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MartinLogan Now Shipping Theos Electrostatic Loudspeaker

MartinLogan Theos Electrostatic Speaker

Descended from the acclaimed CLX™ loudspeaker, Theos features advanced XStat™ electrostatic technology along with greater bass performance, more visual transparency and flexible set-up options.

Lawrence, KS – May 23, 2011 – MartinLogan, The Great American Speaker Company, announces it is now shipping Theos; the most affordable hand-built electrostatic speaker with real wood finishes and custom bi-wire capable binding posts. Theos features a passive 8-inch high excursion woofer and an ultra-low turbulence down-firing bass port providing detailed bass down to 43Hz. New hand-rubbed, real wood finishes and flexible set-up options also enhance the Theos appeal.

The 9.2-inch wide by 44-inch tall XStat electrostatic transducer (speaker panel) on the Theos required careful mechanical engineering to achieve MartinLogan’s distinct 30-degree controlled dispersion pattern. To accomplish this, MartinLogan engineers reduced the gauge thickness of Theos’s steel stators, which not more

HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Subcompact Line Arrays, SRX and VRX Speakers Spice Up the Sound for 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

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The Sound Source provided JBL VERTEC, VRX and SRX speakers for two stages at the 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, including the Lagniappe Stage.

NORTHRIDGE, California – The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one of the largest live music events in the world, and the recent 2011 Jazz Fest featured seven days of music on no less than a dozen stages. The Festival celebrated the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana, encompassing jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, folk, rock, country, bluegrass and numerous other styles. The Sound Source of Metairie, Louisiana, handled sound reinforcement for two of the Festival’s stages. Tim Kilbride, owner and lead audio engineer for The Sound Source, found that HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® VT4886 subcompact line array elements were ideal for the event.

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For Veteran Music and Broadcast Mixer Michael Abbott, “The Talk” Is All About HARMAN’s Studer Vista 8 Digital Live Production Console

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Michael Abbott

LOS ANGELES, California – Can you have a personal relationship with a digital mixing console? Michael Abbott seems to believe so. Abbott, who has provided audio engineering for iconic shows including the finale of “Survivor,? “The Voice? and “X Factor,? as well as the annual Grammy and CMA Music awards broadcasts, and has been entrusted to mix the audio for several critical American Presidential debate broadcasts, has been close to HARMAN’s Studer Vista 8 Digital Live Production Console since its introduction six years ago. Currently, he has been working with the Studer Vista 8 on “The Talk,? a hit on the CBS Daytime lineup featuring Sara Gilbert, Julie Chen, Leah Remini, Holly Robinson Peete, and Sharon Osbourne discussing the day’s latest headlines. “I’ve been fortunate in my career to have worked with many different kinds more

Tripp Lite Products Nominated for SCN/InfoComm Installation Product Awards

IP Console Server, Cooling Unit and Pure Sine Wave UPS System Recognized for Innovation

Chicago, IL (May 23, 2011)–Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is delighted to announce that three of its products have been selected as finalists in the SCN/InfoComm Installation Product Awards. All three will be featured at the InfoComm 2011 Expo in Orlando, Florida, from June 15-17.

The products nominated include:

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IP Serial Console with Built-In Modem: Nominated for Most Innovative Control Product for Commercial Installation

* Enables communication, system monitoring and troubleshooting of customer equipment, even during network outages or equipment malfunctions

* Saves time and money by eliminating the need to roll a truck

Portable Cooling Unit: Nominated for Most Innovative Commercial Systems Installation Accessory

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STEWART AUDIO ANNOUNCES NEW CVA100-2 COBRANET® ENABLED AMPLIFIER

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The Stewart Audio CVA100-2 power amplifier.

Sonora, CA – May 2011… Stewart Audio, manufacturer of the finest quality American-made power amplifiers and audio equipment for a wide range of sound reinforcement applications, is pleased to announce the CVA100-2 CobraNet enabled power amplifier. A new addition to the company’s line of versatile power amplifiers, the CVA100-2 is a 200W 70V, 2-channel constant voltage amplifier with 100W per channel that fits conveniently into a half-rack form factor, making it a terrific choice for installed sound applications where space is at a premium. As Stewart Audio’s first amplifier to feature a factory-installed CobraNet option, this versatile amplifier makes an exceptional choice for use in a variety of networked audio applications in addition to courtrooms, retail environments, restaurants / bars, educational / training facilities, sound masking, and paging and notification systems. more

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Daktronics Refurbishes University of Missouri Football Stadium Sound with Complete HARMAN JBL VLA Loudspeaker System

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Daktronics outfitted Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field at the University of Missouri with a JBL VLA loudspeaker system.
Photo Credit: Jared White

NORTHRIDGE, California – Specializing in supplying and installing superior sound equipment throughout large athletic venues, worldwide A/V integrator Daktronics upgraded the sound system in the 68,349-seat Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, home of the University of Missouri Tigers football team. Utilizing a HARMAN JBL VLA end zone loudspeaker solution wrapped around the Tigers’ new scoreboard, consulted by Dallas, Texas-based Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Daktronics completely and evenly covered the famed 85-year-old stadium for the enjoyment of all “Mizzou? fans.

“The JBL VLA speakers’ 60-degree horizontal reach allowed us to attain very uniform sound throughout the sunken stadium,? stated Doug Dodge of Daktronics. “In our experience, they are the only speaker line out there designed to more

AVLEX INTRODUCES MIPRO ACT-3 SERIES DIVERSITY WIRELESS MICROPHONE SYSTEMS

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The new MIPRO 3-Series Diversity Wireless Microphone System.

Kansas City, MO – May 2011 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology and microphones, proudly introduces the MIPRO ACT-3 Series Diversity Wireless Microphone Systems. Consisting of the MIPRO ACT-311 single channel, ACT-311T dual channel, ACT-312 dual channel, and ACT-312T quad channel UHF Diversity receivers, MIPRO’s new ACT-3 Series Diversity Wireless Microphone Systems feature stellar sound quality and the rich feature set MIPRO is well-known for. These systems are the ideal choice for use in live performance, churches, theater, presentations, and countless additional applications where bandwidth is restricted. more

Lightware To Show Latest AV Solutions at InfoComm 2011

Budapest-based Lightware Visual Engineering will be exhibiting customized solutions for AV professionals at InfoComm 2011 in Orlando, June 15-17 at Booth 3383. High Resolution Systems (HRS), which occupies an adjacent booth, will help man the Lightware booth; HRS is the home of Lightware USA, the US distributor of Lightware products.

Among the featured equipment in the Lightware booth is:

* DP-OPT-TX100/RX100 – The world’s first Display Port optical extender
* MX-FR9 – A new frame for the modular hybrid matrix series with 9×9 ‘any-in-any-out’ configuration
* DVI-I – An HDCP compliant input board for the modular hybrid matrices that handles YUV and RGB simultaneously with signal analysis
* DA2DVI-DL – A 1-in-2-out DVI Dual-Link Distribution Amplifier
* EDID Manager V4 – The new EDID Manager with USB control, upload and download EDID feature

“We’re looking forward to a busy InfoComm as we introduce attendees to the latest more

grandMA2 Meets TED and Makes Magic in Long Beach

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Although it can be said that the innovative TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) has never been your grandma’s conference, Bob Bonniol, principal creative director of Seattle’s MODE Studios, took a grandMA2 to TED2011 and was happy with the results. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America.

TED is a global set of conferences formed to disseminate “ideas worth spreading.” Held in Long Beach and Palm Springs, California, the four-day U.S. program featured TED’s famous 18-minute talks by headline-makers and creatives on a wide range of topics within the research and practice of science and culture.

“TED is a unbelievable event where the best of the world’s minds in art, science, philosophy, politics and business gather to share ideas with talks and presentations ranging from poetry to music to amazing more

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Haivision’s Charles Dobson to Address Intelligent IP Video Implementation in the Enterprise at BroadcastAsia2011

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — May 23, 2011 — Haivision, leading provider of the most advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, today announced that Charles Dobson, the company’s director of international sales, will be presenting “Employing Intelligent IP Video Across the Enterprise” at BroadcastAsia2011. During his presentation, scheduled for 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, Dobson will examine the needs of enterprises using IP video, address technologies and functionality that make IP video more intelligent, and discuss the protection of content within the enterprise environment. more

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