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Barix Passes 100,000 Sales Milestone

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, June 7, 2011Barix AG, a pioneer in IP audio, monitoring, control and automation, announces it surpassed the 100,000 device threshold for sales as part of a highly successful 2010 that also saw major project wins and double-digit growth.

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“2010 was a huge success for Barix,? said Johannes G. Rietschel, CEO and Founder of Barix AG. “We passed a major sales milestone and experienced a substantial revenue increase. Barix contributed more than 1,200 devices to the largest Audio over IP project for live sound ever at a sports event in India, while securing key customer wins in security, transportation, healthcare and other markets.?

Barix supplied the 1,200-plus Audio over IP devices for the Commonwealth Games in India last summer, handling IP contribution from all the venues to the control room; and distribution more

LED SOURCE® ARMS FRANCHISEES WITH NEW TOOL TO GET THE JOB DONE MORE EFFECTIVELY

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LED Source Launches Mobile App

(Wellington, Fla.)—LED Source®, a national and international supplier of LED lighting, has launched a new lighting energy audit mobile application for iPhones and iPads exclusively available to its franchise owners. The Lampinator™ sheds new light on the benefits and cost savings gained by switching to LED technology and will help franchisees set themselves apart in the growing industry.
“We have been in this industry since the beginning and are constantly pushing the envelope to provide our franchise owners the best tools and products to make the lighting transition as smooth as possible,? said Marcel Fairbairn, president and CEO of LED Source®. “The Lampinator™ app is one more way we set ourselves apart as leaders in LED lighting.?
In the past, customers had to wait days for a sales person more

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AVIOM PERSONAL MIXERS KEEP SETUP, REHEARSALS SMOOTH FOR DENMARK’S SOUNDCREW LIVE PRODUCTION

FARUM, DENMARK, JUNE 7, 2011—For Christian Behrens, owner and engineer of SoundCrew Live Production, Aviom Personal Mixers have been the perfect solution to help minimize volume and ease production setup for countless projects—from concerts and musicals to corporate events. more

AVI-SPL Hosts Job Fair in Midland, MI, on June 9

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AVI-SPL, a strategic resourcing partner of The Dow Chemical Company will host a Career Recruitment Event on Thursday, June 9, 2011 from 3 pm – 7 pm at the Holiday Inn of Midland Conference Center, located at 810 Cinema Drive, Midland, MI 48642.

We are actively recruiting talented people with the following expertise:

• Web Techs / Developers / Design
• AV Install Technicians
• AV Support / Service
• Digital Communications; Streaming/Billboard/Service
• Video Production; both Pre- and Post; Camera Operator
• Graphics: Design and Motion
• FCP Editing; Flash

We have full-time and on-call freelance positions.

At the job fair, you will have an opportunity to network with Dow and AVI-SPL leaders in the Digital, Social Media and Video Space.
If you have any questions about this event please contact Anna Malabanan at avispl@dow.com, or you can visit more

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Martin Audio OmniLine Solves Acoustical Problems For Third Presbyterian Church

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Rochester, NY––Located near the prestigious Eastman School of Music, Rochester’s Third Presbyterian is a traditional church in the Gothic style which recently underwent a 10-month, $5.4 million renovation.

The AV Solutions team of Mickey Ames and Lead Tech Bryan Dowd, along with Consultant Tom Kostusiak who designed the sound system and acoustician Robert F. Mahoney, did the installation that included a completely upgraded sanctuary and new sound systems.

Challenges for the project included a modest budget, plus the existing acoustics that were very dry and lacked audible delay because of the square shape of the room and thickly carpeted floors. Plus the church doesn’t have a full time AV staff member, so the system had to run in unattended mix mode most of the time.

In addition, Rochester’s Director of Music Peter duBois, who was involved in the install, wanted the option of running attended services with more

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

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