Can Maya use 3DS Max Satellite?

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

THREAD CLOSED
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  12 December 2006
Can Maya use 3DS Max Satellite?

Theres a few workstations in the office with Max9 on them and since Max9 automatically installs and configures satellite I was wondering if I can connect to those satellite installations with Maya Mental Ray on my workstation. I haven't got it to work yet, but I've never set up satellite before, so I don't know if this is attributed to my inexperience at setting up satellite or if maya mental ray can't use Max9 satellite. So I'm wondering, has anyone done this and got it work?
 
  12 December 2006
I really interested in this, anyone have chance to make them work ???
 
  12 December 2006
Just install Maya on those workstations, and you'll be able to use them as satellite nodes.

You could install the third-party extensions of Maya into the Max satellite nodes. You might get it working, but it's not recommend.

From what I've talked to with Autodesk. The MR satellite build for Maya is different from Max. Maya has problems with satellite rendering, and there are work around fixes coded into the MentalRay 3.x that ships with Maya.

So don't mix them.
__________________
ThinkingMedia is a Visual Effects Studio in Toronto.
Be sure to follow me on Twitter
Watch our Tutorials on Sidefx Houdini


 
  12 December 2006
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.