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Filmmaker's Griptionary - S

  Hollywood term for 5000 Watt or 5K lighting fixture. These fixtures utilize a Junior Pin (1-1/8"), as do the larger 10Ks and Brutes.
  An electrical pig tail, which has one male connector at one end and two female receptables at the other. Also known as Y connector.
Stair Block
  Made from 2x4 or 2x6 lumber stacked like stairs to raise furniture on a set. Also called Step Blocks.
  Hollywood term for a single extension cord or a heavy-duty single extension.
  A mounting device most commonly attached to Telescoping Hangers for the mounting of theatrical fixtures which have pipe clamps attached to their yokes.

(Reprinted with permission from Matthews Studio Equipment)