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How to change the status image of capture device

Article ID: 000020019 Pro Capture Family , USB Capture Gen 1 Family , USB Capture Gen 2 Family , USB Capture Plus Family , Eco Capture Family

Status image: image that will be displayed on screen when there is no signal or unsupported signals.

USB Capture Gen 2 Family , USB Capture Plus Family

You can use USB Capture Utility V3 to modify the status image.

  • In the Advanced tab page, click the Status image menu to select your preferred one as the status image from Default, Black and Blue.
  • Unplug and plug in the capture device for the change to take effect.

If you need to customize the status image, please contact us for further information.

Change the status image in USB Capture Utility V3

Pro Capture Family

Go to Download Center > Product Family, select Pro Capture, and then download the driver. After extracting the file, open the Resources folder. The folder consists of three status images as follows:

  • Locking.png
  • NoSignal.png
  • Unsupported.png

You can replace the original status image with a custom image.

The name, size, and suffix name of the custom image must be the same as the original image.

First Generation Capture Device

  1. Modify the registry of the capture device
    1. Run "regedit" on Windows to open the Registry Editor.
    2. Move to Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Pro Capture Card Name .
    3. Double-click HDStatusImageMode and fill Value data with one of these values: 0 (color bar), 1 (blue) or 2 (black).
  2. Reboot the capture device
    1. In Device Manager, expand Sound, video and game controllers.
    2. Locate and right-click the Magewell capture device, and then select Disable device from the context menu.
    3. Right-click the capture device again, and then select Enable device from the context menu.
Change the status image of Gen 1 device in registry

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