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Color Mix Flag Noise or Binding


One or more color mix flags make noise when running or are binding/difficult to move by hand when the fixture is powered off. 

Description/Explanation of Issue

The rails that the flags run on may need cleaning and re-lubrication.


  1. With power off, move the flags by hand to ensure they travel the full length on the rails.
  2. Add a very small amount of Krytox to the rails. 
  3. Work in the lube by moving the flags back and forth several times over the full travel length
  4. Power on and test the flags.
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