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  • Speedtech International: SPEEDWRAP® Cable Tie Mounts

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 13, 2021While there are many cable tie mounts for nylon cable ties, the SPEEDWRAP Cable Tie Mount is unique in that it’s designed for hook & loop fasteners only. SPEEDWRAP Brand Tie Mounts enable users to mount hook & loop ties (including VELCRO® Brand Cable Ties) to almost any surface using screws or the mount’s sticky […] Read More...
  • Shure Releases New Recommendations for Cleaning its Audio Products

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTools of the Trade | April 8, 2021Users Will Be Able to Access Step-by-Step Content and Videos Detailing How to Clean Shure Products Shure has released a new series of recommendations on its website to help users clean their Shure audio equipment. Developed through in-depth testing, the guidelines are designed to provide best practices that will help protect Shure products’ material, finish, […] Read More...
  • Vectorworks: GDTF Fixture Builder In Spotlight

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 7, 2021Released with Vectorworks 2021 Service Pack 3, the GDTF Fixture Builder allows Vectorworks Spotlight users to edit and update lighting devices directly from the Vectorworks design interface. This web-based tool keeps all of your designing in one space, drastically improving your workflow efficiency. General Device Type Format (GDTF) was developed jointly by Vectorworks, Robe lighting, […] Read More...
  • Vectorworks, Inc. Invites Users to its First Virtual Open House on April 21

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTools of the Trade | April 7, 2021Registration is open globally for Vectorworks Open House, allowing users to connect with Vectorworks developers Vectorworks, Inc. will host its first-ever Open House for all users on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. This interactive virtual event will provide customers in the entertainment design, architecture, and landscape architecture industries the opportunity to meet the minds behind the […] Read More...
  • Lectrosonics | Announces Firmware with Negative Delay Feature

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 1, 2021April 1, 2021—Lectrosonics is announcing the introduction of firmware for several audio processing systems and wireless microphone platforms with a Negative Delay feature. As most audio professionals know, digital signal paths – whether through a digital console, A/D converter, DSP, networked audio system, or wireless microphone system – introduce a certain amount of latency or […] Read More...
  • ETC Introduces New 25/8 App Using the Power of Time Travel to Fix Your Problems Before You Know of Them

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | April 1, 2021April 1, 2021 – Starting today, ETC goes above and beyond the limits of 24/7 availability with its tech support. Introducing the ETC 25/8 app, a technological breakthrough using the power of time travel to prevent your tech hiccups… before you even know you have them. Here is an introductory video from ETC on the […] Read More...
  • City Theatrical: Multiverse® Wireless DMX in Two New ETC Products

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | March 31, 2021After a decade of research, something brilliant launched on March 30, 2021: ETC’s Source Four LED Series 3 and Desire Fresnel light fixtures, which are already setting standards that are far from standard. Both fixtures feature City Theatrical’s Multiverse® protocol for integrated wireless DMX/RDM, and can be easily configured using ETC’s Set Light app via both NFC and a Multiverse Transmitter. Read More...
  • Altman Lighting: Nimbus Series | Halo and Sidekick Luminaires

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | March 31, 2021Nimbus, the newest line of luminaires from Altman Lighting, is a personal virtual lighting studio featuring the Halo ring light and the Sidekick fill light. The Nimbus Halo includes dimming and color temperature controls. The Sidekick also includes battery back-up to run the Halo or to recharge your smartphone. Here’s an introductory video on the […] Read More...
  • ETC Debuts Two New Theatrical Fixtures – Source Four LED Series 3 & Desire Fresnel

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTools of the Trade | March 30, 2021March 30, 2021 – ETC launched two new theatrical fixtures as part of a two-day-long international online event. The Source Four LED Series 3 and Desire Fresnel are designed to be the perfect pairing for any theater with incredible brightness, impressive color mixing, and wireless DMX/RDM features. Here is an overview video on the Source […] Read More...
  • POSITAL: Measuring Wheel Accessories

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | March 29, 2021Measurement Wheel and Rotary Encoder for linear motion controlPOSITAL’s measuring wheel accessories for its IXARC family of rotary encoders enables these devices to make accurate linear motions and position measurements. “Encoders are great for measuring rotation,” comments Andy Zou, Product Manager at POSITAL. “However, for many production processes, measurement of linear speed or position is […] Read More...
  • LA ProPoint to Fabricate and Install Theater Seat Dividers

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | March 29, 2021LA ProPoint, a company that engineers, fabricates, and installs theatrical and theme park systems, have designed and built custom seat dividers for theaters and auditoriums. The aim of this product is to help theaters and performing arts centers bring back patrons. Read More...
  • RTS: DBP Digital Beltpack

    Stage Directions | Tools of the Trade | March 29, 2021RTS’ new Digital Beltpack (DBP) is the latest addition to the company’s range of OMNEO* IP intercom solutions. DBP also joins the recently launched OMNEO Main Station (OMS) as a key member of the new RTS Digital Partyline range of products. DBP is a four-channel/four-button wired beltpack that runs on PoE+ (Power over Ethernet 802.3af […] Read More...
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