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Fluid products company hazebase is expanding into USA, Canada, Mexico and other markets. Read more

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New design technologies make more creativity possible in church production than ever before Read more

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Rack mount unit is designed for monitoring 3-Phase power for portable or installed uses Read more

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In the same way body language has a profound effect on what’s being communicated between humans, so too does the visual element of any worship space. And the only way to become cognizant of this fact is to pay attention and ask better questions. Read more

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Voiced in English and Spanish, tools teach stage operatives the safest way to operate telescopic and front loading lifters. Read more

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Simple, safe, volunteer-friendly stage design can take some trial and error to achieve. Or you can learn from someone else's mistakes. Read on to discover a church staging expert's best advice. Read more

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Often taken for granted, truss is a vital structural, as well as visual element in your stage designs. We offer some ideas, clarity and direction on this critical staging component. Read more

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Access—to racks, to wiring, to devices, to consumables like lamps—is too often not part of the conversation during the systems design stages. Putting that concern earlier in the discussion can reap significant rewards later for your tech staff. Read more

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The affordable FlyPipe lets churches hang lighting fixtures, projection screens, and other overhead theatrical devices from the floor, and then remotely raise them high above the stage. Read more

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How to determine when professional help is required -- and why. Read more

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Lightweight solution to overhead hanging positions for lighting, AV and soft goods. Read more

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Rigging is an art--delivering beauty and engagement on one hand, and danger on the other. A CPM contributor shares a one-on-one interview with a renowned secular stage production rigger, gleaning smart advice for those in the church setting. Read more

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Sometimes smartphones get a bad rap, but they may be one of the most convenient tools at a church tech's disposal. Case in point: here are seven apps that are as vitally useful for worship systems design as they are affordable. Read more

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The key to creating effective stage designs on a budget is to use your imagination. Simplicity and honesty are usually much more effective than the most expensive stage set. Read more

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For the church tech, USITT (Louisville, March 20-23, 2019) offers growing showcase of exciting new products that will enable your church to do world-class production. Make sure to check out the hot new technology from these manufacturers: Read more

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Everybody knows the importance of safety on the job. But it can oftentimes be overlooked by small teams who are rushed to set up an entire church--sound, video, chairs--in just a couple of hours. Read more

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When you're outside your worship space, grab a pen and paper and make a list of everything you can think of that's hanging over head. Then walk into the sanctuary and look up. Did you miss anything? Odds are you did. Read more

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Regardless of the size of your Christmas production, successful stage designs require creativity, planning and effective collaboration. Here's how three church teams get it done. Read more

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Two ADJ Road Tour dates remain for 2018 highlighting latest lighting, audio and video technologies debuted at LDI 2018. Read more

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Two-day symposium includes a variety of technical and workplace related sessions, as well as opportunities for ETCP education renewal credits for re-certification Read more

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