4. 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...
5. 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. 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?
7. 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.
8. 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...