West London-based Entec Sound & Light’s lighting division has supplied an LED stage lighting solution to the Vineyard Church in St Albans, which upgrades their current system and paves the way for future developments.
The church has around 1,000 members and a modern 750 capacity hall in a converted warehouse which more resembles a concert arena. It is in constant use for services and events – involving anything from the spoken word to live music and performance.
The church wanted a very practical lighting system that would offer real flexibility and good production values, as well as being expandable for the future and, all importantly, fit their budget.
Entec conducted several on-site demos, from which Vineyard decided on their recommendation of 11 inch ETC Selador Vivid fixtures for the main lighting rig.
The Church preferred an LED installation from the outset, both for the flexibility and scope it offered as well as for long term potential cost savings – no more re-lamping or gelling. With all Vivid LEDs on at full power – a scenario rarely used – the unit only draws 1.01 of an Amp.
Entec also supplied a Zero 88 Leapfrog 48 channel lighting desk, together with full mains distribution system for the new fixtures.