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About A.C. Lighting Inc.

Based in Toronto, with distribution centers locally and in New York state, A.C. Lighting Inc. was formed to support the growth of our UK-based parent company’s business in North America, to meet the specific needs of dealers and end users in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

We supply world-class lighting and associated rigging technologies for the theater, film, television, worship, exhibition and commercial markets. Our vast choice and stock-holding of products, accessories and consumables, coupled with in-house cable manufacturing facilities, provide a complete ‘one-stop’ service to meet all your lighting needs.

A.C. Lighting Inc. is the North American distributor for world-class technology brands including;

  • Chroma-Q®: LED Lighting
  • Vista by Chroma-Q: Lighting and Media Control Surfaces
  • PROLIGHTS: high value and high performance range of lighting, video and effects products
  • Luminex Network Intelligence: manufacturer of Data Distribution Equipment
  • Manfrotto and Avenger: Professional Lighting Stands and Accessories
  • Follow-Me: Remote Follow Spot Control Systems
  • LumenRadio: Wireless Lighting Control
  • Prolyte: Staging and Trussing; and

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  • News Highlights

    Unlocking Converged Networking: The Seamless Symphony of Luminex, GigaCore, and Araneo

    February 27, 2024 00:28

    A powerful alliance has emerged in the ever-evolving landscape of networking solutions: Luminex, GigaCore, and Araneo. Unravel the intricacies of their collaboration, offering a comprehensive perspective on networking that encompasses AVB, audio, video, and lighting protocols.

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    Introducing the Prolights EclExpo Flood150

    November 14, 2023 15:41

    PROLIGHTS introduces the EclExpo Flood150, a compact and bright floodlight designed to substitute traditional CDM, HMI, and tungsten small floods in tradeshows, theaters, or as a practical work light.

    This powerful and compact floodlight features a custom LED source combined with a reflector, providing an impressive 100° x 60° coverage of indirect light emission.

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    PROLIGHTS Astra Hybrid330: the new LED hybrid moving head

    November 14, 2023 15:30

    Astra Hybrid330: Made for everyday use

    PROLIGHTS is pleased to present Astra Hybrid330, during LDI 2023—a hybrid moving head with an LED source designed for everyday use. Compact, powerful, and silent, it can be used in any application, such as live, corporate, theater, or television events, creating a standard device for any event or project with a single luminaire.

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    PROLIGHTS Introduces the EclPar IPMFC

    November 14, 2023 15:23

    Prolights presents the EclPar IPMFC, during LDI 2023. A revolutionary compact LED Par with IP65 passive cooling, exceptional output brightness, and advanced color control.

    The EclPar IPMFC is IP65 outdoor rated and fan-free, ensuring reliable, high performance even in wet and dusty conditions. Its die-cast aluminum alloy construction guarantees efficient heat dissipation and durability in a lightweight body weighing only 9 lbs.

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    Lighting Precision Redefined - Follow-Me #LDI2023

    November 14, 2023 16:02

    A.C. Lighting Inc. and Follow-Me look forward to seeing you at #LDI2023. The Follow-Me team will be available to answer any questions, give demos, and welcome you to the world of manual and auto-tracking from one scalable system.

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    Case Studies

    A View from the top of the World…Includes Chroma-Q

    A View from the top of the World…Includes Chroma-Q

    February 19, 2023 11:06

    2022 Grammy-winning Prog Giants Dream Theater worked throughout the pandemic to create their newest album “A view from the top of the World”. 

    When it came to lighting the panels, I wanted to use the Chroma-Q® Color Force II™ 72’s fixtures. The fixtures were hung at the top and the bottom of each panel to provide full color on the set. “The Chroma-Q® Color Force II™ fixtures provide great powerful colors, and I think the best saturation on the market,” explains Baird “Dream Theater has a powerful show. Using the fixtures to color match the video for the best audience experience was the ideal choice.”

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    Luke Combs Spotlights Follow-Me

    Luke Combs Spotlights Follow-Me

    November 4, 2022 08:31

    “We literally turned it around in about 15 minutes. And I'm going, ‘Is this going to work?’ <Laughs> I sat back and let the guys do what they do. And 10 minutes later, I see these lights traveling across the stage and these beautiful, nice circles. They're running the iris up and down and the level up and down, and I went, ‘That's awesome. We’ve got follow spots.’” Jeff Cranfill, Vice President of SES

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    Cotton Bowl Hospitality Suites - Lighting Creates Ambiance

    Cotton Bowl Hospitality Suites - Lighting Creates Ambiance

    May 30, 2022 13:57

    PROLIGHTS EclProfile FS replicates team colors and creates a fun environment

    “The project was interesting, as I needed to match the team colors, perfectly, for each hospitality suite. I used gobos in the EclProfile FS and projected them using the teams' colors on the wall. The entire space was fun,” comments Gillies.

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    The Rady Shell Invests in Follow-Me

    The Rady Shell Invests in Follow-Me

    December 7, 2021 12:12

    Follow-Me turned out to be an incredible solution for us,” explains Jason Rothberg, Technical Director, and Lighting Designer at The Rady Shell.“ The software can work with any moving light allowing us to utilize any IP65 rated fixture.”

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    The Canadian College of Performing Arts Invests in Prolyte

    The Canadian College of Performing Arts Invests in Prolyte

    November 10, 2021 07:11

    Prolyte products can be tailored to anyone’s needs, that’s the beauty of the product,” remarks Paul. “The client is impressed with the rigging structure and happy with the result.”

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