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Short for Parabolic Aluminised Reflector lamp. A lamp containing a filament, reflector and lens in
one sealed unit. Used in Parcans to produce a high intensity narrow beam of light. Par lamps are
available in many different sizes and powers. Par sizes available include 16, 36, 38, 56 and 64.
(The number refers to the diameter of the lens, in eighths of an inch). The most common for
theatre use are Par 64s rated at 1000W (1kW), although other wattages are available.


 

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A.J.
A.L.D.
A.N.S.I.
AB
ABTT
ACL
ACOUSTICS
ACROSS
ACT DROP
ACTING AREA
ACTIVE
AD LIB
ADAPTOR
ADVANCE BAR
AERIAL
AERO
AETTI
AGC
AISLE
ALIGNMENT
AMALGAMATIONS aka...
AMP
AMPLITUDE
ANALOGUE SIGNAL
AND
APART
APRON
ARBOR
ARCHITECTURAL LAMP
ARCLINE
ARENA
ASIDE
ASM
ATMOSPHERE
ATTENUATE
AUDITORIUM
AUTOMATIC STOP
AUTOMATION
AUXILIARY INPUT
AUXILIARY OUTPUT
Alemah
Almeh
As-salaam
Asaya
ad-lib
alternative possi...assumption


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