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I'm not sure if quitting is good or bad, but I know it's been happening a lot lately. Recently, I've have several friends, coworkers, and colleagues quit their job. Some gave advance notice, some quit at the end of a workday, and some quit before they even showed up to work. I knew some were planning to move on to other things so I was expecting to hear they were quitting, while others were a shock to me!
Why does a person quit their job? I don't think the answer to this…Continue
Recently I finished up day 2 of GrandMA2 training. The show file that was used for the training was already patched and had many views already stored. That allowed the trainees to focus on spending time actually programming rather than farting around for 3 hours in the patch screen or setting up our touchscreens. That being said, we started the day with a guided tour of the all screen options. GrandMA breaks them up into Pools, Sheets, Misc. Any programmer, whether you know MA software…Continue
Today I spent the day in a GrandMA 2 training session. Doug Mekanik from ACT Lighting came to Starlite Productions in Moorestown, NJ for a hands on, in depth, 2 series training. I have been using GrandMA 1 for many years now, but have not yet dived into series 2 software and consoles.
We started the day with GrandMA 2 Lights with 2 external monitors and a laptop connected to the network running GrandMA 3d. The consoles were loaded with the "standard" training show file…Continue
LEDs are a wonderful thing and I like the way they have been changing our industry. I feel like we always hear about the pros like, low power consumption, no need to replace burnt out lamps, the ability to color mix any color, etc... But there are so many LED fixture manufacturers and can be over whelming to sift through to find the best fixture (or manufacturer) for your needs. Can we talk about the cons of LED fixtures?
First, is the difficult task of dimming LEDs. …Continue
People dance to the beat of the music, but they don't always move the lights to the beat of the music. What's the audio input for? What is BPM stand for? Can't the board automatically move the lights to the music?
::SIGH:: Let's begin!
I have recently received some questions on how to move lights to the music. There are several answers and they all depend on the lighting system you are working on. The board and each type of lighting fixture has different…Continue