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Hitachi CP-HD9321 Short-Throw Projector

Hitachi CP-HD9321 Short-Throw Projector

Text: Stephen Dawson Some projectors are designed to throw their image at the screen from a great distance, while others can be sited close to the screen. The Hitachi CP-HD9321 can do both depending on the lens you choose. While it looks like a large, conventional installation projector, fitted with the FL-900 lens that was
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October 23, 2015 Reviews

BOSE F1 Flexible Array

BOSE F1 Flexible Array

It looks like a point-source box, but Bose’s F1 portable system has an array of unique features. Review: Mark Woods Bose does things differently. There’s lateral thinking behind many of the products in its large range of consumer and industrial products. Audio systems for live sound is only a part of what it does and
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October 23, 2015 Reviews

Casio XJ-UT310WN Ultra Short-Throw Projector

Casio XJ-UT310WN Ultra Short-Throw Projector

Text: Stephen Dawson Lamp-free projectors are muscling in on the installation market and for good reason. With the promise of a 20,000-hour lifetime on the light source, in all likelihood you’ll be replacing the projector before you’re replacing the ‘lamp’. Casio may not be the first name you think of in projection but it’s most
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October 23, 2015 Reviews

SYMETRIX JUPITER

SYMETRIX JUPITER

An audio DSP with a library of pre-built modules. Text:/ Michael O’Connor The Jupiter DSP product line from Seattle-based manufacturer Symetrix aims to allow everything from complex to straight-forward audio applications to be easily programmed, installed and controlled all with simple and intuitive graphical user interfaces. What is different about the Jupiter product line is
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June 16, 2015 Reviews

EPSON EB-1430Wi MEETING MATE INTERACTIVE PROJECTOR

EPSON EB-1430Wi MEETING MATE INTERACTIVE PROJECTOR

An ultra-short throw projector with some really useful bells and whistles. Text:/ Stephen Dawson The other day I received a press release from a major manufacturer of projectors boasting that it proudly held second place for global sales share. Guess which brand holds first place? Yes, Epson of course, and for good reason, given the
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June 1, 2015 Reviews

CHAUVET PROFESSIONAL’S ROGUE FAMILY

CHAUVET PROFESSIONAL’S ROGUE FAMILY

A look at this growing family of low-budget high-feature moving lights. Text:/ Marcus Pugh Everyone in the lighting game now have many options on where they can spend their moving light dollars, and competition means that everyone is getting more bang for their buck. All the lighting manufacturers are bringing more value and features to
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April 23, 2015 Reviews

SENNHEISER EW D1 WIRELESS SYSTEM

SENNHEISER EW D1 WIRELESS SYSTEM

Text:/ Christopher Holder By now we should all know the (cordless) drill: UHF rules the wireless roost. Mission-critical applications use it and it’s the best sounding chunk of electromagnetic spectrum to be in. But there is another way: using the ISM (Industrial, Scientific & Medical) chunk of the 2.4GHz band. But there are pros and
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April 23, 2015 Reviews

ARX AUDIBOX BLUE DI

ARX AUDIBOX BLUE DI

Text:/ Christopher Holder BYOD has a very specific, collaborative, meaning in AV circles, but there’s another meaning, and anyone involved in AV presentation will know the hassle of people bringing their own devices. Often, minutes before a presentation, awards ceremony, or religious service, someone looking harried will approach you brandishing something from their pocket or
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April 23, 2015 Reviews

BENQ TH682ST SHORT THROW HD DLP PROJECTOR

BENQ TH682ST SHORT THROW HD DLP PROJECTOR

BenQ’s latest generation of affordable short throw desktop projectors. Text:/ Stephen Dawson There are many criteria to be considered in choosing a projector for presentations: brightness, flexibility, resolution, connectivity, and special features, amongst others. But one that should always be high on the list is range. How close do you want the projector to be
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February 25, 2015 Reviews

TECHNOLOGY CORE – HDI MOBI ELITE PLUS TROLLEY

TECHNOLOGY CORE – HDI MOBI ELITE PLUS TROLLEY

Text:/ Ben Hatcher Technology Core has taken the popular MoCoW (a term keyed by the folks at Queensland University of Technology meaning Mobile Computer on Wheels) and spruced it up with height and tilt adjustment mechanisms and a touch interactive LCD. The results are worthy of a closer look. MOBILITY & FLEXIBILITY The the purposes
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January 21, 2015 Reviews