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One suggestion would be to incorporate the ability to support multi-cell fixtures.

Right now (we're using Chauvet 4 bar tri LEDs) the only way to get this to work is to create a fixture with all of the global controls (strobe, mode, intensity), then use an RGB fixture for each of the four cells. This works, but eats up an entire fixture slot/fader for a redundant intensity "master" for this fixture. It's also a pretty confusing patch to setup.

Just a suggestion. Thanks!

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RobMerow wrote:
One suggestion would be to incorporate the ability to support multi-cell fixtures.

Right now (we're using Chauvet 4 bar tri LEDs) the only way to get this to work is to create a fixture with all of the global controls (strobe, mode, intensity), then use an RGB fixture for each of the four cells. This works, but eats up an entire fixture slot/fader for a redundant intensity "master" for this fixture. It's also a pretty confusing patch to setup.
Just a suggestion. Thanks!

I'm not sure exactly how the dimmer function works on this fixture but looking at the (15 channel) DMX chart I think you might be able to patch it as 4 x Generic RGB fixtures. The first three channels are:
Ch 1 : Control Mode. (000 - 009 for RGB mode)
Ch 2 : Dimmer. (000 - 009 for no function)
Ch 3 : Strobe. (000 for no function)

So as long as you don't patch anything to these channels Stage CL will be outputting 0 to them, which should mean the dimmer channel doesn't do anything and allows the console to directly control the RGB channels. You'll need to patch the 4 fixtures consecutively. I.E.

Ch 1-3 Not patched
Ch 4-6 Fixture cell 1
Ch 7-9 Fixture cell 2
Ch 10-12 Fixture cell 3
Ch 13-15 Fixture cell 4


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Thank you, this is the solution we've come to as well.

But if would be great if this could be included in a future version to allow a true fixture profile for multi-cell instruments.

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