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FUJINON TO INTRODUCE NEW HALF-INCH, ENG-STYLE LENS AND UNVEIL COST-EFFECTIVE NEW SERIES AT NAB 2011

Wayne, N.J. –FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has announced it will introduce a new lens for the half-inch format and the creation of a new series of lenses during the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 11 through April 14. FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division will exhibit within Booth #C7525 at the show.

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The new ZS17x5.5 lens for half-inch format cameras is part of the high-end Select series of ENG-Style FUJINON lenses. This lens is available in either BERM or BERD version – with internal range extender, servo zoom and manual or servo focus. The Select series is derived from the company’s popular HA line of 2/3-inch Premier Series high definition lenses.

The new Exceed Series of cost-effective, feature-rich lenses is being unveiled at NAB. The new series includes the XS20sx6.3BRM half-inch more

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AUTOSCRIPT RISE & FALL MOTORIZED ROBOTIC STANDS OFFER SPEAKER- AND OPERATOR-FRIENDLY SOLUTION FOR WHITE DOG PRODUCTIONS

ATLANTA, GA, APRIL 6, 2011—When it comes to finding reliable production gear, White Dog Productions selects equipment not only by quality, but also the company that stands behind it—before and after the sale. This is why, for the company’s teleprompter needs, White Dog Productions has been working with Autoscript (NAB Booth C6625), the world’s leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, for the last 13 years. more

Auralex Makes Its Debut at the 2011 NAB Show with Full Line of Acoustical Products

Company will Showcase a Range of Products including its Studiofoam®, Studiofoam®Pro and ProPanel™ Lines

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 7, 2011 – Auralex® Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is making its debut into the broadcast market at the 2011 NAB Show (Booth SL8810) with a full line of acoustical products catered to a range of broadcast spaces such as production facilities, control rooms and voiceover booths. Auralex will showcase its best-selling lines of Studiofoam®, Studiofoam®Pro and ProPanel™ product lines, which were previously marketed to the pro audio and music industry markets. more

BEXEL MARKS CONTINUED SUCCESS IN PROVIDING QUALITY BROADCAST SOLUTIONS AT THE 2011 NAB SHOW

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 7, 2011Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, will be onsite at this year’s 2011 NAB Show (Booth C6833), highlighting its expertise and diverse solutions for live broadcast events. Offering clients the latest in broadcast technology, Bexel continues to create effective packages for the industry—from large sporting and entertainment events to higher-end reality television productions. In addition, the company will be participating in two panels in the Vitec Live Event Area (located at Booth C6428 in the Central Hall), focusing on the impact of IT technology on a large sports event workflow and producing live broadcast content for multiple platforms from the field. more

Vaddio Previews New PTZ Camera, Multiviewer and Squiggle IP at NAB 2011

Stop by the Vaddio Booth – C8808 – at the entrance of Hall C at this year’s NAB show in Las Vegas, April 11 – 14, 2011. Debuting for the first time in the US, Vaddio will be showcasing the new ClearVIEW HD-20 PTZ Camera, ProductionVIEW HD MV Multiviewer, with TeleTouch touch screen monitors, and the Squiggle IP Software Module.

“At NAB this year we will be showcasing a lot of different content creation solutions that really simplify the process of creating content,? explains President of Vaddio, Rob Sheeley. “As our industry continues to be transformed by the diversity of content distribution options available, these options are at the same time allowing more organizations the ability to host and post their own programming. So at our booth we will be featuring live content creation stations that focus on education, corporate and house of worship solutions that allow a more

Electrosonic Enhances New Galleries in London’s Museum of the Order of St. John

Museum of the Order of St. John

Museum of the Order of St. John

Modern-day AV support combines with ten centuries of history in new galleries at the Museum of the Order of St. John, where AV hardware installed by Electrosonic helps visitors interpret exhibits and learn about the Order’s unique story.

The London-based museum is located in the circa 1500 St. John Gate entrance of the English headquarters of the crusading Knights Hospitallers. It traces the Order’s origin in 11th century Jerusalem and its rich history interwoven with such figures as Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Suleiman the Magnificent, William Shakespeare, William Hogarth and Dr. Samuel Johnson. The museum also brings visitors up to date with the Order’s two leading charities: St. John Ambulance, England’s leading first-aid provider and training organization, and the St. John Eye Hospital more

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HARMAN’S Soundcraft Digital Console Range Expands Further With Introduction of Si Compact 32

Already a massive success worldwide with its Si Compact 24 and 16 models, the HARMAN Soundcraft Si Compact range expands with the release of the Si Compact 32, capable of delivering 40 inputs to mix, while maintaining the no-compromise power-packed DSP functionality of its smaller brothers.

The Si Compact features 14 main busses (all with dynamics, delays and BSS graphic EQs), four matrix buses, four dedicated FX buses, four full-time Lexicon effects engines and a range of option cards to interface with other systems such as Aviom, CobraNet, AES/EBU and MADI.

All Si Compact models can connect via MADI to the new Compact Stagebox, adding remote connectivity to these great value digital mixers.

“We believe that this very cost-effective, powerful mixer will be a natural choice for larger install or medium tour sound and house of worship systems,? said Keith Watson, Marketing Director, Soundcraft Studer.
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HARMAN’S Soundcraft and AKG Combine to Make Wireless Mic Monitoring in the Mixer a First

Every engineer has been there. The radio mics check out fine on the RF Tech’s laptop, but that’s before the talent walks onto the stage. Reception black spots, drained batteries, accidental mutes–anything can happen once the show gets underway.

Thankfully, HARMAN’s Soundcraft and AKG now make the FOH engineer’s life easier. Now it’s possible for the first time to monitor the status of any HARMAN HiQnet™-compatible AKG radio mic directly from the Soundcraft Vi Series console surface, courtesy of VM2 (Vistonics Microphone Monitoring). VM2 provides real-time visual displays of battery life, RF status, mic muting and internal clipping directly on a channel strip on the Vistonics™ screen, so it’s possible to see a problem long before you hear it, right there on the relevant channel–with expanded information instantly available just by touching the screen.

System configuration couldn’t be more straightforward, and uses Harman’s proprietary HiQnet network–simply plug in more

BLACKSTAR AMPLIFICATION TO HOLD “BLACKSTAR BLITZ? EVENT AT DADDY’S JUNKY MUSIC IN BOSTON, MA

*** TIP SHEET FOR APRIL 7, 2011 ***

BLACKSTAR AMPLIFICATION TO HOLD “BLACKSTAR BLITZ? EVENT AT DADDY’S JUNKY MUSIC IN BOSTON, MA

— Event to feature rocking product demos, free Blackstar merchandise
and door prizes, including an autographed amp by Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G. —

WHO: British guitar amp manufacturer Blackstar, along with Blackstar product experts.

WHAT: Blackstar Blitz event – part of a national, all-ages tour – open to the public– attendees will have the chance to hear these popular British guitar amps and effects pedals in all their glory. The Blackstar Blitz gear crew will be on hand at each event to perform demos and help attendees create their own signature sound. Attendees can also register to win a Tube Overdrive Pedal and an amp signed and personalized by Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind). Other free Blackstar merch will be given away on more

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KORG TO HOLD “KRONOS ALL-ACCESS PARTY? AT SAM ASH IN NEW YORK CITY

*** TIP SHEET FOR APRIL 7, 2011 ***

KORG TO HOLD “KRONOS ALL-ACCESS PARTY? AT SAM ASH IN NEW YORK CITY

— Event to feature exclusive Kronos demos and Korg giveaways —

WHO: Legendary keyboard manufacturer Korg, along with Korg product experts.

WHAT: Kronos All-Access Party event, offering attendees the opportunity to experience the Kronos, Korg’s new flagship Music Workstation, first-hand. This exclusive one-day-only event will include musical performances and open discussions. Korg’s Kronos crew will be on hand to provide live demos and answer questions. Best of all, attendees will be able to try Kronos for themselves.

Additionally, everyone attending will be eligible to win free Korg gear: the first 20 guests to arrive at the event will receive a free Kronos t-shirt. There will also be a drawing for a Korg Sound on Sound (SOS) unlimited track hand-held recorder, plus other special one-night-only more

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