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Desire Fresnel – A Classic Re-Imagined

DISCOVER A MODERN CLASSSIC

Fresnels have been around since the beginning of lighting design. These incandescent workhorse fixtures were known for their smooth wash and adjustable zoom. Combining all of the best features of incandescent Fresnels with the latest technology of LEDs, is a classic reimagined in Desire Fresnel.

FULL RANGE OF EMOTIONAL COLOUR

The Lustr X8 array brings subtle nuanced colours back to your stage. Colours you’ve been missing from a corner of the spectrum that has long been unreachable by LED sources. This is possible because of the introduction of deep red LEDs.

Deep red brings new life and energy to your stage, your costumes, your scenery, and most importantly, skin. Skin tones of every color find new depth and dimension with the addition of deep red. Desire Fresnel includes more of the visual spectrum that made incandescent sources warm and full of life.

Perhaps even more exciting is what happens when we add deep red to cool tones like blues and greens. It’s this nuanced color that takes a lighting design from good to great.

13-55 DEGREE ZOOM

A true Fresnel with an LED engine, Desire Fresnel has zoom control from either the front or the back of the fixture. A Fresnel is only as good as its performance with barndoors. Desire Fresnel delivers with smooth fall off and clean edges. It’s truly a cut above the rest.

BRIGHTNESS

ETC has taken the classic fixture that theatre technicians know and love and brought it into the 21st century. You get the softness of an incandescent wash light with LED colour mixing and smooth dimming. With traditional Fresnels, you sacrifice lumens depending on zoom position, but that’s not the case with Desire Fresnel. ETC has reworked how the lens and lamp work together, so your Fresnel is bright and efficient through the entire zoom range.

The Desire Fresnel delivers all the brightness you'd expect from a classic fresnel.

This provides more lumens regardless of angle, making it up to 25% more efficient over traditional Fresnel optical systems.

FULL FEATURE SET FOR ANY STAGE

Desire Fresnel's UI is easy to use.

INTUITIVE UI

The user interface was designed to improve the efficiency of your workflow. The four backlit encoders change colours to correspond to the attributes they control on the screen. Both new and seasoned users can quickly and accurately adjust settings.

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

CONSOLE CONTROL FROM FAR AWAY

Desire Fresnel utlises City Theatrical's amazing Multiverse Technology

ETC has partnered with City Theatrical to bring you a patent-pending wireless DMX/RDM technology that enables scalability of wireless lighting data like never before. Multiverse® will change your entire approach to lighting by allowing larger wireless DMX/RDM systems to be expanded even further. Used in conjunction with your console, City Theatrical’s Multiverse can broadcast as many as 10 universes of DMX from a single transmitter without excessive radio energy. This frees up precious wireless bandwidth in your space. Multiverse plays well with others but is robust enough that other signals won’t interfere.

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Contact anyone of our Re-sellers for more information and to organize a demo. Click the link below to see ETC dealers for Southern Africa.

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Source Four LED Series 3 – Taking Light to the Next Level

Setting standards that are far from standard

Over a decade of research comes together for the market that has inspired ETC for over 45 years. The Source Four LED Series 3 brings the brightest light to the stage with the Lustr X8 array for the most nuanced colors and the Daylight HDR array for tunable white light.

We’ve added wireless DMX/RDM by integrating City Theatrical’s Multiverse® protocol, and easy NFC configuration using your mobile device and ETC’s Set Light app.

Get the brightness you need from every distance, the color you’ve been craving, and the control you deserve for the most efficient workflow. Like all ETC fixtures, Series 3 is backed by an unmatched industry warranty.

The colour of emotion

When ETC added lime to the x7 array in 2014, it was a revolutionary step forward for colour mixing. Lime green increased the lumen output in open white and lighter tints making them brighter and livelier than other LED mixes. It was a step closer to matching the tungsten output of a conventional Source Four fixture. It also enriched colour-rendering by better marrying the red and blue ends of the colour spectrum

The addition of Deep Red adds access to a whole new part of the visible light spectrum on Source Four LED Series 3
Click to learn about ETC’s Advanced Research Group

Well, we’ve done it again. This time we’re adding Deep Red to the mix. With the eight-colour Lustr X8 array, Series 3 renders skin tones and sunsets with new depth. With the tunable white Daylight HDR array, you get a wider range of warm and cool whites. All, without sacrificing brightness.

Hang this fixture in a box boom, overhead, or from the farthest back-of-house position and be amazed at how bright your stage is. Source Four LED Series 3 truly brings brightness from every position.

ETC’s R&D department developed a way to give you fixtures that output a surprising number of lumens while maintaining the nuanced colour control you need to enhance every set, every stage, every venue. We’ve reached further into the corners of the CIE colour space to grab a red that is essential to accurately capture the life within every shade of skin, the warm glow of firelight, and the romance of sunset.

Two arrays to cover every stage

One array for emotional colors and soft pastels and a second for the widest range of whites. Lustr X8 brings a new depth to your colours and, in turn, emotion to your stage. Designers know that the best white light is made of the richest colours which is why our tunable Daylight HDR redefines how you use white light.

Source Four LED Series 3 has two different arrays, Lustr X8 and Daylight for beautiful colour or punchy white light

Ready for the professional stage

Source Four LED Series 3 is incredibly feature rich.

Wireless technology

CONTACTLESS COMMUNICATION FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE.

Use NFC technology and ETC's Set Light App to quickly apply personality and DMX settings to Source Four LED Series 3.

The built-in near field communication (NFC) hardware gives you the ability to configure your fixture with your mobile phone or tablet running the Set Light app. Amazingly, this works even if the fixture isn’t powered, allowing you to config while you rig. Ready, set, light!

Next generation DMX

City Theatrical's revolutionary Multiverse Wireless DMX is a match made in heaven with Source Four LED Series 3.

ETC has partnered with City Theatrical to bring you a patent-pending wireless DMX/RDM technology that enables scalability of wireless lighting data like never before. Multiverse® will change your entire approach to lighting by allowing large wireless DMX/RDM systems to be expanded even further. Used in conjunction with your console, City Theatrical’s Multiverse can broadcast as many as 10 universes of DMX from a single transmitter without excessive radio energy. This frees up precious wireless bandwidth in your space. Multiverse plays well with others but is robust enough that other signals won’t interfere.

Intuitive UI

The user interface was designed to make your workflow as efficient as possible. It is intuitive without compromising on feature set.

Source Four LED Series 3 UI is almost as beautiful as the light that comes out the front.
  • Quickly and accurately adjust settings.
  • The physical UI lock prevents unintentional bumping from changing settings
  • Powered USB port for software updates and configuration backup
  • Settings menu accessed through the menu button
  • Toggle through operational modes using the function button
  • The four backlit encoders change colors to correspond to the attributes they control on the screen

Want to experience Series 3?

Contact anyone of our Re-sellers for more information and to organize a demo. Click the link below to see ETC dealers for Southern Africa.

Want more info on Series 3?