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Vari-Lite Releases Software Update for VLX for Individual Cell Control

Vari-Lite Releases Software Update for VLX for Individual Cell Control

Have you played with the VLX3 Wash, the little brother to the original VLX Wash? In the VLX3 Wash, you are able to individual control the three LED cells. A feature that I personally like. Vari-lite is offering a free software update to the original VLX Wash that allows users the individual control of the […]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA2 Console Software 2.5.3 [6.6]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA2 Console Software 2.5.3 [6.6]

MA Lighting announced the release of version 2.5.3 [6.6[ of the grandMA 2 console software. Important note: Since the release of version 2.3 and the introduction of divorced values and effect values, older show files may not be 100% compatible with the new version of the software. Main Features of 2.5.3 [6.6]: Sheet Masks The […]

MA Lighting Release grandMA2 Software Version 2.4.1[6.6]

MA Lighting Release grandMA2 Software Version 2.4.1[6.6]

MA Lighting has announced the release of version 2.4.1 [6.6], just a few short weeks after announcing the release of 2.4.0 at PLASA.  Looking over the change log, it looks like a bunch of bugs were fixed.  No new software functions were added to this release. There is an important notice for grandMA2 consoles out, […]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA V2.3[6.6]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA V2.3[6.6]

MA Lighting has published the software release version [2.3][6.6]. MA has integrated a lot of very useful new features into this release that enhance the performance of the grandMA2 even more. As this release offers so many new and powerful features especially regarding effects we kindly ask you to read the following paragraph as well […]

Barco/High End Readying to Release Wholehog V3.2.0

Barco/High End Readying to Release Wholehog V3.2.0

Hog users rejoice.  Barco/High End Systems is on the verge of releasing their latest version of the Wholehog 3 operating system.  Here is a blurb from the website: Software version 3.2.0 for Wholehog products is on the verge of being released. Professionals in our Wholehog Beta-Testing Program are all abuzz about the new features and […]

Luminair for iPad v1.4 and LCompanion v2.0 Updates Released

Luminair for iPad v1.4 and LCompanion v2.0 Updates Released

Synthe FX is pleased to announce the availability of Luminair for iPad v1.4 on the iTunes App Store, and LCompanion v2.0 on the Mac App Store. Luminair for iPad is an advanced DMX lighting control app that transmits DMX using Art-Net and sACN E1.31 protocols over Wi-Fi, for wireless control of lighting fixtures, dimmers, media […]

Chameleon Lighting Software Releases V1 RC8 with New Features

Chameleon Lighting Software Releases V1 RC8 with New Features

Back in November, I mentioned a new lighting software title out there for the Mac called Chameleon.  Looks like development of the software is coming along nicely with the release of Version 1.0 RC8. This release fixes a few bugs, includes the new USB drivers from FTDI (fully compatible with the 10.6.5 release now), and […]

Martin LightJockey 2 Gets Repackaged

Martin LightJockey 2 Gets Repackaged

From MartinPro.com: Martin Professional’s PC-based lighting software, LightJockey 2, is now shipping with the new Martin One-Key™ protection device, one Martin USB DUO DMX™ and the MSD5™ MC Edition 3D Visualizer. Martin also announces a LightJockey hardware replacement program. Through the program, old LightJockey hardware from an ISA PC card to a Universal USB device […]

Elation Releases Upgraded Platinum Spot 5R Moving Head

Elation Releases Upgraded Platinum Spot 5R Moving Head

Elation has introduced the Platinum Spot 5R Pro, an upgraded version of its Platinum Spot 5R DMX moving head, which was introduced to the entertainment lighting industry last year with its ability to produce 575-watt-like brightness from an ultra-compact unit that’s half the size and weight of a typical 575-watt fixture, uses half as much […]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA Software 2.2.0 [6.6]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA Software 2.2.0 [6.6]

MA Lighting just announced the release of their latest software update for the grandMA2 control surface.  The update is intended for the the entire range of MA Lighting products, the grandMA 2 desk, grandMA 3D and MA VPU hardware devices. Some of the new features: New help functions. Backup menu, load only “userprofiles” Better work […]

ETC Releases Eos Family Software Update 1.9.6 – Critical Update From 1.9.5

ETC Releases Eos Family Software Update 1.9.6 – Critical Update From 1.9.5

Say What, I just updated my desk to Eos Family Software 1.9.5 just last week!  It happens from time to time, software goes out and has a glitch, but, ETC’s awesome users, programmers and tech services gurus caught the bugs. The offical statement about the update from ETC’s release notes: The purpose of this release […]

Martin Revamps LightJockey 2 Packaging & Open Hardware Replacement Program

Martin Revamps LightJockey 2 Packaging & Open Hardware Replacement Program

Martin Professional’s PC-based lighting software, LightJockey 2, is now shipping with the new Martin One-Key protection device, one Martin USB DUO DMX and the MSD5 MC Edition 3D Visualizer. Martin also announces a LightJockey hardware replacement program. Through the program, old LightJockey hardware from an ISA PC card to a Universal USB device can be […]