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Pur’s Symphonic Rock Performed In Germany With JBL VerTec Line Arrays

PUR‘S SYMPHONIC ROCK PERFORMED IN GERMANY‘S LARGEST VENUE WITH SIRIUS SHOWEQUIPMENT AG AND JBL VERTEC® LINE ARRAYS

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, November 6, 2007 — Reinforcing the tour-proven performance, lightweight system design and efficient suspension hardware of JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays, tour rental sound company Sirius Showequipment AG recently provided audio services for a sold-out concert featuring Germany‘s most popular band Pur with a supporting symphony orchestra on twin stages in the round at the Veltins Arena. The event, held on September 8, 2007, drew a crowd of approximately 65,000 people.

Originally named Arena auf Schalke, the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany is the nation‘s largest indoor venue and one of the world‘s most modern stadiums. It is home to the football club FC Shalke 04, and the arena has also hosted five matches in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the 2004 UEFA Champions League final. The Veltins Arena was designed for multi-purpose use, as evidenced by its busy concert schedule.

For the Pur concert, Sirius Showequipment deployed a large, multi-zone VERTEC line array system to meet the show‘s in-the-round requirements, which were made more complex by the use of twin performing stages with a connecting ramp. The secondary stage allowed band members to cross onto the symphony orchestra‘s performance area for a special classically-influenced section of the pop music concert.

The system included 10 primary VERTEC arrays, comprising a total of 120 VT4889 full-size line array elements, 48 VT4887 compact line array elements, and 32 VT4880 arrayable subwoofers.

Additionally, 12 new VT4887ADP-AN powered compact line array elements with JBL DrivePack® technology were deployed as special center-fill arrays.

The VERTEC system exceeded expectations, according to Wolfgang “Schabbach” Neumann, Owner of Sirius Showequipment, who has used VERTEC extensively for past events. “Everybody was really happy with the system‘s performance, especially regarding the great sound,” he said. “The overall large-venue coverage capabilities and the light weight of the total system, which makes rigging much easier, are positive aspects of VERTEC.”

“Sirius Showequipment‘s successful project for Pur using VERTEC line arrays is yet another example of the increasing global adoption of VERTEC for some of the world‘s largest events,” noted David Scheirman, Vice President of Tour Sound, JBL Professional. “JBL enjoys a very successful relationship with Sirius Showequipment, one of Europe‘s foremost live sound companies and it is gratifying to see the firm achieve success on high-profile events like this one.”

For more information on Sirius Showequipment, please visit www.sirius-ag.net

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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