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Scott Barnes Drives Hog 4 Rig and SolaHyBeam 3000s for Spider-Man

Earlier this year, the filming of Marvel Studios’ newly released Spider Man: No Way Home found lighting programmer Scott Barnes once again firing up his trusty Hog 4 lighting control setup.

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Astera Pixel Bricks for Bolesworth Castle Illuminated Trail Project

Astera PixelBrick wireless battery-powered LED lighting fixtures proved a perfect solution for a major section of “Bolesworth Christmas”, a visually stimulating and fun illuminated trial experience staged at Bolesworth Castle.

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Vienna State Opera Invests in Robe Forte HCF Moving Lights

The world-renowned Vienna State Opera House in Austria has invested in new Robe Forte HCF LED moving lights and Forte HCF FollowSpots, selecting the high CRI LED engine option for these powerful fixtures.

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Neumann MCM, ein Stern ist geboren

Neumann unveils the Miniature Clip Mic System or MCM, a new microphone for close miking of instruments, featuring their first electret transducer. We got to listen to it during the musical performance of OdinO at the Pin Galant, near Bordeaux. Here is our report and listening impressions.

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KLOTZ PowerLink Truss & Stagebox

The PowerLink Truss & Stagebox by KLOTZ AIS is an extremely robust, ergonomic and easy-to-use new power distribution system. This brand new product is at home not only in event technology, but also in theatres or TV studios.

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Constellation Turns a Vintage Palace into a Concert Hall

Meyer Sound Constellation Active Acoustic Technology changes Portland’s Arlene Schnitzer Palace into a concert hall that improves acoustics for the symphony on stage and the audience, affording flexibility for the wide variety of other musical genres hosted.

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ISE 2022 rescheduled for 10-13 May 2022

After consultation with the ISE exhibitor and visitor community and in the light of the increasing impact of the Omicron variant in Spain, Integrated Systems Events announces that ISE 2022 has been postponed on 10-13 May 2022 at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía.

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Sam Tozer chooses Ayrton Karif LT for Hybrid Minds

Lighting, sound and video specialists, Colour Sound Experiment, supplied 48 Ayrton Karif LT LED beam spot fixtures to lighting designer Samuel Tozer of Vision Factory when he lit the drum and bass DJ duo, Hybrid Minds.

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Perinic Sistemi becomes Sixty82’s exclusive distributor for Croatia

Perinic Sistemi d.o.o. is the latest company to be appointed an exclusive distributor for SIXTY82, and will be covering the Croatian market with immediate effect.

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Hippotizer Boreal+ gets the mercury rising for Queen Relived

For a huge concert at Prague’s O2 Arena, the group, named Queenie, played the ‘Queen Relived’ show with a rock ‘n’ roll lighting design and mix of pre-made visuals driven by Hippotizer Boreal+ and Karst+ Media servers.

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SpotZilla, Ayrton releases the ultimate Huracán

We tested the Huracán-LT, a new monster, a legend in the making, a hurricane of light, a colossus of forgotten measurements, a new shock.

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PRG Names Stephan Paridaen CEO

Founder, Chairman & CEO Jere Harris to take on new role of Executive Chairman & Chief Creative Officer.

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Hull Gets Festive with Robe

UK-based rental, and production company HPSS Ltd, invested in Robe MegaPointes to provide spectacular results for the city’s 2021-22 festive illuminations of Hull, which feature 16 of these super-bright multifunctional fixtures.

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2022 – The year of the Tiger and being patient

There are two different ways of being (a) patient and this is going to surprise you….

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Blue Parrot takes the UK’s first delivery of Ayrton Perseo Beam

Edinburgh-based production services and dry hire company, Blue Parrot, has become the first company in the UK to take stock of one of Ayrton’s latest products, Perseo Beam, having purchased 10 of the brand new fixtures.

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Maroon 5, Brian Jenkins and Elation find their groove

Three-time Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5 wrapped an early fall tour on October 8th in Concord, California, the conclusion to an 8-week return to the road lit by Brian Jenkins using Upstaging-supplied Elation lighting.

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Ayrton MagicDot SX knocks them for SIX on Broadway

Lighting designer, Tim Deiling, used 35 Ayrton MagicDot SX fixtures to help construct the visual narrative for the Broadway production of SIX The Musical when it transferred from London’s West End in October.

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Cirkusrevyen Gets Laughing with Robe

Cirkusrevyen, a hugely popular performance show in Denmark since 1935, has been lit with Robe ESPRITE moving lights for the first time. The lighting spec also included a Robe RoboSpot, LEDWash 300+s and LEDBeam 150s.

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SIXTY82 appoints PSP Elektronik as exclusive distributor for Serbia

SIXTY82, has continued the expansion of its global distribution network with the appointment of PSP Elektronik as its exclusive distributor for the Republic of Serbia, with immediate effective.

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Video tutorial. Maintenance of the Ayrton Eurus S

With its new 650 W LED engine, the Eurus moving-head framing spotlight is part of the latest generation of Ayrton fixtures that benefit from technological advances and extensive research that make them more compact, lighter, brighter and quieter.

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Ministry of Sound at the O2 Arena with Martin Audio

Ministry of Sound celebrated 30 years of dance in style with a spectacular concert at O2 Arena powered by Martin Audio, with dance classics reimagined by the 50-piece London Concert Orchestra in company with Paul Oakenfold and other guest DJs.

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Robe helps Redefine the Look for Idols SA

Joshua Cutts of Visual Frontier lit Idols South Africa 2021 with over 200 Robe moving lights on the rig plus two Robospot remote follow spotting systems.

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L-Acoustics and Mixhalo Enter Strategic Partnership

L-Acoustics and Mixhalo enter strategic Partnership. It will foster cooperation and co-development between the two Companies to create hybrid solutions that combine PA and wireless audio signal sent via Wi-Fi or 5G to mobile devices and headphones.

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Ayrton Dominos Impress at Montréal Festivals

Twelve Ayrton Domino-S fixtures, part of Ayrton’s IP65 multi-function luminaire family designed for intensive outdoor use, played a variety of roles at Les Francos de Montréal and the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal.

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Claypaky illuminates the Nitto ATP Tennis Finals

Over 300 luminaires, including Arolla Profile HPs, B-EYE K20s, Midi-Bs, Mythos 2s and Axcor Profile 600s, have been specified to create a show-like lighting for ATP Finals.

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Sennheiser introduces HD400 PRO

Sennheiser introduces HD 400 PRO, a professional open-air circumaural headphone designed for mixing, editing and mastering. The headphones feature the Spatial Headphone Compensation (SHC) function of dearVR MIX and will have its preset by the end of the year.

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ETC's Mosaic system delivers pixels and ideas for 16 floors

A commercial building in Kansas City used ETC’s Mosaic system to heighten the graphics and even provide a new revenue stream for the lighting of it’s windows.

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Stagemarket becomes Sixty82’s exclusive distributor in Russia

SIXTY82, ‘The New Original’ manufacturer of next-generation trussing and staging systems, has expanded its global distribution network with the appointment of Stagemarket as its exclusive distributor for the Russian Federation.

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Video Highlights New Robe T11 Range. A Three-In-One Solution

Robe lighting launches the full-form product video for its new T11 luminaire, the latest in its hugely popular and successful “T” series, fine-tuned to deliver outstanding performance and full flexibility!

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Broadway production of SIX the Musical enjoys MDG Atmosphere

Lighting designer Tim Deiling chose two MDG Atmosphere generators to provide the perfect ambient haze for his lighting of the Broadway production of SIX.

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ETC introduces F-Drive B-Box, expanding fixture compatibility

A new F-Drive accessory is now available, simplifying installation and vastly increasing compatibility with third-party LED fixtures.

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L-Acoustics, learning makes it sound better

Christian Heils based L-Acoustics on knowledge rather than on more and more models, on man rather than the machine alone. Nothing has changed 30 years later. We went to Marcoussis to meet up with Etienne Corteel, Director of Education and Scientific Outreach.

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Ayrton Celebrates 20 Years of Digital Lighting

November 21st 2021 sees Ayrton celebrate its 20th anniversary and what a journey it has been for the company which has dedicated itself entirely to developing innovative LED lighting products.

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DiGiCo Names Austin Freshwater as Managing Director

Austin Freshwater, General Manager since 2017, has been appointed as the next Managing Director of digital audio mixing console specialist, DiGiCo, effective immediately. This promotion also opens a new era for long-serving MD James Gordon who remains CEO of Audiotonix.

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Main Light expands rental inventory with Ayrton Perseo Profiles

Main Light has purchased a substantial inventory of Ayrton Perseo Profiles from ACT Entertainment, the exclusive distributor of Ayrton in North America.

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Solotech invests in L-Acoustics K3

Solotech, a long-time L-Acoustics partner invests in K3, the compact full-range line source system, 56 cabinets split across its North American and European operations. This investment will help the company to fulfil its ever-increasing 2022 commitments.

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Robe for the 2021 VMAs

The 2021 MTV VMAs was back in-person and for the 40th, the pressure was on for lighting designer Tom Sutherland of DX7 Design. He accomplished this great design with the help of over 300 Robe moving lights!

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PORTMAN Mantis, The Extraterrestrial

Portman has a knack for creating spectacular, modular halogen luminaires that can be used to create unique scenery, backdrops and matrix lighting effects. Their latest creation, the Mantis, takes the concept of strong design a step further and offers some new possibilities with LEDs and colors.

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Eos illuminates Pierre Wendels’ visual creation Les Nuits de Nemaus

In the magnificent Arenes de Nîmes, in the south of France, lighting designer Pierre Wendels shed light on the history of the city with lighting controlled by two ETC Eos consoles and Philippe “Pilou” Roy at the helm.

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Powersoft Dynamic Music Distribution at Matches

Two Powersoft Mezzo 604 AD compact amplifiers power a Dynamic Music Distribution (DMD), user-friendly and cost-effective audio system managing the soundtrack at Matches, Kent’s newest sports and entertainment destination.