Main Data (Media)

Label Media label (CD or partition label, tape user bits, etc.).

Media Type – It is selected from a list, previously prepared in the Media Types  manager. You can also add new Media types in this field by selecting [Media type manager] from the drop-down menu. This will invoke the Media Types dialog box. Right-click on any row from the list and click on New from the context menu. Then, specify the name, the prepare time, the color for color-coding, and the properties. See also the Media Types section.

IN Point – This field is visible if the media is a video tape (Betacam, DVCam, DVCPro, etc.). It shows the program’s initial time-code on the tape (HH:MM:SS:FF). A media type is considered a videotape if its Random Access flag is not checked (Media Types -> Random Access).

OUT Point – This field is visible if the media is a video tape (Betacam, DVCam, DVCPro, etc.). It shows the program’s final time-code on that media (HH:MM:SS:FF). A media type is considered a videotape if its Random Access flag is not checked (Media Types -> Random Access).

Archive describes the physical location of the copy (building, floor, room). The Archives are defined in Classification -> Archive -> right-click New archive.

Location – this is the exact position of the copy. It may be a shelf number, a barcode number, etc. If the copy is a file, this will be its location on the local or network devices.

Notes – Used for storing useful notes about the media. It is a text field, limited to 255 symbols.

To add a new Media, right-click on the respective Stream and choose New media from the context menu.

To delete a Media, right-click on it and then click Delete.