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- January 12, 2010 at 9:45 PM #44182ProducerLindaParticipant
Hello all.When purchasing a light kit,for each individual light,why is beam angle so important?Are adjustable beam angle lights better than fixed beam angle?Can the lights be dimmed(wattage adjusted) or do you have to buy lower or higher wattage lights?Thank you.
- January 13, 2010 at 1:12 AM #185129BruceMolParticipant
Maybe this will help…
“The actual ‘BEAM ANGLE” of a fixture is defined as the angle at
which central intensity (in candelas/candlepower) drops to 50 percent.”
Stage Lighting Design PART 6 – Lighting Mechanics by Bill Williams
http://www.mts.net/~william5/sld/sld-600.htm – every durn thing you want to know about beams and angles etc.
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