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Showline strobes create 'reality-altering' experience at Middle East's biggest club
 
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
by Philips Entertainment

Over thirty Showline SL NITRO 510C LED strobes have dazzled audiences at the packed opening party for WHITE club Dubai situated on the rooftop of the glamorous Meydan Grandstand racecourse. Each season sees a roster of international DJs take to the decks, with the club offering one of the most extravagant audio-visual party experiences in the Middle East.

During the opening party's 'reality-altering' light show, the Showline strobes were employed to deliver beat-perfect bursts of color that filled the space with light. The SL NITRO 510C is the color version of the highly popular SL NITRO 510 and boasts an array of 264 tightly packed RGB and White LEDs to ensure maximum output.

"The SL NITRO 510C fixtures played a huge role in providing intense color washes in conjunction with the LED wash lights," says the club's lighting designer Dave Parry of Most Technical. "Having the ability to color change is fantastic and allows every look to be in sync. I also wanted to have a strobe effect running across the entire space, again working with the moving lights. When the place is rocking the strobe effects cut through and look absolutely awesome."

The Showline strobes were positioned onto vertical trusses to add a perspective-bending edge to the light show. The plan is to also place some units under the central stage to add extra effects to the upcoming season's performances.

"As a stand-alone strobe the SL NITRO 510C is fantastic and the icing on the cake is its range of static and macro effects. These give me a much broader palette to work with as a designer," says Parry.

Rami Harfouch of Procom Middle East, the lighting and video supplier of the venue and distributor of Showline, Philips Selecon and Philips Strand Lighting for UAE, adds, "WHITE club is a flagship venue for lighting and video equipment in Dubai. Addmind, the owners and managers of WHITE, are always on the lookout for cutting edge effects, which is why they embraced Procom's proposal to use the Showline SL NITRO 510Cs to replace their existing strobes."

"This is one of the most impressive club venues I have worked on," says Parry. "The beautiful set-up and environment in addition to the quantity and sophistication of the equipment supplied by Procom has allowed us to create one of the best nightclubs in the world."


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