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NEW LED Followspot

The new Light Emotion Pro LED follow spot represents a break through in powerful LED technology, at a price point that is affordable for small to medium sized theatres and venues. With a variable 1-9 degree beam and intuitive control surface it's got your stage covered - with simple push button colour changing, and 3 sliders controlling colour temperature, dimming and iris adjustment. THE LEDFS300 follow spot emits a variable narrow beam with a crisp edge, .

Bring Back the Biff! It’s State of Origin time!

If you manage a pub or a club why not give your clientele the best Origin viewing experience by hiring Audio Visual gear from Lightsounds. ꜛ Call today they can even deliver and set up the gear! (02) 9560 0300 . (02) 9357 1771 . (07) 4952 2799 . (07) 3852 5566 . (07) 5597 2869 . (02) 4226 1177 .

Light Emotion Flat Wash Lights

Light Emotion flat wash lights are compact, light weight LED fixtures which produce bright coloured light. With a beam width of 40 degrees, this product will be at home in a range of wash applications including flood lighting for bands, stage and retail displays.  The FLAT PAR lights are proven in the field with an extremely low failure rate, powercon connectors and sold with 2 years warranty. These lights come with a double yoke .

Have we been paying too much for our Mics? – Review by Wayne Cheary

Have we been paying too much for our Mics? Review by Wayne Cheary I have questioned this since Rode had their “buy one top end mic and get one general purpose mic for $1.”sale.  My Rode $1 mics are brilliant, still use them alongside the industry stalwart Shure SM58. LSW made me aware of a new release from Wharfedale, the DM57 and DM 5.0pro mics at crazy low prices. So I bought .

EOFY: How Does Instant Asset Write-Off Work?

As we steadily approach the end of the financial year it's an excellent time to think about taking advantage of the ATO's asset write off scheme. Essentially any assets purchased can be written off, meaning you don't pay company tax on them. That's potentially a big saving!  Read more about it here: Instant asset write-off: What is it and how it works ATO: Instant asset write-off for eligible businesses Additionally government institutions need to .

Get Active | Part [2]• Typhon Series Speakers

In the 2nd of our "Get Active" series, evaluating Wharfedale Pro's three active speaker ranges, let's look at the high powered TYPHON series. TYPHON is the active speaker you need for high SPL applications where you require Lots of Watts! It pairs perfectly with the T Sub for a banging full range system, use as a floor monitor, install speaker or for front of house. We all know how DJs like to push the .

Wharfedale Speaker Router

The  WPR-26  MKII  is  a  high  quality  remote  controlled  loudspeaker  switching  system  that  is  suitable  for  passive  loudspeaker  and  power amplifier comparison in retail and demonstration environments, the WPR-26 MKII helps create a perfect demo environment. Also highly convenient for creating zones in restaurants, bars and entertainment establishments. The  WPR-26  MKII is a great upgrade to make passive loudspeaker demonstrations  much  more  professional.  2  dual channel power amplifiers can be connected as sources and 6 .

Business in the Front – Party in the Back!

No we're not talking about Mullets! Lightsounds showrooms are open for business whether you're wanting to talk business about the latest audio and lighting equipment, or planning to have a party. Yes we've survived Covid, floods, mouse plagues and bushfires so get into store now and chat to our friendly staff. They can help you select from a huge range of sound and audio visual gear or hire you decks, audio and effects for your .

Get Active | Part [1]• Tourus Series Speakers

Wharedale Pro now has an active ABS speaker for every occasion with three models to choose from. The fully featured TOURUS, dependable TITAN, or high powered TYPHON. In this 3 part series we will take a look at the basic features of each SKU to assist you better in specifying them and selling to your customers. First up it's the TOURUS! Target Market: General Purpose Pros: • Multiple Input Types• Great Value• Light Weight• 3 Year .

Throw Mum a Surprise Party for Mothers’ Day!

Mother's Day is the time to make mom feel special and let her be on top of the world. It is also a day to be close to mom and have some fun together. Throwing a party lets you do all these, and with absolute ease! But it needs some careful planning and preparation to organize a successful bash. Take your party to the next level with Lightsounds. Our staff can guide you through .

Newly Upgraded – Light Rider

Light Rider gets an upgrade with a fancy new retail presentation box, stylish new casing with digital readout, and now featuring an aerial offering even better WIFI with more stability and better signal strength. FREE SOFTWARE . Light Rider - The new way of DMX Control Push your light show to the next level with the new DJ app for Android and iPad. Light Rider lets you control your DMX lights without needing to .

New LightEmotion Wash Light BRUTE

Custom Audio in Newcastle have recently installed 10 of the new Light Emotion slim pars (aka BRUTE) into a local church. Loaded with 18 x 10 watt RGBW LEDs they have plenty of grunt, and the thermo-controlled, whisper quiet fan runs silently. Good news for quiet environments and rock /DJ venues alike! Up to 12 units can be run from the powercon out socket making cabling a breeze. Add in powercon connectors and double brackets and you .

DMX solutions from City Theatrical

City Theatrical invents, manufactures, and customizes unique lighting accessories for the entertainment and architectural industries and is the winner of 40+ product and business awards City Theatrical DMXcat Multi Function Test Tool Apps Included with the Basic configuration include: • DMX Controller    a single universe (512) DMX channel controller with two user interfaces. • Fixture ControllerDMX   test app for multi-attribute fixtures with built in database of lighting fixtures. • RDM Controller   .

Get “Hands On” with DMX – Introducing the WOLFMIX !

It's a totally new and radical way to control your lighting rig! Wolfmix W1 is a standalone performance DMX lighting controller - designed for creating light shows on the fly without a computer. A toolbox of FX modules, music sync, and up to 4 DMX universes - packed inside robust hardware with a powerful processor. Choose from 1000’s of light fixtures, or build your own directly inside the controller. Whether it’s for a live .

Enjoy Your Easter Party!

. Having a family function or friends over for Easter? Take your party to the next level with Lightsounds. From intimate gatherings through to large functions we have all the public address and lighting options to make yours a memorable event. Our staff can guide you through the hire process and even set up and operate the equipment for you if required. We can also supply audio visual gear like screens and microphones if .

Great Value Vocal Microphones

With cast zinc casings, internal pop shields and steel mesh grills, these mics can handle high SPL while still providing super low distortion.  All at a highly affordable price, including free XLR cable. Key Features: Frequency Response 50Hz -12kHzLive dynamic microphoneSupercardioid polar pattern600Ω Output Impedance135dB Max SPLHigh performance capsuleTailored for vocalsAlso suitable for drums, guitar cabs and other high SPL sound sourcesSupplied with XLR to XLR cableSteel mesh grilleInternal pop shieldHigh SPL capabilitiesLow distortion . Three .

Feel the Party Bass

For an earth shaking experience why not add a SUB to your audio system? SUBs sound fantastic when used to play dance music OR rock music because the overall sonic experience is enhanced by the super low frequencies. It's not so much you can hear these frequencies... you can FEEL THEM! The new T SUB is 75% louder than its predecessor with 1400Watts of peak power on offer. Pair up with a Typhon or .

Planning a Wedding Party before Easter?

Take your party to the next level with Lightsounds. From intimate gatherings through to large functions we have all the public address and lighting options to make yours a memorable event. Our staff can guide you through the hire process and even set up and operate the equipment for you if required. We can also supply audio visual gear like screens and microphones if needed for advanced presentations. Hire from your nearest store!  (02) .

Great Value Portable PA – Back in Stock

The EZ portable PA has been developed to answer a specific need for entertainers, presenters and performers who demand clear and present audio in any location. Powered by an internal battery (or by mains input) the EZ PA can go anywhere with its convenient trolley handle and wheels. With two handheld wireless microphones, an internal MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity and standard analogue connectors, the EZ portable PA is ready to accept inputs from anywhere. 5 .

Great review of Diamond Monitors by Prime Audio

David Becker, the founder of Prime Audio has published a very detailed and useful review of Diamond Studio BT7 monitors. Here is his  verdict: "The Wharfedale Pro Diamond Studio 7-BT is a great option for musicians or content creators who are on a budget but need competent, accurate studio monitors. I’m really impressed with the overall build quality, features and sound. The added tone and volume controls allow you to easily make room adjustments or tweak .

Wharfedale Pro Mixers and Microphones

. Connect Series Mixers The CONNECT series are the ideal companion for small scale live performances and discreet sound installations where there simply isn’t space for a full scale mixing desk. While packing a wealth of features for mixing and recording it does so with a small footprint. The use of rotary controls as opposed to larger linear faders means space is saved to fit the mixer into small spaces even including guitar gig .

Need More Bass?

TITANAX15 Speakers . 15 inch speakers have larger drivers, a bigger voice coil and physically push more air through the woofers. As a result they have a higher sound pressure level than their 12 inch counterparts, and also reach lower bass frequencies. Designed to perform in portable and fixed installation applications alike TITANs, with their ultra-lightweight composite enclosure, offer a range of mounting options including tripod floor stands, wall mounting brackets or even on .

Installation Solutions!

Installation Solutions! DELTA Series Speakers . The Delta Series has been designed to provide outstanding performance and reliability. Its robust technology and durable components ensure Delta units meet the demands of touring, rental, and fixed installation applications. High output cast frame woofers with 3” voice coils offer excellent low frequency reproduction. 2” Titanium compression drivers are coupled to 90°x45° elliptical waveguides for impressive output level and smooth HF dispersion. Comprehensive rigging points are provided, .

Event Lighting Party – New Product Line

Our latest products just landed under the new Event Lighting Party line. The range currently includes the following items: VIVIDBAR2 - This is a compact wash bar with lighting stand and IR Remote. There are 24 x 4W RGBW LEDs with a 25 degree beam angle. This allows you to create an instant light show and use on-board modes through the menu or IR remote. VIVIDSTARTER - This is our party starter! This lighting .