Steve Lieberman paints the EDC Las Vegas 2024 WASTELAND stage with Color STRIKE M

Posted on June 13, 2024

This year’s Las Vegas edition of Electric Daisy Carnival once again featured lighting designs from the mind of legendary LD Steve Lieberman and his team at SJ Lighting, who have brought their trademark creative impact to music festivals around the US for over fifteen years. “Scenery has its place in stage design. When it is […]

Coachella 2024: BTS at Peso Pluma 

Posted on May 24, 2024

Meet the LDs who designed and programmed Peso Pluma’s show at this year’s Coachella. Watch the full interview with Marcus Jessup, Lighting Designer “This year, for Peso, as a reggaeton artist, we wanted to create different moments throughout the show to make it special. Being able to use our Color STRIKE M strobes in both our […]

Inspecting the Gore Valve on CHAUVET Professional IP65 Rated Fixtures

Posted on April 17, 2024

Gore valves are what enable our IP65-rated fixtures to maintain their seal against the elements while also allowing them to breathe in order to equalize pressure and reduce condensation. Product Resource & Experience Manager Brad Haynes explains the importance (and ease) of removing the Gore valve to inspect for signs of debris or clogging, allowing […]

How to Adjust PWM & LED Frequency Settings for Live and On-Camera Looks

Posted on April 17, 2024

Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) dimming changes LED brightness by altering the pulse width of the electrical current.  PWM dimming offers important advantages for LED lighting systems, including a wide range of dimming levels without compromising color accuracy, and the ability to be adjusted to suit the requirements of sensors, cameras and displays.   CHAUVET Professional fixture […]

Maintenance Tips for Your Haze & Fog Machines

Posted on April 17, 2024

Three important tips for prolonging the life of your fogger or hazer that uses water-based fluids: After each use, blow or wipe off any debris or residue on the unit Add one cup of FCQ to your machine’s liquid reservoir and cycle it through the system (by operating and activating output in normal fashion).  Adding […]

Updating Maverick Fixture Software with a USB Drive

Posted on February 6, 2024

First, make sure you have downloaded the software update to your USB stick. You can load all software to your thumb drive, as our fixtures will automatically detect the relevant software for updating. Our Firmware USB drive offers both USB-A and USB-C ports, 8GB of storage for your firmware files, and is correctly formatted to […]