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  • DPA Microphones Introduces Two New Headset Microphones

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 11, 2021DPA Microphones announces the 4466 CORE Omnidirectional and 4488 CORE Directional Headset Microphones. Based on the design of the company’s groundbreaking 6066 Subminiature Headsets, the new solutions feature the brand’s popular 5mm round microphone capsule. They’ve combined the renowned 5mm capsules with CORE by DPA technology and the Red Dot award-winning headset mount. These latest […] Read More...
  • CHAUVET Professional: Ovation Rêve E-3 LED Ellipsoidal

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 10, 2021The new Chauvet Ovation Rêve E-3, a next generation ellipsoidal that’s designed to create an array of vivid colors as well as variable whites. Incorporating advanced LED technology, the versatile fixture allows theaters to get more for their lighting investment by serving as both a variable white and color rendering unit. The Ovation Rêve E-3 […] Read More...
  • Green Hippo: Hippotizer v4.6 Media Server Software

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 6, 2021Green Hippo has released a major upgrade to its Hippotizer software which introduces an entirely new design, pre-programming, and content delivery workflow. Version 4.6 builds on the familiar flexibility of Hippotizer’s real-time media manipulation system with an all-new planning, visualization, and timeline control architecture, opening up further creative opportunities for designers. Read More...
  • Sennheiser: HM 200 Headmic

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | May 3, 2021Designed for theater, broadcasting, and music applications, the new Sennheiser HM 200 uses the popular MKE 1 capsule Sennheiser has launched the HM 200, a sturdy yet lightweight headmic that brings the esteemed sound of the MKE 1 lavalier microphone into a headset configuration. Sennheiser is turning the once custom headmic into a series product. Read More...
  • L-Acoustics: L-ISA Studio Spatial Audio Software

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 28, 2021L-Acoustics breaks new boundaries with a revamped, innovative approach to the workflow of spatial audio content creation with the new L-ISA Studio software suite and upgraded L-ISA engine. Built with sound designers and mixing engineers in mind, L-ISA Studio is designed for countless creative, immersive audio experiences. Immediately available for download, it takes the power […] Read More...
  • Shure: DuraPlex Subminiature Waterproof Microphone with IP57 Rating

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 28, 2021The DuraPlex is Shure’s new line of subminiature (5mm) omnidirectional lavalier and headset microphones. The DuraPlex mic features a neutral, full sound quality and is designed to stand up to the toughest conditions. It’s Shure’s first mic with an IP57 certification rating, keeping dirt, dust, water, make-up, and perspiration from affecting the audio. Audio teams […] Read More...
  • JW Winco: Spirit Levels with Adjustment and Cross-Measurement

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 27, 2021In digital times, they may seem like relics from the past, but spirit levels remain indispensable tools in everyday industrial operations like technical theater. Two new spirit level types from JW Winco now offer even better and faster alignment. It is hardly possible to do without these small tools for adjustment when striving for perfectly […] Read More...
  • Point Source Audio: LAVALIER SWITCH KIT

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 27, 2021An essential mic kit designed for sound professionals offers changeability according to miking situation Delivering the perfect lav miking solution is as easy as one, two, three with the new LAVALIER SWITCH KIT from Point Source Audio. The new kit offers one lavalier mic that transforms into two wearing styles, and into three different color […] Read More...
  • Obsidian Control Systems: NX2™ Lighting Console Training Video Series

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 21, 202113-part how-to video library covers the compact NX2™ lighting console from A to Z. NX4™ training video series also available Last month, Obsidian Control Systems made available a comprehensive training video series covering its full-featured NX4™ lighting console and ONYX lighting control platform. Now the innovative lighting control brand has launched a corresponding training video […] Read More...
  • BriteShot: COVID-19 Decontamination Products

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 21, 2021AirAffair Air Filtration System and BriteShot Decontamination Tent Help Venues to Reopen Safely Amidst COVID BriteShot, a vendor of LED lighting solutions, has shifted its manufacturing strategy amidst the global pandemic and now specializes in COVID-19 decontamination products. Mitigating COVID-19 exposure in indoor environments, BriteShot’s revolutionary decontamination solutions include its AirAffair air filtration system and […] Read More...
  • Robe: T2 Profile™ Luminaire

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 21, 2021Moving light manufacturer Robe Lighting s.r.o. launches its new T2 Profile™  luminaire offering an array of innovative technologies and the color finesse of Robe’s Multi-Spectral LED (MSLTM) light engines. Crafted for multiple applications – theatre, television, auditoriums, stages, concert environments, etc., – the T2 Profile produces over 17,500 lumens – measured at the front lens […] Read More...
  • Lectrosonics: DBSM Single Battery and DBSMD Dual Battery Bodypack Transmitters

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 13, 2021Lectrosonics is pleased to introduce the two newest members of the digital wireless microphone system family, the DBSM single battery and DBSMD dual-battery bodypack transmitters. Here is an overview video covering the DBSM and DBSMD bodypack transmitters: Read More...
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