Setting up your BlackMagic SDI Output

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To use your BlackMagic device with Proclaim, you may need to do some set up on your computer.

  1. Plug your device into a computer using a Thunderbolt connection, or make sure your expansion card is installed into a PCIe slot on your computer.
  2. Download the Desktop Video software from the BlackMagic support site. Scroll down to find the installer on the left-hand side of the page and download the latest version. You may need to restart your computer to complete the install.

Note: To troubleshoot issues with Desktop Video or BlackMagic devices, contact BlackMagic support.

  1. Open Proclaim, then go to Settings > Display and scroll down to Outputs. Create a new output and select SDI.
  2. Configure your output settings to match your settings in Desktop Video.


Note: If you get a warning, your computer may be blocking the BlackMagic device. Check your computer's Security settings and make sure the computer is allowed to connect to the device.

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