From MV7 to MV7+: What’s Changed?

Shure has replaced its popular MV7 with the MV7+. So, what’s new and what does that “+” sign mean? What Is The MV7? To understand the MV7, first you have to know about the SM7B. The SM7B is arguably the most beloved microphone and is widely considered the best podcasting microphone available. For example, the […]

Why Does My Video Wall Look Bad On Camera? – Overcoming the Moiré Effect

overcoming the moire effect

Having Video Wall Blues You’ve just acquired a video wall, and it looks awesome in person! You can’t wait to show it off, so you take out your phone to capture a video, and then you notice something peculiar. Your video wall doesn’t look good on camera. It’s covered with strange lines and patterns. This […]

Selecting Your Church’s Video Wall

church video wall panel

So, you’ve decided to start looking for a Church Video Wall. Where do you start? The Purpose A good starting point is the purpose. What is the purpose of an LED Video Wall? Is it because you are trying to keep up with the megachurch down the street? Hopefully not. You are probably looking for […]

Meet The RGBlink mini-mx

What is the RGBlink? The RGBlink mini-mx is an all-in-one streaming production mixer. Is It Better Than a Blackmagic? No. But it may be better for you! If you have followed us for a while, you know we are big Blackmagic ATEM fans. Blackmagic completely shattered the price wall for incredible quality, professional video gear. […]

Why Use a Fresnel Light?

why use fresnal lighting

Named after its inventor, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, these lights have been a cornerstone in stage lighting for decades, providing a soft, controllable glow that enhances performances and captivates audiences, but what is a fresnel, and when should you use them? Quick Facts Fresnel: pronounced fruh-nel The fresnel lens was originally created for use in a lighthouse. […]

10v Dimming

10v lighting and dimming

0-10V Lighting Controls If you are confused with 0-10V lighting control, you are not alone. What a mess. I have seen too many great projects adversely affected by the use of 0-10V. Let me explain. 0-10V is a control protocol for dimming lights. Originally, all lights were incandescent, and dimming occurred through resistance and later […]

Allen & Heath’s CQ Series

Allen & Heath CQ mixers

In today’s inflationary climate, something has become exceedingly rare: being surprised by how affordable a product by another manufacturer is. And that is why we were so excited to learn about Allen & Heath’s newest digital mixer lineup, the CQ series. At around $1,000, you get a small compact digital mixer packed with incredible features. […]