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20Amp Twist Lock connectors - outdated vs L6-20 and L6-15
 
June 03, 2021   •   11 posts   •   305 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

Seth Morrison said — Hello! I am in the process of repairing fixtures and cables at a theatre that has not had much maintenance over the past decade. I discovered a discrepancy in the twist lock connectors ...

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Connectors needed for handheld halogen
 
June 01, 2021   •   19 posts   •   437 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

PjB said — I'm trying to build two handhelds like the one in this picture for shadow puppetry. [image] I've used these before but never built one, so I know they run very hot and I'm prepared ...

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Need help choosing a CYC light
 
June 06, 2021   •   7 posts   •   200 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

John Noah said — Hello fellow booth guys. Need help choosing some CYC lights. CYC area is 25ft tall by 36 ft wide. I saw the Chroma Q color force 2 and I loved the performance but not the price. ...

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Wireless Audio Transmitter
 
June 02, 2021   •   8 posts   •   181 views
 
Sound, Music, and Intercom
 
 

LPdan said — Hello, I have a client that is looking to send audio to two outbuildings on a farm. Distance from main sound system is 150-200' with clear line of site. They would like to avoid ...

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Questions on the Source 4WRD
 
June 01, 2021   •   11 posts   •   365 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

ndp said — So we'll be buying two of the new Source 4WRD Color units in the next month or so. I have a few related questions about them. Firstly, all of our Source Fours have Mega-Couplers ...

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A more colorful logo to celebrate with PRIDE
 
June 01, 2021   •   7 posts   •   381 views
 
News
 
 

dvsDave said — There are a number of people in my life, and I would imagine, plenty in yours, that celebrate this month as PRIDE Month. Working with some of the people in my life who belong to ...

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Disneyland Blacklight LED Fixtures
 
June 06, 2021   •   5 posts   •   226 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

macsound said — So just got back from my 1 day at Disneyland for the first time in 2 years. Very weird experience only doing one day, having there be now shows or live entertainment, and overall ...

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QLab: Is this a bug?
 
June 05, 2021   •   10 posts   •   266 views
 
Sound, Music, and Intercom
 
 

Jay Ashworth said — I got bit tonight by QLab 4.9.whatever, twice. I can't imagine I never did either of these things before, but they never bit me before... 1) Cut a cue, the cue before which has ...

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Rubber tire boom stands
 
June 02, 2021   •   5 posts   •   294 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

jneveaux said — Does anyone here have a plan to make your own boom stand bases using a rubber tire filled with concrete? Used to use these all the time but don't see them much anymore. Thanks.

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Drawing programs for IPad.
 
June 02, 2021   •   4 posts   •   100 views
 
Technical Theatre History
 
 

MPowers said — For 30 years + until I retired, the companies i worked for always supplied the AutoCad I used. I have discovered that in retirement i still need to draw and do simple drafting ...

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