help request

  1. zachnesselmsu

    Student in need of help connecting a DMX-512 laser to computer lighting software.

    Hi, I have a Sumger DM-RGB400 (Amazon.com) and a USB to DMX Interface Adapter RS485 Converter (Amazon.com)I'm looking to connect it to my computer and run lighting software. I'm trying to use FreeStyler but willing to use another lighting software such as ONYX. My issue is setting up...
  2. L

    Control/Dimming Children's Museum problems

    Hi all,I'm here with a rather strange request. For background, my university degree is in Theatre Design and Technology with a "focus" in lighting technology (hehe). I have worked at several theaters but have been out of the lighting game for a couple years thanks to the pandemic, and a career...
  3. Gage

    Colortran innovator power transistor help

    Well, this is certainly a new one for me today. For as long as I can remember the Colortran Innovator 24/48 that's been used in my workplace auditorium has had something rattling around inside of it. Last week we finally updated to a newer console and I took the Innovator with me out of pure...
  4. M

    Issue with Mains

    Hello,I have an older venue with two speakers hung at the proscenium arch. I have a input box on the floor backstage by the speaker lines that is connected via snake to the booth at the back of the auditorium and up to the sound booth which is on the floor above. We've recently purchased a new...
  5. J

    Canon XL2 recording to an external device. Help appreciated.

    Hi there,First time post.Recently a Canon XL2 fell into my hands. It works fine, I've learnt the manual and done a fair bit of research.I'd like to record to an external device without the use of MiniDv Tapes (though, I do have these). I've read across multiple sources that the best thing...
  6. H

    Vine Growing Animation

    Howdy, For our production of little Shop of Horrors we are wanting to have vines growing using a projection. We have been looking for an animation of realistic vines growing up or down a wall. I was wondering if any of you would know where we could find an animation or know of how we could...
  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...