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Wild and wireless: P!NK’s tour with Sennheiser

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Old Lyme, CT- October 25, 2010 – Outrageous designs, clowns and all kinds of circus performances – P!NK successfully achieved the magical atmosphere of the fairground and of the circus big top. On the Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour, the rocker put the crowds under her spell, not only with her singing, but also with daredevil acrobatics. On her latest tour, she left the stage more than ever before and demonstrated her courage and vocal power perched high above the audience. This also presented a challenge to the sound engineers, who thanks to Sennheiser’s wireless microphones, mastered every sound and flight situation. more

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Sennheiser is a Winner at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards

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Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine performs at the 2010 VMAs with her SKM 5200 with a Neumann KK 105 capsule.
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LOS ANGELES – October 21, 2010 – The nearly 12 million viewers of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, telecast from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. live in Los Angeles on September 12, saw Sennheiser microphones and wireless technology deliver much of the excitement at the celebrity arrival area, on the main stage, and across both the indoor and outdoor performance areas. The event showcased a mix of established artists and fresh faces, including Eminem, Rihanna, Paramore, Linkin Park, Florence + the Machine, Drake, will.i.am and Nicki Minaj, among many others. more

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TRUE Systems pT2-500 Preamplifier is Nominated for TEC Foundation Outstanding Technical Achievement Award

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OLD LYME, Conn. – October 7, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that its newly distributed brand, TRUE Systems, has been nominated for an Outstanding Technical Achievement award by the TEC (Technical Excellence & Creativity) Foundation for its innovative new pT2-500 microphone preamplifier. The pT2-500 is an API™ 500 series compatible module, which incorporates the company’s new Type 2 circuit design; this results in exceptional definition, musicality, headroom, and noise performance. The pT2-500 also includes a discrete FET DI circuit with THRU jack for easy connection to amps or effects. more

Living Her Teenage Dream, Katy Perry Rocks the World Over with Sennheiser

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Old Lyme, CT – September 20, 2010 – Since the 2008 release of One of the Boys, Katy has taken a jet-fueled rocket pack to the top, wowing fans with her often whimsical, irresistible pop songs. Katy topped charts in more than 25 countries with cultural phenomenon, “I Kissed A Girl,? “Hot N Cold,? “Thinking of You? and “Waking Up In Vegas.? The young artist has toured the world tirelessly in response to what would appear to be an insatiable demand for both her captivating persona and her effortlessly catchy tunes, a demand that has exploded with the recent release of her second studio album, Teenage Dream. more

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Sennheiser and Neumann Help Ithaca College Students Gain Critical Listening Skills as Microphones Shine During Live Demonstrations

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OLD LYME, Conn. – September 14, 2010 – Ithaca College’s Sound Recording Technology (SRT) program, part of the college’s School of Music, is among the most demanding audio programs in the country. It is also one of the few four-year recording programs in the U.S. that requires students to demonstrate proficiency on a musical instrument. The college had its origins as a music conservatory in 1892, and, in addition to its strong liberal arts curriculum, is well known for its classical and jazz program–which recruits fine musicians from all over the world. more

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Sennheiser Travels the World for Education with ProjectExplorer.org

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Old Lyme, CT – September 13, 2010 - ProjectExplorer.org seeks to provide a global cultural experience through film and multimedia materials aimed at fostering the next generation of global citizens. By educating young people about the world around them, the organization helps expand the horizons of primary and secondary school students while exposing them to diverse geographies and cultures around the world. Through the use of free online videos, teachers are able bring students on a class trip to the pyramids of Mexico or through the rainforests of Borneo. These educational discoveries are made possible in part by charitable donations from audio specialist Sennheiser, which helps by bringing an exceptional sound experience to the video production. more

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Sennheiser’s guidePORT Technology Takes Musical Instrument Museum’s Visitor Experience to Next Level, while Delivering Pristine Audio Quality

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OLD LYME, Conn. – August 31, 2010 – The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), which opened to the public in Phoenix, AZ last April, is an astonishingly rich cultural experience that features over 75,000 square feet of exhibit space and over 10,000 instruments from around the world. When the project began over three years ago, establishing an integrated, multi-sensory learning experience for visitors was among the museum’s most important and challenging goals. MIM chose Sennheiser’s guidePORT system to help make its diverse and exotic instrument exhibits come to life. more

Ingrid Michaelson: Hearing Everything Perfectly With Sennheiser

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New York – August 24, 2010: Over the last couple of years, Ingrid Michaelson’s infectiously melodic and intelligent brand of performance and songwriting has caught the attention of millions of music fans all over the world, leading to sold-out concerts in large halls, international festivals and everything in between. Many fans initially became acquainted with Michaelson when her songs were featured on Grey’s Anatomy, Scrubs and many other hit television programs.

For Michaelson, winning the loyal adoration of fans all over the world has involved not only making great records such as her latest release, Everybody, but it has also entailed keeping a relentless touring schedule. She relies on Sennheiser to ensure the sonic quality and reliability is where it needs to be for both herself and her fans. more

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Alabama’s Asbury United Methodist Church Looks to Sennheiser to Help Keep the Message of the Gospel Loud and Clear

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OLD LYME, Conn. – August 23, 2010 – Located in a suburb of Huntsville, AL, Asbury United Methodist Church is situated amongst a rapidly growing community comprised predominantly of aerospace and defense contractors. The church, which ranks as one of the 25 largest United Methodist Churches in the nation, not only faces the challenges of accommodating a growing congregation, but is also faced with a relatively crowded wireless frequency spectrum, given the high-tech environment in which it is situated. Audio specialist Sennheiser helped facilitate expansion of Asbury’s wireless infrastructure, while ensuring crisp and reliable communications throughout its entire campus. more

Sennheiser expands its system: SKM 5200-II handheld transmitter with a switching bandwidth of up to 184 MHz

scaled_e1281922557.jpgOLD LYME, Conn. – August 17, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announces the second generation of its top-of-the-line wireless handheld transmitter, the SKM 5200-II. A familiar sight on stage and TV, the SKM 5200-II provides sound engineers with expanded switching bandwidth of up to 184 MHz along with Sennheiser’s renowned transmission reliability. A further highlight is “Low Intermodulation? mode, which increases the number of usable channels in crowded RF environments. more

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