Elite Event Technology (EET) – a major rental production specialist based in Canberra and operating nationwide – have recently invested in more Acme Lighting fixtures and introduced Astera Wireless technology into their high profile productions.
With over three decades of Audio Visual expertise, Darren Russell, MD of EET, doesn’t compromise, when it comes to technology and providing the highest level of technical equipment for their productions and high profile clients. “Keeping up with the latest in technology is a huge part of what our business has been built upon over the years. We have also become a bit of a ‘go to’ for other companies in terms of cross rental, so keeping up with demand here is also important to us”, explains Darren.
Their first purchase of Acme lighting technology was over a decade ago and EET have been growing their Acme rental inventory since, with 350 fixtures and counting.
The latest purchase included high-powered XA-400 Energy Pro Spots, versatile CM300ZRII wash lights, compact XA100BSW hybrid fixtures and dynamic Acme Dotline 360s.
“We have found the quality and reliability of the ACME products to be very good with ULA’s support and service second to none as it has always been for us”, says Darren. “We visited the ACME factory in China with the team from ULA group at the end of 2017 and to be honest were very surprised by the quality of the factory, R&D, quality control and the overall operation”.
EET is also the preferred audio-visual partner at the majority of Canberra’s prestige venues and institutions, where some of the Acme lighting fixtures are used as permanent rental lighting.
EET philosophy is to approach every event as a unique production and deliver fresh new ideas and creative solutions that complement the venue, the client and occasion. The new Astera AX1 tubes are perfect to reinforce their approach, offering an incredible versatility when it comes to creative lighting.
In this first phase, EET has invested in 48 Astera AX1 pixel tubes. The Entire team is loving the more manageable and faster setup that these new products bring to the table. “The creative possibilities with this product are endless, all of our team are absolutely loving them,” confirms Darren. “From the creativity in the design phase through to the delivery, they are just an amazing product. We will soon be investing in a substantial additional number of these to fulfill some big ideas we have with using them”.
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