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Charlotte’s Central Church Adds Five Digico Consoles

Church media director praises SD5, in particular, for ease-of-use, meeting needs and price point

Elation LED Lighting Upgrade Enhances Worship at Michigan’s Ward Church

Four different worship styles in three different venues, all on the same campus

UE Pro Sound Guard Promises Ear Protection from Unplanned Sound Spikes

Ultimate Ears Pro continues dedication to safe listening, while improving sound quality

Sal “Chip” Sciacca Joins Group One Ltd. as US Technical Support for Digico

New York-based engineer brings 20 years of audio experience to new role

Draper TecVision Projection Screen Surfaces Now ISF-Certified

ISF-certified screens cannot affect the color of the image enough for the human eye to perceive.

Lighting Designer, Richard Pilbrow to Kickoff Educational Seminars at PLASA Focus: Orlando

Keynote entitled“Light and Theatre – 50 Years of Change” is presented by ElektraLite

The Rock Miami Church Gets Great Sound Right from the Start

Newly opened worship center had its Bose Professional sound system design integrated into the architectural planning

Creative Stage Lighting Launches Service and Repairs Department

CSL technicians are factory trained in High End Systems, VMB Pro Lifts, JB-lighting, Avolites, Vari-Lite, Martin, and Columbus McKinnon, and also offer repair and maintenance services on a wide selection of stage instruments.

Bread of Stone Mixes Recording and Ministry on the Road

Recording on the road - band outfits touring bus with Primacoustic.

dnp North America to Co-Host Certified Training Conference with Brawn Consulting

Producing the perfect image with projectors and screens, and edge blending technology

ElektraLite Dazers Foster Warmth At Oklahoma Church

LEDs praised for cost, output and available lensing right out of the box

PreSonus Adds 96 kHz HD Mode for StudioLive AI-series Mixers and Nimbit

New feature does not affect the number of recording and playback streams.

LDI 2014 Wrap-up

New and exciting products for churches from the premier US theatrical lighting show

Youth Served

Oregon Ministry Network Youth Convention lit by one of the youngest lighting designers around.

Yamaha Launches Next Generation Rivage PM10 Digital Mixing Console

The new flagship Rivage PM10 significantly increases the quality and versatility necessary in a live sound environment, while inheriting features from the renowned PM Series Consoles.

ArKaos Pro MediaMaster Added at Buckhead Church, Atlanta

Buckhead’s Lighting and Scenic Director, Jared Roman explains ArKaos Pro choice

Blackmagic Design Aims to Revolutionize the Visual Effects Industry with Fusion 7

Fusion 7 for Windows can be downloaded from the Blackmagic Design website now free of charge.

Digico Intro’s Wireless Mixing App for SD Series Consoles

App takes the existing feature set and presents it in a new way to take advantage of the extra screen.

Allen & Heath Adds iOS-based Wireless Personal Monitoring to Qu Series Mixers

Qu-You system supports up to seven users, and is designed to be super easy.

Sennheiser Encourages Microphone Owners to Petition to the FCC

Company Says FCC Should Retain Two Blocks of Clean UHF for Hypercritical Mics and Ear Monitors, and Mic Owners Should Receive Compensation As a Result of Spectrum Repacking

WorxAudio Technologies TrueLine X1i Line Array Brings Smiles to California Church

The evolving church of La Crescenta Presbyterian required an upgrade that projected both a high degree of speech intelligibility and solid music reproduction.

Westminster Presbyterian Church Selects WorxAudio Technologies M80i-P Install Line Array System

System chosen for its small footprint, exceptional sound quality, and self-powered feature

Oakmont Baptist Selects New Loudspeaker System from WorxAudio Technologies

Church in North Carolina that touches traditional and contemporary services upgrades its sound-reinforcement systems.

Small Church Experiences Big Improvements with New Projector

First Lutheran Church of Galion, Ohio, lights up sanctuary with Hitachi CP-WX8265 Projector

Jands Vista Lighting Console and Arkaos Media Server Training at LDI

A.C. Lighting will provide two full days of both introductory and advanced programming training sessions.


Chauvet Professional Intro’s LED Fixtures That Can Run Off Incandescent Dimming Systems

Each of the new fixtures has a built-in auto-sensor that determines which type of power the unit is receiving and instantly adjusts without requiring any action on the end-user’s part.

Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCCAM HD Camcorder

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

Mackie Introduces New DL32R Digital Live Sound Mixer with iPad Control

New system delivers complete wireless control of a powerful 32-channel digital mixing platform

Decksaver Covers Now Available For Presonus,  Behringer, and Allen & Heath Consoles

Impact-resistant Polycarbonite covers are designed to protect your investment

Blackmagic Design Announces Atem Switcher Software Update 6.1

New features include camera control for copying color settings across cameras, white balance display and synchronized fading of audio and video using fade to black.

DPA Microphones Brings d:screet Omnidirectional Miniature Necklace Microphone to WFX 2014

Mic can be mounted and removed quickly several times by untrained talent without assistance from sound expert --- which is often the case in Christmas productions.

Elite Screens to Show Innovative New Portable Video Projection Screens at WFX

The company says portable (free-standing) screens are providing innovative new solutions for use in church sanctuaries and stage productions.

Emmanuel Community Church Engages Worshipers with New Chauvet Lighting

Fort Wayne, Ind., church adds collection of 60 LED fixtures to update two service venues and keep lighting designs flexible.

Atlanta’s Buckhead Church Rocks Royer Lab’s R-121

Church audio director says warm, natural sound quality translates true sound of electric guitars

Ross Video Adds Features to Carbonite Production Switcher

Carbonite v10.0 new features include the ability to ‘fly’ any key source by utilizing Carbonite’s powerful DVE’s (including Chroma Keys).

Fairhaven Church ‘Future Proofs’ with LED Video Screen

Ohio church ensures decade of visual quality with versatile high resolution EPV Series video screen

Sound Devices Introduces Filesafe Into Rack-mounted Video and Audio Recorders

New Mission-Critical Technology Protects Video and Audio Recordings from Unintentional Drive Removal and Power Loss

Aviom Debut’s New Lower Priced Personal Monitor Mixer: The A320

The new A320 offers a 32-channel mix engineer and can be used to mix up to 16 mono or stereo channels and offers more precise mixing control and improved sound while preserving the simplicity of available on earlier models.

DPA Microphones Announces Competition—How Do You Wear Yours?

Company launches d:screet Necklace Microphone contest. The top 100 inventive applications for the mic will win.

Point Source Audio to Show New Lower-Cost Digigram Video Encoder at WFX

With flexible input options and compatibility with leading web streaming providers, this latest addition to Digigram’s encoder line is ideal for increasingly popular streaming applications for live video, live distribution of religious services, corporate, sporting, or news events; the creation of WebTV; and live education via e-learning.

Piksel Merges Legacy Brands into New Religious Division, Piksel Faith

Enables congregation growth online with powerful on-demand video and live streaming services

d&b audiotechnik Deploys Open Control Architecture (OCA)

Being an open public communications standard, the target is for a common language that all pro audio manufacturers can use.

ETC Purchases Vortek Rigging Division of Daktronics

All Vortek rigging products will be integrated into ETC’s rigging portfolio and operations will be consolidated with ETC’s primary manufacturing locations in Wisconsin by the year’s end.

Blackmagic Design Atem Camera Control Now Available

Now customers with ATEM production switchers can control their cameras via the SDI connection

Hall Research UH-1BTX Extender Certified by HDBase T Alliance

The UH-1BTX extends HDMI to 330 ft (100m) on a single Cat6 cable.

Yamaha Brings Nuage Road Tour and Nuendo Masterclass to SoCal

Get the latest news, tips and tricks in Nuendo, plus get hands on with Yamaha's Nuage, the dedicated, scalable, DAW control surface/recording mixer for Nuendo.

Tale of Two Churches and Blackmagic Design Video Installs

Florida's Now Church and Oahu's New Hope both complete full AV installations including Blackmagic Design creative video technology

Haivision Releases New Streaming Solution Suite for Multi-Site Churches

New Haivision Connect DVR service brings together multi-site churches with time-shifted multi-screen broadcasts

New Wave of Products and Features from Analog Way

The company introduced ten new products along with a great many new features to existing processors at the recent InfoComm Show.


Allen & Heath Launches Qu Upgrade With V1.5 Firmware Release

New V1.5 introduces DCA Groups, custom channel naming, flexible dSnake output patching, improved routing for studio recording applications, and additional MIDI control soft keys.

Radial Engineering to Acquire Jensen Transformers, Inc.

Jensen joins the Radial group of companies along with Reamp, Tonebone, Primacoustic and Hafler.

Canvas Church Brings Audio Clarity into New Home

Irvine, Calif., church tech pleasantly surprised with new StudioLive Active Integration system’s warmth

All-New Nimbit Makes it Easier to Spread the Word—and the Music

PreSonus' marketing and promotions platform for church use is streamlined, retooled, and more tightly integrated.

Top 5 Products for Churches from InfoComm 2014

The nearly 1,000 exhibitors displayed tens of thousands of products --- many of them hugely beneficial to church technical artists.

New FCC Report Reveals Clearer Intent

Unless your church is operating in the 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz bands, you will be affected.

Aviom Previews A360 Display at InfoComm 2014

iOS App to provide unique display information for Aviom A360 Personal Mixers

Presonus Adds Cascading to StudioLive AI Mixers

New feature set provides 64-channels, multitrack recording and networked remote control for under $8,000 U.S.

Sony Expands Line of Laser Projectors with New 7000 Lumen Model

Sony says its laser light source projectors offer unique capabilities that other technologies can’t, such as tilt angle free installation.

L-Acoustics Introduces K2 and Panflex Technologies

New line source with horizontal steering makes official North American debut at InfoComm

ADJ to Showcase Standout Products at InfoComm 2014

Lighting manufacturer to shine bright with LEDs to Pars and moving head fixtures.

Radial Takes On International Sales and Distribution for Jensen’s Iso-Max line

Iso-Max is a range of isolators that provide ground isolation and noise abatement for audio and video in broadcast, home theater and commercial AV integration.

Lubbock’s Church on the Rock Unified by Sound

New sound system brings active involvement to worship experience

Kramer Debuts K-Lock Pull-Resistant HDMI Cable Connector

K-Lock pull-resistant connector provides up to 15lbs (6.8kg) of retaining force.

The How-To Sound Workshops Head to SoCal in May 2014

Hands-On Sound Training Workshops for Houses of Worship May 17-25, 2014

Top 5 Products for Churches from NAB 2014

Top five products for churches were selected for their quality, innovation, ease of use and affordability.

Church Audio Console Chosen With Backs Turned

A diverse group of classical, rock and metal FOH engineers pick mixing console unanimously during blind shootout.

Allen & Heath Releases V1.4 Firmware for QU Series

Enables three types of user - Admin, Standard and Basic – with different levels of access

Texas Chapel Gets Help from Iconyx

Newly constructed church in Tyler, Texas, gets a helping hand making the sound as beautiful as the design.

Church Production Magazine to Webcast Live from NAB 2014

“The Evolution of IMAG” and “Streaming Solutions for Churches” will be the topic of webcasts taking place live from the exhibit hall floor at NAB 2014.

City Church In New Orleans Keeping it Fresh

New Chauvet LED video wall allows for frequent backdrop changes and saves on lighting

Immersive Lighting Environment for Celebration Church

Jacksonville Florida Church installs Chroma-Q Inspire House Lights

Chattanooga’s Calvary Chapel Chases Acoustical Challenge

Converted grocery store with square, hard barriers finds Varia the solution

Avolites To Host Free Weekly Training Webinars

Manufacturer to offer interactive sessions covering Titan Version 7 and Ai Media Server

Martin Audio Upgrade At Syracuse’s Most Holy Rosary Church

Martin Audio OmniLine replaces a huge custom central cluster point source system

Digico Announces 2014 Masters Series Tour Dates

Digital console maker publicizes first five locations of this year's hands-on training sessions

Digital Projection Launches Maintenance-Free 10,000 Lumen Laser Projector

By bypassing regular lamp replacement cycles, DPI says almost all costs related to the HighLite Laser projector are incurred at time of purchase.

Workflow and Creativity Collide at Boulder’s Crestview

Worship pastor of smaller church credits technology only the really big churches used to be able to afford.

Historic Dallas Church Sound System Keeps Classic Interior Intact

New sound system needed to answer both acoustical and architectural requirements

Elation LED Video Displays Support 1,000-Seat Southern California Church

LED's used for center, back-drop screen, as well as two side screens.

Cairo Acoustic Challenge in St. Therese Basilica

Soaring walls, marble floors, wooden pews, and 80-foot high dome ringed with windows create reflective audio obstacles Offers StreamVu Trial with Matrox Monarch HD Purchase

Equipment distributor offers churches that purchase a Matrox Monarch HD video streaming and recording appliance a free 30-day trial of StreamVu.

Mosaic Church Mixing in the Mall

Creating a rich and uplifting sound in a challenging environment

New Lighting Enhances Valparaiso University Chapel Of The Resurrection

Lighting upgrades come in time for chapel's annual holiday events

Extron Announces “A New Era for Control”

New Pro Series control products consists of 12 powerful hardware and software products working together to accommodate more elaborate AV system designs.

Pending FCC Decisions Cloud Wireless System Investments for Churches

For the church, theatre, sporting venue, touring musician, or other user of wireless microphones and related devices, there remains some uncertainty whether the frequency bands that you are now using or will be purchasing in the intermediate future will still be cleared for use in five or ten years.

Top Five Products for Churches from NAMM 2014

Our Church Production team of editors and contributors was bombarded with invitations for booth visits and press conferences, and our e-mail boxes overflowed with releases pleading for attention. Winnowing down the deserving candidates to five was an agonizing process with, frankly, some decisions bordering on a coin-toss.

Saddleback Linking Campuses Live Via Satellite

Commercial quality HD satellite broadcasting now within many church’s reach

Riedel RockNet 100 Digital Audio Network Installed at Mission Lutheran Church

New Riedel system is supplied and installed by Delicate Electronics of Camarillo, Calif.

QSC Audio Enters the Compact Digital Mixer Market With New TouchMix Series

Targeted squarely on the church market, the new digital mixers set offer advanced features and simple operation.

d & b Unveils New Column Loudspeakers

d&b's first column loudspeakers are designed for difficult acoustic and aesthetic environments.

Yamaha Announces Trade In, Trade Up Program For CL5 Consoles

Eligible customers will receive a $15,000 credit toward the purchase of a new Yamaha CL5

Mega Systems, Inc. Announces Mega Pro Training Sessions

Sessions to offer hands-on training and product demonstrations

Rose Brand Inc. Introduces New Fabric Finder ColorApp Website Application

Search church staging and theatrical fabric by color, type, width, opacity, sheen, price, flame retardancy, or any combination of the above.

Christie Lites Opens New York Office

Expansion establishes the company's fourteenth location for stage lighting and rigging rentals in North America

Kansas Church Expands Reach In Four Languages Using Sennheiser Tour Guide System

New standalone system operates independently of the main audio console.

New Harman HiQnet Audio Architect to Support Third-Party Controllers

“With the addition of third-party controller device support and other upgrades, we have significantly broadened the usefulness and functionality of the application,” says Adam Holladay, Market Manager, System Development and Integration Group.

Creative Stage Lighting to Distribute High End Systems’ Axon and Axon HD Media Servers

Axon media servers to become available to church A/V techs through CSL's extensive network of resellers

Speakers Serve Multi-Purpose

Minister of music says soloists and game announcers all sound great despite high reverb



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