The City Theatrical DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool
The City Theatrical DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool

City Theatrical’s DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool

Michael Eddy

The DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool is designed for a wide variety of tasks that lighting designers and technicians deal with on a regular basis. The system consists of a small hardware interface device and a suite of mobile applications for both Android and iPhone devices. Together, they combine to bring DMX/RDM control plus several other functionalities to the user’s smartphone for use wherever and whenever they are needed. 

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Christie’s new 3DLP Boxer 4K20 Projector
Christie’s new 3DLP Boxer 4K20 Projector

Christie Extends its 4K Boxer Line with New 4K20 Model

Michael Eddy

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. extends its 4K Boxer line with the new 3DLP® Boxer 4K20 projector, which comes complete with full native 4K resolution, a wide selection of 4K connectivity, and the same compact design as the rest of the Boxer product line. It includes a High Bandwidth Multi-Input Card that is capable of delivering 4K 60Hz over a single cable. The Boxer 4K20 features 20,000 lumens and an updated and simplified GUI.

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 Cerwin Vega’s new CVXL Powered Speakers
Cerwin Vega’s new CVXL Powered Speakers

Cerwin Vega Launches Three New Powered Speaker Lines

Michael Eddy

Cerwin Vega recently unveiled the CV Series powered PA line that are classed in three distinct speaker groups—CVE, CVX, and CVXL. Cerwin Vega optimized each group’s audio and build quality for specific applications, from small to medium-sized venues and auditoriums, to stages requiring power to spare, the CV Series PA provides a match.

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PixelFLEX’s new TrueFLEX 1.9mm flexible LED product
PixelFLEX’s new TrueFLEX 1.9mm flexible LED product

PixelFLEX Introduces TrueFLEX 1.9mm flexible LED Video Product

Michael Eddy

PixelFLEX has launched the 1.9mm TrueFLEX LED flexible LED video panel. The 1.9mm pixel pitch creative LED product is available in a 400mm wide by 300mm high panel and joins the other TrueFLEX products—2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 6mm, and 10mm pixel pitch options—all of which are designed for indoor applications. The TrueFLEX system mounts quickly using magnets and is designed for fanless operation so there isn’t any noise created by this product.

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Philips Lighting’s VL6000 Beam Luminaire
Philips Lighting’s VL6000 Beam Luminaire

Philips Lighting Launches VL6000 Beam Luminaire

Michael Eddy

Philips Vari-Lite has introduced the VL6000 Beam with a 19” front aperture to create mid-air effects. It uses a new exclusive Philips ellipsoid reflector array system, to produce a retro-style searchlight effect from a column of light with the light’s 6.4° beam angle. They compare it to the look of the Vari-Lite VL5.

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The RF-Compass Automated Antenna Tracker System from Kaltman Creations
The RF-Compass Automated Antenna Tracker System from Kaltman Creations

Kaltman Creations Launches the RF-Compass Antenna Tracker System

Michael Eddy

Kaltman Creations launches the RF-Compass™ an automated antenna tracker system for wireless microphones and IEM equipment. This new addition to Kaltman Creations’ Invisible Waves™ brand brings automation technology into the pro audio wireless arena, with an automated antenna tracking system designed to improve the links between wireless transmitters and receivers. The goal of the RF-Compass system is to always keep the antenna pointed directly at the wireless transmitter, regardless of where the performer may move.

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The DMX Scenery Rotator from Rose Brand
The DMX Scenery Rotator from Rose Brand

Rose Brand Offers the DMX Scenery Rotator

Michael Eddy

Rose Brand's DMX Scenery Rotator works in any application where you need simple but precise motorized control of a spinning set piece. The unit, which can be mounted either vertically or horizontally, is operated via a DMX controller. Applications that could benefit from this control include: moving clock hands, rotating signs, motorized window or door pivots, advanced mirror ball effects, periaktoi, rotating mirror panels, etc.

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Improved data handling, API remote control and broadband metering are among the new features available in Rational Acoustics’ Smaart Di v2
Improved data handling, API remote control and broadband metering are among the new features available in Rational Acoustics’ Smaart Di v2

Rational Acoustics Releases Smaart Di v2

Michael Eddy

Rational Acoustics has released the latest version of the dual-channel Smaart “Di” platform - Smaart Di v2. This version of Smaart Di takes the simplified, streamlined two-channel interface from Smaart v7 Di and modernizes it with many of the features and enhancements developed for Rational Acoustics’ flagship multi-channel Smaart v8 program.

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