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  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/16/13 05:00 PM,
    MPM, the largest carrier of Adamson Systems products in France, recently announced the addition of 32 E15s modules to their existing inventory. With a total of 78 boxes – amplified by Lab.gruppen PLM-2000Q and networked through Dante – they are prepared to handle all requests in the region. This most recent purchase was brokered by Adamson’s long-time French Distributor DV2. When Director General Marc Morosini was first introduced to the Energia line he was impressed.  “This system offers more power… View this post
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    PSW Staff 04/16/13 12:50 PM,
    Multi award-winning lighting designer, Tim Routledge, chose to specify Clay Paky 800W Alpha Spot QWO 800 luminaires to deliver an intense sparkle to British singer Gary Barlow’s glittering UK tour. Routledge, known for his work with Madonna, Katherine Jenkins and Stereophonics, specified 26 powerful Alpha Spot QWO 800s, supplied by Neg Earth, praising them as ‘superb optic spots, perfect for cutting through LED’. “I specifically picked the QWO800s having used them on the Queen’s Jubilee Concert,” says Routledge. “For the… View this post
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    PSW Staff 04/16/13 11:40 AM,
    Built originally as a private high school located in a residential neighborhood of Montreal, the school has transitioned to College Regina Assumpta, recently designing a 705-seat concert hall as part of the revitalization of the college. “An interesting feature of this project is that the concert hall is found inside a courtyard,” states Guy Desmarteaux, main designer and consultant, GO multimedia inc. “This offers the advantage of having the sound of city noise insulated. Specialized in music and dance education,… View this post
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    PSW Staff 04/16/13 09:40 AM,
    IK Multimedia has released new versions of their popular iRig Recorder for Android on the Google Play Store. The new versions feature an easier-to-navigate intuitive interface and also allow users to monitor the incoming sound so that they can hear what’s being recorded. iRig Recorder for Android is available in two versions; a FREE version that allows users to record, playback and share recordings, and a FULL version that provides users with professional editing tools and effects for sound processing.… View this post
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  • Thursday, April 11, 2013
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    Paul Watson 04/11/13 03:25 PM,
    Much talked-about UK actress-turned-songwriter Paloma Faith recently brought her distinct musical style and sizeable, glitzy set to London’s Hammersmith Apollo for a slick headline show that punctuated a successful concert tour. Faith first started making waves in the UK music scene in 2009, with her first three singles all making the top 20. She’s been nominated for three BRIT Awards, and her second album, Fall to Grace, went platinum, peaking at number two on the UK album chart in the… View this post
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    James L. Moody 04/11/13 11:43 AM,
    An excerpt from Concert Lighting Techniques, Art and Business, 3rd Edition, published by Focal Press. While doing the layout and color chart, you must be thinking ahead to how the cues will work with your plan. Does the layout give you the degree of flexibility you want? Does the color chart work as a palette in harmony with the music? A separate design skill now enters the picture. The designer must take the raw data from the light plot and… View this post
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  • Tuesday, April 09, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/09/13 12:38 PM,
    Clay-Paky has announced the availability of the Sharpy Wash 330, an extraordinarily compact, lightweight 330 W washlight, with the luminous efficiency, graphic and optical performance of a 1000W fixture. It is extremely silent and quick, and fitted with a complete CMY color system, special colors, 6.5°-48° zoom, mechanical dimmer, beam shaping filter and motorized top-hat. It is an eco-friendly light, allowing considerable running and consumption cost savings. Features include: New 330W Lamp (8,000 K 1,500 h) Equalling the light output… View this post
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    PSW Staff 04/09/13 12:06 PM,
    Martin Professional has announced several product launches, contests and special events for this year’s ProLight + Sound exhibition in Frankfurt. Held April 10-13 at Messe Frankfurt, Martin invites all lighting professionals to Stand A93, Hall 9 where Martin will be showcasing new products across its entire product range. Martin Professional has chosen the leading international trade fair for event technology for the world premiere of its MAC Viper Family luminaires, as well as a completely new product range - RUSH.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 04/09/13 11:18 AM,
    The quality, clarity and brightness of amusement park attractions, video and image-intensive shows, and exhibitions and virtual design applications take a significant leap forward today with the introduction of the new Christie D4K2560 and Christie D4K3560 projectors. The new D4K models are the first projectors to combine 4K resolution, high frame rates at 60 frames per second (fps) and 3-chip DLP technology. Both the Christie D4K2560 (25,000 centre lumens) and Christie D4K3560 (35,000 centre lumens) provide razor-sharp image detail –… View this post
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  • Monday, April 08, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/08/13 11:07 AM,
    High End Systems has announced the launch of several innovative new lighting and control products at ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt. High End Systems’ booth (Hall 9 B80) will be the platform for the unveiling of their new SolaWash range of LED products. Additionally, LDs and other customers will get their first look at the new Master Wing 4 for the HOG4 family of products. The SolaWash 19 and SolaWash 37 are high brightness moving wash lights which will complement… View this post
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