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Sennheiser and National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences present free seminar on compact, revolutionary K-array loudspeakers

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OLD LYME, Conn. – April 16, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it will host a free seminar on its revolutionary line of K-array loudspeakers in conjunction with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). The event, which is part of the Sennheiser Sound Academy training series, will cover how K-array can deliver both cost and space efficiencies in production, rigging, transportation and set up. More importantly, attendees will experience the sound quality K-array speakers are capable of delivering first hand. more

A look behind the scenes: the HMD 26 broadcast headset in a field trial

Randy Flick

Old Lyme, CT, 13 April 2010 – Sennheiser is a leading player in the broadcasting sector; for more than 50 years, the audio specialist has been developing professional broadcast technology in close cooperation with end users. For Sennheiser’s new HMD 26 broadcast headset, the company took advice and considered feedback from several experts in the field of broadcasting. more

Sennheiser Initiates 20% Price Decrease on Renowned MKH 416 Broadcast Microphone

MKH 416

OLD LYME, Conn. – April 12, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that effective April 12th, the first day of the National Association of Broadcasters convention, it has initiated a 20% price decrease on its MKH 416 shotgun microphones. The price decrease brings the powerful sound, robust construction and ultra-reliable performance within reach of a wider audience of broadcast consumers. more

New versions and an accessory kit for Sennheiser’s smallest clip-on microphone

MKE 1 White

MKE 1 white: The MKE 1 clip-on microphone is now available in white and brown versions and with connectors for evolution wireless bodypack transmitters

Old Lyme, Conn. – April 12, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser is introducing new color and connector options for the MKE 1, the company’s smallest clip-on microphone. In addition to the traditional black and beige models, the MKE 1 is now available in white and brown. Sennheiser also announces a new accessory set for the MKE 1, which includes everything required for securely attaching the tiny microphone in a variety of applications.

“We added a white version of the MKE 1 microphone to the portfolio especially for our broadcast customers,? says Robb Blumenreder, channel manager for professional systems at Sennheiser Electronic Corporation. “The brown version is ideal for theater applications.? more

Professional receivers and transmitters now with a wider switching bandwidth

EM 3732-II

The flagship in Sennheiser’s professional series: the EM 3732-II receiver has a switching bandwidth of up to 184 MHz

Old Lyme, CT, April 12, 2010: Audio specialist Sennheiser is launching new versions of its professional wireless products at NAB 2010. The EM 3732-II twin receiver and the SK 5212-II bodypack transmitter feature a switching bandwidth of up to 184 MHz and have a special mode for more interference-free transmission frequencies. This means that sound engineers can adapt to worldwide transmission conditions more easily and avoid interference from other transmitter with the same excellent channel separation and strong signal immunity that they are accustomed to from professional Sennheiser systems. more

Top-quality transmission in noisy environments: the new HMD 26 broadcast headset

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Sennheiser’s HMD 26 broadcast headset is perfect for use in noisy environments

Old Lyme, Conn – April 9, 2010 – Whether at the football stadium or a Formula One racetrack, the HMD 26 broadcast headset from Sennheiser is ideal for professional use in noisy environments. The sound pressure level of the headphones ensures precise listening even in the noisiest situations, while the hyper-cardioid microphone guarantees broadcast-quality voice transmission.

It is not only sports events that are noisy: a high level of background noise on film sets or during outside broadcasts can also make it necessary to use special equipment. “Our many years of experience in the broadcasting sector have gone into the HMD 26,? explained Jörg Buchberger, Industry Team Manager Aviation and Professional Headsets at Sennheiser. more

Sennheiser Helps Christian Broadcasting Network Take Wireless Sound to New Level, Helping it Prepare for 700 MHz Transition

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Rack containing Sennheiser’s EM372 receivers

OLD LYME, Conn. – April 8, 2010 – Back in December of 2008, the Christian Broadcasting Network (http://www.cbn.com), the nation’s oldest Christian broadcast facility and one of the largest Christian television ministries in the world, began preparing for Digital TV Transition (DVT) and the clearing of the 700 MHz frequency band.

The Virginia Beach, VA-based campus, which is the main production engine of CBN, features two100′ x 100′ broadcast studios as well as a smaller news insert stage. Each of these environments, which are fully outfitted for HD, collectively produce an average of 25 to 30 shows each week–for both domestic and international programming. more

Sennheiser Unstoppable Amid Extreme RF Congestion at NBA Halftime Show

Shakira

Arlington, Texas – March 31, 2010: This year’s NBA All Star Game brought some 108,000 basketball fans to the “Texas-sized? Dallas Cowboys Stadium, a record-breaking number for the sport. Consistent with the high-profile spectacle of the event, which included several days of games and skills contests, the big game’s halftime show rivaled that of the Super Bowl, being broadcast to 215 countries in 44 languages. Columbian pop sensation Shakira and R&B superstar Alicia Keys delivered their stellar performances with “wired? fidelity and rock-solid reliability, over thirty channels of Sennheiser 5000 and 2000 Series wireless microphones and G2 and G3 monitoring systems. The Sennheiser gear ably navigated the RF space, which, like the stadium itself, was filled to capacity. In addition, a range of Sennheiser wired microphones handled the backline. more

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Sennheiser Collaborates with New England Institute of Art on Student Program Aimed at Developing Talent in Live Broadcast

Randy Flick and Dustin Gregg

OLD LYME, Conn. – March 30, 2010 – Over the past several years, audio specialist Sennheiser has been a regular presenter in New England Institute of Art’s Boston Area Definitive Audio Student Summit (BADASS), which provides students from all over the Northeastern U.S. with an opportunity to learn about emerging trends in broadcast technology and other areas. After an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response from both students and faculty, Sennheiser worked with the Institute to create a potentially ‘life changing’ career opportunity for a broadcast student: shadowing an A1 during a live HBO boxing event. more

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K-array Loudspeakers and Sennheiser Microphones Bedazzle Audiences with Outstanding Performances during SXSW Music Festival

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Austin, TX, March 22, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser provided spectacular sound for a diverse range of artists during the SXSW Music Festival as its microphones and wireless transmitters—as well as the revolutionary loudspeakers from distributed brand K-array—were put through the paces over the course of the three-day event. Sennheiser sponsored busy stages at the PureVolume House, Maggie Mae’s and Speakeasy–each located at the heart of Austin’s music scene.

The stage at PureVolume House featured a set of the K-array Redline KR200s loudspeakers, which deliver ‘no compromise sound’ within an astonishingly small footprint. Artists were also provided with a Sennheiser SKM 2000 wireless handheld transmitter with MMD 935-1 capsule and a full complement of evolution microphones for reinforcing guitars, drums and other instruments. Similar equipment was used during performances at Maggie Mae’s and Speakeasy.

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