December 11-12:

Technical Training Day: Join Live Design for a full day of hands on training: moving lights programming on a cutting-edge Avolites console; and media server programming on the Green Hippo Hippotizer. At TMB's headquarters, day includes lunch.

In conjunction with the Live Design Concert Master Classes in Los Angeles (December 11 & 12 at CenterStaging), Live Design presents a full day of technical training in conjunction with TMB at their headquarters. The day includes a three-hour session on basics of programming moving lights with an Avolites Pearl console and a three-hour Hippotizer intro course, working in teams on Hippoportamus Laptops. The day also includes a look at the DVI Parrot technology.

The schedule and course details are as follows:

TMB Training Day

9am: Registration at TMB
10643 Glenoaks Blvd.
Pacoima, CA. 91331
10am: Session 1 (Hippo School for group 1 and Avo Training for group 2)
1pm: Lunch
1:30: Question-Answer time (informal, during lunch)
2pm: Session 2 (groups switch)
5pm: DVI Parrot Training/Question-Answer time
5:30 Wrap up

Avo Training Information
—Avolites Pearl Expert consoles with Touch Wings running the latest version of Titan software (work in teams)
—Course taught by Doug Mekanik, with support from Jess Ashby
—Course highlights:
* Desk Layout
* Creating and Saving Shows
* Patching
* Working with Groups and Palettes
* Using the Programmer
* Record Modes
* Recording Memories
* Creating Chases and Cue Lists
* Editing Times
* Using the Shape Generator
* Selecting Playback Modes

Hippo School Information
— Teaching on Hippoportamus Laptops (work in teams)
—Course taught by Loren Barton, with support from Jess Ashby
—Course highlights:
* Hippotizer V3 concepts & terms
* System Setup and Configuration
* Navigating the Interface
* Hippotizer Functions
* Timeline programming basics
* A survey of Advanced Features
* Opportunity for hands-on experimentation


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