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I have a panasonic video camera ag hpx 172 e and the play

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Hi I have a panasonic video camera ag hpx 172 e and the play symbol shows on playback trough the sdi socket
All displays are turned off
any solution appreciated.
I purchased to feed live footage via the sdi output but cant unable the play / fast forward
symbol showing at the receiving tv station.
Ron Heydon
New Zealand
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hello Ron,

On the AG-HPX172E, press the Menu button and select Display Setup, then turn off ALL display options.

If the Play/FF symbol still shows, there may be a glitch in the camera's software - try installing the latest firmware updates from the Panasonic website:

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hi I have done that and still see the play symbol when outputting through sdi out socket
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Just to confirm, have you also updated the firmware?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no panasonic don't have an update
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Ok, let me check if the other techs have any other ideas on this one...