Draft Rigging Standards Available

Sep 18, 2003 12:00 PM, Editors


Education Guide

Mix is gearing up to present its longstanding annual Audio Education Guide in its November 2014 issue. Want to have your school listed in the directory, or do you need to update your current directory listing? Add an image, program description, or a logo to your listing! Get your school in the Mix Education Guide 2014.

ESTA announced that two draft rigging standards are now available to the public for review and comment through November 11, 2003.

The “BSR E1.4, Entertainment Technology—Manual Counterweight Rigging Systems” describes the design and construction of manually powered, counterweight rigging systems. The primary purpose of this standard is to enhance the safety of the system, which is used in theaters.

The “BSR E1.8, Entertainment Technology—Loudspeaker Enclosures Intended for Overhead Suspension: Classification, Manufacture and Structural Testing” describes the structural requirements for loudspeaker enclosures intended for overhead suspension, which include enclosure construction, component part security, enclosure suspension hardware, manufacturing control systems, structural testing and product representation. The standard is intended to enhance the safety of overhead speakers at music concerts and other public performances by helping to ensure that the speaker enclosures and the connections to the rigging hardware are suitably strong.

Copies of the draft documents and the public-review forms are available online at www.esta.org/tsp or by requesting copies from ESTA’s technical standards manager, Karl G. Ruling, via mail at 875 Sixth Ave., Ste. 1005, New York, NY 10001; 212/244-1505; fax 212/244-1502; standards@esta.org.

Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

Mix Books

Modern Recording and Mixing

This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95

Mastering Cubase 4

Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95



Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine takes you straight into the studio, with new product announcements, industry news, upcoming events, recent recording/post projects and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

MixLine Live

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine Live takes you on the road with today's hottest tours, new sound reinforcement professional products, recent installs, industry news and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

The Wire, a virtual press conference offering postings of the latest gear and music news, direct from the source. Visit the The Wire for the latest press postings.