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  1. FLX S24 and Solution - control of LED fixtures

    Hi Peter, Thanks for feeding that back. Edward
  2. Moving Head release on Cue End

    Hi Doug, What software version are you running, and how are you triggering your movers using a Macro? By default, Move on Dark won't Move On Dark effects. This can be configured in the Playback's settings by holding SETUP and tapping the Playback's GO button, going to the Move On Dark Tab, and choosing which Attributes you wish to Move On Dark. Hope that helps, any queries let me know. Edward
  3. RigSync

    Hi Gerhard, No worries your English is much better than my German! Thanks very much for taking measurements and feeding that data back, that’s very useful. Edward
  4. Problem: Encoder Wheels sensitivity

    Hi Gerhard, Really Glad you like FLX S! To change the sensitivity of each attribute, rather than going into Setup, hold SETUP, and tap the attribute tab along the top of the touchscreen when you have a fixture selected. In here you’ll be able to define sensitivities per attribute, and you’ll also see that when holding SHIFT, you can define whether the wheels fan the parameters, or act as fine of course, which is what you may want to consider for Effect if you find it too sensitive. To set a specific parameter level, you can hold SHIFT + tap the parameter name above the encoder wheel on the touchscreen, tap Z, then type @ (percentage level) for the parameter to go to that level. Hope that helps Edward
  5. FLX S24 and Solution - control of LED fixtures

    Hi Peter, Feel free to send me your show files and I'll take a look. Both Solution and FLX S have the same Playback defaults, so you should see the Playbacks behaving exactly the same on both consoles. Kind regards Edward
  6. Overall master fader

    Hi Steve, If you haven't recorded anything onto the Master Playback, hold SETUP and tap the Master Playback's GO button. You will then be able to choose "Grand Master". The fader will then act as the Grand Master, and the Master Playback's button will act as a Blackout. Hope that helps, any queries let me know. Edward
  7. Unexplained Options in UDK setup for an unprogrammed UDK

    Hi Edi, Clear Fixture is a way of choosing which values in the programmer you want to clear, as opposed to tapping CLEAR that will clear everything in the programmer. This is therefore useful if you accidentally bring specific fixtures into the programmer, as you can select them (for example 1 THRU 6 ENTER) and tap the Clear Fixture UDK. Knockout turns off currently selected fixtures that are coming from Playbacks. Therefore if you have a cue with fixture 1 on, and you select fixture 1 and tap your Knockout UDK, it will be taken to 0%. When you go into the next cue this fixture is used in it will output at its programmed level, and if you go back into the original cue you used Knockout in, again the fixture will come back on. This is therefore a temporary way of taking a fixture out of a cue, and different to the syntax 1 @., as it doesn't bring the fixture into the programmer. This is especially useful if a fixture has been accidentally knocked out of focus during a show, as you can select it and tap Knockout in the current cue, and allow for the problem to be fixed ready for the next time the fixture is used. Hope that helps and makes sense, any queries let me know. Edward
  8. Hi Edi, Great glad you like it, any queries just let me know. Edward
  9. LCD Back light failure

    Hello, Sounds like the display PCB will need replacing. Drop us an email at support@zero88.com and we will be able to get things sorted for you. Edward
  10. Hi Edi, Cues with SmartTag enabled at the time of recording or updating cannot have data stored for a fixture with intensity at 0%. Therefore when it comes to updating a cue and removing its intensity data, SmartTag needs to be disabled. In the guide Kevin sent you a link for, the last step applies to if your LED fixture has an intensity channel or not, it is purely there to give you a switch between RGB colour mixing on the faders, or typical colour control using the colour picker etc. Hope that helps Edward
  11. Move on Dark - Need Clarification/Help!

    Hi Mark, Kevin’s correct- Move on Dark will be default automatically happen without you having to think about it, where ORB XF will prep your lights for you when they aren’t lit, ready for the next cue they are on in. It sounds like as Kevin says you have SmartTag enabled, which means fixtures at 0% won’t get recorded. Therefore if you do wish to record at 0% intensity, tap the SMART TAG button so that it isn’t lit for when you record this cue. By default Move on Dark won’t prep an effect, however this can be enabled in the Stack settings. As Move on Dark reads ahead to the next cue your fixtures are used in, you are able to copy/ Move cues around and Move on Dark will continue to function. We recommend users always run the latest software, which currently is ZerOS 7.9.3 available here... This software does change the operation of ORB XF, so if you are going to update it would be worth taking a look at the document below... http://support.zero88.com/988876801 Hope that helps, any queries let me know. Edward
  12. Output Window and Blind Mode on a S48

    Hi Stefan, Preview & Blind modes are more professional features, and so for a small simplistic console, these features had to go. Thanks very much for the request, I have logged this on our software tracker as ZOS-8426. Any queries let me know. Edward
  13. feature request - template files

    Hi Brian, Thanks very much for the request. I have logged this on our software tracking system as feature request ZOS-8425. Currently a similar way to do this is to load in "Setup & Palettes", which allows you to just load in those parts of a show file, and leave the rest of the console empty ready for programming. Hope that helps Edward
  14. Tracking for idiots

    Hi both, Kevin's descriptions pretty much sum it up, sounds like leaving SmartTag enabled, and being in cue only mode (tapping "Cue Only" in the Record Options screen so that it has a red stripe next to it) will be your ideal programming method. I'll let you into a secret here, SmartTag with Cue Only enabled is exactly the same as being in "Non-Tracking" mode. However when in Non-Tracking mode, we just hide the buttons to make it less confusing. Hope that helps, Edward
  15. Effect Chaser with Sunstrip 10ch

    Hi Fred, We don't yet have a more specific time frame yet other than the one Jon stated - looking to be Q1 or Q2 this year. Any queries let me know Edward
  16. Overall master fader

    Hi Nick, The 24 faders on the left hand side of the console can either be channels, or what we call "Playbacks". You can assign any of these Playbacks, plus the Master Playback fader under the touchscreen to be what we call a "Grand Master" fader, which allows you to control the overall output of the console. Hope that helps, any queries let me know Edward
  17. Problems with Remote-Switches

    Hello, After redesigning the Setup User Interface, this feature unfortunately isn't working. We have logged this as software issue reference ZOS-8379, due to be fixed in the next software release. Apologies for this, if you require this functionality I would recommend installing ZerOS 7.9.2 here... https://eatonfilesharing.app.box.com/v/zeros/file/129737291044 Any queries let me know Edward
  18. FLX Artnet ip-only network with ARRI Skypanels

    Hi Richard, You say the Skypanel’s Gateway is set to, do you mean subnet? If not what is their subnet set to (this should also be Have you tried disabling ArtNet, exiting Setup, reentering Setup and re-enabling ArtNet? This will do another manual search for devices. Are the Skypanels appearing in Network Devices in Setup? Hope that helps Edward
  19. Dimmer check Jester board

    Hi Philip, What Jester are you using and dimmers are you checking? Personally to check several dimmers in one go I would address them all to DMX 1, and then that way you can test every dimmer all in one go. Hope that helps, any queries let me know. Edward
  20. Update failed?!

    Hello, Sorry to hear this. It sounds like to software update failed to install correctly. Therefore you will need to reinstall the software, and to do this you will require an external keyboard. The guide below talks you through how to do it... http://support.zero88.com/1016899781 Hope that helps and solves the issue, any queries let me know. Edward
  21. DMX Patching

    Hi Jimbo, Yes this is correct. Another function on the Jester to consider is Auxiliary control. Basically this allows a further 24 channels of switched control. Page 27 of the manual talks through this. Auxiliaries however don’t get recorded into your cues. Other than that there’s not really any other way of doing this, as you can only have 48 separate fader controls for your rig using the Jester 24/48- and you have 153 channels of control required. Submasters on the Jester are basically individual cues on faders. When in program mode, rather than tapping STORE to record the next available memory, tap a button under a fader, and then tap STORE. This lighting look is then able to be faded up in Run mode, using the bottom row of faders across 2 pages. Hope that helps, any queries let me know. Edward
  22. DMX Patching

    Hi Jimbo, The Jester allows you to patch the console so that any fader can be any DMX address. A channel fader however can only be 1 (or multiple) DMX addresses at a time and won’t change patch throughout the show. When the manual describes the ability to change the patch without affecting memory data, it means you’ve got the ability to change channel fader 1 from DMX address 1 to be DMX address 256 for example, despite having recorded several cues/ submasters using channel 1. Then whenever Channel 1 was used DMX 256 is output at the recorded level, instead of 1. Hope that helps and makes sense, any queries let me know. Edward
  23. Main playback cue on a separate display

    Hello, Yes we are looking into this for a future FLX software update, this can already be done on ORB and Solution series consoles. Kind regards Edward
  24. Moving Lights in Playbacks

    Hi Jon, Playbacks 8 & 9 have got "Fader Controls Position" enabled. This means position will always be scaled by the fader. Therefore when the fader is at 0%, they will be in their previous position, whether that be from another Playback or their home position. Therefore disable fader controls position on Playbacks 8 & 9 in their settings. To enter a Playback's Settings as described above hold SETUP and tap the Playback's button. If you then don't wish to see the fixtures snap to their new position, you can set a fade on this move by holding VIEW and tapping the Playback's button, and tapping the position fade cell and use the encoders to set it. Hope that helps, any queries let me know. Edward
  25. Moving Lights in Playbacks

    Ok, thanks for attaching your show file, will take a look tomorrow. Edward