Episode 23 - Projects and Products Galore

Mike and Gareth burn a little midnight oil to record this episode in the CCI shop.  Topics include:

  • The Scenic Automation Handbook is finally published!
  • ETC Foundation Control with Pushstick winches
  • ESPN's new studio has some new machinery
  • Bunch of new people have joined the CCI team
  • Mike and Rada have been busy on the road
  • Documentation
  • Spikemark 4 features
  • Stage Manager and Stagehand Architectural and Pendant
  • Collaboration with Thern
  • Our new machine shop

Episode 8

Gareth and Royal discuss the basics of acceleration, velocity, and the math that goes along with it. They then wrap up their discussion about Nord gearmotors from a couple of episodes back. The episode is wrapped up with a quick discussion on the Showstopper 3 system and Spikemark 3.3. 

Episode 6

In this week's episode Gareth and Royal discuss the differences in fabrication versus manufacturing for both the mechanical side and electrical side. The episode is finished up with a quick discussion on what is in Gareth's and Royal's backpacks and tool bags when they hit the road for a gig. 

Episode 5

In this week's episode, Royal and Gareth discuss some feedback on CAD tools from last week's show and then finish the CAD chat with a look at EDA tools for circuit design.  Next up, they chat about the shop test of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang rig heading out to Colorado.  Finally, they wrap up with a quick look at the new Mitsubishi A800 VFD.

Links from the show:

Video of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang rig shop test

Vectorworks Circuit Tools

Osmond PCB


Eagle CAD

Digikey EDA Tools

Mouser Tools

Altium CircuitMaker

Altium CircuitStudio

Mentor Graphics

Altium Designer



Gerriet's Cargo XL Track

Ralmark Commercial Pulleys


Mitsubishi VFD's