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In a nutshell, Elation’s Fuze PAR Z175 is a COB-based LED wash fixture with RGB color-mixing capability, zoomable lensing, and strobe capabilities. One of its standout features: brightness. more

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The church-affordable camera boasts a signal-to-noise ratio of -60 dB as well as high light sensitivity, making it good for low-light shooting. more

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For just $2,995, you get a very capable package that won’t confound your volunteers while delivering remarkable quality video. more

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Add a couple of touch screens to the Ion Xe and you'll have a very powerful lighting control system for around $10,000. more

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Churches doing IMAG, TV broadcasting and webcasting now have a truly affordable option for professional video capture. Designed for studio and field work, both HD and UHD can be captured and output, helping future-proof a production workflow. more

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How new technologies are improving intelligent fixture design and helping bolster your budget more

Experts tell us old theatre tricks are getting lost in all the new technology out there. Here are low-tech ways of achieving new looks. more

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Simple doesn't have to mean boring. Lighting support for a quiet service can often be more challenging than going all-out for a rock concert. more

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Light needs to shine on something, and so stage design is as important to lighting as the lighting equipment itself. Here, veteran church techs share insights into making stages shine this season. more

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"The fixture dims quite smoothly with no perceived flickering," CPM’s reviewer reports. more

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It’s easy to feel like a kid in a candy store when it comes time to get new gear. Here, industry experts share must-read tips on selecting an audio mixer just right for small or portable churches. more

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Will your lighting choices elevate services to a new high—or take them down to a new low? more

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Does black light have a place in church production? Black light effects can add dramatic looks for special holidays and events. CPM’s reviewer put Apollo Designs’ Avid Labs Avere 4UV LED fixture through its paces. more

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Our writer queried top manufacturers to provide an inside look at how the latest advances in LED lighting technology are improving quality—and dropping prices. more

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Avoid the Christmas rush by dealing with maintenance, staffing and communications plans now. more

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Some of the newest features in the projector market can make the handiwork of the church tech—and the look of worship services—infinitely better and more professional. CPM offers a line up of leading manufacturers’ latest offerings. more

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An LED color-changing wash fixture with adjustable beam width, the Osram Kreios Fresnel is similar in size to a traditional Fresnel, but a bit longer and heftier, weighing about 10 pounds. CPM’s reviewer finds it a worthy tool of interest for smal... more

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Why would you need a separate set of lenses to shoot video on your DSLR? more

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Right-angle camera mounts can easily cost $500. Here's how to build one for less than $100. more

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CPM’s reviewer was immediately impressed with the light output of this little fixture—even in broad daylight.” Add in excellent color capabilities and a reasonable list price and you’ve got a recipe for success in the church market. more

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