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From left, Bernie Manchee, Head of Lighting for Arts Centre Melbourne with Trent Barclay, Lighting Systems Specialist
From left, Bernie Manchee, Head of Lighting for Arts Centre Melbourne with Trent Barclay, Lighting Systems Specialist

Melbourne, Australia's Hamer Hall Equipped with Robe Moving Lights

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MELBOURNE, Australia - Built in 1982, Hamer Hall, the the 2,464-seat home to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO), was fully refurbished in 2013. The new lighting rig includes 22 Robe MMX Spots and 10 LEDWash 600 fixtures, among others. The upgraded fixtures were specified and overseen in part by Bernie Manchee, the venue's head of lighting. Others relying on the fixtures include Bernie Manchee, head of lighting for Arts Centre Melbourne and Trent Barclay, lighting systems specialist (pictured here, L-R).

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Impact Production Services
Impact Production Services

Impact Production Services Adds Martin Fixtures to Inventory

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MILTON KEYNES, U.K.––Impact Production Services (IPS) has added more than 100 lighting fixtures from Martin by Harman to its rental stock, including upgrading all existing MAC Auras to the enhanced XB edition. The significant investment also included the addition of the first Moving Head LED Profile fixture to the IPS inventory in the form of the MAC Quantum Profile. Completing IPS’s new line-up is the Atomic 3000 LED Strobe, combining the power of the traditional strobe with the flexibility of an LED product and the backlight of an Aura.

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The LED units were chosen for brightness, versatility and energy efficiency
The LED units were chosen for brightness, versatility and energy efficiency

Australia's Chameleon Touring Systems Adds Solaris Flares to Rental Inventory

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SYDNEY - Chameleon Touring Systems added Solaris Flares from TMB to their inventory of gear for clients in Australia. The RGBW LED fixtures were chosen in part for their versatility (they can wash, blind and strobe) and performance specs (only about 1000 watts of LED generating more than 30,000 lumens of output at a 1200Hz refresh rate).

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Colour Sound Experiment supplied Robe fixtures.
Colour Sound Experiment supplied Robe fixtures.

National Citizen Service in U.K. Inspires Teen Volunteers; Awards Show Lit with Robe

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Show designer Bryan Leitch and lighting director Jamie Thompson from creative visual design specialist Mirrad chose more than 120 Robe moving lights among other fixtures supplied by Colour Sound Experiment to light YesLive 2016, a an awards event with live music performances staged at the London Roundhouse. The annual YesLive show helps inspire 15 to 17 year-olds to get involved in activities via the National Citizen Service (NCS) initiative.

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Paragon Tower, Mexico City
Paragon Tower, Mexico City

Hermes Lights Mexico’s Paragon Tower with PR Lighting Fixtures using Wireless Control

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MEXICO CITY - Hermes Music México, authorized dealer for Wireless Solution in Mexico, recently completed an architectural lighting project in the Santa Fe district of Mexico City. Hermes supplied PR Lighting fixtures to light up Paragon Tower, a 151m high hotel, all with LED sources. Ricardo Segura de la Cruz, lighting specialist for Hermes, used WhiteBox F-1 G4S series units, which complemented PR Lighting’s capability to use W-DMX, for control.

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Ruisheng Lighting & Audio provided GLP LEDs for the Dinghushan Festival in China
Ruisheng Lighting & Audio provided GLP LEDs for the Dinghushan Festival in China

GLP impressions Support Dinghushan Festival in China

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ZHAOQING CITY, China – At the recent ZhaoQing Dinghushan Music Festival in the province of Guangdong, China, Ruisheng Lighting & Audio provided GLP X4, X4 L and X4 Bar 20 fixtures, along with other gear, to light headliner Sun Nan and other performers, including Jordan Chan (Chan Siu-Chun). Ruisheng Light & Audio also distributes GLP fixtures for the Germany-based lighting manufacturer.

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The trio had a series of shows in February and March.
The trio had a series of shows in February and March.

Sol3 Mio Tours New Zealand with Robe BMFLs

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand - Vocal trio Sol3 Mio recently completed a tour of their native New Zealand in February and March in support of their album, On Another Note. LD Joel Stanners lit the trio using 16 Robe BMFL Spots as the main hard edged fixtures. These were supplied by Auckland, New Zealand-based lighting and production rental company Oceania.

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Photo by Dom Henry
Photo by Dom Henry

Robe BMFLs Complete New Order Tour

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

TOKYO - For post punk electronic rock band New Order's current tour, in support of their 10th album, Music Complete, released last fall, LD Andy Liddle provided a lighting design that spec'ed 16  Robe BMFL Spots as the backbone of the lighting rig. The BMFLs and other moving lights are controlled via an Avolites Arena console.

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