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Huge Vari-Lite VL2600 rig invokes rock glamor for Panic! at the Disco

US rockers Panic! at the Disco kickstarted their Viva Las Vengeance arena tour. 128 x VL2600 PROFILE luminaires from Vari-Lite produced the rich colors and sharp beams lighting design imagined by Sooner Roothier.

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Showlight 2023 Postponed

It is with great sadness that the Showlight Committee announces the postponement of Showlight 2023. The quadrennial networking event was due to take place in Fontainebleau, France from 20th – 23rd May 2023.

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L-Acoustics New Global Sales & Business Dev Organization

L-Acoustics announces a new global sales and business development organization focused on sales strategy, business development and building territorial sales channels extending more robust commercial support for global partners and clients across markets and territories.

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Ayrton IP fixtures tour Europe with the Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones took to the road this summer for their first European tour since 2018 with their new show, SIXTY, in celebration of their 60th anniversary. The show had a new set design by Stufish and lighting by Patrick Woodroffe using Ayrton Fixtures.

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Optimal Audio Releases WebApp & Zone Firmware Update

Optimal Audio has released the latest update to its WebApp and Zone firmware, furthering the flexibility and features that enable the simplicity of set up and operation of its commercial audio eco-system.

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The rigging of fixtures: adjustable clamps are a must!

Here we suggest a small state of the art on the removable omega supports associated with the moving heads, and try to express why this notion is of paramount importance during the exploitation of the fixtures in situ.

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Cameo presents P-Series : A versatile LED profile spotlight

Cameo presents the new P-Series : The LED profile spotlights available in Tungsten, Daylight and Full-Color versions with high CRI and TLCI values for a lifelike white light and colour rendering.

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Another Monumental Event for Robe

Cathedral Notre-Dame of Laon welcomed Michael Canitrot’s 2021 Monumental Tour. The imposing 56m-high façade, was supported by a light show designed by Mikael “Mika” Trochu and utilising 56 x Robe moving lights.

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Women In Lighting, a very successful meeting at Ayrton!

In March of 2020, during the confinement due to Covid, "Light Collective" noted that women in the field of lighting are almost invisible and hence, decided to change that. The co-founders, Martin Lupton and Sharon Stammers looked to create a database of interviews with female LDs and technicians from around the world.

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Ayrton's Diablo S proves Total Solution for Trio AV in Singapore

Total Solution Marketing, Ayrton’s exclusive distributor for the Singapore region, is very happy to announce the purchase of 24 Ayrton Diablo S LED profile fixtures by Trio AV.

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MDG Ice Fog Q HP provides low fog Il Divo’s Carlos Marín

MDG Ice Fog Q HP low fog generator has been chosen by Philip Marfleet of Marfleet Events to tour with Il Divo and provide the atmosphere for a very special moment during the show.

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Robe Has Lucky Daye with Mark Ronson Shoot

LD Myles Mangino used the stylish appearance of Robe’s Patt 2013 luminaires and the great CRI and crisp optics of their Esprite moving lights to add a touch of class to a video shoot for Mark Ronson featuring singer Lucky Daye.

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Ayrton Domino LT shines for Showtec at Singapore National Day Parade

40 x Ayrton Domino LT luminaires were used for the prestigious Singapore National Day Parade, one of the biggest events to be held in Singapore.

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Vari-Lite launches X-Series console for theatrical and concert lighting

Vari-Lite announces the Neo X15 and Neo X5, a family of performance lighting consoles designed for mixed-use facilities such as performing arts centers; stadiums and arenas; houses of worship; studios; schools; and more.

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JBL Introduces PRX900 Series Portable Pro PA Systems

HARMAN Professional Solutions introduced the JBL PRX900 Series of loudspeakers and subwoofers, which feature advanced acoustics, comprehensive DSP, unrivaled power performance and complete BLE control via the JBL Pro Connect app.

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PL+S launches applications for “Sinus - Systems Integration Award”

Creative use of AV media is rewarded since 2004, by the “Sinus - Systems Integration Award” which take place annually at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt (25 to 28 April 2023). Applicants are now invited to submit to the competition.

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Tampere Workers’ Theatre with zactrack Lighting and Audio Tracking

A zactrack Smart real time tracking system has been installed on the Main Stage at the Tampere Workers’ Theatre in Tampere, Finland, where it is being used by both the audio and lighting departments.

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Harry and Ingo at Robe

Harry Von Den Stemmen and Ingo Dombrowski wo key individuals who have been integral to Robe lighting s.r.o’s international sales team for many years … will be taking on new roles in the company!

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Ayrton releases Huracán Wash – just for a thrill

Ayrton is thrilled to announce the release of Huracán Wash, its first wash type fixtures designed around a Fresnel lens.

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Electro-Voice launches EVERSE 8

Electro-Voice launches EVERSE 8, a weatherized battery-powered loudspeaker with Bluetooth audio and control. Real unplugged pro-audio with high SPL and full-bandwidth coverage in a compact and lightweight design.

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GLP Impression X4 Bar 20s highlight dazzling Crystal Lobby Show

THG has produced a shimmering glass sculpture at the Galaxy Macau hotel and casino in Macau. To highlight this centrepiece 24 GLP impression X4 Bar 20 wash lights, were specified to colour the crystal dome.

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A busy summer in Catalunya for NEXO and BTM Sound

It’s been a busy summer for BTM Sound and NEXO as a full program of concerts and festivals like Porta Ferrada, Mas Sorrer and Sons del Món returned to Catalunya in 2022, following two years of Covid lockdowns.

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Ayrton Cobra, Mister Laser Beam

We are always expecting lots of surprises with each new fixture Ayrton put on the market. Today, be prepared for even more surprises than usual with the new Cobra beam fixture using a laser light source. It's the first of this new line of fixtures ready to take on all challenges!

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Cameo presents the S Series: LED Soft Panels with IP65 for outdoor use

With the new S Series, Cameo is expanding its product portfolio with IP65-certified LED soft panels for outdoor use in the areas of TV/film, events, livestreams, and more.

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Jamie Gomez Martin and Optimal Audio Marketing Manager

Jamie Gomez has been appointed to the position of Global Marketing Manager for Martin Audio and Optimal Audio. Jamie moves to his new position from within the wider Focusrite Group, where he was GMM for Focusrite Pro.

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DiGiCo reveals Quantum338T at AES 2022

AES 2022 sees DiGiCo reveal the latest in its range of theatre targeted Quantum consoles, the all-new Quantum338T with the latest software-specific features perfect for regional and touring theatrical productions.

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ETC adds 600 and 900 kg models to the Prodigy P2 line of hoists

ETC announces that the two new models of the innovative Prodigy P2 package hoist are now shipping, adding more load capacity to this unique line of utility hoists.

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The Resurrection of the Stadium

Impressive and enchanting despite the stigma of 24 years of abandonment, the Stadium has been brought back from oblivion, thanks to the magic of the city of Vitrolles and the Festival d’Aix, with the help of NEXO, Yamaha and the efforts of Texen, for five performances of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, the Resurrection Symphony.

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Robe Has Lucky Daye with Mark Ronson Shoot

LD Myles Mangino used the stylish appearance of Robe’s Patt 2013 luminaires and the great CRI and crisp optics of their Esprite moving lights to add a touch of class to a video shoot for Mark Ronson featuring singer Lucky Daye.

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Ayrton Perseo and Domino Profiles light up the Jova Beach Party 2022

Paul Normandale, with the collaboration of lighting director, Dave Morris, opted for 68 Ayrton Perseo Profiles and 14 Domino Profiles to lit the beautiful Italian beaches, in front of an audiences totalling 550,000 spectators.

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Parni Valjak Rocks Pula Arena

A very special show took place in the Roman amphitheatre of Pula in memory of Aki Rahimovski, the lead singer of Parni Valjak who recently passed away. LD Nikola “Niko” Podlesnik chose Robe moving lights as the backbone of his rig.

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L-ISA For Outernet, London’s £1bn Immersive Hub

Opened in London in September 2022, Outernet features a 4-storey 360-degree 16K LED display, and includes L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound in 5 separate areas, 200 loudspeakers that plunge 400,000+ people passing through the space each day, into an immersive soundscape.

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Meyer Sound PANTHER for Michael Bublé’s “Higher Tour”

New Meyer Sound PANTHER large-format line array lightens the load for celebrated Canadian crooner Michael Bublé’s ongoing Higher Tour thanks to a “dual hybrid” reinforcement system, comprising both main stage arrays plus massive center-hung arrays.

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Video Tutorial : Maintenance of the High End Systems Solaframe 3000

New maintenance video of the Solaframe 3000 from High End by Sébastien Planche, application engineer for ETC France. A very complete presentation to discover in Soundlightup.

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Procom to distribute Adamson in the UAE & Saudi Arabia

Adamson Systems Engineering, manufacturer of premium professional loudspeaker technology, has appointed Procom Middle East as its distributor in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Procom takes responsibility of marketing, sales, and support of Adamson’s products in the region.

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LEaT con 2022: new Convention in Hamburg from October 18 -20

From October 18 - 20, 2022, over 150 brands in the event and entertainment industry will come together in Hamburg to launch the new and first LEaT Convention at the Hamburg Messe exhibition center.

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Ayrton invites you to the first ever in-person Women in Lighting RDV

Ayrton is proud to host the first ever in-person Entertainment Lighting Sessions for Women in Lighting at the Ayrton head offices in Paris on 20th October 2022.

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Ayrton Domino Profile on tour with Cremonini

For an incredible series of concerts at the Cesare Stadium in Milano, Lighting Designer Mamo Pozzoli, specified 80 Ayrton Domino Profile S and 50 Ayrton MagicPanel R to lit the 20 years carreer celebration of superstar Cremonini.

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Donny Osmond a success with Tom Sutherland design and full Elation rig

Donny Osmond recently completed his 100th solo residency show at Harrah’s Las Vegas beneath a rig of 140 Elation luminaires with lighting design by Tom Sutherland of DX7 Design.

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Robe Rocks Roskilde 2022

Roskilde - Denmark’s largest and highest profile international music festival -celebrated its 50 years with a fantastic line-up and Robe moving lights playing a major role on the stages.