Wahlberg Winch 1 – in great numbers –

From 30 minutes into the show the 880 winches from Wahlberg Motion Design work out several different tableaus controlling light spheres in various set-ups.

Catch a glimpse of it on the videostills below – or watch amazing video stuff from the show creator, Andree Verleger watch the whole video.

BMW 100 years Wahlberg kinetic winches

 

 

 

 

BMW 100 years Wahlberg kinetic winches

880 winches and LED-illuminated spheres with a size of 40 centimeters

Different scenarios could be represented in a unique way, by means of the sphere system comprising 880 winches, to which LED-illuminated spheres with a size of 40 centimeters were attached.
This “kinetic ballet of spheres” enabled the visualization of different shapes and movements and to illuminate them in various colors.

As a the 2 millimeter wide rope of the winch was too small to establish a common power and signal transmission, a system comprising a battery and a DMX radio
receiver was designed. Thus, it was not only possible to move each sphere individually, but also to change the color of all 880 spheres independently or to switch the spheres on or off.
The control of the spheres was affected by means of a programmable lighting control desk. The event involved also involved Stage Kinetik, Glow Motion and VOK ADAMS.

Watch video of the 1-hour show here :

 

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