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J. Miller

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  1. Hey All, Very new to the entire world of vision. I am using the ETC EOS console to control my vision file. I have the Martin Rush Par 2 RGBW Zoom 5 channel fixture in the file When choosing colors in EOS (by Gel color) some are close but most are way off. Is this normal? I used the GDTF fixture mode from the GDTF web site. Any help would be appreciated Thanks, Jeff Miller Attached is the view of L139 mixed in the fixtures (Don't think so) Also attached is the EOS console breakdown of the color
  2. Hey All, i boot camped my Mac book pro, installed windows 10 and HOG 4 PC. I have vision running on my Mac Pro. They are connected together with a CAT 5 Cable. NADA. Can someone walk me thru this? Is this even possible. Has anyone done this? Hog PC says to use he Hog Net but that is not available on a MAC machine. What are my workaround options? I'm okay with computers but this IP address stuff is not in my wheel house (totally lost) Thanks in Advance. Jeff
  3. Hey All, MAC user here During this Covid-19 hell I want to learn how to program a Hog Console unless the Grand MA is a better choice. (y'all tell me) I have a MAC book pro i want to run bootcamp on to use the HOG pc or Grand MA software. I will use my Mac pro to run Vision. I know i have to buy windows 10 (any ideas for reliable trustworthy versions) BUT what else am i going to have to buy. (software, dongles, etc) I would like to have a few (maybe 1 to 3) DMX universes. This is strictly going to be used in vision only as a learning tool. If i ever get near real lights i will also get near a real hog to dump the show into. Thanks for the info in advance Jeff Miller
  4. This is kooky. I wonder why it only accepts input as mm. It completely ignores any measurement designation ( ", ', mm, m). The documentation requires updating for sure. Jeff Miller
  5. I have found that if I split (redraw) the object into multiple pieces like you suggested it seems to work. At least i hope it does ,the dimensions appear to be the same when unfolded and put back together? Thanks bcd Jeff
  6. I am wondering if an object like this can be unfolded. I need to make a pattern to cut this out of vinyl. It is one of a handful of shapes i need to unfold. Been at it for a bit now with no good results Of course it had to be done yesterday. Jeff UnfoldMe.vwx
  7. check the reply from KLinzey I am going to try that option later today BTW Thanks Kevin Jeff
  8. I created a DMX Patch using the VW DMX Patch Menu item. It works great. I want to send this information to Lightwright 6 What fields do i link & not link to LW & VW to keep this information intact. I am overwriting info or its just being ignored, This user U Dimmer, User Address, Universe/Address, Absolute Address, DMX Address is driving me nuts. Screen shots appreciated Thanks, Jeff
  9. It may have something to do with soft shadows. Be sure that item is UN-Checked Jegg
  10. I need to get the Z height of a point load programmatically. It doesn't seem to respond to the normal calls. Any clues? TIA Jeff Miller
  11. I would like to add a calculate-able (is that a word) weight to a few existing symbols i have. They are not lights, but relate to rigging hardware. How does on go about adding a weight to a symbol and assuring the it indeed does attach to the truss structure when adding the symbol. I have tried to select the symbol and "Add point loads at Selection". this adds the weight but does not attach it to the truss structure. Any clues would be helpful Jeff Miller
  12. Truss crosses are a bit odd. and seem to appear on their own sometimes. I have copied objects and (not the truss cross) and pasted into a new drawing only to have the truss cross appear and connected to nothing. I delete the truss crosses, and sometimes they will reappear Jeff Miler
  13. Thanks guys i will try those options Jeff
  14. So what’s the trick to fixing that? delete redraw, restart, etc? i have this problem too Jeff
  15. I need to hang some scenery from a braceworks rig. I know it’s dimension and weight and pick up points. How does one convert this piece so braceworks will recognize it and calculate it into the load report. Do I just use a dead load tool or is it more complicated since it will be picked up by multiple points. i don’t have the ability to determine each point load but it’s a scenic Item weighing about 300 lbs over 4 points. It’s uniform in construction. Thanks, Jeff

 

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