Clay Paky debuted two new fixtures at LDI 2016.
Hepikos- is an innovative Clay Paky washlight, which encloses all the most advanced optical, mechanical and electronic technology, characteristic of the most professional moving lights, in its highly compact body. The light is built around a new, extremely bright 700 W Osram lamp, and has a 5-40° zoom which provides a bright, uniform wash effect at maximum beam angle.
The color production system includes a CMY color mixing consisting of three wheels entirely devoted to producing single colors, as well as two color wheels, each with 8 filters carefully selected by Clay Paky's R&D department on the basis of suggestions received from lighting designers. Strict quality control on incoming materials assures near-zero tolerance rates on variations in the standard colors.
Hepikos is also an advanced multi-purpose light: thanks to its 185 mm diameter plano-convex front lens and its narrow 5° beam angle, it can produce a sharp, full-bodied beam, which may be used for striking aerial effects with saturated colors.
Some devices have been specially designed for this product: a mechanical iris, which is able to alter the beam diameter in beam mode as desired to createcolumnsof light of different sizes, right down to a pencil beam;
A four-faced interchangeable rotating prism which modulates the visual effects by breaking the light up into several dynamic projections;
A soft-edge frost filter which makes the edge of the projected light less sharp and produces the wash effect typical of a washlight with Fresnel lens.
Hepikos is ultimately ahybridbeam/wash light, where both functions are optimized, rather than one weakening the other. It is perfect for complementing the beam/spot effects produced by the Mythos, with which it shares the same chassis and the same 7800K lamp color temperature.
SCENIUS UN1CO is the latest addition to the Scenius family, therefore its first highly appealing feature is the quality of its light (1400W Osram lamp, 6500K, high CRI). It is a magnificent SPOT LIGHT for projecting effects, with six rotating gobos, a rotating prism a beautiful animation wheel, and it is equipped with the most sophisticated and most precise FRAMING SYSTEM on the market today. The Scenius Unico is also an excellent WASH LIGHT, since it features a system with different diffusion filters, which may be inserted gradually. However the most amazing feature is that the Scenius Unico can also generate a Powerful NARROW BEAM of super concentrated light, with a minimum beam angle of only 5 degrees. SCENIUS UN1CO is a Powerful, Multifunctional luminaire combining top quality light and incredible versatility of use.
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Clay Paky debuted two new fixtures at LDI 2016.
Bright? Check. Color mixing? Check. 7-40° Zoom? Check. Winner of the Best Hard Edge LED Spot Award? Check. The Axcor 900 is the first Clay Paky spotlight to use a LED light source, instead of a traditional discharge lamp. Thanks to its considerable light output, the Clay Paky Axcor Profile 900 goes straight in at the top of its category and features the best in modern technology in every parameter: the characteristics of the white and colored light it produces, its ability to form perfectly sharp projections, and the precision micro-mechanics of its exclusive beam shaping system.
And to back up the Axcor 900, the K-Eye HCR provides more than enough support. The K-EYE HCRis a LED wash light which provides total control over the quality of all forms of white or colored light. The new HCR technology used in the K-EYE is an exclusive electronic platform developed by Clay Paky in conjunction with Osram to meet the needs of lighting designers all over the world who were not fully satisfied with the performance of LED devices in comparison with traditional lamps, in particular because of their incomplete color range, poor color rendering index and lack of consistency. All these limitations have been overcome in the K-EYE HCR, and it is finally possible to produce every color, every nuance and every shade with satisfactory quality. The heart of the K-EYE HCR wash light is a LED light source consisting of a module with six colors: besides the three “classic” basic red, green and blue colors, Clay Paky has added amber, cyan and lime. This exclusive Clay Paky device provides a very wide color range with excellent color spectrum coverage.
At this year’s NAB, Coemar debuted their new 6-color LEDko FS6 LED light engine and it is a winner. The new LED chip on board includes Red, Green, Blue, White (5600K), and now Lime & Phosphor Corrected Amber. Their goal was to create an all-in-one fixture that could address both Studio and Theatrical markets with the capability of producing intensely saturated colors without sacrificing the output punch of the whites. The purpose behind adding the Lime and PC Amber is to help “beef up” the Red, Green and Yellow parts of the color spectrum as well as adding the ability to produce a high CRI (above 94) throughout the range of whites. Depending on the mode you select, the new LEDko FS6 can be used as a variable white (2700K - 6500K) or an all-in-one, color changing fixture. All LEDkos can be controlled via DMX, RDM or locally at the head.
Also new to the Coemar product line are an LED Spot and Fresnel moving heads. The LEDko TM F6 uses the same 6-color LED light engine as in the LEDko FS6 in addition to all the characteristics you would expect in an intelligent profile fixture: Zoom (13-38 degrees), Internal Framing Shutters, Iris, Frost Filter, and Pan/ Tilt. For the Fresnel crowd, the LEDko TM Fresnel is available in either Tunable Tungsten (2700K - 4100K) or Tunable Daylight (4100K - 6500K), both of which include RGBW LED chips, Green/Magenta manipulation, Proportional Zoom (13-65 degrees), an Internal Barndoor Framing System, and Pan/Tilt. These will be available for sale shortly.
DTS' stand was at LDI with their new LED bar KATANA, and the moving heads CORE and NRG 1401.
KATANA introduces a brand new type of light beam: the dynamic ‘blade’ projection. Thanks to a custom 3.5° - 30° linear zoom, KATANA is capable of projecting an extra-bright blade of light that cuts through any show. Single pixel control lets you obtain stunning dynamic multicolor effects. And a super-fast motorized tilt adds a dynamic impact to your lighting performance.
NICK NRG range is a high-performance LED wash moving head. Extreme brightness, single pixel control, and 4° to 52° zoom range make this fixture perfect for a wide range of applications, either as a beam light with multi-color rays, or as a wash light with a very wide projection that comes in three sizes.
CORE is a powerful and compact discharge moving head. SPOT and BEAM all in one with the fastest effects ever seen. CORE is versatile: thanks to its 440 W HRI LAMP (24,000 Lumens), CORE is perfect in a range of applications, from TV studios to live concerts. All this in only 22 kg.
Elation showed a number of their new moving lights and static LED fixtures, most notably they debuted a pair of moving lights that are rated for outdoor use, the Proteus Beam and Hybrid. These are two moving lights that will work together well in any outdoor environment with their IP65 rating.
Platinum 1200 Wash
- Output equivalent to 1500W discharge sources.
- An extremely bright LED color wash moving head luminaire with (19) 65W Osram™ multi-chip RGBW LEDs
- 5° to 50° motorized zoom
- 8-bit and 16-bit color mixing along with adjustable linear color temperature (2,700K - 8,000K)
- Adjustable GAMMA brightness and LED refresh rates
- A patent pending high power 7 color wash luminaire, featuring (19) 25W multi-chip LEDs including Red, Green, Blue, White, Amber, Cyan, and UV
- 5° to 50° motorized zoom
- Features a silent mode which reduces fan noise by over 25% decibels
- Utilizes (3) pixel ring control, color-pixel zone and color preset macro effects along with CRI presets (85, 90, 95) and linear color temperature presets (2,700 - 8,000K)
- Adjustable GAMMA brightness and LED refresh rates
- A brilliant compact beam moving effect luminaire with (3) 60W Osram™ RGBW LEDs
- 5° to 50° motorized zoom as well as fast and precise 16-bit continuous full 360° pan and tilt rotation
- Utilizes pixel control and adjustable color temperature (2,700K - 8,000K)
- Features a new 440W LED Cool White LED engine delivering a total of 20,000 lumens
- 11° to 38° zoom with full CMY color mixing and CTO as well as 7 dichroic colors
- 6 rotating glass and 7 static-stamped metal interchangeable gobos
- 4-blade framing shutter system and 3-facet rotating prism along with frost filter and motorized iris and focus
Fuze Wash Z120 and Z350
- Single source par moving head wash luminaire featuring a 120W and 350W Quad Color RGBW COB LED
- 12° to 53° motorized zoom on the 350W unit and a tighter 7° to 55° motorized zoom on the 120W unit
- Both units also have an optional snoot accessory
Fuze Par Z60 IP and Z120 IP
- Single source silent operating par luminaire featuring a 60W and 120W Quad Color RGBW COB LED
- 7° to 39° motorized zoom on the 60W unit and a wider 7° to 55° motorized zoom on the 120W unit
- Both of these units also include a barn door accessory
Elation had many new offerings at the show. Three fixtures of particular interest were:
TheArtiste Picasso™features a new 600W 8,000K Cool White LED engine with advanced optics delivering over 22,000 total lumens, ultra wide 7° to 53° zoom, full CMY color mixing and linear CTO color correction, 7 dichroic colors, 7 rotating glass and 7 static-stamped metal interchangeable gobos, 4-blade rotating framing shutter system, full 360° bi-directional animation wheel, 8-facet and linear rotating prisms, 2 frost filters, multiple color, framing, prism, and frost macros, motorized iris, focus, and auto-focus, selectable dimming curve modes, high speed electronic shutter and strobe, hibernation mode, DMX, RDM (Remote Device Management), Art-NET, and sACN protocol support, Elation’s E-FLY™ internal wireless DMX transceiver, 5pin XLR, RJ45 etherCON, and powerCON TRUE1 in/out connections, full color 180° reversible menu display with 6 button touch control panel, battery backup for display power, adjustable LED refresh rate and gamma brightness for flicker free operation for TV and FILM, and a multi-voltage universal auto switching power supply (100-240v). This fixture should be available early next year.
TheSmarty Hybrid™is a compact full-featured CMY color mixing spot, beam, and wash hybrid luminaire featuring the all-new Philips™ Platinum Flex 200 lamp with “FLEX” technology which uses a smartly designed discharge lamp/ballast package to produce high output and compact performance at an efficient, long life solution of up to 10,000 hours. Features include motorized zoom ranges of 2° to 20° in beam mode and 3° to 25° in spot mode, a full CMY color mixing system, a frost filter for wash effects, 13 dichroic colors including CTB, CTO, and UV, 8 rotating interchangeable glass and 12 static-stamped metal gobos, a 16 and 8 facet independent rotating prisms, multiple CMY color, gobo, and prism macros, motorized focus and auto-focus, high speed shutter and strobe, lamp hibernation mode, DMX, RDM (Remote Device Management), Art-NET, and sACN protocol support, Elation’s E-FLY™ internal wireless DMX transceiver, 5pin XLR, RJ45 etherCON, and powerCON TRUE1 in/out connections, full color 180° reversible menu display with battery backup, and a multi-voltage universal auto switching power supply (100-240v).
The DARTZ 360™ is a unique, compact, narrow beam luminaire featuring a new patent pending single source 50W RGB LED engine producing an impressive 3° aperture, amazing high output level and smooth color-mixed effects that can be used in a variety of applications requiring no minimum safe project distance as with typical discharge lamp beam fixtures, fast and precise 16-bit continuous 360° pan and tilt rotation, 14 static-stamped metal gobos, 6-facet linear and 8-facet independent rotating prisms, 0-100% linear frost filter for wash effects, high speed electronic shutter and strobe, electronic dimming and variable dimming curve modes, adjustable LED refresh rate and gamma brightness for flicker free operation for TV and Film, DMX, RDM (Remote Device Management), Kling-Net, Art-NET and sACN protocol support, Elation’s E-FLY™ internal wireless DMX transceiver, 5pin XLR, RJ45 etherCON, and powerCON TRUE1 in/out connections, full color 180° reversible menu display with multi-button control panel, battery backup for display power and a multi-voltage universal auto switching power supply (100-240v).
The GT-1 from GLP is a true hybrid fixture incorporating an optical design that doesn’t require different ‘modes’ to activate Spot, Beam, and Wash characteristics, so all feature functionality is available at any time. The GT-1 uses a high powered 470 Watt discharge lamp and features an impressive 22:1 ratio zoom range from 2.5° to 55°. Other features include wireless DMX control, full 16-bit pan and tilt movement, full range dimming and shuttering capability, an installed battery for fixture setup, auto-sensing power supply all weighing in at only 55 lbs
As a spot, the GT-1 offers a wide range of effects, including CMY color mixing, eight rotating gobos, 14 fixed pattern gobos, additional beam reduction gobos, and a variable speed animation wheel that can be repositioned within the beam, three different rotating prisms, and a fixed color wheel with CTO/CTB filters.
Looking for a beam? the GT-1 produces a parallel beam of light at 2.5° through its large 145mm diameter front lens, which remains bright and consistent over long distances. For a wash, the GT-1 produces a soft edged beam from a variable filter that can be inserted into the beam to give the desired level of wash that you wish.
LDI saw the release of the upgraded 30 Watt version of their popularX4 atomfixture. Adding a new high power 30WRGBW LED source into the unit has doubled its brightness, and created greater optical efficiencies. The unit offers a 9 to 1 ratio zoom that goes from a wide 34° wash down to a tight 3.5° beam for pinpoint accuracy and great mid-air effects.
When a single X4 atom just isn’t enough, a fast interlock system allows fixtures to easily be coupled together. The standard yoke is removed for quick assembly of pairs, quads, lines and grids of fixtures in any configuration that you need. The X4 atom runs from an external power supply, with a 6-way and a 12-way option available that feeds fixtures via an industry standard 4-pin XLR cable.
Quad & Hex further expand on the Uno and Shapeshifter technology by combining the two! The quad uses 4 Uno LED engines (RGBW) to create aerial effects. All 4 cells offer the ability to be individually controlled as well as X,Y controls of each cell. The Hex also uses the LED engines from the Uno but has six mounted in a linear fashion. Both units contain and Indigo Backlighter, while the Hex has a zoom range of 3.5 Degrees to 40 Degrees the Hex is 3.5 degrees to 70 degrees. Also on the floor was new software for the Hog lineup that allows integration with Lightware allowing for communications between both product lines, making for simpler setup of AV and lighting integration.
The SolaFrame 750 automated luminaire fromHigh End Systemsoffers many of the effects capabilities of the company’s flagship white light LED products, making it suitable for theaters, houses of worship, nightclubs and other medium-sized venues. Delivering 11,300 lumens, the fixture includes a full framing shutter system, CMY/CTO- linear color mixing, replaceable fixed color wheel systems, rotating gobo wheel plus rotating animation, frost, iris, 6º to 50º zoom, and a three-facet rotating prism. In other fixture news, the SolaFrame Theatre fixture received the 2017 PLSN Gold Star Product Award for Best New Light For Theater.
On the console side, High End showcased thenew release of Hog 4 OS v3.7.0 software running on their desks at the show.Hog 4 OS v3.7.0 contains major new features including plot icons, fixture color-coding, plot images, support for additional touchscreens, effects synchronization, MIDI note macros, many smaller enhancements.
High End also held their2017 HOG Factor National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition at LDI. Of the three finalists, the Long BeachThree from California State University, Long Beach won the competition with their show.