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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 Launches Four Brand New Products At InfoComm 2018

June 21, 2018 by Mobile Beat
Earlier this month – June 6 thru 8 – the pro-AV industry descended on Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual InfoComm tradeshow. The ADJ booth was busy from start to finish, attracting AV professionals from a wide variety of disciplines who were keen to see the company’s continually-expanding range of lighting, video and effects equipment in the flesh. They weren’t disappointed, as ADJ used the show to exclusively launch four brand new products including the company’s highest resolution LED panel to date and most compact LED-powered Fresnel fixture. When ADJ debuted the first AV Series LED video panel three years ago, the company disrupted the market by offering an effective and reliable product that sat at a previously unheard-of price point. Since then the range has expanded to include multiple LED v... [read more]
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ADJ’s New IP65 Rated LED HEX Pars Offer More Colors in More Places

June 20, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ is pleased to announce the expansion of its popular HEX series of LED pars with the introduction of three durable new fixtures that all feature a tough weatherproof casing design. The 7P HEX IP, 12P HEX IP and 18P HEX IP combine the wide color palette of HEX LEDs with the flexibility of a robust all-weather IP65 rated casing to create truly versatile professional wash fixtures. Each of the new pars feature powerful 12-Watt hex color RGBAW+UV (red, green, blue, amber, white + UV) LEDs which allow for a huge gamut of colors to be created. These include both cool and warm white, for stage illumination, as well as UV-infused hot pink, lime green and electric blue. The inclusion of the UV element also means that the fixture can create the classic ‘black light’ effect that causes white and neon-colored s... [read more]
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Josh Yawn to host MBLV23!

June 20, 2018 by Mobile Beat
Josh Yawn is known to MBLV audiences for his popular seminars at Mobile Beat conferences and tours, as well as being the author of the wildly successful book "Hosting For DJs." "Josh's relationship with Mobile Beat has spanned well over a decade, and we've had our eye on him to host for a while now," says Ryan Burger of Mobile Beat. "I began my career as a DJ over 15 years ago learning from Mobile Beat.  To go from that to presenting seminars was amazing, but to now be asked to host is an incredible honor," says Josh. Josh brings along television icon Marc Summers as keynote, known for the smash hits "Double Dare" and "Unwrapped." Marc's incredible career goes beyond hosting and producing, with many experiences and words of wisdom to pass on to the live entertainer.  Marc also wrote the foreword... [read more]
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Smooth Transition: Meet the DDJ-SX3 – upgraded performance DJ controller for Serato DJ Pro with expanded connectivity

May 31, 2018 by Mobile Beat
(TORRANCE, CA) 31st May 2018: We’ve upgraded one of our popular DJ controllers to create the 4-channel DDJ-SX3. Designed for dedicated use with Serato DJ Pro (previously known as Serato DJ), the features and expanded connectivity of the new controller enable you to make smooth transitions between DJs, guest speakers, musical genres and individual tracks. With a familiar layout and a high-quality casing, the DDJ-SX3 improves on the DDJ-SX2, which earned a strong reputation with a wide range of people including professional mobile DJs. The new controller’s intuitive interface and professional features let you bring fresh... [read more]
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ADJ Now Distribute Compu Show DMX Lighting Control Software

May 23, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ Products LLC is pleased to announce, effective immediately, that they will now take over the development, support and sales for the Compu Show lighting control software previously offered by Elation Professional for the past 10 years.  As the need for more DMX universes on shows with larger fixture and pixel counts continue to grow, this powerful, proven and stable software control system is ideal to fill those demands and support ADJ’s growing professional caliber lighting portfolio. ADJ USA’s National Sales Manager, Alfred Gonzales, explains: “As ADJ’s fixtures have evolved, we felt it was important to grow our DMX software line as well. Our existing myDMX control software has been a very successful product worldwide for ten years, but we felt we needed to offer something with more power ... [read more]
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X-Laser Releases Trifecta of Affordable, Capable Laser Fixtures – For DJs!

May 14, 2018 by Mobile Beat
X-LASER RELEASES TRIFECTA OF AFFORDABLE, CAPABLE LASER FIXTURES X-Laser USA releases Mobile Beat Mercury, Skywriter HPX M-2 and Aurora Mojito to add to stable of accessible, affordable high-powered laser projectors. Laurel, Md. – X-Laser USA began with the goal of making high-powered laser systems accessible and affordable for anyone who wanted to add dynamic laser effects to their lighting rig. With the 2017 release of their Mercury laser control system, X-Laser continues to make lasers accessible and easy to ... [read more]
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VocoPro Delivers New Rechargeable Compact Line Array Karaoke/PA System

May 14, 2018 by Mobile Beat
LOS ANGELES, Calif. May 9, 2018—For DJs, karaoke hosts, karaoke enthusiasts, singer/songwriters and bands seeking a quality rechargeable, portable PA system, audio leader VocoPro delivers its new DrifterTM system. The Drifter’s groundbreaking convertible design compresses line array speakers into a rechargeable 120-watt, all-in-one karaoke and PA system. Tower-style, line array PA systems offer better coverage of sound and have traditionally been very expensive and out of the reach of many singers and bands, but VocoPro’s new Drifter brings the portability and power of this type of system at a lower price than previously available in the market. Features:
  • 120 Watts Line array design covers wider area with more details sound
  • 4-6 ... [read more]
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Denon DJ Acquires Soundswitch!

May 3, 2018 by Mobile Beat
Cumberland RI, USA (May 3, 2018)— Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that it has acquired New Zealand-based tech company, SoundSwitch. SoundSwitch solutions are globally recognized as the originator in unifying DJ waveform-driven lighting control that enables DJs to seamlessly integrate custom and automated lighting into their DJ set. The SoundSwitch software and hardware is trusted by DJs globally to enhance the visual and lighting elements of their live performances, simply and dynamically. Denon DJ’s qua... [read more]
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iPad DJ | The All-New DJ DEX is Now Available in the App Store

May 3, 2018 by Mobile Beat
The totally redesigned DJ DEX ($4.99) app turns your iPad into veritable DJ software console that rivals features found in top professional DJ applications. Get touchy with the intuitive interface or plug in a DJ controller for tactile control over features like BPM sync, interactive waveform displays, pitch/tempo control, scratching, seamless automatic looping, automix, recording, and effects. Whether you use DJ DEX as your go-to solution for DJing events or as backup you’ll have the features you need to create tantalizing mixes that keep ’em dancing!

CANDY FOR YOUR FINGERTIPS

DJ DEX has various interface tabs to select from: Platter Tab: On-screen platters for scratching, performing backspins, or cuing up to the downbeat. Album art will display on th... [read more]
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Alto Professional Releases Another Series of Speakers!

May 3, 2018 by Mobile Beat
Cumberland, RI USA (May 1, 2018)—Alto Professional (altoprofessional.com), the world’s leading innovator for live performance reinforcement products, today announced the introduction of its new Truesonic TS3 series of professional powered loudspeakers. Building on the overwhelming success of Alto Professional’s TS2 Series, the new TS3s boast significantly more powerful amplification (2000 watts vs. 1100) and all-new low-frequency and high-frequency drivers, for greater power-handling, greater output capability and smoother, more accurate response. In addition, the new speakers boast an updated control panel with clearer control indications and rotary detent positions that make for a faster, more precise setup.read more]