Obsidian Control System Onyx Series of Consoles

Obsidian Control System Onyx Series of Consoles

Obsidian Control Systems combines over 25 years of experience developing professional entertainment lighting control solutions for automated and theatrical lighting fixtures. Obsidian Control Systems now offers a wide range of hardware including Onyx DMX Node, Onyx NX Touch, Onyx NX Wing, NX2 and NX4 consoles.

ONYX is a rebranding of the well-established Martin M-Series control platform. Designed and maintained by real-user professionals with decades of experience in lighting control systems, ONYX provides a stable and efficient programming platform that is fast to program and fun to operate.

ONYX KEY

The ONYX Key is an encrypted USB dongle to unlock up to 128 Universes of DMX control on any PC system. This compact key carries the full ONYX license that is instantly recognized by the ONYX software. No online connectivity or activation is required.

The ONYX key can be used on any PC and is not registered to specific hardware. Drivers are pre-installed with ONYX, making this key plug and play. it is a great solution for users on the go, as a backup system or to build powerful PC systems for architainment applications.

NX DMX

NX DMX is a USB powered 2 port DMX Node. As a member of the innovative ONYX platform from Obsidian Control Systems, the NX DMX provides instant access to DMX In and Outputs as well as RDM communication. The device is plug and play and requires no drivers or additional configuration to integrate with ONYX. It is designed to work with any PC but also works with any ONYX console as a fast and affordable way to add two additional DMX ports.

NX DMX supports ONYX on PC systems for up to four Universes without any dedicated license. When connected to an ONYX licensed PC or ONYX console the NX DMX is assignable to any one of 255 Universes.

NX DMX allows for the full ONYX system to be used in many situations, from small events and tradeshows to clubs and churches. Many technicians utilize ONYX through the NX DMX as an affordable but powerful test station due to ONYX’ outstanding library support.

NX TOUCH

The NX Touch is a powerful yet simple control surface for the ONYX platform, Fully compatible with all ONYX consoles and PC software, NX Touch is a plug-and-play solution with an innovative control surface like no other lighting console.

14 touch faders allow control of playbacks and fixture parameters while 20 velocity-controlled pads allow for new types of effects. Additional programming buttons such as Record, Edit, Update, Load and Clear are accessible directly from the NX Touch control panel. NX Touch includes one DMX port for direct control of any compatible DMX device.

NX WING

NX Wing is the complementary USB control surface to Obsidian Control Systems ONYX platform. Based on the NX 2 console the NX Wing utilizes the same rugged design and components with an identical footprint and layout. Through its USB connection, the NX Wing provides a responsive, professional hardware surface to operate ONYX on any PC system without compromises. Any user of ONYX will feel instantly familiar with the NX Wing and no setup or additional installation is required. Simply plug it into a user-provided PC with ONYX and get started instantly.NX Wing provides extensive connectivity with 4 DMX Ports, MIDI and Timecode ports while unlocking 128 Universes of control when connected to ONYX on a PC.

NX2

The NX2 is the ultimate compact yet powerful fully-integrated lighting controller. As a member of the innovative ONYX platform from Obsidian Control Systems, the NX2 is feature-rich and never restricted in its capabilities.  NX2 includes a high-brightness Full HD multi-touch screen; 8 assignable parameter encoders; an assistive mini touch-screen; full keypad and command section; a dedicated grandmaster and 10 full playbacks with four freely assignable buttons.

Utilizing the latest in industrial components the NX2 contains 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 result in unprecedented power in this form factor.

The NX2 is ergonomic with its compact footprint, full ONYX command and keypad section and the bright adjustable HD touch screen. It is always ready to run the largest shows and events at a moments notice.

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 2 has all the connectivity and power the ever-increasing sizes of shows demand. Two additional 4K touch monitors are supported for even more direct access at any time.

For powerful visualization of lighting and scenery, every NX2 console includes a free CAPTURE Solo Edition license.

NX4

The NX4 is a comprehensive feature-packed control surface. With a well-arranged combination of motorized and manual faders as well as an array of playback button the NX4 offers 44 total playbacks in a compact yet extremely powerful package. As a member of the innovative ONYX platform from Obsidian Control Systems, the NX4 is feature-rich and never restricted in its capabilities. NX4 includes a high-brightness Full HD multi-touch screen; 8 assignable parameter encoders; dedicated Intensity encoder;  an assistive mini touch-screen; full keypad and command section and a dedicated grandmaster.

Two independent playback sections offer instant access. The main playback with 10 motorized faders plus 10 play-pairs allows for quick page changes while the sub playback with 12 faders and 12 button playbacks allows important cues to always be at the user’s fingertips.

Utilizing the latest in industrial components the NX4 contains 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 result in unprecedented power in this form factor. The NX4 is ergonomic with its motorized playback faders, short depth, easy screen access, full ONYX command and keypad section and bright adjustable HD touch screen. It is always ready to run the largest shows and events at a moment’s notice.

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 NX4 has all the connectivity and power the ever-increasing sizes of shows demand. Two additional 4K touch monitors are supported for even more direct access at any time.

For powerful visualization of lighting and scenery, every NX4 console includes a free CAPTURE Duet Edition license.

PHANTOS is the exclusive reseller for the Onyx series of consoles in NSW Australia. We look forward to working with existing and new customers including production companies, installers, and freelancers to present these amazing hardware to more people in our industry. We are committed to providing prompt and quality technical support to existing and new users. If you have questions about the Onyx platform or one of the products, please feel free to give us a call.

 

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