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Lighting Lesson of the Week: Lighting Tip for Beginners

Posted on September 29, 2015 by webmaster

 Which of the following is true? a. Lasers should not be included in a beginner’s rig b. A beginner’s lighting rig should only be controlled with DMX c. Using auto programs, foot pedal control and sound activation is a good idea for                beginners d. Lights can only be […]

CHAUVET DJ D-Fi USB Wins Music Inc. Product Excellence Award!

Posted on September 23, 2015 by webmaster

Sunrise, Florida – CHAUVET DJ’s D-Fi USB has won the 2015 Music Inc. Magazine Product Excellence Award. The award, which recognizes outstanding achievements among music industry manufacturers and suppliers, is the latest in a series of recent honors earned by the Florida-based company. “We’re very happy to receive this recognition, but at the same time […]

Core. Amaze More.

Posted on September 11, 2015 by webmaster

The new Core Par 40 USB and Core Par 80 USB. New CHAUVET DJ USB compatible fixtures that produce a full spectrum of light with the unsurpassed color mixing of COB (Chip-on-Board) technology. A separate magnetic lens is included to provide the flexibility to go from an ultra-wide wash to a narrow beam in seconds. […]

Lighting Tip of the Week: Making First Dance Magic

Posted on September 10, 2015 by webmaster

Ed Sheeran‘s “Thinking Out Loud” has become a wedding first dance staple. So how do you make your client’s first dance stand out when they’re using the song too? DJ Jer has the answer! With a little choreography help from his clients and with some lighting help using moving heads and ShowXpress from CHAUVET DJ, […]

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: What’s in a Name?

Posted on September 10, 2015 by webmaster

In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff poses the famous question as Shakespeare once did “What’s in a Name?”.  Specifically what’s in the “DJ” name? Should we still even be called “DJs”?

Eye Candy: Amazing DJ Images from Gio Escobar!

Posted on September 4, 2015 by webmaster

Thanks so much to Gio Escobar for forwarding these beautiful pictures featuring CHAUVET DJ lighting!  Gio works for DJs Party Planners & Beyond.  Look for these images in our next event lighting brochure! Enjoy the eye candy!  

Gig Log: Tah-Dah in Tahoe!

Posted on August 28, 2015 by webmaster

In this week’s gig log, DJ Ryan and Tah-Dah Productions travel to Lake Tahoe to rock another wedding with CHAUVET DJ! Check it out!

Get Wired with Wireless at BPM!

Posted on August 27, 2015 by webmaster

CHAUVET DJ European Product Manager Sam Bowden chats with Geoff Short about Sam’s upcoming seminar at BPM 2015 called “Get Wired with Wireless”. The seminar will be on Monday, September 14th, 2015 at 2pm. Visit www.visitbpm.co.uk for more details!

CHAUVET DJ Seminar Live from DJ Expo Now Online!

Posted on August 27, 2015 by webmaster

CHAUVET DJ Presented “Creative Lighting, Creating Profits“ with Jeremy Brech live from DJ Expo 2015! Jeremy shared insights and tips to think out of the box and get into the money with higher profits and happier clients through creative lighting! Now YOU can see this seminar from wherever you are! Just head over to CHAUVET […]

Meet the Intimidator Spot 255 IRC!

Posted on August 27, 2015 by webmaster

The CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Spot 255 IRC is a feature-rich moving head spot fitted with a 60 W LED. This power-packed member of our Intimidator family enhances any event and brings out the best in any application. Using it generates a synchronized light show in Master/Slave mode with built-in automated programs. Other features include built-in […]

CHANT Rocks with CHAUVET DJ

Posted on August 7, 2015 by webmaster

Check out how CHANT, an Austin, TX based industrial rock project utilizes CHAUVET DJ COLORrails as part of their ultra-dymanic live shows! CHANT was created by Bradley Bills. CHANT has won several local and state awards for both performance and recording, has toured the US nationally, and released 2 independent albums paving the way to work with many […]

Holy Mobile DJ! CHAUVET DJ Lights up the BatBoom!

Posted on June 24, 2015 by webmaster

We’ve posted some of the amazing photos of this incredible mobile music machine before. It’s the BatBoom from DJ BatBoom and his entire team. Maybe you’ve witnessed in person at a trade show, but here is a new video look made up of clips and images over the last couple of years! One of the […]

Life and Death Song Requests

Posted on June 23, 2015 by webmaster

by Geoff Short DJ shot dead for not playing song on demand in UP What kind of a world do we live in (or what kind of gigs are we doing) where this stuff happens?  Apparently, and sadly this one. As I sat here reading this craziness, I was reminded of the piece I wrote […]

CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Scan 305 IRC

Posted on May 20, 2015 by webmaster

The Intimidator Scan 305 IRC is a compact LED scanner with a 60 W light source that shines through any environment. Its crisp 3-facet prism allows you to cover larger areas when you split the beam and non-DMX operation is convenient and easy with the optional IRC-6 remote. Link up to 4 fixtures to create […]

Brothers Gow Fly With Intimidators And SlimPARs From CHAUVET DJ

Posted on May 11, 2015 by webmaster

  Brothers Gow has done over 500 live shows since the quintet was formed in Flagstaff, Arizona in late 2007, and it’s safe to say that no two performances have ever been the same. Fans never know where this popular jam band is going to take them musically as it seamlessly blends rock, funk, jazz, […]

Happy Earth Day! Here’s 25 VIP Points!

Posted on April 22, 2015 by webmaster

25 Additional VIP Rewards Points for Earth Day! LED products are environmentally friendly! By using them, you’re giving Mother Nature a hug! So CHAUVET DJ will give you one too! Register your eligible CHAUVET DJ LED product in your VIP Rewards account on Wednesday, April 22nd and receive 25 additional VIP points* *VIP members who […]

Double Duty: CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Spot Duo 150

Posted on April 15, 2015 by webmaster

A look at one of the most dynamic members of the Intimidator family, the Intimidator Spot Duo 150. Two Intimidator Spot LED 150 units mounted together on one bar give you amazing options and flexibility to create dramatic light shows.

Artist of the Month: The Clouds Below with Music & Lighting a Cut Above

Posted on April 13, 2015 by webmaster

APRIL ARTIST OF THE MONTH: THE CLOUDS BELOW The Clouds Below is a Los Angeles based two-piece live electronic performance group that’s a hybrid between a DJ and a band. The act is on the cutting edge of performance art and music melding music and lighting in amazing ways that are always of interest to […]

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: DJ Things I Do Wrong

Posted on March 20, 2015 by webmaster

The internet is bursting with DJs shouting advice and touting all the things they do right…what about the things we do wrong? In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff confesses a few of his own DJ shortcomings to try to inspire others to look inward from time to time as well.