It’s About Time

Posted on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Written by: Brad Schiller

People everywhere struggle with time. They set alarms to signal when to awake or perform certain tasks. They wish that they could go back in time, freeze the moment, or even skip ahead to the future. Interestingly, the automated lighting programmer has total control of time at his/her fingertips when programming a show. The power we programmers have over time is limited to that of our show, but the capabilities are stunning and often overwhelming. Our consoles give us the ability to manage timing in varied methods, and it is important for any programmer to understand the techniques available on most automated lighting consoles.

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Written by: Brad Schiller
People everywhere struggle with time.  They set alarms to signal when to awake or perform certain tasks.  They wish that they could go back in time, freeze the moment, or even skip ahead to the future.  Interestingly, the automated lighting programmer has total control of time at his/her fingertips when programming a show.  The power we programmers have over time is limited to that of our show, but the capabilities are stunning and often overwhelming.  Our consoles give us the ability to manage timing in varied methods, and it is important for any programmer to understand the techniques available on most automated lighting consoles.