Recent content by chanceriehl

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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    yeah bro I get all that...but as the installation was before me, I can't help that part.. So I am trying to make the best of a bad situation here. Seems like leaving the console on 24/7 is a worse idea than leaving the lights on.
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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    You may be on to something there...because..EVen though I have them in 7-Channel mode, I am not using any of the 7 channels except for the Red, Green, Blue, and Master Dimmer channels. Which Means from my board, I haven't addressed channel 6 at all. Could that have something to do with it?
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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    haha so you think I should just go with it if its working??
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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    i agree man. I wish I understood it
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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    I know that it would definitely work to take away power to the fixtures first, but the problem is, it is a permanent install system. So in order to take power away, I would need to go backstage and upstairs to the breaker box every time and flip the breaker. If this is what needs to happen...
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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    just as a test to see if the light still does it? That definitely would show if it is the branch or not.Lets say the Branch 4 is the problem, would you or anyone else have another suggestion to easily get DMX to a 5-Pin and a 3-Pin chain?
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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    I mean yeah in theory I could. I could also try a 5-Pin to 3-Pin cable and link the two sets together I guess and totally bypass the branch x4? But I don't see how it could be the problem really? I am using it exactly how it is supposed to be used in a scenario that it was seemingly created...
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    Control/Dimming LED Light DMX Problem?

    OK, I am going to try to describe what's happening here:I recently bought 12 Elation LED Opti Tri Par Lights. I have them all hooked up now and they are combined with some of the same lights but older models. The older models use 3-pin DMX and the newer ones use 5-Pin DMX. So, I also bought...