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SOLAFRAME – MEET THE SOLASERIES: PART 1

The SolaFrame 3000 is just beautiful
The High End Systems' SolaSeries

Welcome to part 1 of our in depth look at High End Systems’ SolaSeries Moving Head Fixtures. Today we’re taking a deep dive into the SolaFrame family of fixtures,

High End Systems have been in the game for a long time, and they’ve used that experience to come up with some of the most complete and feature-rich fixtures on the market. When you add ETC’s world-renowned optics and colour technology the result is a series of fixtures that go above and beyond your normal moving head.

THE SOLAFRAME FAMILY

With the most advanced and complete line of LED framing fixtures on the market, SolaFrame features full-frame, four plane shutters engineered for accuracy and speed. The SolaFrame family also includes the optical effects package from the SolaSpot series, including CMY color mixing, linear CTO, fixed color wheel, fixed and indexing gobo wheels, sophisticated animation effects, prism, iris and frost. All fixtures are available with either Ultra-Bright engines for maximum lumens or High Fidelity engine for high CRI and superior color rendering.

The SolaFrame fixtures are a full featured set for the SolaSeries
The SolaFrame Family offers feature rich options on any budget.

Designed to be feature rich and precise, SolaFrame has the right product for every size and type of application. From the compact SolaFrame 750 to the arena ready SolaFrame 3000 to our award-winning silent fixtures, this family set and raised the bar for sheer output and quality of light, color control and mind-blowing visuals.

SOLAFRAME 750: DYNAMITE COMES IN SMALL PACKAGES

The SolaFrame 750 is the most compact of the family
The SolaFrame 750 is compact yet feature rich.

SolaFrame 750 is the most compact framing fixture in the Sola Series family. Featuring a small footprint but a huge feature set, the fixture is a perfect fit for small to medium-sized venues, and its 11,300 lumens can easily cut through the competition. SolaFrame 750 is available in Ultra-Bright and High CRI versions and offers the widest array of effects currently available in a fixture of its size, including full-curtain framing shutters, 6°–50° zoom, rotating gobo wheel plus fully continuous animation, iris, prism, and frost.

With the right blend of features, performance, and size, SolaFrame 750 has been specified extensively for use in nightclubs and retail installations, studio and film, Houses of worship, performance venues, cruise ships and themed entertainment venues. Modular construction makes SolaFrame 750 easy to service, and it’s backed by the best LED engine warranty and 24/7 customer service in the industry.

SOLAFRAME 1000: EVERYTHING YOU’LL EVER NEED

The SolaFrame 1000 is one of the best all-round fixtures on the market
The SolaFrame 1000 gives you so many options

SolaFrame 1000 is the go-to workhorse automated framing fixture for lighting designers. With 20,000 lumen output, full framing shutters, rotating and fixed gobo wheels, multiple color systems, 12°-40° zoom, animation effects plus all the bells and whistles required by the modern LD, the SolaFrame 1000 is a star performer in all professional production environments.

Available in Ultra-Bright and High CRI versions, SolaFrame 1000 ships with a TM-30 Filter that boosts the Ultra-Bright engine to 85+ CRI. Other features include Iris and Light Frost, Rotating Prism, and our patented Lens Defogger System.

The SolaFrame 1000 is guaranteed to add a set of powerful tools to any venue’s inventory while giving rental houses the perfect go anywhere, do anything fixture.

SOLAFRAME 3000: RIDICULOUSLY BRIGHT, BEAUTIFUL LIGHT

The award winning SolaFrame 3000 combines unprecedented light output from its 1000 watt Ultra-Bright White LED engine with a limitless palette of effects and color possibilities. Engineered for the largest lighting applications, the fixture’s 37,000 lumens exceed the output of powerful arc lamp fixtures, while simultaneously offering the many advantages of LED technology such as long engine life. The fixture is also available in a High Fidelity version with incredibly accurate color rendering.

SolaFrame 3000 is designed for use in arenas and stadiums, concert halls, broadcast studios, churches, and other large-scale events. The fixture’s color control, precise framing, projection and animation effects, versatile zoom range, and other features have made SolaFrame 3000 a popular choice for designers, production companies, and permanent installations alike.

Product Features

  • Ultra-Bright White LED Engine
  • 1000W Ultra-Bright engine produces 37,000 field lumens or High Fidelity Engine with incredibly accurate color rendering
  • CMY/CTO – Linear color mixing system
  • 7 position replaceable Color Wheel
  • Framing system for total control of beam shaping
  • Iris, Light Frost, Prism and 7°-55° Zoom
  • 7-position plus open interchangeable Gobo Wheel
  • 7-position plus open Rotating Gobo Wheel
  • Continuously Variable Animation Wheel
  • TM-30 Filter Boosts Ultra-Bright Engine to 85+ CRI
The Features on the SolaFrame 3000 are unbelievable

SOLAFRAME THEATRE & STUDIO: WHISPER QUIET

The lighting industry’s first automated LED fixture to offer completely silent operation, SolaFrame Theatre is engineered with no fans and features a high CRI Bright White LED engine. A natural fit for use in theatres and other venues where noise is not acceptable, SolaFrame Theatre has seen phenomenal success in venues worldwide.

SolaFrame Theatre features 15,000 lumen output, smooth full-frame shuttering and a wide zoom range. With fixed and indexing gobo wheels, Animation effects, prism, iris, and frost, it is also extremely feature packed. The convection cooled luminaire features modular construction, extremely low power usage and other innovations such as our patented Lens Defog system.

You won't find anything more quiet than the SolaFrame Thetare & Studio
SolaFrame Studio & Theatre can be seen, but not heard

Like its bigger sibling the SolaFrame Theatre, the convection cooled SolaFrame Studio prioritizes high quality features, beautiful spectral output and silent operation. The fixture’s 10,000 lumens and full curtain framing are a perfect fit for theatres, concert halls, opera houses, film/TV broadcast studios and houses of worship. With a feature set designed for exquisite projection control and gorgeous color rendering, SolaFrame Studio can quietly steal the scene.

With a wide zoom range, rotating gobo wheel, Animation effects, prism, iris and frost, SolaFrame Studio is also feature packed. The convection cooled fixture features modular construction, extremely low power usage and other innovations such as our patented Lens Defog system.

SolaFrame Theatre Product Features

  • Bright White LED engine
  • 440 W High CRI engine produces 15,000 field lumens
  • Fanless, silent operation
  • 540° x 265° movement
  • CMY / CTO- linear color-mixing system
  • 7-position replaceable Color Wheel
  • Framing system for total control of beam shape
  • Iris
  • Light Frost
  • Linear Four-facet Prism
  • 7°-42° Zoom
  • 8-position plus open interchangeable Gobo Wheel
  • 7-position plus open Rotating Gobo Wheel
  • Continuously Variable Animation Wheel

SolaFrame Studio Product Features

  • Bright white LED engine
  • 300 W High CRI engine producing 10,000 field lumens
  • Color-matched convection-cooled engine for completely fanless operation
  • High quality 13-lens optic system with patented Lens Defogger
  • Extremely powerful 5.5 – 57° zoom
  • CMY / CTO-Linear color mixing system
  • Seven position plus open replaceable Color Wheel
  • Full-curtain framing system for total control of beam shaping
  • 16-blade iris for extremely tight beam effects
  • Light diffusion with additional, optional heavy diffusion
  • Seven position plus open Rotating Gobo Wheel
  • Linear Prism for controlled pattern replication across a stage

CHECK OUT INDEPENDENT TEST RESULTS FOR THE SOLAFRAME STUDIO & THEATRE

World-renowned acoustics specialists Müller-BBM in Munich have tested SolaFrame Theatre and SolaFrame Studio.


Their independent reports demonstrate just how quiet this fixtures is. Download the reports and see for yourself.

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