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  • LSC Redback

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | April 19, 2007 The LSC Redback 6 offers Min & Max levels for each output, 512 channel soft-patch and programmable memories. For simpler installations (and dry hire) these advanced functions are hidden in the menu system so that even inexperienced users can operate the Redback. Read More...
  • American DJ Accu Spot 575

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | April 11, 2007 LOS ANGELES — The American DJ Accu Spot 575 is a moving head fixture meant to light large venues at an affordable price. Read More...
  • Electro-Voice ZXA5 Powered Loudspeaker

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | April 4, 2007 The Electro-Voice ZXA5 powered two-way loudspeaker includes the DVX3150 15-inch high performance transducer. The DVX3150 provides lightweight reliability, but with a 500-watt power rating. Handling the HF is the ND2, a two-inch voice coil compression driver based on a neodymium motor structure. Read More...
  • Ramtech STGBX-54-XP

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | March 28, 2007 The Ramtech STGBX-54-XP (Stagebox 54 Cross Patch) is a main stage input panel. This design employs 48 female XLR inputs with dual ground lift switches and features a user definable random patching system from the CPC sub inputs to male XLR leads that are held in four individually colored groups of 12 in dedicated compartments. Read More...
  • Clear-Com Launches Tempest License-Free Wireless Intercom

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | March 22, 2007 EMERYVILLE, CA — Clear-Com will launch Tempest 2400 and Tempest 900, a wireless intercom system, in April. The new Tempest has been engineered to avoid the need for licensing and frequency coordination. Utilizing Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) in conjunction with TDMA technology, Tempest operates in both the 2.4 GHz and 900 MHz bands. Read More...
  • ETC SmartFade ML

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | March 13, 2007 The ETC SmartFade ML is a lighting console designed to handle moving lighting in small lower-budget venues. SmartFade ML includes the capacity for palettes, a parameter “fan” and built-in dynamic effects for novice or experienced users. Read More...
  • XC Series Compact Dimmers

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | March 7, 2007 The Lightronics XC Series of Compact Dimmers is introducing a new line of compact dimmers with a new look and new features. Read More...
  • Leviton 8700 Series Digital Lighting Consoles

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | February 28, 2007 Leviton’s new 8700 Series digital lighting control consoles are designed to provide management and control of all aspects of professional lighting production. The 8700 Series offers control of both conventional and automated lighting, with visualization and design services provided by a Capture software package. Each model includes 20,000 cues, each with up to nine parts supporting jumps, loops, follows, split fade times and other common parameters. The consoles also highlight 2,000 groups, 2,000 pages, 2,000 macros and 2,000 effects. Read More...
  • LDS-610 Stick Dimmer

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | February 22, 2007 HAMBURG, MI — The LDS-610 dimmer from Leprecon offers a variety of mounting options and can be daisy chained to make larger systems. The convection cooled six-channel dimmer is equipped with 10A circuits and can operate in either a single or three-phase configuration. The terminal strip is located under the hinged front panel for ease of wiring and access to electronics. Read More...
  • Peavey Ferret D Seeks Out Feedback

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | February 15, 2007 MERIDIAN, MS — The new Peavey Feedback Ferret D is a feedback suppressing device that includes Peavey's patented anti-feedback algorithm and feature set. This DSP uses 16 "smart" digital filters to find and fix compromised frequencies before they become problematic with four user presets, power-up recall, "panic" filters, XLR and 1/4-inch TRS balanced I/O and an internal power supply — plus a graphic interface to simplify setup and monitoring. Read More...
  • Crest Introduces CV-20

    Jacob Coakley | Tools of the Trade | January 31, 2007 MERIDIAN, MS — Crest Audio has introduced the CV-20 live-sound mixing console, a VCA console designed for applications such as front-of-house, monitors and monitors from front-of-house. Read More...
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