Monthly Archives: December 2008

X-Move LED: Product Review

Have you seen the really small moving head lighting fixture from American DJ called “X-Move LED”?  It’s a profile light, yet it’s LED based.  We had the opportunity to test one in November from our local dealer, Applied Audio & … Continue reading

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Laryngeal Music Controller?

Back in the mid 1990’s there was a midi music controller that you strapped to your throat via an elastic band.  It picked up vocal cord vibrations and generated MIDI messages.  Does anyone remember what that was called and what … Continue reading

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First Electric Lights on Christmas Tree

In this holiday season, let’s pause a moment to pay homage to Edward Hibberd Johnson, the man who first put electric lights on a Christmas tree.    Mr. Johnson put hand-wired electric light bulbs on his New York home back in … Continue reading

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New technology for Planetarium Star Projectors

Most who know me are aware that I’m a big fan of Zeiss planetarium projectors.  I grew up in the era of the Zeiss VI star projectors, and have always enjoyed their wonderful mechanical and optical technology.  A good star … Continue reading

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