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  1. Capt.T_T.

    Control/Dimming Color DMX Level Data for LED Fixtures

    The fixture library on my console doesn't play nicely with my ETC D60s, or with the ColorSource Cyc fixtures I'm demo'ing this week. I specifically have issues with matching gel colors using the console's UI. I typically get around this by punching my desired color into the ETC Photometrics App...
  2. ademhayyu1

    Control/Dimming Stage Pin to DMX

    Hello, There is this huge yearly event coming up at our school and I am the technical director for this event. There are some pretty big performances and poets coming for this and I'd like to be able to use some of the theater's fixtures to light up these performances. I will be purchasing...
  3. Rose03

    Send DMX over Bates?

    This is probably a terrible ideas but I want to know. Is it possible to send a 3pin dmx signal down a dimming circuit that is not connected to a dimmer? Would there be too much interference from other live circuits?
  4. Rose03

    Control/Dimming Older Computer Based DMX Control

    I was wondering if there was any dmx control software for older computers, I was hoping to get something working on an iMac G4, but the older the computer the better.
  5. N

    Zigbee Control

    I am brand new to lighting design, and humbly beg forgiveness for my ignorance: Using a number of Philips Hue smart bulbs (wifi/zigbee), and hoping to get as much functionality/responsiveness out of them as possible. Is there an app or program more theatrically inclined than iConnectHue...
  6. V

    Unrecognized Dimming Receptacle

    Hello, I was looking at the lighting situation in a dining hall in MIT's student center and they built in some stage pin and dimmer boxes around the room, likely when they first built the building. I don't recognize the connections for the dimmer and was wondering if anyone here could identify...
  7. C

    Design Issues and Solutions Need advice: Small tour using local venue lighting systems

    I’m designing the lighting for a tour of a one-man show. To explain it bluntly would be to call it a glorified Powerpoint presentation—elements include a rear projection screen, a lectern and a table with some props, all set against black. The show is going to travel with a laptop running QLab...
  8. NickVon

    Lehigh Slim Dim Wireless Transmitter

    So a small performance space retro fit in one of our college buildings was installed with the Lehigh SlimDims. But any sort of control was either budgeted out or just forgotten about. The SlimDim's are equipped with Wireless Receivers for wireless DMX but i'm having a difficult time tracking...
  9. hutc6407

    Conveyor Belt in raised deck

    Hi everyone, Working on a production of Footloose and we want to have a conveyor belt system spanning 40' across our stage to move actors and small set pieces onstage/offstage, and across the stage. I have never built/worked a conveyor belt into a stage deck before, any help would be great! We...
  10. S

    Controlling In a Large Stadium

    I am breaking into controlling much larger rigs. Also looking to expand into much larger venues. When you go into a large stadium and do semi-perm installs with lights rigged all around and lights on the ground, what is the preferred way to control all of the lights? I am somewhat familiar with...
  11. N

    Jands Vista 2 and B-Eye K20 shapes

    Hi all, I am renting 4 B-Eye K20s for a show coming up soon, and I want to use them in shapes mode to get the full functionality out of them, but conserve DMX channels. Are there any tricks or tips anyone has to getting these to run in Vista? Also, are there any visualizer software out there...
  12. Robert Rivera

    How to make projection animation like beyonce

    Hello, guys our school just recieved a Panasonic PT_ EZ770Z U Projector with a huge snap on screen by DA- Lite products. We want to knw what softwares are out their to create a similar video effects to Beyonce Video shown below?
  13. C

    What are your Nomad Setups like?

    So I am looking into a nomad setup for a mix use space in University Student Union Building(Ballrooms, Live shows, etc...). None of my students are particularly tech students so I was looking at getting a setup with nomad involving a touch screen and some magic sheets so they could quickly build...
  14. H

    Electronics Diversified House Light System

    Hey everybody, so we've been experiencing this problem for years now, we're finally looking at solving it. We have a Electronics Diversified mark vii dimmer rack which also includes our house lights, they use the same dimmers as our other lights. However there is a special input for house light...
  15. Fluxion Designs

    Control/Dimming Pulsing Dimmers - This one is a major head scratcher.

    Hello everyone, I've used this board in the past and appreciate all the good expertise here. I've posted in the past, but for some reason my account isn't being recognized at all, so I had to start a new one. Apologies for that. I'm working with a venue who are having what is a fairly common...
  16. T

    New DMX Software

    Hey CB, I have been a member for a while, mostly reading and sharing the community with others. Anyway, I have been working on a brand new concept is lighting control for the past couple of years and when it came to debuting it, I thought of only one place, The Booth. LightRift just launched...
  17. osimidi

    New Control midi for Avolites Titan One

    a very cheap solution is Avolites Titan One + Osimidi Control a demonstration and configuration video: https://youtu.be/7z5NwGEUhbc demo videos: https://youtu.be/ONgI1E6jZ9Y https://youtu.be/2r_41RICq7Y Cheers.
  18. fofosfederation

    Control/Dimming My Intelligent Fixtures Power Up When My Board Shuts Down

    General I'm a student at a college theater, and we have an incredibly annoying problem where a random number of our intelligent lights will power up as soon as our lighting board turns off. Our Setup ETC Eos Lighting Board Connects to an ETC Net3 Show Control Gateway Ancient ETC Dimmer Rack...