Roland V-60HD Multi-Format Video Switcher
Roland V-60HD Multi-Format Video Switcher

Roland: V-60HD Multi-Format Video Switcher

Michael Eddy

Roland Professional A/V introduced the V-60HD, a compact, integrated video switcher and audio mixer. Its feature set is perfectly suited for live event production as well as broadcast, recording, and streaming. The V-60HD supports SDI camera inputs plus scaled HDMI inputs for data, computer, tablet, and other video sources via a variety of video connections, plus a Program and independent AUX bus for confidence, downstage monitor, or side screens. The V-60HD also offers advanced audio functionality including multi-channel embedded audio, XLR/TRS and RCA analog inputs, and multichannel embedded audio to two SDI outputs, plus comprehensive dynamics and auto-mixing.

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The CCR High Power fixture from Times Square Lighting
The CCR High Power fixture from Times Square Lighting

Times Square Lighting: CCR High Power Fixture

Michael Eddy

The new Times Square Lighting CCR High Power emphasizes efficiency and economy and boasts the highest lumens per watt rating of any Times Square Lighting fixture to date. It is designed for a short to medium throw applications. The CCR High Power can be fitted with up to three accessories, including barn doors, louvers, and lenses. This versatile fixture is available with a wide variety of mounting and dimming options, allowing for a range of customization possibilities. The CCR High Power is available in standard black, white, or silver finishes. Custom colors are available upon request.

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The front of the Eventide H9000
The front of the Eventide H9000

Eventide: H9000

Michael Eddy

Unveiled at the NYC AES Convention, the Eventide H9000, designed as a soundcard/Swiss Army knife for a DAW, is a powerhouse 8-channel audio effects processor in a 2-rackspace chassis. Emphasis is on ease of operation, even when creating complex setups such as effects chains and parallel processing—all handled by a large color display. Its 2,017 (yes, 2,017) presets are culled from the company's popular H8000, DSP4000, H3000, and H9 Harmonizers.

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The AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone from Audio-Technica
The AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone from Audio-Technica

Audio-Technica: AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Michael Eddy

Audio-Technica is now shipping its new AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone. The most recent addition to A-T’s acclaimed 50 Series (which also includes the AT5040 vocal microphone and AT5045 instrument mic), the AT5047 is a premier studio microphone that features the same capsule as the AT5040 but with a transformer-coupled output and optimized electronics. It is equally at home capturing instruments and vocals.

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XC-350 Lighting Console from Leprecon
XC-350 Lighting Console from Leprecon

Leprecon: XC-350 Lighting Console

Michael Eddy

Leprecon has introduced its XC lighting console, which provides a variety of playback options for events ranging from improvised performance to tightly scripted shows. Large edge wheel encoders and direct access Color, Beam, and Position label keys simplify programming LED and automated fixtures. The LPC software base provides an easy to use interface and new XC features create a powerful new console from Leprecon.

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The FaderPort 16 from PreSonus
The FaderPort 16 from PreSonus

PreSonus: FaderPort 16

Michael Eddy

The latest model in PreSonus®’ feature-rich, easy-to-use FaderPort™ control surface series, the FaderPort 16 Mix Production Controller connects via USB 2.0 to provide precise tactile control over your favorite DAW’s mix and automation functions, including complete transport control. The new control surface offers full level, solo, and mute control over 16 channels at once, with 16 touch-sensitive, motorized, 100 mm faders, and 89 buttons covering 102 different functions. Quickly zoom in on audio files for editing, adjust a click-track tempo with a simple tap, modify plug-in parameters, manage aux mixes—and, of course, control track levels with the touch of a finger. 

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