I have the Smartfade 1248 control desk, and I also downloaded the SF virtual controler, Is the "dmx in" function used to drive the virtual controler? If so, how do I get my pc connected to the actual desk?
The DMX input is just for the backup function.
Use a USB printer type cable to work with a PC. Remember that in that arrangement the desk is always in charge, the PC just tells it what to do. That's so PC issues won't cause trouble with the show.
I believe the software manual comes with the download. It's worth the time to look it over.
Rick Reid, LC
Silhouette LIghts and Staging
Just to add to RickR's reply, the "Virtual Controller" you want is "SmartSoft".
- Before SmartSoft there was a "Virtual SmartFade" application, you don't want that as it's very out of date now.
Keep on trying till you run out of cake.
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Thanks for the replies.......