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Group One Showcases New ElektraLite Lighting Fixtures & DiGiCo Software at Plasa Focus 2013

Group One Ltd., a diversified domestic importer and distributor of professional audio and lighting equipment, will feature a host of new fixtures from global lighting specialists, ElektraLite, at Plasa Focus 2013. Additionally, check out the newest theatrical software updates for the SD9 from UK console innovator, DiGiCo.

"I'm really thrilled at how quickly we can respond to customer feedback," says Tyler Wise, Group One's new Lighting division National Sales Manager who will be responsible for overseeing ElektraLite division and the distribution of the Pulsar line. "Our new offerings, like the expansion of the ElektraLite eyeBall family and the inclusion of interchangeable lenses for the Dazer family of fixtures to name a few, both came from customer demand. Our customers keep sharing great ideas and engineering continues to meet and exceed these innovations. These new products we'll be introducing through 2013 are really exciting designers and end-users alike."


WHAT'S NEW!
ELEKTRALITE

ElektraLite expands significantly on its Pro LED offerings for the commercial, architectural and theatrical markets with a variety of model additions to its Dazer and 1018 fixture lines, as well as new products including the eyeball and Downlight series. See the full product one-sheets attached.

1018 - Quad LED PAR 56 A powerful, well‐rounded stage light, the ElektraLite 1018 is ready to bring rich vibrant color to a strong white fixture. At the heart of the ElektraLite 1018 are eighteen powerful 12‐watt quad LED's, consisting of a red, green, blue, and white component. To ensure long life and reliability, the 12-watt LED is run at only 10 watts. The quad LED uses diffraction lensing, eliminating "rainbow" color spots which are typical when individual LED's are exposed in lighting a cyc or similar background. The ElektraLite 1018 is designed to deliver rich, vibrant colors you expect from an LED fixture, while still providing true, brilliant white. By mixing color internally, the 1018's sophisticated diffraction lensing system provide true, blended, single‐color output. Because of this, the white is perfectly blended and balanced at 5,600K, so as not to emit a blue‐white so often seen in LED fixtures. By having true white built in to the LED emitter, the ElektraLite 1018 is ideal for a wide variety of public spaces including stages, classrooms, galleries, worship spaces, studios, and event spaces. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options including master/slave, DMX, including RGB, strobe, and console‐free static operation. The 1018 has 5‐pin XLR DMX connectors (both in and thru). With a convenient, strong double‐yoke included standard, mounting options are limitless.

1018 Outdoor - IP65 Quad LED PAR 56 A powerful, well‐rounded stage light, the ElektraLite 1018 Outdoor is ready to bring rich vibrant color to a strong white fixture. At the heart of the ElektraLite 1018 Outdoor are eighteen powerful 12‐watt quad LED's, consisting of a red, green, blue, and white component. To ensure long life and reliability, the 12-watt LED is run at only 10 watts. The quad LED uses diffraction lensing, eliminating "rainbow" color spots which are typical when individual LED's are exposed in lighting a cyc or similar background. The ElektraLite 1018 Outdoor is designed to deliver rich, vibrant colors you expect from an LED fixture, while still providing true, brilliant white. By mixing color internally, the 1018 Outdoor's sophisticated diffraction lensing system provide true, blended, single‐color output. Because of this, the white is perfectly blended and balanced at 5,600K, so as not to emit a blue‐white so often seen in LED fixtures. By having true white built in to the LED emitter, and because it carries the IP65 wet location rating, the ElektraLite 1018 Outdoor is ideal for a wide variety of entertainment spaces including outdoor stages, outdoor galleries and gardens, exterior architecture features, and location shooting. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options including master/slave, DMX, strobe, and console‐free static operation. The 1018 Outdoor has both in and thru power and data connectors on 24" tails. With a convenient, strong double‐ yoke included standard, mounting options are limitless.

Dazer WW - Warm White LED PAR 56 The ElektraLite Dazer WW brings clean, warm white light in an incomparable level of intensity for its range. At the heart of the ElektraLite Dazer WW are thirty‐six powerful 5‐watt LED's. With a balanced 3,200K color temperature, and a CRI of 92, the Dazer WW provides the same clean, rich, beautiful white light audiences have grown accustom to, making the Dazer WW perfect for any show or event. The built‐in accessory clip and included color frame allow for diffusion and color media to be used as well. The Dazer WW's sophisticated, proprietary diffraction lensing system provides a packed punch of light in a variety of beam spreads. In fact, included with each fixture are four interchangeable optics, giving the user the options of 15°, 25°, 40°, and 60° beam spreads. A powerful, well‐rounded LED lighting fixture with a rugged design, the ElektraLite Dazer WW is a workhorse, ready to bring rich, bright white light to a wide variety of public spaces including stages, classrooms, galleries, worship spaces, studios, event spaces, live event, and production environments. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options including master/slave, DMX, strobe, and console‐free static operation. The Dazer WW has 5‐pin XLR DMX connectors (both in and thru). With a convenient, strong double‐yoke included standard, mounting options are limitless.
The ElektraLite Dazer WW brings clean, warm white light in an incomparable level of intensity for its range. At the heart of the ElektraLite Dazer WW are thirty‐six powerful 5‐watt LED's. With a balanced 3,200K color temperature, and a CRI of 92, the Dazer WW provides the same clean, rich, beautiful white light audiences have grown accustom to, making the Dazer WW perfect for any show or event. The built‐in accessory clip and included color frame allow for diffusion and color media to be used as well. The Dazer WW's sophisticated, proprietary diffraction lensing system provides a packed punch of light in a variety of beam spreads. In fact, included with each fixture are four interchangeable optics, giving the user the options of 15°, 25°, 40°, and 60° beam spreads. A powerful, well‐rounded LED lighting fixture with a rugged design, the ElektraLite Dazer WW is a workhorse, ready to bring rich, bright white light to a wide variety of public spaces including stages, classrooms, galleries, worship spaces, studios, event spaces, live event, and production environments. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options including master/slave, DMX, strobe, and console‐free static operation. The Dazer WW has 5‐pin XLR DMX connectors (both in and thru). With a convenient, strong double‐yoke included standard, mounting options are limitless.

Dazer RGB – 36-5W RGB LED PAR 56 Designed for strength, the ElektraLite Dazer RGB brings rich vibrant color in an incomparable level of intensity for its range. At the heart of the ElektraLite Dazer RGB are thirty‐six powerful 5‐watt LED's. Its rugged design allows the Dazer RGB to be a workhorse in stage, studio, live event, and production environments. The Dazer RGB's sophisticated, proprietary diffraction lensing system provides a packed punch of color in a variety of beam spreads. In fact, included with each fixture are four interchangeable optics, giving the user the options of 15°, 25°, 40°, and 60° beam spreads. A powerful, well‐rounded LED lighting fixture, the ElektraLite Dazer RGB is ready to bring rich, powerful color to a wide variety of public spaces including stages, classrooms, galleries, worship spaces, studios, and event spaces. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options including master/slave, DMX, strobe, and console‐free static operation. The Dazer RGB has 5‐pin XLR DMX connectors (both in and thru). With a convenient, strong double‐yoke included standard, mounting options are limitless.

Eyeball - Quad LED PAR 36 A powerful fixture in a compact body, the ElektraLite eyeBall is ready to solve your solutions both big and small. At the heart of the ElektraLite eyeBall are seven 12‐watt quad LED's, consisting of a red, green, blue, and white component. To ensure long life and reliability, the 12-watt LED is run at only 10 watts. The quad LED uses diffraction lensing, eliminating "rainbow" color spots which are typical when individual LED's are exposed in lighting a cyc or similar background. By mixing color internally, the eyeBall's sophisticated diffraction lensing system provide true, blended, single‐color output. Because of this, the white is perfectly blended and balanced, so as not to emit a blue‐ white so often seen in LED fixtures. More than a stage and cyc wash fixture, the ElektraLite eyeBall can also be used as a truss warmer or a shin kicker just as easily and effectively. With a convenient and compact strong double‐yoke, mounting options are limitless. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options in addition to DMX, including RGB, strobe, and console‐free master/slave operation. Plug‐and‐play functionality is built right in! The eyeBall has both power in and thru for easy "daisy chaining," and includes an interconnect jumper cable. The DMX connectors (both in and thru) are 5‐pin XLR, however 3>5 pin and 5>3 pin turnarounds are provided for maximum flexibility.

UV eyeball - Ultraviolet Blacklight LED PAR 36 The ElektraLite UV eyeBall is uniquely designed to provide high output of quality ultraviolet light in a compact design. At the heart of the ElektraLite UV eyeBall are eighteen 5‐ watt LED's operating at a wavelength of 385nm. Impressive light output delivers incredible fluorescence at distances of more than 75 feet. Able to fit in tight spaces, and designed with a low profile for low ceiling applications, the UV eyeBall is ideally suited for integration into existing spaces and minimal space requirements for new projects. In addition to its small size, at less than five pounds the UV eyeBall is lightweight, allowing for more fixtures to be hung in a given space. Specifically designed for themed environments, the ElektraLite UV eyeBall is ideal for museum exhibits, concerts, special events, dark rides, attractions, haunted houses, live entertainment, geology experiences, art galleries and exhibitions, and period/themed environments. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options in addition to DMX, including RGB, strobe, and console‐free master/slave operation. Plug‐and‐play functionality is built right in! The UV eyeBall has both power in and thru for easy "daisy chaining," and includes an interconnect jumper cable. The DMX connectors (both in and thru) are 5‐pin XLR, however 3>5 pin and 5>3 pin turnarounds are provided for maximum flexibility.

IUV eyeball - Invisible Ultraviolet Blacklight LED PAR 36 The ElektraLite IUV eyeBall is uniquely designed to provide high output of quality invisible ultraviolet light in a compact design. At the heart of the ElektraLite IUV eyeBall are eighteen 5‐watt LED's operating at a wavelength of 365nm, not visible to the human eye. Impressive light output delivers incredible fluorescence at distances of more than 75 feet with zero visible light emitting from the fixture. This incredible feature allows for extraordinary dark room and fluorescence effects. Able to fit in tight spaces, and designed with a low profile for low ceiling applications, the IUV eyeBall is ideally suited for integration into existing spaces and minimal space requirements for new projects. Specifically designed for themed environments, the ElektraLite IUV eyeBall is ideal for museum exhibits, concerts, special events, dark rides, attractions, haunted houses, live entertainment, geology experiences, art galleries and exhibitions, and period/themed environments. A user‐friendly onboard control interface allows for multiple control options in addition to DMX, including RGB, strobe, and console‐free master/slave operation. Plug‐and‐play functionality is built right in! The IUV eyeBall has both power in and thru for easy "daisy chaining," and includes an interconnect jumper cable. The DMX connectors (both in and thru) are 5‐pin XLR, however 3>5 pin and 5>3 pin turnarounds are provided for maximum flexibility.

DIGICO
DiGiCo expands on its software updates for its SD9 console—a complete, integrated system powered by Stealth Digital Processing™, which includes the mixing surface, a D-Rack digital stage interface and CAT5E digital multicore, with the additional ability to simultaneously record 56 channels direct to your favorite multitrack software or DAW. 

DiGiCo SD9T 
Theatre Upgrade For over a decade, DiGiCo has been working with world-class sound designers, including Andrew Bruce (Les Misérables, Chess, Miss Saigon, Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins), to develop a software package that provides the tools needed to address the highly demanding discipline of live theatre sound reinforcement. The results have made the SD7T a standard on the majority of large budget shows on Broadway and in the West End. This feature set is now available to an even wider selection of live theatre users around the world, thanks to the impressive specs of the smaller, more cost conscious, SD9T. The new SD9T software builds on an already impressive array of features onboard the SD9 Supercharged, which has a significant expansion in channel count, dynamic EQs, multiband compressors and matrix, plus the addition of DiGiTuBes, Reorder of Busses and Multichannel inputs (formerly only available on SD7). One of the newest slick tools in the collection is the Players function. This allows the engineer to quickly deal with cast changes on stage. Further new features include an expanded aux panel, increased dynamic functions such as a Duck option and expander for the Gate, a De-esser and three types of Knee for the Compressor. There are also new FX types with multitap, and a ping-pong stereo delay. A warmth button is provided on each channel for analogue emulation and two types of EQ have been added (Classic and Precision). Additional features include template sessions and Sets (previously only available on SD7T), which has been enhanced to allow for ‘Set Spill'. This allows the user to create Sets and, with a simple button press, change the console layout to display members of that Set.

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