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  2. That would have been a decision you needed to make when you purchased the WATCHMAX. While the outputs are in frame synch, their scans are not synched. For 0-pixel separation of the two outputs, you need full scan synch, which is accomplished with the AMD s400 Synch option available at the time of purchase. the s400 will provide full scan lock of the outputs.
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  4. Hi sir I want to know how to sync 2 Led processor with watchmax server, because when i connect 2 Led procesor with my server it makes a single display but its show the 2 processor connecting joint. help me to resolve this problem. Thanks
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  6. VisualBandits

    Firepro w7100 driver

    Figured it would come to that. Problem is that the image is done with a different raid setup. Thank’s for the help.
  7. jfk

    Firepro w7100 driver

    If that is the case, you should restore the drives to factory defaults using the Acronis True image software and archive supplied with the WATCHMAX.
  8. VisualBandits

    Firepro w7100 driver

    Do you know what version that would be? My machines have been out on a rental job and the customer had latency problems which they thought would be solved by updating to the latest driver. Now the S400 module won’t indicate house sync lock, amongst other things. AMD only offer drivers as far back as v17 on their page. If i remember right the driver installed was even before v14.
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  10. jfk

    Firepro w7100 driver

    You should not change or update the AMD driver supplied on your WATCHMAX, the correct driver is installed during build.
  11. VisualBandits

    Firepro w7100 driver

    Hi. What version of AMD´s FirePro driver is recommended? Red that WO is using a older version of DirectX that might not be supported in later versions. Tried to get this info from AMD´s page but i failed Running on Watchmax with w7100 and s400 module. //robert
  12. stiegzinator

    NDI After Effects

    I was running OS 10.12.6 and Adobe AE 14.2.2. The designer was also running AE 14.2.2 and was on an earlier Mac OS, but I don't remember which one.
  13. Good morning people. With Watchout 6 and an Intensity Pro 4K capture. In tests I was able to run the capture normally in 1080P 60hz and even in 2160P 30hz. But now with the timeline ready, there's no way it works. Media Express receiving normally, but in WO not. Does anyone know how to solve?
  14. TimFranklin

    Changing layer conditions with String Cues

    After reading this I threw together a little UI in Touch Designer to toggle layer conditions via UDP. I've found that 1073741823 enables all conditions, 1073741824 disables all, and as stated above, 0 just goes to the default. I don't think it's overflowing the expected max amount because an error is thrown if you exceed a certain number. I did not experience any crashes throughout my testing either. Here's the github page - https://github.com/franklin113/Touch-Designer Keep in mind, this was merely a test to learn more about this and didn't do much real testing once I got it working. I'm very excited to check out your app once it's released, Mat.
  15. cowboyclint

    NDI After Effects

    For the future people finding this, what version of OSX and Adobe software are you running? Works fine for me on OS 10.13.6, and Adobe AE 15.1.2
  16. Luminal

    Strange Geometry Behaviour

    Thanks Benoit. The projector is rated for full 360 installation and no keystone is applied.
  17. Benoit

    Strange Geometry Behaviour

    Hello Luminal, I've already seen some projectors with an inclination sensor to change the trapeze depending on the position of the projector... We've removed the option in the projector menu. Good luck! Benoit
  18. stiegzinator

    NDI After Effects

    I solved the issue. I've reinstalled the Newtek NDI Adobe CC plugin several times, but it took another fresh install after I disabled IPv6 on my Mac to get it to work.
  19. Luminal

    Strange Geometry Behaviour

    One of my displays is behaving strangely. The geometry changes on it’s own, then jumps back the correct geometry. It’s basically flicking between two states of geometry while the show is running - the correct one I had programmed and something completely different (but always the same each time). Any ideas on what may be causing this and some ideas to rectify? Using Watchout 5 and Watchpax 2’s.
  20. cihaner

    win 10 & ver5

    hello, Is there a way to run version 5 with windows 10? thank you..
  21. stiegzinator

    Problem with connection and projecting content

    I'm curious why Computer name is preferred over IP address. Does it really make a big difference whether you identify the display on computer name or IP address?
  22. stiegzinator

    NDI After Effects

    I have the most recent NDI tools installed on a Mac, including the NDI Adobe Creative Cloud plugin. I have the plugin enabled in After Effects to output video preview. I have the Mac networked together on a Watchout production computer. The problem I'm having is that Watchout is only showing a black screen for the NDI stream from After Effects. I've installed the NDI Studio Monitor on the production computer to test the connection, and it's seeing the After Effects stream just fine. I ran NDI's Scan Converter on the Mac, and both Watchout and the Studio Monitor could pick that up, but Watchout still showed black on the After Effects stream. I've made sure the IPv6 and the firewall is disabled on both computers, and even tried turning off all other networks on the Mac and still got nothing. The frustrating thing is that we've had a designer come in and we were able to get his Mac doing what we wanted, but we couldn't replicate it on my Mac. It's weird that their Mac was fine, but mine wasn't and that the Studio Monitor could pick it up, but Watchout doesn't, but it does using a different NDI stream from the same computer. Does anyone have any ideas that I could try to troubleshoot?
  23. You are better off if you do not use the IP address in the Display dialog, it is preferred to use the WATCHOUT Computer Name. The user guide still has legacy informant that misleads one to believe using the IP address in the Display - Computer field is valid. It is for legacy reasons, i.e. That was true prior to v5.5 and the manual does not make that clear. Granted, issues with using the IP address there in newer versions have been cleared up, but it is still better to use the Computer name. No harm in using Windows fixed IP addresses, still use the computer name in the Display dialog.
  24. Thank you both for the replies back! I did follow the instructions from the first post and checked the display computer settings for the cluster and IP address. Everything was set correctly. I finally did get ahold of the last person who setup the system and had a conversation with him about it. Turns out with the type of graphic card and settings in the display computer, he used passive cables and not active cables for the cable run from the display computer to the projectors. Given that the distance isn't too long and we're only using two projectors we swapped out to passive cables and were able to have the projectors show content. Thanks!
  25. You might want to take a look at this to: Best Practice for Redundant Show Playback? (aka Backup) I was tempted to merge your post with this old tread
  26. I'm a bit confused with the displays and projectors. How many outputs are you using on your display computer? Which type of graphic card are you using? Are you using active adaptors from DP to HDMI/DVI? Some graphic cards, e.g. AMD Radeon Pro, can only use two outputs with passive adaptors. If you use more, you will need to use active adaptors! Sending a ping to the display computers will only check whether the computer is reachable over the network. WATCHOUT uses various ports, some of those being dynamically numbered broadcast ports. If your network blocks UDP/broadcast you will be able to ping the computer but not to use WATCHOUT. The "Test connection" button in Jim's mail (next to the greenOK field) is a better way to check the network. This button will check that WATCHOPOINT is on and that the ports are open.
  27. RBeddig

    how to prepare backup display machine

    It really depends on the budget available. For small shows, we use a second tier with another set of screens. This allows you to program without thinking about backup at all. You just need a matrix switcher or a second set of inputs on the receiving end (AnalogueWay, Barco,...). For higher demands it might be necessary to have a second programming computer as well. In this case you can set up to independent sets of hardware. Still, you will need to care about the switching of the signals if one system fails. To synchronize the systems, you could trigger your timelines using a DMX/Artnet device since this sends into the network and both systems would see it as long as they are on the same physical network. The most advanced approach would be to use a control system (e.g. www.universe-control.com) which allows to control any number of WATCHOUT systems, can synchronize those and can also take care of controlling the matrix switcher.
  28. nils

    Watchout Media Transport

    Thank you both for your answers. This really helps in understanding some of the concepts better and how everything fits together. Getting the rack w display server today to start testing. Will feed back if I run into any issues. Thanks
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