These adverts are supporting the forum's costs and the products/services are not endorsed by the forum owners.
First have you tried?
Log in to Search the Forum for help!
Learn more about using FreeStyler at the FreeStyler WIKI HERE
Learn more about DMX in General at The DMX Wiki HERE

if all else fails and you need a fixture consider the fixture building service HERE

Can't find any Information about LED Spot

Discussions concerning DMX gear in general.
Post Reply
somstef
Knows how to turn Lights ON
Posts: 1
Joined: April 2nd, 2022, 8:31 pm
FreeStyler Version: X2
I Use FreeStyler for: Bedroom Lighting.

Can't find any Information about LED Spot

Post by somstef »

Hi @ all,

i'm total new to dmx and i just try to figure out how it works. So i my first shot seems to be very bad, i can't control one simple spot. My Hardware:

DMX to USB cable (FTDI)
DMX Decoder 12CH
Showtec Spot MCL 116-12-DMX 3 or 4 CH (i'm not sure, there are 4 wires)

I've tried many options with different Fixtures but nothing run well, the spot starts blinking, color changing, but i can't set a fixed color or dimming.... in some texture (when i push the slider fast back and forwards) the spot stops blinking and i can change the color (when i return the procedur). And there are just 2CH were the spot do anything (Ch 2 and CH4)

I'm not sure how can i figure out, what kind of channel and how to use it, i hope anybody can help me.

thanks and best


User avatar
djSupport
Hosts the Freestyler Forum and is an Admin!
Posts: 1766
Joined: July 9th, 2007, 6:57 pm
FreeStyler Version: 3.6.49
I Use FreeStyler for: Just for the Fun of it.
Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Contact:

Re: Can't find any Information about LED Spot

Post by djSupport »

whats a dmx decoder? all you need is a USB to dmx device connected to your pc/laptop and a dmx cable to your light from that box, then the appropriate fixture file that matches your light added to FS
Heather Trott, You Babe! I Drive a Dacia Duster and Explore! Check it out
Post Reply

Return to “Other DMX/Lighting questions”