27 April 2015

Robe BMFLs hit the beauty spot in SA

Robe BMFLs hit the beauty spot in SASouth Africa - For the live telecast of Miss South Africa 2015, designer Joshua Cutts of Visual Frontier picked up producer / director Gavin Wratten's gauntlet to help bring a fresh look to the high profile beauty pageant staged at Sun City Superbowl. Central to his lighting and set design was the specification of 24 x Robe BMFL Spots moving lights. Gavin's re- imagining of the show in a new and contemporary context involved a 30m long black high-gloss central runway emanating from the stage, traversing to the centre of the venue. Sic ... More >>

Clay Paky shines on Prolight+Sound 2015

Clay Paky shines on Prolight+Sound 2015Germany - Prolight+Sound 2015 was a great success for Clay Paky. The 60 demos that were held one after the other in German and English during the four-day fair were seen by more than 10,000 people, with an average of 150-200 spectators at each. The Clay Paky stand was designed to look like a large cinema where the Clay Paky lights were the stars of the show, thanks to a high resolution LED wall provided by Unitech Digital Media. Pio Nahum, Clay Paky CEO, comments, "In my memory, I cannot recall another ProLight+Sound that was so busy ... More >>

Alcons celebrates successful Prolight+Sound

Alcons celebrates successful Prolight+SoundGermany - Alcons Audio is celebrating its most successful Prolight+Sound ever, with two new pro-ribbon line-array systems, the LR28 and LR16.2, taking centre stage. "This was our most successful Prolight+Sound to date," says Alcons co-founder Tom Back. "The LR28 created an incredible buzz. During the show, Norwegian rental company Trondheim Lyd was happy to announce the purchase of the first system in the world - a complete package of 32 LR28s, plus BC543 triple 18" cardioid subs and Sentinel10 amplified loudspeaker controllers." The ... More >>

HHB Canada appointed distributor for Adam Audio

HHB Canada appointed distributor for Adam AudioCanada - HHB Canada has announce the exclusive distribution of Adam Audio in Canada. The agreement is effective 1 May, 2015 Adam Audio was founded in March 1999 in Berlin Germany. Since then the company has been developing, manufacturing and distributing loudspeakers in the field of Professional Audio. Ferdinand von Wrede, managing director of Adam Audio comments, "We are pleased to announce our partnership with HHB Canada. Together we will be able to grow substantially in the Canadian market and best support our customers and end-users ... More >>

L-Acoustics reinforces Ultra Music Festival 2015

L-Acoustics reinforces Ultra Music Festival 2015USA - Ultra Music Festival 2015, which took place Friday to Sunday, 27-29 March, drew thousands of music fans to Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, which has hosted the event since 2012. "We've been doing the Ultra festival for a long time and have become very familiar with what a system needs to be able to do this kind of show right," observes Andre Serafini, founder and president of Beach Sound, the Miami Gardens-based sound reinforcement provider for Ultra over the past decade. "Bayfront Park can be a challenging venue for this kind of ... More >>

Entec on the road with Australian Pink Floyd

Entec on the road with Australian Pink FloydEurope - Entec's lighting department is enjoying another busy season with The Australian Pink Floyd Show (TAPFS), currently touring Europe with a lighting design by Phil White which is being operated by Tom Mumby. Entec's project manager Noreen O'Riordan comments, "It's great to see the popularity of this tour grow together with the investment in production values. It really proves that there is a huge demand for live shows and that a diverse selection of people want to appreciate legendary and influential music first hand. Apart from ... More >>

FaitalPRO debuts super subwoofwer

FaitalPRO debuts super subwoofwerItaly - Based on leading edge technology and customer demands, the 18XL1800 subwoofer from FaitalPRO is designed to recreate the very low natural audible frequencies of 20 to 30Hz, and give an intense acoustic performance. It has a very high mechanical excursion, which is at least one and a half times greater than the other 18" woofers in the FaitalPRO catalog. With a rated power of 1600 W and declared 3200 W maximum (according to AES standard), it maintains a good operating reserve allowing for optimum performance even in extreme ... More >>

Apart adds to VINCI Series

Apart adds to VINCI SeriesBelgium - The Apart VINCI Series has been expanded with a new VINCI4-16 bass reflex cabinet loudspeaker. VINCI4-16 has an impedance of 16 ohms, what allows the connection of up to 4 VINCI4-16 loudspeakers in parallel on a single amplifier channel, capable of handling a 4 ohm load. The VINCI4-16 is a small yet true high-end speaker specifically designed for fixed install applications. VINCI4-16 loudspeakers are highly recommended for use in small to medium-sized projects where design and sound quality really matter. VINCI series ... More >>

Bose expands portable PA offerings

Bose expands portable PA offeringsGermany - Bose Professional has drawn acclaim from end users and venue owners for its L1 portable array systems. At Prolight+Sound 2015, Bose expanded its portable P.A. offerings with the introduction of the F1 Model 812 flexible array loudspeaker and F1 subwoofer. Designed to serve an even broader set of applications than L1 systems, F1 Model 812 is the first powered portable loudspeaker that lets users optimise sound by creating up to four different vertical coverage patterns. Offering exceptional power and clarity, the F1 system ... More >>

d&b at PL+S Guangzhou and InfoComm Beijing

d&b at PL+S Guangzhou and InfoComm BeijingChina - With a lot to show and a lot to say, d&b audiotechnik (China) Ltd took care to focus their product displays at this year's PL+S Guangzhou and at InfoComm Beijing, placing the professional concert systems of J, V and Q-Series together in one area, with the more installation oriented systems from the xS and xA-Series placed discretely elsewhere. "We chose to differentiate the systems in a clearly visual sense," said Freddie To, director, d&b China, "but with the emphasis firmly on how the many elements of the d&b product range can ... More >>

Apex expands Liviau range with Liviau S

Apex expands Liviau range with Liviau SGermany - Following the successful ISE launch of Liviau R, the new, all-in-one conference room control system from Apex, the company has unveiled the latest in the series, Liviau S. Based on the same sleek, yet robust hardware platform as Liviau R, S offers all the same audio functionality as R but with greatly enhanced video and lighting capabilities for bars, clubs, retail, houses of worship and corporate applications. Seen for the very first time at ProLight & Sound 2015, Liviau S features a fully integrated DMX controller for ... More >>

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