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ANSI E1.1 - 2012

Entertainment Technology - Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders

ANSI E1.1 - 2012 describes the construction and use of wire rope ladders in the entertainment industry. It is a revision of the 2006 standard to raise the load rating to accomodate heavier workers. Wire rope ladders are distinguished from other ladders by having flexible rails. They are used in applications where ladders with rigid rails are impractical to use, or where a rigid ladder would pose a greater danger to the user or other workers in the area.  Rigging
 
June 19, 2012 2012-06-19 000100000
 
ANSI E1.1 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
August 16, 2006 2006-08-16 000100998
 
ANSI E1.1 - 1999

Entertainment Technology - Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
September 16, 1999 1999-09-16 000100999
 
ANSI E1.2 - 2012

Entertainment Technology — Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers

ANSI E1.2 describes the design, manufacture, and use of aluminum trusses, towers, and associated aluminum structural components, such as head blocks, sleeve blocks, bases, and corner blocks, used in the entertainment industry in portable structures.  Rigging
 
January 15, 2013 2013-01-15 000200000
 
ANSI E1.2 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
July 13, 2006 2006-07-13 000200998
 
ANSI E1.2 - 2000

Entertainment Technology - Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
August 02, 2000 2000-08-02 000200999
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001 (R2011)

Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification

ANSI E1.3, Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification, describes a method of controlling equipment by means of an analog control voltage in the nominal range from zero to 10 volts positive, with the controller sourcing the signal current. It is primarily intended for lighting control equipment (controllers and dimmers), but anything that might be controlled by a lighting controller (automated luminaires, strobe lights, fog machines, et cetera) could use this control method, and many do. This edition is a reaffirmation of the previous edition. It contains no substantive changes.  Control Protocols
 
June 28, 2011 2011-06-28 000300000
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001 (R2006)

Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
October 13, 2006 2006-10-13 000300998
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001

Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
March 21, 2001 2001-03-21 000300999
 
ANSI E1.4-2014

Entertainment Technology - Manual Counterweight Rigging Systems

ANSI E1.4 - 2014, Entertainment Technology - Manual Counterweight Rigging Systems, describes the design and construction of manually powered counterweight rigging systems to help assure the safety of these system. The standard does not cover motorized systems, systems for flying performers, or systems used for moving materials during building construction.   Rigging
 
January 24, 2014 2014-01-24 000400000
 
ANSI E1.4 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Manual Counterweight Rigging Systems

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
April 21, 2009 2009-04-21 000400999
 
ANSI E1.5 - 2009 (R2014)

Entertainment Technology - Theatrical Fog Made With Aqueous Solutions of Di- And Trihydric Alcohols

This standard describes the composition of theatrical fogs or artificial mists that are not likely to be harmful to otherwise healthy performers, technicians, or audience members of normal working age. This standard is intended to be applied in theatres, arenas, and other places of entertainment or public assembly where theatrical fogs and mists are often used. It lists what is permissible in the fog or haze and how much can be there on a short-term and long-term basis.   Fog & Smoke
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 000500000
 
ANSI E1.5 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Theatrical Fog Made with Aqueous Solutions of Di- and Trihydric Alcohols

This document has been superseded.   Fog & Smoke
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 000500998
 
ANSI E1.5 - 2003

Entertainment Technology — Theatrical Fog Made With Aqueous Solutions of Di- And Trihydric Alcohols

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
May 12, 2003 2003-05-12 000500999
 
ANSI E1.6-1 - 2012

Entertainment Technology – Powered Hoist Systems

ANSI E1.6-1 - 2012, Entertainment Technology – Powered Hoist Systems, establishes requirements for the design, manufacture, installation, inspection, and maintenance of powered hoist systems for lifting and suspension of loads for performance, presentation, and theatrical production. This standard does not apply to the structure to which the hoist is attached, to the attachment of loads to the load carrying device, to systems for flying people, to welded link chain hoists, or to manually powered hoists.   Rigging
 
October 16, 2012 2012-10-16 000601000
 
ANSI E1.6-2 - 2013

Entertainment Technology — Design, Inspection, and Maintenance of Electric Chain Hoists for the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.6-2 - 2013 is part of the E1.6 powered entertainment rigging suite of standards.It covers the design, inspection, and maintenance of serially manufactured electric link chain hoists having capacity of 2 tons or less and used in the entertainment industry. This standard does not cover attachment to the load or to the overhead structure. Controls used for multiple hoist operation are excluded from the scope of this part of the standard.   Rigging
 
July 10, 2013 2013-07-10 000602000
 
ANSI E1.6-3 - 2012

Selection and Use of Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.6-3 - 2012 is part of the multi-part E1.6 powered rigging standards project. It establishes minimum safety requirements for the selection and use of serially manufactured electric link chain hoists having capacity of two tons or less in the entertainment industry. This part does not address the design or maintenance of these hoists.   Rigging
 
July 03, 2012 2012-07-03 000603000
 
ANSI E1.6-4 - 2013

Portable Control of Fixed-Speed Electric Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.6-4 - 2013, Portable Control of Fixed-Speed Electric Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry, covers portable control systems for fixed-speed electric chain hoists used in the entertainment industry. This part 4 document completes the ANSI E1.6-x suite of powered entertainment rigging standards as it it currently exists.  Rigging
 
October 03, 2013 2013-10-03 000604000
 
ANSI E1.8 - 2012

Entertainment Technology--Loudspeaker Enclosures Intended for Overhead Suspension--Classification, Manufacture and Structural Testing

ANSI E1.8 is a standard for the structural integrity of loudspeaker enclosures that are suspended overhead. It is designed to ensure that flown speaker enclosures don't break and drop debris.   Rigging
 
January 15, 2013 2013-01-15 000800000
 
ANSI E1.8 - 2005

Entertainment Technology--Loudspeaker Enclosures Intended for Overhead Suspension--Classification, Manufacture and Structural Testing

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
November 03, 2005 2005-11-03 000800999
 
ANSI E1.9 - 2007 (R2012)

Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment Lighting

This standard defines the minimum photometric data to be presented on documents purporting to accurately describe the photometric performance of stage and studio luminaires used in the live entertainment and performance industries.   Photometrics
 
October 15, 2012 2012-10-15 000900000
 
ANSI E1.9-2007

Entertainment Technology - Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment Lighting

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
March 07, 2007 2007-03-07 000900998
 
ANSI E1.9 - 2001

Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment Lighting

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
March 21, 2001 2001-03-21 000900999
 
ANSI E1.11 - 2008 (R2013)

Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A, Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories

ANSI E1.11 - 2008 (R2013) is a reaffirmation of the 2008 edition. ANSI E1.11 describes a method of digital data transmission for control of lighting equipment and accessories, including dimmers, color-changers, and related equipment. It intended to provide for interoperability at communication and mechanical levels with controllers and controlled equipment made by different manufacturers. It is an update and expansion of the protocol developed by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. and published as "DMX512/1990, Digital Data Transmission Standards for Dimmers and Controllers."   Control Protocols
 
March 13, 2013 2013-03-13 001100000
 
ANSI E1.11 - 2008

Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A, Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
December 04, 2008 2008-12-04 001100998
 
ANSI E1.11 - 2004

Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A - Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
November 08, 2004 2004-11-08 001100999
 
ANSI E1.14 - 2001 (R2013)

Entertainment Technology - Recommendations for Inclusions in Fog Equipment Manuals

The standard applies to the instruction manuals for fog-making equipment manufactured for use in the entertainment industry. In order to use fog safely and effectively, the user must have some general knowledge of the technology, have a clear understanding of how to operate the fog making system, and be aware of the potential hazards related to the use of fog, and particularly the system that he is using. This standard is designed to establish guidelines for manufacturers to provide to the user the necessary information required for the safe and responsible use of fog equipment.  Fog & Smoke
 
March 13, 2013 2013-03-13 001400000
 
ANSI E1.14 - 2001 (R2007)

Entertainment Technology - Recommendations for Inclusions in Fog Equipment Manuals

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
March 07, 2007 2007-03-07 001400998
 
ANSI E1.14 - 2001

Entertainment Technology - Recommendations for Inclusions in Fog Equipment Manuals

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
May 08, 2001 2001-05-08 001400999
 
ANSI E1.15 - 2006 (R2011)

Entertainment Technology--Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies

ANSI E1.15 - 2006 (R2011), Entertainment Technology--Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies, is a reaffirmation of the 2006 standard. It gives advice on boom and base assemblies, simple ground-support devices for lighting equipment and accessories. If the assembly is tall, not plumb, loaded unevenly, or likely to get run into by stage wagons or performers, there is substantial risk. This document offers advice to lower or eliminate that risk.  Rigging
 
December 06, 2011 2011-12-06 001500000
 
ANSI E1.15 - 2006

Entertainment Technology--Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
March 31, 2006 2006-03-31 001500999
 
ANSI E1.16 - 2002 (R2012)

Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables

This standard describes a standard practice for grounding contact assignment for detachable power cables on 6 kW, 12 kW and 18 kW metal-halide lamp ballasts used in the motion picture and television industries on portable studio luminaires that use a common, three-contact, circular connector.   Electrical Power
 
October 15, 2012 2012-10-15 001600000
 
ANSI E1.16 - 2002 (R2007)

Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
November 06, 2007 2007-11-06 001600998
 
ANSI E1.16 - 2002

Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
August 08, 2002 2002-08-08 001600999
 
ANSI E1.17 - 2010

Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks (ACN)

ANSI E1.17 - 2010, Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks (ACN), is a suite of documents that specifies an architecture, including protocols and language, which may be configured and combined with other standard protocols to form flexible, networked audio, lighting, or other control systems. It can be implemented on networks that support UDP, IP, and related protocols. It is not bound to Ethernet as a transport medium, but Ethernet is an obvious choice. ACN is being distributed via download as a ZIPped archive of 17 PDFs and a directory of related DDL files as DDL and HTML. The "hardcopy" is a CDROM. There is no paper version.

The DDL specification is available for free here

Control Protocols
 
January 06, 2011 2011-01-06 001700000
 
ANSI E1.17 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
October 19, 2006 2006-10-19 001700999
 
ANSI E1.19 – 2009

Recommended Practice for the Use of Class A Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) Intended for Personnel Protection in the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.19 offers guidance on the use of GFCI's in the entertainment industry. They are now used on film and video sound stages with water tanks and on location shoots, and also on some live shows that feature water, but they aren't as used perhaps as widely as would good for safety because using them can sometimes be difficult. ANSI E1.19 was written to facilitate the successful use of GFCI devices.   Electrical Power
 
May 15, 2009 2009-05-15 001900000
 
ANSI E1.20 - 2010

Entertainment Technology-RDM-Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512 Networks

ANSI E1.20 - 2010, Entertainment Technology-RDM-Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512 Networks, describes a method of bi-directional communications over a USITT DMX512/1990 or ANSI E1.11 - 2004 data link between an entertainment lighting controller and one or more remotely controlled lighting devices. The protocol was written to work with the ANSI E1.11-2004 control standard, but will work equally well with the current 2009 version of E1.11. It allows discovery of devices on a DMX512/E1.11 network and the remote setting of DMX starting addresses, as well as status and fault reporting back to the control console.

The 2010 edition corrects errors in the 2006 edition, and adds a new message to say that a previously reported problem has been cleared. The 2010 edition is bookmarked for easier use.  

Control Protocols
 
January 04, 2011 2011-01-04 002000000
 
ANSI E1.20 - 2006

Entertainment Technology-RDM-Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512 Networks

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
March 31, 2006 2006-03-31 002000999
 
ANSI E1.21-2013

Entertainment Technology — Temporary Structures Used for Technical Production of Outdoor Entertainment Events

This document establishes a minimum level of design and performance parameters for the design, manufacturing, use and maintenance of temporary ground supported structures used in the production of outdoor entertainment events. The purpose of this guidance is to ensure the structural reliability and safety of these structures and does not address fire safety and safe egress issues.   Rigging
 
December 19, 2013 2013-12-19 002100000
 
ANSI E1.21 - 2006

Temporary Ground-Supported Overhead Structures Used To Cover Stage Areas and Support Equipment in the Production of Outdoor Entertainment Events

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
May 22, 2006 2006-05-22 002100999
 
ANSI E1.22 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Fire Safety Curtain Systems

ANSI E1.22 - 2009, Entertainment Technology - Fire Safety Curtain Systems, describes the materials, fabrication, installation, operation, testing, and maintenance of fire safety curtains and fire safety curtain systems used for theatre proscenium opening protection. The requirements avoid cook-book descriptions of a fire safety curtain system; they specify how a fire curtain shall perform. The download document is in PDF 1.6 format, and can be opened with Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader version 7 and later.  Rigging
 
April 21, 2009 2009-04-21 002200000
 
ANSI E1.23 - 2010

Entertainment Technology - Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects

ANSI E1.23 - 2010, Entertainment Technology - Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects, offers guidance on planning and carrying out fog effects so that recognized exposure levels are not exceeded, fire and egress hazards are not created, false alarms don't summon the fire brigade, and fog effects are executed as they are designed, performance after performance.   Fog & Smoke
 
September 20, 2010 2010-09-20 002300000
 
ANSI E1.23 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
July 13, 2006 2006-07-13 002300999
 
ANSI E1.24 - 2012

Entertainment Technology - Dimensional Requirements for Stage Pin Connectors

ANSI E1.24 – 2012 is a revised version of ANSI E1.24 – 2006. The standard has been revised to clarify its use as a configuration standard giving the mating requirements for male and female pin connectors, contact set-backs from the front face, and marking requirements. The electrical reliability and flammability requirements for pin connectors are outside the scope of this standard and would be covered by other standards, such as UL 498, Attachment Plugs and Receptacles.

The download version is the standard bundled with the CAD files that were used to create the illustrations in the standard. The standard is the standard; the CAD files are simply included as a convenience for those creating connector shop drawings and are not the standard. The hard copy version is simply the 26-page standard without the CAD files.  

Electrical Power
 
January 10, 2012 2012-01-10 002400000
 
ANSI E1.24 - 2006

Entertainment Technology--Dimensional Requirements for Stage Pin Connectors

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
April 06, 2006 2006-04-06 002400999
 
ANSI E1.25 - 2012

Recommended Basic Conditions for Measuring the Photometric Output of Stage and Studio Luminaires by Measuring Illumination Levels Produced on a Planar Surface

This document describes the basic conditions for measuring the photometric output of a stage or studio luminaire by testing methods that measure the illumination levels produced by the luminaire on a planar surface. These testing methods include, but are not limited to, measurements taken by digital cameras or hand-held meters. This standard is not intended to give guidance on testing conditions for testing methods that use goniophotometers.  Photometrics
 
October 15, 2012 2012-10-15 002500000
 
ANSI E1.25 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Basic Conditions for Measuring the Photometric Output of Stage and Studio Luminaires by Measuring Illumination Levels Produced on a Planar Surface

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
September 08, 2006 2006-09-08 002500999
 
ANSI E1.26 – 2006 (R2012)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Testing Methods and Values for Shock Absorption of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

ANSI E1.26 - 2006 (R2012), Entertainment Technology - Recommended Testing Methods and Values for Shock Absorption of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues, describes a method for measuring how stiff a performance floor is. It also suggests some ranges that have been found to be acceptable--neither too stiff nor too springy.

The 2012 edition is bookmarked.  

Floors
 
January 13, 2012 2012-01-13 002600000
 
ANSI E1.27-1 - 2006 (R2011)

Entertainment Technology-Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with USITT DMX512/1990 and E1.11 (DMX512-A) Products

ANSI E1.27-1-2006 (R2011), Entertainment Technology-Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with USITT DMX512/1990 and E1.11 (DMX512-A)Products, is a standard for portable data cable used in USITT DMX512/1990 and ANSI E1.11-2004 lighting control systems. ANSI E1.27-1 standardizes the wiring of the data cable and requires labeling so single data-pair and dual data-pair cables can be distinguished from each other. This edition is a reaffirmation of the 2006 edition.  Control Protocols
 
June 28, 2011 2011-06-28 002701000
 
ANSI E1.27-1 - 2006

Entertainment Technology-Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with USITT DMX512/1990 and E1.11 (DMX512-A) Products

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
June 06, 2006 2006-06-06 002701999
 
ANSI E1.27-2 - 2009 (R2014)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practice for Permanently Installed Control Cables for Use with ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and USITT DMX512/1990 Products

ANSI E1.27-2 is the second part of a two-part standard for DMX512 cabling, and is for permanently installed cables. The first part, ANSI E1.27-1, is for portable control cables.   Control Protocols
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 002702000
 
ANSI E1.27-2 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practice for Permanently Installed Control Cables for Use with ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and USITT DMX512/1990 Products

This document has been superseded.    Control Protocols
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 002702999
 
ANSI E1.28 – 2011

Guidance on planning followspot positions in places of public assembly

ANSI E1.28 offers guidance on the planning of permanent followspot positions. It offers recommendations on the locations of the followspot positions within the venue, the power likely to be needed, the waste heat generated, the amount of space likely to be needed, and the fall protection and egress issues to be considered for the operators' safety, among other things.   Followspot Position
 
July 12, 2011 2011-07-12 002800000
 
ANSI E1.29 - 2009 (R2014)

Product Safety Standard for Theatrical Fog Generators that Create Aerosols of Water, Aqueous Solutions of Glycol or Glycerin, or Aerosols of Highly Refined Alkane Mineral Oil

ANSI E1.29 is intended to help guide product safety testing laboratories (e.g., UL, ETL) in evaluating fog-making equipment for design or construction defects that might create unacceptable hazards. It is based on ANSI/UL 998 – 2006, Humidifiers, but has modifications to deal with safety issues peculiar to fog generators. Fog generators often are evaluated as heating appliances to assure they are not a fire or shock hazard. ANSI E1.29 considers those issues, but also has safety tests for the fog generated.  Fog & Smoke
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 002900000
 
ANSI E1.29 – 2009

Product Safety Standard for Theatrical Fog Generators that Create Aerosols of Water, Aqueous Solutions of Glycol or Glycerin, or Aerosols of Highly Refined Alkane Mineral Oil

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 002900999
 
ANSI E1.30-1 - 2010

EPI 23, Device Identification Subdevice

This EPI specifies a collection of properties which may be exposed by a DMP device to provide detailed information on the manufacturer, model, serial number, hardware and software revisions and other administrative details of the device. These properties are described in a standard format as a templated DDL (sub)device.  Control Protocols
 
January 06, 2011 2011-01-06 003001000
 
ANSI E1.30-3 - 2009 (R2014)

EPI 25, Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP

ANSI E1.30-3, EPI 25, Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP, is another recipe in the E1.30 cookbook for ACN. It offers ways of providing a time reference so that events can be synchronized.  Control Protocols
 
June 09, 2104 2104-06-09 003003000
 
ANSI E1.30-3 – 2009

EPI 25, Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP

This document has been superseded.    Control Protocols
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 003003999
 
ANSI E1.30-4 - 2010

EPI 26. Device Description Language (DDL) Extensions for DMX512 and E1.31 Devices

This EPI defines protocol specific extensions to Device Description Language for describing DMX512 devices  Control Protocols
 
September 20, 2010 2010-09-20 003004000
 
ANSI E1.30-7 – 2009

EPI 29, Allocation of Internet Protocol Version 4 Addresses to ACN Hosts

ANSI E1.30-7 – 2009, EPI 29, Allocation of Internet Protocol Version 4 Addresses to ACN Hosts, is a recipe that changes some of the rules for ACN so that devices with IP addresses not set by DHCP can be used on a network. Device Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a very convenient way to assign IP addresses on a network, but there are cases when IP addresses have to be assigned a different way, perhaps manually. This EPI suggests how.

The document's file format is PDF 1.6, which can be opened with Reader 7 or later, or an equivalent PDF reader application.  

Control Protocols
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 003007000
 
ANSI E1.30-10 - 2009 (R2014)

EPI 32, Identification of Draft Device Description Language Modules

ANSI E1.30-10, EPI 32, is a recommended way of identifying a Device Description Language Module for ACN as a trial version, one under development, not for release yet. ANSI E1.30-10 is part of an open series of E1.30 documents that suggests ways of doing common tasks with ANSI E1.17, Architecture for Control Networks.   Control Protocols
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 003010000
 
ANSI E1.30-10 – 2009

EPI 32, Identification of Draft Device Description Language Modules

This document has been superseded.    Control Protocols
 
May 04, 2009 2009-05-04 003010999
 
ANSI E1.31 - 2009

Entertainment Technology – Lightweight streaming protocol for transport of DMX512 using ACN

ANSI E1.31 - 2009, Entertainment Technology – Lightweight streaming protocol for transport of DMX512 using ACN, describes a way of transporting DMX512-type data over Ethernet using ACN's (ANSI E1.17) Session Data Transport mechanism. The DMX512-type streaming data can be intermixed with random access data and high speed feedback in a flexible and scalable way on a network.

The download document is a PDF 1.6 file, openable with Acrobat Reader 7.0 or later. 

Control Protocols
 
May 04, 2009 2009-05-04 003100000
 
ANSI E1.32 - 2012

Guide for the Inspection of Entertainment Industry Incandescent Lamp Luminaires

ANSI E1.32 - 2012 provides guidance in the inspection of stage and studio luminaires used in the entertainment industry to evaluate their safety and any needed maintenance. The information contained in this document is intended to supplement the information contained in manufacturers’ maintenance instructions.  Electrical Power
 
July 03, 2012 2012-07-03 003200000
 
ANSI E1.34 - 2009 (R2014)

Entertainment Technology - Measuring and Specifying the Slipperiness of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

ANSI E1.34 describes a very simple drag-sled for measuring the slipperiness of a performance floor, and two procedures to use with the sled. One uses standardized stainless steel feet on the sled to give a coefficent of friction number that can be used to describe the floor in a general way. The second procedure measures the slipperiness with a performer's shoe sole materials.

ANSI E1.34 is intended for performance floors; it is not intended for measuring the slipperiness of normal walking surfaces, such as hallways and sidewalks. 

Floors
 
May 29, 2014 2014-05-29 003400000
 
ANSI E1.34 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Measuring and Specifying the Slipperiness of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

This document has been superseded.   Floors
 
February 02, 2009 2009-02-02 003400999
 
ANSI E1.35 - 2013

Standard for Lens Quality Measurements for Pattern Projecting Luminaires Intended for Entertainment Use

ANSI E1.35 describes a method for measuring stage and studio luminaire lens quality with particular emphasis on contrast and perceived image quality (sharpness). It also offers a way for presenting these results on a datasheet in a format that is readily understood by a typical end-user and that allows the end-user to directly compare lenses in a meaningful way. Without this standard, there is no way to describe how clearly a stage lighting instrument projects an image, other than by showing a person with the actual instrument and gobo.

The download is a ZIP file that includes an EPS graphic file of the test pattern in three common gobo sizes. 

Photometrics
 
May 06, 2013 2013-05-06 003500000
 
ANSI E1.35 - 2007

Standard for Lens Quality Measurements for Pattern Projecting Luminaires Intended for Entertainment Use

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
October 10, 2007 2007-10-10 003500999
 
ANSI E1.36 – 2007 (R2012)

Model Procedure for Permitting the Use of Tungsten-Halogen Incandescent Lamps and Stage and Studio Luminaires in Vendor Exhibit Booths in Convention and Trade Show Exhibition Halls

This document has been written to offer a model set of procedures that can be used by convention center and trade show exhibition hall staff to mitigate the risks perceived to be associated with the use of tungsten-halogen lamps and stage and studio luminaires. This policy applies to all luminaires that use tungsten-halogen lamps and to all stage and studio luminaires being used by vendors to provide illumination or to create effects with light in exhibit booths at convention centers or trade shows.  Photometrics
 
October 04, 2012 2012-10-04 003600000
 
ANSI E1.36 - 2007

Model Procedure for Permitting the Use of Tungsten-Halogen Incandescent Lamps and Stage and Studio Luminaires in Vendor Exhibit Booths in Convention and Trade Show Exhibition Halls

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
October 10, 2007 2007-10-10 003600999
 
ANSI E1.37-1 – 2012

Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) – Part 1, Dimmer Message Sets

ANSI E1.37-1 -2012, Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) – Part 1, is part of the E1.37 project, and provides additional get/set parameter messages (PIDs). Most of the messages in this document are intended for use with entertainment lighting dimming systems. These additional messages allow access to configuration parameters commonly found in many theatrical dimming systems.   Control Protocols
 
January 13, 2012 2012-01-13 003701000
 
ANSI E1.37-2 – 2014

Entertainment Technology – Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) – Part 2, IPv4 & DNS Configuration Messages

E1.37-2 is another part of the multi-part, open-ended E1.37 standard. It provides additional Get/Set parameter messages (PIDs) for use with the ANSI E1.20 Remote Device Management protocol. Messages in this document are intended for configuring network interfaces, routing information and Domain Name System settings on devices with IPv4 addresses.  Control Protocols
 
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ANSI E1.40 - 2011

Recommendations For the Planning of Theatrical Dust Effects

ANSI E1.40 - 2011, Recommendations For the Planning of Theatrical Dust Effects, gives a mixture of guidance "should" statements and mandatory "shall" statements to help people to avoid inappropriate dust effect materials, to select those that are least likely to cause health or safety problems, and to use them with care.  Fog & Smoke
 
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ANSI E1.41 - 2012

Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Entertainment Luminaires Utilizing Solid State Light Sources

ANSI E1.41 - 2012, Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Entertainment Luminaires Utilizing Solid State Light Sources, offers recommendations for measuring and reporting the output of LED luminaires used in the live entertainment industry. This industry needs unusually precise color and color rendering characterization, which this document provides. Current methods for luminaire output measurement assume the use of broad-band emitters, which LEDs are not, and do not deal well with characterizing the intensely colored light LEDs can produce. The standard uses the CQS color rendering quality scale developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Photometrics
 
February 16, 2012 2012-02-16 004100000
 
ANSI E1.44 - 2014

Common Show File Exchange Format For Entertainment Industry Automation Control Systems – Stage Machinery

ANSI E1.44 is a standard for common show file requirements for automated stage machinery control systems used in entertainment venues. It establishes a minimum level of design and performance guidelines for the integrated software design of processor based machinery control equipment. The purpose of this guidance is to ensure that users will be able to transfer, modify and customize a ‘least common denominator’ show file for the data required to tour entertainment productions from one facility to another, even when the facilities’ physical conditions, hoist inventories, and placements, and the machinery control consoles and data topology differ.  Rigging
 
February 06, 2014 2014-02-06 004400000
 
ANSI E1.45 - 2013

Unidirectional Transport of IEEE 802 data frames over ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A)

This standard defines a minimal method to transport IEEE 802 data frames unidirectionally over ANSI E1.11 physical links using an Alternate START Code. The primary motivation is to allow communication of 802 data to luminaires over an ANSI E1.11 DMX512-A datalink for data transmission from those luminaires using Visible Light Communication, IEEE 802.15.7. However, this standard may be used to transport any 802 data for any purpose.   Control Protocols
 
August 27, 2013 2013-08-27 004500000
 
ANSI E1.48 - 2014

A Recommended Luminous Efficiency Function for Stage and Studio Luminaire Photometry

ANSI E1.48 specifies an luminous efficiency function V(lambda) that more accurately represents human eye response than many other V(lambda) functions often used when measuring light energy and then expressing it in units that represent the human eye response, such as lux, lumens, and candela. The function recommended in E1.48 results in a more accurate rendering of perceived brightness, particularly with narrow-band sources that have significant energy at the extreme ends of the spectrum, than do other commonly used V(lambda) functions.  Photometrics
 
January 27, 2014 2014-01-27 004800000
 
Application Guide for ANSI E1.3 - 2001, Lighting Control Systems 0 to 10V Analog Control Specifications This document explains some of the design implications that may not be obvious in the E1.3 standard. It also offers some troubleshooting guidance for users of analog control equipment. This document does not add any requirements to the E1.3 standard, nor does it remove any requirements. All the recommendations in this document are advisory only.   Control Protocols
 
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Camera Crane Operator's Handbook The Camera Crane Operator’s Handbook is an illustrated booklet that outlines safe practices and good advice for a variety of camera cranes in a variety of situations. The recommendations, coupled with common sense, good judgment, and proper evaluation of each situation, greatly reduce the risk of accidents with camera cranes.  Camera Cranes
 
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ESTA_Boilerplate_For_Specifiers.txt ESTA_Boilerplate_For_Specifiers.txt provides cut-and-paste text as a convenience for people writing specifications and wishing to reference in those specifications standards developed in ESTA's Technical Standards Program. Use of this text will reduce the probability of undesired equipment or installation practices being offered in response to a bid or a call for proposals because a standard describing the equipment or installation practice was referenced imprecisely. This document of recommended cut-and-paste text will be revised as new standards are published and older ones are revised or reaffirmed, and as better text specifying the standards is written.   TSC
 
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Introduction to Modern Atmospheric Effects, 4th edition The Introduction to Modern Atmospheric Effects, 4th edition is a revised version of the popular handbook on theatrical fogs. Illustrated and with more than twice as many pages as the first and second editions, the book gives the entertainment industry a factual presentation on all types of popular atmospheric fog effects. The section on using fog offers tips on putting fog where it will do the most good, lighting it effectively, working with fire alarms, and limiting exposure. The relative advantages and disadvantages of using time/distance tables and aerosol meters to assure that exposure limits are not exceeded are discussed.  Fog & Smoke
 
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Recommended Practice for DMX512: A guide for users and installers, 2nd edition Recommended Practice for DMX512: A guide for users and installers, second edition, by Adam Bennette adds information about ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and ANSI E1.20 (RDM) to the information about USITT's DMX512 that was offered in Bennette's original, popular Recommended Practice for DMX512. This updated edition offers advice intended to help people successfully install and use DMX512-A and RDM equipment. The document is a PLASA/USITT recommended practice, not an ANSI, USITT, or PLASA standard, but it is being offered as an educational service to the industry.

 

 
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Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications and the Supplement to the Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications The Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications and the Supplement to the Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications are now bundled together to make one packet. The combined packet is being offered at no cost as a service to people with legacy systems. The practices described are not current state of the art and are not recommended for new installations. 66 pages total.  Control Protocols
 
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