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Articles Tagged Lighting

  • Monday, September 09, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/09/13 09:37 AM,
    Looking to create a new stage ambience for country legend Toby Keith, long-time LD Seth Jackson has become the first production designer to use GLP’s new impression X4S LED wash light. He has specified 83 of the compact ‘S’ fixtures, which introduce a new level of functionality, incorporating RGBW homogenous color mixing, a 7 to 50 degree zoom range and high output level within a smaller footprint than the original X4. Supplied by Bandit Lites, they dominate the set for… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingStagingConcertStage

  • Friday, August 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/30/13 11:40 AM,
    Elation Professional is making it easy for lighting professionals to get “on board” with the next step in LED technology.  The company has introduced the Cuepix Series, a collection of blinders and strip lights powered by advanced Chip On Board or COB LED technology, known for its higher-density output and superior all-around performance. The Cuepix Series will debut with four models, the Cuepix Panel – 25 x 30-watt COB LED Tri Color RGB matrix blinder; the Cuepix Strip WW –… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionLightingStaging

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/21/13 12:35 PM,
    This summer’s premier North American ’90s group tour—Under The Sun – is a five-band show that plays in just about every type of venue “under the sun” during its marathon 36-city sweep. Traveling on tour buses with limited space and having to quickly set up gear to illuminate stages of all shapes and sizes presented some tricky challenges for Ian Staer. Circuit Six’ Staer is the lighting designer for Smash Mouth, headliner of the show, which also features decade icons… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/20/13 09:32 AM,
    Harman’s Martin Professional MAC III Quadray is an all-new, multi-beam effect offering a whole new dimension to the lighting designer toolbox. The MAC III Quadray is tour-tested, having been deployed on Paul McCartney’s latest tour ‘Out There!’ with lighting design by Roy Bennett, among others. The MAC III Quadray allows designers to create a wide variety of looks that would otherwise be difficult to program solely via a lighting console. The MAC III Quadray allows for projection of up to… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Thursday, August 08, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/08/13 04:17 PM,
    The new compact Design Wash LED Zoom from Elation Professional is a moving head fixture capabile of creating stunning color washes via RGBW blending, allowing use of a DMX controller to dial up just the right hue for any live show, production, church, nightclub or stage wash application. The unit is powered by 108 high-output 3-watt Osram Ostar LEDs (40 red, 28 green, 30 blue, 10 white), which put out up to 400 foot candles at 20 feet /3,900 total… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionLighting

  • Friday, August 02, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/02/13 10:15 AM,
    The newly reopened state-of-the-art IMPROV Theater in Tempe has undergone extensive renovations and updates, including a redesign in lighting and upgrade to LED fixtures. Richard Rutherford, vice president of Rutherford Design production company based in California, specified 36 Chauvet Professional COLORado wash luminaires to light the large stage, also chosen for their flicker-free capabilities. The stage in Tempe is much bigger than in a regular IMPROV venue,” Rutherford said. “There are 350 seats on lower level, and 150 more on… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLighting

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/30/13 10:42 AM,
    Designing shows for artistes ranging from Sheryl Crow to Fleetwood Mac over a long period, experienced LD Paul ‘Arlo’ Guthrie has been increasingly finding GLP’s impression X4’s an essential component in his touring inventory.Fleetwood Mac 2013 Earlier this summer, PRG supplied production for the evergreen Fleetwood Mac’s LIVE 2013 48-city Stateside arena tour — and this time Guthrie requisitioned 36 of the new generation LED moving heads. The impression X4 itself features 19 of the new Osram Quad Optic 15W… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLighting

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/24/13 10:16 AM,
    Playing to a crowd of more than 20,000, Seattle-based grunge band Soundgarden recently performed at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City during its international tour, running through summer 2013. The band’s 26-song set list was highlighted with the band’s extensive catalog and was brought to life by a Harman Martin Professional lighting system, deployed by OCESA PRG Mexico. Throughout the stage, 34 Martin MAC Viper Profiles, 13 MAC 2000 WASH beams, 20 MAC Aura LED’s, 12 Atomic Strobe… View this story
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  • Friday, July 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 06:11 AM,
    Creative visual design company SMASH Productions has ordered and taken delivery of the first Martin Professional M6 lighting control console in Europe, making it readily available for rental and deployments for assorted shows and productions around the UK. SMASH, headed by Alex ‘Junior’ Cerio and Tim Smith is known for its innovative, imaginative and fresh approach to production design, creating fabulous environments by combining lighting, video, visuals and scenic elements for any type of live event. Their work has encompassed… View this story
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  • Thursday, July 18, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/18/13 09:39 AM,
    GLP German Light Products have launched a new iPad app for their impression X4 fixture. One of the versatile features of the impression X4 is that users can create their own pixel designs on the fly and store them directly into their control console. The new iPad app makes the process fast and easy by bringing up a mimic of the fixtures front lens layout. Users can tap individual lenses on and off to design the output that they would… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionLightingConcertStage