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  1. spotlightondance

    Difference between light "quality". Led's vs. Incandescant

    In addition to co-owning a performing arts academy in Vermont, I photograph dance and theater at various venues on the east coast. I've noticed that when shooting shows that use a lot of LED instruments, color is a lot more saturated compared to when incandescent fixtures are used, often to the...
  2. J

    Automated Fixtures Chauvet Legend 412 and QWash 560Z troubleshooting

    Hi folks, I'm hoping someone has had the same problem and can point me in the right direction. I have a Chauvet Legend 412 on which the LEDs will not light, or for lack of a better term it will not "lamp on". It responds to data and will pan, tilt and send data down the line. So far I've...
  3. EHansenLX

    Chauvet Mini Strobe LED Question

    Hi all: I'm lighting a dance show in a few weeks and they need strobe lights for a couple numbers. The stage is pretty large (55' long by 43'5" deep and 31ish feet tall - although the front is a thrust) Anyway, I was wondering if anybody had any experience with the Chauvet Mini Strobe LED. Do...
  4. tdtastic

    LED HouseLights FAIL!!!

    Much to my chagrin, our school’s maintenance team has replaced all of my theatre’s incandescent house lights with LED floods as part of an energy-saving mandate. Of course, THEY DON’T DIM!!! Seeking advice from others who have found themselves trying to do this very thing. I have 17-year-old...
  5. ledstixx

    Design Issues and Solutions LED Strip Advice?

    Hi, I'm trying to find high output RGB LED Strip. I will use that from back of white soft plexiglass. Do you have any recommendation? Thanks...
  6. StephIsabel

    Running Cat5 directly into Ion

    Hi all, I have a very low-end LED controller with Cat5 ports that I am trying to run directly into an ETC Ion. I can't seem to make the light board see the controller, although the controller claims it can go directly into any DMX control system. I have tried all of the deep settings in the...
  7. Stephen G. Brickles

    Coemar Venus LED Conversion

    ** The world's first Coemar Venus M4 LED Conversion !! ** ?? The video demonstration can be found here - this film was a pre-gig test. I did actually use the unit in short bursts for a while at the gig. Uses 8 Cree CXA1820 Cool White LED arrays connected in series to two Recom RACD100-700A LED...
  8. bmcewing

    Automated Fixtures Mac Quantum wash vs Robe 1000LED beam

    My venue (2200 seat concert hall) will be purchasing 18 moving head LED wash lights to replace our 2kw strand alto fresnels. We've demo'd a selection of fixtures recently and have narrowed it down to either the mac quantum wash or the Robe 1000 ledbeam. Both fixtures impressed although they...
  9. Ampere

    Massive Renovation!

    Hi there! I work in a blackbox that's about to be renovated, and our lighting budget is looking pretty darn healthy. At this stage I've just been chewing the ears off various colleagues, trying to get a good list together for an in-house demo. But before contacting those eager reps, I was hoping...
  10. T

    Control/Dimming EOS 2.3 Color not matching

    Hello All, I'm looking for some help with ETC Eos 2.3 software showing me incorrect colors on the color picker with LED fixtures with more than RGB leds. I have RGBA and RGBW and both devices are not accurate to the color picker. Which means the gel pickers are not accurate either. Which also...
  11. StephIsabel

    Auditorium Upgrades

    I am trying to piece together a last-minute funding request for a complete overhaul of our PAC seating, floors and house lighting. It is a 300-seat house, and I hope to change all of the house lighting to LED. What is a reasonable amount of funding to ask for which won't bite me when I finally...
  12. Joshua Hoffman

    MyDMX and QLab

    Hello All, I am using MyDMX 2.0 to run the lights to a project I am working on. On the same computer, I also need to run Q lab for a few sound effect. Is there a way that I can make a QLab cue trigger MyDMX so I am not switching between applications? Thanks in advance, Joshua (BTW I am running...
  13. Jeffrey Paulus Jr

    Help! Led Bar Lighting. Unsure...

    Hello, I need to light a 20' cross section with Led lighting shining from the floor to the ceiling and I'm unsure what to buy. Our budget is very small. Do you all know of any good Led (DMX controlled) lighting I could purchase that is known to be reliable?
  14. NeroCaesar

    Automated Fixtures LED Altman PHX 250w and Phillips 155 Par Zoom

    So I have finally made the jump to LEDs in my theatre and I purchased 23x Altman LED PHX (Phoenix) and 32x 155 Par Zooms. I havent even done a show with them and I am already starting to worry... some of the units have been acting a bit funny. I use an updated ETC Ion 1 and constant power for...
  15. Joshua Hoffman

    ETC ION generic fixtures

    Hello ION users, I have a generic led fixture where the first channel is the intensity and the following channels are Red Blue Green, and I couldn't find a fixture profile with that channel layout. Does anyone know of a profile on the ION that has this channel layout?