Portland’s Open Signal Chooses Brightline For Studio Lighting

Brightline said Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center, a nonprofit media arts and broadcast center in Portland, Oregon, has upgraded the lighting grid in its 2,000-square-foot main studio with 30 Brightline L1.2 SeriesONE LED fixtures. 

Brightline said the 5600K L1.2 lights are controlled through a DMX console. Open Signal contracted Brightline’s premier Pacific Northwest systems integrator, Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), to supply the new lighting.

Noah Dorsey, media services manager, said the upgrade in Studio A was prompted by the fan noise of previous lighting fixtures in the studio. “We want the studio environment to be as silent as possible,” he said. “That was something that had been requested by a lot of producers.”

Studio A features a large chromakey cyc, and Dorsey said the L1.2 lights work well for green screen effects and VR environments. “We love them. They are super bright,” said Dorsey. “We almost never use them at full capacity. We’ve gotten nothing but positive feedback from producers.” 

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