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Archive for January 12th, 2009

IT’S PARTY TIME AT THE LAS VEGAS COUNTRY SALOON

lv_saloon_ext_hi.jpgLas Vegas, NV – January 2009… Located on Freemont Street in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, The Las Vegas Country Saloon is a “good ole’ down and dirty country bar” that sports Jack Daniel’s barrel seating, kitschy western art, live music, and cowboy-hat-wearing, liquor-pouring waitresses who aren’t afraid to use the Saloon’s two best features—the stripper pole and the mechanical bull. When it’s time to party—and in Sin City, when isn’t it?—this is the place to be. And to keep the festivities loud and proud, the club recently installed a new sound system drawn from components in the D.A.S. Audio catalog. more

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SCN Announces 2008 Top 50 Integrators

ROCKLEIGH, New Jersey – The annual SCN Top 50 Systems Integrators list has become a point of reference and barometer for our industry. Especially during a slowing global economy, it provides valuable insight regarding financial growth amid speculation about where the overall industry is headed. more

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Crestron Breaks Single Month Sales Record In December

ROCKLEIGH, New Jersey — Crestron Electronics, Inc. today announced record breaking one-month sales for December 2008. Ironically, the day the U.S. government reports the worst jobless rate since 1945, and the day after President-elect Barack Obama urged Congress to take “dramatic action as soon as possible? to mitigate the length and severity of the recession, Crestron announces its best month in the company’s 40-year history. more

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Hitachi Adds CP-WX11000 And CP-SX12000 Large-Venue 3LCD Projectors To Professional Series Lineup

cp_wx11000.jpg– The Professional Series includes projectors designed for large-venue applications such as auditoriums, lecture halls, large houses of worship and staging productions –

Expanding its new Professional Series projectors for large venues, Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group is introducing the CP-WX11000 and CP-SX12000 3LCD projectors. As part of the Hitachi Professional Series, the CP-WX11000 and CP-SX12000 deliver on Hitachi’s trademark of reliability, versatility and performance to the high-end professional AV marketplace. This includes auditoriums, lecture halls, large houses of worship and staging productions. more

DNF Controls Universal Switch Panel Simplifies WBAL-TV Workflow

SYLMAR, Calif. — Jan. 12, 2008 — DNF Controls today announced that WBAL-TV, a Hearst-Argyle station and NBC affiliate serving the Baltimore area, has incorporated two Universal Switch Panel (USP) systems into its new HD production control room to facilitate simple and immediate control for the station’s delay box. The USP-8 units give WBAL-TV staff a clear, hands-on means of controlling delay when profanity or other undesirable audio or video content arises during a live broadcast. more

AURALEX AMPS IT UP WITH GRAMMA DEMO AT WINTER NAMM 2009

GRAMMAANAHEIM, CA — Some product presentations are better heard than seen, as is the case with Auralex’s GRAMMA (Gig and Recording, Amp and Monitor, Modulation Attenuator) demo at this year’s Winter NAMM show. Visit Auralex (Booth 6794, Hall A) anytime throughout the convention, to witness total acoustic isolation through its best-selling GRAMMA isolation riser.

The demonstration will incorporate a side-by-side comparison of two Gallien-Krueger amps – one using the GRAMMA and the other without – giving attendees a clear audible difference, even on a noisy trade show floor, of the value of using Auralex’s GRAMMA to decouple your amplifier. more

New York City Superclub, Santos Party House, Equipped With Harman Professional Sound System By TimbreTech Audio Services

Demonstrating how creatively designed sound systems featuring highly configurable, great-sounding components can make a club’s reputation and enable business models that optimize the venue’s real-estate investment, NYC IT-Club, Santos Party House, features advanced sound systems designed and integrated by TimbreTech Audio Services that support DJ/club and live performance and multiple events and ‘showtimes’ in one evening. more

Hip-Hop Pioneer Kanye West Incorporates AKG Wireless Systems Into “Glow In The Dark? World Tour

Stage Audio Productions Inc. Selects The WMS 4000 And IVM 4 For The Worldwide “Glow In The Dark? Tour

Demonstrating the versatility and performance of AKG wireless technologies, the WMS 4000 wireless system and the IVM 4 in ear monitoring system were recently deployed on Kanye West’s most recent world tour that visited 40 cities and six continents. The critically acclaimed “Glow In The Dark? tour featured performances by renowned artists Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, N.E.R.D, and Nas. The yearlong tour began in Seattle and continued throughout Latin America, Asia, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. more

AKG Launches New GuitarBug – The World’s Smallest Switchable Wireless Transmitter

AKG today announced the introduction of the GuitarBug Transmitter, which provides superb audio quality and performance at a very competitive price. WMS 40 Pro is well known for it’s miniature transmitters and quality sound and the introduction of the GuitarBug is the next generation of wireless transmitters. more

Christie Adds Visual Splendor To The Columbus Blue Jackets Opener And The 81st National FFA

BarthaNew Christie dealer Bartha Audio Visual (Columbus, Ohio) selected the Christie Roadster HD18K 3-chip DLP(r) projector for the Columbus Blue Jackets NHL home opener and the 81st National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Convention.

On October 17th, the Blue Jackets took to the ice at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Four Christie Roadster HD18K projectors were rigged vertically, approximately 72 ft. in the air. The four-image blend was able to create a single image on the ice. more

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