Control and Dimmers
The lighting control board is a ETC Ion board which connects into a lighting sACN/Ethernet network and breaks out to a set of DMX Universes for controlling the dimmers and any intelligent fixtures.
The lighting desk can be placed in the stage corner or upstairs at the very back of the theatre in the projector room. During rehearsals, the lighting desk is normally placed centrally in the auditorium.
There are 72 dimmer circuits from a set of Zero88 Chilli series dimmers. 60 circuits are rated for 10 amps of resistive load, the remaining 12 circuits are rated at 16 amps.
All lighting sockets utilise 15A round pin unfused plugs and outlets.
The lighting points are arranged as follows:
All of the lighting points are fully patchable.
There are 2 Robert Juliat Buxie followspots, with a colour changer pack, mounted on a tripod in the roof void. The followspots are unable to illuminate the very front of the stage apron (orchestra pit) or anywhere in the auditorium.
|1||500 W||CCT Minuette Floods|
|6||500 W||PAR 56s|
|2||650 W||CCT Minuette Profile Spot|
|6||650 W||Vision V650Z 14-33 Zoom Profile|
|14||800 W||Selecon SPX 15-35 Profile|
|16||800 W||Selecon SPX 25-50 Profile|
|6||1000 W||PAR 64s|
|6||1000 W||CCT Starlette 1000 Fresnels|
|4||1000 W||Selecon Rama PC|
|34||1000 W||Selecon Rama Fresnel|
Additionally there are the 2 sets of cyclorama lights which each consist of 6 sets of Chauvet Ovation B-1965FC units. The lower set are free-standing and may be removed if the space is needed. The upper set is mounted on bar 19.
The standard gobos we keep are listed on the attachments to this page; you may also bring in custom gobos in size B or M.
Hirers’ Lights and Electrical Equipment
Any electrical equipment that is to be plugged into the theatre electrical or lighting systems must be approved by the stage manager before use. The hirer is responsible for ensuring any electrical equipment brought is electrically safe and correctly labelled. Inductive loads must not be plugged into the dimmers.
The theatre also has:-
Please ensure that if you are going to make use of any of this equipment, the stage manager is informed well (preferably 8 weeks) ahead of the hire to ensure equipment is available. In some cases licensing permission has to be obtained.
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