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What is a Pixel Map and Why Should I Use It?

Pixel Mapping and the Virtual Media Server

A pixel map is a layout of fixtures onto which you can apply images and other media onto.  We use the Virtual Media Server to put these images and videos onto the pixel map.

A pixel map uses an X-Y grid to layout fixtures as they may appear in a real space, and then use those locations to know which pixels of media should be applied.

Why should I use on?

There are several reasons, but many people use Virtual Media servers and pixel maps to quickly apply complex effects to large groups of fixtures.  

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