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    Chauvet DFI with Rockville Wedges

    I know some of you are running Rockville wedges and myDMX Go. Question.... is anyone using the Chauvet DFi dongle out of your DMXgo and sending a signal to your wedges, or are yo just using the Rockville transmitter? I just ask because I already have the Chauvet DFi dongles and have read all...
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    DJFinder???

    I searched the site, but only found stuff from 2006/2007. Just wondering if anyone is still using DJ Finder for planning/tracking your events? I was looking for something to get me started and this seems to fit the bill, but if there is something better or easier for a newbie without a big...
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    Need new contracts created

    Most of you know, I'm still a very new DJ. I started working with a local DJ's business, but have found that my life, my goals, and what I want to do differ from theirs, so I resigned from their group. Now that I will be on my own, I want to have some basic contracts created to protect both...
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    Mobile DJ's - What lights do you use at weddings

    I'm just curious, for you mobile DJ's that don't have the luxury of having a regular venue... that pack, setup, and tear down at every wedding. What lights do you use regularly? Wash, derby, moving heads, uplights, other movers? I have a pair of Wash FX hex's currently. I have a little...
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    Have you dealt with uneven ground?

    I have a question that I'm looking for potential solutions to. I ran into a small issue at a gig recently that was outdoors. It was on concrete, but the ground was sloped a little. I was using subs with pole mounted tops. I ended up having some small wood blocks on hand so I was able to...
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    School & Teen Events My first School / Teen event

    So I did look around the forum a little but didn't find anything real recent. Hoping maybe someone might be willing to point me in the right direction. As school is winding down, I may have a chance to play at a local middle school's "play day". Basically it will be 7th & 8th graders outdoors...
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    Priced out of work...?

    So, as some of you may recall, I'm still new to the DJ business. I've been working with a couple of established dj's in my area for about 5 months. I've assisted them with several weddings, private events, and booked several of my own private events and play somewhat regularly at a local small...
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    Pricing one standard price vs package pricing

    I did try to search the forums, but didn't find much on this... sorry if it's over-discussed. As a new mobile DJ, I'm working on my pricing. This post will relate mainly to wedding package pricing. Pricing for private parties/bar/PA setups, etc would be different altogether. I see a lot of...
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    Is there a good DJ training source?

    I apologize if I post this in the wrong forum... I'm looking for some help and I hope someone here can offer some suggestions. My Dj career/hobby started about 6 months ago. I've got the gear, I've got the music, I feel confident in my style of song selection and reading the crowd and have...
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    EKX-12sp and ETX-18sp review

    So I've had my new speakers for a few months and have gotten to test them out at a few indoor locations. I am fairly new to dj'ing but have worked at wedding events for a few years. I've gotten to hear a wide range of 12 and 15" power speakers. My favorites before my purchase were QSC K12's...
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    Looking for an under-booth light

    Like the title says.... I currently have a black ADJ Pro-Event table. I also have a white scrim for it to use at weddings or if/when needed. When I play at bars or parties, I like the look of some uplighting under my table (whether I'm using a scrim or not). Some day, I hope to have a...
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    ShowXpress question - help needed

    So I'm just getting into setting up some lighting in something other than sound mode (which actually works alright for most things it seems... lol). I have two Chauvet Wash FX Hex wash lights. I'd like to be able to control them via DMX so I can dim them, set a static color if needed, etc...
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    Chauvet DJ Freedom Par Hex-4 RGBAW+UV Wireless Par

    Anyone own these? I'm still new to the dj business. The guys I'm working with have some other models (quad 4 and tri-6). My main lights right now consist of 2 Wash FX hex's and 1 Kinta FX. I thought I'd go with this model as it has white and also the UV (not sure if I'd ever use it or not...
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    Portable ceremony power bank

    Hey all... I haven't see much recently when I searched on this, so I thought I'd ask. I worked a wedding with my mentor this past weekend where I ran the ceremony (mics only as there was a live string quartet). The power bank he had was a racked system in a large, bulky rack-style Gator brand...
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    My first gig... sort of!

    So I've been practicing for a couple of months now, and starting to acquire my own equipment. I joined up with two established DJ's and have been shadowing them and will start getting out to weddings with them in the weeks to come. Last week one was playing at a local bar so I went to shadow...
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    When to transition...?

    So I have another beginner question. I've watched a bunch of videos and tutorials on beat matching and mixing. I get it. I understand it. I know that beat matching is important, and I know enough about it to know that I need to continuing to keep practicing it. What I'm struggling with...
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    Two 15's or Two 12's + Sub?

    Just as the title states... I've finally decided on a speaker line, EV EKX's. Originally, I was going to go with two 12's over two 18's. Then I heard the 15's and was impressed with the bass they did provide in a small bar (75 person bar). I'll be using them for small bars like this, private...
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    What is your preferred screen size for your laptop?

    Just curious what you all are using and what you prefer. I see a lot of folks using 13" laptops. I'm getting older and using Rekordbox on a 17" and it's alright, but I can't imagine going much smaller. Maybe because I use 24-32" screens for work, but I wish I could get more real estate than...
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    Lights for a beginning mobile dj...

    Some of you may have seen from my other posts that I'm very new to the dj world and looking to start out with a small setup of my own. I know I don't "need" lights to start as a mobile dj, but being able to offer something I think is a plus if hired for a small party or event with dancing. I...
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    EV ELX200 series - first speakers - thoughts?

    As the title states, I'm new and looking to get into mobile dj'ing. I had my sights set on a full QSC setup... I've heard them multiple times and just really like them. K12.2's over KS118's. Price is somewhat of a factor. I also like the sound of the EV ELX200-12p's. I believe these are a...
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    New DJ gear list - UPDATED

    Hi all... new DJ here. I will be mainly looking to dj small parties, smaller events (less than 200 people), free local events (farmers market, day in the park, music for golf outing/fund raisers, etc...) and maybe someday weddings. I'm trying to put together my "wish list" of dj gear. I'd...
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    Another new guy......

    Hi all... New member here and potential new DJ. I'm an older fella, in my 40's that has always been a little intrigued by the art of dj'ing so here I am. I'm certainly not a "club dj"... my interest lie more in small partys, local events, and maybe (hopefully) weddings someday. I worked as a...