"Cost wise, I would go with a Chamsys MQ60... when they finally release the thing.
Rider wise it's kind of hard to say. that will depend on your market. Take a good look at what shows you plan on doing and see if you can't…"
So what's the official Sharpy count on this?Do other fixtures exist still or is it all just Sharpy's now?Nice show, looks like a lot of good basic looks and effects played well across a zillion or so fixtures. Very nice, simple but effective. I quite enjoyed it. thanks for a good solid show. Not on this forum but... what's with the audio truck on this show? Madonna was OK but the year before that they bungled the Peas. It seems like the audio to broadcast mix is flailing... and…See More
"If you're in a corporate environment or building you can usually isolate a few lines in specific places and isolate the ArtNET system via the hard patch (often located in a network room somewhere). It's probably the easiest and…"
"They are certainly awesome when it comes to a quick set in a simple room.
It's the control I keep having issue with. I've seen quite a few systems out there but only a very few with really reliable wireless DMX system built…"
There is a local company here in Seattle who purchased 6 of the Platinum 15R fixtures and a 15 of the 5R Beams. To be honest they are really impressive. I put them on a show as audience ballyhoo fixtures and was…"
"As a side note to that above commentary I would say that I will not encourage you to go looking for rip off products. Like the Sharpy Clone or the fake mac101. In most cases chinese no brand movers are not worth the trouble. The…"
"How obsessed with name brand recognition are you? From what you're telling me about the types of shows you're doing I"m guessing LED plays a huge role in your rentals/events. Keep in mind that a majority of the…"
"Well as far as east coast this is what I know of, I can get ahold of a dozen in new orleans, 18 in atlanta, and 34 in jersey. Also Ive used the mac 350's before, not impressed Every time ive walked into the shop where I got them from their was…"
"Yeah this one was a New Years event. Nero Headlined but we had a couple other big names in the mix. I'm starting to draw out a big Halloween blow out now.... only I'm distracting myself with this and Light…"
Who have you worked for or where have you worked in the past?
Walton Arts Center, Hollywood Lights Seattle, PNTA, Christie Lites, Q1 (now Epic) Empire Lighting, AV Factory, AV Pro, Proline, Solar Productions
What's your favorite new technology?
GrandMA remote for my friggin' iphone
Do you have any words of wisdom for your fellow lighting pros?
Always tell the designer that his blue and green ballyhoo was probably the best blue and green ballyhoo you've ever seen. He's sure to at least ask for your number so that you can tell him how nice his shutter chase looks on the next event.