Somethin'Xtra's Ride Photo Software starts with a basic system that is
geared towards a small park or carnival operator with a single car ride such
as a Flume or Mouse. This system can easily be expanded with optional
modules to include Multiple Monitor display, Dual Strobes for a Kiddy
Coaster and Multiple Car Coasters. The software will work with almost any
computer running the 32 bit versions of Windows XP or Windows 7. Please see
the Hardware page for the hardware you
will need to purchase and links to suppliers. To purchase or should you have
any questions, please fill out the Contact form on our
Contact Us page or
call our office.
all software, drivers and trigger electronics needed for two Computers. The
Capture computer is also the Operators computer and a second computer is
used to handle the Printers. Both computers need dual video cards for
displays and Operator interface. The Capture computer uses one display for
the Operator and the other for the Attraction Display. This is a slide
show, usually on a large monitor displaying the last several rides. This
display can be configured with a combination of Time and Rides to insure the
guests photo is being displayed when they arrive at the photo booth.
Server computer uses one display for the Operator, can be switched with a
KVM switch, and the 2nd display for what we call the Print Preview monitor.
This display is what is shown to the guest when the Operator asks for the
Strobe Support: $250.00
Coasters run slow enough that we can use two inexpensive strobes fired
alternately. This upgrade includes electronics and software for a dual
Monitor display: $1000.00
addition of a 3rd computer with Multiple display cards and this software the
system can be converted from a single Flip display to a Multiple Monitor
display. As many as 8 displays can be included each displaying a single car.
On a single car ride like a Flume the display operates First in Last out.
The new ride will show up on the first monitor and everything will move down
one monitor. On a Train type Coaster each individual car is displayed. As
with the Flip display the photos that are displayed can be configured to
insure the guests photo is being displayed when they arrive at the photo
Train (Multi Car) Coaster: $6000.00
will include two strobe options. One inexpensive strobe for each car or the
more expensive single Unilux strobe. It includes the software and
electronics needed for two computers..