Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1500

This 1500 W moving head is the most impressive graphic effects spotlight available, with an incredible array of colour and imagery devices, including 20 gobos on 3 wheels, animation disc, rotating prism and the exclusive Automated-Star-Gobo (patent pending). All devices are fully combinable with limitless rotation and morphing possibilities. The zoom has an extreme aperture range from 7° to 57° (1:8 ratio) with an amazing 120 bpm speed. An auto-focusing function combined with the Dyna-Cue-Creator make programming and operation easy and creative. A special high definition iris, the advanced Zoom-Tracking-Diffuser and silent operation position Alpha HPE 1500 at the edge of show-lighting technology.


List Hire Price: £175

List prices are for a period of one week

All Trade customers are eligible for a discount, please call one of our Project Managers on 020 8965 9119 to receive an individually tailored quote




Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1500

Mechanical Specification

Height: 835 mm (32.9")

Width: 488mm (19.2")

Depth: 480mm (18.9")

Weight: 49.5 kg (109.3 lbs)


Optical System and Effects

Elliptic reflector with high luminous efficiency
Electronic Linear Zoom 9,5°-57°
Not linear Extra Zoom 7°-9,5
Electronic focusing with “Stay-Sharp-Zoom” system (auto-focus)
Rotating Gobo wheels (Ø 37,5 mm), each with 6 bidirectional and indexable gobos 
1 wheel with 8 fixed gobos (Ø 31,5mm), at variable rotation
Selectable "Gobo shake" function
"Morphing" effect.
All the fixed and rotating gobos are easily interchangeable
Animation Disc (Ø 37,5mm) that may be used alone or in combination with gobos
A new conception Animated Star Gobo on dedicated channel (patented)
1 rotating prism (5 facet).
Special high speed 16 segments mechanical iris
1 frost filter with Zoom synchronization
Hybrid 0-100% dimmer (electronic + mechanical)
Stop/strobe effect


Control and Programming

36/40 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
Gobo Indexing Resolution: 16 bit
Focus Indexing Resolution: 16 bit
Dimmer Resolution: 16 bit
Movement control: vectorial
DMX signal connection: 3 and 5 pole XLR input and output
Software upload through DMX input