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PRG Distribution Helps ETS Lighten its Load

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 3, 2009
ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Event Technology Services (ETS) serves a diverse client base handling everything from casino and club installations to concert and corporate events. When ETS owner Eric Kennedy needed to expand his inventory of gear, he turned to PRG Distribution to find the equipment that would fill the bill. Read More...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Lighting Upgrade Includes ETC Ion Console

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 3, 2009
NEW YORK —New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (MMA) upgraded the lighting for its renovated American Wing courtyard. The upgrade included an ETC Ion lighting console used for control. The new lighting package was designed by Michael Nishball, principal, and Robert Young, associate, Theatre Projects Consultants (TPC), under contract to the architectural firm of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates. Read More...

Pittsburgh Festival of Lights Features Five-Minute Projection by Ross Ashton

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 3, 2009
PITTSBURGH, PA — The 2009 Pittsburgh Festival of Lights is featuring a five-minute projection work, Palimpsest, designed by E/T/C London’s Ross Ashton. Marguerite Jarrett Marks, a curator and organizer of the festival, which is run by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, commissioned Ashton for the show. Read More...

ABS, ExperienceChurch.TV to Produce Second AVL Expo

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 3, 2009
PUYALLUP, WA — Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) and Experience Church.tv have set the second Audio, Visual, Lighting Conference and Expo (AVL Expo) for Nov. 6-7, 2009. Representatives from more than 100 churches attended the inaugural AVL Expo last March. Read More...

Martin MAC 401 Dual LED Washlight with Zoom

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 3, 2009
The Martin Professional MAC 401 is an LED moving head washlight with an double-sided design for dual functionality, letting it work, for example, as a double washlight or beam reflective mirror. The fixture can output up to 6,600 lumens, power consumption is 370W with all LEDs at full, and the LEDs themselves have a projected working life of 50,000 hours. Read More...

White Light Lights Skyfest in London and Edinburgh

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 3, 2009
LONDON — Satellite TV company Sky opted for July and September alternatives to the company’s traditional Christmas party in London and Edinburgh, and event organizer The Rouge Partnership brought in White Light to handle lighting equipment rental, installation, show operation and load-out for the events in both cities, dubbed Skyfest. Read More...

FLDA Uses LEDs to Keep TV Sports Studios Eco-Friendly, Earthquake-Ready

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 2, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO — For its new multi-studio newsroom and production facility dedicated to Northern California’s sports teams, Comcast SportsNet had to balance visual dynamics with power limits imposed by the need to be eco-friendly and earthquake-ready. The network turned to Ferri Lighting Design & Associates (FLDA) for a lighting solution. Read More...

Robe Revamps Multilingual Web Site

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
ROZNOV POD RADHOSTEM, Czech Republic — Robe lighting launched its new multi-lingual Web site to better serve as a key communication portal for anyone interested in the company or its products and range of services. Read More...

Litepanels 1×1 Long-Throw SuperSpot

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 2, 2009
Litepanels adds to its 1x1 LED slimline fixture line with the new 1x1 SuperSpot. While the 1x1 Spot fixture focuses the 5600° beam to 30 degrees, the SuperSpot further focuses the output to a 15-degree beam, which concentrates the light in a smaller area to provide a longer throw. Read More...

Highlighting Music as Therapy at London’s O2

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
LONDON — The recent Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy “Rockwell” fund-raising event at London’s O2 arena strives to highlight the therapeutic benefits music can bring to children and adults living with traumatic illnesses, disabilities or memories. Read More...

Martin Maxxyz 2.60 Software Release

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 2, 2009
Martin Professional’s software version 2.60 for the Maxxyz family of lighting controllers includes Mark Cues (Move-in-Black), new effect generator macros, new grouping functions, new playback behaviors, complete Maxxyz Modules support, and those using a Martin Universal DMX box will find that Maxxyz PC will now generate up to two DMX universes without the need for a Maxxyz Dongle. Read More...

Da-Lite Offers “Angles of Reflection” Educational Articles

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 2, 2009
WARSAW, IN —Da-Lite Screen Company, Inc. has produced a series of educational articles entitled “Angles of Reflection” which cover many of the guidelines in use today for visual displays.  The articles also look at how these guidelines should be applied to advances in technology in recent years. Read More...

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