We have launched our new site! The Wire backend has moved to www.svconline.com. Your can log on now with your e xisting credentials. For your reference, posting instructions have been sent to your email. Note: postings made to the old backend will be redirected through Thursday Feb 19th. Please make the switch to www.svconline.com as soon as possible.


If you have questions please email thewire@svconline.com.


Looking forward to seeing you on the new site!

A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

ASHLY PEMA 8125.70 COMBINED DSP/AMP PROVIDES BONUS PROCESSING AT MICHIGAN HOTEL

grandrapids_hilton.JPGGRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – JULY 2012: In addition to comfortable rooms and splendid amenities, the Hilton Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan offers over 7,000 square-feet of flexible event and meeting space for wedding receptions, parties, conferences, and the like. An array of microphone and line-level inputs tie into a sound reinforcement system that had been working for the Hilton and its guests admirably for over a decade. When, after extended 24/7 service, one of the system’s Ashly amplifiers gave up the ghost, the Hilton asked for an Ashly replacement, counting on another long run of trouble-free performance. KVO Communications, the local A/V contractor and integrator, that has been providing the Hilton with technical support for events for over fifteen years, obliged that request and installed an Ashly Pema 8125.70. Not only does the new Pema 8125.70 give the hotel eight amplifier channels in a two-rack space unit, it provides them with fully-featured, integrated DSP that their system needed.

“The hotel managers and staff had always been perfectly happy with the sound reinforcement system,” explained Karl Van Oostenbrugge, principal of KVO Communications, Inc. “So when the old unit went out, they wanted another Ashly amplifier to replace it. Like all Ashly products, the Pema combined processor/amplifier is competitively priced and designed to deliver high-fidelity performance 24/7, year-after-year. It’s built to last.” Each of the Pema 8125.70′s outputs covers one of the Hilton’s eight subdivided rooms. Depending on the needs of a particular event, the rooms can be combined in various permutations of up to one large room. Van Oostenbrugge used the Pema 8125.70′s processing power to digitally accommodate room combining, as well as to tailor input sources and outputs with comprehensive equalization and dynamics. Important Protea(tm) DSP features for hotel meeting rooms are gain sharing automatic microphone mixing and automatic feedback suppression.

In addition to the Ashly Pema, KVO worked with the existing Creston control system and touch-panel interface, to facilitate room combination, input selection, and volumes. “It’s completely seamless for the hotel staff,” said Van Oostenbrugge. “They just go to the panel in any given room and everything is self-explanatory.” All of the rest of the equipment, including loudspeakers, wiring, and microphones was left untouched. Van Oostenbrugge concluded, “It was a simple installation and a nice opportunity for an upgrade. The Pema is priced so competitively that I could give them processing power in addition to the eight amplifier channels that were required.”

ABOUT ASHLY AUDIO Ashly Audio Inc. is recognized as a world leader in the design and manufacturing of high quality & high performance signal processing equipment and power amplification for use in the commercial sound contracting and professional audio markets. The 37-year old company is headquartered in Webster, New York U.S.A. www.ashly.com

Symetrix’ Busy 2015 Training Program to Highlight Advantages of Dante-Based DSP
AV Concepts Pushes Envelope with Dante Media Networking for Live Event Production
Masque Sound Helps Audiences Explore The Mystery of Love & Sex
Metric Halo Supports SCA Spring Fling
Sergio Mendes and will.i.am have a (Governors) Ball with DPA Microphones
StrandVision Offers Personal Finance Tips in Latest Set of Employee Digital Signage Communications Animated Templates
Ashly Saves the Day at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy
StoreStreams to Offer Turnkey In-Store Radio to Businesses
Audinate Announces “Audio over IP in Broadcast with Dante” Event in London
Renkus-Heinz Helps Conquer Audio Challenges in Canadian Museum for Human Rights

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

July 2012
M T W T F S S
« Jun   Aug »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication