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18 in 2018- Day Four: Trigger a Chase from Within a Cue
4 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Four: Trigger a Chase from Within a Cue »

Day Four of 18 in 2018 takes us right back to the Sequence Executor window, where we’ll use the Command options to trigger other cues.

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18 in 2018- Day Three: Organized Sequence Views
3 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Three: Organized Sequence Views »

Its 2018! Lets make our showfiles more efficient. Here's what you'll need: - One thumb drive - One grandMA2 console on grandMA2 onPC running software version 3.3.4.3 - grandMA3D v3.3.4.3 (Optional) - The Consoletrainer 2018 showfile (Includes our updates up through Day Two) so you can play along. You can grab the software for free at http://www.malighting.com/en/support-downloads/software.html Software [...]
18 in 2018- Day Two: Cleaner, Color Coded Layouts
2 Jan
2018
Written by catwest

18 in 2018- Day Two: Cleaner, Color Coded Layouts »

Today, we're going to clean up our layouts, and color code our fixtures to help us move more quickly while programming.

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18 Tips to a Cleaner Showfile in 2018
31 Dec
2017
Written by catwest

18 Tips to a Cleaner Showfile in 2018 »

Happy 2018. I thought I’d try something a little different here and work on a series of videos that will help us make our showfiles a little bit simpler, a little cleaner, a little more efficient. Since its 2018, I’ve put together 18 video tutorials to us do just that.

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Pan and Tilt Inverts: DMX vs Encoder
22 Feb
2016
Written by catwest

Pan and Tilt Inverts: DMX vs Encoder »

Most consoles allow for inverting pan and tilt because, well, you gotta have it! The MA offers you two different ways to invert pan and tilt, so lets look at both.

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Group Masters- Tips and Shortcuts
8 Jun
2015
Written by catwest

Group Masters- Tips and Shortcuts »

Group masters are one of the special assignments you can set on an executor. They allow you to inhibit output over any selection of lights- sort of like mini-grandmasters.

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Organizing Effects
14 Apr
2015
Written by catwest

Organizing Effects »

It's all about organization. Last week, we talked about why I make all of the effects in my cues Selective - and it has a lot to do with updating. This week, we go a step further and talk about why good organization plays a role in this.

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Why the Effects in My Cues Are Selective
7 Apr
2015
Written by catwest

Why the Effects in My Cues Are Selective »

Template effects are great, but if I'm storing an effect into a cue- it's definitely gonna be Selective.

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MA2 Surfaces
31 Mar
2015
Written by catwest

MA2 Surfaces »

Ever move your show file from a grandMA2 full size to a grandMA2 lite only to find that all of your sequences are on that set of 15 faders that don't exist on the lite? We can fix that with Surfaces.

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