Installing software normal method 1. Connect the Uploader hardware to a MAC Aura XB fixture's data input connector. Upload the fixture software as described in the uploader’s help file or user documentation. Disconnect the Uploader hardware and reconnect the fixture to the DMX link. Cycle power off and on. Check that the fixture resets correctly. If an error message appears in the display, cycle power off and on again and check that the fixture now resets correctly.
22 MAC Aura XB user manual Fixture readouts DMX input signal The DMX LIVE menu lets you view the DMX values received on each channel in the mode – STD orb EXTb – it is currently set to. If the fixture does not behave as expected, reading the DMX values can help you troubleshoot the problem. Fixture status The MAC Aura XB gives fixture status readouts in the INFO menu: • Current software/firmware version information. • Temperature readouts from the main PCB as well as the Beam LED and Aura LED PCBs. In each case, you can view the current temperature and the maximum temperature reached since the readout was last reset. The maximum temperatures can be reset individually. The MAX temperature counters are not resettable. • Power on hours. You can view the number of hours since the resettable counter was last reset or the total number of hours since manufacture. You can also reset the resettable counter to zero. • The manufacturer’s serial number and the fixture’s RDM ID number.