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SENNHEISER PROVIDES WIRELESS AND WIRED SYSTEMS FOR NBC’S COVERAGE OF THE BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES

uwe_olympics_2008.JPGBEIJING, CHINA: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation was selected to provide wireless microphones and personal monitor systems to NBC during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, August 8-24. From the spectacular Beijing Opening Ceremony to the handover to the 2012 London Olympics during the Closing Ceremony with London mayor Boris Johnson, NBC Olympics utilized Sennheiser Professional 3000, 5000 and evolution series wireless microphone and personal monitor systems to ensure uninterrupted coverage from every venue. In addition, Uwe Sattler, Sennheiser’s technical director, was on site to assist with frequency coordination and reallocation for broadcasters using Sennheiser RF equipment. more

NEUMANN INTRODUCES THE DIGITAL VERSION OF THE CLASSIC TLM 103

tlm_103_d_ea.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT: Neumann is introducing the TLM 103 D, the next classic microphone to enter the digital realm, at the 125th AES Show in San Francisco. When used in conjunction with digital workstations, Neumann Solution-D microphone technology makes life easier for users. The integrated, extremely fast, peak limiter guarantees optimal recording levels at all times. Likewise, the Neumann A/D converter built into the microphone eliminates the necessity of tedious experimentation with external converters and preamps. more

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SENNHEISER MKH 800 TWIN OPENS UP NEW DIMENSIONS IN RECORDING

mkh_800_twin_nickel.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT: Sennheiser is showcasing the MKH 800 TWIN studio microphone at the 125th AES Convention in San Francisco opening up completely new dimensions for sound engineers in broadcasting, studio recording and film scoring. At its output, the dual capsule microphone provides both audio signals separately, allowing the mic’s pick-up pattern to be adjusted freely and remotely at the mixing desk, and then optimized later in the calm of the post-production studio. more

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IMPRESSIVE SOUND, IMPRESSIVELY SMALL – THE NEW MKE 1

mke_1.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT: Sennheiser introduces its latest professional clip-on microphone, the MKE 1, at the 125th AES Convention in San Francisco. With a capsule that’s not much bigger than the head of a match, the MKE 1 achieves a natural, full sound with a clear and present treble, as proven in comprehensive field tests. Particular care was taken to ensure the microphone capsule was fully protected from moisture, so the MKE 1 can hold its own in harsh live conditions longer than other clip-on microphones. more

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MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS ROCK OUT WITH SENNHEISER

jonas_brothers.JPGHOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA: MTV’s Video Music Awards adopted the theme of Hollywood movie magic for its special twenty-fifth anniversary show from the historic Paramount Studios. Things were not always as they first appeared as the show’s stars paid homage to Hollywood with performances on Paramount’s back lot and inside Stage 16. But it was no illusion that Sennheiser microphones were everywhere, from the red carpet arrival area to one performance after another, including spectacular set pieces by Sennheiser artists Rihanna, the Jonas Brothers and Paramore. more

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INTERNATIONAL AUDIO SUMMIT ATTRACTS AV PROFESSIONALS TO SANTA MONICA

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA: The International Audio Summit, to be held in Santa Monica from November 17-19, is destined to become the place to be for technical decision makers involved in broadcasting, movies and audio. This unique conference covers new technologies in acquiring and sharing information and trends in audio and video production. Speakers from industry, science and trade associations will lecture on topics such as new formats for production and broadcast, audience involvement via innovative audio applications and new wireless communication systems in broadcast centers. A variety of workshops will take an in-depth look at important issues surrounding new production and broadcasting formats, next generation technologies, and audio for sports productions. The summit is organized by the Sennheiser Sound Academy. more

THE EVOLUTION e 965 – A NEW TRUE CONDENSER VOCAL MICROPHONE

e_965.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT: Sennheiser is introducing the evolution e 965 microphone at the 125th AES Convention in San Francisco. Not only is this new microphone the audio specialist’s flagship product within the successful evolution range, it is also its first large-diaphragm true condenser microphone. more

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TRANSAUDIO GROUP LAUNCHES NEW ELLIPTICAL BOCK AUDIO 5-ZERO-7 MICROPHONE

5_zero_7.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA: TransAudio Group, the worldwide distributor for Bock Audio, is launching the new Bock Audio 5-ZERO-7 hand-built, large body tube microphone at the 125th AES Convention in San Francisco. Designed to be the ultimate in studio vocal microphones, the Bock 5-ZERO-7 is a new approach in high-end mic design that combines a unique and patent-pending elliptical capsule with a vintage-inspired, fully discrete, tube mic amplifier and custom power supply. more

ATC TO INTRODUCE NEW DOUG SAX/ BILL SCHNEE TWO-TRACK DIGITAL RECORDING FORMAT AT AES

sax_schnee.JPGSAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: ATC (Acoustic Transducer Company) will put the spotlight on a new high-resolution music recording technique at the 125th AES Convention at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. All of the stereo source material played in the ATC demo room during the convention has been recorded using this new technique, which was co-developed by mastering engineer Doug Sax and recording engineer Bill Schnee, and utilizes A/D and D/A converters designed by Josh Florian of JCF Audio. more

SENNHEISER EXHIBITS NEW guidePORT DESIGN

guideport_charger.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – AUGUST 2008: Audio specialist Sennheiser introduces its highly successful guidePORT visitor information system in an attractive new design. Trendy silver and black modules will now be guiding visitors around theme parks, museums and exhibitions all over the world. Inside the units, digital RF technology guarantees that an exciting visitor experience will be achieved with Sennheiser’s premium audio quality.

The guidePORT system offers exhibition organizers the benefits of a single system for all types of use – whether they want automatic, freely available visitor information, a guided tour, or even an interpreting system. Depending on the application, guidePORT consists of compact receivers for the visitors, mobile transmitters for the guides and identifiers that automatically trigger audio information, as well as cell transmitters and antennas if large amounts of new information need to be transmitted to the visitors’ receivers. more

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