information & controls
Clicking on the circular switch in the top right will toggle between the status display always being visible or not.
If the status display disappears it can be made visible again, by clicking the 'view stats' button on the main GUI or by the 'View stats' hotkey.
'Connected:' Displays whether MX Light is currently connected to the device. MX Light only connects when it is using the AV stream for previewing, recording or streaming.
On startup this will switch between YES & NO a few times while MX Light tests the connection to the device.
'Int-streaming:' Displays whether MX Light is receiving the AV stream from the device.
Information & controls displayed during recording
Current recording information
- file currently being recorded to
- video resolution & frame rate
- audio sample rate, bit depth & number of channels
- length (in time) of current recording
- size of current recording
- estimated recording time remaining on disk
- free space remaining on disk being recorded to
While recording, recording cues can be created. These mark events during a recording and can be used to:
- split the recording into sections (using cue names) after a recording has finished. For more information see : .
- define replay start points / segments.
nb. Cues can also be created using the 'Add cue' or 'Add cue (auto)' hotkeys. The (auto) version creates an automatically named cue & doesn't require any further typing or mouse input.
If Sliced recording mode is not enabled, once a cue is created, the cue list & playback controls will be displayed (as seen above). To start playback just click on a cue in the list. For more information on playback setup see : .
Playback controls for cues
mode : (in above example =
There are 2 playback modes, which can be selected by left-clicking.
[>..<]= Play range. This will play from the selected cue to the start of the next cue. nb. If there isn't a cue after the selected cue it will continue playing.
= Play from. This will play from the start of the selected cue until the VLC playback instance is closed.
speed : (in above example =
This defines the playback speed.
right-click = reset to default playback speed set in Preview > replay tab
left-click = tune playback speed
+ move left / right = decrease / increase playback speed
+ move left / right + Shift = fine decrease / increase playback speed
cue list page : (in above example =
The cue list is divided into pages. Each page shows a maximum of 10 cues. To select a page, left-click + move left / right.
Left-click to close the cue list. This is useful after a recording has finished
& you don't want to perform any cue based playback.
left-click = play recording from start using current playback speed
rightt-click = show/hide cues list
nb. When in sliced recording recording mode the video will only playback to the last slice that started recording before 'view rec' was clicked.
Information & controls displayed during streaming
When streaming is active (eg. STREAMING: YES), the streaming time will be displayed below. If the streaming preset uses the internal TCP relay, the amount of data streamed will also be shown.
show / hide consoles
Left clicking will show or hide any streaming consoles, that are currently visible.
Consoles = the panels that are displayed below the main GUI during streaming. nb. These consoles can be expanded / collapsed by double clicking on them.