Zonda 9 Wash and Zonda 9 FX will make their tradeshow debut at Prolight+Sound this month
Europe - Ayrton is launching Zonda 9 Wash and Zonda 9 FX, the first luminaires in a new family of products for stage lighting. Equipped with a 40W LED source with RGB+W additive colour system, these new products are part of Ayrton’s Multi Sources 9 Series category.
For Zonda 9 Wash, Ayrton has developed a silent ventilation mode, to accommodate the quieter environment often required by stage lighting. Meanwhile, each concentric circle of the colour mixing system can be controlled independently to adjust the size of the emitting surface and the luminaire’s power. A complete library of pre-programmed colours - created in collaboration with lighting designers - is instantly accessible.
Zonda 9 FX is a versatile luminaire designed for a multitude of applications. It borrows from the main features of the Wash version and offers infinite continuous rotation on the pan and tilt axes. Individual control of each LED allows you to achieve 3D volumetric effects. Zonda 9 FX can produce a high-definition liquid effect from between its main lenses to create complex graphic effects, known as LiquidEffect. This effect can be used alone or in combination with the main LED matrix.
Zonda 9 Wash and Zonda 9 FX share the same proprietary optical system which consists of a 384mm-diameter dial of 37 lenses in PMMA, combined with 37 glass light guides with an output surface made of an optical micro-structure. This LED/optical system combination can produce powerful light output of 25,000 lumens and a perfectly homogeneous mixture of pastel and saturated colours, regardless of the colour mix chosen, with a CRI of The crisp separation between the light sources helps to reinforce the level of contrast. Endowed with a 50mm truncated transmitting lens with an optical surface equivalent to that of a 70mm round lens, Zonda 9 Wash and Zonda 9 FX can obtain a highly intensive beam with a zoom ratio of 14:1 and a wide zoom range of 4° to 56°.
A new optimised cooling system, simplified lens guidance systems, and ever smarter design of the internal structure have made it possible to reduce the size and weight of these luminaires considerably, in keeping with Ayrton’s Slim-21 programme which miniaturises and reduces the weight of its fixtures.
Zonda 9 Wash and Zonda 9 FX will make their tradeshow debut at Prolight+Sound, Frankfurt (26-29 April) on the Ayrton stand in Hall 12, stand D74-D75.

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