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    Let Vari-Lite and Strand teach you the basics of the world of lighting systems design online.

     

    We offer the following free courses to help dealers, reps, engineers, specifiers, and consultants gain additional product and systems knowledge.

    COURSE DATES AND TIMES

    All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

    24 March

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    NEO Console Training (Entry Level)

    25 March

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Theatre Systems Design Basics

    25 March

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Theatre Systems Specifications and Commissioning

    25 March

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Trends in Lighting Control: A Chat with Paul Krizan

    26 March

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Vision.Net Overview

    26 March

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Strand Dimming and Power Distribution

    27 March

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    NEO Console Overview

    27 March

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Theatrical Control Concepts

    30 March

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Theatre Systems Design Basics

    30 March

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Theatre Systems Specifications and Commissioning

    31 March

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Vision.Net Overview

    31 March

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    NEO Console Training (Entry Level)

    1 April

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Strand Dimming and Power Distribution

    1 April

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    NEO Console Overview

    1 April

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Theatrical Control Concepts

    2 April

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Trends in Production Lighting: A Chat with Martin Palmer


    6 April

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Theatre Systems Design Basics

    6 April

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Theatre Systems Specifications and Commissioning

    7 April

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Vision.Net Overview

    7 April

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    NEO Console Training (Entry Level)

    8 April

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Strand Dimming and Power Distribution

    8 April

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    NEO Console Overview

    8 April

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Theatrical Control Concepts

    COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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    THEATRE SYSTEM DESIGN BASICS – (60 minutes)

    This course introduces key fixture offerings for theatres, basic lighting design for schools, how to put a system together, dimming/relay options, choosing the right architectural control and theatrical control and looks at cost comparison between LED and tungsten.

     

    THEATRE SYSTEM SPECIFICATION AND COMMISSIONING – (60 minutes)

    This course is for reps, specifiers and engineers to get a better understanding of what is required of a school auditorium’s lighting system, including how to understand and specify the right equipment and the information needed for commissioning.

     

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    VISION.NET OVERVIEW - (60 minutes)

    This course explains how Strand Vision.Net can be engineered for your application. Learn Vision.Net features, basic system architecture, sensor applications and how it integrates with the NEO theatrical control system.

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    NEO CONSOLE OVERVIEW - (60 minutes)

    This is a sales overview that discusses how the Strand NEO Console thinks as an entertainment system controller. Learn all the components of a theatrical controller like patch, channel control, cues, groups, subs, effects and more. This course covers all products in the NEO Series.

     

    THEATRICAL CONTROL CONCEPTS - (60 minutes)

    This is an entry level class that discusses entertainment-based control concepts and how to go about laying out control for a theatrical system for a typical school environment.

     

    NEO CONSOLE TRAINING – ENTRY LEVEL - (3 hours)

    This training class covers all basic operation for NEO consoles and is oriented toward new users that require the ability to light theatre, music events, dance, meetings, assemblies, church services, TV studios and more. This course will get you up and running in no time. As this course occurs online, the user can acquire training for NEO, NEO PC or the NEO Playback Controller.

     

    Entry Level Prerequisite: Basic understanding of theatrical lighting concepts. However, no prior console experience is necessary. This can be attained by taking the Theatrical Controls Concepts online class.

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    STRAND DIMMING AND POWER DISTRIBUTION - (60 minutes)

    This technical course covers Strand dimming and relay technology and products for systems design.

    TRENDS IN LIGHTING CONTROL: A CHAT WITH PAUL KRIZAN - (60 minutes)

    Learn about the latest trends in lighting control technology in this live discussion with Paul Krizan, Product Manager, Control and Distribution for Vari-Lite and Strand. Hear Paul’s thoughts on the challenges facing entertainment installations, and see how Strand is working to address them.
     

    TRENDS IN PRODUCTION LIGHTING: A CHAT WITH MARTIN PALMER - (60 minutes)

    Learn about the latest trends in production lighting technology in this live discussion with Martin Palmer, Product Manager, Luminaires for Vari-Lite and Strand. Hear Martin’s thoughts on the challenges facing production lighting, and see how Vari-Lite and Strand are working to address them.