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  • Altinex CP451-008 Wireless Touchscreen Controller

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 15, 2009
    The new CP451-008 Wireless Touchscreen Controller from Altinex is designed for many applications including multimedia control systems, general computing and real-time data terminals. It runs an embedded Windows XP operating system and senses touch from a finger, stylus, pen, pencil, gloved finger, or other tool. It can run on battery power and control devices over a WLAN (wireless local area network). It includes sample applications for communicating with devices over a WLAN and custom subroutines to control many devices. AVSnap AV system integration tool comes pre-installed and the unit supports Bluetooth. The Bluetooth module is compatible with most peripheral devices. Read More...
  • 5 Star Launches Arena Line of Road Cases

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 15, 2009
    5 Star has launched its new  “Arena” range of general purpose road cases.  Pictured here is Simon Edwards, 5 Star’s head of technical design, with the new cases, which feature a durable ply carcass with High Pressure Laminate (HPL) finishing and Penn-Elcom hardware. The line is available from stock in black, or to order in any of 5 Star’s standard range of colors, including Navy Blue, Royal Blue, Light Grey, Mid Green, Yellow and Red. Three standard sizes are available, the Arena 600, 900 and 1200. Each size coming complete with divider rails and partitions. The dividers can be positioned at 25mm intervals. A new 100mm deep tray, devised specifically for this trunk range, is also available.  Optional extras include additional dividers, the 100mm deep trays, PAL label dishes, stacking castor cups and screen printed logos. Read More...
  • City Theatrical Launches Two LED Products

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 14, 2009
    City Theatrical has released two LED products using Philips Color Kinetics LED — the MasterBlast, shown here, which functions as a wireless, battery-powered fixture with up to 10 hours of operating time, and the iW Blast TR Lighting Kit, which combines the Philips Color Kinetics iW Blast 12 TR lighting fixture with City Theatrical accessories geared for the needs of film, video and photo applications. Read More...
  • Elation 1400W Moving Heads with Wireless DMX

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 7, 2009
    LOS ANGELES —Elation Professional’s Design 1400 Series DMX-512 moving heads, including the Design Wash 1400E and the Design Spot 1400E, are each equipped with a built-in wireless DMX receiver. The units can receive DMX signals wirelessly from up to 3,000 feet away, using either Elation’s EWDMXT wireless DMX transmitter (sold separately) or other wireless DMX transmitters made by Wireless Solution Sweden AB. Read More...
  • Bulbtronics LED Lighting Guide Now Online

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 6, 2009Bulbtronics, Inc., an international lighting and battery distributor, has released an LED catalog on the Internet. This catalog displays Bulbtronics’ full spectrum of LED retrofit offerings to replace halogens, incandescents, miniature based bulbs and more. Comprised of over 80 LED products, Bulbtronics has selected LEDs for a wide variety of products and applications. Bulbtronics reviews its product line on a regular basis to include up-to-date technologies. Read More...
  • Littlite LLX Gooseneck Connector

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 5, 2009
    Littlite’s LLX, a new XLR gooseneck light connector used on all X and XR series gooseneck task lights, can be assembled at the factory as a straight or right angle connector with three, four or five-pin connectors. The insert pins can be rotated 360 degrees in 90-degree increments to accommodate any position of the XLR panel socket. Additionally, the LLX can accommodate multiple goosenecks.  The metal shell is specifically designed to securely capture the gooseneck assembly and prevent the gooseneck from loosening during use. The LLX will be standard on all Littlite X and XR series gooseneck task lights beginning in the first quarter of 2009.  The LLX will also be available as an OEM product for select manufacturers. Read More...
  • Stage Research Video 101 Manager Captures Live Feeds

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 1, 2009NORTHFIELD, OH — Stage Research’s Video 101 Manager can now do more than  play video directly from SFX software.  It has just been upgraded to let the producer/stage technician route live video as an input. This new function of Video 101 Manager will let the end-user mix and blend live, and/or canned, motion over dance, musical performance, theater, or even corporate (sales/training/motivation) podium/panel presentations. Read More...
  • December 2008

    PLSN Staff | Product News | December 10, 2008

    Times Square Lighting Broadway Cyc Series 720

    Time Square Lighting’s new Broadway Cyc Series 720 is a lightweight fixture with an asymmetrical reflector to provide an even wash for cycloramas and backdrops. Rated for 1500 watts, the unit features adjustable lamp holders that accept lamps of three different lengths. A joiner bracket allows the luminaire to be easily converted into multiple cell units. It is available with a variety of yokes and rigging hardware to accommodate various overhead and groundrow mounting configurations.

    Times Square Lighting   •   845.947.3034   • 

  • Martin ShowDesigner 5

    PLSN Staff | Product News | December 3, 2008
    A new version of Martin Professional’s ShowDesigner (MSD) lighting and set design software is now available. It includes a new 3D graphic engine with “near rendering quality” in real-time. Some updates include: fixture beams with true-life light distribution; animated smoke with adjustable density and evenness; camera animation with time-line control; new user interface with sidebar for quick access to all features; drag-drop of object and fixture onto 3D space; ISO camera view for easier manipulation of objects in 3D view. Five versions include: Gold, Live, Live-4, Silver and Live-LJ. They are available via the worldwide partner network or at Read More...
  • August 2008

    PLSN Staff | Product News | August 6, 2008Anolis ArcControl 1024

    Anolis ArcControl 1024 is a programmable stand-alone wall-mounted DMX controller. It fits into a 47 mm deep back box. Surface mount and frame mount options are also available. The controller includes a library of all Anolis luminaires and other effects. The LCD display and scroll-wheel,  combined with the real time astronomical clock, enable more complex sequences, timed events and colors to be added without using a computer.

    Anolis • 954.615.9100 •
  • July 2008

    PLSN Staff | Product News | July 15, 2008

    Clay Paky Alpha 300 Series

    Clay Paky has introduced four compact 300-watt moving yoke projectors: Alpha Beam 300, Alpha Spot HPE 300, Alpha Spot 300 and Alpha Wash 300 washlight. Alpha Beam 300 pro-duces a parallel beam, similar to that of an ACL. Alpha Spot HPE 300 features zoom, CMY, 8+1 color wheel, 15 gobos, morphing effect, rotating prism, frost, dimmer on dedicated channel, iris and strobe. Alpha Spot 300 features two 8+1 color wheels, 15 gobos, morphing effect, rotating prism, dimmer on dedicated channel and strobe. Alpha Wash 300 features CMY color mixing and 8+1 color wheel, two levels of frost, dimmer on dedicated channel and strobe.
    PRG Distribution • 702.942.4772 •

  • New Products

    PLSN Staff | Product News | June 10, 2008

    American DJ Accu Series

    American DJ’s Accu Series now has two new LED-powered moving heads — the Accu Spot 250 Hybrid, shown here on top, and the Accu LED MH. The Accu Spot 250 Hybrid com-bines a 250W discharge lamp with nine 1-watt LEDs (3 red, 3 green, 3 blue). Features include seven replaceable rotating gobos plus spot (two dichroic glass gobos), nine colors plus white, sound active mode with built-in programs, RDMX remote DMX addressing, auto X-Y repositioning, 360° pan/ 265° tilt and a four-button menu system.  It has a beam angle of 15° with an optional 18° beam angle (sold separately). The MSRP is $1,399.95.  The nine-DMX channel Accu LED MH is a moving head with 69 red, green and blue LED beams that produce an output similar to a 250W halogen lamp, while consuming less power. Its MSRP is $999.95.
    American DJ • 800.322.6337 •



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