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    nzlongfellow Dennis from NZ

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    Hi, I want to do the following.[/size]MIDI Keyboard connected to a FP connected to a Pixels controller connected to lights strings in tubes like a Xylophone. Punters hit the key and the sound plays and the correct tube lights up.I'm sure someone has done it - just not me.
     
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    Hi,

    Great idea !

    I think you need to use the PIFace as an interface to the Raspberry, which then drives a script.

    Daryl had this setup at the mini (not the whole piano effect - but the interrupt driven off a switch)
     
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    nzlongfellow Dennis from NZ

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    Hi Gerry, thanks. Will see what pops up. Cheers
     
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    Can do this with the Open Lighting Architecture system. You can run it on a Raspberry PI or a Beagle Bone


    Out of the box today.
     
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    nzlongfellow Dennis from NZ

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    Thanks everyone.
    I have it running in test mode.
    The Sydney tubes put to good use.
    Just a quick video.


    https://vimeo.com/129383242
     
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    Excellent Dennis,

    Glad you got it working.

    thanks for the share !
     
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    nzlongfellow Dennis from NZ

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    Thanks Gerry. It came together better than I thought in the end.
    Here are some details about LightJams.


    http://www.lightjams.com/midiDMX.html[/size]There is no "trial period" it just stops working for 15 seconds every 30 minutes, plenty to trial with. but the full version is only $149.00I got excellent support as they wrote the program for me and are doing a "how they did it" on their forum in the next few days.
     

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