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The compact VidiU Go features both SDI and HDMI input connections, allowing it to utilize signals from the vast majority of digital video cameras, video-capable DSLR and mirrorless stills cameras, and video switchers on the market. Read more

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There are situations where a full-sized video switcher is overkill, and the V-02HD video mixer is designed to be a good option for those instances. Its small footprint and simplified set of controls make it an ideal option for church podcasting. Read more

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An 8.5-pound, LED-powered fixture with RGBW color mixing, the Z120 draws a little under an amp of power. CPM's reviewer finds it to be impressively bright, easy to set up and configure, and flicker-free on camera at any shutter speed. Read more

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With a battery-powered transmitter and receiver, this new system opens up new possibilities. Both modules can operate up to five hours on a single charge and you can switch between multiple transmitters with one receiver. Read more

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The speed of the robotic VC-A50P is impressive, our reviewer finds. Switching between presets, the camera flies to the next shot in a little less than a second. Read more

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Like a two-way speaker with a woofer and tweeter, the sonically detailed C-100 microphone uses two diaphragms of different sizes. The smaller diaphragm extends to 50 kHz, while the larger handles lower frequencies. Read more

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The 7.5-pound Z100 fixture features a 100W COB LED light engine, beam angles of 9-30 degrees with detents at nine, 15, 20, 25 and 30 degrees, a five-pin DMX in and through, and PowerCon AC power in and through. Read more

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The Core by DPA technology results in up to a 14 dB increase in dynamic range before noticeable distortion, and an overall increase in the perceived transparency of the audio signal, CPM's reviewer finds. Read more

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Tablet-based mixer is designed for relatively simple applications with modest I/O counts and no audio-over-IP. It’s an interesting approach to mixing that doesn’t require an app. The tablet connects directly to the digital interface via WiFi. Read more

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If you’re working in a difficult RF environment with many wireless microphone channels, this system is hard to beat. Axient Digital is not a middle-of-the-road solution. Yet for critical situations, it’s the way to go. Read more

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…the directivity provided by its cardioid pattern provides nicely controlled low end. Read more

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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. Read more

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With nearly twice the output of a traditional 500W Par64 lighting fixture, the new LED Retrofit from OnSiteLED could be a wise investment for churches. It offers lower maintenance costs due to a longer expected lifespan and consumes one-tenth as much Read more

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

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Laptops aren’t built for it, but the tiny AJA U-Tap, smaller than a cell phone, solves the problem of how to capture SDI or HDMI video. Perhaps best of all, it's USB-powered and weighs less than a third of a pound. Read more

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We found the ATH-E70 ideal for singers, guitar players, or even drummers. And the build quality should mean they deliver many productive years for your ministry. Read more

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KRK’s Rokit series is affordable enough for even the most modest of buyers, with the smallest speakers in the line costing less than $300 per pair. That “baby” of the line—the four-inch Rokit4—is the focus of this review. Read more

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Historical church uses Small Tree’s TitaniumZ-8 as media server to store and access video footage of events throughout the year Read more

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Point Source Audio is out to change expectations with its new CM-i3 intercom headset, potentially redefining the category. The super-lightweight design features ear buds that can block out -25 dB of background noise. Read more

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