iPhone Riggers Remote

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iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by timmoore » Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:06 pm

This is a web based Riggers Remote for the iPhone / iPod touch.

This is based on code by Tom Visser - viewtopic.php?f=34&t=1694.
This code uses jQuery - http://jquery.com/ - for user interface and interaction with Palette.

This is the first version of the software, please report suggestions / bugs.
Installation instructions can be found at http://dmxgadgets.com/
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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by BrianEvans » Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:13 pm

The riggers better not be touching anything that has to do with my lights :)

Very nice.
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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by Lotos » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:17 am

BrianEvans wrote:The riggers better not be touching anything that has to do with my lights :)
The rigger above me, better not be carrying an iPhone... :D
Scratch that... Nobody above me better be carrying an iPhone!

I don't want it to hit me in the head...
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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by RobertBell » Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:05 am

This looks very neat, but I must be missing something. On both my iPhone's Safari and my PC's FireFox, it looks like the attached. The style sheet must not be working or in the right place.
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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by timmoore » Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:09 am

Hi Robert,

Many thanks for trying my remote and for your prompt feedback.
I apologise for the issue you experienced. I believe I have fixed it and have re-uploaded the zip file.

I hope I have not un-intentionally confused people calling it a 'riggers' remote, it is intended for testing circuits when rigging lights and focusing.
Maybe it is a UK thing...

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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by RobertBell » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:41 am

I think the rigger's remote was tongue in cheek. Over this side of the pond, we normally call it an RFU (Remote Focus Unit) but we're not naive - we understood.

I got the right picture on my phone now, but I don't have the word STRAND PALETTE at the top (maybe trivial). The issue is, I can't seem to control anything. What version of s/w are you running on Palette? I've tried on a PC and on the iPhone.
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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by gooze » Sat Feb 06, 2010 11:26 am

Did you manually change the ip adress in the file on your desk? The manual stated that this might be necessarry.
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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by timmoore » Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:45 pm

Hi Robert,

As Gooze has mentioned, there is a config.js file in the files folder.
The javascript will try to pick up the IP address of your lighting desk, under some network conditions this will not work so you may have to manually set your IP address.

To do this edit config.js and comment the line 'var ip='http://'+location.host+'/'' and un-comment the line 'var ip="http://192.168.0.1/";' inserting your IP address...

Thanks for clearing up the 'riggers' thing...

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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by RobertBell » Sat Feb 06, 2010 11:15 pm

Sadly, I still have no joy.
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Re: iPhone Riggers Remote

Post by MickCrozier » Sun Feb 07, 2010 5:05 am

Works for me on the OLE. Nice work Tim!

It does a run a bit slow on my iPhone though. I think it's due to the deselect command being sent whenever a number is typed. I have to type fairly slowly for the numbers to register.

Also - because of this deselelct command - ReleaseAll can be removed the RemDim function, which will make it make it work properly.
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