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PRG Bad Boys Light Up Eurovision Song Contest

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 22, 2009
MOSCOW — The gear list at the 54th annual Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals and finals included some 2,000 square meters of LED, and the largest assembly of PRG Bad Boy luminaires on any one show yet — 72 of the 48,000 lumen output instruments. Read More...

Le Maitre Changes Name to Ultratec Special Effects

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 22, 2009
LONDON, ON, Canada — Adrian Segeren, president, and Marnie Styles, vice president, announced that their company, Le Maitre Special Effects, has changed its name to Ultratec Special Effects, part of a strategy to differentiate the company in global markets. Read More...

Bandit Lites Providing Gear for XFC PPV Events

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 22, 2009
KNOXVILLE, TN —  Bandit Lites is providing lighting for XFC (Xtreme Fighting Championships) mixed martial arts pay-per-view events broadcast on HDNet. Read More...

Chauvet COLORdash Quad

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 22, 2009
Chauvet’s COLORdash™ Quad is a wash light with linear output that offers a wide field of color plus numerous options for a modest price. With 3, 4, 10 or 12-channel operating modes and saturated colors created by RGB color mixing, the COLORdash™ Quad includes four pods that can be controlled individually.  Each pod contains nine 1-watt LEDs for a total of 36 in the fixture. Read More...

Germany’s “Superstar” Lit by Robe DigitalSpots

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 22, 2009
COLOGNE, Germany — LD Manuel Da Costa from mo2 Design used Robe DigitalSpot 7000 and 3000DTs for the final of the latest series of Deutschland Sucht den Superstar, broadcast live on national channel RTL. Read More...

Medialon Announces Manager V5 Training Course

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 21, 2009
ORLANDO —Medialon will offer a training session on Manager V5 show and media control Software prior to InfoComm 09. The two-day course will be held on June 15 and 16 at Electrosonic’s Orlando-based facility. Read More...

Mike Andrews Joins Barbizon Light of the Rockies

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• May 21, 2009
DENVER — Mike Andrews wrote the book on High End Systems technical training. Now he has started a new chapter as the in-house technician for Barbizon Light of the Rockies. Andrews, who has held repair-related positions at High End, Robe and Barco, is certified in Vari-Lite repair as well. Read More...

LMG Named AV Supplier for the OCCC for Third Term

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 21, 2009
ORLANDO — LMG, Inc., a national provider of video, audio and lighting support, was recently awarded the contract as the preferred on-site AV supplier for the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). Read More...

Goboland Opens UAE Office

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 21, 2009
RAS AL KHAIMAH, U.A.E. — Belgian gobo manufacturer Goboland opened its Middle East office here recently to meet demand for its gobo services in the architectural sector. Read More...

Chauvet COLORado Gear Goes from Rock to Mariachi

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 21, 2009
TUCSON, ARIZ — Total Lighting Support used 24 Chauvet COLORado 6s lined up end to end for wash lighting at 27th annual International Mariachi Conference, which drew professional Mariachi performers and youth groups from the U.S. and Mexico. Read More...

J. R. Clancy PowerLifts Now Carry CE Mark

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 21, 2009
SYRACUSE, NY— J. R. Clancy announced that its PowerLift automated theatre hoist will now carry the CE Mark, signifying that the product officially meets the CE Mark directives for safety as required by 30 countries in the European Union (EU), making it eligible for sale within the EU and the European Free Trade Area. Read More...

Wide-Angle i-Pix BB7s Used for Doves U.K. Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 20, 2009
LONDON — LD Chris Bushell lit the recent U.K. tour for the Doves with new i-Pix BB7 wide-angle fixtures. The new fixtures offer a 20-degree angle dispersion, building upon the standard 10-degree version for i-Pix BB7 fixtures. Read More...

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