Each fixture has specific qualities that lend themselves to unique applications such as long throw distances, soft focuses, wide coverage, and the ability to create textures.
- Stepped Fresnel Lens provides a soft beam.
- Moveable Focus Train allows for spot / flood adjustment.
- Use Barndoors fastened to the face of the fixture to control the beam.
- Use Fresnel stage lights for Key Light, Fill Light, or Back light.
Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlights
- Also called ERS, or Profile Spot.
- Ellipsoidals create very directional beams.
- Focus System allows focus between hard edge or softened beams.
- Use with Gobos to create texture, imagery, and projections.
- Shutters allow you to shape the beam and prevent light spill onto floors, walls, or video screens.
- Use ERS lightng instruments for Key or Fill Light.
- Inexpensive stage lights.
- Lamps available with Very Narrow, Narrow, Medium, and Wide Flood beam patterns.
- Wattages from 300-1000 Watts available to accomodate a wde variety of systems.
- Useful for wide area coverage.
- Control Spill with Barndoors.
- Use PAR lighting insttruments for back light and accents.
- Short for Cyclorama
- Asymmetrical beams wash flat surfaces to enhance walls and architecture
- Color Mixing models available.
- Adjust the pant, tilt, and other attributes without climbing a ladder.
- Indexing and Rotating Gobo wheels for texture and effects.
- Color wheels and Color Mixing systems speed up choosing and changing colors.
- Additional moving light features may include zoom focus for beam size adjustment, strobe controls, and UV effects.
- Use for Key Light, Fill Light, or Back Light.
- Useful in reducing the total number of fixtures required in a lighting system.