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Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP Active Monitoring System Helps Seattle’s Fullsound Recording Take It Up Another Notch

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— Genelec’s acclaimed proprietary GLM™ and AutoCal™ technology are the key to success for Fullsound’s control rooms, which feature challenging physical dimensions —

Seattle, Washington-based Fullsound Recording studio owner Jeff Herrmann has been a Genelec fan for 25 years, all the way back before the glory days of Seattle’s revolutionary grunge music scene, when he recorded artists including Dr. Grind, Sinister Minister and Grunt Truck. Today, Herrmann continues his tradition of Genelec monitoring with the installation of a new pair of Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP monitors in Fullsound Recording’s main control room. Flanking the studio’s Avid C|24 Pro Tools HD3 controller and Neve summing mixer, the new 8260A monitors will take the studio into the next generation of Seattle music. Currently, jazz, adult contemporary rock and worship records make up much of Fullsound Recording’s and Herrmann’s portfolio, including that of his wife, worship music more

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David Thoener Chooses Carl Tatz Design PhantomFocus™ System to Mix Guatemalan Superstar Ricardo Arjona’s New Album

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— “The PhantomFocus™ System is fantastic,? quotes multi-platinum GRAMMY®-winning engineer/producer David Thoener, who has mixed albums for AC/DC, Aerosmith, John Waite, Faith Hill, John Mellencamp, Carlos Santana, Rob Thomas and more —

Nashville, TN: Dynaudio M1 and M3 professional monitors driven by Bryston amplification are featured in a Dual PhantomFocus™ System (PFS) at the Mix Magazine award-winning studio The Blue Grotto, where David Thoener opted to mix sides for Guatemalan superstar Ricardo Arjona’s new album.

“When Carl asked me over to a new studio he had just completed to experience the latest incarnation of his PhantomFocus System, I booked it right on the spot,? states Thoener. “I was about to mix sides for Ricardo Arjona, who is a huge international star, and I knew that the PhantomFocus System would not only give me an incomparable edge of accuracy, it would also be a more

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New Extra Long Range (ELR) KVM Extender from Gefen Delivers WUXGA Resolutions with USB Peripherals using Just One CAT-5 Cable up to 100 Meters

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced that its DVI KVM ELR Extender (EXT-DVIKVM-ELR) is now shipping. Based on HDBaseT technology, Gefen’s ELR technology enables high resolution video in the DVI format to travel greater distances than ever before using a single CAT-5 cable.

With its ability to carry three USB 2.0 signals on the same CAT-5 cable alongside the DVI, the Gefen DVI KVM ELR Extender significantly reduces the amount of cables needed while increasing the length of extension to 330 feet (100m). At this distance, high resolution video is supported at resolutions up to 1920×1200 with a perfect signal delivery and zero signal drop-outs. USB data is sent at rates reaching up to 100 Mbps for a reliable, instantaneous delivery.

Installation is plug and play simple, requiring the connection of the computer to the sender unit. The receiver offers three USB outputs for keyboard/mouse, camera, hard more

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Rick Plushner Appointed to the Position of Vice President, Guitar Center Professional

Coinciding with its 10th anniversary and a record-breaking sales year reflecting ongoing growth and expansion, Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces the appointment of Rick Plushner to the position of Vice President, effective immediately.

Plushner joined the Guitar Center organization in September 2005 as General Manager of GC Pro. At that time, the GC Pro division employed 18 staff members. His directive was to grow GC Pro’s sales force and develop the infrastructure to enable GC Pro to work in tandem with Guitar Center stores. Rick was promoted to Director of Sales in 2006 and then Director of the division in 2008. Over the past six years, GC Pro has grown into a profitable division with four times the sales that it had in 2005, as well as a team of 75 employees.

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EAW® Unveils SBK Series Subwoofers

New SBK Series Subwoofers are designed to complement EAW®’s MK2300 or MK5300 Series Full-Range Loudspeakers, or serve as stand-alone units, in a wide range of applications

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EAW®, a world leader in audio system solutions for over 30 years, debuts its new SBK Series Subwoofers. The SBK subs are designed to perfectly complement EAW’s MK Series Full-Range Loudspeakers in construction, size and sound, but they can also be used as stand-alone subwoofers in a system from any other manufacturer. The line includes three models: SBK150 (Single 15-inch), SBK180 (Single 18-inch) and SBK250 (Double 15-inch) Subwoofers. All three units operate in passive mode. Applications can include concert halls, houses of worship, arenas, large ballrooms, live theater products, gymnasiums and much more.

Premium components and optimally tuned ports match the performance associated with EAW’s SB line of direct radiating subwoofers. The SBK more

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Guitar Center Professional’s Sterling Microphone Sweepstakes Giveaway Is Up and Running

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— As part of its ongoing sweepstakes series, GC Pro highlights Sterling’s ST69 microphone, a $1199.00 value —

Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, has launched its latest online sweepstakes at www.gcpro.com. The new contest, featuring a Sterling ST69 Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone, is now live and will run through September 30, 2011, shortly after which a brand new contest will begin.

Several times a year, GC Pro management selects one particular product from a high-end gear manufacturer to feature on the website and give away as that sweepstakes prize. This latest contest features a Sterling ST69 microphone, a $1199.00 value. The ST69 is an excellent choice for recording engineers and musicians looking for a superior studio microphone. A combination of new and traditional technology, blended with Sterling’s Disk more

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Waves Audio Introduces Updated SoundGrid for DiGiCo Consoles

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KNOXVILLE, TN, July 26, 2011 — Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies and the recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY® Award, announces updated SoundGrid capability for consoles from DiGiCo, the renowned U.K.-based manufacturer of some of the world’s most popular, successful and groundbreaking digital mixing consoles. The update, SoundGrid Version 2, features dual engine support for DiGiCo SD7 consoles running Waves V8 plugins.

Since Waves and DiGiCo formed a strategic alliance in 2010, DiGiCo users are able to run Waves’ award-winning reverbs, equalizers, compressors, limiters, delays and more, directly from their DiGiCo SD series consoles. Perfect for front-of-house, monitor, broadcast, and theater applications alike, SoundGrid gives users instant access to the industry’s leading audio processors, directly from the industry’s leading consoles. And to make things even simpler, Waves SoundGrid-compatible plugins come pre-loaded into DiGiCo consoles, eliminating the need more

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Endless Analog Names Audistro Exclusive Swiss Dealer for CLASP™ (Closed Loop Analog Signal Processor)

NASHVILLE, TN, July 27, 2011 — Endless Analog announces that it has appointed Effretikon-based firm Audistro as its exclusive dealer in Switzerland for the CLASP™ (Closed Loop Analog Signal Processor), the critically acclaimed pro audio product that invisibly merges real analog tape with Pro Tools and other DAWs. Founded in 2006, Audistro is a high-end audio equipment distribution/sales company serving the professional audio/broadcast market in Switzerland, offering anything from individual pieces of gear to whole-studio solutions and consulting services. As CLASP’s exclusive dealer in Switzerland, Audistro Owner/CEO Martin Korth will bring the renowned CLASP to the Swiss audio community.

Korth first discovered CLASP at AES in New York in 2009, but did not experience a full demo until the 2011 London convention. He states, “KMR, CLASP’s U.K. dealer, was holding a demo at the legendary Air studios, and I attended. I was just blown away. Seeing it in a more

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Middle Atlantic Supports Surveillance & Security At SugarHouse Casino

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Middle Atlantic Viewpoint™ technical furniture at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA––Since opening in 2010, SugarHouse Casino has been constantly expanding based on the popularity of its table games that include a mix of blackjack, craps, roulette, Mini Baccarat, Pai Gow poker and three-card poker.

Interviewed during a recent expansion necessitating a 2,200 square-foot increase to SugarHouse that expanded the overall gaming floor from 51,017 square feet to 53,217 square feet, Wendy Hamilton, general manager, said, “The Philly market is speaking to us, and we’re listening. The tremendous popularity of our table games is having a positive impact across the entire operation.?

Southwest Systems has been in charge of designing and oversight for the complex surveillance system for SugarHouse’s extensive gaming operation and external security for all parking lots, the parking garage and loading docks.

As Southwest’s Michael Giles points out, “We were responsible for all of the security and surveillance equipment for gaming areas and outside more

ELAN® g! Control System Earns Its Sea Legs In New Custom Yacht Installation

The ELAN g! Control System is earning its sea legs, powering a massive multi-room entertainment system including Sunfire subwoofers aboard a custom-built 107’x20’ Sharpe luxury houseboat. more

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