News from Allied SMD and our partners

  • Summer of Theater
    by rikkirby on July 16, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    California, USA – July 2017 – Every summer the Theater Department at Orange County’s Saddleback College stages a series of free musical events at its Mission Viejo campus. Converting the central grassy quadrangle to an outdoor stage, performances range from … Read Mor […]

  • 44M20 Review in Live Sound International Magazine
    by rikkirby on June 25, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    “The Linea Research 44M20 represents the highest caliber of professional audio technology. It very well could be the best sounding power amplifier I’ve ever heard.” Read the in-depth review of the 44M20 from Linea Research by Live Sound International here: … Read Mor […]

  • InfoComm 2017 – Orlando
    by Seppe Oyen on June 7, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    We will showcase several new products in our booth (#5349) at InfoComm 2017, June 14-16 in the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando. On display will be GigaCore 10, the first truss unit in the GigaCore family; GigaCore 2.4.0 firmware with MultiLinkX; and the LumiSplit family of DMX/RDM splitters. The introduction of GigaCore 10 at InfoComm marks […]

  • PTPv2 Timing protocol in AV networks
    by Seppe Oyen on June 6, 2017 at 1:53 pm


  • A.C. Lighting Inc. and Luminex Partner to Strengthen North American Market Leadership
    by Seppe Oyen on June 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    A.C. Lighting Inc., North America, distributor of award winning lighting and rigging technologies for the theatre, film, television, worship and commercial markets has added Belgian-based Luminex Network Intelligence, manufacturer of data distribution equipment for professional lighting, audio and video applications to its exclusive brand line. This comes as part of a growth strategy aimed at […]

  • Luminex Partners With Allied SMD To Strengthen US Sales Force
    by Seppe Oyen on June 1, 2017 at 7:52 am

    Belgium-based LUMINEX Network Intelligence has strengthened its sales force in the US by partnering with Allied SMD to broaden the company’s American presence. Rik Kirby, owner of Allied SMD in Mission Viejo, California, has been named Sales Director for the US operations of LUMINEX. “We’ve been growing quickly in the American market,” explains LUMINEX CEO […]

  • Sound4Hire adds Linea Research
    by rikkirby on May 16, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    UK – April 2017 – Northamptonshire based PA Rental company Sound4Hire has recently added Linea Research 44M20 networked DSP amplifiers into hire stock. Formed in 1995 Sound4Hire has become one of the UK’s most trusted professional audio suppliers. Providing solutions … Read Mor […]

  • Official opening Luminex Japan office
    by Seppe Oyen on April 26, 2017 at 9:53 am


  • Medienplaner Fachtagung Tagen in Germany
    by Seppe Oyen on March 29, 2017 at 7:21 am

    For many years the Medienplaner Fachtagung Tagen have been a high-profile information and discussion forum on current developments in AV media technology. In the form of a series of one-day conferences, you will be able to get comprehensive information about current developments, latest trends, technologies and products in the area of ​​audio and conference technology, […]

  • New GigaCore 2.4.0 firmware
    by Seppe Oyen on March 28, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    We are happy to announce that the new GigaCore 2.4.0 firmware is now officially released. But before you start upgrading all your devices, here’s what you need to know about the new features. MultiLinkX If for example for very demanding systems you need to push more than 1 Gigabit data over our GigaCore switches, then […]

  • PALM Expo 2017
    by Seppe Oyen on March 19, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    For the very first time, Luminex Network Intelligence will be exhibiting at PALM Expo in Mumbai. We are happy to welcome you in Hall 1 at booth E77. Feel free to stop by and our team will be happy to answer all your questions. What’s new? LumiSplit: a new range of DMX/RDM splitters GigaCore 10: brand new Ethernet […]

  • ProLight+Sound 2017
    by Joris Truyen on March 18, 2017 at 11:04 am

    Luminex Network Intelligence will be delighted to welcome you in Hall 3.0 at booth E87 to show the latest developments in the AV networking industry. Feel free to stop by and our team will be happy to answer all your questions. What’s new? LumiSplit: a new range of DMX/RDM splitters GigaCore 10: brand new Ethernet switch in the […]

  • Linea Research introduce System Engineer
    by rikkirby on March 1, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    March 2017 – Amplifier and DSP specialist Linea Research has announced the introduction of their new control and monitoring software, System Engineer. A major update to Linea Research’s existing PodWare, System Engineer is more than just a simple rebranding. With … Read Mor […]

  • Adlib adds LR to rental inventory
    by rikkirby on February 28, 2017 at 1:35 am

    Liverpool, UK – February 2017 – Founded in 1984, Adlib is one of Europe’s most legendary and respected entertainment production companies. Catering to both rental and installation clients, Adlib provides professional sound, lighting and AV solutions to meet almost any … Read Mor […]

  • Visit Linea Research at ISE 2017
    by rikkirby on February 1, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    February 2017 – Amplifier and DSP specialist Linea Research will be making their debut appearance at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe Convention in Amsterdam at the RAI Center on booth 6-K172. On the booth Linea Research will be presenting their … Read Mor […]

  • LR Launch C Series
    by rikkirby on November 16, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    November 2016 – Amplifier and DSP specialist Linea Research has announced the introduction of their installation focused C Series range of networked DSP Amplifiers. Linea Research M Series amplifiers are gaining worldwide acclaim for their pristine sound quality and robust … Read Mor […]

  • LR to sponsor Dante Certification
    by rikkirby on October 16, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    October 2016 – Amplifier and DSP specialist Linea Research is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Dante certification training in Chicago. Partnering with fellow sponsors Ashly, Aviom, PreSonus and Renkus-Heinz, Linea Research will join Audinate in presenting their in-depth Dante … Read Mor […]

  • The Illusive Festival
    by rikkirby on September 30, 2016 at 5:45 pm

    September 2016 – Just 5 Linea Research 44M20 amplifiers powered a total of 42 Funktion One Loudspeakers at the UK’s popular Illusive Festival. Taking place at Deene Park near Corby UK the Illusive Festival has moved into it’s third year … Read Mor […]

  • 48M Series Launch
    by rikkirby on August 16, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    August 2016 – Amplifier and DSP specialist Linea Research has announced the introduction of their 8-channel 48M Series networked DSP Amplifiers. Building on the success of the 4-channel 44M Series the 48M Series adds three models of high performance 8-channel amplification … Read Mor […]

  • Linea Research opens North American office
    by rikkirby on July 6, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    July 2016 – Linea Research, the UK based manufacturer of high performance Amplifiers and System Controllers has announced the formation of their new North American office. Linea Research North America. To manage the US market Linea Research have appointed industry … Continued […]

  • LumiSplit family NOW shipping
    by Joris Truyen on June 30, 2016 at 10:01 am

    Experience ultimate Remote Device Management. LumiSplit is a range of DMX/RDM splitters designed by Luminex, that come in a 2.10 and a 1.6 version. They are very robust DMX splitters that run the latest technology to be used with RDM bidirectional standard and fully backward compatible with DMX512 (1986/1990). LumiSplit enables you to manage and configure all […]

  • Introducing Allied SMD
    by rikkirby on June 2, 2016 at 4:48 am

    Orange County, CA – May 2016… Pro Audio industry veteran Rik Kirby announces the formation of Allied SMD, a new Sales, Marketing, and Distribution company based in Orange County, California. “Our aim is to make the US market accessible to international … Continued […]