Martin MAC Auras and MA onPC command wing for Fusion
Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2012
Fusion Entertainment was the first production company in Australia to purchase Martin MAC Auras and Paul Walton, Fusion’s production manager, has been delighted with their performance. In fact, he can’t fault them at all saying that they have done everything required of them.
“We purchased six towards the end of last year,” remarked Paul. “I had been hanging out for the right LED moving light and the launch of the MAC Aura was perfect timing. They arrived just before the busy December period and have been in demand ever since. They’re a wash light that can do a whole lot more than any other LED light on the market. They’re a nice small unit that is very punchy.”
Paul describes the colours created by the MAC Aura as amazing especially the pastel hues.
“The RGB white offered by the MAC Aura gives you a whole new range of colours that I haven’t seen with any other LED products,” he commented. “The wide zoom range also makes the MAC Auras very versatile as we can use them as stage wash lights or zoom them right up to get some really good beam effects. Having the ability to use the Aura effects is handy too!”
As the MAC Auras are so small and lightweight they were perfect for the recent Tommy Emmanuel tour (pictured) of Australia which was lit by Paul. As it was not a truck tour, Paul could simply check them in as luggage.
“They’re great on a small tour as it’s easy to climb up a ladder with one in your hand to rig it,” he added.
Also accompanying Paul on the tour was his MA Lighting MA onPC command wing. Paul has been a long time Hog user but was keen to get into the MA Lighting market.
“However with the type of jobs we do I couldn’t justify purchasing a full-size grandMA console,” he admitted. “So, once the MA onPC command wing was released it was an easy decision to purchase one! I found it very easy to learn and the amount of features offered compared to other consoles is amazing. The amount of control you have over each individual element of what you’re trying to do is great. Of course, its light and compact size is wonderful.”
For the Tommy Emmanuel tour Paul carried his MA onPC command wing onboard the plane as hand luggage.