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Wybron is BACK… At least their Scroller Parts Are

Wybron is BACK… At least their Scroller Parts Are

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the name Wybron comes back to life in the industry. Though not as the company once was. Instead of offering their well-known and much loved products, Wybron has resurfaced as Wybron Scroller Parts.  For 30+ years, Wybron scrollers were THE color scrollers in the industry. Everyone had one […]

ETC Introduced the Source 4WRD – An LED Retrofit Kit

ETC Introduced the Source 4WRD – An LED Retrofit Kit

How many Source 4’s do you have in your inventory right now?  Not LED versions, but the industry leading tungsten ellipsoidal? A bunch right? How long have you been wanting to replace those with Source 4 LEDs?  It’s been a cost thing right?  Times-are-a-changing… AGAIN. ETC just introduced their latest LED product, the Source 4WRD. […]

Food For Thought Tuesday – Color Perception

Food For Thought Tuesday – Color Perception

How do you know if any color hue is absolutely constant? In other words, even though you and I agree when we say the fire-hydrant is RED… how do we know we are seeing the same thing rather than two entirely different things we both classify as RED?

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Are you looking for a less expensive CAD program to draft your shows in? It comes up a number of times all over the twitter and facebook worlds.  “What is a cheap or free draft program?”. In steps a cloud based drafting “program”, Drafty, (www.drafty-app.com).  Drafty is a streamlined CAD program, developed by Lumax Software […]

Ayrton NandoBeam-S9 Demo Show with 41 Units

Ayrton NandoBeam-S9 Demo Show with 41 Units

Who doesn’t love a good light show??? There is something magical and special about a well designed and executed light show to demonstrate a new light. I have always been impressed with the light shows that Ayrton has produced for online viewing as well as in person at trade shows.  They go all out! Sure, […]

First #TBT for 2016 – Going WAY BACK

First #TBT for 2016 – Going WAY BACK

For the first #TBT, (Throw Back Thursday) post of 2016, we are going to the WAY BACK and featuring the original design that iSquint started out with in 2008. Yes, that is eight years ago!  It is crazy to look back and compare the original site design and compare it to the current design.  So […]

Passing of Jimmy Page Henderson

Passing of Jimmy Page Henderson

It is sad news that we report today that industry legend Jimmy Page Henderson has passed away at the age of 69. Henderson, a titan in the business joined Showco in 1972. Then in 1991, Henderson worked with Jack Calmes to build Syncrolite for more than two decades. With deepest respect and admiration, we light […]

Win a Trip to USITT or the Hemsley Portfolio Review

Win a Trip to USITT or the Hemsley Portfolio Review

Our good friends at 4Wall Lighting and Stage Directions Magazine have an amazing contest aimed at college students. The contest is simple, program some cues, video record it and submit it by February 26th. Of course there are some additional requirements that you can read through below. The winner has their choice of either attending […]

Stenzel Gets Freaky Deaky in Chicago

Stenzel Gets Freaky Deaky in Chicago

Our good friend Collyns Stenzel is a punter/busker extraordinaire when it comes to EDM and live events. Stenzel has a number of festivals and tours under his belt and with images and profound light shows like this, it is no wonder he keeps busy around the Windy city and around the world. Keep up the […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

A couple days late but… HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Here is to wishing everyone out there a happy and bright 2016.

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 […]

Elation Professional Launches the SNIPER, a Multi-Effect and Laser Simulator

Elation Professional Launches the SNIPER, a Multi-Effect and Laser Simulator

Over the weekend, Elation attended the PRO Show @ BPM in Birmingham England to introduce their latest product to the world.  Those attending witnessed Director of Sales, Eric Loader introducing the Sniper, a multi-effect and laser simulator.  The rest of us, we had to wait the weekend out for the big announcement to make it […]