Fixture created not recognized

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Fixture created not recognized

Post by dkbales » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:20 pm

I have created a fixture for a Chroma-Q CHCS2 with Fixture Definition Editor 4.10.4. I think I did everything correctly but when I bring the fixture into QLC+, I get different properties than what I created the fixture with, i.e., Manufacturer - Generic, Model - Generic, Type - Dimmer. This does not reflect what is in the file I created.

Is there a syntax error that I am missing. I had other issues like the file name when I first started trying to create the file.

Please let me know what I can do to correct this.
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Re: Fixture created not recognized

Post by mcallegari » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:14 pm

Attach the fixture file

As I can tell you're using windows (next time please add it to your post) so you might need to read where the fixture must be placed in the documentation:
http://www.qlcplus.org/docs/questionsandanswers.html
Namely: the user folder (Q&A 5)

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Re: Fixture created not recognized

Post by dkbales » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:35 pm

The file is in the proper folder.

Massimo,

Here is the file.

I did follow your very useful video tutorial. As I am new to this software and your forums, I apologize for omitting some information. I will update my signature shortly.

Thanks for you help.


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Re: Fixture created not recognized

Post by mcallegari » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:51 pm

You haven't added any mode to the definition !

There are 8 DMX modes according to this: http://www.chroma-q.com/support/manuals ... manual.pdf

I have started with a couple of modes, then you can continue that way. Attached.
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Re: Fixture created not recognized

Post by dkbales » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

You are correct. I see that now. I wrote down the information for that and then neglected to enter in the information. I knew it was an error on my part but could not see the foundation for the fault.

Thanks for your help and timely response. This will be one issue I will be sure to double check when creating new fixtures.

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Re: Fixture created not recognized

Post by mcallegari » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:08 pm

Oh sorry, I edited my previous post. See above

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Re: Fixture created not recognized

Post by dkbales » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:11 pm

I see it now. Thanks!
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