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Philips Selecon delivers ultimate flexibility to dance-theatre piece

20 November 2014

Australian dance-theatre piece Intimacy by Michelle Ryan and Torque Show recently traversed the globe to take up residence at the Southbank Centre in London. Part of the 'Unlimited' disability arts festival, the piece was lit with eight Philips Selecon LED PLProfile1 luminaires, chosen for their crucial colourising flexibility by lighting designer John Ford. "I chose the PLProfile1 luminaires as I knew I needed something flexible to get as many lighting options as possible into a small space, and a conventional rig can be limiting in that sense," says Ford.

Philips Selecon updates Redbridge Drama Centre with energy-saving rig

17 November 2014

Two of Redbridge Drama Centre's much-loved venues, the Lovegrove Theatre and Telford Studios, have recently received a delivery of over 50 new Philips Selecon PL range luminaires as a means to reduce the Drama Centre's energy consumption. "These Philips Selecon units have proved to be excellent in quality and flexibility and have enabled RDC to use a rig that utilises half the number of units it would require if they were tungsten," says Chris Bocking, Technical Drama Officer.

Philips Selecon and Vari-Lite showcase LED advantages at temporary Fringe theatre

29 September 2014

This year saw the Philips Selecon RAMA LED Fresnel, which features full warm white output, make its Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut. The luminaires took up residence over the festival period in one of the Fringe's most exciting venues, C south, part of leading Edinburgh Fringe venue producer C venues, where a range of theatre companies put on up to 12 productions a day.
"Both the Selecon RAMA LED Fresnel and the Vari-Lite VLX Wash luminaires have beautiful dimming curves," says Owen Horton, theatre manager at C south. "They dim all the way down to zero without a bump at the bottom."

Philips Strand Lighting and Philips Selecon provide 'reliability and power' for major TV stations in Lebanon

09 July 2014

Lebanon's first public television network Télé Liban and pan-Arabist satellite television channel Al Mayadeen have tuned in to the power of Philips Selecon LED and professional studio lighting solutions from Philips Strand Lighting in a major upgrade to existing kit. "The SPX Zoomspot luminaire's crisp white beam is one of its best features. It ensures high definition projection without pink hues, which can be easily detected by HD cameras. Its tilt lock and shutter clamp are also ideal for our studio setting as it allows the beam to be fixed and precise throughout broadcasts."

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