Focal Press Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights (3rd Edition)

Focal Press Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights (3rd Edition)

Focal Press Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights (3rd Edition)

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  • By Richard Cadena
  • Paperback, 530 Pages
  • Date Published: 2017
  • Lighting Design, Technique, and Theory
  • In-Depth Look at Light Systems, Fixtures
  • Useful for Entertainment Venues, TV
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Focal Press 9781138850903 overview

  • 1Description

Featuring an updated title, this 3rd edition of Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights (formerly Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light) continues to be a trusted text for working and aspiring lighting professionals. It has been fully revised to reflect the vast changes in stage as well as studio illumination-including LEDs, switch-mode power supplies, optics, networking, Ethernet-based protocols like Art-Net and sACN, wireless DMX, and much more. Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, it includes enough detailed information to benefit even the most experienced lighting technicians, programmers, and designers.

Richard Cadena is an Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP)-recognized trainer and an ETCP-certified entertainment electrician. As a freelance technician, designer, and consultant, he has worked on concert tours, in television and theater, and he has designed dozens of lighting systems for permanent installations.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction
Chapter 1: Stage Lighting in the Third Millennium
Chapter 2: Foundations
Chapter 3: Stage Lighting Systems Overview

Section 2: Electricity and Electronics
Chapter 4: Circuits
Chapter 5: Electrical Planning and Preparation
Chapter 6: Power Supplies
Chapter 7: Overcurrent, Overvoltage, and Overtemperature Protection
Chapter 8: Digital Electronics
Chapter 9: Digital Hardware and Software

Section 3: Electro-Mechanical and Mechanical Systems
Chapter 10: Electro-Mechanical Systems
Chapter 11: Mechanical Systems

Section 4: Optical Systems
Chapter 12: Light Sources
Chapter 13: The Optical Path

Section 5: Communications
Chapter 14: DMX
Chapter 15: Remote Device Management (RDM)
Chapter 16: Ethernet-Based Lighting Control

Section 6: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair
Chapter 17: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

Section 7: Lighting Console Setup and Programming
Chapter 18: Lighting Console and FOH Setup
Chapter 19: Lighting Console Programming
Chapter 20: Lighting Design Software

Section 8: Convergence of Lighting and Video
Chapter 21: Media Servers and Pixel Mapping

Table of Contents
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Focal Press 9781138850903 specs

Type of Media Book
Author Richard Cadena
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published November 23, 2017
Edition 3rd Edition
ISBN-13 9781138850903
Number of Pages 530
Cover Type Soft
Illustrations Yes

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