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Substituting Microphone Cables for DMX Cables

Posted on August 28, 2012 by webmaster

by Nick Airriess, CHAUVET® DJ product specialist It is a common perception that microphone cables can be substituted for DMX cables when setting up your lighting gear. They appear similar because they both have three-pin, XLR connections, as well as male and female ends. However, the actual cables, the part transmitting the DMX signal, are […]

Service Confidential: DMX roundup

Posted on May 8, 2012 by webmaster

by John Dominguez, assistant service manager for CHAUVET® DJ Remember the lighting boards from earlier decades? Some were as big as a door and easily recognizable due to their size. Technological advancements and the creation of DMX have allowed the miniaturization of electronic technologies. Lighting control boards are dramatically smaller and can be rack mounted or easily […]

5 Tips for a Smooth Setup

Posted on February 16, 2012 by webmaster

by Allan Reiss, CHAUVET® DJ product manager Have you ever arrived to a gig and realized there is a covered walkway preventing you from backing your trailer in to unload your gear? Maybe you’ve unloaded all your gear and forgot to pack a power cord for every fixture. Click here for five tips to ensure a smooth […]

Top 10 Items to Bring to a Gig

Posted on September 20, 2011 by webmaster

by Allan Reiss, Product Manager for CHAUVET® Club/DJ It has happened to the best of us: you arrive at your gig and start unpacking all your equipment when you realize you forgot something crucial in order to run your light show. It’s almost a guarantee that the hotel where you’re DJing the wedding doesn’t sell […]