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SurgeX Partners With IAG For International Manufacturing And Distribution

IAG_SurgeX.jpgPIPERSVILLE, Pennsylvania, USA – July 1, 2009 — International Audio Group Ltd. (IAG), the parent company of Wharfdale, Quad, Mission and several other professional audio, lighting and hi-fi brands, now formally welcomes SurgeX to its roster.

With facilities in London and Shenzhen, IAG will now be manufacturing and distributing SurgeX products globally, with the exception of North America, where Electronic Systems Protection, Inc. (ESP) of Zebulon, NC continues to helm the brand. more

SurgeX Appoints Sound Vision and Online As Manufacturers Reps

surgex-logo_black_ltr.jpgZEBULON, North Carolina — SurgeX, a world leader in power conditioning technology, announces the appointment of Sound Vision Marketing and Online Marketing/CRM as its newest independent manufacturers representatives.

Effective immediately, Florida-based Sound Vision Marketing now represents SurgeX in Florida and Puerto Rico, while Online Marketing/CRM of Wadsworth, Ohio services the brand throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania and Michigan. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Appoints New International Sales Staff

Owen_and_McCall.jpgMARCOUSSIS, France – June 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS’ worldwide headquarters, located just south of Paris, has appointed two new international sales managers: Tim McCall and Peter Owen.

Owen will handle Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, India and the Middle East, a territory he was keen to represent having grown up in Doha. He previously worked for Harman’s UK distributor, Arbiter, Martin Audio and Biamp. “I’ve always admired L-ACOUSTICS for their belief in finding the right partnerships, and not just closing the next sale,” he says. “The products have been at the leading edge for almost two decades now, and it takes something special to stay ahead of the game for that long.” more

Herbst Theatre Delights Ears With KUDO

Herbst_Theatre_engineers.jpgHistoric recital hall now sounds as beautiful as it looks thanks to L-ACOUSTICS

SAN FRANCISCO — The Herbst Theatre, located in the center of San Francisco’s War Memorial Veterans Building, is recognized for its unique place in the pages of history as the host site for the signing of the United Nations Charter on June 26, 1945. Originally built in 1932, this 919-seat venue has long been acclaimed for its colorful beaux-arts murals, stunning decor and intimate atmosphere, yet the recital hall is these days being praised more for its fantastic sound following the installation of an L-ACOUSTICS KUDO system. more

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SurgeX Introduces IP Addressable Power Conditioner At InfoComm

surgex_sx1120ip.jpgORLANDO, Florida – InfoComm booth #4649 — SurgeX, a world leader in power conditioning technology, proudly announces the unveiling of its SX1120iP, the first in a series of IP addressable power conditioners.

Designed as a 20-amp, 1U rack-mount unit with eight individually controllable outlets, the new SX1120iP can be configured and managed via a Web browser to control and monitor individual outlets online. The SX1120iP monitors outlet status, current draw, power consumption and rack temperature. Email notifications can be sent based on certain conditions and thresholds. more

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

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