impression Wash One has the X-Factor

Jerry Appelt and the new GLP washlights make an impressive showlight on German X-Factor

After the major success of X-Factor 2010, the German version of the popular talent-show has just completed its second season, which ran between 30th August and 6th December.

Among those lining up for casting, the new impression Wash One appeared on all eight live televised shows for the first time.

Once again, Jerry Appelt and his team were responsible for the Show’s lighting design. Appelt had already used impression series moving heads for several projects in the past. More than 300 impression 90 and impression XL fixtures featured at the European Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, and again Jerry turned to the energy-saving features of the GLP devices. At least 40 impression Wash Ones were integrated in the stage design this time.

The impression Wash One features a 300 watt RBG LED light engine, but in addition to the many benefits of this technology, the washlight offers many more special features such as the 3° Narrow Beam Mode and the ground-breaking beam shaper, which allows room for new creative ideas.

“The Wash One is a real all-rounder,” observes Jerry Appelt. “You can use it to create crunchy beam colours, but also clearly-selected areas on the stage can be illuminated.”

Magic Light & Sound purchased the 40 impression Wash One fixtures especially for the X-Factor show. Marco Pütz, business manager of Magic Light & Sound, is also committing to further capital investment in these heads. “In addition to the economic benefits of LED-technology, we can see that the Wash One is starting to show up in more and more specifications.”

The big final X-Factor show was broadcast on German VOX Television on December the 6th. Winning the final duel, promising newcomer David Pfeffer became the winner of the second season.