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ADC Team at LDI 2023

Left to right: Eric Foster, Kevin O'Grady, Nate Cross

Introducing the ADC ConTour™ Winch SDR25 and Axis1™ Controller, winners of the Best New Product Award for Stage Rigging at LDI 2023. ADC ConTour winches are a line of zero fleet, spotline winches that provide professional grade theatrical automation at a price that’s never been seen before. While it provides all the safety, accuracy and reliability that you’d expect from a theatrical automation device, it’s also compatible with Art-Net protocol so you can use your lightboard for control. While the flagship ConTour Winch comes with a nearly silent 45 ft Kevlar lift line, the ConTour Winch SDR25 enables you to also send power and data down its 25 ft lift line. With the ConTour Winch SDR25 you can control lights, curtains, video tiles, speakers and more, all from your lightboard.

Our new Axis1 Programmable Touch Controller for our ConTour Winches and T-Lift 2.0 curtain lift system, combines the ease of use of a pendant with the sophistication of a cue/scene/group programming station. Use on stage during tech or load in for safe, line of sight set up or operate the Axis1 as your main control desk during performance and events. For maximum sophistication, add an Art-Net lighting desk into the network for integrated cueing with lighting and projection. ADC marries ease-of-use with the highest possible safety standards.

Since 1919 the name "ADC" has been synonymous with quality products, smooth and dependable operation, and prompt, courteous service. Each product is fabricated in our factory by factory-trained craftsmen and given individualized attention. We do not subscribe to the concept of "planned obsolescence." Our products are built to last and perform.

ADC offers a full line of stage curtain tracks, stage curtain machine operators, stage curtain lift systems, and controls. We are the original stage curtain track manufacturer, don't be fooled by imitators, we developed most of the technology currently used in the stage curtain industry and we continue to innovate, design and manufacture in Allentown Pennsylvania.

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