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Stage Lighting Control and DMX Lighting Systems, Reviews, Articles and Information from professionals working in the lighting industry…

OSC and Stage Lighting Control interface using TouchOSC.

OSC and Stage Lighting Control

Following a recent tip-off from ChamSys that the 1.7.2.6 release of the MagicQ software will include support for Open Sound Control (OSC), we look at what OSC is and how it relates to modern stage lighting systems. (more…) Related: DMX Over Ethernet – The Ethernet To DMX Converter QLab 3 to LX Console DMX using OSC Pixel […]

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Compulite Vector - An Introduction

Compulite Vector – An Introduction

An introduction to the Compulite Vector lighting control, a guest article by UK Vector trainer Joe Bleasdale. If you don’t really know much about the Vector, a favourite in control for TV lighting, read on. (more…) Related: ChamSys MagicQ PC – Free Lighting Control Software Pixel Mapping Stage Lighting Guide Jands Vista – An Owner […]

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Wireless DMX – WiFi DMX System Review

Wireless DMX systems are getting affordable. At outdoor concerts this summer, On Stage Lighting gave up “control by wire” and got to test the Zero88 ZeroWire system. This article looks at the features of a cheap WiFi DMX solution. (more…) Related: DMX Over Ethernet – The Ethernet To DMX Converter Small Lighting Desk Review – […]

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Small Lighting Desk Review – Zero 88 Jester DMX Lighting Control

Away from the “glamourous” world of intelligent stage lighting, the humble manual lighting desk is still the cornerstone of small venue and school lighting control. The Zero88 Jester is actually a rather sophisticated DMX memory lighting controller aimed at a budget market who need control of a small conventional lighting rig. On Stage Lighting recently […]

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Avolites Pearl Tiger, Anyone?

The new Avolites Pearl Tiger lighting control was launched in the UK at PLASA 2007. The price tag brought the idea of owning an Avolites lighting control within reach of a new budget market. On Stage Lighting looks at the features of the Avo Pearl Tiger Moving Light Controller and “the Avolites way” for anyone […]

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DMX PC Lighting Software - Cheap Stage Light Controllers

DMX PC Lighting Software – Cheap Stage Light Controllers

Stage lighting control has got complicated. The availability of cheap intelligent lighting fixtures, LED colour mixers and other sophisicated lighting effect has made good DMX lighting control even more necessary. Luckily cheap stage light controllers, in the form of DMX lighting software for PC, are everywhere these days and are available to buy (or download […]

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DMX Stage Lighting Systems

DMX Stage Lighting Systems

If you have any experience of stage lighting you have probably used the DMX512 protocol to control your lighting rig. Apart from being able to control your dimmers, DMX lighting control is at the heart of intelligent lighting, moving lights and accessories. This article explains the basics of a full DMX stage lighting system while […]

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