Top 12 Professional Moving Lights

2019-12-09 10:58

These TOP 12 Moving-Head lights have become a staple both in the touring music industry as well as installations in clubs & churches. Whether you’re a band, nightclub, event production company, church, or DJ - you’ll want to know about these lights. 

There are a lot of guides online providing bad purchasing advice for a quick affiliate sale.

This is a PROFESSIONAL guide to industry standard, rider-ready Moving Light Fixtures!

This is NOT a guide for cheap, phony, entry level lighting.

Listed below are some of the most well engineered lights we have used, as well as budget options for an upcoming production.  For whatever vibe you want to bring, a coordinated moving head light show can add magic to your set or live show.

Top 3 Moving Wash Lights

Though you can never go wrong with a properly placed static wash to light your stage, the innovation in moving wash lights & specifically their affordability makes them an excellent choice for productions around the globe. While many of these fixtures now flex an impressive zoom range, the ability to re-focus on the fly with position pallets, use them as crowd blinders, even some with pixel effects, “aura” color zones they can be used either to simply light your stage or as eye-candy. In addition to this, I have seen many production companies begin using moving wash exclusively as their wash package at festivals, due to the wide range of acts and need to re-position wash for different performances & stage plots. 

Chauvet - Rogue R2 Wash (MAP - $1600)

 Rogue R2 Wash makes a valuable addition to rental and production inventories. Durable and dependable, this moving wash workhorse produces a bright, powerful light and offers four zones of LED control to pixel map its 19 (15 W) RGBW LEDs. An industry leading zoom range of 12-49° gives the Rogue R2 Wash the spread to cover even the largest areas. Smooth color mixing and six distinct dimming modes, simple and complex DMX channel profiles and powerCON in and out are just some of the other features that make this fixture a standout performer in any setting