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SHURE INCORPORATED’S DENNIS HARBURN (1950-2009)

In Front of UK OfficePro Audio Industry Mourns Loss of a “True Gentleman?

NILES, IL, March 26, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced the passing of Dennis Harburn, Managing Director of Shure Distribution UK. A native of South London, Dennis had been with the Company for 36 years.

“I was shocked and deeply saddened by this news,? said Sandy LaMantia, Shure’s President and CEO. “Dennis had a very long relationship with Shure, as an more

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SI Announces Paradigm to Distribute Full Projector Screen Line Worldwide

SI ScreensAustin, Texas, March 26, 2009 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that as of March, Paradigm Electronics, Inc. (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) will distribute SI’s complete line of acclaimed motorized, fixed, and curved projector screens and accompanying products worldwide. more

Panamax Announces the New SEP-200 Service Entrance Protector

PETALUMA, Calif. — March 26, 2009 — Panamax, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced its new SEP-200 service entrance protector. Intended for installation by professionals as part of a larger whole-house power management protection plan, the SEP-200 protects major appliances from catastrophic surges, including lightning, with a single-point ground at the electrical service panel. more

CLEAR-COM’S FREESPEAK VERSION 2.0 MAKES PROLIGHT + SOUND DEBUT

New Features and Added Connectivity Enhance System

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 26 MARCH 2009 ─ Clear-Com® Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, is bringing to Prolight + Sound 2009 (Hall 8, Booth K54) FreeSpeak® Version 2.0, the next evolution of its FreeSpeak digital wireless beltpack system. The new version brings enhanced beltpack capacity, Interrupted Foldback (IFB) functionality and improved group operations between beltpacks, party-lines and other external inputs, ensuring successful staff communications during live performances. more

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Darcey Meddings Steps Up to Sales Representative for HME’s Pro Audio Division

San Diego, CA – March 26, 2009 – HME is pleased to announce the appointment of Darcey Meddings as Sales Representative of HME’s Pro Audio Division. In her new role, Darcey will support the continental U.S., be based in upstate New York and report to John Kowalski. more

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VMP Announces “Forever Warranty? for Entire Product Line

Video Mount Products (VMP)STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 26, 2009 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, commercial, CI, pro, and security audio/video markets, is proud to announce it now offers a “Forever Warranty? for its entire product line.

“The ‘lifetime’ warranties offered by many mount accessory manufacturers have become convoluted,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “What exactly does ‘lifetime’ mean? Each manufacturer may have a different definition. The life of the product it is mounting? The owner’s life? Putting a lifespan, such as 10 years, on their accessory, and after that period of time it is no longer under warranty? Quite simply, we have so much confidence in each and every one of VMP’ products, we have warrantied the entire line beyond anyone’s or anything’s ‘lifetime’…and we are not putting a lifespan on any one of our products.? more

LECTROSONICS TO DISTRIBUTE IN EUROPE AND JAPAN

lectro_hi.jpgRio Rancho, NM – March 2009… Lectrosonics, recognized as the world’s premier manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce the company recently received technical certifications for its products in Europe and Japan, and has completed the conversion to lead-free solder and production to meet RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) requirements for Europe. Products to be distributed for these export markets are all based on Lectrosonics’ highly acclaimed Digital Hybrid Wireless® technology and initially include the SM “Super-Mini? Series of belt-pack transmitters, the new HM plug-on transmitter, the UT handheld transmitter, the SRA slot-mount, dual-channel receiver, and the Venue modular receiver system. more

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GERMAN CHURCH CELEBRATES 100th BIRTHDAY WITH OMNILINE

christs-church-1.jpgChrist’s Church, in the German town of Velbert, North Rhine Westphalia, recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone.

To celebrate this historic occasion, the church decided to invest in a thoroughly modern sound system—based on the first Martin Audio OmniLine system to be installed in a German church, powered exclusively by Crest Audio amplification with processing via an Architectural Acoustics Digitool MX programmable digital processor. more

The GRAMMY Museum Uses 16 Digital Projection Displays In Dynamic Exhibition Space

GRAMMY Museum 1“From the brightness and clarity of their imagery, to the quickness of their response, (the DP projectors) play an essential role in The GRAMMY Museum.”
- Nicholas Min, IT Manager for the GRAMMY Museum
ATLANTA, GA (March 26, 2009) – From interactive touch tables to a 200-seat state-of-the-art auditorium, Digital Projection displays are delivering an impressive array of imagery throughout the new GRAMMY Museum. Four floors of cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind audio visual experience in the downtown Los Angeles location. more

grandMA Goes “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon”

When NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” debuted in the changing landscape of late night television grandMA was close at hand. Lighting designer Christopher Landy, who heads Brooklyn’s Vibrant Design LLC, specified the console to control an large complement of moving and conventional lights which give the show a hip vibe while paying homage to talk show legends Johnny Carson and Jack Parr who worked in the same iconic Studio 6B at Rockefeller Center. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more

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