RGB Parade

The RGB Parade displays individual waveforms for each channel (Red, Green and Blue) of your video signal.

You can use the RGB Parade to gauge separation between the color channels. For example, when setting white balance, all three channels should be equal horizontally, indicating that you have equal amounts of red, green and blue, thus creating white.

The RGB Parade is also useful when trying to determine the cause of a color cast in shadow or highlight areas. Such casts can be caused by clipping (overexposure or underexposure) in one particular color channel. It is often difficult to diagnose this issue without a specialized tool like the RGB Parade.



The layout control allows you to display your RGB parade as either "R,G,B," "B,G,R," or "Overlay." Overlay mode will stack each channel, and composite their values.

Zoom Blacks

Often colorists want to get a detailed look at the darkest parts of a signal. The "Zoom Blacks" slider magnifies just the lower values of the signal.


The Mode dropdown allows you to choose the method ScopeBox uses to render your scope. Each mode offers you different information:

Weighted mode looks like a traditional scope and expresses the number of pixels at a given value by varying the brightness.

Mono mode displays every data point at full intensity, which can be useful in ensuring complete legality. With weighted views it is possible to miss a small pixel region that is out of range.

Instantaneous Envelopes

Instantaneous Envelopes help ensure that you don't miss any data within your monitor, even when it's just a single pixel. Checking the box will cause two bounding lines to be added to your trace, one showing the maximum values for your trace, and one showing the minimum values for each vertical line.

Peak Envelopes

Peak envelopes show the maximum and minimum values for each channel over time. This allows you to look away from your scopes, and still know whether you exceeded a target threshold. The reset button will clear the peak values.

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