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The most famous NYE event in the world that is beamed to millions of people worldwide relied on MA Lighting International consoles for control. The Sydney Harbour Bridge utilized three grandMA2 for the 180 lights installed for this prestigious event, whilst Dawes Point used one grandMA2. 3,000 individual lighting effects were choreographed to the fireworks displays and music soundtrack – 1,000 more effects than last year. Lighting Designer for the NYE event was Ziggy Ziegler.
The highly lauded Countdown concert, designed by Hugh Taranto for the ABC, was held on the Sydney Opera House forecourt utilizing two grandMA2.(A grandmMA2 full size and a grandMA2 lite backup). Matt Tunchon programmed and operated the bridge lighting utilising a grandMA2 full size from the Opera House site and also added some of the bridge lighting as additional back light during the concert. The City of Sydney and the ABC worked together to ensure a fantastic outcome.

“We invited Ziggy and bridge operators to operate bridge lighting in the ABC FOH tower and they also added some fantastic bridge effects for the show,” said Hugh Taranto.

The ABC’s Rob Coterrill lit the two hosting areas and lit the rehearsal vision back at the ABC studios.

The Countdown rig included Martin Professional MAC Viper wash DX, MAC Viper Performance, 180m ShowPro Dreamfest festoon, ShowPro LED FusionBAR Q XV (on custom frames), ShowPro EX36 LED wash, Unique hazers and Robert Juliat Victor Followspots.

Featured Products…

LED FusionBAR Q XV

Outdoor-rated Quad-colour (4-in-one) RGBW one-meter LED bar /  batten delivers vibrant linear colour washes and an individually controllable 15 x 1 pixel matrix.

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Dreamfest

Outdoor-rated RGB LED festoon lighting system with dedicated controller / DMX interface

LED Flood EX36

With a massive 288W of RGBW LED power, housed in a neat IP rated fixture, makes this our most sought after, high powered outdoor LED fixture yet.

MAC Viper Performance in cardboard

MAC Viper Performance

The MAC Viper Performance is a full-feature framing fixture that delivers an output and performance never before seen in a fixture this size or one using so little power. (Packed in cardboard not cases, ask our team about cases if you need them.)

MAC Viper Wash DX in cardboard

MAC Viper Wash DX

The MAC Viper Wash DX is a full-feature, full-range wash luminaire with a unique internal barndoor system. (Packed in cardboard not cases, ask our team about cases if you need them.)

VICTOR FollowSpot

With an1800w lamp with a high performance double condenser optical system driven by an electronic ballast in a compact housing.

Look unique hazer 2.1

Unique Hazer 2.1

The UNIQUE 2.1 haze machine is the follow-up model of the original Unique and offers a variety of extra features, which open up new fields of operation for the user.