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What is a trackpost fiber optic?

Discussion in 'Lighting and Electrics' started by muvment, Oct 9, 2007.

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    muvment Active Member

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    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    That's just weird. Looks to me as though someone has put a Trackspot label on a ColorPro fixture.
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    they've taken the mirror and shroud off the Trackspot, for use as a Fiber-Optic illuminator. In much the same way that some rock-n-roll lighting companies have created the "Cyber-Spot"-a manually panned and tilted version of the HES Cyberlight for use as a Truss Followspot.
     
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    len Well-Known Member

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    Looks more like the latter to me, although I don't know why. I guess it would be a cheap alternative for powering a fiber curtain, but I'd rather find the money for something that could actually color mix.
     
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    It's exactly that, I have seen these used a few times and they work rather well. Basically, its from the shops that bought a trillion track spots and ask "what now". They are a cheap way to get an illuminator that has a color roll, shutter, and if you throw the gobos in you can get that twinkle effect.
     
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    At that going rate of $26 it may be worth buying... But my scene shop never wants to deal with installing fibre in anything... There have been a bunch of times that it would have been such a good effect.
     

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