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   * When you set the address your light will automatically know the next amount of channels are for it so that's in our example 1 (The adddress) and 5 more channels making 6 Channels altogether!   * When you set the address your light will automatically know the next amount of channels are for it so that's in our example 1 (The adddress) and 5 more channels making 6 Channels altogether!
  
-So if it's that simple then what's all this creating fixtures and profiles for say [[dmx_control_software:​freestyler_dmx|]] all about?+So if it's that simple then what's all this creating fixtures and profiles for say [[:dmx_control_software:​freestyler_dmx|]] all about?
  
 Basically adjusting the values manually on older [[:​dmx_hardware|DMX hardware]] involved a simple slider you tell that slider what channel it is then as you raise the slider up its raising the value of that channel up to 255 (or filling that milk bottle!) it's that simple but you needed to know what value did what to make it faster to program, [[:​dmx_control_software:​|DMX Software]] can do this by presenting you with Graphical buttons, sliders, positioning controls and colour pickers etc etc this makes your work flow so much easier but guess what? Every DMX Unit is different, How does your DMX Software know that to raise the 2nd channel (i.e. the second house it owns) to 255 makes your light go green or how does it even know if your light can even go green? That's where building profiles comes in... Basically adjusting the values manually on older [[:​dmx_hardware|DMX hardware]] involved a simple slider you tell that slider what channel it is then as you raise the slider up its raising the value of that channel up to 255 (or filling that milk bottle!) it's that simple but you needed to know what value did what to make it faster to program, [[:​dmx_control_software:​|DMX Software]] can do this by presenting you with Graphical buttons, sliders, positioning controls and colour pickers etc etc this makes your work flow so much easier but guess what? Every DMX Unit is different, How does your DMX Software know that to raise the 2nd channel (i.e. the second house it owns) to 255 makes your light go green or how does it even know if your light can even go green? That's where building profiles comes in...
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