The Sirius is an external genlock for the Amiga.

  • Independant fading of the computer and video images
  • 'Fade to Black'
  • Automatic and manual mixing of two audio sources + microphone
  • Combination of video and audio faders
  • One hand operation enhancer function
  • Colour, Brightness and Contrast can be adjusted separately as well as White, and RGB.
  • Automatic input recognition with priority for SVHS (HI8) signal
  • Integrated bluebox using professional YUV technology
  • Built in test image generator for optimised adjustment of all image parameters
  • Black value of computer is adjustable
  • Built in black burst generator for working independantly of the video and recording video sources
  • RGB monitor selection switch for mixed or pure computer images
  • By-pass function for best copying
  • Simple micrprocessor controller operation
  • Save settings in permanent memory
  • Alpha channel for semi-transparent colours of anti-alias functions
  • All functions can be controlled by the serial RS232 interface
  • Standby switch.
  • Hotkey function for the most common fading and key functions
  • Integrated AREXX port with the software
  • From WB 2.1 the software supports locales.

This genlock was also manufactured by Hama as the Hama 290 under license from Electronic Design.

Page contributors: Boris Kondratyev, Mikael Fors, Txema Latas
Updated: 9/7/2006 . Added: 12/22/2004