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MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY DELIVERS HI-FI AUDIO TO NEARLY 17,000 SEATS WITH ONE DANLEY JERICHO HORN

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One Danley Jericho Horn (aka the World’s Loudest Reference Monitor) delivers clean and clear audio for 17,000 fans at Montana State University.

BOZEMAN, MONTANA – SEPTEMBER 2011: The Montana State University football team first took the field in 1897 and has remained a worthy vessel of school pride ever since. The Bobcats have won numerous NCAA titles and are the current champions of the Big Sky Conference. With capacity crowds squeezing into the 12,000-seat Bobcat Stadium in recent seasons, the school funded a plan to dramatically upgrade the facility. The upgrade added 5,200 seats, a sophisticated new scoreboard, and an audio system that may provide a glimpse into the future of stadium sound reinforcement. The system centers on Danley Sound Labs’ revolutionary Jericho Horn JH-90, which throws “near-field quality” audio up to four-hundred feet from its position more

LECTROSONICS TO CO-SPONSOR MULTIMIC, MULTI-SOURCE MIXING FOR LIVE EVENTS WEBINAR

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Rio Rancho, NM – September 2011… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship of the forthcoming webinar MultiMic, Multi-Source Mixing for Live Events: DSP Audio Processing for Boardrooms, Courtrooms, Classrooms, and Multipurpose Venues. Scheduled for September 20th, this is an excellent opportunity for A/V professionals, system Integrators, contractors, acousticians, live sound, recording, and broadcast engineers, house of worship engineers, and others to gain insight into high quality, trouble-free audio for event production. more

School’s in Session at NYU with Yamaha PM5D Digital Console

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—New York University’s Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for the presentation of cultural and performing arts events for all of NYU and lower Manhattan. Since opening in 2003, the 860-seat Skirball Center has been an educational and community building resource, providing NYU’s first large-scale, professional performance space on campus.

Recently the Skirball Center replaced its older analog front of house console with a Yamaha PM5D digital audio console purchased from Scharff Weisberg. “About once a month a client would have to rent a digital board, and it was almost always a Yamaha PM5D,? states Ethan Bade, head audio engineer. “Our purchasing decision was made pretty clear after speaking with engineers who had brought in various consoles in the past, that a 5D would eliminate additional rental costs and save on set up time.?

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Both Bade and his more

KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ – 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler at CEDIA EXPO 2011

Cube Up™ - 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler

Designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors.

Brea, Calif., September 1st, 2011 – KanexPro (Booth #309) the leading A/V Connectivity solutions provider is pleased to introduce a cutting-edge 2D to 3D converter called the “CubeUp?. This 3D converter is designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. Comprised of one HDMI input and one HDMI output for connecting it to the 3DTV, this compact box features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback. Engineered to transform sources such as PCs, Blu-ray players, STB’s and cable boxes to 3D format. In addition, 3D depth and scaling parameters can be fully adjusted simply at the touch of a button.

It provisions full 3D (all formats) such as side-by-side, top-by-bottom, 3D frame-packing & 3D page-flip with HD 1080p and multi-channel audio. The CubeUp is fully compliant more

SYMETRIX ARC-WEB TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS THE SOUND SYSTEM AT ST. JOAN OF ARC’S CATHOLIC CHURCH TO BE CONTROLLED FROM THE PULPIT ON AN ANDROID

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BLYTHE, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 2011: Just paces from the Arizona border in Blythe, California, St. Joan of Arc is not your average Catholic church. Father Henri Licznerski stays ahead of the technological curve, as evidenced by the church’s video system with three screens, several pan/tilt/zoom remote control cameras, and a digital video recording system. The recent addition of several hot condenser mics for the choir with accompanying monitors left the church exposed to a substantial feedback risk, and its multiple mixer locations invited busy fingers – however well-intentioned – to really mess things up. Licznerski called on San Bernardino’s Enko Systems, Inc. to provide a solution. In keeping with St. Joan of Arc’s embrace of technology, Enko’s Dave Chitty installed two Symetrix Jupiter 12 app-based processors and provided control from Licznerski’s Android smartphone via Symetrix’ ground-breaking ARC-WEB technology.

“They previously had no auto mixing at all,” said Chitty. “And more

FROM VINCE GILL TO SLAYER: METRIC HALO ULN-8 AND SPECTRAFOO GUARANTEES THAT EVERY SEAT IN THE HOUSE IS A GREAT SEAT!

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During the recent Rob Zombie/Slayer tour, system engineer, Andrew Dowling used Metric Halo’s SpectraFoo to tune the PA.

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – AUGUST 2011: Andrew Dowling is charged with an impressive task: make a FOH mix translate to every seat in any random venue. He frequently works for twenty-time Grammy winner and country legend Vince Gill, but Dowling applies his in-demand skills for bands from radically divergent genres as well. For instance, he will be traveling with metal icons Rob Zombie and Slayer on a twelve-stop tour that mix festival PA systems with a hand-picked Adamson system for headlining shows. To get signals in reliably and to analyze them powerfully, Dowling calls on a Metric Halo ULN-8 interface paired with Metric Halo’s SpectraFoo Complete analysis software.

Dowling originally became acquainted with Metric Halo through a more

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Calibre UK manufacturers scaler/switcher/image processors for the Pro Av market. Solutions include projection Edge Blending and Warp Mapping.

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PRO AND COLLEGE SPORTS FACILITIES CHOOSE DANLEY

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Copper Hedden of Danley Sound Labs poses in front of one of the enclosures housing a Danley Genesis horn recently installed at Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers.

GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA – AUGUST 2011: Launched in 2005, Danley Sound Labs is the home of legendary acoustician and loudspeaker designer Tom Danley, whose innovative work has been used by NASA and the military, not to mention millions of sound enthusiasts the world over. Unlike conventional loudspeakers, Danley’s designs offer unparalleled arrayability, pattern control, phase coherence, and fidelity. With the advent of Danley’s large-format Jericho and Genesis horn technology, large sports facilities, both college and pro, are beginning to appreciate the distinct advantages of Danley’s unconventional technology. The Jericho and Genesis horns produce the massive SPLs and unique coverage required by sports facilities, but they do so without compromising phase coherence or fidelity.

Lambeau Field, home to the reigning NFL champion Green Bay Packers, recently benefitted from a $2.5 million sound system overhaul that centers on Danley Sound Labs technology. Sixteen Danley Genesis Horns, model GH-60, combine with nineteen Danley more

FRESHLYGROUND RECORDS AWARD-WINNING ALBUM WITH API 1608

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Fab Dupont with the API 1608.

JESSUP, MARYLAND – AUGUST 2011: South African Afro-fusion band Freshlyground has been making a name for itself since 2002 with several successful albums and a number of notable performances, including a collaboration with Shakira on “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa),” the official song for the FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010. The band’s most recent release, Radio Africa, continues to gain critical acclaim, winning two SAMA awards – “Best Engineer” and “Best Adult Contemporary Album” – and has recently earned multiple Africa Music Awards nominations, including “Best Album” and “Best Music Video.” The album’s producer, Fab Dupont, said he and Freshlyground couldn’t have done it without an API 1608.

“Overall, it was a lifesaver to have the 1608,” said Dupont, “not only because of its tone, but also because of more

D.A.S. AUDIO DEPLOYED AT CHINA’S DONGPO THEATER

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Image of the Dongpo Theatre.

Hangzhou, China – August 2011… Being one of the most important tourist cities in China, Hangzhou is famous for its natural scenery and its West Lake. This thriving city is also home to the Dongpo Theater, the flagship theatre of Gold Coast Culture Development Ltd., better known as the Gold Coast Company. As one of the top entertainment theatres in China, the Dongpo Theatre offers two performances nightly year ‘round: Night of West Lake for the tourists and the Gold Coast Entertainment Show for local citizens. Sound quality is a major consideration for all who perform at the Dongpo Theatre, which is considered a cultural and entertainment landmark. This is precisely why a new sound reinforcement system drawn from the catalog of Valencia, Spain –based D.A.S. Audio was recently placed into service. more

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