10 helpful tips for how to maintain your laser (+video!)

10 helpful tips for how to maintain your laser (+video!)
Laser projectors contain advanced optical components and sensitive electronics. Taking proper care of your laser projector can help it perform better and last longer. Check out this detailed writeup (and video) including some simple steps you can take to keep your laser performing so your lighting rig keeps impressing audiences.

10 Tips: Getting Started with Laser

10 Tips: Getting Started with Laser
Interested in laser effects for your lighting rig, attraction or DJ setup but don’t know where to start? Here are 10 tips to know if you’re considering bringing your lighting to the next level:

Educational series: Fog and haze basics

Educational series: Fog and haze basics
One topic we’ve found that surprises many people who are interested in using laser is the necessity of fog or haze for aerial laser shows. Read on to see why you need fog or haze to get the most out of your laser setup!

Educational series: Quickshow on Mac

Educational series: Quickshow on Mac
We get asked all the time from people who are getting into custom laser shows and programming, “How can I run Pangolin software on my Mac if the programs are meant for PC?”

Educational series: Galvanometer scanners vs. stepper motors

Educational series: Galvanometer scanners vs. stepper motors
Here’s our third post in our series of educational content. For the first two posts, check out our Facebook page (click here). With laser projectors, there are two main methods of scanning a laser beam: stepper motors and galvanometer scanners. Here, we’re going to get into the basics of these systems and how they stand apart from one another.

Try our new “Find a Dealer” tool!

Try our new “Find a Dealer” tool!
New this week to our Web site is a revamped “Find a Dealer” tool including an interactive map to help you find your nearest authorized X-Laser retailer. The map offers full contact information for hundreds of X-Laser dealers across the USA, as well as a filtering function to see which dealers offer our products in their online stores.

#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!

X-Laser helps welcome 2016, creates signage for Baltimore’s first ball drop

X-Laser helps welcome 2016, creates signage for Baltimore’s first ball drop
The crowd gathered in the streets to watch the glistening ball drop to welcome the new year. This was not Times Square, though — this was Baltimore. In the heart of the city between the Baltimore Ravens’ M&T Bank Stadium and Horseshoe Casino, X-Laser projectors generated vivid laser effects to help create the atmosphere for Baltimore’s first New Year’s Eve ball drop (click here for the video!).

X-Laser Defiant projectors and Dash Berlin electrify Echostage D.C.

X-Laser Defiant projectors and Dash Berlin electrify Echostage D.C.
Dash Berlin, one of EDM’s top DJs, put on a killer set at Echostage in Washington D.C., one of the east coast’s premier venues for electronic music. Flanking him were five of X-Laser’s custom-made 6W Defiant projectors that completely filled the huge, warehouse-sized concert hall with incredibly bright and colorful laser effects.