• ETC Fixture Ratings and Warranties Extended

    ETC Fixture Ratings and Warranties Extended

    Read more here

     

    USA – L70 is a common rating system used throughout the LED fixture industry. There is, however, some confusion as to what the standard does and does not define.

    For example, it’s clear when an incandescent fixture reaches its end of life; it simply stops working. With LED fixtures it’s not as obvious because LEDs slowly get dimmer over time. The L70 rating was created as a way to measure when the LEDs of a fixture are no longer “useful.” This rating is determined from an outcome of testing to the LM84 standard and gives a representation of the amount of hours it will take for LEDs to depreciate to 70 per cent of their original output.

    The LM84 standard is complex and can take thousands of hours to complete. Therefore, ETC has elected to send full LED fixtures to a nationally-recognised, third-party test lab for comprehensive evaluation. This lab tests fixtures in an environment that replicates how you, the end user, will use them.

    One of the biggest misconceptions about the L70 rating is that it applies to the entire fixture, when in fact it only applies to the LEDs themselves. The way a fixture is manufactured, including the quality of thermal management systems, heavily dictates the life expectancy of the LEDs. This is why ETC sends the full fixture for testing – you should be confident that the LED rating for your fixture will not be impacted by additional hardware or software components.

    ETC is proud to announce that, upon completed testing, several of its fixtures are reaching higher L70 ratings than originally anticipated.

    Fixture before LM84 testing after LM84 testing

    ColorSource Spot 20,000 hours 54,000 hours

    Source Four LED Lustr+ 20,000 hours 54,000 hours

    Increased warranties

    ETC has always put product quality first and the recent L70 ratings reaffirm that commitment. To solidify this dedication to quality they’ve decided to pass the peace of mind along to you through increased warranties.

    This warranty applies to the following LED products sold after 1 January 2018.

    All full ETC LED fixtures now hold a:

    • 5 year full fixture warranty
    • 10 year LED array warranty

    ETC is proud to stand by a decade of coverage and a lifetime of support. Watch the video interview with industry consultant, Mike Wood an

    at:www.etcconnect.com/LEDwarranty.

     

  • Digico SD12 Digico @ Scott Sound & Lighting

    New toy for Scott Sound & Lighting

    Congrats !

  • Milos PA Tower MT-PA5030 (300 kg)

    The new MILOS MT-PA5030 PA fly tower was designed for live events that require a compact PA fly tower for small systems that can be used both indoors and outdoors.

    Continue Reading

  • Dirty Rigger Podger Tool Lanyards in Stock

    In stock NOW ! New From Dirty Rigger, the Podger / Tool Lanyard’s have arrived. Order now to get yours!

    Continue Reading

  • Milos Hanging Plate QTB Milos Hanging Plate QTB

    Maximum headroom Hanging Plate QTB for M290 and M390 series truss

    The new MILOS Hanging Plate QTB allows for the horizontal hanging of MILOS 290 and 390 series quatro truss at height. Thanks to its unique “drop hook” design, you experience no loss of headroom so your truss can be lifted as high as possible.

    Continue Reading

  • Milos Logo Latest Products from MILOS

  • Pro Audio Showcase 2017 Pro Audio Showcase 2017

    SHOWTECHNIX attended the Pro Audio Showcase Event last week, and received great feedback on our vast range of products on display.

    Continue Reading

  • NEW From Milos – MR1 Vario Corner

    The MR1 Vario Corner breathes new life into your corner inventory by giving you the ability to create 4 different angled corners, thereby greatly reducing the need to invest in bespoke corner elements for building MR1 roof systems!

    Continue Reading

  • Milos Compact PA Fly Tower Milos Compact PA Fly Tower

    The new MILOS MT-PA5030 PA Fly Tower was designed for live events that require a compact PA fly tower for small systems that can be used both indoors and outdoors.

    Continue Reading

  • MILOS LED Screen Support Structures – Range

    This video gives an overview of the complete range of MILOS LED Screen Support Structures with their main technical specifications.

    Continue Reading