Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX

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For movement and colorful effects at any event, the Chauvet Swarm 5 FX is a 3-in-1 LED effect light that combines red and green lasers, white strobe effects and RGBAW rotating derby effects into one fixture.

Why buy more when less is more? The Chauvet Swarm 5 FX is a 3-in-1 LED effect that combines red and green lasers, white strobe effects and RGBAW rotating derby effects into one fixture! With the automated and sound-activated programs, you can create a stunning synchronized light show while saving valuable time running cables by power-linking multiple units. Includes hanging bracket and power cable.

Match the look of any event with the Chauvet Swarm 5 FX event by creating customized looks and effects with separate color and program control. Increase control options using built-in automated and sound-activated programs or master/slave and DMX mode. To simplify storage and transport, the Chauvet Swarm 5 FX fits best inside the CHS-4- VIP Gear Bag.

Features:
  • 3-in-1 LED light that includes a RGBAW rotating derby, red/green laser and white strobe effect
  • Laser projects thousands of red and green laser beams
  • Operation allows for separate color and program control
  • Increase control options using automated and sound-activated programs, or master/slave and DMX mode
  • Save time running cables and extension cords by power-linking multiple units
  • Fits best inside the CHS-40 VIP Gear Bag

Specifications:
• DMX Channels: 9
• DMX Connectors: 3-pin XLR
• Light Source (Swarm™): 5 LEDs (1 red, 1 green, 1 blue, 1 amber, 1 white) 3 W (300 mA), 50,000 hours life expectancy
• Light Source (strobe): 8 LEDs (white) 1 W (300 mA), 50,000 hours life expectancy
• Light Source (laser): 532 nm/50 mW (green) laser diode, 650 nm/100 mW (red) laser diode
• Strobe Rate: 0 to 20 Hz
• Beam Angle (strobe): 17°
• Field Angle (strobe): 35°
• Coverage Angle (laser): 100°
• Coverage Angle (Swarm™): 65°
• Illuminance (strobe): 823 lux @ 2 m
• Power Linking: 15 units @ 120 V; 26 units @ 230 V
• Input Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (auto-ranging)
• Power and Current: 62 W, 0.5 A @ 120 V, 60 Hz
• Power and Current: 66 W, 0.3 A @ 230 V, 50 Hz
• Weight: 9.8 lb (4.5 kg)
• Size: 8.6 x 11.7 x 12.2 in (225 x 298 x 310 mm)
• Classified per EN/IEC 60825-1:2007
• Complies with FDA performance standards for laser products except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No. 50, dated June 24, 2007
• Approvals: CE

Things You Will Get:

    Swarm 5 FX
    Hanging Bracket
    Power Cable
    Owner's Manual

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Chauvet DJSwarm 5 FX
 
4.8

(based on 29 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright (24)
  • Easy to setup (22)
  • Efficient (19)
  • Long beam throw (19)
  • Runs cooler (14)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (23)
    • Outdoor events / games (22)
    • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (22)
    • Home studio (4)
    • Clubs (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional musician (13), Experienced (9)

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    5.0

    ADD WOW TO YOUR PERFORMANCE!!!!

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    from sarasota fl

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Bright
    • Easy Setup
    • Efficient
    • Long Beam Throw
    • Runs Cooler

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Mobile DJ
      • Performances

      Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

      this would be my first choice in lighting. the easy versitality and set up would make for a great wowing piece in any dj or bands aresenal. with 5 different effects where can you go wrong!
      the projection radious is phenominal and the tone in the colors can charge from wram to fun and bright!
      i am a review for sam ash sarasota!

       
      5.0

      Cool multi effects light !

      By 

      from Edison, NJ

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Bright
      • Easy Setup
      • Efficient
      • Long Beam Throw
      • Runs Cooler

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Mobile DJ
        • Performances

        Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

        This is a really cool light with multiple effects. You get lights and lasers in one fixture ! It's LED so it burns bright and cool. You can control it also using a DMX controller. If you are looking to spice up your lighting rig grab one of these ! "This is a real hands on product review from Ray @ Sam Ash Edison"

         
        5.0

        Great addition to any setup

        By 

        from Columbus, OH

        About Me Experienced

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • Bright
        • Easy Setup
        • Efficient
        • Long Beam Throw
        • Runs Cooler

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Mobile DJ
          • Performances

          Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

          The Swarm is perfect for any DJ looking to add more flit to his lighting or any professional looking to upgrade to LED bulbs. The Swarm uses green and red lasers with white strobes. The lasers produce many strands of light that are consistent. Able to power link multiple units, saving time and space. And because its LED its both lightweight and cool to operate.

          This is a real hands on review from Christian @ Sam Ash Columbus.

           
          4.0

          All you need to light up your show

          By 

          from columbus., ohio

          About Me Experienced

          Staff Reviewer

          Pros

          • Bright
          • Easy Setup
          • Efficient
          • Runs Cooler

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Performances

            Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

            This is affordable all-in one LED lighting that will enhance any show or party. Great for DJ's , bands ,and Karaoke,this combines essential effects that is easily programmed and sound activated. Just add some fog and you've got professional effects.
            This is a hands-on review from Sam Ash #36

             
            5.0

            ANY BETTER AND IT WOULD DJ FOR YOU!

            By 

            from Phoenix

            About Me Professional Musician

            Staff Reviewer

            Pros

            • Bright
            • Easy Setup

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Mobile DJ
              • Performances

              Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

              This is easily the coolest main DJ Light you can buy. It has a main crowd light, a strobe AND a laser. It's super bright, is DMX controllable or sound activated and is light enough to be mounted anywhere.

              A pair of these and some wash lights (See the new Chauvet Wash FX) and you're DJ set up is DONE.

              This is a real hands-on review from Ryan @ Sam Ash, Phoenix, AZ.

               
              5.0

              #1 buy

              By 

              from Southern California

              About Me Professional Musician

              Staff Reviewer

              Pros

              • Bright
              • Easy Setup
              • Long Beam Throw
              • Runs Cooler

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Mobile DJ
                • Performances

                Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

                This light offers 3 distinct lights in one. First you get a red and green laser, white strobe and red green blue derby and since all these lights are LED it can run all night. Can be link with any DMX controller and can also be mounted or placed on the floor. This is a real hands-on product review from David @ Sam Ash Ontario.

                 
                5.0

                Chauvet Pro quality at a great price!

                By 

                from King of Prussia PA

                About Me Experienced

                Staff Reviewer

                Pros

                • Bright
                • Easy Setup
                • Efficient
                • Long Beam Throw
                • Runs Cooler

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Events
                  • Mobile DJ
                  • Performances

                  Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

                  Chauvet really hit the nail on the head with the Swarm 5 FX, which is why it's such a difficult item to find in stock. It improves on the design of the Swarm 4 by adding a strobe and a laser to the already mesmerizing multicolor derby effect. The end result is a powerful light that no DJ or club should be without. It can be controlled via the DMX512 protocol. It is also just as effective running through its normal built in programs which include a sound-active mode. For 220 bucks, this piece is a no brainer for anyone looking to kick their light show up a notch. This is a real hands on product review from Ryan@ Sam Ash King of Prussia.

                   
                  5.0

                  Very Cool Effect

                  By 

                  from Canoga Park, CA

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Bright
                  • Easy Setup
                  • Efficient
                  • Long Beam Throw

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Events
                    • Mobile DJ
                    • Performances

                    Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

                    We do 3-4 recitals with our students per year, and we like to set up a stage with lights, sound, and an audience, so they can really get a sense of what it's like to be onstage. The swarm really makes them feel like rock stars. Add a little fog, and it really amplifies the effect.

                    This is a real hands-on review from Josh @ Sam Ash, Canoga Park, CA.

                     
                    4.0

                    Great Value, 3 lights in one!

                    By 

                    from Anahiem, CA

                    About Me Experienced

                    Staff Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy Setup
                    • Effects
                    • Efficient
                    • Price

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Events
                      • Mobile DJ
                      • Performances

                      Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

                      Why buy 3 different lights when this light can give you what you need. Set it to work automatically with sound or have it work with your other lights and program the light with a DMX controller. Get the crown going with a great looking light show as a bonus to the music you are playing.

                       
                      5.0

                      Show Stopper

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                      from Sam Ash Music Ontario

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Bright
                      • Easy Setup
                      • Efficient
                      • Long Beam Throw

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Events
                        • Mobile DJ
                        • Performances

                        Comments about Chauvet DJ Swarm 5 FX:

                        A really fun light to play with! Three in one LED effect light with red and green lasers a strobe and red green blue amber and white rotating derby "swarm" effect. The price is amazing and the effect is even more impressive. Can be hooked up DMX or automated and sound activated if you aren't ready to invest in a DMX controller or software/ hardware program yet. Awesome job Chauvet! "This is a real hands on product review by EpR@ Sam Ash Ontario".

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                        The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for two years and labor for two years from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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