Advanced Channel Settings

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The Advanced Channel Settings dialog (which can be reached through the Channel Settings dialog) can be used to set certain advanced options for a channel:

 

Priority

 

AdvancedChannelSettings

The Advanced Channel Settings dialog

 

Priority

 

If a sequence has two lighting effects that are supposed to take place at the exact same centisecond, either one of the two commands may be sent to the controller a very short time before the other is sent.  In most cases, which is actually sent first is irrelevant - the time between the two being sent is completely unnoticeable to a human.  However, in certain cases, one specific command should be sent first.  An example is that commands for macro channels on a Cosmic Color Device should be sent to the controller before commands for other channels on that controller, due to the way in which Cosmic Color Devices function.  To guarantee that they are sent in the correct order, a channel's "priority" can be set via the Advanced Channel Settings dialog.

 

Please note that if you have set up the channel so that it is inside of a Cosmic Color Device channel group in your sequence, the priorities of each channel in the group will automatically be set correctly, so there is generally no need to use the Advanced Channel Settings dialog to manually set the priority yourself.  However, if channels for circuits on a Cosmic Color Device are not in a Cosmic Color Device channel group in the sequence, you should set the priority manually so that the sequence knows which commands should be sent to the controller before which other commands.