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    Control/Dimming Advice for Network Node Replacements

    I'm looking to see if anyone can point me in the right direction to upgrade the lighting network in one of the high school theaters I manage. It uses almost exclusively conventional fixtures, so I'd like to install an ETC Element (or any Eos Family) board eventually to match the type of board...
  2. TuckerD

    ESTA Satisfaction Survey

    Hello all, I am involved with the ESTA CPWQ task group that is currently working on plans for future protocols. As a part of that effort a survey was written to gauge peoples satisfaction with current protocols, fixture libraries, etc... We'd like to have as many participants as possible and the...
  3. CHAUVET Professional

    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: ArtNET - Broadcast vs Unicast

    Art-Net has been around for some time, but recently it’s undergone some profound changes. A new generation of Unicast Art-Net has arrived on the scene allowing data to be transmitted more efficiently than was possible with the earlier Broadcast mode. Our own Sam Bowden, explains how Unicast...
  4. O

    NSI N0501-2 Microplex to DMX

    Hey Everyone, I recently acquired an NSI N0501-2 or Leviton I/F 501-2 (i believe they are one in the same) to be able to utilize some old dimmers we have to be able to be controlled by our DMX software. We are currently running a variety of DMX controllers (what ever production is in the...
  5. K

    Hog 4 PC Network over sACN or Art-Net

    So, I'm in a pickle I'm going to be designing (which around here means being an entire lighting crew) a show, and I really need/want every intelligent fixture we have for this show, but some dumb scheduling has left me with an express, where I was planning on a Hog 3. I've been running Hog 3 PC...