Recent content by MCSLight

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    Massive Flickering issue with matrix 4 channel dimmer packs

    I tried tanking the frame rate, and I was still getting flickering, although it didn't seem quite as bad.David, I did not see your post until just now. I'm truly floored by your offer. I just happened to stumble into someone willing to loan us some dimmers and a controller for the show. So...
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    Massive Flickering issue with matrix 4 channel dimmer packs

    After working with tech support on Light Factory, I think I'm having an issue with the Break time, frame rate, and MAB time of the DMX signal to the Optima dimmers. I've tried a few variations suggested by the Light Factory folks but it's not working. They suggested contacting Optima to see if...
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    Massive Flickering issue with matrix 4 channel dimmer packs

    They did come from Bulb America. However, I just borrowed a board from a neighboring theater and they worked perfectly fine. So I'm guessing this has got to be an issue with Light Factory or the hardware attachment.
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    Massive Flickering issue with matrix 4 channel dimmer packs

    I just recently purchased 2 Optima Matrix 4 channel dimmers for my tiny theater company. We couldn't afford a traditional console, and a friend recommended Light Factory for us. Both the dimmers and the USB to DMX adapter came in, along with brand new 3 pin DMX cable. I set everything up, and if...
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    Looking for dimmer packs for a tiny storefront theater

    That Stage Pak system looks like it'd be a good fit. You wouldn't happen to know if you could add another DMX box or two to it? I'm trying to go through the instruction manual, but I'm not quite sure if it'd take more boxes.
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    Looking for dimmer packs for a tiny storefront theater

    I’ve got some very specific questions regarding dimmer packs for a storefront theater that works in a converted office space. We’re trying to get funding together to upgrade from our homemade board and clip light rig. I barely know anything about dimmers. A couple other spaces I’ve worked in...