Current Category: End of Life

A Fond Fair Well to the Altman 360Q, #goodbye360Q

A Fond Fair Well to the Altman 360Q, #goodbye360Q

“Everything has to come to an end, sometime.” – L.Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz It can be a shock sometimes, a product that we have known, loved and used everyday but forget about how important it was in our life can suddenly be made no more. After 40 years, Altman Lighting has decided to […]

Rumor Mill: Zero 88 Fat Frog EOL

We have heard through the twitter-verse  via @BarbizonChicago that Zero 88 has discontinued the Fat Frog  moving light console. We have not been able to confirm this rumor via Zero 88’s web site or on the phone.  If you hear anything different or anything more, let us know in comments. UPDATE: Looks like the Fat […]

DeSisti No Longer Making the Monet HPL Fresnel

We recently discovered that Desisti Lighting is no longer producing the HPL version of the Monet Fresnel. We have not heard of any reason why the sudden halt on production and sale of the Monet HPl Fresnel. Desisti and ETC had an agreement were Desisti could produce a fixture using the HPL lamp and base. […]

High End Discontinues Studio Beam & Cyberlight

The good folks over at have a report out that High End Systems/Barco have discontinues the Studio Beam and Cyberlight series Luminaires. Both of these fixtures have been used and loved by the entertainment lighting industry for over 10 years. There have been rumors that High End/Barco are moving away from producing traditional moving […]