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Archive for January, 2008

A MIGHTY X-LINE SYSTEM FOR THE VERVE

One of Britain’s favorite alternative rock bands, the Verve has just triumphed at London’s newest and biggest concert venue, the O2 Arena, using a substantial EV line array sound system to deliver their singular style, which encompasses everything from soaring psychedelic rock anthems to acoustic-driven songs.

One of the most influential alt-rock acts of the last decade, The Verve had its biggest hits in 1996/7, most notably ‘Bittersweet Symphony‘. Somewhat prone to breaking up and reforming, this tour marks the band‘s latest reunion, playing clubs across the UK before stepping up to six arena shows. more

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GREENSBORO, NC, CHURCH DEBUTS EV SOUND SYSTEM ON MLK DAY

Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC, saw a standing room only attendance of 3000 for their Martin Luther King, Jr. Day service on January 21st, part of a city wide celebration of the life and achievements of the civil rights leader. A brand new Electro-Voice XLCi sound system installed by local company CareySound ensured every word was heard loud and clear. more

BOSCH COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS TO OFFER NAMED SCHOLARSHIPS

Money slated for students entering commercial electronics systems industry

Burnsville, MN, January 23, 2008 — In partnership with the NSCA Education Foundation, Bosch Communications Systems will offer two $2,500 scholarships this year in memory of Robert Bosch. In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today’s globally active Robert Bosch GmbH. From the very beginning, the company’s history has been characterized by innovative drive and social commitment. In addition to these scholarships, Bosch renewed its commitment to the NSCA Education Foundation President‘s Club, which will endow a portion of its future scholarship contributions. more

Harman Pro Group Increases Performance Of Dortmund Konzerhaus With HiQnet Auido Network

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — In an example of the growing European market adoption of its HiQnet™ audio system configuration and control protocol, increasingly in the region‘s most prestigious performing arts venues, the Harman Pro Group today announced Dortmund Konzerthaus has just completed the installation of a comprehensive HiQnet system comprising Crown amplification and a Soundcraft digital console with loudspeakers from JBL Professional. more

Harman Pro Group Audio System Provides Optimum Atmospherics At Dutch Restaurant & Winebar

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — Underscoring the versatility and superior performance of audio components from the brands of the Harman Pro Group, the company today showcased an impressive new system featuring products from JBL Professional, Crown and BSS Audio at The Hunting Lodge, an exclusive wine bar and restaurant in a popular tourist destination near Arnhem in Eastern Holland. The system, designed and integrated by AudioXL, features JBL Control Contractor Series loudspeakers, 11 Crown CT Series amplifiers and two BSS Soundweb networked processing units. more

Harman Pro Group Sound System Provides Voice For Sweden’s Most Popular Hamburger Chain

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — In an example of how Harman Pro Group commercial audio components can be combined by chain operators into a winning template the company today announced that it had supplied MAX Hamburger restaurants in Sweden with JBL Control Contractor Series loudspeakers, Crown amplification and dbx ZonePro control for each of the chain‘s 11 outlets. The Harman Pro Group solution was selected for easy installation and management, superior sonic integrity and standardized, intuitive operation and control. more

Harman Pro Group Launches HiQnet System Architect Version 1.6

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — Further advancing the user customization and macro capabilities of Harman Pro Group‘s pioneering HiQnet™ system configuration and control software, the company today introduced HiQnet System Architect™ version 1.6 that includes several new import and export features which make it easier for integrators and consultants to design and implement presets for discrete venues and systems. In addition, HiQnet System Architect version 1.6 also includes a new AKG plug-in for offline configuration of AKG WMS 4000 systems, a new graphics engine for a more responsive user interface and master control panels are now configurable at device channel level providing greater detail of system control. more

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EAW Commercial Introduces CAM Series Integrated Mixers-Amplifiers

Whitinsville, MA – January 30, 2008 – New EAW Commercial CAM160 and CAM80 integrated audio mixers-power amplifiers are outfitted with comprehensive input/output facilities and feature sets to provide exceptional versatility from a highly cost-effective package. Designed for a wide range of fixed installation applications, the CAM Series offers “all in one” functionality without need for add-ons such as expansion modules. (Click here to see photos of the new CAM Series.) more

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AURALEX HITS THE PERFECT NOTE WITH NEW STUDIO PROJECT AT DUKE ELLINGTON SCHOOL OF ARTS

Duke Ellington INDIANAPOLIS, IN, JANUARY 30, 2008 — Auralex Acoustics, Inc. is making beautiful music at the Duke Ellington School of Arts. The industry leader in innovative sound control solutions is doing its part in helping the inner-city public arts school transform a storage space into a fully functional recording studio by contributing its state-of-the-art acoustical treatment products.

Duke Ellington School of Arts, the only Washington, D.C. public high school that provides professional arts training and college preparation, recently began construction on a new recording studio in its facility, which will include a Live Room and a Control room. Through the efforts of Duke Ellington‘s Instrumental Parents Group (who initiated the project), led by Jim Shahin, and substantial funding from the Grammy Foundation as well as donations from several manufacturers, the creation of this studio is currently under way. Students, faculty and administration are making a personal impact on the project by continually volunteering their time. more

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TV One Hires Ed Hart as Northwest Regional Sales Manager

Ed Hart has accepted the Northwest Regional Sales Manager and will oversee sales in 11 states to meet the growing AV needs in that region.

ERLANGER, KY, January 30, 2008– TV One is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Hart as the Northwest Regional Sales Manager. Hart, a former Vice President of Sales and Marketing for both Calibre UK and Folsom Research, has many years of sales experience. Ed is a take-charge sales management executive who is able to develop and carry out sales objectives. He brings to TV One in-depth experience in Video, Multimedia, Presentation, Broadcast, Post Production, Military, Teleconference, Command and Control, Medical Imaging and Rental Staging markets. more

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