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ICELAND CELEBRATES NATIONAL DAY WITH SUPPORT FROM JBL VERTEC® LINE ARRAYS

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, August 14, 2007 –The recent concert-stage event in Iceland‘s capitol city of Reykjavik, commemorating that country‘s National Day, drew thousands of enthusiastic live-music fans and underscored the continued global adoption of JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays. The nationwide holiday celebration marked Iceland‘s independence from Denmark in 1944.

The concert was held at Arnarholl, an outdoor performance venue in downtown Reykjavik. Artists on the bill included Mezzoforte, Lay Low, Ampop, Steed Lord, Benni Heem Heem, and Shogun, among others. All sound, lights and staging including the rental audio system, was deployed by Hljodx. It included 16 VERTEC VT4888 mid-size line array elements with an array of eight on each side of the stage, powered by Crown I-Tech 8000 and 6000 amplifiers and relying upon a dbx 4800 DriveRack loudspeaker management system. Remote control and monitoring of the system was achieved with Harman‘s HiQnet System Architect software via a wireless laptop. Hljodx supplied Soundcraft mixing consoles for the multi-act show, which featured several of Iceland‘s top entertainment acts.

“The JBL VERTEC system seems to have endless horsepower with Crown I-Tech amplification,” said Jon Skuggi, front of house engineer. “It has this natural dynamic sound character and the clarity on all frequencies is such that there is hardly any need for much system equalization anymore. I was amazed by how even and punchy the sub bass was throughout the whole area.”

“Hljodx‘s use of JBL VERTEC line arrays in Iceland speaks to the increasing number of regional rental sound firms around the globe that are relying on VERTEC to service concerts, seasonal festivals and civic events. The power and reliability of VERTEC is proving itself for any live sound application, indoors or outdoors,” said David Scheirman, Vice President, Tour Sound, JBL Professional.

Hljodx can be reached at http://www.hljodx.is.

About JBL Professional:
Headquartered in Northridge, California, JBL Professional is the world‘s leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of professional loudspeakers for recording and broadcast, musician, cinema, touring sound, commercial sound and contracting applications. JBL Professional is the proud recipient of the 2005 Technical GRAMMY® award. JBL Professional is part of the Harman International network of professional and consumer audio companies. For complete product and company information, go to the JBL Professional website at www.jblpro.com.

About the Harman Pro Group:
The Harman Pro Group (www.harmanpro.com) is the world‘s largest provider of professional audio products and system solutions for commercial sound, contracting, tour sound, recording and broadcast, musician, portable PA and cinema applications. The Group is headquartered in Northridge, California and includes industry leaders AKG Acoustics, BSS Audio, Crown International, dbx, DigiTech, JBL Professional, Lexicon, Soundcraft, and Studer. The Group is part of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), a leading supplier of high-quality, high fidelity audio products and infotainment systems for the automotive, home and professional markets.

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