Lighting Console Developments

Posted on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

by Michael S. Eddy

Whether you are programming the lighting to playback looks at the touch of a button, running complex, multi-cued presentations, or running the lighting manually with faders, the choice of console can help or hinder your plans. Lighting consoles are the brains of the lighting system, and whether you are a lighting designer who will operate their own lighting design for services and programs or you’re the person tasked with programming and operating the lighting for a guest designer, you will be spending a lot of time with this tool. You will want to take a good look at the features and functions of various consoles, know how those functions might benefit or perhaps slow down cueing, and then decide what console will work for your needs and style of lighting control.

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