Product of the Month: Field Template's SoftSymbols

Many of us grew up with lighting templates that were pretty generic. The fixtures on the template looked somewhat like real instruments, but not quite. You had to add your own indications for beam angle, accessories, and the like. After a few years of experimentation, lighting designers Steve Shelley and Fred Allen came up with Field Template® (FT). No one had ever seen a template with so much information on the instruments. The FT had fixture weights, color frame size, beam

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