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Consoletrainer Crew on Patreon
15 Sep
2020
Written by catwest

Consoletrainer Crew on Patreon »

I've just launched my Consoletrainer Crew page at Patreon. You can join as Local Crew, Tour Crew or become part of the Design Team. Each level gets different benefits ranging from early access to my Youtube tutorials, to bonus content and a grandMA2 macro collection, and even a Zoom training session.

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Macros to Copy Effect Lines – grandMA2
8 Sep
2020
Written by catwest

Macros to Copy Effect Lines – grandMA2 »

These 2 macros are gonna save you so much time when you're making effects. I'll show you how to write both macros, and alternatively- how to just key it in, if you want to skip the macros entirely.

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Portable Starter Effects Files – grandMA2
25 Aug
2020
Written by catwest

Portable Starter Effects Files – grandMA2 »

In this quick tip - let's talk about keeping a file of starter effects on a thumbdrive - that way you can always bring your personal effects into any showfile you end up working on.

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How to Set Up a Full Tracking Backup – grandMA2
18 Aug
2020
Written by catwest

How to Set Up a Full Tracking Backup – grandMA2 »

The grandMA2 does a FANTASTIC job when it comes to full tracking backup consoles. When set up correctly, if you lose a station during a show - you can seamlessly keep running on your backup! I'll take you through my personal best practices and the options I like to use (and not use), so that I don't have any unexpected hiccups during a gig.

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How to Use grandMA2 mode on grandMA3 like a Rockstar
11 Aug
2020
Written by catwest

How to Use grandMA2 mode on grandMA3 like a Rockstar »

So, you gotta run your MA2 showfile on an MA3 for the first time: I got you. After you watch this, you'll know how to make it look like you've been doing it forever.

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Tracking Sheet and Sequence Contents- grandMA2
4 Aug
2020
Written by catwest

Tracking Sheet and Sequence Contents- grandMA2 »

These are 2 windows on the console that are super helpful, but often overlooked. They can be a little confusing until you know how to work with them. I want to help you see how you can get the most of these sheets.

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grandma2 Cloning: Clone a Tour to a Festival Rig
28 Jul
2020
Written by catwest

grandma2 Cloning: Clone a Tour to a Festival Rig »

Cat's 8 Steps to a Successful Clone In this video, I'm going to take you through how I clone a touring showfile to a festival rig... start to finish! This is a big clone, but I'll explain it all and show you the types of macros I use. Seriously, this is how I do it every time, and it works for me - every time! If you can clone a full showfile, every other type of cloning is easy!

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Partial Show Read – grandMA2
21 Jul
2020
Written by catwest

Partial Show Read – grandMA2 »

We're going to use the example of PSRing a festival showfile into a touring showfile - but you can PSR any 2 shows into one.

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Import a Patch to Your Showfile – grandMA2
14 Jul
2020
Written by catwest

Import a Patch to Your Showfile – grandMA2 »

See how to use the Export/ Import syntax to bring in a patch from another showfile, or from the VWX plugin, or another visualizer.

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