David Johnson

Everything's International
September has long been our international issue, but I'm beginning to think this might be our last one.
A Little Bit of SRO in ED
So, I've probably got two groups of people scratching their heads right now. The first are those readers of ED, saying what's that SRO logo doing on the cover? And the second are the readers of SRO, saying, what happened to my SRO, and why won't this ...
Surveying The Landscape: Reader Survey
A joint survey between LD, ED, and SRO gets a reader's view of a convergent industry
The C-Word Strikes Again
You're probably sick of hearing the word God knows I am. I speak today of what else but that dreaded word, convergence.
Surveying The Landscape: Reader Survey
We talk a lot about convergence in the pages of this magazine, quoting from top designers, manufacturers, distributors, technicians, and other industry luminaries about their views on the subject, not to mention getting on our own soapbox about it. But ...
Master Classes, Beautiful Master Classes
I like New York in June, how about you? If so, get thee to the Entertainment Design Master Classes!
Listening And Learning
USITT is often billed as the education show. To be sure, it's a terrific opportunity for students, teachers, and other educators to meet and share ideas. But I hope those who attend this important show don't think the only people they can learn from are ...
Product Of The Month: Yamaha PM5D Series
The Yamaha PM5D Series combines the advanced features and self-contained design of the DM2000 with the operating style of the PM1D. A simple “one box” design includes the mix engine, and 64 input channels (48 mono + four stereo analog inputs, four ...
Las Vegas: The New Broadway?
I was sitting in the Eugene O'Neill Theatre last month, watching the Broadway production of Good Vibrations, and I couldn't shake the feeling that I was somewhere else.
Product Of The Month: Wybron Nexera Series
What It Does: Nexera is an incandescent fixture with built-in patent pending dichroic CMY color mixing using three colored glass flags that can each be separately controlled up and down to combine any color in the spectrum. Each flag is controlled ...
A Graying Industry?
An industry leader whose opinion I have the highest respect for recently told me something from which I'm still reeling: “This is a graying industry.” Huh? Wha? To be fair, a little context is in order: we were discussing the schlep that everyone had to ...
Product News
AUDIO: DPA 4006-TL Microphone DPA has released the 4006-TL with a transformerless preamplifier and a standard 48V phantom power supply to achieve cleaner sound and increased sensitivity. The transformerless design of the 4006-TL removes the risk of ...
Product News
LIGHTING GAM Products SX4 Slide-In Trays The GAM Products SX4 Slide-In interchangeable trays converts ETC Source Four® Spotlights into a scenic projector or six-gobo changer, for 575W incandescent or HMI sources. The patented system offers a variety of ...
Recognizing Sound Products
I've been the editor of this magazine for (oh, mercy, can it really be true?) nine years now, and we've been picking our annual Products of the Year
Product News
Lectrosonics introduced the TM400, a new wireless system designed for sound system test and measurement.

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