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Blue Pill Manuals
SKAARHOJ's public manuals for Blue Pill Reactor and Blue Pill device cores
Support pages for SKAARHOJ "Trophies" - practical application examples of SKAARHOJs legendary universal broadcast controllers.
Support content from SKAARHOJ Innovation Lab - the bleeding edge beta technologies from your favourite panel pusher.
Resource pages for tradeshow visitors
Blue Pill / Reactor
Here you can find information about how to use our Blue Pill technology. For a list of compatible devices see: https://devices.skaarhoj.com/
Device Core articles
Help articles related to devices you can control with SKAARHOJ Blue Pill products
Trophy Resource Pages
Pages with links to further resources for each trophy
Applications from Innovation Lab
Quick Start Guide - Blue Pill
Get started with your Blue Pill Inside product.
Articles about Raw Panel, the protocol that streamlines all your connectivity to control panels
Resources related to SKAARHOJs presence at Integrated Systems 2023 in Barcelona
Resources, links and information about the SKAARHOJ trade show at NAB 2023 in Las Vegas.
Resources related to the IBC 2023 show
Introduction to Blue Pill Device Cores
Explanation of default configurations for devicecores
Connecting Multiple Blue Pill Panels
Tutorials on different workflows for connecting multiple Blue Pill panels
Blue Pill Server - Getting Started
Step by step guide to initial set up of a stand alone Blue Pill
Blue Pill Inside (BPI) - Getting Started
Step by step guide to initial set up of a Blue Pill Inside device.
Examples and descriptions of constant sets tables
Information and references which are useful for integrators using Reactor to create advanced configurations in Config tab or JSON editor.
How to get Thumbnail Presets on select SKAARHOJ panels
Troubleshooting scenarios and things to try.
Tools Inside Blue Pill
Various tools and how to access them inside the Blue Pill
Username and Password
Default Username - Disabling Authentication - Resetting Password
Skaarhoj Manuals GitHub Repository
Links to our GitHub Repository of manuals and guides in downloadable PDF format.
Set Up Examples
Follow this guide to update system software and packages
Device Core Parameter Lists
Here you will find hardware diagrams for various components and general hardware information.
Diagrams of the panels.
Parts of Reactor
A breakdown of the different sections and elements within Reactor
PTZ Control- Example Set Up
In this article we are going to set up a Blue Pill with a PTZ Extreme.This article is also relevant if you are using other PTZ Controllers or PTZ Devices then the ones mentioned in this article. 1. Access The Blue Pill When you first receive the Blue Pill an...
Understanding Device Core manuals
Navigating to a Device Manual Device cores manuals can be accessed from your Blue Pill in the Device Core options popup.Click the title above a device you want to know about, to access this popop. And then click "Manual" How do I use the manual? The...
Trophy #89: Shade RED Komodo with RCP Pro
Resources RED Komodo visit RED's website with third party accessories, incl. RCP Pro RED RCP2 Device Core parameters - All the parameters we support RCP Pro- Product details and price Product Information Document - Product descriptions, images, data sh...
Trophy #90: RED Komodo, MultiDyne Silverback V and SKAARHOJ RCP PRO
Resources RED Komodo - Accessories and settings to connect MultiDyne SilverBack V - Data sheet and product information RCP Pro - Product details and price RED RCP2 Device Core Parameters - All the parameters we support Product Information Document RCP...
Trophy #115: RED Komodo 3D Capture
Resources RED Komodo- Accessories and settings to connect Color Fly - Product details and price RED RCP2 Device Core Parameters - All the parameters we support Product Information Document Color Fly - Product descriptions, product images, data sheet, F...
Trophy #114: RED Multicam Control with Color Fly
Resources RED Komodo - Accessories and settings to connect RED V-Raptor - Accessories and settings to connect RED RCP2 Device Core parameters - all the parameters we support (both cameras) Color Fly - Product details and price Blue Pill / Reactor - G...
Pro Class Configurations
ProClass configurations are default configurations provided by SKAARHOJ that work with controllers that have 8 Encoders as their main components. To use them in Reactor, select a "Generic" configuration for your panel, then fill the camera selector with devi...
Standard Class Configurations
Standard Class configurations are default configurations provided by SKAARHOJ that work with controllers that have 4 Encoders as their main components. To use them in Reactor, select a "Generic" configuration for your panel, then fill the camera selector wit...
Light Class Configurations
Light Class configurations are default configurations provided by SKAARHOJ that work with Controllers that have 2 Encoders as the main components. To use them in Reactor, select a "Generic" configuration for your panel, then fill the camera Selector with dev...
What are Configuration Classes ?
When getting started in Reactor you most likely want to get your configuration done fast, so you can focus on your valuable production. But to do so you need to setup you devices, likely multiple of them, from different manufacturers or of different models.To ...
Parameter List- How To
How to use the parameter list found on devices.skaarhoj.com In this example our goal is: Determine what parameters can be controlled for the RED Komodo camera Go to the website device.skaarhoj.com Search for RED or Komodo to find the coremanual with ...
DreamChip Camera Setup and Test
These notes will highlight a few cabling workflows and are helpful to connect a DreamChip camera to one of the SKAARHOJ recommended third-party serial converters and perform a functional test of the connection. Blue Pill Extension Cables vs Ethernet-Serial co...
Using One Blue Pill Panel as the Main Unit
To set up multiple Blue Pill Inside units to work in a group together, it is necessary to change some settings in the connected panels to allow them to be controlled by the main Blue Pill panel. The connected unit needs the following changes: Stop React...
Sharing Device Cores Across Different Blue Pills
For some workflows it may be necessary to have a package running on a one Blue Pill and use it on another. Example 1: You are controlling and Atem, and are on a different continent, the latency would probably not work well over the distance with Atem's own...
Unlike UniSketch where a change of configuration and included device cores needed an online exchange with the SKAARHOJ server, on Blue Pill everything is stored and enabled and disabled locally in Reactor. Only software updates or installations of non-existing...
Accessing Blue Pill Server
DHCP or Static IP The Blue Pill’s user interface is accessed via the device’s IP Address and any web browser. The IP address can be found on the display after it is plugged into a network connection with PoE or a network connection and a power supply (5V Micr...
There are two ways a panel can be added, Auto Discover and Manually. Auto Discover Panels can easily be discovered by mDNS look ups on the same subnet the Blue Pill is on. This makes it very easy to discover and include a panel in the configuration. mDNS w...
The controller’s layout is determined by the Mapping. In most cases, the Generic mapping is all that is needed, though for some combinations of panel and device, there are specific mappings. The mapping is chosen in the drop down next to the panel.
There are two main ways a device can be added to a new Blue Pill, Auto Discover and Manually. Auto Discover Searching on the network for devices will find many types by a combination of mDNS look-ups and other methods. However, not all devices can be dis...
Populating Constant Sets
The final step is to fill in any constant sets. The constant sets are available based on the chosen configuration and should contain entries such as specific cameras for a PTZ controller, or the inputs for a video switcher etc. They are most common when workin...