Depence 3

Install Viz-Key Driver

Before Depence can use the Viz-Key to receive the DMX data from an MA-Net3 session, you need to install the Viz-Key driver and install the Viz-Key software, which is compatible with the version of the running grandMA3 software


To install the Viz-Key driver or update the grandMA3 software connection. During the installation process, the Viz-Key needs to be unplugged.
  1. 1.
    Download the grandMA3 Viz-Key package from
  2. 2.
    Download the needed grandMA3 software from
  3. 3.
    Install the grandMA3 software on your grandMA3 console or your computer
  4. 4.
    Unzip the archive
    • When using a USB flash drive: Copy the ma folder into the root directory of your flash drive.
    • On Windows without a USB flash drive: Copy the content of the ma folder to this folder: C:\ProgramData\MALightingTechnology\installation_packages
  5. 5.
    Launch Depence
  6. 6.
    Go to SettingsApplication Settings
  7. 7.
    In the application settings go to VizKey Settings and click on Use Updater…
  8. 8.
    Launch the grandMA3 console or onPC software
  9. 9.
    Click the gear icon to open the settings. In the Menu dialog box, click Settings, and select Software Update.
  10. 10.
    A window will open
  11. 11.
    First you need to select the update file Click Choose update file. At the top right of the dialog box, select the location of the update file (either Internal or the USB flash drive). Select the update file for the Viz-Key: release_viz_key_vX.X.X.X.xml, and click Select
  12. 12.
    Then you need to select the device in the list, which you want to update, and then click Update devices
  13. 13.
    After clicking the button, the grandMA3 software will send needed files for the Viz-Key to the computer running Depence
  14. 14.
    The updating window of Depence will close and you can select a DLL from the Choose DLL drop-down menu. You need to select the DLL, which is compatible with the running grandMA3 software
    The version of the DLL is shown in the path C:\ProgramData\MALightingTechnology\gma3_x.x.x\shared\…
  15. 15.
    After selecting the DLL, you need to restart Depence