follow spot

  1. udpacTim

    Follow Spots

    Hi all, New to the page. We currently have 2 Canto 1200MSR follow spots, new as of 2016, and for two years we've been having non stop problems with the iris burning and breaking. Contacted the company who said they should last more than 2 or three years and have purchased new but still have the...
  2. The_Tempo_Golem

    Help finding a Spotlight

    I am looking for a spot light (3 actually) for a high school auditorium, the throw distance is about 75 feet. I would love to find one that is led with full rgb support, however price is more important, the budget is $500-700 a fixture. Any advice on this is appreciated
  3. AshleyB

    Sticky douser

    We have a Times Square QF 1000 with a sticky douser. It will unstick if I open the top and put a little pressure on the arm. It only sticks in the closed position. There is some heat warping of the top shutter - so I'm thinking its causing a jam there as all the other joints are moving freely...
  4. 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...
  5. L

    Followspot footcandles?

    What do you look for in a followspot for footcandles at your target area? Granted, this is based on numerous things such as ambient light, but is there a certain footcandles number you desire or require from a followspot before you'll even consider using it for your application?
  6. lwinters630

    CHAUVET OVATION SP3300CW

    Has anyone used the new CHAUVET OVATION SP3300CW I am considering buying one for a 585 seat auditorium with a 75 ft throw. I need it to push through our current FOH source 4-19 areas. I am not seeing any reviews or videos on line. Thanks for you feed back.
  7. Stoickthelesser

    Conventional Fixtures Altman Satellite Woes

    I've engaged in the lamentable task or relamping a pair of altman satellites that I inherited with my position. After dealing with parts of the housing on one that were glued together, I've installed a new lamp, reconnected power, and attempted to turn on the unit. The fans power up, but the...