Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician Technician

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician   Technician Author Richard Cadena
ISBN-10 9781134698769
Year 2014-02-03
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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"Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician reinforces the fundamentals of electricity, power distribution, and safety, and explains the latest developments in technology for the live entertainment technician. The application of electricity for the theatre or a concert stage is not the same as for a residence or commercial building, and this is the only reference on the market that explains what live entertainment technicians need to know and why. Written by an ETCP (Entertainment Technician Certification Program) trainer, this reference supports practicing technicians and provides new technicians the assistance needed for a successful career in the entertainment industry. The second edition will be fully updated with new information on systems, protocols, regulations, and safety standards, and will now be in full color. The author is also planning on including more international material and more practice problems at the end of each chapter. The author will be hosting a companion website with extra resources, including conversion tables, voltage spreadsheets, articles from Lighting & Sound International, Lighting & Sound America, and Protocol, and animations and illustrations depicting electricity and electric power distribution developed for his workshops. "--

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician Technician

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician   Technician Author Richard Cadena
ISBN-10 9781134698837
Year 2014-02-03
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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The application of electricity for the theatre or a concert stage is not the same as for a residence or commercial building. Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician provides you with the fundamentals of theory of electricity as well as the latest guidelines and tips for how to stay safe, current and meet the needs of the entertainment industry. Written by an ETCP (Entertainment Technician Certification Program) trainer this reference supports practicing technicians and provides new technicians the assistance needed for a successful career in the entertainment industry. * The only reference on electricity for the entertainment industry professional! * Written by an ETCP (Entertainment Technician Certification Program) trainer and seasoned professional * Free additional practice problems and animations at www.electricityentertainmenttech.com

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician Technician

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician   Technician Author Richard Cadena
ISBN-10 9781136084539
Year 2012-10-12
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Basic Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician will reinforce the fundamentals of electricity, power distribution, safety, and show you the latest technology on things like: * IGBTs * sine-wave dimming * all of the latest software applications (list to come) In the ever-changing entertainment technology field, this book will give you enough information to prepare you for a future in the industry or reinforce the practical experience you have already gained. If you understand the principles in this book, you will be well prepared to face the challenges of the day, including the Entertainment Technicians Certification Program (ETCP).

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician Technician

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician   Technician Author Shiffman
ISBN-10 OCLC:671763939
Year 2009
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher
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Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician and Technician will reinforce the fundamentals of electricity and explain the principles of power distribution, important safety issues, and discuss techniques and practices around the world. Topics include:

Automated Lighting

Automated Lighting Author Richard Cadena
ISBN-10 9781136085253
Year 2013-05-20
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light in Theatre, Live Performance and Entertainment continues to be the most trusted text for working and aspiring lighting professionals. Now in its second edition, it has been fully updated to include new advances in lamp sources such as LEDs and plasma lamps, automated and programmable displays, updates for managing color, and new methods for using electronics. Its clear, easy-to-understand language also includes enough detailed information for the most experienced technician and engineer.

Control Systems for Live Entertainment

Control Systems for Live Entertainment Author John Huntington
ISBN-10 9780240809373
Year 2007
Pages 417
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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If you are interested in how control systems and computer networks are used in all areas of live entertainment, Control Systems for Live Entertainment is the industry standard reference. With a unique combined focus on computers, networking, art, and practice, this book offers an in-depth examination of control for lighting, lasers, sound, , stage machinery, animatronics, special effects, and pyrotechnics for concerts, theme parks, theatre, themed-retail, cruise ships, museums, special and other events. This new edition also includes: •expanded emphasis on networking technology and practice •complete coverage of important new protocols such as ACN and RDM •completely revised and updated case studies •a completely reorganized and revised structure Drawing on his extensive experience in the field and classroom, author John Huntington clearly explains everything that goes on behind the scenes and inside the machines to bring bold visions to life in real-world settings. * Author's website is a live, updated resource for this audience - visited from control systems technicians in countries around the globe! * Systems formerly solo are now being networked together and audio and lighting techs need this knowledge * Loaded with realistic examples that readers love

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook Author Harry Box
ISBN-10 9781136046575
Year 2013-05-02
Pages 568
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Comprehensive. Detailed. Practical. Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Fourth Edition, is a friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to anyone doing motion picture lighting, including the lamp operator, rigging crew, gaffer, best boy, or director of photography. This handbook offers a wealth of practical technical information, useful techniques, as well as aesthetic discussions. The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety. It describes tricks and techniques for operating a vast array of lighting equipment including LEDs, xenons, camera synchronous strobes, black lights, underwater units, lighting effects units, and many others. Since its first edition, this handy on-set reference continues to be widely adopted as a training and reference manual by union training programs as well as top university film production programs. New to the fourth edition: * Detailed information on LED technology and gear * Harmonized with union safety and training procedures * All the latest and greatest DMX gadgets, including remote control systems * Many new and useful lights and how to use them and troubleshoot them. * New additions to the arsenal of electrical distribution equipment that make our sets safer and easier to power. * More rigging tricks and techniques. * the same friendly, easy to read style that has made this book so popular.

The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook

The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook Author Brad Schiller
ISBN-10 9781317406013
Year 2016-08-12
Pages 248
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, the author brings the designer from basic principles to preproduction preparations. Concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure a successful production are covered as well as troubleshooting, much needed information on work relationships, and technology including LED lighting, console networking, digital lighting, and more. Chapters are peppered with advice and war stories from some of the most prominent lighting designers of today.

Vectorworks for Entertainment Design

Vectorworks for Entertainment Design Author Kevin Lee Allen
ISBN-10 9781317929758
Year 2014-09-15
Pages 342
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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The first book in the industry tailored specifically for the entertainment professional, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design covers the ins and outs of Vectorworks software for lighting, scenic, and sound design. With a detailed look at the design process, from idea to development, to the documentation necessary for execution, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design will encourage you to create your own process and workflow through exercises that build on one another. The text stresses the process of developing an idea, visualizing it, and evolving it for presentation, documentation, or drafting. The author focuses on both the technical how-to and the art of design, giving you the tools you need to learn and then use the application professionally. Fully illustrated with step-by-step instructions, it contains inspirational work from Broadway, major regional companies, and non-theatrical, entertainment design.

The Assistant Lighting Designer s Toolkit

The Assistant Lighting Designer s Toolkit Author Anne E. McMills
ISBN-10 9781134650040
Year 2014-07-25
Pages 454
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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What are the do’s and don’ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant’s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career? Answer these questions and many more with The Assistant Lighting Designer’s Toolkit. This definitive guide unlocks the insider-secrets used to succeed as a professional assistant lighting designer (ALD) – whether choosing assisting as a career or while transitioning to another. This book outlines, step-by-step, the challenges the ALD faces during every phase of production. Never before has a resource existed that views the design process through the eyes of the assistant. Intermingled among the nuts and bolts of the paperwork and essential procedures, top industry professionals reveal tips for personal survival in this challenging career – both domestically and abroad as well as in other careers in lighting. Within these pages are the industry secrets rarely taught in school! The author's website can be found at http://www.aldtoolkit.com/.

Media Servers for Lighting Programmers

Media Servers for Lighting Programmers Author Vickie Claiborne
ISBN-10 9781317938217
Year 2014-02-04
Pages 248
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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Media Servers for Lighting Programmers is the reference guide for lighting programmers working with media servers – the show control devices that control and manipulate video, audio, lighting, and projection content that have exploded onto the scene, becoming the industry standard for live event productions, TV, and theatre performances. This book contains all the information you need to know to work effectively with these devices, beginning with coverage of the most common video equipment a lighting programmer encounters when using a media server - including terminology and descriptions - and continuing on with more advanced topics that include patching a media server on a lighting console, setting up the lighting console for use with a media server, and accessing the features of the media server via a lighting console. The book also features a look at the newest types of digital lighting servers and products. This book contains: Never-before-published information grounded in author Vickie Claiborne’s extensive knowledge and experience Covers newest types of digital lighting servers and products including media servers, software, and LED products designed to be used with video Companion website with additional resources and links to additional articles on PLSN

Concert Lighting

Concert Lighting Author James Moody
ISBN-10 9781317374282
Year 2016-10-04
Pages 382
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering history, equipment and technology, and design, and containing new information on LED technology, pixel mapping, projection options, media servers, automated lighting, solutions for moving lights, DMX, and Ethernet problems, and designer communication and collaboration. This book also explores the cross-media use of concert lighting techniques in film, video, theatre, and the corporate world, highlighted with advice from master designers such as Bruce Rodgers, Cosmo Wilson, and Sarah Landau. From securing precious contracts to knowing the best equipment to use to design a show, Concert Lighting covers everything a designer needs to know about working in the touring industry.

Industrial Electrical Troubleshooting

Industrial Electrical Troubleshooting Author Lynn Lundquist
ISBN-10 0766806030
Year 1999-11-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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Industrial Electrical Troubleshooting demonstrates the efficient use of certain electrical meters to troubleshoot relay-logic circuits with a single setting. Today, a generation of electronic meters is available to test voltage and continuity without changing the setting of the meter or de-energizing the circuit. Careful attention has been given to safety procedures throughout the book. Traditional troubleshooting techniques have not kept pace with this equipment though. Instructors and students will find comprehensive and up-to-date information for safely and efficiently locating problems and then troubleshooting online. Multimeters, clamp-on meters, ammeters, megohmmeters, proximity voltage meters, hand-held oscilloscopes and other meters are thoroughly discussed as plant electrical troubleshooting tools. Benefits: introduces troubleshooting techniques designed to get equipment back online in an efficient and cost-effective manner explains a variety of testing instruments and procedures to facilitate correction of industrial maintenance problems provides practical knowledge of testing procedures through the use of illustrations and applications evaluates electrical troubleshooting in the context mechanical functions, providing a real-world perspective focuses on bottom-line issues of productivity, helping the user achieve the ultimate goal of any manufacturing plant-profitability