A Study for Color and Illuminance Control Algorithm of Broadcast LED Lighting

방송용 LED 조명의 광색과 조도 제어 알고리즘에 대한 연구

Shin, Dong-Seok;Park, Chul-Hyung;Park, Chong-Yeun

  • Received : 2015.09.03
  • Accepted : 2015.09.25
  • Published : 2015.11.30


In this paper, colors of broadcast lightings composed of Red, Green, and Blue LED(Light Emitted Diode) can be linearly and quantitatively controlled in low illuminance. Because LED cannot emit uniform illuminance in low illuminance, the colors of RGB LED are unmixable. Furthermore, the illuminances are nonlinear with the dimming values of the RGB LED due to the nonlinearity of the output illuminance with the current through the LED. This nonlinearity generated errors of the target colors and illuminances. The proposed algorithm set up the target colors, which is expressed by the color coordinates in CIE 1931 color space, and the target illuminances. Then the illuminances of RGB LED were calculated using color mixing theory. The calculated illuminances determined the dimming values of the RGB LED for transmission via DMX512 communication. After the broadcasting lighting received the dimming values of the RGB LED via DMX512 communication,.RGB LED can emit target color and illuminance, and be controlled by calculating the PWM(Pulse Width Modulation) duty ratio of the hybrid LED driver which be considered the nonlinearity for the illuminances of the LED. As a result, the proposed algorithm can linearly and quantitatively control the colors and illuminances in full range of illuminance. Then we verify experimentally that the errors of the emitted color coordination x, y and illuminance are 2.27%, 3.6% and 1.5%, respectively.


Broadcasting;Dimming;Linear;Color;DMX512;Hybrid LED Driver;Broadcast LED Lighting


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