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  • grandMA2 Quick Manual onPC solutions
    • Intended Use
    • Safety
    • Support
    • Transport
    • Limitations
    • Quick Start
    • Maintenance
    • Disposal
    • Technical Data
    • Conformity
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Version 3.8

Quick Start

grandMA2 onPC command wing
  1. Attribute encoders
  2. Grand master
  3. Dimmer wheel
  4. Command area
  5. 100 mm faders
  6. Page buttons
 
grandMA2 onPC fader wing
  1. 45 x fader executor buttons
  2. 15 x fader executors
  3. 15 x button executors
 

Connect and Power Up the Device

  1. Unpack the device.
  2. Remove the packaging and cushioning material. 
  3. Place the device indoors on a stable surface. 
  4. Download the grandMA2 onPC software on www.malighting.com
  5. Install the software on your PC or laptop. For minimum requirements see System Requirements grandMA2 in the grandMA2 user manual. 
  6. Connect the grandMA2 onPC command wing or the grandMA2 onPC fader wing with your PC or laptop using a USB cable.
  7. Start the grandMA2 console or grandMA2 onPC. 
  8. Switch on the grandMA2 onPC command wing or the grandMA2 onPC fader wing: 
    -Insert IEC connector into the corresponding jack. 
    -Connect the main power plug. 
    -Turn on the power switch:
    -Set it to position I
    -The power switch lights up in red.

To turn off the grandMA2 onPC command wing set the power switch to position O

Important:
Show data is only saved in the grandMA2 onPC software.
Important:
You can disconnect the grandMA2 onPC command wing using the grandMA2 onPC software. The DMX output will then be immediately interrupted. 
 

Different Possibilities of Combination

Important:
Independent of the devices connected to the grandMA2 onPC command wing, the number of parameters can only reach a maximum of 4,096. 
grandMA2 onPC command wing Connected To Parameters
onPC command wing + PC/laptop 2,048
onPC command wing +

PC/laptop + grandMA2 8Port Node  

4,096
onPC command wing +
PC/laptop + grandMA2 4Port Node
4,096

onPC command wing +
PC/laptop + grandMA2 2Port Node 2,560
onPC command wing + PC/laptop + grandMA2 2Port  Pro Node 3,072
onPC command wing +

PC/laptop + grandMA2 RPU

PC/laptop + grandMA NSP

PC/laptop + grandMA NPU

4,096
grandMA2 onPC fader wing Connected To Parameters
onPC fader wing + PC/laptop 2,048
onPC fader wing +

PC/laptop + grandMA2 onPC command wing

3,072
 Hint:
The combination grandMA2 onPC fader wing and grandMA2 onPC command wing can be connected as follows:
-Connect the grandMA2 onPC fader wing to a grandMA onPC command wing and connect the grandMA2 onPC fader wing to a PC or laptop;
-Connect the grandMA2 fader wing to a PC or laptop and connect a grandMA2 command wing to the same PC or laptop. 

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