The brand-new Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has over 200 Robe LED fixtures – including T1 Profiles, Spiiders, LEDBeam 150s and ParFect 150s – installed as part of an all-LED lighting rig. It is among the first cultural centres worldwide to have no dimmers! The lighting specification was created by theatre consultants Theateradvies b.v. Amsterdam and leading Benelux-based company Controllux won the tender to supply the LED lighting fixtures and related data systems and mains power distribution for the project.
Three years ago, Theater Zuidplein invested in some Spiider LED wass beams and DL4S Profiles, and these have also moved to the new building. The 13 original Spiiders moved to the new building have been joined by another 24 new ones! Central to the lighting scheme was the specification of an LED profile with a ‘multi-colour mixing system’, so the T1 met this perfectly with its 5-colour – red, blue, green, amber & lime – engine. Forty-eight of the Robe T1s in the house are the Profile version with accurate framing shutters, and ten extra PC version T1s were then added, offering a precise +/- 90 degree rotatable (individually controlled) internal barndoor system, a 7 to 50 degree zoom and a beam shaper. Matching the 64 LEDBeam 150 units in the building perfectly are the 76 x ParFect 150s, which is essentially the same fixture and light engine in a static housing which is highly affordable. The lights are controlled by five ETC Gio @5 consoles which were also supplied by Controllux.