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Fixture with multible RGB Channel



19-05-2018, 11:40 PM #1
Tobii Offline Junior Member **
Posts:4 Threads:3 Joined:Jan 2018
Hey guys, i have a question Smile

Today, i wanted to creat a movinghead Wash/Zoom fixture manually. This movinghead has 19 LEDs, In 34Ch Mode it is possible to controlle LED Groups seperately. For example: The upper half LED ring, the middle LED ring, the center LED and so on. 

The Channel discription says something like:
CH6 LED Group 1 Red
CH7 LED Group 1 Blue
CH8 LED Group 1 Green
CH9 LED Group 1 White
CH10 LED Group 2 Red
CH11 LED Group 2 Blue
...

there are 5 Groups.

The question now is, is it possible to creat such a fixture within the Chimp 300 or isnt this even possible. If it is, how?
I think you get where the problem is. As setting RED, GREEN or BLUE to multiple channels within ONE fixture isnt possible. 

Help Smile

21-05-2018, 12:15 AM #2
leandermortiers Offline Junior Member **
Posts:12 Threads:1 Joined:Aug 2017
Hey Tobii,

At this moment the Chimp does not support multifixture, but there is a work around.
The best thing you could do is to patch the LED groups as separate fixtures.

So for your fixture it wil be something like this:
CH1-5 is your control fixture;
CH6-9 is your first LED group fixture;
CH10-13 is your second LED group fixture.
....

Kind regards,

Leander 

06-06-2018, 11:39 AM #3
MSteger Offline Chimp on the road **
Posts:24 Threads:8 Joined:Jun 2018
Hey guys,
same problem here with multifixtures,
With this workaround I can only use a half or a third of the fixtures I'm limited to.
So I could only Patch 4/8/12/16 (100/100+Wing/300/300+Wing) ADJ  Beam Matrizes even if those 25 Channels per Fixture are only Dimmer Channels and the Universes are not fully used.
Maybe there is a possibility to integrate a kind of compound or multi fixture?
I often use LED Bars with Single Pixel Control for FX on the Backdrop, on 20m Stages it's impossible at this time.






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