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Joey Clayton Joins Brightline as Sales Operation Manager Posted: 07/09/2021
Joey Clayton Joins Brightline as Sales Operation Manager

Joey Clayton has joined Brightline, a leading manufacturer of video lighting systems, as sales operation manager, effective Aug. 23. Based out of the company’s main offices in Bridgeville, she will be responsible for organizing order logistics and post-order customer communication for the company. Erin Nath, who previously served as sales operation manager for Brightline, has been promoted to AV account manager.

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Lupo Expands Dayled Product Line with Dual Color PRO LED Fresnels Posted: 28/06/2021
Lupo Expands Dayled Product Line and nbsp;with Dual Color PRO LED Fresnels

Brightline today announced it is now shipping the new Lupo Dayled 1000 and 2000 Dual Color PRO LED Fresnels. Designed for studio and location shoots, the new models offer variable color temperature and built-in DMX, and can be powered with mains or batteries. 


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Launch of New WZVN Set Includes Brightline LED Lighting Upgrade Posted: 25/01/2021
Launch of New WZVN Set Includes and nbsp;Brightline LED Lighting Upgrade

WZVN, the ABC affiliate serving Florida’s Ft. Myers-Naples market (DMA #53), upgraded its studio lighting with Brightline LED fixtures to coincide with the debut of its new set. According to Bob Hannon, senior production engineer for Waterman Broadcasting, the updated lighting grid is daylight balanced (5600K) and features a mix of Brightline L1.2 and L1.4 LED SeriesONE studio fixtures, BL.16 long-throw beam compact fixtures, and Lupo DayLED fresnels. WZVN launched its new on-air look on Nov. 18. 

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Brightline Expands LED SeriesONE Offerings for Studio Lights with Variable Color Temperature, RDM Control and nbsp; Posted: 06/08/2020
Brightline Expands LED SeriesONE Offerings for Studio Lights with Variable Color Temperature, RDM Control and nbsp;

Brightline today announced it has upgraded its L1.2 and L1.4 LED SeriesONE studio light fixtures with variable color temperature and improved color rendering. Plus, the fixtures are now available with optional wireless DMX/RDM (remote device management) control that provides bidirectional RF signal distribution between the transmitter and lighting console, and eliminates the need for DMX cables.

In addition to remote control, an integrated control wheel and digital on-board readout enable users to select precise color temperatures from 3200-5600K (tungsten to daylight). SeriesONE fixtures already offer DMX control, and wireless DMX/RDM adds the ability to set color temperature through a lighting console, with one channel controlling color and a second channel controlling dimming.

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Black News Channel Launches with Brightline LED Fixtures Posted: 12/03/2020
Black News Channel Launches with Brightline LED Fixtures

Black News Channel, which launched on Feb. 10 and is the nation’s only African American news network, features a dynamic news set lit with Brightline L1.2 and L1.4 SeriesONE LED soft light fixtures. Designed by Devlin Design Group in Scottsdale, Ariz., the main set features a news desk, two large LED video wall areas, and a small interview set. RGB lighting elements – including hanging set pieces, walkways, and video wall backlights – created some talent lighting challenges. Lighting designer Bill Holshevnikoff said Brightline has “great control options on their fixtures, so you can make sure you’re not spilling light on the RGB elements and spoiling the color.”

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Brightline Adds Zoom-Based Support to Client Services Posted: 10/12/2019
Brightline Adds Zoom-Based Support to Client Services

Brightline, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting systems, now offers technical support through Zoom for its resellers, integrators, and clients. The cloud-based videoconferencing system allows Brightline to program light fixtures remotely, re-focus, visually diagnose potential issues, and perform other troubleshooting. 

“Zoom service is ideal for time-critical issues,” explained Kathy Katz, Brightline managing partner. “You don’t have to struggle through a phone call without visuals or schedule onsite service. Zoom gives us ‘eyes’ in the room.”

To request a free Zoom technical call, contact technical support at techservice@brightlines.com.

 

 

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Open Signal Upgrades Main Studio Lighting with Brightline Posted: 05/11/2019
Open Signal Upgrades Main Studio Lighting with Brightline

Brightline, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting systems, today announced Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center, a nonprofit media arts and broadcast center in Portland, Ore., has upgraded the lighting grid in its 2,000-square-foot main studio with 30 Brightline L1.2 SeriesONE LED fixtures. The new lighting was installed in July.

Noah Dorsey, media services manager, said the upgrade in Studio A was prompted by the fan noise of previous lighting fixtures in the studio. “We want the studio environment to be as silent as possible,” he explained. “That was something that had been requested by a lot of producers.”

The new 5600K L1.2 lights are controlled through a DMX console. Open Signal contracted Brightline’s premier Pacific Northwest systems integrator, Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), a division of Key Code Media, to supply the new lighting. Dorsey said the lighting “looks dynamic but not so stylized that it can’t be applied to multiple shows.”

Bruce Aleksander, a lighting director hired by ABS for the Open Signal project, said the decision to use soft lights throughout Studio A was based on the need for versatility and accessibility for the wide variety of producers who use the space. Though some productions use an ellipsoidal light for show-specific gobo projection accents, the main lighting is generally not altered.

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Photon Beard Highlights Highlight LED at IBC 2017 Posted: 04/07/2017
Photon Beard Highlights Highlight LED at IBC 2017
IBC 2017, 15-19 September, Stand 12.A41: Photon Beard, the leading specialist manufacturer of lighting equipment, will feature its Highlight LED range. Its sister company, Projects Department Ltd. (PDL), which has designed, supplied and installed studios around the world, will also be on hand to discuss its specialist consultancy service for television lighting.
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LIteGear expands range of accessories and power Posted: 09/01/2017
LIteGear expands range of accessories and power

In the LiteRibbon world, LiteGear have announced the new LiteDimmer Studio 5x8.  This advanced DMX-controlled LiteRibbon dimmer is capable of controlling 5 channels of 100W at 12v or 200W at 24v thats 8 amps maximum per channel.   Features include: Single, Hybrid, RGB+Hybrid, and RGBA/W+Single modes; Variable PWM Frequencies; Variable Dimmer (Gamma) Curves; 8-Bit or 16-Bit Operation and RDM capable.  Quite simply this is the most advanced LiteDimmer available on the market today.

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ITV GRANADA REPORTS SHOWS OFF ITS NEW VIEW WITH ROSCO Posted: 26/09/2013
ITV GRANADA REPORTS SHOWS OFF ITS NEW VIEW WITH ROSCO

Rosco VIEW enables the studio to balance the exposure through the window in order to feature the iconic Manchester backdrop outside their new set.

(Manchester, UK) ITVs BAFTA award-winning Granada Reports recently relocated their studios into the UKs new MediaCityUK in Manchester.  According to Programme Director Mike Sergeant, The relocation of the ITV Granada Reports News Studio from its Quay Street site to the 4th floor of the Orange Tower in MediaCityUK presented a fantastic opportunity to feature the view over Salford Quays to the Lowry Theatre and the Imperial War Museum as an iconic backdrop to our Regional News Programme.

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Studio Lighting Modifiers: New Glow Series Now Being Shipped by Adorama Posted: 28/08/2013
Studio Lighting Modifiers: New Glow Series Now Being Shipped by Adorama

Adorama (http://www.adorama.com/), one of the worlds largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, recently launched its brand new photography diffusion and accessories line, Glow by Flashpoint (more info). Adoramas brand new line of professional studio and on-location lighting modifiers employs advanced technology designed to create perfect editorial and product still life images. Glow by Flashpoint offers softboxes (more info) in varying shapes and sizes, including the Grand Softbox in two different sizes, and unique HexaPop products (more info), which combine the flattering diffusion of a softbox with the soft focused light from the reflective, curved surface of an umbrella. All Glow lighting accessories are completely heat resistant and are designed with superior construction and materials, including a super-strength, silver, gridded fabric lining the interior surfaces of the box that adds a crisp quality to the output. Made in Korea, these new lighting accessories from Adorama are available now exclusively in the Adorama store, located at 42 West 18th Street in New York City, and online at Adorama.com at highly competitive prices.

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The Tiffen Company Ships New Lowel Prime Power LED 800 Studio Light Posted: 07/03/2013
The Tiffen Company Ships New Lowel Prime Power LED 800 Studio Light

 The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer and distributor of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture, and broadcast markets, is now shipping the latest addition to the Lowel® Prime¢ series Lowel® Prime¢ LED 800. Ideal for studio or EFP-style location productions, the Lowel Prime Power LED Light collection includes the 200, 400, and now the 800 models, each available in dedicated Daylight or Tungsten color versions. With a high CRI of 90+ for accurate color, Lowel Prime Power LED lights have both a brighter and wider beam output than the LED competition in their price class. A trademark feature of the Prime 800 LED is its 50-degree beam angle that allows considerable light output to be spread across a wider area, reducing the need for additional fixtures to light a set.

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Gekko Technology to launch kedo-sk single-colour focusable LED hard-source at IBC 2011 Posted: 23/09/2011
Gekko Technology to launch kedo-sk single-colour focusable LED hard-source at IBC 2011

A new addition to Gekko Technologys range of LED-based television and film production lighting systems makes its European show debut on stand 11.D40 at IBC2011, Amsterdam, 9-13 September.

 

Based on Gekkos award-winning technology, kedo-sk is a single-colour Fresnel-focused hard source luminaire optimised for the requirements of image capture for both film and broadcast.

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Gekko to introduce lenslite D-SLR mount at IBC2011 Posted: 23/09/2011
Gekko to introduce lenslite D-SLR mount at IBC2011

 

The D-SLR mount allows direct attachment of the lenslite lamphead to Canon 5D, 7D and Nikon D3 cameras. Fixing directly to the base of the camera via the tripod screw, the mount secures 15 millimetre bars which hold the lamphead on axis around the lens. The base of the mount has an additional fixing so the camera/lenslite combination can still be mounted on a tripod, but with the centre of gravity moved forward for stability.  

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Gekko studio LEDs illuminate After Life Posted: 23/09/2011
Gekko studio LEDs illuminate After Life

 LED studio lights from Gekko Technology have been utilised for BBC Scotlands After Life project which looks at the science of natural decay. Gekko kezia 200, karesslite 6012 Dual and kicklite 106 lights supplied by Chiswick-based Easily LED are being used on the project which is being shot inside a transparent box in a lecture hall at Edinburgh Zoo. Processes taking place in the box are being recorded using time-lapse photography and microscopy for a feature-length programme on BBC Four later in the year. The programme is a co-production with Discovery and BBC Worldwide. 

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