The impression S350 from GLP
The impression S350 from GLP

GLP: impression S350

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GLP used Prolight+Sound for the first official showing of its impression S350, which offers a big feature set in the mid-range class. The S350 features a white light LED engine with full spectrum to create saturated and pastel colors as well as lively colors and skin tones with optimized color rendering (CRI of 96). With this core, the impression S350 delivers bright clarity in the projected beam with less than a 15% drop in output within the zoom range.

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The ETC Element 2, the entry-level EosĀ® family console gets a major upgrade
The ETC Element 2, the entry-level EosĀ® family console gets a major upgrade

ETC: Element 2 and Focus Remote Hardware

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With an accessible programming interface and a focus on hands-on fader control, Element has long been a go-to controller for conventional rigs and smaller venues around the world. Now, with the release of Element 2, the entry-level Eos® family console gets a major upgrade. Here's a teaser video from ETC introducing the Element 2:
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Avid launches its new S6L live sound mixing platform at Wynn Las Vegas prior to NAB
Avid launches its new S6L live sound mixing platform at Wynn Las Vegas prior to NAB

Avid: S6L Live Sound Mixing Platform Expands

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At a pre-NAB event at the Wynn Las Vegas resort, Avid unveiled a massive expansion to its award-winning Avid VENUE | S6L family of live sound systems, with three new control surfaces, a new engine, and two new I/O racks — all on a unified platform. The new release offers more component options to configure and scale a VENUE | S6L system to meet any production or budget needs. Here's a video introducing the expanded VENUE | S6L system.
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The COLORado Solo Batten fixture will be launched at Prolight + Sound
The COLORado Solo Batten fixture will be launched at Prolight + Sound

CHAUVET Introduces Storm Strike and COLORado Solo Batten Fixtures at Prolight + Sound

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CHAUVET Professional will be introducing products at Prolight + Sound that open even more creative possibilities for lighting designers. Visitors to the CHAUVET Professional Prolight + Sound Hall 4 Stand F55 will get a first-hand look at the new Maverick Storm 1 Wash, an IP65-rated LED moving fixture; the STRIKE P38, an IP65-rated compact warm white LED blinder/strobe; and the COLORado Solo Batten, an IP65 RGBAW LED batten.

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The Shure RCME-BT1 is a plug-and-play Bluetooth solution that is fully compatible with Sensaphonics custom 2X-S, 2MAX, and 3MAX IEMs
The Shure RCME-BT1 is a plug-and-play Bluetooth solution that is fully compatible with Sensaphonics custom 2X-S, 2MAX, and 3MAX IEMs

Sensaphonics: Bluetooth Option on Custom IEMs

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Sensaphonics has announced several new updates to its product line-up. The company now sells the Shure RCME-BT1 Bluetooth headset cable for use with its 2X-S, 2MAX, and 3MAX models. In another cooperative move, popular Sensaphonics “bundles” that combine their Silicone Custom Sleeves with Shure SE846, SE535, and SE425 IEMs have been reduced in price.

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Firmware version 4.1.18 includes a Cloaking Mode for SSM micro transmitters from Lectrosonics
Firmware version 4.1.18 includes a Cloaking Mode for SSM micro transmitters from Lectrosonics

Lectrosonics: Cloaking Mode for SSM Micro Transmitters

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Rio Rancho, NM (April 1, 2018) – Lectrosonics is pleased to introduce “Cloaking Mode,” a new feature for the SSM micro bodypack transmitter that renders the unit invisible. Firmware version 4.1.18 includes a mode where the DSP (Digital Signal Processor) cycles are cranked up so fast that the electrons traveling through the unit start to interact with the materials in the rest of the unit in a novel way only recently discovered by physicists.

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Seen here in advance beta testing at Sensaphonics HQ, the Mega-Bite bite block for ear impressions.
Seen here in advance beta testing at Sensaphonics HQ, the Mega-Bite bite block for ear impressions.

Sensaphonics: Mega-Bite Bite Block for IEMs

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Chicago, IL – April 1, 2018 – Sensaphonics, the world leader in hearing wellness and experts in obtaining the perfect fit for in-ear monitors, has introduced Mega-Bite™, the world’s biggest bite block. While Sensaphonics will continue its policy to eschew using of bite blocks for their own soft silicone custom IEMs, President Michael Santucci, Au.D., felt the company had no choice but to address competitors who insist on bite blocks as a part of the ear impression process.

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