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City Theatrical at USITT 2017

City Theatrical at USITT 2017

USA – City Theatrical will be demonstrating innovative new technology at USITT in St. Louis, MO on 9th - 11th March, 2017 (Booth 207), including DMXcat multi-function test tool, SHoW DMX Multiverse wireless DMX, QolorPIX pixel controlled tape and pixel controller, QolorPoint mini wireless LED uplighter, Lightwright 6, Moving Light Assistant V1.3, and a new QolorFLEX 2x4A SHoW DMX Multiverse dimmer.

City Theatrical will be raffling away a free DMXcat at its booth, and at the Behind the Scenes booth. City Theatrical will also participate in USITT’s Innovation Gallery and Stage, speaking about the DMXcat multi-function test tool, on Friday 10th March at 4:10pm.

DMXcat multi-function test tool makes it easy for anyone to control, analyse, or test any DMX lighting fixture, whether it’s a simple LED PAR or a complex moving light. The system consists of a small hardware dongle and a suite of mobile applications. Together, they combine to bring wireless DMX and RDM control plus several other useful functions to the user’s smartphone. The DMXcat solves the problem faced by all users of modern lighting equipment: how to turn on and test DMX lighting gear without using a complicated lighting console. The DMXcat works with both Android and iPhones.

SHoW DMX Multiverse can broadcast up to five universes of DMX data in the 2.4GHz band (for use worldwide) or four universes of data in the 900MHz band (for use in the Americas). These tiny circuit board mounted modules are particularly suited for lighting equipment manufacturers who are interested in adding wireless DMX to their products. For the first time, due to small size, low cost, increased data transport, and ease of design integration, CT believes that the implementation of a wireless DMX chip in every DMX device is possible.

QolorFLEX CT has rebranded its growing line of dimmers for LED tape into the QolorFLEX family, assuring users that all of the dimmers match perfectly with the ETL listed QolorFLEX LED Tape. At USITT City theatrical is adding a great new tiny dimmer, the QolorFLEX 2x4A SHoW DMX Multiverse dimmer. Just 3.187” x .70” x .50” (81mm x 18.8mm x 12mm), it is small enough to fit in a 3/4” (19mm) tube and is designed for building into tiny spaces in props, candles, wands, costumes, and other special effects. Utilising SHoW DMX Multiverse radio, CT has miniaturised the circuit board to take the minimum space possible.

Configuration settings can be made either through a computer (Windows or Mac) via a micro USB connection. No external power is required for this. Alternatively, configuration can me made via RDM through any RDM controller, such as City Theatrical’s DMXcat. Maximum load per channel is 4A and maximum load per device is 8A.

All of the QolorFLEX dimmers are feature-rich, RDM enabled, and have the exceptionally smooth low end dimming that professionals demand.

QolorPIX pixel controlled tape and pixel controller are an innovative approach to pixel control which offers a high level of creativity combined with plug & play usability. Each QolorPIX controller is preconfigured with personality profiles which can be combined and tuned to produce thousands of dynamic effects using only a few DMX channels. Chases, fades, scrolls, bursts, and other effects can be created and saved as needed. QolorPIX pixel controlled LED tape connects to the controller using industry standard four pin XLR connectors. Within one minute, the system can be up and running.

QolorPoint mini wireless LED Uplighter is smaller, lighter, and less expensive than its big brother, but still packs quite a punch. Sleek and elegant, each QolorPoint unit is equipped with the award-winning SHoW DMX Neo radio and is rated for outdoor use (IP65). Its 1,200 lumen output will light up medium sized trees or two storey buildings and its even colour mixing, long battery life (eight hours maximum output) and variable PWM makes it a great companion to the full size QolorPoint uplighter.

Moving Light Assistant V1.3 is the latest version of lighting designer Andrew Voller's application designed to document both the physical setup and programming information for moving light rigs commonly used in the entertainment industry. Large shows with many moving lights can be extremely difficult to document, and Andy wrote Moving Light Assistant to make that task possible. Come spend some time with Andy and see all of the new features of Moving Light Assistant.

Lightwright 6, is lighting designer John McKernon's industry leading, multi-award-winning software for managing entertainment lighting paperwork. Lightwright is an iconic industry standard on Broadway and in other areas of live entertainment, and was created to help designers and electricians record and keep track of the vast amount of data needed to install and maintain a lighting installation. Bring Lightwright questions for John, or just come by and get a lesson in Lightwright 6.

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3rd March 2017

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