Strong international growth expected for digiLED22 June 2012
US sales of the newly launched digiLED MC range of indoor/outdoor modular LED tiles have provided the basis for strong international growth, according to global video solutions provider displayLED.
The range, including mesh and solid versions, was developed following extensive consultation with audio-visual professionals in the US, and received phenomenal feedback at InfoComm this June. The product has sold over 6,000 tiles in its first four months of availability, and has already been deployed on high profile global productions including Bruce Springsteen’s current world tour, the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards in Washington DC and The Donny and Marie Osmond Show.
Using high precision components, the screens are manufactured in China to US and European standards and certified by the German standards organisation; the TUV lab. The MC range features mechanically identical tiles with a range of pixel pitches that can be mixed to create screens with higher and lower definition areas. This opens possibilities for creative screen builds with differing sizes of pixel pitch in the same structure. A benefit of having a common tile size is that all accessories including hanging, stacking and screen controls are interchangeable, increasing flexibility of a rental company’s inventory. This enables rental companies to mix and match the pixel pitches to tailor a screen package to meet their client’s budget and technical specification.
digiLED MC (Mirage Curve) is based on a 500mm square platform, with a range of pixel pitches of 5.2mm, 7.8mm, 10.4mm and 15.6mm. All but the 5mm version can create a faceted curve, with up to a 14.4 degree angle between tiles. A further cost effective option is a non-curving version, known as the MK series. Both systems are designed for outdoor use and are fanless, therefore extremely quiet to operate and so are ideal for environments such as TV studios and shows using radio microphones.
The range was launched to the European market at Prolight & Sound in the spring. Burgess said: “I’m optimistic the MC and MK will be as popular here and the rest of the world as it has already been in America.”
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