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The FS7 II is one of the best options available to church film teams looking for a camera that can switch-hit between cinema and documentary-style applications. more

Aug 24, 2017 4:47 PM Gear

Besides great sound, the little things stand out—like the locking AC plug, dual pole mounts and the ergonomic handle.  For our reviewer, the hardest part of testing these speakers was returning them. more

Aug 23, 2017 4:37 PM Gear

This new affordable ellipsoidal is very bright, and the CRI rating of 95 should satisfy nearly any church doing video capture. more

Jul 17, 2017 2:26 PM Gear

One especially alluring finding for churches: The intuitive control surface and user-friendly menu system make the VR-4HD great for volunteer operators. more

Jun 19, 2017 12:46 PM Gear

The Mevo is simple, with only a single button, one USB port and a micro SD slot. Yet it wirelessly connects to an iPhone and can use a 4G network to stream. more

May 19, 2017 7:03 PM Gear

More than a mere upgrade, this camera is designed to compete directly with the best digital cinema imagers on the market today. more

May 19, 2017 6:49 PM Gear

"As a long-time audio tech, it’s rare I use or test a product that really surprises me." more

May 18, 2017 4:11 PM Gear

On the feature side, the parfocal MK18-55 T2.9 Cine Lens is designed to resolve cinema-quality 4K imagery. And that’s just getting started. more

Apr 3, 2017 9:08 PM Gear

They’re solidly built, performed quite well in our evaluation and appear to be priced with a bullseye on small- and medium-sized churches. more

Apr 3, 2017 8:57 PM Gear

Digico’s down-market venture continues with the new S31 which has a colorful, intuitive interface, great flexibility, and support for a wide array of digital audio networking protocols. It was a pleasure to test, and sounds great too. more

Mar 3, 2017 8:07 PM Gear

Several standouts of this solid fixture: a large frosted lens with excellent optics, an enviable pallet of strobes, and a price that’s right for churches. more

Jan 26, 2017 6:45 PM Gear

Compared to TouchMix-8 and TouchMix-16, TouchMix-30 offers more inputs and outputs, more effects, more processing, more flexibility, and more control. more

Jan 18, 2017 3:39 PM Gear

This affordable projector sells for what a single NEC, Epson or Barco lens can go for. It could be the deal of the year for all but the largest houses of worship. more

Dec 1, 2016 6:11 PM Gear

Designed for ultra-long throws, the new ULT-Series loudspeakers were developed by WorxAudio, the commercial loudspeaker division of PreSonus. No matter what we threw at these new speakers, they sounded great. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:57 PM Gear

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. more

Nov 30, 2016 8:35 PM Gear 2 Comments

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

Nov 7, 2016 9:43 PM Gear

This 100-watt blue laser projector has a light source rated to last 20,000 hours—or roughly 25 years if it’s used for 15 hours a week. In other words, except for its air filter, which will require periodic cleaning, it’s a maintenance-free projec... more

Nov 7, 2016 9:35 PM Gear

Underneath the conventional looking black LX-MU800Z lies a radical rethinking of how projectors operate. It’s practical, too, running on either 110- or 220-volt power—and you can install it at any angle. more

Oct 6, 2016 8:36 PM Gear

The Ikon Profile has an impressive amount of brightness for such a small fixture, CPM’s reviewer finds. And with no gobo or filter in place, it puts out an impactful beam of white light. more

Oct 6, 2016 8:27 PM Gear

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

Aug 18, 2016 11:19 PM Gear

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