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ETC raises the bar

The lighting and rigging specialist has unveiled several new products

Available in black and white, ETC’s Relevé Spot provides a brightness of up 6,000 lumens, gobo projection with five rotating/indexing dichroic gobos, an 18–54° zoom range, an Ani-gobo break-up and effects wheel for beam break-ups and fire, water and leaf effects, and a variable frost. It has a colour temperature range of 2,700–7,000K, a gate size of 44mm and an aperture size of 160mm.

The lighting and rigging specialist has also unveiled two products that work alongside each other. Prodigy FlyPipe is a compact, self-climbing hoist that reportedly requires minimal structural support which, according to ETC, means users can add lighting, sound systems and projection to spaces previously overlooked. The hoist is described as safe to use thanks to its multiple built-in safety features and is ideal for budget-conscious venues. FlyPipe can be used in conjunction with ETC’s QuickTouch Preset to set equipment and record its position. QuickTouch Preset allows users to walk into a space and, with the single push of a button, have the room set and ready to work.

ETC has also extended its Echo family with EchoTouch, a compact touchscreen lighting controller that can act as an interface into a standalone or integrated Unison Echo control system. EchoTouch can also provide status and control of all Echo products and direct control for DMX/RDM and sACN fixtures and devices. It mounts in a standard 3-gang back box and is powered by PoE or 24DVC. The graphics on the 7-inch screen reportedly support customised layout and naming for any application.

The final new arrival from ETC is Foundry, a line of DMX-controlled distributed power control products that include mini panels, relay controllers, 0–10V controllers and phase-adaptive dimmers. Foundry products are described as the perfect partners for Unison Paradigm, Mosaic or any third-party DMX control system, helping users create complete lighting and plug-load control packages that are said provide advanced energy-saving features and meet stringent energy codes.