I have started work on a similar project, that i have mentioned to a few members.
The plan is to use the cheap Raspberry Pi as the receiver. It about $35 and it looks like we can get them fairly easy now.
The program has to be written in either C or Python under Linux.
You have a couple of choices.
Light Factory, professional lighting software, will render to 5000 pixels without a problem.
We have a personal version we can purchase for large discount.
Light Show Pro, dedicated...
As with last night I think the laser should be terminated also, especially with such a long data cable.
When you go to jaycar, grab a 120R(confirmation someone?) resistor and an extra XLR plug, to make a termination plug.
I googled a little, but could not find examples of generating good looking effects.
Thought it would be great to have somewhere that we could document or explain how you have created a new effect in LFP.
I can see the FX editor could be very powerful in creating FX over an RGB string or...
Just purchased Light Factory, thanks for the great software and the discounted price for us.
Quick question, when setting up Light Factory, I noticed that there was a setting for a Video/Media output.
Is it possible to assign more than one extra video output?
Happy to have everyone here, Thanks for coming.
Yes Kane I have got some motivation back, which is great.
Congrats goes to Kane who won the controller courtesy of J1SYS and Kane to report that all controllers still work after he left.