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Obsidian Control Systems’ Powerful NX 4™ Now Shipping

PLSN Staff • Product News • October 10, 2019

 

LOS ANGELES – Obsidian Control Systems is pleased to be shipping the powerful NX 4™ lighting controller. Equipped with professional features and prepared to host Obsidian’s innovative DYLOS™ pixel composition engine, the NX 4 is the newest member of the innovative ONYX™ lighting control platform and is designed to handle even the largest show with ease. With a well-arranged combination of motorized and manual faders, along with an array of playback buttons, it offers 44 total playbacks in a compact yet extremely powerful package.

More details from Elation (www.elationlighting.com):

Using the latest in industrial components, the NX 4 includes a high-brightness, 15.6”, full-HD multi-touch screen with support for two external 4K touch displays. Eight assignable parameter encoders, a dedicated Intensity encoder, an assistive mini-touch screen, full keypad and command section, and a dedicated grand master make for an intuitive control surface. Two independent playback sections offer instant access. The main playback with 10 motorized faders plus 10 play-pairs allow for quick page changes while the sub playback with 12 faders and 12 button playbacks means important cues are always at your fingertips.

The console houses a powerful new Intel Hexa-Core processor, high-speed NVMe SSD drive and 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Fast boot times, instant operation and the ability to process 64 Universes right inside the console without the need for costly external processing networks results in unprecedented power in this form factor.

The NX 4 is also ergonomic with motorized playback faders, short depth, easy screen access, full ONYX command and keypad section, and bright, adjustable HD touch screen. With four DMX ports, Timecode, MIDI and dual Gigabit ports for up to 64 Universes of Art-Net, sACN plus the ONYX X-Net protocol, the NX 4 has all the connectivity and power the ever-increasing sizes of shows demand.

DYLOS™

Obsidian Control Systems will offer DYLOS™ in each NX 4 console, a pixel composer that far exceeds the capabilities of regular pixel-mapping systems. It is the first of many exciting steps for the ONYX™ platform to provide a comprehensive toolset of dynamic fixture animation, exciting content generators and powerful media playback, easily accessible through an elegant and well-thought-out user interface. Following the natural workflow of ONYX, the DYLOS pixel composer seamlessly integrates and is available at a moment’s notice to enhance lighting designs. Based on a full 3D environment and powerful DirectX graphics processing, the DYLOS engine has been designed from the ground up for power and performance to manage thousands of fixtures and parameters with ease.

 

 

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