Recent content by raymor

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    CAT6 "kinks"

    As TexxGadget said, you no longer have CAT6 cable. With kinks in it, it's more like CAT3.Electrons will flow, yes, but what makes the different categories is that with CAT6 the electrons change direction 250 million times per second and all the different pairs act exactly the same, with the...
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    Lifting speakers onto / with portable speaker stands?

    Thanks all. As it turned out, the speakers that seemed so heavy when carrying them across the room didn't seem as heavy when putting them on the stands. The stands didn't seem so tall either - just pick the speaker up on the shoulder, set it on the stand. No problem after all.
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    Getting a scissor lift onto a stage

    Speaking of doing it the wrong way, this thought came to my mind and I thought it was funny:
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    Getting a scissor lift onto a stage

    Who says you can't add a similar arm to a scissor lift? It might be easier than a 20 foot ramp? :)If there was just a steel pipe fastened to the platform, sticking out onto the stage, would the "down" function of the lift have enough power to lift that end?Again, the point being...
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    Lifting speakers onto / with portable speaker stands?

    Does anyone have any tips for physically lifting speakers onto stands? The rigs I normally use don't use stands, but for one gig I need to put older powered speakers (heavy) up onto stands. How do you lift a 60+ lb. speaker onto a 6-8 foot high stand? Do you raise the stand after the speaker...
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    Getting a scissor lift onto a stage

    Although I can't give any specific help, maybe this will give you some ideas or spark a new solution in your mind: