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Elation Design Panel 72IP MKII Outdoor LED Color Wash

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  • 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...

Elation RMD-1220

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• 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...

ADB Mikado

PLSN Staff •
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• 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 •
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• 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

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• 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

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• 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

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• 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 •
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• 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

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• 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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ChainMaster Custom Color Chain Hoists

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• February 13, 2009

ChainMaster, the German manufacturer of chain hoists for theatrical and show stages, is now offering chain hoists in an extended choice of special RAL colors. Delivery time and pricing for custom colors are quoted upon inquiry. Show Distribution of Quebec, Canada distributes ChainMaster products in North America.


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Clay Paky Alpha Beam 300

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• February 13, 2009

The Alpha Beam 300 from Clay Paky is a moving yoke luminaire that emulates the beam of an ACL by producing a near-parallel beam. It has a beam angle of 8° and it uses a 300-watt lamp. It has eight non-rotating gobos, linear frost, CMY color mixing, an eight-position plus open color wheel, dimmer on a dedicated channel and strobe. It is supplied with a flicker-free electronic ballast as standard and it weighs 42 pounds. It measures 24.8” high with the head focused straight up and the base is 15.2” by 16.” PRG Distribution distributes Clay Paky in North America.


 

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Coemar RegoLED DMX512

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• February 13, 2009

Coemar’s new RegoLED DMX512 is a module switches low-voltage DC LED fixtures via a DMX512 control signal. It can supply from 9V to 28.5VDC at 7 amps maximum, and it can control LED strips, tape, lights, modules, ropes, sticks, etc. that have no built-in DMX512 control. The RegoLed DMX is connected between the power supply and LED units via screw terminals, and it is addressed via dip switches. It has three individually controlled channels of output, four internal stand-alone programs and uses six channels of DMX control. The six control channels consist of dimming, RGB control, strobe and automatic programs.


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