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of creative lighting for Barco. “In particular, the XT-1 is destined to amaze the industry with its efficiency, high output and low price. Together, these advances demonstrate our commitment to the technology and our keen desire to address our customers’ requests.” For additional information, visit www.barco.com. E:cue Provides Lighting Control E:cue Lighting Control, part of the Osram company Traxon Technologies, has introduced the Lighting Control Engine, a high-performance lighting-control server that combines the interactivity of the company’s previous Media Engine 2 and the optimum performance of the Lighting Control Server. Designed to control large and complex projects, the LCE is a high-perfor-

show file running on the LCE is triggered via a real-time astronomical clock and an integrated Web server for remote control via a Web browser. The LCE is designed to work without interruption, ensuring permanent installations run smoothly. Additional LCEs can also be configured to backup the master LCE in the event of a failure. For additional information, visit www.ecue.com and www.traxontechnolo gies.com. iPad Gets Luminair Synthe FX has released the Luminair for iPad, a desktop-class, multi-touch, DMX lighting-control app for Apple’s iPad. Luminair uses the Art-Net protocol to transmit DMX data over Wi-Fi, giving users wireless control of color-mixable LED fixtures, dimmers, studio lighting, moving lights, media servers and any other DMX-enabled equipment. Luminair for iPad includes such features as editable quick-touch cues, project-based color swatches, pop-up contextual controls, external keyboard support and a user-configurable UI. The app is also built for future expansion. “Luminair for iPad is the result of over two and a half years of multi-touch development,” says Ryan Hisey, founder of Synthe FX. “The speed at which users can now interact with their lighting designs is absolutely incredible, directly as a result of multi-touch and Luminair’s innovative UI design.” Luminair for iPad can be purchased and downloaded directly from the iTunes App Store. For more information, visit http://synthe-fx.com.

DBP Backpack from Dedolight Dedolight has expanded its portable studio line of soft case lighting kits with the DBP Backpack, designed to easily, comfortably and safely transport classic Dedolight fixtures as well as the company’s 200 Series units. The DBP Backpack measures 26"x17"x10.2" and, when empty, weighs 13.2 pounds. Top and side handles guaran-

mance server installed with the E:cue Lighting Application Suite 5.2. This versatile central control unit orchestrates all devices and fixtures within a project and can output DMX/RDM, e:net, Art-Net, KiNET and other protocols; it can also integrate various audio/video, external triggering and other desired devices and content. The LCE can be mounted in a 19" rack and controls up to 65,536 DMX channels. A built-in touch-screen monitor housed on the front panel of the durable aluminum casing provides user interaction with custom graphical user interface designs, including pictures, buttons and faders with various colors, shapes and patterns. The screen can also be used for monitoring lighting installation parameters and status of various devices in a lightingcontrol system. Via RS232, DMX, MIDI, Ethernet (UDP), SMPTE time code and digital dry contact inputs, the LCE can integrate various technologies and devices for triggering and external control. Additionally, the lighting
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tee maximum portability in any situation, and an additional pouch on the side allows for transporting softboxes up to the size of Dedolight’s 5' Octodome. Inside, the stand compartment runs along the middle of the Backpack, with compartments on either side for light heads, ensuring the user’s load is balanced. Two horizontal belts further stabilize the Backpack. Like all other Dedolight portable studio soft cases, the Backpack is made of near-indestructible materials and stands up to the rigors of daily work on any production. For additional information, visit www.dedolight.com. Lightronics Illuminates Par4 Lightronics has introduced the Par4 fixture, which features a durable, die-cast aluminum housing and aluminum reflector. Rated at 800 watts maximum, the fixture utilizes a 575- or 750-watt halogen bulb with a bi-pin G9.5 base. The fixture comes equipped with four interchangeable lenses (VNSP 15 degrees, NSP 19 degrees, MFL 2134 degrees and WFL 30-51 degrees) and a filter frame. The versatile Par4 produces as much light as a 1,000-watt Par can with a reduc-

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American Cinematographer - October 2010
Contents
Editors Note
President’s Desk
Short Takes: “Lakairomania”
Production Slate: Enter the Void • Indie 3-D
With Friends Like These…
Zero-Sum Game
Bloody Valentine
Welcome to the Jungle
Post Focus: Advanced Digital Services
New Products & Services
International Marketplace
Classified Ads
Ad Index
Clubhouse News
ASC Close-Up: Jim Denault
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American Cinematographer - October 2010 - Editors Note
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American Cinematographer - October 2010 - President’s Desk
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American Cinematographer - October 2010 - Short Takes: “Lakairomania”
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American Cinematographer - October 2010 - Clubhouse News
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American Cinematographer - October 2010 - ASC Close-Up: Jim Denault
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