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Elvia-Pro distributes Broaman in Czech Republic

Following a request from TV Nova, a private commercial station, Prague-based Elvia-Pro has taken on the distribution of German fibre network specialists BroaMan in the Czech Republic.

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What’s news at Claypaky booth at LDI

Claypaky at LDI is going to present its New sales and technical team based in the United States, Xtylos for the first time in America, and two World Premieres: Sharpy Plus Aqua, IP 65 rated and ReflectXion, a large moving mirror with continuous tilt.

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The first German #DiGiCo SD7 Quantum goes to Protones

The first DiGiCo SD7 Quantum console sold in Germany is to Protones Veranstaltungstechnik, a newly appointed DiGiCo and well established rental and installation supplier in northern Germany.

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RCF appoints new RCF LATAM for enhanced latin American distribution

RCF spa has appointed RCF LATAM as its distributor for Central America, Colombia and the Caribbean, a newly-created company that has strong roots in the professional audio industry, boasting more than 20 years’ experience.

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With TraXYZ, followspots become autonomous

After the launch of its follow-spot system driving projectors in 3D, Follow-Me push further the limits of its concept with total automation without any operator.

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Sixty82 distributed in Middle East by Unusual Rigging & Engineering

Sixty82 has appointed Unusual Rigging & Engineering LLC as its exclusive distributor in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Saudi Arabia, for its full product range : trussing and staging.

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Claypaky Xtylos, the first Beam fixture with RGB Laser sources

The Xtylos promises to be a revolution in the world of motorized beam fixtures. An evolution of the Sharpy, it is based on a brand new technology using three RGB LASER sources.

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Sanak Pandit joins Generation AV and adds support for Martin Audio

Generation AV, a Singapore-based start-up who represent Martin Audio in the APAC countries, announces the arrival of the experienced Sanak Pandit, who joins the team as Applications Engineer.

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Defender® Presents the MICRO 2 Cable Protector Series

Following the launch of the MICRO cable protector series at this year’s Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt, Defender® is now doubling the stakes: The new MICRO 2 series provides space for two cable runs and ensures even greater protection for people and cables with its newly developed 3-D LaserGrip® surface.

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Oz LED followspots at the New National Theatre, Tokyo

Four of Robert Juliat Oz LED Followspots have recently replaced conventional followspots at the New National Theatre, Tokyo as part of an upgrade of the inventory for this arts venue.

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Meyer Sound Compass 4.6 is available and Offers Milan Integration

Meyer Sound has announced release of version 4.6 of its Compass® control software package, incorporating new feature sets for full control of Meyer Sound devices, including the Milan™ AVB certified GALAXY processors.

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LIGHT PARTNER NEW DANISH DISTRIBUTOR FOR ALLEN & HEATH

The British professional audio mixing consoles brand Allen & Heath, has named Light Partner as its exclusive distributor for Denmark.

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Allianz Arena upgrades audio with a new L-Acoustics system

Famous German Munich’s Allianz Arena stadium upgrades audio for EURO 2020 in line with UEFA stadium standards, installing an extensive Kara system from L-Acoustics, in cooperation with Müller-BBM and Wilhelm & Willhalm.

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Active Audio / APG has hired Mathieu Pobeda as R&D Director

Mathieu Pobeda is the new R&D director of Active Audio / APG. He will oversee the development and introduction of new products for both arms of the company, with particular attention being paid to acoustics and transducers.

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Ayrton Khamsin arrives in Starlite inventories

Starlite, the rental company that has one of the biggest inventories of lighting, AV and control equipment on the East Coast of USA, has purchased a complement of Khamsin-S, Ayrton's profile LED moving head to provide its clients.

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Celso Papadopulos is the new Nexo European Sales Manager

Following the departure of Alain Boone to pursue independent interests, NEXO is pleased to announce the appointment of the industry veteran Celso Papadopulos to the role of European Sales Manager.

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Area Four Industries acquires Prolyte Group

The leading manufacturing group on the worldwide market for aluminium truss, support structures and other peripheral products Area Four Industries has acquired the dutch Prolyte Group.

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WIcreations acquires Visual act

WIcreations, entertainment technology automation specialist, based in Belgium, has acquired the assets of Visual Act Scandinavia AB, including all the IP, source coding, patents, related to computerized control systems used for events, installations and venues machinery.

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QSC KS118, the new member of KS subwoofers family

QSC has just introduced the KS118, replacing the acclaimed KW181. With its robust design, legendary QSC amplification and versatile DSP features. KS118 is the perfect choice for mobile entertainment, AV rental, event production, clubs and performance venues.

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Bertrand Billon, new Nexo STM Series engineering support specialist

NEXO just expanded its Engineering Support Division with the appointment of Bertrand Billon. He will assume special responsibility for the company’s top-of-the-range modular line array systems, the STM Series.

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La Fête des Vignerons Part 2: The people in the shadows

Vignerons Part 2. Let's meet the data controllers, comm experts and timing managers in order to understand the challenges of intercom, signal topography, network administration and show control. An invisible world that only reveals itself if there is a technical problem

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Stardraw.com reaches 1,000th manufacturer milestone

Software provider Stardraw.com announces the addition of the 1,000th manufacturer to the library of their award-winning design and documentation software, Stardraw Design 7, currently in release version 7.3.

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135 Proteus secure Eric Church concert in Nashville

Country music star Eric Church played, last spring, his first stadium headlining performance. Lighting and production designer Butch Allen specified 135 Elation Professional IP65 Proteus Hybrids™ to fill the stadium in beams.

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Lancelot Performes at BYU-I

Brigham Young University-Idaho (BYU-I) invests in Robert Juliat Lancelot 4000W followspots for its 3 theatres. Formerly known as Ricks College, BYU-I offers programmes in liberal arts, including engineering, sciences, agriculture, management and the performing arts.

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HDL 50 upgrade kit 4K from RCF

The HDL 50-A 4K is the most powerful HDL line array module from RCF with an internal amplifier pushing 8000 Watt peak power. The good news is that this amplifier module is also available as an upgrade kit for current HDL 50-A owners to turn it into a genuine 4K system.

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Tellson James use Hog 4 on Mark Knopfler’s Tour

Tellson James use a Hog 4 lighting console from High End to drive lighting fixtures of the Mark Knopfler’s “Down The Road Wherever Tour 2019.

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CLF Lighting at Untold Festival

Untold, one of the world’s best and biggest dance festivals was recently produced in Romania. This Festival attracts people from all over the world, by its bill of leading artists. The mainstage located inside the Cluj Arena stadium were designed with a lot of CLF fixtures.

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Le Vieux-Colombier in Paris Installs an Amadeus Immersive Sound System

Comédie Française's second theatre just underwent an in-depth overhaul of its scenographic infrastructure, with a completely redesigned sound system implemented by Paris-based Amadeus with its HOLOPHONIX processor.

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Alex Reardon chooses Ayrton Khamsins for Jonas Brothers Tour

After 10-year hiatus the Jonas Brothers have embarked on a new world tour: 74 dates in North America and 16 in Europe, in support of their fifth studio album. Accompanying the Happiness Begins tour are some 200 LED profile fixtures Ayrton Khamsin.

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Turbo boost by ETC

On the ETC booth, the new High End TurboRay and SolaWash 1000 High End took advantage of the London season launch to step on the launch pad, while the ETC "Augment3d" concept won a PLASA Awards for Innovation rewarding its version 3.0 release.

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Louder and clearer with Nexo and Yamaha in Japan’s Toyota Stadium

As one of Japan’s host venues for the Rugby World Cup, the Toyota Stadium in Toyota City is gaining a very high international profile for its newly-installed NEXO GEO S12-ST line array sound system.

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Vari-Lite for everyone

Under the ‘Signify’ banner, Vari-Lite continues to re-build up its legend. After two acclaimed flagships, the VL10 and the VL6000, Vari-Lite launched at Plasa 2019 the VL800 ProPAR, EventWash et EventPAR series, for tightest budgets.

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Ayrton Karif-LT, first hybrid Beam of the Multi Twenty One

Ayrton's first Ayrton Hybrid Beam to come out in the marathon of Ayrton Multi Twenty-One product launches, Karif comprises a 300W LED engine and an impressive 3° to 42° optical system.

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Finnish National Opera completes major Hippotizer upgrade

Green Hippo, creator of tools for the real-time manipulation of video for the AV industries, has announced the upgraded of the Finnish National Opera & Ballet (FNOB) stock of Green Hippo media server with the company’s latest Hippotizer V4 systems.

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Allen & Heath announces its new 96hz Mixer: Avantis

Allen & Heath has revealed its new 96kHz digital mixer, Avantis based on the XCVI FPGA engine. Avantis puts A&H's technology in a 64 channel & 42 configurable bus console, with twin Full HD touchscreens, extensive I/O options and processing from the dLive mixing system.

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DTS Alchemy 5 LED wash, a long-awaited and successful revival

The Alchemy 5, paying homage to the Studio Color, offers everything that a lighting designer expects from a soft-edged wash beam, so smooth thanks to its Fresnel lens, its famous rotating "banana" beam shaper, but most of all with the new possibilities that come from an LED source.

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L-Acoustics Iaunches AES Dr Christian Heil Future of Sound Scholarship

To mark the 35th anniversary of its founding, L-Acoustics announce the creation of the Audio Engineering Society Dr. Christian Heil Future of Sound Scholarship. A stipend of $5,000 offered annually to graduate students in the field of audio and members of the AES.

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Novelty Middle East, two new locations for the French group

Novelty will now accompanies its customers to all regions and export its know-how beyond the borders of Europe where it shines, providing the same high standard of know-how and quality in every Novelty agency wherever it may be located. Welcome to Novelty Middle East.

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Robe team spirit

Robe unveiled in exclusivity at Plasa London two new projectors: the LED bar Tetra and the first moving head with interchangeable LED engine, the Esprite, 100% Czech made.

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ACT Lighting to become exclusive Ayrton distributor for Canada

Ayrton and ACT Lighting are happy to announce that, from 1 October, 2019, ACT Lighting will be the exclusive distributor of Ayrton in Canada. Over the past several years Ayrton has established itself in the market as an innovative lighting fixture producer.