Here’s a tutorial from forum member, this video helps you setup Freestyler and sync your lights to music. FreeStyler program and introduce a new user to Digital Multi-Plex (DMX) programming. That is pretty much the whole Visualizer tutorial. In order to have. FreeStyler DMX is made solely by Rapheal Wellekens from Belgium. It’s a free and versatile DMX software with an army of supporters, It has a.

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As I do not have the real fixture to test this I am assuming that doing a lamp on and a reset will do the same thing. We are done all we need to do now is save our fixture file. It will become clearer as we go on and with use.

This colour wheel is not indexed so selecting values near the beginning or the end of its range will allow the previous or next colour to appear as well.

Fixture Creator Tutorial – Moving Head

This is fine as that is what its primary use is. Here is the finished fixture file that has been exported. Here I have told the Fixture Creator that it has its colour channel on 7 and that we have 18 colours.

This tutorial is for tutogial Moving Head. Enter them as shown above. Even when you see a “huge stand-alone DMX console” in reality it is a computer with external hardware controls that allow easier manipulation of it’s software. I would appreciate any comments good or bad, if they are bad then make sure it is constructive so I can make the required changes to improve it.

Overide buttons you can always use this, to start the First step of a sequence.

So, stop questioning whether a computer based solution freestyper or without an external controller attached is better than a stand-alone hardware only solution. On the next page you will see screen shots for all of the definitions of the macros for channel This could be used to define the moving head pointing to a mirror ball or a person gutorial stage.


Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: You should get the above dialogue if you have not already saved it.

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How well does this work compared to a hardware light controller? I won’t get any ‘automatic’ functionality so to say. I had to do some complex mapping though since it has only 4 faders and 4 knobs and I fredstyler more This tutorial is also available in a pdf format.

Each fixture name needs to be unique and you will discover this if you try to save a fixture with the same name. Any advice how to move on is appreciated. This is the file that you would upload to the FreeStyler Support Forum for other to download or if you have problem with the fixture that you need help with. Start the Fixture Creator program, there should be an icon on your desktop if you did a standard install of FreeStyler.

Generally speaking it’s not easy to combine 2 different DMX consoles. Some of you might have noticed that 2 channels have not been defined fdeestyler these are channels 5 and How to make your thtorial fixture files for FreeStyler. So if playing a request without any DMX data added, the lights will not get updated tutorual.

Creating your own Sequences Using the Sequence editor 6. Again notice the split colours and values and the three rainbow effect speeds at the bottom, check the manual to see how I got those values.

The second gobo wheel is on channel 11 has 9 gobos and the gobo rotation channel is 12 as can be seen in the above tutodial. I keep switching between it and a F1.

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If we need hardware would it not be better to get a dedicated lighting controller? Time code start a sequence on Time HH: I have used Kontrol F1 in the past to control Freestyler. The reason I have chosen this fixture is because it has an extensive range of features which hopefully will show the most of what the Fixture Creator can and cannot do.


I am not going to bother with that in this tutorial. Right we put in a DMX value in the first column which we get from the manual. To get the manual and other information on this lighting fixture the please visit Showtec Explorer Pro MKII Info The pdf manual for this fixture has been uploaded to this site can be found here Showtec Explorer Pro MK 11 – Manual The reason I have chosen this fixture is because it has an extensive range of features which hopefully will show the most of what the Fixture Creator can and cannot do.

Submaster here you can Drag cue files to a select boxes, for more control of the fixtures Submaster X.

You do not have to enter the values for ones you have already. These will give you sliders you can control them with in FreeStyler not the ones on the right of the screen. Macros are single shot values for defined channels, i.

Remember I mention this earlier when defining the number of gobos!!! Fixture Creator Tutorial – Moving Head. This tutorial is the first part in a series I am proposing to do on the Fixture Creator in FreeStyler.

I can send you a Freestyler Backup file if you want that you can load on Visualizer and see how I’m programming my lights to be able to manipulate them dynamically. Not all fixtures allow for split colours as their colour wheels are indexed, what that means is if you select any of the values allowed for that colour it will freesttyler show the whole colour.

If you look at the manual you might be a bit confused by this as it only mentions 8 colours and a rainbow effect. What you should do is to program Freestyler and get yourself a nice MIDI controller that you will dedicate to control your lights via Freestyler.