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LAB X Technologies Issues AVB IP License to Avid

Lab X and Avid Preview AVB Technology at Integrated Systems Europe

ROCHESTER, New York – Leading the industry in digital connectivity networking solutions, Lab X Technologies has issued a solution integration license of its AVB Audio IP Platform to Avid® for development of an IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB)-based technology. After a successful integration of Lab X MADI IP into its arsenal, Avid is poised for future growth in its AVB portfolio throughout multiple industries, including professional sound.

Showcasing their AVB proof of concept at Integrated Systems Europe at the AVnu Alliance Pavilion (#6H136), Avid and Lab X will preview the possibilities of digital networking, with simplified solutions for the complex issues common in the live sound networking industry.

“Teaming with Lab X, Avid is working to fit all of the pieces of the networking puzzle together with the help of AVB, which will help more

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Ronco Transforms Sound At Niagara County Community College Theater With Soundcraft® Si3 Digital Console

Ronco Specialized Systems, Inc., recently installed and revamped the Niagara County Community College’s (NCCC) theater with a Harman-based audio system, leading with a Soundcraft Si3 digital console. The Si3 not only enables better-sounding performances, but also serves as a useful instructional tool for students interested in the field of live sound.

Along with the Si3, Ronco installed eight JBL VerTec VT4887A compact line array elements, four VT4881A arrayable subwoofers, a VRX918S subwoofer, eight 8340A surround speakers, two AC26 2-way loudspeakers, seven Control 26-DT ceiling speakers, two Control 25T-WH speakers and four SRX712M monitors. Eight Crown I-Tech 9000HD, two CTS2000 and four CTS4200USP/CN amplifiers power the system, while BSS BLU-160 and 120 signal processors and two BLU-10 wall controllers are used in configuring for different events. The system is managed via Harman HiQnet™ System Architect™.

“Our previous system in the theater was, for lack of a better word, more

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AKG Voted Best Microphone and Headphones At SOS Awards During NAMM

Underscoring a commitment to provide the most reliable and highest performing products to the professional audio industry, AKG earned two 2011 SOS Awards during Winter NAMM. Voted Best Microphone and Best Headphones by Sound on Sound readers, the AKG C414XLS and AKG K240, represent the continued versatility, quality and leading technology AKG offers professionals around the world.

“The SOS awards provide an opportunity for those in the audio trenches to honestly grade the equipment they use on a daily basis and AKG is proud to offer our customers the year’s Best Microphone and Best Headphones,? stated Alfred Reinprecht, VP marketing and product development, AKG. “Knowing Sound on Sound readers are using AKG microphones in real-world applications, as they were designed and the Best Microphone and Best Headphones awards support AKG’s constant pursuit of the best, most reliable equipment in the industry.?

The awards recognize the best recording technology more

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DeeTown Scores Big With JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors

Demonstrating the capabilities of JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors to deliver pristine audio in any acoustical environment, Alana Da Fonseca installed a pair of LSR4328 8-inch monitors in her new production room at New York City-based DeeTown Entertainment.

Founded by producer/writer/performer Ali Dee Theodore, DeeTown’s credit list could double as a guide to the most successful feature films of the past few years, including the soundtracks for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Iron Man, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Sex and the City, Transformers, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Hannah Montana.

As the main songwriter/producer at DeeTown, Alana Da Fonseca requires a reliable and powerful monitor that provides an accurate representation of her mixes. “When I play back a mix for a client I need speakers that can really bump,? she said. “I also need them to be accurate at lower levels so I can hear all the detail more

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Atlona Introduces Cost-Effective Installation Testing Kits Designed to Diagnose Digital Connectivity Issues With Ease

New Pre-Packaged AT-KIT-HD1, AT-KIT-P more

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GENELEC 8260A RECEIVES TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE & CREATIVITY (TEC) AWARD

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— Active monitor pioneer continues to earn accolades —

NATICK, MA, January 21, 2011 — Genelec, the pioneer in Active Monitoring technology for three decades, is proud to announce that its 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP Monitoring System has received a Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the Studio Monitor Technology category. The 26th annual TEC Awards were presented Saturday, January 15, 2011, at the Winter NAMM Convention in Anaheim, California.

“It is a tremendous honor that our 8260A has been selected by industry professionals for outstanding technical achievement,? stated Will Eggleston, Genelec USA Marketing Director. “It is great to receive recognition from our peers for our hard work, dedication and innovation, and all at Genelec in Finland and here in the U.S.A. are very proud to accept this award.?

Founded in 1985, the Technical Excellence & more

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Panamax/Furman at ISE 2011

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Exhibiting With SpeakerCraft, Stand 1I27
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EAW® KF740 Loudspeakers Added to Peak Hire Ltd.’s EAW Inventory

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Cheltenham-based sound and lighting company adds 18 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules
as part of a strategic plan for expansion

Whitinsville, MA, USA, January 21, 2011 – Peak Hire Ltd., based in Cheltenham in Gloucester, England, continues to expand its EAW® inventory with the addition of 18 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules. The announcement was made by Peak Hire Managing Director Karl Ashman and signifies the first U.K. order of the critically acclaimed sound reinforcement module. Formally established in 2007, Peak Hire is one of the U.K.’s leading sound and lighting contractors, providing sound, lighting, rigging, power, set and stage equipment, as well as skilled technical support for productions, concerts, theaters, conferences, outdoor events, etc., The addition of KF740 modules from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology, was part of a strategic plan for Peak Hire’s expansion and more

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WAVES Q10 ENTERS TECnology HALL OF FAME

— Waves’ accolades continue as its groundbreaking product is acknowledged for its lasting legacy —

KNOXVILLE, TN, January 18, 2011 — Waves Audio is pleased to announce that its Q10 Paragraphic Equalizer was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. The award was presented Saturday, January 15, 2011, at the Winter NAMM convention in Anaheim, California. The announcement comes on the heels of Waves, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, being informed that it will be presented with a prestigious Technical GRAMMY® Award during the GRAMMY Week celebration in February 2011.

The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio established the TECnology Hall of Fame in 2004 to honor and recognize audio products and innovations that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of audio technology. Inductees to the TECnology Hall of Fame are chosen by a panel of more than 50 recognized more

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Nashville-Based Lehning Family Dynasty Trusts Their Carl Tatz Design Dual PhantomFocus™ System for Music and Film Production

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Legendary Producer/Engineer Kyle Lehning and Sons Jason, Jordan and Eric Greatly Enhance Both Dynaudio M3 Mains and ATC SCM 20 Near Fields with CTD’s Proprietary Monitor Tuning Protocol, the PhantomFocus™ System, at Their Personal Studio, The Compound

Nashville, TN: “Damn you Carl Tatz? was the subject line of the email from Kyle Lehning to Carl Tatz after he implemented Lehning’s Dynaudio M3 main monitors with his widely heralded PhantomFocus™ System (PFS) monitor tuning protocol. “You made the Dyns sound so amazing, the consensus here is that we need you to PhantomFocus the ATC near fields now!?

Lehning, a multiple GRAMMY® winner, has been producer and engineer for country music icon Randy Travis throughout his career, with multiple gold and platinum awards to his credit. The head of Asylum Records through the 90s, he has continued to produce and record many artists over the more

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