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City Theatrical Products in Holiday 2018 Projects
Worldwide – City Theatrical’s SHoW DMX SHoW Baby 6 and QolorFLEX NuNeon products are currently being used for holiday performances and installations around the world, including The Polar Express train ride in Chicago, Illinois, and St Michael’s Parish Church of Edinburgh, Scotland.
As a live Broadway-style show aboard a real Amtrak train, The Polar Express train ride uses SHoW DMX SHoW Baby 6 units in combination with City Theatrical’s external weatherproof antennas as a plug and play wireless DMX solution that transmits 760 DMX channels and one cue list from the console on each train to the boarding platform wirelessly.
“The SHoW Baby 6 units have blown us away again this year in terms of their range and reliability in the heavily-congested downtown Chicago RF spectrum,” said Guy Rhodes, lighting designer for The Polar Express train ride. “We are able to transmit wireless DMX from a moving train to our train platform display (in a tunnel) with rock-solid reliability, even when the train has pulled away and is out of sight.”
As part of an ongoing Christmas tradition at St Michael’s Parish Church, Slateford Road in Edinburgh, QolorFLEX NuNeon, Natural White was used to cover a custom made aluminium star that shines above the iconic church tower, at 160 feet above the ground. This LED lighting solution is powered by City Theatrical’s 150W Mean Well power supply.
“We used QolorFLEX NuNeon for the star because we needed an IP67 rated, extremely flexible and bright, reliable solution that could withstand all kinds of Scottish weather,” said Mike Somerville, head of productions for Blue Parrot, the full-service events company commissioned to create and install the star. “With QolorFLEX NuNeon, the star shines incredibly brightly. There is no other product on the market that came close to meeting all our needs. We are delighted with the result.”
2nd January 2019
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