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L-ACOUSTICS KIVA System Installed into Helsinki Music Centre

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HELSINKI, Finland — L-ACOUSTICS’ Finnish distributor and system integrator Starlike has recently installed a KIVA line source system into the main hall of the new Helsinki Music Centre.

The primary users of the hall will be the Radio Symphony Orchestra (YLE/The Finnish Broadcasting Company), Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and Sibelius Academy. The 1700-seat hall is also in demand for other types of music; for example, the Finnish cello rock band Apocalyptica has been booked to play the venue when it opens later this year. more

L-ACOUSTICS System Installed in New Nomads Club, Istanbul

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ISTANBUL, Turkey — An Istanbul branch of the Nomads club has opened in Istanbul, installed with an L-ACOUSTICS coaxial sound system.

Nomads Istanbul follows the concept of the original Amsterdam venue, serving up a combination of European and Eastern culture in both its style and cuisine, with interior decorations and tableware sourced from Morocco and Egypt. With views of the Bosporus, a bar hung with hundreds of colorful, handmade Arabic lamps and a hidden garden, Nomads is set to make a mark on Istanbul’s vibrant nightlife. more

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L-ACOUSTICS KARAi at Home in Jesus House

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LONDON — SFL Group has carried out the first UK install of the L-ACOUSTICS KARAi modular WST line source system for permanent installation at Jesus House, a 2,000-capacity church in North London owned by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

SFL Group chose the system because, according to technical director Mark Payne, “It presents a significant saving for the customer as the boxes don’t have fixed touring rigging, which isn’t necessary in a fixed installation. As an installation product it looks really neat; I’m very pleased with it and so is the customer, it sounds absolutely phenomenal. more

Rhema Services Helps Hawaii Sound Even Nicer With L-ACOUSTICS LA-RAK

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Rhema Services’ John Carvalho (logistics manager), Toby Carvalho (tech) and Kenneth Plank (tech) with two of the new LA-RAKs

WAIPAHU, Hawaii — L-ACOUSTICS’ sole Rental Network company in the Hawaiian islands, Rhema Services, added four LA8-equipped LA-RAK touring amplifier racks to its inventory in March.

Founded in October of 1999 as a division of Nani Leo Inc., Rhema Services took delivery of its first V-DOSC and ARCS enclosures in January of 2000. Since then, the sound reinforcement company has grown its L-ACOUSTICS roster to include 24 V-DOSC, 12 dV-DOSC, 22 ARCS, 32 subs and 45 stage wedges in addition to its new LA-RAKs. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Sells First KARA System to Slovenia

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L-ACOUSTICS KARA system in the Stožice Arena, Slovenia

VRHNIKA, Slovenia — Akustika Bahun is pleased to announce that it has purchased the first L-ACOUSTICS KARA WST® line source system in Slovenia.

The system’s first job was a corporate event in Slovenia’s largest and most acoustically challenging arena, Ljubljana’s 15,000-seat Stožice, which has a nine second reverberation time when empty. The complete FOH/front-fill system consisted of 36 KARA cabinets configured 12 per side as left/right arrays plus 12 as a delay line, eight SB28 subwoofers in cardioid mode, two 108P and two 112P coaxials, and 12 115XT HiQ active stage monitors. All units were driven with LA8 amplified controllers. more

CineMag Carries On The Reichenbach Tradition

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Premier audio transformer manufacturer continues to strengthen and grow

CANOGA PARK, California — Following the sad news of Tom Reichenbach’s recent passing, CineMag is publicly pledging its commitment to carry on the tradition of excellence established by its founder and former president.

“Although we have lost a great and loyal friend, as well as a tremendous talent, we have chosen to honor Tom by strengthening and growing this company that had been his passion for more than three decades,” says CineMag President David Geren. more

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L-ACOUSTICS K1 Sings With Andrea Bocelli

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Loudness provides sound system for famed tenor’s performance in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — More than 15,000 fans recently packed the Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima of Buenos Aires (GEBA) to hear Andrea Bocelli and special guest Chenoa perform with a large choir and orchestra on the Latin leg of his Incanto tour. To ensure that every subtle detail of the famous genre-crossing tenor’s performance was clearly heard by all, Sao Paulo-based concert sound provider Loudness Sonorizacao specified the deployment of an L-ACOUSTICS K1 loudspeaker system. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Stars in Upcoming George Clooney Film, The Ides of March

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Loud & Clear’s Bill Deavers at Miami University’s Hall Auditorium, the setting for The Ides of March‘s debate scene

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Celebrated actor and director George Clooney recently spent several months in Ohio and Michigan shooting scenes for The Ides of March, a new film scheduled to premiere later this year. Both starring and directed by Clooney, The Ides of March is based on Beau Willimon’s play, Farragut North, about a governor campaigning in the presidential primaries.

Bill Deavers of Cincinnati-based Loud & Clear, Inc. was hired by the film’s production team to serve as a political consultant and provide sound reinforcement for the pivotal Democratic debate scene, which was filmed in early March at Miami University’s Hall Auditorium in Oxford, Ohio. As he had done for many “real” presidents and presidential contenders in the past, Deavers chose to specify an L-ACOUSTICS system for the event. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Launches SOUNDVISION 1.8 at Prolight + Sound 2011

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FRANKFURT, Germany — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to introduce SOUNDVISION 1.8, the latest version of its 3D acoustical simulation software.

Announced at Frankfurt’s Prolight + Sound 2011, new features of version 1.8 include:
- Updated data product library including the new architectural series (KARAi, SB18i)
- New KARA-MINIBU and MINIBUEX Bumpers more

SurgeX International Introduces Sequenced Power Platform

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BLUE BELL, Pennsylvania, USA – April 5, 2011 — SurgeX International introduces the SEQ1200i Series sequencer, surge eliminator and power conditioner. The SEQ1200i range provides power platform sequencing and control combined with the established, patented surge elimination and power conditioning technologies that SurgeX has become world famous for. The SX1200i will be on demonstration at ProLight & Sound 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany from April 6th to 9th in Booth J24 of Hall 8.0. more

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