onset camera

English translation: a system of cameras located on / at the filming set

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English term or phrase:onset camera
Selected answer:a system of cameras located on / at the filming set
Entered by: Aleksandra Kleschina

07:28 Aug 24, 2014
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Media / Multimedia
English term or phrase: onset camera
Could you please explain the meaning of "onset" in these sentences:

The monitor’s anamorphic image conversion function correctly displays horizontally squeezed 3G/HD-SDI signals from an onset camera system.
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Ideal for OnSet and live production monitoring.
The sentences are from descriptions of professional monitors for video production/broadcasting.
asia20002
Poland
Local time: 03:23
a system of cameras located at the filming set
Explanation:
Onset = On-set, i.e. it refers to something that is located on / at the filming set.

So an "onset camera system" is "a system of cameras located at the filming set".
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Aleksandra Kleschina
Russian Federation
Local time: 07:23
Grading comment
Thank you.
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4 +8a system of cameras located at the filming set
Aleksandra Kleschina


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onset camera system
a system of cameras located at the filming set


Explanation:
Onset = On-set, i.e. it refers to something that is located on / at the filming set.

So an "onset camera system" is "a system of cameras located at the filming set".

Aleksandra Kleschina
Russian Federation
Local time: 07:23
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you.

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agree  Jack Doughty
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agree  Ana Vozone
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agree  dhsanjeev
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agree  Yvonne Gallagher
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agree  Charles Davis
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agree  John Alphonse: Yes, usually "on the set"...
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agree  David Moore (X)
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agree  DJ Lee & CS An
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