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CHAUVET DJ Invigorates Pro Mobile Conference

Posted on March 13, 2015 by webmaster

The recent UK Pro Mobile Conference gave DJs the opportunity to get together for two focused days of networking, learning and inspiration. CHAUVET DJ was a sponsor of the exclusive event and hosted a Break Out Room featuring a great selection of products including GigBAR IRC, MotionOrb, EZpin and SlimBEAM Quad, plus Glo Totems and an […]

Six-Part Series: Photography – How to Master It and Use It to Expand Your Business

Posted on October 22, 2013 by webmaster

We’re bringing you a helpful and insightful six-part series on photography! Why? Because we want to show you how low-light photography can be mastered and used to expand your mobile entertainment business. Read on! Part 1 – Why Photography?  by Ben Dickmann, Product Manager for CHAUVET Professional and ILUMINARC We all live in a world of social […]

Tune in for Tips – CHAUVET DJ Master the Ceremony featuring Jeremy Brech

Posted on August 8, 2013 by webmaster

[youtube_sc url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G5kWYsigt4&feature=c4-overview&list=UUDypbZfvVHzidMPwNobchOw width=430 height=250] CHAUVET® DJ presents Master the Ceremony: Tips from Top Mobile Entertainment Companies. This video series shares career tips from top mobile DJs and entertainment companies in the industry. Learn ways to set yourself apart in a saturated market and how to ultimately master every ceremony. In our latest edition, we learn some […]

IDJ Entertainment is on Cloud 9 with Nimbus

Posted on June 12, 2013 by webmaster

Greg Hinchley, owner of IDJ Entertainment, started DJing at the age of 13 and now has 24 years of experience under his belt including 14 seasons dedicated to weddings. He has a collection of 32 CHAUVET® DJ fixtures to choose from when it comes to lighting events, including: four LXW, two 4PLAY and two 6SPOT effect lights, […]

DJ Profile: Instant Replay II Mobile Disco

Posted on March 1, 2013 by webmaster

Pete Hedges, who goes by the stage name Instant Replay II Mobile Disco, is originally from Oxford, England and has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He currently lives in Swindon and caters to Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Berkshire. Read on and get to know more about him. 1. How and when did you […]

DJ Profile: Jeff Brown

Posted on November 8, 2012 by webmaster

Jeff Brown won a MiN Laser by registering his CHAUVET® DJ gear with the CHAUVET® DJ VIP Rewards program. We discovered he has 27 years of experience in the DJ industry and is the owner of All About You Entertainment in Savannah, Georgia — needless to say we decided to feature him in a DJ Profile. […]

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 Profile: DJ Dick Dyszel

Posted on October 1, 2012 by webmaster

Meet DJ Dick Dyszel, longtime DJ and entertainer as well as owner of Sounds Fabulous, based in Virginia. 1. How and when did you get started as a DJ? What types of events do you do? In October of 1986 I was producing a live TV show for WDCA-TV in Washington, DC. I wanted to […]

6 Questions for Paul Norasingh

Posted on September 1, 2012 by webmaster

Congratulations to our September Facebook Fan of the Month, Paul Norasingh aka DJ Sticky. Originally from Oakland, Calif., Norasingh lives in Minneapolis and is the owner and operator of Nora Events. He is interested in lighting because it brings setups to life. His next big investment is the 100% TRUE wireless Freedom Par because “everything wireless […]

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 […]

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 goes to Kingston Bagpuise House

Posted on August 16, 2012 by webmaster

Pete Hedges, owner of Instant Replay II Mobile Disco in the UK, shared a photo of his setup with us on Facebook. In addition to other gear, he used one MotionDrape LED, two Mega Trix effect lights and two Hurricane 700 fog machines to light a wedding reception at the Kingston Bagpuise House and Garden near Abingdom, Oxfordshire.

Rotosphere LED Romances the UK

Posted on June 25, 2012 by webmaster

MixDisco, located in the UK, shared this photo with us on Facebook. Here is their new RotoSphere LED in action during a wedding at Dunchurch Park Hotel and Conference Center.

CHAUVET® DJ Attends ArmDJs 5.0

Posted on June 22, 2012 by webmaster

CHAUVET® DJ traveled to Tennessee for the ArmDJs 5.0 conference. Nearly 200 DJs participated in industry-related seminars and tested out the latest CHAUVET® DJ lighting gear, including the Nimbus professional dry-ice machine, ultra-bright Gobo Zoom LED 2.0 and 100% TRUE wireless Freedom series.  Check out some photos we took while we were there.

DJ Profile: DJ Dennis J

Posted on June 14, 2012 by webmaster

DJ Dennis “Dennis J” Jones, owner of The Creative Music DJ, has been entertaining since 1987. Located in San Diego, his full service, turntable-based entertainment company provides entertainment for weddings, corporate events and upscale birthday celebrations. 1. How and when did you get started as a DJ? I have always been into music, and have […]

Dry-ice Machine Safety

Posted on May 22, 2012 by webmaster

by Nick Airriess, CHAUVET® DJ product specialist Dry-ice machines produce a completely different effect than fog and haze machines. While fog and haze machines produce an effect that floats through the air, dry-ice machines produce thick, white fog that hugs the floor and dissipates without rising. These machines are simple to use and easily create […]

Expose Yourself!

Posted on April 26, 2012 by webmaster

-written by David Pickett, owner of A 2 Z DJ Service in Memphis, Tenn. Be Visible I knew I couldn’t stop at only 3 rules on how to be a professional DJ. Being visible is more about building relationships than just advertising you’re ‘out there’ in front of customers. Being visible not only builds direct […]

DJ Profile: DJ Dave

Posted on April 17, 2012 by webmaster

Dave Petry, aka DJ Dave, owns DJ Dave Productions in Houston and specializes in providing DJ & entertainment services for weddings, corporate events and birthday parties. He started playing the guitar at age 7 and his love and passion for music led him down a natural path to becoming a DJ. Read on and get […]

DJ Profile: Elmo Joseph Jr.

Posted on March 5, 2012 by webmaster

Elmo Joseph Jr. is an engineer by day and a musician and DJ by night. Joseph has been practicing music, trombone, percussion and DJing for more than 13 years. He owns and operates 823 Entertainment in Bay City, MI. Read on and get to know more about your fellow DJ. 1. How and when did you […]

SlimPAR 56 lights Mission Inn

Posted on February 23, 2012 by webmaster

Jay Fitzgerald of The D’Jay Company shared this magnificent photo with us on Facebook. He used nearly 50 SlimPAR 56 wash lights to illuminate this wedding at The Mission Inn Hotel and Spa in Riverside, Calif.

COLORstrip lights Calamigos

Posted on February 21, 2012 by webmaster

Here is a photo Sean Lee, owner of Masters of Ceremony Entertainment and Lighting in Calif., shared with us on Facebook. The wedding took place at the beautiful Calamigos Equestrian Center located in Burbank, Calif. The event featured a Vue 6.1 effect light and one 4BAR, one COLORstrip and four COLORstrip Mini wash lights.

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 […]

CHAUVET® is Pretty in Pink

Posted on January 18, 2012 by webmaster

Arc Thames of Santa Rosa Sound and Lighting Production sent us this photo from a wedding at FIrst Pentecostal Church in Pensacola, Fla. The setup included eight COLORdash Batten wash lights and two 4BAR Tri effect lights. He also used a Gobo Zoom LED to project the gobo featuring the newlywed’s names.