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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.

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ETC ColorSource Spot Junior for small budgets

The range of affordable ColorSource projectors now includes the ColorSource Spot Junior. With its integrated optics, this profile spot weights only 5.5 kg, twice lighter than the standard ColorSource Spot. And it is twice cheaper as well.

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Christie Griffyn 4K32-RGB a laser projector for live events

The new Christie Griffyn 4K32-RGB continues the tradition of delivering unmatched purpose-built projection technology for theme parks, indoor and outdoor sports venues, and other environments where there’s no time for downtime.

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Powersoft Extends Duecanali and Quattrocanali Series

Italian amplifiers innovator, Powersoft, has completed two of its most popular fixed install ranges with the introduction of the two-channel Duecanali 6404 DSP+D and the four-channel Quattrocanali 8804 DSP+D.

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GLP JDC1 and X4 Bar 20 chosen by Erik Mahowald to enlight Dillon Francis

Bending Lite Productions’ Erik Mahowald had a hell of a time on a long tour with DJ Dillon Francis.The lighting design for Coachella 2019 he imagined included around 60 GLP JDC1 hybrid strobes, but forecasting the major headline events following the reveal.

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The Sky of Johannesburg lit by MGG

As the sun set over Johannesburg, South Africa on the 19th of May in the evening, Mark Gaylard of technical production company MGG had a lump in his throat. He and his crew of twenty just created a replica of the South African flag with 214 lighting fixtures, predominantly Robe.

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New Ayrton Karif-LT unleashed - a very creative tool

Ayrton is happy to showcase Karif-LT, its ultra-compact 300W LED beam-spot, and the first in Ayrton’s brand-new line of LT (Long Throw) products with long-range applications purpose.

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Meyer Sound ULTRA-X40 Earns Accolades Across All Applications

Meyer Sound’s ULTRA-X40 point source loudspeaker has earned widespread acceptance across the full spectrum of demanding portable and installed sound applications and has earned numerous industry awards since its launch in 2019.

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High End TurboRay, the camera’s friend

A small fixture with a large-diameter output and vanes that are reminiscent of turbine blades, the TurboRay uses RGBW LED sources combined with special features to create truly spectacular effects. We’ve taken a look at it.

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Konstantinos Vonofakidis, ETC Regional Sales Manager

Konstantinos Vonofakidis has been announced as new Regional Sales Manager by ETC. He will now handle with sales arrangements for the regions of Greece, Portugal, Spain, Cyprus and Egypt.

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Never Ending Sunday…The Making Of !

Our industry is full of talented and creative people with a busy schedule and not having a moment to spare for their ‘other’ passions in life. Xavier Demay, general manager of French rental company Dushow is one of them!

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Los Angeles DGA Theater goes Dolby Atmos with Meyer Cinema Speakers

The Directors Guild of America has moved his prestigious 600-seat theater to the forefront of cinema technology with installation of a Dolby® Vision™ laser projection, a Dolby® Atmos™ immersive sound system and more than 70 Meyer Sound cinema loudspeakers.

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APG and Active Audio Announce New Corporate Entity: Arbane Groupe

Active Audio, a specialist in public address systems, and manufacturer of professional loudspeakers APG, announced the creation of Arbane Groupe, thus completing their strategic alliance initiated in 2016.

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Iconic French theatre upgrades with APG sound system

The historic French theatre Halle ô Grains in Bayeux, Normandy has selected a full APG Uniline Compact rig for its main stage as part of three years long comprehensive renovations to meet the latest expectations in terms of reception, accessibility and comfort.

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34 Elation fixtures to light a Drive-In Concert with ADJ

DRIVE.IN Concerts Monheim is a pioneering series of events in which the crowd park their cars in front of the stage just like at a drive-in movie. The stage setup relied on Elation Professional and ADJ lighting fixtures.

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Adamson Launches CS-Series of Powered Speakers, Soft & Rack Systems

Adamson launches its CS-Series as part of InfoComm Connected. The CS-Series brings the S performance into the networked future with onboard amps and DSP, Milan-ready AVB connectivity. plus a suite of CS rack-mounted systems and a dedicated CS software solution.

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Robe for Melodifestivalen 2020

Swedish LD Fredrik Jonsson of Eyebrow Designs has lit Melodifestivalen this year. He enlisted the help of 300 x Robe moving lights including MegaPointes, Spiiders, LEDBeam 150s and six BMFL WashBeam follow spots running on four RoboSpot remote BaseStations.

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Wholestage the new distributor for Ayrton in Colombia Panama Caribbean

Ayrton is extremely happy to announce the appointment of Wholestage as its new, exclusive distributor for Colombia, Panama and the Caribbean Islands.

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Yamaha’s Audioversity: Training Delivers More RIVAGE PM Learning

Due to a demand for in-depth information about the newly-introduced, RIVAGE PM5 and RIVAGE PM3 systems has been high, an extended programme of webinars has been produced to learn about the latest Yamaha RIVAGE PM Series digital mixing systems.

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60 Xtylos perform at the 2020 Grammy Awards

60 Xtylos were deployed for the 62nd Grammy Awards, the first major broadcast event to use a large complement of Claypaky Xtylos fixtures, to enlighted the Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s duet, “Nobody But You.”

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Martin Audio expands presence in Asia

Generation AV, representing Martin Audio in the APAC countries, has appointed PT Goshen Swara Indonesia to become the exclusive distributor for Indonesia, while Guangzhou Guidance AV Technology Ltd Co will add to Martin Audio’s distribution network in China.

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L-Acoustics plans to blend training with Online Education Platform

L-Acoustics will re-open in-person education programs June 22nd and to offer the greatest flexibility to users, will pre-launch a new Online Education Platform with, as a first program, its renowned System Fundamentals training.

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The officially standardized GTDF format DIN SPEC 15800

With fellow General Device Type Format (GDTF) founders MA Lighting and Robe lighting, global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. touts that DIN SPEC 15800 officially recognizes GDTF as an open standard for the entertainment industry worldwide.

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A17 Stage Systems the new exclusive distributor of Ayrton for Belarus

A17 Stage Systems was established in 2019 with the mission to service its customers’ projects from concept to completion using only the best, most reliable brands in the industry. Ayrton is pleased for them to be the new, exclusive distributor of the brand for Belarus.

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L-ISA Brings Object-based Mixing to Yamaha’s Newest Consoles

L-Acoustics announces that its L-ISA technology will soon be natively controllable via Yamaha Professional Audio’s entire lineup of RIVAGE PM digital mixing systems, including the newly launched PM5 and PM3.

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Sully, the new LED solution for tungsten fixtures by Robert Juliat

Robert Juliat is very excited to present Sully, a new family of LED products based around the same exclusive 115W white LED engine, with an output that equals or exceeds that of a traditional 1kW tungsten fixture.

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Yamaha Unveils RIVAGE PM5, PM3 and Two New Mixing Engines

This is a huge surprise. Yamaha rounds out its RIVAGE PM series of consoles, creating a true signal mixing and transport ecosystem with two new surfaces, PM5 and PM3, and two new mixing engines, DSP-RX and the more powerful DSP-RX-EX.

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India's Mastersound goes DiGiCo with SD10

Launched in the 1950s, Ahmedabad-based Mastersound is of the pioneers in the Indian rental market and has recently purchased a DiGiCo SD10 digital mixing desk from the British manufacturer’s authorized India distributor, Hi-Tech Audio Systems.

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Cultuur Centrum Brugge Invests In Yamaha Mixing Consoles

In late 2019 Cultuur Centrum Brugge invested heavily in new Yamaha digital mixing systems for the five venues managed by them, with eight CL and QL series digital mixing consoles, associated I/O racks and Ethernet switches installed on brand new Dante networks.

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Alabama’s new Mars Music Hall a hit with Elation lighting

Justin Young designs all-purpose lighting rig for Von Braun Center’s newest venue. Mars Music Hall proudly debuted its Elation Professional lighting rig in early January before the venue went into COVID-19 hibernation.

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Astera goes Beyond The Road at the Saatchi Gallery

Last year Astera Titan Tubes were at the heart of a lighting scheme designed by Ben Donoghue, now of Flare Lighting, for Beyond the Road: immersive exhibition at London’s world-famous Saatchi Gallery.

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013 Poppodium Upgrades his Adamson System

013 Poppodium is one of the largest pop venues in the southern Netherlands and is comprised of the 3,000-capacity Main Stage and 700-capacity NEXT Stage. Both featuring Adamson systems. Recently the Main Hall did get E and S Series new components.

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GLP impression FR10 and JDC1 Create Versatility for Deadbeats Tour

Erik Mahowald designs four mirrored vertical trusses for maximum impact. From a base in producing both original music and remixes a decade ago, Canadian electronic music duo Zeds Dead branched out to explore a vast range of genres.