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Focus Sheets

While the instrument plot shows the position of the instruments, it provides no information about where the instruments should be focused. Instead, a focus sheet is consulted. Focus sheets can differ greatly, but in general most provide dimmer channel, focus area and color for each instrument used in the plot. Focus sheets are important so that the electrician's crew can focus the lighting instruments without the presence of the lighting designer. Often, fine adjustments must be made in the presence of the LD, but much can be done from the focus sheet.

Figure 5.31: A portion of an example focus sheet.
\begin{figure}\begin{tabular}{\vert p{4.5in}\vert}
\textsf{{\bf EXAMPLE P...
...rd focus none
(blinds gobo)...\end{verbatim}\end{tabular}\end{figure}

Steve Richardson 2000-07-06

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