Bringing new life to the classic C 747 microphone, AKG has redesigned the âpencil microphoneâ? to better cope with specific installed sound issues, AKG announced today at Musikmesse. The updated C 747 V11 brings a new form of premium microphone quality to conference applications and maintains its predecessorâs reputation as one of the most versatile microphones in the AKG product range. more
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AKG announced the release of the redesigned C 3000 condenser microphone, suitable for every recording or live application. The cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing C 3000 microphone from AKG has been proven as a trusty and reliable workhorse for more that 15 years. The new C 3000 maintains the popular characteristics of the C 3000, however a new sleek and classy finish showcases AKGâs new Corporate Design. It is a great selection for both recording and live sound applications, where maximum sound quality and robustness are a must, and the competitive price makes the C 3000 a must-have. more
Based acoustically on the classic AKG Blue Line Series, the newest addition to AKGâs product line-up, the Architectural Microphone Series (AMS) is representing itself to be the latest must-have in microphones. With a new wave of customizable possibilities in microphones, the AMS guarantees that conference rooms will never be the same again. more
Harman SDIG Vice President, Rick Kreifeldt, will also present a paper on developments by the IEEE 802.1 Bridging Task Group on delivering uninterrupted audio and video over standards-based Ethernet.
Bringing to fruition over three years of research and development as well as comprehensive participation and leadership in the IEEE AVB 802.1 Audio/Video Bridging (AVB) Task Group initiative, Harman Professional today announced it will demonstrate Harman HiQnetâ˘ products streaming Ethernet AV in a technology preview at Pro Light & Sound in Frankfurt, Germany on April 1, 2009. The company will showcase several new Ethernet AV products including a dbx SC 32 Digital Matrix Processor, and a Crown CTs amplifier all connected with an Ethernet AV switch at Stand G42 in Hall 8. An Ethernet AV architectural wall-plate from BSS Audio will also be on display. more
La Jolla Playhouse selected a Soundcraft Vi6â˘ digital mixing for âPeter and the Starcatchers,â? a new play presented by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater at La Jolla Playhouse. The show is based on the best-selling book of the same name, written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. more
The 81st Annual Academy Awards took place February 22, 2009 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, commemorating the film industryâs most accomplished professionals and productions of 2008. For the event, Valencia, CA-based audio system provider ATK AudioTek deployed the sound reinforcement system, which was designed by Pat Baltzell of Baltzell Audio Design and included JBL VERTECÂŽ line arrays. more
SW Audio & Visual Supports Dedication Of Richmond Olympic Oval With JBL VERTECÂŽ DP Series Powered Line Array System
In anticipation of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, the Richmond Olympic Oval officially opened on December 12 and 13 with a variety of speeches and musical performances. Audio rental system provider SW Audio & Visual supplied the live sound reinforcement system, which consisted of JBL VERTECÂŽ line arrays. The grand opening was broadcast live on the CTV Network across British Columbia. more
The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts has recently upgraded its already superior audio system with the installation of Soundcraft and Studer digital mixing consoles into nine of its performance spaces. Equipping one of the worlds most prestigious and respected performing arts centers with new technologies is not an easy task, especially when considering the legacy system was of the highest standards, but three Soundcraft Vi6,â˘ one Soundcraft Vi4â˘ and a StuderÂŽ Vista 5 are up to the challenge. more
In an example of co-engineering between Crown and JBL that ultimately benefits the entire worldwide VerTecÂŽ system ownersâ community, JBL Professionalâs V4 DSP presets are now available for Crownâs I-Tech HD series amplifiers.
âThe V4 release for I-Tech HD is an important milestone that will provide immediate benefits to users due to improved sound quality and a 2dB increase in maximum SPL output thanks to new industry-standard setting LevelMAXâ˘ limiting,â? stated Paul Bauman, JBLâs Director of Tour Sound Product & Application Engineering. âLevelMAX was a joint development involving JBL, Crown, and BSS engineering and is a significant step forward in providing our users exactly what they need to get the most out of their systems – highly sophisticated loudspeaker protection that is sonically transparent and electrically accurate in terms of what is going on at the transducer level when it comes to peak, RMS, and thermal protection,â? Bauman added. more
For the third time in NBA All-Star history, Phoenix, Arizona hosted the 58th annual All-Star game that featured a weekend of competition and events, including the 3-point and dunk contests as well as the Rookie Challenge. Two Guys Audio Services Inc. of Rainbow City, Alabama, through Volume Inc. provided FOH audio console support for the event and flawlessly mixed the weekendâs events on two Soundcraft Vi6â˘ digital consoles. more