Switzerland-based VXCO Lighting Systems Switzerland once again had a stand at PLASA 2004 in London. The company presented news around the DMXCreator computer lighting controller, the biggest news being the release of the newest program version 5.85 for the DMXCreator software.

The following are highlights of the new software:

  • 3D Visual Emulator: Possibility to place 3D objects (half-transparent) into the 3D room. Import-Function for 3DS files (from 3D-Studio or 3DMAX software)

  • 3D Visual Emulator: Predefined camera views and auto rotation of room

  • 3D Visual Emulator: Possibility to display dmx-data from external controllers through DMX-in (set "dmx in" mode to "record" and enable "through")

  • Physical Master: New Master-Dimmer function to assign master fader for dimmer or other channels

  • Physical Master: Bump function on sliders and hot keys

  • Live update of elements in fixture panel if channel is assigned to a physical master slider

  • Playlist sync with Windows media files (enable in "Settings," "Syncronisation and Hardware," and "Others")

  • Wait / Go / Skip feature in Playlist

  • Midi transpose function

  • Remote sequence tempo through DMX-in

  • Resizable (x2) sequence list for touch screen applications (Right-Click on Sequence List)

  • Audio trigger “LED” in sync window

  • Effects Generator: Additional Tilt Offset slider for Fan function

Main applications can be found in clubs, discos, concert, touring, rental, exhibitions, themeparcs, multimedia, and even retail shop windows.

More information and the FREE full software is available at www.dmxcreator.com.