Introduction to the Ion Control System

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    Introduction to the Ion Lighting Console

    ETC’s Ion lighting control desk provide simple and approachable control for integrated lighting rigs. This class will teach you the basics and nuances of this high-level control system, utilising ETC’s innovative training theatre in West London.

    Day one: Ion Basics

    You’ll learn about Ion’s major functions and how to navigate the desk. You will learn to program conventional and moving lights, work with palletised data, groups and submasters, and learn to create cues and use effects.

    Class is from 10:00 – 17:00; lunch is provided.

    Day two: Ion Practical

    Having learned the basics of programming on day one, day two will give you the opportunity to put this training to use. We will write a series of cues utilising palettes, groups and effects "on the fly" to ensure you are prepared for your next production.

    Class is from 10:00 – 17:00; lunch is provided.

    Space is limited: Only 8 seats are available for each session , so registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    The course is free to attend.

    You must be at least 16 years of age to attend this session. If you are aged 16 or 17 years of age and wish to attend, please email before booking onto the course.  

    For any questions or concerns, please email

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    Introduction to the Ion Control System
    ETC London, United Kingdom

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