Automated Fixtures Mac 2K Performance Hanging Question

Discussion in 'Lighting and Electrics' started by TheTheaterGeek, Oct 30, 2017.

  1. TheTheaterGeek

    TheTheaterGeek EOS Addict Premium Member Fight Leukemia

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    Lighting Designer, Programmer, Student
    Fullerton, CA
    Can you hang a mac 2k horizontally? 90° from a vertical pipe?

    Can't find it in the manual.
  2. derekleffew

    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    Las Vegas, NV, USA
    From page 13 of my version of the manual, under Rigging:
    To me, any orientation means frontways, backways, sideways, slantways, and so forth.

    I've done what you are describing, for use as sidelight, but for a one-off, not a long run. One trick I've learned is to hang the unit from the vertical with the yoke either US or DS, 90° from the target, then swap P/T in the fixture set-up on the console. Makes focussing much easier.

    See also .
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