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Zylight F8-200 2K LED Fresnel

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Zylight F8-200 2K LED FresnelZylight's F8-200 LED Fresnel is designed for location shoots or studio installations. It is to be featured at at IBC2015 (Stand 11.E38), which runs Sept. 11-15 at RAI Amsterdam.

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LD Giovanni Pinna Discusses Lighting Vasco Rossi with Clay Paky Fixtures

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LD Giovanni Pinna Discusses Lighting Vasco Rossi with Clay Paky FixturesBERGAMO, Italy – Clay Paky relayed comments made by LD Giovanni Pinna, who has lit Giovanni Pinna since 1991. Clay Paky fixtures accounted for more than 25 percent of the total number of moving lights in use for Pinna's concerts this year. The rig included Clay Paky Sharpy spotlights (54), Sharpy Wash 330s (50) and Alpha Beam 1500s (24).

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Enter Shikari Tours Europe with Ayrton MagicBlade-R Fixtures

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Enter Shikari Tours Europe with Ayrton MagicBlade-R Fixtures. Photo of the band at the Download Festival in Leicestershire, U.K. by Justine Trickett.LEICESTERSHIRE, U.K. —LD Steve Bewley is the first to tour the UK and Europe with Ayrton MagicBlade-R fixtures, using over 100 units for British rock-band, Enter Shikari, in support of their new album, The Mindsweep. Bewley has truss-mounted 84 MagicBlade-R fixtures behind the band in a curved wall which splits horizontally to adapt his design to fit any size of venue. The band is pictured here at the Download Festival, held in Leicestershire, U.K. in June.

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Lights Camera Action Hires Spencer Newbury

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Lights, Camera, Action named Spencer Newbury International Business Development Manager. Newbury, pictured here, left, has 25 years experience as a lighting technician. In the last seven years, he developed business for Litepanels in the EMEA and APAC Regions. With him, pictured right, is Nick Shapley, Managing Director, LCA. GREENFORD, Middlesex, UK - Lights, Camera, Action named Spencer Newbury International Business Development Manager. Newbury, pictured here, left, has 25 years experience as a lighting technician. In the last seven years, he developed business for Litepanels in the EMEA and APAC Regions. With him, pictured right, is Nick Shapley, Managing Director, LCA.

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B:LINK Network From Timecode Systems

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B:LINK Network From Timecode SystemsTimecode Systems Ltd.'s B:LINK is a new RF network that augments the company's tools for wireless timecode-sharing. 

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VER Adds Gabe Nahshon to Sales/Project Management Team

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Gabe NahshonSAN FRANCISCO — VER named Gabe Nahshon Outside Sales Representative/Project Manager. Nahshon, who will be involved with the company’s lighting, video and audio support for a variety of projects, will be based at VER’s San Francisco location. Prior to joining VER, Nahshon spent six years with Delicate Production’s Northern California location. Add a comment

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Video of the Week: Chauvet Rogue at Frankfurt

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Riedel Gear Supports Singapore's 28th SEA Games

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Riedel Gear Supports Singapore's 28th SEA Games. Pictured here, the closing ceremony.SINGAPORE — Singapore hosted the 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) June 5-16 in conjunction with the republic's 50th year of independence, using Riedel Communications' Artist digital matrix intercom system and Acrobat digital wireless intercom system for the event's opening and closing ceremonies.

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2015 Parnelli Nominations End, Voting to Begin Soon

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Parnelli Voting to Begin Soon!LAS VEGAS — On Aug. 31, the nomination phase of the 2015 Parnelli Awards ended, and the final Parnelli Ballot for the 2015 Awards gala is now being finalized. When complete (no later than early next week), the 2015 Parnelli Ballot be posted online. PLSN readers will be alerted by email that voting has begun in next week's newsletter. An email blast with instructions on how readers can enter their subscriber number and vote will follow. Every vote counts!

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Smashing Pumpkins' "The End Times” Tour Features Philips VL4000 spots

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For the Smashing Pumpkins 'The End Times' tour, LD Lawrence Upton used Vari-Lite VL4000 spots. Photo courtesy Smashing Pumpkins.CONCORD, CA - When “The End Times” tour kicked-off at the Concord Pavilion in California, it was the first official tour for the Smashing Pumpkins following the release of their latest album Monuments To An Elegy. As the longtime tour lighting designer, Lawrence Upton of UV Lighting was once again designing the lighting rig for the alternative rock band, and the co-headlining line-up with Marilyn Manson presented a unique set of challenges. So working with tour lighting provider DPS, Upton created a festival-type lighting rig complete with 24 VL4000 Spot luminaires from Philips Vari-Lite to give himself the creative freedom needed to surpass those challenges.

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