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NewTek® NDI Setup

 

NewTekNDILogoNewTek®'s NDI interface is a powerful network video transport that allows simple, high quality video and audio signals to be transported across standard TCP/IP networks.  Drastic supports NDI in most of its products, including Net-X-Code Server, videoQC, sdiScope/ndiScope, 4KScope, HDRScope, and 2110Scope.  This article contains information on setting up NDI sources in Drastic software.

videoQC NDI

videoQC supports NDI sources via the Open Stream menu, in the side bar menu.

videoQC OpenStreamMenu

 Clicking on it will bring up the Open url dialog box, which will display previous stream sources, as well as any NDI source detected on the network. 

videoQC OpenStream Dialog

After selecting your stream source, click OK to open it.

 

sdiScope/4KScope/HDRScope/2110Scope

To use NDI in any or our waveform/vectorscope products, first open the Config dialog, and select NDI as your source 'board'. 

ndiScope.com Setup Demo

 

The Config dialog box is available from the Gear icon on the main interface:

scopeGearIcon

Clicking on the gear icon will bring up the Config dialog.  Select NDI from the Board dropdown at the bottom of the dialog:

scopeConfigDialogNDISelect

Once NDI is selected, you can select the NDI source using the IP Video Setup button at the top of the Config dialog box above, or IP Setup icon on the main interface:

scopeIPSetupIcon

This will bring up the NDI source selector dialog.  Please note, fully populating this dialog may take a few seconds while all the network NDI sources are found

scope OpenStreamDialog

 

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