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Philips Strand Lighting Operation Manual

Philips Strand Lighting Operation Manual (178 pages)

Lighting control console  
Brand: Philips | Category: Control Unit | Size: 11.52 MB
Table of contents
Philips Strand Lighting Offices2................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information3................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings And Notices3................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Resources For Dmx5123................................................................................................................................................................
Philips Strand Lighting Limited Two-year Warranty3................................................................................................................................................................
Open Source Software3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents4................................................................................................................................................................
Preface9................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide9................................................................................................................................................................
Text Conventions9................................................................................................................................................................
About The 500ml Lighting Control Console9................................................................................................................................................................
Included Items9................................................................................................................................................................
Console Overview Control Features10................................................................................................................................................................
Masters (faders)10................................................................................................................................................................
8-inch Tft Touchscreen11................................................................................................................................................................
Command / Programming Keys11................................................................................................................................................................
Encoders11................................................................................................................................................................
Multifunction Wheel11................................................................................................................................................................
Usb 2.0 Ports - Faceplate11................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel - External Connections12................................................................................................................................................................
Usb 2.0 Ports - Rear Panel12................................................................................................................................................................
Network Port12................................................................................................................................................................
Dvi Port12................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Concepts Hybrid Console13................................................................................................................................................................
Fixtures Vs. Channels13................................................................................................................................................................
Priorities Concepts13................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Ltp And Htp13................................................................................................................................................................
Htp (highest Takes Precedence)13................................................................................................................................................................
Ltp (latest Takes Precedence)13................................................................................................................................................................
Priority Stacks13................................................................................................................................................................
Tracking15................................................................................................................................................................
The Fixture Library Concept16................................................................................................................................................................
System Library17................................................................................................................................................................
User Library17................................................................................................................................................................
Show Library17................................................................................................................................................................
The Graphical User Interface18................................................................................................................................................................
Screens18................................................................................................................................................................
Encoder Labels19................................................................................................................................................................
Toolbars19................................................................................................................................................................
Available Toolbars19................................................................................................................................................................
Command Line Syntax22................................................................................................................................................................
Opening Screens And Dialogs22................................................................................................................................................................
Pool Windows And Pool Items23................................................................................................................................................................
About Pools23................................................................................................................................................................
Fixture Pool And The Level View24................................................................................................................................................................
Scrolling In Screens And Pools25................................................................................................................................................................
Keypad Dialogs26................................................................................................................................................................
On-screen Keyboard27................................................................................................................................................................
External Monitor27................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Views27................................................................................................................................................................
Fader Labels32................................................................................................................................................................
Operation33................................................................................................................................................................
To Begin Using The Console33................................................................................................................................................................
Unpack Console And Accessories33................................................................................................................................................................
Connect Console To Any Accessories And Power33................................................................................................................................................................
Boot The Console33................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring System Settings34................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Settings35................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Time And Date36................................................................................................................................................................
Network Settings37................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Shows39................................................................................................................................................................
To Create Or Load A Show39................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Show39................................................................................................................................................................
Loading An Existing Show40................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Shows From A Usb Key40................................................................................................................................................................
Show Files42................................................................................................................................................................
Show Quicksave42................................................................................................................................................................
Show Autosave Feature42................................................................................................................................................................
Save Show As - New Showfile43................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting A Show To Usb Key43................................................................................................................................................................
Closing A Show45................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Shows From Console Memory45................................................................................................................................................................
Showfile Settings46................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Button Backlight47................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Lcd Intensity47................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Tft Touchscreen Intensity47................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Desk Lamp Intensity47................................................................................................................................................................
Set Encoder Sensitivity & Acceleration47................................................................................................................................................................
Programming49................................................................................................................................................................
Fixture Setup49................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Fixtures To A Show49................................................................................................................................................................
Patching Fixtures51................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Existing Fixtures52................................................................................................................................................................
Change User Number54................................................................................................................................................................
Change Fixture Name55................................................................................................................................................................
Inverting Pan / Tilt (reacting To Grandmaster Fader)55................................................................................................................................................................
Change Dmx Patch56................................................................................................................................................................
Unpatch58................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Patch58................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Patch59................................................................................................................................................................
Change Fixture Type59................................................................................................................................................................
Clone Fixtures62................................................................................................................................................................
Delete Fixtures65................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Fixtures65................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixtures65................................................................................................................................................................
Selection Order65................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixtures Using Keypad / Command Line66................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting / Deselecting Fixtures Using Fixture Pool Window67................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixtures Using A Previously Recorded Group67................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixtures Using Selection Toolbar67................................................................................................................................................................
Deselecting All Fixtures67................................................................................................................................................................
Fixture Sub-selection68................................................................................................................................................................
Fixtures With Values Selection68................................................................................................................................................................
All Fixtures Selection68................................................................................................................................................................
Even / Odd Fixture Selection69................................................................................................................................................................
Half Fixture Selection69................................................................................................................................................................
Random Fixture Selection70................................................................................................................................................................
Invert Selection70................................................................................................................................................................
Last And Next Button - Stepping Through Fixtures71................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixture X Out Of Y71................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Names To Fixtures71................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Configure Fixtures Window72................................................................................................................................................................
Using Fixture Groups72................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Edit Fixture Window72................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Fixture Libraries72................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Fixture Dimmer Master72................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Fixture Window74................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Groups75................................................................................................................................................................
About Groups75................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Group75................................................................................................................................................................
Merge Fixtures Into Groups76................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Fixtures From Groups76................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Group77................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Deselecting Groups79................................................................................................................................................................
Naming A Group79................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Groups80................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Groups80................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Groups81................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Group Dimmer Master81................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Group Window82................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Values83................................................................................................................................................................
What Is The Programmer83................................................................................................................................................................
Different States Of Fixture Attribute Values83................................................................................................................................................................
Emptying The Programmers "content84................................................................................................................................................................
Programmer Options85................................................................................................................................................................
Show All85................................................................................................................................................................
Link Values85................................................................................................................................................................
Live Fade86................................................................................................................................................................
Blind Function86................................................................................................................................................................
Highlight Function87................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Values To Fixture Attributes87................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Intensity (dimmer Values) Using Multifunction Wheel88................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Intensity (dimmer Values) Using Keypad88................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Parameters Using Encoders89................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Color Values Using Swatch Book89................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Gels By Manufacturer90................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Gels By Search Function90................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Color Values Using Color Picker91................................................................................................................................................................
Using Stored Presets (as A Reference)91................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Values (instead Of Referencing) From A Preset91................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Values From Current Output91................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Values From A Cuelist91................................................................................................................................................................
Fanning (spreading) Values Across Fixtures92................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Any Value Using Encoders92................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Intensity Values Using Keypad92................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Mode Options93................................................................................................................................................................
Fanning With Groupings94................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Values95................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Output Values95................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Effects98................................................................................................................................................................
Effect (fx) Basics98................................................................................................................................................................
The Effects (fx) Programmer99................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Attributes99................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Simple Dimmer Effect102................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying An Effect102................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Effect103................................................................................................................................................................
Presets103................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Presets103................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Presets103................................................................................................................................................................
Naming A Preset104................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Contents From A Preset105................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Preset106................................................................................................................................................................
Merging Contents Into A Preset (updating A Preset)107................................................................................................................................................................
Recalling A Preset As A Reference108................................................................................................................................................................
Recalling A Preset As A Hard Value108................................................................................................................................................................
Copying A Preset109................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Presets109................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Preset109................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Preset Window110................................................................................................................................................................
Cuelists111................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Cuelist111................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Cues In A Cuelist111................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Cuelist To A Master111................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Cues In Cuelists Using Cuelist Pool Window112................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Cues In Cuelists Using Command Line Interface112................................................................................................................................................................
Naming A Cuelist113................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cuelists113................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Cuelists114................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Cuelists114................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Cues In A Cuelist114................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Cue116................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Cues Into Cuelists117................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Cues118................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Cues To The Programmer119................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Cuelists To Masters120................................................................................................................................................................
Cuelist View (cue Sheet) Window120................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Cue Names And Timings121................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Cuelist Window122................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cuelists125................................................................................................................................................................
Off Window125................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Masters126................................................................................................................................................................
Master Basics126................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Grandmaster126................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Fixtures To Masters (creating An Inhibitive Master)126................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Groups To Masters (creating An Inhibitive Groupmaster)127................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Speedmaster128................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Fademaster128................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Masters129................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Master129................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fader And Button Functions129................................................................................................................................................................
Fader Setting Options130................................................................................................................................................................
Button And Fader Functions130................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Fader132................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Fader Pages133................................................................................................................................................................
Template Page133................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Fader Pages133................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Inputs And Outputs134................................................................................................................................................................
Artnet And Shownet Output Setup134................................................................................................................................................................
Shownet Network Dmx135................................................................................................................................................................
Enable Dmx Output Over Ethernet136................................................................................................................................................................
Artnet Setup136................................................................................................................................................................
Shownet Setup137................................................................................................................................................................
Timecode Input138................................................................................................................................................................
Timecode Setup138................................................................................................................................................................
Timecode Options In Trigger Engine (used By Midi)139................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Input140................................................................................................................................................................
Locking The Consoles User Interface147................................................................................................................................................................
Set Desk Lock Pin147................................................................................................................................................................
Locking The Console148................................................................................................................................................................
Unlocking The Console149................................................................................................................................................................
Editing The Fixture Library149................................................................................................................................................................
From The Welcome Screen149................................................................................................................................................................
From Within A Show150................................................................................................................................................................
Fixture Library Editor151................................................................................................................................................................
Channel Setup Mode151................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Existing Fixture Libraries153................................................................................................................................................................
Add A New Fixture To The Library155................................................................................................................................................................
Start A Fixture From Scratch156................................................................................................................................................................
Create Fixture Using An Existing Fixture Type As A Template157................................................................................................................................................................
Transfer Fixtures Between Libraries160................................................................................................................................................................
Delete A Fixture Type162................................................................................................................................................................
Importing And Exporting Fixture Libraries165................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting Fixture Libraries165................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Fixture Libraries167................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Console Software169................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Console Software Via Usb Key169................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Console Software Via Internet Connection172................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating Touchscreens174................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating Internal Console Touchscreen174................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating External Console Touchscreen175................................................................................................................................................................
General Hotkeys176................................................................................................................................................................
Programmer Hotkeys176................................................................................................................................................................
Output Screen Hotkeys176................................................................................................................................................................
Library Editor Hotkeys176................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Hotkeys176................................................................................................................................................................

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Philips Strand Lighting Quick Start Manual

Philips Strand Lighting Quick Start Manual (56 pages)

Designed to operate dimmers, LED fixtures and moving lights  
Brand: Philips | Category: Music Mixer | Size: 2.89 MB
Table of contents
Philips Strand Lighting Offices2................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information3................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings And Notices3................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Resources For Dmx5123................................................................................................................................................................
Philips Strand Lighting Limited Two-year Warranty3................................................................................................................................................................
Open Source Software3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents4................................................................................................................................................................
Preface6................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide6................................................................................................................................................................
Text Conventions6................................................................................................................................................................
About The 500ml Lighting Control Console6................................................................................................................................................................
Included Items6................................................................................................................................................................
Console Overview Control Features7................................................................................................................................................................
Masters (faders)7................................................................................................................................................................
8-inch Tft Touchscreen8................................................................................................................................................................
Command / Programming Keys8................................................................................................................................................................
Encoders8................................................................................................................................................................
Multifunction Wheel8................................................................................................................................................................
Usb 2.0 Ports - Faceplate8................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel - External Connections9................................................................................................................................................................
Usb 2.0 Ports - Rear Panel9................................................................................................................................................................
Network Port9................................................................................................................................................................
Dvi Port9................................................................................................................................................................
Basics10................................................................................................................................................................
The Fixture Library Concept10................................................................................................................................................................
System Library10................................................................................................................................................................
User Library10................................................................................................................................................................
Show Library10................................................................................................................................................................
Screens10................................................................................................................................................................
Opening Screens And Dialogs11................................................................................................................................................................
Command Line Syntax11................................................................................................................................................................
External Monitor12................................................................................................................................................................
Operation13................................................................................................................................................................
To Begin Using The Console13................................................................................................................................................................
Unpack Console And Accessories13................................................................................................................................................................
Connect Console To Any Accessories And Power13................................................................................................................................................................
Boot The Console13................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Shows14................................................................................................................................................................
To Create Or Load A Show14................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Show14................................................................................................................................................................
Loading An Existing Show15................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Shows From A Usb Key15................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Show Files17................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting A Show To Usb Key17................................................................................................................................................................
Closing A Show19................................................................................................................................................................
Programming Fixture Setup20................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Fixtures To A Show20................................................................................................................................................................
Patching Fixtures22................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Fixtures23................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixtures23................................................................................................................................................................
Selection Order23................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixtures Using Keypad / Command Line23................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting / Deselecting Fixtures Using Fixture Pool Window24................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixtures Using A Previously Recorded Group24................................................................................................................................................................
Fixture Sub-selection24................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Fixture X Out Of Y25................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Names To Fixtures25................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Groups26................................................................................................................................................................
About Groups26................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Group26................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Groups26................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Deselecting Groups27................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Values27................................................................................................................................................................
What Is The Programmer27................................................................................................................................................................
Fixture Attribute Values28................................................................................................................................................................
Emptying The Programmers "content28................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Values To Fixture Attributes29................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Intensity (dimmer Values) Using Multifunction Wheel29................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Intensity (dimmer Values) Using Keypad29................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Parameters Using Encoders30................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Color Values Using Swatch Book31................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Gels By Manufacturer31................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Gels By Search Function31................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Color Values Using Color Picker32................................................................................................................................................................
Fanning (spreading) Values Across Fixtures32................................................................................................................................................................
Presets32................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Presets32................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Preset33................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Preset Contents33................................................................................................................................................................
Recalling A Preset As A Reference34................................................................................................................................................................
Recalling A Preset As A Hard Value34................................................................................................................................................................
Cuelists34................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Cuelist34................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Cues In A Cuelist34................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Cuelist To A Master35................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Cues In Cuelists Using Cuelist Pool Window36................................................................................................................................................................
Cuelist View (cue Sheet) Window36................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Cue Names And Timings37................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Cuelist Window37................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Masters38................................................................................................................................................................
Master Basics38................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Grandmaster38................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Fixtures To Masters (creating An Inhibitive Master)39................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Groups To Masters (creating An Inhibitive Groupmaster)39................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Cuelists To Masters39................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Speedmaster40................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Fademaster40................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fader And Button Functions40................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Fader41................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Fader Pages42................................................................................................................................................................
Template Page42................................................................................................................................................................
Artnet And Shownet Output Setup42................................................................................................................................................................
Dmx Output Setup42................................................................................................................................................................
Artnet Setup43................................................................................................................................................................
Shownet Setup43................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance44................................................................................................................................................................
Importing And Exporting Fixture Libraries44................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting Fixture Libraries44................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Fixture Libraries46................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Console Software48................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Console Software Via Usb Key48................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Console Software Via Internet Connection51................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating Touchscreens53................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating Internal Console Touchscreen53................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating External Console Touchscreen54................................................................................................................................................................
General Hotkeys55................................................................................................................................................................
Programmer Hotkeys55................................................................................................................................................................
Output Screen Hotkeys55................................................................................................................................................................
Library Editor Hotkeys55................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Hotkeys55................................................................................................................................................................

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