Can somebody please help me? I've looked all over the forums and the troikatroninx youtube channel to no avail. Thank you in advance!
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I am in the process of creating light robots with Isadora and wondered if there are any other Isadorables working with microcontrollers who might benefit from sharing or collaborating. I am not a topflight programmer but have managed to get my networked micro-robots interfaced wirelessly and working with Isadora as the central hub. The concept is to create insect like groups of light emitting points that can be placed into trees and populate an exterior venue (like a botanical garden) where audience congregate and dancers perform. The project has been cancelled twice due to covid (2020-2021) but I have continued to develop the concept and the tools - thanks to modules like the Arduino Firmata actor which has made the workflow more streamlined in terms of Isadora's role in the development cycle.
I made a patch where data go to the matrix value send from different way (midi, touchosc, data array) and I want to reuse those data. So instead of tracing multiple line from all those actors, I'm wondering if I can refragment the data from the matrix value send.
Maybe with a second Matrix, because the actual send the data to an Enttec node.
(Basically, I made a light board for a puppet show, using the data array for the intensity of the cues and an APC20 to control the patch)
Maybe this would be the more common way to do it. There are ArtNet Plugin Actors for Isadora, but I did not use them yet, as I found them to be a bit unintuitive. Instead I use QLC+, a free ArtNet/DMX Software, which in turn can be controlled by OSC or Midi.
Instead of moving the lens to a specific position, you could save profiles and recall them. there are specific DMX values to recall a specific profile. (Controlling the motors directly is possible as well, if you switch to the advanced DMX mode).
Every projector actor is working on his own, like every other actor does. This is good, as it keeps the enormous flexability Isadora offers.
There are different ways to change this behavior. But the most easy way and a good way to work in general is, to put the actors you want to have the same settings for, into a user actor. If you then copy and paste this user actor, every time you change something in one of those instances, it will be 'cloned' to all other instances, as long, as you click on 'save & uptade all' after closing it. This is happening in the same and as well in all other scenes.
A different approach would be to have only one projector actor in a 'secondary scene' which is always active in the background (activate scene actor), and send the video outputs from each scene to it with the broadcast and listening actors instead of separated projector actors.