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Qlab Tutorials

Qlab Tutorials

Tweet In a brief foray off our core topic of production lighting, On Stage Lighting presents a few Qlab video tutorials for beginners. Looking at the popular show running software, we take you through the interface and working with audio cues before moving on to playing back video and other visual media. [...more]

Media / Video, Training / Tutorials

Vectorworks Spotlight 2010 Tutorial For Beginners

Vectorworks Spotlight 2010 Tutorial For Beginners

Tweet A series of video tutorials on using Vectorworks Spotlight to draw a simple theatre plan with lighting equipment and fixtures data. Produced for beginners, by a beginner. [...more]

Training / Tutorials

MagicQ Moving Light Tutorial 2 – Palettes and Attributes

MagicQ Moving Light Tutorial 2 – Palettes and Attributes

Tweet In the second part of our guide to moving lights control with the Cham Sys MagicQ, we take the previously patched fixtures and manipulate them into palettes while understanding what goes on inside the Programmer. [...more]

Training / Tutorials

Moving Light Control Tutorial MagicQ  Part 1

Moving Light Control Tutorial MagicQ Part 1

Tweet In the first of our moving light control tutorials using the Cham Sys MagicQ, we find out how to patch and wrangle intelligent fixtures and follow our progress on a virtual stage using the Capture visualiser. [...more]

Training / Tutorials

MagicQ Tutorial Part 3 – Cues, Timing and FX

MagicQ Tutorial Part 3 – Cues, Timing and FX

Tweet In the final part of our Cham Sys MagicQ PC Getting Started tutorials, we work to the final stage of preparing our show for the fictional 3 piece band using a simple rig of PARS. If you haven’t already done so, work through MagicQ Tutorials Part 1 and 2 before tackling this one. In […] [...more]

Training / Tutorials

Is Something Wrong With U and I?

Is Something Wrong With U and I?

Tweet A quick look at the past, present and future of user interfaces (UI) in lighting console design with the question “Are we actually doing it right?” [...more]

Stage Lighting Equipment, Training / Tutorials

MagicQ Part 2 – Controlling Fixtures and Recording Memories

MagicQ Part 2 – Controlling Fixtures and Recording Memories

Tweet In Part 2 of our Cham Sys MagicQ tutorial series, we’ll take our work from Part 1 – Getting Started and continue to build a show. [...more]

Training / Tutorials

MagicQ Tutorial – Getting Started

MagicQ Tutorial – Getting Started

Tweet MagicQ tutorial Part 1 takes it from the top. An anti-quick start guide, we take it slow so as not to miss the scenery. [...more]

Training / Tutorials

Avolites Pearl &  Pearl Tiger  Operator Tools and Time Savers

Avolites Pearl & Pearl Tiger Operator Tools and Time Savers

Tweet This article gives you a peek at the tips and tools you need to become a better Pearl operator once you have got the hang of recording a memory. [...more]

Training / Tutorials

Cham Sys MagicQ PC Tutorial – Introduction

Cham Sys MagicQ PC Tutorial – Introduction

Tweet In the first of our long awaited series of tutorials, On Stage Lighting has a beginner’s guide to the MagicQ PC. A sightseeing tour rather than a how-to, this article looks at the interface and concepts of the Cham Sys lighting desk. [...more]

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