The Robe MegaPointe will be front and center at Prolight + Sound 2018
The Robe MegaPointe will be front and center at Prolight + Sound 2018

Robe Shows Off MegaPointe and Tarrantula at Prolight + Sound 2018

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You can expect some big surprises on Booth D80 in Hall 3.0 at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, as Robe promises to deliver an array of new products, another show-stopping stand design, complete with a live show. Robe’s new MegaPointe “all-in-one” fixture takes center stage, with the concept of multipurpose moving light. Other highlights will include Tarrantula, an LED beam, wash, and effects luminaire; the latest developments in the RoboSpot range of remote follow-spotting solutions; two new IP65 rated ParFect products—both RGBA and RGBW versions of the ParFect 150.

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d&b audiotechnik will have another product launched at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt
d&b audiotechnik will have another product launched at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt

d&b Launches GSL at Prolight + Sound 2018

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d&b audiotechnik is heading to Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, Germany, and will introduce the SL-Series, GSL System, its second major product release in 2018. The d&b GSL is the next generation line array in the d&b series; sitting above the iconic J, Y and V-Series, GSL is designed to deliver unparalleled dispersion control.

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The Autosplay and Autofilter feature of L-Acoustics Soundvision provide both mechanical and electrical optimization recommendations to the user for optimum coverage and consistency.
The Autosplay and Autofilter feature of L-Acoustics Soundvision provide both mechanical and electrical optimization recommendations to the user for optimum coverage and consistency.

At Prolight + Sound 2018, L-Acoustics Introduces New Optimization Tools

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L-Acoustics will announce at Prolight + Sound, new tools and improvements to its design, processing, and control toolkit. New features to Soundvision, LA Network Manager, and the launch of the P1 AVB processor and upcoming measurement platform offer automated assistance in the comprehensive measurement and optimization of L-Acoustics’ systems. Demonstrations of the evolved L-Acoustics ecosystem will be held at Prolight + Sound in Hall 3, Kontrast Room. L-Acoustics can also be found in Hall 3.1, stand C11.

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The AP-150 PAR from Altman Lighting is a new RGBW 4:1 luminaire that features a 10° to 50° motorized zoom
The AP-150 PAR from Altman Lighting is a new RGBW 4:1 luminaire that features a 10° to 50° motorized zoom

Altman Lighting Launches the AP-150 PAR at Prolight + Sound 2018

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At Prolight + Sound 2018, Altman Lighting will be in Hall 3.0 Stand B81 showcasing a number of theatrical and architectural design solutions. With the Prolight + Sound debut of the new AP-150 PAR RGBW luminaire, Altman Lighting will also be highlighting its Spectra Cyc family of wash luminaires, the Chalice 70W LED downlight, the Gallery LED Series, and their award-winning PHX LED profile and zoom spot ellipsoidals.

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The Artiste Picasso from Elation will be highlighted at Prolight + Sound
The Artiste Picasso from Elation will be highlighted at Prolight + Sound

Elation Set for Prolight + Sound 2018

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Elation Professional is set to celebrate lighting innovation at the Prolight + Sound exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany April 10-13 with a number of exciting, cutting-edge products, a lineup that includes the company’s first European showing of the recently acquired M-Series range of entertainment lighting controllers. Elation will be at Stand F60/F61/E67 in Hall 4 at Prolight + Sound.

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The Apex 1250 hoist from Kinesys
The Apex 1250 hoist from Kinesys

Kinesys at Prolight 2018

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UK-based automation specialist and manufacturer Kinesys will be in Booth D15 in Hall 3.0 at the Prolight+Sound 2018 expo in Frankfurt, Germany, 10th – 13th April. The latest Kinesys Apex chain hoist system will be a big focus, and it will also be running an eye-catching motion controlled ‘art-tech’ centrepiece on the stand. Other popular Kinesys products like Elevation 1+, LibraCELL, DigiHoist, and the Dimension Pendant controller will also be highlighted.

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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 Extends 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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