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ESTA Posts ACN Revisions for Public Review

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• July 19, 2010
NEW YORK - BSR E1.17 - 201x, Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks, has been posted for review. The draft standard is a suite of documents that revise sections of the existing ANSI E1.17 - 2006. Read More...

Voting for 2010 Hometown Hero Lighting Companies Begins

PLSN Staff •
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• July 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The nominations from PLSN readers are in, the regional finalists for the 2010 Lighting Company of the Year have been named, and now it's time for you, the readers of PLSN, to vote on the top regional lighting company in five regions of the U.S. and Canada. Read More...

A.C.T Lighting Brings grandMA2 and MDG theONE to Bandit Lites – Nashville

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• July 19, 2010
NASHVILLE - On Wednesday July 21 Bandit Lites will be hosting a open house at their Nashville, Tenn. location. In support of Bandit Lites, A.C.T Lighting will be on hand to demo the grandMA2 console range and MA Lighting's VPU media server. Also making its American debut will be MDG's theONE multi-function atmospheric machine. Read More...

Ultratec Special Effects, Pyrotechnics Management in Strategic Partnership

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• July 19, 2010
LONDON, ON - Ultratec Special Effects Inc., a special effects and pyrotechnics manufacturer, and Pyrotechnics Management Inc., manufacturers of the Fire One Pyrotechnics Control System, announced a strategic alliance. Read More...

Wybron Mobile Showroom Continues East Coast Trek

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• July 17, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC - After several stops in New England this week, Wybron's Mobile Showroom is heading to the mid-Atlantic states with stops in New Jersey, Maryland and the Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. Read More...

CMT Awards Show Lit with MAC 2000 Wash XB Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
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• July 17, 2010
NASHVILLE - Coming on the heels of devastating flooding, there was some question this year whether Country Music Television's annual awards show would be able to happen. But the CMT Awards show took place in a big way, giving the community a much-needed boost. Read More...

Academy Of Production Technology (APT) Becomes ETCP-Recognized Training Program

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• July 15, 2010
NEW YORK - The Academy of Production Technology (APT) has been officially approved by ETCP as an ETCP Recognized Training Program. The Academy's three-day course covers the concept of electrical theory, power distribution and networking for stage and studio. Read More...

CM Addresses Pin Issue

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• July 14, 2010
Columbus McKinnon recently issued a statement pertaining to questions about brake retaining pins on the company's hoists. Read More...

Philips Vari-Lite VL550 Wash, VL1100 ERS Now Shipping

PLSN Staff •
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• July 14, 2010
DALLAS - Philips Vari-Lite's VL550 Wash and Vl1100 ERS luminaries, which update the VL500 Wash and VL1000 ERS luminaire models, are now shipping. Along with design enhancements for quieter and smoother operation, each series now offers a 315W ceramic discharge lamp model. Read More...

SEP Using Trailer-Mounted Daktronics DVX Displays

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• July 13, 2010
BROOKINGS, SD - Special Event Production (SEP), a Daktronics rental partner and communication technology provider for the event industry, has added two trailer-mounted video displays to their fleet. The trailers, equipped with Daktronics DVX LED video displays, have been used for several events already. Read More...

First Night Riders Raise $15,000 for The Theatrical Guild

PLSN Staff •
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• July 12, 2010
LONDON - In early June a group of bikers, hailing from all sectors of the entertainment technology industry, swapped their blacks for leathers and their hard hats for helmets and embarked on an eight-day sponsored motorcycle tour of U.K. theatres to raise money for The Theatrical Guild (TTG). Read More...

VH1 Storytellers Lights Christina Aguilera with Coemar Fixtures

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• July 12, 2010
NEW YORK - LD Tom Kenny lit Christina Aguilera's recent appearance on VH1's Storytellers using Coemar fixtures. Since 1996, the program has featured artists and bands including Sting, Elton John, Alanis Morissette and Coldplay. Read More...

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