Pharos LPC adds the X-factor at PLASA07
29 August 2007
UK - Pharos Architectural Controls is introducing the LPC X, a big brother to the award-winning LPC1 and LPC2. This Lighting Playback Controller offers capacities up to a massive 100 DMX universes from a single unit, taking control for large installations to a whole new level, says the company.
The LPC X supports a variety of control protocols to suit different project needs, including DMX-over-Ethernet standards such as Pathport, ArtNet, ETCNet2 and Streaming ACN. Also provided are DVI and Firewire DV outputs for integrating with arrays of fixtures that require video-based control.
There is also a framework in place to support custom protocols for bespoke projects. Multiple different protocols can be output simultaneously from a single unit giving synchronised control across an installation and making the LPC X a flexible answer for large-scale control.
Pharos has also announced its support for Color Kinetics proprietary Ethernet control protocol for direct control of networked CK power supplies. Pharos is the only third-party controller to offer this support.
The LPC X is a 2U 19î rackmount unit and is an entirely solid-state solution - no fans, no hard disks - giving the same rugged reliability as the popular DIN-rail mounting LPCs, adds the company. It works seamlessly with other Pharos controllers and remote devices on the network and has a variety of onboard triggering options including RS232, Ethernet, DMX input and realtime clock. And like the other Pharos controllers it also supports remote management via a built-in web interface.
Another exciting new feature is the ability to take a live video input (via Firewire) and pixel-map it in real time. This opens up more opportunities for interactive and themed attractions, alongside the powerful show control features that already exist within the Pharos software.
See Pharos at PLASA 07 - Stand C42
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