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Studer Vista Series Digital Consoles Are the Favorite of Top Talk Show Engineers

Studer’s Vista 9 and Vista 8 Series digital mixing consoles have quickly become a favorite of broadcast engineers, thanks to features like their easy to use Vistonics™ touchscreen interfaces, fast, flexible operation that’s ideally suited to a live TV environment, and pristine sound quality. Currently, Vista 9 and Vista 8 Series consoles are being used on “Dr. Phil,? “NFL on FOX,? “The Martha Stewart Show,? “The Wendy Williams Show? and many other popular shows, and will be in the studio for “Conan,? the upcoming Conan O’Brien Show on TBS.

All Mobile Video is the country’s premier provider of end-to-end video and audio broadcast solutions for entertainment, sports, and news programming and events. They provide a complete range of on-site and mobile services, with the ability to handle any broadcast production requirement from daily TV broadcasts to major sporting events. Currently, All Mobile Video is using Studer Vista 8 consoles more

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JBL Professional Introduces Macintosh Software For MSC1 Monitor System Controller

At the 129th AES Convention, JBL Professional is introducing MSC1 Control Center Software for Macintosh, allowing Mac users to take advantage of the JBL MSC1 Monitor System Controller’s powerful speaker tuning and software-controlled features.

In a compact desktop form factor, the MSC1 Monitor System Controller provides features found in the monitor section of professional mixing consoles including input source selectors, a large volume control, and the ability to listen to two sets of speakers plus a connected subwoofer. Control Center Software for Macintosh allows adjustment of MSC1 speaker alignment delay, EQ, and settings for a connected subwoofer. Most significantly, the Mac software gives access to the MSC1’s powerful RMC™ Room Mode Correction system that tunes speakers for greater accuracy and superior mixes in any room. MSC1 Control Center Software runs on any Power PC or Intel Macintosh computer with Tiger, Leopard, or Snow Leopard operating system (OSX 10.4.1.1 or more

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JBL Professional Updates AE Series And PD Series Array Application Guides

In a continuing effort to provide its customers with the essential tools to design and install the most effective audio systems possible, JBL Professional is introducing its new Array Application Guides. The Array Application Guides offer useful information on JBL’s AE Series, both as standalone products and in situations when they are to be used in conjunction with JBL’s PD Series loudspeakers.

Over the past 18 months, JBL Professional has been upgrading and expanding the AE Series product line. Five new subwoofers were introduced at InfoComm 2009. At PLASA 2009, nine new medium power 2-way full-range systems were introduced that featured two new horn coverage patterns, 60° x 60° and 120° x 60°. At InfoComm 2010, nine new high-power 2-way full-range models were added to the lineup and most recently, the final phase of the program was completed with the introduction of two new high-power 3-way full-range models, more

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Lexicon® Expands Software Suite with Introduction of PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle

In a move that brings the sounds of its PCM96 Stereo Reverb/Effects Processor to more users than ever before, Lexicon today announced the introduction of its PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle. The new software package makes all the effects processing of Lexicon’s acclaimed PCM96 available as a plug-in that adds a wealth of inspirational new sounds to a user’s DAW that are not available anywhere else.

The PC- and Macintosh®-compatible PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle is designed to work with popular DAWs like Pro Tools and Logic, as well as with any other VST, Audio Unit or RTAS-compatible host.

The PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle incorporates all the capabilities of the PCM96 hardware unit including:

• Dual Delay – The PCM provides a comprehensive palette of delay effects, such as slap-back echo, tape echo and much more – all with complete control over delay time, mix, repeat more

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DigiTech® Now Offers Free Switching System Kit With the Purchase of An RP1000 Multi-Effects Switching System

DigiTech today announced that effective immediately, purchasers of an RP1000

Multi-Effects Switching System will receive a free Switching System Kit. The kit includes cables to connect the RP1000’s dedicated amp loop, cables to create a stompbox loop and an easy-to-follow Quick Start Guide.

The DigiTech RP1000 is a versatile guitar multi-effects processor that offers more than 160 popular effects, amp and cabinet models, including overdrive, distortion, delay, flanger, chorus and many others. Its built-in expression pedal provides complete control of volume, wah and other parameters, and the RP1000 provides 100 factory and 100 user presets. The RP1000 offers a wealth of additional features including USB computer connectivity, Cubase LE4 music production software, a phrase looper, a built-in chromatic tuner and much more. The RP1000 is built to last, with all-metal construction designed to stand up to the rigors of the road.

The Switching System Kit adds even more

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Producer Steve Levine Finds The Right Effects With The Lexicon® PCM Native Reverb Plug-In

Highly acclaimed producer Steve Levine recently put the Lexicon PCM Native Reverb Plug-In to the test with some of the most exciting young artists in music today. Working with artists such as Patch William and Natalie McCool, Levine utilized the Lexicon Plug-In on tracks for each of their new recordings.

“The Lexicon Plug-In is so easy to use. With every track you work on, you can customize the sound and adjust everything from source reflections to the room size much easier than you could with the hardware, and it recalled as part of the track? stated Levine.

For Levine, working with Lexicon is something he has become accustomed to throughout his career. “In the past I used the Lexicon 224, 480 and to this day I still use the PCM 42. With Lexicon, you know the type of FX you are going to get and what the more

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StagePro Provides Winning Combination Of JBL VERTEC® Subcompact Line Arrays and Crown VRACK For LDI Show Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas

Leading rental sound, lighting and staging production company StagePro (Ottawa, Kansas) provided the live sound reinforcement system for the LDI Awards Ceremony, held at the recent LDI trade show in Las Vegas. The Awards recognized excellence in a variety of categories related to the live design, events and staging industry, including lighting, audio and video. The audio system featured a comprehensive range of products from Harman Professional, highlighted by JBL’s subcompact VERTEC® line arrays.

For the event, StagePro supplied the audio reinforcement system as part of its Apex Mobile Stage. The main PA system included left/right hangs of four VERTEC VT4886 subcompact line array loudspeakers and two VT4883 subcompact arrayable subwoofers per side, supplemented by an additional four VT4886 loudspeakers placed along the center edge of the stage for front fill.

“The response to the Awards Ceremony was very positive and the audio system performed wonderfully,? said Jay more

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KMA Studio Brings Music Back To The Brill Building With AKG Microphones

Building upon the already historical musical foundation supporting New York City’s Landmark Brill Building, KMA Music continues to book a range of VIP artists to record chart-topping hits, with the help of AKG microphones. From vocals to instrumentation, AKG has been a go-to microphone in KMA’s Studios A and B for numerous performers since opening its doors in 2007.

Utilizing AKG’s C 12 VR Tube microphone and a set of C 414’s, Studio Manager Dave “Roz? Rosner offers his clients, ranging from Jordan Sparks, Jay Sean, Jay-Z, Neil Diamond, Paul Simon, Lil Wayne, Beyonce and many others, a selection of the most widely requested microphones in the industry at a moment’s notice. “Each artist has their own personal taste, but a large portion of our clientele are very loyal and will request the C 12 for their sessions,? he said. “The C 12 is a great microphone and really more

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Harman Professional Appoints John Goodrich Global Sales Manager For Mass Communications

In a move to provide systems integrators and clients in the mass communications vertical market with specialized attention, support and programs, Harman Professional appointed John Goodrich to the newly created position of Global Sales Manager for Mass Communications. Goodrich joins Harman Professional from Altel Systems Group, where he was Vice President of Business Development, leading the development of integrated audio/visual and communication systems for the airport, mass transit, and hospitality industries. He previously held senior sales and business development roles at Meyer Sound Labs and Innovative Electronic Designs (IED). In his new role, he will report to Michael MacDonald, Harman Professional Executive Vice President of Marketing & Sales, and will be responsible for developing Harman Professional’s presence in the mass communications market.

According to Michael MacDonald, John Goodrich’s appointment marks an important strategic step by Harman Professional to grow its business and provide customers in a host of vertical more

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Lab X Technologies Strengthens Network Development and Design Leadership with Appointment of Chuck Ruffino

In a move that addresses the increased demand for efficient and affordable networking via IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB) solutions, leading design resource Lab X Technologies hired Chuck Ruffino as an Embedded Digital Engineer. With 20 years experience in the design/engineering field, Ruffino will help enhance the already skilled Lab X engineers’ development capabilities for hardware and gateway development.

“We are excited to begin drawing from Chuck’s experience and knowledge in the networking industry to continue augmenting our leading designs,? stated Lee Minich, President, Lab X Technologies. “I am confident Chuck will help deliver our clients the next generation of elite networking solutions.?

Ruffino’s experience spans a great range over the past two decades. Twenty years ago, he started as an Electrical Engineer with the Xerox Corporation, where he held various positions over 10 years, including his final position, Technical Specialist. He then became a Principal Engineer more

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