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Tuesday, 26 May 2020 07:10

New Vector Software Update V4.0R05

New Vector Software Update V4.0R05

 

Compulite Systems are proud to announce the release of a new Vector software update; Version 4.0R05.

This version brings a new and updated feature:

Vector Black PC Wing Support

This version supports the new Vector Black PC Wing panel.

Bug Fixes

  • +/- Sequences made echo line show wrong information than it used to show in the past.
  • Some Vector Consoles loaded slowly on startup since version 4.0.R04 installation.
  • Vector Black network did not work correctly if the cable was not plugged in while powering on the console.
  • RTInt was sometimes crashing on Vector Black and on PC running windows 7 and up if network name was "Vector Network".
  • Vector IP could not be set through the Vector settings window on Vector Black and on PC running windows 7.

Device builder bug fixes:

  • Switch between parameters in wheel assignment was not working with drag & drop.
  • Devices having more than 2 parameters on the same offset did not load correctly.
  • The last location of the library was not saved, and the application always loaded the default folder.
  • Change directory window did not open by default on the current directory location.
  • Added OK and Apply buttons t-the Parameter window popup.
  • Added OK and Cancel t-the Control window popup.
  • Windows position and sizes were not saved when re-opening the application.
  • The parameter window did not update when changed parameter type.
  • Application fonts, texts and colors were not unified and showed differently on different operating systems.
  • Change device image did not ask the user t-save changes.
  • Delete device image did not ask to t-confirm the operation.
  • If current working directory was deleted manually, the application did not start correctly.

 

Vector 4.0.R05 Setup

Vector PC 4.0.R05 Setup

 

Enjoy this release.

The Compulite Team

Support@Compulite.com

 

 
Thursday, 21 May 2020 08:10

SENCI

 

 
The new Vector Black and Vector Ultra Black firmware update 4.3 is now available for download.
 
This version includes 2 bug fixes:
- Trackball movement sometimes caused panel disconnection.
- Some buttons with shift functionality sometimes did not work.
 
To update the Vector Black and Vector Ultra Black firmware version, download the files to your console from HERE.
The files include the instructions for the update as well.
 
For further assistance please contact support@compulite.com
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 10:46

Compulite Vectors for Vappu & Marja Live

"Once again, Vectors are with me! And I enjoy them! "

 

The good mood program Vappu and Marja Live on Finland's MTV3 channel is here!

In the entertaining and topical talk show, the guests of Finland's brightest female stars Vappu Pimiä and Marja Hintika will see the most talked about people of the week and the country's biggest stars.

 

Lighting Operator Tero Jokiniemi has been using Compulite products to control the television show's lighting system. He uses Vector Red as main and Vector Ultra Violet as a backup to control the moving lights and the set led strip lights.

The fixtures were controlled via ArtNet with e-Port 41 unit.

The rest of the lights were managed by another console.

 

The Controlled material included:

12 x Clay Paky axcon 300 spot.

20 x Arri L7c

3 x Arri skypanel 60

21 x Chauvet Pro EPIX Strip Tour

Set lights RGB LED strip

This came to a total of around 60 Fixtures controlled by Compulite Vectors

Lighting Designer: Mikko Enäkoski    |   Lighting Operator: Tero Jokiniemi

 

The Vappu and Marja Live show is on MTV3 on Thursdays at 9 p.m. (Finland)

 

Sunday, 12 April 2020 09:12

Coronavirus update

 

 

Compulite Systems (2000) LTD recently added a new member to their Vector Black family - the Vector Black PC Wing.

Compulite Systems (2000) LTD are proud to announce another significant release for the new Vector Black PC Wing to their flagship Vector family. The powerful portable unit brings flexibility by combining sophisticated features of the Vector platform with unmatched simplicity and size. Weighing in at 4.5kg, the Vector Black PC Wing, when used with the Vector software, will deliver cutting edge performance, advanced functionality and enhanced programming, making it the perfect portable unit for corporate events, cruise ships, trade shows, clubs, theatre and more.
The Vector Black PC Wing features up to 200 active playbacks, a dedicated intensity push wheel, 5 dedicated parameter push wheels, illuminated trackball, Grand Master with illuminated blackout key, 10 Playback faders (10 pages),10 playback Q-keys (10 pages), dedicated A/B playback faders, full tracking backup, SMPTE Timecode port, MIDI and MSC support, 2 or 4 DMX-512 inputs/outputs configurable by using C-Net Manager software and 1 Ethernet port for VC’s, sACN and ArtNet.


“In our innovative world, the Vector Black PC Wing is the ultimate portable lighting console which can be carried with you whenever you need to design or access to a lighting console”, declared Compulite Systems CEO, Yehuda Shukrun.

“The new Vector Black PC Wing is our appreciation to our loyal users and customers who keep challenging us with their daily work requirements”, said Shukrun.

 

Click here for information on the Vector Black PC Wing.

Monday, 30 March 2020 07:43

Vector Black PC Wing

Vector Black PC Wing, joined the Vector family, bringing unique portable lighting control in simplicity and size.
Along with the Vector PC software, PC Wing delivers cutting-edge performance, advanced functionality and enhanced programming facilities in a rich and compact design.

Equipped by standard Ethernet-networking, Vector PC Wing can run as a standalone, as a parallel panel to Vector lighting console and as a tracking backup console. 

 

Download the Vector Black PC Wing Getting Started Guide here. 

Download the Vector Black PC Wing Brochure here.

 

  • 4 / 2 or none integrated DMX-512 output ports
  • Dedicated Pan / Tilt Illuminated 38mm Trackball
  • 5 parameters wheel encoders with toggle switch
  • Dedicated dimmer wheel with toggle switch
  • Dedicated A/B playback faders
  • 10 Playback faders (10 pages)
  • 10 playback Q-keys (10 pages)
  • customizable Playback keys
  • Grand Master with illuminated blackout key
  • MIDI and MSC support
  • SMPTE Timecode port
  • 1 Ethernet port
  • Up to 200 active playbacks
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:32

Compulite on Nike Spot TV

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (Pictures by Nike)

 

Inspired by the world's best player, Cristiano Ronaldo, Nike's fastest boots ever has arrived and Compulite Vector Ultra Violet has supported this great event!

The project focused on controlling the lighting for the filming of the Nike Mercurial Superfly 6 and Nike CR7 advertising campaign.  The filming took place at Venaria, Turin, Italy

The set was completely neutral and it was very essential that there was the correspondence of the desired colors

In addition to the placement, the lighting operators have created very fast dimming effects.

All signals were managed wirelessly, with proprietary devices of "Arri" for Sky Panel and "Astera" for Titan tubes.

Lighting operator Alessandro Soster: "Everything was done with a lot of professionalism by everyone. We had the color code specifications required by the production and the company.

With the Roscolux and Lee Design color library inside Vector, it was quick to do what they wanted. 

It was more difficult to explain to my 8 year old son Michael which is a big fan of the A.S. Roma, that dad worked with the best Juventus football player! "

 

Compulite material used for the lights:

1 Vector Ultra Violet

 

The Controlled material included:

20 Astera Titan Tube 

9 Arri SKY panel S 60C

12 Clay Paky Scenius Profile

 

 

 

Putous is a Finnish sketch comedy television show known as Comedy combat in Finnish style. The show is currently in its 11th season and is considered the most popular live show in Finland.

The Putous cast consists of well known Finnish comedians including: Roope Salminen, Christoffer Strandberg, Pilvi Hämäläinen, Antti Tuomas Heikkinen, Linnea Leino, Malla Malmivaara, Heikki Ranta and Mikko Töyssy.

 The show was filmed at the Angel Films Arabia, Finland.

The lighting show was designed and provided by Jussi Kallioinen, while Tero Jokiniemi and Aki Dubatceff operate the lighting system.

 To control the lighting equipment for this great show the lighting operator used a set of 2 Vector Red ,1 Vector Ultra Violet and 1 Vector Playback Wing (1 red was master & ultra violet was Slave) and the other Vector Red as a spare.

His own relationship with Compulite systems also goes back several years - “I like to work with Compulite because I used their products for almost 25 years. It is trusted.”  he said.

The Controlled material included a total of amount of 22 moving lights.

 

The Controlled material:

15 x Martin MAC Viper Performance for face lights (main lights for actors)  

7 x Martin MAC Aura backlights (wash light.).

The rest moving heads were managed by a different console.                                                                                  



   

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 07:26

Compulite products controlling at the IAG 2020

On the 1st of February 2020, at the end of the opening day of the judicial year, the Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano (the Lawyers’ Order of Milan, Italy) celebrated the IAG 2020, Cena di gala(The gala evening for the inauguration of the judicial year). The event celebrated at the Palaghiaccio di Milano (the ice palace in Milan, Italy).

                

 The ceremony involved many guests and nice entertainment moments presented from the Stage. During the ceremony, there was a presentation for the best achievements of the year, music performances by an electro violinist and shows of live painting.

 

The lighting equipment professionally set up by the rental company “PlayGroup” of Milan and the lighting show was designed by Luca Fabiani.

Lighting operator and designer Lorenzo Pagella did the programming and 3D visualization.

 

To control the lighting equipment for this great event the lighting team used Compulite's Vector Orange, Compulite Vector PC (acting as Master/Slave) and ePort-8 node.

Lighting operator Lorenzo Pagella: "We choose Compulite Vector because we needed a compact and powerful lighting system, and the features of a tracking backup solution, that we got with Vector PC software and an ePort-8 node, configured to use Artnet protocol. The Vector PC free software was also really useful to preprogram the event, as we virtually created the location with 3D visualizers."

 

The Controlled material included a total of amount of 122 fixtures (94 moving lights).

The Controlled material:

Robe’s Pointe

Pointe,

LedWash 300,

ColorWash 250 and 575

SGM Q-7 diffusers

ETC halogen profiles

And over a hundred of narrow Pinspots focused on the tables.

All spread into an amount of 5 DMX universes.

The lighting fixtures where surrounding the whole area, hanged on stage trusses

 

Video from the event

                                                                                              

                                                                                                                              (video by Milan Bar Association)


   

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