Here it is, a simple way to test your renard controller. Select your serial port setting, enter the number of channels you have, select your start channel and then slide the track bars to the value you want. No fuss, no muss. Quick, small and easy to use.
Released under the following open source license:
Program is in the Renard Tester Program.zip file
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SRT : Simple Renard Tester, Version 1.0
Written by: John McAdams (email@example.com) or Macebobo on DIYC
Inspired by: Dean Davis, N7XG on DIYC
Copyleft June, 2011 : See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyleft
Souce in the RenardTester Source Code.zip file
Requires Windows, .Net framework 2.0 (if you have vixen, you have this) and a renard controller running the renard protocol.
Comments, bug reports and requests for enhancements should be posted here.
Enjoy! -- John
August 23, 2012 : Version 1.3 - Fixed a bug at startup if you don't have a com port, the application now fails gracefully.
October 16, 2011 : Version 1.2 - Added loading from a sequence, display colors from the profile or sequence and show background color
as an approximation of the output color. Minor code refactoring.
July 18, 2011 : Version 1.1 - Added loading from profile information, display intensity in percent or raw value and showing output data.
: Minor internal housekeeping, consistent variable naming, etc.
June 30, 2011 : Version 1.0 - Initial Creation