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Roll Britannia: Soundcraft And HPro Hop On The BritBus

Latest ‘British Invasion’ features GB2 console, GigRac 600, and numerous sibling Harman Pro Group company products

NORTHRIDGE, California – June 2007 — The unusual spectacle of a vintage, bright red, British double-decker bus and convoy of Land Rovers slowly making their way across the country has been turning heads recently. BBC America’s BritBus Tour, which continues through late-June, is trekking across the US promoting the best of British music, television and culture with the help of three emerging music artists and the backing of numerous UK manufacturers, including Soundcraft. more

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Crown Dominates Chicagoland Sports with Latest Install at Wrigley Field

CTs Series amplifiers installed in the ‘friendly confines’ of MLB’s Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO – June 2007 – From the manually operated center-field scoreboard to the ivy-covered outfield walls and visions of Harry Caray enthusiastically rousing fans through the seventh inning stretch, few sporting venues can command such vivid imagery as Wrigley Field, home to MLB’s Chicago Cubs.

Now, thanks to a recent upgrade of the ballpark’s audio system incorporating Crown CTs Series amplifiers loaded with Harman Pro HiQnet™-compatible network control modules, Wrigley Field rounds out the complete lineup of Chicago’s major sports venues–including Soldier Field (NFL Bears), U.S. Cellular Field (MLB White Sox) and United Center (NBA Bulls)–powered by Crown. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Presents Rep Awards

OXNARD, California – June 2007 – L-ACOUSTICS US recently awarded several of its independent representative firms for outstanding service during the 2006 calendar year. Paul Freudenberg, L-ACOUSTICS vice president of sales and marketing, made the announcement and presented the awards.

PROS, Inc. of Vancouver, Washington took top honors by receiving L-ACOUSTICS’ coveted ‘Rep of the Year’ award. According to Freudenberg, “Steve Armstrong of PROS has had to deal with a detached retina, which is certainly a challenging health crisis, and yet he still completely stunned us in terms of his exceptional sales performance and customer support last year. In our opinion, he is an absolute rock star in the world of pro audio and we’re elated to name him as our Rep of the Year for 2006.” more

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NEUTRIK® INTRODUCES ETHERCON FOR CAT6 CABLES AT INFOCOMM 2007

EtherCon Offers Rugged Metal Housing and Chuck-Type Strain Relief

ANAHEIM, CA, JUNE 7, 2007 – Neutrik, designer and manufacturer of the industry leading XX series XLR cable connector, announces its EtherCon series for CAT6 cables at InfoComm 2007 in Anaheim, booth # 8033.

The EtherCon CAT6 series offers a rugged patch cable solution, which includes a metal housing for RJ45 cable connectors that protect the connector against mechanical load. It is equipped with Neutrik‘s chuck-type strain relief with a separate push-pull locking mechanism, to avoid accidental unplugging. The cable solution is available in custom lengths and the receptacle will accept a standard RJ45 cable end in addition to the EtherCon patch cable. more

WIREWORKS PRESENTS AV2000 MULTIMEDIA CABLING AT INFOCOMM 2007

AV2000 Access PointANAHEIM, CA, JUNE 7, 2007 – Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems and custom panels, presents its AV2000 MultiMedia Cabling at InfoComm 2007, booth #9421. Ideal for multi-media presentation rooms, corporate board rooms, classrooms and other integrated communications applications, the AV2000 MultiMedia Cabling connects multi-media systems through one simple and reliable plug in, offering a practical, time and cost-efficient solution for both the installer and end-user. more

The Road to InfoComm 2007 Podcast: Jay Rogina

Listen in as Sound & Video Contractor Editor Michael Goldman talks with Jay Rogina, CEO of Spinitar and secretary and treasurer of InfoComm Board of Governors, about how IT has moved to the front end of installations as a valuable tool in full integration click here

Furman to Hold Manufacturers’ Training Session at InfoComm 2007

PETALUMA, Calif. — June 7, 2007 — Furman Sound, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that Tom Holmes, Furman product specialist, will be presenting a manufacturers’ training session on June 20 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at InfoComm 2007. Located in the Anaheim Hilton, room Avila A, the “Dispelling the Myths of AC Power Management” session will offer attendees a new perspective on AC power management. more

RUSS BERGER RECEIVES TEF HEYSER AWARD

DALLAS, TX — Russ Berger, president of Russ Berger Design Group (RBDG), was recently named the recipient of the 10th annual TEF Heyser Award at the NSCA convention in Orlando, Florida. Each year, the TEF Advisory Committee presents this prestigious honor to an individual whose work utilizing Richard Heyser’s patents in Time Delay Spectrometry (TDS) have significantly advanced proficiency in the Audio Industry – more specifically acoustical design or measurement. more

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Chief Releases 2007 Product Catalog

Minneapolis, MN. — (May 30, 2007) – www.chiefmfg.com -Chief Manufacturing launches new 2007 Product Catalog – now available. Updated with many new product additions, this edition is easier than ever to navigate. Look for the new 30-50” Large Flat Panel Category, along with expanded size ranges of up to 63” for the Extra-Large Mounts. The new catalog also includes an expanded Design Overview with photos and descriptions of all the latest mounts. New icons help you pinpoint all of Chief‘s exclusive mount features. more

Chief Knowledge College Debuts At InfoComm 2007

Chief Manufacturing, Leading Provider of Flat Panel Mounts, Debuts All-New Online Knowledge College™ at InfoComm 2007!
Just one of many educational resources offered by Chief, providing the latest training on new products and installation methods.

Minneapolis, MN. — (June 7, 2007) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in mounting solutions including TV and flat panel mounts, is excited to announce the debut of the all-new online Knowledge College™, an innovative e-learning educational training program, designed to improve Chief mounting installation IQ! The program will formally launch at the end of June. more

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