Before the remodel, SIU at Carbondale had a similar situation. An ETC Expression attached to a large patch panel with 88 8.8KW Varie-Lite dimmers. So soft-patch was a dream. It was like having a Ferrari Steering wheel in a Ford Festiva.Poshul said:
At my school, we use the Lehigh Millenium board (96 dimmers) and it is the BEST board in our entire COUNTY. Considering the local Catholic Private school is still running an AMX 12 channel/2 scene (X/Y) board (that is probably from the late 70s), we consider ourselves lucky to have a board that is as VERSATILE as the Lehigh Millenium. I think someone needs to sit down and read the manual :roll:great_beyond said:
Their accutly not backpack dimmers. Backpack dimmers are tiny one circuct dimmers that clamp directly to the yoke of the fixture (remmeber, we used them at gala verson 1.0). We have 5 shoe box dimmers that we clamp to the pipes.kingfisher1 said:Okay, this is gong to sound nuts, but in a blue moon its nice to only have fifty dimmers. it makes you think out side the box as far as design goes. with that said i could definately go for mor dimmers. I know thta they are a hassle to cable and everythng but i'm sortof fond of our schools three backpack dimmers. its nice to bring the dimmer to the light rather then the other way around.