23.03.2021 | Obsidian Control Systems launches training videos for NX4 lighting console

13-part how-to video library covers full-featured lighting console from A to Z. NX2 training video series coming soon.

In keeping with Obsidian Control Systems' practice of providing valuable educational resources to lighting designers and programmers, the innovative lighting control brand is pleased to make available training videos covering the NX4 lighting console and ONYX lighting control platform. A training video series covering the compact NX2 lighting controller will be available soon.

The NX4 training series is the perfect opportunity for any lighting enthusiast to get behind the desk and add to their craft. Hosted by David Henry of Learn Stage Lighting (learnstagelighting.com), over 2 hours of content is condensed into short, segmented videos to watch at your own pace. Console trainings usually come with a hefty fee, making these complimentary videos a tremendous value.

The NX4 training series is available at https://obsidiancontrol.com/training_videos.

Topics covered include: 
Part 1: Introduction to NX4 (4:25 min)
Part 2: Patching Fixtures (6:10 min)
Part 3: Setting Up Groups (4:01 min)
Part 4: Working in the 2D Plan (10:29 min)
Part 5: Controlling Lights (7:14 min)
Part 6: Creating Presets (20.21 min)
Part 7: Recording Cues (16:52 min)
Part 8: Creating Effects (21:22 min)
Part 9: Using Pixel Mapped Video in Dylos (16.49 min)
Part 10: Cue Editing and Updating (6:55 min)
Part 11: Copying and Cloning (7:13 min)
Part 12: Working with Art-Net and sACN (5:34 min)
Part 13: Working with RDM (4:05 min)

All Obsidian lighting controllers run the uncomplicated lighting control software ONYX available for free download from obsidiancontrol.com. ONYX scales from the smallest shows to the largest touring productions and fully integrates Obsidian's artistic DYLOS pixel composer.

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