WFM Staff · July 13, 2016
Elation Professional’s SixBar 1000 LED batten is now available in a fully weatherproof IP65 version that gives the versatile color-changing luminaire application in all types of outdoor events and weather including dust-blown environments.
The SixBar 1000 IP features a revolutionary 6-color LED multi-chip that provides a creative color boost to the lighting designer toolbox. Useful as a wash light, uplight, wall/cyc wash, accent lighting, direct view pixel strip and more, its high-power single lens RGBWA+UV LEDs offer an expanded palette of colors, including stunning ambers, true whites and even an ultraviolet effect. And it’s all protected by a rugged die-cast aluminum exterior.
The fixture houses 12x 12W LEDs and spreads light at a 25° beam angle. Individual LED control allows for greater variety of design possibilities and the fixture is capable of smooth dimming from 0-100 percent. The SixBar 1000 IP includes variable dimming curves for faster programming, and strobe and chase effects add to its versatility. Included is a removable glare shield and two diffusion filters that are ideal when using as a wall wash unit.
The SixBar 1000 IP measures 33.6” (853mm) in length and emits 7,149 LUX @ 3.3’ (1m) while consuming a low 145W of power. It operates flicker free for use in TV and other broadcast applications and an integrated dual rigging bracket allows it to be either rig mounted or stand on the floor. Easy to set up, multiple units can be easily linked together for quick, customizable setups and integrated magnetic ends ensure proper line up when putting together rows of units. With a long LED life rating of 100,000 hours, service intervals are few and far between.
The SixBar 1000 IP is controllable via 8 DMX modes (6 / 7 / 11 / 13 / 36 / 72 / 75 / 79 channels) and the fixture is RDM (Remote Device Management) protocol capable. It features IP-rated DMX in/out connections, as well as powerCON TRUE1 Power In/Out. A 4-button control panel with LCD menu display makes for easy navigation through DMX and manual settings and an auto-sensing power supply allows it to operate anywhere in the world.