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16bit DMX fixtures and pixel drawing

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 16:37
by Username739266
Many of the RGB/AW lights I work with are 16bit. It'd be great to support these instead of going back to 8bit with less resolution and low output steppiness.

It would also be incredible to have a way of drawing pixels and then applying the patching. Many of the LED ribbon rigs I fall into have totally abstract designs that while doable/patchable are time consuming as is. Mostly just dealing with curves as lines can be quickly made and rotated.

Thanks,

Re: 16bit DMX fixtures and pixel drawing

Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 14:13
by Zoltán
Username739266 wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 16:37
Many of the RGB/AW lights I work with are 16bit. It'd be great to support these instead of going back to 8bit with less resolution and low output steppiness.
Could you point us to a few of these, so we can check them out?
It would also be incredible to have a way of drawing pixels and then applying the patching. Many of the LED ribbon rigs I fall into have totally abstract designs that while doable/patchable are time consuming as is. Mostly just dealing with curves as lines can be quickly made and rotated.
Indeed this can be time consuming to set up.
We're looking into how we could make a case like this easy to set up.

Re: 16bit DMX fixtures and pixel drawing

Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 04:14
by Username739266
Thanks for getting back to me.

Here are some of the 16bit lights that have come up recenetly:

Arri Skypanel s60 (2pixel) and s360 (12pixel) - https://www.arri.com/en/lighting/led/skypanel/s360-c

Cineo Lightblade 1k - 10 zone 16bit RGBW - https://www.lightbladeled.com/

TMB - Solaris Flare - http://pub.tmb.com/solaris/pdf/Solaris-Flare-Manual.pdf

16bit RGBAW panels and strips from LED drivers. - https://www.environmentallights.com/17797-dmx-5-8a.html

LiteTile +8 (lots of these as a giant overhead piece above artist) - http://www.litegear.com/product/litetile-plus-8/

Chauvet Colorado Solo Batten 12 cells - https://www.chauvetprofessional.eu/wp-c ... M_Rev1.pdf

Chauvet MK3 Wash Tour mode, 27 cells - https://www.chauvetprofessional.com/wp- ... ev1_WO.pdf

Re: 16bit DMX fixtures and pixel drawing

Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:42
by Zoltán
Thanks!
We'll see what we can do.