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OPTI is searching for a new Marketing Manager and a new R&D and Technical Manager. If you would like to work for a growing group of niche, British manufacturers and are interested in a new opportunity, see below:   Marketing Manager Optikinetics Ltd is looking for a Marketing manager to run our marketing actions across...

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Are OPTI Kinetics projectors noisy?   Ever wanted to know which of our projectors makes the most noise? We’ve done some extensive testing with our projectors and comparisons to see which makes the most noise so you can see for yourself! Click on the video links below to view the findings.   Solar 100 LED...

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It’s been an incredible business journey for Optikinetics who celebrates its 47 year birthday today. Neil Rice, one of the founders of Optikinetics, kindly joined some members of our team today and brought some celebratory buns to mark the annual occasion. 47 years as pioneers of specialist effect lighting Optikinetics was formed in London, England in...

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Authentic psychedelic atmospheres and event lighting!   Spektraflash provides custom and vintage lighting installs throughout Victoria. They activate spaces for festivals, launches, weddings, private events, advertising and corporate functions. Their catagloue of products is one of the most enviable inventories of vintage 60’s & 70’s lighting effects in Australia! Spektraflash is managed by creative director Pete...

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Jim Buchanan, a renowned labyrinth of light artist, recently installed three OPTI GoBoPro+ projectors to create a unique activity space for California’s largest public hospital.   San Francisco manages an increasing number of people with chronic illness. Laguna Honda Hospital has taken a leap ahead in providing its residents with effective coping strategies. A triptych installation of three...

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OPTI Kinetics is delighted to announce that they are exhibiting at the BPM-PRO exhibition for the 4th year running. The show takes place from the 22nd – 23rd of October at the NEC arena, Birmingham UK. Come visit stand AB20 to view our range of GoboPro LED Projectors that are perfect for indoor or outdoor use....

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Paul Hollywood would definitely not be shaking our hands over our baking attempts this morning but we are proud to have participated in the worlds largest coffee morning for Macmillan cancer support today at our offices in Luton, Huntingdon and Canada. We played games and raised some money for this incredible charity. Thank you to all...

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Thank you to everyone that has sent us application imagery using the OPTI Aura projector at home. It is really lovely to see how beneficial the sensory projector is to your daily lives. Pictures do tell a thousand words! We continuously love to hear about customer experiences. If you would like to share your story...

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OPTI Kinetics is excited to announce that they will be exhibiting at The Welsh Autism Show on 28th September. Held at Cardiff City Stadium, the exhibition is free to attend. Pre-registered visitors will also be entered into a prize draw for a number of fabulous prizes from hotel stays to chocolate hampers. Why visit the show?  ...

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Halloween is fast approaching and with this in mind we’re excited to announce our frighteningly amazing lighting packs.   Appearing Ghosts There is nothing scarier than a Ghost appearing out of thin air and this lighting package created this exact effect.       Includes: 1x OPTI Solar 250 Projector 1x Ghost 6” Magnetic Effect...

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OPTI Kinetics has been manufacturing specialist effect lighting since 1970. Many of the effects we still sell today are original products created in this era. We understood that it was well overdue to re vamp our effect wheels and give them a more modern feel and slowly but surely we will be improving our whole...

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The 2017 Formula One season continues this weekend for the Italian Grand Prix in Monza where Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will continue their epic battle for the Driver’s Championship. Harriet Mallion, winner of our PLASA Leeds competition who won the x2 tickets to attend the F1 event at Silverstone kindly documented her day at...

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