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Powersoft launchs two new powerful T Series amps

Italian audio innovator, Powersoft, has announced the addition of the T902 and the T904 to its affordable yet full featured touring amplifier platform, the T Series, which will allow the Company to almost entirely replace its legendary K Series.

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Robert Juliat SpotMe for Czech Republic’s Brno City Theatre

To maintain the modern standards of the Brno City Theatre, technical manager, David Kachlíř, recently added a Robert Juliat SpotMe tracking device to the venue’s lighting inventory.

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Elation KL Panel flexible fit for Creative Technology’s LED studios

Specialist solutions supplier, Creative Technology Group, has increasingly turned to Elation Professional’s KL Panel LED soft light for use in their US-based LED studios.

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Meyer goes on Residential Cinema Through HTA Support

Meyer Sound has signed on as a Platinum Supporter of the Home Technology Association. This new commitment to the HTA underscores an accelerating acceptance of Meyer Sound’s leading-edge professional audio products and technologies in upscale residential settings.

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Ayrton Eurus «S» The new generation

Ayrton presents Eurus, a new generation of profile spotlight that benefits from the technological advances the manufacturer has implemented in its latest luminaires, as well as from a new LED engine and from further research aimed at making it more compact, lighter, brighter and quieter.

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Powersoft completes French distribution with SIDEV

Italian audio specialist Powersoft has welcomed Sidev as its new distributor for France, in charge to address both the staging and corporate markets, and working alongside Powersoft’s other French distributor, DV2 focused on the leisure live & entertainment install.

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Colour control by Brompton Technology at Rock Lititz’ Suite 47

Suite 47 boasts a whole range of services and capabilities including four Brompton Tessera SX40 LED processors and 12 Tessera XD 10G data distribution units driving 360 ROE BP2 2.8mm LED panels.

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Henk-Jan van Beek choses 500 Claypaky Xtylos for ESC 2021 lighting design

The Eurovision Song Contest returned for 2021 with a limited live audience of 3,500 at the Rotterdam Ahoy venue in The Netherlands where Lighting Designer Henk-Jan van Beek deployed almost 500 Claypaky Xtylos fixtures.

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740 x Robe moving lights to shimmer Henk-Jan van Beek’s ESC Lighting

Henk-Jan specified 740 x Robe moving lights for the event, which made up over a third of the total lighting rig of the 2021 glitzy Eurovision Song Contest.

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CLF Odin and Ares fixtures bring color to the Tree of Hope

Lighting designer Robbert-Jan Vernooij chose CLF Odin and Ares to illuminate the birds-of-paradise of the Tree of Hope, an eye-catching temporary icon, which brings life and color to a former grey area of Amsterdam.

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SF Opera The Barber of Seville outdoors with Ayrton Perseo-S

The San Francisco Opera utilised a complement of Ayrton Perseo-S fixtures when it brought opera back to town in a COVID-safe outdoor production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.

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1000 Astera Fixtures for the Herbalife Awards

1,145 Astera AX5 battery operated wireless LED PARs for Tom Sutherland and Julio Himede lighting design at a spectacular Awards for global nutrition company Herbalife.

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Electro-Voice launches PREVIEW for coverage prediction

PREVIEW offers system designers a software tool to configure Electro-Voice line arrays for optimized coverage. Calculates the ideal loudspeaker configuration with a full-color 3D interface. Recommends mechanically valid combinations of loudspeakers and rigging hardware.

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Lux Theatre installation with NEXO GEO M

Luxembourg’s Mierscher Kulturhaus marks the rebirth of public entertainment with a complete refit of the sound reinforcement systems in its auditorium with NEXO's GEO M10, plus MSUB18 subs and the new P12 compact point source cabinets as front fills.

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New WELT TV Studios equipped with Robe T1 Fresnels

98 x Robe T1 Fresnel luminaires were chosen as a key element of the lighting design of the cutting-edge broadcast studio spaces utilized by German prime TV news channel Welt.

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Shure Powers Eurovision 2021 with AxientDigital system

From the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 and its 200 million viewers across Europe to summer festivals, Shure signs the big back to Live with its Axient Digital wireless digital systems, ready to meet the demands of each type of event.

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Martin VDO Atomic Dot, a versatile IP65 LED pixel

The Atomic Dot, available in cool white or warm white versions, each with dynamic Aura effects, is controlled like a video pixel by the P3 processor, as are all the luminaires in the Martin VDO family. We met with Yohan Ory, lighting application engineer at Algam Entreprises, for a guided tour of this little unit.

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Brompton provides technical backbone for 80six’s new Virtual Studios

Video technology company, 80six, recently opened the doors to its virtual production studios. Brompton Technology products are part of the studio's high-end technical backbone.

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MPHK Group chooses Elation for IP lighting upgrade at Ocean Park

State-of-the-art all-weather lighting boosts main entrance impression and enhances multimedia shows at Ocean Park Hong Kong.

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Henk-Jan van Beek engages Ayrton fixtures for the Eurovision

ESC specified a large number of Ayrton Huracán-X, Karif-LT and MiniPanel-FX LED fixtures for the 65th Eurovision Song Contest at the Rotterdam Ahoy Arena, at the request of Head of Lighting, Henk-Jan van Beek from Light-H-art.

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Nexo unveils ID84 High-performance column loudspeaker

ID84 is NEXO’s first column speaker keeping the company’s trademark size-to-power ratio and being highly flexible for a wide variety of applications along with his low-frequency extension module ID84L and his subbass partner IDS312.

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Duke University Commencement With MLA Compact

RMB Audio creates a unique socially-distanced audio experience event at the Wallace Wade Stadium for the Duke University 2021 Commencement, thanks to Martin MLA Compact.

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Adamson for the centuries-old Eisenstadt Cathedral

Completed in 1522, the Eisenstadt Cathedral has been fitted with a low profile, high fidelity Adamson system delivering class-leading vocal and instrumental reinforcement, and a pristine reproduction of speech, despite a difficult acoustic environment.

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GLP FUSION Stick FS16 Z World premiere on German TV show

Thomas Gerdon debuts a new type of LED batten that is universally suitable for cameras.

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Robe fixtures at Bryson Tiller XR Concert

To assist in the production of a stunning show for the talented trapsoul singer Bryson Tiller, Robe Tetra2s, T1 Profiles, BMFL Blades and SuperSpikies were specified by Xite Lab.

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L-ISA to Complement ARTECHOUSE NYC

Supplied by See Factor in 2019, the first fixed art-gallery install of L-ISA technology delights artists and audiences alike in New York City's ARTECHOUSE, an innovative space for immersive and interactive art exhibitions.

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Robe Forte, the LED rival of BMFL

Following up on their Esprite – and packing into it all the same technology – Robe has launched Forte, a more powerful spot/profile with an interchangeable 1,000 W white LED source that rivals the BMFL. And we also include, at the end of this article, a field report from our colleague Tristan Szylobryt, who used it on a video shoot.

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CHAUVET Lights PYTCHAir’s Boeing 727

Johnny Palmer, the founder and manager of Pytch works hard to keep these creative flames glowing throughout his event company, even when it means buying the fuselage of a Boeing 727 jet liner and parking it on shipping containers in his warehouse lot.

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PRG and MADO XR create Virtual Production Studio-xR, powered by Brompton

Virtual Production Studio-xR, has been created at the historic TSF Studios. The 360-degree LED facility, is powered by Brompton Technology Tessera SX40 4K LED processing.

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Virtual Showlight 2021 confirms Speakers

Showlight is delighted to reveal the speakers for its one-day online Virtual Showlight, an event which will take place on the 25th of May 2021.

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Portman MANTIS, powerfull leds in a new design

Portman Light presents its new LED lighting fixture with a unique design. Mantis departs from the hexagonal shape and retro style associated with the brand, in favor of an original polymorphic outline.

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Powersoft Renews Canadian Casino Audio

Powersoft’s Ottocanali amplifier platforms have been chosen by Solotech, a leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology, as one of the cornerstones of the brand-new audio system at renowned Canadian casino and hotel resort, Caesars Windsor.

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Meyer Spacemap Go, unlimited creativity

The demo was really impressive, conducted by Gaetan Salmon with the help of Matthieu Chenuil and Sébastien Nicolas from Best Audio & Lighting. The idea? Demonstrate the creative capabilities, sound and objective of Spacemap Go, Meyer Sound's iPad application that puts the power to bring audio to life at your fingertips with a simple update to Galaxy, the brand's flagship matrix.

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Version 2 chooses MDG ATMe haze for television

Version 2, which specialises in lighting hire specifically for the television industry, has expanded its stock of MDG products with the addition of two ATMe haze generators.

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Adamson introduces IS-Series Weatherized loudspeakers

Adamson Systems Engineering officially announces the IS-Series Weatherized line, purpose-built to withstand the most extreme climates in the world and a suite of improved and updated design tools for architects, integrators, and sound designers.

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Avolites controls the timelines with Titan v15

After a first series of beta tests then an Open Beta Version, the Titan v15 Avolites is available for download in a Release version with the eagerly awaited Timeline feature set.

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480 xtylos on the eurovision stage

In the Eurovision Song Contest stage, Claypaky will be represented by 481 Laser-Source Xtylos, their super-focused beam being essential to the lighting design of Henk Jan van Beek.

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Denton Bible Church Network with Optocore AutoRouter

The Denton Bible Church in Dallas installed a new DiGiCo Quantum338 for FOH and monitor and a SD12 for broadcast on an Optocore Fiber network, at the heart of which is one of Optocore’s new AutoRouters.

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Meyer Sound Continues Excellence at Calgary Theatre

The Jack Singer Concert Hall, the largest in Calgary, has installed a new and highly flexible “hybrid” Meyer Sound reinforcement system. It replaces a venerable Meyer system based on the same concept that had contributed to his success for more than 16 year.

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Ayrton at Eurovision Song Contest 2021

Ayrton is delighted! Huracán-X, Karif, and MiniPanel-FX will form a major part of the Henk-Jan van Beek’s lighting design this year which takes place at the Ahoy Arena, Rotterdam in the Netherlands.