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SimonH

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  1. SimonH

    additional dmx out

    Why is this? I have a technical network set up which enables me to talk to both my lighting and sound desks but also lets me receive emails and calls as there is no mobile coverage on the edge of a cliff.
  2. SimonH

    additional dmx out

    getting better! Can this all be routed through a general network or does it have to be dedicated?
  3. SimonH

    additional dmx out

    Hi Edward, thanks for this it's exactly what I'm after. Can this be used from a laptop should the desk fail?
  4. SimonH

    additional dmx out

    Hi, is it possible to get a third dmx out from the desk to run a third universe? Thanks, Simon
  5. SimonH

    is there a way to.....

    Is the copy from function going to be added to the FLX given the software can achieve it?
  6. SimonH

    Next and Previous

    Is there a quick way to select next or previous when flashing through channels?
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    Colour label

    Hi, I'm using an FLX if that makes a difference. Cheers, Simon
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    Colour label

    Hi Edward, It's not the palette copy that I'm after. What I used to be able to do on an old strand and I think the old Frog would be to copy all attributes from one fixture to another. The copy button on the frog IIRC used to have both channel and playback facility. The Strand desk had a copyfrom button so in syntax would be 58@copyfrom65enter and it would put 65 exactly as 58.
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    Colour label

    When you put selected fixtures in a palette colour it shows that name as the colour which is very helpful as we don't have a copy from function. Only trouble is that it doesn't show the name if a filter is selected. Is there any way this could be made to work?
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    is there a way to.....

    How do I use the REMDIM via the remote software as I mainly use it whilst focussing?
  11. SimonH

    lack of support

    Hi Jon, Sorry to hear about your colleague. I did try the technical support number and it just rang and the night service via the main number wasn't any better. Simon
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    lack of support

    Well that was fun. An hour and a half before the start of the final dress rehearsal I have to reboot the desk to reset the external monitor as it wasn't behaving itself. I save the show to USB before shutting down. When I re-boot it doesn't find the show and decides that it a fresh show with no patch. That's ok I thought I'll just load the show from the USB I have been regularly saving the show to but NO it has corrupted that as well and I am left with no show at all!! A quick look at the support page for Zero88 only to find no reference to out of hours support and no way of getting any help. I try Jon but he is on unavailable until 17th April and he suggests I contact the office if it's urgent!! Looking at both Strand and ETC they both have 24/7 support. I'm not saying my file could have been repaired but next time I specify a desk for anything this will have a huge impact on my decision.
  13. copy the attributes on one fixture to another? (like the @copyfrom on the old strand desks) REMDIM? Thanks
  14. SimonH

    FLX User Manual

    Do you know when the user manual will catch up with the software release?
  15. Hi Kevin, All working thank you. Even sorted my chases not triggering. I can only assume the raise lower were disabled as I had imported the show from a solution. Cheers, Simon
  16. Ok thanks for that, will have a try next time I'm in. Cheers Simon
  17. trying to get my head around the flx and not succeeding! I want to be able to record a scene onto one playback and a different scene onto another and be able to crossfade between them. Once I have recorded the scenes raising the fader does nothing until I press the button under it and it then snaps to the state. When I drop the fader it doesn't release the cue and so the colours are captured. The next fader does the same thing except it has no effect on the colours until I release the first playback and then that won't work. Can you tell me what might be wrong as this has to be possible otherwise the desk is a bit useless to a lot of our companies.
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    Chases

    Hi Jon I have created a simple chase as per the instuctions and put the trigger and release on cues in the main stack. The chase works when triggered on playback 1 but not when running the main cue stack. File attached. Simon simple chase.isf
  19. SimonH

    Chases

    I've tried this and the chase works but isn't triggered by the macro in the main cue stack.
  20. SimonH

    lack of user manual

    I have started a new topic so it doesn't get lost in the pinned one. Can we have a date please for the release of the user manual that will actually refer to all the new elements with the new software? It is a lovely desk and I am enjoying using it but at the moment I wouldn't recommend people buying it as there is so little in the way of reference material to actually work out how to use it. You wouldn't except this when buying a new TV.
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    what am I doing wrong?

    ok, so I have loaded your file Alan and it seems to be working in the way I expected although not the way I wanted as each playback pulls down the level of the previous one. If you have 2 faders at 60% say and bring one of them down, the colour remains fixed so it doesn't leave the single playback active. There sems to be an issue with the way I am plotting the playbacks as the ones in your file operate straight away whereas mine need the flash button to load them which is what is grabbing the colour. If I clear that playback I get control of yours again but not mine until I press the flash button again. So I'm back to my original question - 'What am I doing wrong?' I've attached the file with both types of playback recorded. Thanks Minack default v3.isf
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