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COUNTRYMAN ASSOCIATES HELPS HP PAVILION RESOLVE NAGGING AUDIO ISSUE

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Image of Mike O’Brien with the Countryman Type 10S DI.

San Jose, CA – January 2011… Any audio professional will tell you that, in terms of sound quality, a personal computer can be a rather hostile tool if it’s not interfaced with the right equipment. Such was the case at the HP Pavilion at San Jose. Working alongside a variety of broadcast quality capable sound sources, the laptop computer sounded positively dismal. But recently, that undesirable situation improved dramatically with the addition of a Type 10S Stereo DI from Countryman Associates. more

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LECTROSONICS DEBUTS QUADRA DIGITAL WIRELESS MONITOR

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Rio Rancho, NM – WNAMM booth # 6329, Hall A… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to introduce the Quadra digital wireless monitor (IEM) system at Winter NAMM. Consisting of the M4R belt-pack diversity receiver and the M4T half-rack transmitter, the new Quadra system features digital RF modulation, two or four channels of 24-bit/48 kHz digital audio, analog or digital inputs, and a unique mixing interface for users. The Quadra system operates in the license-free ISM (industrial, scientific, and medical) band between 902-928 MHz and has a throughput latency of 1 ms for the analog inputs and <0.5 ms for the digital inputs. more

EARTHWORKS DEBUTS NEW LOGO

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Milford, NH – WNAMM booth# 6290, Hall A … Earthworks, Inc., the world’s only manufacturer of High Definition Microphones™ for recording, live sound, and test/measurement applications, is pleased to announce the introduction of the company’s new logo. With a new color and a bold new look, the new Earthworks logo reflects a number of changes within the organization.

Timed to coincide with the company’s 15-year anniversary, the new logo presents a dynamic, more visually commanding presentation of the company name. It reflects the cutting edge technology Earthworks is well known for and is designed to increase brand awareness as the company expands into new markets both domestic and global. more

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCES HOSA PRO MICROPHONE CABLES

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Buena Park, CA – WNAMM booth# 5590, Hall B … Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Hosa Pro Microphone Cables. Combining first-rate cable for enhanced signal transmission and audio quality, world-class REAN® connectors by Neutrik® AG, and class-leading workmanship, the new Hosa Pro Microphone Cables re-define the landscape for professional quality cables at a midline price. more

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D.A.S. AUDIO DEPLOYED AT LAS VEGAS’ TROPICANA HOTEL

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Image of the Tiffany Theater at the Las Vegas Tropicana Hotel.

Las Vegas, NV – January 2011… Located at the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip, the Tropicana Hotel has a storied history that dates back to 1957. Over the years, the ‘Trop’, as it’s known, has been spotted in films such as Elvis Presley’s Viva Las Vegas and the James Bond 007 hit Diamonds Are Forever. The hotel’s Tiffany Theater—once home to the Folies Bergère production show—now serves as a venue for a wide variety of headline shows and other entertainment. To ensure the best possible sound in the venerable room, an upgraded loudspeaker system consisting of products from the Aero and Avant Series catalogs of D.A.S. Audio was recently placed into service. more

D.A.S. AUDIO DEPLOYED AT STADIO ATLETI AZZURRI D’ITALIA

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Image of the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia grandstand.

Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy – December 2010… First opened to the public in 1928, Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia has a storied history as home to the Atalanta and Albinoleffe football teams. With a seating capacity of 24,726, the field is 120 meters long and 70 meters wide with grandstand seating that is only partially covered. Sound reinforcement was, until recently, a sore subject for attendees of the aging stadium’s various events. As part of planned refurbishments, that issue has now been rectified—thanks to an ambitious new sound system drawn from the catalog of Valencia, Spain-based D.A.S. Audio. more

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY APPOINTS MARTINEZ EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

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Image of Mayumi Martinez.

Buena Park, CA – December 2010 … Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mayumi Martinez to the newly created position of Executive Vice President. Martinez’ appointment is intended to prepare the company for the next generation of leadership as founding President Sho Sato transitions to retirement. Her appointment took effect in December 2010. more

D.A.S. AUDIO SETS THE TONE FOR CHASWOOD RESOURCES

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T.G.I. Fridays in Kuala Lumpur

Selangor, Malaysia – December 2010… We all have our favorite restaurants and, to a large extent, the nature of the food served at any given establishment is only one of several elements that attract us. Atmosphere is, of course, another significant factor that appeals to patrons—be it the kick back and celebrate the weekend tone of T.G.I. Fridays or the happy-go-lucky ambience of Malones Irish Restaurant and Bar. When it comes to atmosphere, music is a key ingredient and that’s precisely why ChasWood Resources, one of Malaysia’s largest multi-concept operators in the restaurant industry, uses D.A.S. Audio loudspeaker systems. more

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WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES TRUELINE V5 ULTRA-COMPACT LINE ARRAY

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Image of the new WorxAudio TrueLine V5 Ultra-Compact Line Array.

Greensboro, NC – December 2010… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to introduce the new TrueLine V5 Ultra-Compact Line Array. This high performance loudspeaker system is a world-class choice for both speech and music reproduction and, with its compact form factor, makes a terrific setup for use in fixed installations, as a portable loudspeaker system for corporate A/V, and front fill applications.
Like all loudspeakers systems in the WorxAudio TrueLine Series, the transducer complement in the V5 is top notch. This outstanding loudspeaker incorporates a medium format 1-inch exit compression driver coupled to a stabilized, proprietary FlatWave™ Former (wave shaping device) that delivers clear, penetrating high frequencies over a predictable and controlled coverage area. Dual 5-inch cone transducers coupled to the Acoustic Intergrading Module (A.I.M.) minimize cone filtering throughout the entire operating range. Collectively, the system delivers a rich, fully balanced sound that must be heard to be appreciated. more

HOSA TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCES PPC-100 SERIES POWERED SPEAKER CABLES

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Image of Hosa Technology’s PPC-100 Powered Speaker Cables.

Buena Park, CA – November, 2010 … Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new PPC-100 Series Powered Speaker Cables. As a ‘snake’ that incorporates both shielded power and shielded audio lines into a single cable, the new PPC-100 Series Powered Speaker Cables provide a convenient solution for interconnecting mixing consoles and powered studio reference monitors. more

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