We recommend reading previous articles to get familiar with the interface and understand the basic functionality of the Cinegy Air application.

Before working with Cinegy Air in one of the control modes, you can define the startup protection parameters and assign the users with the privileges to log in to the application.

Refer to the Security paragraph to learn how to activate the security protection.

When launching Cinegy Air with the security protection activated, the interface will be locked, all the controls will be inactive. To activate the interface, choose the "Unlock air control…​" command from the "Playout" main menu. You will be asked to authorize the application:


Here enter the user name and password and press "OK".

In the case when the entered user name and/or password is invalid, the login fails and the following error message appears:


The interface can be deactivated by selecting the "Lock air control…​" command from the "Playout" main menu.

If for some reason the specified via channel control mode configuration window *.MCRActive playlist becomes invalid, the given playlist will be restored from backup when launching Cinegy Air Control application. The corresponding error message occurs:

The backup file will not contain the last change applied to the playlist.