City Theatrical's Preview for Plasa Show 2018 in London

City Theatrical will be demonstrating new technology on Stand H50 at National Hall, Olympia in London from Sunday, September 16, 2018 to Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Come by to speak with our experts and see live demonstrations of: QolorFLEX® LED Tape and QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape, QolorPIX® Plug and Play Pixel Control, QolorFLEX NuNeon™, QolorFLEX Dimmers, QolorFLEX Accessories, DMXcat®, Multiverse® wireless DMX/RDM technology, Lightwright® 6 software, and Moving Light Assistant™ software.

QolorFLEX LED Tape and Dimmers at The Band's Visit

QolorFLEX LED Tape and Dimmers used in The Band's Visit on Broadway (Photo by Matthew Murphy featuring Adam Kantor, Bill Army, and Sharone Sayegh)
Scenic Design by Scott Pask | Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau

QolorFLEX LED Tape

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The QolorFLEX LED Tape line includes 40+ types of high quality tape that add distinction to any designer’s toolkit.

Available in 12 and 24 volt and indoor and outdoor configurations, our white tapes range in color temperature from warm white, at  2700° K, to daylight, at 6500° K. 

Our three and four color tapes, like RGB and RGBA, can be adjusted to create thousands of colors. We also offer an adjustable dual white for fine-tuning the color balance, and QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape for the ultimate color control.

All QolorFLEX LED Tapes are ETL listed and sold in five meter reels. Six-inch pigtails are soldered on each end for easy connection to QolorFLEX Dimmers. A wide range of accessories, such as wire, connectors, extrusions, and power supplies, is also available.

To learn more about QolorFLEX LED Tape, watch our Overview Video:

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QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape at The Break with Michelle Wolf

QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape, Dimmers, and Accessories at The Break with Michelle Wolf on Netflix 
Scenic Design by 513 | Lighting Design by Alan Adelman

QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape

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QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape is an innovative new LED tape lighting that offers lighting and scenic design professionals more color mixing options and flexibility of white light to help maximize creative potential for performances and installations.

Now available in full five meter reels and sample strips, QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape is an interior-grade RGBWWCW LED Tape with high output brightness and the ability to create a wide spectrum of colors when used with a DMX color control system. ETL-listed, QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape includes a tunable white that pairs an RGB diode with 2,500 K and 6,500 K white diodes so designers can fine-tune colors. Each tape also comes with wiring leads on both ends and durable 3M adhesive backing.

QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape is consistently color matched with the entire line of QolorFLEX LED Tape and pairs perfectly with the QolorFLEX 5x8A Dimmer. Like all QolorFLEX products, QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape is vibrant, easy to work with, and exceeds industry standards for service life. 

QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape Cut Sheet download  Interview with Tom Lenz, Scenic Designer for The Break with Michelle Wolf  How to Make a Flame Effect  How to Create a Full Moon Effect with QolorFLEX products
Cut Sheet Interview Flame Effect How-To Full Moon Effect How-To

QolorPIX Pixel Controlled LED Tape

QolorPIX Pixel Controlled LED Tape

QolorPIX Plug & Play Pixel Control

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QolorPIX Pixel Controlled LED Tape
and QolorPIX Tape Controller are plug and play products that make it easy to create thousands of professional dynamic lighting effects, from chases, fades, scrolls, bursts, and more, in minutes, using only a few DMX slots.

 Pixel Controlled LED Tape
is designed for the most demanding professional applications, with 48 individually controlled LED lights per meter. Each reel of tape includes a soldered-on four-pin XLR connector on one end, creating a plug and play connection to the QolorPIX Tape Controller. QolorPIX Pixel Controlled LED Tape is ETL listed and compliant with CE and RoHS.

All QolorFLEX LED Tapes are ETL Listed  All QolorFLEX LED Tapes have a CE Certificate of Compliance All QolorFLEX LED Tapes are RoHS Compliant 

The QolorPIX Tape Controller offers eight ports, each accommodating five meters of tape. It has a user-friendly control interface that allows the user to change mode, pixel length, dimmer, personality start address, and direction. It features an integrated power supply, a test function and flicker finder for easy troubleshooting. It also offers wireless DMX control using City Theatrical’s state of the art Multiverse® technology.

To learn more about QolorPIX Pixel Controlled LED Tape and Controller, watch our Effects Video:

 QolorPIX Pixel Controlled LED Tape Cut Sheet

Cut Sheet 
for QolorPIX Tape
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QolorFLEX NuNeon at The Break with Michelle Wolf

QolorFLEX NuNeon, Dimmers, and Accessories at The Break with Michelle Wolf on Netflix 
Scenic Design by 513 | Lighting Design by Alan Adelman

QolorFLEX NuNeon varieties

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QolorFLEX NuNeon is an incredibly flexible and bright sealed LED linear lighting product that can be used to replace traditional neon lighting in entertainment and architectural projects.

QolorFLEX NuNeon was carefully developed to provide lighting and scenic designers with bold and bright accents for their designs. Each tape has a 12mm (1/2”) minimum bending radius, making QolorFLEX NuNeon up to 80% more flexible than similar products.

QolorFLEX NuNeon can be cut to length in 50mm (2”) increments, and includes 200mm (8”) flat cables on both ends for easy connections. QolorFLEX NuNeon is ETL listed, operates on 24VDC, and can be powered and controlled by variety of QolorFLEX Dimmers and Power Supplies.

Each tape is encased in a silicone extrusion with a white finish backing, and is IP67 rated for indoor or outdoor use. QolorFLEX NuNeon tape is available in eight vivid colors, including RGB, which is sold in 5 meter reels, and seven others, which are sold in 10 meter reels.

(Click on a photo to download the cut sheet for that color.)


QolorFLEX NuNeon, Red
QolorFLEX NuNeon, Green
QolorFLEX NuNeon, Blue Blue
QolorFLEX NuNeon, Yellow
QolorFLEX NuNeon, Cool WhiteCool White QolorFLEX NuNeon, Natural WhiteNatural White QolorFLEX NuNeon, Warm WhiteWarm White

QolorFLEX Dimmers at the Eccles Theatre

QolorFLEX 4x2.5A Dimmers at the Eccles Theatre in Salt Lake City, UT 
Lighting Design by CBBLD  | Architects: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects; HKS Architects, Inc.

QolorFLEX 5x8A Dimmer (5809)

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QolorFLEX Dimmers pair perfectly with QolorFLEX LED Tape products and are RDM capable. All QolorFLEX Dimmer models (nine wired and three wireless) deliver ultra-smooth, flicker-free PWM dimming, and are available in two, three, four, five, and twenty four channel models. For instance, our QolorFLEX 5x8A Dimmer (seen in photo to the left) pairs perfectly with QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape.

The QolorFLEX 4x10A Dimmer with integrated power supply is the workhorse of theatrical productions and touring events alike and features four dimming modes and four variable smoothing rates. Several mounting styles are available to work with different installation requirements.

As another example, the award-winning Starry Sky ceiling feature at the Eccles Theatre in Salt Lake City, Utah requires a complex dimming scheme to re-create Utah's nighttime sky indoors, and relies on 78 QolorFLEX 4x2.5A Dimmers to give lighting designers the dimming control they need for each show. (Ready the full case study.)

QolorFLEX Dimmer Accessories, like wire, connectors, extrusions, and power supplies are also available.

The Break with Michelle Wolf Case Study    QolorFLEX Case Study: Royal Caribbean's Observatorium    QolorFLEX Dimmers at the Eccles Theatre    QolorFLEX Dimmers at the Nautica Shopping Center in Tallinn, Estonia
QolorFLEX 5x8A Dimmer Case Study - The Break With Michelle Wolf

QolorFLEX 4x5A Dimmer Case Study - Royal Caribbean
  QolorFLEX 4x2.5A Dimmer Case Study - Eccles  Theatre   QolorFLEX 24x3A Dimmer Case Study - Nautica Shopping Center

QolorFLEX Connect 10 - a central component in a full system of QolorFLEX LED Tape, Dimmers, and Accessories

QolorFLEX Connect 10 is a central component in a full system of QolorFLEX products

QolorFLEX Connect 10 - a central component in a full system of QolorFLEX LED Tape, Dimmers, and Accessories

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QolorFLEX Connect 10 is a practical and time saving solution for managing the multiple wire runs and numerous connections needed for large scale installations of LED Tape in entertainment and architectural projects.

Developed to complement QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape, QolorFLEX Connect 10 is a “plug-in box” that can connect up to nine runs of five, four, three, dual, or single color LED tape to a low voltage low dimmer. Each QolorFLEX Connect 10 uses 10 six position detachable Phoenix terminal block connectors to achieve a quick and well-ordered installation.

QolorFLEX Connect 10 is a central component in a full system of QolorFLEX LED Tape and Dimmers. It connects QolorFLEX LED Tape and QolorFLEX LED Tape Accessories, including 18-gauge five and six conductor ribbon cables and five and six position Phoenix terminal block connectors, to a wide variety of QolorFLEX Dimmers, like the QolorFLEX 5x8A Dimmer, and LED Power Supplies.

QolorFLEX Connect 10 is constructed with a Nema 4 IP 20 steel enclosure, and offers a maximum current per device of 40A and maximum load per terminal of 20A. QolorFLEX Connect 10 makes the setup process faster, and is useful for sets that require assembly multiple times, such as touring productions. Download the QolorFLEX Connect 10 Cut Sheet.

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DMXcat used by Lighting Designers at Rowan University

 DMXcat is used for troubleshooting by lighting design staff and students for various projects at Rowan University.

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DMXcat® Multi Function Test Tool makes it easy for anyone to control, analyze, or test any DMX lighting fixture, whether it’s a simple LED PAR or a complex moving light. The system consists of a small hardware dongle and a suite of mobile applications. Together, they combine to bring wireless DMX and RDM control plus other useful functions to the user’s smartphone. The DMXcat solves the problem faced by all users of modern lighting equipment: How to turn on and test DMX lighting gear without using a complicated lighting console.

DMXcat is now available in seven languages. It was translated in partnership with multilingual lighting professionals to ensure that technical and industry terms were captured appropriately in every offered language. Based on the user’s smartphone language settings, the suite of mobile applications will automatically update its written content to Spanish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, or English, if the others are not selected.

The DMXcat app is available for iPhone
, Android, and Amazon Fire.

Recent awards for DMXcat include:
Plasa 2017 Award for Innovation Live Design Product of the Year 2017  ABTT Awards 

To learn more about DMXcat, watch our DMXcat Video:

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Multiverse at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

Custom Multiverse products used in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway (Photo by Matthew Murphy)
Scenic Design by Christine Jones | Lighting Design by Neil Austin

Multiverse Revolutionary Wireless DMX/RDM Technology    Multiverse

Our vision of the new lighting world is one in which every DMX device contains a tiny, inexpensive, Multiverse Module, and where legacy lighting products have a Multiverse Node near them, allowing entire productions of hundreds of fixtures and dozens of universes to be operated wirelessly. 

The Multiverse family of wireless DMX/RDM products gives lighting users a new range of options for performing lighting tasks more easily than ever, while producing less disruptive radio energy.

To learn more about the Multiverse Node, Multiverse Transmitter, and Multiverse Gateway products, download the Multiverse Brochure:

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Head Over Heels on Broadway

Lightwright 6 and other City Theatrical software used in Head Over Heels on Broadway (Photo by Joan Marcus)
Scenic Design by Julian Crouch  | Lighting Design by Kevin Adams

Lightwright 6

Lightwright 6

is an iconic industry standard on Broadway and in other areas of live entertainment, and was created to help designers and electricians record and keep track of the vast amount of data needed to install and maintain a lighting installation.

As the lighting world has increased in complexity due to the proliferation of moving lights and LEDs, the organizational demands on lighting designers, design assistants, and electricians has continued to grow. 

Lightwright 6
 fulfills a longtime industry dream of controlling the flow of lighting data from design to console without needing to enter data multiple times by hand, while documenting up to 45,000 universes of data.

To learn more about Lightwright 6, watch our Lightwright 6 Video:

Gettin' The Band Back Together on Broadway

Moving Light Assistant and other City Theatrical software used in Gettin' The Band Back Together on Broadway (Photo by Joan Marcus)
Scenic Design by Derek McLane | Lighting Design by Ken Billington

Moving Light Assistant

Moving Light Assistant

Moving Light Assistant™
is an application designed to document both the physical setup and programming information for moving light rigs commonly used in the entertainment industry. It is used by lighting designers, associates, assistants, programmers, and production electricians, as well as students. The Student License price was recently reduced to make this industry-leading software available to more upcoming lighting professionals.

Moving Light Assistant can be used from the pre-production phase for planning and designing the moving light rig to producing the final documentation of the programming. Moving Light Assistant V1.3 is the latest version of the application, with key features that include:

- Spreadsheet view shows configuration (lenses, lamps, menu options etc.) of moving light fixtures in the rig
- Design and Edit moving light gobo, color, and effect wheel loads
- Integrated Gobo and Fixture library that's easily customized and updated Import console reports from leading lighting consoles
- And much more.

Stop by our Stand H50 at Plasa 2018 to meet Moving Light Assistant's creator and developer, Andy Voller, and have your software questions answered.