Quarterly Review!

Since the start of the year, Astra Sound has been involved in a number of events. Here is a review of some of our favourites: One of the venues we have an ongoing association with is the Penny Theatre in Canterbury. A fantastic venue for music, one particular highlight was the Bamboozle EP launch. A......

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The humble parabolic aluminised reflector light

The humble parabolic aluminised reflector light. PARcan I think it’s fair to say that when anyone thinks about stage lighting, one of the first light anyone thinks about is the par can. In spite of the rise of LED and intelligent lighting, nothing has yet been able to offer the reliability of this ever ready......

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Pulsar Chromabank MK 1 batten

The next lights in Astra Sound’s stock are the Pulsar Chromabank MK1 battens. Again, like the pixelline110 these LED battens are ideal for lighting flat surfaces. Also, due to the smooth nature of their output, they can easily provide a seamless wash for music or theatre. Technical Information Although the Chromabank MK1 battens have been updated......

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Astra highlights the Pixelline 110

Rather than give you a detailed specification of the Pixelline 110 there is a link to its PDF document here These are our brightest battens in our stock and are probably the most versatile. Already we have used them to light for theatre and live gigs. With their ability to colour mix and run chases......

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Astra moves into the light

Over the next few weeks Astra will introducing you to some of the new equipment we have recently acquired. As Astra continues to grow we have decided it is time for us to move into Lighting. Each week we will be highlighting one of our new lights and giving a brief overview of what we......

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We can supply: lighting and effect systems and personnel

This includes lighting and effect systems and personnel, including a roster of lighting designers and operators with proven track records. We have an ‘in house’ stock of generic lighting fixtures and control desks and can supply any equipment required to meet technical riders or lighting designs. We can also provide video screens for media playback......

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Primarily a sound rental firm we are able

Although primarily a sound rental firm we are able, through our sister companies, to supply all the technical requirements for any event to the same high standards. This includes lighting and effect systems and personnel, including a roster of lighting designers and operators with proven track records. We have an ‘in house’ stock of generic......

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