Eddy Sound Brings Skywriters to Passion Projects: "Complicated" by Jarrod Gipson

Eddy Sound Brings Skywriters to Passion Projects: "Complicated" by Jarrod Gipson
Photo from Eddy Sound The newest project from Eddy Sound is the official music video for Jarrod Gipson's song "Complicated". Using Skywriters in combination with their Blizzard Lights and ChromaQ inventory, LD McKenley Hoelmer created an innovative timecoded design! You can watch the music video below. What did you think...

Skywriters in dance with DJ Chris Poynter

Skywriters in dance with DJ Chris Poynter
DJ Chris Poynter provided lighting design and sound reinforcement for Passion & Performance Arts Inc.’s annual spring dance showcase and afterparty. This was not your average setup, however. Located in a large hotel ballroom, the setup included a twenty foot truss on one end of the room with two X-Laser...

Lasers Live! Fun with circle truss

Lasers Live! Fun with circle truss
How much fun can we have with 8 5 watt lasers and a little circle truss? We find out with LD Mike Chappell of Dark Matter Tech as he shows off some timecoded shows he programmed and a bit of busking on his custom MA onPC setup. Mike is awesome enough he'll be sharing his show file with everyone, we'll be making it available for download here in a few days.

How bright is a 20 watt laser?

How bright is a 20 watt laser?
How bright is a 20 watt laser on the wall? The answer as always is "it depends" but instead of just explaining it, here's a quick video to show you how much the ambient light level affects laser brightness.

Black laser?

Black laser?
Want a laser you can use no matter what the lighting conditions? Then watch this product announcement video and get the 4-1 on the latest product from the team at X-Laser. Do it with the lights on!

5 Words Media is bringing laser to houses of worship

5 Words Media is bringing laser to houses of worship
We were honored this week to be a part of the moving lights and laser showcase at Living Streams Church presented by the amazing team at 5 Words Media. Ben Spellman set up a Skywriter HPX M-5 which proved to be the perfect complement to the Elation Dart 360 movers. Check...

10 Quick Tips: Quickshow Quicktrace

10 Quick Tips: Quickshow Quicktrace
Pangolin’s Quickshow is one of the most popular laser control software systems in the world, and its Quicktrace feature is a favorite tool for help creating custom graphics displays. Continue reading for 10 quick tips for using Quicktrace in Quickshow, and for projecting graphics in general

#LaserBlizzard of 2016, starring the Skywriter HPX

#LaserBlizzard of 2016, starring the Skywriter HPX
During the weekend of Jan. 22, 2016, the Washington, D.C., metro area (and X-Laser HQ) experienced a historic snowstorm, with some areas receiving as many as 36 inches of snow in just over 24 hours. We saw this as an opportunity to put our Skywriter HPX to the test in a rather extreme scenario. Check out the full story!