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  • All Lights Stuck to Full on my Analog Address System

    Problem

    After a lighting storm, all my lights are stuck at full.


    Solution

    During lightning season, ETC has seen a number of systems that get zapped and toggle the worklights on.  Customer will call in and cannot get the lights to go off.  Problem is that no worklight station was ever installed but the patch has all dimmers assigned to worklights.  You can 'Jump' a wire on the worklight circuit to turn them off.  But there is an easier method by using the keys in Monitor mode.

    In Monitor Mode:
    [Dimmer Up] Toggles Worklight circuit
    [Dimmer Down] Toggles Panic circuit
    [Edit Up] [Edit down] toggles through the 8 take control lines

    After  the worklights have been toggled off, you need to correct the patch and remove all worklights from each dimmer.  The
    procedure is denoted in the user manual.