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Harris Corporation Diversifies Distributed Audio Options for Radio Broadcast Studios of All Sizes

New Systems in PR&E® VistaMax™ Lower the Cost of Studio and Automation System Integration

LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2010 (NAB Show, Booth N2502) — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, introduces a range of PR&E® studio products that deliver low-cost, distributed audio options for radio broadcasters. The new offer represents growing diversity and innovation within the PR&E® VistaMax™ family of audio management systems. more

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Coemar Infinity XL and ACL Fixtures Shine During Five-Hour 311 Day Concert in Las Vegas

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After selecting Coemar lighting fixtures for alternative/funk party band 311’s 2008 and 2009 tours, lighting designer/director Joe Paradise once again chose a complement of Coemar Infinity XLs and ACLs for the band’s much-anticipated 2010 311 Day Concert.

The biennial event, which celebrates the band and salutes fans worldwide, was held at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas on March 11. The five-hour communal concert began in 2000 and has become a 311 tradition; this year fans could also tune into a live webcast. more

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LONG-STANDING SOUNDFIELD USER UPGRADES • César-Nominated Film Sound Engineer Philippe Vandendriessche Buys ST350

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 2010: Belgian Film Sound Engineer Philippe Vandendriessche has invested in a SoundField ST350 portable microphone for use on location to complement his existing SoundField ST250. A well-known figure in the Francophone film industry for over 25 years, with a library of self-recorded effects and sounds extending to over 75,000 recordings, Vandendriessche was nominated in 2008 for a César film award (the French equivalent of the Oscars) for Best Sound in the French film Séraphine. He acted as chief sound engineer, using the SoundField ST250 to record ambient sound for the film. more

METRIC HALO ULN-8 BATTLES FOR LOS ANGELES

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 2010: The capabilities of digital audio have brought about a paradigm shift in motion picture location sound recording over the past decade, away from traditional analog hardware to more versatile software-based solutions. As production mixer Paul Ledford, C.A.S. recently discovered, a digital audio solution such as Metric Halo’s ULN-8 interface can also handle the increasingly more complex demands of a modern-day film shoot, and may well herald the next step in the evolution of location sound. more

McCLELLAND SOUND GOES FOR ASHLY AMPLIFICATION AND SIGNAL PROCESSING AT AUGUSTA HIGH SCHOOL

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AUGUSTA, KANSAS – APRIL 2010: Like many schools built in the 1970s, Augusta High School in Augusta, Kansas had outlived the usefulness of its sound reinforcement systems and, given the new and relatively inexpensive technologies available today, was ready to shed the clunky interfaces and fuzzy fidelity to which everyone had become inured. The school hired Wichita-based McClelland Sound, among the largest and most experienced sound engineering and contracting firms in Kansas. Founded at the dawn of sound reinforcement in 1928, McClelland is responsible for literally thousands of installations in all manner of buildings throughout the region. Vice president Scott Martin, who began his career with McClelland in 1974, took Augusta High School’s case and, in place of a market leader, used Ashly network-ready amplification and signal processing to give the school worry-free, easy-to-use, and utterly transparent reinforcement. more

Panamax’s M4315-PRO and M4320-PRO Combine Pro Level Power Management With BlueBOLT™ IP Control Technology

PETALUMA, Calif. — April 15, 2010 — Panamax today announced its first PRO series power management products featuring BlueBOLT™ — hosted IP (Internet Protocol) system control over compatible Panamax products. For an optimal home theater experience, the M4315-PRO (15A) and M4320-PRO (20A) combine unprecedented control to reduce service calls with “pro” level linear noise filtration for enhanced audio and video system performance. more

DTS PARTNERS WITH LG TO DELIVER SUPERIOR AUDIO TO DIGITAL TELEVISIONS AND DMPS

Partnership Enables Top Tier TV Manufacturer To Deliver Best-In-Class Audio to Key Global Markets

CALABASAS, Calif.– DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) today announced that it has entered into a partnership with LG Electronics, Inc. to integrate DTS digital surround audio decoding technology into their digital televisions initially in Korea as well as their set-top DMP units in Europe and Australia. This exciting partnership teams LG, a leading consumer electronics company, with the leading audio technology provider for HD entertainment. Most importantly, it will further enhance the consumer entertainment experience by matching DTS’ best-in-class audio technology with LG’s high quality products. more

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Aaudio Imports Introduces Extraordinary Six Outlet Power Distributor by Weizhi Precision of Taiwan

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PRS-6 Multi-Component Outlet, Designed for Audio/Video Systems, Perfectly Shields Against Electrical Noise, Vibrations, Magnetic and RF Interference

PARKER, CO, Mar. 30, 2010 — Aaudio Imports, a leading supplier of world-class high-end audio products, introduces into the U.S. market the extraordinarily noise-free PRS-6 Power Distributor, designed specifically to meet the demanding needs of home audio, video and theater systems, by Weizhi Precision of Taiwan. more

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RTW AND TC ELECTRONIC ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP AT NAB 2010

Leading audio companies team up to develop new professional loudness metering products

LAS VEGAS, April 14 2010 — RTW (Booth C457), a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio metering and control devices, based in Cologne, Germany and TC Electronic (Booth SU7926), a global leader in digital signal processing for studios, guitar effects and computer recording based in Risskov, Denmark, today announced a partnership to develop new audio metering products for professional broadcasting, production, post-production and quality control applications. The new hardware and software products resulting from the collaboration will significantly extend the product portfolios of both companies. more

Sunrise Pictures Mixes For The Stars With JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors

Demonstrating the quality and dependability of JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors, New England-based Sunrise Pictures has established itself as one of the leading film production companies in the region with JBL’s LSR monitors playing an anchor role in the company’s audio system.

Based in Middletown, Connecticut, Sunrise Pictures boasts a portfolio of film projects, including independent feature films, television commercials and short films. Taylor Warren, owner of Sunrise Pictures, has grown the company on the strength of his connection with the filmmaking community in the region. “I have cultivated relationships with filmmakers in the area and their challenges, as is the case with any filmmaker, are always related to budget. Many filmmakers don’t have the money to take their project to a high profile mixing suite in New York.? more

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