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Birdbrain Labs Arranging Advisory Panel From Industry Professionals

Birdbrain Labs Arranging Advisory Panel From Industry Professionals

Ben Peoples sent out an interesting tweet yesterday for Birdbrain Labs out of Pittsburgh PA.  Here is more about the panel search from the website. We’re currently looking to put together a panel of about a dozen people primarily from the following fields (listed in no particular order): Scenic Design Lighting Design Attraction Design Scenic […]

Survey: How Early Do You Start to Prep for a Gig?

Survey: How Early Do You Start to Prep for a Gig?

One of the most annoying yet venerable quotes I was ever lectured with is: John, if you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail. Its a cop out, but it can also be quite true.  So that raises the question, how early should you start to prep for a gig? The truth of the matter […]

Still Time For You to Pick the Most Innovative Lighting Product for 2009

Still Time For You to Pick the Most Innovative Lighting Product for 2009

There still is time for you to to take part in the Survey to find the most innovative lighting product introduce in 2009. As of right now, there is clearly a front run as you can tell from the bar graph to the left.  But don’t let that stop you from submitting your entry. On […]

Tuesday Twitter Trivia – DMX Address Count

Tuesday Twitter Trivia – DMX Address Count

As I missed last weeks Tuesday Twitter Trivia due to just plan forgetting about it, I thought I would come back with an easy question this week.  Well, rather then it being a trivia question, it is more like a quest.  A quest to find the answer. We all know that moving lights and multi-parted […]

A Survey: Use of DMX vs. Ethernet

A Survey: Use of DMX vs. Ethernet

A long time reader and now friend of ours, Ben Peoples has put together a survey on Google Spreadsheets about using DMX 5-wire and DMX over ethernet in the rental market. I’m trying to establish a baseline for how much people are using DMX-over-ethernet versus DMX over DMX wire in rental environments. From my perspective, […]

Survey: What Tool Can A Lighting Professional NOT live Without?

Recently we were looking through our gak box of tools, testers and gadgets and wondering to ourselves, do we really need all of these for a show?  Turns out probably not, but it is always safe to have all those tools available to us!  But if we had to, what tool could we not live […]

Wybron is looking for Horror Stories

Wybron is looking for your feedback and input.  they are asking the lighting industry for the horror stories involving lighting equipment.  Read and follow the link below to be apart. We’re collecting horror stories involving lighting equipment — times when Murphy’s law definitely applied. I’m sure you all have tons of crazy stories to share, […]