Cerwin-Vega Releases Bass Management PA GuideJul 11, 2008
Cerwin-Vega announces the release of a bass management guide for performers entitled: “Understanding Bass Management in PA Systems: A Guide for Performers”.
The document provides in depth detail on bass frequencies and their properties, why subwoofers are important, the types of subwoofers available and their characteristics, the history of bass in PA systems, system configurations for various applications, setting up powered and non-powered subs and full range cabinets, cables and connectors, and setting up crossovers.
Namba Gear Releases Big Namba Studio BackpackJul 10, 2008
Southern California based Namba Gear announces their 2nd offering of high performance bags, backpacks and accessories for musicians and dj’s. The Big Namba Studio Backpack features a security design that can hold up to a 17’’ laptop computer along with most 2-octave MIDI controller keyboards or computer dj controllers.
DMX-512, THE BASICSFeb 13, 2008
No other protocol has become as ubiquitous in the lighting field as DMX-512. Since its creation in 1986, it has simplified and enriched our jobs by giving us the freedom to design unique, automated shows. When it comes to lighting, we have full control over the what, when, where and duration of a unit’s performance.
American Audio New EB 700 Pro DJ EarbudsJul 3, 2007
Earbuds are all the rage among musicians today who require high-quality on-stage personal monitoring systems, and lately DJs have been asking for them, too. American Audio has “heard” this demand and breaking new ground with the introduction of the EB 700, comfort-fitting earbud-style headphones designed specifically for professional DJs. The company also has added to its existing HP line of traditional headphones with the new HP 200 and HP 900 models.
Crown Celebrates 60th AnniversaryJun 14, 2007
From its humble beginnings in 1947, Crown International has grown to become one of the world’s largest and most respected manufacturers of power amplifiers and microphones for professional audio markets.
SPECTRUM 575 OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL WASHSep 28, 2006
The new Spectrum 575 is a quiet, exterior wash light with the wide palette of a CMY seamless color blending system. Coverage is substantial due to a fairly wide beam angle field, between 7 and 40 degrees, via a motorized zoom.
Arriba Expands Beyond Lighting CasesMay 13, 2006
Arriba Cases created a buzz in the market last year, when it introduced the first line of soft cases designed specifically for mobile lighting fixtures used by DJs, VJs and bands. Now Arriba is bringing the same lightweight convenience and affordability to mobile entertainers’ other transport needs with its new Lifestyle line of soft bags for gear beyond lighting.
Scribe It!Feb 3, 2006
LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling is a new technology that offers consumers and businesses a simple, no-hassle way to burn professional-looking, silkscreen-quality labels on their CDs and DVDs. Using the same laser that burns data in their disc drives, customers burn their data as always, flip the disc over, reinsert it into the drive and burn a precise, iridescent label.
Neutrik® Opticalcon Receives Pick Hit AwardSep 20, 2005
Neutrik®, designers and manufacturers of the “XX” series XLR cable connector, were recently awarded the Sound and Video Contractor 2005 Pick Hit award for their OpticalCon connector, which was introduced at InfoComm 2005. The Pick Hit Awards are presented to products that best serve the every-day professional lives of its intended users, and recognized for technological innovation and ingenuity. Industry insiders, including end-users, editors and journalists visiting the exhibitor’s booths, voted on the winners.
Hydrawire Delivers Innovative Technics SL1200 Cable UpgradeJul 28, 2005
In one convenient unit, Hydrawire's kit combines all of the parts necessary to replace Technics SL1200 series stock cables. The Hydrawire kit comes pre-assembled and ready to solder in. Nothing but the highest quality components and genuine Technics parts are used. It is equipped with cables that outperform and outlast the anemic stock cables by a factor of ten.
Chauvet Lighting Solutions SymposiumJul 2, 2005
Dealers, designers and installers in March converged at the CHAUVET South Florida headquarters for an intensive 3-day educational workshop led by Product Development Manager Barry Abrams. They practiced programming, installation techniques, troubleshooting, studied the practical applications of lighting specifications and earned a certification of proficiency in ShowXpress™ DMX software.
How do I clean my fog machine?Sep 15, 2003
Frequently Asked Question: My friends tell me, and I keep reading on the internet, that I should clean my fog machine. Please tell me, how do I clean my fog machine?
Fun Facts & Helpful Tips: Foggy (Fluid) NotionsJul 25, 2003
The fluid that you use in your fog machine is probably the single most important factor in keeping it in good working order.