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AKG Wireless iPhone App 2.0 Adds Control Functionality, Style To Wireless Capabilities

Following the successful launch of its first iPhone application in 2010, AKG is introducing the AKG Wireless App 2.0 at Winter NAMM, now available via free download in the Apple iTunes store. With a host of new features and an updated interface, users will not only be able to monitor and configure their AKG wireless systems through an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, but will also have the opportunity to control multiple settings from system design, to soundcheck and during performances, all through Harman’s HiQnetTM protocol and a Wi-Fi connection.

Supporting the Apple iPhone 4 retina display, version 2.0 offers advanced control functionality, allowing users to manage and change their wireless system parameters, including the name of the setup and frequency signals. The newly adopted ALERT system automatically issues a warning if there is a low microphone battery or an antenna malfunction. The app also suggests possible solutions for more

Legendary Heavy Metal Band Sepultura To Appear At NAMM 2011 AKG Booth For Autograph-Signing Sessions

Sepultura, one of the world’s most popular and influential heavy metal bands, is set to appear at the AKG Booth, #7800 (in the Anaheim Convention Center) for two special autograph-signing sessions at Winter NAMM. The band will be on hand Thursday, January 13, at 2:00PM and Saturday, January 15, at 2:00PM. Appearing will be vocalist and guitarist Derrick Green, guitarist Andreas Kisser, bassist Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. and drummer Jean Dolablla.

Formed in Brazil in 1984, Sepultura attained international fame for their uncompromising, aggressive music that blends heavy metal, thrash, extreme metal, hardcore and groove metal, along with the musical elements of the band’s native country. Sepultura has sold nearly 20 million records worldwide, with a new album due in 2011.

“Sepultura is another example of the reliability AKG offers performers across all genres of music, live or in the studio,? Alfred Reinprecht, marketing manager, AKG. “The more

Radio Iasi Purchases Three Studer OnAir 2500 Consoles and Route 6000 Systems

Radio Iasi, part of National Radio of Romania, recently purchased three Studer OnAir 2500 broadcast consoles with Route 6000 routing and signal processing systems as part of an upgrade of its facilities. Radio Iasi is a major regional public radio station from Iasi, Romania, broadcasting two programs throughout the eastern part of the country.

“Upgrading our broadcast consoles was a top priority when we decided to invest in a state-of-the-art facility,? says Constantin Burloiu, Technical Director at National Radio of Romania. “We chose the Studer OnAir 2500 for its unique combination of features including its clean, uncluttered control layout, easy access to key functions, comprehensive selection of analog and digital inputs and outputs and compact size.?

“Because we needed three consoles, having the ability for them to share audio and control signals was essential,? Burloiu continues. “The Route 6000 routers were perfect for our needs. We were able more

Billy Idol Band Discovers AKG Digital Wireless

Guitarists Steve Stevens and Billy Morrison Make Booth Appearance At Winter NAMM

Summing up a successful international tour with Billy Idol, guitar players Steve Stevens and Billy Morrison hold AKG responsible for clear, fat-sounding guitars and sound that doesn’t drop out. With an AKG DSR700 wireless system receiver, the two internationally acclaimed artists brought Billy Idol’s music to life in front of hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide.

While reviewing three sets of wireless microphone systems on tour, Stevens and Morrison were unable to find their ideal sound without experiencing frequent dropout. After Stevens read about the AKG DSR700, AKG Product Manager Wireless-Tour-Install at JBL, Joseph Wagoner demoed the wireless system to the band mates.

“It’s absolutely night and day,? stated Stevens, comparing AKG wireless systems to those he previously used on tour. “I am still shocked as to just how much difference the DRS700 wireless more

Big Sky High Studios Takes Recording To New Heights With JBL LSR6300 Studio Monitors

After a dozen years of producing and engineering in Nashville, Dave Goodwin decided to pursue a dream and create a facility that felt more like a retreat than the impersonal atmosphere of many studios. Big Sky High studios in Montana is the realization of his vision – a former bed and breakfast located just outside Bozeman that is designed to inspire and replenish the creative spirit. Recently, Goodwin selected JBL LSR6300 studio monitors at Big Sky High for his control room.

Over the past several years, Big Sky High has hosted an eclectic variety of talented artists, including the Gin Blossoms, Raul Malo, Stacey Earle, John Jorgenson, Blackhawk and Darrell Scott. Big Sky High also serves as the home base for Big Sky Rockin’ Rendezvous, a workshop series that allows guests to collaborate with established artists to learn about songwriting and record material in Big Sky High’s state-of-the-art more

Soundcraft Mixing Consoles Meet the Challenge of The Cinematic Orchestra’s Epic Performance at Royal Albert Hall

The Cinematic Orchestra performed a large-scale concert at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall with the London Metropolitan Orchestra that required the use of Soundcraft Vi6 and Vi1 consoles at front of house and a Soundcraft Vi4 for the monitor mix.

The Cinematic Orchestra is a British jazz and electronic group whose music, as its name indicates, is expansive in scope, employing live electric and acoustic instruments, turntables, samples and electronic elements. The group has scored a number of films and released several albums.

“This event presented us with some extremely challenging logistics,? noted Mark Hornsby, owner of London sound contractor Hark, which supplied the Soundcraft consoles for the concert. “Because we needed to mic a full orchestra, three backup singers and a number of guest vocalists in addition to the band members, we needed more than 100 input channels. Since most of the instruments were acoustic, getting more

Hitachi Appoints Debra Beckman As Western Regional Sales Manager

Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group today announced the appointment of Debra Beckman as western regional sales manager. Beckman will be responsible for overseeing sales of Hitachi 3LCD projectors in the Western United States.

Debra Beckman has an extensive background in sales management. Previously, she worked as sales manager at Lumens Integration, where she was responsible for the company’s higher education document camera business. She has also worked at SMK-Link Electronics and Incline Corporation, and she has led her own advertising and consulting firm.

“Debra brings a diverse range of talents to Hitachi, with a proven ability to create and implement successful sales programs,? said Ray Soltys, director of sales, Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group. “With the addition of Debra to our team, we are in a stronger position than ever as we expand our leadership in education, corporate and house more

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Red Bull’s® Flugtag Flies High With AVB + Harman HiQnet System Architect™

Human-powered flight has been a dream sought after for centuries and accomplished only very recently. Red Bull® gave contestants a crack at this rarely achieved fantasy during its summer-long Flugtag competition, held nationwide. In Long Beach, California, 105,000 spectators watched teams push whimsical contraptions from a pier, and the event sounded as good as it looked, thanks to the open-sourced approach to the next generation of digital audio networking, IEEE 802.1 AVB Bridging protocol, enabled by AVB-compliant technology from Harman Professional. The signal control chain consisted of four dbx SC 32 Digital Matrix Processors and 24 AVB-capable Crown CTs 3000power amplifiers, as well a half-dozen network bridge switches from BSS Audio/NETGEAR® configured and controlled using Harman HiQnet System Architect™. On Stage Audio (OSA), led by vice president Jim Risgin, deployed the AVB system.

The crowd at the Long Beach edition of the Red Bull Flugtag was so enormous more

Famous Moscow Live Venue Switches To JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays

One of Moscow’s landmark live music venues, B1 Maximum, recently re-opened after a major refurbishment and change of identity to A2. A hallmark of the updated venue is a new live-performance sound system. Primary components of the new sound system, unveiled to the public on December 18, include JBL VERTEC® line arrays, sold through Harman Professional distributors A&T Trade and installed by prominent St. Petersburg-based concert sound rental company, Euroshow.

A2 is the latest metamorphosis of a building that was originally one of the Ordzhonikidze Moscow Machine-Tool Plant workshops, named after famous Georgian Bolshevik Sergo Ordzhonikidze. The original factory dates back to the 1930s, with a 3-story addition having been built in 1974.

B1 Maximum opened on December 7, 2006, and has presented many international artists such as Iggy Pop, Sinead O’Connor, Franz Ferdinand, Chuck Berry, Liza Minnelli, Evanescence, Blondie, Brian Ferry, Marilyn Manson and Whitesnake. The more

On Stage Audio Revs Up Kawasaki Dealer Meeting With AVB + Harman HiQnet™

Simplicity and absolute reliability met when systems integration company On Stage Audio (OSA) deployed the IEEE 802.1 AVB Bridging protocol at the annual Kawasaki dealer meeting this September. With 2,500 Kawasaki dealers from across the United States at the Las Vegas Hilton’s convention center, the gathering required a full-range audio delivery system for any combination of music and speech. The AVB-compliant system from Harman Professional, a leader in the AVB initiative, assured one of the world’s most iconic motorcycle brand’s message would be heard loud and clear.

The AVB system deployed by the OSA team, led by Jim Risgin, OSA vice president, consisted of a pair of dbx SC 32 Digital Matrix Processors and 24 AVB-capable Crown CTs 3000 amplifiers. The system also included network bridge switches from BSS Audio/NETGEAR®, all under the control of Harman HiQnet System Architect™, the world’s first connectivity and control protocol to integrate more

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