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MA Lighting at Prolight + Sound 2017: New software releases and MA Network Switch in focus

MA Lighting at Prolight + Sound 2017: New software releases and MA Network Switch in focus

Germany – At this year’s Prolight and Sound exhibition in Frankfurt, MA Lighting will highlight the latest features and functionality of its dynamic range of lighting control solutions at the booths C51 and C61 in hall 3.0.

MA Lighting’s dot2 series, shows off its latest and newest software release, version 1.3. A host of new and exciting features will allow users to work even faster and more intuitively than before. Web remote access, more master speed fader, increased effects functionality, high priority playbacks and many more enhancements are now incorporated. The dot2 support team – including many real dot2 users – will be on hand to answer questions and introduce all the new features.

New software, version 3.3 for MA Lighting’s renowned grandMA2 lighting control solution, will illustrate numerous additional features and workflow updates. A major step in keeping the fixture libraries updated is the new online 'MA Fixture Share' which is unlocked with this latest software version. Another huge development is the fully re-worked partial show read functionality, as well as the new modes of DMX output function for the xPort Nodes, plus Offset for Pan/Tilt.

Furthermore, the MA VPU (Video Processing Unit) now has a completely reworked Warper functionality including pixel-exact U/V mapping and a snapshot / masking tools.

Hundreds of smaller improvements will also assist smoother workflow for the operator and programmer, making more time for creativity. Each grandMA2 demo-station on the booth will be supported by a qualified MA support team member or an experienced user to ensure any questions are answered.

Based on its decades-long knowledge, MA has developed a network solution with convincing performance and reliability giving users control over the network via the MA Network Switch.

The MA Network Switch offers a simple solution for all types of networks. It uses all the entertainment industry protocols and makes the network management easier for users without specialist networking experience. The MA Network Switch is perfect for complex networks as well as for permanent installations and temporary projects.

Its powerful features like link aggregation (LAG) functionality can be seen and demonstrated first hand at a dedicated station in the center of the booth.

27th March 2017

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