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Ross Video and NVerzion Create One-Stop Solution

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – March 30, 2011 – Ross Video collaborates with NVerzion, packaging their SoftMetal Video Servers with NVerzion’s Master Control Automation. more

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KORG IS NOW SHIPPING KAOSS PAD QUAD DYNAMIC EFFECTS PROCESSOR

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— Korg’s newest installment in the Kaoss line boasts new features, functionality and flexibility, allowing the user to select and manipulate up to four effects in real-time using fingertip control across the X-Y touchpad —

Over a decade ago, Korg changed the DJ/music scene with its first-generation Kaoss Pad, a touchpad-based effect controller. Since then, the popular X-Y touchpad has appeared in many Korg products. Now, Korg is taking effects control one step further with the new Kaoss Pad Quad, which employs new effects, functions and features that let users create their own combination of Kaoss effects with simultaneous control of up to four effects in real-time using a single fingertip on its touchpad. Any audio source can be processed: an MP3 player, a mixing board, an instrument or even vocals via the unit’s mic input.

As users tap, slide or move more

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GENELEC OFFERS ITS 1238CF TRI-AMPLIFIED DSP MONITORING SYSTEM

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— The 1238CF is a slim speaker enclosure perfect for medium-sized control rooms, film and video postproduction, broadcast monitoring and project studios —

Genelec, the world’s longstanding pioneer in active monitoring, offers its 1238CF Tri-Amplified DSP Monitoring System. The 1238CF is a compact three-way DSP monitoring loudspeaker including a slim speaker enclosure, two eight-inch (210-mm) long-throw bass drivers, a five-inch (130-mm) proprietary Genelec midrange driver and a one-inch (25-mm) metal dome tweeter, multiple power amplifiers, digital signal processing (DSP) circuitry and active, low-level crossovers. Designed for medium-sized control rooms, this system is ideal for music recording studios, project studios, film and video postproduction and broadcast monitoring. The 1238CF is compatible with proprietary Genelec Loudspeaker Manager™ (GLM™) control software, Version 1.4.0, and can be combined with Genelec 8200/7200 Series products in the same control network.

Like Genelec’s popular 1038CF, the 1238CF was developed as more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL’S LATEST SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS LOVING HIS JBL LSR4328P SPEAKERS

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Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, recently announced the winner of its latest online sweepstakes at www.gcpro.com. Spencer Prewitt of Hamilton, Ohio, was randomly selected among the entrant pool to receive a LSR4328P/PAK package from JBL featuring two LSR4328P 2-Way 8-inch speakers and accessories, a $1539.00 value. JBL’s LSR4300 Series features proprietary RMC™ Room Mode Correction, an exclusive technology that automatically analyzes and corrects the response of each speaker in the room for absolute accuracy at the mix position.

Several times a year, GC Pro management selects one particular product from a high-end gear manufacturer to feature on the website and give away as that sweepstakes prize. The current contest, running through March 31, features Apogee’s Ensemble, the first multi-channel digital audio interface designed specifically for use with Mac® computers, more

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GUITAR CENTER, THE NATION’S LARGEST INSTRUMENT RETAILER, OPENS NEW STORE IN SARASOTA, FLORIDA

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— Company opens its second store in 2011 with special savings and live music events —

— Guitar Center Sarasota features on-site rehearsals, lessons and guitar repair services —

On February 24th, 2011, Guitar Center opened its newest location in University Park, near Sarasota, Florida. The store’s opening delivered unprecedented product selection, along with the unparalleled knowledge and experience of its dedicated staff. Guitar Center Sarasota features Guitar Center Studios, an embedded lesson and rehearsal facility. To celebrate the opening, Guitar Center hosted a Grand Opening Weekend featuring exclusive savings, including guitar and drum essentials at up to 89% off list price, gear giveaways and free events tailored to local musicians.

Located at 8223 Cooper Creek Blvd., University Park, Florida 34201, the 14,200-square-foot space features extensive showrooms with the latest products for the musician, from guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments and keyboards more

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GRAVITY MASTERING FINDS ULTIMATE ACCURACY WITH GENELEC 8250A BI-AMPLIFIED DSP MONITORING SYSTEM AND 7270A SUB

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— Genelec’s remarkable DSP capability allows studio Owner Doug McBride and his clients “to hear the truth? —

Gravity Mastering, a six-year-old facility that is part of Chicago’s successful Gravity Studios complex, has installed Genelec’s award-winning 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitoring System and a Genelec 7270A Active DSP Subwoofer in its mastering room. Gravity has mastered recordings for projects including the 2008 Van’s Warped Tour compilation, hard-rockers Aiden and American Idol Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze, and studio Owner and Chief Mastering Engineer Doug McBride says that only Genelec monitors offer him the absolute monitoring accuracy that he and his clients demand. The Genelec 8250A monitors were purchased through pro audio dealer T.C. Furlong & Associates of Lake Forest, Illinois.

“The sole goal was accuracy,? states McBride, who opened Gravity Studios in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood 18 years ago. “I more

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NewTek Brings Together Adam Carolla, Leo Laporte, Mark Fratto and Steve Hellmuth at NAB Show 2011

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NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will present the second annual “Broadcast Minds” event at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. Some of the most successful digital media influencers in the industry will discuss how to succeed in the new television landscape. The free event will be held Tuesday, April 12 at the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom (adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center), beginning with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. PT, followed by a 6:30 presentation.

NAB attendees will connect with influential broadcast industry figures, including:
–Adam Carolla, radio and TV personality and host of the Adam Carolla Show
–Leo Laporte, “The Tech Guy” and founder of TWiT Live
–Mark Fratto, associate athletics director for communications, St. John’s University
–Steve Hellmuth, executive vice president of operations and technology, NBA

This candid “living room” discussion will more

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Comprehensive New Line of HDMI Signal Converters!

Convert almost any signal to HDMI with these all new problem solvers from Comprehensive. Now it is easy to convert
DVI, RGB, Component, VGA , S-video, or Composite to HDMI with this new family of signal converters.

All of these converters are ideal for various applications and are available in the following formats:

CCN-DH101: DVI-D Dual Link to HDMI Converter and SPDIF Audio
CCN-CH101: RGB YPbPr to HDMI Converter with SPDIF Optical Toslink
CCN-VH101: VGA to HDMI Converter with Audio
CCN-CSH101: Composite S-Video and Audio to HDMI Converter

For more information on Comprehensive’s new Signal Converters as well as any other Comprehensive products, please visit us at www.comprehensivecable.com, call toll free at 800-526-0242 or e-mail
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Known as the industry standard for premium cable performance and reliability, Comprehensive has been the leader in professional video, more

HARMAN’s Crown Audio and JBL Professional Power Expansion At Indiana Convention Center

In a unique and challenging expansion project, HARMAN Crown amplifiers and JBL loudspeakers were chosen for the new expanded sound reinforcement system at the Indiana Convention Center. The Convention Center is now integrated with Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. The system was designed by Bowen Technovation and installed by Fairchild Communications.

The area of expansion features a battery of Crown CTs 600, 1200, and 4200 series amplifiers, all equipped with PIP-USP3 modules. Sound in meeting rooms is provided by JBL Control 226C/T ceiling speakers, while restrooms and back of house areas feature JBL 24CT ceiling speakers.

The $275 million project is the Indiana Convention Center’s fourth expansion since opening in 1972. The current project began after the demolition of the area formally occupied by the RCA Dome and was completed in January 2011. The expansion added 254,000 square feet of exhibit space, 63,000 square more

HARMAN Introduces New Low Cost JBL ScreenArray® 3730 3-Way Loudspeaker At CinemaCon 2011

Adding to its world-class line of ScreenArray® cinema loudspeaker systems, HARMAN’s JBL Professional brand is introducing the new 3730 3-way ScreenArray loudspeaker at CinemaCon 2011. The new 3730 is designed as a very cost-effective solution for small to medium size theaters, offering maximum output and optimal coverage and the patented technology found in all ScreenArray systems.

The 3730 ScreenArray system utilizes a single-driver, full-size midrange horn with a 165mm (6.5-inch) cone transducer, and JBL’s patented high-frequency horn with Screen Spreading Compensation (SSC™), a technology which automatically corrects the spread of high-frequency information through perforated screens, and which provides the ScreenArray system with an asymmetrical coverage pattern 10 degrees down from horizontal for uniform sound in every seat in stadium-type auditoriums.

“Our ScreenArray loudspeaker series has continued to set the standard for cinema systems and the new 3730 enables even more venues to take advantage of JBL’s unmatched performance,? more

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