Radion programming for photo taking

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  1. Janci

    Janci Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    I am new to Ecotech Radions and after a great while I have managed to set my radions to the AB+ schedule.
    Programming is not that easy I believe.
    Unfortunately this setting is not the best to take photos.

    How can I add a more "white" setting without loosing the original schedule?
     
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    I bought some orange lens filters and just hold them up to my camera. It's not perfect but it's easier than working with the Radion or camera programming
     
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    If you have it on an apex with a WXM, you can setup a virtual outlet for picture taking. Just make a light profile for each light setting, and a virtual outlet for each profile. I have several, one for Photos, Coral viewing, Fish Viewing, and several different colors.
     
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    No apex... and not a fan of the yellow/orange filter.
    But I see that there are some presets available on the Ecotechsmart Live app.
    Anybody an idea which of these is good for photo making with dsrl camera?
     
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    I have a custom "daylight" preset that I made after taking a few hundred pictures. Its more of a full spectrum setting and works well for us. I would try out a couple different temps and tweak as needed. Once you find your favorite color save it as a custom setting so you wont lose it
     
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