MA System Operator Training

1 day

Ideally attendees have completed grandMA2 and/or grandMA3 training courses or have equivalent experience.

The MA System Operator Course is for every grandMA2 and/or grandMA3 user who wants to connect a backup console or send data over any kind of network. It introduces the concepts of networking in an easy to digest one day course.

  • Use a 2nd console as a back-up
  • Use grandMA2 or grandMA3 onPC with a console
  • Program offline
  • Visualise a rig
  • Expand a system, i.e. MA NPU, grandMA3 processing unit or xPort Nodes etc. 
  • Program a show with multiple consoles and/or multiple people programming
  • Use different user profiles
  • Restrict consoles down to using only sections of a rig, i.e. use “Worlds”
  • Add a remote to the console


  • Introduction
  • MA Sectors
  • Intro to Networking
  • Equipment
  • Connecting it together
  • MA Limitations
  • Network protocols (languages)
  • Methods of using multiple consoles
  • MA Parameter count
  • Station and Sessions
  • MA Network Configuration
  • Art-Net setup
  • Remotes
  • MA Network Switch