Gear News

Say Hello to S-Play

14 Jan 2020

For their 20th anniversary ENTTEC have been hard at work on S-Play, a programmable LX controller for recording and playback. VJ Suriya steps through some of the unit’s key features.

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MadisonAV appointed by HARMAN Professional Solutions as Authorised Distributor for AMX and Install Audio Solutions in Australia

10 Jan 2020

MadisonAV, part of the Madison Technologies group, to take over distribution of AMX Video Control and Install Audio Portfolio of JBL Professional, AKG, BSS, and Crown in Australia. MadisonAV, part of the Madison Technologies group has been announced as the newly appointed distributor of AMX, SVSI, and install ranges of AKG, BSS, Crown and JBL…

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Jands Appointed As Distributor Of Community & Apart For ANZ

18 Dec 2019

Community & Apart Loudspeakers completes Biamp’s AV offering from Jands Jands Pty Ltd, leading distributor of audio, lighting and staging solutions in Australia and New Zealand, is excited to announce the addition of Community Loudspeakers and Apart Audio to their distribution portfolio. Community manufactures high-performance loudspeakers, designed for challenging indoor and outdoor environments including performance…

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Madison Technologies to distribute Philips Professional Display Solutions

18 Dec 2019

Madison Technologies, an Australian owned and operated distributor of specialised Audio-Visual solutions, is proud to announce the addition of Philips Professional Display Panels to their portfolio of world leading brands. Madison Technologies is a respected industry leader with a 28-year track record of delivering the very best smart solutions for the AV Integrator, Professional Audio…

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Sydney’s Coliseum Theatre Chooses LSC Advanced Power Distribution

18 Dec 2019

You’ve heard of Broadway and the West End – but have you heard of Rooty Hill? Sydney’s unlikely western suburb is now home to an extraordinary new state-of-the-art $100 million theatre space. The Coliseum has been designed to sit proudly among the best lyric theatres and concert halls in the world and is positioned to…

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West HQ’s Sydney Coliseum Theatre Reveals World-Class Hyperreal Sound System

18 Dec 2019

West HQ’s Sydney Coliseum has announced a preferred supplier partnership with Jands and L-Acoustics to deliver the world-class L-ISA Hyperreal Sound System for the $100m theatrical development, which opened 12 December 2019. The ‘hyperreal’ frontal scene sound system includes a 65-speaker system that heightens a sense of proximity and connection between artist and audience creating…

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Immersive Live Sound – The Story So Far

17 Dec 2019

AUDIO Immersive Live Sound – The Story So Far   Two years ago Immersive Audio or Spatial Live Sound rolled out into the live audio market simultaneously from L-Acoustics  (France) with L-ISA, and d&b audiotechnik (Germany) with Soundscape. CX travelled to both manufacturers to hear the systems and talk to the engineers in October 2017.…

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ACME STAGE PARs

16 Dec 2019

ROAD TEST   ACME STAGE PAR BL-100 WW and BL-100 RGBW   Ashley Salta Ashley Salta is a Supervisor of Production and Technical Services at Rockhampton Regional Council, a position that encompasses technical management of Rockhampton’s Pilbeam Theatre, a 1,000 seat proscenium arch theatre that is a major stop on the Queensland touring circuit.  …

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Trending in Production Lighting – Weatherproof Fixtures

6 Dec 2019

TECH TALK   Trending in Production Lighting – Weatherproof Fixtures   by ULA Group’s Simon Pentz.   While IP65 rated fixtures are nothing new, they have usually only been used in Architectural lighting applications. But over the last few years, the live production industry has started to adopt the use of IP65 fixtures as the…

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Yamaha’s AFC3 – from Acoustic Enhancement to Spatial Audio

5 Dec 2019

AUDIO Yamaha’s AFC3 – from Acoustic Enhancement to Spatial Audio by Jason Allen. DSP innovator Yamaha released their first digital acoustic enhancement system back in 1985. Over the years, they’ve constantly improved their technology, with AFC3 (Active Field Control) the latest in the range. Tantalisingly, at ISE in Feb 2019, they teased AFC4, which adds…

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ADJ for ULA Group

4 Dec 2019

Pic L-R: Elation’s Chuck Green, ULA’s Con Biviano, and ADJ’s Toby Velazquez ULA Group have taken distribution of ADJ (Amercian DJ) lighting products, and used the LDI 2019 show to introduce their customers to the range. ADJ launched a large range of products at the show, including the Hydro Series IP65-rated moving head wash, and…

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Great Scott! More from LDI 2019

4 Dec 2019

by Cat Strom. This is an abridged version of the full LDI Show Report, which is only available in the December issue of CX Magazine. Subscribe now! Robe drew large crowds to their over-the-top live show. The ground-breaking ESPRITE LED profile moving light is the first in a new series of Robe luminaires that will…

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