Product: Ovation LED ellipsoidal series
Ellipsoidal light, also known as ellipsoidal reflector spotlight(ERS), leko light, profile spotlights(in Europe), is a type of stage lighting fixture, named for the ellipsoidal reflector used to collect and direct the light through a barrel that contains a lens.
With this versatile fixture, you can control the shape, size, edge, color and intensity of the beam of light.
What consist of a ellipsoidal light?
There are three main components of a ellipsoidal light: the light source(lamp) which is in the back or called engine, the shutter blades in the barrel that shape the light, and the lens in the front.
- Light engine body
- Barrel which carries the four shutter blades
- Lens with different degrees optional
Where is ellipsoidal light used?
Elllipsoidal are useful when you want:
- A sharp edge
- Change the shape of lighting field
- Reach hard to light places
- A fixture which can project a pattern(with gobo holder and gobo)
And ellipsoidal can be used to the following applications:
- Fashion shows
Ellipsoidal lights come with a certain size lens or lenses that determines the field angle, range from five degrees to ninety degrees.
Fixed lens - Most manufacturers now use field angle to indicate the fixture's spread typically in this series (5°, 10°, 19°, 26°, 36°, 50°, 75°, 90°), among these, most widely used lens degree is 19°, 26°, 36°.
Zoom lens - Unlike the fixed lens fixture which consist lens + barrel. The four shutter blades are in the zoom lens. The regular zoom lens degree include: 15° - 30°, 25° - 50°, and als 18° - 38° lens from Ovation Honor Series ellipsoidal.
Here below is the fixed lens tuble(plus barrel) and zoom lens tube.