The Grand Poobah of the Console

Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Written by Brad Schiller 

Fred Flintstone was a member of the Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes Lodge #26 and was continually trying to gain leader status of this group by becoming the “Grand Poobah.” This high-ranking position would have allowed him to rule over all others and reign supreme over the group’s members.

Much in the same manner, the Grand Master on your lighting console rules over all other masters and has supreme control over the intensities of your fixtures. Believe it or not, this slider and its associated DBO (Dead Black Out) button can be extremely useful during the programming and playback of automated lighting.

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