Attendees to the recent LDI Show in Las Vegas – a trade show and gathering of ‘live design’ and exhibition lighting companies and professionals – were given the chance to see & experience the since Guinness-certified ‘largest laser show’:
I’m at LDI in Las Vegas this weekend enjoying everything the conference has to offer. This timecoded laser demonstration by ER Productions featured over 300 laser projectors, setting the Guinness World Record for largest laser show.
From the LDI website:
At LDI2017, ER Productions set a Guinness World Record for Largest Laser Show on Saturday, November 18. The impressive display included 314 lasers, 13 tons of equipment, and 6.8 miles of cable. The ER Productions crew took 72 hours to set it up on AG Productions’ mega-structure stage and two mobile stages from Apex Stages at LDI: Live Outside. An enormous 1,377 watts of laser power hit against a 328’x49′ termination wall to ensure that no lasers affected aircraft at the nearby McCarran International Airport. An adjudicator from GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS was present to confirm the world record-breaking achievement.
“We are delighted to celebrate our tenth anniversary with such an incredible laser show and by making our way into the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS books,” Ryan Hagan, co-founder of ER Productions, says. “We’ve worked with many fantastic companies, events, and performers throughout the years but creating such a memorable showcase, that celebrates all we have achieved in the laser industry, has been a real highlight.”
Marc Webber, co-founder of ER Productions comments, “It’s an incredibly proud moment for the entire ER Productions team and for me, a decade since founding the company. As the home of our US headquarters, Las Vegas is a special place for us and now it will hold even greater significance in what we hope will be a long future designing and supplying innovative laser solutions.”
ER’s Andrew Turner, who designed the show with Lawrence Wright, General Manager of ER Productions US, used a combination of ER’s proprietary lasers in the show, which included blue Burstbox fixtures, Beambursts, BB3s and Laserblades. The rig was completed with some of the company’s newly-launched fixtures, including Storm, Lynx and Kinekt units, which were brought to market in 2017. The show was controlled centrally from front-of-house using three Road Hog 4 consoles and Beyond laser software.
Watch the seven-minute show, soundtracked by British DJ Damien Gee, from an audience member’s perspective in the video above.