What size gobo do I need?
Generally speaking, the more detailed you want your image to be, the larger gobo you’ll want to purchase. As gobos get smaller in size, the amount of intricacy they can display diminishes. This is especially true for metal gobos as it is very hard to fit intricate art onto image diameters smaller than 32mm image size.
How thick is a gobo?
Gobos are usually placed in a gobo holder or gobo wheel and the most commonly used gobos are simple metal gobos. Glass gobos are thicker than metal gobos (our gobos are usually between 1.1mm to 2.7mm thick).
How thick is a steel gobo?
They are made of stainless steel or aluminum. Since the artwork is etched out of metal (light shines through the cut area), metal gobos can be used only for simple artworks. Thickness 0.2mm.
What is B size gobo?
B. 86mm. 64.5mm. Industry standard size for ellipsoidals.
What size gobo does a source 4 take?
Many traditional theater style lights like a Source 4 ellipsoidal light or LEKO light will use a size B gobo (about the diameter of a coke can).
What is a gobo holder?
A Gobo Holder is simply the accessory that holds your Gobo (pattern) in place in the light. They vary by the size of the gobo and also by the fixture. It is common in a slot holder that you may have to trim your gobo to have it fit in the slots.
How much is it to make a gobo?
Custom Gobo Pricing
|One Color Glass||Two Colors Glass||Three Color Glass|
|Original: $169 Duplicate: $109||Original: $269 Duplicate: $159||Original: $329 Duplicate: $199|
How are glass gobos made?
Glass gobos are made by layering glass into a solid disc. By making the glass layers different colors, photo-real images can be printed in color, as in the image above. Glass gobos also last longer than steel gobos in incandescent fixtures as steel can warp from the heat of a conventional fixture.
What is the purpose of a gobo?
A gobo is an effective alternative to banners and signage on corporate events, providing something visually different for the audience to absorb. They can also be used to create patterns, imagery and shapes to support the event theme. Check out some images below of gobo’s of all shapes and sizes.
How do I choose my gobo?
The gobo size that you need is based on the light fixture that will project that gobo. Many traditional theater style lights like a Source 4 ellipsoidal light or LEKO light will use a size B gobo (about the diameter of a coke can).