1st test BASIC SOUND and LIGHTING 1)

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1st test BASIC SOUND and LIGHTING 1)
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  1. PRODUCTION HEADSETS
    Headsets that connect technicians so that they can communicate.
  2. ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICE
    Hearing aide that amplifies the sound so that they can hear it better.
  3. AMPLITUDE
    *Measured in decibels *The volume or intensity of a sound * The height of a sound wave
  4. FREQUENCY
    *The rate at which a sound vibrates *The length of a wave
  5. REVERBERATION-
    The way the sound reflects off an object.(reflection)
  6. 2 DIFFERENT KINDS OF WAVES:
    • ANALOG - Grooves that are read (vibration)
    • DIGITAL REPRODUCTION - 000's and 111's (numbers being read)
  7. HERTZ-
    A unit of measurement used to identify the frequency of a sound.
  8. DECIBEL -
    A measurement of sound intensity (amplitude or loudness of a sound)
  9. DYNAMIC RANGE -
    The difference, measured in decibels, between the quietest and loudest portion of a segment of sound.
  10. ACOUSTICS -
    The effect of a sound as produced in an enclosed space. (How the space responds to the sound according to how the place is built)
  11. REINFORCEMENT-
    The electronic amplification of actors or musical instruments on stage. (Mics and speakers)
  12. FOLDBACK SYSTEM -
    A separate set of amplifiers and speakersplaced to direct their sound to the actors/singers so they can hear the sound themselves. (also known as monitors)
  13. PRODUCTION HEADSETS -
    PRODUCTION HEADSETS - Headsets that connect technicians so that they can communicate.
  14. ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICE -
    Hearing aide that amplifies the sound so that they can hear it better.
  15. MOTIVATED SOUND -
    Has a source (like a piano being playedon stage, or a hollow radio box with the illusion that it works)
  16. UNMOTIVATED SOUND -
    Has no apparent source (a pianobeing played somewhere off stage; music being played with no apparent source)
  17. OPTICAL REPRODUCTION
    - A CD or DVD burner. It is called“optical” because it’s a laser that it burning it (light).
  18. EFFECTS -
    Music or sounds that are prerecorded and played backduring the scene.
  19. DAW -
    Digital Audio workstations (your sound board; your computer)
  20. 3 FUNCTIONS OF SOUND-
    • *Evoking(setting) atmosphere or mood
    • *Reinforcing the action
    • *Commenting on the action

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