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SHURE KICKS OFF SM58® GIVE IT VOICE TOUR

Submit Your Best Track and Get Fans to Vote for a Chance to be Discovered by Thousands at the RedGorilla Music Fest

NILES, IL, November 22, 2010— Today, Shure officially kicked off the SM58® Give It Voice Tour and is calling all undiscovered bands to show the world their talent. From alternative to country, if you’re a band looking for your big break, you have until December 10, 2010 to register for the competition and submit your best track. Your fate will then be in the hands of the fans. From now until December 17, 2010, fans will vote for their favorite tunes and have the ultimate say in which bands perform in the semi-finals and eventually move on to rock the legendary Shure SM58® Vocal Microphone at the RedGorilla Music Fest in Austin, Texas.

Fans will not only get to listen to new music and win more

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SOLID STATE LOGIC DUALITY FULFILLS DREAM FOR HELIPORT STUDIOS

Spectacular Studio Opens with Plans for Reality TV Show

SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA – When Allan Pease, the noted author and lecturer with more than 25 million sales worldwide, looked to fulfill his lifelong dream of a return to composing music and performing, he chose a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality console to be the audio centerpiece of his Heliport Studios on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. Nestled within 57 acres of rainforest overlooking the western Pacific Ocean, the studio features a wealth of outboard gear, vintage and modern microphones and acoustically engineered spaces, all of which are brought together by Duality. Well beyond a simple private studio, Heliport is bustling with a growing client list and will play host to a new pilot reality TV production that focuses on studio life.

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AVIOM PERSONAL MIXERS HELP TAME STAGE VOLUME AT SUNSET CHRISTIAN CENTER

ROCKLIN, CA, NOVEMBER 22, 2010 — Aviom Personal Mixers are helping the audio staff at Sunset Christian Center in Rocklin, CA, win the war against loud stage volume. The Aviom personal mixing system, along with an upgrade to the acoustics of the space, has helped Sunset Christian Center adapt its sanctuary, originally designed for a traditional worship service comprised of a choir and piano, to a more contemporary form of worship.

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Yamaha Celebrates StageMix Launch with iPad Promo

BUENA PARK, Calif.—To celebrate the launch of the new Yamaha StageMix application for iPad, the one-of-a-kind App that allows sound engineers the freedom to mix on the move, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. has announced a special promotion for those end users wanting to enhance their mixing experience. Customers who purchase an M7CL Digital Mixing Console (32 or 48 channels or the 48ES model) between November 1, 2010 and January 31, 2011 are eligible to receive an iPad at no charge*.

By simply mailing in the completed Redemption Form available at http://www.yamahacommercialaudiosystems.com/promos/ipad_promo_form.pdf along with proof of purchase from an authorized U.S. Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. dealer, you’ll be on your way. To find an authorized Yamaha Commercial Audio dealer, visit www.yamahaca.com and click on the “Locate a Dealer? tab.

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X2O Media Joins Crestron’s Integrated Partner Program

MONTREAL — Nov. 22, 2010 — X2O Media today announced its membership in Crestron’s Integrated Partner Program. To enhance the end-user experience, X2O’s Xpresenter(TM) digital signage platform delivers an interactive channel featuring dynamic graphics and content to Crestron’s touchpanels, while for Crestron’s boardroom touchpanels, Xpresenter Live provides informative PowerPoint(R) presentations that include speaker information, links to live data sources, video feeds, and much more. more

‘VaddioLIVE’ Demo Program in Full Swing

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 22, 2010) – Vaddio announces the new ‘VaddioLIVE’ demo program today to bring real-time product demonstrations to dealers, integrators and end-users who are seeking more knowledge on automated classrooms, training facilities and conference rooms. Vaddio’s new Marketing and Training Coordinator, Bernadette Yard, will be giving the live demonstrations via videoconference or streaming – offering two options depending on client capabilities.

“As we expand our line of products it gets more difficult to do demos in the field,? explains president of Vaddio, Rob Sheeley. “You can’t just throw everything into the trunk of your car anymore and do a 2-hour setup for a 20-minute demo. Everything is so integrated that you really need to see the demo in a real-life application, so we developed ‘VaddioLIVE’ to make it easier and more convenient for everyone to see how our products work.?

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CLEAR-COM NOW SHIPPING ECLIPSE VERSION 5.2 WORLDWIDE

New Software Upgrades Simplify Set-Up and Use of Eclipse

ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 22, 2010 – Clear-Com, a global leader of critical voice communication systems, is now shipping worldwide the new Eclipse Version 5.2. This release marks the beginning of a significant transformation for the Eclipse digital matrix intercom system. more

Extron Introduces 10″, High Resolution TouchLink™ Touchpanels

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Extron is pleased to introduce two larger, high resolution TouchLink Touchpanels. The TLP 1000MV and TLP 1000TV are fully configurable 10″ touchpanels featuring a sleek, contemporary look and thin bezels to complement any decor. The larger, 1024 x 600 resolution touchscreen surface provides ample room for sophisticated controls and graphics. The new touchpanels incorporate an MTP – Twisted Pair receiver, which accepts either S-video or composite video input over standard CAT 5 type cable, enhancing connectivity and streamlining cable management. Power over Ethernet – PoE, allows the touchpanels to receive power via the Ethernet connector, eliminating the need for a local power supply. The TLP 1000MV mounts on a wall, lectern, or other flat surface, while the TLP 1000TV sits on a tabletop or on a VESA standard mount with an optional adapter. Both are ideal for control environments where a larger control surface within an elegant touchpanel design is needed. more

Soundcraft Si3 for Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

When Northern Light won the competitive to tender to provide the advanced technical infrastructure for the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury, UK, the company set out to design a fully integrated system that was both versatile and reconfigurable, which included a Soundcraft Si3 digital mixing console.

Working to a specification devised by Carr & Angier Theatre Consultants, the integration company designed a production infrastructure that would enable the client, Aylesbury Vale District Council, to decommission its old Civic Hall in favor of this superb new multi-cultural arts centre, and kick start the new development in the town centre.

With three audience tiers (including fixed-seating balcony and upper balcony levels) and optional ground floor seating wagons—enabling the 1,200-seat auditorium to convert into a larger 1800-capacity standing space—evenly-dispersed sound to every seat was of paramount importance.
While Northern Light project manager Simon Cooper was convinced the theatre should go digital in more

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Producer Steve Levine Mixes Patch William On JBL LSR6300 Studio Monitors At British Grove Studios

Harman Automotive produced a special event showcasing Harman’s heritage as a supplier of leading-edge audio equipment used in world-class audio production facilities. To demonstrate this, GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Steve Levine recorded young band Patch William at Mark Knopfler’s British Grove Studios in London, employing leading-edge equipment from Harman Professional. Using JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors, Lexicon PCM96 Surround effects processor and a range of AKG microphones, Levine recorded an original track in 5.1 surround format and played the mixed track for guests in a Range Rover equipped with a stunning Harman Kardon Logic 7 HD system.

Levine is famous for producing all of Culture Club’s greatest hits and albums by The Clash, The Beach Boys, Motorhead, Ziggy Marley, Gary Moore and China Crisis. In addition, Levine is currently the chair of the Music Producer’s Guild.

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