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"Being self-contained, the enhanced guitar sound can be shared with an intimate group in the living room, a small chapel or hall, or even outdoors." Read more

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Loaded with features missing on intercoms costing much more, the new MARS T1000 offers exceptional value for small and medium sized church productions. Read more

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The latest iteration of the Bolero wireless intercom from Riedel shatters our expectations and features a number of clever options we had never even considered in an intercom system. A bottle opener? Yes, indeed. Read more

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At $8,500 with the standard lens, the WUX7000Z costs what the typical lamp-based projector would have just a few years ago. The bonus is its longevity and low operating expenses. Read more

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NX2 is a self-contained control desk with a large touch-screen display and full playback/programming hardware control surface. Read more

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The tiny, durable cardioid condenser headset offers superior sound quality, CPM’s reviewer notes, while remaining virtually undetectable. Even its 1.2mm cable is a powerhouse. Read more

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The MV51 does not feel like a first-generation product. A great deal of thought and intentionality have gone into the build quality, resulting in a portable recording solution designed to provide studio quality wherever inspiration strikes. Read more

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A notable feature of the 3000 Series is the ability to set a backup frequency, either manually or via group/channel, and assign it to the function button on the transmitter. Read more

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Once at location “you simply pull the mixer off the back, plug the speakers into the mixer, and plug the mixer into the wall.” Even the necessary cabling is provided. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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The Z100 is a solid, well-built lighting fixture with professional five-pin DMX connections.  It is easy to configure and offers impressive brightness for the price. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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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. Read more

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