Leisuretec News

Discover the latest news from Leisuretec, our manufacturers and the AV & Live Entertainment industry.

20th May 2019

Belgium Trampoline Park Stands Out with CHAUVET DJ

LOCHRISTI, BELGIUM – For the owners of JumpSky, creating this point of distinction involved adding bright color-mixing CHAUVET DJ SlimPAR fixtures, installed by Wim Zwarts of DiverZe. “Our client wanted to create a better atmosphere in the trampoline park by enhancing the sound and light,” said Zwarts. “Being a former indoor tennis court, there were only general discharge l...
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16th May 2019

Stream. Create. Experience. Pioneer DJ Introduce the DDJ-200

Smart DJ controller, compatible with streaming services and our free app WeDJ for iPhone. Enter the world of DJing with the DDJ-200, Pioneer DJ’s new smartphone and iPhone compatible smart DJ controller. The DDJ-200 makes it easy to start DJing with the help of the Tutorial feature in Pioneer DJ’s app, WeDJ™ for iPhone (ver. 2.0), which you can download for free from the App Stor...
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24th April 2019

Pioneer DJ Launch the TORAIZ SQUID Multitrack Sequencer

Take control of your workflow and make new styles of music with the SQUID™. Named for the blend of functionality and creative stimulation it offers, the SQUID (SeQUencer Inspirational Device) is a brand-new multitrack sequencer in Pioneer DJ's TORAIZ™ series of musical instruments and production gear. Connect all your instruments to use the SQUID as the heartbeat of your studio and liv...
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23rd April 2019

CHAUVET Professional WELL Fit Creates Colourful Backdrop at The Louvre

PARIS – Between eight and nine million people walk through the doors of the Musée du Louvre (aka The Louvre) every year, easily making it the most visited museum in the world. Not surprisingly, given the volume of visitors this renowned Parisian venue draws, anyone lighting a private event within its walls has to operate on an extraordinarily tight setup schedule. This is one reason w...
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16th April 2019

Pioneer DJ Launch the new DDJ-800 DJ Controller

Take your performance anywhere: Meet the DDJ-800 controller, designed for rekordbox dj 2-channel DJ controller with professional performance capabilities in a compact, portable body Take a pro setup wherever you go with the DDJ-800, a new compact 2-channel DJ performance controller for dedicated use with our professional performance application, rekordbox dj. The DDJ-800 is designed to help you ge...
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1st April 2019

CHAUVET Professional Maverick MK Pyxis Wins Parnelli Award

ANAHEIM, CA – From the moment it appeared on the scene, the CHAUVET Professional Maverick MK Pyxis has been empowering lighting designers to push the creative envelope by giving them new ways to create unique and memorable looks. On Friday January 25, designers returned the favor at the NAMM Show by honoring the multi-purpose LED fixture with the Parnelli Award for Indispensable Technology. ...
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6th March 2019

Martin Audio UK Open Day

From Tues 19 - Thurs 21 March, Martin Audio will once again throw open its doors for a series of demonstrations and presentations on its latest audio offerings including many new products to be showcased for the very first time. This will be the ideal opportunity for rental companies, sound engineers, system integrators and installation specialists to get in-depth understanding and lots of listeni...
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14th February 2019

CHAUVET DJ Freedom H1 named Best Lighting Product of 2018

Anaheim, CA. – The NAMM show has marked a series of successes for CHAUVET DJ over the years. This year the streak continues as CHAUVET DJ Freedom H1 has been named Best Lighting Product of the Year in the Music and Sound Retailer magazine’s 33rd Annual Music & Sound Awards. The award was presented to CHAUVET DJ at their booth during the NAMM show this month. CHAUVET DJ’s Free...
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8th February 2019

NEW Martin Audio ADORN Series Now Shipping

Martin Audio is pleased to confirm that its recently announced series of ADORN on-wall loudspeakers, that brings class-leading performance, reliability and value to a wide range of commercial sound installations, is now shipping. ADORN created a major impression on launch at the recent Martin Audio Open Days, where global distributors noted the many application opportunities, ranging from the reta...
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5th February 2019

New Roland V-600UHD 4K Multi-Format Video Switcher

Roland Professional A/V is introducing the V-600UHD Multi-Format Video Switcher, delivering the full capabilities of 4K image quality in a switcher that lets end users transition to 4K workflows as demand and budget allow. By incorporating Roland’s Ultra Scaler technology, scaling and format conversion is provided on each of the V-600UHD’s inputs, allowing simultaneous use of full HD a...
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24th January 2019

New NEXO GEO M12 Line Array Completes GEO M Series

Sharing the same aesthetic design and sonic signatures as the other models in the GEO M Series, the GEO M12 promises to deliver all the NEXO hallmarks of power, flexibility, coverage and superb sonic performance in a thoroughly modern package.  Launched together with the MSUB18 companion subbass cabinet, the GEO M12 is aimed primarily at the mid-size rental company, although its competitive p...
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7th January 2019

New Roland VR-1HD AV Streaming Mixer Makes it Easier than Ever

Roland, a leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments and professional video products, announces the VR-1HD – a mixer for dynamic multicamera broadcasting to bring your live streaming videos to life. With amazing picture quality and sound that outperforms videos live streamed from just a mobile phone or static webcam, the VR-1HD helps content creators engage with t...
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20th December 2018

Design Oasis Adds Theme Park Touch To Travis Scott’s Astroworld With CHAUVET Professional

Everyone remembers being a kid and wanting to go back on a rollercoaster for a second ride as soon as the first one ended. Most of the 40,000 fans who attended chart-topping rapper Travis Scott’s one-day theme-park inspired Astroworld Festival in November felt the same way. They’re going to get their wish, too. A week after the conclusion of the festival, which was a stop on Scott&rsqu...
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19th December 2018

New Names and Eco-friendly Packaging for JEM Fluids

As part of this launch, all 14 effect fluid types offered by Martin now feature new, more durable yet eco-friendly recyclable packaging, and new labelling with a colour-coded system to help identify between fluid types. While Martin fluid packaging and product names have changed, the legendary fluid formulas, relied on by live event professionals for the past 30 years, remain untouched. All fluids...
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19th December 2018

Diverse venue installs flexible Pioneer Pro Audio system

Sheaf St is the public area of Duke Studios, a hub of creative work spaces in Leeds in the UK and comprises a cafe, bar, event space and outdoor terrace. These spaces create a 400-capacity warehouse venue that can accommodate everything from live music and comedy to conferencing and dance music events. Whilst electronic music is something of a focus, it is by no means the only gig in town and Shea...
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18th December 2018

SGM Used at Diwali Festival of Lights

Diwali is the Hindu, Sikh, and Jain festival of lights, which symbolizes victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. The 2018 Diwali was celebrated with a huge event in the heart of London on November 7 with music, dance, workshops, foods, crafts, and, of course, plenty of lights from SGM Light. “The brief was to create something that was both visual and mem...
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17th December 2018

NEXO GEO S Line Array Flies Above the Ice

Sweden’s most northerly professional ice hockey team, Luleå HF, is enjoying new excitement at its home games, following the implementation of an impressive €4 million audio-visual experience at the Coop Norrbotten Arena.  A key part of this state-of-the-art package, installed by the Bright Group Sweden AB, is a high SPL NEXO GEO line array system. The 6,300-capacity sports an...
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14th December 2018

Over 360 CHAUVET Professional Fixtures Create Immersive “NightGarden” at Botanic Gardens

By day the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden outside Miami is alive with vibrant colour from the thousands of flowering plant species that bloom within its 83 acres. This holiday season, the world-renowned facility continues to glow even when the sun goes down, thanks to “NightGarden,” an illuminated walk-through exhibit produced by Kilburn Live that invites visitors to step into an en...
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13th December 2018

Allen & Heath Energises Church at Viera’s Modern Worship

Located in Melborne, Florida, Church at Viera holds four modern worship services in two different venues each week using Allen & Heath  dLive, GLD and SQ Series mixers for FOH and streaming broadcast and an ME-1 Personal Mixing System for monitoring. Production Director Eli Higginbotham, alongside Technical Director Brock West, leads Church at Viera’s production team. “We had ...
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12th December 2018

Saxophonist David Sanborn Counts on QSC TouchMix in the Studio and on the Stage

David Sanborn is considered the most influential saxophonist of the past two decades when it comes to the genres of modern pop, R&B, fusion and jazz.  The six-time Grammy Award winner initially took up the instrument while recovering from a childhood bout with polio, jammed with bluesman Albert King at only 14 years old, and played the iconic sax solo on David Bowie’s “Young A...
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11th December 2018

Sussex Events puts faith in Martin Audio WPC

Ever since starting out back in 2012, production company Sussex Events (SEL) had been running exclusively point source loudspeaker systems in its rental inventory. But by January 2017 popular demand was suggesting that it should switch its attention to a line array solution. “Our point source systems were starting to be pushed to their limits,” admitted co-founder Robert Watson. &ldquo...
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10th December 2018

RoscoLED® Tape Creates A Retro-Futuristic Setting For Arctic Monkeys

The rock band Arctic Monkeys recently completed their 2018 UK tour in support of their recent album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino. The tour seduced the crowds with a mix of the band’s popular songs and tracks off the new album that were combined with stage aesthetics that matched the music they were playing. Lighting Designer Paul Normandale installed our RoscoLED Tape VariWhite inside sev...
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6th December 2018

Dynacord brings power to Berlin Olympiastadion

Dynacord’s award-winning IPX amplifiers for fixed installations have made their world debut in one of Europe’s most significant stadium projects – the rejuvenation of the historic Berlin Olympiastadion.  Long known as one of the best-sounding stadiums in Germany, the historic location was outfitted in 2004 with an Electro-Voice system in time for the 2006 World Cup final. Af...
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4th December 2018

Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts Opts for RCF PA

Founded in the nineteenth century, Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts has it all – a rich history, a leading position among institutes of its kind, and a reputation for excellence in the performing arts. It offers more than 20 music, theatre and dance programs attended by over 900 students. The university recently put out a tender for a public address system to be installed in...
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3rd December 2018

Communitec Choose CDD for New London Gym Concept

Martin Audio’s signature Coaxial Differential Dispersion technology, which can be found in a wide range of venues across the globe, has migrated further—to an innovative gym concept in London’s Camden Town. Integration company Communitec, who have specified a Martin Audio CDD solution, were introduced to the MOVIN london project via interior designers Luks Design and Development,...
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