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18 in 2018- Day Eight: Adding Custom Gobos
8 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Eight: Adding Custom Gobos »

Our eighth day of 18 in 2018 is going to cover swapping gobo images in our fixture library with custom images of our own. If you've ever loaded a custom gobo into your fixture and wanted the icons on the MA to reflect your gobo- you're in the right place.

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18 in 2018- Day Seven: Release Parameters and Mode
7 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Seven: Release Parameters and Mode »

It's Day 7 of 18 in 2018. Lets talk about putting some release parameters into cues, and then look at the Release Mode on a cue.

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18 in 2018- Day Six: Better Bumps
6 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Six: Better Bumps »

Day 6 of 18 in 2018 is all about getting better bumps, and finding an alternative to the old favorite: the "Flash" button.

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18 in 2018- Day Five: Break Cues
5 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Five: Break Cues »

Welcome back. It's day 5 of 18 in 2018. Today we're talking about "Break Cues." A break cue is a short cut to creating a block cue. If you tell a cue to be in "Break" mode, it means no values from a previous cue can track into it. It works a lot like if you were to block all of the values in your cue, but it's faster, easier and saves show file size.

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18 in 2018- Day Four: Trigger a Chase from Within a Cue
4 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Four: Trigger a Chase from Within a Cue »

Day Four of 18 in 2018 takes us right back to the Sequence Executor window, where we’ll use the Command options to trigger other cues.

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18 in 2018- Day Three: Organized Sequence Views
3 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Three: Organized Sequence Views »

18 in 2018- Day Two: Cleaner, Color Coded Layouts
2 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Two: Cleaner, Color Coded Layouts »

Today, we're going to clean up our layouts, and color code our fixtures to help us move more quickly while programming.

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18 Tips to a Cleaner Showfile in 2018
31 Dec
2017
Written by catwest

18 Tips to a Cleaner Showfile in 2018 »

Happy 2018. I thought I’d try something a little different here and work on a series of videos that will help us make our showfiles a little bit simpler, a little cleaner, a little more efficient. Since its 2018, I’ve put together 18 video tutorials to us do just that.

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Pan and Tilt Inverts: DMX vs Encoder
22 Feb
2016
Written by catwest

Pan and Tilt Inverts: DMX vs Encoder »

Most consoles allow for inverting pan and tilt because, well, you gotta have it! The MA offers you two different ways to invert pan and tilt, so lets look at both.

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