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Bose® RoomMatch® Asymmetrical Array Module Loudspeaker Selected as WFX 2013 New Product Technology Award Winner

Framingham, Massachusetts, October 23, 2013 – Bose® Professional Systems Division is proud to announce that its RoomMatch® Asymmetrical Array Module Loudspeakers have been selected as the recipient of a WFX 2013 New Product Technology Award, in the category of “Best Large-Format Loudspeaker.” Winners were announced on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) Dallas.

New Product Technology Awards, presented by Church Production Magazine, Worship Facilities Magazine, and Worship Facility Designer, are the most comprehensive Audio, Video, Lighting, and New Media product awards in the house of worship market. These products are recognized for their innovation and application for churches of all sizes and styles.

Morten Jorgensen, Sr. Manager of the Americas Professional Systems Division, states, “It is a true honor to be recognized once again by the selection committee for the WFX New Product Technology Awards. It is gratifying to be recognized by our peers and industry experts for our hard work. When you listen to your customers and end users and create market-driven products that solve fundamental problems, people cannot help but notice. We are proud of the RoomMatch Asymmetrical models, as we are of our entire Professional Systems product line, and again it is an honor to be acknowledged by the WFX Awards.”

About Bose’s RoomMatch Asymmetrical Array Module Loudspeakers
Bose recently introduced these 22 new RoomMatch models with horizontally asymmetrical coverage patterns. Building upon the innovative designs pioneered by the Bose engineering team, with the addition of these asymmetrical array modules, the RoomMatch series now includes 42 unique coverage patterns providing system designers with unprecedented coverage control and scalability. The asymmetrical pattern modules improve sound quality in many room shapes by reducing side-wall reflections, which helps improve consistency of sound quality, seat-to-seat, without the need for “yaw in” array aiming. The asymmetrical pattern modules also improve stereo soundstage effects when used either in left/right pairs or in L/C/R array configurations. The modules feature the industry’s only large-format asymmetrical waveguides, with pattern control down to 800 Hz, which improve vocal clarity by reducing room reflections in the critical 1-4 kHz vocal intelligibility range. All RoomMatch full-range modules utilize six Bose EMB2 extended–midrange compression drivers with 2-inch voice coils for the high frequencies and dual Bose LF10 high-excursion, 10-inch woofers with 3-inch voice coils for the low frequencies. RoomMatch full-range array modules feature a frequency response of 60-16k Hz (+/- 3 db) with long-term continuous power handling of 500 W and peak handling of 2000 W.

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Waves Audio 2013 AES Convention Press Kit

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Genelec 2013 AES Convention Press Kit

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Focusrite 2013 AES Convention Press Kit

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Audio-Technica 2013 AES Convention Press Kit

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Genelec Debuts G Two Active Loudspeaker

NATICK, MA, October 10, 2013 — Genelec is debuting its new G Two Active Loudspeaker, part of the new Genelec G Series of Active Loudspeakers. Offering an exceptional home audio solution, the G Two (Woofer 4″ + Tweeter 3/4″) joins three other models in the series: G One (Woofer 3″ + Tweeter 3/4″), G Three (Woofer 5″ + Tweeter 3/4″) and G Four (Woofer 6.5″ + Tweeter 3/4″); as well as the complementary F One (6″ active) and F Two (8″ active) subwoofers. The G Series and F Series models are designed to be used together or separately. The G Two and its brethren feature elegant industrial design by award-winning designer Harri Koskinen and Genelec’s R&D team.

The G Two active two-way loudspeaker combines an organic, rounded form with powerful and precise sound reproduction. The gently curving design is not chosen for good looks alone. Sharp edges or corners on a loudspeaker enclosure cause acoustic reflections that interfere with the direct sound. This harmful interference – diffraction – is dramatically reduced by the smooth, curved design of the G Series, audible in the excellent resolution and solid sound imaging of the products. Blending seamlessly to the enclosure shape, the proprietary Directivity Control Waveguide™ (DCW™) formed around the high-frequency driver is designed to match the frequency response and directivity characteristics of the two drivers. This results in a smooth frequency response on- and off-axis and controlled directivity maximizing the direct sound aimed to the listening area.

G Two Specifications:

Maximum sound pressure: 96 dB per loudspeaker @ 1 m
Frequency response: 65 – 21000 Hz (-3 dB)
Drivers: Bass 4″ + Treble 0.75″ metal dome + DCW
Amplifier power: Bass 20 W + Treble 20 W
Dimensions: H x W x D: 9.53″ x 5.94″ x 5.59″ with Iso-Pod™ (242 x 151 x 142 mm)
Weight: 8.16″ (3.7 kg)

For more information, please visit www.genelecusa.com.

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Vintage King Nashville Receives 2013 TEC Award Nomination with Its Carl Tatz Design Showroom Studio

- Vintage King Nashville sets a new benchmark for a pro audio showroom by implementing the Carl Tatz Design MixRoom™ concept in its new facility

Nashville, TN: The revolutionary MixRoom™ concept, which pairs the Carl Tatz Signature Series™ acoustic modules by Auralex with the unrivaled accuracy of the PhantomFocus™ System (PFS™) monitor tuning protocol, has garnered its second consecutive TEC Award nomination for the new Vintage King Nashville control room/show room installation.

“We’re delighted to have been selected by Vintage King Nashville to design and implement one of our MixRooms in their new facility and honored to receive our second nomination from the TEC Award foundation,” states Carl Tatz, principal of the Carl Tatz Design (CTD) firm and creator of the PhantomFocus System.

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Enhance the Convention Experience with Free “AES Mobile Convention – AES New York 2013” Mobile App

— App for handheld devices provides several tools to help navigate the 135th AES Convention —

New York, NY, October 14, 2013 — The sheer number of events and exhibitors at the 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention (Thursday, October 17, through Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City) can be daunting, but the free “AES Mobile Convention – AES New York 2013” app is here to help.

Available for iOS devices iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, as well as Android devices, the app provides the following tools to enhance your event experience:

The Dashboard keeps you organized with up-to-the-minute Exhibitor, Speaker, and Event information
My Schedule organizes your schedule with one click
Alerts allow you to receive important real-time communications from the AES
Keep up with industry news on LinkedIn and Facebook groups
Built-in Twitter feed to follow and join in on the show chatter
Rate the sessions you attend and comment on them, too
Interactively locate Companies you want to visit on the Floor Plan Map
Connect with your colleagues using the Friends feature

To download it for free today, please visit http://www.aes.org/mobile/. For further information on the 135th AES International Convention, and to register for your free Exhibits-Plus badge or the premium All-Access badge, please visit http://www.aes.org/events/135/.

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GUITAR CENTER OPENS NEW STORE AND LESSONS STUDIO IN OCEAN, NEW JERSEY

Ocean location features on-site lessons, new repair services, and vast inventory selection

ANNOUNCEMENT HIGHLIGHTS:

Guitar Center has opened its 253rd store location in the U.S.
GC Garage service will provide a much-needed range of musical instrument repair services
GC Studios, first-ever GC lessons facility in Ocean to support local music scene, is at the store, located at 2323 New Jersey 66, Ocean, NJ 07712

(Los Angeles, CA) – Guitar Center, the world’s largest retailer of guitars, amplifiers, drums, keyboards, recording, live sound, DJ and lighting equipment, opened its 253rd location, in Ocean, New Jersey, on September 26, 2013. The store, located at 2323 New Jersey 66, Ocean, NJ 07712, is also part of a new wave of Guitar Center retail stores that feature lesson spaces, which allows GC to offer additional music lessons, special programs and expanded opportunities for local musicians.

OCEAN STORE LOCATION BACKGROUNDER:

Vast Product Selection and Low Prices – Guitar Center Ocean brings an unprecedented selection of products to Ocean, all backed by Guitar Center’s guarantee and available at attractive prices. The store features the latest in guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments and keyboards, as well as live sound, DJ, lighting and recording equipment.
Guitar Center Studios – Deeply vested in expanding and enhancing the local music scene, Guitar Center Ocean also brings Guitar Center Studios to the new location. The fully-equipped, in-house lesson space is giving area residents of all ages and skill levels access to affordable music lessons. Sourcing locally trained store employees as certified instructors, courses will be offered on guitar, bass, keys and drums, as well as vocals and recording techniques using Pro Tools, Logic Pro and GarageBand.
Guitar Center Garage – Guitar Center Ocean includes GC Garage, the store’s on-site guitar repair service, offering a host of services, including electronics repair, hardware customization, fretwork, structural repairs, cosmetic enhancements, setup and maintenances.

Guitar Center Ocean: Additional In-Store Programs and Opportunities Include:

Guitar Center’s “Endless Aisle” – Ocean customers can now shop from Guitar Center’s new multi-channel “endless aisle,” which extends the in-store inventory to over $400 million in new and used products from across the nation. Shoppers will be able to purchase in-store, online and via phone, with the option to have products shipped to their home or to the store for convenient pick up.
At: Guitar Center Programs – Throughout the calendar year, Guitar Center Ocean will host an array of free events, such as artist workshops, lessons, product launches and performances, as a part of the company’s ongoing commitment to educating and assisting unsigned artists. These programs aim to provide musicians with the opportunities and exposure essential to achieving their music goals.
Recording Made Easy – Available at all Guitar Center locations, the Recording Made Easy program is a four-week, user-friendly series of weekly classes occurring Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

In addition to special programs at the new Ocean store, Guitar Center offers year-round programs designed to spearhead creativity and highlight promising undiscovered talent. Ocean residents will now be able to participate in these ongoing events from their hometown. Programs have included Your Next Record, Guitar Center On-Stage, Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter, Guitar Center’s Battle of the Blues and Guitar Center’s Drum-Off.

Guitar Center Ocean Store and Studio Hours
Mon-Sat: 10 AM-8 PM
Sun: 11 AM-6 PM

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Genelec Provides Great Sound for Spare Time Entertainment Center

— Family-owned and newly renovated, this Lansing, Michigan, family fun center needed an upgrade in sound, and Genelec was the obvious choice for bowling lanes, a gaming center and a restaurant —

NATICK, MA, October 14, 2013 — The Spare Time Entertainment Center’s 31 lanes of premium bowling are the focus of the facility in Lansing, Michigan, but there’s lots more to this newly renovated family fun center, including a two-story laser-tag game facility, part of its 4,000-plus-square-foot game arcade, and the Grand River Bar and Grill, a full-service dining and catering facility. What they all have in common is sound by Genelec, the world’s longstanding pioneer in active monitoring currently celebrating its 35th anniversary.

The main bowling area has six Genelec 8030A compact Bi-Amplified Monitoring System loudspeakers across the front of the lanes, installed near the scoring video panels, with five more Genelec 8020A Bi-Amplified Monitoring System loudspeakers located along the rear wall of the room. In addition, there are three Genelec 7050B Active subwoofers placed every eight lanes. A boutique bowling area, the Capital Room, has five Genelec 8030s and a 7060 sub covering its very private eight lanes. There are five more 8020s in the Grand River Bar and two 8030A’s in the game room area.

Genelec speakers are making every aspect of the Spare Time Entertainment Center sound great. Peter MacColeman, family member and Manager of Spare Time, says his experience with Genelec goes all the way back to college where, when studying music, he looked for a pair of speakers that would give him the most transparent musical experience he could find.

“I chose Genelec then and we chose them now, for Spare Time, because Genelecs sound great, are incredibly robust in installed environments, and have incredible intelligibility even while reproducing music fully,” MacColeman explains, further noting that the sound systems in the previous bowling alley on that site had conventional passive loudspeakers powered by remote amplifiers, a situation that drew 120 amps. “With the self-powered Genelecs, the entire system here is running on 12 amps,” he says. “The sound of the facility is important to the guest experience – people like to hear music and they like to talk, and the Genelecs let people enjoy both because the music is always present without having to be overpowering. The Genelecs are tuned well – too much high end can turn off the kids and too much low frequency can annoy adults. Genelecs are musical because they reproduce well and accurately over all frequencies, so you don’t have to tweak any EQ to get them to sound right. They’re just great speakers.”

For more information, please visit www.genelecusa.com/.

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