Current Category: LDI 2009

iSquint Podcast – Episode 4 – ETC at LDI

iSquint Podcast – Episode 4 – ETC at LDI

In this, the fourth episode of the iSquint Podcast, I got a chance to sit down with Anne Valentino and David Lincecum for ETC, (Electronic Theatre Controls) at LDI in Orlando Florida. Anne and David explained how the Eos family of desks were developed and how they listened to the lighting community to design the […]

TourTek Truss Management System

TourTek Truss Management System

Back at LDI 2009, I got a chance to see some great new products, one of which is the Truss management System from TourTek.  If you have ever ran cables over truss, you know how much “fun” it can be.  Not only do you have to make sure that you fan outs are at the […]

iSquint Podcast: Episode 3 – Squintin’ at the grandMA2

iSquint Podcast: Episode 3 – Squintin’ at the grandMA2

In this, the third episode of the iSquint Podcast, I got a chance to sit down with Brian Dowd and Joe Cabera from ACT Lighting to talk about the grandMA2 lighting desk. Joe and Brian were kind enough to take time out of their very busy trade show duties to sit down and explain to […]

Published in this Months Issue of PLSN

Published in this Months Issue of PLSN

During LDI this year, I had one heck of a crazy schedule with meetings, lunches, dinners, parties, product demos and of course walking the show floor for two days straight. One of the highlights of my trip was sitting down and having a lovely dinner and chat with the Editor of PLSN, (Projection Lights & […]

Dr. DMX Develops Green Dimmers

Dr. DMX Develops Green Dimmers

Leave it to the good doctor, Doctor DMX, aka Doug Fleenor Designs, (DFD) to develop a new and interesting product for LDI this year.  We all know that Doug Fleenor Design comes out with some pretty remarkable DMX products like the DMX/RDM Coffee Pot and  the DMX-a-Sketch at past LDI’s.  This year was no let […]

ConsoleCocktails Releases Cocktail #3 – Squintin’ at the grandMA2

ConsoleCocktails Releases Cocktail #3 – Squintin’ at the grandMA2

During LDI 2009, I got a chance to visit one of the busiest rooms during the week long conference and show at the Orlando Convention Center, The grandMA2 Demo and Training room. I sat down and did an interview with Joe Joe Cabrera ][ and Brian Dowd from ACT Lighting for a future episode of […]

Avolites Introduces Tiger Touch Lighting Console

Avolites Introduces Tiger Touch Lighting Console

During LDI 2009, I got a chance to stop by and take a close look at Avolites latest lighting desk, the Tiger Touch.  The Tiger Touch is a “hybrid” of the of powerful Diamond 4 functionality coupled with the friendly Pearl interface. The desk features a wide screen touch interface that provides an ever evolving […]

Lighting and Electronics Introduced the WorkLite LED

Lighting and Electronics Introduced the WorkLite LED

Lighting and Electronics out of Wappingers Falls New York introduced a new product the their WorkLite series of fixtures, the WorkLite LED at LDI this year. The WorkLite LED uses 2.5 watt, high intensity white LEDs lamps at 150 lumens per LED.  With 18 LEDs, that equals 2,700 lumens of output. The WorkLite produces 6,500 […]

The iSquint.net Podcast – Episode 2: The 2009 LDI Post Show Podcast

The iSquint.net Podcast – Episode 2: The 2009 LDI Post Show Podcast

It took some time, but here it is, the 2nd episode of the iSquint Podcast. Jim from Jimonlight.com and I finally got a chance to sit down after a couple of weeks after the show to put our thoughts down into the 2009 LDI Post Show Podcast. There were quite a few new things introduced, […]

Mole Richardson Introduces MoleLED

Mole Richardson Introduces MoleLED

Mole Richardson, one of the oldest lighting company’s has stepped into the LED world this year at LDi with the announcement of their latest fixture, the MoleLED.  Mole Richardson is a trusted name in the Film and Video world with the distinguishing pink lights. But don’t let the color throw you off, their fixtures are […]

Martin Introduces MAXRemote iPhone App

Martin Introduces MAXRemote iPhone App

During LDI 2009, Martin announced that they released the MAXRemote iPhone App.  The MAXRemote is an iPhone App to remotely connect to the Martin Maxxzy and Maxxyz PC lighting consoles. MAXRemote discovers remote lighting devices automatically and allows for manipulation of fixtures, presets, channels and more when users connect to a Maxxyz. Multi-touch belts in […]

Baxter Controls Pocket iPhone DMX App

Baxter Controls Pocket iPhone DMX App

During LDI 2009, I got a chance to stop by the BCI or Baxter Controls booth to take a look at his latest product, the iPhone Virtual Pocket Console app. The iPhone app is still under development and is not ready for release as of yet.  BCI did have a beta version of the App […]