We get many questions about the differences between Glass Gobos and Steel Gobos.
With a steel gobo, think of it as sort of like a stencil- The design is being cut through the metal, which would require tab support lines to keep the image intact- holding in the centers of letters, things like that. Steel gobos project white light or a single color by using a gel. Glass gobos employ a dichroic coating process on top of the glass, so they do not require support tabs, and can be muti-color. The cost of glass is almost 4 times as much as the cost of steel, so it’s important to take into consideration not only your personal aesthetic, but also your budget concerns. Please contact us at https://www.goboman.com if you have any further questions or need help designing your custom gobo.
The truth is that the Regular ETC Source Four 575 watt and 750 watt units have a choice of three gobo holders available, and the ETC Source Four Jr. has two gobo holder options available.
The 575watt and the 750 watt units can either accept an A size gobo holder, or a B size gobo holder, or a glass gobo holder.
The ETC 575 watt Source Four Jr. takes an M size holder, or glass M size gobo holder.
A donut, is a thin metal or cardboard panel, similar in shape and appearance to a color frame, but with a small diameter hole intended to reduce off-axis rays of light being projected from a fixture.This increases sharpness of the light by reducing the effect of imperfect lenses. Donuts are designed to fit into the color frame holder directly outside the fixture, immediately in front of lens assembly. Because they are typically thin, doughnuts can often be placed in the same slot as a gel frame. Doughnuts are typically used in fixtures in order to sharpen the beam when a template is in place.
Used to increase the clarity of patterns and custom gobos by reducing halation therefore sharpening the projected image. The donut sharpens the definition of projected gobo images by blocking the unwanted light.
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