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Buttons are console keys. You can see them on the virtual console.
[key] are keyboard shortcuts. Combined shortcuts are written like this [key1 + key2].
For example, button Ch is key [C] on keyboard, Thru is [>]… To find keyboards shortcuts, see the menu entry in the application.

Virtual console

Open with Burger menu or [Shift + Ctrl + C] VirtualConsole

Main window

Select channels

Set channels level

Manipulate Steps and Preset

A Preset store channels levels

A Step contains a cue and times

Move in Sequence

Open Lighting Architecture

On start-up, Open Lighting Console will launched olad if not already running.
To configure OLA, use the web interface on http://localhost:9090 while olad is running.

MIDI controllers

Configure your controllers with:

Default MIDI mapping is Makie Control mode, controllers configured in this way are supported directly.

Open olc MIDI settings, activate controller(s) in MIDI In and choose the rotatives mode used by controller.

All rotative on a controller must be configured in the same mode

Activate controller(s) in MIDI Out for MIDI feedback (motorized faders, LED, …)


MIDI mapping is save in ASCII files.

Open Sound Control

By default olc listen on port 7000 and send infos to IP address, port 9000.
This can be changed in settings

OSC Path Value Command
/seq/go 1 Go
/seq/plus 1 Seq+
/seq/moins 1 Seq-
/pad/1   1
/pad/2   2
/pad/3   3
/pad/4   4
/pad/5   5
/pad/6   6
/pad/7   7
/pad/8   8
/pad/9   9
/pad/9   0
/pad/dot   .
/pad/clear   C
/pad/channel   Ch
/pad/thru   Thru
/pad/plus   +
/pad/moins   -
/pad/all   All
/pad/level   @
/pad/pluspourcent   +%
/pad/moinspourcent   -%
/pad/ff   Full
/subStick/flash master(1-40), level(0-255) Flash Master
/subStick/level master(1-40), level(0-255) Master at level