HOG 4 Training at the Integrity Lighting Technology Showcase 2015

We’re happy to announce that our next HOG 4 training session will be at the 2015 Integrity Technology Showcase!

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Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Console layout
  • Launching and managing shows
  • Patching and editing fixtures
  • Groups
  • Palettes and directories
  • Selecting and modifying fixture attributes
  • Scenes, Cues and Cue lists
  • Effects
  • Timing
  • Playback

Class Times

4/30: 10:00AM – 6PM
5/1: 10:00AM – 4PM
Hour lunch break each day

Location:

Integrity Lighting
3525 E 36th St N
Tulsa, OK 74115

Course Price: $499.99

Space is LIMITED, so register today!

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HOG FACTOR

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High End Systems is putting on “The Hog Factor” – a National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition.

The top teams in the country will be brought to LDI 2015 in Las Vegas where they will compete to win school prizes such as a Hog 4 console (worth $44,000), a $20,000 Scholarship and a personal Internship at High End Systems with the chance for full-time following a successful trial period!

Phase 1 is in progress now and will close on July 31st. Submit a virtualized light show programmed to one of the following songs to compete.

  • Uprising- Muse
  • Bring Me To Life – Evanescence
  • Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson / Bruno Mars

The final competition will be held at LDI 2015!

Learn more at http://www.highend.com/hogfactor.

HOG 4 Training This March at Creative Stage Lighting

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We’re happy to announce our March HOG 4 training event hosted right here in our North Creek, NY facility!

Full details below. As always, space is limited with only 8 seats available. These usually sell out quickly, so if you’re interested in attending make arrangements ASAP.


This two-day training session covers the powerful Hog 4 control software used on HOG 4 control consoles. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Console layout
  • Launching and managing shows
  • Patching and editing fixtures
  • Groups
  • Palettes and directories
  • Selecting and modifying fixture attributes
  • Scenes, Cues and Cue lists
  • Effects
  • Timing
  • Playback

Class Times

3/10: 10:00AM – 6PM
3/11: 10:00AM – 4PM

Hour lunch break each day.

Location

Creative Stage Lighting
149 Route 28N
North Creek, NY

Course Price: $499.99

Space is limited. Register today!

HOG 4 Training in Orlando Next Month – Part of PLASA Focus Orlando

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HOG fans – we’ll be in Orlando next month for our next HOG 4 training class offered as a part of PLASA Focus Orlando! Need to get up to speed on HOG? Then you won’t want to miss this.

This two-day training session covers the powerful Hog 4 control software used on HOG 4 control consoles. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Console layout
  • Launching and managing shows
  • Patching and editing fixtures
  • Groups
  • Palettes and directories
  • Selecting and modifying fixture attributes
  • Scenes, Cues and Cue lists
  • Effects
  • Timing
  • Playback

Class Times

2/19: 10:00AM – 6PM
2/20: 10:00AM – 4PM
Hour lunch break each day

Location

Paradise Show & Design
4653 35th St
Orlando, Florida

Course Price: $499.99 – includes Hog 4 Widget (MSRP $690.00)

Space is LIMITED! As we write this only four spots are left, so register today!

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VMB Announces TE-046

Our friends at VMB recently announced their new TE-046 telescopic lift.

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The TE-046 is based on the VMB’s TE-034, maintaining its compact features whilst being able to lift a total of 150kg (330lb) to a height of 4.6m (15′). TE-046 is made from 3 steel aluminum profiles, has an adjustable 3 position folding base, and comes with a handle for easy transport. It also includes the companies ALS (Auto Lock Security) system a safety feature which automatically locks the lift masts as they rise. The TE-046 is the ideal tool for any small to medium sized rental company looking to rig sound, light and/or Trussing quickly and safely.

Want to learn more? Call us at (518) 251-3302 or check out our VMB page and check out VMB’s entire range of lifts and find the right one for you.

Announcing Dura-Flex 12/3 SEOOW and SJEOOW Portable Power Cords

Today we’re happy to announce Dura-Flex 12/3 SEOOW and SJEOOW portable power cords!

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The new cable varieties are more flexible and weigh about 18% less than conventional Neoprene entertainment industry cable, making them even easier to handle and less expensive to ship. The UL listed cables meet RoHS requirements, feature a wider temperature range of –50ºc to 105ºc, and can take on the harshest environmental conditions.

Dura-Flex 12/3 SEOOW and 12/3 SJEOOW cables also feature:

  • Non-wicking polyprene fillers
  • Superior abrasion resistance and chemical resistance
  • A non-marking jacket
  • Higher dielectric strength compared to conventional cables
  • Higher tensile strength compared to conventional cables

For more information, including specification sheets, please see our portable power cords page at Dura-Flex.com

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Liberate Your Gear with CSL Service and Repairs!

Liberate your gear with CSL Service and Repairs!

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We’ve been servicing our own equipment for years and years, but today we thought “hey, why not offer this to everybody?”

That’s what CSL Service and Repairs is all about!

Give us your tired, your broken, your decommissioned assets yearning to shine brightly again! Send these, the outdated, your attention starved fixtures and consoles to us, and we will make them work like new again!

Put Creative Stage Lighting’s expertise to work on your stage lighting equipment! The trained technicians here at Creative Stage Lighting will give a new life of freedom to your production and rental inventories.

Get a jump start on 2015 – let us prepare your gear for a successful touring season! Ask us for a service quote at http://www.creativestagelighting.com/service/

CSL Lights the Steve Miller Band at Proctor’s Theatre, Schenectady NY

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CSL Rentals and Production provided lighting and production services to the Steve Miller Band at Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady, NY. Here’s a sample of the gear list!

  • (2) GrandMA 2 Full Size Consoles
  • (16) Martin Mac III Profile
  • (14) Martin Mac 2000 Wash XB
  • (8) Clay Paky Sharpy
  • (4) Martin StageBar 54S
  • CM New Generation Chain Motors
  • Kinesys DigiHoist Motor Control
  • Tyler GT Truss
  • Entertainment Power Systems portable power distribution
  • Dura-Flex Cable

CSL Lights Strangefolk at the Flynn Center, Burlington VT

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Creative Stage Lighting recently lit Strangefolk at the Flynn Center in Burlington, Vermont! Among the gear used on this production was:

  • GrandMA2 Full Size
  • (12) Martin Mac III Profile
  • (8) JB-lighting JBLED A7s
  • (3) UltraTec Radiance Hazers
  • Entertainment Power Systems Portable Power Distribution
  • Dura-Flex Cable

Get creative! Put Creative Stage Lighting’s production expertise to work on your upcoming shows!