Implementing pipeline locking - MediaLive

Implementing pipeline locking

The pipeline locking feature ensures that the output from the two pipelines in a standard channel are frame-accurate with each other. Pipeline locking applies only to specific output types.

There are two modes of pipeline locking:

  • Pipeline locking (the default): lock the two pipelines to each other

  • Epoch locking: lock the pipelines using the Unix epoch as the reference.

You can't disable pipeline locking in the applicable output types. But you should configure the behavior, to make sure it suits your workflow.


You might be familiar with the term output locking. In MediaLive, the term used is pipeline locking. Whatever term is used, the effect is identical: frame accurate outputs.