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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.

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German Unity Day staged with Ayrton Perseo Beam and Domino-S

A 200 drones show by Jens Hillenkötter took to the skies above Burg Giebichenstein and numerous moving lights from Ayrton set the scene for the multi-layered live setting in parallel.

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Personalize your programming workflow with ETC’s Eos v3.1 software

With the release of Eos v3.1 – the latest major software update for the platform – the control provided by ETC’s Eos Family becomes even more customizable to suit any programming style or show.

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Ayrton Khamsin shines on "The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour"

Ayrton is thrilled to be part of The Doobie Brothers new tour in celebration of their 50th anniversary. Solotech of Nashville supplied 17 Ayrton Khamsin LED profile fixtures for this iconic tour.

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Over 300 Robe fixtures for The Minds of 99

Jannik Kenneth lighting design included over 300 Robe fixtures for The Minds of 99, the hugely popular multi award winning post-punk rock band known for their cerebral lyrics and subjects as well as for their infectious beats.

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250 GLP MOVING LIGHTS PAVE THE AT JAZZOPEN

LD Jerry Appelt turns to JDC1, Highlander Wash, Fusion Stick FS20 and Fusion Stick FS16 Z to light the two largest stages at the Jazzopen festival.

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Elation TVL Softlight at Anthony Murray Studios

Integration company Sound Principles Pro of Georgia has installed dynamic-white TVL Softlight DW luminaires by Elation Professional in a new professional studio in Atlanta, Anthony Murray Studios.

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Mac Ultra, Martin’s LED framing spotlight powerhouse

This spring, the brand of the yellow triangle launched two new LED moving heads: a framing spotlight and a wash, both of which are super-powered and equipped with an exclusive 1,700 W LED engine that promises exceptional luminous flux. We put the Mac Ultra Performance motorized framing spot to the test. Follow along with us.

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Turn your headphones into a world-class mix room

Dear Reality releases latest monitoring plugin dearVR MIX to turn any professional studio headphones into an ideal stereo mixing environment with a compensation feature, supporting the 44 most used studio headphones and 3 virtual reference stereo mix rooms.

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The Tiny Footlights That Uplit The Dark Underbelly Of Little Shop

Lighting Designer and Rosco Ambassador Trey Brazeal used Rosco Pica Cubes as tiny footlights for a recent production of Little Shop of Horrors.

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DiGiCo and KLANG give Aleksey Korolev the golden touch

Russian engineer Aleksey Midas Korolev, has moved to an immersive audio environment, with d&b’s Soundscape by adding KLANG’s immersive in ear system. The move to KLANG also prompted him to switch to DiGiCo, taking advantage of the SD-Range’s integration with KLANG.

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Vari-Lite VLZ range illuminates Egyptian Pharaohs Parade

The powerful and rich colors of the VLZ range of luminaires from Vari-Lite, were harnessed to light up Egypt’s treasured historic landmarks for a procession of 22 Pharaohs through the streets of Cairo.

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BroaMan Mux22 for new ERR 18-camera flagship OB van

The BroaMan Mux22 has been chosen and fit-out on a new flagship OB van for Estonian broadcaster ERR 18 by Lithuanian-based TVC Solutions. The Mux22 acts like a point-to-point signal transport down a single duplex fibre cable.

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#TBT 400 x CLF fixtures for Toverland’s Halloween Nights 2020

#Throwbackthursday of the 2020 Halloween installation that took place in Toverland amusement park. To set up this absolute highlight of the year, Technical coordinator Thijs Peeters and his crew selected over 400 CLF fixtures.

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Ayrton launches Huracán LT – aim far, aim with precision

Ayrton is excited to announce the arrival of Huracán LT, the latest in its range of long-throw fixtures designed specifically for stadium and arena use.

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Video Tutorial. Robe Forte maintenance

This new section in SoundLightUp deals with the correct way to maintain your moving light in order to keep its optimum light output, sharp edges (gobos and beam) and ensure that it lasts a long time. Vincent Bouquet, Technical Director for Robe France, kicks-off this new section by sharing his technical expertise on the subject.

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Kinetic Lighting’s new investment in Ayrton Diablo

Glendale, California’s Kinetic Lighting has acquired more than 70 Ayrton Diablo-S fixtures to stock its rental inventory and supply a wide range of productions the company supports.

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144 CLF Lighting Aorun fixtures light up Reverze Festival

144 CLF Lighting Aorun beam fixtures were used in the impressive design created by LD Company for the "Reverze" music festival in Belgium. This hardstyle music event is produced by the Belgian production company Bass Events.

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Brompton supports 80six at Virtual Production Discovery Days

September saw 80six host the first series of Virtual Production Discovery Days at its new VP studio with Brompton Technology processor as part of the infrastructure.

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350 GLP moving heads light up RTL summer games

Arkin Atacan uses impression X4 L, HIGHLANDER Wash, X4 Bar 20, FUSION FS16 Z LED battens and impression S350 in a sophisticated setting in Leipzig’s Quarterback Immobilien Arena.

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L-ISA Processor goes at II and Extends Immersive Power

Newly updated L-Acoustics L-ISA Processor II offers users more power, performance and flexibility, and is available in four different output configurations through a one-time, tiered license fee to fit any immersive project’s needs and budget.

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Elation IP-rated rig no illusion at Brooklyn Mirage

LD Stephen Wyker turns to foremost brand of weatherproof lighting for unique, urban outdoor music venue.

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fos/4 adds emotion to Hong Kong productions

Malo Ma, a young and budding gaffer in Hong Kong, has selected ETC’s fos/4 Panel to light a recent music video production by the rising female Hong Kong singer Cheronna Ng.

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Sound Devices Joins Audiotonix Group

Audiotonix, which comprises the Allen & Heath, Calrec, DiGiCo, DiGiGrid, Group One Limited, KLANG:technologies, and Solid State Logic, announces the acquisition of US-based Sound Devices LLC as part of its expanding group.

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Hippotizer Amba drives visuals for Spring Awakening

London’s The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama staged a production of the musical Spring Awakening recently, which saw lighting and video design students create, programme and operate the visual aspects using Hippotizer Amba Media Servers.

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Mini-K2 or Maxi-KARA – Listening to K3

Large small or small large, baby K2 or papa Kara, 2-way or 3-way. Germain Simon and Fred Bailly from L-Acoustics tell us about the genesis of K3, the technical choices, the accessories that come with this system before ending with a nice listening experience.

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ArKaos Launches MediaMaster 6

ArKaos just released a significant features update for MediaMaster real-time video control software platform, MediaMaster 6.

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GLP creative light 1 Plus assists with the emergence of 'Bowie'

Light and set designer Mikko Rahf uses 56 of the wireless LED creative systems to shoot a music video cycle for indie-pop artist Vivie Ann.

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Brian Dowd joins Ayrton as relationship manager for North America

As Ayrton continues to expand its international designer relations and sales teams, the company is delighted to welcome Brian Dowd as its new designer relationship manager for North America.

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Stuttgart. Ein Traum is Mad for iSpiiders

Robe’s waterproof iSpiiders wash beam LED moving lights provided a perfect solution for the recent production of “Stuttgart. Ein Traum”.

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LD Justin Kitchenman turns to Elation for Luke Bryan tour

“I’ve come to value the ACL 360i’s small size. You can stick them anywhere in the rig for an old school ACL look to big pods of light,” LD Justin Kitchenman said.

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ICOA presets for the LD Systems DSP 44/45 K

With the addition of DSP presets for the 12" and 15" ICOA passive versions of LD Systems' 44/45K DSP power amplifiers, these speakers can be used even more flexibly.

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Sully, Robert Juliat's LED Trapdoor Solution

Robert Juliat set out to find the ultimate solution that would breathe new life into the world's countless 600SX profiles, offering even better light quality. With the introduction of the Sully module last year, and the Tibo HE this year, they just might have succeeded.

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Kunstmin Dordrecht Invests in Robe T1s

Schouwburg Kunstmin is a theatre and performing arts venue in the Dordrecht, the Netherlands, which has invested in Robe’s T1 Profile LED moving lights that meets with the demands and precision of theatre lighting at its core.

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"Castell d´Emporda", a dream hotel with Dqor and Maui i1 sound system from LD Systems

20 years after the opening, the owners decided to update the sound system for the hotel’s extensive terraces and outdoor areas to the latest state of the art. A tailor-made task for the LD Systems DQOR and MAUI i1 installation loudspeakers.

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Star Hardy out with Zac Coren-designed Elation rig

Singer/songwriter Hardy, a rising star on the country music circuit, is touring with an upgraded lighting rig of Elation Dartz 360, Artiste Picasso among other chosen by LD Zac Coren.

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Claypaky Xtylos Fixtures Help Korn Pop on US Summer Tour

When Germany-based Thomas Christmann saw Claypaky Xtylos at a Prolight + Sound expo in Frankfurt and marveled at how the beam “was cutting through everything,” he knew he had to work with the fixture some day.