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Korg Ships New Wavedrum Mini

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— Company expands line with self-contained, go-anywhere dynamic percussion synthesizer—

MELVILLE, NY, October 11, 2011 — Korg is now shipping the Wavedrum Mini, which borrows technology from the popular Wavedrum series. Completely self-contained, the Wavedrum Mini provides a playable pad, speaker, sounds, effects, patterns and a loop recorder, as well as a Sensor Clip to transform any object into a second sound source.

The Wavedrum Mini offers 100 professionally programmed and ready-to-play sounds, from acoustic-emulating drum and percussion to cutting-edge sounds possible only on a synthesizer. Bass, tuned percussion and stringed instruments are also included, allowing both rhythmic and melodic performances.

Sounds can be easily and expressively triggered from Wavedrum Mini’s pad. Additional sounds can be accessed at the same time by attaching the Sensor Clip to a table top, cup, a user’s foot or any object, transforming the object into more

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Martin Audio MLA™ Focuses Sound On Selena Gomez U.S. Tour

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Selena Gomez recently completed a successful U.S. tour of 25 cities that required a cost effective sound system with a small footprint that had to deliver uniform coverage and exceptional sound quality in a wide variety of venues.

As FOH Engineer Jason Moore explains when asked about the criteria for the PA, “We were looking for the best possible sound we could get in a small, powerful package that would allow us to find a happy medium between amphitheaters, theaters and arenas.?

Production Manager Javier Alcaraz says that, “Delicate Productions, one of the companies competing to provide audio for the tour, had asked me to listen to the Martin Audio MLA system. So I went to a demo in North Carolina where I listened to MLA and was floored. I called Jason and told him, ‘I think this is the rig for you, where we are, and more

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Selena Gomez Is Now an Audio-Technica Endorser

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— The singer, actress and entrepreneur has been an A-T fan from the start and now uses the Audio-Technica AEW-T3300a handheld transmitter with the A-T 5000 Series UHF Wireless System —

STOW, OH, October 11, 2011 — Selena Gomez has accomplished an enormous amount for a 19-year-old, and her career is still on the rise. She has achieved television and film stardom, and she is the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & The Scene, which has released three successful studio albums: Kiss & Tell, featuring the hit single “Naturally?; A Year Without Rain; and the latest, When The Sun Goes Down, which features the lead-off single “Who Says.? And when Selena sings, she chooses to use microphones from Audio-Technica, for which she is now an endorser. The performer is now using the A-T 5000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF more

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RSH Series Custom Rackmounts Inducted Into CEDIA Product Hall of Fame

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Indianapolis, IN–-Middle Atlantic Products’ RSH Series Custom Rackmounts became the second product to be voted into the CEDIA Product Hall of Fame following the induction of the company’s groundbreaking AXS Equipment Access System in 2009.

Recognized at CEDIA Expo 2011 based on the impact they’ve exerted on the industry for over 28 years, Middle Atlantic RSH Series Custom Rackmounts allow virtually any AV component to be installed in a standard 19? enclosure without modifications.

Each RSH unit is quickly made to order and custom cut to provide a perfect opening for the face of the component being mounted, resulting in a neatly-trimmed installation that fits perfectly with no gaps.

There are accurate details for 10,000 components, including many introduced this year, in the measured unit database available on middleatlantic.com to make ordering fast and easy. The database has grown steadily over the years thanks to the many more

Gepco® International Introduces Two New Hybrid Fiber Camera Cables at CCW 2011

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 2011 — Gepco International (CCW Booth #1149), an industry-leading brand in professional audio and video interconnect products, is pleased to announce the addition of two new cables to its family of Hybrid Fiber Camera Cables at the Content and Communications World Show (CCW) October 12-13, 2011. Both SMPTE 311M Compliant, these new cables designed for high-definition camera-to-CCU interconnects include the HDC920PEF Direct Burial 9.2mm Hybrid Fiber Cable and the HDC920HDG Heavy-Duty Glossy 9.2mm Hybrid Fiber Cable.

Built for permanent underground installation, the HDC920PEF is a 9.2mm hybrid fiber camera cable with an extra-rugged polyethylene jacket and water blocking tape wrapped around the cable core. This construction is difficult to puncture and protects the core from moisture making it an ideal choice for outdoor events.

The HDC920HDG is a heavy-duty 9.2mm hybrid fiber camera cable with a glossy jacket designed to provide more

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Gepco® International Unveils New V-Light™ Active Fiber Cable System at CCW 2011

V-Light™ Active Fiber Cable System

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 2011 — Gepco International (CCW Booth #1149), an industry leading brand in professional audio and video interconnect products, is pleased to introduce the new V-Light™ Active Fiber Cable System at the Content and Communications World Show (CCW) October 12-13, 2011. Designed with easy-to-use copper connections, the V-Light Active Fiber Cable System offers the exceptional transmission distance of fiber without the hassle of keeping fiber optic connections clean. Based on the popular Gepco® Brand V-CON connector system, V-Light offers a convenient, reliable and durable interface for high-speed serial digital video transmission over single-mode fiber with data transfer rates up to 1.485 Gbps.

The heart of the V-Light Active Fiber Cable System, the V-Light Connector eliminates concerns of optical debris or poor mechanical mating from connector wear often encountered when working with fiber connectors. Inside each weather-tight V-Light connector shell, the fiber is sealed and isolated, more

Gepco® International Debuts New Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne® Active Products at CCW 2011

Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne®

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 2011 — Gepco International (CCW Booth #1149), an industry-leading brand in professional audio and video interconnect products, is pleased to introduce its expanded Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne® line of fiber optic transport products at the Content and Communications World Show (CCW) October 12-13, 2011. Strengthening its partnership with MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a premier provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, Gepco will offer four additions to its line of fiber optic transport products made by MultiDyne including the LiGHTBoX™ Weather-Tight Portable Fiber Field Acquisition System, GP-2000, GP-2500 and the GP-GE1000.

All products in the Gepco® Powered by MultiDyne® line are designed to convert an electrical signal to an optical one, allowing for much longer transmission distances, lower total weight of cabling and significant cost savings.

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RTL and BCE Luxembourg Install HARMAN’s Studer Vista 9 Digital Console

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André Siebenaler, Chief Production Engineer for RTL

KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg — There were only smiling faces to be seen at Radio Télévision Luxembourg (RTL) when on July 28, Studer’s new Vista 9 digital console was used for the first time in the live production of the 7 o’clock news.

Only three days earlier, the former console had been removed and connections routed to a spare desk. At that moment, the engineering team from specialist installation company, BCE, zipped into action. BCE carried out a well-prepared operation to reconnect everything and network to the video embedders/de-embedders, the new digital lines and the monitoring in several rooms.

At the same time, Studer support engineer Rudolf Boltshauser was carrying out the programming and testing of the console, the labeling and the I/O.

RTL chose the Vista 9 more

Digital Rapids Named to Inaugural Streaming Media 100 List for Impact on Online Video

Digital Rapids LogoOctober 12, 2011 — Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids has been selected by Streaming Media magazine as one of the inaugural Streaming Media 100, defined by the publication as “the 100 companies that matter most in online video.”

The goal of the Streaming Media 100 list was to identify the companies that are the most important, most innovative, have had the most impact on the space in the recent past and are likely to continue to do so in the future. From an initial list of nearly 200 companies proposed by Streaming Media magazine’s staff and contributing editors, the judges discussed and debated the relative merits of each until arriving at the final list. Companies evaluated spanned the entire online video ecosystem, from content creation and production, to ingest and encoding, to distribution, syndication, and monetization. more

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Community Expands Distributed Design Series with Surface Mount Models

Distributed Design Series Surface Mount Loudspeakers

Community Professional Loudspeakers has expanded the Distributed Design Series of high-performance ceiling-mount loudspeakers with the addition of several new surface-mount models.

The 5-inch DS5 is a two-way compact system, ideal for installations where space is a premium. For larger installations, the 8-inch DS8 provides higher sound pressure levels, higher sensitivity and greater bass extension. The 8-inch DS8SUB subwoofer complements the DS5 and DS8 full-range models with extended low frequency performance for musical applications.

“We’ve received great response on the performance of our Distributed Design Series ceiling-mounted systems, but there are certainly applications where a surface-mounted system is more appropriate,? explains Julia Lee, Community’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “Our new surface-mount DS line is designed to deliver the same voicing and performance as the ceiling models, along with a range of features to make the installer’s job easier and more efficient.?

The DS-Series is equipped with built-in more

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