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- 1: Custom Value
- 2: Launcher
- 3: RDS
1 - Custom Value
Custom Value effect allows the sequencer to specify a custom numerical value, string, or color (RGB) value for an element at precise time(s) during a sequence. The Custom Value effect is a special purpose effect intended primarily for testing and debugging of the Vixen application itself. It is used to generate data of specific types to test downstream modules in the application. This effect is not usually used for sequencing purposes.
Previously this effect was used to control special features of DMX moving heads and other intelligent fixtures. Vixen now contains specialized Intelligent Fixture Effects to support controlling DMX moving heads and other intelligent fixtures.
Data Type - Selects the type of data to generate as the custom value.
- 8 Bit Value
- 16 Bit Value
- 32 Bit Value
- 64 Bit Value
- Color Value
- String Value - (Consumable by the Launcher & RDS Controllers)
Value - Custom numeric value, string, or color (RGB) as determined by the Data Type property.
2 - Launcher
This effect is for launching executables and scripts with the Launcher controller.
Description - Description associated with the Executable. This description is included in the application log when the Executable is launched.
Executable - Executable to run at the precise time of the effect on the sequence timeline. Select the ‘…’ button to browse to the executable or script.
Arguments - Optional arguments consumed by the Executable.
3 - RDS
This effect sends text to the RDS controller at the precise time(s) during a sequence.
- RDS Text - Text to send to the RDS controller.