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Archive for October 21st, 2008

Extron’s New DVI Fiber Optic Extender – Now Shipping

dvi104txrx_group_01c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is now shipping the DVI 104 Fiber Optic Extender, a transmitter and receiver set that extends single link DVI signals over four multimode fiber optic cables at lengths up to 500 meters (1,640 feet). It provides an effective, economical solution for extending DVI signals significantly beyond the specified 5 meter (15 foot) limitation for standard DVI cables. Engineered for reliability and exceptional high resolution image performance, the DVI 104 uses all digital, zero compression technology to deliver perfect pixel-for-pixel transmission of computer-video images up to 1920×1200 resolution, including HDTV 1080p/60. more

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Extron Decora® Mount VGA Distribution Amplifier is Now Shipping

p2da2_6095503_pp_01c_pub1.jpgExtron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the P/2 DA2 D, two output VGA and audio distribution amplifier, is now shipping. The P/2 DA2 D is a Decora mount distribution amplifier designed to compensate for voltage loss and high frequency attenuation over long cable runs. It is capable of driving VGA-QXGA video and audio signals up to 250 feet (75 meters). The P/2 DA2 D is available in black or white and is ideal for use in permanent, in-wall applications requiring long distance transmission of high resolution video signals and audio. more

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES NEW DA-CAPPO DA07 DUAL FOLDING EAR MICRO MICROPHONE

da07ae_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – October 2008… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the introduction of Da-Cappo’s new DA07 Dual Folding Ear Micro Microphone. Featuring an advanced capsule that delivers superior audio quality and a highly adjustable, comfortable, dual folding earpiece design, the new DA07 is an ideal choice for today’s on-stage and on-air talent. more

Midas XL8 makes its Broadway debut with A Tale of Two Cities …The Musical

sound_associates_sep08.jpg“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times? …and both sounded superb. A Tale of Two Cities, Dickens’ epic story of Revolution-era Paris and London, has been brought to life in musical form for the Broadway stage by Jill Santoriello; a Midas XL8 mixing console from New York-based theatre sound design specialists Sound Associates is making its Broadway debut with the show, helping ensure a modern musical classic is made to match the literary original. more

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CRESTRON ROOMVIEW SERVER EDITION ADDS NEW FEATURES

Server EditionCrestron RoomView® Server Edition adds direct device control, enhanced user interface, audible alerts, room templates and more

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, October 8, 2008 — Crestron RoomView® Server Edition is enterprise management and AV helpdesk software designed to deliver complete network control of AV and environmental resources and room scheduling. RoomView Server Edition integrates seamlessly with the full line of Crestron devices to ensure that every room is connected on the managed network. RoomView Server Edition offers a simple “at-a-glance” view of the entire control system network, and an efficient point-and-click interface that eliminates the need for multiple simultaneous applications. This latest version of the software adds many new features including an enhanced user interface, direct device control, audible alerts and more. more

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Midas PRO6 launches in U.S.

midas_pro6_us_launch.jpgA veritable who’s who of audio professionals from across the U.S. flew in to Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 10th to attend the two-day U.S. launch of the new Midas PRO6 digital console — perhaps the most eagerly anticipated pro audio product launch of the year. This was the latest in a world-wide program of global launch events for the new Midas console. more

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Electro-Voice Sx600 raises the bar for football field sound at SoCal high schools

thompson_sx600_01.jpgElectro-Voice Sx600 loudspeakers have earned a solid reputation as a sound solution for stadium applications, as demonstrated by two new high school installations by systems integration specialists Thompson Engineering (Riverside, CA).Designed for indoor/outdoor stadium-type venues of all sizes, the Sx600 is a high output, dual-element vertical line array loudspeaker that comes in a single, weatherproof, easy-mounting package, minimizing hardware while maximizing sonic performance, offering long throw while keeping coverage focused.

Jeff Tappenden of Thompson Engineering described how the Sx600 is raising the bar for football field sound quality at Tahquitz HS and Murrieta Valley HS, both in Southern California. more

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EliteMULTIMEDIA provide Electro-Voice sound solution for Colonial Hills Church

elite_sep08_02.jpgEliteMULTIMEDIA of Memphis, TN, recently installed a state-of-the-art Electro-Voice sound system at Colonial Hills Church, Southaven, MS.

“The church was looking to upgrade their existing box and horn system,? says B.J. Shaver of EliteMULTIMEDIA; “they needed a sound system to accommodate their contemporary style of worship. We specified three Electro-Voice Xi-1123A/106 for the mains, with low-end support via two QRx 218S; all are flown. A NetMax N8000 digital matrix controller processes the mains, subwoofers, and their T221M floor monitors. This system covers every seat in their 1,500-seat sanctuary with warm, clear sound. Electro-Voice offers exceptional quality in every detail, and the client is very happy. more

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Electro-Voice XLD system for McMahon Stadium, Calgary

mcmahon_stadium_01.jpgE.K. Sound & Equipment Sales Ltd of Calgary, Alberta, Canada recently custom-installed an Electro-Voice XLD sound system at Calgary’s McMahon Stadium. Home to the Calgary Stampeders football team and a venue for large concert events—this summer the Monsters of Rock Festival featuring Ozzy Osbourne took place at the venue—the stadium has a seating capacity of 35,650.

The new speaker systems are mounted inside a circular enclosure suspended by four steel ropes 107’ above the center of the playing field. Dave Harrison of E.K. Sound described the installation, and how the XLD provided the ideal balance of compact size and high performance: more

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Electro-Voice provides high-performance, high-value sound solutions for Orange County lounges

orth_design_01.jpgOrth Design Corporation (San Clemente, CA) recently outfitted two lounges in Orange County, CA with Electro-Voice ZX and Sx sound systems that provide a perfect balance of performance and aesthetics.

10 ZXA5 powered two-way 15? loudspeakers—the state of the art in high-powered polypropylene enclosure boxes—provide full-range sound at the I-Lounge in Orange County. “They were looking to create a high-energy space for DJs—a club/lounge atmosphere,? Walter Orth explains. “The ZXA5 matched their budget requirements while surpassing the expectations in terms of performance—perfect. We installed eight boxes for the main system—four on each side of the room—plus four QRx218S subs for low-end support, with all the subs powered by a single EV TG-7 amp. Two more ZXA5s serve as DJ monitors. The system has two configurations: one for DJ sets, using all the speakers; one for live performances that only uses the speakers on the rear stage side. The subs are broken out too, running on an auxiliary channel for live performances. For DJs, everything is preset, and runs to the appropriate speakers. more

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