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MA System Specialist Training

2 days


The dedicated "MA System Specialist" training course is designed for experienced programmers, system designers and system technicians who are responsible for both planning and implementation, as well as for companies that offer system support. Participants must have completed the ‘grandMA2 User Training’ course.

The aim of the training is to plan, construct and configure an MA system. The course looks at network designs and topology, system settings, advanced network connection and customisation.


MA system philosophy, MA hardware and principles
The MA system philosophy
Introduction to MA network equipment
Introduction to lighting and lighting control
The first networks - DMX
Comparing Ethernet and DMX
The history of the Ethernet
Network and system design theoretical basics
Network construction in theory
Effective network construction
Terms and descriptions
Network protocol
Ethernet – the basics

Network construction with lighting panels, specifics of the MA system, specifics of networks in the lighting world
Options and methods when using multiple lighting panels
MA parameter number
IP addresses
Stations and sessions
Additional stations
MA specifics – lighting worlds and user profiles
Remote control / remote solutions
Working in a network

Conclusion, outlook and problem solving
System specialist
Planning a system
Troubleshooting, tips and tricks
Feedback and discussion

Please contact your local MA Office or official MA Distributor next to you, to check out upcoming training dates.

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