From the 2 to the 5 in April, Claypaky, ETC, MA, Ayrton and Movecat travel to Frankfurt with their latest releases for one of the most important events in the world of professional lighting and sound. An appointment to understand the future of the entertainment sector.
The lighting sector is constantly changing and with it the technological renovation takes center stage, making Prolight + Sound one of the most important fairs to learn about the adaptation of new technological solutions focused on the lighting and audiovisual sector. It is the meeting point for professionals, companies and students who are passionate about the most innovative technology in entertainment.
Visitors will be able to get up close and personal with the news that is already channeling the future of the sector. The presence of the most emblematic lighting brands, represented in Spain by Stonex, makes this fair an essential appointment for all those who are interested in the study of technology and know what equipment can offer the user the highest profitability of the equipment in the shortest possible time.
In terms of lighting, the most prestigious brands take the opportunity to show the world revolutionary devices, a trend that this year takes special relevance thanks to the unexpected launches of premium brands in the sector.
Claypaky will attend the event with several new features in its portfolio, including the new XTYLOS, the first beam source of laser source with which to complete the most spectacular designs. There is still very little known about this new device, and it will be during its presentation in PLS when its full potential is revealed.
As for LED solutions, the Italian brand will continue to emphasize the range AXCOR with the new AXCOR Wash 600 that completes his family of mobile heads covering a wide spectrum of needs for use both in outdoor spaces and in small rooms.
During the most important technological appointments in recent years, there is a tendency for brands to create powerful heads capable of working even in the rain. This year will be Ayrton who presents his own focus water proof: The new Perseus. This mobile head has a power of 27.000 lumens and is designed for use outdoors and under all types of weather conditions.
On the other hand, the little ones Diablo y Levante, will be officially presented during this fair. It is about two small and compact heads. The Diablo It is a powerful profile of only 22 KG, ideal for medium spaces and road shows. On the other hand, Levante It is a revolutionary wash that includes blades to realize the work area in an impressively reduced body.
In the face of such advances in the field of lighting, control is also reinvented. The brand specialized in lighting control, MA Lighting, will highlight your consoles grandMA3 y dot2. The latest preliminary version of the grandMA3 software will be available to visitors, which is expected to be released later this year. Improvements in color control, 3D visualization and network protocol are some of the most attractive features of this powerful console. The MA team will also present the xPort Node DIN Rail and will explain the new open protocol GDTF (General device type format).
For its part, the multidisciplinary brand ETC will be presenting the new update of your software ETC ETC that will have an 3D viewer and augmented reality technology. Little is known today of its deepest characteristics, but the truth is that the new ETC software not only comes to stay but it gives a total turn to what until now we knew as 3D visualizers, combining augmented reality for show programming. In addition, its new mobile application MyETC: Photometrics with which to measure the amount of luxes of any device with just one click of our mobile phone.
ETC has a wide range of solutions for the stage lighting sector. From his new mobile head Relevé Spot, designed especially for theatrical applications, up to its line ETC Rigging, going through his popular family of cuts Source Four LED Series 2 with seven colors and of course his family of consoles EOS Family, intuitive and light.
And adding to the trend of the LED, we will see some of the brands that have most clung to the use of conventional lamps switch to this new technology. This is the case of Portman, the Polish brand that stands out for its aesthetic and original lights, adds a new device to its catalog and will be presented in Prolight + Sound. It is the new mini P1 of LED source with RGB in its halo. This awaited launch supposes a change of paradigm with which Portman advances in the transition to the LED.
In scenic mechanics and accessories for montages Admiral will be present with its solutions for wiring harnesses like the new Hook Cable and simple transport of circular trusses with the new Strong Girl, among other surprises to be revealed.
For its part, Movecat will be present with its robust engines and controls, such as the award-winning Touring Rack II, a powerful control born to travel, or the engine PROStage + 750 whose prototype was presented in the last edition of Prolight + Sound. It is one of the most recognized brands in scenic mechanics and rigging with a wide range of products manufactured under international safety standards.