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New VIO L1610, 3-Way of astonishing power

Italian dBTechnologies launched the VIO L1610, a compact 3-way active line array system fully Neodymium equipped with 2x10” woofers and 1 coaxial MF/LF compression driver, delivering 141 dB SPL Max alongside with the most harmonious and consistent audio performance.

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dLive for Switzerland’s first open-air streaming festival SummAir

Billed as Switzerland’s first open-air streaming festival, SummAIR was held on June 18th in the town of Hochdorf for a small, socially distanced audience joined by an online crowd. The tight programme of live bands was mixed on an advanced Allen & Heath dLive setup.

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Live events industry moves #WeMakeEvents campaign into ‘Red Alert’

Many of the leading live events trade bodies and businesses, and the entire supply chain across the UK, have joined together to bring attention to the dire straits they are facing. The industry is now issuing a ‘Red Alert’.

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Robe Esprite, a profile spot focused on the future

Robe delivers an intermediate power spot/profile with a white source and CMY color mixing, equipped with an interchangeable LED module that offers traceability accessible to the user.

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Nexo launched ID14, the smallest loudspeaker in his history

NEXO unveils ID14, a 5” cubed Polyurethane ground-breaking new point source speaker, made entirely in France, and the smallest ever for the French firm. He's accompanied by its S108 partner subbass. Both are lightweight, versatile and truly outdoor resistant.

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L-Acoustics Releases M1 Suite of Measurement and Monitoring Tools

L-Acoustics introduces the M1 suite, a comprehensive set of measurement and monitoring tools from data acquisition to system tuning to deliver a streamlined system calibration process as well as real-time performance monitoring.

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Artistic Licence appoints Molpass as distributor in Italy

Artistic Licence is delighted to announce a new formal distribution agreement with Molpass S.r.l. in Italy. With an emphasis on the theatrical market, Artistic's lighting control infrastructure products will augment other premium brands in the Molpass portfolio.

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The new NYX Bulb from Astera has been released

Leading wireless LED lighting manufacturer Astera releases its newest innovation, the NYX Bulb. It is the first colour-tuneable LED bulb for professional film, stage, and event productions. It comes complete with a CRMX receiver for wireless DMX, plus RF and Bluetooth.

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FL Group Streams On with Robe

Lucas Enguerrand and his brother Quentin, who both work at French company FL Group, wanted to keep morale high and their passion for music and lighting alive in a meaningful way during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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ETC introduces The Hamilton Programming Project for Eos Augment3d

ETC has partnered with an award-winning Broadway lighting team to create a new educational challenge: The Hamilton Programming Project. Participants will use actual touring paperwork to finish prep on an Eos show file.

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The Fountains of Versailles: DuWater, DuSound, Dushow !

This installation has been deployed as every year in the Petit parc (“small park”) which faces the Versailles Castle. This park is small only by its name, since it covers an area of more than 50 hectares with its different themed groves.

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Neumann introduces the V 402 Preamp

German studio specialist Neumann introduces the V 402, a state-of-the-art microphone preamplifier with integrated headphone monitoring. The V 402 is Neumann’s first-ever stand-alone microphone preamp.

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Astera helps illuminate Delaware

“Illuminate Delaware” was a Memorial Day weekend lighting action, dry hire company Main Light industries hatched to deliver some special visual magic for local communities whilst saluting essential workers as well as fallen US military personnel.

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12 Ayrton WildSun K25-TC lit up an Iceland’s Church

Exton’s lighting designer, Erling Þorgrímson, chose 12 Wildsun K25-TC LED fixtures to lit up Hallgrimskirkja Church in Iceland.

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Coca-Cola Arena chose led lighting fixture

Three lighting brands have worked closely together to enlighten the new Coca-Cola Arena based in Dubaï : Zero 88 for entertainment-style control, iLight for architectural-style control and Ephesus LED sports lights.

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L-Acoustics Creations unveils its Residential Pro Sound Systems

You dreamed of having the sound of concerts at home (and of falling out with your neighbors for good !) L-Acoustics Creations unveils 5 premium home sound systems on the newly launched L-Acoustics eStore, and through L-Acoustics Creations Integrator Network.

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Meyer Sound’s new « Spacemap Go » adds dynamic spatialization

Meyer Sound’s new « Spacemap Go » adds dynamic spatialization to Bill Fontana’s Primal Energies at Kunsthaus Graz in Austria immerging the audience in a blend of energy-related sounds reproduced by 64 Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers.

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Brompton Technology HDR at AV Innovation Days powered by LANG AG

The end of June saw Brompton Technology take part in one of Europe’s first face-to-face industry events since lockdown, the AV Innovation Days (AVID), organised and hosted by LANG AG at its LANG Academy in Lindlar, Germany.

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The Robe Esprite’s transferable LED engine keeps everything in memory

To ensure the sustainability of the moving light, the light source called "Transferable Engine" can be swapped as quickly as a generic lamp and keeps everything in memory. We interviewed Vincent Bouquet, Robe Product Manager, to go over the question.

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The new Domino from Ayrton Masters the Elements

Ayrton launches the Domino an IP65-rated fixtures delivering a massive 51,000 lumens from its 1000W LED source. It is a versatile fixture that combines the output and exceptional optics of Huracán-X while being comfortable in the most extreme environments.

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Hippotizer Power User: Jorge Toro

Meet the Hippotizer power-users of Green Hippo’s Key User Support Group (KUSP). From an early age, Jorge Toro, owner of Florida-based JMT Show Concepts, has had a knack for technology and a head for business.

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Powersoft is now EU Voice Alarm Certificated for install amplifiers

Powersoft has gained certification for its fixed install Ottocanali, Quattrocanali, Duecanali, as well as the X Series amplifiers to be used in Public Address and Voice Alarm (PAVA) systems according to the European EN 54-16 requirements.

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Action Church Adds KLANG Immersive IEM Mixing to its Broadcast Site

Action Church mainsite in Winter Park, Florida undergoes a complete AVL conversion with state-of-the-art audio, video and lighting technology which includes the addition of two KLANG:fabrik in-ear monitor mixing processors.

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GLP JDC1, the LED strobe that tilts

The German brand GLP proposes this 3-in-1 fixture: a strobe, a wide and uniform RGB source and a moving light. In a market where products follow one another and look alike, it is important to be original and, above all, to provide added value.

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Soundworks Converts Entire Inventory to Martin Wavefront Precision

One year on from taking delivery of the world’s first Wavefront Precision Longbow (WPL) system, Richmond, VA’s Soundworks has now switched its entire inventory to Martin Audio, purchasing both 8-inch WPS and 10-inch WPC systems.

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New Claypaky products displayed on their virtual booth

Claypaky launches on a virtual booth the Arolla Profile HP, a powerful puissant white LED Spot/Profile, the Midi B multi-source WashBeam, the motorized LED bar Tambora Batten, and more…

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L-Acoustics Kiva II Helps St. Matthew Share the Gospel

For his 2,200 seat and 100-plus active ministries, St. Matthew Church of Charlotte, did chose a new PA system that provides improved intelligibility, coverage and dependability, with L-Acoustics Kiva II hangs and KS28 hidden subs.

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Plasa show postponed to 2021

PLASA Show will not take place at Olympia London from 6-8 September this year due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

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Puy du fou theme park upgrades with Optocore fiber network

Ranked the second most popular theme park in France, le Puy du Fou is spread over 500 hectares in the heart of Pays de La Loire region and take advantage of an an expansive Optocore fibre ring solution to serve the park’s requirements.

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Artiste Monet chosen by Jason Lyons to enlightens Rock of Ages

LED profile emulates 80’s aesthetic while handling everyday rigor on popular revival show at New World Stages.

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The Gateway’s flagship Southlake church recently upgraded with Meyer Sound LEO®

The Gateway’s flagship Southlake 4,000-seat church recently upgraded with 51 new LYON and LEOPARD System from Meyer Sound, configured as a novel mono-stereo “hybrid” system.

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ETC supports Night of Light’s call to save event industry

ETC and High End Systems participated in the ‘Night of Light’ initiative this week, a scheme created to highlight the dramatic impact of the global pandemic on the live event industry.

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L-Acoustics Announces Leadership Team of Newly Formed Americas Region

L-Acoustics appoints Alan Macpherson CEO for all countries in North, Central and South America as well as BJ Shaver and William Cornell to Business Development Director positions.

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Ayrton appoints Megaevent as exclusive distributor for Greece

Ayrton is very happy to introduce Athens-based Megaevent as its new, exclusive distributor for Greece.

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Anzac Day Impact lit with Astera

Lighting designer Brenton Slattery from Scene Change Brisbane chose Astera AX1 and Titan Tube wireless battery-powered LED fixtures to create a memorable light sculpture and messaging for the 2020 Anzac Day commemorations.

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MARTIN MLA POWERS MEGASTAR MAGDI AT PAPP LÁSZLÓ BUDAPEST

Magdolna ‘Magdi’ Ruzsa Band recently played two consecutive nights at the 12,500-capacity Papp László Budapest Sportarena through a Martin Audio MLA award-winning PA, supplied by their Hungarian partner, BG Event.

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15 Rayzor 760™ LED were installed on the rig of TV series The Farm

15 Rayzor 760™ LED moving heads were installed on the rig of The Farm set a Slovakian and very famous television program natively called “Farma”.

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Diners Enjoy 800° Atmosphere With Yamaha Audio System

Founded in Los Angeles in 2012, 800º Woodfired Kitchen is a popular restaurant coocking with a wood fire. With 8 outlets in the US, 2 in the Middle East and 3 in Japan, the latest - at the Tokyo International Forum - features a high quality Yamaha music system.

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The Live industry serving its country. Sacrificed for a good cause?

Let’s start by a question. What has changed since the day when the first Covid-19 case was discovered? Nothing or almost nothing. The Live show industry, usually fed by a numerous audience, is still off. Sacrificed.

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New Firmware V4.0 Brings More Features To Yamaha RIVAGE PM Series

Following the recent expansion of Yamaha’s flagship digital console series with the new RIVAGE PM3 and PM5, the latest firmware for the entire range, V4.0, is now available as a free download, providing even more powerful tools for mix engineers.