How to Create Your Own Countdown Clock in Quickshow

How to Create Your Own Countdown Clock in Quickshow
 Look no further for a how-to on creating a laser countdown for your New Year’s celebration! Check out our YouTube video for a tutorial using Pangolin’s Quickshow.   This quick and easy tutorial walks through choosing the right type of clock, adjusting the timeline to allow for effects, and scaling...

Lighting Network Essentials - Part Two, Specifying and Setting Up a Lighting Network

Lighting Network Essentials - Part Two, Specifying and Setting Up a Lighting Network
Part two of our lighting networking essentials series is now live! Specifying and Setting Up a Lighting Network.In this part of the series we cover specifying your lighting network to provide enough bandwidth, the differences in how some fixtures handle physical networking connections and how to play out your network layout. In part three we'll cover how to troubleshoot common networking issues.

Laser reflection with Smarter Every Day

If you're into lasers, you should already be following Smarter Every Day. He's got a ton of incredibly cool and educational videos and his latest is no exception. Destin does a great job of explaining internal reflection and it's relationship with angle of incidence.

GrandMA Mercury Profile Update

GrandMA Mercury Profile Update
The builders of Mercury grant lighting designers unparalleled control of lasers by direct DMX, but like any toolbox proper organization is key to efficiency and speed. We've worked with several lighting designers to make our MA profiles more intuitive and powerful! These videos will show you the changes we made.

How a laser projector works

How a laser projector works
One of the questions we get all the time at X-Laser is “How do laser projectors actually work?” so we made a short video explaining how scanning and color mixing work together to create the shapes we all love. We go through the layout and basic components common in most modern semiconductor laser light show projectors, then talk a bit about the specific signals used to control galvanometer scanners and laser diodes while showing you exactly how a circle is made.