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Media Servers for Lighting Programmers by Vickie Claiborne

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CHAPTER 16 Creative Raster Planning

So what happens when you are using a media server that only has a maximum of two outputs, but you have three or more LED screens to fill up with content? Well, if the budget does not allow for adding more equipment, then the answer lies in a little bit of creative pixel planning.

The Raster

Every display has a finite number of pixels that are usable; this display area is known as the raster. Since the raster has a specific number of pixels that are determined by the resolution of the display, this area of pixels can easily be subdivided into as many areas as necessary, with each area representing one of the video displays that you have to fill with content. Once the areas are defined and carefully plotted out, ...

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