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    Do I really need all this IP65 junk?

    What sort of "outside" are we talking about here? We're in Colorado, where it rarely rains and the rain rarely lasts. Any show we would be doing outside would be under shelter so wind-blown rain would be the only concern. I don't expect to use them outside of a shelter. I don't get the...
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    Do I really need all this IP65 junk?

    We have purchased several IP65 rated fixtures (Chauvet Colorados and the like) mainly because the price was right. I'm sure some of you have experienced the horrors that are the IP65-rated connectors/adapter cables, especially when the gear has just come off of a cold truck. Is there any...
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    Automated Fixtures Elation Platinum Spot 5R - Mounting question

    That's good to know. Even though I own several Elation LEDs, I'm pretty wary of rebranded Chinese import. Budget is driving this. These will be in small, 500-1000 seat houses / clubs. 18-25' throw. We've used Mac250 Entours with good enough results, but I was really hoping to find...
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    Automated Fixtures Elation Platinum Spot 5R - Mounting question

    I've been looking for an inexpensive moving light. The Elation 5R looks decent, but I'm concerned about the mounting options in the manual. It says the fixture must only be mounted upright (in a standing or hanging position.) I really need something that can go on at least an angle. We are...