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A DVD shoot to thrill: grandMA2 performs with Luan Santana

The HSBC Hall in Rio De Janeiro

For his recent DVD shoot, hugely popular artist Luan Santana played the HSBC Hall in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The show's lighting was designed by Danny Nolan using 2 x grandMA2 consoles, 4 x MA 2Port Nodes onPC PRO plus 2 x MA VPUs (Video Processing Units)

Nolan stated: “We used the latest version of grandMA2 software for the show and pre-programmed everything using grandMA 3D. Via the MA-Net2 the two MA VPUs delivered the video content to low res panels and Barco Versa TUBEs. The network and multiple consoles were the key to this big show which needed to control many elements and also run completely on Timecode from start to finish. It really worked well and allowed for a cue perfect show.”

The lighting rig featured, amongst others, 20 x DTS XR300 Beam FARs. Polar Films and Spectrum Lighting supplied the lighting equipment. Nolan also worked as programmer and operator for the show.

About MA Lighting International

MA Lighting International, based in Paderborn, Germany, is the dedicated sales, support and service entity for the renowned grandMA control systems, digital dimming systems, networking tools and media servers of MA Lighting Technology, based near Wuerzburg, Germany. The product range offers cutting-edge solutions for control and dimming, including the award-winning grandMA/grandMA2 consoles, the popular Lightcommander and reliable digital dimmer racks and packs. With its innovative MA Video Processing Unit (VPU) MA bridges the lighting and video worlds.
Today, MA Lighting is respected for its technical knowledge and has achieved a unique international reputation for its operational philosophy. The company offers 25 years experience and strictly follows a professional user-centric approach, getting as close as possible to the market via its own international offices and support centres in the UK, North America, Latin America, the Middle East/India, Asia Pacific and Scandinavia/Eastern Europe/Russia – supported by a world-wide distribution and service network.


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