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Chromlech’s Gleamer is a Star of SIEL

Andrew Brister 22 February 2012
Chromlech’s Gleamer is a Star of SIEL

Brittany-based lighting manufacturer Chromlech has been awarded a prestigious ‘Etoiles du SIEL’ (Stars of SIEL) award at the newly-revived SIEL show at the Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris. The award, one of only four bestowed for lighting, went to Chromlech’s new Gleamer low-voltage dimmer, which was chosen from nearly 30 contenders to receive the coveted silver star. Originally launched at PLASA 2011, where it received the PLASA Innovation Award, the Etoile du SIEL is the second award for Gleamer.  Gleamer is designed to control all low voltage lamps in professional lighting environments from theatre and large scale music tours to architectural and fixed installations. Until now, lamps could only be dimmed individually using a separate transformer for each lamp. Now Gleamer can accommodate any set of low voltage light source from 6V to 28V, using 9 channels of DMX to give independent control over each lamp within a fixture. Gleamer is claimed to be the first dedicated low voltage dimmer in existence and perfect for the creative control of fixtures such as Svoboda or Aircraft.  In addition, its 12A/300W channels can be coupled to deliver low voltage power up to 2700W, thus making it a versatile and adaptable dimmer, all housed in a compact, half-rack case. Gleamer, along with Chromlech’s other products, will be presented once again to an international audience at Prolight, Frankfurt in March. Photo: The Chromlech team with the Etoile du Siel award for their Gleamer dimmer. L – R: Kevin Migeon, Julien Anton-Rioja, Alexandre Gailly and Lionel Garraud. 

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