Sharpy Wash 330


Sharpy Wash 330
Sharpy Wash 330
Conform to the European Community DirectivesThe fitting mounts a high-pressure lamp that needs an external igniterClass 1 appliance according to standard EN 60598-1 Maximum ambient temperatureMaximum temperature that can be reached on the external surface of the fitting, in a thermally steady stateC ETL USThis product  is supplied in compliance with European Directive 2012/19/EU - Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). To preserve the environment please dispose/recycle this product at the end of its life according to the local regulationNot suitable for household illuminationThis product is intended for the following areas of application: studios, stages, theaters, exhibitions, trade fairs, events, theme parks, entertainment venues, architectural lighting and similarMinimum distance of illuminated objects UKCA - Comply to the UK regulations



Sharpy Wash 330 is an extraordinarily compact, lightweight 330 W washlight, with the luminous efficiency, graphic and optical performance of a 1000W fixture. It is extremely silent and quick, and fitted with a complete CMY color system, special colors, 6.5°-48° zoom, mechanical dimmer, beam shaping filter and motorized top-hat. At minimum beam angle, the Sharpy Wash 330 produces a beam like its brother Sharpy: the two lights are designed to work perfectly together. It is an eco-friendly light, allowing considerable running and consumption cost savings.


  • New 330W Lamp (8,000 K 1,500 h)
  • Equalling the light output of a 1,000 Watt luminaire
  • Small, lightweight and easily transported: only 18.5 Kg (40.8 lbs)
  • Adjustable beam angle from 6.5° to 48°
  • Motorised Top Hat (Clay Paky patented)
  • CMY Color System + 11-color wheel + open
  • Rotating beam shaper
  • High speed movements and effects
  • Frosted, smooth mechanical dimmer
  • High speed Stop/Strobo effect
  • Soft-edge Filter + heavy frost filter
  • New, high-performance electronics
  • Art-Net / RDM
  • Patented Italian design Eco-friendly: replaces far larger and more expensive washlights
  • Electronic ballast fitted as standard
  • Available in black, white, gold-plated and “mirror-finish” chrome plated versions




115/230V 50/60 Hz


520VA at 230V 50Hz


Discharge lamp with a short arc burner in a reflector system
- Output lamp power: 330W
- Color temperature: 8,000 K
- Nominal luminous flux: 16,000 lm
- Average rated life: 1,500 h


Front-Fresnel lens (patented spiral lens)
Zoom: from 6.5° to 48°


CMY Color System
Color wheel with 11 fixed colors + open


Smooth and frosted mechanical dimmer
High speed Stop/Strobo effect
Soft-edge Filter
Heavy Frost Filter
Rotating and indexable beam shaper


Max 22 DMX 512 control channels
DMX protocol signal: USITT DMX 512
Art-Net / RDM
Display: Graphic LCD backlit b/w Display
Pan/Tilt Resolution: 16 bit
Movement control: vectorial
DMX signal connection: 3 and 5 pole XLR input and output
Software upload through DMX input


Aluminium structure with die-cast plastic cover
Two side handles for transportation
Device locking PAN and TILT mechanisms for transportation and maintenance


Travel:PAN = 540°TILT = 240°
Resolution:PAN=2.11°; PAN FINE=0.008
TILT=0.98°; TILT FINE=0.0004°
Automatic repositioning of PAN and TILT after accidental movement not controlled by control unit


Long life self-charging buffer battery
Function reset from the lighting desk
ON/OFF lamp control from the lighting desk
“AUTOTEST” function from menu
Electronic monitoring with status error
Cooling system monitoring
DMX level monitoring on all channels
Internal data transmission diagnostics
Firmware upgrade with no power
Firmware upload from another fixture


Bipolar circuit breaker with thermal protection
Automatic break in power supply in case of overheating
Forced ventilation with axial fans


Any working position
Hanging system: with fast-lock omega clamps (1/4 turn) on the base


In conformity with the European Directives:
• 2014/35/EU - Safety of electrical equipment supplied at low voltage (LVD)
• 2014/30/EU - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
• 2011/65/EU - Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS)
• 2009/125/EC - EcoDesign requirements for Energy-related Products (ErP)


This product is available with cETLus Listed Mark, that complies with the UL 1573 and CSA C22.2 No. 166 standards


18.5 kg (40.8 lbs)

Sharpy Wash 330
code: LAM00E
code: 183102/805

for clamps

code: C21070

48-51mm, max 300 Kg hook for truss

Safety cable
code: 105041/003

Ø 4mm, lenght 680mm safety cable

code: F21228
code: F21245

Roxter-case for 4 Sharpy Wash 330

code: C61199 ("WL" version, with Wireless DMX) - C61197 ("EASY" version with no W-DMX) - C61196 ("ECO" version)

Outdoor Enclosure

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August 27, 2015
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Clay Paky on tour with AC/DC, the legendary hard rock band
August 3, 2015
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Clay Paky Hits the Road with The Rolling Stones’ Zip Code Tour
July 28, 2015
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Clay Paky Dazzles at the 1st European Games in Baku
July 27, 2015
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Clay Paky and Show Technology deploy full rig for C3 Presence Conference
July 26, 2015
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Clay Paky Mythos takes pride of place in Classical Spectacular’s new rig
July 12, 2015
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Clay Paky and Ambersphere Provide the Solutions for Take That
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Brazilian pop superstar films DVD with Clay Paky
July 3, 2015
Brazil – Brazil’s biggest pop star Luan Santana has filmed his latest DVD ‘Luan Santana – Acoustic’ at a sold out show, with the production and lighting designed by Ludmila Machado and Marcos Olivio of Spectrun Design. Together, the... read more
Clay Paky Lighting Fixtures Help Kenny Chesney Deliver Fire Power on His “Big Revival Tour”
June 23, 2015
UNITED STATES – After taking a year off from the road to concentrate on recording, Kenny Chesney has launched “The Big Revival Tour” across North America in support of his album released last year.  A large complement of Clay Paky Mythos,... read more
Clay Paky Featured at Melodifestivalen 2015
June 19, 2015
SWEDEN - The magic stage of Melodifestivalen, the local song contest to decide Sweden’s representative song at Eurovision, was once again alive with Clay Paky fixtures. The powerful Mythos played a crucial role in the 6-week tour of... read more
Clay Paky lights the Intel Extreme Masters
June 11, 2015
POLAND - ARAM Poland was in charge of the design and technical production of the largest gaming event in the world, the ninth World Final of the Intel Extreme Masters, and Clay Paky Mythos played a significant role in lighting this game show for the... read more
Clay Paky delivers dynamic looks for Sam Smith
June 4, 2015
UK – Lighting and production designer Will Potts has chosen to use an array of Clay Paky fixtures for quadruple Grammy-award winning artist Sam Smith’s ‘In The Lonely Hour’ UK tour. For his stripped back yet stylish design described by The... read more
Clay Paky at Eurovision Song Contest - Vienna 2015
May 29, 2015
Vienna, Austria – Award-winning lighting designer Al Gurdon made spectacular use of a predominantly Clay Paky rig for one of the world’s largest TV entertainment events, The Eurovision Song Contest 2015 Celebrating its 60th anniversary with the... read more
Clay Paky at Eurovision Song Contest 2015
May 21, 2015
Clay Paky and OSRAM are pleased to share with you these EXCLUSIVE pictures from the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna - 1st Half Final.Clay Paky lighting equipment:Mythos, Sharpy Wash 330, A.leda B-EYE, StormyLighting Designer: Al GurdonSet... read more
Clay Paky provides ‘wide range of effects’ for Big Love Show
May 15, 2015
Moscow, Russia - This Valentine’s Day saw one of the biggest dance events in Russia’s history hit its capital. Over 17,000 Muscovites partied hard throughout a 3 and a half hour dance mash-up marathon, with lighting designer Konstantin Gerasimov... read more
Clay Paky illuminate the Six Nations
May 8, 2015
UK - One of the most exciting developments in the entertainment industry of the past few years is the demand for musical/theatrical entertainment as a prequel to high profile sporting events.  There’s little doubt that the Opening and Closing... read more
Maroon 5 Kicks Off World Tour 2015 With Clay Paky Mythos Fixtures and Sharpy Washes
May 6, 2015
WORLD – The band Maroon 5 has kicked off its World Tour 2015 with 100 Clay Paky Mythos and 20 Sharpy Wash fixtures occupying a prominent place in the rig.  Maroon 5 launched its World Tour 2015 in Dallas on February 16 and will finish in... read more
“Anything Goes” on Florida Georgia Line Tour as Clay Paky Lighting Fixtures Hit the Road
March 13, 2015
UNITED STATES – Florida Georgia Line has begun their “Anything Goes” 2015 world tour, in support of their latest album, with a large complement of Clay Paky lighting fixtures.  Lighting designer and programmer Scott Cunningham selected the... read more
The sky is the limit for Clay Paky on ‘airport’ themed party
March 12, 2015
UK – Leading technical producer Central Presentations Limited (CPL) has collaborated with event producer Bright to throw a spectacular airport-themed fancy dress party for the 1200 guests of a leading technology brand. CPL lighting designer Lee... read more
Clay Paky is ‘the one’ for Robbie Williams
March 4, 2015
Worldwide – Pop legend Robbie Williams has recently completed his ‘Swings Both Ways’ tour, which saw lighting designer Mark Cunniffe create a fun and extravagant Vegas-style show, employing an array of Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330s to deliver... read more
Clay Paky helps make corporate NYE event a night to remember
February 18, 2015
Moscow, Russia – Leading Russian consumer electronics retailer M.Video has had its “best New Year’s Eve event in history”, thanks to technical producers MAX’N’MAX and lighting designer Roman Stolyarov choosing the super powerful Clay Paky... read more
Clay Paky rocks out on DDT’s world tour
February 11, 2015
Worldwide - Russian rock legends DDT have embarked on their world tour ‘Pellucid’, with lighting designer Andrejs Dubkovs choosing the ever-popular Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash 330 as a winning combination of “power, reliability and... read more
Clay Paky helps send audiences wild on Kasabian
February 6, 2015
UK – Lighting designer Nick Gray of Renegade Design has created an exhilarating and slick show for Brit rockers Kasbian’s major UK arena tour. Bringing power, reliability and vibrant colour to the design Gray uses an array of Clay Paky Sharpys... read more
Clay Paky with Roberto Benigni for "the 10 Commandments"
January 9, 2015
Rome, Italy - Roberto Benigni only rarely appears on television, but every time he does he makes history. "The 10 Commandments" repeated the huge success "the Divine Comedy" had a few years ago. The new show, written and performed by the great Tuscan... read more
Clay Paky helps bring Ant and Dec from screen to stage
December 20, 2014
UK – Two of the biggest names in British entertainment, Ant and Dec, have recently turned their hugely popular TV show ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’ into a touring arena show, which saw a over a hundred Clay Paky fixtures delivering unparalleled... read more
Eclispe Staging Services supplies Clay Paky lights for Lady Gaga in Dubai
December 13, 2014
UAE - Dubai-based rental houses, Eclipse Staging Services and Delta Sound, both unveiled new equipment as Lady Gaga made her Middle East debut in Dubai. Promoted locally by AMI Live and ATW Live in association with Live Nation Global Touring,... read more
Clay Paky Fixtures Hit the Road with Fleetwood Mac
December 7, 2014
USA – The iconic rock band Fleetwood Mac never stops thinking about tomorrow – and planning their next tour to delight fans.  For their current “On With the Show” tour a complement of Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 LED-based moving lights and... read more
Supersharpys join other Clay Paky fixtures on Gary Barlow
December 3, 2014
Dubai – One of pop’s biggest singer-songwriters, Gary Barlow, has premiered a one-off open-air show version of his recent ‘Since I Saw You Last’ tour in Dubai. For the special event, lighting designer Tim Routledge specified an array of super... read more
Clay Paky “second to none” on Kasabian
December 1, 2014
UK: This summer saw tens of thousands of fans flock to Leicester’s Victoria Park for Brit rockers Kasabian’s sold out homecoming show. Lighting designer Nick Gray specified an array of versatile Clay Paky fixtures as key lighting, admitting he... read more
Clay Paky is ‘perfect fit’ for Nine Inch Nails
November 22, 2014
Europe – This summer saw industrial rockers Nine Inch Nails (NIN) on their first European tour in six years, with an array of Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash 330 fixtures delivering striking brightness and moody colours to help bring the band back... read more
Clay Paky is ‘highlight’ at Bahrain Summer Festival
November 13, 2014
Bahrain – This August saw Bahrain International Exhibition Centre once again play host to one of the most exciting events in the Bahrain summer calendar – The Summer Festival, with an array of Clay Paky fixtures delivering a wide range of effects... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330 is gold dust on Goldfrapp festival tour
November 12, 2014
Europe - UK indie-electronic legends Goldfrapp have recently completed an extensive European festival tour that saw an array of Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330s at the core of the show design, with their vibrant colours and powerful versatility providing... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Washes Turn in Winning Performances at the “Miss America Pageant”
November 10, 2014
USA – Fifty-three contestants walked the walk on stage at Boardwalk Hall when the 88th “Miss America Pageant” returned to Atlantic City in September.  Two dozen Clay Paky Sharpy Wash fixtures were on hand from Atomic Lighting in Lititz,... read more
Clay Paky Hits the Road with Journey and the Steve Miller Band’s Summer Tour
October 1, 2014
USA/CANADA – Clay Paky Sharpys illuminated the Journey and the Steve Miller Band along for the ride that took them to 30 cities across the U.S. and Canada.  The tour united two of the iconic groups that helped define The San Francisco Sound. ... read more
Clay Paky and MA Lighting accompany Adel Tawil
August 17, 2014
Germany - Adel Salah Mahmoud Eid El-Tawil, or Adel Tawil for short, is a successful musician, songwriter and producer. He became famous thanks to his work with bands such as The Boyz and Ich + Ich. In 2013 he shot straight to number two in the German... read more
The Clay Paky Sharpy range is hitting all the right angles on Katy Perry World Tour
August 5, 2014
Worldwide: When it came to lighting superstar Katy Perry’s current ‘Prismatic’ world tour, lighting and show designer to the stars Baz Halpin selected the Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash 330 to create a series of poptastic surprise special... read more
Bernard Lavilliers performs lit by Sharpys
July 25, 2014
France - Laurent Chapot, French rocker Bernard Lavilliers' long-standing, faithful and talented lighting designer, has come up with a creative, ingenious lighting design at the legendary Olympia in Paris. It is almost completely based on low... read more
Clay Paky B-EYE is star pupil on London Grammar Tour
July 19, 2014
UK: Lighting designer Steven Bewley is using a primarily Clay Paky rig to light renowned trip-hop trio London Grammar during the band’s current UK tour. The delicate lighting design created by the Newcastle-based designer weaves the band’s... read more
Clay Paky at the exceptional Radio Italia live event in Piazza Duomo
July 17, 2014
ITALY - The first "Radio Italia Live" concert was held in 2012 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Radio Italia. On that occasion, the well-known radio station organized the show in Piazza Duomo in Milan for the first time. An amazing 150,000 plus... read more
Clay Paky B-EYEs ‘Shine’ on Gary Barlow arena tour
July 8, 2014
UK: Multi award-winning lighting designer Tim Routledge is using the Clay Paky B-EYE K20 to add extreme definition to his show-stopping stage design for Gary Barlow’s latest arena tour ‘Since I Saw You Last’. Routledge combines huge onstage... read more
Clay Paky Keeps it Clean on Miley Cyrus World Tour
July 4, 2014
Worldwide: Controversial popstress Miley Cyrus is performing her hit world tour ‘Bangerz’ under the super sharp, vibrantly coloured beams of the Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash 330. Fast becoming one of the most talked about touring shows in... read more
Clay Paky lights stand godfather to Roby Facchinetti's first solo tour
June 24, 2014
ITALY - Clay Paky lights stood godfather to Roby Facchinetti's tour. While awaiting the Pooh's 50th anniversary next year, Roby is doing the first solo tour of his career to support his album “Ma che Vita la Mia” (What a life I've had). The... read more
Clay Paky is up ‘all night long’ with Lionel Richie
June 19, 2014
UAE - Seasoned lighting designer Debbi Fowler made excellent use of an arsenal of of Clay Paky lighting fixtures to illuminate world famous Motown man Lionel Richie during his open-air gig at The Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai. Fowler worked closely... read more
Eurovision’s LD is ‘blown away’ by the power of Clay Paky
June 6, 2014
DENMARK – TV lighting designer extraordinaire Kasper Lange was ‘blown away’ by the power of the Clay Paky fixtures used in his highly efficacious lighting design for TV event of the year, Eurovision.Denmark based Lange worked with... read more
Clay Paky Sharpys Treat TV’s “Nashville” Stars Like Country Music Greats
June 5, 2014
USA – ABC-TV’s musical drama, “Nashville,” features a number of performances in every episode.  The final episodes performance got the full star treatment with Clay Paky Sharpy fixtures.The series, which just finished its second season,... read more
Gemini Light Sound & Video Takes Delivery of Clay Paky Sharpy Wash Fixtures
June 3, 2014
USA – Dallas-based Gemini Light Sound & Video has invested in 30 Clay Paky Sharpy Washes and plans to add more of the popular fixtures to its rental inventory.  A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of Clay Paky lighting in North... read more
Clay Paky on tour with the "27 Club" and the history of music
May 23, 2014
Germany - After the huge success of the "27 Club" at the St. Pauli theatre in Hamburg, the show has embarked on a tour that will stop off in Vienna and Berlin before returning to Hamburg once again. With Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix, (I can't get no)... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330 is ‘mind-blowing’ on Melodifestivalen Tour 2014
May 22, 2014
SWEDEN - Over 150 Clay Paky fixtures were used on this year’s popular Melodifestivalen tour with the Sharpy Wash 330 being singled out as a ‘mind-blowing’ fixture by lighting designer Fredrik Jönsson.The Melodifestivalen tour is part of... read more
The Clay Paky B-Eye goes for Gold at Sochi Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies
March 31, 2014
Russia: World-renowned lighting designer Durham Marenghi has used a selection of Clay Paky products, including the new B-Eye K10 and Sharpy Washes, to deliver a truly spectacular lighting design for the opening and closing ceremonies of Sochi’s... read more
Clay Paky gets intergalactic at giant ‘Hardstyle’ Dutch dance event
March 6, 2014
Netherlands: Over 27,000 ‘Hardstyle’ dance fans partied the night away under the beat-locking beams of the Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash during Dutch mega-rave night ‘Hard Bass’ in Arnhem’s Gelredome.Marc Verhoeven of Dutch dance event... read more
Rose.Rabbit.Lie. Establishes a New Paradigm in Las Vegas with Clay Paky Lighting
March 2, 2014
Los Angeles (Date, 2014) – Described as a venue that blurs the lines between restaurant, bar, club and show, Rose.Rabbit.Lie. at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is the city’s most talked about new “social club.”  Clay Paky lighting plays a key... read more
Clay Paky Lighting Fixtures Make Luke Bryan’s New Tour
February 24, 2014
USA – Luke Bryan has rolled out his That’s My Kind of Night Tour, and Elite Multimedia Productions in Nashville is providing Clay Paky A.LEDA, Sharpy and Sharpy Wash lighting fixtures as Bryan once again takes to the road.  The popular country... read more
Clay Paky make the “Perfect” addition Israeli Interactive TV Talent contest ‘Rising Star”
February 21, 2014
Israel – Lighting designer Ronen Najar is utilising the easy to control beam of Clay Paky’s Sharpy Wash 330s to complement the huge video wall used on Israel’s interactive singing contest ‘Rising Star’.Contestants on the show – which is a... read more
Clay Paky with Maroon 5
February 3, 2014
UNITED KINGDOM - There’s little doubt that Maroon 5 are riding high at the moment.  This is a band who radiate confidence and self-assured accomplishment in their live performances.  Here in the UK and Europe in January to complete a date sheet... read more
Clay Paky spend Thanksgiving with Lady Gaga and The Muppets
January 30, 2014
USA – What’s Thanksgiving without The Muppets?  Or Lady Gaga?  Or all of them appearing together in ABC’s “Lady Gaga & The Muppets Holiday Spectacular” with guests Sir Elton John, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ru Paul.  It was definitely... read more
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour With Clay Paky
January 28, 2014
USA – It wouldn’t be Christmas without Mannheim Steamroller.  The distinctive ensemble is marking the 29th anniversary of its Christmas concert tours with a multimedia display featuring a light show and big-screen images and videos synchronized... read more
Northern Light Invests in Clay Paky LED Fixtures
January 26, 2014
UK – NL Productions, the Edinburgh-based events arm of Northern Light Stage and Technical Services Ltd, has become a major stockist of Clay Paky fixtures in Scotland following a considerable investment with the manufacturer’s UK distributor,... read more
Basement Jaxx ‘Kish Kash’ in on Clay Paky fixtures for tour
January 22, 2014
UK – Jonathan ‘Leggy’ Armstrong, LD for world-famous electronic dance music act Basement Jaxx, has been exploiting the capabilities of a range of Clay Paky fixtures to create ‘out-of-this-world’ lighting on their latest UK tour.To translate... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Washes are ALIVE for Jessie J’s tour
January 20, 2014
UK – Cheeky British singer Jessie J has been ‘doing it like a dude’ on her first arena tour of the UK, with a bright and visually striking show created by lighting designer Vince Foster, which featured a large number of Clay Paky Sharpys and... read more
Full Circle Lighting & Productions Acquires Two Dozen Clay Paky Sharpy Wash Fixtures
January 6, 2014
USA – Atlanta’s Full Circle Lighting & Productions has invested in 24 Clay Paky Sharpy Wash lights for its inventory.  A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of Clay Paky fixtures in North America.Full Circle is a full-service... read more
Clay Paky Sharpys on Royal Australian Navy Fleet Review
December 30, 2013
Australia – Clay Paky Sharpys and Sharpys Washes have formed an integral part of a spectacular projection, lighting, and fireworks event in Sydney harbour to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Australian Navy.Pioneering creative agency Imagination... read more
Clay Paky gets the Justin Timberlake Experience on His New World Tour
December 26, 2013
Justin Timberlake kicked off his “20/20 Experience World Tour” in Montreal and Clay Paky Sharpys and Sharpy Washes were out in force.  Solotech provided the lighting equipment.True to its name, the tour is “an experience rather than a show,”... read more
Clay Paky recreates "Romeo and Juliet"
December 10, 2013
GERMANY - When we think of tragic love stories, Romeo and Juliet comes instantly to mind, together with the feud between the two families, the Montagues and the Capulets. The story has been rewritten several times over the centuries, always in new... read more
Sergeant Pepper visits Berkhamsted School with Clay Paky
December 5, 2013
UNITED KINGDOM - The Over a couple of summer evenings way back in 1989 a small group of friends performed Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band to raise funds for the care and support of children suffering from life-limiting or terminal... read more
Clay Paky Brings Creative Lighting to the 2013 Junior Eurovision Stage
December 3, 2013
UKRAINE - Lighting designer Jerry Appelt recently specified over 140 Clay Paky fixtures to provide stunning lighting effects forming the backbone of the 2013 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, held in Kyiv, Ukraine. The Junior Eurovision Song Contest... read more
Russian Rental Company Elkruff Invests in Clay Paky
December 2, 2013
Russia – Elkruff, the Novosibirsk-based lighting rentals company and one of the biggest in the Urals region, has chosen to invest in 24 of Clay Paky’s compact yet extraordinarily bright Sharpy Wash 330s and 12 Alpha Spot QWO 800 STs.The Russian... read more
Clay Paky Winner at “Miss America 2014” Pageant
November 22, 2013
USA – The Miss America pageant returned to its Atlantic City origins this year and lighting designer Allen Branton was charged with lighting the cavernous Boardwalk Hall and making sure 53 beautiful women looked their best whenever the TV camera... read more
BMW Utilises a Huge Clay Paky Rig to Illuminate its Frankfurt Motor Show Race Track
November 15, 2013
Germany – A massive rig of almost 900 Clay Paky fixtures has been utilised to track and illuminate a fleet of BMW’s latest car designs for a series of dynamic and fast-paced shows held during the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013.The ambitious lighting... read more
Clay Paky at the Arena with Gianni Morandi
November 13, 2013
ITALY - Record numbers at the Verona Arena for Gianni Morandi's concert on 7 and 8 October. The show was announced several months earlier and was a sell-out. There was plenty of room for thrills and his songs, which  have become veritable Italian... read more
Clay Paky presents its new B-EYE at Music Moscow
November 12, 2013
Russia - Clay Paky has arrived in Russia this year with a stand chock-a-block with interesting new lights. "Russia is one of the most important markets in the world for Clay Paky," said Alberico D’Amato, Clay Paky Area Manager. "Thanks to the... read more
CCG new Clay Paky symphony orchestra in Abu Dhabi
November 11, 2013
UAE - Creative Communication Group (CCG) Abu Dhabi Office have just received its impressive purchase from Clay Paky the newest Clay Paky Arc-Lamp Moving Lights. CCG purchased their first order 36 units of Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330, an extraordinary... read more
Clay Paky at the NATURE ONE Festival
November 6, 2013
Germany - NATURE ONE, one of the most important electronic music festivals in Europe, was held once again at the former Pydna missile base, in the Hunsrück area. This year's motto was "A time to shine". Although the festival is now nineteen years... read more
Clay Paky at the Wolfsburg water and fire show
November 2, 2013
Germany - This summer water was the real star at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, where the largest water show in the world, called "Made in Germany", is produced and choreographed. Four performances were held during the week, each one consisting of... read more
Clay Paky Joins Black Sabbath’s Reunion Tour
October 30, 2013
WORLD - Heavy metal icon Black Sabbath continues its Reunion Tour in Latin America, Europe and the UK with a large complement of Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash lights. The tour celebrates the band’s reunion last year and supports their album... read more
Clay Paky at the MTV Video Music Awards
October 28, 2013
USA – While the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards attracted lots of press for its outrageous performances, the show made headlines among professionals for its creative staging, too.  Clay Paky Sharpys and Sharpy Washes lit up the stage at Barclays... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Washes Give a New Look to Shakespeare in the Park
October 27, 2013
USA – “Love’s Labour’s Lost” got a new musical treatment this summer at Central Park’s famed Shakespeare in the Park, and Clay Paky Sharpy Washes helped give the show a new look, too.  Popular for rock and pop music tours, the Sharpy... read more
Clay Paky Lighting Fixtures Wrap a Summer on the Road with the 311Tour
October 23, 2013
USA – Omaha-based alternative rock band 311 completed its summer Unity Tour 2013, and a large complement of Clay Paky lighting went along for the 26-show ride coast-to-coast.  The tour marked the eleventh consecutive summer the band has headlined... read more
Vincent Lighting Systems’ new Clay Paky fixtures meet needs of a variety of projects
October 15, 2013
USA – Vincent Lighting Systems has invested in a large inventory of Clay Paky fixtures and has begun deploying them on an array of projects, including a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gala benefit concert.Headquartered in Solon, Ohio with offices in... read more
PLASA 2013: Clay Paky award-winning luminaires and events
October 11, 2013
Clay Paky stand located within the “Ambersphere village”Clay Paky's stand S80, enhanced by the "bee-eye" graphic design concept, was part of the “Ambersphere village” at Plasa 2013." Ambersphere Solutions, the Clay Paky and MA Lighting... read more
Clay Paky fixtures accompany Bruno Mars Around the World
September 24, 2013
WORLD TOUR – Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars has been getting rave reviews for his Moonshine Jungle Tour, which will continue to play dates around the world through March 2014.  The tour is accompanied by Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash... read more
Clay Paky among the legends of "The 27 Club"
September 18, 2013
GERMANY - Besides extraordinary talent and the fact they have all made the history of music, another thing legends such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Brian Jones, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse all have in common is that they belong to... read more
Clay Paky on Jessie J tour
September 13, 2013
UNITED KINGDOM - Everything about the ‘Nice to Meet You’ Tour exudes confidence.  This production is not scheduled to begin the arena venues in the UK until October but, rather than start quietly and unobtrusively, Jessie J’s first show was to... read more
Clay Paky Luminaires Reign Supreme at Coronation Festival Gala
September 6, 2013
UK – Celebrated LD Vince Foster recently employed a battalion of Clay Paky fixtures to honour Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the throne. Foster used the Clay Paky fixtures to deliver a striking, yet super flexible lighting design for the... read more
Dry Hire Lighting purchase another large batch of Clay Paky Sharpys
September 5, 2013
UNITED KINGDOM - “It’s a busy time; we’ve just purchased another large batch of Clay Paky Sharpys for our rental inventory and they arrive this week, yet we’ll still have to sub’ in a few extra lights to keep our regular clients happy.”... read more
Clay Paky and dbn in Monster Production for Derry Spectacular
August 27, 2013
UNITED KINGDOM – and Manchester based dbn Lighting helped to bring an ancient legend to life for a landmark event in the UK’s first ever City of Culture, Derry-Londonderry. Dbn designed and supplied rigging and lighting for a breath-taking... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Wash Works it for Pet Shop Boys
August 21, 2013
UK – Respected lighting designer Rob Sinclair is using Clay Paky’s extraordinarily compact yet super bright Sharpy Wash 330 as the workhorse fixture for the lighting of the visuals-led Pet Shop Boys Electric World Tour.The new Sharpy Wash... read more
Clay Paky lights Help Rolling Stones Dazzle 135,000 at Glastonbury
July 31, 2013
UK – For three days and three nights 135,000 Glastonbury revellers had the pleasure of seeing their favourite headline acts, lit by some of the best rock and roll lighting designers in the world, play the famous Pyramid Stage.Taking care of the... read more
Clay Paky at MAYDAY, the most famous rave party in Europe
July 22, 2013
„Never Stop Raving“ was the motto of this year's MAYDAY event in Dortmund. Thousands of ravers took the motto to heart and partied with their favourite music day and night. Like last year, the light design was once again assigned to Thomas... read more
Clay Paky Shines at Robin Hood Foundation Gala
July 12, 2013
UNITED STATES – The top names in finance and entertainment weren’t the only ones shining at the annual Robin Hood Foundation gala in New York City.  Clay Paky Sharpy, Sharpy Washes and Alpha Spot QWO 800 fixtures were also out in force.The Robin... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Wash Fixtures with Justin Timberlake
July 4, 2013
Justin Timberlake seems to be just about everywhere these days, so it shouldn’t have been a surprise when his latest album’s release party turned up on The CW network.  36 Clay Paky’s new Sharpy Wash 330 luminaries were selected by lighting... read more
Clay Paky Lighting Joins the Dave Matthews Band For Summer Tour
June 20, 2013
USA – The Dave Matthews Band hits the road for an extensive national tour with Clay Paky lighting along for the ride.The band commences its 45-date cross-country swing in mid-May and wraps after Labor Day.  They will be supporting last year’s... read more
Clay Paky Rocks for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in LA
June 18, 2013
USA – Clay Paky lighting fixtures were out in force at the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which honored inductees such as Aerosmith, The Doors, James Taylor, Albert King, Donna Summer, Rush and Quincy Jones at a gala event at... read more
Alice In Chains Locks Up Clay Paky Sharpy Washes for National Tour
June 14, 2013
USA – Grunge rockers Alice In Chains are in the midst of a five-week national tour, and Clay Paky Sharpy Washes are shedding light on 22 dates coast-to-coast as the band plays festivals, theaters and small clubs.The band began their spring tour in... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Wash makes debut at Olivier Awards
June 13, 2013
UK – The 2013 Olivier Awards saw the new Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330s take charge of their first event since they became a recent addition to White Light’s ever growing arsenal of entertainment technology.For the third year running the Awards,... read more
Clay Paky Sharpy Washes Join Fleetwood Mac on Tour
June 10, 2013
USA – Fleetwood Mac is back on the road and Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330 fixtures have joined the iconic band on the Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 World Tour.The new tour, which began in Columbus on April 4 and will wrap in Scandinavia in October, marks the... read more
Clay Paky in tour with Mark Knopfler
June 4, 2013
“I’m having the time of my life with these,” said an ebullient Simon Tutchener, lighting designer for Mark Knopfler. “I’m still getting to know the lights but everything I’ve seen so far is just what I was expecting.”Tutchener is using... read more
Clay Paky Conquers the 2013 Eurovision Stage
May 31, 2013
Lighting designer Fredrik Jönsson specified over 700 Clay Paky fixtures to provide stunning lighting effects forming the centrepiece of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, the world’s largest non-sporting television production. This large supply of... read more
Clay Paky Unveils New Luminaires at Indonesia Demo
May 29, 2013
Indonesia – Clay Paky has unveiled its latest luminaires to major Asian rental companies and TV stations at a demo Jakarta in Indonesia in April.The Clay Paky Area Manager Alberico D’Amato and the Italian LD Giovanni Zucchinali collaborated with... read more
ESC 2013: Clay Paky EXCLUSIVE pictures from Malmö (Sweden) - photo: Ralph Larmann
May 17, 2013
From Malmö, Sweden, the exclusive Clay Paky photos of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest lighting design. read more
Clay Paky Lights Up the Ultra Music Festival in Miami
May 5, 2013
USA – Clay Paky lighting got rave reviews at the 15th annual Ultra Music Festival (UMF) in Miami’s Bayfront Park where they added to the pulsating excitement generated by fans, DJs and electronic musicians under the tent-like Carl Cox Mega... read more
The new Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330 - The Perfect Partner
April 30, 2013
It’s arrived.  A new member of the family joins the legendary Sharpy from Clay Paky: it imitates its speed, weight and size but fills the space beyond 6deg making it the obvious choice to complement the Sharpy’s beam capacity.  With a range... read more
Clay Paky is at the “Plasa Focus Backstage Tour” in Malmö for an exclusive preview of the technology lined up for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest
April 24, 2013
MALMÖ, SWEDEN – There is less than one month to go before the start of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest (14, 16 and 18 May), the most prestigious annual event for the European music industry and the most watched live TV broadcast in Europe. The... read more
Highlights from PROLIGHT+SOUND 2013 Frankfurt
April 6, 2013
We are pleased to inform you about the products that will be exhibited on the Clay Paky stand at the upcoming ProLight+Sound trade fair 2013 and about the events we have planned during this show.STAND AND PRODUCT DEMOSClay Paky's stand is in Hall... read more
Clay Paky at the 2013 Sanremo Music Festival
February 18, 2013
The 2013 Sanremo Music Festival, presented by Fabio Fazio with the help of Luciana Littizzetto, introduced many innovations into the most popular, most talked about and most followed Italian Music Festival. For example, for the first time in the... read more