Chauvet DJ Launches New Products at NAMM 2016 – Pt 1

January 21, 2016 by Mobile Beat

Sunrise, Florida – In August of 2015, CHAUVET DJ debuted its cutting edge D-Fi USB technology, giving lighting users the ability to convert its new USB-enabled fixtures into wireless ones with the click of a self-powered D-Fi USB transceiver no bigger than a conventional flash drive. Now CHAUVET DJ will unveil a host of new USB compatible lighting products and several other exciting new fixtures at the 2016 NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California January 21st-24th. Among the new offerings are eight new USB fixtures, the new completely wireless Freedom Stick Pack, two new Intimidator moving head lights and a powerful new Ellipsoidal fixture.

When plugged into the USB port on a compatible USB Series lighting fixture, the tiny D-Fi USB gives users total wireless DMX control of the unit from a CHAUVET DJ FlareCON Air or any other D-Fi compatible transmitter.  In addition to transferring DMX signals, the D-Fi USB can be used to provide completely wireless Master-Slave operation.  Users simply set the finger-sized device into Transmitter Mode on the lead fixture, and the unit will act as the “Master,” controlling like models equipped with a D-Fi USB. Since the D-Fi USB draws its power from the fixtures themselves, no external power supply is required.

“We’re excited to continue advancing our wireless technology with the introduction of these new pNAMM 2015roducts at NAMM” said CHAUVET DJ Senior Product Manager Allan Reiss. “The new USB compatible fixtures we’re launching at NAMM along with all our other new products are designed to make the jobs of lighting users of all kinds easier, more powerful and more profitable and we look forward to getting these tools in their hands at NAMM”.

The popular 4BAR , already a favorite among entertainers looking for a dynamic and easy pack-n-go lighting system gets an upgrade with the new 4BAR USB. Users can easily set-up and tear down in minutes using the included tripod, wireless footswitch and carry bags and D-Fi USB compatibility for wireless master/slave or DMX control means even more flexibility and convenience.

SlimBANK T18 USB is a powerful washlight with D-Fi USB compatibility and 18 tri-color (RGB) LEDs to achieve smooth color mixing. Its adjustable barn doors help direct and focus the
light. Convenient control options include auto and sound-activation programs as well as DMX.

CHAUVET DJ will debut five new USB compatible par style washlights at NAMM. SlimPAR H6 USB is low-profile LED PAR with 6-in-1 LED technology (RGBAW+UV). SlimPAR Pro H USB is an LED par designed for any application in need of a high-power, hex-color (RGBAW+UV), low-profile wash light. SlimPAR Pro Q USB is a powerful quad-color (RGBA) USB enabled washlight. SlimPAR Pro W USB is a low-profile, variable white LED washlight designed for any application in need of adjustable color temperatures featuring tri-color (cool white, warm white, and amber) LEDs. To add a new UV USB enabled fixture, CHAUVET DJ introduces the SlimPAR QUV 12 a low-profile, high-output quad-color (RGB + UV) washlight.

Rounding out CHAUVET DJ’s new USB compatible fixture offerings at NAMM will be the COLORband T3 USB, a full-size LED strip light that functions as a chase effect, blinder or wall washer and features 3 zones of control create amazing chasing effects. The COLORband T3 has high-power, tri-color LEDs that nearly eliminate multicolor shadows. Control is easy with convenient access to multiple pre-built programs with or without DMX, sound-activated programs
and D-Fi USB compatibility for wireless Master/Slave or DMX control.

Freedom-Stick-FRONTCHAUVET DJ continues its wireless lighting technology innovation with the introduction of the new Freedom Stick, a unique and versatile free-standing LED array featuring tri-colored LEDs (RGB). Each LED can be pixel-mapped for ultimate show and programming creativity. Freedom Stick is battery-powered with a built-in D-Fi receiver that allows the stick to be placed anywhere. Use multiple Freedom Sticks as dazzling tabletop centerpieces, for outlining aisles, room separators or inside sticks of truss for the ultimate truss warmers.
The detachable metal base allows for truss mounting (clamps sold separately) for added display flexibility. User-customizable automated programs create complex looks in seconds and additional convenient control options include auto and sound programs via DMX, wireless master/slave or the included IRC-6 remote. The Freedom Stick Pack is a convenient 4-pack of Freedom Stick fixtures that includes a carry bag and multi-charger for easy transportation and charging.

About CHAUVET® DJ
CHAUVET® DJ is a premier line of entertainment lighting, controllers and accessories for the mobile performer, DJs, clubs, corporate events and more — offering the most value in the industry. For more information, please visit www.chauvetdj.com.

About Chauvet
Chauvet, headquartered in the USA, is a leading global manufacturer of professional luminaires, truss and related equipment, fulfilling the needs of various industry sectors. Chauvet has four main brands: CHAUVET® DJ, CHAUVET® Professional, ILUMINARC® and TRUSST®. They share Chauvet’s unified strategy to pursue every market segment where it has a competitive advantage in terms of value, innovation and performance, with an emphasis on LED technology. For more information, please visit www.chauvetlighting.com.

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