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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Wenger and J.R. Clancy highlighted new products at USITT 2018
Wenger and J.R. Clancy highlighted new products at USITT 2018

Wenger and J.R. Clancy Debuted New Products at USITT

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Wenger Corporation and J.R. Clancy introduced two new innovations at USITT. The new J.R. Clancy Helios Hoist is focused on facilities needing a compact, economical solution, and SceneControl 12 is the newest addition to J.R. Clancy’s motion control offerings providing great portability. Wenger also featured its Virtuoso Acoustical Shell and the enhanced Maestro Full-Stage Acoustical Shell.
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ETC LED Fixtures now have longer L70 ratings and warranties
ETC LED Fixtures now have longer L70 ratings and warranties

ETC Announces Extended Fixture Ratings and Warranties for LED Fixtures

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Electronic Theatre Controls has announced that is extending the ratings of its LED fixtures as well as the warranties on their line of LED fixtures. To explain the testing that resulted in this decision, ETC sat down with industry consultant, Mike Wood, ETC's LED technical product manager, Dave Cahalane, and marketing product manager, Jim Uphoff, to clear up some of the misconceptions around L70 and LM84 and to explain how ETC is using the standard to test their LED fixtures to their limits.
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A bale of muslin
A bale of muslin

Gerriets Introduces World's First 40-foot Wide Inherently Flame-Retardant Canvas

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For years, inherently flame-retardant (IFR) fabrics were restricted to 20-feet wide due to problems in manufacturing with the polyester fiber. But no longer. Gerriets introduces the world’s first ever 40’ wide inherently flame-retardant canvas, woven from high quality Trevira CS polyester on their own looms in Germany. 

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SoundGrid Rack for VENUE enables live sound engineers to run Waves plugins directly within Avid’s VENUE | S6L mixing console
SoundGrid Rack for VENUE enables live sound engineers to run Waves plugins directly within Avid’s VENUE | S6L mixing console

Waves Audio: SoundGrid Rack for Avid VENUE | S6L mixing console

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Waves Audio, a provider of audio processing solutions, announces SoundGrid Rack for VENUE, enabling live sound engineers to run Waves plugins directly within Avid’s VENUE | S6L mixing console with tactile control from the console's surface knobs and integration in the VENUE software, thus eliminating the need for a computer host or an external network switch.
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BCi: The Best Boy 2 Pocket Console DMX

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The Best Boy Pocket Console®-DMX just got better with the emergence of the improved Best Boy 2. Still made in USA, this new Best Boy 2 console is a more compact and robust version of the ubiquitous Pocket Console-DMX, the little DMX-512 console that has become THE go-to choice of lighting technicians, professionals, and students alike, when seeking fast, portable, and easy DMX device control.

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