See Our Pre-Programmed Chase Patterns

Which Chase Patterns Come with Which Controllers?

Below is a list of all of the patterns included with each of our controller models. 

3 Track Smart Chaser

Each of the following patterns are pre-programmed into the 3 Track Smart Chaser:

  1. Basic Chase (2 & 3 Track)
  2. Basic Wave (3 Track)
  3. Slow Chase (2 & 3 Track)
  4. Slow Wave (3 Track)
  5. Chase w/ Delay on Step 1 (2 & 3 Track)
  6. Chase w/ Delay on Steps 1 and Last Step (3 Track)
  1. Wave w/ Delays on Steps 1 and Last Step (3 Track)
  2. Chase w/ Blank (3 Track)
  3. Negative Chase (3 Track)
  4. Build Up (2 & 3 Track)
  5. Speller (3 Track)
  6. Multi-Sequence (3 Track)

4, 6, and 8 Track Smart Chasers and Programmables

Each of the following patterns can be set to run on as many tracks as the controller model has
(2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 tracks):

  1. Basic Chase 
  2. Basic Wave
  3. Slow Chase
  4. Slow Wave
  5. Chase w/ Delay on Step 1
  6. Chase w/ Delay on Step 1
  7. Chase w/ Delay on Steps 1 and Last Step
  8. Chase w/ Delay on Steps 1 and Last Step , Version 2
  9. Wave w/ Delays on Steps 1 and Last Step
  10. Negative Chase
  1. Negative Chase, V2
  2. Build Up
  3. Build Up and Down
  4. Build Up and Down, V2
  5. Speller
  6. Speller, V2
  7. Multi-Sequence (NOT available in 2 Tracks)
  8. Multi-Sequence, V2 (NOT available in 2 Tracks)
  9. Present Throw (NOT available in 2 Tracks)
  10. Bowling (NOT available in 2 Tracks)

Additional Patterns Included with 8 Track or More Models:

Each of these patterns require a minimum of 8 tracks to run properly.
They are included with the 8 Track Smart Chaser and The 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24 Track Programmable Controllers.

  1. Cannon w/ 2 Arms
  2. Cannon 2/ 3 Arms
  3. Snowball Fight
  4. Baseball w/ 6 Balls
  5. Tennis w/ 2 Arms
  1. Tennis w/ 3 Arms
  2. Fishing w/ 3 Poles
  3. Golfer, Version 1
  4. Golfer, Version 2

Descriptions and Examples of Included Patterns

Below are descriptions and examples of each of the many patterns included with our controllers.

  • Click on the links to see animated examples of each pattern.
  • Click on the “Click for more information” arrows for more details including which controllers include that pattern, more about how the pattern works, and display ideas that can be created with that pattern.

 

Chase (Basic Chase)

Descriptions:
Version A: Sequentially turns each track on, one at a time, at the standard speed range of 1/20th to 2 seconds per step
Version B (Chase Slow): A slower chase pattern, with a slower speed range of 2-6 seconds per step
Animated Examples:

See Version A and Version B examples for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 tracks
2 Track Chase - Waving Santa
3 Track Chase—Basic Example                → 3 Track Chase Train Examples (Wheels Turning)
4 Track Chase                → 5 Track Chase                     → 6 Track Chase

Chase, Delay on 1

Descriptions:
Version A: Chase with a Delay on Step 1 Basic Chase Pattern (sequentially turns each track on, one at a time), but with a 3 times longer delay on step 1, at the standard speed range of 1/20th to 2 seconds per ste
Version B: Same pattern as version A, but with a slower speed range of 2-6 seconds per step
Animated Examples:

Examples of Santa Skiing Display
(using 6 Track , Chase Delay on 1)

Chase, Delay on 1 & Last

Descriptions:
Version A: Chase with a Delay on the First and Last Steps Basic Chase Pattern (sequentially turns each track on, one at a time), but with a 3 times longer delay on steps 1 AND the last step, at the standard speed range of 1/20th to 2 seconds per step
Version B: Same pattern as version A, but with an overall slower speed range of 2-6 seconds per step
Animated Examples:

Examples of Rudolph Flying
(using 5 Track , Chase Delay on 1 and last)

Negative Chase

Version A: Reverse of the chase pattern - sequentially turns 1 track off at a time, with all others on
Version B: While version 1 Negative Chase turns 1 track off at a time with all others on,
this Version B pattern turns 2 tracks off at a time, while all others remain on
See Version A and Version B examples
(for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 tracks)
     
Examples of Santa Skiing Display
(using 6 Track , Chase Delay on 1)

3 Track Chase with Blank: A chase pattern that adds a “blank” delay (a delay with all lights off) at the end of step 3, after which the pattern repeats

                      *This pattern is ONLY available on the 3 Track Smart Chaser, in 3 track mode.*

No examples of this pattern are available at this time.