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Pass Labs Introduces New Flagship Preamplifier

XP-30 with Unique Triple Chassis and External Power Supply Powers Two to
Six Amps and Brings Listeners Nearer the Emotional Power of Great Music

FORESTHILL, CA, Sept. 21, 2011 — Pass Laboratories, Inc., an audio innovator renowned for its unique high-performance products, proudly introduces the XP-30 Preamp, the finest sounding, highest performing preamplifier the company has ever produced, and a a new flagship to its line.

Using a unique triple-chassis structure, the XP-30 delivers leading-edge audio that brings listeners closer to the emotional power of live performance, recalling the joy of discovery they experienced listening to great music, whether onstage or in earlier recordings. The XP-30 joins Pass Labs’ XP-10, XP-15, XP-20 and XP-25 in its acclaimed XP series of preamps and phono preamps.

In measurable performance, the XP-30 exceeds its predecessors in generating lower noise levels, better crosstalk specifications, and greater dynamic range, producing more

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Bocelli Storms NYC’s Central Park With L-ACOUSTICS K1

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Huge crowd flocks to Great Lawn for free concert by Italian superstar tenor

NEW YORK CITY — Despite chilly temperatures and drizzling rain, nothing could dampen the spirits of the 60,000 opera and pop fans that descended upon Central Park’s Great Lawn on September 15th to see and hear Andrea Bocelli’s highly-publicized free concert. Accompanied by the New York Philharmonic and Westminster Symphonic Choir, Bocelli performed some of his most beloved pieces while sharing the stage with an impressive list of special guests, including Ana Maria Martinez, Pretty Yende, Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, David Foster, Bryn Terfel, Nicola Benedetti and Andrea Griminelli. more

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Almo Professional A/V Gives Last Call to Register for E4 AV Event in Chicago; Registration Open in NYC

Almo Professional A/V Gives Last Call to Register for E4 AV Event in Chicago; Registration Open in NYC
E4 in Chicago on October 6 and New York City October 27;
New Training, Products, Exhibitors; Christie MicroTiles Session Just Added

Philadelphia, PA — September 22, 2011 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, in partnership with InfoComm International, today made the last call to register for its E4 AV training and networking tour, which is coming to Chicago on October 6. Registration is also open for the company’s final E4 event of the year in NYC on October 27. Both E4s will feature a brand new lineup of training sessions, including a just-added class from Christie MicroTiles on designing for high impact signage.

For more information about the E4 tour, watch Skype interviews with Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO, and more

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THE RECORDING ACADEMY ® MEMPHIS CHAPTER TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL GRAMMY® GPS: A ROADMAP FOR TODAY’S MUSIC BIZ

Event To Be Held In Conjunction With Plug In Memphis: Indie Music Expo

MEMPHIS, TENN., (Sept. 22, 2011)— The Recording Academy® Memphis Chapter will present GRAMMY® GPS: A Roadmap For Today’s Music Biz from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Stax Music Academy (926 East McLemore Avenue) in Memphis, Tennessee. The all-day professional education event will feature panels and workshops, providing current industry tools and information for all music makers and a keynote address by Glassnote Entertainment Group founder/CEO Daniel Glass. The event will be held in conjunction with the Memphis Music Foundation’s Plug In Memphis: Indie Music Expo, which will take place at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

“GRAMMY GPS is a highly relevant professional development opportunity that illustrates The Recording Academy’s dedication to offering quality development events for artists, labels, managers and other music makers,” said Jon Hornyak Senior Executive more

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EAW® Mourns the Loss of Moray McMillin

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, September 22, 2011 – EAW® announces the passing of Moray McMillin, a concert touring veteran and EAW Application Support Group Representative for the EMEA region. He passed away at age 58 after a long battle with cancer. McMillin was a strong presence in touring sound for several decades, and he flourished in his subsequent role at EAW. He is sorely missed by the EAW family and the professional audio industry as a whole.

“We are all just devastated,? said EAW President Jeff Rocha. “Moray was one of the unforgettable characters that make up this industry and a consummate professional. He was a true friend, one of those people you can’t help but want to spend time with. So full of life… I’m heartbroken.?

Moray McMillin was born on July 20, 1953, in Hertfordshire, England. The mid-seventies saw Moray start his more

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Wharfedale Introduces Its Ultra-High-End Jade Series Loudspeakers to the U.S.

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— Home Theater and Music Speakers Combine Wharfedale’s Latest Advances in Acoustic Technologies with Superb Craftsmanship —

Hopedale, MA, Sept 21, 2011 — Sound Import, LLC, exclusive U.S. distributor for the Wharfedale brand of dynamic loudspeakers, is introducing the Wharfedale Jade Series loudspeakers to the U.S. market. The Jade Series features a complete lineup of home theater and music loudspeakers that utilize the company’s latest acoustic engineering and materials technologies to deliver exceptional performance. Stunning in appearance with furniture-grade, meticulously crafted enclosures and finishes, the seven models include the Jade-1 and Jade-3 stand-mounted monitors, the Jade-5 and Jade-7 floorstanding towers, the Jade-C1 and Jade-C2 center-channel speakers and the Jade-SR wall-mountable surround speaker. Prices range from $1,199 to $4,199 per pair in matte finish.

“Jade series loudspeakers are designed to offer more than just ‘hi-fi’ reproduction,? said Peter Comeau, Wharfedale more

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Audio-Technica U.S. Appoints New Personnel to Its Latin American Sales Team

— Alexandre Algranti and Mary Eisaman named to Sales and Marketing positions for Brazil (Algranti) and Latin America (Eisaman) —

STOW, OH, September 21, 2011 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, announces two appointments to its Latin American sales team, reflecting the company’s continued dedication to meeting the needs of multiple markets in Latin America. Mary Eisaman has been named Sales and Marketing Manager for Latin America. She will be responsible for all countries in Central and South America except for Brazil. Alexandre (Alex) Algranti has been named Sales and Marketing Director for Brazil. The announcement was made by Audio-Technica U.S. President and CEO Philip Cajka.

Mary Eisaman joined Audio-Technica in 2008, and has served the company since then in a variety of roles, most recently as Sales Support Manager. She has been directly involved in the sales and marketing efforts for more

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Sennheiser Shines on the Creative Arts Emmy Red Carpet

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Los Angeles—September 22, 2011: At this year’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards show, audio specialist Sennheiser was tapped to capture the “glamorous? sound bites from the bustling red carpet for one of the entertainment industry’s leading crew-centric magazines, Sound & Picture.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded the 2010-2011 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements at the 63rd Emmy Awards presentation at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Included among the presentations were Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing Achievement in a One Hour Comedy or Drama Series and Outstanding Music Composition in a Miniseries, Movie or a Special. For the evening’s events, Sound & Picture looked to the new MKH 8060 shotgun microphone, equipped with the MZD 8000 digital output module, to capture the vibrancy of the red carpet. While the digital microphone more

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Revolabs to Showcase FLX(TM) Wireless Conference Phone at Second Annual VCI-Group Conference in New Orleans

SUDBURY, Mass. — Sept. 22, 2011 — Revolabs, Inc. today announced that the company will be demonstrating its breakthrough FLX(TM) wireless conference phone at the second annual Visual Communications Industry Group (VCI-Group) Conference, to be held Oct. 10-12 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans. At the conference, visitors to Revolabs’ booth 312 will experience firsthand FLX’s superior sound quality for audio and video conferencing in small- to mid-sized conference rooms, executive offices, and SoHo environments. As a Ruby-level sponsor of the event, Revolabs will also be exhibiting its entire lineup of wireless microphone systems, including the Revolabs Executive HD(TM), Solo, Fusion, and xTag lines. more

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Clare Controls Introduces ClareVision: Intelligent IP Video Surveillance Solution

Sarasota, Fla. – September 22, 2011 – Clare Controls announced today the availability of ClareVision, an IP video surveillance solution that provides built-in analytics, easy scalability and a wide assortment of end user control options. The ClareVision system includes a comprehensive catalog of cameras, encoders, NVRs and accessories required to configure an IP surveillance application to each user’s specific requirements.

The “brain? of the system resides in its advanced analytic capabilities, which are embedded in every ClareVision camera and encoder. These intelligent algorithms, originally developed for real-time analysis of surveillance video in government/military installations, support applications as simple or as complex as the user desires. Standard analytics allow the system to disregard non-events (e.g., changing light conditions or ripples in water) that trigger false alerts in traditional systems. Optional advanced analytics enable more sophisticated thresholds to be set, identifying motion paths, the presence or absence of objects in a more

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