Lighting Console

The function of the lighting console is to enable the lighting director to:

Swiftly adjust the light output from the luminaires in use and so achieve a good lighting balance (i.e. appropriate relative intensities).

Carry out any lighting changes required by the production.

Reduce the heat build-up in the studio and power used, by switching out luminaires not immediately required. This also reduces the possibility of light spilling from adjacent sets.

Console design

The lighting console should be located in the vision control area. It should preferably:

Be compact to facilitate one-man operation.

Offer switching and brightness control on all the lighting channels.

Be designed to facilitate productional lighting ...

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