an area within our web site that contains more technical information and is designed for Laserists
(owners and operators of laser light shows), laser experimenters, hobbyists
and those interested in the technical aspects of laser shows. All are
welcome to visit this area.
We are your source for technical information on laser light shows, laser displays, laser special effects, and entertainment incorporating laser light shows.
Interior of a modem RGB DPSS laser
- Photo courtesy of Neo Neon
Some of the information in the Backstage area is/was provided by the persons or
companies named on the relevant page(s).
Laser F/X does NOT endorse or
recommend any products/services and is NOT responsible for the technical
accuracy of the information provided. We provide this information as a
service to laserists using the Backstage area.
Safety - Basic and more detailed laser laser safety information
including links to laser safety resources,
airspace issues and regulatory authorities.
Hobbyists and Experimenters - Information about low cost projects
and devices that would be of interest to laser hobbyists as well
as resources for experimenters who wish to construct their own lasers.
Show Systems - Technical information about laser show hardware
and software including pinouts of popular products, scanning system
information, projector design and construction, support equipment
and laser graphics systems.
and Practices - An archive of standards presently in use in
the industry and information on practices that improve the production
of laser shows.
F/X Newsletter - An archive of our on-line newsletter
which used to cover news of interest
to laserists such as; new products, special reports on shows
conferences and events, virtual visits to major manufacturers, general articles, and a digest of previous items published
in the Newsletter.
Ads - A free service where you can post or find listing of used
equipment for sale or trade and Requests For Quotations from show
producers seeking laser services.
disabled due to technical
Issues - A collection of articles that cover the issues involved
in running a laser show business
and Laser Show Discussions - Links to laser related discussion boards that may be of interest to laserists and laser
and Downloads - An archive of technical papers, sample laser frames and animations, and other items to download as well as links to other sites where useful downloads are available.
Show Resources - A listing of resources and selected links that provide information
and services for laserists.
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