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FBT Speakers Outdoor Ice Rink

October 28, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Folsom, CA (October 2014) – When tasked to create an outdoor ice rink in beautiful, sunny southern California, audio professionals at Studio 33 (www.studio33.net) knew this would be a monumental undertaking for numerous reasons. On the audio front, loudspeakers had previously been mounted to the top of a skate changing station far removed from the rink itself, thus providing inadequate sound for skaters on the rink. Studio 33 confronted this challenge by truly thinking “outside” the box while literally going “inside” a box. The box in question is a custom fabricated covered metal shell, which is painted to look like a nutcracker. Each of these weatherproof boxes contains an FBT PromaxX10a (10” two way active loudspeaker) which provide excellent coverage and performance to the entire rink and surro... [read more]
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Chauvet DJ: Bringing a new dimension to MBLV presentations

October 28, 2014 by Mobile Beat
From the very first announcement,virtually every aspect of the 2015 Mobile Beat Las Vegas event has been promised to be a production like no other and now CHAUVET DJ will be a big part of it. According to trade show producer Michael Buonaccorso, "The 2015 event is adding a whole new magnitude to the way our information will be presented. Attendees expect an ocular experience in the Exhibit Hall, but we will be overwhelming them in a similar way when they walk in the room for seminars! Thanks to Chauvet DJ, this is going to be a show not to miss. One thing will be certain: This is LAS VEGAS!" "CHAUVET DJ loves any opportunity to exchange ideas and share learning with DJs. Mobile Beat has always been a great event for that. But now the Entertainment Experience is recreating how learning happens at trade s... [read more]
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Algoriddim Unveils djay 2 App for Android!

October 28, 2014 by Mobile Beat
(Munich, Germany) – October 28, 2014 - Algoriddim, the world leader in mobile DJ applications, today announced that its best-selling iOS app, djay 2, is now available on Android. djay 2 runs on all popular Android smartphones and tablets regardless of screen size and resolution, and delivers unprecedented low latency audio performance on the Android platform. djay, downloaded by over 15 million users on iOS, now turns any Android device into a full–featured DJ system. Seamlessly integrating with Spotify, djay 2 gives users direct access to mix millions of songs instantly. Whether a professional DJ using the app’s advanced MIDI capabilities or a beginner who simply loves to play with music, djay 2 offers the most intuitive yet powerful DJ experience on an Android device. For users who just want to ... [read more]
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ADJ Plans New Product Showcase & Live Learning Tour Ahead of the Busy Holiday Party Season

October 23, 2014 by Mobile Beat
ADJ Lighting has just announced three dates for their upcoming New Products Showcase and Live Learning Seminar events in the metro New York City area. The company will focus on new lighting and entertainment products that will help event producers, night clubs and DJs get the most out of their holiday parties. ADJ plans to hold these events at authorized resellers at the beginning of November, so event producers have time to incorporate ADJ’s latest technologies into their holiday party plans. On Tuesday, November 4th, ADJ will be at Musically Yours in Hackensack, New Jersey, then at Canal Sound & Light in downtown New York City on Wednesday, November 5th. The 3-day tour concludes at Music Trends in Levittown, NY on November 6th. Not only will people be able to see new products like the ADJ 5P Hex... [read more]
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Gobos On The Go – CHAUVET DJ Introduces EZgobo

October 23, 2014 by Mobile Beat
SUNRISE, FL – Now DJs and mobile entertainers can add the visual excitement and impact of gobos to any event even when power outlets aren’t readily accessible, thanks to the new EZgobo projector from CHAUVET DJ. Battery powered and wireless, the new LED product brings an unprecedented level of mobility to gobo projection. “Gobos are an important part of a mobile entertainer’s show, adding an extra element of personality and fun to any performance,” said Allan Reiss, senior product manager of CHAUVET DJ. “One of the really nice things about the EZgobo is that it gives you the flexibility to use gobos anywhere. It’s compact, so it’s great for tight spaces; it’s got a magnetic base so it can be attached to most metal surfaces, plus it has a scissor clip with an eye loop for easy attachment t... [read more]
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M-Audio Introduces Upgrades to their M-Track Audio Interfaces!

October 23, 2014 by Mobile Beat
unnamed-2Improved M-Track and M-Track Plus feature rugged all-metal chassis and studio–quality audio performance; M-Track Eight has expanded software suite Cumberland, RI (October 22, 2014)— M-Audio (m-audio.com), synonymous with innovative music production technology, today announced the introduction of improved versions of the company’s best-selling M-Track and M-Track Plus audio interface products and an expanded software suite for the M-Track Eight. These new products give songwriters the ability to participate in the world of computer-based recording with an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that boasts 24-bit studio-quality audio performance, along... [read more]
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ADJ Launch New VF Series Fog & Snow Machines In Time For The Busy Holiday Season

October 16, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Affordable ADJ VF Series Fog & Snow Machines Create Ideal Canvas for Exhilarating Effects ADJ understands that lighting effects are not the only things that make for a great lightshow; sometimes fixtures look even better when they’re cutting through a hazy mist of fog to create the kind of ethereal atmosphere to get them feeling festive. Or, it might be a simulated snow effect that helps them feel in the spirit of the holiday season. ADJ’s new series of VF fog and snow machines offers users excellent effects but with all the practical benefits of modern, forward-thinking technology. With fog and snow machines infamous for being temperamental, ADJ has set out to provide its customers with reliable, affordable machines which not only meet expectations but exceed them. Coming in a range of sizes, the ... [read more]
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The Secret Email Spam Problem No One Warns You About

October 15, 2014 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
Gmail Spam Folder What this wedding photographer was sharing horrified me. “Our email inquiries dropped. I thought we just needed to do more marketing,” he said. “Then we finally figured it out. The email notifications from the contact form on our website were going straight to our Spam folder. We’d been missing every single inquiry from our contact form...for the last two years!” How could this be possible? How could the our LEADS, the life blood of our wedding business, end up in the spam folder? It ... [read more]
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Jason Jani: DJing for DJs at a Mobile Beat Las Vegas

October 15, 2014 by Mobile Beat
At the upcoming Mobile Beat Las Vegas event (February 23-26, 2015), along with a totally new presentation approach, the daytime events will offer attendees yet another unique feature: a DJ playing for DJs. While Bill Hermann and Jason Jones serve as hosts for the entire week's educational and inspirational opportunities, DJ Jason Jani will add a unique performance element to each day’s presentation schedule.10351085_10202579554633757_6320953716510020841_n-2 “Mobile Beat has always been an incredible opportunity for professionals to come together and learn about things that they can apply to their events and their c... [read more]
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Destined For Star-dom! – CHAUVET DJ’s Scorpion Storm FX RGB Laser Launches – Hundreds Of Tri-Color Star-Like Beams For Out-Of-This-World Effect

October 14, 2014 by Mobile Beat
CHAUVETDJScorpionStormSUNRISE, Fla. – Reach for the stars and turn your next party or event into an out-of-this-world experience with CHAUVET DJ’s Scorpion Storm FX RGB tri-color laser effect. This easy-to-use compact laser emits hundreds of brilliant red, green and blue beams, creating a stunning star field effect that will make audiences feel like they’re traveling through outer space. When projected onto walls, ceilings or dance floors, the Scorpion Storm FX RGB’s multitude of beams and patterns spread out to 100°, transforming any venue into a celestial galaxy of multicolor lights. Colors change and beams move around the room v... [read more]
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ADJ Web Site 2014

New Look Online for ADJ

October 13, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Uniting lighting and audio products, ADJ’s new website offers sleek design, smart layout and engaging news content.ADJ Web Site 2014 ADJ has united its americandj.com and americanaudio.us websites and launched a sleek new site boasting a more intuitive layout, modern design and reams of engaging content. The new website went live earlier this month at a new URL: www.ADJ.com. The first key difference is that the new website has been made white, for a cool clean look. A scroller-header displaying images of the company’s latest products sits at the top of the homepage, making new products easily and instantly browsabl... [read more]