DJ Roller &
Three's company .
. . at least that's what American DJ thinks when it comes to
intelligent lighting. The Los Angeles-based manufacturer has
introduced two new DMX-compatible special effects-the DJ Roller and
the Spinout-which can be used with the same mini-controller that was
designed for ADJ's popular DJ Scan intelligent color-gobo scanner.
The DJ Roller is a
barrel mirror-type gobo-color effect that can actually be linked with
the DJ Scan to produce an electrifying light show. The Spinout
is a moonflower. . and much more, featuring a unique 4-function
Like the DJ Scan,
both of these new effects are affordable intelligent fixtures geared
toward professional DJs. In addition to being used with their
own optional blackout mini-controller, the DJ Scan/C, they can be
operated with any standard DMX controller.
Shooting out a
blazing spectrum of colors and gobos, the DJ Roller was designed be
the perfect partner to the DJ Scan. It features the same
chassis and lamp as its "twin," but utilizes a barrel
mirror instead of a traditional flat mirror. The DJ Roller's
rotating barrel beams are an ideal complement to the DJ Scan's flat
beams. Capable of covering a wide area, the DJ Roller's mirror allows
a full 90-degree tilt and 90-degree pan, and it can rotate
continuously or be stopped in any position.
The DJ Roller
comes with seven colors plus white and 10 gobos plus spot, and
features separate color and gobo wheels for a large number of
possible combinations. Like the DJ Scan, it utilizes
high-quality stepper motors to provide exceptional reliability and durability.
A very versatile
effect, the DJ Roller is sound-active and can be used with any DMX
controller or its own mini blackout controller (the DJ Scan/C).
Equipped with built-in internal programs, it can also be operated in
stand-alone mode or in master-slave mode with up to 16 units.
The DJ Roller is
fan-cooled and comes with a JCR/H5 15-volt, 150-watt
lamp. It weighs 21 lbs. and measures 18" x 8.6" x
retail price of
the DJ Roller is $399.95
moonflower effect with multiple colors and gobos, the Spinout has a
patented design that features an innovative 4-function effects
wheel. The rotating carousel-type wheel can produce four
different effects: single gobo, multi-colored moonflower,
single-colored moonflower or clear moonflower.
capability makes the Spinout an exciting and versatile addition to
any light show and provides users with extra value for their
dollar. The Spinout has a suggested retail price of just $499.95.
Spinout can be operated with any DMX controller, as well as the DJ
Scan/C blackout mini controller, and it can be linked with other
units. It comes with an ELC/3 24-volt, 250-watt 3000-hour
lamp. Weight is 20 lbs., and dimensions are 11.5" x
8.5" x 11.25".
DJ Introduces Rainbow 250 Dimmable Color Changer
introduced the Rainbow 250, a two-channel, DMXcompatible dimmable
color changer. Featuring a spectrum of seven dichroic colors plus
white, the Rainbow 250 showers any club with 250 watts of extreme
color. It also offers a dimming option for any mood. One of the
Rainbow 250's two channels controls color, while the second channel
controls brightness. This separate two-channel color/dimming control
provides users with pinpoint accuracy in creating just the right
atmosphere and intensity. Ideal for permanent installations at clubs
and bars, the Rainbow 250 features a new, futuristic case design that
makes it very impressive to look at.