MagicQ Remote Control
ChamSys MagicQ systems provide leading edge control of stage lighting, LED pixelmapping and media systems. The MagicQ Remote enables remote control of MagicQ systems including MagicQ consoles and MagicQ PC Wing solutions.
MagicQ Remote supports focusing with pan and tilt controls, colour adjustment using the rainbow colour picker and rig testing through the unique MagicQ Execute Window. Palettes, Groups and Cues can be edited and updated.
ChamSys MagicQ software supports up to 102,400 channels (200 DMX universes) and is available to download and use for free from ChamSys website www.chamsys.co.uk.
For instructions please use the in app link to the manual; go to Connection, Help and tap the Open Manual button.
For bug reports, please submit them to our bugtracker: https://secure.chamsys.co.uk/bugtracker/
• Selecting the attribute range by tapping the centre of a bank encoder in the tablet Focus Window has been extended from the bottom two encoders to all encoders. (Requires MagicQ v188.8.131.52).
• Force Tablet Mode has been replaced by Large Screen Mode and now allows the mode to be toggled on both small and large screen devices.
• A 'Display Views on MagicQ' settings has been added. When enabled, Win views displayed will also be displayed in MagicQ.
• A switch has been added to the Settings Window to force the app into Tablet Mode and display the more detailed combined Key & Focus Window. This switch is useful if the device is reporting a screen size smaller than its actual size.
Automatic WiFi switching for devices running Android 10 and above has been updated. When switching Wifi on connecting to a console you will now see a native Android dialog confirming that you wish to connect to the console.
Fixed colour picker data being requested when colour picker not selected. Previously when pressing Select Fan in the MagicQ colour picker the app would switch the selection to Select Single. #0025458
Tapping the centre of a bank encoder in the Focus View will allow the attribute range to be selected (Requires MagicQ v184.108.40.206).
Colour page 2 attributes are now available in the Focus View bank on tablet (Requires MagicQ v220.127.116.11).
Switching Window on MagicQ Remote no longer causes the same window to be displayed on MagicQ (Requires MagicQ v18.104.22.168).
Various bug Fixes.
Colour tags are displayed on the remote app (Requires MagicQ v22.214.171.124).
Select and Confirm dialogs are repeated on the remote app (Requires MagicQ v126.96.36.199).
Fixed bug where an ‘update available’ notification could be displayed on the connection list if a beta version was being run with a higher API version.
Fixed issue if the remote app is sending messages to MagicQ during startup.
Fixed Android remote not connecting to console WiFi when SSID is hidden.
The Focus Window colour picker has been updated to use the new colour picker wheels.
Fine mode is now turned off when you switch attribute bank.
The Connection View now displays when a newer version of MagicQ is available. Also displayed in a popup notification.
The Help View now displays the MagicQ version of the connected device.
Information on the connected device is now added to support emails.
Most new features require MagicQ v188.8.131.52. See in app change notes for details.
Window View now has a box displaying MagicQ status messages.
Details of the latest MagicQ software version are now displayed in Help View.
A new Report Bug button in Help View has been added.
The text and sizing of buttons have been refreshed to match MagicQ consoles and improve readability.
Release notes have been added to the Help View.
Various improvements have been made to the Execute Window; see the in-app change notes for details.
Full button added to Position Window replacing Update button
Added mirroring of certain console dialogs on remote. Dialogs that ask for a Yes/No response and the following dialogs are now mirrored on the remote:
Patch heads or set intensities?
Repatch existing head with this head no?
Select Vis patch/select
Select head type
Fixed issue with remote app Execute Window data when grid has more rows than columns. (Fixed in MagicQ 184.108.40.206)
Improved QR code reading
Corrected layout for high resolution tablets.General bug fixes.
Fix for encoders on Execute screen.Other general bug fixes.