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PLSN Webdesk • Upcoming Events • September 1, 2008
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August 2008

PLSN Webdesk • Product News • August 6, 2008
Anolis ArcControl 1024

Anolis ArcControl 1024 is a programmable stand-alone wall-mounted DMX controller. It fits into a 47 mm deep back box. Surface mount and frame mount options are also available. The controller includes a library of all Anolis luminaires and other effects. The LCD display and scroll-wheel,  combined with the real time astronomical clock, enable more complex sequences, timed events and colors to be added without using a computer.

Anolis • 954.615.9100 • www.anolis.eu

Free Rigging Data Slide Rule Returns

PLSN Webdesk • News • July 18, 2008
SYRACUSE, NY — For the 20th year,  J. R. Clancy is giving away free slide rules to rigging technology dealers and installers. The newly revised sixth edition of the Clancy Slide Rule is made to be easy-to-use, fit in a shirt pocket, and give riggers a way to quickly calculate ratios and measurements commonly used in rigging. Read More...

July 2008

PLSN Webdesk • Product News • July 15, 2008

Clay Paky Alpha 300 Series

Clay Paky has introduced four compact 300-watt moving yoke projectors: Alpha Beam 300, Alpha Spot HPE 300, Alpha Spot 300 and Alpha Wash 300 washlight. Alpha Beam 300 pro-duces a parallel beam, similar to that of an ACL. Alpha Spot HPE 300 features zoom, CMY, 8+1 color wheel, 15 gobos, morphing effect, rotating prism, frost, dimmer on dedicated channel, iris and strobe. Alpha Spot 300 features two 8+1 color wheels, 15 gobos, morphing effect, rotating prism, dimmer on dedicated channel and strobe. Alpha Wash 300 features CMY color mixing and 8+1 color wheel, two levels of frost, dimmer on dedicated channel and strobe.
PRG Distribution • 702.942.4772 • www.prg.com


PowerLift Winch Series from J.R. Clancy

PLSN Webdesk • News • July 3, 2008

SYRACUSE, NY — J. R. Clancy, Inc. said its new PowerLift variable speed 0-20 feet per minute motorized winch can minimize “bouncing” at the start or end of a move. The new winch (product number 018-P0220V) has a load capacity of 2,000 pounds. The company is also introducing its PowerLift fixed speed 20 feet per minute motorized winch (product number 018-P0212), with a load capacity of 1,200 pounds.


New Products

PLSN Webdesk • Product News • June 10, 2008

American DJ Accu Series

American DJ’s Accu Series now has two new LED-powered moving heads — the Accu Spot 250 Hybrid, shown here on top, and the Accu LED MH. The Accu Spot 250 Hybrid com-bines a 250W discharge lamp with nine 1-watt LEDs (3 red, 3 green, 3 blue). Features include seven replaceable rotating gobos plus spot (two dichroic glass gobos), nine colors plus white, sound active mode with built-in programs, RDMX remote DMX addressing, auto X-Y repositioning, 360° pan/ 265° tilt and a four-button menu system.  It has a beam angle of 15° with an optional 18° beam angle (sold separately). The MSRP is $1,399.95.  The nine-DMX channel Accu LED MH is a moving head with 69 red, green and blue LED beams that produce an output similar to a 250W halogen lamp, while consuming less power. Its MSRP is $999.95.
American DJ • 800.322.6337 • www.americandj.com




April 2008

PLSN Webdesk • Product News • May 12, 2008

 American DJ Mega Pixel LED

American DJ’s new Mega Pixel LED is a color bar with 384 LEDs that produce moving patterns and chases. It measures one meter long and has 128 red, 128 green and 128 blue 5mm LEDs arranged in 24 color banks of 16 LEDs each.



New Products

PLSN Webdesk • Product News • April 10, 2008

American DJ’s Quad Gem DMX

American DJ’s new Quad Gem DMX is a four-lens effect with 224 red, green, blue and white LEDs configured in groups of 56 per lens. The LEDs project four moonflower ef-fects from a single unit. The highly portable, DMX compatible unit was designed for DJs and clubs. It consumes 20 watts of power and the LEDs are rated at 100,000 hours. The Quad Gem DMX features 12 built-in programs, fast to slow strobing, and 0 to 100 percent electronic dimming.  It can be operated in three modes: sound active, DMX, or with American DJ’s UC3 optional universal controller, sold separately. 

American DJ • 800.322.6337 • www.americandj.com



New Products

PLSN Webdesk • Product News • March 15, 2008

Antari M-5 Fogger


The new Antari M-5 Stage Fogger from Elation Professional is a 1,500-watt fog machine designed for stage and touring applications. Featuring a low-profile rectangular housing, the M-5 Fogger is designed to be unobtrusive. Two handles allow for easy transport and its 10-liter tank provides extended operation. With a warm-up time of eight minutes, the machine can produce 20,000 CFM. The M-5 weighs 33 pounds and includes a timer remote and onboard DMX-512. Optional accessories include a wireless remote and a heavy-duty flight case. Measuring 26”L x 12.5”W x 6.7”H, the Antari M-5 fog machine has a suggested retail price of $799.95.

Elation Professional  •  866.245.6726  •  www.elationlighting.com




2007 Special Olympic World Summer Games Opens Ceremony with PR Lighting

PLSN Webdesk • International News • November 9, 2007

SHANGHAI — Chinese President Hu Jintao declared the beginning of the 2007 Special Olympic World Summer Games at the recent opening ceremony.


Kanye West Hits the Stage with Scharff Weisberg

PLSN Webdesk • News • November 5, 2007

NEW YORK — A number of recent Kanye West events required the lighting design of Starlight Visual’s Jonathan Goldstein and the services and inventory offered by Scharff Weisberg.  The two collaborated on projects, including two high-profile parties, the artist's appearance on Saturday Night live and a number of North American concerts. Highlighting the equipment package was the powerful yet compact LittleBig 3.5.


Projection Connection: New Products

PLSN Webdesk • Product News • September 18, 2007
FOR-A’s VPS-715 GINGA switcher contains all the features of the VPS-700 in a 1.5 M/E digital switcher. The VPS-715 includes frame synchronizer for every input, up to 16 SD inputs and outputs, six keyers and six channels of 3D DVE.  It has a large control panel, consisting of 16 primary input buttons: PST/PGM (Preview/Program) BUS, ME (MIX/EFFECT) BUS, KEY/FILL BUS, AUX BUS and function keys. A newly added feature on the VPS-715 is its VPS-70FR flash recorder option which allows 120 seconds of uncompressed video recording and provides two channels (Key/Fill) with simultaneous playback for video insert, CG wipe or slow motion playback. The switcher’s fader link function allows for manual playback control as well. The VPS-715 is equipped with redundant power supplies for the MU and OU as standard.  As an option on the VPS-715, users can add 2D DVE in every input, delivering up to 32 DVE channels and total flexibility for multisource productions. It supports the 525/60 and 625/50 standard definition formats.
FOR-A • +44 (0) 208.391.7979 • www.for-a.com


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