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Articles May-June 2021

Pursuing the Pro Audio Trail

In conversation with Caroline Moss and Sue Gould

PT got in touch with the Pro AVL Asia magazine core team of Editor - Caroline Moss and Sales Director - Sue Gould, who between them boast of over three decades of experience in the pro audio industry..... read more

NJSM Marks a Milestone in the Business of Sound

From Rental Company to manufacturer and innovator, Nixon Johnny has guided and grown NJSM from a two-person company to a fifty-person company, continuing to expand into virtual events with NJSM Virtual Studio..... read more

Tech Savvy Environment for T-Systems

Eyte Technologies installs high-tech AV Solution at T-System’s Experience Center facilitating brand value and delivering superior customer experience..... read more

Conversations with SudeepAudio

Sudeep Audio, one of India’s first pro audio web store selling studio software and equipment online commenced its YouTube Channel, ConverSAtions, in 2011 to share the journey of Indian Sound Engineers..... read more

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Moving Heads


Former year had a lot to offer in the Moving Head segment. PT lines up some interesting debuts

Martin Harman MAC Encore Wash CLD

MAC Encore Wash CLD is an LED-based alternative to the MAC Viper Wash DX designed to produce rich color and premium white light in a wide variety of applications where light quality is critical.

Main Features include:

• Flicker-free operation—LED driver frequency suitable for all camera applications.
• Whisper-silent—Combines convection and forced air cooling with user-selectable output vs. sound level control.
• Fully electronic dimmer/shutter control with various dimming curves and tungsten red-shift emulation.
• Variable CTO—daylight to tungsten CCT control and expansion of the CMY palette that stays true to the black body curve.
• Color wheel—6 interchangeable dichroic filters + open.
• Fresnel lens: 1:4 zoom—precise, silent and fast zoom.
• PC lens (optional): 1:5 zoom—precise, silent and fast zoom.
• Internal barndoor system with two shutter blades and iris.
• Animotion FX System—Internal dimming effect macros for stunning 3D mid-air and projection effects.

Technical Specification:

• Physical:

Length: 452 mm (17.8 in.);
Width (across yoke): 480 mm (18.9 in.);
Height (maximum): 755 mm (29.8 in.);
Height (head straight up): 745 mm (29.4 in.);
Weight: 28.5 kg (62.9 lb.)

• Dynamic Effects:

Color Mixing: CMY, independently variable 0 - 100%;
Color Temperature Control: Variable 6000 - 2700 K;
Color Wheel: 6 x interchangeable dichroic filters + open, indexing, continuous rotation, random color;
Focus: Range varies with zoom angle, from approx. 2 m (6.6 ft.) / 6 m (19.7 ft.) to infinity Zoom: Motorized
Pan: 540°
Tilt: 268°

• Control and Programming

DMX channels: 24
16-bit control: Dimming, pan and tilt
Movement control options: Tracking and vector
DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A
RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20
Transceiver: Opto-isolated RS-485

• Optics

Light source: 6000 K white LEDs
Total LED engine power: 468 W
Minimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >80% luminous output)


GHIBLI is Ayrton’s first LED spot luminaire that is factory-equipped with a framing system designed to offer lighting designers unlimited creative possibilities without any compromise.

Main Features include:

• Fitted with an LED module using a high-output, low-etendue monochromatic white light source calibrated at 7,500K

• The proprietary optical system, equipped with a 137 mm frontal lens, has 13 high-quality lenses, delivering an 8:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 7° to 56°

• CMY colour mixing system combined with a variable CTO and a six-position complementary colour wheel to produce an infinite palette of pastels and saturated colours

• The effects section includes two wheels with interchangeable HD glass gobos.Technical Specifications:


 13 elements 8:1 zoom high resolution optic system
 Beam aperture: 7° to 56°
 137 mm front lens for ultimate performance


 30K low-etendue White Light Engine
 Total luminaire output: up to 23,000 lumens
 CRI: up to 90 with High CRI filter
 Rated source life: up to 25,000 hours


 100 to 240 Volts – 50/60Hz
 Power 900 W max


 (Ta max): 45°C (113°F)
 (Ta min): -10°C (14°F)
 Minimum usage distance: 2.0 m


 Product: 494 x 729 x 281 mm (l x h x d)
 Flight-case Foam: 545 x 765 x 360 mm (l x h x d)


 Product: 35.6 KG

Chauvet Rogue R2X Spot

Rogue R2X Spot offers incredible value with a stunning range of colors and effects, all supported by professional quality engineering.

Main features include:

• Intense 300 W LED light engine for punchy, bold beams
• Two color wheels with 7 colors, split color ability, and continuous variable speed scrolling
• Two gobo wheels
• 16-bit LED dimming for ultimate fade control
• RDM enabled for remote addressing and trouble shooting
• Selectable LED maximum output to match legacy Rogue R2 Spots
• Selectable PWM settings to maintain flicker-free operation on camera
• Simple and complex DMX channel profiles for programming versatility

Technical Specification:


 Light Source: 1 LEDs (CW) 300 W, (8.7 amps), 7,836 K, 50,000 hours life expectancy
 Beam Angle: 16.5°
 Field Angle: 16.5°
 Lumens – Source: 23,000
 Lumens – Output: 11,000
 Illuminance (total): 9,187 lux @ 5 m
 Selectable PWM: 600 Hz, 1,200 Hz, 6,000 Hz, 15,000 Hz


 Dimensions: 16.1 x 13.5 x 19.25 in  Weight (single unit): 47.8 lb (21.7 kg)


 Power Connection: Edison (local) plug to Neutrik powerCON
 Power Input: Neutrik powerCON
 Power Output: Neutrik powerCON
 Data Connectors: 3- and 5-pin XLR
 Cable Length (power): 5 ft (1.5 m)

Robe MegaPointe

MegaPointe is an all-in-one fixture, whose bright sharp parallel beams, excellent gobo projection, precise movement, smooth CMY colour mixing and dimming plus a multitude of beam splitting, wash and shaping effects, allows the users to unleash their creativity.

Main Features include:

• Light Source: Osram Sirius HRI 470 W RO
• Light Output: MEGA bright 2.200.000 lx @ 5 m
• Zoom Range: 1.8°– 21° beam mode, 3°– 42° spot mode
• Effects: CMY mixing, rotating and static gobo wheel, animation wheel, 12 beam and flower effects

Technical Specifications:


 Lamp: Discharge short arc lamp with integrated reflector
 Approved model: Osram Sirius HRI 470 W RO
 Lifetime: 1.500 hours @ 470W Standard mode, 2.000 hours @ 380W Eco mode
 CRI: 80/90
 CCT Light Output: 6.300 K, CCT Lamp: 7.500 K
 Control: Automatic and remote on/off


 Zoom range: 1.8°– 21° beam mode; 3°– 42° spot mode
 Output lens diameter: 150 mm
 Fixture total lumen output: 20.375 lm
 Light output: Beam mode 1.8°: 2.200.000 lx @ 5 m; Beam mode 1.8°: 137.500 lx @ 20 m; Spot mode 3°: 715.300 lx @ 5 m; Spot mode 3°: 44.710 lx @ 20 m


 Height: 640 mm (25.2”) - head in vertical position
 Width: 396 mm (15.6”)
 Weight: 22 kg (48.5 lbs)


AQUA 480 BWS is IP65 moving light, designed to provide 3 features in 1. It has adopted PR patented technology, combines advanced 480W lamp with superb optical system, ideal for outdoor entertainment, concert, stadium and other lighting applications.

Main features:

• Light Source: USHIO PR 480(480W), (6900±300K), 1,500 hrs
• Input Voltages: 100V~240V AC, 50/60Hz
• Power Consumption: 650W@220V
• Strobe: double shutter blades, 0.3~25 F.P.S with macros
• Prism: 3 prisms (standard: 2x8-facet circular prisms and 1x4-facet linear prism) +frost plus open, bi-directional rotation with variable speeds (optional: 3-facet, 16- facet circular/linear/gradient prisms)
• Light Angle: beam mode: 0°~2.8°; spot mode: 2.8°~60°; wash mode: 10°~60°
• Head Movement: pan 540º and tilt 270º with auto position correction and adjustable speed.
• Channels: short mode 22 channels, standard mode 30 channels and extended mode 34 channels

Technical Specifications:

• Input Voltages: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
• Power Consumption: 650W@220V
• Light Source: USHIO PR 480(480W), (6900±300K, 1 ,500 hrs)
• Strobe: Double shutter blades, 0.3-25 F.P.S
• Head Movement: Pan 540°, tilt 270° with auto position correction
• Spot mode: 2 so -60°
• Wash mode: 10°-60°
• Control: International DMX512, 3 pins and 5 pins interface; Short mode 22 channels, standard mode 30 channels and extended mode 34 channels Self-test mode
• Weight: Net weight: 42Kg