VIRTUAL MAGIC SHEETtm
Virtual Magic Sheet™ Information and
Purchasing VMS - This
product has been discontinued.
An open source project based on VMS is underway. Please contact: https://www.facebook.com/westsidesystems
Ordering VMS is now simpler
- From this page you may download the
code, and purchase a license and any interface
hardware you need.
We offer one standard version in three different editions
( four edition if you count the free demo). The only difference between editions
is how many objects may go 'live'.
An object that can go live is one
of the objects that responds to DMX. A color
scroller is a live object; a line is not. Label
text is not a live object, however Command
Text is a live object because it responds to and
changes depending upon a DMX value.
- Editions that support 250,
500, and 1000 live object are currently
- Our free demo supports10 live
- All editions support up to
four universes of DMX512.
- All editions may be used to
create and edit a 'Magic Sheet' of any size with
any number of objects.
- All editions are network
- All editions support both
ArtNet Ethernet and USB dongle encoded DMX512.
- Support for ETCnet2, Strand's ShowNet, and
Pathway's Pathport protocols is under development.
- All editions are available
for Power PC Mac, Intel Mac or Windows XP
- All non-demo editions come
with both a paper( by mail) and PDF manual as
well as extensive on-line help.
How VMS is licensed
When you purchase VMS you will
tell us what name you want on the screen and any print
outs. We will email you a licensing code. Which edition
you will have depends on how many objects are enabled by
the license you purchase. The program you download is the
same. The code has three parts.
After you receive your
authorization code by e-mail, usually within a day, use
the Help > Enter Authorization Code
command. Enter your information and click the Authorize
button. To confirm authorization, choose the About Virtual Magic Sheet command
and check the supported number of live objects.
- Your user name, It must be
entered exactly as we wrote it - if
we got it wrong, tell us.
- Your serial number. The last
3 or 4 digits are the number of live objects your
edition will support
- Your authorization code.
Downloading the latest VMS code
Even if you have a demo copy of
VMS we recommend that you download the code to get
any recent updates. The following files are available for
- Virtual Magic Sheet 1.2 User Guide (Adobe pdf
- VMS-demo 1.2 download for Mac OS X (Power PC).
- VMS-demo 1.2 download for Mac OS X (Intel).
- VMS-demo 1.2 download for Windows XP.
DMX USB converter
We offer for sale a USB DMX box
for VMS. The USB box that we provide supports 1 universe,
send or receive. It has both a male and a female connector
so passive loop thru is available for receive. VMS
software supports only the receive function.
DMX-Link ArtNet compatible interface
Each Goddard Design
DMX-Link converts two DMX universes to an Ethernet
protocol for network connection to VMS Compatible
with wireless Ethernet (WiFi) networks. They allow the
computer running VMS to be remote from DMX data lines. They provide full ArtNet protocol
Table Top case DMX-Link for VMS
Table top enclosure to
provide a convenient stand alone DMX-Link system is
- Two 5-pin DMX input
- One RJ45 Ethernet connection
- Universal power supply for
any AC power source
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