Wybron Opens Online Store

by Jacob Coakley
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO—Wybron has launched a new online store at www.wybron.com to sell a partial list of Wyborn products, including Wybron’s Coloram IT, CXI IT, and Forerunner color changers; Nexera LX CMY dichroic color-mixing luminaires; gelstrings; and accessories such as power supplies, mounting brackets, and cable. The full line of Wybron products, including such items as the Eclipse mechanical dowser and the Transition fiber optic illuminator, will only be available through the company’s distributors or the company’s internal sales team.

Wybron Releases Gel Swatch Library HD for iPad

by Jacob Coakley

Large SED views are now available in the Wybron Gel Swatch Library HD
COLORADO SPRINGS—Wybron, Inc. has released its new Gel Swatch Library HD, its first app developed exclusively for the iPad. Gel Swatch Library HD provides a larger, higher-definition platform to choose, compare and organize gel colors for any size project. Gel Swatch Library HD offers a number of improvements and new features over the original Gel Swatch Library, including a new Projects feature. This allows users to assign gel colors to multiple project folders, create notes for each of those gels, rearrange, add and delete within the folder and then email the entire project as a PDF with color swatches, codes, names and notes intact.

 

Wybron Releases Updated Gel Swatch Library for iPhone

by Stage Directions
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — More gels and more ways to compare and sort them come with the latest version of Wybron’s award-winning Gel Swatch Library for the iPhone and iPod touch. Gel Swatch Library version 1.2.0, now available through Apple’s App Store, gives users more options in browsing and searching nearly 1,000 GAM, Lee and Rosco gel colors.

Wybron Releases Updated Mechanical Dowsers

by Jacob Coakley
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO—Wybron’s Eclipse IT mechanical dowsers will now feature a new drive mechanism and new motors. New motors will be installed in six versions of the Eclipse—three Iris models and three Shutter models. The Iris models use a camera-like aperture to block the light, and when the fins retract, 100% of the light shines through. The Shutter models use vertical blades to black out the beam, a style often used for quick cuts and chase sequences.

Wybron Starts Mobile Showroom

by Jacob Coakley

PIKES PEAK, CO—Seeking to reach out to people not deeply ensconced in the world of professional lighting, and spend more sharing information with those people than a trade show can allow, Wybron has created a touring “Mobile Showroom."

Wybron Supplies “Green” for Kennedy Center Initiative

by Jacob Coakley
The Kennedy Center has installed more than 160 Wybron LED fixtures

 


The Kennedy Center has installed more than 160 Wybron LED fixtures

The Kennedy Center recently embarked upon a campaign to “green” their lighting system. Part of that initiative included installing 162 MF200 and VN200 color wash fixtures to replace existing traditional PARs. Barbizon supplied the Kennedy Center with the fixtures.

Wybron Updates Infogate Feedback Software

by Jacob Coakley

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO—Wybron has released an updated version of Infogate, the software that powers its award-winning feedback system which makes it easier for users to visualize and monitor an entire lighting rig from a computer. Version 2.2 of Wybron’s Infogate, which uses the industry-standard feedback protocol Remote Device Management (RDM), includes: simplified layout for the Device Parameter Spreadsheet to reduce screen clutter but still give users the option to customize the layout;  the ability to maintain Device Parameter Spreadsheet layout when closed, letting the user set up, and keep, an interface customized for his or her use; new ESTA status message, recently added to RDM specs, to report lamp and cable failure; new RDM throttle to allow users to reduce the number of RDM data packets transmitted along the DMX cable, letting more DMX signal through when feedback isn’t as vital.

 

Wybron Updates iPhone Gel Swatch Library App

by Jacob Coakley

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO—Wybron has released the version 1.5 update to its Gel Swatch Libary application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Along with the addition of hundreds of new filters, Gel Swatch Library 1.5 gives access to a map of Wybron dealers in the user’s area. Geographical information for Lee dealers across the United States can be accessed from the user's current location or zip code, with users able to call or e-mail those dealers with one touch. Dealers from other parts of the globe, including Canada, will follow.

Wybron Upgrades Mobile Showroom

The new Wybron Mobile Light Lab will feature a larger screen for product demonstrations and shoot-outs with competitors lamps.

 


The new Wybron Mobile Light Lab will feature a larger screen for product demonstrations and shoot-outs with competitors lamps.

UPDATED: First dates of the tour are listed below.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO—On the heels of the retired Wybron Mobile Showroom's successful 15-month tour comes the launch of something bigger, better, brighter and customized based on visitor feedback — the Wybron Mobile Light Lab, which will begin its Visuality 2011 Tour in February with more than 100 events in the U.S. The Wybron Mobile Light Lab is a 48-foot pop-out-equipped trailer that features all of Wybron’s most crowd-pleasing products. Wybron President Keny Whitright had it custom-built after proving the popularity of the company’s Mobile Showroom, which traveled the country in a rental trailer from 2009 through 2010.

Wybron, Enttec and Martin Launch Institute For Feedback Excellence

by Jacob Coakley

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO— Enttec Pty. Ltd. of Australia, Martin Professional  A/S of Denmark, and Wybron, Inc. of the U.S. have banded together to form The Institute for Feedback Excellence, a new nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure every piece of lighting equipment using industry-wide feedback protocols performs at the highest standard possible. The institute will will enable lighting  manufacturers to test their feedback-enabled products – for now, those using Remote  Device Management – to make sure they’re compatible with other feedback devices.