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SHO Nightclub Equipped with Chauvet, Iluminarc Fixtures

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• April 22, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Jay Krause of Sound and Lighting Solutions provided 100 Chauvet and Iluminarc fixtures to support Andy Kostas' interior design for the bi-level 8,500-square-foot SHO Nightclub, which opened earlier this year.

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Upstage Video Invest In Daktronics LED Panels

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• April 22, 2011

POTTSTOWN, PA - Upstage Video recently ramped up their already extensive inventory of Daktronics modular LED video gear with the additon of 75 Daktronics PST-­12HD panels from Media Visions, a Birmingham, Tenn., based rental company.

"Our clients are demanding larger and larger displays, so we were in the market to increase our inventory," said Doug Murray, President of Upstage Video. "I am familiar with the Daktronics product and the people that ran it from Media Visions. The gear is in pristine condition, looks brand new and without the financial challenges a new purchase might present... it was the ideal choice for us."

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American DJ’s ADJ University Offers Online Instruction

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• April 22, 2011

LOS ANGLES, CA - American DJ's ADJ University offers online video courses that show site visitors how to get the most out of the company's lighting and audio gear. American DJ started ADJ University to provide DJs with real-world insights and advice. The video courses are designed to give an overview and also some tips and tricks on adding lighting and special effects to any type of live event.

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In Memoriam: Edwin L. Schmitt II

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• April 20, 2011
DALLAS - Edwin L Schmitt II, stage lighting technician at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, died April 9, 2011 due to complications following a heart attack. He was 57. Read More...

BTX Enters Into Distribution Agreement With AFL to Deliver Fiber Optic Solutions

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• April 20, 2011
HAWTHORNE, NY — BTX Technologies announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with AFL to cater to the broadcast and pro A/V industries across the U.S. Under the agreement, BTX will promote and sell a wide variety of AFL's fusion splicing kits and related equipment, including connectors and test equipment.
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LED Luminaire Draft Standard in Public Review

PLSN Staff •
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• April 20, 2011
NEW YORK - BSR E1.41 - 201x, Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Entertainment Luminaires Utilizing Solid State Light Sources, has been posted for public review through June 21, 2011. E1.41 offers recommendations for measuring and reporting the output of LED luminaires used in the live entertainment industry, with emphasis on color and color rendering. Current methods for luminaire output measurement assume the use of broad-band emitters, which LEDs are not. Read More...

Coemar Introduces Ledko Fixtures at Prolight + Sound

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• April 20, 2011
LONDON, UK - At the Prolight+Sound in Frankfurt, Coemar debute their latest product, the Reflection Ledko, a new series of LED profilers. The new series of profilers, to which was applied Reflection technology (patent pending, awarded for innovation at the London Plasa 2010), revolutionises the product performance while adding important benefits including: Read More...

Jeff Ravitz Lights T-Mobile “Live Rising” Series of Webcasts

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• April 18, 2011
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - LD Jeff Ravitz recently completed the first three in a series of shows entitled Live Rising, presented by T-Mobile for webcast on Facebook at T-Mobile's fan page, and on Windows Live Messenger and mobile phones. Read More...

Lightfactor to Exhibit LightProcessor & DTS at PLASA Focus 2011

PLSN Staff •
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• April 18, 2011
UK - The Lightfactor stand at PLASA Focus 2011 will feature a selection of products from brands including new moving and LED luminaires from Italian lighting manufacturer DTS, lighting control from LightProcessor and architectural LED fixtures from Cogent and theatrical fixtures and spotlights from LDR. Read More...

Serapid Stage Lift Replaces Stage Lift At The University Of West Georgia

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• April 18, 2011
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mi - Serapid, Inc recently replaced an existing hydraulic stage lift system at the Townsend Center at the University of West Georgia. A four-column SERAPID LinkLift system was installed in place of the hydraulic system at the Townsend Center, which houses the Theatre and Music Departments for the university. The new Serapid lift allows the theatre to be configured for a proscenium stage or orchestra pit. Read More...

Wireless Solutions Announce New OEMs at Prolight + Sound

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• April 18, 2011
UDDEVALLA, SWEDEN - Wireless Solution Sweden AB was at Prolight + Sound 2011 in Frankfurt as part of Lightpower Village. W-DMX could be found at a plethora of OEM partners displaying products offering W-DMX as either standard or option. One of the newest OEM partners displaying W-DMX enabled products was VARI*LITE, which offers optional W-DMX on the VL440, VL770, VL880, VL400 and the VLX3. The fixtures offer incredible lighting options with flexibility and "green" options in these new wireless products. Read More...

4Wall NY Vendor Showcase Set for May 12

PLSN Staff •
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• April 18, 2011
MOONACHIE, NJ - 4Wall NY will host a Vendor Showcase May 12 from 3pm to 6pm at the 4Wall warehouse here. The event will include more than 30 vendor tables, and visitors will have the chance to tour 4Wall's 75,000 square foot facility. Refreshments will also be served, and the event can be attended at no charge. Read More...
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