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Martin Audio Rocks The Orchard Park Mall

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When the owners of the flagship Orchard Park Mall, the largest in the Okanagan area, approached Northwest Global Entertainment about an upgrade to their audio, the challenge was straightforward.

As company president Steve Williams describes it, “They were having problems with their PA system. Announcements weren’t being heard clearly and they weren’t getting the warm, clear sound distributed evenly throughout the mall because of the system’s generic speakers. more

New 1700VP Variable Pattern Mic Features Remote Polar Pattern Control

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Solon, OH––Following other breakthrough variable pattern designs such as the 930VPL boundary mic and 1500VP condenser, the new CAD Audio/Astatic Commercial 1700VP is the first continuously-variable pattern condenser overhead recording microphone system with remote polar control design (patent pending) and a 56? carbon fiber boom with an exclusive clutch rotational system.
The 1700VP’s variable polar pattern with remote control allows the user to precisely adjust the shape of the pick-up pattern to provide the best gain before feedback from a remote location using the standard mic cable. more

CAD And Astatic Re-Brand As CAD Audio

Solon, OH––CAD Professional Microphones and Astatic Commercial Audio Products are re-branding as CAD Audio to expand the company’s product offerings across several markets, optimize the efficiencies of its sales and distribution channels, and streamline its marketing, PR and promotional efforts.
The company’s original roots can be traced back to the Astatic Corporation, established in 1931 in Conneaut, Ohio by two radio engineers dedicated to the development of a static-free or “Astatic? microphone. The company evolved into Astatic Commercial Audio products, which offers a wide variety of microphones for industrial, commercial and installed sound applications. Recent innovations include Astatic’s variable pattern microphones, culminating in the revolutionary 1600/1700VP remote control variable pattern mic.
In 1988, CAD Professional Microphones was formed as a division of Astatic to design and build microphones for the recording and live sound markets. Among many visionary products, CAD developed the cost-effective high performance Equitek Series more

Fishman Rebrands Solo Performance System

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Andover, MA––Because of its unqualified success and seemingly limitless potential in reaching new markets, Fishman Amplification is rebranding the SoloAmp as the SA220 Solo Performance System.

The SA220 won “Best of Show? at its initial launch during Summer NAMM 2008. The versatile amplification system went on to win the m.i.p.a (Musikmesse International Press Award) at Musikmesse/ Pro Light + Sound 2009 while receiving critical acclaim in leading guitar, music trade and pro audio publications. Artists such as Jerry Douglas, Bob Weir, Jeff Pevar, Fiona Boyes and Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens were among the first to work with the Solo Performance System.

More recently, the SA220 has met with widespread acceptance in the Live Audio and House of Worship markets, earning positive reactions from show attendees and the press at the East Coast Worship Summit 2008, InfoComm ’09 and other non-music more

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ADAM Audio USA Redefines Mission With New Staff And Facility

roger-fortier.jpgHicksville, NY––Capitalizing on the success of its professional monitor systems to redefine its mission and maximize sales, ADAM Audio USA has named Roger Fortier as Vice President and is moving to expansive new headquarters in Hicksville, New York.
Fortier, who will be responsible for Consumer Audio and Residential Installation products, brings a wealth of experience to his position. He has worked as a consultant and sales executive for such respected brands as Martin Logan, Krell Industries and Madrigal Audio Labs.
As part of ADAM Audio’s redefined sales and marketing mission, he will be joining company president Robert Caputo in a dedicated effort to maximize the brand’s profile, sales and marketing penetration in the professional and consumer markets.
ADAM will be introducing its Classic Mk3 and TENSOR Series hi-fi and multi-channel systems along with new Architectural Design active in-wall solutions at the CEDIA Expo more

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Middle Atlantic Leads In Technical Support With Revit Drawings

revit.jpgFairfield, NJ––Middle Atlantic Products, an innovative partner to the specification community, is the first rack manufacturer to provide BIM (Building Information Modeling) feature-rich 3D models of its racks, cabinets and enclosures in AutoDesk’s Revit platform.

Revit drawings help to identify problems resulting from objects occupying the same physical space, which in turn saves significant time and money during construction. Because of this, Revit drawings are rapidly becoming the new standard demanded by architects and consultants.

The Revit family files (.rfa) offered by Middle Atlantic Products have been optimized for use in Revit, and offer convenient features, including small file sizes and the ability to select the appropriate level of detail.

Besides Revit files, Middle Atlantic Products offers a comprehensive suite of system design resources and tools, including RackTools, a free layout and specification package that also exports to AutoCAD; Comprehensive CAD more

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Sabine Names Thorvin Electronics As New Canadian Distributor

thorvin.jpgAlachua, Florida––Sabine Inc. has named Thorvin Electronics Inc. as exclusive Canadian distributor for their professional audio, microphone and wireless systems products effective August 1, 2009.

Thorvin Electronics will be handling all sales, marketing, service and support for Canada with Sabine products being displayed at the PAL Show, August 23-24, at the International Centre in Toronto, Booth 4816.

“We have been following the Sabine products for a very long time. Their technology has changed the way we look at audio design in the systems integration market. We look forward to developing an even better brand reputation here in Canada,? stated Wilf Langevin, president of Thorvin Electronics Inc.

“With their professionalism and 35 years experience, I have no doubt that Thorvin Electronics will bring a new level of support to Sabine technologies as well as our Canadian clientele,? added Doran Oster founder, CEO more

Middle Atlantic SignalSafe™ Power Cords Reduce AC Fields & System Noise

signalsafe.jpgFairfield NJ––Middle Atlantic Products is now offering its signature SignalSafe™ cords on all power products at no extra charge to customers. This exclusive cable technology is designed to reduce radiated AC magnetic fields in AV systems that induce noise in signal wiring. more

Martin Audio AQ’s Deliver At ?Digital Gallery?

sequence-_1.jpg–Sound Division’s Integrated A/V Solution For London’s Bar Sequence––

Bar Sequence, a unique interactive video bar has opened in Islington’s Essex Road with Martin Audio architectural AQ loudspeakers handling all of the audio output.

Owner Aria Ariantalab has spent close to £1million fulfilling his dream to create a 75-capacity environment (with separate pavement seating) in which everyone from media creatives to gamers interact in a social environment. more

Sigmet Corporation Named Rep Of The Year For Commercial AV

map-sigmet.jpgSigmet Corporation was named Commercial AV Rep of the Year for Middle Atlantic Products at the company sales meeting prior to InfoComm ’09.

Located in Manalapan, NJ and Valley Forge, PA, Sigmet represents Middle Atlantic in both the northern (NY Metro) and southern (Eastern PA, DC and Virginia) territories. more

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