Gobos are patterns for lights, and come in a wide range of sizes. There are about 40 common sizes of gobo and additional custom sizes available as well. Gobo sizes are typically given a letter designation (i.e. "L" or "B").
A gobo is a stainless steel or glass-etched cutout, that when placed in a pattern projecting light fixture will project that image onto a wall or other flat surface.
Below is an example of two fixtures with gobos. The fixture on the left shows a rose pattern gobo in place, and the fixture on the right shows a nicer fixture with a custom design gobo sandwiched inside of a gobo holder for easy accessibility.
Gobos by themselves will typically project a black and white image. You can add color to the image by adding color gel to the front of your pattern projector, or by ordering a colored glass gobo.
There are many sizes of gobos available. Be sure to specify which size you desire when ordering. Here are the outside diameters of our most popular sizes. The size code is followed by the designation "R" for round and "S" for square. For instance, a size B round, would be "BR". Round is by far the most popular, if you do not specifiy "R" or "S", we will asume that you want a round and stamp it that way.
B 86 mm, the most common size, used in our leko's, as well as Source 4's
L 58.5 mm, Used in our Gobo Spot
LOO-R 58.5 mm, Used in the Altman 3.5"
BOO-R 86 mm, Used in the Altman Shakespeare
S4J 66 mm, Used in Source 4 Juniors
BOO-4 86 mm, Used in Source 4
D 53 mm
M 66 mm, Used in our Pro Pattern Projector and the Golden Scan
I 25 mm, Used in the Intella and Trackspot
R 25.5 mm, Used in the Miniscan
G 59 mm, Used in the Gobo Scan
F 36.5 mm, Used in the Accubeam
E 38 mm
COO-R 44.4 mm, Used in the High End Cyber light
1OO-R 25 mm, Used in the High End Intellabeam/Trackspot
S25-R 25 mm, Used in the High End Studio Spot 250
XSP-R 44.4 mm, Used in the High End X-Spot
P 51.8 mm
O 54 mm
M20-R 37.5 mm, Used in the Martin Mac 2000
M25-R 22.5 mm, Used in the Martin Mac 250
M50-R 37.5 mm, Used in the Martin Mac 500/550
122-R 37.5 mm, Used in the Martin 1220
518-R 24.8 mm, Used in the Martin 518
812-R 13 mm, Used in the Martin 918
SGM 42.9 mm, Used in the Galileo
MAC500 27.8 mm, Used in the Mac 500 and 918
MINIMAC 22.5 mm, Used in the Mac 250 and the Mini Mac
TECHNO 36.3 mm, Used in the Techno Beam
STUDIOSPOT 36.3 mm, Used in the Studio Spot
STUDIOSPOT250 25 mm, Used in the Studio Spot 250
VL1-S 40.5 mm, Used in the Vari-Lite VL 1000
VL6-R 22.75 mm, Used in the Vari-Lite VL 2000 and VL6 Wheel
VL7-R 28 mm, Used in the Vari-Lite VL7 Wheel
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