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  1. J

    NSI/Leviton DDS-6000-20 question

    So ... I have two DDS-6000-20 dimmer backs, each with a broken channel PC board. I am HOPING I can swap the channel boards around and come out with one working dimmer. However, I have a couple of questions about component compatibility. First, the channel boards are different PC numbers. One...
  2. zackconn44

    QolorFLEX

    hey! I need a wireless dimmer from city theatrical. Which version of the QolorFLEX would work with 6 or more incandescent lights on it. Thank you
  3. Rose03

    Convert DMX to 10v analog

    I recently started working at one of the few remaining outposts of 0-10v analog dimmer control. The desk is a grumpy old Leprecon 624. I would like to use ETC Nomad or some other DMX control so the question is: is there a way to convert DMX to 10v analog on a budget?
  4. Rose03

    Lycian Xenon Spot On Dimmer

    I found a Lycan Miget HP on a dimmer. Is this ok to do? It is running off an ETC Cem3 dimmer, the level for the spotlight was set from the dimmer's cpu, not the desk.
  5. DannyDepac

    Using a wall dimmer for a Source four follow spot??

    Hi Everyone - You've never failed me before so I'm back! lol I am putting together my own DIY Followspot from an ETC source 4 ellipsoidal (5 degree) 750 watt. I want it to be dimmable by the operator. I saw a couple of videos that use a regular old home "wall dimmer switch" inline with the...
  6. D

    Control/Dimming Sensor+ Dimmer Rack Dimmers Failing

    I am working with a Sensor+ Dimmer rack with R25D2 Dimmers. They keep on failing. Either not actually outputting power or not outputting consistently. The person that installed the rack entered the dimmer types in as R20D units. Could this be causing my problems?
  7. A

    Slimpar 56s and dimmers??

    Hi all...a sort of newbie...but I hope a simple question. I'd like to manually set my chauvet par 56s...each to it's own color. Can I dim all 4 simultaneously...they'd be linked via ac only...using a dimmer? Now I'm aware of dimmers...and switch packs..and I think that's the key thing to...
  8. R

    ETC Sensor3 "switched" D20 v relay/thrupower

    Our space is transitioning bit by bit to LED and I have a few questions: 1. Some of the fixtures are conventional source4s with source4wrd retro units attached. I know these are designed to safely be dimmer dimmed but the quality is awful unless maybe you have more than one fixture on one...
  9. 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...
  10. N

    Jands WMX Dimmers

    Hi everybody, I'm after some information regarding trimming dimmers. Is it possible to trim Jands WMX wallpack dimmers? We've got some lamps that glow dull when off and we just found a few that the curves are drastically different on. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Cheers, Nathan
  11. tdtastic

    Dimmer Doldrums

    Our dimming system has been doing funny stuff this summer; seeking advice for things to look for and maintenance techniques that we could or should be doing on the regular even despite our current issues. We have three SR48 racks with 2.4k dual D20's -- whole system installed about eighteen...
  12. TheTheaterGeek

    Control/Dimming Sensor+ Dimmers, Field Servicable?

    Is there any way to diagnose and fix problems with the sensor blades in the field or is that something i need to send them back to ETC for.
  13. JD

    Control/Dimming Hub Electric Architectural Dimmers

    I'm going to start this thread to provide reference information for some future poor soul who may have to service one of these systems. Hub is no longer around, and information about these systems and dimmer modules does not exist. As such, over the next few months I am going to have to reverse...
  14. hanoacosta

    Vintage Lighting Vintage Century Strand dimmer

    Hi Folks, I'm trying to track down schematics for some old (1974 I think) Strand dimmers. There are no markings on the rack, the individual dimmer modules say "Model 306." There are 4kw, 6kw, and 12kw variants. Here's a couple images if that helps: Image:IMG_20170418_155807.jpg|none...
  15. PACPTech

    Control/Dimming Help with dimmer connections...

    Hello all! I am hoping someone can provide some insight to my odd inquiry. My community theater has two Lite Puter DX1220 dimmer packs. They are looking for the best way to set these up in a semi permanent install. What I am trying to understand is how would one rackmount this in a flight...
  16. livingmarcuslee

    Multiple Fixtures, One Dimmer, GrandMA MA3D

    Hello! Thanks for taking a look at my question I have 2 pars on a single dimmer. I want to patch that dimmer into my console, but when using MA3d, I want to see both instruments in the space come up. I cant seem to find a way to force two instruments to the same address on the console, and I...
  17. D

    LED House Lights Not dimming

    So my theatre installed a bunch of LED house lights 0-10V 1% dimming and gave me a few ELV10 dimmer modules and said it should work fine. Well surprise they don't dim. any ideas? The link to the units we have are below We are running 3 ETC sensor3 racks...
  18. Grant Strain

    Control/Dimming Issues with Dimming

    Hey everyone, I've been designing in a new space for a few months, and over that time, i've gone from 4 dimmers not dimming properly, to in excess of 8. The issue is that all the standard fixtures I have (ETC Source4, S4 PAR, Strand 6xX, Altman 6xX) will go to about 60% when I brung the...
  19. 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...
  20. J

    Lights keep blowing

    Hi, I was wondering if any of you could help me with an issue I have with my lights system. For the past several months I've had an issue where the breakers on our Leprecon dimmers keep flipping. in addition to this the bulbs themselves ( standard 575 watt bulbs ) would blow. We thought it...