SuperNova 4 – Now available for Download!

LumenRadio, world leaders in wireless DMX, are now making SuperNova 4 available for download. SuperNova 4, a complete system management tool for lighting rigs, was showcased at ProLight + Sound in April and brings an all new flat UI design and improved performance.

The new features and improved UI has made this market leading RDM management tool even better.
With support for both CRMX and 3rd party Art-Net nodes from other manufacturers, SuperNova provides a clear and detailed view of the status of your entire network – both wired and wireless devices. RDM enabled fixtures can be configured and monitored from the software, with configuration of common parameters just a click away.

SuperNova 4 features a new and improved UI. The all-new flat design is aimed to work extremely well on not only your regular laptop, but also on tablet type computers with touch screen, such as Microsoft Surface. There is also a new bright theme featuring higher contrast, perfect for use in outdoor conditions.

Among the new features is that now you have unlimited access to RDM through 3rd party Art-Net nodes for any number of universes, configuration of dimmer specific parameters such as dimmer curves, improved support for sub-devices, improved support for saving complete projects to disk and improved support for multi-screen systems.

As showcased on Prolight + Sound SuperNova 4 is now available for download on our homepage. Furthermore SuperNova 4 now supports the latest version of Java, which means that it now will install and run on any new version of Microsoft Windows or Apple’s Mac OS.

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Michael Karlsson, R&D Manager LumenRadio

LumenRadio Provides Flexible Wireless DMX Solution for Stora Teatern

Gothenburg’s renaissance style Stora Teatern was originally built in 1859 and is one of the most popular historical buildings in the bustling Swedish port city. It now presents a lively mix of concerts, theatre and dance shows and is also a must-go weekend destination during the summer season as ‘Backstage’ a popular club / DJ performance experience in the region.

Due to its truly multi-purpose entertainment programme and many different configurations depending on the event, the show lighting rigs are constantly changing.

Saving time and hassle, head of lighting Joel Karlberg has installed a LumenRadio wireless DMX system which enables data signals between the lights and the control desk to be re-routed quickly and easily.

Joel co-ordinates all the lighting technical elements and has found the wireless DMX system to be a flexible and practical solution for addressing and re-addressing around 30 moving lights in the rig which are used constantly – but in different locations and set ups – for all the shows and events.

When the Backstage club is running, the main dancefloor and bar occupies what is normally the stage area and the space expands through the backstage and stage wings and outside right into the back of the venue with a large outdoor area … enabling a capacity of 1200 party people to be accommodated.

The lighting rig for the club is completely different from that of a visiting dance or drama show using the stage, so lights are re-rigged in different places, but with the LumenRadio system in place, Joel doesn’t have to worry about running data cables to any of them or linking back to the lighting desk he does it all wirelessly.

The main club session lights this season comprised 10 x Robe Pointes, 12 x Robe LEDWash 800s, four Clay Paky Mythos and four Vari*Lite VL1100s plus strobes – running via wireless DMX, plus an additional 30 x static LED bars and washes.

Using the inbuilt wireless cards on the Robe LEDWash 800s units, it’s possible to feed the whole rig with wireless data signals.

They have one permanent LumenRadio double transmitter (permanently installed in the roof), two receivers, one flexible unit (that can be configured as a transmitter or receiver) and one more transmitter, and the lights can be linked through these without having to mess around with running a whole chain of data cables … saving valuable time in set up.

A standard stage lighting rig – when the venue is receiving theatre productions – will utilize three LX pipes which are usually rigged with the 12 x LEDWash 800s, 10 x Martin Quantum Profiles and four Robe DL4S LED Profiles together with 8 x Vari*Lite VL1100s and an additional 50 x conventional fixtures.

Additional lighting fixtures or devices like smoke machines can be seamlessly linked to the lighting control console using the wireless system.

For concerts and performance style shows, the DL4S’s and LEDWash 800s can be taken down and moved to other active LX bars or the floor position – wherever they are best placed to light for the show being staged – and easily patched back into the system without running data lines.

To keep things fresh, as well as presenting music concerts in a standard set up with the band onstage, Stora Teatern also has bands playing in front of the stage – standing on a covered orchestra pit – with the audience onstage rather than sitting in the stalls! So the set up is changing constantly.

Before committing, he consulted several other LumenRadio users including the Riksteatern performing arts centre that also has a wireless DMX solution. They said it was solid and very stable, so Joel went ahead and specified the brand for Stora Teatern.

“We honestly save so much extra work” says Joel, concluding that in addition to that, the service and support from LumenRadio is “excellent”.

Read more about Stora Teatern here:


Cineo Lighting HS2

Cineo Lighting and LumenRadio announce wireless partnership

LumenRadio, world leader in wireless technologies for the entertainment industries, are proud to announce an OEM partnership with California based Cineo Lighting, a leader in the production of lighting systems available for the motion picture, television and photography industries.

Cineo Lighting has been pushing the boundaries of illumination technology since the company started in 2012. The revolutionary HS product line with TruColor® Remote Phosphor Technology has made gaffers, cinematographers and lighting designers used to unrivaled brightness, extremely accurate color quality, power efficiency and flexibility. With the addition of integrated LumenRadio CRMX OEM RDM modules to the HSX and HS2 Wave products, these users are now able to control and configure their fixtures wirelessly.

The HS product line is highly configurable over RDM, and LumenRadio’s trustworthy RDM implementation means the Cineo Lighting fixtures can now be patched, monitored and configured from a distance. On a film set where every minute is crucial, saving time during setup can be a huge cost saver.

“The choice of wireless provider was obvious to us. Our two companies have a common philosophy in always being innovative and on the forefront of what is possible. We are very proud over this partnership and extremely excited of what it will bring to our users,” says Rich Pierceall, CEO of Cineo Lighting.

The HS2 Wave and HSX are the first Cineo Lighting products to utilize LumenRadio’s award winning technology, but not the last. Chuck Edwards, CTO of Cineo Lighting continues: “We’re very excited about bringing LumenRadio technology into both new and existing products in the near future”.

“Cineo Lighting is a great company to be working with and we are very happy to have them onboard as a partner. They are much like ourselves – innovative to the core and always looking to provide the user with a better product and service. We are very excited about this partnership and what it will bring for the future,” says Marcus Bengtsson, International Sales Manager at LumenRadio.

Cineo Lighting will be showing their whole product line at IBC 2016 (Stand 12.D39).