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    PWCOG Theatrical Console

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    PWCOG Theatrical Console, the Cognito 2 Theatrical Lighting Console, 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. Cognito² features 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 c
    ontrol 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.

    For more information, visit Pathway Connectivity's PWCOG Theatrical Console product page.

    Cognito2 Console display on computer screen

    2021 Product Name 2021 Part Number Legacy Description Legacy Part Number
    Cognito 2 Theatrical Console, Desktop, 1024 Channels PWCOG DT 1024 Cognito2 Console Pro1024 c/w PSU and Dust Cover 0700-7113
    Cognito 2 Theatrical Console, Desktop, 512 Channels PWCOG DT 512 Cognito2 Console Pro512 c/w PSU and Dust Cover 0700-7112
    Cognito 2 Theatrical Console, Desktop, Starter 512 Channels PWCOG DT S512 Cognito2 Console Starter c/w PSU and Dust Cover 0700-7111

    Cognito2 Console

    Pathway Connectivity Tips:

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #2 - Cognito²'s Wall Station Mode

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #3 - Edin 1006 - Analog to DMX

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #5 - eDIN #1003 Contact Closure

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #6 - Cognito² Shift Key Magic

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #7 - eDin #1007 DMX Merger

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #8 - DMX Present Contactor

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #9 - Cognito²'s Cue Actions

    Pathway Connectivity Tip #10 - Color Scrolls/ Wheels

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    Cognito2 Screen - Select   Cognito2 screen - Control
     Cognito2 screen - Record  Cognito2 screen - Play


    • Up to 2048 outputs—1024 directly from console
    • Output for optional HD1080 high definition external monitor
    • No hard limits on number of memories, cues, chases or playbacks
    • Pathport Protocol, ANSI E1.31 sACN, Art-Net, KiNET
    • Fanless, convection cooling means silent operation
    • 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
    • Context-sensitive Help Overlays aid without interrupting work flow
    • Two playbacks, each with intensity fader, Go and Pause buttons
    • More than 20 simultaneous virtual playlists or chases
    • One external and three internal timecode clocks and astronomical or time clock event triggering
    • Four pushbuttons for selection of Intensity, Color, Position and Shape attribute families
    • Four pushbuttons access Release, Help, Edit and Record functions
    • Free downloadable off-line editor (OLE) for Windows or Mac


      Starter  Pro512  Pro1024  Pro1536  Pro2048 
    Output Addresses 512   512  1024 1536   2048
    Pathport Protocol  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
    ANSI E1.31 sACN No  Yes  Yes  Yes Yes 
    Art-Net  No   Yes   Yes  Yes  Yes
    DMX512 OUT Ports  1
    DMX512 IN Port  Not enabled  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
    MIDI Show Control  Not enabled   Yes   Yes  Yes  Yes
    RS232 Port  Not enabled   Yes   Yes Yes   Yes
    Contact Closure Not enabled   3   3  Yes  Yes

    *Same output repeated on each port.


    Video 1: Cognito Introduction

    View more Training Videos and information on the Cognito² Lighting Control console and software on YouTube.



    Cut Sheet  Quick Start Guide   Brochure  Drawing (PDF)

    For more information, visit Pathway Connectivity's PWCOG Theatrical Console product page.


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