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December 2008

PLSN Staff • Product News • December 10, 2008

Times Square Lighting Broadway Cyc Series 720

Time Square Lighting’s new Broadway Cyc Series 720 is a lightweight fixture with an asymmetrical reflector to provide an even wash for cycloramas and backdrops. Rated for 1500 watts, the unit features adjustable lamp holders that accept lamps of three different lengths. A joiner bracket allows the luminaire to be easily converted into multiple cell units. It is available with a variety of yokes and rigging hardware to accommodate various overhead and groundrow mounting configurations.

Times Square Lighting   •   845.947.3034   •   www.tslight.com 

 

 

 

 

Scapa Gaffer’s Tape 

Scapa North America’s line of waterproof, matte-finish cloth gaffer’s tapes are non-reflective polyethylene or vinyl coated cloth tapes designed for bundling wires and cables, floor marking, color coding/identification, securing scenery and backdrops, masking unwanted film set elements, joining and splicing. They feature natural rubber adhesives that unwind and remove easily and are available in a variety of colors. The temperature-resistant tapes have a writable surface for easy identification and marking, tear evenly and peel away without leaving residue. Colors include grey, white, black, blue, green, orange, yellow, red, neon green, neon yellow, neon orange, neon pink, chromakey blue and chromakey green.

Scapa North America   •   800.653.5316   •   www.scapana.com 

 

 

 

 

Magnet Schultz Electro Kabuki 

The remotely operated Electro Kabuki from Magnet Schultz is designed to release loads of up to 50 kg (110 lbs) on cue. The load is attached to a hook arm and released by a spring sys-tem with the “energize to release” function. An “energize to hold” system is also available.  A safety catch prevents premature load release and enables testing without releasing the load. It operates on 24-volt DC, 110-volt AC or 230-volt AC, and it is supplied with quick-fit, weatherproof supply and link cable connectors for daisy-chaining large loads.  Two integral mounting points allow rigging to scaffold poles using standard half couplings.

Magnet Schultz Ltd   •   (44) 01483 794700   •   www.magnetschultz.co.uk

 

 

Chauvet Colordash PAR 

Chauvet’s new Colordash PAR is a PAR-style color mixing luminaire with 18 red, green and blue LEDs. It has a beam angle of 12°, a field angle of 24° and an autoswitching power supply that ranges from 100V to 240V. It weighs 5.8 pounds, measures 14 inches by 8 inches by 6 inches, and can operate on three, four, or nine DMX512 channels. Other features include adjustable barn doors, master/slave mode, power in/out to link up to 25 fixtures, LCD menu display with password protection, a double-bracket yoke that works as a floor stand and optional 15° (MFL) or 30° (WFL) lenses. 

Chauvet    •   800.762.1084   •   www.chauvetlighting.com 

 

 

 

 

 

Acrilex Clear Impressions Acrylic Sheets 

Acrilex’s new Acriglas Clear Impressions series of acrylic sheets are designed to reproduce the look of patterned, tempered glass and can be made with textures on one or both sides of the sheet.  The newest additions to the line are:  Brushed, Woven Silk, Mesozoic, Precambrian, Box Mini-Flute, Waffle Iron, Techno and Morning Dew.  The textures can be used alone on one side of the clear sheet or combined with any other Impressions texture on the second side of the sheet. Sheets are available in a standard size of 4 feet by 6 feet, in thicknesses ranging from 1/8 inch to 1/2 inch.

Acrilex   •   800.222.4680   •   www.acrilex.com 

 

 

Elation ELED Fresnel 

The new Elation ELED Fresnel is an LED-powered Fresnel fixture with a 50-watt, 6000K white LED source. A cluster of white LEDs provides soft illumination and draws 75 watts, gener-ating relatively little heat.  The LEDs are rated at 100,000 hours under “normal” operating conditions. It features a built-in strobe and 0-100% electronic dimming via DMX512, 10° to 50° manual zoom, adjustable barn doors and an LCD menu display. It has 3-pin and 5-pin DMX connectors and it includes a multi-voltage internal power supply.  The unit measures 14.5 inches by 9.84 inches by 14.5 inches and it weighs 11.6 pounds.  The MSRP is $899.95.

Elation Professional   •   866.245.6726   •   www.elationlighting.com  

 

 

 

 

 

Irradiant ArchiSpot Image Projector 

Irradiant Inc., the U.S. corporate division of Neo-Neon, has introduced the ArchiSpot, an LED-based image projector.  Multichip COB LEDs power the 5-watt white Solid State Light Engine (SSLE) and have a rated life of 50,000 hours. Due to minimal heat output, users can create custom transparencies or gobos on a computer using a laser printer and transparency paper. It is designed to project images from a distance of eight to 12 feet. The housing measures 11 by 5.5 by 4.5 inches and weighs three pounds. The retail price is $89.99.

Irradiant Inc.   •   847.782.8600   •   www.irradianthq.com 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holo-Walls Liquid Fusion Aqua Series 

Holo-Walls’ new “Aqua” series Liquid Fusion floor system features two opposing colored liquids in a blue and dark blue pattern creating the illusion of walking or dancing on water. Each tile is 40 inches square with a thickness of ¾ inch. The modular liquid-filled tiles are made up of two sheets of PVC with an anti-slip surface. Dancing, walking and other surface activity stimulates the play of colors. Holo-Walls has available for rental 64 tiles in a proprietary aluminum interlocking frame system – enough to create a 28-foot-by-28-foot dance floor. Rentals start at $75 per tile.

 Holo-Walls, LLC    •  818.735.3565   •   www.holowalls.com

 

 

 

Jem K1 Hazer 

The Jem K1 Hazer is Martin Professional’s new generation water-based haze generator. It has a 600-watt heat exchanger with overall power consumption of less than 750 watts. The variable haze output it run through a mixing channel to allow the haze to optimize before being expelled.  It has an automatic shutdown cycle to prevent clogging and it is DMX controlla-ble. Other features include a 14 digit LED display and an optional digital remote control. An “Eco” mode extends the run time by several hours and improves fluid economy.  It also has a “silent” mode for noise critical applications.

Martin Professional   •   954.858.1800   •   www.martin.com 

 

 

SeaChanger Nemo 

The Nemo from SeaChanger by Ocean Optics is a new ellipsoidal reflector spotlight with a solid state LIFI plasma source. It is available with all SeaChanger color engines and it uses all existing ETC Source Four front-end barrels and an assortment of ETC FOV optics. The LIFI plasma source delivers 15,000 lumens on 180 watts of power (83 lumens/watt). It is rated for 15,000 hours of lamp life and it is convection cooled.  The Nemo is now available in an indoor profile fixture and an outdoor profile fixture for landscape and open-air venue lighting will be available in April 2009.

Ocean Optics   •   727.545.0741   •   www.SeaChangerOnline.com 

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