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Steinigke distributes MADRIX Software!

October 5th, 2009 Posted in EUROLITE Tags: ,


The solution when your are in need of an uncomplicated, professional LED lighting control software: MADRIX. Controlling low-resolution LED walls or matrix-connected LED spot has never been easier. Steinigke now distributes the software in Germany – as one of only two companies.

MADRIX opens new doors to entertainment. Contrary to other systems which use pre-fabricated videos, MADRIX conveys all inputs in real-time. A clear advantage, when it comes to operating and controlling. Additionally, the specially designed controlling-interface allows for extraordinary intuitive operation and persuades by virtue of its manifold functions. Light-control was definitely never so easy.

MADRIX Software – Your solution for pixel walls – Take control

  • LED Matrix Control
  • Effect processor
  • Media engine
  • LJ and VJ
  • Real-time effect processing
  • No content necessary
  • Automatic effect scaling
  • Well-designed ergonomics – easy to use
  • Fast composing of all effects
  • Real-time audio analysis
  • Includes Sound2Light effects
  • 511 band equalizer
  • Stereo level meter
  • Frequency analysis
  • Tone, interval and bass analysis
  • The music controls the light
  • The mood of the music is represented
  • Supports the most common DMX512 / ArtNet interfaces
    · Features:
  • DMX512, ArtNet and DVI output
  • Support for 1 channel, RGB and RGBW lights
  • Up to 256 DMX universes (131.072 DMX channels)
  • 2 effect pipelines, 120 storage places
  • Multi layer technology
  • Over 20 different mix modes
  • Graphical mapping
  • Static light effects:
  • Color, color ramp, color fade, color fill
  • Bitmap and image animations
  • Video and live capture
  • Moving text (ticker) .
  • Sound2Light and Music2Light effects
  • Script effect engine
  • 3x real-time preview (A, B and Output)
  • Cross-fade, white-fade, black-fade, color-fade
  • Cue list with clock and MTC support
  • Remote controllable by DMX, ArtNet, HTTP, MIDI
  • Patch editor
  • Fixture editor

LSD Video curtains presented at the Plasa with great success

September 24th, 2009 Posted in EUROLITE Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

EUROLITE LED Soft Displays

They were the real hit in London: the new, flexible LED curtains from Eurolite. The large crowd at Steinigke booth was obtain to the especially unique systems that know not only because of the excellent price / performance ratio.

In contrast to rigid LED panels the curtains have, available in a pixel pitch of 20 – 100 mm, significant advantages. Since they can be rolled up, they are transported very compact. In addition, the low weight of the assembly considerably easier.

As the curtains have different pixel spacings, also recommend different uses. Spacings from 100 mm to 37.5 mm you can use for graphic applications such as animations and backdrops. Representations in high quality you have to use the 20 mm version. To control is recommended to MADRIX software, which is also marketed by Steinigke.

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Here are the key features summary:

  • Flexible display panels with tri-color RGB LEDs (type SMD 5050) for bright and colorful projection of videos and graphics
  • Modular display conecpt allows the built-up of large areas, ideal for outdoor use with large viewing distances
  • Bendable and foldable PVC material suitable for various shapes, e.g. columns, circles, angles
  • Fast and uncomplicated installation, indoor and outdoor (IP 44)
  • Truss suspension via belts
  • Water-resistant and fire-retardant according to DIN 4102/B1 and BS 5852/1
  • Low weight and small volume for convenient transport
  • Easy maintenance – LEDs can be replaced without difficulty
  • Controllable via optional network components and PC software
  • All-in-one control system T9 (80503300): network interface and software LED Show T9 – ideal system for mobile use with notebooks with 1-gigabit NIC
  • Control system LED studio: receiver interface (80503310), PCI sending card and software LED Studio (80503130)
  • Compatible to media software such as MADRIX
  • Switch-mode power supply
  • Available in different sizes and pixel pitches
  • Custom sizes available upon request (in 0.8 m units)

technical specifications:

80503200 80503205 80503210 80503220 80503225
Power supply:
90 – 260 V AC, 50/60 Hz ~
Power Consumption: 10 W/m² 20 W/m² 30 W/m² 45 W/m² 80 W/m²
Pixel pitch: 100 mm 50 mm 37,5 mm 25 mm 20 mm
Pixel density: 100/m² 400/m² 711/m² 1600/m² 2500/m²
Pixel Configuration Tricolor-RGB-SMD-LEDs, type SMD 5050
Lifetime: aprox. 100.000 Stunden
Display-Port: DVI/RJ45
Display mode: synchronous to video source
Drive mode: static
Screen resolution: 1024 x 768, 1280 x 1024
Brightness: 150 cd/m² (Nits) 220 cd/m² (Nits) 770 cd/m² (Nits) 1730 cd/m² (Nits) 2700 cd/m² (Nits)
Viewing angel: 120°
Frame rate: 60 Hz
Data refresh rate: 600 Hz
Colors: 16,7 million (R 256, G 256, B 256)
Protection ratings: IP 44
Operating temperature: -10 to 50 °C
Humidity: 10 to 90 %
Dimensions (HxB): 1600 x 1600 mm 2400 x 1600 mm 2400 x 1200 mm 1600 x 1200 mm 2560 x 1280 mm
Weight: 1,8 kg/m² 2,5 kg/m² 4 kg/m² 6,5 kg/m² 7,8 kg/m²

For more informations please contact Sascha Fischer.

IP Code – what does IP stand for?

August 13th, 2009 Posted in worth knowing Tags: ,


What does the IP in several product names stand for? A question many may ask, especially while flipping through our outdoor illumination chapter. To put it simple: The digits show how suitable spots and the like are for outdoor use – it is about the device being protected from water. Now more detailed information:

IP stands for International Protection, sometimes also named Ingress Protection. This is the degree of protection which provides information about the use of electrical equipment under various environmental conditions – in our case this means the protection from dust and water. Additionally, it comprises the hazard protection for persons during use. Read more »