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Eggs & Bulbs Adds Soundcraft Si Compact For Hyde Park UEFA Champions League Build Up

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LONDON, United Kingdom – German sound engineer Martin Stoll has purchased a Soundcraft Si Compact 24 digital console to add to the growing inventory of his production company, Bavarian-based Eggs & Bulbs GmbH.

Already a Vi6 user, the experienced sound man has been involved with the Schule für Rundfunktechnik (School for Radio Technology), which was set up in Nuremburg, since as far back as 1985. Seven years later he formed Martin Stoll Audio Production, which was renamed Eggs & Bulbs in 1997, and is today based in nearby Fürth.

Having familiarized himself with digital mixing at an early stage he was seeking a platform “with everything on board — at a good price? specifically to run the UEFA Champions Festival 2011 at Speaker’s Corner in London’s Hyde Park — a week-long celebration of football leading up to the UEFA Champions more

Extron Now Shipping New Two-Way SoundField®, Full-Range Ceiling Tile Speaker

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction and immediate availability of the new SoundField SF 228T, a two-way ceiling tile speaker for 70 volt/100 volt systems. This Extron exclusive design features a low profile, 2′ x 2′ (61 cm x 61 cm) by 5.3″ (13.5 cm) deep enclosure that is UL 2043 plenum rated, weighs less than 20 pounds (9 kg), and drops directly into standard suspended ceilings, providing quicker installations. The two-way ported design includes an 8″ (165 mm) woofer and a 1″ (2.5 mm) silk dome tweeter that provides a frequency response of 50 Hz to 20 kHz for high fidelity music and speech reproduction. The SF 228T offers 60 watts continuous pink noise and 120 watts continuous program output. This speaker is sold in pairs and is designed for fast and easy installation into sound systems requiring high quality, wide bandwidth audio playback. more

Rhema Services Helps Hawaii Sound Even Nicer With L-ACOUSTICS LA-RAK

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Rhema Services’ John Carvalho (logistics manager), Toby Carvalho (tech) and Kenneth Plank (tech) with two of the new LA-RAKs

WAIPAHU, Hawaii — L-ACOUSTICS’ sole Rental Network company in the Hawaiian islands, Rhema Services, added four LA8-equipped LA-RAK touring amplifier racks to its inventory in March.

Founded in October of 1999 as a division of Nani Leo Inc., Rhema Services took delivery of its first V-DOSC and ARCS enclosures in January of 2000. Since then, the sound reinforcement company has grown its L-ACOUSTICS roster to include 24 V-DOSC, 12 dV-DOSC, 22 ARCS, 32 subs and 45 stage wedges in addition to its new LA-RAKs. more

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EIGHTH DAY SOUND RELIES ON CLEAR-COM’S TEMPEST®2400 TO ROCK COMMUNICATIONS FOR MAJOR CONCERT TOURS

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ALAMEDA, CA — Clear-Com® (InfoComm Booth 349), a global leader in critical voice communication systems, is pleased to announce that its Tempest®2400 4-Channel Digital Wireless Intercom has become one of the go-to communication systems for renowned live production audio provider Eighth Day Sound. Based on a unique RF system design, the Tempest system enables on-tour crew members from specific departments to communicate with each other on discrete channels without interfering with other departments or wireless devices. more

L-ACOUSTICS Sells First KARA System to Slovenia

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L-ACOUSTICS KARA system in the Stožice Arena, Slovenia

VRHNIKA, Slovenia — Akustika Bahun is pleased to announce that it has purchased the first L-ACOUSTICS KARA WST® line source system in Slovenia.

The system’s first job was a corporate event in Slovenia’s largest and most acoustically challenging arena, Ljubljana’s 15,000-seat Stožice, which has a nine second reverberation time when empty. The complete FOH/front-fill system consisted of 36 KARA cabinets configured 12 per side as left/right arrays plus 12 as a delay line, eight SB28 subwoofers in cardioid mode, two 108P and two 112P coaxials, and 12 115XT HiQ active stage monitors. All units were driven with LA8 amplified controllers. more

Shure Names Butler University Grand Prize Winner of Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition

NILES, IL, June 6, 2011 — Shure Incorporated announced today that a five-member team from Butler University is this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the seventh annual “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.? The five-student team of Elissa Chapin, Rob Courtney, Brian Gross-Bias, Taylor Lehman, and Tommy Nichols, with faculty advisor Cutler Armstrong, won this year’s contest, with an original composition by Gary Walters and Jim Albrecht entitled “Air.?

“We congratulate the winning team from Butler and thank all of the students who participated in this year’s contest from all of the different schools,? said Dave Mendez, Market Development Specialist at Shure, who coordinated the competition. “This year’s competition was closer than ever before, which is a credit to the high quality of all the submissions and hard work of the students and faculty of these fine recording programs.?
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ADVANCED SYSTEMS GROUP ADDS BILL THOMPSON TO SALES TEAM

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, has added Bill Thompson as an account manager on its sales team, effective May 16.

Throughout his almost 30-year career, Thompson has held a number of sales and engineering positions augmenting his years “in the trenches? as recording engineer, touring technician, and session player. Previously, he served as digital audio technician with Skywalker Sound, sales engineer at Sweetwater Sound, QA manager for Line 6, Inc., and product specialist/trainer with David Carroll Electronics. Most recently, he provided sales support for digital video and SAN systems at Cutting Edge Audio and Video Group.

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“Bill is an important asset to ASG because he’s more than just a salesman,? said Dave Van Hoy, president of ASG. “He has provided high-level support of audio and post-production systems. With decades more

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SONNOX SHIPS FRAUNHOFER PRO-CODEC

OXFORD, ENGLAND: A game-changing collaboration between Germany-based mp3 creator Fraunhofer IIS, and pioneering plug-in designer/manufacturer Sonnox Ltd., has produced a revolutionary solution for improving the quality of online music.

“Our Sonnox Fraunhofer Pro-Codec marks the first time engineers are able to precisely audition codecs in real time,” reports Sonnox Managing Director Rod Densham. “Additionally, the Pro-Codec eliminates the time-consuming cycle of encoding a mix to mp3/AAC, previewing, tweaking and re-rendering. The entire process may now be accomplished ‘on the fly,’ freeing the engineer to concentrate on producing an optimized mix during the preview process.”

Mix and mastering engineers may now audition up to five codecs in real time within a DAW environment. The Sonnox Fraunhofer Pro-Codec plug-in enables the production of optimized mixes, and provides the option to simultaneously batch encode to multiple formats. All major codecs, including: mp3, mp3 Surround, AAC-LC and HE-AAC are more

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VMP to Give Away Autographed Cal Ripken Baseball Bat at 2011 InfoComm

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STEVENSVILLE, Md., June 6, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, residential, CI, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will give away an autographed baseball bat by Hall of Famer Cal Ripken during InfoComm 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from June 15-17 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 4659. Show attendees must stop by the VMP booth during show hours in order to enter for a chance to win. The winner will be announced during Day 3 of the show.

“Cal Ripken is a favorite of many baseball fans,? said Tony Pelura, VMP director of marketing/business development. “But, since VMP is based in Maryland and Ripken was born in Maryland and played his entire career with the Baltimore Orioles, he’s also a local hero and held in more

dinCloud Explains Cloud-Based Data Center at Free Luncheons in Southern California

El Segundo, Irvine, and San Diego, CA- June 6, 2011- dinCloud, pioneering the next generation data center, today announced their Next Generation Datacenter Luncheon Road Show in Southern California. They will be stopping in El Segundo, Irvine and San Diego from June 7-9 to show the benefits of a cloud-based data center.

Event attendees will learn about cloud infrastructure, hosted virtual desktops and how to transition to the next generation data center. There will also be live demos showcasing virtualized applications and virtual desktop surfing on YouTube and other websites. dinCloud ‘s services include hosted virtual desktops, cloud storage, virtual servers, application virtualization and hosted voice and video.

“The benefits of moving to the cloud are too big to ignore. But many businesses, especially smaller businesses, are intimidated by what they expect will be complex and disruptive,? said Saad Shahzad, Chief Strategy Officer of dinCloud. more

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