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American DJ's Mobile Comscan LED System In The Box

Published May 4, 2010
Comscan LED System

The new Comscan LED System from American DJ puts the power of a complete light show of scanning colors and gobos right in the hands of DJs and mobile entertainers - literally. An easy-to-use LED lighting system, the Comscan LED Sys contains everything DJs and clubs need to create a roomful of high-energy visual effects in one compact package: two Comscan LED DMX scanners, one universal UC3 handheld remote controller, and the required DMX cable for linking the units together.

Driven by an advanced high-performance LED source, each Comscan LED scanner projects 8 brilliant, dazzling color/gobo combinations that scan across the room in wide, sweeping X-Y mirror movement. Featuring a 13° beam angle, the units can pan up to 166° and tilt up to 54°. Adding to the excitement are a variety of eye-popping built-in lighting programs, a Gobo Shake effect, a Strobe effect and 0-100% dimming capabilities.

Comscan LED System Effects

For all its punch and panache, the Comscan LED System is amazingly compact and portable, making it great for DJs, bands and mobile entertainers who want an exhilarating light show that packs up easily. Each Comscan LED scanner measures just slightly over a foot long and weighs only 8 lbs./3.6 kg. What's more, the system is simple to operate with the included UC3 remote, which fits into the palm of your hand and provides easy control over Blackout, Programs, Strobing and other functions.

"The Comscan LED is the ultimate system for any mobile entertainer who wants the high-energy movement and professional look of a DMX scanner light show," said Scott Davies, General Manager of the American DJ Group of Companies. "You get a great value - two scanners, a remote controller and cable - for one very affordable price. Plus, the system is perfect for taking on the road, because it's so compact and lightweight. And our easy-to-use UC3 controller makes it simple for anyone to put on an amazing, professional-looking light show."

In addition to being operated with the UC3 controller, the Comscan LED scanners are DMX compatible and can be used with any DMX-512 protocol controller, such as American DJ's LED Operator or MyDMX software. Operating on 5 DMX channels, the scanner has a convenient 4-button menu system with LED display on the back, which makes it easy to navigate through DMX settings. The Comscan LED System can also be operated in Sound Active and Master-Slave modes. When four units are linked together Master-Slave, the system features a Pan/Tilt Inversion Mode, in which scanners 1 and 3 will sync together in the opposite direction of scanners 2 and 4.

Another feature of the Comscan LED System that users will appreciate are its low maintenance requirements. The scanners' long-life LEDs are rated at 30,000 hours, so there's no need for frequent lamp replacements. Because its LEDs produce very little heat, the system can run all night without shutting down for duty cycles. Its LED source is also very energy efficient; each scanner draws only 30W of power at maximum use.

The Comscan LED System features state-of-the-art 1.8° stepper motors with microstepping for smooth, fluid movements. The system includes a manual focusing lens and comes with a convenient hanging bracket with a safety hook for easy mounting. Compact and lightweight, each unit measures 13.5"L x 6.25"W x 8"H/344x 160 x 200 mm and weighs 8 lbs./3.6 kg.

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