Posts by marcus

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    Hi guys,

    Just wondered if anyone knows of an easy way to create position presets from an existing effect? In this video you can see Christian creates an effect and then reduces the rate to zero. In order to save the fixture positions as a position preset, he then stores the dmx output values rather than the programmer values. Is there any similar functionality within the dot2 or a method to achieve the same effect - ie quickly creating a position preset?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBlyK-JbLQU

    Many thanks!

    It would think it’s a bome solution somewhere you are after. I’ve just connected a MidiCon 2 to the dot2 and the only mapping I’ve had to do is get the faders set to a control change on their input and a note on for the output. The actual buttons on the midi board worked out of the box so to speak and correctly flashed etc. All i did for that was push the button on the midi board until I saw which note lights up on the dot2 software. Then assign that to the executor you want and all worked okay.

    Have you tried the more direct approach for the normal buttons in this way without translating through Bome as that might be adding an extra layer thats getting the notes confused? I’m not sure how the akai apc works so sorry if it doesn’t work like that as default and you’ve already tried!

    Hi Edoardo,

    Haven't actually tried this myself but I was watching a video the other day and saw someone use the CMD "Store @" in the MIDI mapping section. Maybe give that a try and see if it works for you?

    Marcus

    Hi Michael,

    Thanks for you input. I don't quite think it's the temp command which will help solve it here unfortunately. I guess the easiest way to solve my question would be to ask this... how would I create a custom flash key (using CMDs within a cue) that performs the same way as the one which appears below the faders? So say I wanted to have that flash key but for it to be used on a button wing for example?

    Thanks!

    Hi chaps,

    Anyone know how to create a custom flash executor? I’ve basically got a master group fader and I want a button that will flash the group. Exactly like the one you can get below the fader but I would like a custom version to put elsewhere on the board.

    I’ve got as far as creating two empty cues on a blank flash executor. The first cue is triggered via the GO and is set to "Flash exec 1.16". The second cue is triggered via FOLLOW and is set to "Flash off exec 1.16". This works great if all I want is a single flash but does not work if I hold my finger down on the executor. Is there any way to set the flash off cmd to trigger when the button is released?

    Any thoughts appreciated!

    Thanks,

    Marcus

    How about as you say putting the dimmers at zero in the executor and then just the select fixture you want and do ‘at full please’ for example?

    Alternatively set the dimmer value as a preset and then it would be two clicks to get the fixture you want. One click from the fixture page and then the other in the dimmer preset page.

    OR, just have a page with each of the fixtures on separate dimmers. Obviously this only really works though if you have a small numbers of features.

    Nope, not protected which is odd. I’m assuming the functionality exists within the dot2 and it’s just a setting thats astray slightly? or am I trying to do something which in fact might not actually be possible?!

    Assuming it's only temporary (so not worth creating a separate cue) could consider putting the remaining fixtures in a group and then putting them at zero in the programmer so it will override the executor? Might have missed what you're actually trying to achieve however as not sure what it does on the sound mixer!

    Hi all!

    Anyone know if it's possible to use the master rate to control the transition into a chaser? For some reason despite having the 'use master rate' ticked it appears to have no affect as for example even with master rate fully down (i,e. rate stopped) it still executes the chaser straight away on hitting the executor button?

    Thanks for your help!