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Lighting Handbook

Lighting Handbook is a tool for all theatre, corporate and event technicians

Lighting Handbook is a tool for all theatre, corporate and event technicians

Lighting Handbook

by Andrew Derrington
Lighting Handbook
Lighting Handbook
Lighting Handbook

What is it about?

Lighting Handbook is a tool for all theatre, corporate and event technicians.

Lighting Handbook

App Details

Version
3.3.1
Rating
(51)
Size
85Mb
Genre
Reference Productivity
Last updated
October 4, 2017
Release date
December 2, 2009
More info

Lighting Handbook is $3.99 but there are more add-ons

  • $1.99

    Electrical Formulas

  • $1.99

    Lighting Calculator

App Screenshots

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App Store Description

Lighting Handbook is a tool for all theatre, corporate and event technicians.
It displays detailed information on over 1000 moving lights, Dimmers, Consoles, Conventional fixtures & Effects with downloadable manuals for each fixture.

Other features are:
• Pinout Diagrams
• 3 Phase colours (Multiple countries)
• Torch feature
• IP Ratings
• DMX Dip switch calculator
• Access equipment info (Zarges & Tallescopes)
• Lamps information

There's also Electrical Formulas and Lighting Calculator available as In app purchases for Lighting Handbook users and are being offered at a lower price than the standalone apps.

The detailed info for moving lights, LEDs etc are:
• Weight
• Power Consumption
• Data Connection types
• Light Output (According to manufactures manual)
• Colour wheels/Mixing
• Gobo Wheels
• How many DMX Channels and in what mode
• Beam Size
• Lamp type

Dimmer Info:

• Mains connectors
• Mains out
• Data Connectors
• Dimmer connections
• Max Channel count
• Max Channel current
• Max current per phase
• Weight
• Dimensions
• Channel to phase info
• Any additional feature

If your device is connected to the internet, the manual is then available for viewing right within the app. You can now also store manuals for offline viewing either within Lighting Handbook or in your favourite PDF viewing app such as iBooks.

One other feature is the Pinout diagrams for the most popular data and power connections:
• Socapex
• Lectriflex
• DMX (3 & 5 Pin)
• 4 Pin - Scroller cable
• RJ-45 (Ethernet)
• DMX Terminators
• Avolites Download cable
• Martin DMX - RJ-45

Another feature is the Lamp Guide, Giving detailed information on individual lamps like Par 64, T class lamps, HPL's and more!
Information given is:
• Wattage
• Voltage
• Cap/Base
• Colour temperature °K
• Average Life Hours
• Beam/Lamp Length
• Any alternative lamp

Current manufacturers are:
• Altman
• Apollo Design Technology
• Arri
• Avolite
• CCT
• Chamsys
• Chauvet (Pro only currently)
• ChromaQ
• Chromlech
• Claypaky
• Coemar
• Color Kinetics
• Compulite
• DTS
• Elation
• ETC
• GLP
• High End
• i-Pix
• James Thomas Engineering
• Jands
• JB Lighting
• Jem
• Light Processor
• Look Solutions
• LSC
• MA Lighting
• Martin
• Novalight
• PRG
• Pulsar
• Rainbow
• Robe
• Robert Juliat
• Selecon
• SGM
• Showtec
• Strand
• Studio Due
• Thomas
• Vari Lite
• Wybron
• Zap Technologies
• Zero 88

The library of manufacturers can be updated from within the app - Go to the settings menu, from there you'll be able to see what version of the library is currently installed and if connected to the internet, what version is now available for download. Click the "Update Library" Button and it will download the latest library and install into Lighting Handbook.

If you have a specific manufacturer or light you'd like including, please e-mail me and I'll try and include it in the next update.