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Who uses LOR Software?

Discussion in 'LOR General Discussion' started by Bird, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Bird

    Bird Proud LOR user

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    This is like a head count thread kinda thing.
    Who uses LOR software for programing?

    How long have you been using it?
    What version?
    Do you use SuperStar?
    Do you use Visualizer?
    Do you do use DMX?
     
  2. Benschristmaslights

    Benschristmaslights Dedicated Elf Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    yes this is my third year using lor and now s3.
    i am using dmx this year and have played around with ss and i do use the visualiser but hope thye make it so you can draw pixel strings on it some time soon.
     
  3. mpurser

    mpurser m purser

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    2d year with lor yes i use superstar and the visulizer no dmx yet .
     
  4. cenote

    cenote Suburbs of Philadelphia

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    How long have you been using it? 5 yrs
    What version? Beta
    Do you use SuperStar? NO
    Do you use Visualizer? Yes
    Do you do use DMX? Yes
     
  5. AAH

    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    Started with LOR advanced and 8 AC controllers in 2008.
    Used LOR advanced still in 2011.
    Used superstar for some infill stuff mainly for some new display elements.
    Added about 200 channels of dmx for 2011. Used both a LOR network and a DMX network.
    Used visualiser and found it an amazing step forward in visualising the display. My 2012 plan is to get twin monitors so I can run the sequencer and visualiser on separate screens.

    Tried LSP in 2011 but found it too complicated/unfriendly and didn't see enough benefits over LOR.
    Tried Vixen in 2011 too but it didn't seem to be a complete package. Addons/plugins had to be used for things to work.
     
  6. DeeJai

    DeeJai Is that Magic Smoke?!?

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    How long have you been using it? Negligable
    What version? 3.14
    Do you use SuperStar? NO
    Do you use Visualizer? Yes
    Do you do use DMX? Yes

    Well, I havent actually used any of the software for the control of lights. I have onkly used them for the sequencing aspect.

    Granted, I thought LOR was definately very easy and user friendly, but have been informed of the current limitations for it, especially when it comes to the control of pixels.

    For that reason I have now moved onto LSP. Whilst not quite as easy to learn then LOR, it definately has alot of potential, and makes grouping items and control of pixels easy.

    Also with its native support to basically all controllers available, it is definately my choice of software atm.

    Hoping that what I currently see on the screen in the visualiser, truely reflects on the main stage when I finally get around to playing with the blinky blinks themseves
     
  7. aussiexmas

    aussiexmas Sinnamon Lights

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    Started using LOR in 2005 and have progressed through versions 1, 2 and then 3 for 2011 (advanced licence).

    The earlier visualizer did not suit my display and time prevented me setting up the S3 visualizer for the 2011 show. However I have now started experimenting with the S3 visualizer and will use it this year.

    I purchased Superstar with the licence updates, but have not yet tried to use it.

    No DMX used in previous years or planned for 2012. I find the LOR DC boards are easy to integrate and use without adding unnecessary extra features of DMX. Note, I do not plan on adding high channel count RGB pixels as this would change my whole approach to sequencing the display.
     
  8. DeeJai

    DeeJai Is that Magic Smoke?!?

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    ohhh come on Geoff, not like you have thousands of lights or a huuuuuuuuuuuge display to do.... :p ohhh,wait...... i stand corrected.
     
  9. Bevo

    Bevo Let your Light Shine before men

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    How long have you been using it? 2 years
    What version? 3.2.0
    Do you use SuperStar? Just playing
    Do you use Visualizer? Yes
    Do you do use DMX? Yes
    I started using LOR in November 2010 with one 240V 16C controller.
    I do not have a SS licence as yet but I have had a play with the demo and instant sequencing.
    I really like the new visualizer and I am using a second screen and highly recommend it when sequencing.
    I have just upgraded to the Advanced Software to use DMX controllers this year and plan to run two universes one LOR and one DMX.
     
  10. nintender

    nintender New Elf

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    How long have you been using it? I've used it since 2007
    What version? S2 until this year, and I've upgraded to S3 with superstart last month
    Do you use SuperStar? Haven't see the use for my display yet
    Do you use Visualizer?It looks like Visualizer will do what I was using HolidayLights for. Just need to start setting up and see. Holiday lights was pretty clunky, and doesn't support RGB like visualizer does, so I'm sure it'll become my new best friend
    Do you do use DMX? Which is why I'm here :) I'm preparing to start swapping out some small elements with RGB.
     
  11. jeromej

    jeromej Newbee, and learning the hard way!!!

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    Hi
    In answer to your questions

    How long have you been using it? 16 months
    What version? Latest
    Do you use SuperStar? Yes
    Do you use Visualizer? Yes
    Do you do use DMX? Just starting to look at this possibility


    Cheers! :D
     
  12. Robbo

    Robbo Full Time Elf

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    Latest Version
    Yes for Superstar
    Yes for Visualizer
    and 1st time 2012 for DMX :)
     
  13. Greg Young

    Greg Young New Elf

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    Started using LOR when it was first introduced. (I knew Dan Baldwin from our PC community, and his factory was located in my state, so I got a heads-up!). Currently am running S3.

    I have no need for S3 visualizer.

    I purchased the 2 CCR version of Superstar along with the S3 upgrade, but will be using a different software for my pixels.

    DMX has been incoporated in our display using a LOR iDMX for the past several years.
     
  14. JonB256

    JonB256 Full Time Elf

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    Re: Re: Who uses LOR Software?

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    How long have you been using it? 6 years
    What version? Latest
    Do you use SuperStar? No
    Do you use Visualizer? Not yet
    Do you do use DMX? Last season, 3 universes
     
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    Bird

    Bird Proud LOR user

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    How long have you been using it? 2 years
    What version? 3.2.0
    Do you use SuperStar? a little
    Do you use Visualizer? I can put the house photo in it :)
    Do you do use DMX? No (not yet)
     

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