19 Jul 2018

New Distribution News


New Distribution News

Show Technology is pleased to announce that they have been appointed distributor for Swedish-based StageSmarts AB’s smartPDU intelligent power distribution system, which received a PLASA Award for Innovation in 2017.

“We are very excited to add StageSmarts to our family of premium lighting and video solutions,” commented Emmanuel Ziino, Managing Director of Show Technology. “As the PLASA Award team of industry experts said, it’s a simple time and space-saving power distribution solution that will be welcomed by many rental companies.”

The smartPDU provides comprehensive real-time load monitoring from any location, of each individual circuit – either via status indicators on the unit itself, or remotely via any device with a web browser. Users can therefore identify a potential problem before the circuit breaker trips.


Safety features include individual RCDs fitted to all outputs, to maximise electrical safety whilst also minimising the impact of any electrical fault. In addition, loss of neutral protection prevents costly damage to connected loads caused by over-voltages.

(L-R) Branden Butler, Show Technology VIC Technical Sales; Michael Gearin, Show Technology NSW Technical Sales; Mats Karlsson, StageSmarts Managing Director; Erik Davidson, StageSmarts R&D Director and Emmanuel Ziino, Show Technology Managing Director in Frankfurt at Prolight + Sound 2018.


NSL are now the New Zealand distributor of Dante AVIO Adapters by Audinate.

Dante AVIO Adapters let you use your favourite legacy audio gear with any Dante-connected system, delivering the interoperability, performance and scalability that only networking can bring. Cost effective, compact and built for the road, Dante AVIO adapters bring the modern connectivity that every audio professional needs in their toolbox.

“NSL’s successes are due to our partnerships with exceptional brands, QSC, Shure, Visionary Solutions and Williams AV, providing cutting edge and innovative AVC solutions” comments Roger Wilson, NSL Managing Director.

“We have built our business to complement, support and expand the market for these brands in New Zealand. The Dante AVIO Adapters by Audinate further builds our brand portfolio.”


Show Technology has a new partnership with AV Stumpfl, the Austrian AV technology manufacturer as their exclusive distributor for Australia and New Zealand.

“Branching into the AV industry, we are excited to expand our service offering for existing clients; extending our well-known support and service reliability to now include AV Stumpfl’s suite of projection screens and media products”, says CEO Emmanuel Ziino.

AV Stumpfl is an Austrian company that designs, manufactures and markets a range of high-performance mobile and installation projection screens, multi-display and show control systems for professional and business applications. As a family business, which is a great fit for Show Technology, its founders started the company out of a passion for the advancement of presentation and installation technologies.

(L-R) Fabian Stumpfl, AV Stumpfl CEO; Harry Gladow, AV Stumpfl Global Business Development Manager; Emmanuel Ziino, Show Technology CEO; Tobias Stumpfl, AV Stumpfl CEO and Vince Haddad, Show Technology Technical Director.


Lighting distributor TLC Global have added two new brands to their portfolio – Montreal-based Minuit Une and Irish tracking company Spotrack.

“Our team prides itself on the ability to put innovation and technology in the hands of our creative Australian and New Zealand peers,” said Sean McKernan, General Manager of TLC Global.

“As designers and users ourselves, we were instantly drawn to Minuit Une and the incredible potential that their IVL technology offers. It unlocks an alternative way of thinking and inspires change in how we see and utilise light. This technology impels new possibilities and creates a category of lighting products that has no rival.”

Spotrack AFS is an automated intelligent followspot tracking system that uses any DMX controlled moving light as a followspot, with the capacity to control up to 20 moving lights simultaneously.

“Davey and the Team at TLC Global have been fantastic and we have been working with them for some time on this product,” commented Liam Feeney, Managing Director of Spotrack.

“Their ideas and insights into real-world uses and operation of the Spotrack system have been amazing. TLC Global’s team has the knowledge and experience to understand the infinite capabilities of the system and to see that it is so much more than just ‘another’ automated followspot system.”


These news items first appeared in the July-August 2018 edition of CX Magazine New Zealand pp.7-8. 
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