Stage Lighting Controls  by Ulf Sandstrom (Author)

Stage Lighting Controls gives the reader an historical overview of the way in which modern control systems have evolved, and then explains the general principles of modern computerised lighting consoles and relevant control standards such as DMX512, MIDI and Ethernet. It also covers the basic aspects of controlling moving lights and scrollers and provides a product profile for ten major manufacturers of lighting controls.

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Review
'Highly recommended... It should certainly find its way into
the libraries of colleges emphasising the technical side of stage lighting.'
FOCUS, March/April '98

Book Description
Stage Lighting Controls gives the reader an historical overview of the way in which modern control systems have evolved, and then explains the general principles of modern computerised lighting consoles and relevant control standards such as DMX512, MIDI and Ethernet. It also covers the basic aspects of controlling moving lights and scrollers and provides a product profile for ten major manufacturers of lighting controls.

Written in accessible language, the book is ideal for both novices and practising lighting designers who need to get updated on current practices and equipment. It is also relevant for stage managers, electricians, technicians and any other production staff who are involved in situations where lights are controlled.

Cuts through the complexity of modern equipment
Helps operators to move from system to system more easily
Written by an experienced trainer

From the Publisher
Stage Lighting Controls is written in easy to follow language which makes it the ideal book for both novices without a technical background, and practicing lighting designers who need to get updated on current practices and equipment. It will also be of great help to stage managers, electricians, technicians and any other production staff who are involved in situations where lights are controlled.

About the Author
Freelance lighting consultant, technical journalist