Stonex has been the company in charge of distributing the lighting and control material for Studio 2 of the new Valencian television channel, formerly Canal Nou
Television lighting also adds to the transition to new devices with LED technology. These spaces, mainly illuminated with general white light, require luminaires that allow simple temperature regulation, smooth diffusion and good performance.
Due to the large number of luminaires with which one works in a television studio the bet on the LED It is an intelligent decision that will allow savings of up to 80% in energy consumption while the devices dissipate less heat, which also reverts to greater savings in air conditioning.
For Study 2 of À Punt Media a total of 38 units of Source Four LED Series 2 Daylight HD from the American manufacturer ETC. These luminaries are specially designed to offer the best quality of illumination on screen as well as not emitting any flickeo even at high speeds.
In the case of À Punt Media, the general white light they needed for Study 2 should also be addressable so that they did not escape from the decoration and maintain full control over the illuminated areas. The devices acquired from ETC They include Fresnel adapters to create a diffused light, in addition to blades that allow you to concentrate and direct the light.
"It is an alternative that improves the traditional 2Kw incandescent Fresnel in many aspects and is in line with the current tendency to work on TV with white light balances at 5600 ºK," says Alberto Lage, lighting technical director.
This range produces variable cold light between 4000K and 6500K and its warranty of up to 10 years On the LED chip, it places it as one of the premium products most valued by consumers.
“The projection body is separable from the Fresnel lens, being able to place a cutter adapter with blades and even an adapter with asymmetric profile for the illumination of cycloramas,” adds Lage.
Currently, betting on LED luminaires is more than a trend. It is a way to adapt to the times that come when lighting moves towards more sustainable, cost-effective and effective models.
To give more dynamic functionality to the study, they have been acquired 15 units of LED PAR de ETC. These luminaires are used for more decorative lighting with colors and color temperature, depending on the program in which they are being used - an informative has more sober and standard lighting while a variety program will have more dynamic lighting.
“The colorimetry of these devices, as in the Source Four LED Series 2, presents a powerful range of colors with yellow and green tones, by substituting the white color for the lime color, gaining in additive capacity in the color composition, with much more natural white colors. indicates the Technical Director of Lighting of the television studios. Being able to play with the color of the luminaires allows creating more versatile spaces in which to combine different content.
As cyclorama they have been acquired 16 units of Stormy de Claypaky thanks to its opening and a range of color and color rendering ideal. These devices offer great performance: separated by two or three meters, uniform lighting is achieved for large surfaces. “Even being a strobe, it perfectly fulfills the function of wash, being a LED-reflector system, ultimately avoiding the need for many luminaires, ”says Alberto Lage in reference to this emblematic device of the Italian manufacturer.
So many luminaires need a highly reliable control, with enough power to easily handle the installation. For this purpose, a dot2 the most intuitive console of MA Lighting. This table is a simple but powerful option for medium installations where you need to quickly configure lighting programming. Together, a unit of the dot2 Node4 and a unit of the dot2 F-wing to facilitate the manageability of the console.
MA Lighting It is the premium brand in lighting consoles that stands out for its innovative software and hardware design. Globally, it has positioned itself as the choice for the main illuminators of live shows because of the reliability it offers, versatility and wide possibilities of work.
As for the service offered by the company responsible for providing the material, Alberto Lage says: “For us the most important thing has been and is the value not only professional, but human, of the people who make up the Stonex team. Its proximity at all times and the immediate solution of our doubts and incidents make its technical and production support system a guarantee of safety and quality of service ”.
In Spain, the company Stonex is an official distributor of ETC, Claypaky y MA Lighting, among other well-known brands. As a national reference in professional lighting and stage engineering, Stonex brings more than 40 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.