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This property page is used to select the properties specifying the format and synchronization options of the video.

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Select from the following options:

Saturation
Move the slider to adjust the color saturation of the video. Note that this option is available only for the cameras that support the software saturation control.. Equivalent to the Saturation property.  

Hue
Move the slider to adjust the color phase the video. Note that this option is available only for the cameras that support the software hue control.. Equivalent to the Hue property.  
 
Both sliders has a corresponding check box On located on the left and Auto located on the right. If an On box is unselected, the corresponding feature will be disabled. If an Auto box is enabled, the camera supports an automatic mode for the corresponding feature. Checking the box will put the camera to the continuous automatic control of the feature, unchecking it will restore the manual control.

White balance
Move the U/B slider to adjust the the tint of the white color along the yellow-blue axis. Move the V/R slider to adjust the the tint of the white color along the cyan-red axis. Select the Auto box to put the camera to the continuous automatic control of the white balance. Click the One Push button to have the camera adjust the white balance level by itself and return to the manual mode. Equivalent to the WhiteBalanceUB, WhiteBalanceVR and WhiteBalanceControl properties.  

Bayer conversion
Select this option to activate the real-time color conversion of a grayscale video generated by a Bayer camera. The Bayer list lets you select the specific Bayer conversion algorithm. The CCD layout of the camera can be selected from the Layout list. Both options are available only for monochrome video modes. See Bayer and BayerLayout for more information.  
 
Gains (R, G , B , Y)
Let you adjust the gain factors for individual color channels or the intensity factor for a monochrome video. Equivalent to the SetGains property.  
 
Palette   
Lets you select one of a few predefined palette to be applied to a grayscale live video. The palettes represent choices that may be useful in viewing different kinds of video in pseudo-colors. Choose among the following palettes:  
 
Gray  
Applies the standard 256-level grayscale palette. This is a regular mode of viewing a grayscale video.  
Inverse  
Applies the inverted 256-level grayscale palette. The video will be displayed in the negative format.  
Saturated  
Applies the grayscale palette with colorized upper entries. The saturated palette allows you to control the dynamic range of the video signal by bringing it slightly below the saturation level of the video camera or video amplifier. To achieve the maximum dynamic range, adjust the intensity of the light source and/or the gain and zero level of the video amplifier so that the red color corresponding to the brightest pixel values just barely shows up.  
Rainbow  
Applies a color palette where the entries are evenly distributed along the Hue axis. This allows for assigning different color pigments to different levels of intensity.  
Spectra  
Applies a color palette where the entries are distributed along the Hue and Luminance axes. That allows for assigning different color pigments to different levels of intensity while preserving the luminance scale.  
Isodense  
Applies the 256-level grayscale palette, each 8-th entry of which is colorized. The isodense palette allows you to clearly see transitions between different levels of intensities as isolines on a topographic map.  
Multiphase  
Applies the multiphase palette. Entries in the multiphase palette are at opposite ends of the color model so even small changes in gray levels are highlighted.  
Random  
Applies the random color palette whose entries are filled with random values each time you select it from the list.  
 
This option is equivalent to the Palette property.