In this post, Ben will take you through how to use the lighting desk in the TV gallery. There is a training video below, or you can use the step-by-step guide.

Step-by-Step guide

1. The Fixture Buttons

The fixture buttons are located down the left-hand side of the lighting desk. The individual buttons correspond to one specific light, which are all labelled on the desk. To select, push the button once. To deselect, push it again.

1. Use the fixture buttons to select the light you want

2. Colour Faders

With the fixtures selected, you can use the faders to control the colour of the fixtures. There are 4 colour faders; red, green blue and white. Slide the fader you want up to change the colour of the light.

2. Use sliders to add the colour you want

3. Colour mixing

You can use the colour sliders to mix colours together, e.g. Blue and Red for Purple, Red and Green for Yellow, etc.

3. You can mix colours using faders

4. Lighting presets

For a quick lighting set-up, you can push one of the preset buttons to quickly set up for a broadcast. There are 2 options, one for general broadcast and another for sports. When finished, push the preset button again to turn off.

4. Master Presets