Earthworks Ships Wireless Mic Capsule

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Earthworks’ long-awaited (introduced in October 2011) WL40V Wireless Vocal Microphone Capsule is now shipping. The WL40V is a wireless microphone capsule “head” designed for live sound applications. The capsule head has a three ring bulls-eye connector and is interchangeable with any of the screw-on-type handheld transmitters that receive a 31.3 mm / pitch 1.0 mm. […]

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NEC Targets HOW With 11,000-Lumen, 3-Chip DLP Projector

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Dubbed the PH1000U, NEC’s 3-chip DLP projector uses three 0.96″ WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution DMDs to garner a brightness spec of 11,000 lumens and 2000:1 contrast ratio. It uses a 400-watt lamp and has a 320-watt Eco-mode for low light environments. NEC says the PH1000U uses Integrated Device Technology HQV, a video processing and scaling system […]

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Future Church: Environmental Projection

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For those in the AV industry, environmental projection isn’t new. We’ve seen spectacular examples on the outside of buildings, projection onto curtains of water and the many Vegas shows that incorporate this immersive technology. What may be new to industry pros is the emergent use of environmental projection in churches. Over the years, some of […]

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Re-Examining the Church Video Market

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The House of Worship, or “church market,” is one of the least understood and underserved vertical segments of the audio/video/lighting industry. Over the years, manufacturers and systems integrators have had a wide range of experiences with many of the varying denominations and associate this market with a 1950’s view of church. However, of the approximately […]

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Panasonic Announces Two Lamp-Free HDBaseT Projector Series

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Panasonic announced at InfoComm two lamp-free projector series with HDBaseT technology. These new projectors replace a conventional lamp with new LED/laser diodes to realize long lasting high brightness. The one-chip DLP PT-RZ470 and PT-RZ370 Series projectors will be made available in two different resolutions, 1080p (1920×1080) and WXGA (1280×800). Panasonic says the new lighting technology […]

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