Cues And TimeLine

  • Hi,

    unfortunately, there is currently (Version 3.2.2) no timeline in DMXControl 3. However, such a feature is one of the major features, we plan to release with DMXControl 3.3.0 (will be called Timecode Player). Release of DMXControl 3.3.0 is scheduled to be around end of this year (no guarantee for this due to some uncertainties).

    Regards

    JP

  • Yes, there is a way to do something similar. With V3.2.2 you can already load MP3 files into DMXControl 3. For this, open the project explorer and open the folder "Files". Do a rightclick in the right area and click on "Open File...". Search the audio file on your file system and add it. After that, go into your Cuelist and click on the small arrow on the "Add Cue" button. In this menu, there is a sub menu with special cues. There is a menu entry to add a command to control the audio file. There are commands to start, stop or pause an audio file. After inserting this special cues, you can add your normal light cues and change the trigger of them to timecode. Now set the timecode value accordingly. This will trigger the cues, if the audiofile has reached this timestamp.


    However, the audio file runs beside your cuelists so it can not be part of a cuelist itself. This fact is important to know, because the special cues only trigger the start or stop an audio file. Thus, the audio file will keep running if you stop the cuelist. This is one of the major drawbacks of this solution.


    P.S.: Maybe the videos I made for the cuelist will help you to find the things you need. Unfortunately, they are only in german yet, but maybe the automatic translation of youtube is good enough to understand, what I am talking about:


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    im Falle eines Falles klebt Gaffa einfach alles, denn Gaffa ist dein Freund und Helfer :thumbup:

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  • Hi, there is a stop command in the special cues. You have to add this command as a second special command at the end of your cuelist or in a separate cuelist. It allows you to stop the audio.


  • We hope at the end of this year or at the beginning of 2022. However, this is not fixed because we work only in our free time for DMXControl as it is a hobby project and thus to give a possible release corridor is a little bit like :glaskugel: :saint:

    im Falle eines Falles klebt Gaffa einfach alles, denn Gaffa ist dein Freund und Helfer :thumbup:

    Edited once, last by JPK ().