At the PLASA Show this year, Compulite announced the arrival of a new console to their Vector lineup of consoles, the Vector Violet. Designed as a lightweight and portable console for touring, the Vector Violet is small at 2′ wide and just over a foot deep and made of composite materials. Contained in this small package is all of the advanced programming features that you would expect from it’s larger brothers.
Three versions of the Vector Violet are expected, the Vector Ultra Violet pictured left will include a 15.4″ wide screen touch monitor that is able to fold down similar to it’s larger brothers. All versions of the Vector Violet will include an embedded 7″ touch screen and 6 encoding wheels for multi-parameter fixture control and 20 non-motorized playback sliders.
Here is just a sampling of some of the features found in the Vector Violet:
- 2048 standard or 4096 (option) outputs
- Up to 200 active playbacks
- 100mm A/B “Theatre Style” dipless or split cross fader
- 20 playback faders
- 2 programming syntax: Enter or Action completes
- 2 operational modes: Tracking or Traditional Compulite
- Gobo, Color, and Media graphical pickers
- Multimedia capabilities
- Image, audio and text file attachment to show objects
- Full tracking backup
- Compulite VC’s, ACN, Artnet protocols
At the time of writting, pricing and a release date have not been set. To learn more about the Compulite Vector Violet visit their website at www.compulite.com. Compulite is distributed in North America by Creative Stage Lighting.