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Neumann Introduces Three New Digital Microphones and a Portable, 
Two-Channel Digital Interface

Old Lyme, Conn. – August 9, 2011: Neumann, manufacturer of the world’s most highly regarded microphones, announces four new digital products: the KMS 104 D and KMS 105 D vocal microphones, the KMR 81 D shotgun microphone and the portable DMI-2 digital converter. The addition of these items into Neumann’s existing digital portfolio highlights its leadership position in the digital microphone category, while breaking new ground in live, broadcast and portable microphone applications.

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Digital microphones for live vocal applications
Building on the success of the Neumann KMS 104 and KMS 105 condenser vocal microphones, Neumann introduces their digital counterparts: the KMS 104 D and KMS 105 D (MSRP: $1,398). Equipped with the core features of the existing models, the KMS 104 D, with its cardioid pattern, and the KMS 105 D, with its super-cardioid pattern, offer additional digital advantages such more

DVEO Purchases Assets of Linear Systems, Ltd.

San Diego, California — DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), announced today that they have purchased the assets of their long-time supplier, Linear Systems, Ltd. of Winnipeg, Canada.

Linear Systems, DVEO’s long-term supplier of PCIe and PCI interface cards for DVB-ASI and SDI, decided to close their business in late April. Linear Systems designed, manufactured, and supported the products with a top-notch set of engineers.

DVEO has acquired Linear Systems’ technology assets, including designs, manufacturing rights, source code, and PCB (printed circuit board) layouts, etc. DVEO will continue to manage sales and tech support of products formerly manufactured by Linear.

“Ultimately we are actively looking for a third party to take over the manufacturing and support for this product line,” stated Laszlo Zoltan, Sales Manager for DVEO. “We are already in discussions with several companies. In parallel we expect to more

Tributaries® Appoints Three New Rep Firms

Orlando, FL—August 2011—Tributaries® Cable is pleased to announce the appointment of three new firms to represent the company in the territories of Northern California/Northern Nevada, Central US and Northern Illinois/Wisconsin.

“We are thrilled with the addition of these three new teams adding to the strength of our front line,? said Joe Perfito, President of Tributaries. “I am fully confident that each will inspire a positive impact on their respective territories.?

Effective immediately, Zone Pacific will handle Northern California and Northern Nevada. The team of Gary Paola, Ben Grass, Greg Bahlhorn and Lesley Horton bring over 80 years of experience in the successful sales and marketing of consumer products. Drawing on their experience, they are well-known for their ability to share their experience with their dealers as well as for their responsiveness and follow through to their dealer’s needs.

Creative Sales and Marketing will handle the Central US, more

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Panamax/Furman CEDIA 2011 Show Preview

CEDIA 2011 Show Preview
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Pop-Punk Band Transit Choose VOX AC30C2 Combo Guitar Amplifiers and VOX Virage Guitars

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MELVILLE, NY, August 8, 2011 — Transit is a young pop-punk band based out of Stoneham, Massachusetts, that has been progressively evolving since 2006. The band’s guitarists, Torre Cioffi and Tim Landers, have been using VOX AC30C2 amplifiers and Virage Guitars for live use and in the studio. Their style can be described as a combination of post-hardcore and pop-punk with adolescent spirit and amateur guitar grit.

Landers’ and Cioffi’s VOX AC30C2 amps and Virage guitars have been on stage with them on the popular Bamboozle tour and will be featured when the band heads out with Bayside for some late summer dates. Cioffi commented on his experience with his VOX gear while out on the road: “My favorite features about the guitar are the way it feels and the way it sounds. It’s so easy to play and just plays so smooth. It more

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Instrumentalist Danny Rader Chooses Korg SV-1 Keyboard

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MELVILLE, NY, August 4, 2011 — Danny Rader is an in-demand player on stage and in the studio. As a multi-instrumentalist, he plays keyboards, guitar, banjo, mandolin and bouzouki. Rader is currently playing keyboards with Keith Urban’s 2011 Get Closer World Tour, and the Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano has been his rig of choice.

Drawn to the Korg SV-1 by its unique collection of sounds and interface, Rader explains, “It’s just the meat and potatoes stuff that I need in my main board. Up until recently, I’ve been known in Nashville as a guitar player, primarily. And my brain works very much like a guitar player’s. Scrolling through banks of thousands sounds makes my head hurt! I just need great sounds there at the touch of a button.?

Rader shares an anecdote about the user-friendly SV-1 interface: “I love the radio more

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Epson Introduces Two Bright, Portable and User-Friendly Projectors for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Epson PowerLite 1221 and 1261W Offer Easy Setup and Connectivity for Small Businesses with Big Ideas

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 9, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced two high quality, easy-to-use projectors designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Sold exclusively through distribution, value-added reseller and direct market reseller channels, the Epson PowerLite® 1221 ($549*) features XGA resolution and the PowerLite 1261W ($649*) delivers high-definition, widescreen WXGA resolution (16:10 aspect ratio) to fully utilize the capabilities of widescreen notebooks. In addition, both projectors offer 2800 lumens color and white light output2 for bright presentations and true-to-life color.

“Small and medium-sized businesses are looking for projectors that deliver amazing image quality at an affordable price and have the versatility to be easily set up in any room,? said Jason Meyer, product manager, Epson America. “The PowerLite 1221 and 1261W provide users with intuitive features more

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New Millwork Kits for Credenza Racks Aid in Customization

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C5 Series Credenza Rack System w/ Millwork Custom Option

Fairfield, NJ––Middle Atlantic Products is introducing a Millwork Kit option for its C5 Series Credenza Rack system. Ideal for entertainment centers, installers now have the option with the C5 to offer the reliability of a professional rack system combined with a furniture look custom to the client’s media room.

The Millwork Kit includes a complete hardware kit and USB flash drive with all drawings and instructions needed for the millworker to customize woodwork to be used with the C5 frame kit. This enables complete customization of the credenza while maintaining the support structure’s integrity, including built-in energy-saving thermal management.

Comprised of a steel rack core and outer wood panels, the C5 also now incorporates many other new features based on the requests and feedback of the company’s integration partners. One of the most requested options, monitor mounts, are now available for most 32? – 50? screens. more

Middle Atlantic Products BGR Series Equipment Racks Now Shipping

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Middle Atlantic BGR Series Residential Rack

Fairfield, NJ––Middle Atlantic Products is now shipping its groundbreaking new BGR Series racks, featuring the highest level of space efficiency and strength available in a rack system. Originally unveiled at InfoComm, the BGR Series incorporates the most comprehensive feature set currently available for hassle-free, efficient system integration in commercial and residential applications alike.

Primary benefits of the BGR Series design include time and labor savings, installation and field flexibility, superior cable management and high flow/low energy DC cooling options. Core to the BGR Series rack’s enhanced functionality is the company’s new patent-pending LeverLock™ Interior Management System, which facilitates mounting of small devices along the rack interior sides, and advanced cabling management. Comprised of a series of unique, tool-free vertical and horizontal lacing bars and device mounting plates, the LeverLock system promotes fast, flexible installation and servicing and can save more than 4 rackspaces per enclosure in typical installations.
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Califone® Launches PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

Califone PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

Califone PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., August 9, 2011 – Califone® International, Inc. (www.califone.com), a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of A/V products and accessories since 1947, is proud to announce the launch of the PA419 Wireless Portable PA System. Now shipping with an MSRP of $999, the versatile PA419 comes equipped with an Apple-approved iPhone/iPod docking station (an increasingly sought-after feature, according to a recently released survey).

“The PA419 is the ultimate all-in-one portable PA system, making it perfect for a plethora of applications, whether indoors or outdoors,? said Tim Ridgway, VP marketing of Califone. “With the enormous amount of small, portable, and easily accessible digital media devices and mediums available today, the versatile PA419 boasts an iPod/iPhone dock, a USB Media more

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