ETC’s new Unison Mosaic Atlas rack-mounted controller

ETC Releases Unison Mosaic Atlas

Jacob Coakley

The Mosaic Atlas from ETC is the newest member of their Unison Mosaic family of pixel array controllers. The Mosaic Atlas controls the largest scale of projects, providing power to map pixel arrays for building facades, bridges and presentation walls. The Atlas allows users to play video content across the array, or incorporate a range of creative, generative effects. Designed to meet the unique needs of such landmark projects, Mosaic Atlas is available in capacities ranging from 25,600 addresses of DMX-over-Ethernet (50 universes) up to 768,000 addresses (1,500 universes) from a single 19-inch rack-mounted unit. 

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Front and back of the new Sennheiser EM 6000 receiver.

Sennheiser Announces Digital 6000 Series Wireless Microphone System

Jacob Coakley

Sennheiser announced a new addition to its Professional Wireless Range: The Digital 6000 Series. The new wireless microphone system uses the same long-range mode and proprietary Sennheiser Digital Audio Codec as the Digital 9000, Sennheiser’s top-of-the-range wireless series. The system is comprised of a two-channel receiver in two different versions, a bodypack and a handheld transmitter as well as a rack-mount 19-inch charging unit. The Digital 6000 Series will be available from March 2017. 

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The new Rogue R3 Wash from Chauvet Professional

Chauvet Professional Rogue R3 Wash

Jacob Coakley

Chauvet Professional’s new Rogue R3 Wash features 37 15-watt RGBW LEDs that deliver 21,000 lux at 5 meters when operating at 12 degrees of zoom. The fixture is designed to be dependalbe and versatile, with six distinct dimming modes to cover a wide range of design options. Smooth control of fades is enhanced by the fixture’s 16-bit dimming of the master dimmer as well as of individual colors. The colors themselves are rendered realistically thanks in part to a unique lens design. With nine zones of LED control, the Rogue R3 Wash is well suited for pixel mapping. A wide zoom range of 12°-49° allows the fixture to provide tight or broad coverage on the stage or dance floor.  The quickness of the fixture’s zooming feature, as well as the speed of its pan and tilt movements, can be utilized to create memorable eye candy effects. 

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The new ETC Foundation Desk (top) and Foundation Server (bottom).

ETC Introduces New Rigging Control Products

Jacob Coakley

ETC’s rigging family now has two new members: the Foundation Server and Foundation Desk. The Foundation Server is designed to brings the dependability, engineering and programming ease of ETC Rigging hoists to television studios, performing arts centers and other installations requiring more control flexibility. And the Foundation Desk packs familiar Client software into a portable footprint ready for the future. 

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PixelFlex FlexLite NXG panels are now front serviceable.

PixelFlex Enhances FlexLite NXG Panels

Jacob Coakley

Nashville—In an effort to further develop the technology behind their award-winning LED video, Nashville-based PixelFlex  implemented front-serviceable video panels and plus right-angle corner capabilities for all models of the FlexLite NXG. The addition of the front-serviceable panels now provides quick and easy access to perform any onsite adjustments, while the right-angle capabilities allows users to seamlessly create any cubes or corner screens necessary to realize the full potential of a LED video environment. 

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The new Stiletto I7 from Blizzard Lighting

Blizzard Lighting Releases Stiletto I7

Jacob Coakley

The Stiletto I7 is the newest member of Blizzard’s Stiletto family. It’s a multi-effect moving head with infinite rotating gobos. It has beam and wash capabilities with seven 15W RGBW LEDs. It has a pan/tilt of 540°/270° and a variable beam angle of 4-60°. The infinite bi-directional rotating lens allows the fixture to zoom for a nice spotlight or put on a show with aerial effects. It has 27-channel or 55-channel DMX modes, as well as standalone, master/slave and sound active modes. Stiletto I7 features ultra-smooth 32-bit dimming, an internal fan cooling system, and tons of built-in auto and sound active programs. These fixtures are equipped with a user friendly 4-button LCD control panel, compact and sleek housing, industry standard PowerCon compatible power in/out connections, 3-pin DMX in/out jacks, and is backed by Blizzard’s 2-year warranty. 

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A screen shot of the new dLive MixPad app from Allen & Heath

Allen & Heath Launches Apps for DLive

Jacob Coakley

Allen & Heath has launched two new iPad apps for its dLive line of audio mixing systems: dLive MixPad and dLive OneMix. dLive MixPad provides comprehensive remote control of the live mis and dLive OneMix focusses on personal monitoring. dLive MixPad offers extensive control capability over channel processing, including filters, gates, parametric and graphic EQ, compressors and input/output delays, and gives the user instant access to any of the mixer’s channel faders and mutes, DCA faders and mutes, pan, aux sends and assignments as well as mic-pre control and full metering. dLive OneMix is a version of the dLive MixPad app that locks control to a single aux monitor mix to give the musician customized personal monitor control without affecting the other monitors or FOH main mix.

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The ADJ COB Cannon Wash DW offers blending between warm and cool colors of white.

ADJ Releases COB Cannon Wash DW

Jacob Coakley

The new COB Cannon Wash DW from ADJ is a powerful wash fixture that features a “dynamic white” COB – Chip On Board – LED light-source. It combines warm white and cool white LED sources on a single LED chip to allow smooth and shadow-free blending between the two color temperatures (3000K: Warm White and 6500K: Cool White). This allows users to easily change the color temperature at any time, while its Static Color Mode allows easy selection of 8 different pre-programmed color macros that run the spectrum from Warm White to Cool White. . Located at the center of a concaved reflector dish, the COB DW LED users 150 watts to generate an even beam. It has a wide beam angle of 80-degrees, but also has 50-degree and 40-degree lens kits. 

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A screenshot of the new Unison Paradigm Mobile Button Station App

ETC Releases Paradigm Control App

Jacob Coakley

ETC’s new Unison Paradigm Mobile Button Station App turns a handheld device into an eight-button station for Unison Paradigm systems, giving users more control from more places. The app enables users to configure up to eight individual buttons to control everything their Paradigm system can. Users will be able to recall lighting presets, combine spaces, control zones, and record, activate, and deactivate presets all from their phone or tablet. All standard Paradigm touchscreen themes are available from within the app and it is available for both Android and iOS devices. Paradigm Mobile Button Station App is compatible with all Paradigm Control Systems running version 3.1.0 or newer software.

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The RCF M18 unit and the MixRemote 2.0 app

RCF M18 Tablet Mixer Updated, Available on iOS and Android

Jacob Coakley

Initially released earlier this year with only Apple iOS compatibility, the RCF M18 tablet mixer is now functional with both Apple iOS and Android operating systems.Coupled with that, a new firmware version allows for updating the M18 with the MixRemote 2.0 app that provides enhanced functionality that includes several improvements and additional processing effects. Enhancements include the expansion of amplifier modeling simulations, licensed from Overloud, an acoustic simulator, as well as four additional Stomp Box style effects. Other additions include an audio metronome, DCA and Mute Groups, backup and restore functions via USB, additional mute controls and expanded MIDI implementation. The stereo file player will be expanded to allow four-channel playback, representing one of the few compact mixing solutions with multichannel playback on the market.

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