Eurovision Song Contest
The trophy for Israel was the apotheosis of the grand final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, during which Ampco Flashlight played a significant role as provider of all light, rigging and motion. The preparations, which started in fall 2017, resulted in a six week construction period on location and two weeks of rehearsals, live broadcasts and a load-out which was realized in only sixty hours. All this in collaboration with Portuguese partner Pixel-Light and executed with over 2500 luminaires, four kilometers of truss and an enormous amount of cables, dimmers and distros, all controlled by an advanced data network.
A few numbers:
- 3.172 mains power circuit breakers
- 49.284 meter power cabling
- 400 bitterballs (first shipment)
- 38.740 meter data cabling
- 1.858 Interal spotladder parts
- 1 Jim Bowie Green Mountain Grill (black, the one with Wi-Fi)
- 3.908,2 meter trussing
- 2.632 individual lighting fixtures
- 588 electric chainhoists
- 1 airfryer and freezer
- 1.983 days of labour
- 3.688.000.000 liters of truckspace
- 886.290 kilograms of cargo
- 172.365 km truck travelling
Bij Ampco - Flashligt deel genomen aan de Allen & Heath seminar SQ. Seminar werd gegeven door Fred Thomas. We zijn hartelijk ontvangen en in korte tijd door Fred door de SQ heen geleid.Erg veel geleerd, en onder de indruk van de SQ serie. Er stonden voor de deelnemers een SQ klaar om tijdens het seminar direct alles uit te proberen, aan het einde nog tijd om zelf de mixer uit te proberen.Hartelijk dank aan Ampco en Fred.Ik kom graag nog eens terug!Professional company delivering a top class service.Een topbedrijf op gebied van geluid en licht! Met geweldig goed personeel zowel in het magazijn met verzamelen,laden en lossen.De technische dienst en uiteraard het personeel on the road!De bouw en breakploeg! En de bediening van het geluid en licht tijdens de optredens en voorstellingen!En dan uiteraard ook de mensen achter de schermen!!!Aardige jongens. ...!Dank voor een levende Nacht van de Doden-NDSM!!!‹›
Marco de Koff
“Any job, any location, we can do it!”
Robbie van Pelt
“The logistical challenge was huge and it worked out perfectly”
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