Wireless Wonder: Freedom to Connect with Magic!

Posted on November 29, 2018 by Natasha Farzad

CHAUVET DJ is expanding its presence in your gear bags. Now with more versatile fixtures than ever, we thought it was time to bring you the latest tips on connectivity and control. Check out the following GIG CHANGERS that help you Light Easier and elevate your bookings. From DMX to wireless and battery-powered to power linking, we’ve […]

DJ Jer with the CHAUVET DJ Tip of the Week

Posted on July 10, 2015 by webmaster

Blending Colors in the ShowXpress Live Screen Users of CHAUVET DJ‘s ShowXpress DMX software know that if you need to make a color change quickly in a live setting it’s not always convenient to switch between the Live screen and Editor screen.  In this week’s tip, DJ Jer shares this quick tip on doing it […]

CHAUVET DJ Academy Lesson of the Week

Posted on May 28, 2015 by webmaster

If you run into any DMX-related problems with your lighting, here are a few simple steps to get you back on track. 1. If you are using wireless DMX you should connect a DMX cable, not an XLR cable, directly from your DMX board or Software dongle to the fixture. 2. If the fixture doesn’t respond, […]

CHAUVET DJ Academy: Lighting Lesson of the Week

Posted on May 14, 2015 by webmaster

Using the Right Tool for the Right Job! DMX vs. Audio Cables When connecting cables between light fixtures and controllers, make sure you’re actually using DMX cables and not audio cables.  Many DMX connectors look identical to the XLR connectors on audio cables, but the impedance is different between DMX and audio cables which could […]

Meet the CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Spot 355Z IRC

Posted on April 9, 2015 by webmaster

The Intimidator Spot 355Z IRC is a brilliantly bright moving-head light with motorized focus and zoom for crisp gobo and beam changing effects. Seven already installed gobos plus the wedding 6-pack give you plenty of options for creating a unique look for every event. Master/Slave mode lets you create a beautiful light show quickly and […]

CHAUVET DJ FlareCON- Wireless DMX lighting control from Smartphones

Posted on July 31, 2014 by webmaster

The revolutionary FlareCON Air hardware interface and FlareCON App by CHAUVET DJ make it possible to remotely control any CHAUVET DJ Freedom and D-Fi ready fixtures directly from a smartphone or tab. The FlareCON app is available for both Android and iOS in both phone and tablet versions. The FlareCON Air interface can also connect […]

Michigan! Come see CHAUVET at Pro Audio & Lighting Open House!

Posted on May 1, 2014 by webmaster

  Chauvet’s own Bob Laino (Northeast Sales Manager) will be presenting a ShowXpress class at this action-packed 2-day open house at Pro Audio & Lighting on May 13th & 14th! REGISTER HERE! Building off of last year’s successful event, this year will offer something for everyone. Our manufacturer participation will include Chauvet DJ, Chauvet Professional, […]

Shop Time w/ DJ Jer: Using 6 Freedoms to create big results

Posted on March 23, 2014 by webmaster

It’s Shop Time again with DJ Jer! In this video, Jer uses wireless technology with CHAUVET DJ Freedom Pars at a recent party to achieve some cool results! Using the proper fixtures creates the best effect. Fixture placement and wireless DMX is a must when creating an easy setup and a fun party. The head […]


Posted on March 20, 2014 by webmaster

COLORstrip Mini FX is a compact, linear wash light with built-in laser effects, perfect for uplighting applications or mesmerizing effects. Built-in, dynamic laser patterns are variance free and ready to use right out of the box. Combine multiple units together for unique runway effects, or pair it with other COLORstrip fixtures for large coordinated light […]

Geoff Short's Gig Lab: Setting the (DMX) Tables…for the Road

Posted on June 24, 2013 by webmaster

Welcome back to the Gig Lab where Geoff has brewed up a quick tip for DJs who use DMX to control their lights.  The essential ingredient is the DMX tables for the fixtures they use.  These tables indicate what every DMX channel for a light does which means DJs need them and they need them […]

World of Stereo Hosts ShowXpress Seminar

Posted on May 22, 2013 by webmaster

Todd Runkle, west territory sales manager for CHAUVET® DJ, delivered a ShowXpress training to nearly 20 inquisitive lighting enthusiasts at World of Stereo in San Jose. The two-hour training focused on the ShowXpress software and also included tips for controlling lights with a DMX board. To demonstrate multiple personality features, Runkle connected an Obey 4 […]

A Condensed History of ShowXpress

Posted on October 11, 2012 by webmaster

  by John Dominguez, CHAUVET® Assistant Service Manager ShowXpress is a DMX software that allows you to control DMX fixtures from your laptop or smartphone .  The software offers a more flexible and versatile option to the regular rack-mounted controller by bringing you to the modern realm of computer control. Let’s face it, people are […]

Dealer Trip to Mexico: Merida, Cancun and Playa del Carmen

Posted on September 18, 2012 by webmaster

Our own Business Development Manager for Latin America Paula Ortiz traveled to Mexico, in the towns of Merida, Cancun and Playa del Carmen to train general managers, sales managers and salespersons of the Electronica Gonzalez retail stores, a customer of Novelties, our distributor from Mexico. Paula presented new products from the CHAUVET DJ and TRUSST […]

Substituting Microphone Cables for DMX Cables

Posted on August 28, 2012 by webmaster

by Nick Airriess, CHAUVET® DJ product specialist It is a common perception that microphone cables can be substituted for DMX cables when setting up your lighting gear. They appear similar because they both have three-pin, XLR connections, as well as male and female ends. However, the actual cables, the part transmitting the DMX signal, are […]

Detour DJ gets hands-on with Impulse 648

Posted on August 10, 2012 by webmaster

written by Larz Hanson, owner of Detour DJ, Sound and Lighting Newsflash! No, it’s not a catastrophe in a third-world nation, another scandal coming out of Washington D.C. or a UFO sighting. It’s new, it flashes and it’s a really nice strobe light from CHAUVET® DJ. CHAUVET® DJ Impulse 648 is the kind of strobe […]

The Inside Scoop on Wireless Fixtures

Posted on July 27, 2012 by webmaster

by Nick Airriess, CHAUVET® DJ Product Specialist Wireless DMX provides mobile entertainers with a simple and convenient DMX solution without the hassle, time and expense of DMX cables. The best way to enhance a fixture with built-in wireless DMX is adding battery power and an infrared remote control (IRC) — imagine the possibilities with a […]

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 […]