Chapter 5Gear and Technical Tasks

The variety of equipment, tools, and technical tasks that a digital media designer should know and understand is wide and deep. There is a wide range of equipment involved in digital media design and covering all of them exhaustively is beyond the scope of this printed book. New features, companies, and products constantly emerge and disappear from the market and surely there are elements of this chapter that may already be outdated. It would take more room than we have here to thoroughly delve the depths all of the different aspects of choosing, mounting, rigging, maintaining, operating, and fully understanding the technical details of all the various gear encountered by a designer. This chapter’s goal is to ...

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