Recent content by benchman

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    older strand cd80 portable

    once again thanks for the manual... i have one more question though... how much should i pay for one of these. they have been mounted in a studio since new and have been professionally maintained... they look brand new and are mounted in a very clean iso room . they have twelve 2k breakers and...
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    older strand cd80 portable

    thanks so much... it was exactly what i needed....who was that masked man?
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    older strand cd80 portable

    again... I'm new at the whole dimmer thing(I'm an audio dude) so bare with me. there are six strand cd80 packs mounted on the wall. they are three phase powered. there are three rotary dmx selectors, a dip switch next to them. i want to use them to control lekos and Parnells(120vlt). the...
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    Hey, I thought we could share pictures of our shows...

    first test of the ring lights...
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    general info

    i was just wondering... for future reference... how much room(amps/wattage) is usually left on a dimmer channel/pack to insure no false trips of their breakers during heavy use? also... and this will show my green underside but... i'm arguing with an electrician who isn't used to wiring for...
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    problem with wrestling ring

    well i think ism going to use some opti zoom pars on the inside of the truss to light the ring and lekos around the outside perimeter to take care of the outside perimeter. i'm planning on eight lekos at a trim of about 15, about 20ft out... one on each corner and one on each side. and twelve...
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    a little outdated

    hey there... just finished reading a post and adding to it only to realize that it was all a couple of years old... my bad. that being said... i've just finished an install in a venue about 10,00sqft...with a trim of around 18ft. the main stage that will be used for live bands is 32 x 20ft...
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    Chauvet and Elation LEDs Postives+negitives

    i'm actually designing an entirely LED show. it's not a theatre show basically a wow show. i'm not working with massive trims or huge areas which is why i decided to choose led. the main stage consisist of elation designe spot pros...8 of them. can't say enough good things about them. the...
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    problem with wrestling ring

    thanks len... you read my mind. i think the tearm..." no good deed goes unpunished" is relivent on this one. i'm primarily an audio company the lighting thing is rather new to me.
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    problem with wrestling ring

    your assuming that these guys are professional... none of the camera crew even own a light metre... let alone know what they need. and i'm strickly a rock n roll light guy. i've been told that it doesn't matter if the leds stay up becuase they don't have a flicker issue and the fresnels will...
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    problem with wrestling ring

    i have a problem lighting a wrestling ring. my trim on the ring is about 12 feet... the trim on the outside of the ring is about 18 feet. the ring is a standard 18ft ring with a 26ft truss flying above it. but i also have an additional roughly 6 ft around it that has to be well lit as well...
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    Automated Fixtures dmx profile writing software: Hog 2, Wholehog II Library Generator

    i would hope they do... i can't seem to locate it though.... what is it called?
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    Automated Fixtures dmx profile writing software: Hog 2, Wholehog II Library Generator

    hey dudes... I'll be frank... I'm old and grumpy and just want the short answers. I'm the owner of benchmark productions in Winnipeg an we're doing a rather large installation for a new venue. i stupidly agreed to program the dam stuff. i can set up a show and get it all functioning with a...