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Atlona Announces Official Release of New 8×8 and 16×16 High-Speed HDMI Matrix Switchers Featuring HDBaseT(TM) Technology

AT-PRO2HD88M and AT-PRO2HD1616M Extend 1080p Resolutions up to 330 Feet Over a Single Cat 5/6/7 Cable more

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HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers Deliver Expansive Indoor/Outdoor Sound at Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club

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Optimum A/V Systems designed and installed an expansive HARMAN audio system at the new Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — The Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club is Scottsdale, Arizona’s newest hot spot day and night, thanks to its resort-style pool, indoor and outdoor bars, private cabanas, day beds, restaurant and extensive indoor/outdoor sound system featuring more than 20 HARMAN JBL Control® Series loudspeakers and Crown Audio amplifiers and zone controllers. With plans to stay open 365 days a year, the Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club offers a wide variety of nightclub entertainment.

Optimum A/V Systems of Tempe, Arizona, a systems integrator specializing in commercial, residential and security installations, was contracted for the audio system design and installation. The loudspeakers for Spanish Fly include 10 JBL Control 30 high-output monitor speakers, nine Control more

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Epson Announces Four Bright and Powerful Short Throw Projectors and New Interactive Module for K-12 Classrooms

Epson PowerLite 420, 425W, 430 and 435W and BrightLink Solo 3 Offer Affordable and Advanced Technology for Creative Teaching

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Epson BrightLink Solo 3

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 5, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced the Epson® PowerLite® 420, 425W, 430, and 435W, four bright and affordable short throw projectors, and BrightLink Solo 3, a new optional interactive module that makes any flat projection surface interactive at an affordable price ($499*). Starting at $949*, the new projectors are designed for the K-12 classroom and deliver rich and comprehensive connectivity, premium image quality and flexibility in both their installation and compatibility with BrightLink Solo 3.

“Not every classroom’s needs are the same, so schools require flexible projector solutions that can be installed in multiple ways and offer a range of connectivity features and future proofing options, while still being affordable,? said Sara more

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Video Mount Products (VMP) ER-S1U4P Rack Shelf Now Shipping

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Video Mount Products (VMP) ER-S1U4P Vented One Space Four Post Rack Shelf

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Oct. 5, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that its ER-S1U4P Vented One Space Four Post Rack Shelf is now shipping. The ER-S1U4P has an MSRP of $129.95 and will also be featured at ISC Solutions 2011, held in New York from Nov. 2-3 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, booth 1622.

“We designed the new ER-S1U4P for both form and functionality, especially for the installer who also seeks a rugged rack shelf solution,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “The unique four post design and 200 lb. load capacity make it more

Colombia’s Top Broadcast Studios Invest in HARMAN’s Soundcraft and Studer Mixing Consoles

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BOGOT?, Colombia – HARMAN’s Soundcraft and Studer digital mixing consoles continue to establish themselves as the consoles of choice in television and radio studios worldwide, as facilities throughout the globe make the transition from analog to digital production. Three of the top studios in the Colombia—Radio Televisión Nacional de Colombia (RTVC), RCN Televisión and Citytv Bogotá have recently upgraded their facilities with Studer OnAir 3000, Studer Vista 5™ and Soundcraft Vi4™ digital mixing consoles.

Radio Televisión Nacional de Colombia is a Colombian state-owned broadcaster. The company has three national TV and two national radio stations and broadcasts a variety of commercial-free public service, news and music programs. RTVC purchased four Studer OnAir 3000 digital mixing consoles for live broadcast and production work. Two OnAir 3000s are used for on-air broadcasting in the Radio Nacional de Colombia and Radionica radio studios. Another more

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Chyron Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo (AVX) Product Preview

Chyron Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo (AVX) Product Preview Oct. 19-20, 2011 Booth 1316
Chyron 5 Hub Drive Melville, NY 11747 USA Website: www.chyron.com more

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KATSUAKI KIYOHARA APPOINTED NEW FOR-A PRESIDENT

Tokyo, Japan – FOR-A Company Limited, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, has named Mr. Katsuaki Kiyohara, former Vice President of FOR-A Company Limited, as its new President.

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He assumes an active role effective immediately. Mr. Kiyohara’s mission is to steer the company’s growth within today’s digital and network-based solution era and to perpetuate the company’s remarkable 40-year history.

Mr. Keizo Kiyohara, Founder and former president of FOR-A Company Limited, assumes his new role as Chairman of the Board of Directors of FOR-A Company Limited and continues on as the CEO of FOR-A Group.

About FOR-A
FOR-A is a major manufacturer and distributor of video and audio systems to the broadcast, postproduction and professional video markets. For more information about FOR-A’s product line, call 201-944-1120 or visit our web more

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New Lower Price Announced on Korg’s MR-2 DSD Recorder

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MELVILLE, NY, October 3, 2011 — Korg announces lower pricing on the latest addition to its popular MR Series of DSD digital recorders, the MR-2 High Resolution Mobile Recorder. The new pricing represents an average savings to consumers of $200.

As with all of Korg’s MR recorders, the MR-2 records in the ultra-high fidelity DSD format, with a sampling rate of 2.8 MHz, capturing every sonic detail while preserving the ambience of the original recording location. For job-specific recording, the MR-2 can also record in any of the popular multi-bit formats, from MP2 and MP3 up to 24-bit/192 kHz.

Hand-held, portable and easy to operate, the MR-2 features a highly visible 128 x 128-pixel liquid crystal display. The noiseless backlight provides great visibility, even in dim locations. Both battery (AA x 2) and USB power sources allow the MR-2 to be used almost more

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David Scheirman Joins Harman Professional Staff as Director, Knowledge Resources

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David Scheirman, Director of Knowledge Resources, HARMAN Professional

Northridge, CA – Harman Professional today announced the promotion of David Scheirman to the Harman Professional staff as Director, Knowledge Resources. In this position, Scheirman has responsibility for establishing and managing new training and instructional programs and activities for the company on a worldwide scale. He will report to Michael MacDonald, Vice President Sales & Marketing at Harman’s Northridge business campus.

“David’s industry experience, ideas and leadership skills will be an asset for Harman Professional as we move forward on new initiatives with global impact, especially in our emerging market regions,? noted Michael MacDonald.

Scheirman joins the Harman Professional staff from JBL after having responsibility for its tour sound market segment since 1997. Uniquely qualified to serve Harman’s growing need to integrate its training and instructional more

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Korg Announces New Lower Pricing on Wavedrum Models

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— Korg’s powerful percussion synthesizers are now even more affordable —

MELVILLE, NY, October 3, 2011 — Korg announces lower pricing on its Wavedrum Dynamic Percussion Synthesizer models: the standard Wavedrum, Wavedrum Black and Wavedrum ORT. Wavedrum is a digital percussion instrument like no other. The real drum head, acoustic transducer and textured-rim playing surfaces provide a responsive, articulate and natural performance experience. Each Wavedrum is loaded with stunning acoustic percussion sounds, electronic drum mainstays, robust synth voices and dynamic effects. Now at an average price of $200 less than before, Korg’s revolutionary Wavedrums are now more affordable than ever.

The Wavedrum, with its innovative design, organic interface and sonically rich, innovative sounds (100 user/100 preset), plus 100 loop phrases and recording features, is a powerful tool that can replace a roomful of more

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