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DMX redundancy, the ELC Lighting solution

ELC Lighting, DMX control specialist unveiled at last the LDI show, its latest innovation, developed to enable the creation of fully redundant DMX networks. For the first time, a faulty cable will no longer risk interrupting a show.

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Argyros Arts Center Redefines the Possible with Meyer Constellation

Located in Ketchum, the principal city of Idaho’s Sun Valley resort area, The Argyros Performing Arts Center has installed a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system together with a direct reinforcement system based around LINA compact line array loudspeakers.

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RCF HDL 30-A renews the sound experience at the Festival Vittoriale

Overlooking the Garda Lake, the 1500 seats amphitheater "Parlaggio" hosted this year the likes of A rated national and international stars for the Festival del Vittoriale with a RCF HDL 30-A system.

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Ayrton Khamsin plays with the Wheel of Fortune

The popular game show replaced its lamp fixtures with compact LED profiles LED Ayrton Khamsin generating less heat, requiring less power, and needing not much maintenance, provided by Sony Set Lighting.

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Unheard, container mobile studios featuring Dynaudio & DiGiGrid

Dynaudio constructed two fully equipped recording studios within shipping containers, one for Europe and one for the USA, installed professional producers, Waves eMotion LV1 software mixers in each and took them on the road for an Unheard journey.

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Luminex LumiNode 1, the network swiss-army knife

LumiNode are Ethernet-DMX converters that can work with today's network protocols, while anticipating the next revolutions, in particular the changeover between the less and less common use of DMX in favor of network lighting controls.

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Marc Janowitz unique design for MMJ with GLP workhorses

Piloting the lightshow of famous Kentucky rock band My Morning Jacket (MMJ), LD Marc Janowitz has expanded his GLP toolbox, adding X4 Bar 20s and JDC1s to his usual Impression X4 range inventory, to form innovative pixel mapped crystal shaped pods across the back.

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Martin Audio appoints Gobos as Brazilian Distributor

A leading company in professional audio, Gobos do Brasil, was recently chosen as that country’s distributor for Martin Audio. Gobos has been in business since 2002 and distributes to a variety of customers in the live event, installation and rental markets.

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8 Grammy Award Nominations and 2 DiGiCo Consoles: Lizzo!

The artist behind the Billboard Hot 100 hit “Truth Hurts”, Lizzo, is just wrapping up her -Cuz I Love You Too Tour- accompanied by a pair of Clair-supplied DiGiCo SD12-96 consoles for FOH and monitors, handled by Brandon Blackwell and Loreen Bohannon.

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MAG Audio launched MAG MUST, a New Scalable System Solution

MAG Audio launched the MAG MUST, an innovative system solution based on the Wasp line array model and created to optimize the stock and shipping capacity for rental companies, at an event at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kyiv, Ukraine.

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Dissecting the Klotz DX10 Passive DI Box

We dissected Klotz’s DX10, a passive, affordable and well designed direct box, into the lab before handing it over to sound engineers and musicians for their ears verdict. The synthesis of both is without appeal: more than good for the service.

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APG Unveils iX Range of Speakers at JTSE

The French manufacturer APG will preview its new iX range at the JTSE trade show. Comprising a full line of fixed coaxial install speakers, the iX are a combination of uncompromising drivers and a non-diffraction acoustic baffling allowing pure point source directivity.

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Muse Simulation Theory Tour with Robe

Sooner Routhier designed lighting for Muse’s world tour with Robe MegaPointes, BMFL Spots and BMFL FollowSpot LTs for the arena shows and stadium gigs.

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High End Systems unveil SolaPix 7 and SolaPix 19

Based on LED RGBW matrixes, the SolaPix Wash projectors enjoy a bold pixel management with a 4.5 ° - 60 ° zoom. The 'FleX Effects Engine' effects engine increases the scope of use of this type of projector.

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The expansion of SIXTY82’s distribution network continues

After the appointment of Cast as its exclusive distributor in Switzerland, starting a German division, Sixty82, appoints ETP in Denmark.

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Sing! China chooses L-Acoustics L-ISA technology

Now in its fourth season, Sing! China is a highly popular re-branded version of The Voice of China. L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound from L-Acoustics delivers remarkable audio at this TV show.

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RCF Arena Reggio Emilia The largest Italian outdoor venue, ever.

The great new Italian 100,000 seats concert venue -RCF Arena- will officially open on September 12th, 2020 in Campovolo, the Reggio Emilia airport well known for already hosting huge concerts.

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CODA Audio appoints SC Media Canada as Distributor

CODA Audio announces the appointment of highly respected SC Media Canada represented by his President Jean Daoust as its exclusive distributor in the territory.

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Titans serves Lord of the Flies

Lighting designer for a new production of ‘Lord of The Flies’, Alex Berlage used 36 battery-powered wireless led tubes Astera Titan to produce lighting, effects, architecture and scenic elements at the Sydney Theatre Company.

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Wysiwyg R43, everything is faster in 64-bit

The first 64-bit version of Wysiwyg, named R43, is out at last. DonPelo, renowned beta-tester, installer and reseller, is an approved Cast-Software trainer since 2019. He gives us his first impressions and scrolls through the features of this new version.

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Hippotizer V4 at Finnish National Opera

The Finnish National Opera & Ballet (FNOB) has upgraded its media server with the green Hippo latest Hippotizer V4 systems.

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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.