3 Steps to Create a Beginner’s Rig

Posted on June 19, 2012 by webmaster

Become a professional DJ and have a setup like Jay Fitzgerald of The D’Jay Company. He uses SlimPAR 56 wash lights to illuminate this wedding at The Mission Inn in Riverside, Calif.

As a DJ who is just starting out, you should know that your lighting rig is as
important as your sound system. Including lighting in your DJ setup makes you
look more professional and can significantly increase your profit potential. To
upsell a client on a lighting package, every rig should include a variety of wash
and effect lights.

Of course we have to suggest some of our favorite fixtures. Some of our favorite wash lights include DJ Bank, any of the SlimPAR fixtures and 4BAR Flex. Adding a Comet LED or any of the MiN or Scorpion lasers to your rig will create movement and colorful effects. Read on for tips on building a rig.

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