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Winter Warmer LED Par Can Special!
2014/07/16

We are offering a winter special on 12 X Versalight LED RGB par cans. It comes equipped in a flight case with 12 X hook clamps and 12 X safety chains. 

All this for R 14 125,00 incl VAT.

Contact sales@musicman.co.za to place your order today.

Special valid until 31 August or while stocks last.


Upgraded Christie G Series
2014/04/07

Industry leader raises benchmark for brighter and better 1-chip DLP solutions

ISE/Amsterdam – (30th January 2014) – Christie® welcomes three upgraded Christie G Series projectors to its powerful, industry-leading 1-chip DLP® line-up at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam from 4th-6th February. Providing 6,000 lumens and WXGA/HD/WUXGA resolution, the three new Christie G Series models raise the benchmark of single-lamp, high brightness 1-chip DLP performance at a low ownership cost.

Also debuting at ISE is the Christie Q Series. The 1-chip DLP projector powerhouse with a sophisticated design delivers best-in-class performance with brightness options ranging from 8,500 to 10,000 lumens and XGA, WXGA, and WUXGA resolutions. 

Upgraded and expanded Christie G Series delivers 6,000 lumens and six-segment colour wheel  
Boasting 6,000 lumens and a single-lamp design, the upgraded Christie G Series is the brightest in its category and provides the exceptional image quality, brightness and dependability that is essential for presentations in board and conference rooms. For higher education, government facilities and houses of worship with limited budgets, the Christie G Series delivers the cost effective solution combined with long-life DLP technology needed in such environments.

A new category in the upgraded Christie G Series is the Christie DWX600-G with WXGA resolution. The Christie DWX600-G is ideal for applications where the superior image quality of 1-chip DLP and high brightness are vital but high resolution is secondary. Each upgraded Christie G Series projector is also equipped with a six-segment colour wheel for the widest possible colour range and more natural, vibrant images. Now shipping with a standard lens included, end users can also choose from a suite of optional lenses.

“As customer expectations change and grow, Christie is in the vanguard of providing brighter and better 1-chip DLP solutions for a variety of installations and with two upgraded models and a brand new WXGA model, Christie has a complete line-up of 1-chip DLP solutions for every presentation need,” said Curtis Lingard, technical product manager, Christie. “The upgraded Christie G Series is durable and suitable for demanding environments such as signage and museums where the projector will be on for long periods of time. Unique to this class of projectors, the upgraded G Series also delivers multi-projector blends onto curved surfaces seamlessly and effortlessly for a perfect image every time.”

Installation is straightforward with features like optional wireless connectivity and input options including HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort. When it comes to authentic images, the Dynamic Contrast feature boosts contrast ratios up to 4800:1 and Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture functionality provide flexible display options.

The Christie DWU600-G replaces the DWU550-G and the Christie DHD600-G replaces the DHD550-G. Along with a boost in brightness, the new G Series models also offer 33 per cent longer lamp life over the previous models and are equipped with DICOM® (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) Simulation Mode for training purposes.

New Christie Q Series 1-chip DLP delivers up to 10,000 lumens  
The Christie Q Series 1-chip DLP platform with brightness options ranging from 8,500 to 10,000 lumens and XGA, WXGA and WUXGA resolutions is equipped with eClarity™ – advanced image processing that significantly enhances images by providing greater control over image sharpness, gloss and shading. With built-in High Dynamic Contrast Range (HDCR), image ‘washout’ in high ambient light conditions is eliminated by adjusting the dynamic contrast to recapture detail lost by excess ambient light on the screen. The Christie Q Series is also equipped with DICOM® (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) Simulation Mode for training purposes, all in an elegant design.

“Whether displayed in portrait or landscape mode, Christie Q Series sets an industry benchmark for brightness and flexibility in this category of 1-chip DLP,” said Frank Anzures, senior product manager, Christie. “With the finest digital display tools available combined with an unsurpassed commitment to 1-chip DLP solutions, end users have peace of mind with Christie.” 

With the built-in dual colour wheel, users can quickly choose between two colour wheels to select the one that best suits their content and application.

“The High-Brightness colour wheel provides superior whites for better graphic presentations while the Ultra Rich-Colour wheel provides an expanded colour gamut that rivals cinema colour space,” said Anzures. “The Q Series is also equipped with an automation function that allows for easy switching between the colour wheels.”

For rental staging applications including concerts, conventions and other events where visuals are a vital component, end users will recognise the Q Series’ difference when blending or warping images from multiple projectors onto flat, curved, hexagonal, or spherical surfaces.

Usable in either single lamp or dual lamp mode, Christie Q Series models include the Christie DXG1051, Christie DWX951 and the Christie DWU951. Both Q Series and G Series will ship in March with a three-year warranty, backed by Christie’s industry-leading renowned customer service and support.


New Midas M32 on R84,995 incl VAT
2014/04/07

Midas has unveiled the M32 digital mixing console at the NAMM Show.

The M32 is a 40-input mixer with a wide range of connectivity options designed for audio professionals in need of advanced live sound and recording solutions.

It offers the same mic preamplifiers as the PRO Series consoles, along with “1-million lifecycle” Midas Pro Faders. The new console is 96 kHz ready, equipped with 192 kHz AD/DA converters, and offers Ultranet for “Acoustic Integration” with Turbosound's iQ Series active loudspeakers or IEM systems.

With a "cutting-edge" design created by Bentley Motors' industrial designer, M32 makes use of materials such as carbon fibre and aluminum.

Other features include an eight-slot stereo effects engine and an onboard 32×32 USB interface for real-time tracking, while multiple expansion cards such as ADAT, MADI and Dante, are also available for digital networking.


Yamaha Release New QL Series
2014/04/04

March 13, 2014, Shizuoka, Japan – New Yamaha QL series digital mixing consoles that inherit the acclaimed performance and functionality of the popular CL series have been released at Prolight + Sound 2014. The compact QL series consoles offer all-in-one mixing, processing, and routing capability for small to medium scale live sound, corporate speech events, installations, and much more.