X Marks The Spot A Review Of The American DJ X-Series of LED LightingAug 5, 2009
The trend to go green is now mainstream and some DJs are really benefiting from it in ways they would never think about, the entrance of LED lighting into the world of dance clubs and DJing. For DJs, LED par cans and washes have been at an obtainable price point for years now, but the LED intelligent moving heads were always out of reach for most. The first attempts at producing an affordable LED powered moving head were less than successful. When you viewed them on display, they were most always set five to six feet off the ground so they appeared to be bright.
CHAUVET O-Beast LED Derby Effect Gets GrumpyJul 20, 2009
With oversized beams, the O-Beast easily takes over the dance floor with full-room coverage of 115 degrees.
It responds to four channels of DMX allowing individual control of red, green and blue high power (3) LEDs, as well as control over strobing and speed of back and forth movements. Each beam is about 4 times wider than the average Derby beam.
American DJ’s Fusion FX BarsJul 6, 2009
American DJ is not only raising the bar on excitement and value in DJ/club effects, it’s extending the bar too. The company has unveiled three new lighting fixtures shaped like elongated bars (21.25" L), each containing at least 3 exciting visual effects. Because these unique DMX-compatible fixtures offer a combination or fusion of different effects, they bear the name ADJ Fusion Series.
New CHAUVET Scorpion Storm RGXJul 2, 2009
The new Scorpion Storm RGX effect laser, which replaces the Scorpion Storm RG, incorporates more power and options than its predecessor but at a lower price.
This 4-channel DMX-512 controlled laser blasts a unique star field with many patterns and hundreds of beams covering the walls and floor, thanks to a 114-degree coverage angle. This spectacular show is powered by 30mW green and 80mW red laser modules. Color selection includes green, red or both green and red with strobe control, with or without DMX control.
CHAUVET LED MushroomJun 17, 2009
The Mushroom, a mainstay derby effect fixture, has been fitted with three high-powered LEDs to become a new industry standard-- the LED Mushroom.
Global Truss’ New F31 Single Tube TrussJun 17, 2009
Global Truss brings greater versatility to trussing with is new F31 Single Tube Truss. Since it’s made of a single 2” beam, this truss can be used to form a clean, thin frame, making it ideal for framing signs, banners, curtains and LED panels.
CHAUVET Announces ‘Stay Connected’ Product Review ContestMay 27, 2009
CHAUVET is launching a contest featuring reviews of its products by contestants via Internet social media sites.
tay Connected contestants should post a video review of any CHAUVET product by video response on YouTube from June 1 to June 30, 2009 using this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ReVrXmIdVo
Cannery Casino Resorts Debuts Pennsylvania Casino ComplexMay 27, 2009
A Las Vegas casino developer decided to bring a little Vegas to Pennsylvania when it redeveloped the historic Meadows Race Track into an entertainment complex with harness racing, casino, bowling center, lounge and restaurants.
Cannery Casino Resorts invested $450 million to upgrade the race track and build a 350,000-square-foot gaming facility that incorporates CHAUVET lighting fixtures in the casino’s Silks Lounge. The grand opening was held in early May.
American DJ Rotoballs TRI LED and Mini TRI Ball ArrivesMay 13, 2009
American DJ has applied cutting-edge TRI LED lighting technology to two exciting new, easy-to-operate rotating ball effects. The sound-active Rotoballs TRI LED and Mini TRI Ball are LED-powered versions of well-established American DJ halogen effects that have been extremely popular with mobile DJs, bands and small nightclubs in the past.
American DJ Pinspot LED BP and LED Beam Scan Run On BatteriesApr 20, 2009
First, American DJ brought the classic white pinspot into the 21st
century by coming out with an LED-powered version of this popular DJ/club/display effect. Now the company has gone even further and unveiled two new powerful 3W white LED pinspot models, the Pinspot LED BP
and LED Beam Scan
, that take the pinspot to places it’s never been before – literally!
Perfect Wedding: American DJ X-Color LED GPApr 20, 2009
The wedding season is fast approaching, and there are few better ways to dress up your wedding gigs than with some well placed gobos. American DJ has come up with something special for you to use when wooing wedding parties; the X-Color LED GP.
DJ Skirts Gives The Seal of ApprovalApr 4, 2009
Members of the Special Event and Bridal industries talked with us about preserving the elegant appearance of the room. They felt that many DJs just didn’t fit in (aesthetically). Some venues even developed habits of positioning DJs in the corner of the room, to get them out of the way.
Elation Impression Rocks AC/DC’s TrainMar 17, 2009
Fresh off the success of its multi-platinum comeback album Black Ice
, which debuted at No. 1 in 29 countries, AC/DC embarked on its first concert tour in eight years. Known for its theatrics as much as its rhythm-heavy rock tunes, the band wanted to show its fans that, after 30 years in the business, AC/DC still has a flair for the spectacular.
American DJ LED FX Pak IIMar 12, 2009
As working DJs and musicians make the big switch to LED lighting and special effects, American DJ has come up with an easy, economical way for mobile entertainers to become part of this growing revolution. The company has introduced the LED FX Pak II
, an affordable combo package of four easy-to-use LED effects that provides mobile entertainers with an instant plug-and-play lightshow.
American DJ New Mega Bar 50Mar 9, 2009
American DJ has added a new, smaller-size model to its popular Mega Bar series of LED color bars. Like the company’s original Mega Bar LED, the new Mega Bar 50 RGB
is an ultra-bright DMX-compatible indoor RGB mixing bar that creates smooth, rich color washes on walls, stages and performers. But at 1.5 feet in length, it’s half the size of the original 1-meter Mega Bar � and less than half the price!