AC-ET Exhibits Leading Broadcast Technologies at BVE 2013


A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) will showcase the latest cutting edge film, television and broadcast products from its key distributed brands at the BVE South show, Excel London on 26th to 28th February (stand C64).

As the exclusive UK dealer for Chroma-Q™, the AC-ET stand will showcase the brand’s latest range of LED lighting solutions developed specifically for use in film, TV and broadcast studio environments.

Designed specifically for LED fixtures, the new Jands Stage CL provides twelve direct fixture control channels, powerful yet simple storing and a touch-screen interface, all packaged in a compact and elegant chassis users can carry in one hand.


AC-ET carries one of the largest UK stocks of Manfrotto and Avenger professional cine / lighting support stands and grip in Europe, and will highlight a selection of the vast array of equipment available from both.

Mole Richardson have a long history as one of the highest quality equipment manufacturers in the film industry. Products on display include the latest MoleLED soft lights, including the MoleLED Single, a lightweight go-anywhere, rig-anywhere LED lighting solution available in tungsten and daylight kits, or a combination of both, which puts quality of light in the palm of your hand. Also being showcased is the unique 5kW Tungsten PAR, as well as the re-introduction of the Super Zap 2.5kW and 1.6kW Zaplight soft lights.


Spotlight’s innovative, award-winning Green Line range - available exclusively from AC-ET in the UK - includes a full complement of high efficiency LED Fresnel light sources. The LED lineup provides greater lighting efficiency, with energy saving and lower heat emissions; long life of the LED source, with lower maintenance costs and waste generation; and is available in space-saving ‘Mini’ versions for maximum versatility.

Green Hippo media servers are the essential tool in providing real-time video solutions for broadcasting, live TV and events. At the show, AC-ET will be demonstrating how easy just got easier with the release of Green Hippo’s newest software version 3.2. As exclusive UK and Ireland distributors, AC-ET will use a GrassHopper media server to demonstrate the newest features including RegionMapper - where the award winning VideoMapper turned 3D - and the 2U 19" model's Full HD playback capability working with a live camera input and much more.


AC-ET will also be showing LED screen products from LedGo, for which the company is the exclusive UK distributor. LedGo have a comprehensive range of cost effective indoor and outdoor LED screen solutions of varying resolutions - together with cutting edge technology products including the newly launched 10mm pitch interactive LED floor and 4.8mm 'Flexpanel' flexible LED modules - allowing for the building of convex and concave LED screens. LedGo's products are widely used in high profile TV studios and shows around the world.

From Daylight Textiles, AC-ET will feature high quality flags, silks, scrims, butterflies and a versatile range of textiles, fabrics and soft goods for universal use in film, TV and stills lighting. All have been rigorously location tested and developed to complement all the popular ranges of industry standard lighting fixtures.


From Zerco is the multi-purpose bi-directional Xtra-Strap and Spear TY. These fasteners are easily adjustable and available in variable lengths. Using a simple twist locking technique, Xtra Strap and Spear TY can be undone and redone quickly, allowing for effortless fastening, banding and bundling of cables.

From Selecon is the PL Series 1 LED luminaires and the Studio Panel. Utilising Selecon’s innovative energy efficient LED technologies, these products are all ideal for use in film and television studios.

AC-ET also highlight their renowned and super-efficient Cable, Lamp and Gel Express services.

Cable Express specialise in last minute, large volume cable orders, providing an excellent facility for high quality custom data, mains, multicore, audio and video cable assembly with thousands of kilometres of cable and a huge range of connectors kept in stock.


Gel Express specialise in last minute, large volume gel orders, providing one of the largest inventories in the UK with over 4,000 rolls of filter / over 200,000 pre-cut colour sizes for all major luminaires. All recognised brands are stocked, including GAM, LEE, Rosco and ProColor filters.

Lamp Express offer massive stocks and choice of competitively priced lamps in their High Wycombe and Leeds warehouses. Supplying everything from a P2-13 up to an HMI 24kW lamp, all recognised brands are stocked, including GE, Osram and Philips.