LDI ’15: Hot New Lights for DJs & Clubs
Las Vegas – Exhibits at Lighting Dimensions International, America’s top entertainment-lighting trade show, will run today through Sunday (Oct. 23-25) at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Industry pros should expect to see many new lighting-related products for club and DJ applications. Of course, Testa Communications titles DJ Times and ClubWorld will be in the house to take it all in.
L.A-based supplier ADJ, currently celebrating 30 years in the business, will release a dozen new products at LDI. They include: the WiFLY Chameleon, a compact effect unit using three 15-watt RGBA+UV LEDs, 63 built-in colors and a variable beam angle; the Revo 4 IR, a Moonflower effect that uses 256 LEDs and a concise beam angle; and the COB Cannon Wash Pearl unit, which is fitted with a quad-color (RGBA) 150-watt Chip On Board LED.
Related company Elation Professional will debut several new fixtures including the Platinum FLX spot/beam/wash light, the Emotion digital moving head luminaire, the Satura Profile LED-based CMY color-mixing moving head, and the ACL 360 Roller 4-bar, LED moving head luminaire.
Denmark’s Martin Professional, a Harman company, will show its Atomic 3000 LED, a strobe that also incorporates backlight illumination with RGB-controlled LEDs pointing into the reflector. Martin will also exhibit the RUSH-MH 6 Wash, a moving head ideal for nightclubs and live events. The unit offers a fully pre-mixed color system of 12 10 W RGBW LEDs with a 10 to 60-degree zoom. It also features full electronic dimming, strobe effects and temperature-controlled fan cooling for quiet operation.
Sunrise, Fla.-based Chauvet DJ will debut a slew of products at LDI ’15. They include: MiN Laser RG, a compact laser effect that fits in the palm of your hand, but projects red and green laser beams over an 80-degree coverage area; the EZ Laser RB and EZ Laser RGFX battery-powered compact lasers; the LX-5X LED Moonflower effect light; the Intimidator Sport 455Z IRC 180-watt LED moving head spot for larger events; the Intimidator Trio fixture—a beam/wash/effects light; and the D-Fi USB transceiver, which gives you wireless control of fixtures.
Related company TRUSST will show its CT-CS60 Crank Tower 6.0, the CT290-DLYKIT Dolly Kit, the CT290-4VH Versa Hinge, and the CT-SCX X Stand Scrim.
Sun Valley, Calif.-based GLP (German Light Products) will celebrate its 20th anniversary at LDI and debut several new products. They include: the impression X4 Bar 10 and impression X4 Bar 20, a pair of high-performance battens that incorporate 15-watt RGBW LEDs packed tightly to give a full line of light; impression X4 L fixture, which offers a pixel-mapping LED luminaire with front-beam rotation and wide color pallet; the impression X4 XL fixture, which uses an array of 55 RGBW LEDs; and the latest version of AirDMX, a wi-fi-based DMX system that runs from an iPad. Also, GLP’s Scenex Lighting, a range of scenic LED elements, will show a full range of pixel controllable LED tapes (aka ribbon lights), which range from 32 pixels per meter, up to a high resolution of 144 pixels per meter.