Recent content by MikeInVegas

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    Design Issues and Solutions Race Track Safety Lighting

    So here is what we ended up with: 10 LED Par64 Fixtures 1 Enttec USB-DMX Adapter Q Light Contoler Plus We're going to drop DMX cable along the fence line each time we use the system. The lights will mount to a moveable pole that is light enough to give way if someone hits it. This way we can...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Race Track Safety Lighting

    Read above, we don't race in the rain. It's different here in Vegas when it comes to the rain, it's either pouring rain for 10 minutes, or it's 100* outside! And I already stated we'll switch them all out for outdoor rated fixtures just in case.
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    Painting zip cord

    How about green shrink fit tubing: 3/16" x 8 Ft. Green Heat Shrink Tubing
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    Design Issues and Solutions Race Track Safety Lighting

    Our estimated cost is under $1,500 including cable, controller, and fixtures. Plus with a 2 year warranty on the lights we can walk in to Guitar Center and get a replacement light on the spot. This is a non-profit charity that uses the proceeds from the racing to bring under privileged...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Race Track Safety Lighting

    Very valid concerns for sure. We'll definitely look into outdoor rated fixtures if this works. Luckily here in Vegas we don't have much rain to worry about since it basically only rains about 5-10 times a year for a grand total of 3 inches of annual rainfall! It's the heat that we have to...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Race Track Safety Lighting

    I got Venue Slim Par64's. They are 3 or 7 channel fixtures, I have them set to 7. The channel control is pretty normal with 1-3 being RGB, then the other 4 being different things like strobe, afde, etc. To make it easier for the drives to recognize a yellow, I'd like to have the yellow be a...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Race Track Safety Lighting

    Short background story, I help run the local go kart track and this year we are putting in a track safety lighting system that the starter can control from the flag stand. We're going to divide the track into 6 zones, and at the beginning of each zone we'll put up a par64 led light. Obviously...