Gear News

PreSonus StudioLive AI

4 Sep 2013

PreSonus have announced the release of their new hardware/software digital mixing and recording systems, StudioLive AI. The mixers retain the same surface-driven functionality of the StudioLive mixers series, while adding more processing power, enhanced workflow features, and Active Integration technology. The series consists of three models: the 32-channel StudioLive 32.4.2AI, with 24 dedicated mix buses;…

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Mackie unveils new VLZ mixers, SRM loudspeakers and MRmk3 monitors at Integrate 2013

30 Aug 2013
Rohan Smith, Director of Sales, Music Gear Group, Loud Technologies Inc. Asia & Pacific-Rim.

Rohan Smith, Director of Sales for Loud Technologies’ Music Gear Group (Asia & Pacific-Rim) was on hand on the show floor of Integrate 2013 to unveil three major new product offerings from the re-vivified pro audio stalwart. In a  well-catered and fun ceremony, the blacks were sequentially removed to the thunderous sounds of  “Also Sprach Zarathustra”, played…

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Ultra Bright Daylight White LED Moving Light from Chroma-Q

23 Aug 2013

Providing high output, flexible, low running cost illumination is a must for showroom applications and Chroma-Q delivers all that and more in their new AutoLED II™ daylight luminaire. Easily reconfigure your retail and display floor lighting as required without the need to manually re-position lighting elements and get all the benefits of the latest in…

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Shure’s Automatic Mixer Series Goes Digital. And Dante.

22 Aug 2013

Shure have recently added to their SCM automatic mixer range with the inclusion of the SCM820 digital intelimix automatic mixer. Working from the same intelimix principles of the original SCM series, the Shure SCM820 provides powerful DSP resources to provide complete control for all 8 microphone channels available. The mixer provides 5 mix modes include three…

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City Theatrical’s SHoW Baby 5 Wireless DMX System

6 Aug 2013

SHoW Baby, the marketing leading wireless DMX system from City Theatrical, has been updated to support five SHoW IDs, allowing systems to be scaled up to multi-universe broadcasts by adding additional transmitters, or to avoid interference from other SHoW Babys in the area. SHoW Baby 5 is still plug and play.  When you plug in…

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Sennheiser wireless systems for 1800MHz

5 Aug 2013

In response to the decision to close UHF frequencies from 694 to 820 MHz for wireless microphones, Sennheiser is launching nine wireless microphone systems that transmit on 1800 MHz. The new evolution wireless ew 100 G3-1G8 series operates in a higher frequency band that has been allocated exclusively to wireless audio transmission right across Australia.…

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Neutrik XIRIUM wireless audio network

5 Aug 2013

Neutrik has released the ground breaking XIRIUM wireless audio network. The system can transmit and receive up to 8 channels of uncompressed 48kHz 24 bit audio over the 5 GHz band with a latency of 3mS. The product group is made up of a base station, portable transmitter unit and portable receiver unit. The TX…

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Martin Jem Ready 365 Hazer™ – Haze for the Big Leagues

2 Aug 2013

Martin’s new Jem Ready 365 is a revolutionary C02 hazer that produces outstanding fine-particulate atmospheric effects for larger venues. Using an advanced water-based fluid that gives a comparable performance to oil, this premium hazer produces the ultimate transparent haze. The Jem Ready 365 Hazer houses advanced technology like automatic shutdown with battery backup to prevent…

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Jands Ready for Digital Frequency Calculator

26 Jul 2013

Jands have added a handy new tool to their Ready for Digital website – the Shure online Frequency Calculator. Check it out at: www.readyfordigital.com.au The Frequency Calculator has been designed to be simple to use, focusing on the most common questions regarding the Digital Dividend, namely: “Will I be able to continue using the products…

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Peavey moves to AMG

16 Jul 2013

Peavey Electronics and Audio Products Group (APG) have decided to part ways. Peavey has announced its new distributor in Australia and New Zealand as Australian Music Group (AMG). The trading names AMG and MusicLink were bought by Con Gallin’s Australian Musical Imports when AMG, which consisted of Allans, Billy Hydes and MusicLink, collapsed in 2012.…

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Yamaha XMV multichannel power amplifiers

12 Jul 2013

Yamaha have added new 8-channel power amps to the four existing XMV Series 4-channel models. The XMV8280 and XMV8140 are equipped with Yamaha’s newly developed YDIF digital audio format connectivity allowing for fast and easy setup with Ethernet cables. The XMV8280-D and XMV8140-D utilize Audinate’s Dante digital audio network for larger venues where long distance…

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WYSIWYG R31

12 Jul 2013

CAST Software has released the full, market-ready version of wysiwyg R31, the brand new and significantly updated edition of its industry standard lighting design and pre-visualization suite. R31 is available for download now from the Members Only Area of the CAST Soft website. There’s a long list of new features, including new Material System in…

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