Lightfactor Sales takes two stands – D6 and D12 - at the 2009 PLASA Focus Show, in prime positions either side of the bar, a move anticipating that this should be a strategic meeting point for all visitors.
Both Lightfactor's stands will be replete with a wide selection of interesting products aimed at core theatre and live performance orientated applications from high profile manufacturers like SGM, LDR and Novalight from Italy; SFAT from France and LightProcessor from the UK. Lightfactor is the exclusive UK distributor for all these products.
One of the highlights from SGM is the new Giotto Digital 1500 fixture. Using a special patented application of DLP® technology, the Giotto Digital 1500 combines digital effects generation with a fully-featured moving head fixture. It offers the features of a moving light with an innovative all-digital system for generating graphic effects, whilst maintaining fundamental features like fast movement, brightness, control standards and compact dimensions.
Giotto Digital 1500 can be used to create completely customizable all-digital graphic effects. It transcends the restrictions of standard gobos and offers an almost endless library of images and clips extremely quickly using BMP, JPG and AVI-MPEG4 files. These can be uploaded to the fixture heads by USB cable or WIFI.
SGM's entire 1500 range is modular – allowing 1500 Wash, Spot, Beam, Profile or Digital fixtures to be fitted to the same base The new Giotto Beam 1500 will also be shown on the stand.
Other hot SGM products will include their new Giotto Spot 700 moving light, featuring the Philips FastFit 700W lightsource, and this will be shown together with the IDEA series of moving lights
The New PALCO 5 tri-colour LED wash light and Fixed Genio tri-colour LED â€˜brick' will be on display, and as with all the SGM products on the stand, these will be controlled via an SGM Pilot 3000 console.
LightProcessor's range of Location dimmers will be prominent. This is a completely portable dimming solution for the film, TV and events industries including 6 x 10 and 6 x 16 Amp versions, complete with Cee 17's fitted on the rear, plus a 3 x 25A and a 1 x 63A module. Location dimmers come with integral mains lead, local control plus DMX and analogue inputs, plus multifunction back lit LCD display, and are designed as a complete â€˜ready-to-go', out of the box, plug-in-and-play dimming system.
A selection of LightProcessor's dynamic range of installation dimmers will also be at PLASA Focus.
From Italian theatrical and architectural lighting manufacturers LDR is a new Nota moving head fixture, designed for applications needing a true theatrical luminaire – plus the additional flexibility of remote movement and focus. It is essentially a standard fresnel with a motorized lens, a 21 colour scroller fitted to the front and pan and tilt facilities - a dimmable source with 16-bit resolution on the movement and positional feedback on the pan & tilt.
Lightfactor has enjoyed considerable success with sales of Novalight's high powered High-Ground and Nova-Flower ranges of moving lights, of which the nova-Flower will feature on the stand.
Ideal for very bright searchlight style effects, the unique Nova-Flower is the first full programmable â€˜flower effect' with full DMX controllable pan, tilt, colour shutter plus other standard features. Using a 1200W light source, this moving yoke fixture is an ideal companion to the Novalight High-Ground, with CMY mixing, rotating reflector (in both directions), pan/tilt, remote lamp re-strike. Nova-Flower is trolley mounted for rapid rigging onto a truss, and can also be used in stand -alone mode, programmed via the display buttons on it's base. It has a weather-resistant IP 43 rating.
Lightfactor is now distributing French manufacturer SFAT's range of modular effects generators – all of which fit on to the same power bases. Available heads include Wind, Snow, Foam, Jet Foam, Confetti, Flame, Airtube (inflatable) and Mist. Lightfactor can supply all the relevant fluids needed to go into these machines plus a full range of fog fluids.