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ANSI E1.1 - 2018

Entertainment Technology--Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders

ANSI E1.1 - 2018 describes the construction and use of wire rope ladders in the entertainment industry. It is a revision of the 2012 standard, which was a revision of the 2006 standard with changed load ratings to accommodate heavier workers. Wire rope ladders are distinguished from other ladders by having flexible rails. They are used in applications where ladders with rigid rails are impractical to use, or where a rigid ladder would pose a greater danger to the user or other workers in the area.  Rigging
 
September 27, 2018 2018-09-27 100.000
 
ANSI E1.1 - 2012

Entertainment Technology - Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders

This edition has been superseded.  Rigging
 
June 19, 2012 2012-06-19 100.700
 
ANSI E1.1 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
August 16, 2006 2006-08-16 100.800
 
ANSI E1.1 - 1999

Entertainment Technology - Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
September 16, 1999 1999-09-16 100.900
 
ANSI E1.2 - 2021

Entertainment Technology - Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers

ANSI E1.2 describes the design, manufacture, and use of aluminum trusses, towers, and associated aluminum structural components, such as head blocks, sleeve blocks, bases, and corner blocks, used in the entertainment industry in portable structures.  Rigging
 
May 06, 2021 2021-05-06 200.000
 
ANSI E1.2 - 2012

Entertainment Technology - Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers

This document has been superseded  Rigging
 
January 15, 2013 2013-01-15 200.997
 
ANSI E1.2 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
July 13, 2006 2006-07-13 200.998
 
ANSI E1.2 - 2000

Entertainment Technology - Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
August 02, 2000 2000-08-02 200.999
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001 (R2021)

Entertainment Technology -- Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10 V Analog Control Specification

This standard, which supersedes the prior R2016 version, describes a method of controlling equipment by means of an analog control voltage. It is primarily intended for lighting control equipment (controllers and dimmers) although any equipment which might be controlled by a lighting controller (intelligent lighting, strobe lights, fog machines, etc.) could use this control method.  Control Protocols
 
May 20, 2021 2021-05-20 300.000
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001 (R2016)

Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10 V Analog Control Specification

This document has been superseded  Control Protocols
 
February 17, 2016 2016-02-17 300.996
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001 (R2011)

Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
June 28, 2011 2011-06-28 300.997
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001 (R2006)

Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
October 13, 2006 2006-10-13 300.998
 
ANSI E1.3 - 2001

Entertainment Technology - Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
March 21, 2001 2001-03-21 300.999
 
ANSI E1.4-1 - 2016

Entertainment Technology - Manual Counterweight Rigging Systems

The original E1.4 is being expanded into a suite of documents to include all manually powered systems, and those rigging systems in which scenery, stage lighting, or other theatrical equipment is hung from static battens. This part of the suite applies to permanently installed, manually operated systems of stage rigging hardware for the raising, lowering, and suspension of scenery, lighting, and similar loads. It also applies to variations of manual counterweight rigging, including rope and sandbag systems.  Rigging
 
October 11, 2016 2016-10-11 410.000
 
ANSI E1.4 - 2014

Entertainment Technology - Manual Counterweight Rigging Systems

This document has been superseded by ANSI E1.4-1.  Rigging
 
January 24, 2014 2014-01-24 410.998
 
ANSI E1.4 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Manual Counterweight Rigging Systems

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
April 21, 2009 2009-04-21 410.999
 
ANSI E1.4-2 - 2021

Entertainment Technology - Statically Suspended Rigging Systems

ANSI E1.4-2 addresses statically suspended rigging systems permanently installed in performances spaces, places of assembly, and other areas used for entertainment purposes, where not covered by other ANSI Entertainment Technology standards. This standard establishes minimum performance criteria, recommendations and guidelines that can be used for installation, use, maintenance and inspection purposes.  Rigging
 
May 06, 2021 2021-05-06 412.000
 
ANSI E1.4-3 - 2020

Entertainment Technology - Manually Operated Hoist Rigging Systems

This standard is the third in a set of revisions and partitions of ANSI E1.4-2014. It applies to permanently installed, manually operated hoists used as part of rigging systems for raising, lowering, and suspension of scenery, properties, lighting, and similar loads. This standard establishes requirements for the design, manufacture, installation, inspection, and maintenance of manually operated hoist systems for lifting and suspension of loads for performance, presentation, and theatrical production.  Rigging
 
June 02, 2020 2020-06-02 413.000
 
ANSI E1.5 - 2009 (R2018)

Entertainment Technology - Theatrical Fog Made With Aqueous Solutions of Di- And Trihydric Alcohols

This standard describes the composition of theatrical fogs or artificial mists that are not likely to be harmful to otherwise healthy performers, technicians, or audience members of normal working age. This standard is intended to be applied in theatres, arenas, and other places of entertainment or public assembly where theatrical fogs and mists are often used. It lists what is permissible in the fog or haze and how much can be there on a short-term and long-term basis.   Fog & Smoke
 
November 29, 2018 2018-11-29 500.000
 
ANSI E1.5 - 2009 (R2014)

Entertainment Technology - Theatrical Fog Made With Aqueous Solutions of Di- And Trihydric Alcohols

This document has been superseded.   Fog & Smoke
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 500.997
 
ANSI E1.5 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Theatrical Fog Made with Aqueous Solutions of Di- and Trihydric Alcohols

This document has been superseded.   Fog & Smoke
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 500.998
 
ANSI E1.5 - 2003

Entertainment Technology - Theatrical Fog Made With Aqueous Solutions of Di- And Trihydric Alcohols

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
May 12, 2003 2003-05-12 500.999
 
ANSI E1.6-1 - 2021

Entertainment Technology -- Powered Hoist Systems

This standard, a limited revision of the previous version, establishes requirements for the design, manufacture, installation, inspection, and maintenance of powered hoist systems for lifting and suspension of loads for performance, presentation, and theatrical production. It does not apply to the structure to which the hoist is attached, to attachment of loads to the load carrying device, or to systems for flying people. Excluded are welded link chain hoists, and manually powered hoists, including auxiliary drill operation.  Rigging
 
January 26, 2021 2021-01-26 601.000
 
ANSI E1.6-1 - 2019

Entertainment Technology - Powered Hoist Systems

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
May 10, 2019 2019-05-10 601.800
 
ANSI E1.6-1 - 2012

Entertainment Technology - Powered Hoist Systems

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
October 16, 2012 2012-10-16 601.900
 
ANSI E1.6-2 - 2020

Entertainment Technology - Design, Inspection, & Maintenance of Electric Chain Hoists for the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.6-2 - 2020 is part of the E1.6 powered entertainment rigging suite of standards. It covers the design, inspection, and maintenance of serially manufactured electric link chain hoists used in the entertainment industry. This standard does not cover attachment to the load or to the overhead structure. Controls used for multiple hoist operation are excluded from the scope of this part of the standard.  Rigging
 
August 14, 2020 2020-08-14 602.000
 
ANSI E1.6-2 - 2018

Design, Inspection, and Maintenance of Electric Chain Hoists for the Entertainment Industry

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
April 10, 2018 2018-04-10 602.900
 
ANSI E1.6-2 - 2013

Design, Inspection, and Maintenance of Electric Chain Hoists for the Entertainment Industry

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
July 10, 2013 2013-07-10 602.999
 
ANSI E1.6-3 - 2019

Selection and Use of Serially Manufactured Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry

This standard, a revision of the 2012 version, establishes minimum safety requirements for the selection and use of serially manufactured electric link-chain hoists in the entertainment industry. This standard is intended to reduce injury and provide for the protection of life, limb and property. This standard does not address the design or maintenance of these hoists.   Rigging
 
October 14, 2019 2019-10-14 603.000
 
ANSI E1.6-3 - 2012

Selection and Use of Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
July 03, 2012 2012-07-03 603.900
 
ANSI E1.6-4 - 2013

Portable Control of Fixed-Speed Electric Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.6-4 - 2013, Portable Control of Fixed-Speed Electric Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry, covers portable control systems for fixed-speed electric chain hoists used in the entertainment industry. This part 4 document completes the ANSI E1.6-x suite of powered entertainment rigging standards as it it currently exists.  Rigging
 
October 03, 2013 2013-10-03 604.000
 
ANSI ES1.7 - 2021

Event Safety - Weather Preparedness

The scope of this standard covers the consideration, development and use of event planning strategies that mitigate weather-related risks associated with live events, and with their associated temporary special event structures. Its scope includes both indoor and outdoor events, because each have considerations for the event participants. Its scope includes only public-access events, and private events where jurisdictional permits are required. This document is one part of a larger collection of standards relating to special event safety.  Event Safety
 
March 08, 2021 2021-03-08 710.000
 
ANSI E1.8-2018

Entertainment Technology -- Loudspeaker Enclosures Intended for Overhead Suspension -- Classification, Manufacture and Structural Testing

This standard covers the requirements for loudspeaker enclosures specifically intended for overhead suspension, but addresses only the structural characteristics of the enclosure pertaining to its suspension, such as enclosure construction, component part security, enclosure suspension hardware, manufacturing control systems, structural testing, and product representation.   Rigging
 
November 29, 2018 2018-11-29 800.000
 
ANSI E1.8 - 2012

Entertainment Technology - Loudspeaker Enclosures Intended for Overhead Suspension--Classification, Manufacture and Structural Testing

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
January 15, 2013 2013-01-15 800.990
 
ANSI E1.8 - 2005

Entertainment Technology - Loudspeaker Enclosures Intended for Overhead Suspension--Classification, Manufacture and Structural Testing

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
November 03, 2005 2005-11-03 800.999
 
ANSI E1.9 - 2007 (R2017)

Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment

This standard defines the minimum photometric data to be presented on documents purporting to accurately describe the photometric performance of stage and studio luminaires used in the live entertainment and performance industries. The R2017 edition is a reaffirmation of the 2007 edition.  Photometrics
 
November 02, 2017 2017-11-02 900.000
 
ANSI E1.9 - 2007 (R2012)

Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment Lighting

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
October 15, 2012 2012-10-15 900.997
 
ANSI E1.9 - 2007

Entertainment Technology - Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment Lighting

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
March 07, 2007 2007-03-07 900.998
 
ANSI E1.9 - 2001

Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment Lighting

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
March 21, 2001 2001-03-21 900.999
 
ANSI ES1.9 - 2020

Event Safety - Crowd Management

The scope of this standard is to define "crowd management" as distinguished from "crowd control", to provide an overview of crowd management theory and vocabulary, and to apply these terms to certain reasonably foreseeable risks that arise during live events. The standard is intended both to identify minimum requirements and provide questions and suggestions that help event organizers make reasonable choices under the circumstances of their event.  Event Safety
 
July 06, 2020 2020-07-06 910.000
 
ANSI E1.11 - 2008 (R2018)

Entertainment Technology -- USITT DMX512-A, Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories

ANSI E1.11 - 2008 (R2018) is a reaffirmation of the 2008 edition. ANSI E1.11 describes a method of digital data transmission for control of lighting equipment and accessories, including dimmers, color-changers, and related equipment. It intended to provide for interoperability at communication and mechanical levels with controllers and controlled equipment made by different manufacturers. It is an update and expansion of the protocol developed by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. and published as "DMX512/1990, Digital Data Transmission Standards for Dimmers and Controllers."   Control Protocols
 
May 31, 2018 2018-05-31 1100.000
 
ANSI E1.11 - 2008 (R2013)

Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A, Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
March 13, 2013 2013-03-13 1100.997
 
ANSI E1.11 - 2008

Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A, Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
December 04, 2008 2008-12-04 1100.998
 
ANSI E1.11 - 2004

Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A - Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
November 08, 2004 2004-11-08 1100.999
 
ANSI E1.14 - 2018

Entertainment Technology - Recommendations for Fog Equipment Manuals

ANSI E1.14 applies to the user-instruction materials for fog-making equipment manufactured for use in the entertainment industry. In order to use fog safely and effectively, the user must have some general knowledge of the technology, have a clear understanding of how to operate the fog making system, and be aware of the potential hazards related to the use of fog, and particularly the system that he is using. This standard is designed to establish guidelines for manufacturers to provide to the user the necessary information required for the safe and responsible use of fog equipment.  Fog & Smoke
 
February 27, 2018 2018-02-27 1400.000
 
ANSI E1.14 - 2001 (R2013)

Entertainment Technology - Recommendations for Inclusions in Fog Equipment Manuals

This document has been superseded.   Fog & Smoke
 
March 13, 2013 2013-03-13 1400.997
 
ANSI E1.14 - 2001 (R2007)

Entertainment Technology - Recommendations for Inclusions in Fog Equipment Manuals

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
March 07, 2007 2007-03-07 1400.998
 
ANSI E1.14 - 2001

Entertainment Technology - Recommendations for Inclusions in Fog Equipment Manuals

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
May 08, 2001 2001-05-08 1400.999
 
ANSI E1.15 - 2006 (R2021)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies

ANSI E1.15 - 2006 (R2021) is a reaffirmation of the 2006 standard. It gives advice on boom and base assemblies, simple ground-support devices for lighting equipment and accessories. If the assembly is tall, not plumb, loaded unevenly, or likely to get run into by stage wagons or performers, there is substantial risk. This document offers advice to lower or eliminate that risk.   Rigging
 
March 08, 2021 2021-03-08 1500.000
 
ANSI E1.15 - 2006 (R2016)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
September 23, 2016 2016-09-23 1500.997
 
ANSI E1.15 - 2006 (R2011)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
December 06, 2011 2011-12-06 1500.998
 
ANSI E1.15 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
March 31, 2006 2006-03-31 1500.999
 
ANSI E1.16 - 2002 (R2017)

Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables

ANSI E1.16 - 2002 (R2017), Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables, describes a standard practice for grounding contact assignment for detachable power cables on 6 kW, 12 kW and 18 kW metal-halide lamp ballasts used in the motion picture and television industries on portable studio luminaires that use a common, three-contact, circular connector  Electrical Power
 
May 18, 2017 2017-05-18 1600.000
 
ANSI E1.16 - 2002 (R2012)

Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables

This document has been superseded.   Electrical Power
 
October 15, 2012 2012-10-15 1600.700
 
ANSI E1.16 - 2002 (R2007)

Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
November 06, 2007 2007-11-06 1600.898
 
ANSI E1.16 - 2002

Entertainment Technology - Configuration Standard for Metal Halide Ballast Power Cables

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
August 08, 2002 2002-08-08 1600.999
 
ANSI E1.17 - 2015 (R2020)

Entertainment Technology -- Architecture for Control Networks

ANSI E1.17 is a suite of documents that specifies an architecture, including protocols and language, which may be configured and combined with other standard protocols to form flexible, networked audio, lighting, or other control systems. It can be implemented on networks that support UDP, IP, and related protocols. It is not bound to Ethernet as a transport medium, but Ethernet is an obvious choice. ACN is being distributed via download as a ZIPped archive of PDFs and a folder of related ACNbase-behaviors files as DDL and HTML.  Control Protocols
 
March 23, 2020 2020-03-23 1700.000
 
ANSI E1.17 - 2015

Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks (ACN)

This edition has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
May 21, 2015 2015-05-21 1700.997
 
ANSI E1.17 - 2010

Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks (ACN)

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
January 06, 2011 2011-01-06 1700.998
 
ANSI E1.17 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
October 19, 2006 2006-10-19 1700.999
 
ANSI E1.19 - 2015

Recommended Practice for the Use of Class A Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) Intended for Personnel Protection in the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.19 is intended to offer guidance, in accordance with existing applicable standards, on how to select, install, use and maintain ground fault protection devices in the entertainment industry to protect persons from shock and persons and property from fire. This is a revision of the 2009 version which incorporates new information about avoiding nuisance tripping and offers new recommendations for ground fault protection on higher ampacity circuits.  Electrical Power
 
February 11, 2015 2015-02-11 1900.000
 
ANSI E1.19 - 2009

Recommended Practice for the Use of Class A Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) Intended for Personnel Protection in the Entertainment Industry

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
May 15, 2009 2009-05-15 1900.999
 
ANSI ES1.19 - 2020

Event Safety - Safety Requirements for Special Event Structures

This standard is an update of the 2018 version, correcting errata, and expanding on existing requirements. It covers any temporary structure used for special events ("temporary special event structures"), where such structures are used for presentation, performance, structural support of entertainment technology equipment, audience seating or viewing in conjunction with the event, and regardless if the event is indoor or outdoor. The scope of this standard covers any such structure not otherwise addressed by existing standards, codes or legislation, and to the extent that such other standards, codes or legislation do not already address conditional use of those temporary structures within existing structures.  Event Safety
 
June 02, 2020 2020-06-02 1901.000
 
ANSI ES1.19 - 2018

Safety Requirements for Special Event Structures

This document has been superseded  Event Safety
 
November 06, 2018 2018-11-06 1901.999
 
ANSI E1.20 - 2010

Entertainment Technology-RDM-Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512 Networks

ANSI E1.20 - 2010, Entertainment Technology-RDM-Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512 Networks, describes a method of bi-directional communications over a USITT DMX512/1990 or ANSI E1.11 - 2004 data link between an entertainment lighting controller and one or more remotely controlled lighting devices. The protocol was written to work with the ANSI E1.11-2004 control standard, but will work equally well with the current 2009 version of E1.11. It allows discovery of devices on a DMX512/E1.11 network and the remote setting of DMX starting addresses, as well as status and fault reporting back to the control console.

The 2010 edition corrects errors in the 2006 edition, and adds a new message to say that a previously reported problem has been cleared. The 2010 edition is bookmarked for easier use.

The download includes ANSI E1.37-1 and E1.37-2 because they are particularly useful with E1.20.  

Control Protocols
 
January 04, 2011 2011-01-04 2000.000
 
ANSI E1.20 - 2006

Entertainment Technology-RDM-Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512 Networks

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
March 31, 2006 2006-03-31 2000.999
 
ANSI E1.21 - 2020

Entertainment Technology -- Temporary Structures Used for Technical Production of Outdoor Entertainment Events

ANSI E1.21 covers temporary structures used for the technical production of outdoor entertainment events. Custom temporary structures supporting performance platforms are included in the scope of this document, but pre-engineered, manufactured, modular staging systems used as platforms for performance, independent of other temporary structures, are not within its scope. This document helps to ensure the structural reliability and safety of these structures, by setting required levels of design and performance parameters, and establishes a reasonable standard for care for their design and use.   Rigging
 
March 23, 2020 2020-03-23 2100.000
 
ANSI E1.21-2013

Entertainment Technology - Temporary Structures Used for Technical Production of Outdoor Entertainment Events

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
December 19, 2013 2013-12-19 2100.899
 
ANSI E1.21 - 2006

Temporary Ground-Supported Overhead Structures Used To Cover Stage Areas and Support Equipment in the Production of Outdoor Entertainment Events

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
May 22, 2006 2006-05-22 2100.999
 
ANSI E1.22 - 2016

Entertainment Technology - Fire Safety Curtain Systems

ANSI E1.22 has been revised to update it and to better align it with the approval requirements stated in NFPA 80. The standard describes the materials, design, fabrication, installation, operation, testing, and maintenance of fire safety curtains and systems used for theatre proscenium opening protection.   Rigging
 
October 11, 2016 2016-10-11 2200.000
 
ANSI E1.22 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Fire Safety Curtain Systems

This document has been superseded.  Rigging
 
April 21, 2009 2009-04-21 2200.999
 
ANSI E1.23 - 2020

Entertainment Technology -- Design, Execution, and Maintenance of Atmospheric Effects

ANSI E1.23 offers advice on the planning, execution, and maintenance of theatrical effects using glycol, glycerin, or white mineral oil fogs or mists, in theatres, arenas, motion picture studios, and other places of public assembly or motion picture production. The guidance is offered to help effects designers and technicians create effects that can be executed repeatedly and reliably, and so that they can avoid excessive exposure to the fog materials and other foreseeable hazards. New in this edition is guidance on developing strategies to maintain an effect over the months or years of a long-running show or an extended motion-picture shoot.  Fog & Smoke
 
April 01, 2020 2020-04-01 2300.000
 
ANSI E1.23 - 2010 (R2015)

Entertainment Technology - Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects

This edition has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
February 13, 2015 2015-02-13 2300.997
 
ANSI E1.23 - 2010

Entertainment Technology - Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
September 20, 2010 2010-09-20 2300.998
 
ANSI E1.23 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
July 13, 2006 2006-07-13 2300.999
 
ANSI E1.24 - 2012 (R2017)

Entertainment Technology - Dimensional Requirements for Stage Pin Connectors

ANSI E1.24 -- 2012 (R2017) is a configuration standard giving the mating requirements for male and female pin connectors, contact set-backs from the front face, and marking requirements. The electrical reliability and flammability requirements for pin connectors are outside the scope of this standard and would be covered by other standards, such as UL 498, Attachment Plugs and Receptacles.

The download version is the standard bundled with the CAD files that were used to create the illustrations in the standard. The standard is the standard; the CAD files are simply included as a convenience for those creating connector shop drawings and are not the standard.

The reaffirmed 2017 version was published from 3 March 2017 through 16 October 2017 with an incorrect figure 10. The image was fixed and the standard was republished on 16 October 2017. 

Electrical Power
 
February 23, 2017 2017-02-23 2400.000
 
ANSI E1.24 - 2012

Entertainment Technology - Dimensional Requirements for Stage Pin Connectors

This document has been superseded. For the CAD files associated with this standard, please download the latest version, ANSI E1.24 - 2012 (R2017).  Electrical Power
 
January 10, 2012 2012-01-10 2400.998
 
ANSI E1.24 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Dimensional Requirements for Stage Pin Connectors

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
April 06, 2006 2006-04-06 2400.999
 
ANSI E1.25 -- 2012 (R2017)

Recommended Basic Conditions for Measuring the Photometric Output of Stage and Studio Luminaires by Measuring Illumination Levels Produced on a Planar Surface

This document describes the basic conditions for measuring the photometric output of a stage or studio luminaire by testing methods that measure the illumination levels produced by the luminaire on a planar surface. These testing methods include, but are not limited to, measurements taken by digital cameras or hand-held meters. This standard is not intended to give guidance on testing conditions for testing methods that use goniophotometers. The R2017 edition is a reaffirmation of the 2012 edition.  Photometrics
 
November 02, 2017 2017-11-02 2500.000
 
ANSI E1.25 - 2012

Recommended Basic Conditions for Measuring the Photometric Output of Stage and Studio Luminaires by Measuring Illumination Levels Produced on a Planar Surface

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
October 15, 2012 2012-10-15 2500.998
 
ANSI E1.25 - 2006

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Basic Conditions for Measuring the Photometric Output of Stage and Studio Luminaires by Measuring Illumination Levels Produced on a Planar Surface

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
September 08, 2006 2006-09-08 2500.999
 
ANSI E1.26 - 2006 (R2017)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Testing Methods and Values for Shock Absorption of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

ANSI E1.26 - 2006 (R2017), Entertainment Technology - Recommended Testing Methods and Values for Shock Absorption of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues, describes a method for measuring how stiff a performance floor is. It also suggests some ranges that have been found to be acceptable--neither too stiff nor too springy.   Floors
 
February 23, 2017 2017-02-23 2600.000
 
ANSI E1.26 - 2006 (R2012)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Testing Methods and Values for Shock Absorption of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

This document has been superseded.  Floors
 
January 13, 2012 2012-01-13 2600.999
 
ANSI E1.27-1 - 2006 (R2021)

Entertainment Technology - Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and USITT DMX512/1990 Products

This is a reaffirmation of the prior version. No substantive changes have been made.   Control Protocols
 
May 20, 2021 2021-05-20 2701.000
 
ANSI E1.27-1 - 2006 (R2016)

Entertainment Technology-Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with USITT DMX512/1990 and E1.11 (DMX512-A) Products

This document has been superseded  Control Protocols
 
April 08, 2016 2016-04-08 2701.997
 
ANSI E1.27-1 - 2006 (R2011)

Entertainment Technology-Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with USITT DMX512/1990 and E1.11 (DMX512-A) Products

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
June 28, 2011 2011-06-28 2701.998
 
ANSI E1.27-1 - 2006

Entertainment Technology-Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with USITT DMX512/1990 and E1.11 (DMX512-A) Products

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
June 06, 2006 2006-06-06 2701.999
 
ANSI E1.27-2 - 2009 (R2019)

Recommended Practice for Permanently Installed Control Cables for Use with ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and USITT DMX512/1990 Products

E1.27-2 covers cables permanently installed to carry control messages conforming to ANSI E1.11 and USITT DMX512.   Control Protocols
 
September 09, 2019 2019-09-09 2702.000
 
ANSI E1.27-2 - 2009 (R2014)

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practice for Permanently Installed Control Cables for Use with ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and USITT DMX512/1990 Products

This document has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 2702.998
 
ANSI E1.27-2 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practice for Permanently Installed Control Cables for Use with ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and USITT DMX512/1990 Products

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 2702.999
 
ANSI E1.28 - 2011 (R2021)

Guidance on planning followspot positions in places of public assembly

ANSI E1.28 offers guidance on the planning of permanent followspot positions, including recommendations on the locations of the followspot positions within the venue, the power likely to be needed, the waste heat generated, the amount of space likely to be needed, and the fall protection and egress issues to be considered for the followspot operator's safety.  Followspot Position
 
May 05, 2021 2021-05-05 2800.000
 
ANSI E1.28 - 2011 (R2016)

Guidance on planning followspot positions in places of public assembly

This document has been superseded.  Followspot Position
 
July 01, 2016 2016-07-01 2800.998
 
ANSI E1.28 - 2011

Guidance on planning followspot positions in places of public assembly

This document has been superseded.  Followspot Position
 
July 12, 2011 2011-07-12 2800.999
 
ANSI E1.29 - 2009 (R2018)

Product Safety Standard for Theatrical Fog Generators That Create Aerosols of Water, Aqueous Solutions of Glycol or Glycerin, or Highly Refined Alkane Mineral Oil

ANSI E1.29 is a guide for product safety testing laboratories in evaluating fog-making equipment for design or construction defects that might create unacceptable hazards. It is based on ANSI/UL 998 - 2006, Humidifiers, but has modifications to deal with safety issues peculiar to fog generators. Fog generators often are evaluated as heating appliances to assure they are not a fire or shock hazard. ANSI E1.29 considers those issues, but also has safety tests for the fog generated.  Fog & Smoke
 
November 06, 2018 2018-11-06 2900.000
 
ANSI E1.29 - 2009 (R2014)

Product Safety Standard for Theatrical Fog Generators that Create Aerosols of Water, Aqueous Solutions of Glycol or Glycerin, or Aerosols of Highly Refined Alkane Mineral Oil

This document has been superseded.   Fog & Smoke
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 2900.998
 
ANSI E1.29 - 2009

Product Safety Standard for Theatrical Fog Generators that Create Aerosols of Water, Aqueous Solutions of Glycol or Glycerin, or Aerosols of Highly Refined Alkane Mineral Oil

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 2900.999
 
ANSI E1.30-1 - 2010 (R2021)

EPI 23. Device Identification Subdevice

This EPI specifies a collection of properties which may be exposed by a DMP device to provide detailed information on the manufacturer, model, serial number, hardware and software revisions and other administrative details of the device. These properties are described in a standard format as a templated DDL (sub)device.  Control Protocols
 
May 20, 2021 2021-05-20 3001.000
 
ANSI E1.30-1 - 2010 (R2016)

EPI 23, Device Identification Subdevice

This document has been superseded  Control Protocols
 
February 17, 2016 2016-02-17 3001.998
 
ANSI E1.30-1 - 2010

EPI 23, Device Identification Subdevice

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
January 06, 2011 2011-01-06 3001.999
 
ANSI E1.30-3 - 2009 (R2019)

EPI 25 Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP

ANSI E1.30-3, EPI 25, Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP, is another recipe in the E1.30 cookbook for ACN. It offers ways of providing a time reference so that events can be synchronized.   Control Protocols
 
September 09, 2019 2019-09-09 3003.000
 
ANSI E1.30-3 - 2009 (R2014)

EPI 25, Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP

This document has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 3003.998
 
ANSI E1.30-3 - 2009

EPI 25, Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 3003.999
 
ANSI E1.30-4 - 2010 (R2021)

EPI 26. Device Description Language (DDL) Extensions for DMX512 and E1.31 Devices

This EPI defines protocol specific extensions to Device Description Language for describing DMX512 devices. It is a reaffirmation of the 2010 version.  Control Protocols
 
May 27, 2021 2021-05-27 3004.000
 
ANSI E1.30-4 - 2010 (R2015)

EPI 26. Device Description Language (DDL) Extensions for DMX512 and E1.31 Devices

This document has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
September 25, 2015 2015-09-25 3004.998
 
ANSI E1.30-4 - 2010

EPI 26. Device Description Language (DDL) Extensions for DMX512 and E1.31 Devices

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
September 20, 2010 2010-09-20 3004.999
 
ANSI E1.30-7 - 2009

EPI 29, Allocation of Internet Protocol Version 4 Addresses to ACN Hosts

This document has been withdrawn and is no longer an American National Standard.

Original scope: E1.30-7 -- 2009, EPI 29, Allocation of Internet Protocol Version 4 Addresses to ACN Hosts, is a recipe that changes some of the rules for ACN so that devices with IP addresses not set by DHCP can be used on a network. Device Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a very convenient way to assign IP addresses on a network, but there are cases when IP addresses have to be assigned a different way, perhaps manually. This EPI suggests how.  

Control Protocols
 
September 14, 2009 2009-09-14 3007.000
 
ANSI E1.30-10 - 2009 (R2019)

EPI 32 Identification of Draft Device Description Language Modules

ANSI E1.30-10, EPI 32, is a recommended way of identifying a Device Description Language Module for ACN as a trial version, one under development, not for release yet. ANSI E1.30-10 is part of an open series of E1.30 documents that suggests ways of doing common tasks with ANSI E1.17, Architecture for Control Networks.  Control Protocols
 
September 09, 2019 2019-09-09 3010.000
 
ANSI E1.30-10 - 2009 (R2014)

EPI 32, Identification of Draft Device Description Language Modules

This document has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
June 09, 2014 2014-06-09 3010.998
 
ANSI E1.30-10 - 2009

EPI 32, Identification of Draft Device Description Language Modules

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
May 04, 2009 2009-05-04 3010.999
 
ANSI E1.30-11 - 2019

EPI 33. ACN Root Layer Protocol Operation on TCP

ANSI E1.30-11 - 2019 (EPI 33) specifies the operation and formats for the ACN Root Layer Protocol [Arch] operating on [TCP].  Control Protocols
 
May 21, 2019 2019-05-21 3011.000
 
ANSI E1.31 - 2018

Entertainment Technology - Lightweight streaming protocol for transport of DMX512 using ACN

ANSI E1.31 - 2018, Entertainment Technology - Lightweight streaming protocol for transport of DMX512 using ACN, is a revision of the 2016 standard. It describes a mechanism to transfer DMX512A packets over a TCP/IP network using a subset of the ACN protocol suite. It covers data format, data protocol, data addressing, and network management It also outlines a synchronization method to help ensure that multiple sinks can process this data concurrently when supervised by the same controller. This revision includes support for IPv6 as well as IPv4.  Control Protocols
 
November 07, 2018 2018-11-07 3100.000
 
ANSI E1.31 - 2016

Entertainment Technology - Lightweight streaming protocol for transport of DMX512 using ACN

This document has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
October 11, 2016 2016-10-11 3100.998
 
ANSI E1.31 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Lightweight streaming protocol for transport of DMX512 using ACN

This document has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
May 04, 2009 2009-05-04 3100.999
 
ANSI E1.32 - 2012 (R2017)

Guide for the Inspection of Entertainment Industry Incandescent Lamp Luminaires

ANSI E1.32 - 2012 (R2017) provides guidance in the inspection of stage and studio luminaires used in the entertainment industry to evaluate their safety and any needed maintenance. The information contained in this document is intended to supplement the information contained in manufacturers' maintenance instructions.  Electrical Power
 
September 15, 2017 2017-09-15 3200.000
 
ANSI E1.32 - 2012

Guide for the Inspection of Entertainment Industry Incandescent Lamp Luminaires

This document has been superseded.  Electrical Power
 
July 03, 2012 2012-07-03 3200.999
 
ANSI E1.33 - 2019

Entertainment Technology -- (RDMnet) -- Message Transport and Device Management of ANSI E1.20 (RDM) compatible and similar devices over IP Networks

ANSI E1.33 - 2019, Entertainment Technology -- (RDMnet) -- Message Transport and Device Management of ANSI E1.20 (RDM) compatible and similar devices over IP Networks, is a standard for implementing ANSI E1.20 Remote Device Management messaging over an IP-based network. It is offered here bundled in a ZIP file with an index (ReadMe-RDM_Document_Index) listing other standards with RDM Parameter Messages that work with ANSI E1.33, and with those referenced standards, current as of 3 September 2019.   Control Protocols
 
August 27, 2019 2019-08-27 3300.000
 
ANSI E1.34 - 2009 (R2019)

Entertainment Technology - Measuring and Specifying the Slipperiness of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

ANSI E1.34 describes a very simple drag-sled for measuring the slipperiness of a performance floor, and two procedures to use with the sled. One uses standardized stainless steel feet on the sled to give a coefficent of friction number that can be used to describe the floor in a general way. The second procedure measures the slipperiness with a performer's shoe sole materials.

ANSI E1.34 is intended for performance floors; it is not intended for measuring the slipperiness of normal walking surfaces, such as hallways and sidewalks. 

Floors
 
March 08, 2019 2019-03-08 3400.000
 
ANSI E1.34 - 2009 (R2014)

Entertainment Technology - Measuring and Specifying the Slipperiness of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

This edition has been superseded.   Floors
 
May 29, 2014 2014-05-29 3400.998
 
ANSI E1.34 - 2009

Entertainment Technology - Measuring and Specifying the Slipperiness of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues

This document has been superseded.   Floors
 
February 02, 2009 2009-02-02 3400.999
 
ANSI E1.35 - 2013 (R2018)

Standard for Lens Quality Measurements for Pattern Projecting Luminaires Intended for Entertainment Use

ANSI E1.35 describes a method for measuring stage and studio luminaire lens quality with particular emphasis on contrast and perceived projected image quality (sharpness). It also offers a way for presenting these results on a datasheet in a format that is readily understood by a typical end-user and that allows the end-user to directly compare lenses in a meaningful way. Without this standard, there is no way to describe how clearly a stage lighting instrument projects an image, other than by showing a person with the actual instrument and gobo.

The download is a ZIP file that includes an EPS graphic file of the test pattern in three common gobo sizes. 

Photometrics
 
February 27, 2018 2018-02-27 3500.000
 
ANSI E1.35 - 2013

Standard for Lens Quality Measurements for Pattern Projecting Luminaires Intended for Entertainment Use

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
May 06, 2013 2013-05-06 3500.998
 
ANSI E1.35 - 2007

Standard for Lens Quality Measurements for Pattern Projecting Luminaires Intended for Entertainment Use

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
October 10, 2007 2007-10-10 3500.999
 
ANSI E1.36 - 2007 (R2017)

Model Procedure for Permitting the Use of Tungsten-Halogen Incandescent Lamps and Stage and Studio Luminaires in Vendor Exhibit Booths in Convention and Trade Show Exhibition Halls

This document has been written to offer a model set of procedures that can be used by convention center and trade show exhibition hall staff to mitigate the risks perceived to be associated with the use of tungsten-halogen lamps and stage and studio luminaires. This policy applies to all luminaires that use tungsten-halogen lamps and to all stage and studio luminaires being used by vendors to provide illumination or to create effects with light in exhibit booths at convention centers or trade shows. The R2017 edition is a reaffirmation of the 2007 edition.   Photometrics
 
November 02, 2017 2017-11-02 3600.000
 
ANSI E1.36 - 2007 (R2012)

Model Procedure for Permitting the Use of Tungsten-Halogen Incandescent Lamps and Stage and Studio Luminaires in Vendor Exhibit Booths in Convention and Trade Show Exhibition Halls

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
October 04, 2012 2012-10-04 3600.998
 
ANSI E1.36 - 2007

Model Procedure for Permitting the Use of Tungsten-Halogen Incandescent Lamps and Stage and Studio Luminaires in Vendor Exhibit Booths in Convention and Trade Show Exhibition Halls

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
October 10, 2007 2007-10-10 3600.999
 
ANSI E1.37-1 - 2012 (R2017)

Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) -- Part 1

ANSI E1.37-1 -2012 (R2017), Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) -- Part 1, is part of the E1.37 project, and provides additional get/set parameter messages (PIDs). Most of the messages in this document are intended for use with entertainment lighting dimming systems. These additional messages allow access to configuration parameters commonly found in many theatrical dimming systems.  Control Protocols
 
May 18, 2017 2017-05-18 3701.000
 
ANSI E1.37-1 - 2012

Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) -- Part 1, Dimmer Message Sets

This document has been superseded.   Control Protocols
 
January 13, 2012 2012-01-13 3701.900
 
ANSI E1.37-2 -- 2015 (R2021)

Entertainment Technology - Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) -- Part 2, IPv4 & DNS Configuration Messages

ANSI E1.37-2 is another part of the multi-part, open-ended E1.37 standard. It provides additional Get/Set parameter messages (PIDs) for use with the ANSI E1.20 Remote Device Management protocol. Messages in this document are intended for configuring network interfaces, routing information and Domain Name System settings on devices with IPv4 addresses.  Control Protocols
 
June 24, 2021 2021-06-24 3702.000
 
ANSI E1.37-2 - 2015

Entertainment Technology - Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) -- Part 2, IPv4 & DNS Configuration Messages

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
September 25, 2015 2015-09-25 3702.900
 
ANSI E1.37-2 - 2014

Entertainment Technology - Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) -- Part 2, IPv4 & DNS Configuration Messages

This document has been superseded.  Control Protocols
 
October 10, 2014 2014-10-10 3702.999
 
ANSI E1.37-7 - 2019

Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) - Gateway & Splitter Configuration Messages

ANSI E1.37-7 provides additional Get/Set Parameter Messages for use with the ANSI E1.20 Remote Device Management protocol [RDM] and ANSI E1.33 RDMnet protocol [RDMnet]. It contains messages relating to configuring managed splitters, proxy devices, and RDMnet Devices.  Control Protocols
 
May 23, 2019 2019-05-23 3707.000
 
ANSI E1.39 - 2021

Entertainment Technology - Selection and Use of Personal Fall Arrest Systems on Portable Structures Used in the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.39 establishes minimum requirements for the selection and use of personal fall arrest systems (PFAS) on portable structures in the entertainment industry. In addition, the standard establishes minimum requirements for products and portable structures used in the service of PFAS. The requirements for other methods used to protect workers from fall hazards such as safety nets, guard rails, and rope access techniques are not included in this standard. This standard does not preclude the use of other appropriate standards to promote fall protection safety.   Rigging
 
May 06, 2021 2021-05-06 3900.000
 
ANSI E1.39 - 2015

Entertainment Technology - Selection and Use of Personal Fall Arrest Systems on Portable Structures Used in the Entertainment Industry

This document has been superseded  Rigging
 
January 28, 2015 2015-01-28 3900.999
 
ANSI E1.40 - 2016

Recommendations For the Planning of Theatrical Dust Effects

ANSI E1.40 - 2016, Recommendations For the Planning of Theatrical Dust Effects, gives a mixture of guidance "should" statements and mandatory "shall" statements to help people to avoid inappropriate dust effect materials, to select those that are least likely to cause health or safety problems, and to use them with care.  Fog & Smoke
 
September 16, 2016 2016-09-16 4000.000
 
ANSI E1.40 - 2011

Recommendations For the Planning of Theatrical Dust Effects

This document has been superseded.  Fog & Smoke
 
December 05, 2011 2011-12-05 4000.999
 
ANSI E1.41 - 2016

Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Entertainment Luminaires Utilizing Solid State Light Sources

ANSI E1.41 - 2016, Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Entertainment Luminaires Utilizing Solid State Light Sources, offers recommendations for measuring and reporting the output of LED luminaires used in the live entertainment industry. This industry needs unusually precise color and color rendering characterization, which this document provides. Current methods for luminaire output measurement assume the use of broad-band emitters, which LEDs are not, and do not deal well with characterizing the intensely colored light LEDs can produce. The standard specifies that the Fidelity Index (Rf) rating, as defined in IES TM-30-15, IES Method for Evaluating Light Source Color Rendition, be used for reporting the production of white light of a reported CCT. The previous version, published in 2012, required reporting the CQS score.  Photometrics
 
September 16, 2016 2016-09-16 4100.000
 
ANSI E1.41 - 2012

Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Entertainment Luminaires Utilizing Solid State Light Sources

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
February 16, 2012 2012-02-16 4100.999
 
ANSI E1.42 - 2018

Entertainment Technology -- Design, Installation, and Use of Orchestra Pit Lifts

This standard covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration and repair of permanently installed orchestra pit lifts and their associated parts, rooms, spaces, enclosures and hoistways, where located in a theatre or a similar place of public entertainment.  Stage Machinery Working Group
 
November 06, 2018 2018-11-06 4200.000
 
ANSI E1.42 - 2016

Entertainment Technology -- Design, Installation, and Use of Orchestra Pit Lifts

This standard has been superseded.  Stage Machinery Working Group
 
August 05, 2016 2016-08-05 4200.990
 
ANSI E1.43 - 2016

Entertainment Technology - Performer Flying Systems

This standard establishes a minimum level of performance parameters for the design, manufacture, use, and maintenance of performer flying systems used in the production of entertainment events. The purpose of this guidance is to achieve the adequate strength, reliability, and safety of these systems to ensure safety of the performer, other production personnel, and audiences under all circumstances associated with performer flying.  Rigging
 
February 12, 2016 2016-02-12 4300.000
 
ANSI E1.44 - 2014 (R2019)

Common Show File Exchange Format for Entertainment Industry Automation Control Systems - Stage Machinery

This standard addresses common show file requirements for automated stage machinery control systems used in entertainment venues. It establishes a minimum level of design and performance guidelines for the integrated software design of processor based machinery control equipment. The purpose of this guidance is to ensure that users will be able to transfer, modify and customize a 'least common denominator' show file for the data required to tour entertainment productions from one facility to another, even when the facilities' physical conditions, hoist inventories, and placements, and the machinery control consoles and data topology differ.  Stage Machinery Working Group
 
May 23, 2019 2019-05-23 4400.000
 
ANSI E1.44 - 2014

Common Show File Exchange Format For Entertainment Industry Automation Control Systems - Stage Machinery

This document has been superseded  Rigging
 
February 06, 2014 2014-02-06 4400.900
 
ANSI E1.45 - 2013

Unidirectional Transport of IEEE 802 data frames over ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A)

This document has been withdrawn and is no longer an American National Standard. Essential parts of the method are protected by Korean and US patents, and the patent holder has not given assurance that the intellectual property can be licensed under reasonable terms and conditions that are demonstrably free of any unfair discrimination.  Control Protocols
 
October 08, 2015 2015-10-08 4500.000
 
ANSI E1.46 - 2018

Standard for the Prevention of Falls from Theatrical Stages and Raised Performance Platforms

The users of theatrical stages and raised platforms can suffer debilitating injuries from falls into orchestra pits, open stage lifts, and similar openings in stage floors. Health and safety regulations require action to prevent these falls, but offer little guidance that is suitable for theatrical environments. This document provides that guidance. This revised edition addresses recent changes to 29 CFR 1910 subpart D.  Floors
 
July 13, 2018 2018-07-13 4600.000
 
ANSI E1.46 - 2016

Standard for the Prevention of Falls from Theatrical Stages and Raised Performance Platforms

This document has been superseded.   Floors
 
February 29, 2016 2016-02-29 4600.999
 
ANSI E1.47-2020

Entertainment Technology - Recommended Guidelines for Entertainment Rigging System Inspections

This standard is an updated revision of ANSI E1.47 - 2017. It offers guidance on inspecting entertainment rigging systems, which are systems used to lift and support scenery, luminaires, and other equipment overhead in entertainment venues, such as theatres, video/film studios, amphitheatres, and arenas used for live performances or special events.  Rigging
 
June 18, 2020 2020-06-18 4700.000
 
ANSI E1.47 - 2017

Entertainment Technology -- Recommended Guidelines for Entertainment Rigging System Inspections

This document has been superseded.   Rigging
 
April 28, 2017 2017-04-28 4700.999
 
ANSI E1.48 - 2014 (R2019)

A Recommended Luminous Efficiency Function for Stage and Studio Luminaire Photometry

ANSI E1.48 specifies an luminous efficiency function V(lambda) that more accurately represents human eye response than many other V(lambda) functions often used when measuring light energy and then expressing it in units that represent the human eye response, such as lux, lumens, and candela. The function recommended in E1.48 results in a more accurate rendering of perceived brightness, particularly with narrow-band sources that have significant energy at the extreme ends of the spectrum, than do other commonly used V(lambda) functions.  Photometrics
 
February 01, 2019 2019-02-01 4800.000
 
ANSI E1.48 - 2014

A Recommended Luminous Efficiency Function for Stage and Studio Luminaire Photometry

This document has been superseded.   Photometrics
 
January 27, 2014 2014-01-27 4800.999
 
ANSI E1.50-1 -- 2017

Requirements for the Structural Support of Temporary LED, Video & Display Systems

ANSI E1.50-1 covers the support of temporary installations of large format modular display systems, LED, video and other self-illuminating display structures not otherwise addressed by existing standards. The scope of this standard includes planning and site preparedness, assembly and erection, suspension and safety of components, special access requirements, use, and dismantling of these systems.   Rigging
 
August 14, 2017 2017-08-14 5010.000
 
ANSI E1.51 - 2018

The Selection, Installation, and Use of Single-Conductor Portable Power Feeder Cable Systems for Use At 600 Volts Nominal or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy in the Television, Film, Live Performance and Event Industries in Canada

ANSI E1.51 - 2018, The Selection, Installation, and Use of Single-Conductor Portable Power Feeder Cable Systems for Use At 600 Volts Nominal or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy in the Television, Film, Live Performance and Event Industries in Canada, is about what the title says it is about. It gives guidance on how to safely use single-conductor portable power feeder cable, a power distribution technique about which the Canadian Electrical Code is largely silent.  Electrical Power
 
November 07, 2018 2018-11-07 5100.000
 
ANSI E1.53 - 2019

Overhead mounting of luminaires, lighting accessories, and other portable devices: specification and practice

This standard covers specifications for the primary and secondary mounting devices for portable stage and studio luminaires and accessories, and for similarly fastened special effects machines. The standard offers guidance on how to properly affix these mounting devices. This revision relaxes the labeling requirements and makes it clear that environmental factors (e.g., heat, UV, and salt spray) need to be considered for all mounting devices.   Electrical Power
 
June 28, 2019 2019-06-28 5300.000
 
ANSI E1.53 - 2016

Overhead mounting of luminaires, lighting accessories, and other portable devices: specification and practice

This document has been superseded.   Electrical Power
 
August 04, 2016 2016-08-04 5300.999
 
ANSI E1.54 - 2021

ESTA Standard for Color Communication in Entertainment Lighting

This standard specifies the color space to be utilized when communicating color between lighting controllers and color-changing luminaires. The method is generic and is neither manufacturer-specific nor color technology-specific. It facilitates communication of chromaticity only  Photometrics
 
January 07, 2021 2021-01-07 5400.000
 
ANSI E1.54 - 2015

PLASA Standard for Color Communication in Entertainment Lighting

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
May 21, 2015 2015-05-21 5400.999
 
ANSI E1.55 - 2016

Standard for Theatrical Makeup Mirror Lighting

ANSI E1.55 - 2016, Standard for Theatrical Makeup Mirror Lighting, is a standard for the lighting systems used with makeup mirrors and makeup stations in theatres and other performance venues. It describes the topology of the makeup mirror lighting system, the quantity of light, the distribution of light from those sources, apparent source size, brightness, color rendering, and correlated color temperature. This version of the standard adds the Fidelity Index (Rf) rating per IES TM-30-15, IES Method for Evaluating Light Source Color Rendition, as an acceptable rating to meet the requirements for color rendering. The standard was developed at the request of Actors' Equity Association to help their members.   Photometrics
 
September 16, 2016 2016-09-16 5500.000
 
ANSI E1.55 - 2015

Standard for Theatrical Makeup Mirror Lighting

This document has been superseded.  Photometrics
 
August 25, 2015 2015-08-25 5500.999
 
ANSI E1.56-2018

Entertainment Technology -- Rigging Support Points

This standard applies to stationary rigging points, attached to permanent facility structure, that are intended to be permanent, and provides minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, installation, inspection and documentation of these rigging points for their use to support rigging loads.  Rigging
 
November 06, 2018 2018-11-06 5600.000
 
ANSI E1.57 - 2016 (R2021)

Recommendations to prevent falls on or off movable parade floats, movable stages, and similar moving platforms

ANSI E1.57 offers recommendations for steps to be taken to prevent falls by anyone (e.g., performers, technicians, politicians) on parade floats, movable stages, and similar moving platforms. Fall protection is needed, but should be provided in a way that preserves the artistic intent of the moving float or platform. This document provides guidance on how to accomplish these two aims.  Floors
 
May 05, 2021 2021-05-05 5700.000
 
ANSI E1.57 - 2016

Recommendations to prevent falls on or off movable parade floats, movable stages, and similar moving platforms

This document has been superseded.  Floors
 
May 06, 2016 2016-05-06 5700.999
 
ANSI E1.58 - 2017

Electrical Safety Standard for Portable Stage and Studio Equipment Used Outdoors

E1.58 addresses the planning and execution of temporary outdoor portable electrical installations in compliance with the intent of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, Sections 520.10 and 530.6 which state that "Portable stage and studio lighting equipment and portable power distribution equipment not identified for outdoor use shall be permitted for temporary use outdoors, provided the equipment is supervised by qualified personnel while energized and barriered from the general public." (This quote is from 520.10; 530.6 is similar.) Safety is the primary concern. Conditions that degrade the operational performance or life of the electrical equipment are secondary.  Electrical Power
 
October 11, 2017 2017-10-11 5800.000
 
ANSI E1.59 - 2021

Entertainment Technology--Object Transform Protocol (OTP)

ANSI E1.59 describes a mechanism to transfer object transform information such as position, orientation and velocity over an IP network using a subset of the [ACN] protocol suite. It covers data format, data protocol, data addressing, and network management. Data transmitted is intended to coordinate visual and audio elements of a production and should not be used for safety critical applications.  Control Protocols
 
January 19, 2021 2021-01-19 5900.000
 
ANSI E1.60 - 2018

Guidelines for the Use of Raked Stages in Live Performance Environments

This standard provides guidance for the use of raked stages in live performance environments to mitigate the risks for the protection of actors and technicians.   Floors
 
September 20, 2018 2018-09-20 6000.000
 
ANSI E1.62 - 2021

Minimum specifications for mass-produced portable platforms, ramps, stairs, and choral risers for live performance events

ANSI E1.62 is a product specification covering serially manufactured portable platforms, stair units ramps, and choral risers used for events such as live drama, musicals, fashion shows, and concerts. It also covers railings provided as fall protection accessories for these units. It gives minimum payload and sideways force handling specifications. Custom platforms or complete stage systems are outside its scope.   Floors
 
January 19, 2021 2021-01-19 6200.000
 
ANSI E1.66 - 2020

Safety Standard for Followspot Positions Erected for Short-term Use in Entertainment Venues

ANSI E1.66 covers the safety requirements for followspot positions in or on structures erected for short-term use, and positions not covered by ANSI E1.28. It is applicable to followspot positions indoors and outdoors. It addresses structural, electrical, and personnel safety requirements associated with non-permanent followspot positions.   Followspot Position
 
April 03, 2020 2020-04-03 6600.000
 
ANSI E1.67 - 2021

Entertainment Technology - Design, Inspection, Maintenance, Selection, and Use of Hand and Lever-Operated Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry

ANSI E1.67 covers the design, inspection, maintenance, selection, and use of serially manufactured hand chain and lever hoists used in the entertainment industry.  Rigging
 
May 06, 2021 2021-05-06 6700.000
 
Application Guide for ANSI E1.3 - 2001, Lighting Control Systems 0 to 10V Analog Control Specifications This document explains some of the design implications that may not be obvious in the E1.3 standard. It also offers some troubleshooting guidance for users of analog control equipment. This document does not add any requirements to the E1.3 standard, nor does it remove any requirements. All the recommendations in this document are advisory only.   Control Protocols
 
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Camera Crane Operator's Handbook The Camera Crane Operator's Handbook is an illustrated booklet that outlines safe practices and good advice for a variety of camera cranes in a variety of situations. The recommendations, coupled with common sense, good judgment, and proper evaluation of each situation, greatly reduce the risk of accidents with camera cranes.  Camera Cranes
 
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ESTA_Boilerplate_For_Specifiers.txt ESTA_Boilerplate_For_Specifiers.txt provides cut-and-paste text as a convenience for people writing specifications and wishing to reference in those specifications standards developed in ESTA's Technical Standards Program. Use of this text will reduce the probability of undesired equipment or installation practices being offered in response to a bid or a call for proposals because a standard describing the equipment or installation practice was referenced imprecisely. This document of recommended cut-and-paste text will be revised as new standards are published and older ones are revised or reaffirmed, and as better text specifying the standards is written.   TSC
 
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Introduction to Modern Atmospheric Effects, 6th edition The Introduction to Modern Atmospheric Effects, 6th edition is the latest edition of the popular handbook on theatrical fogs. The book gives the entertainment industry a factual presentation on all types of popular atmospheric fog effects. The section on using fog offers tips on putting fog where it will do the most good, lighting it effectively, working with fire alarms, and limiting exposure. This edition includes more detailed information on controlling exposure, including the use of meters. The bibliography also has been updated.   Fog & Smoke
 
0000-00-00 999904.000
 
Recommended Practice for DMX512: A guide for users and installers, 2nd edition Recommended Practice for DMX512: A guide for users and installers, second edition, by Adam Bennette adds information about ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and ANSI E1.20 (RDM) to the information about USITT's DMX512 that was offered in Bennette's original, popular Recommended Practice for DMX512. This updated edition offers advice intended to help people successfully install and use DMX512-A and RDM equipment. The document is a PLASA/USITT recommended practice, not an ANSI, USITT, or PLASA standard, but it is being offered as an educational service to the industry.

 

 
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Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications and the Supplement to the Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications The Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications and the Supplement to the Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications are now bundled together to make one packet. The combined packet is being offered at no cost as a service to people with legacy systems. The practices described are not current state of the art and are not recommended for new installations. 66 pages total.  Control Protocols
 
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Explanatory Notes to ANSI E1.54 This document offers explanatory notes to ANSI E1.54-2021. It does not add, delete, or modify any requirements in that standard. This document is informational only and is not an American National Standard.  Photometrics
 
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