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Config Menu as of FW 0.9A


If using the previous firmware 0.8B, please see: Config Menu as of FW 0.8B

Basic Routing Config Menu

  • Routing Basic/Advanced

  • DMX Channel

  • Number of Pixels

  • DMX Profile

  • Wired Mode

  • Ethernet Settings

  • Wireless Mode

  • WiFi Settings

  • Lead/Follow

  • Output Mode

  • Power On with Input/Button

  • Output Bits 16b/12b

  • Status LEDs On/Off

  • Fixture # Labels

  • Lamp Hours

  • Update Firmware

  • Firmware Version

  • Reset to Default

  • BACK to Main Menu

Expanded descriptions for each Config Menu item
  • Routing - New in firmware 0.9a you can now choose the type of routing you wish to use for the fixture. Options are Basic or Advanced.

    • Basic Routing: Similar menus and functions as all previous firmware releases. This is when you wish to use a single input protocol with no special features (i.e. DMX, Ethernet, CRMX, etc).

    • Advanced Routing: Unlocks the full potential of the fixture to act as a bridge between a variety of Input & Output protocols. Such as sACN input → to DMX output. Or DMX input → to Wireless DMX Output. For more information see: Advanced Routing Overview

  • DMX Channel - Set the DMX Start Address for the fixture.

  • Number of Pixels - The light can be set to control all of the pixels as 1 group, multiple groups or individually. Pixel grouping varies per model:

    • Q25R2: 1, 2, 5, 10

    • Q50R2: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 24

    • Q100R: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 48

    • RR50: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20

    • RR100: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 24, 48

    See Section: Number of Pixels

  • DMX Profile - DMX Profiles are the arrangement of the light parameters so the user can control the light in the method they choose. See Section “DMX Profiles

  • Wired Mode - Set the input protocol for the fixture (DMX, sACN or Art-Net). See Page “Wired Control

  • Wireless Settings - Set the Wireless input protocol for the fixture (CRMX, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi). See Page “Wireless Control

  • Lead / Follow - Allow Manual control from (1) Lead light to all connected Follower fixtures. See Section “Lead/Follow

  • Output Mode - Set the Output level of the light from Normal, High or Low. See Section “Output Mode

  • starCTRL mode - Control your fixtures over Bluetooth with starCTRL! The free app from Quasar Science for iOS devices.

  • Power On Mode - With Button, turns on with Power Button. With Input, turns on when power is connected. See Section “Power On Mode

  • Status Lights - When using the lights on camera, the status LEDs on the endcap can be turned off in the Config Menu. They also can be turned off by using the Button Shortcuts. To toggle on/off Press and Hold the ENTER button for 1 second.


    When set to OFF, the status lights only turn on whenever the screen is on.  They will turn off again when the screen goes dark.

  • Fixture # Labels - Enable/Disable. When enabled, fixtures #'s using the ####.## format will be displayed on the LCD screen in a large font for easy visibility. For more information see Fixture Numbers

  • Lamp Hours - Displays the number of hours the light has been powered on. Press Enter to show the number of hours the LEDs have been illuminated.

  • Update Firmware - Enters Update Mode to load on new firmware. See Section Updating RR & R2 Firmware

  • Firmware Version - Displays the Firmware version of the light. Press Enter on the screen to show additional hardware and software versions.

  • Reset to Default - Sets the light back to all its default values.

Table 9. Default Settings for FW 0.9A

Manual Settings

Config Menu Settings

Intensity: 0%

Routing: Basic

Color Temp: 3200K

DMX Channel: 001

+/- Green: 0G

# of Pixels: MAX

Saturation: 0%

DMX Profile: 01 – HSIC – 8 bit


Wired Mode: DMX

CT Preset: 3200K

Wireless Mode: Off

Color Preset: None

Lead / Follow: Off

Effect: No Effect

Output Mode: High Output

FX Rate: 100%

Power On Mode: with Input


Output Bit Depth: 16 bit

Status LEDs: On


Fixture #'s: Disabled


WiFi Mode: Client Mode


sACN Multicast: Enabled