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WORLD NEWS Seal of approval for MTF M TF Services Ltd have been awarded a seal of approval by The Guild of Television Cameramen The Award is specifically for MTF’s Nikon to Sony F3 lens adaptor which allows the use of any Nikon mounted lens on the F3 camera. As the world’s first third party adaptor for the F3, it means that users could buy the camera as a body only and use their existing Nikon glass instead of the much more expensive body and PL lens package. MTF Director Mike Tapa said “We are honoured to receive this prestigious award. MTF is a relatively new company with a small team so we are extremely proud that our work has been recognised by the Guild” Gekko release remote phosphor karess 2006 G ekko are now manufacturing the latest addition to their karesslite range of fixtures, the 2006. Measuring some 300mm x 100mm karess 2006 is designed as a highly portable location fixture, or a versatile studio fixture. Drawing just 65 Watts, the 2006 can be supplied populated with more traditional single phosphor LEDs, or utilising a recent development in the technology - remote phosphor. Remote phosphor provides an incredibly even and soft source of light. Available as either Tungsten (3200K) or Daylight (5600K) fixture, it has a range of mounting accessories giving it huge versatility. Both are colour stable when dimmed, and are designed to work in ambient temperatures of up to 50 Degrees C. In addition both can be powered via mains transformer or industry standard batteries. New European distributor for Qualis Audio Q ualis Audio, a leading developer of professional audio measurement and monitoring instruments, with an emphasis on 5.1 surround sound, is pleased to announce the appointment of Prism Sound as its exclusive distributor in the United Kingdom, Ireland and portions of continental Europe. The company will support sales of Qualis Audio’s Sentinel Surround Sound Audio Monitor outside of the United States, further bolstering the company’s reach to new and existing customers worldwide.  The GTC Awards, sponsored by the Vitec Group, and in association with Zerb, were presented on 11 May 2012 in Birmingham as part of the Guild of Television Cameramen’s 40th anniversary celebrations.” The Sentinel will be sold alongside Prism Sound’s already impressive lineup of audio equipment for applications that demand high quality and precision from manufacturers, including LOUDSOFT and Prism Sound’s own line of SADiE audio workstation software. www.mtfservices.com www.sadie.com www.gekkotechnology.com TV-BAY MAGAZINE | 23 TV-BAY067JUL12.indd 23 05/07/2012 22:23