Product News

Writeable Batten End Caps

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• 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 •
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• 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 •
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• 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...

Elation Design Wash LED Pro

PLSN Staff •
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• May 1, 2009
Elation’s Design Wash LED Pro DMX-compatible LED moving head color wash, available for a “street price” of under $3,500, is powered by 108 3-Watt Rebel LEDs (52 red, 22 green, 22 blue and 12 white), which can be blended through additive RGB mixing using a DMX controller for a wide range of colors including pastels and white. Read More...

Martin MAC 301 Wash

PLSN Staff •
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• May 1, 2009
The Martin MAC 301 Wash™ is an LED moving head washlight with zoom. Designed for rental applications, television use and nighttime venues, it provides beam angle control from 13 degrees to 36 degrees, with RGB color mixing through the entire zoom range able to produce a variety of saturated colors and pastels. The fixture has 108 LEDs arrayed in a high-density design for better color blending. The lens system is designed for optimum beam definition. The MAC 301 also includes an electronic 7 color + white color wheel rotation effect with snap, blackout or dimmer fade at each color change. The fixture also offers 0 to 100 percent dimming, strobe effects and 430-degree pan and 300-degree tilt with three-phase stepper motors. Designed for noise-sensitive applications, the fixture also includes an automatic positioning correction system returns the fixture to its original position should it be accidentally knocked out of position. It is DMX-512 controllable and features a variety of stand-alone programming options. Read More...

Robe Robin Moving Light Range

PLSN Staff •
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• May 1, 2009
The new Robin 3 Plasma Spot from Robe features a 266-watt LiFi plasma lamp with 18,000 lumens, a color rendering index of 94, a flat field (1:1) and a 10,000 hour lamp life. It has 20 percent to 100 percent dimming and a semi-hot re-strike capability of less than 1/20th of a second for full lamp brightness. It has an optical efficiency of 54 percent and outputs 10,000 lumens. Other features include: RDM, 10°-40° beam angle, electronic auto-ranging power supply, static and rotating gobos, CMY color mixing, color wheel and variable CTO, prism, iris, variable frost, remote focus and Ethernet port. Read More...

VXCO DMXCreator V6.0

PLSN Staff •
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• May 1, 2009
VXCO Lighting Systems has released version 6.0 of the DMXCreator PC lighting software. The PC-based lighting control system runs on Windows XP or Vista and outputs a DMX512 signal through the printer port (DMXCreator 512MK2) or USB port (DMXCreator 1024, DMXCreator Basic, or DMXCreator Advanced) with a serial- or USB-to-DMX512 interface. The new release allows the output of up to 2048 channels of DMX512, and it also includes new features such as live editing while sequences are playing in the background, LTP support and expanded Matrix functions for LED control. A free trial version can be downloaded from www.dmxcreator.com . Read More...

XSF XLITE Truss

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• 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 •
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• 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 •
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• 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 •
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• 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 •
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• 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...

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