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 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:

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

Automated Lighting The Art and Science of Moving Light in Theatre Live Performance Broadcast and Entertainment

Automated Lighting  The Art and Science of Moving Light in Theatre  Live Performance  Broadcast  and Entertainment Author Richard Cadena
ISBN-10 9781136085338
Year 2006-09-06
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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This book covers everything you should know as a lighting professional about automated lighting in easy-to-understand language--including how they work, how to use them, and special design issues to consider in order to keep abreast in a highly competitive environment where knowledge is crucial to your success.

The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook

The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook Author Brad Schiller
ISBN-10 9780240815534
Year 2010
Pages 213
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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"If you are looking to become a professional lighting desk driver, don't put this book down. Mr. Schiller's second edition of The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook reads as though it is the manual to becoming a successful lighting programmer. While the hard work and determination lays with you, Mr. Schiller and numerous industry professionals offer guidance and words of wisdom to becoming the next great programmer. If you are looking to be the person driving the desk and wish to be successful, look to this book to help you on your way."---Justin Lang, iSquint.net Brad Schiller brings his years of experience in the lighting industry to this new edition of The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook. This second edition continues to provide the respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures you've come to expect from this industry veteran. The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook covers the basics of programming automated lighting fixtures for the novice while also providing useful information for those who have been working with this technology for years. If you have ever wanted to know what occurs at an automated lighting console, or want to fine-tune your skills as an automated lighting programmer, then this is the book for you!

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.

Concert Lighting

Concert Lighting Author James L. Moody
ISBN-10 9780240806891
Year 2010
Pages 334
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Get ready to pack your bags and go on tour with the most trusted and comprehensive text for concert lighting. With a special focus on rock and roll, learn how to use computer aided drafting, moving luminaires, learn about the people and the history that shaped the field and more. Expand your design possibilities by learning about cross-media use of concert lighting techniques and their application in film, video, theatre and the corporate world. From snagging those precious contracts to knowing the best equipment to use to designing a show, Concert Lighting: Techniques, Art and Business covers everything you need to know.

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.

Show Networks and Control Systems

Show Networks and Control Systems Author John Huntington
ISBN-10 9780615655901
Year 2012
Pages 492
Language en
Publisher John Huntington
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Show Networks and Control Systems* has been the industry standard reference in backstage control technology since 1994. With a unique combined focus on computers, networks, control systems, art and practice, the book offers an in-depth examination of the control and networking technology used in lighting, lasers, sound, stage machinery, animatronics, special effects, and pyrotechnics for concerts, theme parks, theatre, themed-retail, cruise ships, museums, interactive performing arts, and special events. This completely revised, reorganized and updated edition includes more than 30 new pages and dozens of brand-new graphics, with dramatically expanded coverage of show networking technology and fresh real-world examples. Drawing upon his extensive experience in the field and classroom, 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. * Formerly Control Systems for Live Entertainment

The Assistant Lighting Designer s Toolkit

The Assistant Lighting Designer s Toolkit Author Anne E. McMills
ISBN-10 9781134649976
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/.

Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems

Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems Author Tom Denton
ISBN-10 9781136073816
Year 2013-07-04
Pages 928
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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This textbook will help you learn all the skills you need to pass Level 3 vehicle electrical and electronic systems courses or related modules from City and Guilds, IMI and BTEC, and is also ideal for higher level ASE, AUR and other qualifications. As electrical and electronic systems become increasingly more complex and fundamental to the workings of modern vehicles, understanding these systems is essential for automotive technicians. For students new to the subject, this book will help to develop this knowledge, but will also assist experienced mechanics in keeping up with recent technological advances. This new edition includes information on developments in hybrid car technology, GPS, multiplexing, and electronic stability/vehicle dynamics control. In full colour and covering the latest course specifications, this is the guide that no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without. Also by Tom Denton: Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems ISBN: 978-0-08-096945-9 Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis, Third Edition ISBN: 978-0-08-096955-8

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