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Luminex Brings GigaCore 10 Networking Switch to the Masses

Luminex Brings GigaCore 10 Networking Switch to the Masses

Back at ProLight+Sound 2017 in Frankfurt Germany, Luminex gave a sneak peak to their latest offering in the entertainment network product range, the GigaCore 10.  Why get excited about a networking switch?  In our industry, EVERYTHING is going to be networked. While experienced technicians may have a good handle on computer networking, Luminex has developed […]

ETC Expands Ion Offerings, Introduces Ion Xe Consoles

ETC Expands Ion Offerings, Introduces Ion Xe Consoles

ETC has added two new control surfaces to their popular Ion lineup of lighting control products, the Ion Xe Consoles.  They feature a compact footprint that work with the entire line of Eos control products.  The Ion Xe is available in two output counts; 3K, (which is the base unit) and the 12k, (The expanded […]

Robe Lighting Launches Newest Pointe, The MegaPointe

Robe Lighting Launches Newest Pointe, The MegaPointe

This has been an exciting Labor Day Weekend for the Lighting World! At Midnight, Tuesday September 5th, 2017 Central European Timezone, Robe dropped some MEGA news on the entertainment lighting industry.  Lucky for the US, Midnight CET equals 7pm EST!  Robe added a brand new moving light to their already impressive Pointe lineup of fixtures, […]

ETC OFFICIALLY Launches New Console: Gio @5

ETC OFFICIALLY Launches New Console: Gio @5

Face it, ETC has a strong hold on the Theatre market.  Hell, it’s in their name.  With the launch of the Gio @5 and the latest version of the Eos family software, ETC is looking to expand into other areas of the entertainment industry. At LDI2016, ETC not only introduced a new logo, but also […]

Vectorworks Adds 3D Printing Plugin From 3YOURMIND

Vectorworks Adds 3D Printing Plugin From 3YOURMIND

How would you like to take that 3D widget you designed in Vectorworks and bring it into the real world? Now you can with the help of 3YOURMIND and their plugin that they have created for Vectorworks 2016. Of course, you need a 3D printer to go along with it. More from the Press Release: […]

Avolites Introduces Most Powerful Range of Media Servers to Date: Ai R Series

Avolites Introduces Most Powerful Range of Media Servers to Date: Ai R Series

Avolites has out done themselves again with the introduction of their latest series of media servers, the Ai R Series.  Avolites is toughing the new servers as their more most powerful range yet with the latest in processors, solid state drives and AMD graphics cards. More from the Ai Press Release The Netherlands – Avolites […]

Re-Post: 4Wall Lighting Lounge – Three Fixtures I’m Dying to Use In 2016

Re-Post: 4Wall Lighting Lounge – Three Fixtures I’m Dying to Use In 2016

Have you heard of the Lighting Lounge over on UsedLighting.com?  4Wall Lighting started a blog a while ago that focuses on different aspects of the industry along with some industry news.  They recently asked me to write a blog post about three fixtures I am looking forward to using in 2016.  Here are some excerpts […]

Robe Lighting Launches The BMFL WashBeam

Robe Lighting Launches The BMFL WashBeam

Robe Lighting is at it again. Today they have officially launched their latest fixture in the BMFL range, the BMFL WashBeam. Robe once again used the power of the internet to reach a global audience to introduce the BMFL WashBeam. The BMFL WashBeam joins the BMFL Spot, BMFL Blade and BMFL Wash with a 1700W […]

Wybron is BACK… At least their Scroller Parts Are

Wybron is BACK… At least their Scroller Parts Are

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the name Wybron comes back to life in the industry. Though not as the company once was. Instead of offering their well-known and much loved products, Wybron has resurfaced as Wybron Scroller Parts.  For 30+ years, Wybron scrollers were THE color scrollers in the industry. Everyone had one […]

ETC Introduced the Source 4WRD – An LED Retrofit Kit

ETC Introduced the Source 4WRD – An LED Retrofit Kit

How many Source 4’s do you have in your inventory right now?  Not LED versions, but the industry leading tungsten ellipsoidal? A bunch right? How long have you been wanting to replace those with Source 4 LEDs?  It’s been a cost thing right?  Times-are-a-changing… AGAIN. ETC just introduced their latest LED product, the Source 4WRD. […]

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Are you looking for a less expensive CAD program to draft your shows in? It comes up a number of times all over the twitter and facebook worlds.  “What is a cheap or free draft program?”. In steps a cloud based drafting “program”, Drafty, (www.drafty-app.com).  Drafty is a streamlined CAD program, developed by Lumax Software […]

Ayrton NandoBeam-S9 Demo Show with 41 Units

Ayrton NandoBeam-S9 Demo Show with 41 Units

Who doesn’t love a good light show??? There is something magical and special about a well designed and executed light show to demonstrate a new light. I have always been impressed with the light shows that Ayrton has produced for online viewing as well as in person at trade shows.  They go all out! Sure, […]