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XSF XLITE Truss

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 20, 2009
Xtreme Structures and Fabrication’s XLITE line of truss products highlights affordability and lightness in weight. Available in triangle sections and square sections, standard lengths include 2.5 foot, 5 foot, 8 foot and 10 foot sections, with custom lengths available upon request. The line also includes an array of accessories including corner blocks, rig points, and base plates, for both triangle and square truss.  Read More...

Acrilex Acriglas Minerals Acrylic Sheets

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
Acrilex Acriglas® Minerals series line of acrylic sheets are composed of 20 percent Muscovite Mica flakes, a naturally occurring mineral. The series is being touted as a “green” option. The series encapsulates Muscovite Mica flakes in an acrylic matrix, transforming the raw material into a machineable, formable and weather-resistant product. Offered in an assortment of colors, the sheets are lighter and easier to fabricate than stone or glass. Available in a variety of sizes and thicknesses ranging from 1/8” to ½”, they can be drilled, routed, laser cut, glued, formed, hot stamped and silk-screened. Sheets can be custom cut or configured to meet specifications. Read More...

American DJ Mega Bar 50 RGB

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
American DJ's Mega Bar 50 RGB is half the size of the original 1-meter mega and less than half the price. The DMX-controlled color wash LED fixture features 126 10mm LEDs (42 red, 42 green and 42 blue), seven DMX modes, built-in programs and six stand-alone operating modes including a Sound Active Mode. Multiple units can be master/slaved via 3-pin XLR. The unit draws 18 watts at full intensity white light. It has a 4-button LED menu display. Mounting brackets are also included with the unit. It weighs three pounds and measures 22 inches by 2.5 inches by 4 inches. The MSRP is $259.95. Read More...

Chauvet COLORado 2

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
The Colorado 2 from Chauvet is an indoor/outdoor color wash PAR-type fixture with 48 2-watt and 3-watt LEDs including red, green, blue and white for color temperature control. It is housed in a die-cast aluminum body to aid in heat dissipation and it has an IP66 rating. Additional features include an LED display with password protection, 15Ëš lens (MFL) with an optional 30Ëš lens (WFL) and an autosensing power supply. The power and data cables are linkable with up to 10 units at 120V. A dual yoke bracket allows for truss mounting and it doubles as a floor stand. Read More...

Martin Colorfox VX01

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
The Martin Colorfox VX01 is an architectural lighting controller for use with color changing fixtures. It allows for creation and playback of static and dynamic scenes using hue, saturation and intensity. Color and speed can be changed with the click of a button and re-saved to any preset. The controller connects to a PC via USB for editing using PixMove design software and visual designer. Features include touch-sensitive dial with acoustic and visual feedback, four memory buttons (run/store/adjust), color selection by scrolling color wheel, control of up to 170 fixtures or zones (maximum 512 channels) and a wall-mount bracket. Read More...

PR Lighting XLED 590

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
The XLED 590 is a new LED moving head wash light from PR Lighting. It uses Osram’s Diamond Dragon surface mount technology (SMT) LEDs, with 90 5-watt LEDs (30 red, 30 green and 30 blue). The standard beam angle is 22° and 10° or 35° options are also provided. It has 10 preset colors and the color temperature is linearly adjustable from 3200K to 10,000K. Other features include dimming, 1-25 FPS strobe, 540° pan, 270° tilt with 8- or 16-bit resolution and three DMX control modes. The fixture weighs 11kg and measures 350mm by 252mm by 353mm. Read More...

Wybron Eclipse IT Mechanical Dowsers

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
Wybron’s series of Eclipse IT mechanical dowsers has been updated to include a new drive mechanism and new motors. Six versions of the Eclipse, three Iris models and three Shutter models, will get new motors. The Iris models use a camera-like aperture and the Shutter models use vertical blades to dowse sports lights and discharge lights that can’t be dimmed electronically. A new drive mechanism inside the Iris models will simplify the aperture fins. The Shutter unit, formerly called Eclipse I IT, is now the Eclipse IT Shutter, and the Iris unit, formerly called Eclipse II IT, is now the Eclipse IT Iris. Read More...

ETC Element Consoles

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
ETC introduced their new Element™ consoles with two versions; Element 40 and Element 60. Each supports either 250 or 500 channels and two universes of DMX. Element is directed at smaller venues who depend on single console operators or volunteer staffers. It is designed to handle rigs outfitted predominantly with conventional fixtures (spotlights, PARs, Fresnels and their accessories – scrollers, mirror heads, gobo rotators, etc.), while also accommodating some LED fixtures and/or a small number of simple moving lights. Element is based on the Eos® control system but with a simplified feature set. ETC plans to begin shipping this summer 2009. Read More...

Zylight IS3 LED Studio Luminaire

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
Zylight has introduced a new series of studio fixtures, starting with the IS3 LED Studio Luminaire. They are fully dimmable with no color shift, have adjustable color temperature and color correction, unlimited color control and integrated ZyLink™ wireless control. All functionality of the Zylight IS3 can be controlled via DMX through industry standard XLR connectors, or remotely via the built-in ZyLink™ wireless link. A USB port is included for field upgradeability, and the fixture has a built-in carrying handle and shock absorption.  At 18 inches by 11 inches by 2 inches, the unit can be powered by either AC or rechargeable battery. Read More...

ChainMaster BGV-D8 Rigging Lifts

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
ChainMaster has extended its range of BGV-D8 plus rigging lifts with a new model featuring a load-bearing capacity of 250 kg and a capability of moving loads at a speed of four meters per minute. Excluding the chain, the net weight of the hoist is around 22 kg (48.5 lbs). Chains of various lengths can be made to specifications. ChainMaster is offering package prices for the new rigging lift including either 18 or 24 meters of chain. ChainMaster is distributed in North America by Show Distribution. Read More...

City Theatrical ETL Listed Custom Outdoor Enclosures

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 10, 2009
City Theatrical has launched their new 7400 series Outdoor Use Enclosures for permanently mounting lighting, sound, distribution and other control devices outdoors. They allow outdoor installation of indoor use equipment and are available with NEMA 3R, NEMA 4, or NEMA 4X ratings and with IP ratings up to IP66. They may be custom ordered and will be ETL Listed to UL Standard 508A under City Theatrical’s ETL Shop Listing.  They may be manufactured in steel, stainless steel, or aluminum and may be powder coated in a range of colors, all designed and manufactured in City Theatrical’s Carlstadt, NJ factory. Read More...

Look Solutions Adds Viper S Fog Machine

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 2, 2009
Look Solutions added the Viper S to its line of fog machines, complementing the Viper NT and the Viper 2.6.  Its compact size and low power consumption makes it suited for use in applications that previously required battery-powered machines. Read More...

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