Meyer Sound has provided a monitoring system for its self-powered loudspeakers (Remote Monitoring System) for many years. It’s never been the easiest system to incorporate in a design, but it has offered control and diagnostic information about how your amplifiers (in the self-powered speakers, often high in the air) were behaving.
Behringer’s X32 digital console manages to pack an impressive set of features into a good sounding and affordable package....with 32 mic preamps, 16 outputs and so much more... and costs only $3,000, it’s hard to look the other way for too long.
Since 2005, Aviom has conquered the personal monitoring market. The A-16II Personal Mixer and the Pro16 A-Net network have become standards for personal audio monitoring. Now the company introduces the A360 Personal Mixer.
Cadac slipped into analog oblivion for a while as digital consoles became the go-to choice, but the company came back last year with what looks to be a very smart digital console: the CDC eight series.
Technical directors and prop masters live and die by their "Bag-O-Tricks." No matter how complicated the show is, there are usually one or two items that a resourceful technician can pull and/or modify from stock....More
Production and lighting designers Steve Lieberman and Seth Jackson discuss how to create engaging environments that suit the needs of the client; dealing with artists’ riders; fiscal responsibilities of a designer; and scaling creative from small festivals to massives....More