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METRIC HALO SPECTRAFOO TURNS THE PA SYSTEMS OF THE EASTERN SEABOARD INTO NEAR-FIELD STUDIO REFERENCE MONITORS IF ONLY FOR A NIGHT WITH TEARS FOR FEARS

spectrafoo_logo.JPGHOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK: After reading this story, every FOH mixer will be begging for his or her own personal Doug Lemke/SpectraFoo combo for the Holidays. In a nutshell, Lemke’s recent outing with enduring 80s pop-rock legend Tears For Fears epitomized the challenge that FOH engineers are forced to confront over and over again – as if in a bad dream! – different more

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LITTLE RIVER CASINO UPGRADES EXISTING SYMNET SYSTEM

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MANISTEE, MICHIGAN – OCTOBER 2010: The Little River Casino in Manistee, Michigan opened its doors in 1999 and has been growing steadily ever since, both in popularity and size. Owned by the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, the casino and resort now boasts a 300-room luxury hotel, a 1,700-seat event center, a ballroom and conference center, three restaurants, and literally thousands of ways to win big, housed within 23,000 square-feet of gaming grandeur. Michigan-based Intaglio designed the Little River Casino’s original sound system. Five years later, Intaglio upgraded it with SymNet open-architecture processing to deliver greater flexibility and the capacity to auto-level. Recently, the casino called on Intaglio again to help keep pace with its ever-expanding grounds and a felt need for a better “vibe.” Intaglio’s CEO Kirk Grimshaw tripled the system’s SymNet complement, adding CobraNet interconnects to existing SymLink interconnects, and upgraded loudspeakers and amps throughout to deliver more

PSAV SELECTS SYMETRIX GEAR FOR UPSCALE PROJECTS

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – OCTOBER 2010: PSAV Presentation Services provides the hospitality industry with the tools and technology that inspire great meetings. This includes incorporating fully-integrated, forward-looking technology solutions for its installations at hotel partners across the United States. As Symetrix fixed-architecture and SymNet open-architecture DSP solutions have advanced, PSAV has kept up, offering clients ever-greater functionality and performance for ever-less money.

Project Manager Matt Keene of PSAV has begun to include Symetrix’ latest offerings – the Axiomtek touch-panel PC and the latest version of SymVue user-control software for new design and installation projects. In addition, Keene is retrofitting older Symetrix and SymNet installations with the Axiomtek, which provides an even greater degree of sophisticated, yet intuitive, control to the end user.

Recently Keene utilized the Symetrix technology to deliver upon an upgrade project. “Even though our latest proposal was for much less money than an earlier one, we more

THE COMPOUND FINDS DANLEY LOUDSPEAKERS AND SUBS PERFECT FOR LIVE SOUND

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – NOVEMBER 2010: Music lovers in the bustling Phoenix-Scottsdale metro area are celebrating The Compound, a combination music venue and local-organic eatery that recently opened at the northern edge of town. The organizers of the charitable McDowell Mountain Music Festival built The Compound to provide a year-round residence for great music and great community. The stage hosts both regional and national acts, and the venue can accommodate some 250 souls. Not the sort of folks to go halfway, the owners insisted on a top-tier sound reinforcement system to deliver not just volume, but fidelity. Lyle Vilhauer of local Arizona A/V sales and installer Broadway Music, Inc. and Jim Hall of Jim Hall Acoustics Research (Nashville, Tennessee) exceeded their expectations with an elegant and minimal system centered on Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers and subwoofers driven by an Ashly processor.

The more

API ANNOUNCES 1,000th A2D CUSTOMER

chris_cundy.JPGJESSUP, MARYLAND – NOVEMBER 2010: Chris Cundy of Bozeman, Montana, was recently identified as the 1,000th customer of API’s highly regarded A2D. In the four short years since its introduction, the A2D has become one of the most popular and decorated products of the company’s offerings.

“It’s the ideal mix of the old and the new. The solid-state heritage of API with two reference quality 312 mic preamps in combination with the cutting-edge application of today’s technology in a superb A/D section is what makes the A2D such a hit,” said Larry Droppa, president of API. “It is our one and only product with a digital output and it’s great to have it become one of our best-selling products.”

Cundy is part of the team at The Shed, a production, tracking, mixing, educational and rehearsal facility in Bozeman. The Shed consists of more

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TUBE-TECH CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF ANALOG WARMTH

tube_tech_25th.JPGCOPENHAGEN, DENMARK – NOVEMBER 2010: For twenty-five years, engineers and producers the world over have associated the no-nonsense blue faceplate and white typeface of TUBE-TECH analog processors with the lush, dimensional sound they impart to any audio that flows through them. After 25 years in business, TUBE-TECH president John G. Petersen continues to craft their equipment with simple, elegant circuitry using only premium-grade components. From the start, Petersen designed TUBE-TECH gear using only vacuum tubes in the active signal path and only transformers on the inputs and outputs. Since the first the design of the first Program Equalizer PE 1A in 1985, over 15,000 TUBE-TECH units have shipped from the headquarters of parent company Lydkraft in Denmark. Because their lifetimes are measured in decades, almost every one of those units is still helping make the music of today sound much better than it would more

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FERRARI WORLD’S THEME MUSIC RECORDED BY JULIAN SCOTT USING METRIC HALO GEAR

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LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 2010: Recently opened, Ferrari World, the world’s largest theme park and the first and only Ferrari theme park in the world is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates featuring a multiplex of driving-related attractions, thrill rides, and, of course, a racetrack. The structure is massive, covering fifty acres with a unique red dome roof adorned by a massive Ferrari logo. In a distinctive break from the well-trodden theme park music motif, celebrated composer Julian Scott was commissioned to write and record themes for the “factory” section of the new park. His cues are replayed in surround sound and synchronized to both the ride dynamics and the high-definition video replays. Scott recorded the pieces at famed Abbey Road studios, relying on Metric Halo ULN-8 and 2882+DSP converters to capture the enormously expensive session in stunning quality, without hiccup.

Together with freelance engineer and Abbey Road more

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THE NEW CHAPEL AT ATLANTA’S PERIMETER CHURCH RINGS TRUE WITH DANLEY LOUDSPEAKERS AND SUBWOOFERS

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – NOVEMBER 2010: Over thirty-five years ago Randy and Carol Pope founded Perimeter Church in the Atlanta metro area. Hotel magnate Cecil B. Day, originator of the Day’s Inn chain of “budget-luxury” hotels, rented space to the fledgling church for a mere $50 month and helped propel Perimeter Church to its current success. Now standing on ninety-five acres, Perimeter Church operates a complex of utilitarian buildings for all manner of functions and ministries, including nine auditoriums. But until recently, the campus was missing a beautiful chapel to host special services, events and weddings. That changed this year, with the christening of the Cecil B. Day Chapel, a 475-seat sanctuary of gorgeous wood, stone, and stained glass below a vaulted wooden ceiling. To complement the visual aesthetic, Steve Simmons, director of technical ministries at Perimeter Church, built the sound system around Danley Sound Labs full-range loudspeakers, subwoofers, and stage more

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SYMETRIX NAMES EDA PRO GROUP 2010 U.S. REP OF THE YEAR

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – NOVEMBER 2010: Symetrix announced that EDA Pro Group, LLC of Snellville, Georgia earned its Fiscal Year 2010 U.S. Representative of the Year Award. EDA Pro Group represents Symetrix products in the southeast United States and defied all expectations by returning sales that soared to 170% of goal. Among the products that proved exceptionally popular were the flagship SymNet 8×8 DSP and ARC adaptive remote control wall panels, along with Symetrix’ new Jupiter series.

EDA Pro Group, LLC took on the Symetrix line in 2008. “We love working with Symetrix,” said Mark Adams, president. “Despite its growth over the decades, the culture at Symetrix still resonates with the excitement and accessibility of a small company. We get answers quickly to any questions or challenges we face. We also appreciate the efforts of Jim Latimer, eastern sales manager for Symetrix. more

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STUDIO 270 CHOOSES AN API LEGACY PLUS

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JESSUP, MARYLAND – NOVEMBER 2010: API and Studio 270 of Montréal, Canada, are pleased to announce the sale of a new, 48-channel Legacy Plus. Studio 270′s analog recording console is the first Legacy that will come equipped with API Vision automation, as was recently revealed at this year’s AES Convention.

“Sound, sound and sound: that’s why we selected API. Studio 270 has a great sounding room, loads of outboard gear and more than one hundred microphones,” said Francois Hamel, co-owner of Studio 270. “We’re certain that the API 48-channel Legacy Plus will keep Studio 270′s tradition of quality sound alive for the next twenty years.

“The studio will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012 and our beloved Raindirk 40-input British console is starting to show signs of fatigue, even after receiving a full recap and new power supply five more

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