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High Output Welcomes Staff Changes

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High Output recognizes new and familiar faces as the company evolves at its Canton, Brighton, and Portland offices. Proudly serving the entertainment and technology industries since 1986, High Output continues to be home to a dedicated and knowledgeable team ready to take on any project. Get to know some of our staff who can help you with your rental, production, …

cmd_key now available to rent from High Output!

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As part of the ETCnomad 512 kit, High Output will now offer the cmd_key keyboard as a rental item while continuing to be a stand-alone sales item. Compatible with Windows 7/10 and MacOS, this programming surface allows for an easy transition for professional programmers and beginners alike. Configure as you like with your own computer. Use as a standalone 1 …

The Transition to LED

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When deciding what new equipment to add to our inventory, High Output takes power consumption, light output, and maintenance among other features into consideration. We’ve added some powerful LED options to our warehouse for all of your theatre, film, and photography needs. The Lycian Zot LED 350 watt follow spot is a game changer with its single very quiet fan and no lamp …

Let It Snow

Let It Snow!

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With all of the costumes, props, music, lighting, what is the one thing missing to make a Holiday production really feel like Christmas? Snow! High Output has tried and true options for all your snow needs. One of our newest snow machines is the Antari S-500. This machine comes in a road case on wheels with a 30’ hose and …

Catchbox Pro, the first throwable microphone!

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Encourage audience engagement at your next event with this fun audio tool. The Catchbox Pro is a wireless microphone that you can actually throw! The soft, durable foam of the outer cover and magnetic locking mechanism allow for safe and worry-free handling. The cover is customizable to represent your event or company’s brand image. Active Automute technology temporarily switches off …

New Quasar Q-LED Rainbow Lamps in stock

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New to High Output Inventory, the Quasar Science Q-LED R-Rainbow RGBX lamps! These Self Ballasted LED tubes feature a full RGB color spectrum and white light from 2000° to 6000° kelvin. Quasar Q-LED Rainbow lamps include an AC input using Neutrik True 1 locking connector and DC input with locking barrel connector for wired and wireless power. Onboard Lumen Radio CRMX wireless …

VUE and High Output Power Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston

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  With six themed stages spread across Boston’s City Plaza, plus three more at nearby venues, the Under 30 Summit features TED-style presentations, keynotes, and live musical performances. For the second year in a row, Boston-based High Output Inc. was the designated audio-visual production company for this year’s event, which took place from September 30th through October 3rd in downtown …

Introducing Truck 15

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T15 effectively combines the duties of a towed generator and a stake body truck. It carries a large power plant while being able to tow AC trailers, mobile kitchens, and dressing rooms, as well as its own cable and ductwork! Truck 15 features a 1400 amp, 120/208 volt on-board generator, 8′ stake bed, 3,000 lb. capacity (96″ x 60″) lift …

Studio 86

High Output is Proud to Announce Studio 86!

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Designed with accessibility and convenience in mind, Studio 86 is perfect for interviews, still photography, product shoots, and more! Studio 86 features a 25′ long x 12′ high white single cyc wall and black floors, and is located in Brighton, MA near both public transportation and ample free parking. A production office and makeup room are included in your rental, …

New Technology

High Output is stocked up with exciting new technology!

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We’ve made some huge additions to our inventory recently! Below is just a small sample of the new gear available in our rental catalog. To learn more about our recent purchases or to request a quote, please contact your local High Output account manager or email!

High Output Finds Itself in Brighton!

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  Alison Cupples here to bring you some really exciting news! I am so excited to finally be able to tell everyone about the project that has consumed me over the past couple of months. In addition to our shop in Canton that will continue be the stronghold it has become over the past 15 years, you will now be …

Lightwright 6 is Here!

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The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with national sides making their final preparations ahead of this summer’s tournament. We now know the groups after December’s draw. England have been put together with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G. Gareth Southgate’s side were not among the top seeds, meaning they featured in pot two during the proceedings. And with …

Film and TV Production Office in Savannah

Introducing High Output Savannah

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High Output is pleased to announce our new office in Savannah, Georgia with Chris Mendrala at the controls! Chris “Danger” Mendrala has over ten years of grip, camera, and production experience in Savannah.  He has worked both on set and in the office on commercials, documentaries, television, and motion pictures, and his credits include X-Men: First Class, Royal Pains, and …

High Output Is Proud to Be a Part of Illuminus Boston!

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Check out the cover of this year’s Rose Brand catalog!  It features a still taken from Illuminus Boston 2014, for which High Output provided power and lighting technology. Illuminus is a nighttime contemporary art event that features installations and performances by artists who manipulate light, sound, and projection to create an immersive, multi-sensory spectacle. Locally-organized, Illuminus is Boston’s contribution to the …

Lighting Planes, Trains, and Automobiles? The Bi-Color Flexlite is Just the Light For You!

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This is literally the most flexible light in the world of entertainment lighting! The Bi-Color Flexlite, released in April of this year by Aladdin USA, is a light everyone should be using on every shoot. When I say “literally” I mean the fixture can actually bend to fit the contour of a column or the ceiling of a car. The Bi-Color Flexlite is so …

Maine State Music Theatre Completes Successful 2015 Season with Help from High Output Portland

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As summer 2015 comes to an end, High Output reflects back on our longstanding relationship with the Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT). High Output Portland has provided MSMT with their season lighting package every summer since 1995. MSMT is a professional summer theatre celebrating 57 years of Broadway quality musicals at the Pickard Theater on the Bowdoin Campus in Brunswick, …

High Output Hosts Two-Week Intensive Lighting Internship

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High Output is proud to continue its partnership with Brighter Boston, an educational internship program that puts high school students to work backstage on professional shows.  In July, this collaboration brought two teens from the Boston Public School system to High Output for a two-week intensive lighting internship.  The students helped design and create the lighting system for Boston Summer Arts Weekend, …


Versatility is the Name of the Game with the Joker Line of Lighting

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Whether you need a small beam of hard light in the background, or a nice, soft key light in a lantern or Softbank, the jokers can do it all. I am excited to be writing my first HighOutput@Rule “Bright Ideas” blog post about some of my favorite lighting tools. The K5600 Joker line offers a large amount of versatility in …