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Dialing it up: Ashish Saksena on how Monitor Mixing can Elevate a PerformanceNew!

What does it take to create a technically accurate monitor mix and put the stage performance on a pedestal? Ashish Saksena, Live Sound Engineer for Shankar Ehsaan Loy & Late KK, spills the beans on crafting a good monitor mix in PALM + AV-ICN conference session titled, 'How Good Monitor Mixing Can Boost A Performance.'read more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

Revisiting Guwahati's Glorious Past: Tricolor India Schauspiel Delivers Assam's First 3D Projection Mapping at Gandhi Mandap Memorial MuseumNew!

PALM + AV-ICN spoke to Himanshu Singh Sabharwal, Creative Director, Tricolor India Schauspiel, to explore how the company illuminated The Ray of the East at Gandhi Mandap Memorial Museum to celebrate Assam's history, heritage, and culture at its more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

Indian AV Specialist Certification CourseNew!

The AV Industry participated in CAVS first two course editions in Mumbai. Third CAVS course is scheduled to be held in Ahmedabad in March 2023. PALM AV-ICN magazine interviewed the promoter and founder of CAVS in India, Anil Chopra to understand the credibility, validity and legitimacy of AV-ICN's CAVS more

Articles Nov-Dec 2022

Are Lamp Projectors Slowly Becoming Obsolete?New!

Gone are the days of worrying about the lamp projector fizzling out, requiring bi-annual lamp replacement. With lamp-free projectors, LED projectors, and laser projectors, the time has come for uninterrupted projection to crystallize. But, does that mean no one needs a lamp projectors anymore? In this article, Pooja Shah, Editorial Assistant, PALM + AV-ICN, reports on the viability of a lamp more

Articles Sep-Oct 2022

Compass Box Studio's Raag Sethi Elevates His Recordings with Audient iD14 and ASP800 New!

Ahmedabad-based Raag Sethi is a man of many talents. He is a music producer, a music composer, an engineer, bassist, and guitarist with his own studio, named Compass Box Studio. Having collaborated on one-take, live sessions with renowned artists, musicians, and labels, Raag Sethi understands the gravitas behind working with the best-in-class sound equipment. read more

Articles Sep-Oct 2022

In Conversation with Krishna Tripathi, NEC at InfoComm India 2022 New!

Krishna Tripathi, General Manager, Display Solutions, NEC Corporation India Private Limited, joins Anil Chopra, Founding Director, PALM AV-ICN, for a quick conversation, where he talks about fail-safe display solutions for mission-critical applications, the rise of Micro LED and DVLED, and the revolutionary products on display at the NEC Booth at InfoComm India 2022. read more

Articles Sep-Oct 2022

Colour And Sound As Healing New!

How is the New Normal treating you? How different is yours from your Old Normal? Crazier and more stressful? It's said that if you have a normal life, 30 minutes of meditation and self-reflection is a healthy tonic. If, however you are super busy and lead particularly stressful lives, you need at least 60 minutes of the same. To uncross the tangled wires and cluttered messages inside your head. On one side they tell me that if you don't sleep enough - you will die. Now another hour wasted on meditation. Tell that to my boss / client who demands 25 hours a more

Articles Sep-Oct 2022

Sound, Uninterrupted Six Pendant Speakers to invest in this yearNew!

From Yamaha to JBL and Extron to Bose, pendant speakers have reimagined, restructured, and revolutionized sound in commercial spaces. PALM AV-ICN reports on the six investment-worthy pendant speakers from the AV more

Articles Sept-Oct 2022

Roger Drego on Creating Fail-Proof Sound for Mega Live Events New!

In a session titled 'Performance Guarantee of Mega Scale Live Sound Projects', Roger Drego, Managing Director, Electrocraft, took to the stage at PALM Conference 2022 to share invaluable challenges and insights with regards to guaranteeing fail-proof sound reinforcement during showtime. read more

Articles Sept-Oct 2022

Bringing Futuristic AV Ideas To Life New!

MMRDA, responsible for promoting, monitoring, and developing various sectors in Maharashtra, including, but not limited to transport, housing, water supply and more, entrusted EYTE to revamp and upgrade Wadala Monorail Depot's Boardroom with state-of-the-art AV infrastructure. Abdul Waheed, Managing Director, EYTE Technologies Pvt Ltd, in conversation with PALM Technology, reveals how his team transformed the visage and acoustics of the boardroom and managed to execute the impossible feat in a matter of seven days. read more

Articles Sept-Oct 2022

Exploring the Dynamics of India's Pro AV market with Renkus-HeinzNew!

Renkus-Heinz is a professional loudspeaker company known for its innovative technology that redefines sound to empower its audience. PALM+AV-ICN got in touch with Karan Kathuria, Renkus-Heinz's Director of Sales and Business Development, Asia, Oceania and SAARC, to learn more about the company's plans for India and its strategy to stimulate growth across different more

Articles Sept-Oct 2022

7 New Trends in AV Conferencing to look out for this year New!

From augmented meetings and interactive whiteboards to LED video walls and seamless acoustics - Pooja Shah, Editorial Assistant at PALM AV-ICN, reports a comprehensive roundup of the biggest AV conferencing trends to keep an eye out for in 2022. read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

IRAA 2021 Winners Felicitation New!

The IRAA 2021 winners were felicitated at the PALM expo on 28th May 2022 in the presence of Jury members. Check out the pics here. Nominations for IRAA 2022 close on 30th October so hurry and send in your nominations now! read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

PALM AV-ICN Expo 2022 - Glimpses & HighlightsNew!

The PALM AV-ICN Expo 2022, held from May 26 - May 28, 2022 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, witnessed 20,000+ unique visitors from the world of pro audio, display, lighting, and integration. Take a look at the three-day expo's glimpses. read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

HARMAN Live Arena dazzles with a range of latest audio and lighting gearNew!

The HARMAN Live Arena one of the most popular demo features at the PALM Expo entered its 11th year. The Live Arena facilitates live demonstrations of advanced sound and lighting systems, through three-day live musical performances, featuring popular and budding artists and bands from the country's independent music more

Articles July-Aug 2022

CAVS (Certified AV Specialist) Course returns for its second consecutive editionNew!

The ethos of CAVS is to provide an independent neutral education forum suited to Indian AV ecosystem to gain their commitment to a future career in AV as a technician and join an integration team on par. AV professionals in India were imparted basic knowledge of AV from May 26 - May 28, 2022 at the CAVS three-day more

Articles July-Aug 2022

PALM AV-ICN Conference & SeminarNew!

Curated by PALM AV-ICN magazine, the PALM Conference & Seminar was the optimum learning and networking platform for attendees, where the best talent and top-notch professionals from the country shared their expertise, skills and knowledge. read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

High Quality Attendance At Palm & Av-Icn Expo 2022New!

The professional sound, professional display, professional lighting and integration market of importers, distributors, dealers and actual users congregated in full strength at the BEC, Mumbai, to witness the largest display of product range from top global brands, sourcing millions of dollars inventory for distribution and rental.... read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

IRAA strikes an energetic progress path with new chiefNew!

K.J. Singh recording engineer of brave new-gen albums is a spirited veteran deeply involved with Indian recording arts and professionals. The entire jury of IRAA after years is now entirely fresh, newly appointed by KJ... read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

Attendees to PALM & AV-ICN Expo 2022New!

PALM AV-ICN 2022 proved to be far busier and well attended than expected. Who exactly attends and exhibits at India's foremost audio, lighting, and audiovisual technology expo? Read on for detailed breakdown of the attendee figures... read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

Chopra's Keynote Pushes For Indian Manufacturing, Indian BrandsNew!

The 20th PALM Convention Keynote address by Founding Director Anil Chopra gave a clarion call for major investment into manufacturing pro audio, pro lighting and pro AV hardware in India... read more

Articles July-Aug 2022

What to expect from NEC at InfoComm India 2022New!

Joining PALM AV-ICN for a quick interview is Krishna Tripathi, General Manager, Display Solutions, NEC Corporation India Private Limited, wherein he elaborates on the exciting products attendees will be able to witness at the NEC Booth E20 at InfoComm India... read more

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Heart & Soul

Avolites Arena

The Avolites Arena is the ideal desk for festivals, theatres and anywhere that a larger control surface is required. It combines the popular interface of the Tiger Touch II with more live control than ever before.

Main features:

• 40 precision playback faders in three pageable groups.
• 20 programmable macro executor buttons.
• 3 metal shaft optical attribute encoders.
• 4 optical playback encoder pots.
• 15.6” vibrant main touch screen with brightness control.
• 7” vibrant secondary touch screen.
• 6 mono LCD screens for digital fader legends.
• Ergonomic trim and carry handles
• Robust stainless and zinc treated steel construction – built for life on the road
• Includes 4-port managed Gigabit network switch
• OpticalCON Stage link output, with an optional second link
• 8 physical 5-pin XLR opto-isolated DMX out, up to 16
• universes over ArtNet or streaming ACN – total of 8192 console channels.
• Compatible with Titan Net – up to 64 universes, total of 32,768 system channels.
• 4 Ethercon Gigabit primary network connection with a battery maintained managed switch supporting Titan Net, ArtNet and streaming ACN.
• 1 Ethercon Gigabit secondary Network connection for Titan Net, ArtNet and streaming ACN.
• 1 standard OpticalCON stage link output, to connect to industry standard network switches with optical support.
• SMPTE Timecode/LTC input 3-pin XLR (transformer isolated).
• Trigger inputs on ¼” jack, suitable for foot switches.
• Audio in on stereo ¼” jack for Audio Triggering.
• Headphone 3.5mm jack conveniently placed on the front panel.
• 4 USB3 ports – 1 front, 3 rear.
• Two 3-pin XLR dimmable lamp connector
• Optional extras: Flight Case, Dimmable Lamp x2, Cover

Technical Specifications:

• Dimensions (mm): 1072 x 428 x 150
• Weights: 23kg 44kg

ChamSys QuickQ Console

QuickQ consoles consist of three different models - QuickQ 10, QuickQ 20 and QuickQ 30. These consoles designed with a quick and easy user interface, 9.7” touch screen, and a comprehensive feature-set that bring simplicity and power to the small console market.

Built-in Wi-Fi allows for remote control from a tablet or phone, which can also serve as a 2nd external monitor. These consoles are ideal for students, volunteers, or part-time operators, and comfortable to use even by professionals on small-scale shows.

Main Features include:

• Design: Simple user interface; Easy navigation; Large touch screen with easy and intuitive graphical interface
• Console Output Capacity: No limit on number of fixtures, only by number of universes supported
• User Interface: Modeled on smart phone icon interface and gesture support; Intuitive interface allowing simple control of all fixture attributes; supports pinching for zooming and scrolling. The remote app is identical to that on the console display
• Playback Faders: Dedicated Grand Master fader; Dedicated Cue Stack Control section; 10 multi-purpose Cue Stack/Chase faders; Playbacks compatible with and aid progression towards MagicQ
• Fixture Faders: Fader for Intensity Control; Flash button; Fixture, Group and Cue modes; RGB LED shows current mode/state; 40 fixture faders
• Networking: QuickQ supports output of DMX over network via ArtNet/sACN/Pathport
• Colour Control: A dedicated “colour control area” with Hue and Saturation encoders, and a pair of additional buttons for colour control
• Ports: 2 USB ports for loading and saving shows, and for optional keyboard and mouse audio input and output; In-built WIFI port for simple connection of tablets and smart phones
• Offline Software: Offline editor available for both Windows and Mac; includes MagicVis visualizer; Replicates entire QuickQ console software excluding output

Tech Specifications:

• Touch Screen: 9.7”
• Universes Supported: 4
• DMX Outputs 5-Pin XLR: 3
• Fixtures Supported: 2048
• Fixture Faders: 40
• Attribute Encoders: 4
• Master Faders: 10 Multiple Function Playbacks
• Cue Stacks: Multiple
• USB: 2
• External Monitor: 1920 x 1080 HDMI
• Supports Moving Lights: LEDs, Dimmers & Movers
• Size (WDH mm): 760 x 350 x 106
• Weight: 6.1 kg

Eaton FLX S48

FLX S48 has double the power with intuitive and hands-on control of up to 96 fixtures, and a touch monitor output to provide quick access to palettes and an overview of the show.

Main Features include:

• 97 playbacks
• 96 groups, 4 x 96 palettes (Colour, Beamshape, Position, Effect)
• DVI-D output for optional external touch screen (1024 x 768)
• Multi-touch interfaces for Colour & Moving Lights
• Free mobile apps for wireless control of your ZerOS console on iOS and Android devices
• Multi-lingual step-by-step touch screen guidance
• 7” multi-touch screen
• Colour picking, mixing & image capture
• Mood Boards by LEE Filters
• Additive, subtractive and HSV control
• Store single or multiple cues on each of the playbacks

• Two XLR Outputs (1 x 5 pin + 1 x 3 pin)

Technical Specification:

• Hardware
 48 Multifunctional Faders (channels or playbacks, with select or go buttons)
 4 embedded encoder wheels with select buttons
 1 5-pin XLR connector for DMX and RDM
 1 3-pin XLR connector for DMX and RDM
 1 Universe (upgradable to 2) over Ethernet using Art-Net 4 or sACN
 2 multipurpose USB ports

• Software - capacity

 96 Fixture Controls (using single or multiple DMX channels)
 97 Playbacks (equivalent of Cue Stacks, Submasters or Chases)
 10,000 cues • 4 x 96 Palettes (Colour, Beamshape, Position, Effect)
 96 groups

• Electrical

 Supply voltage range: 100 - 240V AC; MAX 2A
 Frequency: 50 - 60Hz
 Operating temperature: +5 to +40°C

Work Pro LightShark

The LightShark range comprises of LS-Core and the LS-1 console with built-in LightShark engine software.

The LS-1 brings together the best features from the world of innovative software-only lighting control and marries them to an intuitive, ergonomic hardware control surface. The LS-Core omits the LS-1’s hardware control surface but offers exactly the same lighting control software, processing power, and smartphone/tablet-based software control interface.

Main Features include:

• Designed for fast programming, avoiding repetitive tasks.
• Supports DMX-512, Art-Net, ACN, MIDI, UDP, OSC & HTTP.
• Multi-touch UI
• 8 DMX universes: 4096 channels to manage a complete show.
• Supports OSC control software or a MIDI console connection.
• 10 main playback faders.
• 20 virtual playbacks: manage 30 playbacks in total.
• Manual crossfade
• Cross-platform
• Extended Cue memory: Up to 1200 cues.
• Fanning function: Quick access to fanning.
• Built-in FX engine
• Submaster FX size & speed
• RGB & CMY Color Picker

Technical Specifications of LS-1:

• Connectors: 2x DMX output (XLR 3-pin and 5-pin); Ethernet port (TCP/IP, ArtNet, sACN); 2x USB ports; Connection for desk lamp: XLR 3-pin
• Weight & Dimensions: 3.7 kg & 430 x 330 x 100 mm
• Power & Current: Integrated power supply
• Operating voltage: 90-250V, 50/60Hz

Jands Vista T2 Console

The T2 is the most popular all-in-one lighting package of Jands Vista. It provides all the features that make the Vista such a great live desk.

Main features:

• Control panel (Pen Tablet)

 Wacom 15″ Pen-Tablet LCD (1024 x 768)
 12 user configurable function buttons
 2 sets Blue, Green, Yellow, Red modifier buttons
 2 Pen modifier buttons
 Power and Help buttons
 4 Wacom tablet control / configuration buttons
 Grand Master (rotary) fader and DBO button

• Playback Controls

 15 Playbacks, 10 with faders and flash buttons, 5 without
 Split mode allows control of up to 40 Clips
 Playbacks can be configured for control of Groups, Presets and more
 Page Up / Down buttons

• Super Playback Controls

 Playback with 2 faders and buttons
 Go, Pause, Back, Skip Forward, Skip Reverse, Skip to Start, Skip to End but- tons
 Utilises LCD and Encoder wheels for display and real time control of play back and other advanced functions.

• Programming Controls

 3 Encoder Wheels with associated Blue / White LCD
 Next / Previous buttons
 12 context sensitive function buttons

• DMX Output

 8192 Channels (16 Universes)

• Input and Output Connections

 4 DMX outputs
 1 Ethernet / Network port (compatible with Art-Net and Pathport)
 3 USB2 connectors
 Linear Time code input
 MIDI in/thru/out
 RS232 COM port
 2 External Monitor Outputs
 2 Desk lamp outlets
 Audio mic, line in and line out sockets
 Trigger input / output †
 2 VGA Monitor Outputs (with support for Wacom pen-displays and selected ELO touchscreens)

Technical Specifications:

• Connectors: 2x DMX output (

• Technical Specifications

 Dimensions (w d h): 861mm x 638mm x 210mm
 Weight: Net 38kg Shipping 55kg
 Technical Specifications
 Processor – Pentium® M 1.8GHz
 Memory – 1 GByte
 Hard Drive – 120GB Ultra ATA Hard drive
 Optical Drive – CD-RW Drive (52/24/52X)
 Keyboard – 88 button compact key board
 Trackpad – Cirque 2 button GlidePoint® trackpad

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