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Harsh Conditions are No Match for EAW® Loudspeakers at Melbourne’s Moomba Festival

moomba1 Even through a storm of historic proportions, EAW® KF740 and SB1002 Modules impress engineers and audience alike

Whitinsville, MA, USA, July 16, 2010 – EAW®, a world leader in audio system solutions, was recently selected as the loudspeaker of choice for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia’s Moomba Festival. The Festival is the continent’s largest and longest-running event of its type, held annually since 1954. While the Moomba Festival is not a music festival, in recent years, the show organizers have introduced a free music stage where popular Australian acts play for those attending the festival. This year, performers included popular recording artists Vanessa Amorosi and GRAMMY® winner Colin Hay. For event P.A., organizers selected several EAW models for their durability and sound quality. more

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MONITOR ENGINEER KEVIN GLENDINNING CHOOSES AUDIO-TECHNICA ARTIST ELITE® WIRELESS SYSTEM

glendinning1 STOW, OH, July 16, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is proud to be the choice of monitor engineer Kevin Glendinning, who recently wrapped a high-profile gig for R&B sensation Alicia Keys at London’s O2 Arena. Glendinning, who has also worked with longtime Audio-Technica users Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani and Linkin Park, selected a quartet of wireless Audio-Technica Artist Elite® AEW-T4100 microphones (in conjunction with 5000 Series receivers) for Ms. Keys and her three backing singers. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA ENHANCES 2000 SERIES WIRELESS

2000 series Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is enhancing its highly successful 2000 Series wireless systems with several new products and technology updates, including the ATW-R2100a receiver, the ATW-T210a body-pack transmitter and the ATW-T220a handheld transmitter. The 2000 Series frequency-agile True Diversity UHF wireless system delivers professional audio and RF performance unheard of in its class, and the new series enhancements update and broaden that functionality. Straightforward setup, automatic scanning, and other advanced wireless features bring the system’s performance to a standard that provides the audio quality and reliability necessary for the quality sound systems of today. more

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EAW® AX And MK Series Speakers Give Red Bull Stadium P.A. System Wings!

red bull1EAW® AX and MK Series are the perfect combination for a challenging 360-degree canopy design

New York’s Major League Soccer team, the New York Red Bulls, finally have a place to call home. The new Red Bull Arena, in Harrison, New Jersey, was completed on March 20, 2010, and features outstanding sound, thanks to EAW®, a world leader in audio system solutions. more

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EAW® Loudspeakers Provide Great Sound for South African FIFA Fan Fest™ Venues During the World Cup

world cup Soccer fans at four official FIFA Fan Fest™ venues in South Africa followed the games taking place at the main stadiums in the World Cup competition via EAW® speaker systems provided by Surgesound, EAW’s South African distributor. The systems consisted of 48 KF760 and 12 KF761 line array modules, including a complement of 48 SB1000z subs, with 48 KF730 compact line array modules and 48 SB730 subs providing in-fill. Monitoring was performed with EAW SM12 units, and 24 UX8800 Digital Signal Processor units provided processing. Surgesound recently delivered a large complement of EAW speakers to Johannesburg-based The Sound Corporation, one of the biggest professional audio production houses in South Africa, in time for installation at the fan parks. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA MICROPHONES AND WIRELESS SYSTEMS BECOMING THE GO-TO CHOICE FOR LARGE-SCALE LAS VEGAS SHOWS

— “America’s Playground? finds great sound with Audio-Technica —

STOW, OH, July 14, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is becoming the microphone manufacturer of choice for leading performers and stage shows in Las Vegas. Productions as varied as Donny and Marie at the Flamingo and comedian Carrot Top’s show at the Luxor, as well as a number of other high-profile venues including Sammy Hagar’s newly-opened Cabo Wabo Cantina at Planet Hollywood, have all turned to Audio-Technica microphones and wireless systems for their sound quality, reliability and durability. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA EXPANDS SPECTRAPULSE® OFFERINGS WITH rcu104

rcu104 — The rcu104 allows a SpectraPulse® system to operate with up to four drm141 Digital Receiver Modules, increasing the robustness of the UWB connection and expanding the coverage area —

— Ideal for fixed installation, rental staging and corporate/boardroom applications, SpectraPulse offers secure wireless operation free from RF competition, frequency coordination and “white space? issues —

STOW, OH, July 13, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, expands its award-winning SpectraPulse® Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless microphone system with the rcu104 Receiver Coordinator Unit, which expands SpectraPulse coverage area and robustness of the UWB signal through the use of multiple drm141 Digital Receiver Modules. more

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EAW®’s KF740 Compact And Lightweight Line Array Makes The Playground Weekender Music Festival Quick And Easy For Norwest Productions

weekenderNorwest Productions deployed a large KF740 rig quickly and securely, with a weight-to-punch ratio like no other P.A. in the world

Whitinsville, MA, USA, July 6, 2010 – EAW®, a world leader in audio system solutions, had exactly the solution needed by Norwest Productions, Australia’s largest audio services provider, for this year’s Playground Weekender music festival. The renowned EAW KF740 line array was used for one of the festival’s six main stages, hosting artists including Bjorn Again and Orbital, and was chosen for its combination of great sound, pinpoint accuracy and ease of rigging. more

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WAVES MAXXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES IMPLEMENTED IN TWO OF TOSHIBA’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY MODELS SOLD IN JAPAN

KNOXVILLE, TN, July 12, 2010 — The CE Division of Waves Audio Ltd. announced today that its latest MaxxAudio3 algorithms are now being implemented in two of Toshiba’s 25th Anniversary models sold in Japan. MaxxAudio is being used to enhance the sound of dynabook Qosmio DX, a combination computer and TV rolled into one, as well as its libretto® W100, the world’s first dual-touch screen mini notebook. Both models that integrate MaxxAudio are available exclusively in Japan, and use MaxxAudio primarily as a volume enhancer to deliver big sound from small speakers. The 25th Anniversary dynabook Qosmio DX and libretto W100 both include an exclusive on-screen Waves widget: with the click of a mouse, users have instant access to MaxxAudio features and presets. more

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EAW®’s New KF740 and Legendary KF760 Loudspeakers Have the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival Covered

jakarta1Over 100,000 music fans were in attendance to hear EAW®’s KF Series cover all the sonic bases, including jazz, soul, hip-hop, rock, Latino and world fusion music

Whitinsville, MA, USA, July 2, 2010 –The Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival has become one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive music festivals. The 2010 event, which took place March 5th through March 7th, saw over 100,000 music fans come to hear almost 200 performances by artists including John Legend, Bob James, Lee Ritenour, Toni Braxton, George Duke, Kenny “Babyface? Edmonds and more. Regardless of the genre of music, the EAW® stages sounded full and clear thanks to world-class sound from the renowned KF series of line arrays. more

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