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CLARK INTRODUCES NEW CD SERIES HD/SDI COAXIAL CABLES

Clark CD Series HD/SDI Coaxial Cables

Clark Wire & Cable™, NAB Booth #C5637, is introducing its new CD Series of HD/SDI coaxial cables for digital and High Definition video formats. Available in four sizes ranging from 23 gauge miniature to low-loss 14 gauge RG11 type coax, the CD series delivers broadcast-grade performance for demanding mobile production, studio, commercial AV, and large venue HD/SDI systems.

Designed for precision electrical performance in high-bandwidth applications, the CD series delivers the critical electrical characteristics required for 1.5 Gb/s and 3 Gb/s uncompressed video transmission, meeting or exceeding SMPTE 292M and 424M standards. Featuring a gas-injected, precision 75 Ohm dielectric and a 4.5 GHz rated bandwidth, all CD Series coax is sweep-tested and 100% verified to guarantee consistent and dependable performance.

The CD series coax also delivers exceptional mechanical performance. Crush resistance and aging characteristics meet or exceed industry standards to ensure long-term performance and durability. The highly uniform more

Monitor Engineer Britton, Earl Klugh Band Give Thumbs Up to NEXO Wedge

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Since it began delivering in late December, the new NEXO 45 N-12 12-inch line monitor is receiving rave reviews. Engineer Melissa Britton, had the opportunity to use the new NEXO line monitors for Earl Klugh and his band at a recent show held at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in California. Although filling in at front of house on a Yamaha PM1D for this particular show, Britton normally mixes monitors using Yamaha digital consoles for Klugh. Brian Rachko mixed monitors for the Cerritos gig on the house Yamaha PM5D.

“I have to say that I could not hear the stage at all while I was at front of house,? states Britton. “The NEXO line monitors were super clean. I went on stage a couple times during sound check and was amazed by the separation from mix to mix.? The NEXO line monitor is a more

Yamaha StageMix for Viper Alley

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Yamaha Stagemix software for the M7CL iPad app was recently installed into Chicago concert venue Viper Alley. Located in Lincolnshire, Illinois, the venue is the brainchild of Scott Greenberg, creator of the Wit, Chicago’s hippest boutique hotel. Viper Alley opened in early March with American Idol winner Lee DeWyze performing for two hundred online raffle ticket winners. The club also features a complete NEXO sound system. The installation was completed by Gand Sound Installations (Glenview, Illinois).

StageMix is an application for the Apple iPad that allows remote control of the Yamaha M7CL digital console’s mix functions via a simple, intuitive graphic interface from anywhere within wireless range. The application enables an engineer to set up monitor mixes from a performer’s position on stage directly controlling mix parameters via the iPad. Controllable parameters implemented in StageMix include Sends on Faders, Input Channel Faders, Input Channel On/Off, Input more

Audinate Partners with Its First South American Manufacturer

Solidyne will incorporate Audinate’s Dante technology in future products.

Portland, OR.-March 17, 2011-Solidyne S.R.L., the world’s oldest manufacturer of broadcasting consoles and the first company to create a PC based digital audio system for radio station automation will incorporate Audinate’s Dante™ digital media technology into its new 2600 line of digital consoles.

In 1995 Solidyne introduced Audicom 5, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) software application for radio station automation. Solidyne was awarded the First National Prize for Technological Innovation in Argentina for this invention. Today this technology is used in radio stations in more than 120 countries. Audicom 8 is still the only AI software in the market.

Solidyne is planning to introduce a new line of fully modular 2600 consoles in 2011. This console line will provide a low cost analog audio console with excellent audio quality as an entry point. By adding new modules, more

SBS Broadcasting Chooses Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ Solution For Loudness Control

After a thorough process of evaluation that incorporated both measurement and listening test, SBS Broadcasting in The Netherlands has installed Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ solution for loudness processing across all of its television channels.

SBS was prompted to investigate loudness control in order to comply with the new EBU R128 loudness recommendation, which was formally announced by the EBU’s PLOUD Group at the IBC Convention in September, 2010.

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Josbert van Rooijen, Manager Broadcast & IT at SBS, says: “Complying with R128 is a complicated, step-by-step process. Proper and clean switched loudness processing is of vital importance if SBS is to be able to combine old style programming with content that is already compliant to the new paradigm. Switching needs to be carried out in a smooth and seamless manner, without changing the overall audio impression. In our opinion, Jünger more

Sound Works Productions Purchases NEXO System

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Sound Works Productions, Inc. of Frankfort, Illinois recently purchased a NEXO GEO S12 line array system, RS18s and NXAmp 4x4s for their rental inventory. The company, who has been providing sound reinforcement services for five years, determined that a NEXO system was a valuable addition to their audio artillery. The new NEXO system is comprised of 14 GEO S 1210s, two S1230s, eight of the new RS18 ray subs and six NXAmp 4×4 amplifiers.

“Based upon hearing the NEXO system at a demo in Cerritos, California and the EXTREMELY good customer service provided by Yamaha/NEXO and specifically our rep, Mike Eiseman, we knew the GEO S12 would be a perfect fit for our growing company,? states Daniel Nickleski, Vice President of Sound Works Productions. “It is a box that can be used on a wide variety of shows, which is exactly what we provide for. Every time more

Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. Issues Official Statement from President on Japan Earthquake

BUENA PARK, Calif.—The following is a message from Mr. Tak Nakata, President of Yamaha Corporation of America, who is currently in Hamamatsu, Japan:

“On behalf of Yamaha, I wish to thank our business partners in the United States for their thoughts and prayers in response to the earthquake that impacted Japan and the Pacific basin last night.?

“As far as we know, no Yamaha employees have been injured as a result of this disaster. Also, there has been no significant damage to our offices or factories. It is still too early to determine if this ongoing situation will affect shipments due to the currently unknown impact on ports, vessels and shipping lanes. We will provide additional information just as soon as it is made available to Yamaha.”

“The destruction and damage in Japan is quite massive in cities and coastal towns in Northern Japan. We pray for more

METRIC HALO ULN-8 BATTLES FOR LOS ANGELES

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 2011: The capabilities of digital audio have brought about a paradigm shift in motion picture location sound recording over the past decade, away from traditional analog hardware to more versatile software-based solutions. As production mixer Paul Ledford, C.A.S. recently discovered, a digital audio solution such as Metric Halo’s ULN-8 interface can also handle the increasingly more complex demands of a modern-day film shoot, and may well herald the next step in the evolution of location sound.

Ledford finished work on Jonathan Liebesman’s Battle: Los Angeles, a Sony Pictures movie about a group of U.S. Marines confronting and combating an alien invasion, which placed some unusual demands on the mixer’s location sound cart setup. The multi-camera shoot involved many busy action scenes with a lot going on at once, he says, and with very little rehearsal. “And the director wanted everybody miked – which is more

LOAD TESTED TOUGH

Installer’s Choice PTN racks from Liberty AV built for maximum loads

Installer’s Choice PTN Racks

Installer’s Choice PTN Racks from Liberty AV

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2010—With a static test load rating of 12,250 lbs., Liberty AV’s Installer’s Choice PTN rack enclosures have a capacity that is virtually unrivaled within the marketplace. Perfect for applications with high volumes of cabling, every PTN rack features welded construction and fully adjustable mounting rails to provide optimal support and the flexibility to house a wide range of AV components.

Increasing the overall width of each PTN rack to 24 inches, the wider main channels found throughout the line are central to making the equipment enclosures perfect for managing larger cable bundles. With rack depths offered in both 27.5 and 32.5-inch configurations, the series comes in 24RU, 37RU, more

CUTTING EDGE

Liberty AV leads with Installer’s Choice Razor Series

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2011—Including fixed, tilting, and articulating mounts designed to support flat panel displays of all sizes and description, the Installer’s Choice Razor Series is in stock and now shipping from Liberty AV Solutions.

Fixed mounts within the Razor Series include models IC32F, IC60F, and IC71F. Capable of accommodating panel sizes ranging from 23 to 71 inches and weights up to 100 pounds, these low-profile mounts complement the slim, contemporary design of today’s streamlined displays, placing them just .8 of an inch away from the wall. Mounting patterns offered among these three models range from 200×100 on up to 800×400.

Once again supporting displays weighing up to 100 pounds and mounting them a mere .8 of an inch from the wall, models IC32T, IC60T, and IC71T are tilting mounts found within the Razor Series. Made for more

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