LEDs Replace Projectors at Plasa 2014

2014 marked our first attendance to the Professional Lighting and Sound Association (Plasa) show for several years – slightly marred by a terrible train service. Signal failures between Reading and Slough turned what should have been a nice smooth diagonal trip into a succession of time-consuming right angles!

Unfortunately, the show itself had little to interest regular Display Monitor readers, lacking the projectors that have previously made Plasa worth attending. LED displays, however, were out in full force. Our (rather short) show report follows.

The M3.5 is a 3.5mm-pitch LED display from Aoto, in China. Sold in Europe through Lang AG (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 36), the LED board has seen heavy use in car shows around the world. At the time of writing, more than 400m