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Elation Stage Setter 8 DMX Controller

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1273887986929   POS #:101306165
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The Elation Stage Setter 8 is an easy-to-use 16 channel DMX controller with 3 different operating modes: 2x8 (2 banks of 8 channels), 8x8 (8 channels), 1x16 (one bank - 16 channels). 8 or 16 channel D... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Elation Stage Setter 8 is an easy-to-use 16 channel DMX controller with 3 different operating modes: 2x8 (2 banks of 8 channels), 8x8 (8 channels), 1x16 (one bank - 16 channels). 8 or 16 channel DMX operation. 4 built-in programs and 8 user-programmable programs. Fog machine output control (compatible with ADJ Vaporizer, Stallion, MB-700, and others). XLR polarity switch. Standard DMX-512 protocol. MIDI compatible.

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Manufacturer's Warranty

A. Elation® hereby warrants, to the original purchaser, Elation Professional® products to be free of manufacturing defects in material and workmanship for a period of 2 Years (730 days) on all internal parts and components and 1 Year (365 days) on labor from the date of purchase. This warranty shall be valid only if the product is purchased within the United States of America, including possessions and territories. It is the owner's responsibility to establish the date and place of purchase by acceptable evidence, at the time service is sought.

B. For warranty service, send the product only to the Elation factory. All shipping charges must be pre-paid. If the requested repairs or service (including parts replacement) are within the terms of this warranty, Elation will pay return shipping charges only to a designated point within the United States except Hawaii or Alaska. If the entire instrument is sent, it must be shipped in its original package. No accessories should be shipped with the product. If any accessories are shipped with the product, Elation shall have no liability whatsoever for loss of or damage to any such accessories, nor for the safe return thereof.

C. This warranty is void if the serial number has been altered or removed; if the product is modified in any manner which Elation concludes, after inspection, affects the reliability of the product; if the product has been repaired or serviced by anyone other than the Elation factory unless prior written authorization was issued to purchaser by Elation; if the product is damaged because not properly maintained as set forth in the instruction manual.

D. This is not a service contract, and this warranty does not include maintenance, cleaning or periodic check-up. During the period specified above, Elation will replace defective parts at its expense, and will absorb all expenses for warranty service and repair labor by reason of defects in material or workmanship. The sole responsibility of Elation under this warranty shall be limited to the repair of the product, or replacement thereof, including parts, at the sole discretion of Elation. All products covered by this warranty were manufactured after January 1, 1990, and bear identifying marks to that effect.

E. Elation reserves the right to make changes in design and/or improvements upon its products without any obligation to include these changes in any products theretofore manufactured.

No warranty, whether expressed or implied, is given or made with respect to any accessory supplied with products described above. Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, all implied warranties made by Elation in connection with this product, including warranties of merchantability or fitness, are limited in duration to the warranty period set forth above. And no warranties, whether expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness, shall apply to this product after said period has expired. The consumer's and or Dealer's sole remedy shall be such repair or replacement as is expressly provided above; and under no circumstances shall Elation be liable for any loss or damage, direct or consequential, arising out of the use of, or inability to use, this product.

This warranty is the only written warranty applicable to Elation Products and supersedes all prior warranties and written descriptions of warranty terms and conditions heretofore published.

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ElationStage Setter 8 DMX Controller

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By Damion

from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Comments about Elation Stage Setter 8 DMX Controller:

I use this board on a weekly basis to run the light show for a metal band. It has almost everything I need, value is no question. The tap sync is indispensable, and not usually found on controllers in this price range. Having a fog controller on the board with a ready light has actually eliminated the need for someone else running the fog. The pre programmed chase patterns are nice, and the ability to program your own is a nice touch. It makes for cool intro's. The operation is intuitive with a learning curve of minutes. For its size and price its dynamite, all I could ask for would be more chase channels.

(6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)


Church Use

By Christopher Allen

from Dayton, Ohio

Comments about Elation Stage Setter 8 DMX Controller:

I have worked with a few lighting systems now, some with more advanced and expensive lighting equipment but I used this board recently to start out DMX lighting at a local church with the eventual expectation to upgrade. I absolutely recomend this board for startup of a lighting system as it is a cheap solution that will create a lighting expereince of some kind at least until you get a chance to upgrade everything.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


Frekkin Sweet!

By Hanyoupro

from Elkhart, IN

Comments about Elation Stage Setter 8 DMX Controller:

All is I can say is, SWEET! It meets my greatest expectations. And is very affordable. Perfect for those just getting started out with their own lighting system, or those who don't need all that fancy digital and intelligent controllers. I love it.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


Good for beginners

By All Star DJs

from Fort Wayne, Indiana

Comments about Elation Stage Setter 8 DMX Controller:

We purchased this along with two dimmer packs to be the base of our upgrade into DMX lights. After sitting down for about 5 minutes I was able to figure out most of what everything does. Instruction booklet is rather vague, would need to talk to someone to get a real understanding. Very simple to program custom patterns, and easy to use. Great for a first time user.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Nice unit. power wort is terrible


from NE

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Comments about Elation Stage Setter 8 DMX Controller:

I would recommend it. If you can read and understand DMX it's easy. However the power wort that plugs in the unit is sub standard. the unit is pro but the design on pluging it in is bush league to say the least. I went through 5 power worst till it finally blew the power board. bought a new one and again the power board got killed by the wall wort. it has a fuse inside, but it doesn't work. That's the only reason I wouldn't recommend it. other than that it works like a champ. to bad elation you have a nice unit. but your power design sucks.

(1 of 8 customers found this review helpful)


Elation SS 8 DMX Controller

By Larry Browett

from United States

Comments about Elation Stage Setter 8 DMX Controller:

Don't buy,directions on how to use are worthless,very difficult to set-up, played with it an entier day and still can nopt get it to do what it says it can do. Not rackable,not mobile DJ friendly. Would not recommend to anyone! Avoid this product at all costs.

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