Sometimes, 2 artists and a great venue are all it takes for a party. Going into the new year in style, DJ Merlo and Louisax took over the church in Beke in Belgium for 60 extraordinary minutes of music and lighting goodness during the final hour of 2020.
Dazzle dance floors with the new Gobozap from CHAUVET DJ, a dynamic LED barrel scanner effect light that projects multicoloured rotating gobos.
CHAUVET DJ has responded to the needs of event and entertainment creatives who’ve continued to innovate even in a challenging socially distant environment by introducing a collection of products that empower vloggers and live-streamers to design brighter, more engaging, and camera-friendly visual landscapes.
The 20th October saw a plethora of new products from CHAUVET DJ - today they add TX & RX dongles plus an IP Gobo Projector that is battery powered!
CHAUVET DJ introduces a powerful line-up of new lighting products!
QuickQ consoles feature an intuitive plug-and-play interface and helpful learning prompts to make it easy for even inexperienced users to operate smaller lighting systems.
Light up the Dark with CHAUVET DJ this Halloween
Just when you thought the party couldn't get any better, Hurricane Bubble Haze X2 Q6 ups the standard for entertainment atmospherics.
Join CHAUVET DJ Senior Product Manager Allan Reiss for this exploration of the features of the DMX interfaces that harness the power of ShowXpress DMX software.
Releasing copious amounts of haze-filled bubbles, the CHAUVET DJ Bubble Haze generated fun and excitement throughout the event industry when it was introduced in 2019. Now the company has taken bubbles to the next level with the introduction of the Bubble Haze X2 Q6.
Industry veteran Chris Hale has joined Chauvet as its new UK Product Specialist. Prior to joining Chauvet, Chris was the Senior Product Specialist for Martin Professional UK. During his 23 years with that company and its predecessors, Chris worked with lighting products utilized in the touring, theatre, broadcast and film markets.
The new Freedom Flex H4 IP from CHAUVET DJ features a removable battery for easy charging and battery swapping making this 100% wireless, battery-operated par with a built-in D-Fi transceiver incredibly flexible. The Freedom Flex H4 IP X6 system includes six Freedom Flex H4 IP fixtures and six battery packs in a rugged road case with built-in charger.
CHAUVET DJ has announced a new range of LED lighting fixtures which are equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology. This means that they can be controlled from CHAUVET DJ’s new BTAir app directly from a phone or tablet without any additional hardware needed.
The new CHAUVET Professional Ovation SP-300CW offers the efficiency of LED technology in a bright professional-level followspot. While it is not a fixture specifically designed for mobile DJs, it may be of interest to DJs who also provide lighting production services.
Ahead of the NAMM trade show that will take place in Anaheim, California at the end of this month, CHAUVET DJ has announced details of six new lighting fixtures – all suitable for mobile DJs – that will be added to its product line-up for 2018. These include an addition to the wireless Freedom series, a versatile new version of the popular GigBAR and a powerful multi-zone wash fixture.
With the original Geyser, CHAUVET DJ reinvented the fog machine into an LED-infused pyrotechnic-like effect that can shoot blasts of fog up into the air or down onto the dancefloor. Now, with the new Geyser P7, the CHAUVET DJ team have innovated again. This new Geyser features two separate banks of RGBA+UV LEDs, which can be independently controlled in order to create striking two-tone coloured fog effects.
Chauvet & Sons LLC has entered into an agreement with New Zealand-based Onesixone Ltd to have CHAUVET DJ distribute the SoundSwitch hardware/software package throughout much of the world, including the UK. A revolutionary control solution, SoundSwitch allows DJs to trigger and sync their lighting while playing any song, in any order.
Chauvet & Sons LLC has announced that it has completed the acquisition of ChamSys Ltd, the Southampton, UK-based designer and manufacturer of lighting controllers. Established in 2003, ChamSys has grown rapidly and its range of MagicQ lighting consoles are now widely used to control light shows of all sizes, including many larger mobile DJ setups.
At the NAMM trade show, that is currently taking place in California (19th – 22nd January), Chauvet DJ has unveiled four new additions to its range of effects lighting fixtures. The Helicopter Q6, FXarray Q5, Rotosphere Q3 and FXpar 3 are all LED-powered units that offer a new take on an established lighting fixture type.
The latest addition to CHAUVET DJ’s range of moving head fixtures is the Intimidator Hybrid 140SR – an all-in-one moving head that morphs from spot to beam to wash. It offers an ideal toolkit for DJ lighting enthusiasts looking to transform any event space with powerful looks and high octane atmospherics.
The innovative new FXpar 9 from CHAUVET DJ is now available in the UK, offering varied wash effects created by multiple technologies all from a single compact fixture. The FXpar 9 – which received an enthusiastic reception upon its recent UK debut at BPM | PRO – is an ideal light-source for all manner of events, from weddings to dance parties.
Mobile DJs know the impact that haze and fog can have on creating dramatic lighting displays. The CHAUVET DJ line of Hurricane haze and fog machines includes models to fit any space and application including the new Hurricane Haze 1D, a water-based hazer designed to allow mobile entertainers to create a light haze-filled atmosphere at their events.
Chauvet Professional has announced that its new Maverick MK2 Wash is now shipping. The fixture is powered by 12 OSRAM 40-watt RGBW LEDs and features a custom designed optical system, along with full spectrum colour mixing, to offer impressive washes and beams for the biggest of mobile shows.
When CHAUVET DJ introduced the original GigBAR IRC at the end of 2014, mobile DJs enthusiastically embraced the ultimate ‘pack-n-go’ portable lighting system. Now CHAUVET DJ has announced the new GigBAR 2 that adds to the original by including UV in its pars and strobes for increased colour mixing and effects.
Chauvet DJ has released its new Intimidator Spot 355 IRC, a feature-packed moving head fitted with a 90W LED, rotating 3-facet prism and a built-in totem mode, allowing mobile DJs to create powerful beam effects that can be focussed on the dance-floor for a more immersive lightshow.
Chauvet DJ has announced the release its new Kinta FX, a compact lighting unit that combines LED derby effect, laser and SMD strobe, providing mobile DJs with a 3-in-1 effect that brings a room-filling mixture of colour beams, movement and strobing to the dance-floor!
Chauvet DJ this week announced the arrival of its new Beamer 6 FX lighting unit, which is set to hit UK stores sometime next month (March). Offering mobile DJs a useful centrepiece effect, the new product utilises adjustable RGBW beams, a circular SMD strobe and a red/green pattern laser to produce multi-FX displays.
Following its debut appearance at NAMM 2016, the new Swarm Wash FX from Chauvet DJ is now available, providing mobile DJs with a range of eye-catching four-in-one effects, thanks to its rotating derby, UV LEDs, red/green laser and white SMD strobes.
Lighting company CHAUVET DJ found itself experiencing déjà vu at NAMM 2016, as it walked away with two of the music/entertainment industry’s most prestigious honours, repeating its performance at last year’s event and showing mobile DJs its intention to continue supplying well-designed products.
DJ lighting manufacturer CHAUVET DJ has announced the arrival of its new Intimidator Trio, an LED-powered moving head that provides mobile DJs with beam, wash and effect features, allowing them to create a multi-faceted lightshow for their audiences and guests.
Last month history caught up with itself, as fans of Back to the Future celebrated the arrival of October 21, the iconic ‘destination time’ of Doc and Marty’s DeLorean DMC-12 sports car in the franchise’s second film – and CHAUVET fixtures were there to help a large gathering of British fans mark the occasion!
Sightings of Elvis Presley were on the rise this summer, when CHAUVET DJ and sister company CHAUVET Professional brought glitz and glamour to the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, for the third annual ‘Europe’s Tribute to Elvis’ Fesitval!
As visitors return to normality following this year’s energetic BPM event (which ran from the 12th to the 14th of September at Birmingham’s NEC) CHAUVET DJ has been reflecting upon its successful outing at the show, which saw the company offering mobile DJs plenty in the way of lighting effects and more.
With this year’s BPM event not far away, CHAUVET DJ is preparing to showcase a wide range of brand-new products, including the new D-Fi USB series of innovative wireless fixtures, as the company celebrates its 25th anniversary.
The CHAUVET DJ marketing team is on the look-out for candidates to take part in its annual Halloween Scream Test, a contest that gives DJs a chance to star in their very own Halloween horror flick!
CHAUVET DJ has introduced two new compact scanners, the Intimidator Barrel 305 IRC and Intimidator Scan 305 IRC, giving mobile DJs two portable LED solutions that offer bright, far-reaching effects and compact design.
Equipment retailer ElectroMarket has announced an upcoming demo and tutorial night with Chauvet Professional, providing mobile DJs and lighting designers with an opportunity to check out new products and get to grips with lighting control software.
CHAUVET DJ has released a new multi-effects lighting package, the JAM Pack Silver, which joins the JAM Pack Gold as part of the company's budget-conscious, mobile DJ-focussed range. The new package supplies users with three popular party solutions that allow them to quickly and easily deliver an array of lighting effects at any event.
CHAUVET DJ has released its new four-in-one lighting package, the JAM Pack Gold, which utilises four popular party lighting effects to allow mobile DJs to generate a multi-faceted display from one convenient, portable source.
Recognising excellence in the lighting industry, the Luminar Groups Lighting Technician of the Year competition is a chance for lighting designers from across the UK to prove their worth and be rewarded for their talents. This year, Luminar called on CHAUVET DJ and its sister company TRUSST to provide the lighting and trussing for the competitions final event.
Lighting supplier Chauvet has this week officially opened a full-service subsidiary in Ghent, Belgium. The company, which has its main headquarters in the USA, has expanded the newly-opened facility from the Chauvet branch in the UK, looking to further its reach on the European mainland.
Chauvet, having teamed up with PLSN editor and noted lighting designer Nook Schoenfeld, is going blue in a bid to recognise today as World Autism Awareness Day and to help fight the disorder that affects an estimated 52 million people across the globe.