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Offline zwiller

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How do I? (CUSTOM GROUPING)
« on: December 04, 2015, 07:18:09 PM »
Program a string of 128ct rgb nodes so that ch1 turns 1st and every 4th pixel red, ch2 turns same pixels green, ch3 turns same pixels blue, THEN channel 4 turns 2nd pixel and every 4th red, etc and then channel 7 turns 3rd pixel red, etc.   I am trying to do pixel chases of 4 (rgb) channels (12).  Brain is fried.  Thought I had it figured out with groups but I don't think I did it right.  THANKS IN ADVANCE!
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Re: How do I? (CUSTOM GROUPING)
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2015, 06:38:45 AM »
Starting to think I can't pull this off.  If so, just please confirm so I can shut off my mind  ;D.  Slowly embracing I have to use 2k channels and program to run some chases over trees that I ran solid last year.

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Re: How do I? (CUSTOM GROUPING)
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2015, 06:42:51 AM »
Starting to think I can't pull this off.  If so, just please confirm so I can shut off my mind  ;D.  Slowly embracing I have to use 2k channels and program to run some chases over trees that I ran solid last year.

Sam, maybe that could be done with Virtual Strings on a Falcon16v2, but not so sure about Grouping like that on a F16v1. Dave Pitts may be the best resource for that.

I've always done my grouping by custom models in Nutracker and leave my controllers as simple as possible.
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Re: How do I? (CUSTOM GROUPING)
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2015, 07:58:17 AM »
This cannot be done in either F16V1 or F16V2. This is a software chase.
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Re: How do I? (CUSTOM GROUPING)
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2015, 07:59:58 AM »
Thanks Jon.  Always a few ways to approach things.  Not a huge deal if it can't be done.  Will go live tonight with groups of 4.  Just not the effect I was after. 

I little freaked to go beyond universe 2 (will happen if trees need to be discrete) since the numbers don't click and unsure of controller layout.  I am all F16v1 and 2 hubs/sscs but some BBB boards for next year.  Kinda bizarre to consider every one of my lights might be individually controlled.     Fooling around with some ideas now.

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Re: How do I? (CUSTOM GROUPING)
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2015, 08:15:58 AM »
This cannot be done in either F16V1 or F16V2. This is a software chase.

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