LynTec XRS 20, part of the new XPC Remote Relay Module line
LynTec XRS 20, part of the new XPC Remote Relay Module line

LynTec: Xtend Power Control Remote Relay Modules

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LynTec, a manufacturer of electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, will introduce its new line of Xtend Power Control (XPC) remote relay modules and a standalone controller in booth 2427 at LDI 2018, Oct. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The XPC adds virtually unlimited flexibility to the company's power control options. The company will also demonstrate the award-winning Networkable Power Automation Control (NPAC) rack-mounted system, a ready-to-install power and zoned lighting management solution that can manage up to 80 amps in a single 2RU unit.

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Avid: VENUE | S6L Live Sound Platform Products Now Available

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Avid® announced the immediate availability of a new control surface, processing engine, and I/O rack option for its expanded Avid VENUE™ | S6L unified live sound platform. The Avid VENUE | S6L-24C control surface, Avid VENUE | E6L-112 engine, and Stage 32 I/O rack are the first releases out of six new components announced in April 2018, providing sound companies and performance venues with greater flexibility to configure the perfect system to meet any production, space or budget requirement. Here’s a video introduction to the Avid VENUE | S6L unified live sound platform: {youtube}v=lb67Q4D9PjQ{/youtube}

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Doug Fleenor Design: PRE10E-A Ethernet-based Lighting Controller

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New from Doug Fleenor Design, is the PRE10E-A, an Ethernet based lighting controller that fits entirely into a two-gang electrical back box. The simple user interface consists of 10 illuminated buttons for scene selection and two recessed "paperclip" buttons for scene capture. Initial set-up is simplified by use of an encoder wheel and 1.25-inch screen on the back of the unit.

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The impression E350 LED luminaire from GLP
The impression E350 LED luminaire from GLP

GLP: impression E350 LED Luminaire

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GLP officially launched the impression E350 LED moving head at PLASA 2018. The new luminaire is a companion to GLPs popular impression S350, in an efficient, optimized package. With an advanced LED engine, the fixture's features include: flicker free operation, with smooth electronic dimming from 0-100%, multiple dimming curves, with no color shift while delivering random and pulse electronic strobing effects.

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POSITAL Incremental Encoders with Angled Cable Entry
POSITAL Incremental Encoders with Angled Cable Entry

POSITAL: IXARC Incremental Encoders with Angled Cable Entry

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Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has announced that its popular IXARC incremental encoders will be available with a special housing that features a cable entry angled at 45° to the device’s axis. This compact design combines features of both axial and radial cable entries in a single unit, providing the installer with more flexibility when laying out the connection cable – a real plus in tight spaces.

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Electro Kabuki: Kabuki Drop System

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The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is world-renowned for the depth and detail of its comprehensive training courses. It is one of the most successful and respected conservatory drama schools in the UK. Within its technical and production programs, the Theatre School uses the Electro Kabuki system to demonstrate a modern, reliable way to stage a drape/curtain reveal, or ‘kabuki drop’. Here's an overview video of the Electro Kabuki system: {youtube}v=vAKrimUFLXU{/youtube}

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The CDL12 constant directivity loudspeaker from PreSonus
The CDL12 constant directivity loudspeaker from PreSonus

PreSonus Audio Electronics: CDL Series Loudspeakers

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PreSonus Audio Electronics introduces the CDL-series loudspeakers, the latest additions to the company’s line of innovative sound reinforcement designs. The result of years of research and development, the CDL12 Constant Directivity Loudspeaker combines the best attributes of point source and line array technology into a unique patent-pending design, radiating a highly focused pattern with consistent SPL throughout the frequency response range, both on- and off-axis. Here's an introductory video on the CDL-series loudspeakers: {youtube}v=cyq4l5E6qJM{/youtube}

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The new Mini-bodypack for Digital 6000 from Sennheiser
The new Mini-bodypack for Digital 6000 from Sennheiser

Sennheiser: SK 6212 Mini-Bodypack for Digital 6000 System

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At IBC 2018, Sennheiser previewed the SK 6212, a mini-bodypack transmitter for the Digital 6000 wireless microphone system. Available in early 2019, the mini-transmitter will be an ideal choice for any broadcast, theatre, musical or live audio show that requires an inconspicuous, ultra-compact and lightweight package with the same reliable and spectrum-efficient transmission as that offered by the other Digital 6000 transmitters.

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Ashly Audio Offers $200 Cash for Old Analog Mixers with Upgrade to digiMIX18 Digital Mixer

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Ashly Audio is making it easier than ever to upgrade to a digital mixer. Ashly’s digiMIX18 digital mixer is the only direct drop-in, 16-preamp digital replacement for the analog Mackie CR1604-VLZ, Soundcraft Signature 16, Yamaha MG16, and Allen & Heath MixWizard 16 mixers– and those who make that easy upgrade before the end of September will receive $200 for turning in their old, analog device.

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