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Archive for January 28th, 2009

Shure Introduces New USB Mics, X2U Adapter

PG27 and PG42SHURE DEBUTS FOUR NEW RECORDING MICROPHONES AND XLR-TO-USB SIGNAL ADAPTER

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today extended the Company’s legacy of world class live performance and studio recording microphones into the digital realm with the debut of three new products – the PG27USB and PG42USB Side-Address Condenser Microphones and the X2U XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter. In addition, Shure introduced XLR models of the new microphones, the PG27 and PG42. more

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Raid Seizes 8,500 Counterfeit Shure Earphones

Counterfeit EarphonesSHURE RAIDS WHOLESALE OUTLET AND WAREHOUSE IN CHINA, SEIZES MORE THAN 8,500 COUNTERFEIT EARPHONES

HONG KONG, CHINA, January 7, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced that it has struck two further blows in the Company’s fight against counterfeiting as a result of close cooperation with Chinese authorities.

An investigation initiated by Shure in Futian District, Shenzhen, in Mainland China led to a raid by the Shenzhen Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) on a wholesale shop, Sanze Electronics, in the Zhongdian Electronics and Technology Building on Huaqiang Road, and another at an associated warehouse. more

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Award Recipients to be Honored at Business and Leadership Conference

Winning Companies Exemplify Strategies Necessary for Tough Times

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, January 28, 2009 — NSCA announced the winners of its 2009 Excellence in Business Awards today: Copp Systems Integrator will receive the Strategic Advancement award; Sharp’s Audio Visual is being honored for its Marketing Strategies; Halco Life Safety Systems will be recognized for Project Development; Verrex Corporation is receiving the honor for its Growth Strategies; and Safeguard Security and Communications is the recipient of the Recurring Revenue award. more

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Furman Announces the New P-1800 AR Rack-Mount Voltage Regulator for Pro A/V Applications

PETALUMA, Calif. — Jan. 28, 2009 — Furman, a world-leading provider of power management solutions, today announced the P-1800 AR rack-mount voltage regulator/power conditioner. A successor to Furman’s popular AR-15 II, the P-1800 AR provides stable voltage protection and line noise filtration for any A/V installation where reliable, comprehensive protection is needed. more

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CubeX Video to Showcase Advanced Flat-Panel Video Wall Monitor Line at DistribuTECH 2009

BURBANK, Calif. — Jan. 28, 2009 — CubeX Video, a leading supplier of turnkey video wall solutions, will be highlighting its distinctive line of flat-panel monitors at DistribuTECH 2009 (Booth 840), which runs Feb. 3-5 at the San Diego Convention Center. CubeX flat-panel video wall monitors are purpose-built to meet the needs of government agencies, utilities, and other companies requiring high video quality and consistency across multiple panels that are easy to set up and configure. PRECO, CubeX distributors, will be available at the booth to demonstrate the product line. more

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X2O Media’s Digital Signage Platform Powers Nation’s Largest LED Billboard

MONTREAL — Jan. 28, 2009 — X2O Media, a world leader in technology, content services, and content design for digital signage, was a key partner in creating the nation’s largest digital billboard. Designed for the Walgreens flagship store, the billboard resides at New York City’s One Times Square, a historic landmark where the famous New Year’s Eve Ball descends from the flagpole atop the building each year. New York-based D3 LED utilized X2O’s Xpresenter™ 2.1 digital signage platform to create the 30 story tall LED spectacular. The X2O end-to-end solution delivers seamless messages and images 20 hours a day to countless passersby in vibrant Times Square. more

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AVLEX INTRODUCES SUPERLUX PRO238MKII TRUE CONDENSER MICROPHONE

avlex-p238mkii_hi.jpgKansas City, MO – January 2009 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology and microphones, proudly introduces the new Superlux PRO238MKII True Condenser microphone. Featuring a modular design with a removable capsule, high SPL characteristics, a hidden low-cut switch, and a warm, detailed sound, the new Superlux PRO238MKII feels great in the hand and makes an excellent choice for live sound, broadcast, and recording applications. more

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AURALEX GETS FUNKY WITH BASS LEGEND BOOTSY COLLINS IN HIS NEW RECORDING STUDIO, THE ARK

Bootsy Collins ~ Variety of Panels Tame Live Room Acoustics ~

Cincinnati, OH – Funk legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bootsy Collins recently turned to Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, to help tame the wild live room acoustics of his personal studio, The ARK. The large, multi-purpose room, capable of holding sizeable string and horn sections, large school bands or full dance troupes, replete with stage and backline, became a sonic nightmare with bouncing frequencies jamming up the funk jam. The remedy was the prudent application of Auralex’s AudioTile™, SonoFlat Panels and 4″ StudioFoam Pyramid products. more

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Extron Adds DVI to Its Professional A/V Test Generator

vtg400_6056403_pp_05c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to introduce the VTG 400DVI, an advanced programmable and upgradeable Video and Audio Test Generator for setting up, testing, calibrating, and troubleshooting today’s complex digital video and audio systems. It delivers accurate, full bandwidth video signal reproduction and high performance audio test signals. The VTG 400DVI offers DVI output for use with most digital display devices. When new EDID data is received from a DVI device, its native resolution is displayed on the LCD. The VTG 400DVI also provides high resolution RGB computer-video, HDTV component video, and NTSC and PAL video output. An innovative, patented feature of the VTG 400DVI is Scope-Trigger™, which expedites analysis of a specific area within the video image when used with an oscilloscope. more

Lighting Designer Jeffery Smith Previsualizes The Gala Opening of Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm At Prelite’s New York Studio

AtlantisFor an event the magnitude of the star-studded grand opening of Atlantis The Palm, the $1.5 billion luxury resort in Dubai, seeing lighting elements programmed prior to the load-in for the gala was essential. Lighting designer Jeffrey Smith selected Prelite to help him previsualize the lighting for the $20 million private party attended by a Who’s Who of A-list celebrities and tycoons on November 20, 2008. Prelite offers lighting designers and programmers a comfortable place to use emerging technologies to previsualize lighting prior to being in the venue. more

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