CirqueTech: “Illuminating LOVE, Part 1 of 2″

Unfortunately love is not ALL you need in order to make a show like Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE function each night. In 2006, LiveDesign Media jumped into this colorful world and in the process uncovered a great many secrets about how this psychadelic marvel is staged. In this installment of CirqueTech, we’re going to peek at some of the material LiveDesign published in its fabulous article; specifically, the equipment used to help illuminate the show night after night.

Illuminating LOVE, Part 1 of 2:

LUMINARIES

  • 54 – Vari-Lite VL-3500Q
  • 64 – Vari-Lite VL-3000Q Spot
  • 30 – Vari-Lite VL-3000Q Wash
  • 56 – Vari-Lite VL-2500 Spot
  • 24 – ETC Source 4 5° Ellipsoidal
  • 48 – ETC Source 4 10° Ellipsoidal
  • 200 – ETC Source 4 19° Ellipsoidal
  • 125 – ETC Source 4 26° Ellipsoidal
  • 6 – ETC Source 4 PAR
  • 40 – Altman MR-11 Micro Strip
  • 8 – Robert Juliat Ivanhoe 2.5kW HMI Followspot

CONTROL

  • 2 – MA Lighting grandMA Console
  • 1 – MA Lighting grandMA Light Console
  • 1 – MA Lighting grandMA PC
  • 9 – MA Lighting NSP
  • 12 – ETC Sensor+ 48-Module Installation Rack
  • 24 – ETC SmartSwitch 24-Relay Panel
  • 70 – ETC ETCNet2 Touring Dual Node
  • 9 – ETC ETCNet2 Rack Mount Node 4-Out
  • 2 – ETC ETCNet2 Rack Mount Node 2-In/2-Out
  • 2 – ETC ETCNet2 Portable DMX Node ETC Net/2
  • 4 – ETC ETCNet2 Video Node ETC Net/2
  • 1 – Soundsculpture Inc. RC4-TX32D 32 Channel Transmitter
  • 1 – Soundsculpture Inc. RC4-TXD-Series High Power Antenna
  • 5 – Soundsculpture Inc. RC4-RX4 STD 4 x 150W Receiver/Dimmer
  • 5 – Soundsculpture Inc. RC4-RX4 STD 4 x 50W Receiver/Dimmer
  • 14 – Pathway Connectivity 6-Way Opto Splitter
  • 3 – AMX 15” Portable Station
  • 2 – AMX 12” Wall Mount Touch Screen
  • 2 – AMX CP-4 Wall Mount Touch Screen
  • 4 – AMX NI-2000 Processor
  • 2 – AMX AXB DMX 512
  • 4 – Dell Rack Mount PC
  • 12 – Cisco Catalyst 3560-48 Network Switch
  • 2 – Cisco Catalyst 3560-24 Network Switch
  • 7 – Cisco Catalyst RPS-675 Redundant Power Supply
  • 2 – Cisco Catalyst 3550 Fiber Core Router
  • 4 – Fiber Optic Backbone

{ SOURCE: LiveDesign Media – http://livedesignonline.com/mag/love_need/ }