Recent content by allank44

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    Slimpar 56s and dimmers??

    thanks. Chris...Got everything to work as needed....at least well enough for the event yesterday.BUT... still not quite what I'd like to be able to do. So, selected all 4 fixtures...set all to whatever RGB colour...then controlled intensity manually...fade up...fade down.I think what we...
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    Slimpar 56s and dimmers??

    lol...it's okay to knock me... I can take it.So...are we talking 3 channel RGB or 7 channel?I know that the 7th channel is the dimmer intensity.SO...program FIXTURE 1...whatever color...repeat for the other 3 fixtures...THEN...patch the 7th channel for each fixture to a fader say 1 to...
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    Slimpar 56s and dimmers??

    So..we have an OBEY 40 controller...which I know can't do fades between scenes..which would help.The setup is 4 slimpar56s...used as stage backwash. All we want to do is manually,simultaneously, bring them up..and down.. as needed.Also the hope was to program to 4 different colors...with 4...
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    Slimpar 56s and dimmers??

    Hi all...a sort of newbie...but I hope a simple question.I'd like to manually set my chauvet par 56s...each to it's own color.Can I dim all 4 simultaneously...they'd be linked via ac only...using a dimmer?Now I'm aware of dimmers...and switch packs..and I think that's the key thing to...
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    dimmer pack question...power limits...(total newbie!!)

    thanks...great answer..but a follow up question..A 4 channel pack is rated at, as an example, 10 amp per channel but 20 amp overall.How so?...shouldn't it be rated for 40 amps -- 10 x 4??I admit ignorance upfront...so is it a question of safety or a question of electrical logic, so to...
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    dimmer pack question...power limits...(total newbie!!)

    thanks all for the advice...we're not ones to push the limits..not when it comes to electrics and lighting!!So..we go down to the 575W lamps.BUT...is my math correct?...would a 750W S4 draw 6.25 amps?...all things being equal.AND..therefore we'd need a dimmer pack rated at say, 10amps and...
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    dimmer pack question...power limits...(total newbie!!)

    hi all...total newbie here again...Here's the deal...we've got a dimmer pack (have a DMX 512 controller to run it...so all good)The dimmer pack is rated at 5A per channel (it's a 4 channel) and 15A total...SO...we'd like to run 2 source 4 750s on that pack.If I'm doing my math right one...
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    575W & 750W Source 4

    Re: source 4 question from a total newbie...Joshua...thanks...thought so. We now have another 19 degree Source 4 coming that should be rated to 750w...at least now I'll know what to look for.allan
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    575W & 750W Source 4

    source 4 question from a total newbie...hi all..first post here...SO...We've started to use Source 4s and noted a difference between the 2 we have:One has 4 holes and one has only 2 holes (although there is a phillips screw in place that if removed would open up another hole, although on...