Channel Settings JIL (2.0)

Disabling a Channel

To change Channel Settings deactivate the desired Channel(s) by unchecking the corresponding checkbox(es) on the left side of the Config Panel.

Deactivating a Channel will make it unavailable in connected just:in User Interfaces and the channel will also disappear from the Channel List within the Connection Tab in the Inspector.

Channel Settings


  • Channel Name: edit the Channel name by double clicking the name within the Channel List.
  • Input Source: select the Input Source here.
    • SDI (Blackmagic Design)
    • SDI (AJA)
    • SDI (AJA 4x4K-Quad)
    • SDI (AJA 4K-2SI)
    • SDI (AJA 12G)
  • Video Mode: select a Video Mode here. The modes depend on the Engine's Framerate (Device Tab) and the Video Device.
  • Chunk Length: set the Chunk Length here. The maximum is 12:00:00:00. Default setting is 02:00:00:00.
  • Port: edit the Channel Port here.
  • File Buffer Size: Amount of Bytes (in binary) which will be written to the disk at once (Default: 4MB).
  • Restart On No Signal if Not Recording: This option activated, enables the channel to restart after a signal loss, as soon as the channel recognises a valid signal again.
    • Close Container, write to new: Recording container(s) will be closed and as soon as there is signal again, channel starts recording into a new file.
    • Close Container and stop: Recording container(s) will be closed and channel stops recording.
  • Calendar: Select the desired Calendar here, which should be used for Schedule Mode.

Preview Settings

  • Resolution: two resolution options are available:
    • High: 640x360px
    • Low: 480x270px
  • Frame rate: the preview frame rate can be changed between 0 (=native framerate) and 30 (if the channel framerate is higher then 30, then the preview will be limited to 30fps).
  • Quality: can be changed between 10 and 100%.

(Re-)Enabling a Channel

After changing the settings of a Channel you need to enable it again by clicking on the corresponding checkbox. You can only activate Channels with valid Video Modes.

Once the channel is activated/enabled, it will be available in the Connections-Tab within the Inspector.

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