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  1. Halloween Props
    Has anyone ever married VSA via an SSC-32 board with a step motor? I know RC servos work, but if you really wanted to do some heavy lifting... has anyone been successful? what hardware? what was your application? etc. Thanks in advance,
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    Hi, I was wondering if there are more modern :D and maybe even open source software that is doing automation like "Visual Show Automation (VSA)" Regards, /Johan
  3. Halloween Props
    This is my first post, so I apologise if this is in the wrong place. I bought vsa professional version 5 a few years back but didn’t get to use it through many things going on in my life. I have got to a stage where I want to use it now with 2 three axis skulls and to play around with lights for...
  4. Halloween Props
    I heard of this out there somewhere, but didn't pay too much attention because I didn't need it. This year, I am helping someone with their haunt and it looks like this might be needed. He is going to have a large number of LED lights to control so he's too limited with the number of channels in...
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    I am using an external 5.1 USB sound card and I get an error in VSA DirectXUtils Error "Renderfile pins cannot connect due to not supporting the same Transport" The pc is running window 7 pro and a new different external sound card. I am also getting this error when I use the Turtle Beach SRM...
  6. Halloween Props
    so just trying my luck here, I would like to trigger a video in my vsa routine at a certain time being controlled by vsa, I don't want to remote trigger, does anyone know how to go about this specifically
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    Hi, I just recently upgraded and replaced some servos that were installed on one of my animatronic figures, and now the servos are off calibration and need to be adjusted using the "Track Adjustment" feature on VSA v5. Can anybody give me an in depth explanation on how to use track adjustment...
  8. Halloween Props
    I've used two moving jaw skulls for years with two Scary Terry audio controllers driven from a common trigger and sometimes common audio source (separate left and right channels). Now I'm going to add a 3-axis skull and plan to use all three together, with the two jaw only skulls being the...
  9. Halloween Props
    Hi, thanks for the help in advance, I am trying to adjust the settings in VSA for the k74 parallel port board on lpt3. when opening the settings dialogue for the LPT relay I get an error " CParallelPort: error=wait timeout, m_io WritePending = TRUE "
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    Well I have to say that I have not been on the site for sometime. Back in the day I used the VSA controller program to run my haunt. That ran on and old PC that was just slapped together and no longer running. So I am looking for a 2015 update that I can run on a Mac and hopefully use some of...
  11. REQUEST FOR TUTORIALS GO HERE
    Hello everyone. I have two 3 axis skulls I need to program, and I am pretty clueless. I have VSA. I know mine are all set up and ready to program thanks to some help from local haunters, but I am really intimidated regarding the programming. I know I can use a joystick, but any help you can...
  12. Halloween Props
    Is anyone familiar with how to control a wiper motor with DMX? I have tried to use a Matrix dimmer/switch pack, but the pack continuously outputs a small voltage even when no signal is being sent. I currently run the show on a VSA RAPU and I would like the controller to be compatible with it...
  13. Halloween Props
    Has any one here triggered BooBox Flex using DMX commands from VSA? BooBox Flex has a way to trigger the animated shows in its controller via DMX commands and I have been attempting to trigger via DMX commands from VSA with no success. Thank you,
  14. Halloween Props
    Hey guys. Does anyone have experience with VSA and relay board from Northlight system ??? Can not get to my work. DMX comunikasjonen works 100%. servo board works as well as all dmx PAR lamps lights Help .... has 5 pneumatic props waiting for signal Regards Kåre Norway
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    I have finally bought everything I need to migrate away from the SSC-32 board for my Skeleton Quartet and switch over to DMX using VSA to program it all. I thought I had it all ready to go. I bought all the BoC boards (5 of them), I downloaded the configuration software and configured each card...
  16. Halloween Props
    Please help if you can , all of my settings for VSA ( LPT relay, LPT1 port ) I have done everything on my end to fix this error, I am using VSA 5.0, running a KIT74 parallel relay board, when I try to change setting for the relay I get an error VSA "CParallePort: error=wait timeout...
  17. Halloween Props
    Hi, thanks for the help in advance, I am trying to adjust the settings in VSA for the k74 parallel port board on lpt3. when opening the settings dialogue for the LPT relay I get an error " CParallelPort: error=wait timeout, m_io WritePending = TRUE " VSA 5.0 lynxmotion SS-32 WIN 7 PRO 64...
  18. Halloween Props
    Hi, thanks for the help in advance, I am trying to adjust the settings in VSA for the k74 parallel port board on lpt3. when opening the settings dialogue for the LPT relay I get an error " CParallelPort: error=wait timeout, m_io WritePending = TRUE " VSA 5.0 lynxmotion SS-32 WIN 7 PRO 64 PIC...
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    Hi, thanks for the help in advance, I am trying to adjust the settings in VSA for the k74 parallel port board on lpt3. when opening the settings dialogue for the LPT relay I get an error " CParallelPort: error=wait timeout, m_io WritePending = TRUE " VSA 5.0 lynxmotion SS-32 WIN 7 PRO 64...
  20. Halloween Props
    Getting started this year with more sophisticated halloween display. i have a number of LOR controllers and added a Medusa DMX controller for my skull/skeleton Wondering what software i should be using for halloween. LOR or VSA or ? i downloaded the VSA demo and started playing with it...
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