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Novelties in premium stage lighting: PLASA 2019

From 15 to 17 in September, London Olympia hosts the celebration of PLASA, which combines the latest releases of the most important firms in spectacular lighting.

Every year, thousands of professionals come to PLASA Show to learn about the most outstanding products of premium brands in stage lighting such as MA Lighting, Claypaky, ETC, Ayrton and the opportunities that come with the new LED technology.

This edition also has the presence of new firms, adding a total participation of more than 200 brands of sound, video, scenic mechanics and lighting. Among the highlights we find several launches that are leading the way in the spectacular lighting sector.

For three days, visitors can discover, ask, and compare the most pioneering products. The presence of the most emblematic brands of scenic lighting, represented in Spain by Stonex, makes PLASA 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 in the shortest possible time.

Premium control

As a reference mark in lighting control, MA Lighting will return with the models of its acclaimed new generation of consoles, the GrandMA3. This year they will also advance more details about the expected software for this table, which offers more parameters, more accessibility, better 3D visualization and, in general, great possibilities with respect to its predecessor.


Stage lighting firms focus on their LED portfolio. This new technology has been strongly imposed thanks to energy savings, lower heat emission and greater durability of its chip with respect to discharge lamps.

The LED, here and now

In the case of Claypaky, the latest additions to your LED catalog will be a prominent part of your stand at PLASA, except for the new Sharpy PLUS, the review of its iconic model that has already enamored numerous illuminators for its power and the cleanliness of its beam. Among these novelties, the new and small stand out Mini-B, able to function as wash, beam or effect, being a perfect option for small spaces.


For those looking for risk-taking tools, the new XTYLOS it will not go unnoticed. This laser source moving head continues to conquer international trade shows. Its colors are vibrant and its beam is dense and clean. It is a new indispensable complement in the brightest designs. The latest additions to the range will also be present AXCOR: The AXCOR Wash 600 y AXCOR Spot 400. These are two powerful options with outdoor LED technology and large assemblies that complement this versatile family.

New ways of working light

For its part, Ayrton will go to PLASA in the Stand of Ambersphere, its distributor in England, with its latest releases in stage lighting: two luminaires profile. On the one hand, the new Perseus, cataloged with IP65. A device suitable for working in adverse weather conditions such as rain and snow. On the other hand, the new Hurricane X, a profile with an extraordinary power of 5.000lm and a new color selection with double CMY saturation thanks to which it is capable of producing 281 trillions of colors. A new tool that will delight illuminators specialized in large productions.


A wide range of solutions

Among the brands that cover a more complete product range, we will find ETC with its varied catalog in solutions of scenic, architectural lighting, lighting control and scenic mechanics. The range of products stands out Source Four LED of cutouts that already works in a multitude of auditoriums, theaters and television sets and that offers a dimmable white general light and an unprecedented warranty on the LED chip - up to 10 years. The I relieved, the first moving head of ETC, who already won the PLASA Innovation Award in 2018.

The manufacturer will also offer some talks and training during the fair with its powerful consoles EOS, providing tips to get the most out of color. In addition, he will impart notions on the use of his new software Augment3d of 3D visualization and augmented reality that has revolutionized the way in which EOS The lighting design works.

Visitors can discover the new ranges of architectural product with Archystem y BlueSystem, recently acquired by the company, as well as the architectural control system with Echo Touch.


Stonex brand

In Spain, the company Stonex is an official distributor of MA Lighting, Claypaky, Ayrotn, ETC and Movecat, among other well-known brands. As a national reference in professional lighting and stage engineering, Stonex brings more than 39 years of experience offering integral solutions for the sectors of entertainment, entertainment, architecture and emergency lighting; comprising the design, supply, installation and maintenance of scenic equipment and premium lighting.

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