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With a lovely 200 mm Fresnel output lens, the color system and the 1700 W lamp of the BMFL Spot that make the difference, the new Robe BMFL Wash is admittedly not the the most energy efficient, but certainly the most powerful wash on the market.
Robe also presented the Square, a motorized LED matrix packed with effects.
The BMFL Wash responds to a demand for a simple, powerful fixture for large venues, stadiums and festivals, with a 4.5°–55°zoom, a color system complete with CMY mixing, progressive CTO, and two wheels with six colors each, a 20° (light, medium, heavy) interchangeable frost filter, a dimmer, a shutter, plus an optical stabilizer that effectively compensates for structure-borne vibrations.
In short, the perfect companion for BMFL Spot
If you need more precise beam shaping and more control over its power in any situation, you can install the optional XF (eXtra Features) module. This incorporates a set of four independently controlled shutters which can be rotated ±90°, more precise than an ovalizer, plus a completely new and patented feature called a scrim filter. This is a progressive filter which can be inserted into the beam to attenuate part of it.
A typical example of its use would be when you want to illuminate a wall by placing the fixture on the floor. The distance from the fixture to the wall is shorter at the bottom of the field of illumination than it is at the top but, with this filter, you can dim the part of the beam that illuminates the bottom (attenuating it progressively less towards the top) and thus maintain the uniformity of the projected field. This Scrim Filter can also be rotated ±130°.
Robe Square: the 25-LED matrix packed with effects
It’s Robe’s turn to enter the market, pioneered by Ayrton, of motorized panels with 25 RGBW LEDs and continuous pan/tilt rotation, adding power and effects: a zoom module for each line of five optics and a prism behind 9 of 25 pixels that can multiply the beams.
Video projection, pixel animation, effects of tight beams and wash with continuous rotation – the range of effects that the Square can produce is wide and varied. With a new 28 W multichip RGBW source, each optical group boasts a native angle of 4°, which can pass to 60° using the zoom.
The matrix is then divided into five lines, each of which has independent control of the zoom, so that you can create a single large wash, wave patterns, or a 3D aerial image created by tight beams, which we know well.
Also, as nine of the sources have a x3 optical prism, a rotating split beam effect is added to the collection. Robe declares an illuminance of 40,000 lux at 5 m (at 4°) and a luminous flux of 11,500 lm.
Each pixel has individual control for color, dimming (18 bit internal, 8 or 16 bit in DMX) and strobe, and there are preprogrammed macros with a range of variations for each effect. Finally, Robe does not skimp on the variety of available control protocols: DMX-RDM, ArtNet, MA-Net, MA-Net2, sACN and Kling Net.
More informations on www.robelighting.fr