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Studio technical design

 

Introduction

The installation of lighting systems has a major impact on safety. It introduces large mechanical loads to structures. Heavyweight devices are hung over areas which may be populated by the public, artists or technicians. The lighting system introduces electricity to many areas and, particularly when this is on flexible leads feeding equipment, can be a source of danger. Most of the heat generated in the building will probably come from the lights being used. The electrical and mechanical systems installed can maim or even kill if we fool with them. Therefore, there is a necessity to install lighting systems as safely as is humanly possible.

Generally, systems have luminaires in one place and the dimmers ...

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