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Mentoring the Future of Our Industry

Posted on January 28, 2016
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The future of the lighting industry is in our hands. That seems like a big responsibility, and it is, but together, we can make sure that the next generation of lighting professionals is ready to face the challenges of entertainment lighting as we move evermore forward into the digital age of lighting. For those of […]

CHAUVET Professional Conquers NAMM in style

Posted on January 27, 2016
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  CHAUVET Professional has the pleasure of attending many industry trade shows around the world. This is where we get to meet with several of our customers and exchange new ideas on how our lights are used by… well, for lack of a better word, users. The NAMM show in Anaheim, California is no different. […]

NAMM 2016, and CHAUVET Professional is Bringing the Harmony of Light

Posted on January 20, 2016
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The stage is set for another exciting NAMM show in Anaheim California!  CHAUVET Professional is very exited to partner up with CHAUVET DJ to bring you another fantastic trade show experience.  This year, we plan on making all of our noise with the colors of light.  All of the products that we are going to […]

David Bowie – 8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016

Posted on January 11, 2016
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Sometimes we have to step aside and recognize things for what they are.  David Bowie was a visionary, an inventor,  and a humanitarian.  He was also a major influence to pop, glam, and modern rock music.  He was an artist in the truest sense of the word.  David did leave us with some amazing music […]

Gig Bag – Or, Why is My Backpack So Heavy?

Posted on January 4, 2016
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Whenever I pick up my gig bag, I always think to myself, “I need to pack less stuff”. The truth is, over the years, I think I have done a pretty good job of making sure that I only take what I need.     Depending on the gig, I make sure to pack well, […]

2016 – Ringing in the New Year!

Posted on January 1, 2016
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!           2016 is a brand new year and it is ours to design and create as we see fit.  CHAUVET Professional is looking forward to another great year with all of you.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for traveling this road with […]

2015 Brought us Prism Power in a big way

Posted on December 31, 2015
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Congratulations to our CHAUVET Professional video team for hitting the top 10 most viewed videos on Live Design’s website.  Way to go team!.  The Rogue RH1 Prism Power video made waves in the industry and helped us launch a product that offered something different to the lighting world.  Check it out one more time!  

THE COLOR OF WHITE

Posted on December 30, 2015
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A not so long time ago in the galaxy of which you live in, the entertainment lighting world was dominated by two types of light sources – halogen and arc-source lamps. These two types of sources were used for broad range of lighting fixtures and for the majority of the industry; our fixtures were defined […]

Two Bands, One Set. Balancing the Light

Posted on December 28, 2015
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We recently caught up with Victor Zeiser Of Squeek Lights to talk about his most recent touring design project with Silverstein and Senses Fail.   In the video, Michael Graham sits down with Victor to talk about some of the high points as well as the challenges of designing for two bands with different needs […]

Planning Out Your Installation

Posted on December 22, 2015
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Working out a plan for designing a permanent installation can be a daunting task. There is a lot to think about, especially since this is not a one and done job. This is going to be around for a long time and your efforts will be reflected in the outcome for years to come. No […]

CHAUVET Professional Lights Video Shooting for Railway Modeller

Posted on December 10, 2015
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CHAUVET Professional fixtures were recently used in the shooting of a special DVD, which is distributed with the Railway Modeller, a specialty magazine created for model railway builders in the UK. CHAUVET Professional Ovation F-165WW Fresnel-style fixture and Strike 882 strobe light provided the perfect lighting for this one-of-a-kind project. Enjoy the video!