Menu Functions

The table below outlines all the menu items and a brief description of their function, for firmware V1.2.0 and above.

COLOUR MODE

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CCT

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White light with variable colour temperature and green/magenta control

HSI

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Vivid colours with Hue and Saturation control

RGBW

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Direct control of Red, Green, Blue and White channels

XY

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Calibrated colour control using X,Y coordinates

GEL

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Select from over 300 industry standard lighting gels

CCT-HSI

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Crossfade between CCT and HSI modes

CCT-RGBW

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Crossfade between CCT and RGBW modes

CCT-XY

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Crossfade between CCT and XY modes

CCT-GEL

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Crossfade between CCT and GEL modes

EFFECTS MODE

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No Effect

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All effects disabled

Candle & Fire

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Realistic candle are firelight effect with control over preset, intensity, speed and colour

Emergency Lights

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Emergency lights such as police and ambulance with control over preset, colour, flashes, speed and pause time

Television

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Changes CCT and green/magenta to simulate light cast by TV screen, with control over speed, dynamic range and CCT

Party

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Dynamic colour changing party lights with control over palette, speed, transition type and transition speed

Pulse

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Pulse of light fading in and out with control of frequency and pulse speed

Paparazzi

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Random camera flash-bulb effect with control of speed, decay speed and CCT

Colour Cycle

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Cycle through the spectrum of saturated colours with control over speed

Strobe

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Strobe effect with control over frequency, brightness & duty cycle

Random

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Create a random pattern of flashes with control over frequency, length & variation

Dual Level

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Set two different light levels and instantly switch between then using Flash button, DMX or external trigger signal

Sync Flash

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Used to create flashes of a defined duration, similar to a Studio Strobe light. A modelling level can also be set.

Flash Frames

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Use this mode to create flashes tightly synchronised to the camera shutter. Must be used in conjunction with a sync source such as Creamsource FlashBandit

Calibrate Sync

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Helps synchronise the camera shutter and Vortex8 to prevent the flash-banding effects when shooting on a CMOS sensor camera

USER PRESET

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Store, restore and clear User Presets for Effects and Colour modes

 

 

 

User Preset Options

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Restore Preset Level - When enabled the brightness level of the preset will also be restored

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Clear All User Presets - Delete all User Presets

PRESET

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Select from a range of CCT and Colour presets for recall of commonly used colours

FIXTURE SETTINGS

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FAN MODE

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Auto - Variable speed fan control based on temperature of fixture

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Quiet - Fans run at constant low speed

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Medium - Fans run at constant medium speed

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High - Fans run at constant high speed

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Pause - Fans are stopped temporarily until until fixture heats up (should not be used for long periods of time)

DIMMING CURVE

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Linear - Linear dimming curve

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Exponential - Smoothest dimming at low levels

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Logarithmic - Smoothest dimming at high levels

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S Curve - Smoothest dimming at low and high levels

Calibrated RGBW

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Activate calibrated colour space for RGBW modes. This uses the Kodak Pro Photo Colour Gamut / Plasa standard E1.54. The white point is set to 3200K for RGBW modes, and is adjustable in CCT-RGBW crossfade modes (Feature released in Firmware V2.0.0)

High Speed

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Enables High Speed mode for shooting at high frame rates.  Disable for best colour accuracy and dimming performance

Blackout On Startup

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Select to force the fixture to power on with the fixture output turned off.  When DMX is received, the fixture will turn on.  If not selected, then fixture will power on with the last used output level

Battery Power Limit

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Set power limit (in Watts) when running on battery power.   Set to maximum to disable power limiting.

DMX SETTINGS

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DMX Address

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Set DMX Address from 1 to 508

DMX Mode

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Choose active DMX Mode

DMX Smoothing

 

 

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Off - No smoothing is applied to DMX data, fastest response time

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Smooth - Interpolation over two DMX frames for smooth dimming, reduced response time

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Super Smooth - Interpolation over five DMX frames for super smooth dimming, slow response time

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When enabled fixture will forward incoming sACN or CRMX DMX packets out of the DMX port.

LINK

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CRMX Settings

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CRMX Unlink - Unlink LumenRadio from all transmitters (shortcut - hold LINK button for two seconds)

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CRMX Enabled - Enable or disable LumenRadio receiver

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CRMX BLE Enabled - Enable to allow bluetooth devices to communicate with LumenRadio TimoTwo

DMX Settings

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Shortcut to DMX Settings Menu (see DMX SETTINGS above for a detailed description)

sACN & Network

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Network Summary - Displays all network addresses and settings on one screen

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sACN Enabled - Turns on the streaming ACN protocols

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sACN Universe - Select sACN Universe to receive

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DHCP Enabled - Automatically assigns the IP address of the fixture

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Static IP Addr - Shows the assigned static IP. By default this is 192.168.1.99

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Subnet Mask - Shows the current subnet mask address. Default value is 255.255.255.0

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Default Gateway - Displays the default gateway for the fixture which is 192.168.1.1

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Restore Defaults - Reverts all network settings to their default values

Master Mode

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When enabled this unit will act as a master and transmit colour data over DMX port to other Creamsource fixtures. Note: configuration settings are not transmitted.

ADVANCED

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Sync Options

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Send Sync via DMX - Sync signal will be sent over the DMX port. Note that normal DMX data is disabled when this is enabled and a status icon will be visible in status bar

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Receive Sync via DMX - The fixture will receive sync signal via DMX port if this is enabled. Note that normal DMX data is disabled when this is enabled and a status icon will be visible in status bar

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Camera Sync Phase - Setup the camera sync phase

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Invert Input Level - Select this to invert input level on the Sync pin (logic HIGH input becomes logic LOW and visa-versa)

Demo Multi-Zone

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When enabled, the fixture will automatically start the multi-zone sequence. Show all your friends.

Information

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Show system information such as Serial Number, IP Address, Hardware type

Restore All Defaults

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Restore all fixture settings to the factory defaults. Note: User Presets will not be cleared.