1. K

    Troubleshooting help: Three I-Cues lost DMX signal

    Hi folks,Looking for some suggestions to troubleshoot a loss of signal on my Icues.I've got 3 I Cues that have all stopped receiving DMX within the space of 2 weeks. The current home run from the power supply is connected to 2 Icues and 2 DMX Irises. When I've lost the I Cues, the home run...
  2. R

    Addressing DMX to SPI Decoder (Alitove SP201E)

    Hi folks,I'm attempting to control a string of LED pixel lights via DMX and an ETC console. The decoder we purchased is the Alitove SP201E, which should be compatible with both the WS2811 chips in the lights and regular ol' DMX. The manual leaves much to be desired. Reviewers on Amazon say...
  3. A

    Help diagnose my cyc light dmx issue

    Up until December I had been running a top and ground row of 7 units each of the Color Force Chroma Q 72's for 6 years all daisy chained signal without issues. Replaced the top row with 7 ETC Color Source Linear 2 Deep Blues, but still daisy chained them to the bottom row of 72's. Unfortunately...
  4. D

    Help needed with School Lighting setup (dimmer pack addresses)

    We've been asked to help a School re-connect the lighting in their Theatre and we're struggling to address the dimmer packs correctly. They've lost their previous tech guy and all the lights were disconnected for testing, so we've been working pretty much from scratch to get it all back up and...
  5. C

    Control/Dimming Questions about CMX

    Hi! I'm currently a student for theatre production. I'm working on a slide show for my networking class and I'm having some difficulty with CMX. My first issue is what is the topology for the network? I haven't found much but I think it's a bus? Am I correct?How is the signal structured for...
  6. Palms

    RGB LED Tape DMX decoder wiring

    Hi all,I have a DMX decoder for RGB LED tape and I want to wire it up for use on a show. Its clear how the tape gets wired in but I have got a bit confused on how the power supply hooks up. There is an in for the power input clearly marked but then there is also another 'V- V-' terminal that...
  7. A

    Control/Dimming Combined DMX Universes?

    I am the lighting technician at a high school theater. This year we rented some Dmx lights, which are new to us as we have previouly use all in house fixtures that have a separate dimmer rack. There is in house wiring to carry Dmx from where the board is to backstage, which would be really...
  8. G

    Control System for misters and LX

    Hi All,First time poster here. Hope this is in the right place and of interest to some.I am working on a large scale permanent art installation in Tasmania Australia. The artwork is a large metal structure with about 1200 misters on it split about 40 control zone (final design still tbc) I...
  9. N

    Ovation 910-fc problem

    I’m involved in a local production of the Addams Family and Control Booth has been an incredible resource. I’ve had multiple questions answered and I thank you all. Opening night is tomorrow and I have a final problem I’m hoping you all can help me with. I have a row of 5 Ovation E 910-FCs I’m...
  10. A

    Chauvet 4D Hazer Problem

    We have a couple of the Chauvet Hurricane Hazers. I'm having a weird issue and looking for ideas. The quick problem is that they lose DMX. They will be on, DMX engaged, all working fine, and then randomly the DMX channel starts flashing on the units and they quit working until a power cycle or...
  11. N

    Architectural control into DMX

    Hello,Our school auditorium is currently being upgraded to a Crestron architectural control system. Our theatre has two DMX universes, and plenty of spare outputs, but we don’t have any spare DMX inputs into the system. What I’m wondering is:I’m sure people in this community have...
  12. 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...
  13. Sharon RC4

    Wireless Props in Vegas with Robbie Williams

    In Europe, Robbie Williams is a legend; he regularly fills stadiums and his productions are some of the most anticipated on the continent. One of his dreams was to do a Vegas show, and to make every detail of Williams’ show perfect, Production and Lighting Designer Sean Burke, principal at Holes...
  14. M

    DMX splitting

    Hey all, hope everyone is feeling good! Have my Element 2 on order and now need to run some infrastructure. Will be putting new led and other fixtures on universe 2, so plan to run a new dmx from the tech booth over to the catwalk above the auditorium. Dmx will go to an optical splitter with...
  15. M

    Express channels, DMX, and strobes

    Hey all! Couple questions from a relative newbie. ETC Express Board. I can only add channels up to 125, so guess that means I have the Express 125(?). Does that mean I am limited to 125 dmx addresses, less my 48 dimmers? If that’s the case, does that also mean I do not have access to the...
  16. J

    How to setup Enttech DMX Pro Mk2 on Mac

    Can’t wait (i.e., impatient) for tech support to open tomorrow — hoping you guys might be helpful.Just got an Enttech DMX Pro Mk2 (USB) for my MacBook Air (2011).Problem is it continues to blink white, which apparently means idle and ready, and I am not able to get any Qlab commands to be...
  17. Robotdjman

    Control/Dimming House Lights Messed up

    Hey guys, I help run the lights at my school and we have had some recent issues with our house lights. When we try to control the house lights via the light board or via the light control switches throughout the Auditorium they dont respond in anyway. They remain on and refuse to listen to...
  18. M

    Automated DMX addressing via RDM? (ETC)

    Not sure if this is possible to do, but here's what we're wondering: We're running into a lot of quick plot re-hangs where fixtures are moving around between any of 9 universes frequently. We're trying to see if there's a way to have the Console or Concert automatically reassign fixture DMX...
  19. dvsDave

    DMXGAFF is finally here!

    It's been a LONG TIME, but DMXGAFF is coming soon!
  20. Joshualangman

    Please help: Show Baby issues

    Hi all,Our Show Baby randomly stops transmitting during shows. Unplugging and replugging the DMX cable from the Ion seems to "wake it up" and it's fine for a while, then cuts out again. We have never had issues with it before. Thoughts?Thanks,Josh