Controlling other DMX figures with pixel mapping
  • michaeljamesmette
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    Controlling other DMX figures with pixel mapping

    by michaeljamesmette » Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:36 pm

    Question - I have some pixel tape that I and controlling with Madmapper and everything is working out great. We're also using QLC+ to control some face and stage lighting, but I'm wondering if I could control them with MadMapper as well.

    I have some bar lights that have 8 individual sections that can be pixel mapped (RGB). The only challenge is that there is a master strobe and master dimmer on the last two channels. Unfortuantely, there is not a mode without the Master Dimmer function. If I could have it set permanantly at 255, that would work. Is there a way to specify a DMX channel to a specific value?

  • mad-matt
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    Re: Controlling other DMX figures with pixel mapping

    by mad-matt » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:12 am

    Yes there are a lot of options to control special DMX fixtures, not only using R,G,B,L (luminance), W (white) etc.
    A full example in the screenshot, here the fixture is made of
    Channel 1: Red
    Channel 2: Green
    Channel 3: Blue
    Chennel 4: A slider will control this 8 bits value (you can control this slider with the mouse, with a MIDI controller, a keyboard key, OSC, playstation controller or even DMX input)
    Channel 5: A slider - same
    Channel 6: Fixed value: 255

    MM-special-fixture.jpg (241.14 KiB) Viewed 1767 times

    Hope it's clear enough

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