ChamSys MagicQ Foundation

Tue 16 April 2019 


ChamSys MagicQ Foundation

This hands-on and practical training course covers all of the basics across ChamSys’ MagicQ products including their PC Wings and MagicQ Consoles.

Learn how to create a show from scratch, how to effectively patch your fixtures and how to use layouts, recording, editing cues, cue lists and chases, FX programming and pixel mapping.

This is a fantastic course for entry level MagicQ users and also experienced users if you’d like to pick up on a few tips and tricks or refresh your knowledge. Although it’s not essential, we recommend attendees have a basic knowledge of DMX and moving lights.

What will you learn?

  • MagicQ Buttons, Windows and Layouts
  • Getting Started with MagicQ
    • Setting up DMX outputs
    • Patching
  • Editing
    • Include & Update
    • Record Merge Current Cue
    • Record Merge Multiple Cues
  • Using Dimmers
    • Patching Dimmers and Fixtures
    • Setting Channel Levels in the Programmer
    • Selecting Heads
  • Head Control & Palettes
    • Defaults & Locate
    • Recording Palettes
  • Playback Options
    • Cue Stack Options
    • Add / Swap
    • Default Playbacks
    • Blind Mode & Clear
  • Group Masters
  • Theatre Programming
    • Move When Dark
    • Mark Cues
  • Time-code & Scheduled Events
  • File Management
    • Merging Shows
    • File Manager

Previous Knowledge Required

Although not essential, we recommend attendees have a basic knowledge of DMX and moving lights.

New to Lighting? Our Lighting Basics training course will get you up and running with a comprehensive introduction to entertainment lighting and the lighting market. Book your place via our TecZone Page.

ChamSys MagicQ Advanced

We also provide ChamSys MagicQ Advanced Training. To book on this course we recommend you are confident after completing Foundation or are already an experienced MagicQ User.

Where & When

Date / Time

Date: Tue 16 April 2019

Time: 09:30am - 16:00pm

Price: FREE with lunch included


Leisuretec Distribution Ltd, Unit L3, Cherrycourt Way, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, LU7 4UH

This event is now fully booked. Please register your interest below to keep informed on future dates.