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Gio @5 Control Console

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GIO @5
Model
GIO @5

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Gio @5 brings the high-end control of the larger Eos family consoles to venues with tighter spaces – or tighter budgets.  This portable console packs all the control necessities into a compact footprint, so external monitors and accessories are optional.  With an articulating, 17", multi-touch LCD display, five definable and page-able motorized faders and a master fader pair, Gio @5 is the perfect step up for Ion users who want expanded hands-on access to playbacks, color control, touchscreen Magic Sheets and more.

The console features the same full-function, backlit keyboard as the Eos Programming Wing and Gio console, providing an easy transition for experienced Eos users looking for a smaller desk – and a good platform for new programmers looking to gain professional skills that scale up.

Gio @5 Console Features

  • 8 or 48 DMX universes¹ with no co-processing
  • Dedicated master playback fader pair
  • 5 definable motorized faders, with 200 pages of control
  • 20 user-definable buttons
  • Four pageable haptic encoders
  • Articulating 17" LCD multi-touch display
  • Supports two external high resolution Display Port monitors or touchscreens
  • Integrated keyboard drawer
  • Backlit buttons
  • 2 DMX/RDM outputs
  • 2 EtherCon RJ45 outputs  (sACN, ETCNet2, Net3, ArtNet, and Avab UDP)
  • 11 USB Ports, plus Contact Closure and MIDI connections
  • Up to three fader wings may be used
  • ¹ Technically supports up to 64 DMX universes once fully unlocked, however a free factory upgrade code is required so ETC can provide you personalized support.

Eos Family Features

  • Show file compatibility with the entire Eos Family, from the Eos Ti down to the Element² and ETCnomad.
  • Three user-definable workspaces per monitor, each with discrete split-screen controls, frame management, and snapshots.
  • Custom-design your control interface using Magic Sheets, with topographical or abstract layouts.  Full interaction with the command line allows command instructions - from the simplest and most immediate to the most complex - accessed from a mouse or single- or multi-touch displays.
  • Configure and program a pixel-map layout, using integral or custom-designed content.
  • Award-winning color controls, including six Color Pickers and a Gel Picker for color mixing.
  • Client/server networking and synchronized backup using multiple consoles and/or RPUs
  • Client and Offline programming on PC³ and Mac³ via ETCnomad
  • 99 discrete online users with partitioned control
  • 32,768 Control Channels (Fixtures)⁴
  • 10,000 Cues and 999 Cue Lists
  • 200 Active Playbacks and 999 Submasters
  • 100 Fader Pages for Playbacks and Submasters
  • 1,000 each of Presets, Palettes, Groups, Effects, Snapshots, Curves, and Color Paths
  • 99,999 Macros
  • ² The Element does not support Multiple Cue Lists or more than one active playback.  Additionally the physical submasters are locked to numbers 1-60, and fader wings are not supported.
  • ³ PC requires Windows 7 or higher.  Mac is Intel only and requires OS X or higher.  The ETCnomad software is free for offline programming or "mirror mode", but requires a dongle to act as a client.
  • ⁴ The console is still limited by the number of DMX universes/outputs, thus you may not be able to use all these channels.
IncludesLED Littlite, Mouse, Mouse Pad, Backlit Keyboard, Dust Cover, 2x DisplayPort to DVI Adapters, Locking Power Cord
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Lighting Console
ApplicationStage or Architectural
Basics
IncludesLED Littlite, Mouse, Mouse Pad, Backlit Keyboard, Dust Cover, 2x DisplayPort to DVI Adapters, Locking Power Cord
Suggested ItemsExternal Monitors
ManufacturerETC
Model #GIO @5
Our SKUGIO @5
Dimensions
Box L x W x H13.5" x 30.25" x 30.5"
Weight61
  • 520.75
  • E, 03-2018
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
  • 3.93
  • C, 03-2018
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
  • 1,012.44
  • A, 11-2016
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
  • 98.45
  • A, 05-2018
  • May. 30th, 2018
2-page sheet listing all the things you can accomplish with [Shift], [About], and other key combinations!
  • 408.96
  • A, 01-2017
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
  • 935.64
  • A, 01-2017
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
  • 10.16
  • A, 05-2018
  • May. 30th, 2018
For all Eos Family consoles except Ion Classic & Element (1).  Ion Xe & Element 2 use this manual.
  • 490.45
  • A, 08-2018
  • Aug. 23rd, 2018
  • 703.63
  • C, 02-2017
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
Comprehensive guide on using MIDI Show Control, RTC Timecode, OSC, and other special protocols in Eos Family systems.
  • 264.84
  • 02-2018
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
  • 157.85
  • 11-2016
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
Front view of product, for use in your drawings.
  • 2.89
  • 12-2016
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
Standard drawing of product, for use with project submittals.
  • 1.34
  • A, 06-2009
  • Apr. 7th, 2018
Detailed white paper on the difference between Tracking and Preset control modes.
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