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New Hazer Recamendations

Discussion in 'Special Effects' started by soundman, Nov 24, 2004.

  1. soundman

    soundman Well-Known Member

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    Nashville TN
    Our TD has grown tired of useing the smoke machine as a hazer so wants some input on what to get now. Now I pose the same question to you, what hazer for a 800 seat theater would you use? Now the downsides commen voltage only none of that 220/240 junk, lets try to keep it around 500-550, DMX is not a requirement but would be handy other than that go wild.

    So far I have looked into:
    Jem ZR24/7 Hazer- a little too pricey
    Neutron XS - same reason

    I would like to to be name brand, unless you know for a fact that DJ Bobs supper dupper hazer machine is worth the money.
  2. Peter

    Peter Well-Known Member

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    MA, USA
    Sorry I cannot be of much help with this, as I have never even used a hazer. I will, however, be watching this thread to see what gets talked about b/c i have always wanted to be able to use a hazer. (those times where you are programing lights and say "oh this would look sweet if you could see the beams for this look!!!")
  3. len

    len Well-Known Member

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    The best (IMO) hazer is the LeMaitre. Remember that you have a consumable cost in the fluid. LeMaitre uses next to nothing per hour (I think it's like 1 teaspoon). There's one by Chauvet, but it uses a lot more per hour, so the cost of fluid eats up any savings gained by the cheaper purchase unit price. I've never worked with the Jem stuff, although I did use a Magnum 2000 when they were still selling foggers under the Martin brand. It was a great machine, but bigger than an F-100. I also didn't like the way the dmx interface could be so easily removed, but oh well.
  4. Jamie

    Jamie Member

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    LeMaitre or Jem

    My tech director rents out equipment for local shows, and he uses a LeMaitre, and it has never died and uses VERY little fluid. Great output aswell. Jem is also pretty good, shoot, try the Jem Club Smoke system. This sytem is :twisted: . Two 15,000 ft/min heads feed off of one tank. Very good for larger venues. Looking for somethin smaller, go w/ the ZR24/7 or Magnum hazer.
  5. zackw250

    zackw250 Active Member

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    Bellingham, WA, USA
    We have a Jem 24/7 hazer and it works like a charm. Dependability is totally worth the money.

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