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Product News

Look Solutions Viper S

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
The Viper S is the latest addition to Look Solutions’ line of fog machines, complementing the Viper NT and the Viper 2.6.  The Viper S has all the features of the Viper NT, but with 50 percent of the size and wattage and 60 percent of the weight.  DMX, analog and stand-alone controls are standard, along with a programmable digital timer.  It also includes a Profile Timer, which allows you to fog for a specified amount of time and then automatically stop. If the machine runs out of fluid a sensor that will shut down the pump. MSRP is $1,040. Read More...

Leprecon LPC Console

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
The LPC is the first in a new series of consoles from Leprecon primarily intended for systems running conventional lighting. It has hands-on fader control for dimmers and LEDs, a keypad and touchscreen to suit individual programming styles. It outputs two DMX512 universes with over 200 channels of control. The LPC-48V will operate as a single-scene 48-channel or two-scene 24-channel preset console. There are 20 pages of 24 submasters. The Cue section is equipped with individual up, down, follow and wait times along with a graphical cue list for viewing and editing. Six programmable “Quick Looks” provide push button access to cues. Read More...

FocusTrack 2.00

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
FocusTrack, the production lighting documentation system, has added compatibility with more consoles in the new version 2.00. FocusTrack has always been able to automatically process information from Strand 500-series consoles, and now its functionality is extended to include ETC’s Eos and Ion consoles and the MA Lighting grandMA console. It comes in one version that can be switched freely between use with Strand 500, Eos and grandMA consoles. Existing users can move to FocusTrack 2.00 at no additional cost. It also offers other new functions including the ability to spot the difference between the console patch and a Lightwright file. Read More...

Elation Design Beam 1200C

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
Elation Professional’s new Design Beam 1200C is a 1200-watt automated luminaire with built-in wireless DMX. It has a Philips MSR1200 lamp with a color temperature of 7500K. With a beam angle of 6.7°, it produces 107,500 lux at 25 feet. Variable frost allows it to function as a spot or wash and the CMY color mixing system has variable CTO, 16-bit resolution and color fading. It has eight static replaceable dichroic colors including CTB and UV, two gobo wheels, one with six rotating/indexing gobos and another with seven static replaceable gobos. It measures 18.5 inches by 18.2 inches by 20.3 inches and weighs 78.5 pounds. Read More...

High End Systems Showbeam 2.5

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
The new High End Systems Showbeam 2.5 automated wash luminaire uses a jointly-developed Philips MSR 2500-watt lamp. A new radial lenticular homogenizing lens system provides a signature look. Other features include a user-changeable fixed color wheel, variable CTO, CMY color mixing and an 11° fixed hard-edge profile with fast color change and electronic strobe. The profile has a zoom range from 11° to 33°. The Twin Beam™ effect produces two hard-edge beams with variable control over deviation and rotation speed and the LED tracking system encircles the lens, also giving it a distinctive look. Read More...

Writeable Batten End Caps

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
Proving that new ideas to enhance backstage communications don’t have to be high tech to be effective, J. R. Clancy is offering new writeable batten end caps, which can help rigging operators identify batten numbers from the deck or the grid. Read More...

Upstaging Headlite W LED

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
The Headlite W LED, a 5200 kelvin white LED fixture in an 18-inch by 18-inch size, uses 24 strips, each with six high power Luxeon LEDs, for a total of 144 LEDs per fixture. With a combined output of over 25,000 lumens, the fixture is designed to be used as a “low-wattage blinder and special effects fixture,” according to John Huddleston, general manager of Upstaging Lighting Services.  Read More...

Lycian 1233 Mini Arc

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• May 1, 2009
Lycian Stage Lighting’s 1233 Mini Arc, designed for schools and small theatres, operates on 110V. Optics include the use of a dichroic glass reflector, and the fixture has a fully closing nichrome iris, dowser, fine focus mechanism, gobo slot and is able to run with no-fan operation. The manual color boomerang has six color rings. The Mini Arc comes with castered base and line cord with connector. Read More...

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...

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