Posts Categorized: lighting

March 12

Don’t have ten minutes to spare checking out the specs on lighting consoles for use with LED fixtures? How about settling back and pressing play for 2mins 29sec on this little video clip then. Eddie Welsh gives us a quick run through on the JANDS StageCL lighting console. It’s perfect for controlling a few banks of simple LED fixtures, with great results. We hadn’t actually seen one in action until he turned in on for our Factory Sound TV camera crew… Read More »

January 9

Look at what we found out the back – boxes of HOSA looms and a few multicores. We’ve taken a tomahawk to the price, leading us to the bad news – because this is clearance stock, once it’s gone… there’s no going back for seconds. Quite simply, these are either deleted from ‘normal stock’ by either us, the official HOSA importer for Australia, or by HOSA themselves. Check the list to see what’s what and see if you can snag yourself… Read More »

December 23

sand bags may have stopped the floodWe know it’s been coming for a while. The annual end-of-year stock annihilation. This one is extra special though, because we’ve just received our items that had an extra-special wash. So item that left our building as ‘waterdamaged’ and has returned from the technical recovery company is good to go. Some of these items will be discounted up to 70% off their original Recommended Retail Price. But it’s not just the great flood survivors that are getting the end of year treatment… Read More »

August 3

We headed off to the inaugural Integrate expo, held at the Hordern Pavillion (Sydney) in July 2009. This was a terrific opportunity to get around and check out all the newly-released bits of gear for a range of applications – pro audio, lighting, audiovisual, installation. Read More »

It was also an excellent time to take a very large amount of video. We stayed in South Melbourne for day 1, so by the time we finally hit the show, all exhibitors were on fire! Perfect for turning the camera on and letting them go at it. Tone was also on fire, and we not only got to see lots of gear, but also meet a very interesting bunch of characters. Along the way we discovered more about seemingly inevitable RF (wireless) concerns for Australia – already happening in USA. And we also compared some ‘street pricing’ between Australia and rest-of-the-world. Read More »

Here’s a quick run down of the videos… click the highlighted links to go straight to each relevant episode (all hosted via our YouTube page). There’s something for everyone in this lot! Read More »

It was also an excellent time to take a very large amount of video. We stayed in South Melbourne for day 1, so by the time we finally hit the show, all exhibitors were on fire! Perfect for turning the camera on and letting them go at it. Tone was also on fire, and we not only got to see lots of gear, but also meet a very interesting bunch of characters. Along the way we discovered more about seemingly inevitable RF (wireless) concerns for Australia – already happening in USA. And we also compared some ‘street pricing’ between Australia and rest-of-the-world. Read More »

Here’s a quick run down of the videos… click the highlighted links to go straight to each relevant episode (all hosted via our YouTube page). There’s something for everyone in this lot! Read More »