Teradek User Guide

Advanced Settings

Updated on

Enabling the Lock Keypad feature prevents the menu joystick from being used to avoid any accidental or unauthorized configurations.  There are two ways to lock the keypad:

  • Navigate to Advanced Settings via the front panel and select Lock Keypad.
  • Press and hold the menu joystick upward for 5 seconds.

To unlock, press and hold the menu joystick upwards for five seconds or until the display reads "KEYPAD UNLOCKED."

Power-On Format sets the video output format after power-up and before RX receives any video. This allows your RX to maintain the same resolution that was applied before the unit is turned off.

Anamorphic video is a technique where footage is squeezed horizontally during the recording process. Anamorphic Desqueeze restores footage to its native aspect ratio. Choose the amount to de-squeeze your input by.

  • 1.33× (this will stretch a 4×3 video back to 16×9)
  • 1.5×
  • 1.66x
  • 1.79x
  • Custom

HDMI (RX only)
Ranger supports all HDMI output modes. You can select from one of the following options:

  • Auto
  • RGB 8bit
  • RGB 10bit
  • YCbCr 4:4:4 8bit
  • YCbCr 4:4:4 10bit
  • YCbCr 4:2:2 10bit
  • YCbCr 4:2:0 8bit
  • YCbCr 4:2:0 10bit

AUDIO (RX only)
Configure Ranger’s Audio settings. If Beep on REC is activated, you will hear a short tone whenever the camera begins or stops recording. The Mute Settings allow you to completely mute the audio or only mute audio while recording.

  • Beep on REC - Short tone when the camera begins or stops recording
  • Mute Settings- Select an option: 
    • Off
    • Mute while recording
    • On

Use the Bluetooth menu to enable or disable Bluetooth communication.

  • Enable Bluetooth - Allows transmitter and receiver to be paired and communicate with the Launchpad App.
  • Use Bluetooth PIN - Enables the use of a PIN for authentication when using the Launchpad App.
  • Change PIN - Press the Menu joystick towards the right to change the Bluetooth PIN

NOTE: Bluetooth is disabled by default. To configure your Ranger devices via the Launchpad App, you must first enable Bluetooth.

The Background Color feature allows you to select a screen color to be displayed on the monitor when no video is received from the transmitter. This useful tool indicates to the crew that a signal has been dropped and the TX and RX need to be synced again.

Reset all configurable options to their factory settings.

Previous Articles Tools
Next Articles Info