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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Appoints Paul Bauman to Senior Manager, Tour Sound

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Paul Bauman, Senior Manager, Tour Sound, JBL Professional.

NORTHRIDGE, California– Effective immediately, JBL Professional has appointed Paul Bauman to the position of Senior Manager, Tour Sound. In his new position, Bauman will lead product development efforts for JBL’s world-class VERTEC® line array systems and oversee the continuing integration of JBL’s tour sound products with other brands within the HARMAN family while reporting to head of marketing Mark Gander.

Bauman has been a member of the JBL Professional team for the past five years, holding the position of Director, Tour Sound Product and Application Engineering until taking over as Senior Manager, Product Development, Tour Sound in March 2011. Bauman has more than 27 years of professional audio and global touring industry experience, including key positions at L-Acoustics, Maryland Sound International and Adamson Systems Engineering. Bauman’s background more

Korg Announces Fall “Rake In The Rebates? Consumer Savings

MELVILLE, NY, October 3, 2011 — Korg USA has announced a new fall rebate promotion on some of their most popular models. The mail-in rebate period runs from October 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011, and applies to new products purchased by U.S. residents from an authorized Korg dealer in the USA. Full details and a downloadable rebate coupon can be found at www.korg.com/promo.
Cash rebates are available on the following products:
R3 MMT Modeling Synth with Full Size Keys $100 Rebate
PS60 Powerful, Portable Performance Keyboard $100 Rebate
Pitchblack High-Visibility, Multi-Mode Pedal Tuner $20 Rebate
Monotron On-The-Go Analog Ribbon Synthesizer $20 Rebate

In addition, a separate rebate for a free Korg Monotron is available to customers who purchase any one of the following three products:
Kaoss Pad Quad : Four Effect Processors controlled by one KAOSS Pad
Kaoss Pad KP3: KAOSS Effect Processor with Sampling
Kaossilator Pro: Finger-Tip more

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Sound Image and HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers Rock the Boston House of Blues

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Nick Cave performs at the Boston House of Blues, which features a powered VERTEC line array system, which can be seen in the background.
Photo Credit: Amy Hope Dermont

NORTHRIDGE, California – Boston’s House of Blues is committed to great sound for great music, and its HARMAN JBL loudspeaker system is designed to let concertgoers hear their favorite bands and artists at their best. Operated by concert producer Live Nation, the Boston House of Blues can hold more than 2,000 people and needed a sound system to meet the demands of its expansive layout.

The main audio system includes 20 JBL VERTEC® VT4888DP powered midsize line array enclosures with DrivePack® technology, six ASB6128 subwoofers, and JBL AC26 loudspeakers for under-balcony fill. The stage monitor system is comprised of 12 JBL SRX712M stage monitors and more

Gemini Sound Expands Arsenal of EAW® KF740 Loudspeakers

Longtime EAW® user bolsters inventory with an additional 20 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules

“It’s true 90-degree horizontal coverage. It’s got a nice soft edge to it and rolls off evenly and gradually,? states Gemini Sound owner/president Tim Cain

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, October 3, 2011 – Dallas-based production company Gemini Sound, Inc. has expanded its inventory of EAW® loudspeaker systems and processing with the purchase of 20 additional KF740 Three-Way Full Range Line Array Modules. The new acquisition brings the total number of KF740 modules to 36 at the company, which provides regional production sound services for touring music artists as well as corporate clients.

According to Gemini Sound owner and president, Tim Cain, the company first committed to EAW loudspeakers in the mid-1990s and has since increased its inventory significantly. In addition to the KF740s, the company also owns KF760 more

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Audio-Technica Offers Wireless Rebates

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— Company offers mail-in rebates on their 4000 Series, 3000 Series or 2000 Series Wireless Systems in the U.S. between October 1, 2011, and December 31, 2011 —

STOW, OH, October 3, 2011 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is offering Wireless Rebates on its professional wireless gear, including the 4000 Series, 3000 Series and 2000 Series Wireless Systems, from October 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011. All customers who purchase systems from these three series from an authorized U.S. A-T dealer during the rebate period will be eligible for either a $40.00 rebate on the 4000 Series, a $30.00 rebate on the 3000 series or a $20.00 rebate on the 2000 Series.

Audio-Technica’s 4000 Series Wireless Systems provide outstanding clarity and versatility for live performance, more

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Inc. Magazine Profiles Music & Audio Innovator Hartley Peavey

Hartley Peavey of Peavey Electronics Corporation

Hartley Peavey of Peavey Electronics Corporation

Inc. magazine profiles the global success story of music and audio innovator Hartley Peavey in its latest installment of “How I Did It,? a feature series told by the people who live the real stories of America’s biggest successes.

Hartley Peavey is the founder, CEO and sole owner of Peavey Electronics Corporation, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of musical and professional audio equipment. In this edition of “How I Did It,? Inc. details the organic success of the company Peavey built from the ground up into a technology leader that continues to drive the industry forward today.

“Hartley Peavey dreamed of becoming a rock star,? writes Inc.’s Kasey Wehrum. “Though he lacked the chops to become the next Chuck Berry, his name has been etched into the pantheon of rock ‘n’ roll history.? more

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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS HIRES INDUSTRY VETERAN DAN PAIXAO AS SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

SEATAC, WA — Premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) has hired Dan Paixao as senior project manager, effective Sept. 12. He will serve as a liaison and facilitator for ABS clients, in addition to designing and integrating systems.

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Paixao has worked in the broadcast industry for more than 25 years. Most recently, he spent six years as chief engineer of KTRV, where he was part of the station’s DTV transition. He oversaw the design, installation, and integration of an HD production control room and studio in 2009 and the station’s master control room in 2010. Previously, he spent 15 years as an assistant chief engineer for KRON and KSTS.

“Experience is such an important resource for our clients, and Dan has plenty of it,? said Mark Siegel, President of ABS. “Not only is he a veteran engineer who more

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Chyron CCW/HD World 2011 Product Preview

Chyron CCW/HD World 2011 Product Preview
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Staten Island’s ZTwo Restaurant Uses HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers for Dining, Dancing, DJs and More

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JD Systems installed an expansive sound system at the ZTwo restaurant and lounge in Staten Island, New York.

NORTHRIDGE, California – ZTwo, one of Staten Island’s newest restaurants, offers its patrons a wide selection of food, drinks and activities—everything from providing a relaxing coffee shop atmosphere in the morning to showing sporting events on 22 big-screen monitors and a 96-inch video wall to pumping up the volume for late-night DJ partying.

To accommodate this social and sonic variety, ZTwo installed a sound system with more than 13 zones, featuring HARMAN’s JBL AE and Control® Contractor Series loudspeakers, powered by Crown amplifiers and tied together by a BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-100 signal processor/digital audio bus.

Commercial and residential systems integrator JD Systems of Staten Island designed and installed the audio system. “We had to make more

AVIOM PRO64 NETWORK MANAGER VERSION 2.0 NOW AVAILABLE

WEST CHESTER, PA, OCTOBER 4, 2011Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, announces the official availability of version 2.0 of the Pro64® Network Manager™ PC control application. The new Network Manager 2.0 delivers the power and flexibility of a full crosspoint switch on both inputs and outputs throughout a Pro64 audio network. Utilizing the Network Manager, any audio input or output can be assigned to any Pro64 network audio slot. more

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