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GIANT d&b SYSTEM AT ICC SYDNEY THEATRE

GIANT d&b SYSTEM AT ICC SYDNEY THEATRE

THE VENUE ICC Sydney is a venue like no other. As Australia’s premier go-to convention centre for all manner of high-profile events and conferences, the $1.5b precinct is a showpiece of cutting-edge design, architecture, and AV technology. 1000 wi-fi access points gives you an idea of its scale. All up ICC Sydney has three expansive
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July 17, 2017 Projects

SONY VPL-VZ1000ES 4K ULTRA SHORT THROW PROJECTOR

SONY VPL-VZ1000ES 4K ULTRA SHORT THROW PROJECTOR

Sony ANZ has launched the VPL-VZ1000ES native 4K HDR Ultra Short Throw projector. The innovative laser light source projector is High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatible with native 4K resolution and can be positioned as little as six inches away from the wall, yet command the room with a 254cm (100-inch) image, measured diagonally in 16:9. When powered
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June 9, 2017 News

OPERA HOUSE BEGINS JOAN SUTHERLAND THEATRE RENEWAL

OPERA HOUSE BEGINS JOAN SUTHERLAND THEATRE RENEWAL

The Joan Sutherland Theatre (JST) will be closed for seven months as the Sydney Opera House prepares to start work on its first major Renewal project replacing the JST’s theatre machinery that has reached the end of its operational life. The $45m JST machinery upgrade has been self-funded by the Opera House to ensure the
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May 11, 2017 News

LIBERTY UNI GETS ADJUSTABLE ACOUSTICS WITH MEYER CONSTELLATION

LIBERTY UNI GETS ADJUSTABLE ACOUSTICS WITH MEYER CONSTELLATION

Liberty University’s School of Music debuts one of the world’s first performance venues to offer adjustable architectural acoustics working hand-in-hand with Meyer Sound’s Constellation active acoustic system. Students, faculty, guest ensembles and the surrounding community of Lynchburg, Virginia now can experience musical performances of any genre in acoustical surroundings precisely tailored for optimum benefit. Ranked
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April 27, 2017 News

ATLONA SHIPS AT-HDR-MC2 AUDIO CONVERTER

ATLONA SHIPS AT-HDR-MC2 AUDIO CONVERTER

Atlona’s AT-HDR-M2C audio converter provides a seamless way to extract, downmix, and convert multi-channel HDMI source audio to two-channel HDMI, TOSLINK, and analogue audio for displays, distributed audio systems, and whole-house audio systems. The HDR-M2C simplifies this process through an HDMI input with pass-through capability. It automatically downmixes multi-channel PCM, Dolby, and DTS audio, and delivers
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April 13, 2017 News

L-ACOUSTICS IN $90M LAS VEGAS THEATRE

L-ACOUSTICS IN $90M LAS VEGAS THEATRE

MGM Resorts International’s Park Theater is the newest jewel on the Las Vegas Strip. Hosting an audience of 5200 in its standard configuration and with a maximum capacity of 6300, the $90m theatre is a showpiece of cutting-edge technology and the latest trends in theatrical design, including an L-Acoustics K2 loudspeaker system. Although the 14,000sqm
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March 14, 2017 News

RENKUS-HEINZ C SERIES LOUDSPEAKERS

RENKUS-HEINZ C SERIES LOUDSPEAKERS

There’s a whole new family of speakers from Renkus-Heinz called the C Series — a reinvention and evolution of the company’s CF/CFX Series. Designed with permanent installation applications in mind, the speakers are ideal for use in theatres, performing arts spaces, houses of worship, multi-use venues, public spaces, and the like. Bearing the Renkus-Heinz badge,
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January 24, 2017 News

EM ACOUSTICS BOUNCENZ INTO NZ THEATRE MARKET

EM ACOUSTICS BOUNCENZ INTO NZ THEATRE MARKET

Showtechnix has recently sold two EM Acoustics HALO-C line array systems in less than three months; the first to the Forum North cultural and entertainment centre in Whangerei for their Capitaine Bougainville theatre, and the second to sound production and hire specialists, BounceNZ. Forum North needed to replace the old, outdated system in the Capitaine
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October 18, 2016 News

EPSON ADDS 4K ENHANCEMENT, HDR & UHD BLU-RAY SUPPORT 

EPSON ADDS 4K ENHANCEMENT, HDR & UHD BLU-RAY SUPPORT 

Epson launched a new range of home cinema projectors this week. Not interested? Wait a second, because they packed a couple of interesting features that will probably find their way into its commercial range at some point. The two key features were HDR compatibility (for high dynamic range support) and 4K enhancement (to accept 4K
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August 5, 2016 News

MLA FAMILY UPGRADES JAPAN’S HAKATAZA THEATRE

MLA FAMILY UPGRADES JAPAN’S HAKATAZA THEATRE

The Hakataza Theatre in the Fukuoka Prefecture is one of the most famous musical theatres in Japan. It has been recently renovated after 16 years in order to meet complex acoustical demands for events such as Kabuki, musicals and theatrical shows. Several premium systems were trialled over a nearly five-year period before Martin Audio’s MLA
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June 24, 2016 News