Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

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Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by GerMan » Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:46 pm

Hello,

The console Palette VL 64 has no connections (XLR) for console light. Can one still use Hardware-sided the option console light (per USB etc.)? Are there for it accessories?


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Re: Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by gooze » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:04 pm

There is no way to control hardware lights on a PaletteVL. I think on the ClassicPalette series, the PaletteVL series and the OLE these option should be greyed out (or ambered out... :roll: )
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Re: Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by GerMan » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:41 pm

Hello,

is right if the hardware does not exist, the software should recognize this and this option "Hardware console light" be deactivated.

It is a pity that there is no other way for the use on Palette VL 64.


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Re: Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by JohnGrimshaw » Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:10 pm

gooze wrote:There is no way to control hardware lights on a PaletteVL. I think on the ClassicPalette series, the PaletteVL series and the OLE these option should be greyed out (or ambered out... :roll: )
I agree - and the same applies if it cannot see input triggers normally on the LP consoles, and not on the CP/VL range.
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Re: Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by RobertBell » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:50 am

:added: FS#1614 - only enable console lights and triggers if dual or quad dmx detected
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Re: Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by DAN » Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:53 pm

I think the original question has been forgotten here. It was why is there no littlelite xlr jack on the back of the console so you can see the console when working in a dark theater? Why is there no work lite jack?- seems to be a pretty standard thing on all types of consoles. The Light Palette series of consoles have them why not the palette series. I think people would pay a little more to get a work lite hooked to the console and the option to set intensity of said worklite.

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Re: Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by JohnGrimshaw » Tue Jul 07, 2009 10:11 pm

DAN wrote:I think people would pay a little more to get a work lite hooked to the console and the option to set intensity of said worklite.
...and they do pay a little more.

I offer it as an after-market upgrade on consoles in Australia. AND if you want to pay for the widget, I'll even make them DMX dimmable (no one has taken up that option just yet)
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Re: Hardware console light on Palette VL 64

Post by gooze » Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:13 am

JohnGrimshaw wrote:(no one has taken up that option just yet)
I wonder what the price is...

I rarely dim my desk lights, so I am happy with a powered usb-hub foamed into my flightcase, with a few usb flylights. It works great and doesn't drain the power of the usb-bus.
Have a lookhere! :D
As the desklights of the LightPalette series are fed from the cpu powersupply, there is the risk that in the event of an electrical shortcircuit in the light itself the whole powersupply goes down with it. Some dealers (like mine) therefore advice not to use them anyway and use dimmable litlites instead.
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