MA VPU Training

2 days

This is intended for programmers who already work with the MA VPU or who want to work with it in the future, as well as rental companies wishing to provide advanced system support for their customers. Participants must have completed the ‘grandMA2 User Training’ course.

The aim of the training is to provide participants with the knowledge required for regular work with the MA VPU. This includes planning, construction and operation of an MA VPU system as well as the necessary service and system maintenance.

Complete overview

  • Hardware  introduction
  • MA VPU system layout
  • Conceptual aspects of the MA VPU

Setting up the MA VPU

  • Touchscreen / presentation
  • Setup
  • Touchscreen display – settings and status displays
  • Networks
  • Video in

Working in a network

  • Setting up a network
  • Introduction to the MA VPU Graphical User Interface
  • Preview / multi-preview
  • The MA VPU  3D world
  • Content editor and file browser
  • SDI and video in via USB

Pixel mapping

  • Introduction to pixel mapping
  • Library
  • Presentation, output area
  • Options
  • System monitoring

Camera and master fixture

  • Using cameras
  • Using master / main fixtures

MA VPU and MA lighting panel in an integrated network

  • Planning a show
  • Planning the setup
  • Useful tools for using MA VPU
  • Useful tools for checking video content

Resetting the MA VPU

  • Restoring factory settings
  • Safety settings / backup