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Show Laser Glossary, Definitions & Explanations

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Analog Modulation

What is Analog Modulation?

In the show laser industry 'analog modulation' defines the ability of a laser source to "dim" the output power of the laser beam, which means that the output power can be adjusted without stepping. Thus, it is possible to display up to 16,7 million different shades of color with multi color laser systems (systems with more than one laser source color). Depending on the technology of the laser source, brightness can be controlled linearly to a great extent. Thereby mixed colors can be created specificly.
For professional laser shows, only laser systems with full analog color modulation are used.

What is TTL Modulation?

Counterpart of analog modulation is TTL-modulation (abbreviation for: Transistor-Transistor Logic -> this means: on/off only).

Can I use TTL Modulation with an analog system?

It does not damage an analog laser device, if it is triggered with a TTL signal (or the other way round).
A TTL RGB laser can only display 7 colors and no fading effects via analog signal are possible.

See this video for the differences between TTL and analog modulation


Buy Show Laser Systems with Analog Modulation

Here you can see all Laserworld laser lights with analog modulation. Click on a particular show laser to display more information from our shop.

Laserworld PL-6000G
Laserworld PL-6000G
Laserworld BeamBar 10R - 638 - RED
Laserworld BeamBar 10R - 638 - RED
Laserworld BeamBar 10G - 532 - GREEN
Laserworld BeamBar 10G - 532 - GREEN
Laserworld PL-20.000RGB
Laserworld PL-20.000RGB
Laserworld BeamBar 10B - 450 - BLUE
Laserworld BeamBar 10B - 450 - BLUE
Laserworld CS-2000RGB FX
Laserworld CS-2000RGB FX
Laserworld PL-5000RGB
Laserworld PL-5000RGB
RTI NANO G 40 OPSL
RTI NANO G 40 OPSL
Laserworld DS-1000RGB
Laserworld DS-1000RGB
Laserworld DS-2000RGB
Laserworld DS-2000RGB
Laserworld DS-3000RGB
Laserworld DS-3000RGB
RTI PIKO RGB 30 OPSL
RTI PIKO RGB 30 OPSL
RTI NANO RGB 50 OPSL
RTI NANO RGB 50 OPSL
RTI PIKO RGB 28
RTI PIKO RGB 28
Laserworld PL-10.000RGB
Laserworld PL-10.000RGB
Laserworld PL-30.000RGB
Laserworld PL-30.000RGB
Laserworld CS-1000RGB
Laserworld CS-1000RGB
tarm 2.5
tarm 2.5
 

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