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grandMA3 software release version 1.7 out now!

Exciting Workflows. More Parameters. Future-proof control.

MA Lighting has now released the grandMA3 software version 1.7. This release brings massive improvements for the workflow with presets, recipes and phasers:

  • MAtricks in presets
  • Reworked preset editor
  • Easier creation of recipes
  • Faster programming of phasers
  • More intuitive timing and speed

In addition, there are new features as well as lots of improvements. XYZ programming, preview functionality and a DMX tester have been implemented. Important menus like Backup and Patch have been reworked for a faster and easier workflow.

Last but not least, the grandMA3 software release version 1.7 takes the next step of a future-proof lighting control system. It reacts to the rising complexity of shows and the increasing requirements in the different market segments.

Therefore the software delivers a massive parameter upgrade for most of the grandMA3 devices! The rules:

  • grandMA3 full-size and light (including CRV versions) will get 8.192 parameters more
  • grandMA3 compact XT, compact and replay unit will be doubled
  • ALL grandMA3 onPC devices will instantly get 4.096 parameters


The best thing for the user - this parameter upgrade just comes with the software update to grandMA3 v1.7!

For the complete list of features and enhancements please visit: www.malighting.com/grandMA3-software
Here you can find some video tutorials about the new features. Additionally, you can visit the MA E-Learning for the grandMA3 special course v1.7 which contains detailed information about the new software release. Just contact your local MA distributor to get access!


The grandMA3 software is the soul of the grandMA3 platform and is designed to meet current and future lighting control requirements. MA Lighting provides new and existing users of all genres with a lighting control tool to create new and exciting shows at any scale.

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