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Audio embraces PLASA 2015
The pro audio sector continues to support PLASA ahead of the annual 2015 show, at The ExCeL exhibition centre in London’s Docklands on the 4th - 6th October, where the show has gathered support from many well-known audio manufacturers and distributors.
“We are seeing a definite shift from audio manufacturers and distributors towards PLASA as a viable event to launch a variety of new products, with the PLASA Awards for Innovation being a great place to showcase new technology,” says Christopher Toulmin, director of PLASA Events. “This year we have over 50 leading brands joining us from the pro audio sector with many new names joining that list.”
Pro audio products and features at this years show include:
A.C. Entertainment, AC-ET’s Audio division, will provide hands-on demonstrations of the latest cutting-edge digital mixing consoles from a wide portfolio of leading brands, with exclusive demonstrations of selected models from the Touring, Fusion, and Live ranges of Dynamic Audio Device (DAD).
d&b Audiotechnik will debut its V-Series point source loudspeakers at this year’s PLASA. Launched earlier this month the V7P, V10P and V-GSUB will be on the d&b stand alongside other touring and installation products.
Adam Hockley and Steve Jones of d&b GB Education and Application Support also contribute to the line up of Pro Audio seminars taking place at the show.
FBT UK will be showing a full range of products from both FBT and its newly acquired JTS microphone range. PA products from FBT include a complete line up from the portable sound and install and touring catalogues, as well as unveiling the brand new JTS UF-20R dual channel wide band UHF professional wireless system.
Flare Audio launches Zero, which they bill as “The Ultimate in Audio Clarity.” Lauded by – among others – legendary music producer and founding member of Art of Noise, Gary Langan, the systems is aimed at discerning studios, musicians and audiophiles, allowing both upmarket consumers and professionals hear the recording the artist intended you to hear. Standing at 1.8m in height, it delivers 3.5kw of sound.
SSE Audio and Wigwam Acoustics will be among those distributors again exhibiting at PLASA 2015. They will be showcasing products from a number of their suppliers.
“This year, we have invited some of our key equipment suppliers to join us on the stand and I’m delighted to announce that Avid, d&b audiotechnik, DiGiCo and L-Acoustics have all agreed to display some of their latest products with us.” commented SSE sales director, Alex Penn. In addition, microphone and wireless specialist Sennheiser will be represented on the stand.
Discover Triad-Orbit at the FACE booth. Triad Orbit's renowned microphone stand systems and orbital booms for studio and stage will be available to view on the stand.
Educational support for the audio sector comes in the form of a dedicated Pro Audio seminar stream. Taking place on all three days of the show, the programme covers a wide range of topics, from the future of wireless audio to the preservation of your hearing – an essential guide for sound professionals and taking in a wide variety of mixing, production and sound control topics along the way.
The wealth of seminars and panel discussions is delivered by senior figures from the likes of Sennheiser, Soulsound, The Institute of Professional Sound, Britannia Row Productions, Martin Audio and Yamaha.
For a full list of sessions or to register for a session visit www.plasashow.com/seminars
Audio Exhibitors at Plasa 2015 include:
A.C. Entertainment Technologies, After Dark, AOTO, ASD, Association of British Theatre Technicians, Autograph, CableJog, Cadac, Creative & Cultural Skills, Consultancy Team Ltd., Current RMS, d&b audiotechnik, d3 Technologies, Dataton AB, FBT Audio UK, Flare Audio Limited, GDS, Green Go, Hawthorn, Highlite International, Impact Products, Institute of Professional Sound, LianTronics, LMC Audio, Miltec Distribution, Mountainview Academy of Theatre Arts, Neutrik United Kingdom, Penn Elcom, POLARaudio, Protonic Software, PSA, PSCo Group, Raycom, SES Entertainment Services, Sommer Cable, SSE Audio Group, Ten 47, TMB, TRIAD ORBIT, Unity Audio, White Light, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Green Hippo, GLP, A.C Special Projects, Prolights Archwork, JAMES, Soulsound and Rose Bruford.
22nd September 2015
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