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Joshua Benghiat Lighting Design Releases the Source Four Savvy Section

Joshua Benghiat Lighting Design Releases the Source Four Savvy Section

Brooklyn, NY – Joshua Benghiat Lighting Design announces the release of the Source Four Savvy Sectionâ„¢ Plug-In Object for Vectorworks SpotLight.®

section-object-product-icon.pngThe Source Four Savvy Section plug-in object eliminates the tedium of tweaking dimensionally accurate 2D sections of an ETC Source Four or Source Four PAR, including the hanging angle, yoke, angle, clamp type, and accessories. With this object, you no longer need to ungroup and rotate your section symbols, or look for symbols of various components. Whether you are drawing your section for final presentation or personal calculation, the Savvy Section is a significant time saver.

All the following features are combined in a single object!

• Set any yoke angle, tilt angle, and flip.

• Switch between front or side views.

• Symbols have attributes set by class, with three levels of detail., so they always look the way you want them.

• Show C-clamp or tee, with or without a standard 1.5” pipe.

• Show short yoked.

• Switch between Standard, 90-deg, 70-deg, 14-deg, 10-deg, and 5-deg barrel types.

• Add a top hat, half hat, color extender, or scroller of any standard size.

• Dimensionally accurate fixtures, components, and accessories based on manufacturer drawings.

The Source Four Savvy Section works with Vectorworks 12 through 2010. To learn more, visit the Savvy Section product page. To see a short video of the Savvy Section in action, visit this link. The Source Four Savvy Section is priced at $14.99, with student pricing available, and includes convenient installers for both Mac and PC.

The Source Four Savvy Section was developed by professional lighting designer Joshua Benghiat, who wanted to save time on drawing what should be the easiest part of drafting lighting sections.

About Joshua Benghiat Lighting Design

Joshua Benghiat is a freelance lighting designer for theater, opera, dance, and events who resides in Brooklyn. NY. In addition to his extensive design and assisting experience, Josh has taught and tutored drafting for theater with Vectorworks. Josh has previously developed Beam Draw 3â„¢ and Beam Draw 2â„¢ for Vectorworks and Vectorworks Spotlight. Beam Draw is a lighting designer's complete solution to previsualize how your light plot will focus. He is also a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, the union for professional theatrical designers and artists. For more information on Josh, please visit

Source Four Savvy Sectionâ„¢ is a trademark of Joshua Benghiat Lighting Design. Vectorworks® and Vectorworks Spotlight® are registered trademarks of Nemetschek North America

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