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  • JW Winco: Toggle Latches

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 9, 2021Toggle latches are proven and universal devices for fast and secure closing of covers and hoods. With GN 761, JW Winco now offers exactly the right solutions for applications in the medium weight range. Made of zinc plated steel or stainless steel, they are designed with holding forces of 225 lbf (1,000 N), 450 lbf […] Read More...
  • Waves Audio: Updates for SoundGrid Applications

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 9, 2021Waves Audio, announced new updates for all Waves SoundGrid applications: the eMotion LV1 live mixer and the SuperRack plugin chainer for live sound processing, and the SoundGrid Studio and StudioRack applications for low-latency recording and mixing in the studio. Read More...
  • Pathport: Redefining the Entertainment Lighting Industry for 20 Years

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 8, 2021Pathway Connectivity celebrates 20 years since the Pathport product launch and the impact it has made to the industry. In the spring of 2001, Pathway Connectivity sent out the first shipment of what is now considered one of the most recognized and regarded Pathway products ‐ Pathport. This product marked a new beginning in entertainment […] Read More...
  • Allen & Heath Expands Training Resources

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 7, 2021Launched in November 2020, the third semester of Allen & Heath Mini Masterclasses has been announced, developed from student feedback over the first two course terms. Recurring every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. PDT, world-class instructors present 25-minute masterclasses followed by Q&A and 1-on-1 ‘office hours’ time. Read More...
  • Shure Offers New Free e-Training for Audio Pros

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 4, 2021  The past year has been difficult for the professional audio industry. Continuing education during this time has been in high demand, and Shure is responding to the need by announcing a new, free training program specifically for audio professionals. Read More...
  • Shure: Expanded Capabilities For SLX-D Digital Wireless System

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 2, 2021The challenges of today’s crowded RF environment, combined with the pressure to deliver flawless audio for varying productions, has created a demand for wireless solutions that are dependable and straightforward to set up and use. Shure’s SLX-D Digital Wireless System continues the Company’s legacy of exceptional wireless technology. SLX-D offers, crystal clear audio quality, reliable RF performance, […] Read More...
  • Sennheiser: Evolution Wireless Digital

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 2, 2021Sennheiser has released Evolution Wireless Digital, backed by an app-based workflow. Wireless is meant to make things easier. It gives you freedom to perform. It makes set-up times faster. But for many musicians who are their own technician, wireless microphones can be a nuisance or even intimidating. Now RF expert Sennheiser brings simplicity to wireless […] Read More...
  • PreSonus: Retro Mix Legends with New Mix Engine Effects Plug-ins

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 2, 2021PreSonus® is now shipping Retro Mix Legends, a collection of three Mix Engine Effects plug-ins for the company’s popular Studio One® Professional DAW. Retro Mix Legends is the follow up to PreSonus’ groundbreaking CTC-1 Pro Console Shaper Mix Engine FX plug-ins, significantly expanding PreSonus’ Mix Engine Effects library. The three plug-ins—Alpine Desk, Brit Console, and […] Read More...
  • City Theatrical: QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape, Now Available in Two Types

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 1, 2021QolorFLEX® 5-in-1 LED Tape, from City Theatrical, is an interior-grade LED Tape with high output brightness and the ability to create a wide spectrum of colors when used with a DMX color control system. ETL-listed and CE and RoHS compliant, QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape is available in two color options: the newly available RGB + […] Read More...
  • Equipson: Upgraded LightShark FX Engine

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | June 1, 2021LightShark, Equipson’s award winning lighting & media control hardware product range, has undergone a significant upgrade resulting in a much more powerful FX engine and clear refinements to its user interface. The new engine allows lighting technicians to create and synchronize effects on multiple parameters and apply different types of curves during each step of […] Read More...
  • Pliant Technologies Updates MicroCom XR Intercom

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 27, 2021Providing customers with communications solutions to cover the most challenging environments, Pliant Technologies adds two features, Repeater Mode and Roam Mode, to its MicroCom XR digital wireless intercom. In addition to the two new operating modes, Pliant also unveils its MicroCom 900XR Receiver, with a 2-channel ultra-compact, lightweight design that allows unlimited listen-only users to stay […] Read More...
  • Obsidian Control Systems: Netron EN12 Ethernet to DMX Gateway

    Michael Eddy | Tools of the Trade | May 27, 2021The Netron EN12 from Obsidian Control Systems is a powerful, high-density Ethernet to DMX gateway with 12 RDM compatible ports. Easy to configure with a range of integrated presets plus a wide array of advanced merge and routing features, it is an ideal device for live production or installations requiring a lot of physical DMX […] Read More...
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