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Archive for June 23rd, 2010

API NERFS AGAIN

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Already known for designing some of the world’s most wonderful-sounding analog processors and consoles, API Audio is also building a reputation for serving up fantastic food at the Audio Masters Golf Tournament. “We supplied golfers and spectators at Hole 16 with fresh, jumbo, lump, Maryland crab cake slammers said API sales director (and amateur chef) Dan Zimbelman. API president Larry Droppa and API salesman Mark Seman (pictured) assisted. API also contributed to the event, held in Nashville in support of NERF (Nashville Engineers Relief Fund) May 27-28, with a raffle for two API 7600 channel strips won by Mark Miller and Andrew Mendelson.

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PHC Appoints Rich Jackson for Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawaii – Professional Home Cinema Continues Sales Expansion

Huntington Beach, CA (June 23, 2010) – Professional Home Cinema (PHC), a leader in DSP-driven loudspeaker and amplifier systems, announced the appointment of Rich Jackson to represent its line for Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawaii.

PHC continues its U.S. sales expansion with the addition of Rich Jackson. “Rich’s longstanding relationships with the key dealers in the territory, and the high level of respect they have for his professionalism make him the right choice for us? said Larry Reagan of PHC. “I was especially impressed with Rich’s understanding of the technology we employ and his consensus that professional audio technology is essential to achieving a first class listening experience.? more

Almo Professional A/V Named Samsung’s Specialty Distributor of the Year

Philadelphia, PA — June 23, 2010 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, has been named Samsung Electronics America ITD Division’s “Specialty Distributor of the Year?.

The prestigious award was presented to Almo Professional A/V during Samsung’s Fourth Annual Innovation Jam 2010 Customer Appreciation Event, which took place on June 10, 2010, in conjunction with InfoComm 2010. Almo Professional A/V received the award just a few hours after its own celebration event, held to mark the one-year anniversary of the company formation. Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corporation, a 64-year-old leading distributor of major appliances, consumer electronics and A/V equipment. more

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WILD SOUND ENHANCES ACOUSTIC RECORDING WITH SOLID STATE LOGIC AWS 900+ SE CONSOLE

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AWS Replaces Two Consoles
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Wild Sound Recording Studios recently installed a Solid State Logic AWS 900+ SE console to upgrade the sonic signature and workflow of its control room. Wild Sound specializes in high level acoustic recording of classical, folk, ethnic and jazz performances and was using an aging analogue console coupled with a DAW controller. The AWS 900+ SE allows Wild Sound to have the best of both worlds by delivering sterling sound quality, internal summing flexibility and integrated DAW control. more

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API DELIVERS THE 10,000th 512C MIC PRE

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JESSUP, MARYLAND – JUNE 2010: A direct descendent of Saul Walker’s original 1967 design, the API 512C modular mic preamp embodies the legendary API sound and has been a mainstay of engineers for over three decades. Coming on the heels of API’s 40th anniversary and the delivery of the 100th 1608 console, the company recently celebrated another milestone: delivery of the 10,000th 512C. To mark the event, API president Larry Droppa dropped a note inside the 10,000th box. Toronto-based guitarist and composer Brian Legere received the unit, the note, and – complements of API – API 512C number 10,001! more

SHURE INTRODUCES NEW KSM42 AND KSM44A STUDIO MICROPHONES

Shure KSM44A Microphone

Defining new standards in audio performance

NILES, IL, June 21, 2010 — Shure Incorporated today announced the latest additions to its line of KSM microphones – the new KSM42 and KSM44A. The pinnacle of Shure advancements in microphone development, KSM microphones deliver world-class sound reproduction from exquisite electro-acoustical design and technology. more

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Supersized NEXO GEO T Rig and Yamaha Consoles ‘Fantabulous’

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Chicago, Ill.⎯The Allstate Arena in Chicago was the scene of the Live Nation/103.5 KISS FM six-hour late May concert event billed as ‘Fantanbuloso’ featuring Ludacris, Ke$ha, Jay Sean, Trey Songz, Kevin Rudolf, Jason Derulo, B.o.B and Orianthi. The sold-out concert venue seats 14,000.

Gand Concert Sound of Glenview, Illinois provided the supersized PA. Known as ‘The NEXO Guys’, the sound company provided a 72-box NEX GEO T system flown in four hangs with 28 CD18 subwoofers under the stage. Stage monitors were also NEXO and included PS15 wedges and Alpha side fills. NEXO PS10’s were provided for front fill immediately downstage for the concert-going SRO dancers. Total power for the system came in at 300,000 watts provided by Camco V6, Camco 200V and Yamaha PC9501N amps with NEXO NX242 controllers. The new NEXO NX4X4 amps with integrated controller on board were used on the subwoofers. “This was the same more

Fasig-Tipton Installs Scala-Powered Digital Signage Network to Drive Thoroughbred Sales

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Established in 1898, Fasig-Tipton Company Inc. has dominated the thoroughbred auction industry with innovative business practices since it sold the great Man o’ War as a yearling in Saratoga in 1918. The company recently demonstrated innovation again when it became the first thoroughbred horse auction company to deploy a mobile digital signage network. The digital network has improved buyer experiences at Fasig-Tipton’s auction locations, which move around the country from city to city. more

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Portugal’s Impresa Group Chooses Vizrt’s Online Suite

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Vizrt, a leading provider of content production tools for the digital media industry, announced today that the company has been chosen by IMPRESA Group, Portugal’s largest media group, to supply an Online Suite for its Multimedia Strategy.

Impresa has chosen a number of Vizrt applications that cover all aspects of today’s content management workflow, including several Escenic, MAM and Adactus products. more

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Christie Introduces its Most Advanced 3D Projector Yet: The Dual Lamp Christie Mirage WU7K-M

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Christie, the first to market a fully stereoscopic 3D DLP projector nearly a decade ago, announces the latest edition of its popular Christie Mirage Series, the Christie Mirage WU7K-M. Featuring a full WUXGA resolution display and dual lamps for excellent uniformity, the Christie Mirage WU7K-M is a compact, 6,300 ANSI lumens powerhouse. more

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