Lighting for Mobile DJs

Articles on Lighting for Mobile DJs ranging from ambient to dance floor lighting.

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Entour Faze new from ADJ

September 5, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the latest addition to the company’s Entour range of professional effect generation equipment. The Entour Faze is a robust and affordable portable faze machine, with patent pending rapid heater technology, that creates a thin mist of atmospheric haze using regular water-based fog fluid. It is ideal for installation in a wide variety of venues, including bars, lounges, clubs, entertainment centers, community theatres and churches, and is also suitable for mobile use by entertainers and production companies. The new Entour Faze builds on the success of the popular Entourage professional touring faze machine... [read more]
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DJ Tips In Under A Minute: Favorite Piece Of Gear, Rock N Roller Cart.

August 16, 2018 by DJ Jay
DJ tips in under a minute. People often ask me the best piece of gear I own, expecting me to say a CDJ or a DJM or something, but believe it or not, it's right there, that is my rock and rock cart. It is an older one, I think this is about four or five years old and as you can see, it's all folded up nice, it's a small footprint, but the handles come up and the whole things extends out to twice that length. I can carry my two JBL speakers, my coffin, two speaker stands and a bag and do an event in one trip. This has been a lifesaver, because it fits right in the front seat of the car, folds out, does its job. And I think at expo, I'm going to get a new one, because this is the older style with the actual tires that take air, the new ones are hard plastic. So save your back, save your agro, don't rely on hote... [read more]
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Denon DJ – Soundswitch and StageLinq!

August 14, 2018 by Mobile Beat
Cumberland RI, USA (August 14, 2018)—Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that their proprietary StageLinq communication protocol now offers seamless ‘plug ‘n play’ integration with their own SoundSwitch lighting and 3rdparty Resolume video software, giving the DJ absolutely unequaled, complete control over all their lighting and video effects. Following its successful collaboration with ‘Timecode’ software, StageLinq’s ability to feed data to these software plug-ins, coupled with Denon DJ’s Prime Series gear, ensures every aspect of the performance—music, lighting and video—is coordinated and controlled for maximum audio-visual impact. The combination of Denon DJ Prime hardware and the StageLinq-SoundSwitch-Resolume s... [read more]
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ADJ Releases myDMX-RM, A Powerful New Standalone Interface For myDMX 3.0

August 13, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ is pleased to announce the release of its new myDMX-RM lighting control interface that not only acts as a hardware dongle for the myDMX 3.0 software but also offers internal storage with 16 programmable trigger buttons. This makes the unit ideal for use in a wide variety of situations where simple, standalone lighting control is required. myDMX is ADJ’s extremely popular multi-platform DMX control software / hardware system (Windows and Mac OSX compatible) that offers an easy-to-use interface, powerful features and an affordable price tag. Featuring a large library of fixture profiles – as well as a custom Profile Editor – it is easy to setup myDMX to control any DMX-compatible lighting or effects equipment. An intuitive interface and powerful features (including a drag-and-drop effects generator... [read more]
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DJ Tips In Under A Minute: Cake Table Pin Spot Idea.

August 9, 2018 by DJ Jay
All right. DJ tips in under a minute, Par can, one of the O-clamps and speaker stand. Just about every single wedding I do some of this gear gets left in the garage, but after speaking with DJ Mikey Mike doing it from scratch and direct sounds, he gave me an idea that I have heard about before, but haven't tried that I'm going to probably this weekend, that light and that speaker stand are now going to become a cake table pin spot. That's right, I'm going to go set it up, see how it looks and try it out and then I'm going to offer it as a little bit of either an upgrade to my clients or maybe even a little freebie, just a little throw in for them being cool and me needing a little bargaining tool. But I'm thinking this is probably a $50 to $100 idea. So you've got a spot, you've got a stand, you've got a cake... [read more]
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Blizzard Goes Diva!

July 26, 2018 by Mobile Beat
Waukesha, Wis. July 25, 2018 – Cher, Madonna, Sting, Bono… what do they all have in common? They’re incredibly pretentious. But they’re allowed to be pretentious because they are the best. They’re Icons. Well, except Bono. In that vein, following explosive growth in the LED pro and entertainment lighting industry over the past 8 years Blizzard Lighting announced a major change. With an ever-expanding product line including IRiS™ LED indoor and outdoor video wall panels, the company is thrusting itself into a new iconosphere and will now be known simply as Blizzard. Blizzard CEO & Chairman of the Bored Will Komassa made the announcement to the staff and assembled media throng from the deck of the above ground pool at his vacation home in Fort Smith, Arkansas. “We’ve achieved so muc... [read more]
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DJ Tips In Under A Minute: Another Reason To Attend A DJ Show, PRICES..

July 12, 2018 by DJ Jay
All right. Just showing you kind of a DJ tips in under a minute, small speakers. These are tiny. That's my hand and that's the speaker and it's pulled on top of a 12-inch sub. And not only are the prices great, but I'm seeing more and more 8s and 10s with DJs and they all seem to love them and there's certainly a lot here at the show. So that's the setup, ZXA1 and ZXA17. People ask me if I saw anything, put it in the video, so I am. Very small footprint, looks very easy to move, probably two tops and one sub and you are in business. So another reason, DJ tip in under a minute, go to the shows. Pricing is ridiculous. A lot of blowout deals for the show. So if you need an excuse to come to the shows, there it is, cheap gear. DJ tips in under a minute.   ... [read more]
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ADJ Lighting Now Distribute A Wide Range of ArKaos Products For Total Video System Solutions

July 6, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ Products is pleased to announce the distribution of a wide range of ArKaos products, included several software titles, media servers, for the U.S. and Mexico. ADJ Products has been successfully offering ArKaos Grand VJ2, Grand VJ XT and LED Master software titles for the past several years. Now that ADJ Products has entered into a distribution agreement with ArKaos, the company can offer a wider range of ArKaos products to the entire ADJ Products dealer network in the United States and Mexico including a full suite of software titles and media servers. “With the tremendous growth of the AV Series and Design Series video panel syste... [read more]
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ADJ’s New IP65 Rated LED HEX Pars Offer More Colors in More Places

June 20, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ is pleased to announce the expansion of its popular HEX series of LED pars with the introduction of three durable new fixtures that all feature a tough weatherproof casing design. The 7P HEX IP, 12P HEX IP and 18P HEX IP combine the wide color palette of HEX LEDs with the flexibility of a robust all-weather IP65 rated casing to create truly versatile professional wash fixtures. Each of the new pars feature powerful 12-Watt hex color RGBAW+UV (red, green, blue, amber, white + UV) LEDs which allow for a huge gamut of colors to be created. These include both cool and warm white, for stage illumination, as well as UV-infused hot pink, lime green and electric blue. The inclusion of the UV element also means that the fixture can create the classic ‘black light’ effect that causes white and neon-colored s... [read more]
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DJ Speaker Help – Stuff To Consider Before You Buy

June 11, 2018 by Brian S. Redd
I get a lot of questions on speakers. What do I think of this brand, what do I think of that brand, why do I recommend this model over that model? I always have to take people a step back, though, and figure out who they are as a DJ and a performer, and what type of events they're doing before I can even try to even give an opinion on this. So I thought it would be interesting to put together a list of some of the things that I ask people to try to help them make the right decision when it comes to buying new speakers. And this is not going to be a brand specific thing; I'm going to talk about the stuff in general the best I can. I may mention some brands and examples, but that's just from my experience. I have my opinions on what I like and I don't like, most of you know that. But yeah. Today is just kind of... [read more]