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Westbury National Show Systems Installs JBL Loudspeaker Systems In Two Chinese-Speaking Houses Of Worship In Ontario, Canada

Demonstrating the time-proven performance of JBL loudspeakers across product lines for even the most demanding house of worship environments, Westbury National Show Systems installed JBL loudspeaker systems at the Richmond Hill Chinese Community Church as well as the Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church, both located in Ontario, Canada. The installation at Richmond Hill was part of an extension to the existing facility, with the addition of a 1,600-seat worship sanctuary, while the installation at Scarborough was part of a brand-new, uniquely designed church with a sanctuary capacity of 1,000 people. more

Gabisom Brings Power And Performance To World’s Largest Music Festival With JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays at Rock In Rio

Demonstrating the rising global popularity of JBL VERTEC® line arrays for the world’s most challenging live-performance events, Brazil-based Gabisom Audio Equipment provided a massive VERTEC line array system at Rock in Rio, the world’s largest music festival. The first in two series of shows, Rock in Rio Lisbon featured performances by Lenny Kravitz, Bob Dylan, Bon Jovi, Metallica, Rod Stewart, and Linkin Park. The second series of shows in Madrid featured Bob Dylan, Franz Ferdinand, Chris Cornell, Neil Young, Shakira, The Police, and Amy Winehouse. more

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Clair Showco Provides Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Audio Console For Country Music Star Keith Urban Nationwide Tour

Showcasing the quality, ease of use and reliability of the Studer Vista 5 SR console, Clair Showco of Lititz, PA, recently provided the audio system for country music star Keith Urban’s U.S.-based tour. The multi-city tour featured Studer Vista 5 SR digital audio consoles in use for both FOH and monitor mixing applications. more

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Hitachi Appoints Annie Sunseri To Position Of Northeast Regional Sales Manager

Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group has appointed Annie Sunseri as Northeast regional sales manager. Ms. Sunseri brings over 15 years experience in sales and marketing, most recently as an independent marketing consultant advising clients in event marketing, channel marketing, channel development and non-profit event management. Ms. Sunseri previously served as the senior marketing events manager for InFocus Corporation, a digital projection company. In this role she developed all corporate marketing, sales and reseller/vendor partner events and tradeshows. more

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Hitachi Appoints Ray Soltys To Position Of Director of Sales, Business Group

Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group has announced the appointment of Ray Soltys to the position of Director of Sales, Business Group, effective immediately. Mr. Soltys will be responsible for sales of Hitachi LCD projectors and Hitachi Software interactive panels and whiteboards. more

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DPA Soundco Brings Power To The Masses At Roskilde Festival With JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and V4 DSP Presets

Demonstrating the industry-leading sound, reliable coverage characteristics and easy setup features of JBL VERTEC® line arrays, more than 67,000 fans flocked to Roskilde, Denmark this year to witness Roskilde Festival 2008, the largest annual rock music festival in Northern Europe. This year’s Roskilde Festival featured performances by Radiohead, Neil Young, Gnarls Barkley, My Bloody Valentine, Jay-Z and many more. more

AKG Provides Top Class Products For Young Talents At The Annual AES Student Competition In Amsterdam

Underscoring its commitment to engineering education and reaffirming its support of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), AKG provided two of the top performing students in the 2008 Annual Student Competition of the AES Convention with microphones and headphones as prizes for their academic achievement. The 2008 competition, held last month at the 124th Convention in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, featured the largest number of student participants to date. more

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Harman Sound System Takes Center Stage At Hollywood High’s Auditorium

hollywood-high-029.jpgSystem Featuring JBL Professional VERTEC® Loudspeakers, Crown I-Tech Amplifiers, Soundcraft Vi4 Mixing Console Joins The Cast At Hitmaker High School.

As the sound system provider of choice to some of the world’s most high-profile concert tours, the most successful blockbuster movie presentations and the most prestigious recording studios, it is only fitting that the Harman Pro Group was selected to provide components for a brand new PA system for the 1000-seat auditorium at Hollywood High School, a veritable star-making machine that has earned a far-reaching reputation for its remarkably progressive and prolific drama program. The sound system was designed and installed by Richard Ralke, President of L.A. Sound Company in Canoga Park and features JBL Professional VERTEC® line array loudspeakers, Crown I-Tech amplifiers and a Soundcraft Vi4 mixing console. more

Soundcraft FX16 Survives ‘Lighting’ Strike

Baltimore Tattoo Convention Performances Challenged When Tesla Machine “Zapped? Analog Sound Console; Durability Proves Show Must Go On!

In an incredible feat of resilience, 500,000 Volts of electricity struck a Soundcraft FX16 audio console during a sideshow gone awry at the Baltimore Tattoo Convention on February 8th in Baltimore City, MD and the show was able to continue. While providing sound reinforcement on the first day of this three-day expo of tattoo artists and live performances, Airport Circle Sound Reinforcement, LLC was faced with an unexpected bolt of lightning that discharged from a performer’s Tesla Coil into the Soundcraft mixer. After destroying the preamps of the mic channels that were attached and all the microphones that were in use, Executive Engineer for Airport Circle Sound, Nik Salvo was able to use the remaining channels of the sound console and continue with two more days of performances. more

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Studer and Soundcraft Mixers Featured Heavily at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Mixers from both Studer and Soundcraft appear at numerous events and broadcast facilities at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Digital consoles from both Harman companies have been chosen and purchased by local Chinese broadcasters as well as worldwide companies who are installing or providing facilities at the events. The increased attention to HD broadcasting and surround has been one of the reasons Studer consoles particularly have been bought by numerous Broadcasters for their games coverage. more

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