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    The modules will not lose their remote sync or...

    The modules will not lose their remote sync or channel setting when the batteries are changed.

    I believe I saw/heard somewhere that the modules will actually use whatever power source provides the...
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    I don't believe it's recommended by Cobra to...

    I don't believe it's recommended by Cobra to operate the mod using the charger:
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    As a reminder, when you do change the...

    As a reminder, when you do change the battery/voltage used by the modules (like going from the 18.8V LIPO to 9V batteries), you must also change the Voltage mode on the module. This tells the module...
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    All Cobra 18M/36M/72M LiPo modules can take...

    All Cobra 18M/36M/72M LiPo modules can take normal 9V batteries internally (or they have port for external batteries).
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    If you notice the title says "APA87-1C". This is...

    If you notice the title says "APA87-1C". This is the first product I've seen mention the new APA standards. They have been working on those updates for years. ...
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    You can just use s hooks to hang the mods off the...

    You can just use s hooks to hang the mods off the racks.

    I did this when I used 18Ms (I do it with my slats now.)

    I found placing a box under the mod while wiring made things easier than trying...
  7. Thread: Ouch!

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    The majority of the price increase is due to...

    The majority of the price increase is due to shipping. Shipping is based on the size of the case. They measure them CBM (Cubic Meter).

    A shipping container can hold about 68 CBM (depending on it's...
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    And I thought the prices from 5 months ago were...

    And I thought the prices from 5 months ago were too high.

    Some of the NOABs have doubled in price since 2018.

    Chris
  9. I just got an email today "Fuse is back in...

    I just got an email today "Fuse is back in stock!" from a supplier. Seems like at least one company got some back in at reasonable price ($7.99 for 20 feet). I don't believe they are an advertiser...
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    I really like the QP connectors. I have the 18...

    I really like the QP connectors. I have the 18 Cue and 6 Cue Cobra QuickPlug Slats. I also have some non-Cobra (3rd party) QuickPlug Slats.

    One downside is when you want to fire multiple items on...
  11. Nice show. You did a good job of covering all the...

    Nice show. You did a good job of covering all the layers. The 1.3 complemented the 1.4 without overpowering it.

    Disney has lots of fireworks friendly music.

    Chris
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    Thanks. I find the product listing helpful as...

    Thanks. I find the product listing helpful as well. I have a script that takes a cobra or finale script and generates the closed captions.

    I altered more 500G cakes in this show than ever before...
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    Graduation Show

    I didn't shoot a show on the 4th, but I recently did a show for my daughters graduation. She picked the music. (I had never heard of some of the music she suggested.) We finally agreed on some music...
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    I try to keep things in the original boxes. If I...

    I try to keep things in the original boxes. If I have partials, I'll sometimes combine a couple items into one box. I print labels for each item and stick it to the boxes so I can easily find things....
  15. Thread: July 3rd Show

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    Nice show! There's some nice product in there and...

    Nice show! There's some nice product in there and you fit it nicely to the music.

    Chris
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    One would have hoped all twist-lock's would be...

    One would have hoped all twist-lock's would be the same size/interchangeable. But perhaps that's not the case?

    I notice in the Spirit of 76 catalog, they list the "GM438 R/W/B Peony" as having...
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    I haven't seen/used the new twist lock initiators...

    I haven't seen/used the new twist lock initiators yet. Do you have a picture showing them not fitting?

    I assume the port is a Twist-lock port (and not a normal e-match port).

    They should look...
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    There are general public tickets for those to...

    There are general public tickets for those to come see the shows on Sat night. These are the $10 (lowered from $20) per person.

    For Pyros, this is a 2 Day event with setup/demos/blind pyro...
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    I'm from Texas as well. BTW, Texas also...

    I'm from Texas as well.

    BTW, Texas also requires permits/licenses for any 1.4G shows any time you have "an assembly of 50 or more people". Not sure exactly how they define the assembly, if it...
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    I did a similar mod to put the connector on the...

    I did a similar mod to put the connector on the side of the case. So it looks like this:

    http://www.pyrotalk.com/bulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=1864&stc=1

    Do you have any pics or tips on...
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    Is a storage magazine is considered a "bulk...

    Is a storage magazine is considered a "bulk storage of materials that have a flammability, explosive, or toxic hazard"? If so, it seems like NFPA 1123 5.1.4.3 would apply which will limit your...
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    If you're looking for "good" and ~$200. You can...

    If you're looking for "good" and ~$200. You can watch for the Canon VIXIA HF R400 HD Flash Memory Camcorder to go on sale.
    I picked one bundled with a "SanDisk Ultra 32GB Secure Digital High...
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    OpenOffice is likely putting Quotes around fields...

    OpenOffice is likely putting Quotes around fields where Microsoft does not. Cobra is not expecting these quotes and gives you an error.

    For example: OpenOffice will create a .csv like:
    "#Trigger...
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