Cinema Support At-A-Glance

Ever struggle to find answers on a company’s website? Even simple questions like, “How do I cancel this gym membership?” can lead to a potential aneurism. Vague menus, confusing navigation, chat-bots named Zayden. Ughh! So what about QSC? Is it any easier to find answers to your questions or get support here? Well, any time … Read More

Good to Great

The Cinema industry has been hit hard by the COVID 19 shutdown. While we are optimistic about an eventual recovery, the industry will be changed by all that has occurred. Studio release patterns and theatrical windows are changing. Cinemas need other income streams that don’t rely so completely on major studio releases. Cinemas also need … Read More

Q-SYS Quandaries

Five Common Errors in Q-SYS Training Have you experienced our Q-SYS Level One for Cinema training course? If you aced it with the greatest of ease, you are among the few. Less than 5% submit a flawless design for their exit exam. Having graded hundreds of these you can imagine I have a feel for … Read More

Cinema Audiovisual Solutions

Technology Convergence Brings New Opportunities Q: When is a movie theatre not a movie theatre? A: When the content appears to be feature film or custom created content, but you don’t smell popcorn as you walk in, and you didn’t have to buy a ticket. The venue might be a high school or college auditorium, … Read More

How Loudspeakers Work

How the Beatles influenced my line of work Did you ever wonder how a loudspeaker works? So did I, at a very young age – but I was more interested in understanding the electric guitar after seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show. It turns out the two operate on very similar (yet opposite) … Read More

Creative with Plugins

Five more ways Q-SYS makes cinema life easier Let’s talk about some potential use cases for the recently released Christie plugin. This discussion won’t cover the entire spectrum of possibilities for the plugin but hopefully it can lay a foundation and maybe inspire some new creative uses. Feel free to utilize the comment section of … Read More

Getting Started with Q-SYS

In this blog I’d like to share some of the things that were, at first, confusing to me about Q-SYS. It is specifically for those who are just starting their journey with this incredible, yet intricate and ever-expanding program. Disclaimer: If you are a Q-SYS Super-User you might want to skip this blog. It really … Read More

Q-SYS Keeps Expanding

It’s been a busy few weeks at QSC, with the announcement of two major new developments that further solidify the expanding role of Q-SYS in movie theatres. You may remember that early on in the journey of Q-SYS for Cinema, we were saying “If it can be controlled, it can be controlled by Q-SYS.” There … Read More

New Cores for Cinema

If you haven’t noticed, QSC has been slowly changing the paradigm of cinema sound.  This past week, another milestone was reached with the introduction of two new Q-SYS Core processors, expanding the Q-SYS Ecosystem both as a product line and as a practical application scenario throughout the modern cinema complex – and beyond. Over 20 … Read More

It’s Time for ATOT!

We’re only beginning to come to terms with the fundamental changes in many industries in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic. While no one can accurately predict the future, one thing is for certain: the cinema exhibition industry will be anything BUT a return to “business as usual”. The pandemic is not the only … Read More