The new DCHT Portable Digital Stereo Transmitter from Lectrosonics
The new DCHT Portable Digital Stereo Transmitter from Lectrosonics

Lectrosonics: DCHT Portable Digital Stereo Transmitter

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Lectrosonics introduces its new DCHT portable digital stereo transmitter, which is designed for use in film and TV production as both a wireless audio link from a bag or cart system to cameras, and as a portable IFB transmitter paired with the Duet digital wireless M2R receiver packs. The DCHT accepts two channels of mic or line level analog signals or an AES digital signal from a mixer and transmits to the receiver or receivers in a pure digital format. Here's a detailed video introduction and overview of the DCHT portable digital stereo transmitter: {youtube}v=TgiTwZwkqOg{/youtube}

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Obsidian Control Systems and Capture Visualisation partner up to streamline the work flow for their end-users
Obsidian Control Systems and Capture Visualisation partner up to streamline the work flow for their end-users

Obsidian Control Systems and Capture Visualisation Announce Partnership for ONYX Console Line

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Obsidian Control Systems and Capture Visualisation announce a new global partnership agreement to include a Capture license with every ONYX console, allowing all NX console owners immediate access to the popular and powerful lighting design and visualization software. Every NX2 and NX4 lighting console will include a download of the latest version of Capture after a simple online registration. Here's a video of product manager, Matthias Hinrichs presenting the latest console in the Obsidian control line, the NX4: {youtube}v=qpd2pV-51AY{/youtube} 

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The new Mosaic Pendant from Times Square Lighting
The new Mosaic Pendant from Times Square Lighting

Times Square Lighting: Mosaic Pendant

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Times Square Lighting introduces it's Mosaic Pendant luminaire, a sleek, architecturally styled fixture with a dramatic full color output with up to 2,000 Lumen output. You can have a palette of rich color to paint your space with light. The Mosaic Pendant features a high-CRI tunable white output from 1,650K-8,000K, ranging from the warm color temperatures of candlelight to crisp, cooler temperatures. This sleek and modern pendant is DMX controllable, concealed in a subtle and elegant canopy, eliminating the need for external wiring. The Mosaic Pendant brings visual comfort and creativity to any setting and could even be used as houselighting for your theater.

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Matt Swoboda, founder of Notch, speaks about Ray Tracing at NotchCon
Matt Swoboda, founder of Notch, speaks about Ray Tracing at NotchCon

Notch: Real-Time Ray Tracing Features Introduced

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Notch, the visual creation tool for interactive motion graphics, has announced it is incorporating ray tracing into its real-time workflow for the first time. In the upcoming March release (0.9.22), Notch is bringing truly flexible ray tracing to a fully real-time workflow — closing the gap between offline and real-time rendering, all in one, unified package.

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A Cyclone case from Whirlwind that has had the ColourBond printing treatment
A Cyclone case from Whirlwind that has had the ColourBond printing treatment

Whirlwind: ColourBond Printing

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Looking for a special effect for your road cases or rack panels? Whirlwind has created a breakthrough in custom personalization with ColourBond™, their proprietary high-resolution printing process that adheres to everything from aluminum to plastic, with amazing durability, allowing you to color code, label, print your logo, or just make your next project stand out.

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The RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bar from Environmental Lights
The RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bar from Environmental Lights

Environmental Lights: RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bar

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Environmental Lights, a leader in LED lighting solutions, announced the launch of the new RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bars. RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bars are a versatile product that can be used for any application requiring RGB backlighting. Each RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bar is equipped with six high power RGB LEDs for bright and consistent illumination. The light bars utilize an optical lens over each LED to ensure even distribution of light with a wide beam angle of 160 degrees. The wide beam angle of the RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bars enables users to illuminate shallow light boxes and reduce hotspots using fewer light bars.

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The new VENUE | S6L control surface from Avid
The new VENUE | S6L control surface from Avid

Avid: VENUE S6L Control Surface

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Avid® announced the immediate availability of its Avid VENUE™ | S6L-16C control surface, part of the expanded Avid VENUE | S6L unified live sound platform. Here's a video from Avid, VENUE | S6L Input Sharing and Gain Tracking featuring award-winning live sound veteran and Avid senior market specialist Robert Scovill: {youtube}v=q_pvi7y2VGs{/youtube}

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The new SXC118 cardioid subwoofer from Martin Audio
The new SXC118 cardioid subwoofer from Martin Audio

Martin Audio: SXC118 Cardioid Subwoofer

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Martin Audio announces the launch of a cardioid subwoofer, SXC118, as part of an overhaul of its subwoofer strategy. Designed for touring sound and installations, the SXC118 is a compact, high performance cardioid subwoofer. It features an 18” (460mm) forward facing driver and a 14” (356mm) rear-facing driver, each driven independently by separate channels and DSP from an iK42 amplifier. Each driver has its own chamber with optimized bass reflex porting.

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