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Gepco® Intenational Introduces Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne® GP-3500 at AES

Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne® GP-3500 Fiber Transport

Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne® GP-3500 Fiber Transport

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 5, 2010 — Gepco International, an industry leader in professional audio and video interconnect products, is pleased to introduce the GP-3500, a multi-rate 3G HD-SDI fiber optic transport system at the 129th AES Convention (Booth # 1313) in San Francisco, November 5-7. The GP-3500 is part of the new Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne® line launched by Gepco last month and made by MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a premier provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport solutions for the broadcast and pro A/V applications.
The GP-3500 is an economical and innovative solution providing 1.5 Gbps (HD-SDI) or 3 Gbps (1080p 3G-SDI) fiber optic transport with audio, intercom and bi-directional data (GPI and tally) over a single fiber. The GP-3500’s support for audio makes it a standout for the AES Convention. The system can carry two AES digital or four analog audio channels with transcoding more

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Gepco® International Shows Off Quality of Cables with Live Demo at AES

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 5, 2010 — Gepco International, an industry leader in professional audio and video interconnect products, will hold live demonstrations displaying the quality of their audio cables at the 129th AES Convention (Booth #1313) in San Francisco, November 5-7.

Using real-time analytical software, Gepco will demonstrate the superior characteristics of their microphone and instrument cables by comparing them to similar off-the-shelf products. The software will measure handling noise, interference and frequency performance for differences you can not only hear, but see.

Gepco cables used for comparison will include microphone cables such as the extra-flexible X Band XB201M, the heavy-duty M1042 and the Quad Star MP1201. Also used for the comparison will be guitar/instrument cables such as the low-capacitance GLC20 and the extra-flexible X-Band XB20UB.

“Many people don’t think about how crucial the cable choice can be. When noise handling is critical, you more

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Gepco Features Heavy-Duty Tactical Cat 5e Cables and Assemblies at AES

Gepco’s Heavy-Duty Tactical Cat 5e Cables and Assemblies

Gepco’s Heavy-Duty Tactical Cat 5e Cables and Assemblies

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 5, 2010 — Gepco International, an industry leader in professional audio and video interconnect products, will feature their Heavy-Duty Tactical Category 5e Cables and Assemblies at the 129th AES Convention (Booth #1313) in San Francisco, November 5–7. An ideal solution for portable or remote patching of Ethernet networks or digital audio/video formats that utilize Cat 5e type interconnects, the Gepco® Brand CT504HD series was created to meet the increased demand of audio/video professionals who need a rugged, reliable, portable and flexible cable solution.

Typically, electrical performance and bandwidth of conventional Cat 5 cable is degraded through physical damage when used in portable applications. The unique double-jacket construction of the CT504HD series eliminates this issue. While the inner jacket maintains the proper physical spacing between pairs to achieve ISO/IEC or TIA/EIA Cat 5e specifications, the durable TPE outer jacket protects the cable from physical damage or more

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Electrosonic Enhances the NASCAR Hall of Fame 
Visitor Experience with Cutting-Edge AV Technology

NASCAR Hall of Fame

NASCAR Hall of Fame

Fans racing to be among the first visitors to the new NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina will discover some of the most cutting-edge AV technology supporting the interactive motor sports attraction. Working with an aggressive schedule, Electrosonic provided AV systems for the Belk High Octane Theater and more than 100 exhibits as well as interior and exterior giant video displays and supporting sound systems.

Designed by Ralph Appelbaum Associates, the 150,000 square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame opened May 11 to honor the history and heritage of NASCAR. Designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike, it features numerous interactive exhibits, artifacts, a Hall of Honor, 278-seat Belk High Octane Theater and NASCAR Media Group-operated broadcast studio.

The Electrosonic contribution to the NASCAR Hall of Fame helps bring more

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Fall Fashion Week Moves to Lincoln Center and IMCD Lighting Makes Sure grandMA Follows

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Fashion Week

It was a season for change for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Spring 2010, which moved to a new, larger venue at Lincoln Center, and for IMCD Lighting which migrated to a grandMA console for the fashion shows it lit at Damrosch Park. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America.

IMCD designed the lighting for one of the four runways in the park’s tents where more than 20 shows for different fashion houses were produced by IMG Fashion. Each show utilized a basic lighting package, which was supplemented with moving lights, followspots and an LED video wall, as needed.

“For the first time ever IMG included an LED wall to display video content, use as a light source or act as a backdrop,” notes lighting designer Joe Saint, president more

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Extron XPA 2002 ENERGY STAR® Qualified Power Amplifier Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the XTRA™ Series XPA 2002 two channel power amplifier. This compact 1U, convection cooled amplifier offers 200 watts rms per channel into 4 ohms. XTRA Series ENERGY STAR® qualified and UL verified amplifiers are energy efficient products that conserve energy and reduce costs. They feature an Extron exclusive, highly efficient, advanced Class D design with patented CDRS™ – Class D Ripple Suppression technology that provides a smooth, clean audio waveform and an improvement in signal fidelity over conventional Class D amplifier designs. XTRA Series power amplifiers are housed in a compact 1U, convection cooled, full rack width enclosure and do not require fans for cooling, making them ideal for installation in racks, lecterns, credenzas, and other applications with limited space and ventilation. more

KTBS 3 Wins on Election Night With Live, Interactive Touch Screen Graphics Solution From Chyron

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Nov. 4, 2010 — Chyron today announced that KTBS 3 of Shreveport, La. brought sophisticated interactive touch screen graphics to its live election night coverage with the first U.S. implementation of Touch GraphX, part of the HyperX3 on-air graphics system. An intuitive and cost-effective solution that allows on-camera talent to control the flow of graphics by simply tapping a display, the Touch GraphX feature added interactive impact to the Louisiana station’s live broadcast. more

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COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO INSTALLS JVC DLA-RS35U REFERENCE SERIES PROJECTORS IN SCREENING ROOMS

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Products, a division of JVC U.S.A., today announced that the Department of Film & Video at Columbia College Chicago – one of the largest accredited film schools in the world – has purchased six DLA-RS35U Reference Series projectors for its screening rooms. The move will help standardize presentation workflow for the instructors that use the rooms for a variety of classes, while providing the image quality necessary for critical assessment of student cinematography.

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The Department of Film & Video at Columbia College Chicago renovated its screening rooms with JVC DLA-RS35U Reference Series projectors.

The department, which is housed in the college’s School of Media Arts, began technical renovations for its screening rooms this summer. The proliferation of video formats over the years had led to inconsistent interfaces in the rooms. Rather more

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AVIOM PERSONAL MIXERS PROVIDE VERSATILE MONITORING SOLUTIONS FOR OASIS CHURCH – BOTH ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME

A-16II Personal Mixers Used In-House and Off-Site for Annual GodChicks Conference

HOLLYWOOD, NOVEMBER 4, 2010 — After years of being known as one church with two locations, the members of California’s Oasis Church decided to vacate its Beverly Hills address and permanently settled into its 600-seat Hollywood location. In doing so, the church audio team found the perfect reason to upgrade the audio system with an Aviom Pro16® Personal Mixing System (WFX Booth 1220). Now, the church is ready for both on-location and off-site celebrations, including the church’s annual GodChicks Conference that takes place in Pasadena, CA.

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AURALEX’S NEW SUSTAIN BAMBOO SOUND DIFFUSOR SERIES DEBUTS AT STUDIO CENTER MIAMI

First Facility to Adopt New Bamboo-Based Acoustical Products

MIAMI, FL, NOVEMBER 4, 2010 – Auralex Acoustics, Inc. (AES 2010 Booth 729), the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, announces that Studio Center Miami recently installed the company’s Sustain Bamboo Sound Diffusor Series, the first line of acoustical products made from 100% eco-friendly bamboo.

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