Lighting Performance Controller: APC40mkII


The LPC: APC40mkII is a MIDI based performance controller software package for grandMA2 onPC, BOME MIDI Translator, and the Akai APC40 mkII.

45 RGB BACKLIT EXECUTOR BUTTONS

The LPC:APC40mkII has a total of 45 RGB backlit rubber button executors, and individuals colorable from with in grandMA2. LED control will follow page changes, allowing users to easily color code different executors playback.


42 EXTRA ASSIGNABLE EXECUTOR BUTTONS

In addition to the RGB Backlit buttons, The LPC:APC40mkII has an extra of 42 button executors for a total of 87 assignable executor buttons - not including page changes. Most of these buttons have mono LEDs that are also controlled via grandMA2 LED feedback.


10 BATTLE FADERS + 18 KNOBS

Short throw battle style faders plus a crossfader allow fast, dynamic playback execution, while 18 knobs provide a variety of tactile options to the user.


COMPATIBLE WITH MA2 CONSOLES

The LPC:APC40mkII showfile can be loaded  to and from a grandMA2 console, allowing users to easily transition between the two platforms. This functionality comes in extremely useful at festivals and fly dates where a console is provided, as well as when LDs and operators move up from tour to tour.

The LPC:APC40mkII, combined with a laptop running grandMA onPC or a BOME Box, can be added to a grandMA2 console to add extra playback executors and LED color feedback to an already robust system. This features also budget minded tours and projects to meet there financial goals without sacrificing performance.


USE WITH NEW AND EXISTING SHOW FILES

A template MA2 showfile - complete with views, macros, and MIDI mappings - is provided for new users or for users looking to start an LPC show file from scratch. In addition, instructions are provided to easily import the mappings to use the LPC:APC40mkII with an existing MA2 show file.


LED FEEDBACK VIA MA2 + LUA

A custom built LUA plugin provides the user with up-to-date LED feedback on the LPC surface.


COMPATIBLE WITH LSD COMMAND KEYBOARD

Complete your LPC with a LSD Command Keyboard to add essential programming keys, view keys, and X-Keys.

Available as a Full Console or a DIY software package.


The LPC:APC40mkII is available as a custom built console, complete with with following hardware installed into a Odyssey DJ Coffin:
One MA Lighting onPC node (1k, 2K, or 4 Port), One DMX King 4 Port ArtNet node, one Akai APC40 mkII, one LSD Command Keyword, one Kensington Track Ball Expert, one PoE 8 port ethernet router, Ikea warm white strip lights, and all necessary cables and connectors. Cost usually ranges from $4,000 USD to $7,000 USD depending on options.

Alternatively, for DIY users, the software is available as a download package. It includes an MA2 show file, a BOME's MIDI Translator file, and instructions on installation and usage. The cost is $350.

LPC:APC40mkII

Custom Built Console
~$4,000-$7,000plus shipping
  • Included Software:
  • grandma2 onPC Template Showfile
  • LUA Plugin for LED Feedback
  • BOME's MIDI Translator File
  • Comprehesive Manual
  • Included Hardware:
  • MA 2Port Node onPC 1K, 2K or 4Port Node w/ rack mount ears
  • DMX King DMX4 PRO 4 Port ArtNet Node
  • 1 - Akai APC40 mkII MIDI Controller
  • 1 - Luke Stratton Designs Command Keyboard
  • 1 - Kensington Expert Mouse Optical Trackball
  • 1 - 8 Port PoE 10/100/1000 Gigabit Network Switch
  • 1 - Surge Protector Power Strip
  • 1 - Ikea Warm White LED Strip Light set
  • 1 - Odyssey Glide Style Road Case w/ sliding shelf, pull out keyboard tray, rollers

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LPC:APC40mkII DIY

Software Files Only
$359
  • Included Software:
  • grandma2 onPC Template Showfile
  • LUA Plugin for LED Feedback
  • BOME's MIDI Translator File
  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Individual Files and Instructions for loading software into an existing show file.
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