FALCON Xenons Brighten Up the 42nd Annual CMA Awards

BURBANK, CA - "Country Music's Biggest Nightâ„¢" shined even brighter this year with the addition of A&O Technology's xenon FALCON luminaires. Emmy Award winning lighting designer Bob Dickinson utilized 32 FALCON 6000s, 6 FALCON 3K Beams and 6 FALCON 3K Flowers for the television special which aired live from Nashville November 12, 2008 on The ABC Television Network.

The FALCON 6000â„¢ uses the very latest xenon technology and upgraded optics. The light is an indoor/outdoor, DMX controlled, xenon fixture equipped with douser, pan-and-tilt movement, electronic and mechanical dimmer, electronic and mechanical strobe, zoom and integrated electronic power supply. The FALCON 6000 includes a CMY+1 color changer and extra scrolls for special effects. The CMY color changer system allows for hundreds of brilliant color combinations. A fourth gel string is equipped with special colors, and/or other special effect films.

The FALCON Beamâ„¢, available in 3K to 8K for both indoor and outdoor applications, is the brightest, most reliable xenon source of its size and is specifically designed for both floor-mounted and suspended/inverted use. The FALCON Beam easily converts into a multiple-beam FALCON Flowerâ„¢. With the Flower option, either effect can be achieved using the same fixture body.

A&O opened a US rental location in Spring 2008. FALCON xenon lights have been used on several major productions this year including the "Superbowl Halftime Show with Tom Petty", "The 2008 Grammy Awards", "Dancing With The Stars", "The Coachella Valley Music Festival", Kanye West US tour, “The 2008 MTV Video Music Awards", My Morning Jacket US tour, the grand opening of the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, “The Democratic Convention from Denver", as well as many others.

A&O has locations in America, Europe, Middle East and Asia, and is the largest full-service provider of xenon lighting products for entertainment and architectural applications.

A&O Technology, Inc. specializes in full-service production including the provision of xenon, metal halide and LED products. /www.ao-lighting.com/. TMB is the exclusive sales distributor for Alpha One xenon products. www.tmb.comcma-eagles-ao.jpgao-logo.jpg

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