Do you prefer to author your show using professional DMX hardware or software? You can now capture a DMX stream from any DMX source and make it part of your show in Director.
We’ve added 2 new effects to Director as well as accompanying tutorial videos on how to use them. Flicker Effect and Speech Sync (Digital) Effect. Continue reading “Two New Effects Added To Director”
Need more outputs? Learn how to slave additional Flexes or FlexMaxes to your show by setting them into Slave Mode. This allows you to program all the animation in a single show and have it all stored on the master controller. Continue reading “Using a BooBox as a Slave”
Most of the time we sub-contract our circuit board assembly out to local assembly companies. The populated boards then come back to us for final assembly where they are inspected, programmed, and tested. That said, there are some situations where it’s nice to be able to run boards in-house. Continue reading “Pick and Place Machine”
Most customers mount our controllers using the flange mounts built into the enclosure. That works great for one controller, but when you’re installing multiple controllers, relays, or devices from other manufacturers, SnapTrack or DIN Rail is great option to make the installing quick and tidy.
We’ve posted some tutorial videos showing how to use the new effects options in our Director software. The effects can be used to create lighting effects, sync mouth movement to a vocal track, or to create simple movements. Read on for more details and a video demonstration of each effect. Continue reading “Director Effects Tutorials”
It’s been about three and a half years since we first released our free Director software. During that time we’ve kept the version number below 1.0, mostly because we weren’t completely satisfied with Director’s performance and feature set. We’re pleased to announce that Director has finally reached this milestone. Read on to learn about the features and improvements that finally pushed us over the edge to version 1.0. Continue reading “Director v1.0 Released”
Welcome to the new Fright Ideas blog. This is where you’ll find Tech Tips, info on the latest software updates, firmware updates, new products and more!
There’s been a lot of great changes at Fright Ideas over the past year. We’ve moved into a much larger space and added some great new members to the team. We’ve accomplished a lot in the last few months so there’s lots of exciting news to share.