Before downloading the software

  1. Before downloading the software, download the Java version for MacOS designed specifically for Intel chips from the official Java website (
  2. Next download the virtual COM port drivers from the FTDI VCP Drivers. To cover all bases you can install both versions that are available for MacOS, the one designed for Intel chips and the one for M1 chips (

Running the software

1. Download the latest version of the ESPER TriggerBoxController software here. The software will download within a zip file. Once it has finished downloading right click and open with 'Archive Utility' or similar software to extract the contents of the folder.

2. Once extracted, you will see 3 folders and the TriggerBoxController-1.6.jar file. Keep all files & folders in this folder. Double click the TriggerBoxController-1.6.jar file to open the software ( fig 1.1).

3. Once open you need to press 'Connect' on the Esper software and the available boxes will appear under the 'Connect' button. You can then select one or multiple boxes and alter each boxes settings and fire using the big red button located in the bottom right corner.