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Articles Jan-Feb 2023

Creating State-of-the-Art AUDIOVISUAL Experiences Surrounding The Statue of Unity New!

In PALM + AV-ICN's conference session titled 'AV Architect of the Year', Narendra Naidu, Chairman and MD, Rhino Engineers, talks about rendering jaw-dropping audiovisual technology for Gujarat's Statue of Unity and several other projects situated in its periphery... read more

Articles Jan-Feb 2023

Udaipur City Palace Comes Alive with Splat Studio & Dataton New!

Splat Studio makes use of Dataton's Watchout software to highlight India's culture and heritage on the palace's facade

The G20 Sherpa Meet in Udaipur, India witnessed a congregation of world leaders, who partook in key conversations on sustainable lifestyle, technological transformations, and more. The City of Lakes - the host of the G20 Sherpa Meet... read more

Articles Jan-Feb 2023

AV Innovations Galore at ISE Barcelona 2023 New!

ISE Barcelona 2023, held from January 31 - February 3, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain, witnessed a record-breaking footfall over the four-day show. Clocking in at 58,107 unique attendees from 155 countries around the world, the ISE Barcelona 2023 not only gave the global AV industry a much-needed push in the right direction after the two-year long COVID-19 pandemic... read more

Articles Jan-Feb 2023

BRINGING SOUND TO LIFE: Ashish Saksena on his Love & Passion for Live Sound Mixing New!

With more than 25 years of experience as a live sound engineer for musical stalwarts such as Shankar Ehsaan Loy and KK, Ashish Saksena has forged his craftsmanship with technical acumen in monitor mixing and Front of House mixing. But his expertise in sound engineering isn't restricted to the live stage. Even in the studio, Ashish knows how to make the mix dance to his own tunes. read more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

Leading with LED New!

PALM + AV-ICN reports on the latest popular, reliable, and cost-effective LED video walls available in the Indian pro AV industry today. From Barco's TruePix to NEC E Series, these indoor LED video walls are here to change the conferencing game in the long run. read more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

An 'AV'ant-Garde Fusion of Nature & Technology New!

Gujarat has always been a home to the greatest minds who believe in the concept of 'simple living, high thinking'. Be it Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, and India's current Prime Minister,Narendra Modi - these individuals have been a testimony to how a human being... read more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

Active LED Video Walls - Demystifying The AV Enigma by Abdul Waheed, CTS, Managing Director, EYTE Technologies Pvt. Ltd. New!

The ever changing video market is reaching new heights with active LED video walls. From projection to plasma displays; LCD to LED, the continuous journey for large size display wall is always challenging. The indirect light of projection system, to the thick breaking lines of Bezel in LCD and LED is always disturbing the impact of the high resolution content. The cost of Micro LED panels and the alignment issues didn't allow it to be a success. read more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

On Delivering Quality Mega Scale AV Projects in India New!

The PALM + AV-ICN conference session witnessed a panel of AV experts, Prashanth Govindhan, Claron D'souza, Abdul Waheed, and Kapil Thirwani sit for a dialogue on the evolution of Indian AV industry, how it differs from AV industries in other countries, and how moral is the concept of jugaad in the Indian AV sphere. In this article, read the highlights of the talk. read more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

Mondosonic Studios' Varun Krrishna on Preferring Analog-Over-Digital SetupNew!

Varun Krrishna is not just a mixing engineer and music producer out of profession, but also out of passion. With an ardent love for music, Varun Krrishna is also the founder and owner of Mondosonic Studios in Kerala, a space he has built for music to breathe free. So, it isn’t a surprise that the man of music is always in a quest to stay abreast with the latest trends in the world of acoustics, and knows just how big the spatial audio boom is. To encapsulate the essence of spatial sound, Varun Krrishna is upgrading Mondosonic Studios with an extension for spatial audio. read more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

Dialing it up: Ashish Saksena on how Monitor Mixing can Elevate a PerformanceNew!

What does it take to create a technically accurate monitor mix and put the stage performance on a pedestal? Ashish Saksena, Live Sound Engineer for Shankar Ehsaan Loy & Late KK, spills the beans on crafting a good monitor mix in PALM + AV-ICN conference session titled, 'How Good Monitor Mixing Can Boost A Performance.'read more

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Moving Heads


Former year had a lot to offer in the Moving Head segment. PT lines up some interesting debuts

Martin Harman MAC Encore Wash CLD

MAC Encore Wash CLD is an LED-based alternative to the MAC Viper Wash DX designed to produce rich color and premium white light in a wide variety of applications where light quality is critical.

Main Features include:

• Flicker-free operation—LED driver frequency suitable for all camera applications.
• Whisper-silent—Combines convection and forced air cooling with user-selectable output vs. sound level control.
• Fully electronic dimmer/shutter control with various dimming curves and tungsten red-shift emulation.
• Variable CTO—daylight to tungsten CCT control and expansion of the CMY palette that stays true to the black body curve.
• Color wheel—6 interchangeable dichroic filters + open.
• Fresnel lens: 1:4 zoom—precise, silent and fast zoom.
• PC lens (optional): 1:5 zoom—precise, silent and fast zoom.
• Internal barndoor system with two shutter blades and iris.
• Animotion FX System—Internal dimming effect macros for stunning 3D mid-air and projection effects.

Technical Specification:

• Physical:

Length: 452 mm (17.8 in.);
Width (across yoke): 480 mm (18.9 in.);
Height (maximum): 755 mm (29.8 in.);
Height (head straight up): 745 mm (29.4 in.);
Weight: 28.5 kg (62.9 lb.)

• Dynamic Effects:

Color Mixing: CMY, independently variable 0 - 100%;
Color Temperature Control: Variable 6000 - 2700 K;
Color Wheel: 6 x interchangeable dichroic filters + open, indexing, continuous rotation, random color;
Focus: Range varies with zoom angle, from approx. 2 m (6.6 ft.) / 6 m (19.7 ft.) to infinity Zoom: Motorized
Pan: 540°
Tilt: 268°

• Control and Programming

DMX channels: 24
16-bit control: Dimming, pan and tilt
Movement control options: Tracking and vector
DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A
RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20
Transceiver: Opto-isolated RS-485

• Optics

Light source: 6000 K white LEDs
Total LED engine power: 468 W
Minimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >80% luminous output)


GHIBLI is Ayrton’s first LED spot luminaire that is factory-equipped with a framing system designed to offer lighting designers unlimited creative possibilities without any compromise.

Main Features include:

• Fitted with an LED module using a high-output, low-etendue monochromatic white light source calibrated at 7,500K

• The proprietary optical system, equipped with a 137 mm frontal lens, has 13 high-quality lenses, delivering an 8:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 7° to 56°

• CMY colour mixing system combined with a variable CTO and a six-position complementary colour wheel to produce an infinite palette of pastels and saturated colours

• The effects section includes two wheels with interchangeable HD glass gobos.Technical Specifications:


 13 elements 8:1 zoom high resolution optic system
 Beam aperture: 7° to 56°
 137 mm front lens for ultimate performance


 30K low-etendue White Light Engine
 Total luminaire output: up to 23,000 lumens
 CRI: up to 90 with High CRI filter
 Rated source life: up to 25,000 hours


 100 to 240 Volts – 50/60Hz
 Power 900 W max


 (Ta max): 45°C (113°F)
 (Ta min): -10°C (14°F)
 Minimum usage distance: 2.0 m


 Product: 494 x 729 x 281 mm (l x h x d)
 Flight-case Foam: 545 x 765 x 360 mm (l x h x d)


 Product: 35.6 KG

Chauvet Rogue R2X Spot

Rogue R2X Spot offers incredible value with a stunning range of colors and effects, all supported by professional quality engineering.

Main features include:

• Intense 300 W LED light engine for punchy, bold beams
• Two color wheels with 7 colors, split color ability, and continuous variable speed scrolling
• Two gobo wheels
• 16-bit LED dimming for ultimate fade control
• RDM enabled for remote addressing and trouble shooting
• Selectable LED maximum output to match legacy Rogue R2 Spots
• Selectable PWM settings to maintain flicker-free operation on camera
• Simple and complex DMX channel profiles for programming versatility

Technical Specification:


 Light Source: 1 LEDs (CW) 300 W, (8.7 amps), 7,836 K, 50,000 hours life expectancy
 Beam Angle: 16.5°
 Field Angle: 16.5°
 Lumens – Source: 23,000
 Lumens – Output: 11,000
 Illuminance (total): 9,187 lux @ 5 m
 Selectable PWM: 600 Hz, 1,200 Hz, 6,000 Hz, 15,000 Hz


 Dimensions: 16.1 x 13.5 x 19.25 in  Weight (single unit): 47.8 lb (21.7 kg)


 Power Connection: Edison (local) plug to Neutrik powerCON
 Power Input: Neutrik powerCON
 Power Output: Neutrik powerCON
 Data Connectors: 3- and 5-pin XLR
 Cable Length (power): 5 ft (1.5 m)

Robe MegaPointe

MegaPointe is an all-in-one fixture, whose bright sharp parallel beams, excellent gobo projection, precise movement, smooth CMY colour mixing and dimming plus a multitude of beam splitting, wash and shaping effects, allows the users to unleash their creativity.

Main Features include:

• Light Source: Osram Sirius HRI 470 W RO
• Light Output: MEGA bright 2.200.000 lx @ 5 m
• Zoom Range: 1.8°– 21° beam mode, 3°– 42° spot mode
• Effects: CMY mixing, rotating and static gobo wheel, animation wheel, 12 beam and flower effects

Technical Specifications:


 Lamp: Discharge short arc lamp with integrated reflector
 Approved model: Osram Sirius HRI 470 W RO
 Lifetime: 1.500 hours @ 470W Standard mode, 2.000 hours @ 380W Eco mode
 CRI: 80/90
 CCT Light Output: 6.300 K, CCT Lamp: 7.500 K
 Control: Automatic and remote on/off


 Zoom range: 1.8°– 21° beam mode; 3°– 42° spot mode
 Output lens diameter: 150 mm
 Fixture total lumen output: 20.375 lm
 Light output: Beam mode 1.8°: 2.200.000 lx @ 5 m; Beam mode 1.8°: 137.500 lx @ 20 m; Spot mode 3°: 715.300 lx @ 5 m; Spot mode 3°: 44.710 lx @ 20 m


 Height: 640 mm (25.2”) - head in vertical position
 Width: 396 mm (15.6”)
 Weight: 22 kg (48.5 lbs)


AQUA 480 BWS is IP65 moving light, designed to provide 3 features in 1. It has adopted PR patented technology, combines advanced 480W lamp with superb optical system, ideal for outdoor entertainment, concert, stadium and other lighting applications.

Main features:

• Light Source: USHIO PR 480(480W), (6900±300K), 1,500 hrs
• Input Voltages: 100V~240V AC, 50/60Hz
• Power Consumption: 650W@220V
• Strobe: double shutter blades, 0.3~25 F.P.S with macros
• Prism: 3 prisms (standard: 2x8-facet circular prisms and 1x4-facet linear prism) +frost plus open, bi-directional rotation with variable speeds (optional: 3-facet, 16- facet circular/linear/gradient prisms)
• Light Angle: beam mode: 0°~2.8°; spot mode: 2.8°~60°; wash mode: 10°~60°
• Head Movement: pan 540º and tilt 270º with auto position correction and adjustable speed.
• Channels: short mode 22 channels, standard mode 30 channels and extended mode 34 channels

Technical Specifications:

• Input Voltages: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
• Power Consumption: 650W@220V
• Light Source: USHIO PR 480(480W), (6900±300K, 1 ,500 hrs)
• Strobe: Double shutter blades, 0.3-25 F.P.S
• Head Movement: Pan 540°, tilt 270° with auto position correction
• Spot mode: 2 so -60°
• Wash mode: 10°-60°
• Control: International DMX512, 3 pins and 5 pins interface; Short mode 22 channels, standard mode 30 channels and extended mode 34 channels Self-test mode
• Weight: Net weight: 42Kg

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