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Moving Heads

Moving Innovations sprucing stage shows

Moving heads, one of the most vital segments of stage lighting are being re-invented. Having new technologies on board, their future looks bright & colourful. Here, we assemble some of the latest (2016-2017) additions to moving heads collection. Utilization of these, newly invented moving lights allow the lighting designers to bring excitement and energy to their audience.


The ADJ Vizi CMY300 is hybrid LED moving head lighting effect with a powerful 300w LED engine that provides a huge output making it suitable for large venues and events. It acts like a beam, spot and wash, all in one. With a massive zoom range, allows designers to obtain maximum effects of an accessory without having to agglomerate in an installation with multiple accessories.

Tech Specifications:

Light Source: • 300W Cool White LED Engine
• 50,000 Hour Average LED Life
Color:Color Wheel: 9 + Open (Including: CTO 3200K & UV)
• Full CMY Color Mixing
GOBO Wheel 1: 8 Fixed + Open (1 Beam Reducers Beam Mode)
GOBO Wheel 2: 6 Rotating/Replaceable + Open (Size: 26.8mm; Viewable: 20mm)
• Modular design for easy servicing and GOBO replacement
Zoom Range: 8 ~ 48-degrees
Iris: Motorized 5-100%
Focus: Motorized
• Frost effect
Prism 1: Rotating 3-facet Circular
Prism 2: Rotating 6-facet Linear Rotating
• Prism Layering
Power Input: powerCON
Power Pass through: powerCON @120V or 220V
• USB firmware update port
Control Channels: 21, 24 or 26
DMX Modes: 3
Control: 3-pin and 5-pin DMX
• Full color display menu
Pan / Tilt Correction: Automatic
• Pan / Tilt Lock
Pan / Tilt Range: 540˚ / 270˚
• Fine Tilt
Pan/Tilt Speed: Fast to Slow
Dimming & Fine Dimming: Electronic
Input Voltage: 100-240V 50Hz/60Hz (Auto Sensing)
Daisy chain max: 4 fixtures (@120V); 8 fixtures (@230V)
Power Draw: 398W (3.31A @ 120V; 1.8A @ 220V)
Dimensions (LxWxH): 14.75” x 12.75” x 24.5” / 370 x 325 x 619mm
Weight: 51 lbs. / 23 kg

Blizzard Lighting G-MIX 200

The G-Mix 200 CMY, feature packed spot moving head fixture, combines an exceptionally sharp white beam together with the rich color transitions of CMY color mixing. Smooth color transition and vibrant fixed colors can be applied from the G-Mix 200’s unique system of three color wheels, plus rotating or static gobos can be added for projections and mid-air effects. Its smooth linear zoom can go from 42° at its widest, down to 5° to produce a piercing beam that can be trimmed with its ultra-fast steeples iris for really sharp output. It also features variable frost to create a gentle wash-like output or dynamic background projections.

Main Features include:
• 200W OSRAM white LED light engine
• Smooth CMY color mixing system
• 9 Dichroic color filters + open
• Rotating gobo wheel: 7 rotating, indexable and replaceable slot-n-lock glass gobos + open
• Static gobo wheel: 7 metal gobos + open
• Linear motorized zoom (5°- 42°)
• 3/8-facet bidirectional rotating prism
• Motorized linear iris and frost
• Linear electronic focus + auto focus
• Strobe effect with variable speed (max.15 flashes/sec.)
• Smooth dimmer from 0 - 100%
• 25/30-channel standard & extended DMX modes
Technical Specification:
Luminous Intensity:
Distance: 3m
Narrow (5°): 122,613 Lux
Wide (42°): 2,472 Lux
Distance: 5m
Narrow (5°): 48,988 Lux
Wide (42°): 849 Lux
Distance: 10m
Narrow (5°): 11,200 Lux
Wide (42°): 245 Lux
• 100-240VAC, 50-60 Hertz
Power consumption: 334W, 2.7A,
PF: .99
• 200W OSRAM® white LED light en-gine
Beam angle: 5°- 42°
Color temperature: 6500K, CRI=80
Movement Range:
Pan: 540°/Tilt: 270° (8-16 bit resolution)
Protocol: USITT DMX-512
• 25/30-channel DMX modes
• Standalone, master/slave, auto mode
• 3/5-pin XLR male / 3-5-pin XLR female
• 5-button LCD control panel
• Weight & Dimensions
• Width 16.4 inches (417 mm)
• Depth 11.4 inches (288.6 mm)
• Height 25.5 inches (648.3 mm)
• Weight 41.9 lbs. (19 kg)

Claypaky Axcor Profile 900

The Axcor Profile 900 is the first Claypaky spotlight to use a LED light source, instead of a traditional discharge lamp.

Claypaky has chosen to use a white LED engine with high luminous efficiency, total power of about 900 watts and luminous flux of 46,000 lumen (24,000 lumen output), and couple it with a system of dichroic filters to create the colors.

The Axcor Profile 900 goes straight in at the top of its category and features the best in modern technology in every parameter: the characteristics of the white and colored light it produces, its ability to form perfectly sharp projections, and the precision micro-mechanics of its exclusive beam shaping system.

Main Features include: • High wattage moving head LED spotlight
• 880W white LED engine with custom lens solution:
- Lumen: 46,000 (24,000 lumen output)
- Colour temperature: 7000 K
- CRI >70
• Optional 880W white LED engine:
- Lumen: 34,000 (17,500 lumen output)
- Colour temperature: 5600 K
- CRI > 90
• 7°- 40° linear zoom
• Focus tracking system
Color system: 16-bit CMY + linear CTO + 6-color wheel
• 6 HD interchangeable gobos
• Animation wheel
• 4-facet rotating prism
• Variable “soft edge” frost
• Variable flood frost
• Iris with multiple macros (random, pulsing...)
• Electronic linear dimmer, 16 bit + electronic strobe
• Framing System, 4 focal planes
• Framing system, 90° rotation
• Protocols/Functions: RDM, Web Server and ArtNet
• Weight 45 Kg (99.2 lbs)

Elation Rayzor 360Z

The Rayzor 360Z is a compact beam/wash moving head in its Rayzor Series of compact and high-speed LED lights.

Main features:
• Compact Beam Moving Effect Luminaire with Zoom
• (3) 60W Osram™ RGBW LEDs
• 8° to 77° Motorized Zoom and Pixel Control
• Fast and Precise 16-Bit Continuous 360° Pan/Tilt Rotation
• Linear Color Temperature Presets (2,700 - 8,000K)
• Adjustable Refresh Rate Frequency and GAMMA
• DMX, RDM, Art-NET, sACN Support
Tech Specifications:
• (3) 60W Osram™ RGBW LEDs
• 50,000 Hour Average LED Life
• 28,020 LUX 2,603 FC @6.6’ (2m) (8° Min Zoom) Full ON
• 545 LUX 51 FC @6.6’ (2m) (77° Max Zoom) Full ON
• 8° - 77° Beam Angle Zoom
• Linear Color Temperature Presets (2,700 - 8,000K)
• RGBW Color Mixing and Pixel Control
• 8 Color Presets and 8 Chase Macros
• Electronic Strobe and Variable Dimming Curves
• (3) DMX Channel Modes (20 / 26 / 32)
• 360° Continuous Pan and Tilt Movement
• Adjustable Refresh Rate (900-25,000 (Hz)
• Adjustable Gamma Brightness (2.0, 2.2, 2.4, 2.8)
• (6) Button Touch Control Panel
• 8 / 16 Bit Resolution Adjustable Movement
• Full Color 180° Reversible LCD Menu Display
• 5pin XLR DMX In/Out
• RDM (Remote Device Management)
• RJ45 etherCON In/Out (Art-NET, sACN)
• powerCON TRUE1 Power In/Out
Length: 11.0” (280.6mm)
Width: 7.9” (199.5mm)
Vertical Height: 16.6” (422.1mm)
Weight: 17 lbs. (7.7 kg)
• AC 100-240V - 50/60Hz
• 300W Max Power Consumption
• 5F to 113°F (-15°C to 45°C)

PR Lighting’s Phantom

Phantom is an upgraded version of the XR 440 BWS, contains a full designer’s toolkit in a single unit. Utilizing an Osram Sirius HRI 440W discharge source combined with PR Lighting’s advanced optical system, the fully featured fixture brings a number of advantages. These include a fixed gobo wheel with18 fixed gobos plus open, a rotating gobo wheel with seven rotating gobos plus open; a prism wheel, with 8-facet prism and 4-facet linear prism as well as an independent 8-facet prism; an independent frost filter; an interchangeable animation wheel, bi-directionally rotating at variable speeds..

Main features include:
Lamp: OSRAM SIRIUS HRI 440W (7000±300K, 1500 hours)
Voltage: 100V~240VAC, 50/60Hz
• Power consumption: 650W@220V
• 1 Fixed gobo wheel with18 fixed gobos plus open, 1 rotating gobo wheel with 7 rotating gobos plus open
• 1 Prism wheel with 8-facet prism and 4-facet linear prism, 1 individual 8-facet prism
• 1 Individual frost filter
• 1 Interchangeable animation wheel:bi-directionally rotating at variable speeds
Dimmer: mechanical dimmer 0-100%
• Double shutter blades,0.3-25 F.P.S
• Motorized linear focus and zoom
Beam angle:
Beam mode: 0°~ 2.8° linearly adjustable
Spot mode: 5°~ 60° linearly adjustable
Wash mode: 5°~ 60° linearly adjustable
Head movement: Pan 540º and Tilt 270º with auto position correction
Control: DMX512, 3 pins and 5 pins interfaces
Channels: 23 in short mode, 31 in standard mode and 36 in extended mode
• Modular structurefor easy maintenance
• Wireless control function
Housing: high temperature Engineering plastic, IP20
Net weight: 25Kg

Philips VL1100 LED

PPhilips VL1100 LED luminaire, is a LED moving head spotlights for stage and television applications. This has been specifically designed to offer high quality, consistent colour reproduction and a perfect tungsten colour shift emulation. These characteristics are all delivered by an exclusive new 3200K Philips LED light engine which succeeds in making the VL1100 LED the first moving head framing profile fixture to offer a true alternative to the traditional tungsten source.

Main Features include:
• Exclusive low-energy Philips LED engine
• Color reproduction consistent with existing VL1100
• Hybrid liquid / forced air cooling system
• 4-blade framing system (S version)
• CMY color mixing system
• Super zoom angles to 70°
• High CRI light output
• Tungsten red shift emulation during dimming
• User definable control of output/noise ratio
• 16-leaf Iris (I version)
• Continuously variable zoom range 19°-36°: super zoom angle of 90 degree
Technical Specification:
Source : LED
Lamp cap: N/A
• Wattage 445W LED Lamp / 650 total power
Lumen output (boost mode): 11300
Color temperature: 3200-2700K
• CRI>91
Beam angle: 19°-36°-70° (super zoom mode)
Pan I tilt : 540° I 270°
Controls: DMX
• DMX channels
- Standard I Classic Control Iris: 19 Standard (I version)
- Enhanced Control Iris: 21 Enhanced (I version)
- Standard I Classic Control Shutter: 27 Standard (S version)
- Enhanced I Classic Control Shutter: 29 Enhanced (S version)
Color system: CMY
Gobo I effects: 1 x 5 + open rotating interchangeable
Independent rotating prism: No
Independent frost: Variable
Dimmer: 8 -bit 1 16-bit
Framing shutters I beam shaping: Yes (S versions)
Iris: Yes (I version)
Color calibration: N/A
Accessories: N/A
Operating voltage: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
IP rating: IP20
Operating temperature: o-50 c (32-122°F)
Construction: Metal frame, engineering plastic covers
Finish: Black
Dimensions L x H x W: 445 X 876 X 660mm (17.5 X 34.5 X 26.0in)
Hanging centers: 635mm (25in)
Weight: 34.5kg (76lb)
Warranty: 2 years
Cooling: Hybrid liquid and forced air cooling system
Noise levels - Standard mode (Measured in an anechoic chamber@ 19.5dBA sound floor): Maximum lumen output boost: 40.8dBA; Match to VL1100 tungsten output: 26.5dBA
Noise levels - enhanced control mode: Variable control output ‘v’ sound level control <26.5-40.8dBA