With its globe-like shape, spinning motion and 100+ sharp beams of light, American DJ's Spherion TRI LED looks like your typical '70s disco effect. But don't let its retro looks fool you — the Spherion TRI LED anything but your mother's mirrorball!
This exciting new rotating centerpiece effect is strictly 21st century, utilizing American DJ's exclusive cutting-edge TRI LEDs, for a richness of color, low heat emission, energy-efficiency and environmentally-friendliness that was unheard of back in Saturday Night Fever days.
Powered by five high-output 3-watt TRI LED sources, the Spherion TRI LED projects through 116 small lenses, while rotating 360°, to completely fill a room with razor-sharp beams of multi-colored light. Using high-quality 1.8° stepper motors for smooth, accurate movements, the sphere's rotation speed can be controlled from fast to slow, making it a perfect centerpiece for lighting up everything from sultry dance numbers to pulsating high-energy tracks. What's more, the Spherion TRI LED comes with onboard strobing and dimming effects that can be added to ramp up (or down) the energy level, while its wide 270° beam angle spreads its ultra-bright, colorful beams over all over the dance floor, walls or ceiling.
With its advanced LED-powered lamps, the Spherion TRI LED produces much richer, more saturated colors than older rotating ball effects that used a halogen light source. In fact, because it features American DJ's next-generation TRI LED technology, it creates even more vivid colors than LED effects that use single-color LEDs. Each of the Spherion TRI LED's five LED sources is actually composed of three different color LEDs (red, green and blue), allowing RGB mixing to be done inside each lamp for brighter, more even colors and smoother color changes.
Another advantage of the unit's LED technology is its cool operating temperature, which allows it to run straight through the night without shutting down for duty cycles. This lack of heat production also makes Spherion TRI LED great for mobile entertainers, because it can be packed up right away at closing time — no cool-down period required!
Because its LEDs have an extremely long 50,000-hour rated life, you don't have to hassle with — or spend money on — lamp replacement, either. Another big savings is in the area of energy consumption. Thanks to the efficiency of its LED lamps, the fixture draws only 27 watts of power maximum use, making it a very cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way to light up a large area.
"The Spherion TRI LED is a perfect example of American DJ's commitment to bringing ever-improving technology to classic old-school lighting effects," said Scott Davies, General Manager of the American DJ Group of Companies. "The mirrorball-type effect has remained one of the most popular in dance clubs, having been used in one form or another for nearly 40 years. Now with TRI LED technology, it's better and brighter than ever, plus it's more cool-running, low-maintenance and energy-efficient — all of which are must-have features for today's clubs and mobile entertainers."
Operating the Spherion TRI LED is very easy too; users can choose from 3 modes: Sound-Active, Master/Slave and DMX. The unit comes with exciting built-in sound-activated programs that can be accessed simply by plugging it in and turning it on, or you can create your own customized light show using a standard DMX-512 controller. When used with DMX, there are 3 channels for controlling Rotation Speed/Direction, Dimmer/Strobe and Color, or you can operate the unit in single-channel DMX Mode. Additionally, multiple Spherion TRI LED units can be linked together and run Master/Slave. Another control option is to use American DJ's UC3 universal remote control (sold separately), which gives you easy fingertip command over Blackout, Program Selection and other features.
The Spherion TRI LED offers a lot of different mounting options, giving users flexibility in positioning the unit. It comes with rubber feet that allow it to be set on a floor or table, and also includes a removable bracket for hanging on a wall or ceiling. Featuring multi-voltage operation — 100V-240V, 50-60HZ (IEC input only)
— it can go almost anywhere.
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Easily transportable, the Spherion TRI LED measures 12.75"L x 8"W x 16.75"H/ 320 x 190 x 422mm and weighs 11 lbs./ 5 kg. It has an MSRP of $419.95.