What is a gobo for weddings?

What is a gobo? A gobo GOes Between Optics (the lamp and the lens) of a spotlight. Also known as a projection pattern, a gobo can be made from plastic, transparency film, metal, or glass. The most common type of gobo used for weddings is metal. A design is laser cut or etched into a round metal gobo.

What is a gobo for weddings?

What is a gobo? A gobo GOes Between Optics (the lamp and the lens) of a spotlight. Also known as a projection pattern, a gobo can be made from plastic, transparency film, metal, or glass. The most common type of gobo used for weddings is metal. A design is laser cut or etched into a round metal gobo.

How much does a monogram gobo cost?

Glass Black and White – $175 original – $85 each copy. Glass 1 Color – $175 original – $85 each copy.

How much does it cost to make a gobo?

Custom Gobo Pricing

One Color Glass Two Colors Glass Three Color Glass
Original: US$169 (C$179) Duplicate: US$109 (C138) Original: US$269 (C$319) Duplicate: US$159 (C$199) Original: US$329 (C$416) Duplicate: US$199 (C$249)

How do you make a gobo template?

Creating a custom wedding gobo is easy either way.

  1. Choose a design from the Metal or SuperResolution® options.
  2. Choose a font from the available options.
  3. Get the details (Names, Wedding Date, Template Name, Font Name and Lighting Fixture1)
  4. Contact an Apollo Dealer to place an order.

What is a gobo projection?

What is a gobo projector and where can I use it? A gobo is a piece of glass or metal which when placed into a projector, projects your desired design onto a surface such as a wall or floor. Gobos can be used at any event, such as themed parties and weddings and can be fully bespoke to meet your requirements.

What is a standard gobo size?

Standard Gobo Sizes
Letter Size OD IA
A 100mm 75mm
B 86mm 64.5mm
M 66mm 48mm

How does a gobo work?

With a gobo, focus is key. The light comes from the lamp or diode and hits the gobo, which blocks out all of the light except for the desired pattern. The light then hits the lens, which flips the image back around to the correct orientation so it will appear as desired on a wall or floor.

Can you make your own gobo?

You can create custom gobos in either glass (for multi-colored images) or steel. So go ahead, treat the bride & groom to something special, make your corporate event even more professional, or simply have a great unique addition to your theatrical design.

Can you put a gobo in a Fresnel?

These shapes may be formed by the shutters, or they may be cut out of thin metal (a “gobo” – see below). The shutters are a more flexible (and accurate) version of the barndoors which can be used on Fresnels or PCs.

How do I choose my gobo?

Be sure to also take into consideration the colour and type of surface you are projecting onto. This is a common oversight when choosing a gobo projector. Bright surfaces like a white wall will reflect the light better, producing a brighter projection. Whereas a dark carpet will absorb the light.

What size gobo does a source 4 take?

Standard ‘B’ Size Glass Gobo Holder (86 mm) – ETC SOURCE 4.