Version 1.5.0 (6/3/2016)

  • New Features
    • New Added DMX Input Triggers.
    • New Added Art-Net Protocol.
    • New New Playbacks view now shows DMX Input/Output.
    • New New Cues editor panel now has separate tabs for Properties, Contents and Capture.
  • CueServer Studio 2
    • Feature Improved the Playbacks view to show blocks for DMX Input and DMX Output that feature what sources and destinations are flowing into and out of the CueServer via various Ethernet protocols and/or the hardwired DMX ports.
    • Feature Added flowchart-style arrows between the blocks in the Playbacks view to visually indicate the direction of data movement through the fade engine.
    • Feature Layer blocks in the Playbacks view now dynamically resize as needed.
    • Feature Added an explicit “Add Rule” button to resources that have rules (Buttons, Contacts, Cues, DMX Input Triggers, etc.) instead of using the small, circular “+” button.
    • Feature Improved the Details column of the Triggers listings, including Timers, Rules and DMX Input Triggers.
    • Feature Added flowchart style arrows to the Playbacks view showing the direction of data movement.
    • Feature Added a new Contents tab to the Cue Editor panel that shows all of the recorded channels in a cue.
    • Feature Added a new Capture tab to the Cue Editor panel that is used to take snapshots and/or record streaming cue data.
    • Feature Added an indicator to the Playbacks view that shows when DMX Input is disabled.
    • Feature Added a visible “Captured” acknowledgement to the Cues > Capture panel that appears after a snapshot is captured.
    • Feature Streaming cues are now only partially loaded when editing the cue’s properties, vastly improving load and save speeds.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that caused the CueStation Network Monitor to fail to capture packets in certain circumstances.
    • Bug Missing show directories are now automatically created if needed.
    • Bug Switched the order of the Input and Output sections of the Settings > DMX > Universes editor panel to follow the conventions used elsewhere in the application.
    • Bug Scroll bars in several windows (such as Stage, Playbacks, Contents, etc.) now have more reasonable paging and step sizes.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused the sACN Universe field to loose focus when entering a new value.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused the Settings > DMX scrolling list to return to the top each time a universe configuration was saved.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused the default values that would appear in Settings > DMX > Universes to be set to unexpected values.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused the hour field for on/off timers to not be able to be set to zero after it was set to a non-zero value.
    • Bug Fixed a bug with the Cue > Properties panel that was not calculating the scroll bar height correctly when a cue had rules.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused the hierarchical control to not show as expended in the Navigator Window when a new show is created on a CueServer device when it’s show listing is collapsed.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused a crash if the Network Info window was closed shortly after opening it, while it was still checking for a connection to the Internet.
    • Bug Addressed a problem with the Playback view that sometimes caused the bottom part of the display to disappear when the window was resized smaller than its original size.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that could cause the Groups editor panel to be very slow when complex groups are shown in the list.
    • Bug Addressed a problem with the mini text field used in rule conditions that allowed non-printing characters to be entered into the field (such as page up/down, arrow keys, forward delete, etc.).
    • Bug Addressed a problem introduced in v1.4.2 that caused device auto-discovery to fail from computers that have multiple active network interfaces in certain circumstances.
    • Bug Addressed a problem introduced in v1.4.3 that prevented remote CueServers from displaying their live status.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that was causing excessive UI flickering in the Settings > DMX > Universes editor panels [Windows only].
    • Bug Renamed the Resources sub-directory of the Windows version of the application to include the application’s name [Windows only].
    • Bug Fixed a bug that would cause the installed application to work fine for the user that installed the application but when another user was logged into the same computer the application icon, version information, and other important application data would be missing [OS X only].
  • Firmware
    • Feature Restructured the show database server for faster show switching.
    • Feature Added better LCD display messages for when the device is rebooting or shutting down.
    • Feature Implemented a fail-safe mechanism during streaming cue recording that prevents runaway stream recording if the CueServer Studio client disappeared because of a network error or program crash.
    • Feature The built-in Hardware Self Test function can now be accessed via the LCD Display menu.
    • Feature Optimized the DMX fade engine code for increased performance in several key areas, especially during stream recording.
    • Feature Optimized the CGI code for increased performance.
    • Feature Switching shows now clears all cached user variables and command contexts.
    • Feature The built-in front-panel function buttons’ default colors are now reset to defaults each time a show is loaded for consistency.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that was preventing Groups from being joined using the THRU command.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that could cause a crash of the fade engine if a streaming cue is updated (instead of recorded) before the streaming cue existed yet.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused universes to not be able to be disabled if they had no output protocol selected.
    • Bug Fixed a bug that caused DMX Input Restore/Fail events for the “DMX 2 Input” port on the CS-940 to be reported as Port 3.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that could cause show switching to fire a WAIT command or perform a playback auto-follow in the middle of the switch when the old show is partially unloaded.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that was causing a show to not be able to properly set the built-in function button colors in its Show Loaded event during system boot time.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that caused a playback fader to show that Cue 0 was active after the RELEASE command was used.
    • Bug Addressed several problems with show switching that would cause the show to be restarted whenever DMX settings were changed.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that caused newly created shows to have improper default values for some universe settings.
    • Bug Addressed a problem that caused disabled buttons, contacts or DMX input to become re-enabled whenever any show configuration settings were changed.
    • Bug The Apache web server’s CGI interface is shut down during firmware updates to prevent a race condition that occasionally caused firmware updates to fail.