New Gig Lab Video: Atmospheric Effects for your Halloween Haunts!

Posted on October 14, 2013 by webmaster

‘Tis the season for ghosts and goblins and things that go bump in the night! And this October series of Gig Lab videos features lighting and effects that can help you create these spooky attractions yourself. In this episode, Geoff talks about atmospheric effects like fog and haze and dry ice machines. All perfect for […]

Foggers vs. Hazers

Posted on May 9, 2012 by webmaster

by Allan Reiss, CHAUVET® DJ product manager Mobile performers are always looking for ways to spice up their rigs. One way to do that is by adding a fog or haze machine to your setup. The type of machine you choose will depend on the type of effect you’re going for. Both will drastically enhance […]

How to Bring in the Fog – and Ghosts – for Halloween

Posted on October 4, 2011 by webmaster

by Allan Reiss, product manager for CHAUVET® Club/DJ The pumpkin you carved for Halloween and stuffed with a tiny light might scare a couple of kids at your party, but when you get creative and bring in some foggers, you’ll see the jaws drop around you. You definitely have options when it comes to choosing […]

Top 10 Items to Bring to a Gig

Posted on September 20, 2011 by webmaster

by Allan Reiss, Product Manager for CHAUVET® Club/DJ It has happened to the best of us: you arrive at your gig and start unpacking all your equipment when you realize you forgot something crucial in order to run your light show. It’s almost a guarantee that the hotel where you’re DJing the wedding doesn’t sell […]

A Tale of Haze and Fog

Posted on August 31, 2011 by webmaster

Written by guest blogger Larz Hanson, Detour DJ & Audio (and former Facebook Fan of the Month!) For years, I’ve used fog machines to give my lights something to play in. I started with small, cheap models and worked my way up to high power mega-blasters. They worked okay, but I noticed they often bothered […]

Fog Machine Basics

Posted on June 10, 2011 by webmaster

By: Allan Reiss, product manager for CHAUVET® Fog machines can enhance the look of any dance floor and show off your lights in a whole new way. But like any machine, foggers need some maintenance to work properly. And caring for your fogger properly will not only prolong your equipment, but your investment as well. […]