We have launched our new site! The Wire backend has moved to www.svconline.com. Your can log on now with your e xisting credentials. For your reference, posting instructions have been sent to your email. Note: postings made to the old backend will be redirected through Thursday Feb 19th. Please make the switch to www.svconline.com as soon as possible.

If you have questions please email thewire@svconline.com.

Looking forward to seeing you on the new site!

A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor



What with the fuel price rising nearly everyday, it‘s a surprise more people aren‘t trading their engine-powered boats for a wind-powered one. Mike Borne, a good friend of DiGiCo, still has his boat, but he sacrificed upgrading to a bigger boat, in favour of spending its money on two new DiGiCo consoles.
Borne set-up Allstar Audio Systems Inc., a full-service sound, lighting, video and staging company, back in 1984. Since then, the Tennessee and Florida-based venture has been adding to its inventory as often as possible and recently supplemented his existing DiGiCo stock with the extra consoles.
According to Borne, his purchasing decisions are made from relationships, observations and a comfort factor. “Several years ago while attending an AES convention in San Francisco, Big Al (Allan Nichols) introduced me to a couple of Brits in-town promoting the product lines of the company they were working for at the time. Those two Brits were none other than Bob (Doyler) Doyle, and David (Webby) Webster. They both had infectious personalities, and I had a great time hanging out with them, enjoying their British humour.”
They‘ve known each other for over 14 years now, and in that time Borne purchased several products from them. “I don’t think I’ve purchased any of those lines since Bob and David left the company they were working for then,” he adds.
“I‘ve observed how Bob and David do business, and more importantly, how they treat their customers. Having done a considerable amount of business already with them, there was a huge comfort factor in my DiGiCo purchasing decision, in knowing that I’m buying from class guys like those two,” continues Borne. “There are a lot of choices out there, but at the end of the day you want to feel like you’re doing business with friends that you can trust, not only on the front of spending the money, but continuing on with great customer service after the sale. Especially when you‘re spending enough money to buy a house, or a larger boat!
“I do several events each year where National Touring Artists come through, and I have noticed that the bulk of them are carrying DiGiCo consoles. It’s pretty obvious to me which one makes my PA system sing (in tune). There’s definitely some magic in the British pre-amps that no one else has been able to capture.”
Borne has just received the DiGiCo D1 Live and D5 Live consoles, and is beginning to promote them to his clients. The D1 is based on the award-winning D5, the console that broke the mould of digital live mixing. The D1 provides the same outstanding sonic purity and much of its powerful, instantly accessible control, in an even more compact frame and at an Access All Areas price.
The benefits of both systems are equally compelling in a host of different applications: the tactile, intuitive, hands-on simplicity of the worksurface with their clear, bright backlit TFT touch screens, snapshot controlled fully automated moving-fader mixing, powerful built-in dynamics and digital effects, and complete recallability of every function.
All very good reasons for Borne to swap power on the water for power in his PA!


Press Contacts:

David Webster at DiGiCo
Tel: +44 1372 845600
Web: www.digico.org

Sarah James at Gasoline Media
Tel: +44 1372 471472
Email: info@gasolinemedia.com
Web: www.gasolinemedia.com

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: AV Control Systems, News

Platinum Tools® Debuts Net Prowler™ PRO Test Kit
BrightSign Unveils Plans for 2015 Digital Signage Expo
Canterbury Church Gains Invisible Intelligibility with Renkus-Heinz Iconyx
Symetrix’ Busy 2015 Training Program to Highlight Advantages of Dante-Based DSP
AV Concepts Pushes Envelope with Dante Media Networking for Live Event Production
Masque Sound Helps Audiences Explore The Mystery of Love & Sex
Metric Halo Supports SCA Spring Fling
Sergio Mendes and will.i.am have a (Governors) Ball with DPA Microphones
StrandVision Offers Personal Finance Tips in Latest Set of Employee Digital Signage Communications Animated Templates
Ashly Saves the Day at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy


Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.


February 2008
« Jan   Mar »

Your Account


Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication