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CPM October 2014
Digital Mixing Consoles**LED Lighting Fixture Selection***Drum & Instrument Microphones
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Trickle-down Effect: High-end features make their way into projection systems for smaller churches

Demand brings once-high-end features to more cost-effective projectors, as a wider range of projector products are needed to address each new worship environment.

Get Great Gear! First Look: Audio-Technica BP894 Microset Cardioid Condenser Headworn Microphone

...sounds excellent, full, and natural—and provides sufficient level to fill the sanctuary without feedback and with gain to spare.

A Few Good Mics

Important considerations for mic'ing instruments, with a run down of promising options in a range of prices.

Proven Performers

A look at point-source loudspeakers for small and portable churches.

National Theater as Portable Church

Innovative technology choices streamline worship for a Massachusetts movable ministry.

Culture of Change

Ohio church uses temporary space as a testing ground for new technology, taking lessons learned into a dynamic new worship space.

Review: Canon FX205 High-Definition Camcorder

Packed with features, THIS baby brother to THE XF300/XF305 brings 1080p/60fps to the table.

Review: Roland VR-50HD Multi-Format AV Mixer

The most unique feature of the VR-50HD is the USB3 port. This allows the user to plug directly into the computer….

Review: Video Devices Pix 270i Network Connected Video Deck with Dante & MADI

PowerSafe circuitry is a feature that should be on every piece of production gear.

Review: Yamaha QL5 Digital Mixing Console

Churches will be hard-pressed to find a more capable mixer in this price range.

Christie Velvet LED Tiles

Christie expands its line of high-brightness tiled displays with the Christie Velvet line of built-to-order, high-resolution indoor LED panels.

Elite PrimeVision PolarStar-eFinity Projection Screen

Elite PrimeVision’s PolarStar-eFinity has an internal aluminum framework enclosed in a wrap-around material designed to create an edge-free projection screen.

Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCCAM HD Camcorder

Panasonic says the new AG-AC90A offers significant improvements over its predecessor, the AG-AC90.

Roland XS Multi-Format A/V Matrix Switcher Series

Roland’s new XS Series line of multi-format matrix switchers is designed for fixed installations requiring high-quality integrated video and audio conversion and switching.

Sony VPL-FHZ700L Laser Projector

The new VPL-FHZ700L from Sony is designed for large-venue commercial spaces.

DPA d:fine 66 and 88 Miniature Headset Mics

DPA Microphone’s new d:fine 66 and d:fine 88 Miniature Headset Microphones combine the company’s 4066 Omni and 4088 cardioid microphone capsules with features such as an advanced mount and flexible ear hooks.

Lab.Gruppen D Series Amplifiers

Lab.gruppen unveils the D Series, a new flagship installation-specific, four-channel DSP amplifier platform.

L-Acoustics K2 Line Source Array Loudspeaker

Following in the footsteps of the company’s successful K1 system for large stadium tours and outdoor festivals, L-Acoustics announces the new K2 line source array loudspeaker system featuring PanFlex technology.

Mackie SRM750 Dual 15-inch Powered Loudspeaker

Mackie’s new SRM750 features a powerful 1,600-watt amp platform paired with custom transducers housed within professional-grade, internally braced all-wood cabinets the company says is Built-Like-A-Tank.

Samson SXD Series Amplifiers

Samson’s new line of SXD power amplifiers combines high power with advanced DSP technology.

Apollo Design Avere 4UV LED Fixture

The Avere 4UV from Apollo Design Technology is a compact UV LED lighting fixture.

Chauvet ColoRado 2-Quad Zoom IP Wash

Indoors or outdoors, rain or shine, the ColoRado 2-Quad Zoom IP from Chauvet Professional is designed to light up stages and performers with intense, ultra-vibrant RGBW colors.

Elation Satura Spot LED Pro Moving Head

Elation Professional’s 300W Satura Spot LED Pro RGBW moving head is as bright as a traditional 575W discharge fixture, yet consumes half as much energy.

ETC Echo Lighting Control System

ETC says the new Unison Echo lighting control system is a sophisticated yet uncomplicated family of architectural-lighting solutions that can fit installations of any size and budget.

Mega-Lite Enlighten Lighting Control Software V4.47

The new version 4.47 of Mega-Lite’s Enlighten Lighting Control software.

BackTalk: Three Keys to Avoiding Christmas Chaos

The holiday season can be the most wonderful time of year. Unfortunately, it can also be the most stressful and frustrating times in a worship/creative arts ministry.

Selecting Lighting Fixtures in the Age of LED

The evolving technology behind the art of lighting design

Economical Pro: No It’s Not an Oxymoron

A sampling of digital audio consoles that offer professional power for modest budgets.

Six More Mixers for Less Dough

But wait, there's more! Sidebar to Economical Pro Performance

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