General Functions in SmartFade
Master & Black Out function
To get light output (at all), the Master needs to be at full, and the Black Out button off.
The Master fader proportionally limits all intensity outputs. As soon as the Master is faded under 100% the Blackout button will blink.
The Blackout button instantly sends all intensity outputs to zero. As soon as it is activated the button will light up.
Note: The Independent channels patched to IND 1 and IND 2 are not affected by the Master fader or Black Out button unless they are set to “GM” in the Independent Settings. See “Set up Independents.”
Light output from the intensity faders is also affected by the NEXT button. See “Intensity channels.”
Clear is a very useful button that will bring you back to a “clean” state of the console with no output. Pressing CLEAR will NEVER erase content - it only brings the fader intensities to zero. You can press CLEAR to abort any recording function if it is blinking.
- Set all dimmer intensities from channel faders and Stack to zero . . = 2 presses
- Set all memory faders to zero (blackout) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . = 3 presses
- Set sequence faders to zero (blackout) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . = 4 presses
CLEAR is also used in combination with other keys. For example
|Clear intensities 1-24||and||All intensities 1-24 are cleared.|
|Clear intensities 25-48||and||All intensities 25-48 are cleared.|
|Clear intensities 1-48||and||All intensities 1-48 are cleared.|
|Clear intensities 49-96||and||All intensities 49-96 are cleared.|
|Clear Stack||and||The Stack is cleared and set to zero.|
|Clear Snapshots||and||All Snapshots are cleared, and the counter is set to 1.|
|Clear Rate||and||All Rate settings are cleared.|
The Bump Master sets the level to which bump buttons will flash. See Bump Button functionality for each type of fader mode.