12 | 12 | 2016

Welcome Dear Reader!

With our final 2016 MA newsletter we would like to wish you a very merry holiday season and a happy and prosperous New Year 2017! Thank you for your support throughout the year, and we look forward to working with you again next year!

New grandMA2 software version [] is online

For immediate download please click here...

MA Lighting appoints Total Solution as new distributor for Malaysia and Singapore: Two strong partners join forces

From 1st October MA Lighting has appointed Total Solution as an exclusive distributor for Malaysia and Singapore. The Singapore based company is one of the leading distributors for premium professional light, video and rigging products in Asia. Total Solution also started a regional service centre in 2005 to enhance its after sales customer support. Read more...

Prime Circle invests in dot2: South Africa’s famous rock band fell in love with MA’s console

Highly successful South African rock band Prime Circle have invested in a dot2 core plus dot2 F-wing which will allow their lighting designer Vincent van Niekerk to be fully in control wherever they are playing, including international shows and tours, as the console is so ultimately portable as well as being extremely powerful. Read more...

MA at Teatro Nacional Cervantes: More than a decade

Cervantes National Theatre, also known as National Theatre of Buenos Aires, is the national theatre of Argentina. In 1995 it was declared a National Historic Monument. Located on Córdoba Avenue the Cervantes houses three performance halls: the María Guerrero Salon, the Guerrero Salon and the Luisa Vehíl Salon which is a multipurpose room known for its extensive gold leaf decor. The theatre has recently invested in a grandMA2 ultra-light. Read more...

Part 4 brings our dot2 3D tips + tricks video series to an end. You can watch the whole series on our dot2 blog tips + tricks section. Get to know more about the basics of dot2 3D, camera movements, video clip playback and importing sources from other CAD programs.

Did you know that dot2 3D is available completely free of cost?

you can download this powerful, easy to use 3D real-time visualiser and pre-programming suite for the dot2 system.

grandMA2 tours with Red Hot Chili Peppers: Long term partners

When the Red Hot Chili Peppers play a stadium show there is no one in the audience who can resist the dynamic of the four artists on stage. It is not only the still neck breaking energy that distinguishes this band from others, or their music that still has the beat, it is also their lighting design that was and currently is such an eye opener.

Responsible for the design on their recent word tour, “The Getaway”, is again Scott Holthaus, long term LD, programmer and production designer for the band and a loyal user of MA Lighting consoles. Read more...

Mi Max launched with grandMA2: New smartphone gains much attention during the event

Xiaomi, a privately owned Chinese electronics company headquartered in Beijing, recently launched its new smartphone Mi Max with a big event in New Delhi’s Nehru Stadium, India. The company sold over 60 million smartphones in 2014 and has over 8,000 employees, mainly in mainland China, India , Malaysia and Singapore. Lighting designer Dinesh Verma used 1 x grandMA2 light for the event in New Delhi. Read more...

dot2 Insider Tip

Did you know that...

... You can easily build a chaser with the help of the Circular Copy macro. Try it with a simple dimmer chaser and see that you can program your chaser steps very fast.

You will find more Tips + Tricks here...

grandMA2 Insider Tip

Did you know that...

... when you need a random selection for an effect then use the Shuffle Selection function inside the Effect editor.
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