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How to connect output from a headphone jack to a phono input
 
July 27, 2022   •   13 posts   •   270 views
 
Sound, Music, and Intercom
 
 

jack63ss said — We have an older receiver that I would like to connect the headphone jack of an MP3 players to for playback, but the only available input is RCA phono jacks. I have an adapter, ...

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identifying an old bulb
 
August 01, 2022   •   15 posts   •   265 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

megand said — hi- i have an old light that i think could be from around 1960 (our best guess is a 1960 lekolite, but we could be completely wrong). we're trying to get it to work again but the ...

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Traditional Church House Lights to DMX?
 
July 29, 2022   •   11 posts   •   349 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

roooozoooo said — Hey everyone! I am in need of some help. I just became a Pastor of a church and have been updating the church visually. We are a pretty small assembly. Our sanctuary seats about ...

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Wireless DMX Souvenir backpack
 
July 31, 2022   •   8 posts   •   252 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

gafftaper said — Saw this video and thought it was pretty amazing when you think about all the technology going on to make it possible. I'm sure the backpacks cost a lot more than I'm willing to ...

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Children's Museum problems
 
July 27, 2022   •   9 posts   •   259 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

Lin said — Hi all, I'm here with a rather strange request. For background, my university degree is in Theatre Design and Technology with a "focus" in lighting technology (hehe). I have worked ...

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BIG LETTERS!
 
July 31, 2022   •   7 posts   •   170 views
 
Scenery, Props, and Rigging
 
 

Robert F Jarvis said — Director wants 3 foor high letters C L U E for the play Clue. Wants them with adjustable (DMX) colors. I've made shallow hollow boxes with LED tape around the inside perimeter ...

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Chamsys MQ70 vs Onyx NK4
 
July 27, 2022   •   14 posts   •   336 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

mhey10 said — We're trying to decide between Chamsys MQ70 and Onyx NX4. Need opinions, suggestions and advice. We would have to learn the one we pick. Currently we have an ETC Express 72/144. ...

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I'm looking for Ideas on how to mask temporary floor based lighting infrastructure (truss or schedule 40) in high end non event spaces
 
July 29, 2022   •   4 posts   •   204 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

Wally Eastland said — Hi all, I'm looking for some thoughts on good ways to disguise floor-based temporary lighting structures used in spaces such as expensive homes, museums, and other non purpose ...

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Video screen falls on dancers in Hong Kong
 
July 28, 2022   •   2 posts   •   299 views
 
News
 
 

gafftaper said — A large section of video screen fell during a concert in Hong Kong. There are multiple videos of the accident online. I link to the one below as it is the least disturbing. Other ...

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Littlite Storage solutions
 
July 28, 2022   •   3 posts   •   150 views
 
Lighting and Electrics
 
 

Aaron S. said — Hey, just curious, what is the best way you've found to store Littlites in your venue that doesn't just become a tangled mess. I have about 2 dozen and they range in generation. ...

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