Modular Electrical Plugs Ins At LDI2010


A series of Modular Electrical Plug Ins have been added to the LDI2010 electrical boot camp training, as the perfect follow up to Ohm's Law and Order, or for electricians, technicians, designers, and facility managers who need to know about dimmers, wireless DMX, GFCI, practicals, and generator basics. Get your power pumping in these five sessions, with ETCP renewal credits available as noted:

Thursday, October 21

Dimmer Troubleshooting—9-10:30am (.75 ETCP renewal credits): This seminar instructs the technician on the proper and most efficient ways to troubleshoot dimmers when they aren’t performing in the they should. Speakers: David Dawson, IATSE Local 33, and Brian Lucas, Chief Rigging Technician, Local 728 Motion Picture Set Lighting>>

Wireless DMX— 11am-12:30pm (.75 ETCP renewal credits): Sometimes you just can’t run a DMX cable where you need it to go. Wireless DMX has it’s own set of unique challenges and benefits. This seminar will give the technician the knowledge and skills to effective use Wireless DMX when you have no other choice. Led by: Joshua Thatcher, IATSE 728 >>>>

GFCI—1:30-3pm (.75 ETCP renewal credits): Safety is our number one concern. When electrical distribution systems are used in the vicinity of water, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters are required. In order to use these essential safety devices properly, there are several things that the technician needs to know. This seminar will give you that information. Panelists: Torsten Gruhn, Bender; Steve Broc , Bender; Charlie McIntyre, IATSE 728. >>>>>>>

Saturday, October 23 >>>>>>>

Practical Lamps & Fixtures—9:30am-12:30pm (3 ETCP renewal credits): Lamps and other electrical devices that are on set or handled by an actor hold their own set of hazards and the technician who is working with these devices need to be familiar with these hazards and how to avoid them. Panelists: Roger Lattin, IATSE 728; Alan M. Rowe, IATSE 728 >>>>>>>>>

Generator Basics—1:30am-4:30pm (3 ETCP renewal credits): There is more to using a portable generator than just turning it on. The entertainment electrician needs to understand how it functions, from basic maintenance to grounding and bonding. Taught by: George Long, Agrekko>>>>>>>>>>

Register by September 17 and save on all LDI2010 professional training. >>>>>>>>>>

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