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Tech Talk

A Fine Way to Learn the Lighting Craft

Nook Schoenfeld •
  • October 2018
  • Tech Talk
• October 13, 2018
Instructor Ronn Campbell Focuses on Practical Skills Along with Lighting Design Theory Many in our business will debate whether a proper theater school knowledge or the tried and true School of Hard Knocks is the best way to get one’s self into the business of becoming a stage technician. Whenever I’m asked, I simply bring […] Read More...
Rosco Cubes are designed with pulse width modulation (PWM) characteristics that ensure flicker-free performance.

Pulse Width Modulation

PLSN Staff •
  • November 2017
  • Tech Talk
• November 9, 2017

As the world of lighting moves more and more into LED sources, Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) has become the most common means for controlling LEDs. What is PWM exactly and, more importantly, how does it relate to lighting applicationis it and how does it affect your lighting design? Read More...

Chauvet and other manufacturers are working on ways to let media servers and lighting consoles trigger complex fixture functions at the same time. Chauvet's Net-Switch distributes Art-Net, Kling-Net, sACN and other protocols.

From DMX to TCP/IP

PLSN Staff •
  • Tech Talk
• October 16, 2016

A Look at the Growing Complexity of Fixture Functions and Control Systems

ver the years, the complexity of intelligent lighting fixtures has finally gotten to the point where our own intelligence level has to rise up exponentially just to operate the gear we are using. Take a look around at what the shows we see now differ to the shows that we saw just a few years ago. Now take a moment to think about what we will be seeing in a few years from now. That’s right, those are chills running down your spine.


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