US Patent No. 10,551,017

LIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A LUMINAIRE UTILIZING A LAMP WITH INTENSE HOTSPOT


Patent No. 10,551,017
Issue Date February 04, 2020
Title Light Control System For A Luminaire Utilizing A Lamp With Intense Hotspot
Inventorship Pavel Jurik, Prostredni Becva (CZ)
Josef Valchar, Prostredni Becva (CZ)
Assignee Robe Lighting s.r.o., Roznov pod Radhostem (CZ)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,551,017

1. An automated luminaire comprising:a light source;
a first gobo wheel configured to receive a light beam produced by the light source, wherein the first gobo wheel comprises a large aperture position, a medium aperture position, and a plurality of first gobo positions;
a second gobo wheel configured to receive the light beam after it passes through the first gobo wheel, wherein the second gobo wheel comprises an open position and a second gobo position; and
a control system configured to:
make a first determination that the first gobo wheel is in the large aperture position and the second gobo wheel is in the open position;
move the first gobo wheel to the medium aperture position in response to making the first determination;
make a second determination that the first gobo wheel is in the medium aperture position and the second gobo wheel is in the second gobo position; and
move the first gobo wheel to the large aperture position in response to making the second determination.