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Finding Your Lighting Console: Where to Start
By Greg Saffles · September 8, 2017 • Each church is different, and has different needs as it relates to lighting. Fortunately, the market has responded with a variety of consoles for each unique situation.

Lighting Consoles Guide: Shedding Light On Choices
By TD Staff · August 28, 2017 • Learn about a half-dozen options that are particularly scalable, beginning with personal computer operability, all the way up to multiuniverse, full-size lighting consoles.

Has LED Defeated Arc Source?
By Charlie Pike · August 24, 2017 • LED sources are better than discharge fixtures in practically every measure now, with the obvious being power consumption.

Church Achieves ‘Beauty for Ashes’ With Transformative AVL Install
By Andres Caamano · August 15, 2017 • Six-month project at Washington church comprised of Hitachi projectors, Chroma-Q houselights, CHAUVET Professional production lighting, L-Acoustics speakers, and a High End Systems HedgeHog 4 lighting console.

Lighting Consoles: A 10-Point Checklist
By Chris Tall · April 11, 2017 • If you’re assessing a new console, you’ll want to learn about it enough to know if it “just makes sense.” If you are learning an existing console, take the time to understand its command structure so that you know how to best use it.

Lights That Move? Inconceivable!
By Charlie Pike · October 3, 2016 • LEDs have come a seriously long way since the technology first began being used within the entertainment industry.

Lighting Controllers: Matching Functions With Needs
By Duke DeJong · July 25, 2016 • For lighting rigs that have a variety of types of multi-function (or intelligent) fixtures, or even pixel mapping, full function lighting controllers become critical.

When Deciding On A Lighting Console, What Must One Consider?
By Kirk Denson · July 7, 2016 • Account for the capabilities of your worship facility's lighting staff and the commitment to train them in operating a new console.

Lighting is Art, and Art is Worship
By Charlie Pike · March 9, 2016 • I’ve heard the argument that the use of moving lights and entertainment technologies are meant to invoke emotion and that they are not necessarily conducive for worship. I would disagree.

Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, September-October 2017
The September-October 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Granger Community Church, and their recent install of a Lawo audio mixing console system.

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