LDI Show 2019 – What to Expect

LDI Vegas Event Details: November 18-24, 2019 Exhibits: November 22-24, 2019 Las Vegas Convention Center • Las Vegas, NV Exhibit Hall Hours Friday, November 22, 2019: 11:00 AM — 6:00PM Saturday, November 23, 2019: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sunday, November 24, 2019: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM As the leading conference and tradeshow for […]

Can You Run “GrandMA” on a Raspberry pi?

Have you tried building a “GrandMA” on a raspberry pi using the onPC software? Turns out, it doesn’t really work. Technically, Windows 10 can run on a raspberry pi, but it’s extremely slow, and unusable. There is other software such as QLC plus that will give you some basic stuff, but nothing nearly as complex […]

5 Places to Study Lighting Design

Are you interested in becoming a lighting designer, but don’t know where to start? Here are 5 ideas to get you going: 1. Do a search for production companies in your area. This is often overlooked, but possibly the best option if you’re wanting to learn lighting design. Working for a production company will give […]

Lighting Install at Burke County Board of Commissions

Our latest lighting install is at the Burke County Board of Commissions. This is a multi-purpose room for their county and is used for small theatrical performances, small concert performances, meetings, and dinner theatre. It was an all ETC dimming system, with Color Source Console, Color Source Pars, and Color Source Spot. Photos of our […]

Want an Alternative to Real Chandeliers? Try Gobo Chandeliers

What is a Gobo? A gobo is a stencil or template placed inside or in front of a light source to control the shape of the emitted light. Lighting designers typically use them with stage lighting instruments to manipulate the shape of the light cast over a space or object—for example to produce a pattern […]

MagnumCo Nominated for Hometown Hero Lighting Company of the Year Award!

Excuse us while we do a little happy dance as we type this. It was just announced by Projection Lights and Staging News (PLSN) that we’ve been nominated for the ……….drumroll………… Hometown Hero Lighting Company of the Year Award This is a HUGE honor, but now comes the hard part. We are 1 out of 36 companies who […]

Opera Australia Goes Fully-Digital for its Stage Lighting and Design

Need inspiration for lighting and designing your next stage production? Look no further than Opera Australia, and their digital production of Madama Butterfly. This season, Opera Australia broke new ground by presenting a completely “digital” season. Following a move in this direction with last year’s Aida, the company went full speed ahead for its productions in the Sydney Opera […]

In Depth Look at the grandMA3

Founded on the legacy of the previous grandMA consoles, the grandMA3 represents a radical re-think of what’s possible from a lighting control platform. The elegant new system-architecture incorporates new fixture, feature and effects-handling at its very heart. The system features ground-breaking concepts from top industry visionaries, presented within a refined user interface, and is designed […]