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27 May 2015

dnp breaks the 100" barrier with a new flat screen

dnp breaks the 100Denmark - dnp is launching a range of optical flat screens for use in meeting rooms and smaller classrooms. With a highly attractive size-cost-quality profile, the new screens represent an important step in the evolution of this category, says the company. They meet the users' demands for larger display sizes (100") while remaining affordable for companies, educational institutions and homeowners. "If the market is clear about one thing, it's that big is truly beautiful when it comes to display technology," states S°ren ... More >>

Audient iD14 interface shipping now

Audient iD14 interface shipping nowUK - Audient reports that the highly anticipated bus-powered interface, iD14 is now shipping worldwide and available at all Audient dealers. Launched to much acclaim at this year's MusikMesse in Frankfurt, iD14 offers two channels of Audient's classic console mic pres delivering 10 in/4 out with Burr-Brown AD/DA converters, all in a compact, stylish desktop package. "The mic pres are exactly the same as those found in our flagship ASP8024 console and throughout the rest of the product range, delivering unbeatable audio quality for the ... More >>

26 May 2015

ETC Rigging debuts at Stage Set Scenery show

ETC Rigging debuts at Stage Set Scenery showGermany - ETC is getting ready for its first appearance at Berlin's Stage Set Scenery show, 9-11 June, in Berlin. The company is set to make a big splash, giving Europe its first ever look at ETC Rigging, on stand number 208 in Hall 2.2. ETC will also have a second stand at the show - number 210 in Hall 1.2 - to demo its popular lighting products, giving show visitors a lot of new gear to experience. Introduced in the US in 2009, ETC Rigging has made a deep impression on the industry, with some of the best quality and most versatile ... More >>

J&C Joel unveils acoustic solutions in Berlin

J&C Joel unveils acoustic solutions in BerlinGermany - This year's Stage Set Scenery will provide the stage for J&C Joel's global project team to unveil a number of new acoustics solutions this June. J&C Joel, one of the world's leading manufacturers of flame retardant fabrics and flooring for the entertainment and event industries, will also be celebrating its rich textile heritage at the Berlin show. The theme of J&C Joel's stand - The inspiration behind the performance - will see the company showcase its new brochure, website and rebrand as well as a number of new ... More >>

d&b expands installation systems at InfoComm

d&b expands installation systems at InfoCommUSA - d&b audiotechnik will introduce two new and much anticipated installation amplifiers at InfoComm 2015, Orlando. These amplifiers join the d&b family of dedicated installation products and reaffirm the company's focus and commitment to the market. Roger Keim marketing manager, d&b audiotechnik USA said, "InfoComm is a key event in our calendar and we have good news at the show this year. Based on nearly 35 years experience in developing systems and, more importantly, from the interaction and feedback from our valued customers, our ... More >>

22 May 2015

CT expands Riedel Communications inventory

CT expands Riedel Communications inventoryUK - Creative Technology (CT) has expanded its inventory of Riedel Communications' pioneering real-time video, audio, data and communications solutions. Engineered to provide exceptional performance and flexibility even in the most demanding environments, the Riedel systems contribute to CT's ability to meet the communications and signal transport requirements of any sports, corporate, exhibition, or entertainment event. "Our success as a staging services provider is a direct result of our innovative application of the latest technology ... More >>

d&b triple debut success at PLASA Focus Leeds

d&b triple debut success at PLASA Focus LeedsUK - d&b audiotechnik introduced three new products at PLASA Focus 2015 at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. The new D20 amplifier, the MAX2 stage monitor and ArrayProcessing, a significant new feature within the d&b ArrayCalc V8 simulation software, made their UK debut in the New Dock Hall. ArrayProcessing is a new optional feature for optimising the tonal and level balance of d&b J, V and Y-Series line array systems across an entire listening area, significantly improving the consistency of performance. The D20 joins the D80 as part of ... More >>

Clients prosper with Panasonic Partner Portal

Clients prosper with Panasonic Partner PortalUK - Panasonic has launched a new B2B Partner Portal, to cover more products and make it easier for distributors and resellers to access customer facing information and register new business. The new web-based service is open to clients across the company's Visual Systems and Communications divisions Europe wide, and will be expanded to other business divisions later this year. Professionals who sign up for the scheme have access to the latest product information, sales news and business incentives, with rewards scaled according to the ... More >>

20 May 2015

Verbatim launches LED track lights for retail

Verbatim launches LED track lights for retailUK - Verbatim has launched two lines of LED track lights for impressive accent lighting in retail, museum and gallery venues. The non-dimmable product line - consisting of four different variants - is geared towards customers looking for easy track light installation and operation at low cost. The other line - which is dimmable - features six products delivering greater lumen output, efficacy and lifetime alongside enhanced luminaire housing design features. Suitable for accent and spotlighting, the LED track light heads provide a white ... More >>

19 May 2015

Chauvet Professional unveils Ovation Min-E-10WW

Chauvet Professional unveils Ovation Min-E-10WWUSA - When Chauvet Professional's Ovation E-190WW won the WFX New Product Technology Award in 2013, the breakthrough LED ellipsoidal was hailed for combining an exceptionally beautiful flat, even field of warm white light with the efficiencies of LED technology. Now those who want a smaller, less powerful LED ellipsoidal can enjoy the same award-winning quality and versatile features provided by the original in a compact fixture that's less than half the size and one-fifth the weight - the Ovation Min-E-10WW. As its name conveys, the ... More >>

XI-Machines receives Steinberg certification

XI-Machines receives Steinberg certificationGermany - Following its presentation of the world's first 1U Recorder with up to 194 input channels, XI-Machines has now announce its official certification from software company Steinberg. Steinberg's professional audio software Nuendo Live is billed as the ideal complement to the innovative multitrack audio system Recorder.1 from XI-Machines, which allows simultaneous use of up to 390 I/O channels. Recorder.1 was designed for professional use with MADI or Dante audio networks. Record-ready in 33 seconds, the rugged 19" 1U rack-mounted ... More >>

Clear-Com takes connectivity to InfoComm 2015

Clear-Com takes connectivity to InfoComm 2015USA - Clear-Com will present its latest communication and connectivity tools at InfoComm 2015. The FreeSpeak II 1.9GHz roaming wireless solution has already proven to be an exceptional wireless intercom system for large scale productions. It supports up to five separate channels per wireless beltpack, providing more expansive roaming coverage using multiple antennas. When combined with the unrivalled flexibility of the Eclipse-HX Digital Matrix Frame, the result is a wireless intercom system with connections to well over 16 partylines ... More >>

18 May 2015

Review: Flare R2PRO in-ear headphones

Review: Flare R2PRO in-ear headphonesUK - The latest product from the Flare Audio stable - the tiny R2 in-ear headphones - continues the application of the company's technologies, which have already made quite an impact in pro audio. Launched along with a Kickstarter campaign this month (see below), these new in-ears target the high-end consumer market primarily, but there is a top-of-the-range R2PRO version. Milled from a cylinder of grade 5 titanium, these represent the most rigid build and "the highest possible quality of sound" available from the R2 range, say Flare. I ... More >>

Illuminate Design rolls out the Gaff Gun

Illuminate Design rolls out the Gaff GunUK - Illuminate Design has announced that from 15 May they have become dealers for the GaffGun range of products. The GaffGun, launched in October 2014 has seen massive sales throughout the USA. Now with GaffTech the company behind it looking to branch out into overseas markets, Illuminate Design has been chosen to help this development. The GaffGun (patent pending) is billed as "a great advancement in floor tape since gaffer tape was invented". Saving over 90% of the time to lay tape over cables or rope, The GaffGun simplifies your job ... More >>

Showlogix releases media control application upgrade

Showlogix releases media control application upgradeUK - Showlogix, a developer of show and media control software for the entertainment market, has announced the release of its newest show and media control software, designed for multi-display shows and interactive attractions in museums, visitor centres and trade shows. Version 1.5 is a significant step up from the previous version, offering many more features, greater flexibility, higher reliability and overall better performance. As a multi-display control and presentation system, Showlogix Manager communicates with multiple display ... More >>

15 May 2015

D.A.S. Sound Force series takes off

D.A.S. Sound Force series takes offSpain - D.A.S. has launched the Sound Force series of club systems, designed for today's high-level dance venues where exceptional sound, imposing power and impressive looks are key requisites. The new series presently offers four models comprising mid-high, mid bass, and subwoofer options. The SF-112 is a powerful mid-high 3-way cabinet which allows for passive or bi-amp operation. The mid-range is handled by the new D.A.S. 12HQ loudspeaker. High frequency reproduction is trusted to the D.A.S. M-75N neodymium compression driver used by ... More >>

AIR Landscape speakers on debut at Excel

AIR Landscape speakers on debut at ExcelUK - The new Crestron AIR Landscape speakers (LS4T and LS6T) and in-ground subwoofer (IGS82T) offer flexible installation in a range of popular sizes for outdoor applications. Weatherized construction, versatile installation options, and selectable 8 Ohm, 70 Volt, or 100 Volt operation make AIR speakers an iappropriate choice for enjoying music out on the deck, around the campus grounds, or in the garden, says the company. "These powerful speakers fill the outdoor space and surround you with audiophile sound as if you were indoors, and ... More >>

14 May 2015

Merging Technologies enters consumer market

Merging Technologies enters consumer marketSwitzerland - Derived from their successful Horus and Hapi family of RAVENNA-enabled networked audio interfaces, Merging Technologies has taken their expertise into the consumer market with the launch of their high-end audiophile D/A converter, NADAC. NADAC, the first ever Network Attached Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC), is available in two versions - stereo or 8-channel - NADAC is the first device to bring the power of RAVENNA networking into the home, thus removing traditional limitations to boost performance to levels never yet ... More >>

13 May 2015

Prolight unveils new catalogue at PLASA Focus Leeds

Prolight unveils new catalogue at PLASA Focus LeedsUK - PLASA Focus Leeds 2015 sees The Prolight Concepts Group (Stand N-D12) launch their new 140 page stage & event catalogue featuring almost 100 new products. The bumper number of product additions launched so far this year will see the range offered by Prolight Concepts Group close in on 1500 product lines available from stock. Products featured on the stand include the following new products plus a host of popular existing products: eLumen8 Kudos 600ZS moving head alongside the smaller Kudos 100ZS, 200ZS and 300ZS. The Kudos ZS ... More >>

Martin RUSH Club Smoke Dual is shipping now

Martin RUSH Club Smoke Dual is shipping nowDenmark - The RUSH Club Smoke Dual, Martin Professional's new hybrid smoke and haze machine, is now shipping and available from stock. First unveiled in April at Prolight+Sound 2015, the new addition to the RUSH by Martin line of atmospheric effects is an innovation based on the Magnum Club Smoke system, installed in prestigious venues all over the world. The Club Smoke Dual is a multi-head system, which utilizes up to six heads across three zones via DMX or an on-board digital display. This feature of the system allows the user to ... More >>

12 May 2015

Meyer Sound Leopard to make US debut at InfoComm

Meyer Sound Leopard to make US debut at InfoCommUSA - InfoComm 2015 will mark the US debut of the new Meyer Sound Leopard line array loudspeaker and its accompanying 900-LFC low-frequency control element. The smallest and most versatile members of the flagship Leo family, the new system will be demonstrated live during the show, along with a range of other high-performance loudspeakers for installations and touring. Boasting tremendous power-to-size ratio with ultra-low distortion, Leopard and the 900-LFC element offer an unprecedented level of clarity, power, precision, and ease of ... More >>

Chauvet panels enable weatherproof video walls

Chauvet panels enable weatherproof video wallsUSA - As the festival and outdoor concert season kicks into high gear, lighting/production designers have a new tool that will make it easier for them to set up ultra-bright, weatherproof video walls at these events - the PVP X6IP high-resolution LED panel from Chauvet Professional. Featuring a pixel pitch of 6.9mm, the PVP X6IP is an outdoor LED video panel rated at IP65 for its ability to withstand rain, while being brilliant enough to produce images that stand out in the daytime sun. It is also very touring and rental friendly, ... More >>

Elation's compact ELAR Q1 goes anywhere

Elation's compact ELAR Q1 goes anywhereUSA - Elation Professional's new ELAR Q1 is an ultra-compact, colour-changing PAR light with outdoor IP65 rating that can be used just about anywhere dynamic colour is required. Measuring less than 3.0" high (75mm) and weighting only 1.1 lbs. (0.5kg), the ELAR Q1's small size allows it to hide virtually anywhere for use as a pixel source, pin spot, truss toner, accent or decorative light, and can even be used for landscape lighting. Whether mounted on its yoke or recessed into a stage, set or ceiling, its narrow 7-degree beam and single ... More >>

Laserworld extends Diode Series product line

Laserworld extends Diode Series product lineSwitzerland - The Laserworld Diode Series is a well-established laser product which has become more and more popular. Especially for users that want to make the step from hobbyist laser use to a semi-pro level, the series offers a pure diode system with many professional features, but at a low price level. Following the success of the already established DS-900RGB, DS-1800RGB and DS-3300RGB, Laserworld has added the new DS-2400RGB to the product line. This product is designed to fill the gap in available power levels between the 1.8W ... More >>

Martin ups MAC Viper production for festival season

Martin ups MAC Viper production for festival seasonDenmark - In response to overwhelming demand for the hybrid lighting fixture, Martin Professional has announced increased production for the MAC Viper AirFX. Already a staple on many major tours and in the rental market, the AirFX is one of the most prominent members of the MAC Viper family, one of the most successful product suites in Martin's history. In order to provide bigger output with a smaller footprint, the AirFX was engineered to replace 1500 W fixtures, which were previously seen in a lot of shows mainly for mid-air effects, ... More >>

PR Lighting adds beam fixture to XR130 range

PR Lighting adds beam fixture to XR130 rangeChina - PR Lighting has now added a beam fixture to its XR130 range of discharge effects. Housing an Osram Sirius HRI 132W (8800K, 6000hrs) this fully featured luminaire delivers a beam angle of 0°-3°. In terms of optics it features a colour wheel (14 colour filters plus white), a rotating gobo wheel (eight rotating gobos and four fixed gobos), an 8-facet prism (bi-directional rotation), frost filter and CTO (plus white). Focus is 0-100%, linearly adjustable by DMX and double dimmer shutter blade strobe (0.3-25fps, with macro). ... More >>

11 May 2015

Cadac debuts CDC six in the UK at PLASA Focus

Cadac debuts CDC six in the UK at PLASA FocusUK - Cadac is debuting its brand new CDC six digital live sound production console in the UK at PLASA Focus 2015. Launched worldwide last month at Prolight+Sound, Cadac claims that the CDC six features the fastest, most intuitive user interface and highest possible audio performance of any audio mixing console available. Cadac will be exhibiting a pair of CDC six consoles at the show, along with Cadac's MegaCOMMS networking products, including the CDC MC Router, the CDC MC MADI audio network bridge and the new Version 2 CDC MC Dante ... More >>

HD Pro Audio brings SSL Live to PLASA Focus Leeds

HD Pro Audio brings SSL Live to PLASA Focus LeedsUK - The SSL Live L300 console is making its PLASA Focus Leeds debut with UK dealer HD Pro Audio on stand N-A26. HD Pro Audio will also be showing the new V3 software that introduces over 40 new software and hardware features and updates for the SSL Live console range. "With impeccable sound quality, the SSL Live consoles have created serious interest and demand since their introduction," said Andy Huffer of HD Pro Audio. "PLASA Focus gives us the opportunity to show the powerful V3 release for the first time at a UK exhibition, so ... More >>

Behringer celebrates with new pricing policy

Behringer celebrates with new pricing policyUSA - Behringer has announced a major reduction in the U.S. MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) of the company's best-selling X32 and X32 Compact Digital Mixing Consoles, and their respective Touring Packages (TP). The new pricing takes effect on 15 May. "Sales of our X32 Digital Mixing Console have far exceeded our expectations, with the X32 rapidly becoming the industry's best-selling digital mixer of all time. The X32 mixer has revolutionized the market and until today offers an unprecedented audio quality with Midas designed preamps and ... More >>

Latest Laserworld moving head offers pan & tilt

Latest Laserworld moving head offers pan & tiltGermany - Laserworld has introduced the RTI Velox laser moving head, available from 1.7W RGB up to 14W RGB. The RTI Velox is initially presented as the RTI Velox RGB 2.5 laser, but more versions will be available within the next few weeks - with laser powers of up to 14W RGB. The extreme torque of 15Nm and the resulting high rotation speed of up to 180rpm make this unit the perfect gear for highly spectacular show productions and effects. Due to the high end laser system with great colour balance and extremely fast scanners, a use for ... More >>

Acoustic Development enjoys success at Frankfurt

Acoustic Development enjoys success at FrankfurtGermany - Acoustic Development enjoyed a very successful Pro Light & Sound in Frankfurt, reporting orders totalling £250,000 received at the show. "We look to the future with great enthusiasm and determination to develop our innovative technology into the absolute market leader within our industry," says the company. "Our designs gained a lot of attention at Frankfurt causing many strange looks and flashing of cameras. It seems many visitors including the competition were curious as to how we loaded 10 transducers into our ... More >>

8 May 2015

Avolites brings Frankfurt buzz to PLASA Focus Leeds

Avolites brings Frankfurt buzz to PLASA Focus LeedsUK / Germany - Avolites proved its truly international appeal at Prolight+Sound 2015, teaming up with dealers, distributors and friends from around the world to celebrate the launch of its Arena console, the new Titan V9 operating system, and its industry-leading new features such as Autoblend. Visitors to the Avolites Prolight+Sound stand came from more than 40 countries, and included a high number of potential new distributors, especially from North and West Africa and the Caribbean. Now, the Avolites team is continuing the buzz by ... More >>

Yamaha TF Series stars at Prolight+Sound 2015

Yamaha TF Series stars at Prolight+Sound 2015Germany - With Yamaha's flagship RIVAGE PM10 making its European trade show debut at Prolight+Sound, few were expecting the company to launch a new range of digital mixing consoles aimed at bringing its digital technology to a whole new market. But that was precisely what Yamaha did, with the TF Series attracting significant orders at the show. The TF Series is aimed at small-to-medium sized venues and touring bands, education and houses of worship - in fact anywhere where high quality facilities with remarkable ease of use and an ... More >>

Coomber unveils bespoke amplifier range

Coomber unveils bespoke amplifier rangeUK - Coomber has announced the launch of the market's first range of bespoke sound amplifiers. Coomber Electronic Equipment, one of the UK's leading maker of audio and visual equipment for the education sector, has announced the launch of the market's first range of bespoke sound amplifiers only months after the firm was purchased by a consortium of county businessmen. Heralded as a major change in direction for the business, the new 44500 Sound Amplifier Series will be fully manufactured to the individual requirements of its customers ... More >>

Coda Audio impresses at Prolight+Sound 2015

Coda Audio impresses at Prolight+Sound 2015Germany - Announcing several significant new products and with a stand that was perpetually busy throughout the show's four days, Coda Audio enjoyed a highly successful Prolight+Sound 2015. A highlight of the new products was a first glimpse of the company's new AiRAY three-way, full-range line array system. Set for a full launch in the summer, AiRAY addresses the 'holy grail' of exceptional output and intelligibility, yet is half the size, weight and transport dimensions of conventional 2x12" systems. Also on show for the first time ... More >>

Production Room expands HK Audio offering

Production Room expands HK Audio offeringUK - Leeds-based Production Room, one of the UK's premier stores for pro-audio, recording and hi-tech musical equipment, has recently extended its already impressive stock profile with a dedicated HK Audio display in their showroom. Featuring practically everything from the German pro-audio manufacturer's portfolio including the compact and powerful Lucas Nano 300 and Nano 600 systems, the Elements and Elements + modular systems as well as the more traditional yet still innovative Premium PR:O, Pulsar and Linear 5 sound reinforcement ... More >>

7 May 2015

White Light returns to PLASA Focus Leeds

White Light returns to PLASA Focus LeedsUK - White Light returns to the Royal Armouries in Leeds this month for the annual PLASA Focus exhibition 12-13 May. On stand N-C24 in New Dock Hall, visitors will find the latest lighting, effects and audio solutions including White Light exclusive products from manufacturers Altman Lighting, ArKaos Pro, Core Lighting, JB-Lighting, Interactive Technologies, Look Solutions, LSC Lighting and Wireless Solution; and from manufacturer EM Acoustics. White Light's display of products will focus on LED lighting, show control systems, special ... More >>

AC-ET to show leading technologies at PLASA Focus Leeds

AC-ET to show leading technologies at PLASA Focus LeedsUK - A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd., a leading 'one-stop' international provider of cutting-edge professional equipment with over 40 years' experience supplying to the industry, will showcase a selection of the very latest solutions available from their vast portfolio of over 200 premium brands - on stand N-E02 at PLASA Focus 2015 in Leeds, UK. Sales teams from company's four specialist product divisions will be on hand to demonstrate and discuss the latest technologies from leading marques which AC-ET are the exclusive UK ... More >>

Light Resources brings new brands to PLASA Focus Leeds

Light Resources brings new brands to PLASA Focus LeedsUK - Lighting Resources will be making it premier UK tradeshow appearance at the 2015 PLASA Focus in Leeds. "We are very much looking forward to seeing clients new and old, where will be take this opportunity to introduce them to some new brands that LR are exclusively representing in the UK, as well as our own brand LR Technology," says managing director Darren Jackson. "We will be exhibiting the entire Innov ativeand very desirable Ape Labs product range, including the Mobilight 4, Apelight, Lightcan and the never seen in the UK ... More >>

Philips Vari-Lite VL4000 BeamWash ships worldwide

Philips Vari-Lite VL4000 BeamWash ships worldwideUSA - Philips Vari-Lite reports that the new VL4000 BeamWash luminaire is now shipping worldwide. The VL4000 BeamWash combines wash capabilities with intense beam functionality and the ability to produce a powerful, collimated shaft of light all without the need to change lenses. Using a Philips 1200W lamp, one single fixture can now achieve multiple creative looks through its 43,000 lumens of output and amazing optics making it the beast of any lighting rig. "As we strive to create the most powerful and innovative automated luminaires ... More >>

Twilight Trees at Grow London

Twilight Trees at Grow LondonUK - Twilight Trees will be exhibiting at Grow London this year, 19-21 June. Twilight Trees will "add a twist of sophistication and excitement to a one-off event or for use as a permanent installation". The trees are made with sturdy resin base and are powered by 24v plug. The environmentally friendly LED lights are clustered within cherry blossom petals that illuminate the trees creating a charming, captivating and eye-catching visual experience. The trees are very easy to assemble and are available in 1.5m - 3m sizes. (Jim Evans) More >>

Focus on performance & architectural installations at Leeds for ACSP

Focus on performance & architectural installations at Leeds for ACSPUK - A.C. Special Projects (ACSP) Ltd. will be on hand at PLASA Focus, Leeds 2015 (stand N-E01) to discuss how they can provide bespoke integrated solutions of lighting, audio and AV equipment to the performance, architectural, educational, corporate and retail sectors - including the very latest technologies showcased on the adjacent stand of their sister company (AC-ET, stand N-E02). The company's highly experienced project managers can handle all aspects of a project and have a diverse portfolio of previous client examples ranging ... More >>

6 May 2015

Flare launches 'distortion free' headphones via Kickstarter

Flare launches 'distortion free' headphones via KickstarterUK - Following its success in the pro sound market, Flare Audio is bringing its revolutionary technology to the listening public, with the launch of a campaign on Kickstarter to raise awareness of its ground-breaking innovation in consumer headphones. The campaign runs until 3 June 2015. The British manufacturer has installed audio systems in venues including the iconic Olympic Studios (London) and The Leadmill, (Sheffield), as well as providing live audio to a wide range of artists, venues and festivals. The company is now using global ... More >>

Adastra debuts upgraded induction loop amplifier

Adastra debuts upgraded induction loop amplifierUK - Adastra's LA-600 mkII advanced induction loop amplifier is used for driving a cable loop around a room to provide assisted listening for hearing aid users. Front panel controls including level controls for the 3 mic/line channels, bass, treble and loop current can be adjusted using a screwdriver. This model has a drive capacity for areas up to 600sq.m. square metres. Key features include: suitable for hearing aids fitted with a "T" switch; mic/line level switch for each input; built-in siren for evacuation alert and peak current ... More >>

5 May 2015

Martin Audio launches CDD at PLASA Focus Leeds

Martin Audio launches CDD at PLASA Focus LeedsUK - Long-term supporters of PLASA Focus in Leeds, Martin Audio returns to the Royal Armouries (Booth # N-C19) on 12-13 May where it will dedicate its stand to the UK premier of the new CDD installation series (which received its global launch in Frankfurt last month). Combining distinctive curved enclosures with unique Coaxial Differential Dispersion technology, the series is designed to deliver class-leading performance, fidelity and coverage consistency to most install applications via six two-way full-range coaxial systems - ranging ... More >>

Arkaos enjoys 'spectacular' Prolight+Sound

Arkaos enjoys 'spectacular' Prolight+SoundGermany - ArKaos PRO enjoyed a spectacularly successful show at Prolight+Sound, Frankfurt with its stand constantly awash with new and existing customers eager to see the company's latest developments. The stand's complex projection surfaces were a perfect foil to illustrate the capabilities of ArKaos PRO's Kling-Net, the protocol driving its LEDMaster LED show control, and the latest version of ArKaos PRO MediaMaster software. Visitors to the stand were also able to witness for themselves the technical wizardry and simple operation of ... More >>

Optocore celebrates triumphant return to Frankfurt

Optocore celebrates triumphant return to FrankfurtGermany - Optocore celebrated a 'triumphant return' to Prolight+Sound this year by successfully premiering its new MADI multi-interface switches and bridges. Launching the new M8 (with four MADI ports) and M12 (eight MADI ports) to the world's press, Optocore founder Marc Brunke told the rapt gathering why they had prioritised the MADI standard. "Throughout the years there have been many voices that believed MADI would not survive the increased number of network protocols," he said. "However, we have observed the complete opposite - ... More >>

Laserworld releases the BeamBar Series

Laserworld releases the BeamBar SeriesSwitzerland - With the new BeamBar Series, Laserworld launches a low price solution in the product range of single beam fan projection laser bars. The Laserworld BeamBar units are available in red, green and blue and have 10 laser apertures. At each aperture, one laser beam is emitted. Fine adjustment screws at the front panel allow for easy beam alignment such as making all beams exit the bar parallel or in a certain angle. Each of the 10 laser sources can be switched via standard DMX512, so the BeamBar can easily be integrated to ... More >>

XLNT celebrates CyberHoist II success at ProLight+Sound

XLNT celebrates CyberHoist II success at ProLight+SoundGermany - Entertainment motion control systems expert XLNT Advanced Technologies enjoyed a busy and successful Prolight+Sound show in Frankfurt with the launch of CyberHoist II, the second generation of the world's first intelligent, variable speed chain hoist. The system has been designed for heavy-duty, worldwide touring and large-scale events. Already proven to be an instant hit with safety conscious professionals across the world, it went out on several productions immediately after initial customers took delivery. Amongst those was ... More >>

Shure debuts premium broadcast headset

Shure debuts premium broadcast headsetUSA - At NAB 2015, Shure unveiled its new BRH50M Premium Dual-Sided Broadcast Headset. The BRH50M introduces a modern design for on-camera use and premium sound quality, suitable for broadcast and media production professionals at every level, says the company. Lightweight, comfortable, and durable, with superior audio quality, the Shure BRH50M is constructed to meet the demanding needs of professional users throughout the broadcast industry. Designing an on-camera product is a bit of a balancing act," said Matt Engstrom, category ... More >>

1 May 2015

d&b audiotechnik heads to PLASA Focus Leeds

d&b audiotechnik heads to PLASA Focus LeedsUK - d&b audiotechnik has announced its return to PLASA Focus Leeds for 2015. Taking place from 12-13 May at the Royal Armouries, the upcoming show follows a very successful Prolight+Sound for d&b. The company introduced three new products: the D20 amplifier, the MAX2 stage monitor and ArrayProcessing, a significant software update within ArrayCalc V8. At stand NA-24 in the New Dock Hall this trio of products will make their UK debut. ArrayProcessing is a new, optional, feature for optimizing the tonal and level balance of d&b J, V and ... More >>

Cliff Electronics expands jack socket range

Cliff Electronics expands jack socket rangeUK - Cliff Electronics continues to expand their range of internationally renowned audio jack sockets with a number of new product introductions. The new S1 industry standard ¼" offset nose space saving narrow body jack socket offers equipment manufacturers higher PCB packing densities. The S1 may be specified with an optional integral chassis grounding contact which connects to the barrel of plug for maximum earth continuity ensuring lowest noise signals and maximum safety. The new offset nose jack socket is available in all nose ... More >>

Hitachi adds short throw lens to 9000 Series

Hitachi adds short throw lens to 9000 SeriesUK - Hitachi Digital Media Group has extended the collection of interchangeable lens for the 9000 Series Installation projectors with the addition of the Ultra Short Throw FL-900. As the eighth member of the family, the new lens reduces the throw distance of the range by 60%, opening up a wide variety of new application options that require performance and bright colours in a demanding installation environment. "The dramatic reduction in throw distance with the new FL-900 lens transforms the installability of the 9000 Series and opens ... More >>

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