November 13-19, 2017
Exhibits: November 17-19, 2017
Las Vegas Convention Center • Las Vegas, NV

Front Row Sponsors:

High End Systems: Basic Hog 4 Programming Training

  • Tuesday, 11/14/2017: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Room: N203
  • Session Number:  L20

Course Length:

2 Days (Tuesday & Wednesday)

7 ETCP Renewal Credits


$645 ($745 after 9/14) includes lunch 
Class limit 8: one person per console

This introduction course covers the HOG Control Software, which is used on the HOG 4, Full Boar 4, Road Hog 4, Hedgehog 4, and Hog 4PC. This hands-on class will use an industry standard HOG 4 Operating System on all platforms, connected to Light Converse. The class will cover console layout, patching, editing fixtures, programming, palettes, recording cues and cue lists, timing options, directories, pages, scenes, and much more. There are a multitude of hands-on exercises with each section covered.

Prerequisites: Attendee should have prior experience with automated luminaires and a general familiarity with lighting consoles. In addition, they should have working knowledge of DMX 512 communication protocol, fixture addressing and patching.

Session highlights:
1. Console layout
2. Patching
3. Editing fixtures
4. Programming, palettes
5. Recording cues and cue lists
6. Timing options

Taught by: Paul Hancock, High End Systems product support specialist


Chris Meunchow


Megan Wilson