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  • Analog Way: Next-Generation Picturall™ Mark II Media Servers

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 29, 2021Analog Way announces the immediate availability of its next generation of Linux-based media servers: the Picturall™ Mark II series. Entirely engineered around a new, extremely robust and powerful professional hardware platform, the new Picturall Mark II series delivers outstanding performance for supporting large-scale events and installations from a single server unit while offering ease of […] Read More...
  • Epson: Now Shipping Seven New Pro Series Laser Projectors with up to 10,000 Lumens

    Michael Eddy | Tools of the Trade | June 29, 2021Epson today announced it is shipping seven new versatile, compact laser projectors designed for large venue applications, including the world’s smallest and lightest 10,000 lumen projectors – EB-PU2010W and EB-PU2010B – along with the EB-PU1006W, EB-PU1007W, EB-PU1007B, EB-PU1008W, and EB-PU1008B. Joining Epson’s existing line of Pro Series interchangeable lens projectors, the new solutions pair seamlessly with Epson’s lens family. Ranging from 6,000 to 10,000 lumens, the […] Read More...
  • PreSonus Studio One 5.3 Adds Major New Features

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 29, 2021PreSonus® has released Studio One® 5.3, the latest version of its award-winning recording and production software (DAW). The second update in less than three months, version 5.3 adds major new features for scoring, creative production, live performance, and general workflow, many in response to feedback from Studio One users and PreSonus Sphere members. Here’s a […] Read More...
  • d&b Audiotechnik: D40 Mobile Amplifier

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 28, 2021German audio technology and solutions company d&b audiotechnik today announced the introduction of the new D40 mobile amplifier. The four-channel Class D amplifier features reduced size and weight, advanced voltage management, and increased system performance while significantly reducing power consumption for improved environmental friendliness. This newest addition to the d&b family is tailor made for mobile […] Read More...
  • FUSION by GLP: Weatherproof FUSION Stick FS16 Z with New Halo-Diffuser Ring

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 28, 2021Lines of light are a popular and versatile design element for stage and TV shows. However, most of the solutions available do not meet modern design and camera requirements. With the FUSION Stick FS16 Z, FUSION by GLP now introduces a contemporary LED batten in a weatherproof (IP65) design. These can not only be connected […] Read More...
  • Shure: Wireless Workbench® 6 and ShurePlus™ Channels NOW Available with SLX-D Digital Wireless System

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 21, 2021Shure announces that its Wireless Workbench® 6 software and ShurePlus™ Channels IOS app are now compatible with SLX-D. The software solutions provide the RF management that is necessary so that professionals can rely on it for critical oversight and control of Shure Wireless Systems. Read More...
  • Epson: Now Shipping Eight New PowerLite Laser Projectors

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 21, 2021Epson announced it is shipping eight new PowerLite® laser projector models that deliver bright, powerful displays – the L520W, L520U, L530U, L630U, L730U, L735U, L630SU, and L635SU. Ranging from 5,200 to 7,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness, the new PowerLite projectors offer convenient creative tools and easy installation. “Building on the success of Epson’s existing PowerLite lineup, the new models bring next-generation display […] Read More...
  • disguise: rxII Media Server

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 17, 2021disguise has unveiled its new rx II hardware release, with the fastest and most powerful professional GPU available on the market. The new rendering node unlocks 40% more graphics processing power than its rx predecessor to reliably render larger and higher quality scenes in real-time engines such as Unreal Engine, on any display canvas and […] Read More...
  • DTS: Alchemy 7 LED Wash Luminaire

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 16, 2021DTS has launched its new Alchemy 7, an LED-based wash luminaire. Like its predecessors in the Alchemy family, this fixture features both a wide range of shades and high-quality white light, combined with enhanced features like a 2-blade framing system and a more powerful lumen output. Here is a video overview of the Alchemy 7: Read More...
  • Claypaky e-assist Platform Revamped

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 15, 2021Claypaky has created an updated version of its e-assist website. This platform is conceived to be the ultimate gateway to Claypaky technical assistance and features the access to technical documentation of Claypaky products in a fully revamped and modern, easy-to-use layout. Here is an overview of the new e-assist platform from Claypaky: Read More...
  • Shure: ADX5D Portable Receiver

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 14, 2021Shure has introduced the Axient Digital ADX5D Portable Receiver—a dual-channel, portable wireless slot receiver that provides superior RF performance, spectral efficiency, and transparent audio quality. The new portable form factor proudly enhances the Axient Digital ecosystem of wireless audio solutions. Here is a video preview of the ADX5D from Shure: Read More...
  • Sweetwater Virtual GearFest 2021 Slated for June 25-26

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 9, 2021Sweetwater, the music technology and instrument retailer, is gearing up for its annual GearFest event on June 25 and June 26, 2021. Similar to last year’s festivities, the world’s biggest celebration of music instruments and pro audio gear is bringing its annual physical event exclusively online. Read More...
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