I don’t think the FS7 does it–I’ve never gotten mine to. One thing to try would be to make sure you’re outputting the Display Overlays to the monitor? But I’m pretty sure that Zebras and Peaking only work with the built-in VF.
A lot of the compact monitors like SmallHD have their own built-in zebras–that might be your best option–it’s not free, but for $300 it’s not as expensive as it used to be for this kind of stuff: https://smallhd.com/pages/findyourfocus
Hey Blaise, thanks for the reply. I actually have a monitor that supports exposure, but there doesn’t seem to be any way to set it to 70db… as such, I’m only seeing stripes on OVER exposure. It’s a $330 monitor… seems kinda silly. It’s this one:
Currently trying to work with Liliput support to make it work, but not getting anywhere. I definitely don’t want to fall into this trap again, but not finding a lot of info out there on whether or not I can set the zebra stripe levels in the same way that one could set a camera’s.
You cannot do this (also couldn’t do it on the F5). It’s VF only. It’s also worth noting that when shooting HD, SDI 2 output has the option to output the display. SD1 is a clean feed. There are a few monitor options out there, but I enjoy the Atomos Inferno, which has peaking and peak levels.