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AVIOM PERSONAL MIXERS ON STAGE AT ITALY’S 60TH ANNUAL SANREMO MUSIC FESTIVAL

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SANREMO, ITALY, JUNE 29, 2010 — Aviom helped with the performances at Italy’s 60th annual Sanremo Music Festival by supplying more than 25 A-16II Personal Mixers, via Sisme Spa, to the show’s entire orchestra. Each year, the popular Italian song contest hosts musicians from all over Italy, who perform original Italian language pieces. The program is televised, and the artists are ultimately judged by viewers watching at home. Described best as a battle of the bands combined with any popular televised music contest, the Sanremo Music Festival is held annually at Teatro Ariston in the city of Sanremo, and has been broadcast live on RAI Uno since 1955. This year’s 60th anniversary festival was viewed by over 10 million people each night. more

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Extron Introduces New Lightweight Handheld Wireless Microphone for Use in the Classroom

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the new VLH 102 Handheld Microphone, an infrared wireless microphone with a cardioid capsule and durable polycarbonate enclosure for use with Extron VoiceLift® classroom sound field systems. VoiceLift Microphone Systems create a sound field within the classroom so that students can hear the instructor over ambient noise levels. Designed for student use in the classroom, the easy-to-hold lightweight VLH 102 microphone features an anti-roll collar to keep the microphone from rolling off flat surfaces and helps prevent the IR emitters from being blocked during use. The VLH 102 is ideal for use in applications that require a pass-around microphone for student presentations and secondary microphone applications such as team teaching and guest speakers. more

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BTX Releases New 2010/2011 Catalog for Professional Integrators

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — June 29, 2010 — BTX Technologies, a global value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface and integration products, today announced the availability of its all-new 2010/2011 catalog. The “must-have” 200-page color book contains thousands of products and comprehensive technical information for professional integrators, electronics systems contractors, and OEMs in the A/V, home theater, digital signage, broadcast, security, and data markets. more

Anton/Bauer To Give Away Two Tickets To NAB Paradise!

From Warranty to NAB Anton/Bauer is Celebrating its 40th Anniversary By Giving Away a Trip to NAB 2011 in Las Vegas
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, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, is celebrating its 40-year anniversary by giving a lucky customer two complimentary round-trip airfare tickets, 3 hotel nights and two free passes to attend the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) tradeshow in Las Vegas! more

AUDIO-TECHNICA SPONSORS 15TH ANNUAL USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION

— In their 11th year as a sponsor, Audio-Technica supplies 20 of its acclaimed microphone and headphone products as part of the competition’s prize packages —

STOW, OH, June 21, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is proud to be a sponsor for the 15th Annual USA Songwriting Competition. This is the 11th year of Audio-Technica’s involvement in the contest. more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL OFFERS SENNHEISER FLAGSHIP 3000 AND 5000 SERIES WIRELESS SYSTEMS

— As part of its ongoing Systems and Product Installation Initiative, GC Pro will now make available to customers Sennheiser’s critically acclaimed 3000 and 5000 Series professional wireless systems —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, June 21, 2010 — GC Pro, the outside sales division of Guitar Center, is pleased to announce it has been appointed as a dealer for the complete range of Sennheiser’s flagship 3000 and 5000 Series Wireless Systems. The announcement was made by Rick Plushner, GC Pro Director, and further underscores the company’s ongoing growth and the expansion of its Systems and Products Installation Initiative. With the addition of Sennheiser’s 3000 and 5000 Series Wireless, GC Pro can now provide customers a high-end wireless solution for live sound venues and fixed installations like houses of worship, theaters and clubs. more

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XANTECH HAS STRONG SHOWING AT INFOCOMM 2010

smartpanel SYLMAR, CA, June 21, 2010 — At the 2010 InfoComm Show, Xantech exhibited a wide range of contractor/system integrator solutions including SmartPanel™ LCD touchpanels, the WIC1200 Web-Intelligent Controller, iPad®-enabled MX88 audio/video system controller, the CWTC10 Commercial Wireless Touch Controller and MRKP2 keypads. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA INTRODUCES ES963 THREE-ELEMENT MULTIDIRECTIONAL BOUNDARY MICROPHONE

es963 — Contractor-exclusive Engineered Sound® boundary mic provides full, efficient and flexible coverage, meaning that fewer microphones are required for the same job —

STOW, OH, June 22, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, expands its award-winning, contractor-exclusive Engineered Sound® line with the introduction of the ES963 Three-Element Multidirectional Boundary Microphone. The ES963 is designed for surface-mount applications such as high-quality sound reinforcement, conferencing, professional recording, television and other demanding sound pickup applications in the installed sound and sound contracting markets. The microphone provides full, efficient and flexible coverage of large table areas, giving users a more streamlined mic setup. more

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Nucomm Delivers Wireless HD Remote Camera Systems To Russian State Broadcaster

Nucomm, a Vitec Group brand, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the Broadcast, Sports & Entertainment, Government, Military and International marketplace, has delivered two wireless HD/SD remote camera systems to the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company, VGTRK. more

XANTECH INTRODUCES ITS NEW MRKP2 KEYPADS

mrkp2 — Featuring a 2.4-inch TFT LCD touchpanel, the MRKP2 offers contractors and system integrators the ultimate in customization for system configuration —

SYLMAR, CA, June 23, 2010 — Xantech Commercial unveils the company’s new MRKP2 keypads. The MRKP2 employs a hybrid keypad design that combines keypad simplicity with full LCD touchpanel features, including transport controls for operating A/V components along with advanced navigation features. With a 2.4-inch TFT LCD keypad, the MRKP2 offers the ultimate in user experience by combining the benefits of hard keys and touchscreens. more

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