CirqueTech – “Illuminating LOVE, Part 2 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 2 of 2:

EFFECTS

  • 21 – Martin Atomic 3000 Strobes
  • 16 – Wildfire LT404S/F 400W Long-Throw Spot/Flood Blacklight
  • 16 – Wybron Eclipse 2 Dousers for Blacklights
  • 12 – Wildfire 4′ Blacklight Fluorescent with DMX
  • 130 – Color Kinetics ColorBlast(r) 6
  • 12 – Color Kinetics iW(tm) Blast 12
  • 20 – Color Kinetics iW(tm) Profile, 82°
  • 100 – Color Kinetics iColor(r) Flex SL 12″ Black, Clear Dome
  • 60 – Color Kinetics PSD 60ca 7.5V Power Supply
  • 6 – Color Kinetics iW(tm) PDS-150 Power Supply
  • 1 – Color Kinetics Light System Manager
  • 1 – Color Kinetics iPlayer(r) 2 Controller
  • 5 – City Theatrical PDS 750TR Power Supply
  • 5 – City Theatrical PDS 375TR Power Supply
  • 6 – MDG Atmosphere ADV Fog Generator
  • 4 – MDG Ice Fog Q Low Fog Generator
  • 6 – MDG Max 5000 ADV Fog Generator
  • 8 – MDG Max 3000 ADV Fog Generator
  • 2 – MDG MM Max Fog Generator

PROJECTION

  • 24 – Digital Projection HIGHlite 12000Dsx Projector
  • 4 – Digital Projection Lightning 30sx+ Projector
  • 20 – Green Hippo Hippotizer HD Dual-Output w/ Custom Software
  • 1 – MA Lighting grandMA Light Console
  • 6 – MA Lighting grandMA NSP
  • 4 – ETC ETCNet2 Nodes
  • 7 – Brother, Brother & Sons ApS v-Base Moving Projector Yokes
  • 2 – MOTU – Midi Time Code Conversion
  • 2 – MIDI Solutions T8
  • 1 – Brainstorm Electronics, Inc. SR-15+ Timecode Distripalyzer
  • 1 – Adobe – Production Studio (Premiere Pro 2.0, After Effects 7.0 Pro)
  • 1 – Stardraw – Remote Control Software
  • 3 – Dtrovision DS-1818M 18-in × 18-out DVI Matrix Router
  • 1 – Raritan / KVM switching network Paragon II
  • 30 – thinklogical(tm) Fiber Optic DVI KVM Extender
  • 2 – Cisco / Data switches: Catalyst 3560g
  • 6 – Netgear / Data Switches FSM7328s
  • 1 – Sencore Pattern Generator
  • 1 – Sencore Projector Pro
  • 1 – Sencore/Quantum Data 802b Test Pattern Generator
  • 12 – 19″ ViewSonic Monitors
  • 2 – Planar – Touchscreens
  • 22 – Furman – Power Conditioners, UPS and Rack Lights
  • 12 – Furman LED Rack Lights

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