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SENNHEISER TEAMCONNECT WIRELESS

SENNHEISER TEAMCONNECT WIRELESS

Wireless Conference System for Online Meetings Text:/ Christopher Holder RIP Boardroom. Okay, I may be being a tad facetious but Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Wireless system turns just about any space into an effective conference space (at least from an audio perspective), providing clear audio and plenty of connectivity. This is an impressive system. It doesn’t surprise
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January 24, 2018 Reviews

FOHHN: INVISIBLE PERFORMANCE

FOHHN: INVISIBLE PERFORMANCE

Preview:/ Christopher Holder High performance audio requires high performance systems that take space and need to be optimally placed so the listening audience can best enjoy the sound reinforcement. In other words they’re the bane of most architects’ lives, who refuse to countenance their sleek interior design being blighted by brutishly ugly objects that perform
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January 24, 2018 Reviews

Cornered Audio Ci Series

Cornered Audio Ci Series

Danish loudspeaker manufacturer corners the BGM market. Text:/ Christopher Holder You could say this company has cornered the market. (Bet they’ve not heard that joke before.) If any other audio outfit does loudspeakers designed specifically to fit into room corners and cornices, I haven’t come across it. Cornered Audio is a Danish company. As we
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January 24, 2018 Reviews

RIEDEL BOLERO

RIEDEL BOLERO

Riedel has a new wireless intercom solution called Bolero. Bolero operates in the license-free 1.9GHz DECT frequency range. It can be fully integrated into Riedel’s Artist digital matrix intercom platform, and can be used three ways: as a wireless beltpack, as a wireless keypanel, and as a walkie-talkie radio. Bolero runs over a standards-based AES67 IP network. Decentralised antennas connect to AES67 switches and then to Artist frames equipped
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August 11, 2017 Products, Reviews

HITACHI CPWU8700 & FL710

HITACHI CPWU8700 & FL710

Text:/ Christopher Holder The Hubble Telescope pitch was compelling. Rather than relying on terrestrial telescopes the size of a W Class tram, or Bond-villain-style radio arrays/dishes; put a telescope into orbit where it doesn’t have to deal with the inherent distortion of viewing the cosmos through the Earth’s atmosphere. In other words, rather than continue
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August 11, 2017 Reviews

AUDAC XMP44 PROFESSIONAL AUDIO PLAYER

AUDAC XMP44 PROFESSIONAL AUDIO PLAYER

Text:/ Christopher Holder One thing I’ve noticed from my trips to ISE in recent years is just how rapidly Audac is developing as a company. Belgium-based Audac is an audio specialist and, in years gone by, from this distance at least, felt like another beige purveyor of install loudspeakers. Things have changed. Although retaining its
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May 18, 2017 Reviews

ARKAOS MEDIAMASTER PRO 5.0 REAL-TIME VIDEO & EFFECTS SOFTWARE

ARKAOS MEDIAMASTER PRO 5.0 REAL-TIME VIDEO & EFFECTS SOFTWARE

Sound, Light… Visuals? Arkaos’s third piece of a live events puzzle is powerful and exciting to use. User Report:/ Micah Poole & Christopher Holder Displays are getting bigger, cheaper and more commonplace. So the display tech is no longer the sticking point to attaining eye-catching visuals in an live events or entertainment setting. Amazing visuals
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May 18, 2017 Reviews

BOSCH’S IP-BASED DICENTIS CONFERENCE SYSTEM

BOSCH’S IP-BASED DICENTIS CONFERENCE SYSTEM

A year or so ago we saw the launch of Bosch’s wireless Dicentis conference system. Very, very neat. Works via wi-fi, comes with its own WAP, uses NFC to check in delegates, easy to set up… very well suited to multi-purpose rooms or spaces you can’t install cables into. But wireless, it seems, will never
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May 18, 2017 Reviews

SONANCE PROFESSIONAL SERIES

SONANCE PROFESSIONAL SERIES

Not Another In-Ceiling Speaker Text:/ Christopher Holder Ho boy, just what the world needs… another in-ceiling speaker! I hear you, but just un-roll your eyes long enough to hear out this ‘new’ entrant. Sonance, a big deal in the residential custom AV sector, is releasing its Professional Series. The range includes a total of 22
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May 18, 2017 Reviews

MEVO LIVE EVENT CAMERA

MEVO LIVE EVENT CAMERA

LiveStream’s pocket TV Studio Text:/ Andrew Bennett ‘This is truly amazing, a portable television studio! No wonder your president has to be an actor, he has to look good on television’. Fans of the 1985 hit Back to the Future would recognise that statement from the 1955 iteration of Doc Brown describing the JVC GR-C1,
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May 18, 2017 Reviews