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Justin Lang's Blog – October 2011 Archive (9)

LDI2011: Day One on the Show Floor

There was more water today at LDI... This time it was the natural kind outside.  The rain did little to damper anyones spirits of getting into LDI and see all of the lighting goodness! Before I knew it, day one was over, my feet are tired and I needed a drink. I just fast forward through the good stuff didn't I!

Entering the hall for the first time, you don't know where to look! There is so much lighting candy and effects going on, you want to take it all in, but so do the hundreds of…


Added by Justin Lang on October 29, 2011 at 5:53am — No Comments

LDI2011: Fire Alarms and Water Damage, Not a good Start

At around noon today, Fire Alarms started to got off in meeting rooms in the south hall of the Orange County Convention Center. In the south 320 rooms, the fire suppression system engaged and began pouring water into the C-F S320 meeting rooms.  If there was a fire, it was contained. Through mumblings have surfaced that a pyro mishap had cause the water system to engage.  It is still unclear the amount of damage contained to the equipment in the S320 rooms.

The rooms below, S320C-F…


Added by Justin Lang on October 27, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

LDI2011: The Pre-game (Thursday)

It's like christmas eve for the lighting industry. It's the day before LDI opens up.  Everyone is flying or driving in today, the exhibitors are finishing up their booths and the excitement in the swamp is building.  Can you feel it? I have already talked to a number of people and then are some hidden gems being introduced at the show.  While I would love to mention things now, I can't, I was told to come back tomorrow. And rightly so, I WILL! "Expect some exciting things" is what people are…


Added by Justin Lang on October 27, 2011 at 7:15am — 2 Comments

LDI 2011 - What did you think?

Last week, the industry converged on Orlando, FL for LDI 2011. Anticipation and expectations were high.  Rumors were humming with new products on the verge of being announced as well as a first US peek at many of the products that were announced at PLASA.  What do you think was the best product of the show?


Added by Justin Lang on October 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New PLSN Stickers

Check out the new stickers we had made for PLSN and ProLightingSpace! If you are heading to LDI next week, make sure to stop by our booth, 1762 and pick a couple up.  While you are there, you can also register as a VIP and get a VIP laminate and PLSN lanyard!

For those not attending LDI, the first 5 people to write a comment on this post, I'll send you a couple of the new PLSN…


Added by Justin Lang on October 21, 2011 at 8:33am — 5 Comments

Your Thoughts on LEDs, Are they good enough?

It never fails. At least once a day I get an email or asked in person, "What do you think of LEDs?" I use to have an automatic response, but lately, I ponder the question a bit before I share. In all honesty, I love LEDs, they are a wonderful thing... if used in the correct way.

Let me explain.

As of right now, LEDs offer a nice wash fixture with unbelievable color choices at the touch of a button. But they still lack something in my opinion.  Intensity and beam quality for a…


Added by Justin Lang on October 17, 2011 at 9:10am — 2 Comments

October 2011 Issue of PLSN Live in PLSN App

You've heard the news right, PLSN Magazine now has an app for your Apple iOS and Android mobile devices! Earlier this week, The October 2011 issue of PLSN was printed and getting ready to ship to all of our devoted subscribers. If you prefer the digital edition, why not get it now!  The OCtober issue is live in the PLSN App.  

If you haven't done so…


Added by Justin Lang on October 13, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Meet Our New PLSN Student Reporter for LDI 2011

I would like to introduce everyone to our new PLSN Student Reporter Sponsored by CHAUVET for the 2011 LDI show in Orlando Florida, Kent Laue. Kent was one of the many students that submitted videos to…


Added by Justin Lang on October 7, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Awesome T-shirt from Cryogenifex

Member Greg Gustin started my day off right with a awesome link. It was to the Cryogenifex website, It was a direct link to their t-shirt that they offer...

I LOVE IT! You can pick up a a t-shirt for yourself from a small to X-large…


Added by Justin Lang on October 6, 2011 at 9:15am — No Comments

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