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Chauvet COLORado 2

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  • Product News
• March 9, 2009
The COLORado 2, an indoor/outdoor color wash fixture, extends the COLORado series with 48 2-watt to 3-watt LEDs, RGB plus white, for precise color temperature control. The fixture responds to 3, 4, 5 or 9 channels of DMX control. Encased in aluminum, the fixture has an IP66 rating and a 12,350 lux @ 2 meters output. Additional features include an LED display with password protection. The COLORado 2 is compatible with the COLORado Controller. The luminaire comes with a 15-degree lens or an optional 30-degree lens. The COLORado 2 is linkable with up to 10 units at 120V. The hanging bracket allows for truss mounting and it doubles as a floor stand. An autosensing feature automatically adjusts the power to the current provided. Read More...

City Theatrical Custom Outdoor Use Enclosures

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• March 2, 2009
City Theatrical’s 7400 series Outdoor Use Enclosures are for permanently mounting lighting, sound, distribution, and other control devices outdoors, in venues such as theme parks, hotels, architectural lighting installations, outdoor theatres, and other outdoor entertainment locations. Read More...

Chroma-Q Color Block 2

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 16, 2009
AC Lighting’s Chroma-Q Color Block 2 LED fixture adds new single color RGBA optics, 530 lumens output (almost double the original model) and theatrical grade dimming. With its increased color palette and CRI of 90, the Color Block 2 fixture can produce a wide range of colors and hues with built-in variable color temperature capability. Four LED cells offer performers less glare and can mix together for single color output, minimizing color separation shadows. The beam optics combine a soft asymmetrical quality for uplighting surfaces and a soft Fresnel-like edge for direct illumination. As modular as its predecessor but with close to twice the output, the Color Block 2 fixture can uplight a 6-meter set, and it can be used for its strobe-like intensity and control, or for theatrical grade dimming. Read More...

Elation RMD-1220

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 15, 2009
Elation’s new RMD-1220 12-channel, 20-amp rack-mount dimmer features a 99-scene internal memory, DMX fail backup and ArtNet or Ethernet compatibility. It also offers 3- and 5-pin DMX512 connections, but it can also run stand-alone without a controller. The dimmer utilizes dual 50-amp SCRs in each channel and has a rise time of about 350 microseconds. Other features include: selectable dimmer curves (Linear, Square and Non-Dim); individual and block channel patching, real time zero crossing detection, local onboard intensity control and a 16-digit, 2-line LCD menu. It can be connected either single-phase or 3-phase. The MSRP is $2,799.95. Read More...

Elation Design Panel 72IP MKII Outdoor LED Color Wash

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 15, 2009
Elation Professional’s Design Panel 72IP MKII outdoor LED color wash, a DMX-compatible RGB-mixing LED panel, has an IP 65 rating, allowing it to withstand rain and dust for building exteriors, landscaping, outdoor concerts, or any application subject to Mother Nature’s whims. The brightest IP-rated color wash panel offered by Elation to date, the Design Panel 72IP MKII can also be used for indoor architectural and entertainment use, and for video and film production, too. Read More...

ADB Mikado

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

ADB Lighting Technologies has unveiled the new Mikado manual/memory control desk intended for stage and studio lighting, particularly when manual and memory control are required. Major features include 12 channels in two preset modes or 24 channels in 1 preset mode, 36 memories or chasers on three pages, manual and automatic dipless crossfade, remote control of chasers and audio input. Up to 13 memories/chasers can run simultaneously. Stored memories can be edited and previewed with channel level indicators and speed control of chasers is provided, along with chaser effects including start/stop/step, random, bounce, single shot, forward/reverse direction and delete/add steps.


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Antari DNG-200 Low-Lying Fog Machine

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

Elation Professional’s new low-lying fog effect machine doesn’t require dry ice or any connection to external units. The Antari DNG-200 Low Fog Generator is a self-contained unit that produces a continuous output of low-lying fog while running on X-Fog Ice fog fluid. It features 3M fog conducting hose, 10-liter tank, a compressor and an aluminum heater block, allowing it to produce continuous fog at 40,000 CFM. Three output settings range in thickness and the volume and timing can be controlled via DMX or the built-in timer controller. It measures 30.7” by 24” by 27,” weighs 265 pounds and the retail price is $10,999.95.


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Chauvet Colorado Panel

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

The Colorado™ Panel from Chauvet is a DMX-512 RGBW LED color wash luminaire with 48 2-watt LEDs outputting 16,786 lux at 1m. The beam angle is 13° by 9° and the field angle is 25° by 22°. It has an IP66 rating and it is available in black or white. Multiple operating modes include RGB, HSV, RGB+W and a 9-channel mode with control over RGBW, ID, dimmer, strobe, macro, auto, custom and balance values. Color temperature presets range from 3,200K to 10,000K. Built-in programs and custom programs can be run in master/slave mode, and up to 30 fixtures can be daisy-chained on a single power feed.


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City Theatrical MasterBlast

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

The new MasterBlast™ from City Theatrical uses a Philips Color Kinetics ColorBlast® 12 TR LED fixture and CTI’s patented SHoW DMX™ wireless technology to create a wireless, battery powered, LED fixture with up to 10 hours of operating time. Built-in stand-alone routines and wireless DMX allow events to be run without a lighting console, external wireless DMX gear or power and data cables. Any MasterBlast can be configured as a transmitter or receiver. The user interface has a built in battery gauge and provides for radio settings. Optional polycarbonate holographic lenses create a variety of symmetric and asymmetric beam spreads.


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Pyrotek Fire-Screen

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

Pyrotek Special Effects’ new Fire-Screen gas effect is a modular, programmable, pixel-based unit with the ability to produce various propane flame effects from moderate to high speeds. It can create a wall of fire up to eight feet tall on cue or create various sized fire balls and flame columns. The screens can be custom-built and programmed to integrate various chase sequences and flame effects. It can be integrated into a stage set in multiple configurations or mounted to trussing in a horizontal or vertical position. Each module is networked via Ethernet, DMX-controllable, fully programmable and uses propane to generate the flame effects.

 


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High End Systems Showgun 2.5

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

Barco announced the release of a new High End Systems automated luminaire, the Showgun 2.5. It offers 30 percent more light output than its predecessor via a new 2500-watt Philips MSR lamp source producing 130,000 lumens of light. High End Systems co-developed the lamp with Philips. The luminaire is a hybrid spot/wash beam combination with hard or soft-edge beams, image projection and the LED Tracking System, which encircles the lens, allowing the user to either match the color of the beam or to project a complementary color. The LED tracking system alone provides 7000 lumens of output.


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Thern Conversion Kit for Manual Clew Winches

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

Thern’s new Manual to Motorized Clew Hoist Conversion Kit allows users to convert Series CW-1100 manual clew winches to electric operation without returning the units to the factory, thus reducing downtime. Kits for either single-phase 115 volt or three-phase 208-230/460 volt power are available. All conversion kits include a motor with an internal mechanical brake for positive load control, a secondary worm gear reducer for power transmission and a 4-position limit switch with chain drive and mounting bracket. The kits are available from authorized dealers of Thern Stage Equipment.


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