Quasar Science Launches StarCTRL
Quasar Science has launched StarCTRL, a free lighting-design app for its Double Rainbow and Rainbow 2 RGBX linear LED fixtures.
The iOS app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.
StarCTRL allows users to adjust the control parameters, presets and lighting effects of Rainbow fixtures remotely with an easily configured Bluetooth connection. With the Rainbow lights in StarCTRL Mode, the app will auto-discover all fixtures and be ready to control in seconds.
“With this app’s intuitive interface and wireless capabilities, users can control multiple parameters for multiple lights directly from an iOS device, eliminating the need for DMX or complex lighting consoles for simple lighting setups,” says Quasar Science CTO Ben Dynice.
Three tabs within the app control all features. The Control tab allows users to control intensity, color temperature, plus/minus green, hue, saturation and output; the Preset tab contains several pre-configured color settings for quick selection, and the FX tab allows users to control built-in lighting effects and parameters to tune the lights to their requirements.
Other features in StarCTRL include the ability to save and recall favorite colors and effects and a drag-and-drop function to create groups, allowing control of multiple lights at the same time. Users can also control the level and speed parameters for fades for smooth transitions.
Quasar Science has also released firmware v0.8 for Double Rainbow and Rainbow 2 fixtures. It can be downloaded from the company’s website.
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