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Concert Sound and Lighting Systems, 3rd Edition by John Vasey

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CHAPTER 24

LIGHTING PLOTS

Most of the information that relates to a lighting system is contained on the plot. Lamp types, position, control channel, gel color, and cable numbers are marked on the plot. Because the plot is the point of reference for any lighting system, it is necessary to know how to read the plot and put together the equipment to turn the plot into a working system (Figure 24–1).

READING A LIGHTING PLOT  image

Draw the lighting plot to scale to allow calculation of the number of truss sections, corners, truss rigging, chain motors, lamp positioning, and length of cables required. The legend, or means of notation, can be presented ...

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