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Parlez-vous CHAUVET®?

Posted on January 24, 2012 by webmaster

Our distributor from France, Algam, visited CHAUVET® HQ after The NAMM Show 2012. While they were here, we had a little fun while shooting a video short starring Algam President, Gerard Garnier. Our top question: “Parlez-vous CHAUVET®?” (translated to ‘Do you speak CHAUVET®?’) While we await its completion, here are a few behind the scenes […]

4 Tips to Avoid Fixture Malfunction

Posted on January 20, 2012 by webmaster

by Max Morgan, CHAUVET ®Technical Manager Technical equipment can malfunction. There, I said it, but unfortunately it’s just the way it goes. What’s even more unfortunate? When the malfunction happens at the most inopportune time, like when you’re in the middle of a gig and you can’t do much about it.  Read on to recognize […]

CHAUVET® DJ at NAMM 2012

Posted on January 20, 2012 by webmaster

Today is the first day of The NAMM Show and CHAUVET® DJ announced the release of nearly 20 new products. Through January 22, contagious products will INfect attendees including the new PiX series of pixel mapping fixtures, as well as new additions to the Intimidator family of scanners and moving heads and the Scorpion family of […]

6 Questions for Enrique Salazar

Posted on January 3, 2012 by webmaster

Congratulations to our January/February Facebook Fan of the Month, Enrique Salazar. Salazar, aka DJ Kozz, is originally from Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico. His uncles introduced him to the DJ scene at a very early age and he began DJing in 1986. Salazar owns Kozz Deim Enterprises, a consulting technology firm for the entertainment industry, and is […]

6 Questions for Shawn Herold

Posted on December 1, 2011 by webmaster

Congratulations to our December Facebook Fan of the Month, Shawn Herold. Shawn, 21, is originally from Valdosta, Ga. and currently lives in Columbus, Ga. During the week, he works full time as a car salesman, but on the weekends, he runs Aftershock, a production company which specializes in video, audio and lighting. Shawn is relatively new […]

How to Clean Moving Heads

Posted on September 8, 2011 by webmaster

Allan Reiss, Product Manager for Club/DJ and Alex Ocampo, Product Engineer Cleaning your moving heads correctly and often is key to their functionality. With proper cleaning, you will not have to replace parts, which will save you money and make the most of your investment. If you’re not sure how to take care of your […]

Dealer trip: DFB Sound and Light Warehouse, U.K.

Posted on June 21, 2011 by webmaster

DFB Sound and Light Warehouse is run by Simon Griffin, Mark Aitkin and Shaun Palmer. What started in the 60s as and electronic shop has blossomed into one of the biggest dealerships in the U.K. for sound and lighting equipment. DFB carries a wide variety of LED-fitted effect lighting, wash lights, scanners, lasers, moving heads, […]

Dealer trip: Disco World, U.K.

Posted on June 15, 2011 by webmaster

Located in Hartlepool, Disco World has been a bustling DJ and disco supply outlet since 1999. Back in those pre-internet days, Disco World had a thriving mail order business. In May of 2011, it moved into a new 4,000-square-foot space with a massive warehouse, ample office and showroom. Darren Lowery and Mark Prest, owners of […]