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Understanding Laser Show Setups

To begin, lets look at some examples of laser shows that are commonly created throughout the industry. Beam shows and effects Laser graphics and images To create shows like these, you need to begin by deciding what type of laser control hardware works best for your specific needs. Everyone has different requirements, and understanding laser control hardware and how it connects to the laser...

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Designing Laser Shows

HOW TO DESIGN A LASER SHOW What laser show software is right for you In order to create a real laser show, you need laser design and control software. These programs are required in order to create laser shows and effects, like the ones we described above. There are two industry standards for laser design software. These are called QuickShow and BEYOND. A brief overview of both is noted below:...

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Laser Show Projectors Explained

Laser Show Projectors Explained

What is a laser projector To provide a simple definition, laser show projectors are any laser system which projects laser output for entertainment purposes. Most entertainment laser projectors generally consists of one or more laser sources (red, green and blue) which are combined together with an optical scanning system and various drive electronics, and then integrated into a laser housing....

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Laser Show Projector Specifications

Laser Show Projector Specifications

Understanding laser projectors and specifications There are a lot of laser projectors on the market today, and not all lasers are created equal. The configuration of your laser projector, and the quality of the components used inside, have a direct impact on the type of laser shows, and content you can create. Here we will provide some basic guidance and specifications to help you understand...

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Laser Show Software

HOW TO DESIGN A LASER SHOW What laser show software is right for you In order to create a real laser show, you need laser design and control software. These programs are required in order to create laser shows and effects, like the ones we described above. There are two industry standards for laser design software. These are called QuickShow and BEYOND. A brief overview of both is noted below:...

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Laser Show Hardware

What laser control hardware is right for you To create and run a laser show, you need a laser control system. A laser control system is a combination of laser control hardware and software. The software allows you to design and create your desired laser shows and effects, and the hardware plays that content back across the laser projector. In order to create laser shows like the ones shown...

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How to make live laser shows

HOW TO CONTROL LASER SHOWS Live laser shows Live laser shows are perhaps the most popular way of controlling a laser show. You see these often at festivals, nightclubs, and similar events and they are mostly “laser beam and aerial shows” but may at times, also include various laser graphics and in rare cases, laser mapping and interactive effects. When performing a live laser show, you are...

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How to make preprogrammed laser shows

Pre-programmed laser shows Pre-programmed laser shows are perhaps the second most popular type of laser show you will see. These are common on large scale musical tours, and corporate events (where the exact music that will play is known ahead of time) as well as at permanent installations (theme parks, hotels, etc.). Pre-programmed shows may consist of laser beam and aerial shows, as well as...

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How to draw in laser

Laser graphics, logos, text and abstracts (as shown below) are some of the nicest things that can be projected when running a laser light show. They have also become an essential part of many laser displays, and you see these types of projections at corporate events, trade shows, festivals, arena shows and more. Pangolin laser show software already includes a wide variety of laser content and...

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How to make standalone laser shows

Stand-Alone laser shows A stand-alone laser show, is one where the show “runs itself”. Stand alone laser shows can consist of laser beam and aerial effects, laser graphics, and laser mapping effects. Stand-alone laser shows are accomplished using a laser projector or laser setup with FB4 hardware. In such shows, the show content is created in software (QuickShow or BEYOND), and then saved to the...

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Multiple lasers – shared and independent control

In this post, we’re going to answer two of the  most common questions client’s have, about controlling multiple laser projectors… How do I control multiple laser projectors at the same time? How do I make my lasers do something different, at the same time? The principles described here apply to all means of controlling a laser show live, controlling a laser show pre-programed...

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Understanding zones and working with multiple lasers

When ever we are talking about laser output with Pangolin software, we are also talking about Pangolin’s exclusive ILDA-Award-winning Projection Zones technology, which allows to use separate projection areas (zones) either from a single laser projector, or up to many laser projectors / multiple lasers. Projection Zones combine a scanner (laser) selection with Geometric Correction for that...

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