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Archive for November, 2006

OK GO ROLLS WITH SENNHEISER

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: Two stand-out, low budget videos, one produced in a backyard for just ten dollars and the other choreographed with eight treadmills and performed in a single take, have brought Chicago-based band OK Go a lot of attention over the last year. Capitalizing on their newfound public recognition, the band is currently touring the U.S. with a stage full of Sennheiser Evolution Series wired and RF microphones, as well as wireless personal monitor systems. more

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Chief Launches New Design Center

Minneapolis, MN. — (November 2006) — Chief® Manufacturing, the industry leader in mounting solutions, is excited to announce a newly designed website focused on the Architect, Consultant and Interior Designer. Chief works with you to integrate technology into your projects, respecting the integrity of the structure and overall design.

Get up-to-date information, specifications and drawings on the largest line of mounting solutions worldwide for flat panels and projectors. Find state-of-the-art solutions and easily download related documents in minutes. The site features a “product specs” tab with downloads for CAD drawings and Technical Manuals, CSI specs coming soon! more

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JVC Home Cinema Projector Delivers 15,000:1 Native Contrast Ratio and High End Performance

New Optical Engine Achieves Industry‘s Highest Native Contrast Ratio and True Black Reproduction

Wayne, N.J., Nov. 29, 2006–JVC Professional expands its D-ILA home theater projector line-up with the introduction of the high definition DLA-RS1 projector (http://referenceseries.com), featuring its newly developed 0.7-inch full HD D-ILA device that achieves a previously unattainable native 15,000:1 contrast ratio without the need for dynamic iris or other artificial means of contrast enhancement. more

TV Magic Outfits Production Studios and Control Rooms for New Cal State Facilities

Production Facilities Enable Hands-On Studio Production and Post-Production for Students and Editing Resource for Entire CSU San Marcos Community

SAN DIEGO — Nov. 27, 2006 – TV Magic, a full-service consulting and broadcast engineering company, has completed the design, installation, and implementation of two studios and two control rooms at California State University‘s San Marcos campus. The new installation in the university‘s Kellogg Library enables the university to enhance courses with hands-on production and postproduction in a controlled environment, and it also serves as a resource for other student and faculty projects. more

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Pro Sound and Radian Audio Engineering Team up for Marriot World Center Install

A/V systems integrator Pro Sound Inc. has selected high-performance Radian Audio ceiling speakers as part of a half-million dollar upgrade at the 8600-square foot Marriott World Center Resort Grand Ballroom in Orlando, FL

ORANGE, CA November 21, 2006 — Radian Audio Engineering, Inc. (www.radianaudio.com) , a manufacturer of professional speaker systems and audio components installed worldwide, announced that 120 of its award-winning 8- and 12-inch ceiling speakers have been installed in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, FL. more

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NEW TOA WIRELESS MICROPHONE SYSTEMS NOW AVAILABLE

South San Francisco, CA — November 20, 2006 — TOA Electronics, Inc., manufacturer of commercial audio and security products, announced the arrival of their new UHF wireless microphone systems, the 5000 Series and 200/300 Series. Currently in stock, the new wireless systems are ideal for houses of worship, schools, fitness clubs and a variety of other applications.

The new 5000 Series operates in the 692-722 Mhz band with up to sixteen simultaneous systems. Transmitter options include the WM-5220 condenser handheld, WM-5320 lapel, WM-5320H vocal headset and WM-5320A aerobic headset. Each transmitter is powered by a single AA battery for ten hours of continuous operation. Receiver models include the WT-5800 true diversity 64-channel wireless tuner, WT-5805 space diversity 64-channel wireless tuner and the portable WT-5810 space diversity 16-channel wireless tuner. All 5000 Series receivers feature a frequency scanning function and transmitter battery status indicator. more

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openGear Continues to Expand with Practel as Technology Partner

Iroquois, ON, Canada – November 20, 2006 – Ross Video and Practel officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. Practel designs and manufactures a diverse range of professional broadcast equipment, and will join other terminal equipment vendors in supporting the award winning platform.

openGear is based on an open-architecture, 2RU modular frame, designed to accommodate up to 10 cards. A wide variety of cards are available from terminal equipment vendors supporting the openGear platform allowing facilities the freedom and flexibility to choose the best technology for their particular applications. Customers are no longer locked into one manufacturer‘s frame standard and modules for their terminal equipment solutions. openGear also provides the platform with a control system that allows quick and easy monitoring and control of frames and modules on the network. more

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Allen & Heath Appoints Konsbud-Audio as Polish Distributor

Allen & Heath has appointed Konsbud-Audio to exclusively manage the sales, distribution, and service of Allen & Heath product lines in Poland.

“We are very excited to have Allen & Heath in our product mix. During the last couple of years, we have been very successful with Audio Technica, D&B Audiotechnik, Neutrik, Aviom, and other brands that we carry in the Polish market,” explains Konsbud-Audio’s president, Agnieszka Pyrich. more

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Northern Sound and Light (NSL) Chosen to Sell Coemar Lighting Products

Northern Sound & Light (NSL), a nationally recognized audio and lighting products dealer with a thriving Internet presence, was recently chosen to sell Coemar intelligent lighting products by the manufacturer’s U.S. distributor, Inner Circle Distributors of Sunrise, Fla. The arrangement, effective Nov. 1, 2006, adds to NSL’s ability to deliver brand names and award-winning service at the maximum discount. more

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Magenta Launches “Twin-display” Cat-5 Receivers for Dynamic Signage Applications

Magenta Research announces the addition of two new Cat-5 receivers to its flagship MultiView Series product line. The K-500 TD (twin-display) and K-500 TDC (twin-display, chainable) receivers reduce receiver quantities by connecting to two back-to-back or close-proximity displays, rather than one display.

The K-500 TD and TDC receivers employ MultiView AK500 technology, including RepliSync and proprietary signal algorithms, and are specified to provide QXGA (2048×1536) resolution at 500ft. (152m) at 70Hz refresh. Each receiver uses active electronics to provide two HD15 (VGA) and two 3.5mm min-jack (audio) outputs. more

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