The MegaPointe After a successful launch in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa Robe distributor DWR Distribution released the Robe MegaPointe to its Durban clients.
Harry and Ondrej Hegar, Robe Product Manager, said: “The demand is such that we can’t satisfy the markets fast enough, but we’re trying hard and we are expanding and speeding up production,” said Harry. “Industry professionals are raving about the feature packed, ultra-compact yet extremely powerful light and the quality of the product. I see the same evolution coming for the South African market, and there have been enthusiastic reactions and comments to its recent launch, like everywhere else. The first batches have been ordered and will soon be on the way. We can expect a ‘hot phase’ from January 2018!”
Ondrej Hegar added: “The fixtures have been really well received across the globe and we have had positive feedback on the unit. Already specified on a huge amount of shows and tours in the upcoming year, the MegaPointe will definitely be an industry standard. On our trip to South Africa, we had a great deal of positive feedback from various customers and there was not a single person who didn’t’ like it!
“People were amazed by the prisms, zoom range of course by the brightness. Altogether it is a great package. My favourite feature is its unique effect engine of 6 prisms, which delivers never before seen effects for beams. The double zoom range in comparison to the Pointe is also a real step forward.”
Christopher Bolton from Keystone Productions, who has worked in the South African lighting industry over the last 23 years and attended the DWR Durban launch, noted. “Most of the time when a new fixture comes out it looks cool with the promise of new features.
“Often, though, the fixture is unable to execute these features perfectly. Enter the Robe MegaPointe. Wow! Superb! How you fitted all that in such a small 22kg fixtures baffles my mind. Congratulations. Thank you to Nicholas Barnes and Michael Taylor-Broderick from DWR for hosting us,” Bolton concluded.