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Ayrton launches Zonda 3

Dec 8, 2022

Following on from the phenomenal success of Zonda 9 in April, Ayrton is excited to launch Zonda 3 Wash and Zonda 3 FX, the latest addition to the Zonda family and part of Ayrton’s Multi Sources 3 Series. 

Designed specifically for stage lighting, Zonda 3 is an incredibly compact, versatile luminaire with unlimited potential. Packed with amazing effects it can switch from beam to wash with great ease. Its speed of movement and reduced dimensions increase its dynamic potential, while its compact size makes Zonda 3 easy to use in compositions with curtains or matrices. 

Fitted with seven high-performance 40W LED sources with RGB+W, Zonda 3’s proprietary optical system is made up of a unique 170mm mono-block cluster in PMMA, which enhances beam coherence, and seven glass light guides with an output surface composed of an optical micro-structure. A 50mm truncated transmitting lens with optical surface equivalent to that of a 70mm round lens enables Zonda 3 to deliver a high intensity beam with a zoom ratio of 14:1 and a wide zoom range of 4° to 56°. This LED/optical system combination is capable of producing a light output of 5,200 lumens and a perfectly homogeneous mixture of pastel and saturated colours, regardless of the colour combination chosen.

Zonda 3 Wash

Like its bigger brother Zonda 3 Wash is designed to cover an entire live entertainment stage. Its additive colour synthesis can reproduce precise, intense and deep colours, while the careful colour mixing of the sources allows for perfect colour reproduction. The use of a special black honeycomb and perfect separation of the light sources helps to significantly boost the level of contrast. A complete library of pre-programmed colours, created in collaboration with lighting designers, is instantly accessible. A unique ventilation system, exclusively designed for this luminaire, ensures Zonda 3 Wash is as discreet as it is silent.

Zonda 3 FX

ZONDA 3 FX is a creative, versatile and feature-rich luminaire that borrows from the main attributes of the Wash version. It offers continuous rotation of the pan and tilt movement I.R.S.. while individual control of each LED allows the creation of 3D volumetric effects. Perfect separation between the light sources helps to significantly boost the level of contrast and visual perception of multiple beams.

This exceptional luminaire is equipped with a high-definition Liquid Effect located between its main lenses, which can generate complex graphic effects. It can be used alone or in combination with the main LED matrix. The library of effects in ZONDA 3 FX provides a limitless source of inspiration.

Both Zonda 3 Wash and Zonda 3 FX have a new optimised cooling system, simplified lens guidance systems, and an ever smarter design of the internal structure which have made it possible to reduce the size and weight of the luminaires considerably in keeping with Ayrton’s Slim-2 system.

Zonda 3 Wash and Zonda 3 FX have the power to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Watch the video presentation here:

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