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QLab 4 Show Control, 2nd Edition by Jeromy Hopgood

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17QLab Lighting System Basics

 

 

 

Lighting design has long been an essential design area for performances and installations. It has only been since the release of V4 that QLab has offered the ability to natively control lighting through your workspace. With the addition of DMX lighting control over Art-Net and USB-DMX interfaces, this opens an entire new realm of possibilities for QLab users that had been impossible until now. In order to understand how to use QLab as a lighting controller, it is important to first learn some of the basics related to lighting control systems. This chapter will give a brief introduction to lighting systems and how QLab interacts with them.

17.1 — Understanding Lighting Systems

A lighting system refers to ...

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