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Articles Tagged Martin Professional

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/29/13 11:42 AM,
    Renowned French music festival, Le Cornouaille, hosted several world-known artists including Steve Hackett (Genesis Revisited), Dan Ar Braz, Murray Head, Salif Keita, and Goran Bregovik among others. The festival, held in the French region of Brittany, featured 3 main stages each supported by several of Harman’s Martin lighting consoles and luminaires. French rental company SIWA provided the gear. Lighting of the main stage, “Espace Gradlon,” was controlled with a brand new Martin M6 console operated by François Guillet of Lumières… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConsoles

  • Friday, September 06, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/06/13 09:53 AM,
    With widespread continued talk on the winners, exciting performances, band reunions and the outfits of those attending, the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards was another spectacular event held at the year-old Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  Looking to deliver world-class lighting in the state-of-the-art venue, Tom Kenny was contracted to design an equally impressive light show to entertain thousands in attendance and millions watching at home. Harman’s Martin Professional lighting fixtures, supplied by VER, lined the stage and house, providing a… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/20/13 09:32 AM,
    Harman’s Martin Professional MAC III Quadray is an all-new, multi-beam effect offering a whole new dimension to the lighting designer toolbox. The MAC III Quadray is tour-tested, having been deployed on Paul McCartney’s latest tour ‘Out There!’ with lighting design by Roy Bennett, among others. The MAC III Quadray allows designers to create a wide variety of looks that would otherwise be difficult to program solely via a lighting console. The MAC III Quadray allows for projection of up to… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Monday, August 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/19/13 09:11 AM,
    The new MAC Viper Beam from Harman’s Martin Professional is a unique beam fixture with linear zoom system that projects a very narrow pencil beam of high-intensity light. The final fixture in the award-winning MAC Viper Family, it is available as an easy-to-install front lens replacement kit for any standard MAC Viper AirFX. Ideal for high-impact, big beam effects and longer throws, it houses the same high-quality feature set as Martin’s MAC Viper AirFX, including a vibrant color mixing system… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingStage

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/31/13 10:40 AM,
    Martin Professional today announced its revolutionary CO2 hazer, producing outstanding fine-particulate atmospheric effects for large venues.  Harman’s Martin Professional Jem Ready 365 Hazer uses advanced water-based fluid, which gives a comparable performance to industry-standard oils, producing the ultimate transparent haze, ideal for concerts, events, TV studios, theaters, clubs, cruise ships, theme parks and more. The Jem Ready 365 Hazer houses advanced technology, including automatic shutdown with battery backup to prevent clogging and running out of gas by producing limited haze,… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionLightingStagingConcert

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/30/13 02:04 PM,
    The term “mega church” might have been coined to describe Tulsa, Oklahoma’s 12,000-member Church on the Move. At services, the church’s message is delivered on a scale that rivals major rock concerts, with full-scale lighting, sound and video in a sanctuary that’s bigger than many top music venues. The rock concert analogy is appropriate in more ways than one – the church’s audio and video staff rent rather than purchase most of their lighting, giving them access to the latest… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionChurch SoundNewsProductionAudioLightingConcertLoudspeakerNetworking

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/24/13 10:16 AM,
    Playing to a crowd of more than 20,000, Seattle-based grunge band Soundgarden recently performed at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City during its international tour, running through summer 2013. The band’s 26-song set list was highlighted with the band’s extensive catalog and was brought to life by a Harman Martin Professional lighting system, deployed by OCESA PRG Mexico. Throughout the stage, 34 Martin MAC Viper Profiles, 13 MAC 2000 WASH beams, 20 MAC Aura LED’s, 12 Atomic Strobe… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcert

  • Friday, July 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 06:11 AM,
    Creative visual design company SMASH Productions has ordered and taken delivery of the first Martin Professional M6 lighting control console in Europe, making it readily available for rental and deployments for assorted shows and productions around the UK. SMASH, headed by Alex ‘Junior’ Cerio and Tim Smith is known for its innovative, imaginative and fresh approach to production design, creating fabulous environments by combining lighting, video, visuals and scenic elements for any type of live event. Their work has encompassed… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Thursday, July 11, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/11/13 02:56 PM,
    Harman Professional has announced that company veteran, David Ravnkilde, has been promoted to Director of Marketing of its Lighting Strategic Business Unit (SBU), Martin Professional.  Effective immediately, Ravnkilde will assume responsibility for all product marketing and marketing communications and will report directly to Lars Dige Knudsen, Vice President and General Manager of Martin Professional, who made today’s announcement.  David Ravnkilde joined Martin in 2004 and has held successively more senior management positions in product management and marketing. “David Ravnkilde understands… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingBusinessManufacturer

  • Tuesday, July 09, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/09/13 01:09 PM,
    In a move to drive growth and provide customers and channel partners with the best possible sales and support infrastructure in the EMEA region, Harman Professional today announced the appointment of Steen Matthiesen to Sales Director, EMEA, for its Lighting Strategic Business Unit (SBU), Martin Professional. Matthiesen, a 14-year veteran of Martin Professional and former Chief Financial Officer of EMEA fills the role previously held by Villads Thomsen, who was recently promoted to Global Sales Director.  Effective immediately, Matthiesen will… View this story
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