Laser Visualization with XLERATE

Visualizers are powerful tools for any lighting designer, now with our free XLERATE tool you can plug our Mercury equipped laser systems into Capture or Realizzer.

Join X-Laser product development genius Andrew Berry and our guest lighting designer, Dustin Derry of Stonewolf Studios as they give you an overview of how XLERATE works with Realizzer and Chamsys. Want a copy of this free tool? Visit: XLERATE.X-Laser.com Also you can check out Dustin’s great work and upcoming live streams at: www.STONEWOLF.com

Lasers at MAGFest

It’s #MAGFEST time! MAGFest is a music and gaming festival right in X-Laser’s backyard. It’s an incredibly fun event for anyone into gaming of all kinds. This year our friends at Nomad Event Systems are providing lasers and lighting for the main stage with the very talented Christof Krztov running the 4 Skywriter HPX M-5 lasers from Pangolin’s Beyond. Nice work team!


Lasers live is back!

Join us on Facebook live and YouTube Dec 24th at 8 eastern for our live laser yule log and on January 7th as a guest LD and our product development genius introduce you to our free XLERATE tool.

Create amazing Aurora effects with lasers and a trip to the hardware store

Smooth, ethereal, otherworldly looking aurora effects are rarely seen, but can be incredibly moving. We go a little into the history of these “Lumia” effects, how they’re made and how you can create your own with a laser and a trip to the hardware store.

Materials used in video:
Glass tubing – https://www.mcmaster.com/8729k37
Acrylic bar – https://www.mcmaster.com/1227t169
DP100 epoxy – https://www.mcmaster.com/7467a227

Music:
Slow Motion by Bensound.com

References and further reading:
http://illuminatuslightshow.com/
The Wobbulator – http://wobbsite.com/index.html
The Laser Galaxy projector – http://www.laserspectacles.com/products/lumia-projector/
Clavilux in action – https://youtu.be/icGdtUQy5qQ
https://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/lumia
http://images.library.yale.edu/madid/showthumb.aspx?q1=1375&qc1=contains&qf1=subject1&qx=1004.2

Images used:
Alanis Morissette, Livet at sunset – Photo by Roland zh
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alanis_Morissette_-_%27Livet_at_sunset%27_2012-07-16_22-14-03.jpg
Concert of Asyl at the Boule Noire, Paris, 29 April 2009 – Photo by Adrian Tombu
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Asyl_en_concert_(3493849930).jpg
Anthony Snape Concert – Photo by Christopher Snape
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Designer_Lighting.JPG
Ripples and sunlight pattern in the shallow part of Brofjorden at Holländaröd, Lysekil Municipality, Sweden – Photo by W. Carter
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ripples_dispersing_sunlight_into_underwater_rainbows_in_Brofjorden.jpg
Aurora Borealis observed in Norway on 2006-10-28 – Photo by Rafal Konieczny
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aurora_Borealis_NO.JPG
Aurora borealis in Abisko National Park near Torneträsk lake in Sweden – Photo by Pavel.shyshkouski
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aurora_in_Abisko_near_Tornetr%C3%A4sk.jpg
Aurora Borealis in Estonia – Photo by Kristian Pikner
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Virmalised_18.03.15_(4).jpg

Skywriter September is here!

It’s here! The biggest X-Laser sale of the year is Skywriter September and this year it’s bigger than ever. Earn up to $5000 in bonuses on purchases of new Skywriters in all flavors. Contact your X-Laser dealer or rep to find out more! http://www.x-laser.com/dealers

From September 1 through September 30, we’re promoting special incentives for any Skywriter system purchase. Their bonuses will depend not on what model they buy, but on the total power they buy.

With the purchase of 4 watts total, clients will receive:
-A bonus content pack exclusive to Skywriter September. For clients using Mercury systems this is a bonus pack of over 100 additional gobos, for clients using Quickshow or Beyond this is a bonus workspace with complete shows and extra cues
-An X-Laser T-Shirt, Patch or Hat
A $250 value

With the purchase of 10 watts total, clients will receive:
-A bonus content pack exclusive to Skywriter September
-An X-Laser T-Shirt, Patch or Hat
-An Accessory pack of free case, aperture wipes and etherStop pendant
A $750 value

With the purchase of 20 watts total, clients will receive:
-A bonus content pack exclusive to Skywriter September
-An X-Laser T-Shirt, Patch or Hat
-An Accessory pack of free case, aperture wipes and etherStop pendant
On Site Training OR a Studio laser projector for programming use. Training is subject to scheduling and availability. Studio laser projector is a 400mW laser designed for use as a programming projector
A $2500 value

With the purchase of 40 watts total, clients will receive:
-A bonus content pack exclusive to Skywriter September
-An X-Laser T-Shirt, Patch or Hat
-An Accessory pack of free case, aperture wipes and etherStop pendant
On Site Training. Training is subject to scheduling and availability
Studio laser projector for programming use. Studio laser projector is a 400mW laser designed for use as a programming projector
A $5000 value

How they get to these power levels doesn’t matter. Someone who buys 4 5W lasers is at the same level as someone who buys 1 20W laser or 2 5’s and a 10W.

Get up to $2,000 in trade credit as part of our spring cleaning laser trade-in program!

Through May 31, 2018, we’re offering between $200 and $2,000 toward the purchase of a new X-Laser projector when you trade in your non-compliant system of any other make and model. Get a head start on spring cleaning and refresh your lighting rig with a U.S.-legal laser! Read more for full program details.

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