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Software and Documentation 2017

Welcome to ACT Lighting's Download section. ACT Lighting is pleased to support equipment and software operating with versions we have posted here on our site. Some software upgrades may require multiple steps and this site can help guide you through this process to ensure that you upgrade successfully.

dot2 Software

StickMAker Software: (This program creates a bootable USB stick for your dot2 Hardware)

PC Version: StickMAker 1.0.0.7 - (6 MB) - Windows 7 or higher only
Mac OSX Version: StickMAker 1.004 - (2 MB) -(up to MAC OSX 10.7)
Mac OSX 10.8 and Later: StickMAker and Helper App - (2 MB)

dot2 Console & node Software:

dot2_v1.2.2.8.imgz - (235 MB) July 2016 (Local USB Installation)
dot2_v1.2.2.8.update - (183 MB) July 2016 (For use with Setup Menu)

dot2 onPC Software: - Windows 7 or higher only

dot2onPC_v1.2.2.8.exe - (128 MB) July 2016

dot2 3D Software: - Windows 7 or higher only

dot2_3D_v1.2.2.8.exe - (169 MB) July 2016

 

MA Fixture Builder:

MacOS Version: MA_Fixture_Builder_v1.2.1.3.dmg - (5 MB) July 2016
Windows Version: MA_Fixture_Builder_v1.2.1.3.exe - (8 MB) July 2016 - Windows 7 or higher only

How to Update The dot2 Console

1 1.2.2.8 Release Notes

 

dot2 Online: Online Manual

 

1dot2 onPC System Requirements

1dot2 Quick Start Guide

grandMA2 Software

Please read important Frequently Asked Questions for this MA Release software version

Before you install grandMA2: v 3.2 - FAQ's. Includes new feature guides and manuals!


StickMAker Software: (This program creates a bootable USB stick for your grandMA2 Hardware)

PC Version: StickMAker 1.0.0.7 - (6 MB) - Windows 7 or higher only
Mac OSX Version: StickMAker 1.004 - (2 MB) -(up to MAC OSX 10.7)
Mac OSX 10.8 and Later: StickMAker and Helper App - (2 MB)

grandMA2 Console Software: - For use with fullsize, light, ultralight, NPU, RPU
grandMA2Console_v3.2.2.16.imgz - (483 MB) December 2016 (Local USB Installation)
grandMA2Console_v3.2.2.16.update - (363 MB) December 2016 (For use with Setup Menu)

grandMA2 VPU Software: - For use with VPU Plus MK2, VPU Basic MK2, VPU Light

MAVPU_v3.2.2.16.exe - (214 MB) December 2016

grandMA2 4port & 8port Node Software: - For use with MAx Nodes
MAxPort_v3.2.2.16.imgz - (22 MB) December 2016 (Local USB Installation)
MAxPort_v3.2.2.16.update - (22 MB) December 2016 (For use with Setup Menu)

MA Switch Firmware: - For use with MA Switch
MASwitchFirmware_v3.2.2.16.update - (4 MB) December 2016 (Local USB Installation)

 

grandMA2 onPC Software: - For use on Windows 7 or higher only, WinXP & Vista no longer supported

MA2onPC_v3.2.2.16.exe - (223 MB)  December 2016

grandMA2 3D Software: - For use on Windows 7 or higher only, WinXP & Vista no longer supported

MA3D_v3.2.2.16.exe - (202 MB) December 2016

 

How to Update your grandMA2 products

How to Update grandMA2 - USB 3.0.0.5


13.2.2.16 Release Notes

Manual: Online Manual

Effects in grandMA2

 

onPC & command wing Setup Guide

ACT Recommended Computer

ACT Recommended Hardware Specs

Show File Migration
 You must migrate your show file!

Run your show file thru each version to maintain the integrity of your programming.
2.3.1.1 > 2.4.1.2 > 2.5.4.3 > 2.5.70.6 > 2.6.1.8 > 2.7.0.x > 2.8.3.x > 2.9.1.x > 3.0.0.x > 3.1.2.x > 3.2.2.x
.
This can be quickly accomplished via grandMA2 onPC. Contact support for older versions of software.

MA2 Utilities

MA Remote: - iPhone / iPod Touch Software

iTunes App Store

VectorWorks Spotlight: - Plugin

Vectorworks Spotlight Plugin 2.3 - (37K) December 2015

Planet Vectorworks - Export Your Lighting Designs to the grandMA2 Console (Article)

 

WYSIWYG Driver:

gma-Wysiwyg[2.900][6.800] v1.220.exe - (2 MB) February 2014

ESP Driver:

gma-ESPVision[3.100][6.800]_v1.220.zip - (2 MB) December 2015

grandMA VPU Demo software can be used on a personal computer.

Showcase_DecoderPackMPEG-2_Win32bit_v8.2.0.exe

 

How to Configure MA remote

ACT Guide to Vectorworks Plugin 2.3

1MA - Vectorworks 2.3 Manual

1 Vectorworks Release Notes v2.3


1Connecting MA to Wysiwyg


1 Connecting MA to ESPVision


Install Showcase Decoder Pack

grandMA Software - (Stopped Shipping Hardware, June - 2010)

grandMA1 Software: - full-size, light, ultra-light, micro, pico, nsp, 2-port & replay unit

USB Version: Setup_v6.808_USB.exe - (9.8 MB) February 2014
Floppy Disk Version: Setup_v6.808_Disks.exe  - (9.8 MB) February 2014

grandMA onPC Software:

gMA1onPC_[ ][6.801]_v6.808.exe - (35MB) February 2014


class="PressNavbar">grandMA1 (6.808) to grandMA2 (2.9.1.1) Show Converter:

gMA1to2_[2.9.1][6.808]_v1.3.exe   (50 MB) May 2014
Converts the following elements from version MA1 6.808, to MA2 Version 2.9.1.1:

Fixture Types  Fixture Schedule including patch, 3D position and color 
Groups Presets (excluding embedded presets)
Sequences Worlds
Executor Pages Macros and Cue command links will be converted as far as possible.
Effects Effects and Modulators will be converted as far as possible.
Agenda Timecode and Agenda where possible
Elements that WILL NOT be converted
  • User profiles
  • Bitmap effects and layouts
  • Fixture Schedule function invert per fixture
  • MATricks
  • Commands not compatible with grandMA2 syntax!

grandMA1 For grandMA2 Hardware - MA1 [6.808] running on MA2 hardware - February 2014

grandMA2 Console Software: RPU/NPU  MA2Console_[2.9.1][6.8]_v2.9.1.1.zip  (287 MB)
grandMA2 onPC gMA2onPC[2.9.1][ ]_v2.9.1.1.exe  (140 MB)
grandMA2 3D gMA3D_[2.9.1][6.8]_v6.0.24.19818.exe  (150 MB)

Manual: grandMAnual 6.0

NSP Manual: NSPMAnual 1.2

 

1MA1onPC Requirements

 

 

 

 

Warning - 2.9.1.1 may not run on your new MA hardware!

As new equipment has been released, stickers are placed on the back to indentify the minimum version required to operate that particular unit.
Installing an earlier version than indicated by this sticker may cause erratic behavior and in some cases, render it inoperable.