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Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems Adds More Reps to NEXO Network

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Continuing with its expansion of the NEXO rep firm network, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) has added two additional manufacturer rep firms to spearhead sales of NEXO speaker products within North America. more

Le Studio Mobile Provides World 5.1 Audio Feed for Vancouver Olympics

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Montreal, Canada⎯Le Studio Mobile recently spent six weeks in Vancouver providing 5.1 audio mixes for broadcast coverage of the Opening, Closing, and Medal Ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic games as well as mixes of nightly musical entertainment.

Le Studio Mobile used its complete arsenal of professional audio equipment including dual Yamaha DM2000v2 digital consoles, handling all inputs from BC Place for music, vocals, announcements and speeches. John Simpson, of Sydney, Australia was the mix engineer assisted by Brian Power of Halifax, Nova Scotia. All elements were recorded on four 48-tracks recorders. more

NAC Technologies Provides Cleveland’s Finest Performance Venues with NEXO and Yamaha

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The Palace Theater originally opened in 1922 and is part of the Playhouse Square complex, an integral part of the Cleveland Theater District. The venue, which seats 2,700, accommodates an eclectic mix of shows, from touring productions to concerts. Recently, the existing sound system was replaced and a new system was designed and installed by NAC Technologies (Cleveland) under the leadership of senior audio engineer Rick Galbraith and company owner Dave Cooper. more

Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems Picks up ‘Best Marketing Award’ from NEXO

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯At its annual distributor awards dinner in Frankfurt, which coincides with the ProLight+Sound Expo, NEXO celebrated emerging markets around the world. The awards were marked this year by a miniature RS18 sub bass unit, a new product to be shown at InfoComm 2010, and presented by NEXO France Marketing Manager, Joe White, for outstanding progress and success in developing a market for NEXO technology. more

ACIR Professional Outfits Al Di Meola Show with d&b and Yamaha PM5Ds

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J.⎯A bona fide guitar hero, Al Di Meola has also been recognized over the past 30 years as a prolific composer and respected artist with over 20 recordings. A native of New Jersey, Di Meola performed in late January at the 2,000-seat Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ to a standing-room-only crowd. more

Worship Arts Technology Summit Set for Biola University

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LA MIRADA, Calif.-⎯Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. and Yamaha Corporation of America, along with Elation Lighting, Shure and Media Shout will sponsor a Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) on June 14-16 at the campus of Biola University in La Mirada, California.

The seminars will offer product and technical training to church technicians and musicians seeking the finest in-depth technology training available in the areas of audio, musicianship, lighting, recording, and media presentation. Summit sponsor experts along with leading worship musicians will be on hand for the in-depth three-day tracks that include Audio, Musician, Lighting, Media, and Vocal. All skill levels are welcome as the training will be presented in structured technology tracks, allowing attendees to begin with the basics and build upon them with a series of increasingly advanced class offerings. These sessions will offer hands-on participation, focused teaching and certification. more

Yamaha M7CL Version 3.01 Software Released

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. has announced the availability of Version 3.01 software for the M7CL digital audio console. The software will support all M7CL models including the recently launched M7CL-48ES. The new software can be downloaded free of charge at www.m7clv.3.com.

Major additions to M7CLv3.01 software include a Channel Select/Sends On Fader option as well as the addition of a Conversion button to the System Setup dialog box. The Channel Select/Sends On Fader will specify whether the channel selection and Sends On Fader operation are linked between the M7CL and the Editor. The colors of the faders will turn gray when the input channels are OFF to show the status of Input the channels. more

A-1 Audio Installs Yamaha IMX644 Digital Rackmount Mixers at Big Cedar Lodge

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TABLE ROCK LAKE, Mo.⎯Located just ten miles south of Branson, Missouri on Table Rock Lake and tucked into the wooded hillsides of the Ozark Mountains, Big Cedar Lodge (a Bass Pro Shop property) has become a popular meeting/vacation paradise – complete with Jack Nicklaus signature golf course and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. It is also home to the new Grandview Conference Center. Big Cedar Lodge recently hired A-1 Audio (Hollister, Mo.) to install a sound system in the 1,000-seat Grand Ballroom (the space can be separated into four individual meeting rooms). Five Yamaha IMX644 digital rackmount mixers were installed to accommodate the Lodge’s requirements. more

Webinar Set For Dante-MY16-AUD Card With Audinate and Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems

BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯ Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. and Audinate have announced an informational Webinar on March 3 that will provide a technical understanding on the new Dante-MY16-AUD card and Dante solution. Aimed at end users, audio consultants, contractors, and rental houses, the online seminar will provide a clear understanding of how best to utilize the Audinate card with Yamaha digital mixing products fitted with the Dante-MY16-AUD in order to maximize the use of networking capabilities. Hosted by Audinate at the company’s headquarters in Australia, the Webinar will take place at 1:00 pm (PST) and 4:00 pm (EST). more

Yamaha M7CL-48ES Digital Audio Console Makes Worldwide Debut

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. has announced a new addition to the M7CL digital console product line. The M7CL-48ES, available in the spring of 2010, with its main I/O interface being the SB168-ES remote stage box, connects via a single Cat5 cable. The new console includes a built-in EtherSound interface with a third port for PC control and monitoring, eight Omni Ins (Mic/Line), eight Omni Outs, and three MY card slots. The M7CL-48ES supports up to three SB168-ES stage boxes and, like the M7CL-48, can mix up to 48 mono plus 4 stereo inputs to 16 Mix Buses, 8 Matrix Outs, Stereo and Mono Outputs. The new Stage Box Quick Set up feature provides plug-and-play connection of up to three SB168-ES units. more

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