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  1. Thread: PROM

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    That particular school were from a part of town...

    That particular school were from a part of town you might describe as the wrong side of the tracks but you know, I don't think I've ever met a more polite, appreciative crowd.

    Anyway whatever...
  2. Thread: PROM

    by Nakatomi
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    I find proms a very mixed bag. Mostly in my neck...

    I find proms a very mixed bag. Mostly in my neck of the woods though the music requests can make it more like a very generic WEDDING DISCO than a young adults shindig. More is the pity :(. They do...
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    I've BEEN them :rofl:

    I've BEEN them :rofl:
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    Ahh the "it's my party & I'll cry if I want to"...

    Ahh the "it's my party & I'll cry if I want to" customer. Thankfully I've only met a couple of those & both of them came via a residency so I couldn't bounce them. Yes dear, by all means smack me...
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    Oh just a handful of people who will remain...

    Oh just a handful of people who will remain nameless looked pretty non-plussed in the video. Of course all I have to go on was what was shown on camera. I distinctly remember seeing you throwing...
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    It's funny but last week the dm of a certain...

    It's funny but last week the dm of a certain venue comped me to the last dj they saw - apparently I was 'very chatty' compared to him. That one didn't even introduce the cake cut or 1st dance!

    I...
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    You already know what I think Benny but I'll say...

    You already know what I think Benny but I'll say it here in public too..

    I love it. Never mind a first video, it's brilliant. The clues were too deep for me until about half way but then I never...
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    Sticky: A strict 'no cheese' wedding for me last night. ...

    A strict 'no cheese' wedding for me last night.

    All went well & the 1st dance went without any hitches this time (a relief after thursday).. til the duty manager managed to stand on my main...
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    Sm58s are quite poor at rejecting bass feedback...

    Sm58s are quite poor at rejecting bass feedback compared to other mics I've used. Knock-off Sm58s even more so.. There are a lot of fakes out there today. I'm not casting aspersions here but are you...
  10. I dunno. I've kind of had the impression they all...

    I dunno. I've kind of had the impression they all want to meet & they thank me profusely for taking time out to do it.. I'll put my hand up & say it's a double win for me because a) it fits their...
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    What's wrong with working on the assumption the...

    What's wrong with working on the assumption the customer won't feed us & ply us with drink - so we make our own arrangements ? I've lost count of the number of times I've been promised lovely...
  12. With the majority of my bookings being at one...

    With the majority of my bookings being at one venue I started going to their wedding showcase evenings & meeting customers. The majority are on the same page as me - they're after their guests...
  13. Thread: DENON PRIME 4

    by Nakatomi
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    Still no actual release date as yet though.

    Still no actual release date as yet though.
  14. LED pixel boxes. Not retro, but something I've...

    LED pixel boxes. Not retro, but something I've oft considered building myself!
  15. WHOAH there! I've just clicked the link on the...

    WHOAH there! I've just clicked the link on the resistor you originally suggested, Wayne. 100m Ohms.. That's 0.1 Ohms. One hundred milliohms. Effectively a short circuit. The peak current through...
  16. Right! Looked at the datasheet for this series...

    Right!

    Looked at the datasheet for this series of resistors - the HS25 series would need a 1mm thick heatsink 535sq cm in size for the power rating of 25W.

    These fellers.....
  17. Something like this:...

    Something like this: https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/panel-mount-fixed-resistors/0159590/

    Just one per channel, per controller should be enough. Be sure to mount them on a heat conducting surface,...
  18. Thread: Grim

    by Nakatomi
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    Not just a nightmare on the night either Wayne. ...

    Not just a nightmare on the night either Wayne. Things can get very hairy indeed when information falls into the wrong hands, shall we say..

    Better to keep said information to yourself.. at...
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    Yep. Thousands of good reasons. All of those...

    Yep. Thousands of good reasons. All of those reasons are the other users of the 2.4GHz band. Bluetooth, wifi, zigbee, microwave ovens, wireless phones, wireless DMX adapters & literally anything...
  20. Thread: Power Linking

    by Nakatomi
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    I mostly make my own cables, the only exceptions...

    I mostly make my own cables, the only exceptions being the short IEC 'Y' cables I use on my lights most gigs. As someone has already said, quality cable & connectors are available at decent prices ...
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    Sticky: Last night at Preston Park Museum.. Definitely...

    Last night at Preston Park Museum.. Definitely not a wedding disco.

    In short.. A phenomenal gig. I loved every minute.

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  22. Ouch! Well this is certainly news. Not unwelcome...

    Ouch! Well this is certainly news. Not unwelcome but means I need some help with SEO. And how!

    Thanks BTW, Gavin
  23. Regarding marketing.. I've asked all my private...

    Regarding marketing.. I've asked all my private wedding booking clients how they found me. They all said Google (great) so I asked what terms they'd used. None said they included the word 'wedding'....
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    I'm not sure a 615 would do much more than...

    I'm not sure a 615 would do much more than provide extra barracading like my old bin. I'm going to have a lend of a sub15h before too long & see if that will keep up. Failing that, it might be time...
  25. Funny but my private customers (who are now...

    Funny but my private customers (who are now thankfully increasing in numbers) have all related to me tales of how they or someone they know got burned by booking someone cheap in the past. I've heard...
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