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Have you ever seen a concert, whether it is a live or in television, with a good lighting that successfully impress you? As we know, a concert is not one-single-person job to make everything works just exactly like it should be. Many aspects should be really paid attention an···
Have you ever seen a concert, whether it is a live or in television, with a good lighting that successfully impress you? As we know, a concert is not one-single-person job to make everything works just exactly like it should be. Many aspects should be really paid attention and one of them is lighting. And nowadays, LED stage lighting are getting more popular and mostly used for many occasions. By using a little power, this kind of light impresses everyone with its brightness. So, what is exactly LED stage light? And how it is different with the other stage light? Through this article, you will read some information about LED stage lighting.
What is LED Stage Lighting?
Many people might hear the term LED stage lighting now but do they really know what kind of lighting it is? The word LED itself is an abbreviation of light-emitting diodes. It becomes the source of the light from the stage light instruments. With the invention of LED, traditional lighting which uses halogen lamp is replaced because LED can consume low power but still has a bright light.
LED stage light also comes in many different types. The first type is PAR cans, which is used in a place of a PAR lamp. The advantage of using this type of LED is they can change color of the light without having to change the gel easily. In other words, they don’t have to spend more money. The second type is moving head. It is a bank of LEDs on yoke. Actually, conventional moving head type is available but the difference is in the type of lamp, which uses bulbs. LEDs moving head type means the lamps are replaced with LEDs.
Advantages and Disadvantages of LED Stage Light
As mentioned before, LEDs are getting more popular nowadays. It means this kind of lamp successfully impresses many people with its merits. The first advantage LED has is its friendly-environment compared to other conventional lamps. It is because it uses less power but still offers bright light. The second advantage, LEDs have several variety of colors like blue, green, and red. It can also be adjusted based on the intensity of each LED to set the output of the lighting. Another merit from this lighting is it can be controlled by DMX as it does not require more dimmers. Because of its low power, LEDs can use only one power supply.
Despite having some advantages, LEDs also bring its disadvantages. As stated before, LEDs have more than one color and it can be set based on the intensity of each of them but it also leads to the disadvantage which is LEDs cannot produce a hard edged beam. Usually, it is needed for beam effects. The mix of some colors produces some edges to the shadows in which the colors are showing. This shadows are most a soft-edge ones.