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

MASQUE SOUND SETS ROCKNET AT THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS

Nick Borisjuk, sound designer for The Big Apple Circus displays RockNet 300 System (bottom 3 units) in backstage rack.NEW YORK: A perennial holiday attraction, The Big Apple Circus has been delighting NYC children for over thirty years. The combination of clowns, acrobats, jugglers and equestrians is complimented by live music ranging from Jazz to Rock, Disco and Classical. This year, in addition to new performers, the show welcomed RockNet 300 a 21st Century audio distribution system to the troop.

Nick Borisjuk, an associate sound designer for numerous Broadway and touring productions including Legally Blond and The Drowsy Chaperone, is the sound designer for the 2008-2009 Big Apple Circus touring production Play On. “When I began discussing our equipment needs with Scott Kalata at Masque Sound, he recommended RockNet,� Borisjuk says. “After doing some research, it was a no-brainer. I needed a cable system that could accommodate more inputs and outputs than previous years but, one that could be loaded in with the same limited audio staff in the same amount of time. Other factors that influenced my decision were the system redundancy and the reduced carbon footprint. Less cable = less weight and space on the truck = less fuel = less harmful gases released into the environment.

“I tend to shy away from using unfamiliar gear, especially when considering something so central to the sound system, but David Sanderson, my associate on the Big Apple Circus, had already used the RockNet system,� Borisjuk adds. “He convinced me of its reliability, versatility and high quality pre-amps. It’s a real-time, low latency audio distribution network specifically designed for live sound applications. I was particularly intrigued by the streamline redundancy concept. In a ring configuration the network is self-healing for single connection failures. That’s a major advantage.�

Borisjuk reports that the setup was extremely easy. “My staff was able to prep the show in about half the time it would have taken with an analog multi-cable distribution system. There was practically no learning curve, and we never need any additional support from Masque Sound. RockNet’s scalability, flexibility and outstanding sound quality met all our production criteria. The system has had a very positive impact on The Big Apple Circus, and I am already recommending it to some of my colleagues.�

Photo 2  Big Apple Circus sound designer Nick Borisjuk in the sound booth.
###
Masque Sound is a 70-year-old, 3rd generation sound reinforcement and design company based in East Rutherford, NJ. PH 201 939 8666 www.masquesound.com

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

Related Topics: 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

About

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.

Calendar

November 2008
M T W T F S S
« Oct   Dec »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication