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The NX 4 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 NX 4 is feature rich and never restricted in its capabilities. NX 4 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 grand master.

Two independent playback section 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 allow to have important cues always at the user’s fingertip.

Utilizing the latest in industrial components the NX 4 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 NX 4 is ergonomic with its motorized playback faders, short depth, easy screen access, 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 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 NX 4 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.

Key Features Key Features
  • Adjustable 15.6” Full HD multi touch screen, 2x external 4K Touch Displays
  • 44 playbacks (10 Motorized, 12 Sub, 22 Playback Executors)
  • 9 Encoders, Keypad, Trackball, 12 Function keys, assistive 3.5” touchscreen
  • 64 Universe integrated processing, 4 DMX ports onboard
  • Network, DMX, Timecode and Midi Connectivity
  • 10 x 60 mm motorized playback faders, each with 4 x function-assignable buttons, digital backlit labels
  • 12x 45mm Sub Playback Fader with Flash keys
  • 22x Playback Executors
  • 12 x customizable multi-function keys
  • Playback Select button
  • 2x Master Go section with Go, Pause, Snap and Release
  • 4 x digital rotary encoders with push function and status LED for fixture parameter control
  • 4x screen mounted digital rotary encoders with push
  • 1x digital intensity Encoder with push
  • 3.5” RGB touchscreen for parameter groups, effect parameters, fanning and global timings
  • 1x 60mm Grandmaster with Flash/DBO
  • Blind/HighLight/Last/Next buttons
  • Full numerical keypad and command keys
  • Industrial Trackball
  • Industrial 15.6” TFT 16:9 touchscreen (1920x1080px)
  • 250 GB NVMe M.2 storage drive
  • Industrial motherboard with Intel i5 Hexa-Core CPU
  • Quiet thermal design using advanced copper heat pipe coolers
  • 16 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Integrated graphics processor
  • Windows 10 IoT Embedded Operating System
  • OS installation by USB 3.0 storage device
  • Supports Windows USB touchscreens
  • 4 x DMX / RDM Universe In/Out: 5-pin locking XLR
  • External Display: 2x DisplayPort (up to 4k)
  • External Display Power: 12V, 2x Molex 8pin
  • Network: 2x Gigabit EtherCon for Art-Net, sACN and ONYX X-Net
  • Storage and Peripherals: 3x USB 3.0, 3x USB 2.0
  • Audio Out, Mic In: 2x 6.3mm Jack
  • MIDI in/out/thru (MIDI show control, MIDI notes, MIDI timecode): 5pin DIN
  • SMPTE Timecode In/Out: 3-pin XLR
  • Seetronic Power In
  • Desk lamp: 2x RGB LED, integrated

Physical Dimensions

  • Length: 431 mm (16.9 in.)
  • Width: 928 mm (36.5 in.)
  • Height: 149mm (5.8 in.)
  • Weight: 16.4 kg (36.1 lbs.)

Electrical Specifications

  • 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz, 140W

Included Items

  • Capture Solo License
  • 2x Integrated RGB Desklamp
  • Dust Cover
  • 1.5 m power cable

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