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  • Version 1.02 build 1
    -Correction of the total neutral load in the Phase load list and Phase Load module.
    Thanks to Tomy Neumann for the formula
    -A right on a module icon on the Main toolbar will reactive a module when minimized.
    -Truck load Print layout has been reformatted to give more room to the description field. 
    -Preference window should open without error

    Known Bug: If the default printer is not a standard local printer, the application can generate errors 
    when printing. The solution is to configure and set as default a normal LPT printer.

  • Version 1.01 build 1
    General
    -When changing values of fields having a suffix like W for watts or V for Volts...
    -The suffix disappears as you type the new value and reappear when leaving the field.
    -Windows now resize properly under WinXP theme
    -Many new fixtures added to the library

    Photometric
    -Add mF Min / Max
    -Add Lumen Min / Max

    Voltage Drop
    -Distance calculation now work as intended (Percentage field).

    Electrical Load List
    -It's now possible to edit multiple entries at the same time
    -When modifying a record, the index won't jump to the first record after editing.
    -On the three-phase print layout the total of each phase is now display on the footer.

    Weight Load List
    -Add Weight in Lbs to the source list

    DMX Calculator
    -When adding multiple fixtures, the Fixture ID, Start address and port will be set according to last time you use the Add Multiple function.

    Fixture Database
    -Add new field Magnification mf Max so it's now possible to have both Magnifying of Beam Max and Beam Min
    -Magnifying fields are now calculated automatically as the Beam angle values are entered.
    -Add New field Lumens Min so it's now possible to have both Lumens Max and Lumens Min

  • Version 1.00 build 4
    DMX Calculator

-Column Channel can be sort now...

Electrical Load List

-In Single Phase, the amps X and Y now have the right values, before values were half of what they should be...

-The Balance phase and Balance Device now work as intended. 

  • Version 1.00 build 3

    PhotoMetric
    -New Interface easier to use
    -Add Manufacturer Filter function

    Electrical Basic Formulas
    -Add Print Function
    -Cosmetic change

    Phases Load
    -Add Print Function
    -Cosmetic change
    -Add Neutral Load

    Electical Load List
    -Complet re-write of this module
    -Possibility to balance phase per device or per phase load
    -Note: Old list are not compatible with new module


    Voltage Drop
    -Add Metric format
    -Add Print function
    -Add Drop Percentage
    -Cosmetic change

    Resistance Calculator
    -Fix a problem entry value between 0.1 and 9.9
    -Add Print function
    -Cosmetic change

    Rigging
    -Add rigging point database
    -Add Print function
    -Add print formulas
    -Cosmetic change

    Weight Load List
    -Fix bug that totals were not calculated when loading a list
    -Fix some missing data when printing
    -Fix misspelling of Height and Weight
    -Cosmetic change
    -Add Report name

    Truck Load List
    -Fix bug that totals were not calculated when loading a list
    -Fix misspelling of Height and Weight
    -Cosmetic change
    -Add Report name

    Converter
    -Minus sign can be set in the temperature
    -Numeric display format feature added to this module
    -Cosmetic change
    -Add PopUp Calculator

    DMX Calculator
    -Complete re-write of this module
    -Menu bar added
    -Auto Address function for all line or only selected line
    -Added Channel field
    -Auto Channel function for all line or only selected line
    -Auto ID function when adding multiple fixture

    Manufacturer Database
    -Cosmetic change
    -HyperLink to manufacturer website and email
    -Add Print function

    Fixture Database
    -Add Print function
    -Add Menu

    Roadcase Database
    -Cosmetic change
    -Add Print function

    Preferences
    -Added posibilities to set a default User data folder
    -Remove Numeric display format feature... move to The general converter

  • Version 0.9v8r1

    -Fix a problem with the print section of most module, so the LD Calculator should no longer crash when printing.

  • Version 0.9v8

    General
    -Attempt to solve a problem with certain keyboard setting where the decimal point (.) is not working...
    -Manufacturer Filter is now Re-apply on start-up
    -The Status bar now display the value display format and precision.

    Photometric
    - Fix the Y calculation to include the Distance field. 

    Voltage Drop
    Now you can choose to enter distance in feet or meter

    Phase Load
    -Voltage selection added (most worldwide used voltage in the drop list) ;
    If a voltage is missing, please let me know...!
    -Resistance information is now removed (less confusing)

    Phase Load List
    -Voltage selection Improved (most worldwide used voltage in the drop list)

    Weight load list
    -Print report is now correctly reporting kg and Lbs values....

    Rigging
    -The user interface has been re-done 0.9v7b2
    -A new calculator has been add to calculate a rigging point according to the length of the bridle
    -There's an increment option now, you can choose between 1 or 0.1.
    -There's a checkbox to keep bridle length, point and beam height equal 0.9v7b2
    -A rig visualizer has been add, Now it's possible to see in close proportion what the actual
    Rig look like...
    -Several improvement has been done to the formula to trap error...

  • Version 0.9v7B3 

    Fix "On Change Weight" load value processing order, so now the display result fit with the actual input value

    Toolbar
    -Now the button tell you if the module is already open,
    if the module is minimized or hidden, pressing the button will bring the module visible.

    General Converter
    -The Calculation is now redone when swap units.

    DMX Address
    -An Auto-Increment check box has been add. When checked the fixture number is increment by one every time the ADD button is press
    -If a fixture address range is going beyond 512, it automatically move to the next port.
    -A button "Start on Next port has been added.
    -An Add Multiple fixture function has been implemented
    -When the Fixture or Manufacturer column is not visible, it won't appear on the print report also

    Resistance Color Code
    -It's now possible to enter a resistor value to know it's color code
    -The 0 (BLACK) got remove from the first column since it's did not exist in real life. 

  • Version 0.9v6

    General
    -
    The application no longer show an error message is the "Send to Tray Icon" feature was not enable

    Photometric
    -
    Now, a click on the "Manufacturer" or "Fixture name" box will sort the fixture list.

    Phase Load Calculator
    Single-Phase
    -
    An error of calculation was found in the Single phase module, the Max KVA was half of the reality... sorry for that!
    -New feature added to the Device section, now you can specify the working voltage Of the devices
    -Now you can either enter the Maximum Amps per phase or the Max KVA available.
    -The Clear values button was replace by a Clear Load Values, so only the load value are reset
    Three-Phase
    -
    A new section was add, now you can also enter load between X,Y,Z and the Neutral
    -New feature added to the Device section, now you can specify the working voltage of the devices
    -Now you can either enter the Maximum Amps per phase or the Max KVA available
    -The Clear values button was replace by a Clear Load Values, so only the load value are reset

    Rigging
    -
    The arrow Up Down introduce in the previous version now work fine above value 1000.

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