P3-100/200 Software v5.2.0

Note: this is an old version. The current version is: P3-100/200 Software v5.3.2. ×

Last Updated: Dec 15

Version 5.2.0 2020-12-11

Changes since 5.1.0

- Download and extract the software package
- Place it on a USB memory device and plug that into the P3 System Controller
- On the P3 System Controller, go to Hardware Setting -> Firmware to start the update
- On P3-100 and P3-200 System Controllers, please use recovery wizard if upgrading from software older than 5.0.0

New Features & Improvements:
- FreeScale mode, allowing canvas upscaling
- Easy-Hit / Auto-Magnify for small fixtures where number is not readable
- Align Tool for easy alignment of fixtures on the workspace
- Spread Tool for easy equal spreading of fixtures on the workspace
- Keyboard shortcuts for align & spread tools
- Shift + arrow keys move fixtures at 1/10th of pixel pitch
- Editing Device/Fixture number now waits for confirmation with enter
- Testpatterns are now drawn on workspace when activated (setup view & video input view)
- Testpatterns are no longer limited by viewport/scaling/offset settings
- Can activate testpatterns as background in setup view
- Can activate video input as background in setup view
- Can display background image / stage drawing in video input view and render video over it
- New DMX mode for legacy fixtures: Hybrid Mode (allowing pixelmapping thru Art-Net and fixture-per-fixture toggle between video and pixelmap)
- New DMX mode for legacy fixtures: PixelMap Mode (allowing pixelmapping thru Art-Net but no video)
- Render incoming Art-Net pixelmapping data in video input view (P3-100/200/PC only)
- Added option for loss of DMX/Art-Net (hold values or blackout)

Bug fixes:
- Fixed issue in running layout wizard with testpatterns active
- Fixed spacebar to temporary scroll drag in video input view
- It is not possible to ctrl-click deselect a device that was lasso-selected
- DMX & Motion live values view no longer wasting space on filtered universes
- Various fixes in ArtPollReply packets
- Fixed some crashes
- Various minor text-corrections

Known issues:
- Toggle Fixture/Device Selection Keyboard shortcut broken on P3-050/100/150/200/300
- Controlling big screen with multiple P3-100 System Controllers may have synchronization issues (all resolutions)
- Signal input on P3-200 (DVI and SDI) is offset horizontally by 3 pixels (able to compensate via Video Offset parameter)
- SDI input on P3-200 unstable in specific conditions (connecting a random (non-used) DVI source solves this issue)
- S-Video input on P3-100 displaying artifacts in specific conditions

Included Fixture Firmwares:
- LC Series: 2.0.4
- EC-20: 3.0.0
- EC-10: 3.0.0
- PowerPort Series: 3.1.0
- VC-Grid Series: 2.4.1
- VC-Dot Series & VC-Feeder Series: 2.4.1
- VC-Strip Series: 2.4.1
- VDO Sceptron Series: 2.4.1
- Exterior PixLine Series: 2.4.1
- VDO Atomic Dot CLD & WRM: 1.2.0
- VDO Face Series: 1.2.1
- Exterior Dot-HP Series: 2.4.1
- VDO Dotron Series: 2.4.1
- VDO Fatron Series: 2.4.1
- MAC Allure Profile: 1.2.0
- MAC Allure Wash PC: 1.2.0
- MAC Aura PXL: 1.1.0

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