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This is the general editors account for Mobile Beat Magazine and Website. Who reads Mobile Beat online and in print and attends Mobile Beat events? DJs, VJs and KJs to start with, especially those who own and operate mobile entertainment services. They provide music, video, lighting and a myriad other entertainment choices for corporate events, wedding receptions, dances and innumerable other gatherings.




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The International Excursions Cocktail Hour (Volume 2)

April 25, 2017 by Mobile Beat
In this 85th installment of the wedding cocktail hour series, we’ve brushed off our passports to explore exotic musical offerings from abroad.  The inspiration for this playlist was the song “Tuyo” – a sultry tango and the opening track from Netflix series “Narcos” that explores the life and times of Pablo Escobar.  The playlist expanded from this selection to feature other South American artists from Colombia, Argentina and Brazil.  Then we embark on side trips to France, the Caribbean and finishing in Mother Africa. Representative artists include the Buena Vista Social Club, Federico Aubele, Juanes, Carlos Vives, Celia Cruz, Beres Hammond, Manu Dibango and Femi Kuti.  This playlist is designed to impart a tropical beach feel.read more]
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CS1000: The next generation of Vertus available from FBT!

April 24, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Created as a no-compromise choice for both live performers and installers, the VERTUS CS1000 compact line array combines maximum performance with a modular, scalable approach. Its lightweight but sturdy construction blended with FBT’s distinctive engineering and elegance has delivered a system that can be deployed on stage within minutes, or discreetly integrated into the most delicate of decors to provide high-quality sound and controlled directivity. A bi-amplified design, the system comprises a long excursion 12” bass reflex subwoofer and a passive mounted satellite, linked via a Neutrik SPEAKON connector and equipped with six full-range neodymium 3” dr... [read more]
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ADJ Release Flexible & Powerful LED Hybrid Moving Head with Beam, Spot & Wash In One Fixture

April 24, 2017 by Mobile Beat
ADJ is pleased to announce the release of its highly-anticipated Vizi BSW 300 moving head. This unique and innovative fixture offers hybrid output – functioning interchangeably as a beam, spot or wash effect – as well as an incredibly powerful 300W LED light-source and a host of professional features to help aid creative lighting design professional. Sitting at the top of ADJ’s growing range of professional lighting products, the Vizi BSW 300 is the company’s most powerful LED moving head fixture to date. It boasts a specially-designed and phenomenally bright 300W white-light LED engine, which means that its output is sufficient for most large venues and event productions. This means that the advantages of LED – low power-draw and extremely long lamp life – are now available in situations where... [read more]
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VocoPro Launches World’s First Battery-Powered PA System with Onboard LED Video Projector

April 18, 2017 by Mobile Beat
LOS ANGELES, Calif. April 13, 2017—For DJ and karaoke events on the go, audio leader VocoPro today announced its new K-CAST product, the world’s first battery-powered PA system with onboard LED video projector. For more information, please visit www.vocopro.com. The K-Cast’s portable PA system has a 12 inch woofer and horn tweeter pumping out 120 watts of power. The back panel sports an LED projector, a guitar input jack, as well as the controls for the two included wireless microphones. The LED projector can produce an image from 60–200 inches and is capable of displaying HD video when used with an HDMI conn... [read more]
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ADJ Expands Vizi Range of Professional Moving Heads with Two New Wash Fixtures

April 18, 2017 by Mobile Beat
ADJ has expanded its Vizi Series of professional moving head fixtures with the introduction of the 105W Vizi Hex Wash7 and the 280W Vizi Q Wash7. Both these powerful wash units offer WiFLY wireless DMX and motorized zoom, allowing them to create tight beams for mid-air effects as well as wide washes for illuminating stages. Powered by seven incredibly potent 40W quad-color (RGBW) LEDs, the Vizi Q Wash7 produces a huge amount of light output. It’s red, blue, and green LED elements allow for full color mixing, while its white component also means that stark white illumination can be achieved when required. With a combined LED output of 280W, this is an extremely powerful fixture ideally suited to installation in big venues as well as for touring and large-scale one-off events.read more]
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QSC Introduces K.2 Series Loudspeakers – Highly Anticipated Next-Generation of Global Best-Seller Offers Significant Feature Upgrades

April 17, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Costa Mesa, CA (April 17, 2017) – QSC, LLC is pleased to introduce the K.2 Series, the highly anticipated next generation of the company’s global best-selling K Family line of powered loudspeakers. The new K.2 Series, which is comprised of the 8-inch K8.2, 10-inch K10.2 and 12-inch K12.2 full-range loudspeakers, offers a number of significant feature upgrades, establishing an entirely new standard in powered loudspeaker technology. QSC is also announcing the introduction of the KS212C, a first-in-class, single-box powered cardioid subwoofer.read more]
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Award-Winning djay Pro App Arrives on Windows 10, Integrating Spotify and Fully Leveraging Microsoft Surface Studio

April 11, 2017 by Mobile Beat
(MUNICH, Germany) – April 10, 2017 - Algoriddim, creators of the world’s best selling DJ app with over 30 million downloads, today released djay Pro for Windows. The acclaimed DJ software has been recreated from the ground up for Windows 10, specifically leveraging the unique capabilities of the Microsoft Surface lineup. djay Pro delivers a unique experience that bridges desktop and touch interaction while seamlessly integrating with iTunes and Spotify, allowing users to mix millions of songs instantly. “We’re thrilled... [read more]
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V-MODA Unveils ‘Crossfade 2’ Wireless Headphones

March 28, 2017 by Mobile Beat

Next-generation performance in analog cabled or Bluetooth modes, plus new colors and CliqFold mechanism

Milano – March 28, 2017V-MODA, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s finest high-fidelity audio devices, unveils Crossfade 2 Wireless Over-Ear headphones. Building on the success of V-MODA’s original Crossfade M-100 and Wireless headphones that have won 29 editors’ choice and best headphones awards, the new model raises the bar in sound quality with Hi-Res Audio certification, larger cushions, new colors, longer battery life and the iconic CliqFold™ design. “V-MODA’s Crossfade headphones are the epitome of versatility,” sa... [read more]
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Chauvet Grand Premiere Celebrates New Facility In Mexico

March 22, 2017 by Mobile Beat
LERMA, MEXICO – (For Immediate Release) – Chauvet Mexico had a lot to be happy about when it celebrated the grand premiere of its new office, warehouse, service center and showroom facility recently. The company has been busy meeting the rapidly increasing demand for its products among dealers and rental houses. Albert Chauvet, CEO of Chauvet, expressed his gratitude for these accomplishments to Carlos Zamora de Martino, General Manager of Chauvet Mexico, and the entire Chauvet team at the ceremony. “The hard work, enthusiasm and talent that so many people have devoted to Chauvet... [read more]
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Slidecaster v2 is now available – cheaper and more power!

March 21, 2017 by Mobile Beat
SLIDECASTER v2 is now available! We have re-worked the subscription model and added in the ability for you to control how long a slide displays. The subscription model is so inexpensive now, giving you the opportunity to make tons more money!!
• Newest photo shows instantly in the slideshow • Ability to choose how many photos display in slideshow (via desktop software or remote app) • Ability to choose how long the photos display • Remotely remove photos from slideshow via Iphone/Ipad app • Stable and easy software
Only $60 per year for unlimited use or $10 for 1 month. 7 Days trial for the annual subscription... [read more]