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| Name = Theater Lights
 
| Name = Theater Lights
| Intro = Four theater lights are currently installed at i3 Detroit. There are three spotlights and one floodlight. One spotlight has been verified to work, and the other two spotlights are TBD. The floodlight is missing its bulb. Other theater lights are stored in various locations around the space.
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| Intro = Four theater lights are currently installed at i3 Detroit. There are three spotlights and one floodlight. All three spotlights have been verified to work. The floodlight is missing its bulb. Other theater lights are stored in various locations around the space.
 
| Owner = Nick Britsky
 
| Owner = Nick Britsky
 
| StorageLocation = The four installed lights are mounted on overhead pipes, above the commons table area.
 
| StorageLocation = The four installed lights are mounted on overhead pipes, above the commons table area.
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| Instructions =
 
| Instructions =
 
====Turn it On====
 
====Turn it On====
Ride up on the Genie and plug it in. If it's plugged in, switch on circuit breaker 23b in the office subpanel on the south wall of the shop area. There are plans to make this more convenient, so stay tuned ...
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Switch on circuit breaker 23b (labeled "Theater Lights") in the office subpanel on the south wall of the shop area. There are plans to make this more convenient, so stay tuned ...
 
====Turn it Off====
 
====Turn it Off====
Ride up on the Genie and unplug it. Alternatively, switch off circuit breaker 23b in the office subpanel on the south wall of the shop area. There are plans to make this more convenient, so stay tuned ...
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Switch off circuit breaker 23b (labeled "Theater Lights") in the office subpanel on the south wall of the shop area. There are plans to make this more convenient, so stay tuned ...
 
| MaintenanceInfo =
 
| MaintenanceInfo =
 
TBD
 
TBD
 
| ToDos =  
 
| ToDos =  
* Extension cords to provide power to three spotlights.
 
 
* A more convenient way to control (i. e., dim) the spotlights, possibly integrated with the space automation system (or via Twitter, which might be even more entertaining).
 
* A more convenient way to control (i. e., dim) the spotlights, possibly integrated with the space automation system (or via Twitter, which might be even more entertaining).
 
* A bulb for the floodlight.
 
* A bulb for the floodlight.

Revision as of 13:45, 23 October 2011

Theater Lights
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Name Theater Lights
Zone
Owner Nick Britsky
Make Model TBD
Part Number TBD
Date Acquired
Storage Location The four installed lights are mounted on overhead pipes, above the commons table area.
Authorization Required
Status
Value
Documentation
Other References

Intro

Four theater lights are currently installed at i3 Detroit. There are three spotlights and one floodlight. All three spotlights have been verified to work. The floodlight is missing its bulb. Other theater lights are stored in various locations around the space.

Rules

  • Please make sure that every theater light clamped to the overhead pipes has a safety chain/cable installed. At this writing, all four installed lights have safety chains.

Instructions

Turn it On

Switch on circuit breaker 23b (labeled "Theater Lights") in the office subpanel on the south wall of the shop area. There are plans to make this more convenient, so stay tuned ...

Turn it Off

Switch off circuit breaker 23b (labeled "Theater Lights") in the office subpanel on the south wall of the shop area. There are plans to make this more convenient, so stay tuned ...

Maintenance Info

TBD

FAQ

  1. Which circuit breaker powers the theater lights? The power cord that runs from the overhead junction box to the theater light mounting pipe is on circuit breaker 23b in the office subpanel on the south wall of the shop area.
  2. How many lights can be powered? Currently, there is one 20A circuit. Each spotlight draws 6.2A at full brightness, so three spotlights should be OK on this 20A circuit. Anecdote has it that the floodlight draws significantly more current than a spotlight, but there is no bulb in the floodlight at present so this cannot be quantified.

ToDo

  • A more convenient way to control (i. e., dim) the spotlights, possibly integrated with the space automation system (or via Twitter, which might be even more entertaining).
  • A bulb for the floodlight.
  • Deploy additional power capacity to support the use of more than three spotlights. According to Breaker Panels, there appear to be unused circuits available nearby.