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Wohler Technologies BIRTV 2011 Product Preview

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METRIC HALO TRAVELS TO REMOTE CORNERS OF THE WORLD

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John Latartara takes the Metric Halo ULN-2 to remote corners of the world – recently to Southeast Asia to record the vanishing music of the Tai Dam people. © 2011 Photos by Wan Petchroon

SOUTHEAST ASIA: John Latartara received his doctoral degree in Theoretical Studies from the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and is currently an associate professor of music at the University of Mississippi. With interests and aptitudes neatly divided among the three complementary activities of composition, research, and teaching, Latartara makes extensive personal and professional use of his Metric Halo ULN-2 FireWire interface. The ULN-2, which combines peerless mic preamps, converters, and recording software integration, forms the heart of his home studio, where he creates electronic and experimental music (releases on Sachimay, Centaur, and Visceralmedia Records). But the ULN-2 also travels with Latartara to points far and remote in support of his research. Most recently, Latartara has been traveling throughout Southeast Asia to document the rare, and slowly vanishing, music of the Tai Dam people.

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JUPITER GOES ON THE DEFENSE

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BANGKOK, THAILAND: The Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand is home to the country’s Ministry of Defense, in addition to the upper echelon from each of the military’s three branches. Although office space occupies most of the building, a number of boardrooms, conference and war rooms require first-rate sound reinforcement. Recently, the Ministry called on Thai AV Systems contractor Fuzion Far East, well-respected not only for flawless designs but also for tremendous after-sale service, to improve the sound quality in the building’s function room. Fuzion Far East director Siri Wongkamolchun relied on a Symetrix Jupiter 8 “zero learning curve” signal processor to deliver stellar quality and functionality with minimal setup time and at a very competitive price.

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ONE DANLEY JERICHO HORN COVERS 30,000 FANS AT TROY UNIVERSITY

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TROY, ALABAMA: Located in southeastern Alabama, Veterans Memorial Stadium is home to the Troy University Trojans. Over the decades, a progression of additions and upgrades raised it up from a glorified grandstand to its current capacity of 30,000 fans. Ever on the lookout for improvements, the school contracted A/V provider, All Pro Sound of Pensacola Florida, who recently revamped the stadium’s sound system with Danley’s Jericho Horn, the JH-90 (a.k.a. the J1). The sound system went from great to fantastic, and now delivers reference-monitor fidelity to every seat in the horseshoe-shaped bowl at 6 dB over the previous system using just a single JH-90 that is positioned behind the upper portion of the scoreboard!

Partly as a consequence of its history, Veterans Memorial Stadium has a few unique features that affected the design of its sound system. Most notably, its scoreboard more

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Maryland Sound Takes HARMAN’S Studer Vista 5 SR Console on Tour With Josh Groban

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BALTIMORE, Maryland — Setting a new standard for live performance sound mixing, HARMAN’s Studer Vista 5 SR digital production console is the FOH console of choice for popular artist Josh Groban’s 2011 “Straight To You? world tour and FOH engineer, Mickey Beck. The console, part of the sound reinforcement package provided by leading PA company Maryland Sound International (MSI), “Was the only one that could provide the sophisticated capabilities that this tour demanded, including the ability to operate in a 96 kHz redundant configuration to match the 96 kHz recording of the tour, a high-resolution project that marks a first for concert sound recordings,? Beck says.

“We love the way the Vista 5 SR sounds,? says Bob Goldstein, Founder and Owner of Maryland Sound International, adding that when MSI compared several consoles for the “Straight to You? tour, the Vista more

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MARK WENTLING APPOINTED AS ASHLY AUDIO PRESIDENT & CEO

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WEBSTER, NEW YORK – JUNE 2011: Ashly Audio Inc., a division of JAM Industries, has promoted Mark Wentling from Director of R&D to the position of President & CEO. Martin Szpiro, President and CEO of JAM says, “We are proud to make this internal promotion. Mark has been an invaluable member of the Ashly family and we feel that he offers the combination of skills that Ashly needs to move forward.” Mark succeeds David Parse who will remain with Ashly Audio in an export sales management capacity.

With a long history in the audio marketplace, Mark has held engineering positions with MXR Innovations, Music Man, Inc., Ernie Ball, Inc., Fender Musical Instruments and Yorkville Sound/Applied Research and Technology. He holds degrees in Electronics from SUNY Morrisville, Tri State University, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Along with his engineering background, Mark has extensive sales and distribution experience as a more

Gand Sound Supports Fantabuloso ‘Dos’

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Fantabuloso ‘Dos’ 2011 took place in mid-May at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, and Gand Concert Sound (GCS) once again provided audio system support that included a NEXO GEO T tangent array rig. Artists appearing at the concert included Pitbull, Mike Posner, Lupe Fiasco, Taio Cruz, T-Pain, Jesse J, Far East Movement, David Gueta, and Tinie Tempah.

Known as the “NEXO Guys?, Gand supplied 21 GEO T4805s and three GEO T 2815s per side for mains, seven 4805s and two 2815s per side for out fills, supported by 28 CD18 subs. Six NEXO PS10s were used for front fills, with eight bi-amped NEXO PS15s down stage with Yamaha T5n amps and eight NEXO PS15s with NEXO 4×4 NXAMPs. NEXO Alphas were used for side fills. “We are in our ninth season using the GEO T, being the first company in the U.S. to invest in an arena-size more

Electrosonic Provides AV Integration for The NMAJH’s New Building

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With its reopening in a stunning new 100,000-square-foot building on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) chose Electrosonic to integrate extensive audio-visual technology to exhibit and interpret the American Jewish experience. NMAJH is the nation’s only museum dedicated solely to telling the story of Jews in America from their arrival more than 350 years ago to the present day.

Electrosonic was challenged to deliver AV systems that met the needs of RomeAntics, the media and AV consultant, and Local Projects, exhibit AV and interactive content providers, while using a consistent approach throughout the museum and a minimum of different equipment types.

Visitors start their tour on the fourth floor of the atrium-style building where “Foundations of Freedom” profiles the earliest Jewish communities in America and their everyday life more

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WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES THE I/O-4 LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

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The new WorxAudio I/O-4 loudspeaker system.

Greensboro, NC – July 2011… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to introduce the new I/O-4 loudspeaker system. A small format, high performance sound reinforcement system designed for high quality foreground and background music applications, the new surface mount I/O-4 is the ideal solution for use in a wide range of settings, including restaurants / bars, retail environments, hotel lobbies, under balcony fill, and corporate industrial training / meeting spaces. more

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