Introduction to the Element Control Desk

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    Introduction to the Element Lighting Console

    ETC’s Element lighting control desk provide simple, hands-on control for modest lighting rigs. This class will teach you the basics of using Element, utilising ETC’s innovative training facilities in West London.

    You’ll learn to patch and control conventional lights using both direct fader control as well as command-line entry. You will learn to record and use Groups, Submasters, Cues and more. You will also learn to control gel scrollers and multi-colour LED fixtures, and receive an introduction to simple moving-light programming.

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

    Space is limited: Only 6 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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