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Mobile Beat

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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ADJ’s Next-level AV3 Video Panel Impresses with Higher Resolution 3.91 Pixel Pitch

May 19, 2017 by Mobile Beat
ADJ is pleased to announce that the brand new AV3 Video Panel is now shipping. Offering a tight pixel pitch of 3.91mm (0.25”) as well as bright output and high color contrast, the AV3 is the perfect LED video solution for situations where the panel may be viewed by an audience close-up. It also has an incredibly low price for such a product, opening LED video walls up to installations and productions for which they previously would have been out of budget. Building on the success of ADJ’s first LED video panel, the hugely successful AV6, this new product inherits many of the popular traits of the original model but allows a shorter effectiv... [read more]
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Algoriddim recognized as App Creator of the Year by Microsoft

May 19, 2017 by Mobile Beat
We are incredible honored to be recognised as App Creator of the Year by Microsoft. djay Pro's deep integration with the Windows platform delivers an immersive experience with low-latency audio, smooth graphics, and plug-and-play hardware support. djay Pro opens a new chapter for DJs on Windows as the first solution with native Spotify integration, and includes innovative features such as Surface Dial integration for a truly native Windows 10 experience. Thank you for your loyal support, we couldn't have done it without you! - For more information on read more]
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INTRODUCING STEAM™ Premium Atmospheric Effect Consumables with Unrivaled Chemistry

May 16, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Waukesha, WI. - Things are heating up in Wisconsin thanks to Blizzard Lighting’s brand new Steam™ series of superior fog and haze fluids! The Steam™ series features four premium atmospheric effect consumables for a wide variety of production and entertainment uses: Steam • Fg™, Steam • Hz™, Steam • Jt™, and Steam • Lo™. Each product in the Steam™ series remains clean, dry, and odorless with use and leaves little to no residue or contamination. Steam • Fg™ is Blizzard’s classic medium density fog fluid ideal for all fog fluid applications and boasts an incredible hang-time of up to 45 minutes. Steam • Hz™ is Blizzard... [read more]
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Plug the People into Your Lighting

May 16, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Due to make its DJ industry debut at MBLV21's Peavey DJ Takeover, the primary product from DJBands.com is designed to add excitement to your events by making the audience be part of the light show. Although this brief review will give you a good overview of DJ Bands, this definitely something you have to see in person to fully understand. So be in Las Vegas for the product roll out! While similar technology has been seen in the past, Geoff Carlisle of Jamm Entertainment has been working with manufacturers in China for the last nine months to get just the right product ready for the DJs in North America to use at their events. Adding the audience to your light s... [read more]
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Innovating in the Visual Arena

May 15, 2017 by Mobile Beat
With the release of the first ever Virtual Reality Photo Booth, LA Photo Party has once again proven itself as an innovator in the photo marketing and entertainment space. And during a recent visit to their new headquarters in Glendale, California, I got to see firsthand how the company’s exponential growth has resulted in a product line of photo booth hardware and software perfect for any DJ looking to use their photo booth operation to open the door to more high-paying corporate clients. LA Photo Party launched in 2007 and quickly began developing new photo concepts for parties and events. “I quickly realized that the industry hadn’t changed much in deca... [read more]
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A Word with Paul Oakenfold

May 9, 2017 by Mobile Beat
A quick chat with an industry icon... who you can meet if you come to Mobile Beat Las Vegas, March 13-16, 2017, at the Tropicana...
Ryan Burger: We’re at Casa de Oakenfold, I guess we’ll call it. Do you have a name for your wonderful place? Paul Oakenfold: I do. Stamford Bridge Recording Studios. And this is where all these films you see, all these posters on the wall, are films that I’ve worked on, either scored or done cues for. These are all the DJ a... [read more]
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COLORado 3 Solo From CHAUVET – Professional Excels In A Variety Of Roles

May 5, 2017 by Mobile Beat
The COLORado 3 Solo from CHAUVET Professional fills a wide range of roles in a lighting designer’s tool chest, thanks in part to its impressively wide (8⁰ to 45⁰) zoom range. The intense output from its three 40W RGBW engines, along with its full IP65-rated power and DMX connections, add even more to this LED fixture’s versatility.colorado-3-solo-front   “We developed the COLORado 3 Solo with the idea of offering our customers an affordable fixture that can perform multiple functions very well,” said Albert Chauvet, CEO of Chauvet. “This fixture is equally effective as an arena stage wash as it is for close-up camera wor... [read more]
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RCF Expands NXL Series with Launch of NXL44-A Line Source

May 4, 2017 by Mobile Beat
(Edison, New Jersey) RCF continues the expansion of their popular column array line source series with the NXL44-A. With the NXL44-A, RCF has provided a unique and powerful two-way line source, with the sound delivered from three 10” neodymium woofers and a 1.4” driver with 3“ voice coil on an asymmetrical waveguide. All are perfectly tuned to deliver remarkably uniform coverage and an extended frequency range. Precision controlled by an on-board DSP and driven by a two-channel digital amp, the NXL44-A delivers a very natural sounding response and provides high SPL for professional live sound reinforcement. The horn's design is asy... [read more]
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About Bose: A Brief DJ-Centric History

May 4, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Bose Corporation, founded in 1964 by Amar G. Bose, has many different divisions and specialty products, and holds patents for technology in home entertainment, automotive, military and many other areas; but when it comes to DJs, it's all about speakers and audio.
While in the consumer audio arena Bose is well known for its Wave radios and industry-leading noise cancelling headphones, the company has been recognized as a leader in the profe... [read more]
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Carvin: Sound, American-Style

May 3, 2017 by Mobile Beat
On a recent West Coast business trip I enjoyed a full tour of the Carvin headquarters, just outside of San Diego, CA. To put it mildly, I was impressed. I’ve done many tours like this, visiting manufacturers, distributors and dealers, and I always enjoy them. I like getting to know the people and the environments that they work in. Carvin is one of the very few music industry manufacturers who do almost all of their manufacturing in the USA, specifically in San Diego. The one small exception is some molded speaker cabinets, where just the cabinets are done overseas, then equi... [read more]