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23: Cue and Programmer Recipes | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
6 Apr
2021
Written by catwest

23: Cue and Programmer Recipes | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

This time, it's #grandma3 Recipes in the Programmer and in Cues. There are some benefits to putting your recipes directly in the cues instead of a preset- especially if you think you'll be changing the groups of fixtures used in your recipes. I'll show you what happens when you make changes and when/how you need to cook.

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22: Recipe Presets | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
30 Mar
2021
Written by catwest

22: Recipe Presets | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

#grandMA3 Recipes are new to us, and they're also brand new to the OS. This is their first implementation- so there's a lot to learn about how to create them, where to store them, when to cook them and how to use them in cues. I'll also show you how to create a recipe "template" preset.

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21: MAgic Presets | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
23 Mar
2021
Written by catwest

21: MAgic Presets | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

This video is all about the new #grandma3 concept: MAgic Presets. Let me show you what they do, how to create them, how they work when they’re stored to a cue, and how to get around them putting hard values in your cues. 🤮 There is a way to store them as a preset reference, and I will show you how. I'll also explain why I like to think of these MAgic presets as global templates, even though they're selective.

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20: Presets | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
16 Mar
2021
Written by catwest

20: Presets | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

Let's go over what's new with the building blocks of our grandma3 shows: Presets. I'm going to show you a couple of examples of how some new options like Preset Part configurations + Recast are working; what to watch out for in each, + also talk about some ideas of how I hope they may be updated in future versions.

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19: Executors | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
9 Mar
2021
Written by catwest

19: Executors | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

Executor Hardware in #grandMA3 has new Assignment Options beyond just being able to change the height. Let's look at some new Special Masters like Blind/ Highlight + Solo. We'll also revisit Group Masters + check out the Scaling option (which I ❤️).

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18: New Tracking Options | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
2 Mar
2021
Written by catwest

18: New Tracking Options | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

The new grandMA3 tracking options include Tracking Distance, Assert + Release on a cue in a Sequence, and a bunch of new Copy Cue options.

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17: Sequences | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
23 Feb
2021
Written by catwest

17: Sequences | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

Sequences fundamentally changed in grandMA3: let's go over how that changes our workflow and talk about how we store, edit and manipulate cues (and part cues!) in our Sequences. There's new stuff like Mirror Sequences, new MIB options and more.

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16: Programming in the Fixture Sheet | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
16 Feb
2021
Written by catwest

16: Programming in the Fixture Sheet | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

It's time for the MOST IMPORTANT WINDOW in the console! So much info we gotta cover: New stuff like Relative Values, New Align options, Programmer Parts, Steps, Oops setttings, where to find the Channel Sheet, and what's up with the Time key...

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15: MAtricks | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
9 Feb
2021
Written by catwest

15: MAtricks | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

MAtricks got a big upgrade in the last grandMA3 software update. Let's get into MAtricks options on the X,Y and Z axes, how to use Inverts, new Layer tools, Shuffling, Selection Shifts, and the new Multiple Selection tool that allows you to copy between two active selections.

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14: Groups + Grids | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers
2 Feb
2021
Written by catwest

14: Groups + Grids | grandMA3 for grandMA2 Programmers »

I'm covering Groups and Grids together because they work hand in hand. Grid Selections are a new visual tool in MA3 that are going to come in handy when you're aligning values, timings and in phasers. I'll show you how to navigate the window and how to create and store your own Grids.

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