A Sound Person’s Guide To Lighting

From www.performing-musician.com:

” Stage lighting can draw a lot of power and generate a lot of heat, so one consideration is LED lighting, which has low power consumption and generates little or no heat. By far the most common form of stage lighting, PAR cans come in a number of different sizes, making them versatile for all kinds of lighting applications. The lamp case includes a bracket that allows the lamp to be bolted to a T-bar mounted on a lighting stand or individual lighting bracket, which will allow you to fix the lamp to almost any supporting structure, light stand or even speaker stand. PAR cans are the most common form of stage lighting, and can be bolted to a T-bar mounted on a lighting stand or individual bracket. In addition to all of that, some venues’ electrical supplies couldn’t even cope with my lighting, and switching on eight 300W lamps would not quite give me the lighted ambience of the stage area that I required. Unlike your Christmas tree lights, if one of the tiny bulbs fails, the rest keep on working! The hardware that the LEDs are built within requires no transformers, making them much lighter than conventional lighting units. . . . ” (via smmry)

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