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  • Elation Professional: KL Panel™ LED Luminaire

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | November 4, 2020The KL Panel™ from Elation Professional is a full-color-spectrum LED soft light that provides high output, precise color temperature control, full-spectrum color rendering, and even wash coverage. Elation adds this soft light to its KL series (Key Light) of broadcast-quality LED luminaires, but they could just as easily find an application in theater lighting. Here’s a […] Read More...
  • High End Systems | Video Replay: Webinar on HPU Hardware and Hog 4 OS v3.14

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | November 4, 2020In this video replay of the High End Systems’ webinar, Maegan Wilson and Noah Allen are joined by Sarah Clausen to discuss some new features in Hog 4 OS v3.14 and talk about the new HPU. Read More...
  • CHAUVET Professional: IP65 rated COLORado Batten Q15

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 30, 2020The new IP65 rated COLORado Batten Q15 features an array of rigging options. The adjustable trunnions on this one-meter long RGBW LED batten, which can be adjust without tools on its integrated track, have been given an even greater degree of versatility with the addition of ¼-turn omega brackets. Read More...
  • Avolites: Titan Lighting Software Version 14

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 29, 2020Avolites has announced the release of the latest version of its Titan lighting software with version 14, packed with a host of time-saving and practical features taken from user feedback. Read More...
  • Meyer Sound: Spacemap Go

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 29, 2020Meyer Sound has officially released Spacemap Go, which it calls an industry game changer in spatial sound design and mixing. Available October 28, 2020 as a free app for Apple iPad, Spacemap Go can transform the thousands of Meyer Sound GALAXY Network Platform processors in the field into powerful, flexible and user-friendly tools for spatial […] Read More...
  • Pathway Connectivity: Pathway eLink Lighting Protocol Converter/Router

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 28, 2020As Ethernet data distribution in entertainment and architectural systems becomes more ubiquitous, tools are needed to ensure data from one system is not flooding the network causing unnecessary or insecure traffic. The Pathway eLink is a PoE-enabled entertainment router, designed to bridge two distinct Local Area Networks, capable of several functions where network isolation and […] Read More...
  • Magmatic: Polar Crisp Max™ Snow Machine

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 28, 2020The new Polar Crisp Max™ from Elation Professional’s Magmatic atmospheric effects is a dependable, high-output snow machine that makes it easy to create scene-setting wintry settings. Crisp Max is capable of producing high volumes of naturalistic snow with the capacity to adjust snowflake size for greater versatility. Read More...
  • Bose: L1 Pro Portable Line Array Family

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 27, 2020Bose Professional debuts the Bose L1 Pro portable line array systems, the next-level advancement of a PA category invented by Bose 17 years ago with the release of the original L1. The L1 Pro systems usher in a new era of on-the-go audio. The three new systems — the L1 Pro8, the L1 Pro16, and […] Read More...
  • L-Acoustics Plans In-Person K3 Demo Events in California & France in November and December

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTools of the Trade | October 26, 2020L-Acoustics is planning in-person demo events to promote its K3 system at its headquarters in France and North American office in Westlake Village, CA. The events will be strictly limited in attendance size, and masks and sanitizer gel will be provided. Earlier this month, L-Acoustics not only revealed the launch of its compact, full-range K3 […] Read More...
  • Lumax Software LLC: Drafty 4.0

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 23, 2020Lumax Software LLC introduces Drafty 4.0. With a whole new suite of advanced drawing tools, Drafty positions itself as the CAD tool for the modern theatrical designer. Here is an introductory video for Drafty 4.0: Read More...
  • ETC: fos/4 Fresnel

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 22, 2020ETC announces the addition of the Fresnel to the fos/4 studio family. Over a decade of research is realized in the fos/4 Fresnel. Here’s a product overview video on the fos/4 Fresnel: Read More...
  • Shure: DuraPlex Subminiature Microphone with IP57 Rating

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | October 21, 2020October 21, 2020—Today, Shure unveiled DuraPlex, the Company’s new subminiature (5 mm) omnidirectional lavalier and headset microphone. Designed to stand up to the toughest conditions, DuraPlex boasts Shure’s first IP57 certification rating, keeping dirt, dust, water, and perspiration from upstaging the audio. Here’s a product introduction video from Shure: Read More...
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