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Sennheiser Sound Academy to Hold Seminar on Installed Sound at the Crowne Plaza hotel in New York City

scaled_e1272987928.jpgOLD LYME, Conn., August 2, 2010 –Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that this Wednesday, the Sennheiser Sound Academy is offering a session on key practices, topics and trends in the installed sound/systems integration business at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Times Square, New York City.

Co-leading the seminar will be Sennheiser’s Kent Margraves, national applications manager for Installed Sound; Chris Phillips, market development manager; more

TRANSAUDIO GROUP NOW SHIPPING THE COMPACT 3-WAY ATC SCM25A PRO MONITORS

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: TransAudio Group, the U.S. distributor for ATC (Acoustic Transducer Company) audio reference speakers, is now shipping the U.K. manufacturer’s first ever compact active three-way studio control monitor – the SCM25A Pro. Designed for positioning on a meter bridge, or rack-mountable for broadcast applications, the ATC SCM25A Pro offers very high-performance in the most compact possible form factor. more

ASHLY AUDIO NOW SHIPPING pêma: THE HIT PRODUCT OF INFOCOMM 2010

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WEBSTER, NEW YORK – JULY 2010: Ashly Audio’s promise to “Simplify Integration” excited the crowds at InfoComm 2010 and today the company announced they are shipping the first batch of pêmas (Protea Equipped Media Amplifier). This product sets a new industry benchmark for value-engineered zone sound systems. By seamlessly integrating Ashly’s powerful, open-architecture DSP functionality into Ashly’s renowned multi-channel amplifiers, all in a two-rack space unit, pêma lowers overall system cost, occupies less space, improves energy efficiency, and both speeds and simplifies system installation and programming. Four and eight amplifier channel versions are available at both 125 and 250 Watts per channel. Depending on the configuration, pêma’s MSRP spans a modest $2,000 to $4,000, putting its benefits-to-cost ratio through the roof. more

New FrontRow Lasso Classroom Sound System Ties More Multimedia Audio Together

A typical FrontRow Lasso system

The FrontRow Lasso classroom sound system (shown here with infrared speakers) offers multiple audio inputs, page override capability, and impressive stereo sound quality for intensive multimedia applications

PETALUMA, Calif. – August 2, 2010 – FrontRow has begun shipping a new classroom amplification system this week. Called FRONTROW LASSO, it is designed to be the workhorse option for schools with above-average connectivity needs. Through four audio input options — plus two more through the system’s wireless mics —LASSO can help schools get more impact out of their DVD, MP3, and streaming media in full stereo. In addition, an easy field-installable page override module lets schools mute the LASSO system whenever the central office makes an important announcement. more

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THE ONE AND ONLY DANLEY LOUDSPEAKER AT FESTIVAL HALL

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GREENSBORO, GEORGIA – JULY 2010: The Greensboro Downtown Development Authority recently joined forces with the Oconee Performing Arts Society and Linger Longer Communities to secure funding for a $2.5 million renovation of the historic Greensboro auditorium. Originally built in 1939 in the heart of the mid-sized rural Georgia town, the auditorium has been transformed into Festival Hall, a multi-purpose theater, education, and community center. Live performances at Festival Hall include classical music, musical comedy, plays, cabaret, country, bluegrass, jazz, gospel, and children’s music and performances. In a principled act of restraint amid a climate of “bigger is better,” dB Audio & Video (Gainesville, Georgia) systems advisor J. Frank Locklear delivered a fully-functioning, high-fidelity sound reinforcement system using just one Danley Sound Labs SH-100B combined full-range loudspeaker and subwoofer. more

CASH MONEY RECORDS SELECTS GENELEC ACTIVE MONITORS FOR HIGH-TECH MOBILE RECORDING STUDIO TOUR BUS

cash money — Cash Money Records’ mobile recording studio, designed by Vulcan Coach, features Genelec Active Monitors and Subs —

— Vulcan Coach Corporation continues a decades-long tradition of catering to the needs of recording artists in all genres of music, from rock to country to hip-hop, with great tour buses that let artists keep up with their recording schedules even while on the road —

NATICK, MA, July 28, 2010 — Cash Money Records recently took delivery of their new Studio Tour Bus outfitted and designed by Vulcan Coach Corporation, the longest-running luxury coach conversion company in the U.S. Vulcan has been providing entertainers the ability to record while on the road with built-in recording studios as part of custom bus designs for their touring coaches. more

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DANLEY DELIVERS THE BEST SOUND EVER FOR ONE LORD SUNDAY

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WASILLA, ALASKA: Every year, twenty of the churches in Wasilla, Alaska join together in the Wasilla Multi-Use Sports Complex for “One Lord Sunday.” The event highlights the vast common ground that the denominations share through a mixed-style service that draws on the strengths of the participating churches. One Lord Sunday brings together some 4,000 congregants, as well as dignitaries such as the Governor of Alaska. This year, Phil Ballard of local A/V firm Sound Decisions built the temporary sound system that would convey a spirit of unity using Danley loudspeakers and subwoofers, as well as Danley’s newly-introduced amplifiers and DSPs. Notably, Ballard is on record for the first orders of Danley’s new SM-60 F molded horn full-range loudspeaker, two of which were used to fabulous effect for side-fill. more

SYMETRIX 760s AND SYMNET RETOOL DALLAS CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL

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DALLAS, TEXAS – JUNE 2010: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) recently converted their downtown Dallas, Texas Holiday Inn to a Crowne Plaza, and with the shift in brands came a dramatic increase in required meeting/celebration space. IHG undertook a massive renovation of the 23-story building and hired Rutherford Design of Northridge, California to design a sound system for the new lobby, plaza, mezzanine, and restaurant/bar. Company owner Richard Rutherford relied on an efficient combination of Symetrix and SymNet processors to deliver all of the complex functionality required of the system. He relied on programmable SymNet ARC wall panels to present that complex system to the hotel’s staff in a simple, intuitive manner. more

New All-in-One S-Video/Stereo Audio over Cat5 Extender Kit from Tripp Lite

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New S-Video/Stereo Audio Solution Extends a Signal Up to 700 Feet

Chicago, IL (August 2, 2010)–Tripp Lite has introduced a new S-Video/Stereo Audio over Cat5 Extender Kit (Model B137-101) that enables an S-Video/Stereo Audio signal to be extended up to 700 ft. When used with 24Awg Solid Wire UTP cable, the B137-101 can transmit audio and video signals to a remote TV or projector up to 500 feet from the source. Maximum range can be extended to 700 feet by using Zero-Skew UTP cable. Over shorter distances, standard Cat5 cables may be used. more

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Subject: All Mobile Video Outfits New Epic 3D Mobile Production Truck With Studer Vista 8 Digital Console

Further extending its world-class live production capabilities, All Mobile Video (AMV) recently purchased a Studer Vista 8 console for its new Epic 3D mobile production truck. The Vista 8 is fully 7.1 surround sound capable, with 72 faders and up to 250 inputs. The Epic truck was first used on July 21 for a 3D and 2D taping of Sheryl Crow in concert at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City. more

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