System Setup

Before use, Autopilot II must be configured to accomodate the lights and devices you wish to control. The configuration typically uses the default settings in Autopilot II and the calibration is now automatic.

  1. Files

  1. Load setup
  2. Save setup
  3. New setup
  4. light models

  • Basic setup
    1. Pick the unit of measurement
    2. Select the COM port on the PC.
    3. Use the built in temperature measurement
    4. Choose where to control the beltpack height offsets.

  • Configure lights
    1. Add a light
    2. Custom names for the light
    3. Select the starting channel for each light
    4. Choose the beltpack channel for each light.
    5. Check for channel overlap for each light.
    6. Advanced features
      1. Turn auto-size on or off
      2. Select which zone the light works in.
      3. Change the Calibration status.
      4. Select the size of the dead zone.

  • Calibrate Receivers
    1. Place the beltpacks on stage.
    2. Check the signal strength at the receivers.
    3. Confirm the calibration.
    4. Make sure the receiver positions are realistic.

  • Calibrate Lights
    1. Place the beltpacks on stage.
    2. Auto calibrate all the lights.
    3. Auto calibrate individual lights.
    4. Manually calibrate individual lights.

  • Setup zones/ boundaries
    1. Check the placement of the Operating Boundary
    2. Adding to the Operating Boundary using Box Draw.
    3. Subtracting from the Operating Boundary using Box Erase.
    4. Erasing all of the Bounday using Box Erase.
    5. Set up the 4 Zones.
    6. Updating the Controller.

  • DMX Channel Assignments
    1. Light Starting Channel
    2. Beltpack control channel
    3. Beltpack height offset channel