P3-050/150/300 Software v4.3.0 2017-07-01

Note: this is an old version. The current version is: P3-050/150/300 Software v5.3.2. ×

Last Updated: Nov 30

Changes since 4.2.2


- Please update EC-10 panels to firmware 3.0.0, using a P3-100/200/PC running 3.1.1 or newer, BEFORE connecting them to the P3-300
- Please update EC-20 panels to firmware 3.0.0, using a P3-100/200/PC running 3.1.1 or newer, BEFORE connecting them to the P3-300
- Please update P3 PowerPort 1500's to firmware 1.2.1, using a P3-100/200/PC running 3.1.1 or newer, BEFORE connecting them to the P3-300

New Features & Improvements:

- New Light Controls patch supporting DMX and up to 32 universes of Art-Net input
- New Motion Controls patch supporting DMX, Art-Net & K2 with adjustable ranges
- New export & import of Light & Motion Controls via CSV file which can be edited in spreadsheet
- New 1:1 Mode as alternative to Real World Mode
- Improved New Configuration dialog
- New internal webpage which is mobile phone friendly
- Reboot P3 System Controller via webpage
- Improved fixture capacity (see capacity document for full details)
- Improved pixel capacity (see capacity document for full details)
- New keyboard shortcuts for grouping and upgrouping (see shortcut document for full details)
- Support for Exterior Dot-HP fixture type (single pixel fixture)

Bug fixes:

- Fixture layout shown in Video Input could be wrong when switching between presets
- GUI performance improvements on P3-050/150/300
- General stability improvements
- HDSDI B was missing from Video Input Wizard
- Video Input Wizard can't find correct scaling and viewport settings if VC-Dots are involved
- View area does not update when moving fixtures with spin boxes
- VC-Dots don't get counted correctly into Active Pixels
- Watchdog not being tickled on shutdown screen
- Video Input/Live view view modes inconsistent with plan
- Issues creating duplicate files with same name
- Preset is not automatically selected after being locked
- Can still rotate locked groups using shortcuts
- Renumber "unconfigured devices" should avoid Numbers that are already in use
- Video Input Wizard: Viewport, scaling and offset settings not applied when fixtures are outside area covered by video
- Overtemp LED on P3-050/150 flashing too soon
- Various other bugfixes
- P3-050/150/300 could not handle 50.000 VC-Dots

Known issues:

- Exterior Dot-HP cannot be dragged from Discovered Devices, only from Fixture Library (will be fixed in 4.3.1)
- Displaying testpattern on VDO Face 5 sometimes leaves a few pixels black (can be fixed by giving it another Number)
- DHCP for DMX and Motion Network Interface on P3-300 should be disabled (in 4.2.2) before upgrading to 4.3.0
- Locked Groups can still have their anchor point moved (will be fixed in 4.4.0)
- Genlock not working on P3-300 (will be fixed in 4.4.0)
- Highlight impacted by DMX/Art-Net controls (will be fixed in 4.3.1)
- Fixture adjuster not working nicely in 1:1 mode (will be fixed in 4.4.0)
- Backspace + Enter combo (Lock Screen) only working in setup view (will be fixed in 4.4.0)
- Fixtures no longer displaying 'in use' message when used on other controller
- Toggle Fixture/Device Selection Keyboard shortcut broken on P3-050/100/150/200/300
- Webpage not accessible as soon as Password set up on P3 (will be fixed in 4.4.0)

Included Fixture Firmwares:

- LC Series: 2.0.4
- EC-20: 3.0.0
- EC-10: 3.0.0
- PowerPort Series: 3.0.1
- VC-Grid Series: 2.2.3
- VC-Dot Series & VC-Feeder Series: 2.2.3
- VC-Strip Series: 2.2.3
- VDO Sceptron Series: 2.2.3
- Exterior PixLine Series: 2.2.3
- VDO Face Series: 1.2.1
- Exterior Dot-HP Series: 2.2.3

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