording with a stop-motion animated effect using cut recording. You can superimpose the date/time indication directly on the picture, besides the date/time display as data code.

    If you mark an index at the scene you want to search for, you can easily search for the scene later. Search function enables you to carry out (a) title search (b) date search (c) photo search

    "Memory Stick" Operations
    1. Recording Basics
    2. Playback Basics
    3. Advanced Recording Operations
    4. Advanced Playback Operations
    5. Editing
    6. Customizing Your Camcorder
    7. "Memory Stick" Operations etc.
    Recording still images on a "Memory Stick"- Memory Photo recording.
    Superimposing a still image in a "Memory Stick" on a moving picture-
    • Recording an image from a tape as a still image
    • Copying still images from a tape- Photo save
    • Viewing a still picture- Memory Photo playback
    • Copying an image recorded on a "memory Stick" to tapes
    • Playing back images continuously SLIDE SHOW
    • Deleting images
    • Writing a print mark- Print mark
    • Advanced Playback Operations

    1. During playback, you can process a scene using the digital effect functions:
    2. Dubbing of desired scenes (Digital programme editing)
    3. You can use it with an analog video unit and a PC-Signal convert function.
    4. You can do Record video or TV programs.
    5. You can do Audio dubbing.
    6. You can set time values.
    7. You can superimpose a title, make your own title, label the cassette.
    8. You can erase the cassette memory data.

    What will the production company get from this facility?

    The BC-M50 Battery Charger is capable of simultaneous, continuous charging of any two of the following lithium-ion battery packs BP-L40, BP-L60A, and BP-90A and nickel metal hydride battery packs BP-M50 and BP-M1000.

    The students shall be taught the following operation of this equipment
    • Features
    • Charging System
    • Precautions
    • Location and Function of Parts
    • Attaching Battery Packs
    • Charging

    What will the professionals of TV/Film Production Companies get at the Non-Linear Editing Lab of IISE?

    They can use this system to create broadcast-quality output incorporating every possible production element from full-speed, high-resolution footage, to multimedia artwork and animation, to computer-generated effects and titling.

    1. Effects editing: Beginning and advanced techniques for incorporating literally hundreds of digital video effects (DVEs), third-party effect filters, complex motion effects, keys, and layering options.
    2. Working with 3D effects: Techniques for working with 3D effects with examples of effects you can re-create to become familiar with the 3D parameters and shapes.
    3. Creating and editing titles and graphic objects: Titling and use of the tools to create and control the attributes of on-screen text, backgrounds, lines, boxes, ovals, and other graphics objects. You can create multiple titles without exiting the Title tool, and apply shadows, color, transparency, layers, and alignment to both objects and text.

    The Students shall be taught the following on Avid Systems
    1. Basic structure of files and folders used by the Avid system.
    2. Planning and Starting a Project
    3. Working with the Project Window
    4. Using Basic Tools
    5. Logging
    6. Preparing to Capture
    7. Capturing Media
    8. Importing Files
    9. Organizing with Bins
    10. Managing Media Files
    11. Using Script Integration
    12. Viewing and Marking Footage
    13. First Edits
    14. Using the Timeline
    15. Working in Trim Mode
    16. Working with Audio
    17. Syncing Methods
    18. Group Clip Editing
    19. Output Options
    20. Exporting and Exchanging Material
    What will the professionals of TV/Film Production Companies get from DSR-45P ?

    The DSR-45P is a digital videocassette recorder using 1/4-inch tape. Offering the DVCAM digital recording format, the DSR45P produces stable, superior picture quality by digitally processing and separating image signals into color difference signals and luminance signal (component video). Equipped with five kinds of remote control connector, theDSR45P allows you to configure various connection. The built-in color LCD monitor lets you check images easily.

    The main features of the DSR 45P are described below.
    1. High picture quality, high stability
    2. Wide track pitch
    3. High-quality PCM digital audio
    4. DV format compatibility
    5. Choice of two cassette sizes
    6. Remote control
    7. High-speed search function
    8. Internal time code generator/reader
    9. Digital slow playback
    10. TBC (Time Base Corrector)
    11. Jog audio function
    12. Built-in color LCD monitor
    13. Duplicate, including cassette memory data
    14. Audio dubbing function
    15. Menu system for functionality and operation settings
    16. Superimposition function
    17. Self-diagnostics/alarm function
    18. Digital hours meter

    BETA CAM SP 2000 PRO
    What will Production Companies get from this facility?

    The PVW-2800P is a professional VTR designed for use by cable television stations, business operators and others who require the high quality of Sony's Betacam SP (Superior Performance) format. Together with the other units in the Betacam SP 2000 PRO series, it combines high cost performance with the advantages of the SP format, widely used by broadcasters and production companies throughout the world. You can use the PVW-2800P for standalone recording and playback, or connect it to a second Betacam SP, U-matic, Hi8 or 1-inch VTR for electronic editing.

    The students will be trained on this equipment for following function:
    1. Quick access to edit points
    2. Split editing
    3. Edit duration display
    4. Digital time counter
    5. Set up and control menus
    6. Built-in time code generator and reader
    7. Computer servo system
    8. Limiter circuits and independent volume control
    9. Dolby noise reduction system
    10. Built-in time base corrector
    11. Front panel
    12. Remote control operation
    13. Digital hours meter
    14. Superimposed output
    15. Self-diagnostics