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Archive by Heather Davis

ASHLY SIMPLIFIES INTEGRATION WITH JOINT REP AWARDS PRESENTATION

ashly_repawards_08.JPGWEBSTER, NEW YORK – MARCH 2009: Ashly Audio, manufacturer of simple-to-integrate, cost-effective signal processing and power amplification equipment for all segments of the pro audio markets, announces the winners of its 2008 rep awards. The awards were presented during Ashly’s National Sales Meeting at NAMM 2009, Anaheim, California by Tom Knesel, Ashly’s national sales manager that reward hard work, dedication, innovation, and perseverance. Their combined levels of expertise led to increased sales throughout North America during one of the most turbulent economic times. more

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UK’S BOW TIE TELEVISION CHOOSES SOUNDFIELD MICROPHONES FOR HD DART CHAMPIONSHIP BROADCASTS

darts_1.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 2009: UK-based high-definition broadcast specialists Bow Tie Television has installed a SoundField DSF-2 and DSF-3 digital 5.1 microphone system into their refurbished and rebuilt outside 5.1 studio truck with the cooperation of Sky’s satellite broadcaster for Sky Sports’ premier league darts coverage. more

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WHEN INTELLIGIBILITY REALLY MATTERS: WASHINGTON PRO AUDIO TAKES NEUMANN UNDERGROUND FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

washington_metro.JPGWASHINGTON, D.C. – MARCH 2009: Despite the fact that the 86-station Washington Metro rapid transit system in Washington, D.C. serves the seat of U.S. government and would be an obvious target for a terrorist attack, the intelligibility of its paging system was seldom adequate even for routine announcements about train arrivals and schedule changes, let alone sufficient to direct panicked riders to safety in the event of an emergency. In a bold move away from the stereotypically squawky and distorted pages of yesterday, Washington Metro replaced all of its head-end paging-industry-standard announcement microphones with high-end, broadcast-quality Neumann TLM 103s. more

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THE INTELLIGENT AUDIO SOLUTION: SENNHEISER’S 2020-D-US RF ASSISTIVE LISTENING SYSTEM

sr_2020.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – MARCH 2009: One system, endless applications: audio specialist Sennheiser is launching two new products to enhance its 2020-D-US System for installed applications. The SR 2020-D-US rack-mount transmitter and the L 2021-40 charging unit are the perfect addition to the HDE 2020-D-US stethoset receivers. Together, these components are the ideal solution for assistive listening, visual description and language transmission in conferences, museums, theaters, and houses of worship. more

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SENNHEISER LAUNCHES GROUNDBREAKING OPTICAL MICROPHONE FOR INDUSTRIAL AND MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

ias_mo_2000_set_text.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – MARCH 2009: The launch of the MO 2000 optical microphone expands Sennheiser’s microphone applications via a new type of transducer that processes acoustic signals on the basis of variations in light intensity. This new engineering feat makes the MO 2000 ideal for applications where other microphones are only partly suitable or cannot even be used at all. In addition, Sennheiser is also introducing the first – and currently the only – microphone in the market to be certified by EMI/EMC laboratories for use in potentially explosive atmospheres – the Sennheiser IAS MO 2000 SET. more

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UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK AWARDS SYMETRIX SYMNET A GRADUATE DEGREE

COVENTRY, ENGLAND – MARCH 2009: The Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) just completed construction of a $70 million research facility at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England that redefines the state-of-the-art in audio/visual technology, cross-discipline exchange, and academia-industry knowledge transfer. Two of the rooms in the building, a 100-seat auditorium and a psychoacoustics research laboratory, required high-fidelity audio with a capacity for extremely flexible routing and a customized user interface. WMG hired UK-based Pure AV Ltd. to realize their very specialized needs, and Pure AV support engineer Colin Hasted designed their audio systems around SymNet open-architecture DSP solutions. more

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TUBE-TECH GEAR CHOSEN FOR PRESTIGIOUS RECORDING ARTS STUDIO

southwestern_rack.JPGCHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 2009: Southwestern College, located between San Diego and the international border with Mexico, recently unveiled a brand new recording arts studio as part of its commercial music program. Costing $6.5 million, the two-building complex is one of the most technically-advanced media facilities in the nation’s community college system, and features a cross-section of high-end recording equipment in the main studio, including a pair each of TUBE-TECH’s CL 1B opto compressors and SMC 2B stereo multi-band compressors. more

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NEUMANN CAPTURES SPRINGMANN’S “LIFE, LOVE & HEALTH” BROADCAST

c_springman.JPGLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 2009: Christopher Springmann put a lucrative and satisfying career as a spokesperson for high-end photography equipment manufacturer Hasselblad and professional photographer for publications like Time, Fortune, Business Week, National Geographic, on the back burner to pursue a higher calling. In 2003, Springmann launched “Life Love & Health,” an engaging radio and new media program that has quickly become the most listened-to, daily health and lifestyle program in the world, reaching 6.4 million people daily via outlets such as Sirius XM Satellite Radio, CNN, FOX, ESPN, Bloomberg, Wal-Mart Radio, HealthRadio.net, Voice of America, and American Forces Network. more

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ATC MONITORS DELIVER TRUE SOUND FOR MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ENGINEER/PRODUCER FRED VOGLER

fred_vogler.JPGGLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND – MARCH 2009: As of February 8, 2009, Fred Vogler became a multi-Grammy award-winning recording engineer and producer. With one Grammy earned in 2007, the audio veteran added two more Grammys to his list for his role as audio producer of the Los Angeles Opera’s rendering of Kurt Weill’s “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.” The stereo recording, originally conceived and ultimately realized as a 5.1 DVD release for PBS’s Great Performances series and released on the Euroarts label, earned Grammys for both Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording. Vogler relied on a pair of ATC SCM50A reference monitors in the acoustically-compromised control room at the opera house and a 5.1 array of ATC SCM150A and SCM50As at his mix room to create the winning recording. more

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TUBE-TECH LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

tubetech_website.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 2009: TUBE-TECH, maker of contemporary high-end, all-tube-based pro audio gear based on an elegant design philosophy, is pleased to announce the launch of a completely revitalized website (www.tube-tech.com). TUBE-TECH’s founder, president, and designer of nearly thirty years, John G. Petersen, commissioned the site to provide an elegant clearinghouse for information on TUBE-TECH products, insider tips and tricks for getting the most out of the TUBE-TECH sound, and access to TUBE-TECH’s story and uncompromising design manifesto. In addition, the site is targeted to help younger, aspiring engineers and musicians discover the long lasting sonic quality of the TUBE-TECH units. more

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