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QLab 4

Projects in Video, Audio, and Lighting Control

Used from Broadway to Britain's West End, QLab software is the tool of choice for many of the world's most prominent sound, projection, and integrated media designers. QLab 4: Projects in Video, Audio, and Lighting Control is a project-based book on QLab software covering sound, video, lighting, and show control. Les mer
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Used from Broadway to Britain's West End, QLab software is the tool of choice for many of the world's most prominent sound, projection, and integrated media designers. QLab 4: Projects in Video, Audio, and Lighting Control is a project-based book on QLab software covering sound, video, lighting, and show control. With information on audio, video, and lighting system basics and the more advanced functions of QLab such as show control, network capabilities, projection mapping, video effects, and cue cart integration, each chapter's specific projects will allow you to learn the software's capabilities at your own pace. In addition to the text, a companion website hosts project files, instructional videos, and more.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Foreword





Acknowledgements





Preface





PART I: QLab Basics





Chapter 1. What's new in Version 4













Workflow Changes



Cue Templates


Record Cue Sequence


Paste Cue Properties


Batch Editing






New Playback Options



Cue Triggers


Negative Post-Wait


New Fade Curve Shape and Audio Domain






Integrated Lighting Control







Cue Carts







Audio Improvements



64-channel output


Mic Cues


Precision Slice Control






Video Improvements



HAP codec cupport


Copy/Paste Surface Geometry


Set durations for Still Images and Text Cues






QLab Remote



Brand new design


Adjust video surface control points


Access to Light Levels in Inspector


Cart Integration


Create and reorder cues






Summary













Chapter 2. Getting to Know QLab 4





2.1 QLab 4 System Recommendations


RAM


Processor (CPU)


GPU


Hard Drive


2.2 Understanding QLab 4 Licensing





How do licenses work?


The Free Version


Professional Licenses


Rent-to-Own


Academic Licensing


Site Licenses


Using QLab 3


2.3 Installing the Software


2.4 Adding a License


Removing Licenses


Modernizing you QLab 3 Licenses





2.5 Organization and Workflow


2.6 Templates


2.7 Workspace Settings


A. General


Cue Triggering


Go button settings


Panic duration


Cue numbering & Auto-load


Lock playhead


Cue Row Sizing


B. Audio


C. Video


D. Light


E. Network


F. MIDI


G. Cue Templates


H. Key Map


I. MIDI & OSC Controls





2.8 QLab Preferences


At Launch


Updates


Send Aggregate Usage Data


Disabling OS Features


Audio Device Buffering


Broadcast Mode


Logging Level





2.9 Preparing your computer for running a show


Design Tips: Using Terminal


Internet Related Concerns


Delete All Extraneous Software


Disable Notifications


Disable Screen Saver


Disable Spotlight


Disable Time Machine


Video Concerns


Design Tips: Backup Systems and Saving Protocol





Chapter 3. Understanding the QLab Workspace





3.1 Understanding Cues and the Cue Structure


What is a Cue?


Design Tips: Using Time Display Modes


How do Cues operate?


Cue Lists


Cue Sequences


Playback Position





3.2 The Workspace


A. Go/ Standby / Notes Field


B. Toolbar


C. The Main Cue List


Design Tips: Toolbox and Load to Time


D. The Inspector


The Basics Tab


The Triggers Tab


Design Tips: Assigning a MIDI Trigger


New Trigger Settings


E. The Workspace Footer


Edit / Show Mode


Cue and Cue List Count


Warnings Panel


Cue Lists, Carts, and Active Cues Sidebar


Status Window


Settings





3.3 Adding Cues





3.4 Setting Targets for Cues





3.5 Navigation and Quick Keys


Design Tips: Searching the Workspace





3.6 Paste Cue Properties





3.7 The Tools Menu


Load to Time


Renumber Selected Cues


Delete Number of Selected Cues


Jump to Cue


Jump to Selected Cues' Target


Record Cue Sequence


Live Fade Preview


Highlight Related Cues


Black out and Restore Desktop Backgrounds





A. Fade Tools


Set Parameters from target


Set audio levels from target


Set video geometry from target


Revert fade action








3.8 The Window Menu


Audition Window


Override Controls


Lighting Controls (Light Dashboard, Light Patch, Light Library,