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    CHAUVET Professional Ovation E-910FC 2017-03-20

    Ovation E-910FC is a high-performance ERS-style fixture with full RGBA-Lime color mixing and color temperature presets of 2800 to 6500 K that match the output of a tungsten source to perfection. Control options include full 16-bit dimming (per color and master), selectable PWM, RDM and on-board...
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    CHAUVET Professional Ovation E-260WW IP 2017-03-20

    Ovation E-260WW IP takes the brilliant breakthrough concept of the Ovation E-260WW and places it outdoors. Our standard shutter assembly and lenses lend familiarity and ease-of-use to this groundbreaking IP65-rated ERS-style fixture with an output surpassing that of 750 W HPL. This ellipsoidal...
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    Full Circle

    Round stages are on a roll. We’re seeing more of them at concerts and festivals, as well as at pop-up theatrical venues and dinner theatres. While they offer a greater sense of engagement and a unique viewing experience for audiences, these distinctive stages also present a complex set of...
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    Burning Rogue Red

    In 2007, August Burns Red blazed a new path when they put a new twist on the metalcore sound. A decade later, the Grammy-nominated quintet marked this milestone by kicking off 2017 with a celebratory coast-to-coast “Messengers 10-Year Anniversary” tour. The group plays its bold upfront...
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    A Moving Drama

    Moving fixtures have long been used in musicals to one degree or another, but lately they’ve been appearing in a wider variety of productions, including dramas. We aren’t just talking cameo roles either. A growing number of theatre LDs are turning to LED movers, particularly washes, to fill an...
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    Cosmo Wilson Heartfelt Light

    Perspective plays a critical role in the approach that this Orlando-based lighting designer and director takes to his work. This is evident not only in the way he’s able to weave myriads of fixtures into balanced coordinated looks, but also in how he defines the role of lighting design. The...
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Utilizing Aerial Effects

    One of the best parts of being a lighting designer is coming up with the awesome shapes we create through the haze -- we call these "aerial looks!" Have a quick talk with CHAUVET Professional's own Jim Hutchison as we discover some of the tips and tricks to creating powerful aerial looks!
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Creative Use of Gobos

    Everyone uses gobos, but are you really getting the maximum effect out of them? CHAUVET Professional's Jim Hutchison offers some insightful tips on how to have more fun with gobos while adding an extra depth and excitement to your light show.
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Mastering Color, Part II

    We're back with another episode of Lighting Insights from CHAUVET Professional! This month we revisit the second part of the Mastering Color video from last month -- let's talk Color Groupings, differing color schemes, and ways to utilize your color choices wisely!
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Mastering Color, Part I

    Lighting Insights is back for this month's look into light! Jim Hutchison talks about a subject that we all think we know until it shows us who is boss: COLOR! Check it out!
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Focus Palettes Part I

    Every LD loves focus palettes – and why not? Using them to remember the pan and tilt parameters of moving fixtures can save load in time when you move from venue to venue, while also helping to preserve your sanity! In this first of a two-part series Jim Hutchison “focuses” on getting the most...
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Focus Palettes Part II

    Focus palettes are just too important to cover in only one video! So, in this video, Jim Hutchison gives us the second installment on the subject, providing details on creating focus palettes for a variety of applications from dance to opera. Along the way, Jim shares his insights on using...
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    Atmospheric Impact

    Fog and haze are light and airy substances, but in the hands of a skilled lighting designer they can have a weighty impact on audiences at a concert or theatrical production. Aside from accenting the effect of lighting fixtures, atmospherics add their own visual dimension to a show, especially...
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    The Case For sACN

    Lighting designers have an ever expanding array of networking and protocol options to choose from. Sam Bowden, European Product Manager for CHAUVET Professional, explains why sACN, a relative newcomer on the scene, deserves your consideration if you want to make your life easier when it comes to...
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    Tobias Rylander Shaping Light

    There is a cinematic quality to Tobias Rylander’s lighting designs. The subtle shifts in shadows, the sharp contrast between light and dark, the bending of scenic elements, all evoke images of the convention defying New Wave films of the 1960s, such as those created by his fellow Swede, Ingmar...
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Making Useful Color Palettes

    Jim Hutchison's back for another Lighting Insights video! This month we'll be talking about making useful and effective Color Palettes for your lighting programming -- the more effective your palettes, the faster you get to make the art! Check out this month's Lighting Insights video!
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Making Effective Beam Palettes

    Want to manage gobos, zooms, prisms and other looks more effectively? It starts with creating the right beam palettes. Our own Jim Hutchison explains how creating beam palettes will make it easier to add more cool effects to your show. Jim offers detailed tips on making beam palettes for...
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Programming Tips and Tricks

    Looking to make your programming go smoother, faster and easier? (And who isn’t?) Then check out this month’s Video Insights from CHAUVET Professional with Jim Hutchison for some nifty tricks that will help you organize your programming time more efficiently, avoid surprises and come up with a...
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    CHAUVET Professional Lighting Insights: Moving Head Maintenance Basics

    It’s time to take the base covers off and get down to the nitty-gritty of moving head maintenance. Mike Graham walks you through the maintenance basics for everything from belts to lenses to gobos to CMY bulkheads so you can keep your moving heads in top shape. Watch now.