Idea for 16 bit solution

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Idea for 16 bit solution

Post by omar86 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:32 am

Hi all! I was wondering how to bypass the problem of 16 bit support on dimmer channel or other channels. What's about to create a specific channel of max value 65536 instead of 255? Isn't that the same that having two 16 bit channels together (for example pan and pan fine, dimmer and dimmer fine)?

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Re: Idea for 16 bit solution

Post by janosvitok » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:34 am

The devil is in the details... :twisted:

Right, one 16 bit channel is equivalent to 2 8 bit channels. The problem is that QLC+ uses everywhere 8bit channels as well as DMX does.
To support 16 bit channels internally, much of QLC+ must be changed. It's a change of one of the QLC+ base principles.

So unless you provide the details, this idea doesn't bring much. Sorry :)

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Re: Idea for 16 bit solution

Post by omar86 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:33 pm

I see. Mmm so I believe we won't never see 16 bit if always must be rewritten.
So there is no easy solution..

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Re: Idea for 16 bit solution

Post by Baer » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:42 am

Just out of curiousity:

What about adjusting the GUI Representation, meaning adding a possiblitity to combine 2 channels in View, but let QLC+ internalle handle this as 2 Channels?

Not sure if any QLC+ internals prevent using this approach, but seems to be the one with the leas rewrite of QLC+ core...

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