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SurgeX And LynTec Announce Strategic Alliance

SX-LT.jpgZEBULON, NC / LENEXA, KS – June 12, 2009 — Pro AV industry AC power protection and control leaders SurgeX and LynTec have today officially announced the formation of a strategic alliance.

Under the new agreement, LynTec and SurgeX will now be cross-pollinating their software and hardware engineering departments with the goal of delivering vastly improved solutions for professional applications. The combined efforts of these two “best of breed” manufacturers are squarely aimed to further benefit the industry through the seamless specifying and integration of these two unique problem-solving components for the AC power platform. more

Mighty Men Hoist South Africa’s Largest Line Array System

mmc2009_arial.jpgGearhouse deploys hefty L-ACOUSTICS rig for annual event attended by over 130,000 Christian men

GREYTOWN, South Africa – May 2009 — Northwind Recording appointed Johannesburg-based Gearhouse South Africa to design and supply the country’s largest line array PA system to date for the three-day 2009 Mighty Men Conference (MMC) held in late-April.

Staged at the Shalom Farm in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal, MMC has become an annual pilgrimage drawing men from all denominations and cultural groups across South Africa as well as Australia, the UK and USA. Headed up by Shalom Ministries’ Angus Buchan, the evangelist, writer and farmer who rose to recognition through his movie Faith Like Potatoes, the event has rapidly grown over the last five years to what this year attracted more than 130,000 people — all of whom needed to clearly see and hear the onstage action. more

Euroshow Purchases L-ACOUSTICS KUDO System

l-acoustics_kudo_array.jpgSAINT PETERSBURG, Russia — One of Russia’s largest rental companies, Saint Petersburg-based Euroshow, has acquired an L-ACOUSTICS inventory comprising 24 KUDO Line Source System cabinets and eight SB28 subwoofers, powered by LA8 amplified controllers housed in the recently launched LA-RAK. 

Euroshow, which was established in 2002, is a multi-discipline equipment rental company providing lighting, sound, audio visual, structures, rigging and power distribution for the Russian market. Last year the company supplied systems and equipment for acts such as Metallica, Patricia Kaas, the Scorpions and 50 Cent on the Russian legs of their international tours. more

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Rightway Audio Installs Second L-ACOUSTICS System At Macao Cultural Center

Macao_CC_1.jpgMACAO, China – May 2009 — Having renovated the small auditorium at the Macao Cultural Center in 2006 with an ARCS system, L-ACOUSTICS’ Chinese distributor, Rightway Audio, has now installed a new KUDO line source system into the venue’s Grand Auditorium. One of the first theatre systems to be installed in Southeast Asia, it will primarily be used for classical and orchestral concerts and was supplied by Rightway to systems integrator J K Brothers Audio Engineering Company. more

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Rat Sound Deploys World’s Biggest L-ACOUSTICS K1 System For Coachella And Stagecoach Festivals

coachella_yyys.jpgINDIO, California – May 2009 — If this year’s Coachella and Stagecoach festivals can be viewed as a barometer for the live sound industry, it’s going to be a stellar summer touring season regardless of what economists are predicting. More than 260,000 music fans from all over the nation and world converged at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, during the final two weekends in April to catch remarkable performances from Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, The Cure, The Killers, Morrissey, My Bloody Valentine, M.I.A., Public Enemy, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Kid Rock and nearly 160 other artists packed into five collective days. more

L-ACOUSTICS Takes K Platform To The Next Level

l-acoustics_logo.jpgOXNARD, California – April 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS took advantage of Frankfurt’s ProLight & Sound exhibition in early April to showcase a wide variety of new electro-acoustic breakthroughs implemented on its K platform. This platform is comprised of the manufacturer’s new generation of K line source arrays — KUDO and the forthcoming K1 — as well as the LA-RAK touring rack, fitted with LA8 amplified controllers, and LA-NETWORK MANAGER control software.

K platform upgrades will also benefit L-ACOUSTICS’ established XT, ARCS, KIVA, KUDO, dV-DOSC ranges and subwoofers, having a significant impact on their performance, reliability and flexibility. more

L-ACOUSTICS Announces 2009 Training Seminar Schedule

l-acoustics_trainings.jpgOXNARD, California – April 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to announce its new 2009 training seminar schedule. Information and online registration are available at www.l-acoustics.com.

These seminars have been designed for both technicians and mixing engineers and encompass the fundamental aspects of Wavefront Sculpture Technology (WST®), system integration, setup and design. They cover KIVA™, dV-DOSC, KUDO™ and V-DOSC®, as well as the LA amplified controller platform and LA NETWORK MANAGER software. North American seminars are being offered in Oxnard, California and Phoenix, Arizona, while international trainings will take place at L-ACOUSTICS’ headquarters in Marcoussis, France as well as in Berlin, Germany. more

ARCS Goes Underground at The Studio @ Webster Hall

wh.jpgNEW YORK CITY – April 2009 — Recently designated as an official New York City landmark, Webster Hall has served as one of Manhattan’s premier live music venues for well over 120 years. In 2005, the nightclub made a giant leap forward in terms of production values by installing a full L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC loudspeaker system in its 1,400-capacity Grand Ballroom located on the second floor. Based on that system’s success, Webster Hall has once again turned to L-ACOUSTICS, this time to outfit its intimate 300-capacity basement venue known as The Studio @ Webster Hall. more

Access Showroom Ups The Audio Ante With L-ACOUSTICS

access_showroom_1.jpgKUDO system installed at Aliante Station’s top-notch concert venue

LAS VEGAS – April 2009 — A $675 million joint venture between Station Casinos and Las Vegas Sun publisher Greenspun Corporation, the new Aliante Station Casino + Hotel in North Las Vegas is primarily being touted by its owners as “a resort for locals.” However, this isn’t to imply that the facility is short on the high-tech flourishes and amenities that lure tourists out on the Strip. In fact, out of all of the performance spaces at Station Casinos’ 18 properties throughout southern Nevada, Aliante’s impressive Access Showroom is now considered to be the “crown jewel.” more

Visual Formula Adds Up L-ACOUSTICS

visual_formula_b-live_rig.jpgMIAMI – April 2009 — Visual Formula, LLC of Miami reports that it has now expanded its inventory of L-ACOUSTICS loudspeakers to 24 KUDO elements, 18 SB28 subs and 18 LA8 amplified controllers, augmented by eight 112P powered enclosures and ten 115XT HiQ wedges.

The company purchased its initial quantity of KUDO, SB28 and LA8 for its live production division nearly a year ago, at which point the rig was immediately deployed on a number of large-scale events, including a BBC Radio One live broadcast from South Beach for the Winter Music Conference and the kickoff of the global BACARDI B-LIVE tour at Bayfront Park Amphitheater. more

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