Good to know. That being said, I was hoping to run the output of a switcher into Cortex’s input decoder, I am guessing this will not be possible while keeping stable sync through the system, if I was to be switching between sources via switcher?
Using a switcher/mixer with TBCs like the Roland V8EX, etc should not be a problem. Switching between asynchronous sources (like with an Extron matrix switcher or video selection punch box) for your system master sync will reset the timing of the entire system every time you select a new source.
I was hoping to make use of Cortex’s input decoder but will it only hold stable sync with a continuous playback?
The timing of Cortex locks to whatever is fed into the genlock input (either frontpanel Y/Luma jack or rear sync input.) If you change the source to a source with different (asynchronous) timing, the timing of the entire system will change as a result to match the new source. This is causing Memory Palace to lock up because it’s not expecting the system master sync to change timing after it boots up and locks on.
Using a switcher with TBC/frame synchronizer on Visual Cortex inputs so that you’re always feeding your system a stable sync source will solve your issue, as would the TBC2 module.
I’ll see if we can make Memory Palace more resistant to dropouts/abrupt changes in sync in a future update.