DOUBle Rainbow & Rainbow 2 Support

Current software 0.6c

What's New in FIRMWARE 0.6c?

Here is the list of new features and fixes in the latest firmware: 

  • sACN - Unicast, Multi Cast More Info
  • WiFi - Connect to the light as an access point and Assign light to connect to a network* More Info
  • Node Mode - Wired ethernet in, set the out port to a separate Universe over DMX More Info
  • RDM for identify, address, profile More Info
  • Output Mode button shortcut added More Info
  • Firmware Update Process enhanced with status light feedback** More Info
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* Requires update to WiFi Module Learn How
**Requires update to Bootloader Module Learn How

PREVIOUS AWESOME FEATURES (0.5i)

  • xy Control of the light with new DMX Profiles (19, 20)
  • Spectral Fidelity Control of xy Profiles (21, 22) More Info
  • On Art-Net, UI screen flashes the Universe number if the light is not receiving the specified Universe

NEW HELP CENTER IS LIVE

Go to help.quasarscience.com where we now have the full manuals available for search and information on all our lights! The links above about our new features will take you directly to the applicable pages.

Documents & Downloads

The RR and R2 firmware is always being optimized with new features added so check back frequently and update your lights before use to get the most out of your RR or R2!

Instructions

  • Download the latest firmware update files below. If they are in a Zip file, unzip them. Please note that they must be updated with a USB-C thumb drive in FAT32 format.
    At this time, Wifi update must be done over WiFi. Click here for Instructions for updating Wifi.
  • Copy all the files in the update to the root directory of your USB-C drive. They may look like this: QS_PC_FW_0.5c.bin or QS_PC_BL_0.9.bin.
  • If on, power off the light.
  • Press and hold the ENTER button on the light and then press/hold the POWER button for 3 seconds. This will enter the Update Mode. 
  • Insert the USB-C Thumb Drive.
  • The light will then install all updates found on the drive. It will check for the highest version number of all relevant files. If a Bootloader Update file is present, it will update the Bootloader and then restart and then update the Light Firmware.  
  • After updating the light, it will then reboot. Please note at that you should see the newest firmware version indicated on the LED screen on boot up.
  • Alternatively, you can go to CONFIG > FIRMWARE to check to make sure the light updated.
Firmware VersionRelease DateRelease NotesFileSize
QS_PC_FW_0.6c.bin
QS_PC_BL_0.9.bin
QS_PC_WIFI_1.0B.wifi <-Requires Update over WiFi
2022.01.28ViewDownload

Download Individual
FW 0.6c
BL 0.9
Wifi 1.0B
204k
115k
826k

QS_PC_FW_0.5j.bin2021.11.02Download188k
QS_PC_FW_0.5i.bin2021.09.24Download188k
QS_PC_FW_0.5h.bin2021.08.05Download171k
QS_PC_FW_0.5g.bin2021.06.25Download169k

DMX Modes

Download the Latest DMX Chart Above.
When using as more than one pixel, 1 additional channel group must be added per additional pixel.
FX Profiles have parameters to control FX across the entire Unit.
Output Mode Profiles add an Additional DMX channel per light to set the Output Mode.

ProfileProfile NameBit Depth
# of Channels per Pixel
Suggested Use
P1HSIC8 Bit5 ChannelsBest when using faders ONLY
P2HSIC16 Bit8 Channels
P3HSI8 Bit3 Channels
P4XFade with +/-G-8 Bit3 ChannelsBest for needing white light ONLY and reduced channels
P5XFade8 Bit2 Channels
P6CCT & RGB8 Bit7 Channels
P7CCT & RGB16 Bit9 ChannelsBest for use on lighting consoles
P8RGB8 Bit3 Channels
P13RGBTD8 Bit5 Channels
P14RGBTD16 Bit10 Channels
P15
RGB16 Bit6 ChannelsThe 16 bit version of P8
P19xy8 Bit3 Channels
P20xy16 Bit6 Channels
P21xy + S8 Bit4 ChannelsSpectral Control of Diode Mix!
P22xy + S16 Bit7 Channels

Downloadable Lighting Console Fixture Profiles

Profile Patching Examples

When using the Q25R2 in 10 pixel mode in Profile 1, each pixel is 5 DMX Channels.
The light would, therefore, require a total of 50 channels.

When using the Q25R2 in 2 pixel mode in Profile 1, each pixel is 5 DMX Channels.
The light would, therefore, require a total of 10 channels.

Example: Q25R2 - 2 Pixel Mode - Profile 1 - HSIC 

ChannelFunctionPixel
Channel 1
IntensityPixel 1
Channel 2Color TempPixel 1
Channel 3+/- GreenPixel 1
Channel 4HuePixel 1
Channel 5Saturation Pixel 1
Channel 6IntensityPixel 2
Channel 7Color TempPixel 2
Channel 8+/- GreenPixel 2
Channel 9HuePixel 2
Channel 10SaturationPixel 2

Features Coming Soon!

Here is the list of features coming to the RR and R2 lights.

  • sACN over Wifi
  • Effects, Effects and More Effects!
  • USB Update of TimoTwo CRMX

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