1. The illusion of movement in illuminated signs created by turning the lighting elements on and off in sequence., achieved by using a chaser, an electric component that can be programmed to provide the on and off sequence, or a computer control. 2. To decorate metal, typically by engraving or cutting.
Automatic adjusting of the speed of a recorder (or sequencer) to be time with another recorder
A lighting design term referring to a group of lights which are turned on and off in a sequence. A chase can be as simple as a single string of lights flashed sequentially around a sign by a mechanical or electronic switching device (chaser or chase unit), or by utilizing the chase (or effect) functions of a computer memory console, a chase can be a complex multi-part cues affecting large groups of lighting instruments. See Also: Lighting Instrument Light Cue Computer Memory Console