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20 August 2014

Chauvet Professional at PRO

Chauvet Professional at PROUK - Chauvet Professional is exhibiting at PRO which will run alongside the successful BPM show at the NEC in Birmingham, 13-15 September 2014. LED wash fixtures, powerful and versatile LED moving head lights and an easy-setup pixel mapping display system are among the products in the spotlight on stand G42 at PRO, and in the neighbouring BPM Arena, sponsored by Chauvet Professional. On display will be an array of luminaires, including the Nexus line with Nexus Aq 5x5 and Nexus Aw 7x7 narrow beam panels, ÉPIX Bar 2.0 and É... More >>

Baldwin Boxall adds Omnicare outstation

Baldwin Boxall adds Omnicare outstationUK - Baldwin Boxall has added a new outstation to their popular Omnicare EVC (Emergency Voice Communication) system. The new Advance disabled refuge remote unit has a stylish stainless steel finish and has impressed all that have seen it. The unit will include the same features as the green version - raised, luminescent text, Braille and induction loop and is expected to be in high demand. Marketing director Nick Baldwin comments, "The unit has taken a while to develop because we wanted to get the look exactly right. It has been a ... More >>

MultiTouch heads for Sydney's Integrate Expo

MultiTouch heads for Sydney's Integrate ExpoAustralia - MultiTouch, manufacturer of the 48x MultiTaction displays forming part of The Cube at Queensland University of Technology, has announced its attendance at this year's Integrate Expo (26-28 August) on stand E40 at the Dome in Sydney's Olympic Park. Featuring on MultiTouch's stand will be an interactive wall comprising 8x 55" Ultra Thin Bezel MultiTaction displays showing MultiTouch's MultiTaction Experience app. MultiTaction 55" tables will also be on display, demonstrating a range of applications including a bespoke ... More >>

19 August 2014

PR Lighting LED Studio shipping now

PR Lighting LED Studio shipping nowChina - Following hot on the heels of the recently launched LED Studio 3205D for large-scale applications, PR Lighting has announced that the new LED Studio 3203T/3203D fixtures - the latest additions to this product portfolio - are now ready for shipment. Whereas their predecessor houses a single 500W LED source the new LED Studio 3203T/D contains a 250W LED - making it suitable for the TV studio, theatre and multi-functional situations as well as commercial display. Unlike the LED Studio 3205D this latest model boasts two different ... More >>

15 August 2014

Chauvet Professional extends IP family

Chauvet Professional extends IP familyUSA - Indoors or outdoors, rain or shine, the COLORado 2-Quad Zoom IP from Chauvet Professional will reliably light up stages and performers with intense, ultra-vibrant RGBW colours. Containing 14 brilliant 15-watt Quad-Color (red, green, blue, white) LEDs, which emit up to 8,000 lux at 5 meters, this beefy new addition is the brightest, most powerful PAR-style colour-wash fixture in the entire COLORado IP family, says the company. It is also very rugged and weatherproof; built to withstand serious onslaughts of wind and precipitation, ... More >>

14 August 2014

ROE Visual launches Black HD LED display overseas

ROE Visual launches Black HD LED display overseasChina - ROE Visual Co., Ltd, a leading manufacture in creative LED display industry, has launched Black OnyX P3.47 HD LED display. The Black OnyX is ROE Visual's new high-performance indoor HD LED display incorporating professional industrial design. Magnesium alloy panel makes it lightweight and strong. The module uses Multi-Color's newest anti-glare black LEDs to get a high contrast ratio. Driving IC MBI5153 supports a high refresh rate and great image quality at a low brightness. The Black Onyx is powered by ROE visual's new control ... More >>

13 August 2014

'YouSpec' ordering online at VDC Trading

'YouSpec' ordering online at VDC TradingUK - VDC Trading Limited, the London based company distributing the Van Damme cable brand, has again broadened the scope of its online ordering system. It now facilitates the ordering of data single leads and assemblies online. Already a great success for both the audio and video cable buyers, the online 'YouSpec' system now allows web visitors to design, specify, price-up and order completely bespoke data cable solutions - 24 hours a day, every day. Cables available include 22 different Van Damme and standard network cables. These ... More >>

FSR launches latest Matrix Switcher

FSR launches latest Matrix SwitcherUSA - FSR is once again extending its range of innovative Pro AV solutions with the launch of its new, next-generation matrix switcher. Joining the company's switcher line of products that already address the needs of all types of users, FSR is now introducing its DV-HMSW4K-88 Matrix switcher, which routes eight HD sources to any eight HDTV displays. The new FSR DV-HMSW4K-88 Matrix switcher supports 1080p full HD up to 4K plus all 3D formats, along with multichannel digital audio formats such as PCM, Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master ... More >>

DWR Distribution appointed Vectorworks agent

DWR Distribution appointed Vectorworks agentSouth Africa - "This really is awesome," said Nick Britz of DWR. "Vectorworks has become a standard in the South African industry for technical drawings and it also integrates very well with ESP Vision." Training of the product will be held regularly. Developed by Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., Vectorworks software is a line of industry-specific CAD and BIM solutions that allow designers to advance their ideas from concept through to completion. Users range from architects to lighting and scenic designers. While great ideas begin in the ... More >>

12 August 2014

Astera debuts new and improved Lightdrop

Astera debuts new and improved LightdropGermany - Astera has released its latest wireless creation and instalment in the X-Series, the Lightdrop (AX3). The updated and enhanced replacement to the previous Lightdrop (AL3-M) is equipped with many more features and improved capabilities, the company says. This compact and powerful RGBW spotlight improves on its previous model with high-power Cree LEDs and other top-quality components like Samsung batteries and in-built, optional CRMX wireless DMX by LumenRadio. The polyamide/polystyrene housing protects and cools the device from ... More >>

11 August 2014

PLASA London 2014: Harting features RFID solutions

PLASA London 2014: Harting features RFID solutionsUK - At PLASA London 2014, Harting (Stand No. G15) is featuring its RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) systems for asset management in the theatre and touring environment, along with rugged connectivity solutions for audio-visual multimedia events. Harting's RFID technology can be applied for improved asset management for entertainment rental/hire companies and for theatres which share equipment for touring shows. The Ha-VIS RFID system offers a high degree of flexibility to simplify the implementation of scalable solutions in ... More >>

7 August 2014

Allen & Heath adds Xone:K1 to DJ range

Allen & Heath adds Xone:K1 to DJ rangeUK - Allen & Heath has introduced the Xone:K1 to extend the MIDI controller range of its elite Xone DJ line, joining the successful Xone:K2 controller. The K1 has a flexible layout allowing users to define and customise an individual workflow and mixing experience, and works with all leading DJ software. The Xone:K1 is easily configurable to allow fast access for setting levels, triggering hot cues, adding effects and instant looping to relieve the DJ from focusing on the computer screen. Featuring six endless rotary encoders with push ... More >>

Chauvet adds battery-powered wireless wash

Chauvet adds battery-powered wireless washUSA- The newest member of Chauvet Professional's 'unplugged' WELL Series, the WELL FLEX utilizes an internal lightweight Lithium ion battery that will last through an entire event, while recharging in under eight hours - no power cords required. This IP44-rated go-anywhere unit also comes with a pre-installed W-DMX wireless DMX receiver so that data cables can be eliminated too, for completely cord-free operation, says the company. The WELL FLEX is not only flexible in terms of the wireless freedom it offers, but also in its versatile ... More >>

Crestron launches enhanced LED fixtures range

Crestron launches enhanced LED fixtures rangeUK - Crestron has announced the latest enhancements to its line of LED fixtures, with the new, condensed range of six fixtures now available to order across the EMEA region. Crestron originally entered the luminaire market with an extensive range of fixtures in early 2013. All Crestron LEDs (CLEDs) replicate the smooth dimming curve, colour temperature and lumen output of traditional halogen fixtures, with a 70,000-hour lamp that exceeds most comparable low energy fittings, the company says. "The new condensed line of CLEDs came about ... More >>

4 August 2014

AKG DMSTetrad systems available in UK now

AKG DMSTetrad systems available in UK nowUK - Distributor Sound Technology has announced immediate availability of the new AKG DMSTetrad digital wireless microphone system. Designed for a variety of applications ranging from concerts and clubs, to conferences, this licence-free wireless system offers "uncompressed audio transmission, superior RF performance and 128-bit AES standard encryption". The AKG DMSTetrad digital wireless microphone system features an integrated four-channel mixer, and an antenna front mount kit. With 24bit, 48kHz audio coding, it provides uncompressed ... More >>

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