Cognito² offers easy and intuitive programming that makes control over incandescent dimmers, moving lights and color-changing LEDs a breeze. Cognito² solves the complex task of programming shows that include incandescent dimmers, moving lights, and color-changing LED fixtures. Featuring a streamlined, natural language interface to guide you through selecting lights, adjusting their attributes, and recording reference libraries, memories and cues. Once programmed, the show is played back manually or by using show control, time code or scripting inputs.
With up to four universes of control and a new display output for a high definition external monitor, Cognito² doubles up on the capabilities of what is quickly becoming the go-to console for small to medium size churches, schools and other halls of public assembly.
Cognito² Console Features
350 Control Channels (Fixtures)
Up to 4 DMX universes with no co-processing
Two playbacks, each with intensity fader, Go and Pause buttons
20 faders, switchable between channels and memories (1-400)
Supports external monitor¹
2 DMX outputs
RJ45 port³ (sACN, Pathport, ArtNet, KiNet)
4 USB Ports, plus Serial, Contact Closure, and MIDI connections
¹ Monitor output is locked at 1920x1080 pixels
³ Starter model can only output Pathport. Pro models can output all protocols
Cognito² Family Features
Show file compatibility with the entire Cognito Family, from the Choreo down to the Cognito²PC.
Natural language control uses "real-world" terms and labels instead of channel numbers and data-level values
Continually maintained fixture library, currently with over 2000 commonly available, multiple-attribute lights
Offline programming on PC and Mac via Cognito²PC (dongle only required to output DMX)
Context-sensitive Help Overlays provide assistance without interrupting work flow
No hard limits on number of memories, cues, chases or playbacks
More than 20 simultaneous virtual playlists or chases
sACN / Art-Net / Ki-Net
MIDI Show Control, RS232
⁴ 2nd DMX output just repeats universe 1
⁵ Requires Pathport or compatible gateway for more than 2 output ports
All Cognito consoles share the same hardware, and can be upgraded with a software code at a later date.