WOW. Just WOW!! If you've got a Chauvet Gigbar 2.0 from Chauvet (clearly) you know what that WOW means. These lights are the ISH! Lightweight, come with their own stands, everything goes into a padded case and bags, very easy to transport, and the lights... the LIGHTS. They are GORGEOUS. One Gigbar 2.0 has two derby-style lights. Two par type lights. Strobe lights. Laser lights. UV lights. So versatile and easy to use. You can link up to SIXTEEN of these bad boys in a master-slave chain. SIXTEEN??? I could only imagine what that might look like.
I've used these things for a while, and unfortunately I got mine before the upgrade. Shortly after purchasing mine from AmericanMusical.com (part of why I endorse www.zzounds.com now) my LED strobe/UV lights went out on one of them, and AmericanMusical even though they were under warranty basically gave me Chauvet's number to try to get it replaced. Yeah, RIGHT! Let me tell you that's not easy. Chauvet's customer service is sub-par but would I purchase these guys again? FOR SURE!! They've upgraded them slightly since I've gotten mine, the foot pedal housing is a bit more solid... yet still not as durable as you might expect a foot pedal to be. Mine have annoying antennas popping up from the Gigbars and the footswitch themselves, the new ones have internal antennas so that's a LOVELY upgrade. Don't beat up your carrying cases either, it's easy for the material to rip, not exactly what I'd expect a mobile DJ bag to be made of but I'd still buy them. The lights... OHHH the lights! They're BEAUTIFUL! I do weddings and with the handy footswitch or hand-held remote control it's easy to change the color of the pars, so when it's time for the couple's first dance switching the colors for the photographer to have different moods and filter looks works like a charm. Every photographer has thanked me for giving them different tones to have such a variety of photos. I've used them in clubs, and even without fog machines they still are quite impressive. Add a little fog and a pair of these bad boys working together looks like a professional stage setup in no time.
If you're looking for affordable lights - and with Zzounds.com you can get them on a payment plan - I strongly suggest getting a pair of these bad boys. I promise, I love mine and you won't regret it.
50 Foot DMX Cable. Used for connecting fog machines and lighting if you daisy chain. I suggest one 100' DMX cable for the lights and one 50 foot DMX cable for the fog machines as well as a cable to run from the DMX controller to the fox machines. Three DMX cables total.
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