• grandMA2 User Manual
  • grandMA3 Mode2
  • grandMA2 Quick Start Guide
  • grandMA2 Quick Manual onPC solutions
  • MA 3D
    • Help from MA technical support
    • Symbols used
    • Introduction
    • Install and Uninstall
      • System Requirements
      • Installation
      • Uninstall MA 3D
    • First Steps
      • Hardware connection
      • Start MA 3D
      • Create a Session
    • Data Management
      • Master/Slave
      • Coordinate system
    • Program Surface
      • Menu Bar
        • Menu Bar - File Menu
        • Settings
        • Edit
        • Functions
        • Tools
        • View
        • Help
      • Tool Bar
      • Main Windows
        • Stage View
        • Mouse + Keyboard Actions
        • Arrangement of Objects (Align Objects)
        • Duplicate (copy 3D Objects)
        • 3D Objects
      • Assets (Information Window)
      • Properties
      • Media Database
      • Materials
      • Video Player
      • Moving Paths
      • Sessions
      • Status Bar
      • Windows Layout
    • Fixture Types
    • 3D Modeling and Import
      • Workflow
      • 3D Modeling Principles
      • Creation of a 3D Model
      • Creation of a 3D Fixture Model
      • Import 3D Model to MA 3D
      • Assigning of 3D Models to Fixture Types
      • Checklist for 3D Modeling
      • Automated import
      • Parameters
        • Axes
        • Rotation Axes
        • Linear Axes
        • Beam of Light (Cone)
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • MA 3D FAQ
  • MA VPU
  • Release Notes
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Version 3.9

Create a Session

Creating, joining a MA session, or inviting session members is an exclusive grandMA2 console or grandMA2 onPC feature.

Requirement: Hardware connection between a grandMA2 console and a computer, or a grandMA2 onPC and a MA 3D.

Sessions can be created from grandMA2 console/onPC only, refer to MA Network Configuration - 3D.

The software version of the MA 3D and the console/onPC needs to be the same.
MA 3D v. fits to grandMA2 console or onPC version 3.0.0.
Important are the first 3 numbers. If you have different version numbers, there is no connection possible. Download the latest software version at www.malighting.com.
The IP addresses of the MA 3D and of the grandMA2 console/onPC have to fit. The first three sets of numbers have to be the same. The last number is different.
The default IP address of the MA 3D is The default IP address from the MA 3D fits with the default address of the grandMA onPC.
If the IP address of the MA 3D and of the grandMA2 console/onPC is not the same, there is no network connection.
To double check the IP address of the grandMA2 console/onPC, refer to Seting the IP address in the console.

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