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We’ve Created Something “Unheard Of”

Amanda Moon

July 10, 2018


At CantoUSA, we seek to fulfill needs of the industry. We had a few requests for products with absolute silence from symphony and orchestra halls with acoustically sensitive rooms. The spaces were designed to pick up even small noises, for instance, the stereotypical pin drop. Thus, the idea for the RETRO™-Passive line was created.


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How to Determine the Followspot You Need for Your Space

Amanda Moon

July 10, 2018


Followspots are a staple in schools, churches, theaters, sports arenas, and convention centers. They help focus the audience’s attention on speakers and onstage action. Followspots come in many different shapes and sizes, and it can be daunting to start the search process for what would work best for your space...


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Let There Be Light: RETRO™ 500 Installed at Virginia Church

Amanda Moon - Public Relations

July 3, 2018


Churches are an example of one type of venue that benefits from our RETRO series. McLean Bible Church, a popular and large congregation in Northern Virginia with five locations, reached out to their theatrical lighting supplier, Artistic Concepts Group (ACG), about the problems they were having with the existing system at their Vienna location: aging infrastructure, high energy costs, a lighting system that didn’t meet their needs, and limited budget for capital improvements. Leaders of the church committed to improving the church’s infrastructure while ensuring that services and other activities weren’t being disrupted...


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