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Leprecon VX-2400 Series II Strobing Issue
 
September 03, 2021   •   6 posts   •   101 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

ndp said — We're having a strange issue with a 36-channel custom Lep dimmer rack we have. I've sent a few emails to Lep but haven't heard anything back yet. The rack is well out of warranty ...

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Chandelier "falling"
 
September 05, 2021   •   5 posts   •   143 views
 
Special Effects
 
 

Zech said — Looking for ideas on how to SAFELY "drop" (it will be in slow motion) the chandelier in Clue. If you have a picture or drawing it maybe helpful. I may attach it to a baton that ...

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Tree around a truss
 
August 30, 2021   •   19 posts   •   452 views
 
Scenery, Props, and Rigging
 
 

TimMc said — Plant Kudzu around the tower... /nudge, wink Kudzu grows so fast you can almost see it happen.

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Converting Telex BP-2000 to Clear Com - need manual
 
August 31, 2021   •   3 posts   •   151 views
 
Sound, Music, and Intercom
 
 

EmilBarnabas said — I got a deal on six Telex BP-2000 dual channel intercom belt packs. I need to convert them to ClearCom. I found the manual that works for three of them with the Gold label, but ...

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Getting Away with Murder - digital clock
 
September 01, 2021   •   6 posts   •   309 views
 
Technical Theatre History
 
 

jhochb said — Good Morning The 7 segment idea sounds like the easiest option for a larger clock However it will take up to 30 DMX addresses If the scene count isn't too big you could lower that ...

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OSRAM KREIOS FLx Worklights discontinued
 
September 03, 2021   •   1 post   •   116 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

dvsDave said — A sad day, but @DELO72 confirmed it for me. Due to skyrocketing component costs, OSRAM has had to discontinue the FLx series. Our condolences to the Entertainment Lighting team ...

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Expanding Curriculum: Video and Broadcast Streaming
 
September 01, 2021   •   7 posts   •   193 views
 
Education and Career Development
 
 

darinlwebb said — Copyright and computer algorithms that detect it. Streaming is technically complicated and definitely isn't "free". Running your own private streaming servers where you write the ...

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Base Rate
 
September 02, 2021   •   16 posts   •   781 views
 
Stage Management and Facility Operations
 
 

RonHebbard said — In Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, IA129 had a pool of off-shift steel workers. Hamilton had several major employers, two of which were large steel mills; blast furnaces, coke ovens, ...

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Moving From M7CL to SQ-7
 
September 03, 2021   •   17 posts   •   583 views
 
Sound, Music, and Intercom
 
 

Dionysus said — App has independent layers... odd but it works. I love the SQ and depending on your use case the SQ may indeed tick all of your boxes. Would need to know more about your system ...

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Repurposing SDI Cable as XLR?
 
September 01, 2021   •   13 posts   •   526 views
 
Multimedia, Projection, and Show Control
 
 

lscherrer said — UPDATE: Thank you all for your responses! We've decided not to try to repurpose it (agreed that for the amount of time and labor it makes more sense to just buy new cable) but ...

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