FEBRUARY 2005    

Tips for SFX Power Users
Are you looking for new ways to expand your knowledge of this powerful program?  In the first of a series of informational showcases, freelance sound designer, Richard Ingraham, gives some simple tweaks and sneaks to help make SFX more helpful than ever before...
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USITT Show Special
Stage Research will be exhibiting at the 2005 Stage Expo at USITT in Toronto in March (booth 125).  Including demonstrating its industry standard sound playback software, Stage Research will be highlighting its recently acquired line of successful lighting design products previously sold by Crescit Software.  From now until the close of the USITT expo, you can take an additional 10% off of new purchases of Light Shop, SoftPlot, or LightGrid by using the Discount Code "EXPO" when purchasing. 
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Echo Indigo DJ laptop sound card on Sale!
Finally, get professional quality sound from the four-channel output Echo Indigo DJ sound card!  For a limited time you can get the Indigo DJ for a special sales price.  See
the Stage Research website for details.

USITT PDW:  Introduction to Show Control, March 14/15th
Show Control technology, which connects entertainment control systems, is increasingly affordable for even the smallest venue. In this workshop, led by John Huntington, author of Control Systems for Live Entertainment, attendees will be introduced to the basics of show control and have "hands-on" opportunities to do practical show control exercises using Stage Research's SFX software.   More info...

USITT PDW:  Advanced SFX Sound Playback, March 15th
This one day advanced workshop is centered on solving design challenges using the Stage Research SFX sound playback software. Participants are expected to have a strong working knowledge of this system and already have used it in a production environment.  More Info... 

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What are you up to? 
Stage Research is looking for recent shows and theatres that are using SFX and SoftPlot so that we can put you on our website!  Drop us an email and tell us a little about what recent shows you’ve used or encountered our software.

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"SFX has allowed designers to explore creative avenues we've never been able to before, and do so quickly and efficiently." - Benjamin Emerson

"SFX has made it possible to expand the limits of what our shows can sound like, while at the same time, provide a simple interface for our stage managers." - Peter Storms, Circle Theatre of Forest Park, IL

"SoftPlot speeds up the process of displaying our 're-plot' to visiting designers and archiving the changes we make for each headline entertainer and special event." - Tony Tauber,  Resorts Atlantic City Casino

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