Sunlite Suite 2
What is a Cycle?
A Cycle is a cue list of scenes and switches. Cycles are useful if you have a set of scenes and switches and wish to trigger these sequentially. Click here(1) to create a new Cycle and click here (2) to view the Cycle panel.
Recording a Cycle
To record a cycle; click record, select a combination of buttons then click record again when you are done. The selected Switches are displayed at the top and the selected Scenes are displayed on the bottom.
-Buttons can be moved around the timeline by clicking and dragging
-The button activation order can be viewed in a list by clicking here(1)
-Additional button presses can be recorded whilst playing a Cycle by selecting the play/record button(2)
-A cycle can be triggered by Midi Time Code by clicking here(3) (See the Midi Time Code chapter for more information)
-The cycle will play up to the end marker. To change the cycle end time, drag the end marker or click here(4) to enter an end time manually.
-Click here(5) for advanced scene settings
Cycle Button Settings
The cycle button settings allow you to determine what the button will do when it is triggered within the cycle.
Type of action- determines if the button is switched ON, switched OFF or has a button dial/live MODIFICATION applied
Start time- manually set the time at which the button is triggered
Go- this will pause the cycle when the button is triggered. This is useful if you are controlling a pre-programmed show and you want to manually skip through a cycle list (as with a traditional lighting console)
Button Dials- allows you to change the Dimmer, Speed, Size and Phase dials of the button
Live- Allows you to add and remove fixtures from the button