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NILES ZR-6 NAMED TOP MULTIZONE RECEIVER BY 2008 MULTIROOM AUDIO/VIDEO AWARDS

Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name in Custom Installation®, has announced the ZR-6 MultiZone Receiver has been named the recipient of a 2008 Multiroom Audio/Video (MRA) Award. Sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and Home Lighting Control Alliance (HLCA), the MRA Awards recognize the industry’s leading products in innovation, functionality and overall value. Niles’ ZR-6 is a six-source, six-zone whole house audio receiver outfitted with features that today’s multizone customers demand most often—including One-Touch to EntertainmentTM, Plug-and-Play iPod® integration, a built-in AM/FM tuner and weather-resistant keypads. The 2008 MRA Awards are presented in conjunction with Electronic House Fall Expo 2008 in Long Beach, Calif. more

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Chief® Introduces World’s Thinnest Universal Tilt Wall Mount

MTTUMinneapolis, MN. — (November 2008) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector, monitor and flat panel TV mounting solutions, as well as progressive online tools, is excited to announce the release of the WORLD’S THINNEST flat panel tilt wall mount. The Thinstall™ Series LTTU™ Universal Tilt Wall Mount collapses to 0.75? (19 mm) to maintain the extreme low profile of ultra-thin flat panel TVs while offering 12º of smooth, fingertip tilt and supporting up to 100 lbs (45.4 kg). more

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WIN A DELL COMPUTER AT HD CAMERA GUIDE

HDcameraguideProfessional User HD Camera Site (www.HDCameraGuide.com)
Offers Incentive for Readers to Share Buying Preferences

NEW YORK, N.Y., November 13, 2008 – High-end video production takes planning, skill and outstanding equipment. The new site, www.HDCameraGuide.com, a video-rich source for product information and interactive guides understands that quality products count with demanding video professionals.
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Wisdom Audio’s New Sage Series Architectural and In-Room Audio Systems Win Two Coveted Industry Awards – Featured at 2009 CES

Wisdom Audio Sage Series L75i speakerCARSON CITY, Nev., Nov. 14, 2008 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that its new Sage Series L75i speaker recently won Custom Retailer magazine’s 2008 Exc!te Award for Excellence in Custom Installed Technologies and Electronics, as well as a 2008 Resi Award from Residential Systems magazine for Best In-Wall or On-Wall Speaker. more

CANON U.S.A. INTRODUCES THE REALiS WUX10 – THE WORLD’S FIRST WUXGA LCOS PROJECTOR, AND THE REALIS SX80 – THE WORLD’S FIRST PICTBRIDGE COMPATIBLE PROJECTOR

CANON REALiS WUX10The REALiS WUX10 Projector Provides Image Display That Exceeds 1080 HDTV Resolution;
The REALiS SX80 Projector Is A Feature-Packed High-Resolution SXGA+ Projector With USB/PictBridge Connectivity for “PC-Free? Presentations

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 3, 2008 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has again advanced the acclaimed REALiS Multimedia Projector line with the introduction of two new models that provide unprecedented performance and features along with cutting-edge technology. more

ALLEN & HEATH TO LAUNCH UPDATE TO DIGITAL INSTALLATION SERIES AT ISE

Allen & Heath has chosen the forthcoming Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam on 3–5 February 2009 to launch new digital In/Out expanders for the iDR digital installation series.

Exhibiting on Stand 9D108, Allen & Heath will display the new iDR D-in and iDR D-out units, which provide expansion options of up to 250m on CAT5 cable using the AES/EBU protocol. more

Christie Projectors Help Bowen Technovation Pay Homage To Blues Legend At The New B.B. King Musem

bbBowen Technovation selected Christie projectors to bring the life and story of blues legend, B.B. King to the B.B. King Museum and the Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi.

The 20,000-square foot museum traces the artist from his roots in the Mississippi Delta to international fame as the King of Blues. It blends traditional artifacts from B.B. King’s 60-year career with graphics and interactive media to celebrate his unique legacy and the rich musical history of the Delta. more

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GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING ENGINEER, PRODUCER, J.D. ANDREW MIXES NEW BILLY BOB THORNTON AND THE BOXMASTERS CHRISTMAS CD ON KLEIN+HUMMEL O 300 MONITORS

jd_mike_thecave.JPGLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: A busy recording and touring schedule for Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters left the band’s Grammy-winning engineer/producer/guitarist/bassist, J.D. Andrew, with precious little time to mix their next release – an album of Yuletide tunes on Vanguard entitled “Christmas Cheer.” Luckily, Andrew had a brand new pair of Klein + Hummel O 300 active three-way monitors at his disposal, which, as he explains, were crucial to getting the mix completed in time. more

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COUNTRY SUPERSTAR BLAKE SHELTON TAKES SENNHEISER “HOME”

blake_shelton.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT: Country superstar Blake Shelton has earned the loyalty of fans with captivating live performances that center on the Oklahoma-born singer’s amazing voice. His most recent hit, a compelling rendition of Michael Bublé’s “Home,” grabbed the number one spot on the charts this past summer. This coupled with Shelton’s rigorous touring schedule of over one hundred shows this year, is introducing him to an ever-growing audience outside the country music realm. Shelton, his band, and his crew rely exclusively on Sennheiser wired and wireless technology to inspire performances and convey the authenticity of their craft to the enthralled crowds that pack arenas from coast to coast. more

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SENNHEISER MKH 8040s CAPTURE THE BRASS FOR MACY’S CHRISTMAS CD

macys_cd.JPGPHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – NOVEMBER 2008: The Wanamaker Organ, located in what is now the downtown Philadelphia Macy’s store, is the world’s largest operational pipe organ, boasting 28,541 pipes in 462 ranks. It is both visually and acoustically stunning and, beyond that, a precious piece of living history. The organ was originally built for the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair and later moved to Philadelphia as the crown jewel of the new Wanamaker’s Department Store. Even as Wanamaker’s changed owners and names over the ensuing decades, care was taken to maintain the tremendous instrument. At the behemoth six manual console is Grand Court Organist, Peter Richard Conte. Currently, Macy’s offers free concerts twice a day, six days a week. more

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