Fixture Builder Tutorials

Hey everybody,

I’ve made a short tutorial video which explains the basic things about the use of the MA Fixture Builder:

In part two I will show you, how you can import the fixture type into the console or the onPC. Furthermore I will explain the difference between XML and XMLP files.

Stay tuned!  :D

PS: You can download the Fixture Builder (for MAC and Windows) here:)

dot2 Tips + Tricks No. 9

Hi again!

so… prolight & Sound 2016 Exhibition is done and we had a great one! You flooded our dot2 booth and a real highlight was the gig of the Dead Daisys on our dot2 booth – of cause their band lighting was controlled by dot2 as well!

So now we´re all back at the office and continue our Tips & Tricks series of Clips.

Today´the Topic is the “align” function, as we experienced during the prolight, that some users are still not aware about “align” in dot2.

So please have a look!


Michael “Qincy”

“The whole experience has been a very positive one”: dot2 core for Salisbury Playhouse

The Salisbury Playhouse has recently brought down the curtain on a Myrtle Theatre Company production of “Up Down Man” by Brendan Murray. The lighting of this internationally acclaimed play was designed and programmed by award winning lighting designer Michael Straun. He chose to run the show on an MA Lighting dot2 core console after attending one of the seminars run by exclusive UK distributor, Ambersphere Solutions.
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dot2 wins INKA award

Yesterday the dot2 was awarded with the prestigous INKA award in Bregenz, Austria, for the best product communication.

The award is designed for companies that use different media channels to communicate their technical products. The jury rates how the different media tools are used, how they complete each other and how the benefits of each media are used.

Since 2007 the INKA award is hosted by the TANNER AG, a service provider for technical communication. Awarded are excellent media for technical products. Dealers, manufacturers but also service providers and agencies are allowed to take part in the competition.

Further details on the INKA award:

Helena, Maxime and Ansgar of our dot2 team were at the ceremony and will bring the award home.

dot2 was a huge success at Prolight + Sound 2016

With the end of Prolight + Sound 2016 the MA team can look back on a very successful tradeshow. The dot2 booth was crowded all days and it was really great to meet you all! The dot2 trainings were a huge success as well and hopefully you had the time to take part in them?

dot2 also received the Pipa award (Prolight + Sound International Press Award) in the category controlling lights. Journalists of over 100 dedicated special interest magazines from all over the world were called upon to nominate and vote for the best musical instruments, audio and lighting equipment of 2015/2016. More than 300 international representatives of manufacturers and distributors got together for the Mipa/Pipa award show 2016, including guests from the USA, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Russia, Poland, Great Britain, Italy, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Belgium, China, Indonesia, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Germany.

And last but definitely not least the Dead Daisies played an acoustic gig at our booth – how cool is that??? Well, hopefully we meet you all again soon.

Here are some pictures of the show we like to share with you.

Your dot2 Team

The-Dead-Daisies-web The-Dead-Daisies-web-2 Pipa 2016

“Very easy to handle”: Rivers Church Durban invests in dot2 core

Rivers Church in Durban has invested in a new MA Lighting dot2 core console which was specified by Rivers’ Head of Lighting, Ed Helliwell. Helliwell is based at the Rivers campus in Sandton Johannesburg, but also oversees the lighting and visuals departments of the busy Durban venue. He’s a big advocate of the flexibility of the MA control platform and has had a great experience with the grandMA2 in Johannesburg, which has just opened a brand new 3000 capacity auditorium which is in addition to their older 1200 capacity space.

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A huge step forward: dot2 software release 1.2 out now!

Consistent with the MA Lighting philosophy of continual improvement, the dot2 lighting console software has just received a significant upgrade. Based on real dot2 user feedback, this version 1.2 update is available as a free download here.

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Our guys start the loadin

Hi Folks,

the very first piles of dot2s are ready for load in – prolight, we´re on our way!

Don´t miss our Trainings during the fair,

don´t miss the new  Software Version, we show on the booth!

Looking Forward seeing you in Frankfurt!!

piles of dot2