Recent content by uriahdemon

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    Showtec Sunstrip Help - How to set up DMX control

    Hi All, I have just bought one of these lights - http://www.lichtpunt.nl/upload/documenten/showtec%20sunstrip%20active.pdf I was wondering if there is anyone else who has them and what was your approach is setting up a fixture control/personality file for it. On looking at the manual it...
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    Control/Dimming Advice on Lighting Software?

    Hi, I am new to Magic Q and am still seeking that magic breakthrough that you have unearthed. Was this just from reading the manual (which I find difficult) or could you advise on another learning tool/process please....??
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    Short Throw Projector - General advice on stands/fittings/capability etc

    Hi Museav, Thanks for the reply and the interest, much appreciated as you certainly seem to know what you are talking about. I am not set on a particular projector as yet as I am still sussing things out. I think that is a good thing given all the info you have offered regarding their...
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    Short Throw Projector - General advice on stands/fittings/capability etc

    Hi, I have had a good search of the forums and cannot really find the info I am after hence this new thread. I am putting together a small and portable lighting/projection rig to hire myself and it out for bands etc. I have been looking at the options for screen projection which I think would...
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    Control/Dimming Best software/PC setup for intermediate size/complexity rig

    Hi, just starting off on getting a rig together for the odd hire out with bands that I know. I have a Chauvet Obey 40 controller and was looking at upgrading to something else. I have been mulling over the benefits of a PC based control system over a seperate desk. I kind of like the...
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    Advice on projection options small scale

    Hi All, I am venturing into projection for a live band scenario. It will only be small scale, portable and cost competetive. Perhaps projecting onto a screen approx 2m X 2m. Now as I see it my minimal knowledge tells me if projecting from the front or the rear you need the prescribed...
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    Equinox Quadzilla - Slight Technical Problem

    Hi All, I have a couple of these lights and one is giving me a little problem. I am controlling them through a Chauvet Obey 40 and have them both on the same channel with no other fixtures linked. Using proper DMX cabling etc. The red and green lights respond as they should when dimming and...
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    Help: Chauvet Obey 40 Issues

    Thanks for your help. I have tried the DS 10 on and that is when I can only get full but on strobing. The only constant I can get is on only 50% light. If it is a single channel any idea what channel that is likely to be please....?? I have been through many of them but with no joy as yet.
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    Help: Chauvet Obey 40 Issues

    Hi Michael, Pictures as requested and hopefully you can help please. Rgds Mac
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    Help: Chauvet Obey 40 Issues

    Hi Michael, Thanks for your reply. I will get some pictures up tonight (if I can suss out how to do that). Hopefully you may be able to come up with an idea...?? Rgds Mac
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    New Chap - Wales, UK - Introducing Myself

    Hi, Thanks for replying to my introduction and for the info. I have always looked after the lighting and effects for any band I have been in. I also make blacklight reactive backdrops etc for many bands. Although nearly 50 I have decided to do this to hopefully be able to set up a small part...
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    Help: Chauvet Obey 40 Issues

    Thanks to those who have helped out so far. You will be glad to know that I have sorted most things out with only one unresolved issue. My problems were two fold i.e. I was not setting the dip switches correctly to enable DMX control and I was setting the pins the wrong way round i.e. instead...
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    New Chap - Wales, UK - Introducing Myself

    Hi All, I came across the forum this evening (well early morning here) and found it very informative and seems to have level headed folks willing to help each other on here. I play the drums in a band and have always looked after the lighting/stage setup however I have now moved into wanting...
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    Help: Chauvet Obey 40 Issues

    Re: HELP! Chauvet Obey 40 won't talk to LEDrain 56 cans Hi, Thanks for getting back to me. The fixtures are - Equinox Quadzilla X 2 - I want to run them together Acme Dynamo X 4 - On seperate channels UV Cannon Led Par 151 (cant see any manufacture name) PAR 56 LED spot - again I cant see...
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    Help: Chauvet Obey 40 Issues

    Re: HELP! Chauvet Obey 40 won't talk to LEDrain 56 cans I have exactly the same issue with my Obey 40 and have gone through all the advice on this thread........ very useful thanks !! but not resolved as yet. But I think this may be the issue i.e. getting the fixtures into DMX mode. All...