We have released service manuals for the new FORTE™ and SPOTE™ fixtures, have some interesting news about additional green adjustment (tint channel) for ESPRITE™ and will also mention other updates and releases to technical documentation.
Please make sure to keep all your devices up to date with latest software for their best performance. Use Robe Uploader to update your fixtures, it provides you with a detailed changelog for each update. Here we lis some notable updates:
There have been many software improvements since the last newsletter, including the REAP™ - Robe Ethernet Access Portal. Newly, we have also added remote Green correction (Tint) adjustment settings for all ESPRITE™ models. In order to keep existing programming intact, we had to add two new DMX Modes in which this new channel is included.
New additional RoboSpot™ MotionCamera settings for automatic or manual Color/BW mode in low light situations are now provided.
Saving showfile with “Manual RDM Discovery” now also saves DMX channels’ default values for better results when using in a standalone setup without DMX console.
We have also implemented green correction feature into RoboSpot. Operator can now use this channel directly from RoboSpot and map it on the screen, fader or roller wheels. This feature gives the operator even better control and more flexibility to adjust tint, independently of the DMX console. Available for all Robin fixtures with the Green correction channel.
Software update for FORTE™ is bringing especially fine-tuned Quiet mode for silent operation (including a setting for Fans off during blackout), smoother framing shutter movement, improved gobo rotation and many other improvements.
Many small but important changes have been done in the pixelPATT™ software improving initial effect values and Power channel handling (affecting for example remotely adjustable DMX Input switch).
We have added a way to indicate that a fixture software update brings some “Important Updates” in situations, where the software change could affect existing programming. Fixtures marked with a !read changelog! label in the ROBE Uploader now require an additional press of the “Perform Update” icon, to allow the operator to review these changes before proceeding with the update. This feature is fully documented in section 8.8. Important Updates of Technical Bulletin 54 – ROBE Uploader, version 1.0.7.
User documentation is regularly being updated so make sure to always download latest version of required file from our website.
This includes new ATM cETLus, DoC, TUV and Noise measurements certificates for FORTE™ and SPOTE™ or Technical bulletins #35 (Robin Touchscreen Display), #54 (ROBE Uploader), #69 (RoboSpot uSD Card). Make sure to be logged in to access these files.
It is easy to keep the documentation up to date with our mobile apps and also with Resilio file sync.
Our GDTF library has been growing, now featuring 56 files. Most of these are fixture libraries containing very detailed information including 3D models, physical attributes and properties like power consumption, weight, speeds of movement and rotations, spectral data, gobos and more, making it suitable for plug and play controlling in DMX consoles like MA3 or Chamsys, pre-viz in Vision or virtual events in the Unreal Engine. Please let us know any feedback on a dedicated email address libraries (at) robe.cz .
Service manual for FORTE™ and for SPOTE™ has been released, as well as service manuals for ESPRITE™ Fresnel / ESPRITE™ PC, iPointe® and Divine™ 72. Updated part lists of spares have been uploaded to the Support section of our website and the Robe Spares site is also listing all newly added products and their spares. Make sure to log-in to see listing of these files.
Before installation and rigging of devices, make always sure to read instructions provided in documentation.
This newsletter is summarizing latest release of software updates, technical documents and certifications (Declarations of conformity for CE and UK). Read on for further information.
Since our last Technical Newsletter on December 17th we have released multiple software updates with important features, additions and improvements. This newsletter is covering them in detail, read on for further information.
Here is one last Technical Newsletter for 2021 with the list of notable software changes. One of the most important updates is a new extended editing capability of Position presets in RoboSpot. Read on for more details.
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