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Are Projector Lamps Considered E-Waste?

The projector lamp- a user-replaceable part found in projectors and rear-projection televisions. So when the user takes out the spent lamp to replace it, what is it considered? Is it e-waste? Should it be treated as such; the lamp being a component of a consumer electronic, but not necessarily an electronic component? more

AVI-SPL Maintains Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

Collaborative Communications Leader Launches Extensive Environmental Sustainability Program

In recognition of Earth Day 2010, AVI-SPL today announced an environmentally-focused program targeting audiovisual equipment recycling, videoconferencing solutions, internal sustainability programs, LEED-certified installations and employee training. more

Sennheiser Appoints Jake Carter as Product Specialist for Distributed Brands K-Array and HHB

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OLD LYME, Conn. – April 21, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it has appointed Jake Carter to the newly created position of product specialist, distributed brands. Carter, who brings over 20 years of audio experience to his role, will serve as the point person for all technical and product related information for Sennheiser’s distributed brands K-array and HHB. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA PROVIDES MICROPHONE SOLUTIONS FOR 2010 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

acm STOW, OH, April 21, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, provided wireless solutions for the 45th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, broadcast live on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 18, 2010.

Several performers used Audio-Technica’s acclaimed Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless System during the course of the show. Country/pop singer-songwriter Taylor Swift paired the 5000 Series system with the AEW-T4100 Cardioid Dynamic Handheld Transmitter for her lead vocals. Audio-Technica endorser Jason Aldean performed with the 5000 Series and the AEW-T6100 Hypercardioid Dynamic Handheld Transmitter. Darius Rucker and A-T endorser Kenny Chesney each performed with the AEW-T5400 Cardioid Condenser Handheld Transmitter. more

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GENELEC MONITORING KEEPS THE SOUND UNDER CONTROL FOR MUSIC MAYHEM ENTERTAINMENT

— Los Angeles production company and studio chooses Genelec 1032A Bi-Amplified Active Monitors and the Genelec 7070 Active Subwoofer to assure full-frequency response at any volume —

NATICK, MA, April 21, 2010 — Seeking to differentiate itself at a time when more music than ever before is being produced, Music Mayhem Entertainment has made careful choices. This extends to the artists they work with, such as vocalist Shanica Knowles, also known for her role as Amber Addison opposite Miley Cyrus on the hit teen show Hannah Montana; and producer/engineers such as Curtis “Sauce? Wilson, who has had a hand in the production and/or engineering for tracks by Brandy, Will Smith, Ne-Yo, Musiq Soulchild, Eric Benet, LeToya Luckett, Eminem and Toni Braxton, among others. more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL HELPS PRODUCER-ARTIST DV MCCOY TO GET HIS FACILITY, 21ST CENTURY RECORDING, READY TO GO

— Atlanta-based DV McCoy calls on GC Pro for a wide range of equipment including an SSL AWS 900+ console, AVID Pro Tools|HD 3 system and Control|24 mixer, NeKo XXL software bundle, Akai MPC and Genelec Active Monitors —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, April 20, 2010 — Producer-artist DV McCoy is one of the Atlanta area’s up-and-coming music figures. A producer and an entrepreneur, DV is ready to take his private 21st Century Recording production and mixing studio to the next level, opening it to other artists and producers in Atlanta’s diverse and expanding music scene and to better support his own Real McCoy Entertainment production company and label. more

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Atlona Technologies takes the Broadcast world by storm at NAB 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada

Atlona Technologies, leading solutions based manufacturer of Audio Video accessories, showcase their latest and greatest at NAB 2010.

Needless to say, 2010 has been a huge year thus far for all those involved in the Audio Video industry. At this year’s NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) 2010 conference, attendees got a glimpse of just how far this industry has pushed the limits of innovation and the barriers of connectivity. For many exhibiting and attending NAB 2010 in Las Vegas Nevada, it was a technological cornucopia of new concepts and designs in the Broadcasting industry including the latest in touch screen and 3D technology. With over 88,000 registered attendees, companies from all over the globe were asked to showcase their products. Atlona Technologies, solutions based manufacturer of Audio Video Accessories, was more than happy to answer the call. more

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Harvelle’s music club chooses Fulcrum Acoustic loudspeakers

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The stage at Harvelle’s music club

Harvelle’s in Santa Monica, Calif., is the oldest live music venue on the westside. Established in 1931, Harvelle’s is the neighborhood place where music lovers gather to hear eclectic styles of music every night of the week, from jazz and hip hop to reggae, funk, blues, and acoustic performances by singer/songwriters. The venue is also home to The Toledo Show, the longest running soul/jazz/cabaret show in the Los Angeles area. more

FOR-A COLLECTS TWO AWARDS FOR NEW PRODUCTS AT NAB 2010

Fort Lee, N.J., April 21, 2010 – Two new products from FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, were recognized with awards from two industry magazines at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., last week. Broadcast Engineering awarded one of its Pick Hits to the LTR-100HS Video Archive Recorder, while TV Technology gave one of its STAR Awards to the CEQ-100HS Color Equalizer. more

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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS COLLABORATES WITH PEBBLE BEACH SYSTEMS TO PROVIDE AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS

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Advanced Broadcast Solutions is working to expand the presence of Pebble Beach Systems automation and media management solutions, such as the enterprise-level Marina (pictured) in the United States.

SEATAC, WA, April 21, 2010 – Premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it has entered a relationship with Pebble Beach Systems, a U.K.-based developer and supplier of automation and media management solutions. ABS is collaborating with the company on the West Coast to expand Pebble Beach Systems’ presence in the United States.

Founded in 2000, Pebble Beach Systems offers a comprehensive approach to automation, with solutions that go well beyond traditional device and playlist control. In addition to the core functions of capture, manage, and distribute, its systems provide the ability to visualize all resources in the workflow in real time. more

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