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Lesson 18. Operational Troubleshooting: ... > Partially or Entirely Missing Audio ... - Pg. 539

Operational Troubleshooting: File, Format, or Device Errors 539 the second desktop's resolution were set to 800 x 600, the DV sequence would take up a much larger area of the frame. The Normal setting scales the video frame only if the sequence frame is larger than the current resolution of the monitor you are using for preview. Minimizing the chance of scaling is a good idea, because scaling generates visual artifacts; what you see isn't what you get. The other available settings involve more scaling or other undesirable effects. For example, Full Screen stretches or squeezes the video frame so that at least one dimension of the frame matches the resolution of the preview monitor--often causing nasty artifacts, especially with DV. Raw means that no scaling or pixel-aspect-ratio adjustments are ever made--which is useful for analyzing un- doctored pixels in a given frame but generally causes anamorphically incorrect frame sizes that don't come close to matching your screen resolution. Solution In general, you'll get the best results if, before setting the second monitor as the Digital Cinema Desktop Display, you use the Display system preference to set the monitor's resolution as close as you can to the resolution of the format you'll be working with (such as 1280 x 854 for DVCPROHD 720P footage and 800 x 600 for DV NTSC or PAL). Then choose the Normal setting. Following that process, your footage will closely match the full size of the second monitor without scaling. Partially or Entirely Missing Audio Output Symptom #1: Audio Is Missing or Coming Out of Incorrect Output Device "I've got video coming out of the right output device, but there is no audio." "Audio is coming out of the wrong output device."