The Fresnel light has a fascinating backstory that predates the invention of the incandescent lamp. French engineer Augustin-Jean Fresnel originally developed what became known as the Fresnel Lamp as a solution for lighthouses that needed to magnify and focus their light sources. Modern Fresnel lights put this lens design to work in myriad ways to achieve powerful, versatile illumination.
A chief characteristic of a Fresnel is its ability to focus: its lens is positioned in front of the light bulb and can be pivoted to narrow or expand the beam of light that the fixture emits. While traditional Fresnels tend to be extremely hot, more recent developments have designed models with cooler operating temperatures.
Fresnels deliver rich, accurate color rendition, natural skin tones, and optimal brightness. All these benefits make Fresnel lighting ideal for professional entertainment applications, such as stages (including theaters, DJ performances, and more), or commercial photography studios. Their flicker-free use and virtually silent operation make them the perfect choice for on-camera projects such as TV, film, or broadcast studios.
Add enhanced focus and optimized illumination to any project when you shop Fresnels at Sound Productions. We carry premium products from top brands that include ADJ, Blizzard, Chauvet DJ, and Chauvet Pro.
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