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Show networks and control systems : formerly control systems for live entertainment / John Huntington.

Huntington, John. (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library TK7881.9 .H86 2012 37684001091246 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780615655901
  • ISBN: 0615655904
  • Physical Description: xx, 472 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Zircon Designs Press, c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Entertainment discipline overview: Lighting -- Lasers -- Audio -- Image Presentation -- Stage machinery -- Animatronics -- Fog, smoke, fire, and water -- Pyrotechnics -- Entertainment control: Entertainment control basics -- Electrical control system basics -- Numbering systems -- System design principles -- Data communication and networking: Data communication -- Point-to-point interfaces -- Networking basics -- Show networks -- Advanced show network topics -- Standards and protocols used in entertainment: Digital MultipleX (DMX512-A) -- Remote device management (RDM) -- Architecture for control networks (ACN) -- Musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) -- MIDI show control (MSC) -- MIDI Machine control (MMC) -- SMPTE and MIDI time code (MTC) -- Open sound control (OSC) -- Other control protocols -- Show control: Show control -- A theatrical thunderstorm -- Put on a happy face -- Ten-pin alley -- Comfortably rich -- It's an itchy world after all.
Summary, etc.:
"Show Networks and Control Systems has been the industry standard reference in backstage control technology since 1994. With a unique combined focus on computers, networks, control systems, art and practice, the book offers an in-depth examination of the control and networking technology used in lighting, lasers, sound, stage machinery, animatronics, special effects, and pyrotechnics for concerts, theme parks, theatre, themed-retail, cruise ships, museums, interactive performing arts, and special events. This completely revised, reorganized and updated edition includes more than 30 new pages and dozens of brand-new graphics, with dramatically expanded coverage of show networking technology and fresh real-world examples. Drawing upon his extensive experience in the field and classroom, John Huntington clearly explains everything that goes on behind the scenes and inside the machines to bring bold visions to life in real-world settings."-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Theaters > Electronic sound control.
Stage lighting.
Electronic control.

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