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Audio-Technica Names Ark Productions & Marketing as Its Rep of the Year

STOW, OH, June 28, 2012 — Audio-Technica, a leading manufacturer of wired and wireless microphones, headphones and accessory products, has recognized Pine City, New York-based Ark Productions & Marketing as its Rep of the Year for the 2011/2012 fiscal year. The award was presented to Ark principal Tim Chamberlain by Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica U.S. President and CEO, and Michael Edwards, A-T V.P. Professional Products. Also in attendance were John Cheese, A-T Territory Manager, Professional Products; Doug Swan, A-T Director of Sales & Marketing, MI/PRO Audio; and David Marsh, A-T Director of Sales & Marketing, Installed Sound & Broadcast. Ark Productions & Marketing sells Audio-Technica’s complete line of professional audio products in upstate New York.

Audio-Technica held the awards ceremony to honor its dedicated force of manufacturer’s representatives during the InfoComm Expo on June 13, 2012, at the prestigious Wynn Las Vegas. The A-T Rep of the Year recipient was congratulated for outstanding sales performance and bestowed with Audio-Technica’s beloved Samurai doll award. Ark Productions & Marketing was acknowledged for its consistent success in the areas of sales, marketing and customer service.

Michael Edwards said, “Ark Productions & Marketing is keenly dedicated to their customers and the brands they represent, which are among the best in the marketplace. We are extremely proud to have them take the top award in the fiscal year of 2012, and we look forward to their continued service to the A-T brand.”

For more information, please visit www.audio-technica.com.

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Auralex® Introduces SheetBlok-AF™ Sound Isolation Barrier Material

— Designed with contractors and system integrators in mind, SheetBlok-AF™ is a finish-grade isolation product more effective than solid lead at stopping the transmission of sound —

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, JUNE 28, 2012 – Auralex® Acoustics, Inc., the world’s leading brand of acoustical treatments and soon to celebrate its 35th anniversary, introduces its new SheetBlok-AF™ Sound Isolation Barrier material. Based on the company’s popular SheetBlok™ construction-grade sound barrier product, SheetBlok-AF is a thin, dense isolator with a Class A fire-rated PVC laminate on its surface for a finished look. It is intended as a solution for improved sound isolation between adjacent spaces in the retrofit market where aesthetic appearance is important, but invasive construction and demolition are impossible. With an STC rating of 27 or greater, SheetBlok-AF is at least 6dB more effective than solid lead at stopping the transmission of sound. It acts as a thin, dense sound barrier layer in wall, ceiling and floor systems and is most effective when used as one component of a multi-layered construction scheme, as described in Auralex’s widely respected Acoustics101™ publication.

SheetBlok-AF has been designed with consideration for the contractor/system integrator who is doing either retrofit or new construction. SheetBlok-AF can be implemented in offices, apartments, studios, home theaters and anywhere an increase in sound isolation is desired. No wall construction (or reconstruction) is necessary, and SheetBlok-AF is fully paintable to coordinate with any decor.

SheetBlok-AF will be supplied in 4’x10’ sheets that can be trimmed to fit with a utility knife or metal shears. It is affixed with trowel-applied adhesive, which allows proper positioning and alignment during installation. With careful installation techniques, a virtually seamless appearance will result.

SheetBlok-AF will be available July 2012. For more information, please visit www.auralex.com.

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DPA Microphones Defy The Elements During The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

More than one million people lined the River Thames in London on Sunday, June 3rd to catch a glimpse of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrated her Diamond Jubilee with a River Pageant involving 1000 boats. And in typical British style the weather was dreadful, with heavy rain doing its best to spoil what was supposed to be the highlight of the UK’s Diamond Jubilee weekend.

But the cold, the wind and the rain proved no match for the DPA microphones that were the unsung heroes of the event. Even in atrocious conditions they worked perfectly and all of the microphones used to record the orchestras and choirs delivered a seamless performance.

DPA 4088 Directional Headset Microphones were used to mike the Royal College of Music Chamber Choir who performed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra on Symphony, the last of 10 Herald music barges taking part in the pageant. Photographs of the 12 choristers, soaked through and with their hair plastered to their faces, were transmitted around the world for days after the event – and there in the pictures were (among others) DPA’s sturdy microphones on the choir girls, doing their best to defy everything Mother Nature could throw at them.

(http://www.rcm.ac.uk/about/news/diamondjubileecelebrations.aspx)

DPA microphones also featured on two of the four music barges equipped by Thames Audio. Thames Audio director Pete Cox says: “We used DPA microphones on Edwardian, which carried the Academy of Ancient Music who played Händel’s Water Music, and Valulla, which carried 30 musicians from The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Plymouth, one of the most famous and highly regarded military bands in the world.

“We chose these DPA microphones because they are small, unobtrusive and have a very directional quality, which meant we were able to record the orchestras without picking up too much of the surrounding acoustics. Given that the Academy of Ancient Music musicians were in an acoustically dreadful see-through marquee and the noise from the strong wind and rain, this was a very important point. The microphones were only a few feet from the PA but still gave us plenty of gain before feedback.”

Thames Audio had a total of 14 DPA d:vote™ 4099 instrument microphones on Edwardian. These were clipped onto the violins and woodwind instruments using DPA’s dedicated instrument clips. On Valulla, Thames Audio used DPA d:vote™ 4099s with the appropriate clips for the trombones, French horns and cornets. They also used DPA 4060 miniature mics, which were taped onto the clarinets and saxophones and actually mounted on the helmets of the musicians who were playing piccolo. In total 18 DPA microphones were used.

“All of our DPA microphones delivered exceptional results and the damp conditions didn’t daunt them at all,” Pete Cox adds. “The sound quality remained fantastic throughout and we were very pleased with the results we achieved.”

Thames Audio sourced part of its stock of DPA microphones from freelance sound engineer Ian Barfoot, who was also recruited to handle the sound mixing on the day.

Barfoot says: “I have a large selection of approximately 70 DPA microphones, all of which were sourced from DPA’s UK distributor Sound Network. I use them for all sorts of concerts, including a lot of Rock and Roll work, because they always perform exactly as they should. They are very forgiving and you can put them through hell and back without having to worry about them. If I don’t have DPA microphones to work with, I tend to throw my toys out of my pram.”

The music performed during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pageant, believed to be the Thames’s most spectacular in 350 years, was recorded by the BBC for both broadcast and archive purposes. Live coverage of the event was transmitted to BBC Big Screens in 22 locations around the UK.

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Editors’ information:
DPA Microphones is the leading Danish Professional Audio manufacturer of high quality condenser microphones and microphone solutions for professional applications in studio, broadcast, theatre, video/film and sound reinforcement environments. All DPA microphones and components are manufactured at the company’s purpose-built factory in Denmark.
For more information on DPA Microphones, please visit
www.dpamicrophones.com

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WorldStage Goes Expansive For Milken Institute 2012 Global Conference

WorldStage, the new brand for Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications, Inc., cemented its relationship with the Milken Institute by providing audio, video, lighting and extensive logistical support for its 2012 Global Conference at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, the sixth consecutive partnership between the companies on this event.

The annual Milken Institute Global Conference assembles some of the world’s most extraordinary people from business, finance, policy, education, health, energy and philanthropy to explore solutions to today’s most pressing challenges. Participants number top CEOs, senior foreign and U.S. government officials, academics, leading journalists, noted figures in the world’s capital markets and more. This year speakers included former president Bill Clinton, Governor Jerry Brown, Michael Milken, Steve Forbes, George Lucas and T. Boone Pickens

“The primary challenge of this event is the sheer quantity of small, large and medium-sized events taking place at the same time, each of which has it’s own requirements and all of which must be comprehensively documented” says WorldStage VP of Production Services, Richard Bevan. “While many of our projects provide exotic technical challenges, this project is a great opportunity for us to flex our project management muscle.”

With the hotel filled to capacity and breakout rooms, multiple ballrooms and outdoor pavilions to support over four days of a packed schedule, WorldStage employed a workforce in excess of 120 technicians. To keep the workflow running smoothly and to stay in front of any last-minute changes, WorldStage provided a much larger complement of project management on site than normal with four PM’s, three EIC’s, an equipment manager and a labor coordinator on site at all times.

“As a client, the Milken Institute is very focused on providing the best presentation and documentation services for their attendees and this year that meant increasing use of HD video throughout.” Bevan continued, “Every session is recorded and this year we upgraded to a H.264 digital file system so that sessions could be uploaded to the Institute web-site immediately (http://www.milkeninstitute.org/events/gcprogram.taf?function=videos&eventid=GC12).”

In addition to the smaller spaces, WorldStage supported sessions in the large International Ballroom, which required five projection screens to display presentations, i-mag and sponsor messages. Sound and image from the International and the other ballrooms was available in the smaller rooms and pavilions to provide overflow coverage.

In all, twenty-six cameras were required, twelve of them HD. “To maximize space we mounted a pair of robo cameras in each of the breakout rooms and ran wires to an adjacent room where the video operator recorded the presentations,” Bevan explains.

The tented pavilion lounge was outfitted with a large video screen for sponsors and overflow feeds, 65-inch plasmas running cable news feeds with closed captioning and ambient room lighting. WorldStage also filled the conference’s broadcast lighting requirements.

The Milken Foundation Creative Services Department, which produced the event, furnished all the computers for the Global Conference. Josh Lesser of Vision Matrix was the Producer of the event and Larry Lesser the EVP of The Milken Family Foundation Creative Services Department was the Executive Producer.

Staffing by WorldStage included Project Management done by Richard Bevan, Sean Glen, Thom Mathis & Lonnie Hamilton. Nicole Walter was the labor coordinator; Shane Zinke and Neal Gass were the EICs for the two main rooms; and James Sarro was the equipment manager.

In the run up to the Global Conference, WorldStage also provided audio, video and lighting support for the Gourmet Games food and wine tasting fundraiser held at the Montage Hotel. “In the past we’ve done this event a the tail end of the Global Conference at the Beverly Hilton, but this year it preceded the event and was at the Montage down the street,” says Bevan. WorldStage provided two video screens, a full decorative lighting package, three HD camera system, and the audio system for the fundraiser.

WorldStage Inc., the company created by the merger of Scharff Weisberg Inc and Video Applications Inc., continues a thirty-year legacy of providing clients the widest variety of entertainment technology coupled with conscientious and imaginative engineering services. WorldStage provides audio, video and lighting equipment and services to the event, theatrical, broadcast and brand experience markets nationally and internationally. The Owners and Employees of WorldStage believe that all clients deserve the WorldStage Experience

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L-ACOUSTICS Gives Voice to Oscars® Outdoors

Self-powered loudspeakers reinforce Academy Hollywood’s new outdoor venue

LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently cut the ribbon on its newest screening venue, an open-air theater at its 7.5-acre campus on Vine Street in the heart of Hollywood. As of mid-June, the site is currently hosting its inaugural ten-weekend summer film series known as “Oscars Outdoors,” which is being reinforced via an L-ACOUSTICS P Series self-powered loudspeaker system. more

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Tri-C Metro Auditorium Jazzed With L-ACOUSTICS

The Jack DeJohnette Group soundchecks during the recent Tri-C JazzFest 2012 at Cuyahoga Community College's Tri-C Metro Auditorium

Cleveland’s popular JazzFest venue installs KARA, ARCS II and SB18 rig

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Known to Cleveland locals simply as “Tri-C”, Cuyahoga Community College is the oldest and largest community college in Ohio. But to jazz aficionados, the school is more than simply an institution dedicated to higher learning — it’s the host site of the renowned Tri-C JazzFest, which recently celebrated its 33rd anniversary.

One of Tri-C's new SB18/KARA arrays

One of the primary venues for the 10-day annual event is the 800-seat Tri-C Metro Auditorium, an intimate hall originally designed and built in 1971 for the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra. With minimal fixed PA in the room, the school would typically rent a sound reinforcement system for JazzFest each year — usually an L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC/ARCS package from Woodsy’s Music in Kent. But this year the college finally realized its goal of installing an L-ACOUSTICS system of its own. more

Texas Southern University Updates Control Room with Broadcast Pix Granite 5000 Video Control Center

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced that Texas Southern University (TSU) School of Communication has added a Granite™ 5000 Video Control Center™ to its student control room. The new system is part of an equipment upgrade for the Houston-based school to support HD and SD video production.

The control room serves as part of the school’s production laboratory, where sophomores, juniors, and seniors work with external producers to create content. Students produce a variety of projects, from news programs to short films, and much of the content is distributed through Comcast Cable’s on-demand portal. “It’s an excellent platform for our students,” said Cliff Edwards, director of broadcast engineering, School of Communication.

Because projects are produced in both SD and HD, it was important that TSU invest in a video switcher that could handle both. “The ability to go HD or SD, that was the goal,” said Edwards. “I wanted something that was going to last and be state-of-the-art quality – and give students a leg up when they went into the real world.”

The Granite 5000 was purchased from and installed by Houston-based Industrial Audio Video last summer, and TSU began using it for classes last fall. It replaced an aging Echolab switcher and CG, and its built-in Fluent-View allowed the school to replace its cumbersome wall of CRT monitors with four Panasonic 42-inch flat panels. Edwards said students enjoy using the built-in Fluent Clip Store, which allows them to bypass time consuming, tape-based workflows. “Now, they can focus that time on putting packages together,” he added.

According to Edwards, the School of Communication needs to invest wisely when it purchases new equipment. With its Fluent™ workflow tools, regular software upgrades, and modular expandability, he said the 2 M/E Granite 5000 essentially sold itself. “I was sold on the product from day one,” Edwards added. “It’s a wonderful tool. We wow the students, we wow visitors, and when we generate content, we wow the viewers.”

About Broadcast Pix Broadcast Pix is the leader in live video production systems. Its Video Control Centers™ empower operators with patented techniques that combine cameras, clips and graphics to create compelling live video. The integration of a multi-format switcher, clip store, graphics system with a Harris or Chyron CG, and device controls provides the lowest cost of ownership at a fraction of the cost of a conventional control room to buy, staff and operate. Systems range from compact systems controlled by a touch-screen or voice-automation to sophisticated 2 M/E control panels. Customers include leading broadcast, corporate, education, religious, government, webcast, entertainment and mobile studios in more than 110 countries. Learn more at www.broadcastpix.com.

Broadcast Pix, Granite, Fluent, and Video Control Centers are trademarks of Broadcast Pix, Inc. Patented.

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GUITAR CENTER OPENS NEW DANBURY, CONNECTICUT STORE

— 229th Guitar Center location features on-site lessons and repair services, along with
GC’s vast inventory selection —

Westlake Village, CA (June 27, 2012) – On the evening of Thursday, June 14, 2012, Guitar Center held the grand opening of its new location in Danbury, Connecticut, located at 15 Backus Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810. Guitar Center Danbury is Guitar Center’s 229th retail location.

Guitar Center Danbury’s grand opening introduced customers to a vast selection of products and a dedicated staff with unparalleled musical knowledge and experience. To celebrate the store opening, Guitar Center hosted a Grand Opening Weekend celebration featuring exclusive savings, gear giveaways and free events catered to local musicians. The grand opening events will also include workshops throughout the first two months of the store’s operation.

Guitar Center’s newest Danbury location features showrooms for customers equipped with the latest products for musicians – from guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments and keyboards to live sound, DJ, lighting and recording equipment. The new store features Guitar Center Studios, an in-house, state-of-the-art lesson facility, which is creating unrivalled opportunities for Danbury musicians of all ages and skill levels. Guitar Center Studios provides music lessons from beginner to advanced featuring certified instructors teaching world-class curriculum as well as one-on-one courses on Pro Tools, Logic Pro and GarageBand. Guitar Center Studios is now the most modern and affordable lessons facility in the area. Guitar Center Danbury also features GC Garage, Guitar Center’s on site guitar repair service.

As part of Guitar Center’s initiatives designed to educate and inspire artists nationwide, Guitar Center Danbury is offering unique opportunities for musicians to craft their skills, maintain their instruments and experience many other aspects of the music industry first-hand. Musicians interested in learning about the industry are able to come to the store to interact with and pick the brains of several industry leaders.

Danbury shoppers are also able to enjoy Guitar Center’s new multi-channel “endless aisle,” which includes multiple combinations of product options to conveniently choose from. Not only does the “endless aisle” include Danbury inventory, but it also provides easy access to $400 million in new and used inventory located in hundreds of stores and warehouses across the nation. Customers have the ability to combine a myriad of in-store, online and phone options to purchase music equipment from anywhere they may be, allowing for a personalized and convenient shopping experience.

Free Recording Made Easy classes are conducted every Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 am for anyone who wants to make the exciting journey into recording their music.

In addition to special programs at the new Danbury store, Guitar Center offers nationwide programs designed to spearhead creativity and highlight the nation’s most promising undiscovered talent. Danbury residents will now be able to participate in these ongoing national events from their hometown:

• Guitar Center On-Stage is an annual competition that provides unsigned artists the chance to open for established artists such as Motley Crue, KISS and Jane’s Addiction.

• Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter is an artist discovery program which aims to find the nation’s best unsigned singer-songwriter. The winner receives a career-altering prize package including recording 3 songs with accomplished GRAMMY® Award-winning Producer John Shanks, recording time at Converse Rubber Tracks studio and $10,000 cash.

• Guitar Center’s Battle of the Blues is a nationwide amateur guitar skills competition with the goal of finding the next great undiscovered blues guitar player. This year’s winner, Jonathon “Boogie” Long, performed alongside GRAMMY-winning guitarist Warren Haynes at the Grand Finals in LA, and won an incredible prize package valued at over $50,000.

• Guitar Center’s Drum-Off, entering its 24th year, is the nationwide search for the next great undiscovered drummer. Drummers from across the nation compete in the world’s largest drum competition, vying for thousands of dollars in prizes and the coveted title of Guitar Center’s Drum-Off Champion. The grand prize package is valued at nearly $50,000.

Guitar Center Danbury is open seven days a week. Store hours are 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday; and 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

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Eastern Acoustic Works® Debuts Next-Generation SUB.two Subwoofer System

SUB.two to Offer New Subwoofer Technology Platform

Whitinsville, MA, USA, June 27, 2012 – EAW®, a world-renowned loudspeaker designer and manufacturer, recently introduced its new SUB.two at InfoComm 2012. SUB.two is the first subwoofer system in the all-new, next-generation Avalon by EAW line of dance club loudspeaker systems. SUB.two represents a completely new technology platform for the subwoofer genre in a generation: Hybrid Subwoofer Technology™. By combining a dual 12-inch bass horn-loaded with a single 21-inch direct radiating cone speaker, SUB.two produces crisp, powerful concursion at 80 Hz and deep, warm lows down to 20 Hz. The announcement was made by EAW President Jeff Rocha and further emphasizes ongoing innovations in sound reinforcement technology. SUB.two complements the already-released CLUB.two and CLUB.three three-way, main channel systems.

“Like every product in the Avalon by EAW line, SUB.two is a radical departure from existing systems, and will totally transform the discussion of what a subwoofer can be,” said Rocha.

In March, EAW debuted the CLUB.two and CLUB.three systems simultaneously at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, Germany and at Winter Music Conference in Miami, FL, USA. At Winter Music Conference, an Avalon by EAW system powered both the main dance floor and the DJ booth at the world-famous Delano Hotel pool parties. Performers included Luciano, Pete Tong, Miike Snow, Benny Benassi, Sultan + Ned Shepard and Groove Armada. The Delano Hotel’s week-long series of events also included the official record release party for Madonna’s new album, MDNA.

The Avalon by EAW line was co-designed by legendary dance club designer/owner John Lyons, whose Avalon Hollywood club is a favorite performance venue for world-class DJs. Lyons worked with EAW in the late 1990s to produce the original line of Avalon loudspeakers. The original Avalon line sold worldwide and came to represent the state-of-the-art in dance club sound. Lyons initiated the renewal of the line in 2011 and played an active role throughout.

According to the company, Lyons demands an extraordinarily high level of performance from loudspeaker systems, repeatedly asking for revisions and improvements. “Working with John Lyons takes us to a new level,” continued Rocha, “He’s never satisfied and always tries to take that next step. It puts our ingenuity to the test, but when we dig down for that ‘something extra’, it’s always there.”

For more information, please visit www.eaw.com.

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BeatleShow! Vegas FOHE Gets By With a Little Help from a Yamaha PM5D

BUENA PARK, Calif.—Critics say BeatleShow! at the Saxe Theater in the Planet Hollywood Resort Casino is the closest you can get to a real Beatles concert. Producers of BeatleShow! spared no expense incorporating every meticulous detail from dramatic costume changes to sound and stage lighting, creating the most authentic Beatles experience today.

Sound choice for front of house mixing producer/engineer Mick McCoy, is a Yamaha PM5D digital mixing console. “I’ve been using the 5D since it came out,” states McCoy. “I was on the team that built Disney’s Hyperion Theater at Disneyland as the A1, and we were on the initial beta-test team for the PM1D. What an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the whole Yamaha digital platform.”

As far as the Yamaha digital line, McCoy sights the two biggest features are recall-ability and reliability. “I’ve opened up for The Who at Carnegie Hall with an O1V96 that I brought on a plane in a suitcase. For 15 years, I have been all over the world producing BeatleShow! with Yamaha consoles, and they just don’t fail. It’s also nice to walk into a ballroom in Dubai and see your old friend the 5D sitting there when you’ve got a show to do in a few hours. Over the last ten years, the PM5D has probably been the most rider-friendly console on the market. In my Fabbey Road Studios in Orange County, I have a Yamaha DM2000.”

“The integration of Logic and a dedicated I-Mac show control is something I’ve worked on for about two years,” says McCoy. “Larry Hopkins, a musical and tech guru from Technicolor in LA, really showed me the possibilities for inexpensive automation. For BeatleShow! I use a Motu D/A to run multiple streams of audio, including a tempo map and cues to musicians, all getting stereo in-ear mixes from the PM5D, and stage monitors that are active terraced versions of the house mix—a very easy and cool 5D trick. In addition, a “tech track” or stage manager in a box connects to Clearcom to direct technicians on scenic moves and cues. MIDI output also controls scene changes on the Yamaha PM5D, and all the lighting cues that are generated in a Hog3 PC, as well as keyboard and guitar patches.

Both projection and the video walls are also driven from Logic through Canopus D/A converter boxes. After working with Yamaha engineers from Japan, it is exciting to see the Steinberg compatibility heading in this direction; it makes for an extremely automated and reliable “booked show”, something that my days with Disney taught me to value.”

Out of hundreds of cues for the show, there are only four scene changes on the Yamaha PM5D that need to be triggered manually, and this is done via a switchbox I built for just a few dollars to address the GPI port on the console. It enables me and other engineers to be out of the booth and “in the field” where our ears should be. A PC laptop with Yamaha Studio Manager running on it is wirelessly connected through an inexpensive router, so tweaking audio from the house is possible, including ancillary systems like front fills and monitors. For the price of a cheap laptop and router, an engineer can mix from anywhere in the room.” McCoy said he couldn’t imagine anyone not taking advantage of this inexpensive freedom. A keyboard Blue Toothing to the I-Mac completes mobility and provides a remote “GO” button for the Logic software.

“David Saxe who owns the theater has really given me the latitude to create a great mixing environment. I returned the favor by helping him to create Vegas, the show that follows BeatleShow! and includes about 100 of the best musicians, singers, and dancers in Las Vegas, all house-mixed on the Yamaha PM5D. And, get this, there is only a 10-minute turnaround between shows! Mind you, both of these shows are very “vintage” live shows, and the Yamaha digital format works wonderfully.”

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About Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc.:
Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) provides a full line of integrated professional audio products offering complete systems solutions for the broadcast, sound reinforcement/installed sound, touring, commercial recording, and post production markets. With the addition of NEXO to the product line, the company remains the official U.S. and Canadian distributor for all NEXO speaker models. YCAS offers comprehensive in-house and field product training for its customers, a dedicated dealer network, and 24/7 technical support.

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