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Title: Quick question...
Post by: Silas Ng on July 26, 2007, 12:25:05 pm
Hey,

We have this lighting console at my church that I want to move somewhere else (25 feet).  I looked at the cable going in and it looks like a 3-prong xlr cable.  I know that wiring for these cables can be different so that's why I want to ask first.  Would it work to just plug a mic cable to extend the cable 25 feet?  If not, that's okay.  I don't want to blow anything up.

Thanks!


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Title: Re: Quick question...
Post by: Silas Ng on July 26, 2007, 12:31:49 pm
Nevermind.  It said in the manual I can just use a mic cable.

Another question though,

When the fader moves up a LITTLE, the lights are at full intensity already.  It's like that for some of the lights.  Is this something that I can change on the console (sensitivity) or is there something on the dimmer or spotlights that cause this?
Title: Re: Quick question...
Post by: Phil LaDue on July 26, 2007, 12:36:58 pm
Silas Ng wrote on Thu, 26 July 2007 12:31

Nevermind.  It said in the manual I can just use a mic cable.

Don't use cheap mic cable, that's just asking for trouble.

http://www.wireworks.com/Cords_Assemblies/DMX.htm
Title: Re: Quick question...
Post by: Ed Peterson on July 26, 2007, 02:19:58 pm
  The dim pack is likely set to non dim on the affected channels. check the manual to change this.
Title: Re: Quick question...
Post by: E. Lee Dickinson on July 26, 2007, 10:00:07 pm
The dimmer or the patch in the board. Either could be set to a "full @ 1%" or "nondim" profile.
Title: Re: Quick question...
Post by: Silas Ng on July 27, 2007, 12:13:22 pm
Okay, thanks.  That helps!  Smile

Is it easy to change it?  I looked through the manual and can't find out how to change it.  I can access the dimmer as well, but I never touched this stuff before.

Thanks.
Title: Re: Quick question...
Post by: Tony "T" Tissot on July 27, 2007, 12:55:18 pm
Which dimmer?  I assume you already checked patches in the 1616.