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D&B Y-SERIES FOR SMALLER SOUND NEEDS

D&B Y-SERIES FOR SMALLER SOUND NEEDS

The new Y-Series loudspeakers from d&b audiotechnik are designed for any small to medium sized application. The range comprises 10 models of loudspeakers and subs for mobile use and installation, in both line and point source designs. “The application possibilities are endless, ranging from performing arts to conferences, religious events and live shows,” says product manager
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September 9, 2014 Products

STEWART LAUNCHES LOW-POWER NETWORKED AMPS

STEWART LAUNCHES LOW-POWER NETWORKED AMPS

Most networked amplifiers today specialise in high channel counts for large installations, with amplifiers centralised in densely populated racks to serve global PA systems. To address the need for lower channel count support at the local amplification stage, Stewart Audio has introduced a family of four low-wattage networked amplifiers.   The new series brings the
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September 9, 2014 Industry, Products

4K ON SD FROM PANASONIC

4K ON SD FROM PANASONIC

Panasonic Australia has announced its new 4K camcorder, the HC-X1000 debuted at IFA 2014, will be available in Australia in October. Touted as the first camcorder capable of recording 4K 60p/50p video onto an SD card, the new model leans more to the pro end of the market with a US$3499 price tag and features
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September 9, 2014 Products

CABLES IN CONTROL

CABLES IN CONTROL

Two neat cable management solutions from Germany’s Igus solve a raft of installation problems for those with moving monitors, projectors, lighting bars and speakers. E-SPOOL The Igus E-spool is a space-saving alternative to cable reels and zigzag set-ups that allows you to route numerous different cables – electrical (power or signal), optical fibre, pneumatic piping,
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September 8, 2014 Products

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

As part of its massive launch strategy, Robe has announced a world tour to demonstrate its new 1700 BMFL Spot with Australian dates beginning next week. The company’s global launch of the Bright Multi-Functional Luminaire took place early September via a worldwide multi-lingual video broadcast across three time zones. Watched by nearly 11,000 people who
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September 5, 2014 Events, Products

MAXON DELIVERS CINEMA 4D R16

MAXON DELIVERS CINEMA 4D R16

Maxon has unveiled Cinema 4D R16, the next generation release of the company’s flagship 3D software. In addition to workflow enhancements, R16’s new features include a modeling PolyPen ‘super-tool’, a Motion Tracker for integrating 3D content within live footage, and a Reflectance material channel for multi-layered reflections and specularity. Key features include: ANIMATION Motion Tracker – Integration
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September 2, 2014 Products

REOPENING PANDORAS BOX

REOPENING PANDORAS BOX

While it may be a decimal point upgrade, the new Pandoras Box software version 5.7 from Coolux offers a lot of meat for the AV production community, with new features taking the projection and video-mapped LED system to a fully-fledged production tool.   Venue Sites One of the interesting additions is the new Venue Sites
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September 2, 2014 Products

FIRST LOOK: DELTA LASER-BASED DLP VIDEO WALL

FIRST LOOK: DELTA LASER-BASED DLP VIDEO WALL

Delta’s new ultra-bright laser-based Digital Light Processing video wall, unveiled at Integrate last week, features brightness up to 1800 lumens with energy savings of up to 10 per cent compared to traditional technology, according to the company. Integrated with Delta’s control systems – DVCS and MiNiCON – the video wall becomes a total solution for 24/7
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September 2, 2014 Products

FIRST LOOK: EXTRON LECTURE CAPTURE PROCESSOR

FIRST LOOK: EXTRON LECTURE CAPTURE PROCESSOR

Introduced at Integrate 2014 last week, Extron’s new SMP 351 is a H.264 streaming media processor for capturing and distributing live AV sources and presentations. With up to five inputs, the processor creates high-impact content by combining two high-resolution signals, a background image and metadata into dynamic layouts that enhance a presentation’s message. The SMP
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September 1, 2014 Products

LEADER MULTI FORMAT VIDEO GENERATOR

LEADER MULTI FORMAT VIDEO GENERATOR

Leader Instruments will introduce its LT4600 multi format video generator at IBC in Amsterdam next month. Developed from the established LT4400 HD-SDI and SD-SDI generator, the LT4600 adds compatibility with 3G-SDI and dual link systems. Its two SDI outputs can be used independently, and a lip sync testing function, optional in the earlier model, is now
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September 1, 2014 Products