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LED Hard-Edge Moving Lights
LED Hard-Edge Moving Lights

LED Hard-Edge Moving Lights

by Nook Schoenfeld
in Buyer's Guides

It’s been a few years since the first moving light LED profiles hit the scene. Originally, these models were not very bright. The output was so weak that many of these fixtures were deemed useless for most applications. With the advent of bright high-wattage LED light sources, this has changed. Some offer color mixing now as well as a color wheel. Some have all the bells and whistles of any arc light spot fixture on the market. Some are tiny enough to be hidden in a corner. Here’s a look at some of the many options to choose from.

To download a PDF of the PLSN Dec. 2015 Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE

LED Tape and Rope

by Nook Schoenfeld
in Buyer's Guides

There are few better ways to sparkle up a tradeshow booth or stage design then through the use of some rows of brightly colored LEDs. Each year new improved models of LED products appear. There are more than 600 manufacturers of LED tape alone in the world. We contacted reputable dealers to see what they had to offer.

To download a PDF of the PLSN September 2015 Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE.

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LED Lekos

by Nook Schoenfeld
in Buyer's Guides

PLSN Buyers Guide - LED LekosLED Lekos came on the scene 10 years ago. They weren’t bright enough, especially the ones that mixed color. But that was just a matter of time. Nowadays if you are still stuffing FEL lamps into Leko caps, your days are numbered. I could explain, but why bother. The options for change are all there for you now, and the fixtures are brighter than their ancestors. The PRG Renew allows the user to keep his old ellipsoidal body and just switch the old head for one with an LED source. Chauvet makes a fixture that allows the buyer to still use their old cable and dimmers, just replace the fixture. One can adjust the white color temperature now so they work great for film use. Whatever your need, LED Lekos of all types, sizes and abilities are displayed this month so choose wisely.

To download a PDF of the PLSN August 2015 Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE.

White Light LED Fixtures

by Nook Schoenfeld
in Buyer's Guides

White Light LED Fixtures, PLSN Buyers Guide, April 2015White Light LED fixtures are by no means new to the lighting world, but the sheer number of new models being fabricated by many companies is mind-boggling. With so many different models running in so many modes, one has to wonder how long it will be before incandescent fixtures will only be found in museums.

To download a PDF of the PLSN March 2015 Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE.

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LED Displays

by Nook Schoenfeld
in Buyer's Guides

PLSN February 2015 Buyer's Guide - Truss ProductsI like the vast array of different LED displays that have sprung up in the last two years. Flexible screens, various sized LED tiles and pixel pitches. New hard strips of LED to replace the LED tape we all have been trying to use the last few years. There are models for outdoor use as well as indoor applications, and there are some that can stand a little rain in between. This year I have seen video tiles designed for stadium scoreboards as well as affordable tiles for DJ platforms and LED video products ranging from 2mm pixel pitch to single LEDs measuring 12 inches in diameter. Whatever you are looking for, one of these manufacturers is sure to have it, and what better place to look for LED display manufacturers then right here in the PLSN Buyers Guide.

To download a PDF of the PLSN Feb. 2015 Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE.

LED Pixel Mapping & Zone Controllable Moving Heads

by Justin Lang
in Buyer's Guides

PLSN Dec 2014 Buyers GuideA wash light is a wash light right?  Not since LEDs made their way into our world.  When manufacturers started to incorporate LEDs into wash fixtures, it was just that, a wash fixture. They had the added benefit of energy savings and almost every single color available from the rainbow.

To download a PDF of the Dec. 2014 PLSN Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE.

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LED Luminaires

by Justin Lang
in Buyer's Guides

PLSN Sept 2014 Buyers Guide LED LuminairesIn this months Buyer's Guide, we take a look at LED Luminaires.  Specifically, PAR-like fixtures that provide us with a seemingly infinite array of colors, made possible by the additive color mixing system that LEDs have to offer.

To download a PDF of the Sept. 2014 PLSN Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE

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White Light LED Fixtures for TV and Film

by Justin Lang
in Buyer's Guides

White Light LED Fixtures for TV and FilmLighting for the camera and for the eye are two different things.  Naturally, the eye is a bit more forgiving as it has less sensitivity and automatically makes things somewhat balanced. The camera acts similarly to the eye, but since it’s not directly connected to a brain, it requires much more attention to certain levels of light and other details to create a clean and balanced image on screen.

To download a PDF of the April 2014 Buyers Guide, CLICK HERE

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