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One-on-One with Stéphane Gressier

Posted on November 8, 2012 by webmaster

Stéphane Gressier is the international sales director at Chauvet and has been a member of the team for almost two years. Read on and get to know a little bit about him. 1. Where are you from? This is a question I always struggle to respond quickly to. Here is a synopsis: I was born […]

What Happens in Vegas Goes on the CHAUVET® DJ Blog

Posted on October 24, 2012 by webmaster

Chauvet ventured to Las Vegas for LDI 2012. All four Chauvet brands featured their own booth showcasing new and soon-to-be released products. During the show, CHAUVET® DJ introduced new gear designed for mobile performers and club installations. To best showcase the new line, the CHAUVET® DJ booth was built using TRUSST® — a trussing system built […]

DJ Bill Lyons and his Intimidator Movers

Posted on October 22, 2012 by webmaster

Bill Lyons is a DJ in the Bangor, Maine area who recently added two CHAUVET® DJ Intimidator Spot LED 150 moving heads to his setup. He owns his own business, DJ Bill Lyons, and caters to the area from Bar Harbor all the way up to Millinocket. He specializes in weddings, but holiday parties, school […]

Understanding the Pixel-Mapping Effect

Posted on October 16, 2012 by webmaster

by Allan Reiss, CHAUVET® DJ product manager Pixel-mapping effects add eye candy to setups and enhance stagnant LED lighting displays. To some mobile entertainers, pixel mapping seems like an out-of-reach effect.  However, there are fixtures — like the PiXPar series — on the market that are specifically designed for pixel mapping. Or if you’re creative, […]

ShowXpress and Ableton Live Tutorial with Ask You In Gray

Posted on October 8, 2012 by webmaster

Nick Wichman and Trey Tatum are Ask You In Gray — a high energy, electro-pop duo located in Portland, Oregon. The two-man band uses custom internal MIDI-porting from Ableton Live to CHAUVET® DJ ShowXpress to control their lighting gear, which includes four SlimPar 64 wash lights, during shows. With this software, they are able to synchronize […]

6 Questions for Jason Goers

Posted on October 1, 2012 by webmaster

Congratulations to our October Facebook Fan of the Month, Jason Goers. As the owner of JG Lighting Design, Goers specializes in concert lighting. With five years of experience and knowledge of the industry, he matches tonal qualities with color palettes and beam positions to enhance every show at any venue. Read on and get to […]

CHAUVET® DJ Transforms the Blue Room

Posted on September 14, 2012 by webmaster

The owner of a multi-million dollar beachfront estate in Laguna Beach, Calif. enjoys entertaining so much that he transformed one of the rooms in his home into a miniature club. Nicknamed the “Blue Room,” the miniature club features an enormous flat panel TV for video, movies and karaoke, a state-of-the-art audio system, an automated touch […]

Viva Las Vegas with CHAUVET® DJ

Posted on August 27, 2012 by webmaster

Are you attending The Las Vegas DJ Show September 9 – 12 at the Las Vegas Resort Hotel and Casino? Make sure you stop by the CHAUVET® DJ booth (417) to see the latest, must-have DJ gear in action. Check out the powerful wash emitted by the 100% TRUE wireless Freedom series, which features battery power, infrared […]

CHAUVET® DJ Sponsors Promo Only Party

Posted on August 23, 2012 by webmaster

For the second year in a row, CHAUVET® DJ sponsored the Promo Only Party held at the House of Blues during the 2012 DJ Expo. This year’s highly anticipated event was headlined by international artist, Sean Paul. Attendees witnessed a star-studded lineup with additional performances by Breathe Carolina, Outasight, Taylor Dayne, Kat Graham, Shannon, JES […]

Team CHAUVET® Builds Epic Booth at DJ Expo

Posted on August 23, 2012 by webmaster

The CHAUVET® DJ team built an epic booth for the 2012 DJ Expo. The entire booth was constructed using TRUSST®, the rugged and economical trussing system backed by CHAUVET®, and featured more than 150 fixtures in action. In addition to sponsoring and lighting the main stage, we hosted a seminar delivered by DJ Mikey Mikey […]

6 Questions for Kamil Nowak

Posted on August 1, 2012 by webmaster

Congratulations to our August Facebook Fan of the Month, Kamil Nowak. Nowak, who is a full-time student, is originally from Poland and lives in Wallington, N.J. As a college sophomore, he works as a part-time web developer for a small marketing firm and is interested in anything computer related including DJing, graphics, video and web […]

Off the Hookah is Smokin’ Hot with CHAUVET®

Posted on July 23, 2012 by webmaster

Located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Off the Hookah features world-ranked flair bartenders, belly dancers and a hypnotizing light show made up of more than 200 CHAUVET® fixtures. To create the one-of-a-kind atmosphere, lighting designers installed 32 Epix Strip pixel-mapping strip light, 28 Q-Wash 260-LED and four Q-Spot 560-LED moving heads, four Impulse 648 strobe […]