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Sennheiser to Co-Sponsor Nashville-Based Charity Event, “Music City Gives Back,” in Wake of Recent Storms

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OLD LYME, Conn. – June 3, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it is a co-sponsor of “Music City Gives Back,” a free concert event that will take place in downtown Nashville on Tuesday, June 7. Headlined by country star Rodney Atkins, the concert kicks off a week of music, fun and giving sponsored by Sennheiser, Carl Black Chevrolet, Coca Cola, Crown Royal, GAC, Tempus Jets and WSIX. Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, directed through the Nashville CVB foundation Music City, Inc.

Sennheiser will park its Sound Tour bus on-site to give music fans the opportunity to get a firsthand look at what it is like to live life on the road while experiencing Sennheiser’s latest headphone offerings. In addition to a multi-Grammy nominee more

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Yamaha Rolling Showroom Summer Tour Season Begins

BUENA PARK, Calif.—The Yamaha Rolling Showroom will kick off its summer tour season with two mid-west dates scheduled featuring YCATS (Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars) training sessions. Live! Technologies in Columbus, Ohio will host demos on June 21st followed by a BBQ courtesy of Yamaha and Live!. Sessions will include training on the Yamaha M7CL48-ES, DM1000, digital networking, Yamaha speakers, and amplifiers.
The June 23rd session will take place at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan and will include training on the Yamaha M7CL48-ES, DM1000, digital networks, NEXO speakers, and amplifiers.

Each training session for both locations will last one hour, and attendees can sign-up for one or more events. This is a perfect opportunity for those that have yet to see the Yamaha Rolling Showroom to stop by. The demo room on wheels is fully equipped with Yamaha digital mixers, processors, networking products, amplifiers, and speakers. Yamaha regional more

Anton/Bauer Demonstrates Innovative Power Solutions for Industry’s Top Cameras At Cine Gear Expo 2011

MATRIX Cheese Plate for Sony, Canon, Panasonic and RED Cameras; QR-Hotswap-AR Gold Mount Offers Exclusive Communication with ARRI ALEXA

HOLLYWOOD, CA. Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, will demonstrate the advanced capabilities of its power solutions and accessories for some of the industry’s top cameras from such manufacturers as ARRI, Canon, Panasonic, RED and Sony at this year’s Cine Gear Expo 2011 (Booth 62A). anton_bauer_matrix_cheese_plate_dualpt.jpg more

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Mac Conversion Utility Now Available for Roland VR-5

Roland Systems Group (RSG) has released a Mac image converter utility for the popular VR-5 AV Mixer. This newly released software allows users to convert still images, video and audio into and from the format used by the VR-5’s internal SD card-based player and recorder.

The Roland VR-5 is a fully integrated audio mixer, video switcher with built-in recorder/player for live production and web streaming. This unique product combines the power of Roland’s audio and video technology into one unit.

Current formats supported in the VR-5 Conversion software include .avi, .mpg, .wvm, .mp4, .dv, .mov with resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 pixels. Still image conversion support includes .bmp, .jpg, .png with file sizes up to 6400 x 4800 pixels. Audio formats supported for conversion include .wav, .aiff, .mp3 with sampling rates of 44.1 kHz, and 48 kHz.

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FUJIFILM TO RELOCATE DALLAS-AREA FUJINON SALES AND SERVICE CENTER

Wayne, N.J.FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has announced that its Dallas-area sales and service center has moved. The new facility is now operational. All service and support provided by the former location remain the same.

The new address is:

FUJIFILM North America Corporation
Optical Devices Division
18601 LBJ Freeway, Suite 100
Mesquite, TX 75150

The phone and fax numbers are unchanged:
Phone: (972) 385-8902; Fax: (972) 392-3251

The Optical Devices Division has five service facilities in the U.S., including a newly opened Chicago location. Other service facilities are located at the U.S. headquarters in Wayne, New Jersey; as well as Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Dallas.

About Fujifilm
FUJIFILM Optical Devices U.S.A., Inc. is a major manufacturer and distributor of optics and lens assemblies for the broadcast, digital cinema and industrial markets. The company’s line of television zoom lenses are more

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Roland Systems Group Releases Software Updates for V-Mixer Consoles

Roland Systems Group (RSG) has released software updates for their popular Digital Mixing Consoles – the M-400, M-380 and M-300 V-Mixers. One of the significant updates includes full project file compatibility and interchangeability between different models of V-Mixers. It means a project created on any model of V-Mixer including the new M-480 can be loaded via USB flash drive or RCS software to another model of V-Mixer. The popular V-Mixer Consoles based on the REAC Ethernet audio protocol are the central component of a V-Mixing System with integrated Digital Snakes, multi-channel recording and the world’s finest Personal Mixing system.

This new update demonstrates the continued support of the M-400 V-Mixer following the introduction of the new flagship M-480 V-Mixer Console. Roland will continue to release updates for all V-Mixer consoles as new features become available including the virtual soundcheck ability when linked with the new more

Roland Systems Group Appoints Meyer Marketing for Florida & Puerto Rico

Press Contact: Rob Read phone: 360-746-2650

June 3, 2011 – Roland Systems Group is pleased to introduce Meyer Marketing as their manufacturer’s representative for Florida and Puerto Rico territories as of June 1, 2011.

Meyer Marketing’s team of dynamic industry professionals is ideally suited to supporting the needs of Roland Systems Group’s channel partners that include both traditional AV systems integrators, rental facilities and production houses as well as providing a high level of support of broadcast and video resellers in the territory.

“Meyer Marketing has an outstanding reputation for sales and support to resellers and customers. Their passion and consistently strong recommendations from our resellers in the territory made them a clear choice?, commented Christian Delfino, VP of Sales for Roland Systems Group.

Larry Meyer, president of Meyer Marketing commented about the recent appointment, “Roland Systems Group has a very strong product mix of both audio and video and is a more

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