From the mega front-of-house console to the mini-spot, every designer has his or her favorite piece of gear, that one item of equipment they refuse to design without. We asked a few of the top lighting and sound designers to pick their most important piece of gear released in the last five years. Their widely varied responses are below. Lighting Designers Patrick Dierson MA Lighting's grandMA PocketPC Wireless Remote. I've sworn to never do another show without this piece of gear ever ...

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