Rose Brand’s new hardware catalogue brings the goods

Rose Brand Packs New Gear into New Hardware Catalogue

Jacob Coakley

Rose Brand recently released version 6 of their Hardware Catalogue, and it’s packed with new offerings. For those looking to move things, Rose Brand the company rolled out Static Brake Vienna Casters, Räder Busch Pneumatic Lift Casters and Räder Busch Cup Swivel Casters. These casters range in size, height, load capacities and special features. The new catalogue also includes new hardware rollouts like Räder Busch Hinges, Nicopress Wire Rope Cutters and LiftAll 5 Gallon Bucket Slings. And finally, Sapsis Rigging joins Rose Brand’s inventory. The latest catalogue includes all four models from Sapsis Rigging’s ProPlus line of harnesses, along with Sapsis Rigging accessories. 

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The Chauvet Colorado3 Solo

Chauvet Colorado 3 Solo

Jacob Coakley

Chauvet’s Colorado 3 Solo made its LDI debut last month—after premiering at InfoComm earlier this year—and users are liking its multiple capabilities. The Colorado 3 Solo has a wide zoom range (8°-45°), an intense output from three 40W RGBW LED engines, and a IP65 rating that makes it capable of use just about anywhere. Homogenized optics allow the three LED engines to produce a single homogenized beam, and has a color temperature preset range from 3200K to 10000K. It has DMX and RDM capabilities. 

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The new ProPar I7 from Blizzard Lighting

Blizzard Lighting’s ProPar I7

Jacob Coakley

Blizzard Lighting’s new ProPar I7 is designed to deliver an even wide wash, a tight mid-air parallel beam, and multi-beam aerial effects and "kaleidoscopic" like projections. It is powered by seven 15W RGBW 4-in-1 LEDs in a sleek housing. There’s a four-button LCD control panel on the back of the unit which gives users access to many options including DMX mode selection, three auto run modes, two sound active modes, master/slave settings, plus other professional features such as menu key lock, menu flip, display shut off timer, run time info, and motor + LED testing modes. It also has built-in static/dynamic effects that can be run in auto, sound active, or via 23/51-channel DMX with full control of every aspect including the effect shape selection, speed, fade, color, transition, and shape offset between multiple fixtures, plus dedicated effect background dimmer.

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Audinate is bundling Dante Via and Dante Virtual Soundcard for savings

Audinate Announces Dante Bundle

Jacob Coakley

Audinate, creators of Dante, now offers a Dante software “Combo Pack.” The Dante Combo Pack combines licenses for Dante Via and Dante Virtual Soundcard at a 25% savings. Dante Via connects all your computer-based audio, including USB, Thunderbolt and PCIe devices as well as audio applications, to any Dante audio network, while Dante Virtual Soundcard enables your computer to output up to 64 channels of Dante audio. 

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A screen shot for Arkaos MediaMaster Pro 5.0

Arkaos MediaMaster Pro 5.0 with MediaHub

Jacob Coakley

Arkaos has officially released MediaMaster Pro 5.0 with MediaHub, the latest version of their real-time video and effects software. The software is designed to turn any computer into a media server with video mapping, LED control and animation creation. Version 5.0 introduces such features as a new user interface, support for 36 layers, and enhanced DMX patching. It also includes MediaHub, which allows users to share content, synchronize a content library over a network, remotely organize a library, remotely monitor the status of any machine running MediaMaster. 

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The new HPL Super Life lamp from Ushio

Ushio America Introduces New 3,000 Hour HPL Super Life Halogen

Jacob Coakley

Ushio America introduced a new member to the HPL lamp family. The HPL Super Life (SL) extends lamp life to 3,000 hours. That is 50% more life hours than the current long life versions on the market. The HPL Super Life lamps are designed to allow smaller theatre venues and architectural applications to benefit from the additional life hours with a marginal difference in performance. For fixture installations where access requires lifts or scaffolding, the HPL Super Life can significantly reduce maintenance costs. The 575W HPL Super Life lamp operates on 115V and 120V with a 2950K color temperature. 

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Gerriets now carries a 3-inch-wide line of gaff tape.

Gerriets Releases 3-Inch-Wide Gaff Tape

Jacob Coakley

Due to popular demand, Gerriets introduced a 3-inch-wide version of their G-Gaff Gaffer's tape. G-Gaff has been rigorously tested on over 35 materials including vinyl flooring, aluminum, steel, wood, fabric and carpeting to ensure an absence of adhesive residue. Each roll is packaged and sealed in plastic to increase shelf life and to guarantee the adhesive is fresh when it's opened. All G-GAFF is available in black, grey, and white in 55 yard rolls. The new 3" wide G-GAFF costs $22.75/roll or in cases of 12 for $20.45/roll. The original 2" wide G-GAFF remains at $12.50/roll or in case of 18 for $11.25/roll. 

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