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  • Sat, Sep 29 2018 7:48 PM

    Avid Not Properly Passing HDR Metadata

    Hello, I have a GH5 HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) file. When I place it into DaVinci Resolve, there is a setting in the application that allows you to *pass* HDR metadata via HDMI so I can monitor it on a Sony HDR 4K TV. I have the Blackmagic 12G Decklink 4K card. When ticking this option, I can see the HLG difference. I have a Sony HDR 4K TV - when turning it off it looks flat but then turning it on (from the software setting of Resolve) it looks amazing.

    Unfortunately, when I tried to do this on Avid, it looks like Avid is not passing the HDR metadata via the HDMI output. Is there a feature on the Avid that allows you to do this? Using MC 2018 latest version.

    Thank you so much :)

  • Thu, Oct 4 2018 4:57 AM In reply to

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    Re: Avid Not Properly Passing HDR Metadata

    If You link and transcode, have a look at the clip's source settings before transcoding, and see if there's a lifesaver option over there. Don't know if that will work with GH5 HLG files, but I'd give that a try.

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  • Thu, Oct 4 2018 1:52 PM In reply to

    Re: Avid Not Properly Passing HDR Metadata

    Apparently with AJA hardware you can manually configure the IO to work and word is Avid will pass it along in a future release.

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