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  • Cuelist First Look Video

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 25, 2021Here’s a video from Cuelist on its program to get your cue lists off of paper and into the digital world. Read More...
  • ChamSys: MagicQ Feature Videos | MVR Import

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 25, 2021In this tutorial video from ChamSys, they go over importing MVR files from visualizers such as Vectorworks into MagicQ: Read More...
  • Elation Professional: KL Fresnel 8 FC™

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 25, 2021The KL Fresnel 8 FC™ from Elation Lighting is a full-color-spectrum LED fixture that provides high output, precise color temperature control, full-spectrum color rendering, and even wash coverage. Optimized for the tunable white light requirements of film and television, it is an ideal key and fill light source for many situations requiring outstanding performance and […] Read More...
  • Blizzard: Hemisphere Wireless Battery PAR with At Full App

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 21, 2021Hemisphere™️ is a new 15W 4-in-1 RGBW lighting effect fixture fitted with a single LED light source. It’s powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery which has a ten-hour runtime, and runs up to 16 hours on a single color. An 8.5V 2,000ma charger is also included. At its core, Hemisphere is designed with built-in wireless compatibility […] Read More...
  • Elation ON TOUR Coming to a Town Near You

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTools of the Trade | May 20, 2021On the road again! Elation Professional is extremely pleased to announce that after 14 months of hosting virtual events, the Elation U.S. team will be back on the road again this June meeting clients and demoing products on Elation ON TOUR. This product tour is geared towards giving local lighting pros the chance to get […] Read More...
  • Martin: VDO Atomic Family

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 19, 2021Introducing the newest addition to the Martin VDO Atomic family—a bigger, brighter, full color, hybrid lighting fixture that offers unbelievable design potential. The brand-new Martin VDO Atomic Bold combines a color blinder, strobe, stage wash, and eye-candy effect—all in a single fixture. Featuring a unique interlocking octagonal-shaped design, connections are simple as a single light […] Read More...
  • Robe: iPointe65® and iSpiider® IP65 Rated Luminaires

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 19, 2021Robe lighting launches two new products in its all-weather IP65 rated iSeries – the iPointe65® and the iSpiider® – both suitable for exterior work or any damp, misty, steamy, or high condensation environments. iPointe65® The iPointe65 is a bright, high-performance multifunctional luminaire modelled on Robe’s  MegaPointe which works equally well as a beam, spot, effects […] Read More...
  • Ultratec Special Effects: TwisterX Fan

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 17, 2021Ultratec Special Effects announces the launch of their most adaptable fan to date, the TwisterX Fan. Its powder coated steel chassis with reinforced frame provides a ruggedness for theater, film, TV, and events uses. Adding this machine has bolstered Ultratec’s line of fans ensuring they can meet a wide range of production needs. The TwisterX […] Read More...
  • Happy DMX 5/12 Day with Doug Fleenor Design’s DMXGAFF DMX Controlled Gaff Tape

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTools of the Trade | May 12, 2021It’s May 12, 2021 and we would like to wish everyone in North America a very Happy DMX 5/12 Day! (Yes, the rest of the world who marks their dates month/day will just have to wait until December 5, 2021 to celebrate International DMX Day.) To celebrate, we thought that we would revisit one of […] Read More...
  • ETC: Unison Paradigm Network Station Power Supply

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 11, 2021ETC’s new Network Station Power Supply makes it easy to add the stations and sensors necessary to satisfy design briefs and energy codes for today’s architectural control systems. Part of ETC’s Unison Paradigm lighting control system, the Network Station Power Supply expands the reach of each Paradigm processor by connecting to a Paradigm processor over […] Read More...
  • Epson: ELPLX03 Ultra Short-Throw Lens

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 11, 2021Integrators continue to push the limits of video projection with installations that require maximum projector placement flexibility. Epson’s ultra-short-throw lenses have met this challenge with unique periscope design, zero offset, and wide lens shift capabilities. Epson’s UST lenses offer incredible flexibility to accommodate a variety of projection installations, including low-ceiling, rear-projection, and stealth applications where […] Read More...
  • Imaginary Labs: Carbon for Unreal v1.2

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 11, 2021Imaginary Labs takes the next leap in visualization with its highly anticipated update of Carbon for Unreal, the professional DMX toolkit and library for live and virtual events in Unreal Engine. Version 1.2 features a completely rewritten fixture core, a new system for conventionals and accessories, new Niagara VFX System-based special FX, and substantial performance […] Read More...
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