Over 800 PR Lighting Effects for Top Egyptian TV Show

Hi-Lights Egypt are using more than 800 fixtures from the PR Lighting catalogue to build the atmosphere on one of thecountry’s most popular TV cookery programmes: The Taste Egypt.

The largest rental company in Egypt,Hi-Lights became involved from the outset, working closely with both SYNC-MEDIA, the production company, and lighting designer FouadHaddad of Hand Made Image (HMI).

The programme is a worldwide franchise andalthough the production format had been pre-arranged, according to Hi-LightsEgypt’s Hamad Arafa his company had no problem in convincing the LD thatPR Lighting fixtures would fulfill all his requirements — particularly afterundergoing camera tests to demonstrate colour temperature, CRI etc.

The schedule of equipment deployed on the set — which was built inone of the principle studios of Al Nahar TV — included 80 of PR Lighting’srecently launched LED Studio 3200D zoom Fresnel (with barndoors), which hadbeen purpose designed for the TV studio environment. It incorporates a high-power 200W LED light source, with highluminous efficiency and high colour rendering index, as well as wide beamangle.

Elsewhere the setfeatures no fewer than 500 XPar 336-W (with 36 3W white and amberLEDs), as well as 24 PR 5000 high power discharge spots, 120 XR 200 Beam,which produces a parallel, high output laser-like‘pencil’ beam from just a 189W lamp source, and 72 XLED 1037,containing 37 x 10 W RGBW (4-in-1)LEDs , with a wide beam angle ranging from 13°to 52.

Other small LED fixtures were used for other areas of the set,such as inside the kitchens.

The show is recorded in front of a live studio audience andbroadcast at prime time in front of millions of viewers.

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