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Phase Technology Introduces new Premier Collection Speakers at CEDIA

phase-technology-pc95.jpgDenver CO, September 4 2008 – Known for its industry-leading engineering and product development team and over 50 years of loudspeaker expertise, Phase Technology® has unveiled the Premier Collection PC9.5 and PC Surr II loudspeakers. These two products complete the Premier Collection (PC) line of high-fidelity loudspeakers designed specifically for high-performance audio and home theater. The Premier Collection utilizes Phase Technology’s new patented 3 layer composite RPF® Solid Piston woofer, new patented soft dome tweeter and the company’s proprietary Absolute Phase® crossover to deliver unmatched realism at movie theater listening levels while minimizing distortion and providing balanced on-axis listening throughout the room. more

Induction Dynamics Introduces In-Wall Loudspeakers at CEDIA

induction-dynamics-s1c1_iw-rgb.jpgDenver, CO, September 4 2008 – Induction Dynamics®, an Overland Park, Kansas based audio company, has introduced the S1C1.iw and ID1.iw loudspeakers. Designed for in-wall or on-wall mounting, these loudspeakers offer easy installation and outstanding sonic quality.

The ID1.iw features a three-way speaker plus dual 10? subwoofers. The subwoofers are located in dedicated back boxes, with the woofer, tweeter and mid-range driver in their own cabinet. The lightweight back boxes come as one piece and can mount directly into the wall or on the wall using Induction Dynamics’ low-profile, custom painted B1 box. Once the back box assembly has been installed, the speaker’s one piece baffle with pre-installed drivers is simply bolted to the front. more

Induction Dynamics Introduces ID1.15, S1.8 Loudspeakers at CEDIA

induction-dynamics-id1_15-rgb.jpgDenver, CO, September 4 2008 – Induction Dynamics®, an Overland Park, Kansas based audio company, has unveiled the ID1.15 and S1.8 loudspeakers. The two products complete the company’s “Super Loudspeaker? line, which also includes the ID1.18 tower loudspeakers and the C1.8 center loudspeaker.

The ID1.15 measures 62.5? in height and incorporates a 1.125? high-power soft dome tweeter, a 3? soft dome midrange, an 8? woofer with Kevlar cone, and dual 15? subwoofers with laminated cones. As with the larger ID1.18, the ID1.15 provides very high power handling down to the lowest audible frequencies as well as exceptional sound quality. more

Dugan E-1 Automatic Mixing Controller to be shown at AES

dugan-e-1-in-hands-rgb.jpgSan Francisco, CA — Dan Dugan Sound Design will show the new E-1 Automatic Mixing Controller at the Audio Engineering Society convention, October 2 – 5, 2008 in booth # 1128.

The E-1 Automatic Mixing Controller replaces the Model E as Dugan’s economy model. The E-1 provides eight channels of signal processing and patches into the input insert points of an audio mixing console. The product detects which microphones are being used and makes fast, transparent cross-fades, freeing the operator to focus on balance and sound quality instead of having to pay constant attention to the faders. more

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Alcorn McBride to showcase Digital Binloop with CobraNet at AES

alcorn-mcbride-digital-binloop-32.jpgAES 2008, San Francisco, booth 626 — Alcorn McBride will demonstrate its Digital Binloop, the industry standard for theme park audio reproduction, at the fall AES show. The Digital Binloop provides up to 32 tracks of 16 or 24-bit WAV or AIFF files at up to 96 kHz, or up to 16 channels of MPEG-2 video at up to 15 Mbps. Audio or video clips are stored on Compact Flash media; each card can hold hours of audio. Each Digital Binloop accommodates up to 16 reproducer cards. Mono audio files can be independently assigned to the left and right channels of each reproducer, giving the user 32 completely independent tracks. A CobraNet® interface option allows users to easily interface the product with networked audio systems. more

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TV One Shipping Upgraded C2-2000A Series with HD-SDI Capabilities

c2-2355-iso.jpgERLANGER, KY, September 10, 2008—TV One has taken product diversification up a notch with the addition of HD-SDI to five of the ten units in the newly upgraded C2-2000A series. These units now feature HD-SDI along with DVI resolutions of 1900×1200 or 1080p/60. The group of ten consists of two Universal Switcher/Scalers, Four Switcher/Scalers and four Down Converters. The units are all available for shipment. more

CLEAR-COM MAKES LIVE COMMUNICATIONS A SNAP AT PLASA 2008

LONDON, UK, September 10, 2008—Clear-Com® Communication Systems, a brand of The Vitec Group, showcased the next generation in wireless and wired communication solutions for the live performance industry at PLASA 2008. Among the featured products on display were Clear-Com Concert™ Version 2.0 (standalone model), FreeSpeak® (formerly FreeSpeak10) Version 2.0, V-Series Desktop, Clear-Com Encore™ and Easi-PiCo. more

RF CENTRAL MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY TRANSMITS BROADCAST SOLUTIONS AT IBC 2008

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, September 10, 2008 – RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, is showing great presence at this year’s IBC 2008 (Stand 1.A30), offering broadcasters solutions for transmission and reception. Among its many products being exhibited are its new RFX-PRX-II portable handheld COFDM monitor/receiver, its RMR-X6-II six-way COFDM diversity receiver and the NLL-II 5.8 GHz portable digital microwave link. more

ULTIMATE HIP HOP FESTIVAL USES YAMAHA PM5D CONSOLES

billy-flores-rock-the-bells-yamaha-pm5dweb.jpgBUENA PARK, Calif.─Few events can claim to both capture and define a movement, yet this is precisely what the Rock the Bells Festival has done since its inception in 2003. Rock the Bells is more than a music festival; it has become a genuine rite of passage for thousands of core, social, conscious, and independent Hip Hop enthusiasts. more

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Andre’ Cholmondeley Adds To Multi-Faceted Guitar Sound With Eventide Timefactor Stompbox

The TimeFactor lets me do things during performances that I wouldn’t be able to do unless I had both hands free, and then some.?
– Andre’ Cholmondeley, guitarist

Andre’ Cholmondeley, best known as a guitarist for Zappa-repertoire band Project/Object, has distinguished himself by his uniquely versatile approach to the instrument. As such, Cholmondeley regards technology as a very crucial extension of his guitar. This attitude led Cholmondeley to the Eventide TimeFactor stompbox, which he has incorporated into his sound for the studio and on the road. As guitar-tech for experimental guitar icon Adrian Belew, and formerly Al DiMeola, Cholmondeley has worked with most of the top delay and effects devices available. more

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