DOMINO LT is the first all-terrain LED luminaire in the LT (Long Throw) range designed for intensive outdoor use in long-distance applications requiring high precision. To create this extreme luminaire unrivalled on the market, AYRTON has used XXL 225 mm-diameter frontal optics weighing 7 kg, that can obtain an ultra-intensive beam. The proprietary optical system has 13 lenses, delivering a 15:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 3.5° to 53°. DOMINO LT was developed to cope with the most extreme conditions, able to acclimate to all types of environments and endure rapid climate change. Equipped with an all-new high-efficiency 1,000-watt LED module, DOMINO LT delivers a record luminous flux of 51,000 lumens at a colour temperature of 6700 K. DOMINO LT adopts the complex colour mixing system of HURACÁN PROFILE, offering a double level of CMY saturation that can obtain 281 trillion colours (patent pending) and a triple corrector for variable colour temperature that allows subtle adjustment from 2700 K to 15000 K and significant CRI improvement.
ZONDA 9 WASH is the first luminaire in a new family of products devised for stage lighting, equipped with a high-performance 40-Watt LED source with RGB+W additive colour synthesis. This fixture offers a proprietary optical system consisting of a wide dial of 37 lenses in PMMA, 384 mm in diameter, combined with 37 glass light guides with an output surface made of an optical micro-structure. This LED/optical system combination can produce powerful light output of 25,000 lumens and a perfectly homogeneous mixture of pastel and saturated colours, regardless of the colour mix chosen. The perfectly crisp separation between the light sources helps to reinforce the level of contrast. ZONDA 9 WASH can obtain a highly intensive beam with a zoom ratio of 14:1 and a wide zoom range of 4° à 56°. ZONDA 9 WASH is a radical luminaire intended for stage lighting in the true sense. You can control each concentric circle to adjust the size of the emitting surface. A silent ventilation mode was specially developed for this fixture.
ZONDA 9 FX is the first luminaire in a new family of products devised for stage lighting, equipped with a high-performance 40-Watt LED source with RGB+W additive colour synthesis. This fixture offers a proprietary optical system consisting of a wide dial of 37 lenses in PMMA, 384 mm in diameter. This LED/optical system combination can produce powerful light output of 25,000 lumens and a perfectly homogeneous mixture of pastel and saturated colours, regardless of the colour mix chosen. ZONDA 9 FX can obtain a highly intensive beam with a zoom ratio of 14:1 and a wide zoom range of 4° à 56°. ZONDA 9 FX is a versatile fully-equipped luminaire designed for a multitude of applications. It borrows from the main features of the WASH version and offers infinite continuous rotation on the pan & tilt axes I.R.S.TM. Individual control of each LED allows you to achieve 3D volumetric effects. ZONDA 9 FX can produce a high-definition liquid effect from between its main lenses to create complex graphic effects. This effect can be used alone or in combination with the main LED matrix. ZONDA 9 FX is a marvel of technology geared for creativity.
COBRA is the first factory standard AYRTON phosphor laser source luminaire based on the concept of DREAMSPOT 18K, presented at Prolight+Sound 2016. Several years of development have gone into designing and finalising this exceptional luminaire, which offers a next generation speckle-free laser source, designed for rendering a D65 white point that allows perfect colour reproduction. COBRA pushes all the limits when it comes to beam definition, with native contrast never before achieved by a digital light source, an incredible beam angle of 0.6°, and an extreme range of focus which permits the beam shape to be adjusted according to the operating distance XTFocus™. Fitted with a 170 mm frontal lens, the proprietary optical system uses 13 lenses, producing an unprecedented 38x zoom ratio and a zoom range of 0.6° to 23°. COBRA adopts a particularly minimalist style, extremely well-balanced due to the luminaire’s simplified waterproofing EasyProtect-65™, and the continuous rotation of the pan and tilt movement, multiplying the possibilities for creating complex effects I.R.S.™ and making this luminaire a universal tool capable of meeting any challenge in all conditions.
HURACÁN WASH is the latest wash-type luminaire of the HURACÁN family, AYRTON has designed an entirely new Fresnel lens with an optical structure specially developed for use with framing barndoors, also favouring use with geometric gobos or ovalisation lenses, without constraints. A subtle progressive diffusion system allows the diffusion level to be adapted according to the application and accessories or optical elements used. The Fresnel lens also significantly improves the colour mix and can obtain 10% more light than when using a conventional Fresnel lens F.O.S.™. The proprietary optical system of HURACÁN WASH delivers a 12:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 6.2° at half peak to 75° at one-tenth peak. This new luminaire adopts the complex colour mixing system of HURACÁN PROFILE, offering a double level of CMY saturation that can obtain 281 trillion colours and a triple corrector for variable colour temperature allowing subtle adjustment from 2700 K to 15000 K and significant CRI improvement. T.C.S.™
HURACÁN LT was the first LED luminaire in the brand-new line of LT products dedicated to long-range applications. To achieve an ultra-intense beam from a LED source, AYRTON added 225 mm-diameter, extra-large frontal optics weighing 7 kg. The proprietary optical system had 13 lenses, delivering a 15x zoom ratio and a zoom range of 3.5° to 53°. HURACÁN LT delivered record light output of 51,000 lumens at a colour temperature of 6700 K. Provided with multiple optical tools designed for shaping light, HURACÁN LT was factory-equipped with a removable high-transmission diffusion filter to erase the edge of the beam without changing its angle; a progressive linear frost system for precision adjustment of the desired diffusion level for creating artificial wash effects. HURACÁN LT had adopted the same revolutionary complex colour mixing system as HURACÁN PROFILE offering a double saturation level that could obtain over a billion colours.
PERSEO BEAM was the first compact, waterproof multi-function beam effect LED luminaire. Well-suited for use indoors as well as outdoors, the fixture was equipped with an ultra-intensive 2° beam and 21x zoom ratio, making it an extraordinary tool that for achieving incredibly exciting effects. PERSEO BEAM was endowed with unprecedented graphic capability, offering a wide choice of 48 fixed and rotating gobos distributed on two wheels, including 28 glass gobos for the projection of high-definition images and 20 metal gobos specifically created to sculpt light in beam mode. These gobos could be blended with four individually combinable rotating prisms that allowed you to produce a multitude of volumetric lighting effects. Continuous rotation of the pan movement multiplied the possibilities for creating complex effects. PERSEO BEAM borrowed from the same minimalist design as PERSEO PROFILE, incorporating all the waterproof features while being easily accessible and lightweight.
KARIF LT was a versatile new fixture in the LT series. This was a machine with phenomenal powers capable of delivering stunning visual effects. An ultra-compact 300-watt beam-spot luminaire equipped with a 168 mm frontal lens, KARIF LT offered an astronomical zoom ratio of 17:1 and a zoom range of 2.8° to 47°. To achieve an ultra-intense beam with a LED source, AYRTON used an entirely new miniaturised high-efficiency low-etendue compact LED module. Calibrated at 8000 K, it could generate powerful metallic white light and deep, vivid colours suitable for this type of application. In this first hybrid LED luminaire, AYRTON added continuous rotation to its panoramic movement to expand the possibilities for creating complex special effects. The prism effect system comprising four individually combinable prisms, coupled with 48 fixed and rotating gobos and an ultra-intense beam, created unusual and spectacular kaleidoscopic effects.
A new member of AYRTON’s IP65 multi-function luminaire family designed for intensive outdoor use, DOMINO PROFILE was a marvel of technology that combined extraordinary light power with full-featured standard equipment. Equipped with an entirely new 1000-watt monochromatic high-efficiency LED emitter calibrated at 8000 K, DOMINO PROFILE S could deliver powerful metallic white light with record output of 51,000 lumens at a colour temperature of 7000 K. Fitted with a 178 mm frontal lens, the proprietary optical system used 13 lenses, producing a 10:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 6° to 60°. Designed to operate in the most extreme situations, DOMINO PROFILE resisted hot or cold temperatures, wind, rain, hail, salt fog, sand and dust. It could withstand arid environments, heavy rainfall, and sudden climatic variations. AYRTON included all the weatherproofing features of PERSEO PROFILE in this new IP65 luminaire and gave it the same minimalist design.
A new addition to the 5 Series, EURUS PROFILE was the first multi-function profile luminaire launched under the new SLIM-21™ programme for miniaturising fixtures and reducing their weight. AYRTON developed a new high-efficiency power supply in an entirely new die-cast aluminium base that took up 33% less volume than in other luminaires of the same category. A lighter internal structure and all-new miniaturised stepper motors added to the final result. Fitted with a 170 mm frontal lens, the proprietary optical system used 13 lenses, producing an 11:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 4.5° to 50°. EURUS PROFILE was available in two versions: S and TC. EURUS PROFILE was an unusually versatile machine that spanned the spectrum of applications that you’d need most often. A machine that offered complete diversity of use, with no compromise on quality. Eurus an uncompromising synthesis.
AYRTON’s latest innovation, DIABLO, was a versatile, feature-rich 300-watt profile luminaire based on the ultra-compact MISTRAL format. The company took on the ambitious challenge of making DIABLO the smallest, lightest and most efficient luminaire of its category. With a record output of 19,000 lumens and a total weight of 21.8 kg, DIABLO was a powerhouse of technology that would tempt the most demanding lighting designers. To achieve its objective, Ayrton miniaturised the framing system while maximizing the performance level. As in other profile luminaires of the product line, the framing section allowed accurate positioning of its four shutter blades on a 100% surface area in all positions, so that the user could frame any object regardless of the luminaire’s position. The 119 mm frontal lens produced an extremely uniform flat beam that could render images perfectly in all conditions and at any beam angle. DIABLO was available in two versions: S and TC.
AYRTON introduced LEVANTE, a dramatically miniaturised version of the BORA wash light, and using the same radical concept, endowed it with outstanding performance capabilities in the confines of an ultra-compact format. LEVANTE was a marvel of technology that would attract the most demanding lighting designers. The S version, weighing only 22 kg, could deliver light output greater than 20,000 lumens while consuming only 300 watts. Fitted with a spherical frontal 138 mm lens, the proprietary optical system, using 13 lenses and developed specifically for wash-type applications, featured a zoom ratio of over 8:1 and an impressive zoom range from 6.9° to 57°. AYRTON created a wash luminaire that could actually sculpture light and added a high-transmission diffusion filter to the zoom lens group to erase the edge of the beam without changing its angle.
PERSEO PROFILE was the first compact multi-function luminaire with an IP65 enclosure rating developed by AYRTON for intensive outdoor use. Equipped with a new 500-watt ultra-compact monochromatic LED source calibrated at 8000 K, it could deliver metallic white light with an output of 27,400 lumens. Fitted with a 148 mm frontal lens, this proprietary system had 13 lenses, delivering an 8:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 7° to 58°. AYRTON endowed this next generation luminaire with a new minimalist design in lighter weight die-cast aluminium, incorporating full weather-proofing features that ensured easy accessibility. For greater efficiency, PERSEO PROFILE was provided with a highly effective phase-change liquid cooling system fitted with six submersible fans located outside the watertight enclosure. PERSEO PROFILE presented a sleeker, updated, industrial design, with perfectly straightened yoke arms, a minimalist base, and a new water-resistant menu navigation system.
HURACÁN PROFILE was a marvel of technology that brought exceptional light output to a standard-equipment luminaire in a class by itself – a formidable graphical tool for enhancing creativity. Fitted with a next-generation oversized cooling system and a high-efficiency 1000-watt LED module, HURACÁN PROFILE produced record output of 53,000 lumens. For this exceptional luminaire, AYRTON developed an entirely new complex subtractive CMY colour mixing system that could generate billions of colours with a triple variable colour temperature corrector allowed subtle adjustment from 2700 K to 15000 K and offered noticeable CRI improvement. Designed to project complex graphical effects, HURACÁN PROFILE boasted specifically developed optics that could deliver an extremely uniform flat beam with no hot spot and reproduce high-definition images. HURACÁN PROFILE was the ultimate graphical tool for applications requiring power and refinement.
AYRTON chose the Grand Opening celebration to officially launch MISTRAL. It was the next in line of AYRTON’s new range of fixtures, signifying a new era in the company’s development as it focused on a sensational new range of LED spot and wash light fixtures. AYRTON once again pushed the limits with MISTRAL, a versatile, fully equipped 300-watt spot luminaire in the same ultra-compact format as MERAK. Its new 13-lens proprietary optical system delivered an 8:1 zoom ratio with a zoom range of 6.7° to 53°. The optics, equipped with a 119 mm frontal lens, could achieve an extremely uniform flat beam that rendered images perfectly in all conditions and at any beam angle. MISTRAL came in two versions, S and TC.
AYRTON developed BORA, a new feature-packed 750-watt wash luminaire, using a radical approach. Its specific function was to establish the perfect atmosphere for creative design. Fitted with a frontal 178 mm spherical lens, the proprietary optical system using 13 high-quality lenses was developed specifically for wash applications. It featured an 8:1 zoom ratio for a wide zoom range from 8° to 64°. The optics produced an extremely uniform flat beam with no hot spot, ensuring a perfectly homogeneous colour mix regardless of the colour combination selected. BORA came in two versions, S and TC, each to meet the specific requirements of lighting professionals.
AYRTON once again pushed the limits with a newly designed profile luminaire – KHAMSIN – squeezing a 750-watt LED module into the highly compact GHIBLI format, while offering 60% more light output. To make the luminaire this compact, AYRTON completely redesigned its internal structure by using cast aluminium sides. The size of the cooling system also had to be dramatically reduced and made even more efficient. Like all luminaires in the AYRTON product line, KHAMSIN was available in two versions: KHAMSIN S was designed for scenic applications with record-breaking output of 40,000 lumens; KHAMSIN TC was geared for applications that required perfect colour rendition, using a monochromatic light source with a native colour rendering index greater than 90 and high TM30 readings.
MAGICPANEL FX was the exciting new multi-function, multi-use luminaire descended from the renowned MAGICPANEL R. With a revolutionary new optical zoom system that had no visible moving parts and a stationary transmitting lens, this proprietary system had a 15:1 zoom ratio with a range of 3.6° to 53°. The front face of MAGICPANEL FX was comprised of a 5 x 5 array of squared lenses with perfectly isolated emitters – which offered exciting new possibilities for creating 2D graphical effects. Each of the 25 squared 65 mm output lenses had an optical surface equivalent to that of an 80 mm round lens, combined with an ultra-powerful, low-etendue, LED emitter. MAGICPANEL FX produced an extremely powerful beam capable of creating extraordinarily new 3D volumetric effects. The continuous unlimited rotation on pan and tilt was standard.
MAGICDOT SX was an optically evolved, multipurpose, variant of MAGICDOT R, with the same form factor, dimensions and features, including ultra-rapid beam movement and continuous unlimited rotation on pan and tilt. The compact footprint allowed multiple MAGICDOT SX luminaires to be installed with a minimum amount of space between them. This new luminaire replaced the 4.5° fixed-focus optics with a revolutionary new 8:1 optical zoom and an incredible zoom range of 5° to 40°. The short stroke of the zoom system permitted MAGICDOT SX to switch from intense Beam mode to sweeping Wash mode virtually instantaneously. MAGICDOT SX was a versatile tool that met a vast array of needs both in stage and architectural applications.
The versatile MAGICBLADE FX was an exciting new iteration of Ayrton’s award-winning MAGICBLADE R, which sold by the thousands for use on major musical tours worldwide. This new MAGICBLADE was equipped with the revolutionary FX optical zoom system that had no visible moving parts and a fixed transmitting lens. With a 15:1 zoom ratio, the beam angle of this proprietary system ranged from 3.6º to 53º. It featured seven squared 65 mm transmitting lenses, which, combined with an ultra-powerful, low-etendue, LED emitter, enabled MAGICBLADE FX to project intense beams to help create 3D volumetric effects. The MAGICBLADE FX had seven next-generation RGBW high-output LEDs that could be individually controlled to create airborne virtual scenery or to illuminate sets and performers. The crisp, clean separation between LED sources permitted designers to develop innovative graphic effects.
The new WILDSUN K25-TC (True Colour) was an evolution of the WILDSUN K25, specially geared to shooting and broadcasting in high-definition. Producing extremely high-quality light without flickering, this luminaire achieved a colour temperature perfectly calibrated at 5700 K and a colour rendering index greater than 92. This was the only LED luminaire capable of measuring up to the classic Fresnel HMI 2,500 and 4,000 lights in terms of pure output. The new WILDSUN K25 True Colour was particularly suitable for meeting the stringent lighting demands of sporting events, fashion shows, car shows or any prestigious events requiring high-quality light and perfectly rendered colour. Fitted with 217 LED emitters, the luminaire delivered more than 63,000 lumens of overall output with 40% less energy consumption. Its optical zoom had a 5:1 ratio with a zoom range of 12° to 60°.
AYRTON’s new MERAK was a powerhouse of technology that featured a proprietary 10:1 optical zoom system, combined with a 250-watt low-etendue, RGBW multichip LED module. The 7º to 70º zoom employed light pipe technology paired with a new textured Fresnel lens design to ensure perfectly homogenous colour mixing regardless of the colour combination selected. With its single-source transmitting lens, MERAK could cast wonderfully crisp light and shadows. The fixture was also equipped with a de-focusable rotating beam shaping optic. To celebrate Ayrton’s 15th Anniversary, MERAK presented a sleeker, updated, industrial design, with perfectly straightened yoke arms, and minimalist base, as well as a new menu navigation system using a single jog wheel.
GHIBLI was AYRTON’s first LED spot luminaire factory-equipped with a framing system designed to offer lighting designers unlimited creative possibilities without any compromise. Fitted with a LED module using a high-output, low-etendue monochromatic light source calibrated at 6500 K, GHIBLI delivered light output of 23,000 lumens in a highly compact format. The proprietary optical system, equipped with a 137 mm frontal lens, had 13 high-quality lenses, delivering an 8:1 zoom ratio and a zoom range of 7° to 56°. The optics produced an extremely uniform flat beam with no hot spot. The selection of gobos and colours was made in collaboration with lighting designers to meet the needs of the entertainment industry. Ayrton concentrated its expertise into one, single fixture – GHIBLI to offer a maximum of creative possibilities. Think versatile. Think GHIBLI.
MINIBURST was a versatile new graphic strobe luminaire with fast and powerful continuous unlimited rotation on pan and tilt, combining the main features of the MAGICBURST in an ultra-compact format. Its unique minimalist design with no visible edges, a reduced visual footprint and lighter weight, made MINIBURST ideal for integration into a greater variety of applications. A 192 x 192 mm squared face supported 960 high-output LEDs grouped into 16 pixels on a 4 x 4 matrix. The duration, speed and intensity of each 60-LED pixel could be individually controlled to create breathtaking strobe effects. A library of fixed images and pre-programmed dynamic effects were accessible from fixture memory. MINIBURST could deliver peak light output of over 60,000 lumens for several seconds.
MINIPANEL FX was a versatile new multi-function and multi-use luminaire that combined the same main features and essential components as the MAGICPANEL FX in an ultra-compact format. Fitted with four squared 65 mm lenses, the proprietary optical zoom system ensured a 15:1 zoom ratio, with a wide range of 3.6° to 53°. The crisp separation between the beams that enhanced contrast, combined with an optical system using no visible moving parts and a stationary transmitting lens, offered new possibilities for creating graphical effects. Highly compact, light, ultra-fast and powerful, MINIPANEL FX was equipped with four new low-etendue 35-watt RGBW multi-chip LED emitters paired with a high-efficiency optical system. The fixture offered an overall luminous flux of 2,400 lumens. The continuous unlimited rotation on pan and tilt was standard.
NANDOBEAM S9 luminaire was the latest development and the most powerful fixture in the NANDOBEAM product line. NANDOBEAM S9 was equipped with 55 high-performance Osram 15-watt RGBW LED emitters arranged in rings around a central LED which was independently controllable, offering a multitude of graphic effects possibilities. AYRTON put utmost care into the design and selection of materials when it developed its 5:1 optical zoom. AYRTON equipped the luminaire with a solid cluster of 55 lenses to help reduce diameter and optimize design. The wide 8° to 40° adjustable zoom-spread made NANDOBEAM S9 highly versatile. A 975-watt high-output LED power supply, an optical output of 280 mm, and a high-performance cooling system went into the creation of a very powerful product that offered high-level performance in an ultra-compact design.
MAGICDOT XT was a radical variant of the revolutionary MAGICDOT R. It was fitted with the AYRTON’s new and proprietary 126 mm diameter optics, which distinguished the XT product line. Weighing in at 550 grammes, this new high-efficiency lens was the world’s largest collimator! Combined with an ultra-powerful, low-etendue, RGBW multichip LED emitter, MAGICDOT XT pushed the limits of technology even further with a 2° full beam and centre-beam luminous intensity of 580 candelas per lumen – six times greater efficiency than MAGICDOT R. The minimalist cylindrical design of the MAGICDOT XT was a scaled-up version of MAGICDOT R. The compact footprint permitted multiple MAGICDOT XT luminaires to be installed with a minimum amount of space between them.
After the 2003 launch of EYECOLOR, the first available professional moving head LED projector on the market, AYRTON was proud to introduce at Prolight + Sound 2016, DREAMSPOT 18K, the very first laser-source multifunctional concept. Fitted with an OSRAM™ Laser PHASER™ P6000 phosphor conversion module that required three years of development and rigorous testing, DREAMSPOT 18K would offer lighting designers an unlimited range of creative possibilities. The monochrome laser emitter module calibrated at 5600 K enabled the luminaire to generate 18,000 lumens of power. Its 13-element optical zoom system could obtain a highly uniform fat beam with no hot spots, providing a zoom range of 2° to 34° in Beam mode and 6° to 54° in Spot mode. DREAMSPOT 18K was the first multifunctional moving head spot unit capable of continuous rotation on pan and tilt.
WILDSUN K25 was a new-generation moving head luminaire unequalled on the market. In collaboration with cinematographers and operators specialised in video production, AYRTON dedicated over two years developing and perfecting this marvel of technology. The WILDSUN K25 was the only LED luminaire capable of measuring up to the classic Fresnel HMI 4,000 and 6,000 lights in terms of pure output. Fitted with 217 LED emitters, this luminaire offered a luminous flux of over 100,000 lumens, requiring no lamp replacement. AYRTON developed special silicone-based high-output optics for this projector, ensuring perfect stability over time. Its optical zoom had a 6:1 ratio with a zoom range of 10° to 60°. It was the perfect lighting solution for large venues, such as permanent or temporary arenas and stadiums dedicated to sports or other major events.
INTELLIPIX XT was a refined and evolved version of AYRTON’s original INTELLIPIX R. In the same creative spirit, this versatile luminaire was fitted with nine ultra-powerful, low-etendue, multichip LED emitters, which could be controlled individually, coupled with AYRTON’s new proprietary 126 mm diameter optics. This configuration pushed the limits even further with a 2° full beam and a centre-beam luminous intensity of 580 candelas per lumen – six times greater efficiency than its predecessor. Considering the diameter of the optics, AYRTON’s challenge was to create a minimalist physical design to reduce the visual footprint, essentially making the luminaire semi-transparent. With a highly precise coupling accessory, multiple INTELLIPIX XT luminaires could be perfectly positioned to create large-dimension 3D volumetric lighting effects.
WILDSUN S25 was the full colour variation on the powerful WILDSUN K25. Equipped with 217 ultrapowerful RGBW mono-chip LED emitters, this technologically innovative marvel was the most powerful moving-head LED wash fixture on the market. With overall light output of 60,000 lumens, it rivaled the 2,500 and 4,000-watt HMI luminaires fitted with colour filters, but with far greater flexibility of use and lower maintenance. LED emitters were distributed over six 60° segments, and colours in each 36-diode segment could be controlled individually. The proprietary, silicone-based, high-output 6:1 optical zoom ensured perfect colour stability over time, with a zoom range of 10° to 60°. The transmitting lens was equipped with an integrated honeycomb egg crate louver to prevent unwanted off-axis glare.
ALIENPIX RS was a conceptual multi-rotational luminaire based on designs by an Italian manufacturer in the ‘80s. After four years of development and numerous preliminary iterations, the final product was finally ready for release! Five spot heads on the edge of the central disk could be controlled individually in continuous unlimited rotation. The continuous unlimited rotation of the main disk, and the pan and tilt movement, were controlled by powerful tri-phase stepper motors that allowed fast, accurate and silent positioning. The six ultrapowerful, low-etendue, RGBW multichip LED emitters could be controlled individually. A member of AYRTON’s new RS product line, ALIENPIX RS had a powerful 3.5° beam with a centre-beam luminous intensity of over 180 candelas per lumen. ALIENPIX RS allowed you to create revolutionary new volumetric 3D effects. The only limit was your imagination!
MAGICBURST was the first high-power graphic LED strobe with continuous unlimited rotation on pan and tilt. A 384 x 384 mm squared face supported 3,840 high-output LEDs grouped into 64 pixels on an 8 x 8 matrix. The strobe duration, speed and intensity of each 60-LED pixel could be individually controlled to create breathtaking stroboscopic effects. With a new, state-of-the-art, ultra-compact 1,300-watt power supply, MAGICBURST could deliver peak light output of over 240,000 lumens for several seconds. With a minimalist design and reduced visual footprint, MAGICBURST was similar to the form factor of the DREAMPANEL product family, which allowed you to create giant graphic arrays with no visible structure. The standardized size of the LED matrix permitted hybrid screens to be assembled, So that you could use different units from the AYRTON product family in combination.
COSMOPIX R was an entirely new luminaire based on the concept of the famous double-rotation spheres with PAR36 lamps, dating back to the early ‘80s. Using the latest technology and a variety of options for controlling the new multi-chip RGBW LED emitters, AYRTON equipped this luminaire with new high-efficiency 94 mm optics and revamped this legendary product design, endowing it with a continuous combination of potential effects. As with the entire RADICAL product line, the COSMOPIX R had a powerful beam of under 5° with a centre-beam luminous intensity of over 100 candelas per lumen. Fitted with 12 separately-controlled 60-watt light emitters in a 12-face arrangement and continuous double rotation on the pan and tilt axes, the COSMOPIX R will inspired lighting designers to create revolutionary new effects.
A new member of the RADICAL product line, MAGICDOT R was the first professional moving head LED luminaire with a single optical collimator. The new high-efficiency optical system measuring 94 mm in diameter and weighing over 200 grammes required more than two years of development and perfection. The result was an intense beam of less than 5° using a multi-chip RGBW LED with a light-emitting surface of 8 mm2. With its minimalist cylindrical design, the innovative MAGICDOT R, capable of continuous double rotation on the pan & tilt axes, allowed the user to create groups of luminaires and control each light emitter individually in all directions. Leaving a minimum amount of space between multiple luminaires made it possible to create configurations never before dreamt of.
DREAMPANEL SHIFT was the magic blend of two technologies: the continuous pan-tilt rotation of the MAGICPANEL and the new control system from the HDMI DREAMPANEL HD-BOX. An innovative 48-circuit rotating connector was developed to enable the smooth, undisturbed transmission of video signals through pan & tilt rotation. The DREAMPANEL SHIFT was designed with an entirely new type of RGB LED whose flat black casing and internal reflector provided absolute contrast and allowed for breathtaking graphic effects, while avoiding stray reflections from the other light emitters. The 6 mm pitch of the DREAMPANEL SHIFT offered the perfect balance of definition required to display video media on stage, of screen size for enabling full HD, and of overall system brightness.
DREAMPANEL TWIN was a hybrid luminaire with a MAGICPANEL on one side and a DREAMPANEL SHIFT on the other. Capable of continuous double rotation on the pan and tilt axes, DREAMPANEL TWIN could alternate between displaying high-definition video images and 3D volumetric lighting effects. The 6 mm pitch of the video side offered the perfect balance of definition required to display video media on stage, of screen size for enabling full HD, and of overall system brightness. The MAGICPANEL side had improved resolution thanks to an 8 x 8 matrix featuring patented 45 mm diameter collimators that could obtain a full 6° angle and centre-beam luminous intensity of over 73 candelas per lumen, a record achievement.
VERSAPIX RS, a contraction of versatile and pixel, was a veritable fan of light. Brilliantly evolved from the VERSAPIX 100 concept first introduced in 2012, the VERSAPIX RS was the first in the new ultra-radical RS product series. A new 40-watt reduced-scale multi-chip RGBW LED emitter was combined with innovative 94 mm diameter high-efficiency optics. Once again pushing the limits, this luminaire could generate an ultra-powerful 3.5° beam with a record-breaking centre-beam intensity of 200 candelas per lumen. With three times more power and six times more centre-beam intensity, the VERSAPIX RS offered infinite possibilities for creating 3D volumetric lighting effects regardless of the ambient light conditions.
WILDBEAM R was the smallest luminaire in the RADICAL range. Highly compact, lightweight, super-fast and powerful, WILDBEAM R was fitted with seven 15-watt Osram Ostar RGBW LED sources, each paired with high-yield 67 mm 4.5° collimated optics. Together these provided a 2,500-lumen shaft of light with a centre-beam intensity of 262,500 candelas. With a power consumption of only 130 watts and a record-breaking 90% efficiency, WILDBEAM R was the most efficient compact LED luminaire on the market. The distinctive arrangement of the optics and individual control of each LED emitter offered numerous graphic effects. A multitude of dynamic, aerial colour effects could be obtained, and the beam animated around a central point, while the crisp delineation of each component beam remained perfectly distinct.
INTELLIPIX R was a semi-transparent modular beam projection panel with twenty-five independently controllable 4.5º LED emitters in a 5 x 5 array that projected volumetric colour graphics and media far into the air. Combining revolutionary 67 mm optics with 15-watt Osram Ostar RGBW LED emitters, INTELLIPIX R exhibited more power than ever imagined by projecting 105 candelas per lumen – two and a half times more than that of a 45 mm collimator. Unique in the RADICAL Series, INTELLIPIX R was the only non-moving fixture in the range. Multiple panels could be connected together to form a giant screen or, with the aid of a conversion kit, placed under glass to create a 3D projection floor that could wrap a performing artist in dynamic columns of light.
MAGICBLADE R was a new design offering continuous double rotation on pan/tilt axes. Its unique feature was the layout of its seven RGBW LED sources in-line, paired with the highly intensive angle of the optics, making it possible to create light curtains with genuine overall consistency. On stage, the very high centre-beam intensity of MAGICBLADE R enhanced the visual perception of the beams in an environment saturated with light – vital for the creation of virtual décor. AYRTON opted for a compact design for MAGICBLADE R, with the primary objective of reducing the visual footprint of the luminaires. The fixture could thus be installed in many unique positions and – coupled with the individual control of the seven RGBW LED sources – used to create a multitude of new effects.
MAGICPANEL R represented a variant of the world famous MAGICPANEL 602, which had enjoyed huge international success since its launch. The integration of the features specific to the RADICAL range, in conjunction with continuous double rotation on two axes and a 5 x 5 matrix of individually-controlled LED sources around a central point, once again proved AYRTON was pushing the boundaries of imagination. Fitted with twenty-five 15-watt LED RGBW sources paired with 67 mm collimated optics, each MAGICPANEL R offered an overall flux of 10,625 lumens and a centre-beam luminous intensity of 1,115,500 candelas from a maximum power consumption of 450 watts. This translated into a visual perception that was twice as high as intense as with the 45 mm optics for 30% less power consumption.
MAGICRING R9 was the most powerful and extravagant luminaire in the RADICAL range. With an overall flux of 26,000 lumens and a centre-beam intensity of more than 2,730,000 candelas, it was reserved for the most extreme and unique uses and special effects. MAGICRING R9 was also the most RADICAL in terms of its dimensions. Its 61 15-watt RGBW LED sources were arranged in four rings with the gap between the optics reduced to a minimum. The power, beam concentration, point-by-point control over each luminous source and the layout of the LED rings provided numerous new graphic options including multi-colour volumetric modelling of the beam. MAGICRING R9 offered double continuous rotation on pan and tilt axes, controlled by powerful three-phase stepper motors.
Long-awaited and unique in the industry, MAGICRING R1 was the smallest luminaire with continuous rotation in the RADICAL range, let alone in the world. Highly compact, lightweight, super-fast and powerful, MAGICRING R1 was fitted with seven 15-watt RGBW LED sources, each individually controllable and paired with high-yield, 67 mm collimated optics with a 4.5° beam aperture. MAGICRING R1 provides an overall flux of 2,500 lumens and an unmatched centre-beam intensity of 262,500 candelas from an overall power consumption of only 150 watts. Benefiting from AYRTON’s famous continuous pan & tilt rotation system, MAGICRING R1 offered truly unique lighting possibilities in a very compact housing.
NANDOBEAM S6 was a powerful and ultra-fast new generation moving-head fixture in a compact housing. Its advanced and highly efficient proprietary optical system coupled with powerful 15- watt RGBW LED sources provided a narrow 8° beam as well as wide 40° coverage. The 37 15-watt LEDs in NANDOBEAM S6 were cooled by a heat pipe equipped with heat-transfer fluids and heat-exchange material. This advanced cooling technology extended LED lifetime and ensured quiet operation, and maximum light source efficiency. A 6,000-lumen output at its 8° angle makes NANDOBEAM S6 the perfect lighting tool for use as a beam moving-head. Its wide angle capabilities of up to 40° coupled with the same light output as its narrow beam angle offered great wash light potential.
The first-born in the Creative Solutions family, MAGICPANEL 602 was a modular LED luminaire that could deliver a broad range of visual effects. Equipped with unlimited continuous rotation in pan and tilt, this fabulous fixture could not only display numbers, letters, graphic effects or images, but also act as a dazzling projector. MAGICPANEL 602 integrated the new AYRTON technology allowing individual control of each LED source in expanded Full Colour mode. Its display was made up of 36 15-watt RGBW LED emitters in a 6 x 6 array, fitted with high-output 7.5° 45 mm optics. The overall luminous flux exceeded 14,000 lumens, with maximum energy consumption of 600 watts. The square shape of the panel and perfect alignment of the optics, combined with the continuous double rotation movement, allowed lighting designers to create entirely new three-dimensional effects.
MADesign was a versatile interior architectural luminaire developed for lighting objects or people, that combined an original concept with a sleek design. Equipped with new RGBW sources and 45 mm high-performance optics, it generated an infinite palette of rich, pastel or saturated colours. The upper part of the luminaire with five individually controllable adjustable spotlights could accurately answer all needs. A backlight device was installed on the rear of the fixture. MADesign could be directly controlled through a control panel located on the main mast, by an infrared remote, or by DMX RDM. Factory-equipped with a wireless DMX RDM LumenRadio receiver MADesign was designed for fast implementation and effective service for the most demanding of users.
NANDOBEAM S3 was a powerful and ultra-fast moving-head in a compact housing. Its advanced and highly efficient proprietary optical system, coupled with state-of-the-art 15-watt RGBW LED emitters, delivered an 8° narrow beam as well as 40° wide coverage. The main benefit of the optical zoom system, which was developed especially for the NANDOBEAM product line, was a constant efficiency regardless of the zoom aperture. Its narrow angle produced a particularly effective and powerful tight beam, while its wide angle worked well for wash purposes, making NANDOBEAM S3 the perfect lighting tool for a wide range of applications. Effects capabilities could be coupled with beam, wash or matrix applications to produce superb results in front of an audience or camera.
Created to meet the entertainment industry’s needs, the WILDSUN 500 S was designed to generate a narrow beam, deeper colours and increased centre beam intensity. To implement these specifications, AYRTON opted for the latest generation LED RGBW module without primary optics, to achieve a more intense beam. Built into a ceramic housing that supports increased voltage, it offered an overall flux of 11,000 lumens. The 31 15-watt LED modules were cooled by three heat sinks equipped with heat-pipe technology. The colours were chosen in collaboration with lighting designers to achieve more saturated hues. The use of a cooler white component (6700K) reinforced the impression of power.
WILDSUN 500 K series existed in three white LED source versions: WILDSUN 500 KD was an intelligent white version equipped with 31 high-power multi-chip LED sources that combined warm and cool white to offer a range of 65,536 colour temperatures adjustable from 3000 K to 7000 K. WILDSUN 500 K3, based on mono-colour LED sources perfectly calibrated at 3200 K, was developed to meet the requirements of studios seeking to reproduce halogen-type artificial lighting. The K7 version included the same type of source as the K3, but with a colour temperature calibrated at 6700 K. Equipped with these new LED sources, the WILDSUN 500 K7 achieved an unequalled flux of 18,000 lumens for a power consumption of less than 500 watts. This amazing power and low consumption associated with the full motorisation of the luminaire made the WILDSUN 500 K7 a tool particularly suitable for exhibitions and car shows.
ROLLAPIX 100 was the first motorised linear LED luminaire fitted with a 4:1 double zoom system. This new generation of luminaires was designed for the entertainment industry in collaboration with Dimitri Vassiliu, a leading French lighting designer. The distinctive capability of ROLLAPIX 100 was to integrate eight independent 10-watt RGBW LEDs using two zoom systems that could be controlled independently to create a multitude of effects. Using the luminaire’s tilt axis motor, designers could create additional effects such as partitions, barriers or moveable virtual doors. The broad zoom range of each LED group enhanced the visual effects of the light as it appeared and faded in the fog. ROLLAPIX 100 was the ideal tool for creating virtual lighting décor or highlighting theatrical scenery.
VERSAPIX 100 was a modular LED luminaire used for creating a large variety of visual effects. It was made up of eight independent 15-watt RGBW modules, fitted with 45 mm optics that produced a very powerful 8° native beam. Each LED module could be controlled individually offering a multitude of effect options. The VERSAPIX 100 units could be interchanged to create complex luminaires in the shape of discs, spheres, cylinders, fans or installed individually in multiple architectural configurations. The only limit for using the VERSAPIX 100 was your imagination.
ICECOLOR 500 offered a truly exceptional ratio of size-to-weight-to-luminosity-to-power consumption. It was fitted with two modules each comprising 20 x 10-watt RGBW LEDs. Each module could be adjusted for direction, filtered, and controlled separately to suit all scenarios. Equipped with a fanless cooling system and high-performance optics, the ICECOLOR 500 was a versatile projector offering a maximum flux of over 10,000 lumens for a power consumption of 400 watts. Thanks to its high protection index (IP65), the ICECOLOR 500 could be used indoors or outdoors.
ICECOLOR 1000 was the latest model in its range, conceived for large spaces, with an overall luminous flux surpassing 20,000 lumens, unequalled on the market. Its native 11° optics made this luminaire ideal for long-range environments. Fitted with optional 24° to 80° holographic filters, it offered high coverage potential in close-range applications. The ICECOLOR 1000 came fitted with two 40 x 10-watt RGBW LED modules with separate controls for the eight LED matrices. The two modules could be filtered and the direction of each one adjusted independently for greater flexibility. With an IP65 protection rating the ICECOLOR 1000 was suitable for indoors or outdoors.
WILDSUN 500 C was provided with a four-colour LED source. Its cold white component calibrated at a conventional 6500 K was replaced with neutral white calibrated at 4000 K, thus reproducing a tungsten effect sought after by many lighting designers. WILDSUN 500 C was a true wash light with an optical zoom system selected for its ability to emulate a Fresnel-type beam. With 37 RGBW 13-watt LED emitters, the WILDSUN 500 C was fitted with an active cooling system using heat transfer fluid with phase change, allowing for heavy use under extreme conditions. The fixture’s independently controllable central LED and rings could generate a multitude of graphic effects. Leading lighting designer Jeff Ravitz judiciously chose WILDSUN 500 C for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on their 18-month Wrecking Ball world tour.
COLORSUN 200 S was a versatile luminaire with innovative technical features and a small footprint. This new generation projector opened up new creative horizons due to its 4:1 zoom ratio, zoom range of 8° to 32°, and to its 12 individually controllable LED RGBW modules. With its optical output ratio of 75%, the COLORSUN 200 S could supply a maximum flux of 3,500 lumens whilst only consuming 200 watts at full power. With matrix effects, wash lighting, beam effect, etc., the COLORSUN 200 S provided numerous user options. Extremely quiet, due to its sophisticated cooling system, the COLORSUN 200 S found a niche in all configurations where discretion was essential.
The family of AYRTON LED Wash luminaires was expanding. The WILDSUN 500, which enjoyed huge international success, now had a younger sibling: the compact WILDSUN 200 S. It provided the options to create 4.29 billion colours and boasted a motorised linear 4:1 zoom, which allowed for an adjustable beam angle from 8° to 32°. Fitted with 15-watt LED modules equipped with very high output 45 mm optics, associated with a sophisticated cooling system, it provided an overall luminous flux of over 4,200 lumens. WILDSUN 200 S was the ideal luminaire for your designs, concerts, television, and any other application in which the power/performance/volume ratio was critical.
ARCALINE 2 was the latest development in the Ayrton family of linear LED luminaires. It incorporated an entirely new four-colour multi-chip LED source whose white component was calibrated at 4000 K, reproducing the desired tungsten effect. Its RGB components were rigorously selected to help users create a vast palette of intense and vibrant colours. Equipped with LED sources with primary optics and 45 mm collimators specially developed for wall-washing applications, ARCALINE 2 instantly offered a perfect colour mix.
ICECOLOR 250 was a compact luminaire equipped with 20 x 10-watt RGBW LEDs capable of creating an unlimited palette of rich pastel or saturated colours. Fitted with an ultramodern fanless cooling system using heat pipe technology, it could be integrated seamlessly into any environment requiring absolute silence. Compatible with a wide range of holographic filters, the ICECOLOR 250 was suited to all applications calling for precision and efficiency. ICECOLOR 250 was equally designed for producing a cyclorama, with its 80° filter, or for long-distance use without a filter. The luminaire could operate in complete silence, its infinite colour options and large choice of beam angles making it the ideal projector for 21st-century applications.
The new modular LED imaging display, DREAMPANEL GHOST 256, was the latest development in the DREAMPANEL line. With a high-resolution of 1820 pixels per m2, 23.44-mm pixel pitch, 5100-nit brightness and a transparency of over 50%, DREAMPANEL GHOST 256 set a new performance standard, with each of its screen segments dedicated to creating special effects. Measuring 37.5 x 37.5 cm, the luminaire body was made of highly resistant and exceptionally transparent polycarbonate with a V-0 rating. Robust, lightweight, and easy to install, the DREAMPANEL GHOST 256 was designed for both indoor and outdoor use.
COLORPLAYER 150 was a versatile IP65-rated luminaire with innovative technical features and a small footprint. Designed for both indoor and outdoor use to meet the specific needs of the live entertainment and temporary events market, COLORPLAYER 150 was environment-friendly thanks to a high optical efficiency of over 75%. This enabled it to produce an overall luminous flux greater than 5,000 lumens (AWW version) with power consumption of only 150 watts. The high quality of its colour-mixing system made the FULL COLOR version suitable for the most demanding applications.
AYRTON launched the new SLIMLED 150. This elegant multi-orientation wash-panel luminaire with 54 high-power LEDs specially geared for architectural applications existed in three LED source versions: SLIMLED 150 RGB+AW, a colour mixing luminaire; SLIMLED 150 AWW, a tuneable cold white and amber luminaire; and SLIMLED 150 FULL COLOR, an RGB colour-mixing luminaire. The SLIMLED 150 was designed for both indoor and outdoor use, capable of an orientation from 20° forward to 80° backwards in locked positions. It was equipped with optional exchangeable optic filters to widen the light beam angle.
DREAMPANEL WALL 64, a compact 25 x 25 cm modular video tile designed for architectural wall-based solutions was ideal for permanent installations. Each DREAMPANEL WALL 64 tile was in effect like a component of a construction game, allowing designers to create unlimited types of geometric screen frames to enhance architectural applications. Meant for wide-area display of graphic-animation, DREAMPANEL WALL 64 offered stunning video-rendering images, screen dimensions permitting. The resolution of DREAMPANEL WALL 64 made it suitable for building panels of 32 x 24 m over a surface area of 768 m2. The system provided an overall view of the screen with colour calibration of each pixel, achieving perfect colour balance over the entire canvas.
The ARCALINE LED static luminaire, the next creation in the Ayrton family of linear fixtures, was fitted with the latest LUXEON K2 high-power LEDs. With a stunningly smooth and sophisticated profile, the ARCALINE LED range was tailored for all types of steady applications. Ayrton offered ARCALINE in 12 versions. An enhanced linear luminaire, ARCALINE could be directly powered by an on-board power supply unit. The highly innovative ARCALINE series could accommodate any indoor or outdoor environment, providing a wide range of stage solutions.
MODULED 150, a new variant of the celebrated MODULED 318, was a modular fixture with three independent, individually-operated matrix clusters. MODULED 150 came in three versions. MODULED 150 RGB was equipped with 54 LUXEON K2 high-power LEDs capable of emitting a multitude of rich and saturated colour hues. MODULED 150 AWW was an intelligent white luminaire, combining both cold white and amber LEDs sources, and offering a colour temperature range from 2800 to 6500 K. MODULED 150 AWB, also an intelligent white luminaire, offered an extended range of colour temperature from 2800 to 9500 K. MODULED 150, designed for both indoor and outdoor use, was a multi-faceted luminaire perfect for large show events, conventions, and architectural applications.
DREAMPANEL SCREEN 256 was a 50 x 50 cm modular video system whose features were based on those of the DREAMPANEL FLOOR. The dedicated installation kit designed for DREAMPANEL SCREEN 256 allowed users to rapidly build and install suspended screens. The highly versatile DREAMPANEL SCREEN 256 was designed for indoor and outdoor use. Maximum construction size of the panels was 32 x 8 m, making DREAMPANEL SCREEN 256 the ideal gear for television studios, exhibitions, convention halls, theme parks, and other entertainment venues.
The latest iteration of EASYCOLOR, EYEBALL18 was a static colour-change projector equipped with 18 LUXEON high-power LEDs. EYEBALL 18 had new integrated software functions such as correction of white balance and remote parameter adjustments via the handy, pocket-size COUGAR controller. Its timeless design and practical ready-to-use features made the EYBALL 18 the ideal environmental luminaire for both permanent and temporary installations when change of colour was crucial.
AYRTON launched the DREAMPANEL FLOOR 256, the first modular floor-standing LED video screen. The patented internal design of its video tiles was specifically developed for withstanding heavy loads without altering the displayed image. Ayrton created a specific digital video controller for DREAMPANEL DV-384 that would be used in its future line of modular LED video screens. DREAMPANEL FLOOR 256 was geared for the most spectacular stage design concepts. It was selected as stage floor lighting for Canadian singer Celine Dion’s Taking Chances World Tour in 2008.
EASYCOLOR2 was a new iteration of the original LED moving head. Equipped with 36 LUXEON high-power LEDs, EASYCOLOR2 could achieve a countless number of vivid and saturated colour hues. EASYCOLOR2 offered innovative new features for correcting white colour balance and making remote parameter adjustments. Incorporating the characteristics of its predecessor, EASYCOLOR2 was an authentic substitute to traditional colour changer projectors, boasting all the advantages of an LED luminaire. Its dazzling power made EASYCOLOR2 the ultimate solution for complex applications, especially in television studios and other live venues.
AYRTON introduced MODULED 318, a static modular luminaire with three independent arrays, each equipped with 18 LUXEON high-power LEDs. Each matrix-group could be individually operated to generate an infinite palette of rich and intense colours. This unique new generation of luminaries could be used individually or in pairs, thus creating ramps, wall-shapes, and so forth. MODULED 318 was designed for both indoor and outdoor use. This multi-faceted luminaire was ideal for large show venues, conventions, and architectural applications.
The AYRTON brand was presented at the Prolight + Sound trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, with the unveiling of EASYCOLOR, the first professional LED-based moving head equipped with 18 LUXEON high-power LEDs. Despite its limited power compared to the contemporary benchmark, EASYCOLOR proved an overwhelming success from its launch date, paving the way for a new type of fixture in the entertainment industry.
The year of firsts: Yvan Péard began recruiting his staff, building relationships with partners and subcontractors. The new Ayrton team blueprinted the first models and made prototypes, eventually giving birth to the first AYRTON product: EYECOLOR, a professional LED-based moving-head fixture. Equipped with 192 20-milliwatt LEDs, EYECOLOR could generate a vast palette of rich, vibrant colours without resorting to a complex mechanical system.
Yvan Péard registered the AYRTON trademark on November 21, 2001. He chose the brand name—along with the colour yellow—as a personal tribute to the outstanding Brazilian racing driver, Ayrton Senna.