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  1. TheBroomCloset

    ETC Nomad programing tips

    Hey y'all, I have a decent amount of experience installing lights and doing the manual work, but as far as programming goes I'm almost entirely self taught. Looking for tips on how to be more efficient with my programming. Our shows are run off of a Nomad running Ion software on my laptop. The...
  2. D

    ETC Ion - Blind mode default

    Hi everyone! Our ETC Ion keeps defaulting to blind mode every time we click on our cue list. This is a new issue and I am wondering what setting would make that stop. Any info is appreciated thank you!
  3. Z

    ETC Ion FOH Fader Control

    Is there a way to create a sub that can take out the front of house light?Example: Last minute decision to pull in the main curtain and I want to quickly take out all the lights that will hit it.
  4. matcreyn

    Control/Dimming Can you temporarily lock Eos console keys?

    I’m setting up guidelines for returning to operations during this fall (despite COVID numbers). With the training of operators and limited budget for disposable nitrile gloves, I’d like to know if there’s a way to temporarily lock the console keys of ETC Ion and Element consoles so we can wipe...
  5. Brent McDannald

    Relatively new Master Electrician at a road house

    Hey! As the title says, I am a relatively new(about a year in) Master Electrician at a road house where we have about 300+ shows a year.Im starting to learn Vectorworks and Lightwright.And slowly but surely we are acquiring more intelligent fixtures(currently just have ETC ColorSource Cycs)...
  6. Noah Abrams

    Etc Eos Gadget 2/ion

    Hello everyone, this is my first time posting on here and hope I can get some good feedback. I have recently purchased an ETC Gadget 2 DMX to USB interface. I love being able to have the functionality of an ion with a fraction of the price tag. Is there any affordable ways to connect an external...
  7. Rose03

    ETC EOS Admin Account

    I noticed the other day that there was a second account called admin on my ion. The account has a password on it and etc would not tell me what it is. Does anyone know what it may be?
  8. S

    ETC ION 1000 Value

    Hey guys!I own an ETC ION 1000 console with no fader wings or roadcase. I'll be looking to sell it in the next few weeks and I was just wondering what it's current market value is? I obviously don't expect to get what I paid for it or even the market value itself, but I would like a ballpark...
  9. D

    Leprecon LD-360 and ETC ION

    I am setting up a small plot for a show coming up and I am trying to use a Leprecon LD-360 6ch Dimmer with my ETC ION. The problem I am having is that while the indicator on the Dimmer shows that it is getting good DMX it will not turn any lights on. Am I missing something?
  10. Rachel S

    Strobes and MIDI

    Hello,I'm the ME for a production of the Tempest and the LD wants to use MIDI controlled strobes for the opening storm sequence. There will be an electric drum set that should be able to control the strobes individually. I'm not sure how to hook it up. I've never used MIDI with lighting...
  11. Seth Morrison

    Automated Fixtures Chroma-Q Color Force 72 LED Strip

    So, my venue is having issues with our LED strips (Color Force 72) glitching and losing controllability. We open thurday, and already have sent two units out for repair for the same issue. So far, nobody has any clue. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I've attached a link to a video...
  12. Rick Clark

    ETC Ion Magic Sheet with Qlab Timecode

    Hey guys, I am trying to see if I can build into a magic sheet the time code from Qlab. I don't want to fire cues either way, I jsut want to try to be able to see time remaining or elapsed. Is this possible? TIA!
  13. P

    ETC fixture library

    Hello. Don't mean to sound stupid after all I am new to the game but I am having trouble with ETC fixture library's. I have updated my software to 2.3.2. on both my ION and Nomad however it does not show any fixture library in my etc nomad. Any suggestions. And with the offline EOSNomad is their...
  14. T

    ETC Ion flash drive problems?

    So we've now had a problem twice where when we inserted a thumb drive into our Ion that has a copy of the show that is also on the board (although not the most up-to-date copy), it messes with the cues that are on board. Has anyone else encountered this problem?
  15. K

    MIDI control

    Hey all, I have a question about MIDI control. I am trying to control my lighting cues through Cuelab using a MIDI. The lighting board I am using is an ETC Ion. I have a mio usb to MIDI cable. The MIDI runs from the board to a USB to cat connecter then runs to a Mac where the cat is transfer to...