How DCA’s allow you to make a complex console’s workflow simple to operate for volunteers!
We asked those in the industry, what makes a great over-the-ear-microphone? Durability and sound quality, said the production people. Comfort, said the talent. The Premium Headworn Microphone is durable, sounds incredible, and is so comfortable, you will forget you are wearing it. We thank everyone who contributed their feedback, as we introduce our new flagship microphone. The Premium Headworn is an Omnidirectional, […]
Never Use 0-10 Volt Dimming! *our rant begins at 2:40 How it started- It has been our experience that many engineers copy and paste from project to project to simplify their process, with the result being the standardization of a terrible product. 0-10v began during the transition from traditional architectural dimming of incandescent lighting to […]
What is the ATEM Mini? The ATEM Mini is a live production switcher by Blackmagic Design for taking your HDMI camera footage and making it live across social media platforms. It offers 4 HDMI inputs, easy to use pro transition buttons, and has full 1080 HD webcam output, all for only $295! Live streaming is a […]
What is House Lighting? House lighting is a theatrical term for lighting the area the audience sits in. TRADITIONAL HOUSE LIGHTING Tends to be on a dimmer system, meaning the level of brightness corresponds to the level of power being fed to the fixtures. Our experience from retrofitting dozens of facilities is that traditional pendant […]
Convection Cooling Convection cooling sounds nice, and we mean that literally. When a fixture is convection cooled, there is no need for an added fan, which means silent fixtures. Then why didn’t we go that direction when designing our Spatial Pendants? While good on the ears, convection cooling is bad on the eyes. It leaves a grill […]
QuickQ is ChamSys’ powerful lighting console, designed to be intuitive! It’s called QuickQ because it’s quick to set up exciting lighting shows, and that includes patching fixtures! Adding new fixtures to some consoles is so hard that it makes you want to pull your hair out! (that’s why Peter is bald in the video above) […]