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  • Analog Way Di-VentiX II Multi-Layer Hi-Resolution Mixer Scaler

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 15, 2009
    Analog Way’s new Di-VentiX II is a high-resolution mixer/scaler/seamless switcher with keying, universal analog and digital input/output and high-resolution digital processing. It offers numerous live effects including keying and moving PIP as well as three different operation modes: multilayer mixer, stand alone embedded edge blending and 8x2 seamless native matrix. In a multilayer mixer mode it uses one output as a preview and the other (main output) for the audience. The preview allows viewing 100 percent of what the main output will display. It can display up to seven layers: four live sources, two frames and one logo.
  • PRG Mbox Extreme v3 Media Server

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 15, 2009
    Mbox Extreme v3 Media Server from PRG features increased speed, streamlined user control, new hardware and enhanced input and output options. The custom dual I/O module, which provides two discrete outputs for each server, is packaged in a road case with a UPS, Auxiliary Input panel, keyboard and trackball. Up to six layers of content can be displayed simultaneously and content can transition on the same layer, making the effective equivalent of 12 layers. It features 1080 pixel playback and playback of embedded audio tracks from selected movies as well as AIFF files of 16bit, two-channel stereo with volume control.
  • Sharp PG-F255W Projector

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 15, 2009
    Sharp’s new PG-F255W is a wide-XGA (WXGA) projector that can display 720p sources and 1280-by-800 (16:10 aspect ratio) WXGA resolution using DLP BrilliantColor technology with multi-color processing. It features 2500 ANSI lumens, 2200:1 contrast ratio and an expanded color palette including red, green, blue, yellow, white, magenta and cyan. The filter-free DLP sealed system prevents dust, dirt and smoke from entering core parts of the optics and a wireless remote includes wireless mouse control when a USB cable is connected between the projector and a PC or when used with the optional AN-MR2 Remote IR Receiver.  It weighs 6.4 pounds. Read More...
  • Da-Lite 3D Projector Stackers

    PLSN Staff | Product News | January 15, 2009
    Da-Lite Screen Company’s new 3D Projector Stackers, constructed from aluminum extrusion with steel projector cradles, are designed for front or rear projection stereoscopic 3D displays.  They are available with two shelf sizes, either 10 inches by 19 inches or 19 inches by 33.5 inches and they will accommodate the most common projectors in the market.  Each unit has two cradles to mount two projectors in either a tabletop or inverted format.  Because projector alignment is critical to a 3D display, each cradle offers a host of fine tuning adjustments to make image alignment simple and efficient.
  • 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   • 

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