We have quite a few resources available to help traders get started with NinjaTrader 8 (NT8). Some of these are on the BCT Website, some in the BCT Knowledge Base (KB), and some are in NinjaTrader's Ecosystem and other websites.
You can obtain the NT8 installation from the NinjaTrader websites and running the installation package. You can find the download at https://ninjatrader.com/Download .
Once your NT8 platform is installed, you can download and install your Base Camp Trading indicators via the Base Camp Trading website. You'll need your Machine ID to do this, which is available via the NT8 Help/About menu within the programs control center. Make sure you identify your machine id, which is different from your license ID, and it does NOT include any dashes. You MUST register the machine ID for EACH of the indicators you own INDIVIDUALLY for them to work, even though entering one machine ID gives you access to all the indicators you own. You can download them all at once, but you still need to register each one individually. The following video shows this process. Once each one's registered, you can add them to a chart. You'll find the NT Installation video on the following web page: https://basecamptrading.com/support/indicator-install-guides/
The Base Camp Trading indicators can be downloaded via the Indicator Download page at https://basecamptrading.com/member-home/indicator-download/ Again, the installation video will show you the process of obtaining your machine ID, registering it for EACH indicator, and downloading and installing them in NT8.
You'll need a few more NinjaTrader tools to get ready to set up your charts. You can get them from the NinjaTrader Ecosystem website for free. You can install the UniRenko bar type as you would any other indicator. This Knowledgebase article provides links to the UniRenko bar type, the UniRenko price indicator (which shows the prices on the chart indicating where the bar will close), and the Ichimoku cloud for NT8: https://support.basecamptrading.com/hc/en-us/articles/360048164593-Where-can-I-find-UniRenko-bars-or-Ichimoku-Cloud-for-Ninja-Trader-
BCT Members have access to a special course that includes overviews on how to use several platforms, one of which is NT8. You can find that course at https://basecamptrading.com/courses/introduction-to-trading-platforms-and-chart-setups.
This video explains how we set up our UniRenko charts in NT7, and it's very simple to follow the similar procedure in NT8: https://support.basecamptrading.com/hc/en-us/articles/360047548714-Setting-Up-Renko-Charts-in-NinjaTrader-7
You'll want to add one more red 18 EMA to the setup that's described in the setup video.
You'll also want to configure the UniRenko settings properly. Most of our UniRenko Settings are T2 R10 o5 (Trend, Reversal, and Offset). We use a different value for some symbols at times, such as GC and NQ. The following KB page shows the settings for the various symbols. These can change, so verify that you're using the same ones being used in the trading room (ask in the trading room's chat as to what the current NT8 settings are if TradeStation is being shown). https://support.basecamptrading.com/hc/en-us/articles/1260802457750-What-are-the-Renko-settings-used-in-the-Trading-Rooms-
NinjaTrader's Support Pages are a great resource for additional information on using the NT platform. You can find more information on this at this KB article:
If you have additional questions about setting up the charts, please ask for further details in the Live Trading Room chat, the BCT Futures Slack chat room, in the Live Trading Rooms, or via support.
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