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Timecode - Start/Stop

by: Sebastian Beutel, January 2019
published: here
description: Start/Stop a timecode timer

The idea is to use a timer as stop watch, e.g. for CO2 cannons. See


The longer file with macros for all four timecodes is available here: timecode_startstop_full.xml


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
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  <!-- 23/01/2019 created : Sebastian Beutel -->
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  <macro id="sb.Macros.timecode.context.timer.start" name="Start Timecode Timer C">
  <macro id="sb.Macros.timecode.context.timer.stop" name="Stop Timecode Timer C">
  <macro id="" name="Start Timecode Timer 1">
  <macro id="" name="Stop Timecode Timer 1">


This explains the functional steps within the sequence. For all the other XML details please refer to Formats and syntax

The timer (internal timer) for a particular timecode source (context, one/two/three/four) as started/stopped. Interesting for integrating in a cuelist to check how long a cue is active.

How to use it

See Deploying macros.

E.g. built a cuelist and load the relevant macro into the steps required.

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macros/example/timecodestartstop.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/23 15:52 by icke_siegen