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Discussion in 'New Member Board' started by Edrick, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. Edrick

    Edrick Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Hey well I'm new here clearly :)

    My names Ricky and I'm the Technical Director for our Tech Group.

    I'm still in High School (Senior Year) and I'm going to college next year to Wentworth for Computer Network & Information Systems. Which although not related to this field but I cover a broad range of things. I own my own company where I do Networking, PC Repair, Mac Repair, Cable Installation, Network Installation, Video Editing, and Technical Work for theater.

    We're in a brand new state of the art facility as our highschool was just built 70+ Million dollars. I'll put up some pictures of our setup in the next few days so you can all check it out. While in boston studying my major I plan to work at theaters there to get more experience as that's what I intend on going into.

    I was asked by our Music Director last year (first year at the local highschool in the old building) to put together and direct a group of students to run our new theater, as I operated the sound board in our 'gheto' theater at the time. So I train and direct a group of 5 people which most of the stuff I've learned is self taught and from a limited 2 hour training session with the sound company when they first opened the school.

    It's been a battle for me and my crew to get everything up and going as it's a Public School so pretty much we were just given the theater and told to get it working. But that in it's self is another story :p

    Some general info,

    8 Wireless Lav Shure Mics
    2 Wireless Handheld Shure Mics
    32 Channel Soundcraft GB4 Soundboard

    Innovator 600 Series Lighting Console
    144 Channels Active
    i96 Series Dimming Rack System
    WYSIWYG System
     
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  2. soundlight

    soundlight Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a nice system that you've got there! I'd love to see pics. However much of a bad rap it gets, that Innovator console is a really nice deal. Looks like you got a whole lot of everything! And a GB4 and all sorts of other toys.

    Oh, by the way, Welcome to Controlbooth!
     
  3. Edrick

    Edrick Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I have a short video here of when we were messing with the lighting last week. we had just spent 6 hours gelling all the instruments the day before. well atleast all the onstage instruments now we're doing the catwalk.

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=XlZDOSmNVdQ

    We've changed the booth around as we finally got them to drill holes in our table so we've swapped the sound board / light board around.
     
  4. Chris15

    Chris15 CBMod CB Mods Premium Member

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    Welcome aboard.

    Grr. You people with an actual performance space...
     
  5. dvlasak

    dvlasak Active Member

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    Welcome to Control Booth. I'll have to take a look at your video when I get home. Here at the HS that I work at they block everyone from youtube!!

    Again, welcome & please ask and answer questions!

    Dennis
     

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