11 Oct 2013

Vari*Lite VL3015LT Spot luminaire

Proudly built in the USA, the VL3015LT Spot luminaire provides high output from a 1500W lamp in a luminaire that offers a zoom range optimised for long throw applications along with other powerful features. Many are even using this top of the line Spot in follow-spot applications with the addition of a simple yet smart new accessory.

Using a 1500W Osram double-ended short arc lamp to produce a maximum output of 41,487 lumens, the VL3015LT Spot features 10:1 zoom optics, CYM colour mixing, variable CTO wheel, two five-position colour wheels, three gobo/effects wheels, a beam size iris, and separate dimmer and ultra-fast strobe mechanisms. A standard palette of gobos, effects and colours is provided with the unit. Custom gobos, effects, and colours are available.

Additionally, the light contains an independent rotating and indexing 3-facet prism as well as an independent frost glass. The zoom range of 6° to 60° allows for use in a multitude of applications from stadiums to theatres.


The VL3015LT Spot luminaire allows users to operate its single lamp at three different wattages via either a control channel setting or a lamp menu option. With only a setting adjustment, the fixture will run its short arc lamp at 900W, 1200W or 1650W without any detrimental effects on the lamp further increasing the versatility of the luminaire and allowing it to blend seamlessly with other fixtures in the rig or cut through with superior light output as required. Dual Flight-cases to suit the VL3015LT are available.

The new VL3015LT Spot Luminaire Followspot Handle is an optional accessory. This accessory (Vari-Lite part number 21.9698.9610) is designed to allow the VL3015LT Spot Luminaire to be utilised as a manually aimed follow-spot while still providing full attribute control via DMX. It simply bolts onto the rear of the lamp house allowing a local operator full control over direction with the rest of the parameters still under the control of the lighting desk.




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