Cobalt 20 4096 outputs

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Includes 90 day warranty.


Cobalt 20 offers the largest work surface in the Cobalt family, with built-in, articulating, 17" high-resolution, multi-touch monitors. It also provides support for three additional external monitors that can also be single- or multi-touch, and 40 master playbacks with 20 motorized faders and 20 backlit color-coded endless pots. Cobalt 20 controls up to 5000 devices (dimmers, LEDs, moving lights or media servers) on up to 32 universes of output (16,384 parameters) without the need for additional processing hardware.

Full-featured console for control of conventional and moving lights, media servers and LEDs with built-in, articulating, high-resolution multi-touch displays, backlit command keypad, keyboard tray, 40 hands-on multipurpose masters (20 motorized faders + 20 endless backlit pototentiometers), preset operation, main crossfader playback and full network capabilities, including backup and multi-console operation.


  • 16,384 Outputs/parameters
  • 5,000 Control Channels
  • 9,999,999 Presets
  • 4 x 999 Palettes (Focus, Color, Beam, All)
  • 999 Groups
  • 999 Macros
  • 999 Sequences
  • 999 Master Pages
  • 99 Effect Playbacks
  • Supports three external DisplayPort monitors starting at 1280x1024 resolution with optional touchscreen control
  • Solid-State Hard Disk
  • Seven USB 2.0 ports for USB flashdrive, pointing devices, keyboards


  • Two individually configurable Ethernet ports, 802.3afcompliant PoE
  • ETCNet2, Net3 (powered by ACN), sACN and ArtNet output protocols
  • Two DMX512A/RDM ports
  • Contact closure triggers via D-Sub connector
  • Three female IEC connectors
  • Three video connectors support DisplayPort external displays (1280x1024 minimum resolution) with optional single- or multi-touch screen control
  • USB 2.0 multipurpose (11 ports)
  • Client PC via Ethernet (requires Client Dongle)
  • Net3 Radio Focus Remote (RFR) via USB or Ethernet
  • Phone Remote
  • OSC Open Sound Control via Ethernet
  • UDP event triggering via Ethernet
  • aRFR for Android devices and iRFR for Apple iOS devices via wireless Ethernet
  • MIDI in/out (MIDI timecode, MIDI notes, MIDI Show Control (MSC))
  • MIDI timecode, MIDI Show Control through Net3 Show Control Gateway
  • SMPTE timecode through Net3 Show Control Gateway
  • Contact closure (12 analog inputs, 12 SPDT contact outputs, RS-232) through Net3 I/O Gateway
  • Support for up to 40 additional master playbacks using Cobalt Motorized Fader Wings, Universal Fader Wings or the Congo jr™ Master Playback Wing


  • AC input (100 - 240V at 50/60 Hz)
  • Maximum power consumption (including external monitors) approximately 6.3A 120/240V
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