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Lily Allen World Tour Runs On Soundcraft Vi6™ Console

On a worldwide tour in support of her hit album It’s Not Me, It’s You, singer/composer Lily Allen has enjoyed great front-of-house sound on four continents, thanks to the Soundcraft Vi6™ large-format digital live sound console. The Vi6, designed using the proven reliability of Studer’s Vista™ and OnAir 3000™ series of consoles and that utilizes the incredibly intuitive Vistonics™ II user interface, lets Allen and her band effortlessly convey the sophisticated lyrics and dynamic music of her powerful songs. more

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The Score Television Network Raises Its Game With Studer Vista 5 Console

Looking to outfit its new street-front HD studio in downtown Toronto, The Score Television Network recently purchased a Studer Vista 5 console to handle 5.1 sources and output 5.1 to The Score’s HD channel. The console was sold by Studer Canada via Applied Electronics, Ltd., which also provided consultation, system design and integration of The Score’s entire broadcast system. more

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Lexicon® Offers Pro Tools 8 Compatibility With Software Updates To The PCM96 And PCM96 Surround

Lexicon®, a Harman International Company (NYSE-HAR) recently updated the software to the PCM96 and PCM96 Surround to make them compatible with both Pro Tools 8 as well as Mac OS X 10.5.7. In addition, software version 3.2.0.1 represents a major effort towards the improvement of streaming audio and control functionality of both systems. more

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SOLID STATE LOGIC WINS TWO 2009 TEC AWARDS

Matrix and AWS 900+ SE Received Top Honors in Respective Categories

NEW YORK – Solid State Logic is pleased to announce that it has received two 2009 Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards: one in the Small Format Console Technology category with Matrix and one in the Large Format Console Technology category with the AWS 900+ SE. more

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POWERSOFT AMPLIFIERS BRING BIG BROADWAY SOUND TO MOONLIGHT AMPHITHEATRE

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Powersoft Green Design Saves On Space, Electric and Cooling Costs

VISTA, CA, October 15, 2009 – The recent re-construction of the Moonlight Amphitheatre, a city-owned, city-run outdoor facility presenting Broadway musical productions, featured a new sound system powered by 34 Powersoft amplifiers. The sound system, designed by Acoustic Dimensions, covers the 900 permanent seats and the 1,200-capacity lawn area with separate vocal and music systems. The choice of Powersoft was based on sound quality, on-board DSP and space considerations with resulting electric service and cooling equipment savings. more

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EDUCATIONAL INSTALLS CONTINUE TO CLIMB FOR SOLID STATE LOGIC DUALITY & AWS 900+ SE CONSOLES

Next Generation Engineers and Producers Train on SSL Equipment

NEW YORK — Solid State Logic Duality and AWS 900+ SE consoles continue to be the equipment of choice for educational institutions. Even through the difficult world economic situation, North American educational facilities look to SSL for cutting edge products that fulfill degree requirements, while providing students hands-on experience with consoles found in studios of all levels throughout the industry. more

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METALLIANCE VISITS SOLID STATE LOGIC, A METALLIANCE PRO PARTNER, AT AES 2009

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Pictured at AES 2009 (L-R) are METAlliance founders Phil Ramone and Frank Filipetti, SSL’s Piers Plaskitt, and METAlliance founders Chuck Ainlay, Ed Cherney, and George Massenburg. Photo by David Goggin.

About The Music Engineering & Technology Alliance (METAlliance):

The METAlliance is comprised of a group of globally-recognized, award-winning audio engineers and producers who have been deeply involved in establishing techniques and technical standards that are the foundation of modern music recording. more

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HaiVision Launches Middle East Operations; Opening a New Office in Dubai Media City

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Oct. 16, 2009 — HaiVision Network Video today announced it is establishing a direct presence in Dubai, U.A.E., appointing Mohammed Ghafari as vice president of Middle East operations. Ghafari brings more than two decades of success and experience in the telecommunications and IT industry. In his new role, he will address the extremely high demand for HaiVision’s advanced video networking technology and IPTV solutions throughout the region. more

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Chief’s New Whiteboard Mount Now Shipping!

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Chief’s new whiteboard mount (WBMUS)

Minneapolis, MN, USA — (October 2009) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector, monitor and flat panel TV mounting solutions, is excited to announce that its new whiteboard mount (WBMUS) is now shipping.

The wall bracket is specially designed to mount an interactive whiteboard over an existing chalkboard. This allows installers to use the wall space while avoiding costly removal of the chalkboard. The mount offers flexible positioning with vertical, lateral and depth adjustments. Plus, it mounts to the wall without damaging existing boards and is universally compatible with most boards. When paired with a Chief short throw mounting system, you have a complete, state-of-the-art whiteboard solution. more

Ford AV Installs NEXO GEO S12 Line Array at Austin Ridge Bible Church

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Austin Ridge Bible Church in Austin, Texas, who took its name from the beautiful ridge it sits upon, has a ministry goal to facilitate worship in weekly gatherings on Sunday morning, and to equip its congregation to become lifestyle worshippers, not just on Sunday, but 24/7.

The church, which seats 750, recently hired Ford Audio-Video Systems, Inc. (Ford AV) to replace its existing speaker system with a NEXO GEO S 12 Series line array. Six NEXO GEO S1210s and two GEO S1230s were chosen along with two NXAMP 4×4 amps and two ALS2-PF subwoofers. more

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