Altman Lighting, aka Altman Stage Lighting Co., is a manufacturer of Stage, Studio, Architectural, and Video lighting products. Located in Yonkers, NY, Altman is probably the second most well-known name in stage lighting, following ETC. Before ETC's SourceFour was introduced in 1992, Altman's 360, and from 1974, 360Q, series of ERSs dominated venues from Community Theatres to Broadway stages for about three decades. Hundreds of thousands (if not millions) are currently hanging in the US. The 360Q series was discontinued in April 2015.
A few other popular theatrical lighting instruments by Altman include:
Altman Spectra CYC 50, 100 & 200W LED Fixtures
Altman Phoenix Ellipsoidal
Altman SPectra Strip 200, 400 & 600W LED Fixtures
Altman Spectra Par & STar Par LED Fixtures
Shakespeare Series (Altman's Source Four equivalent, comes in several fixed degrees as well as zoom) and StarPar
65/Q 6" Fresnel
The industry standard Altman Par 64 (and the not-as-popular 46 and 56)
Comet (Short-to-medium throw Followspot)
1,000Q (Short-to-medium throw Followspot)
1KAF MBP/MPF Die-Cast 6" Fresnel
The infamous 1KL ERS.
Altman is a family company founded by the late Charles Altman over 50 years ago. The company is currently run by his son, Robert Altman. Altman has been active in the development of LED lighting fixtures, including the Spectra , PHX, and Chalice (house lighting) series.
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