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JUPITER GOES ON THE DEFENSE

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BANGKOK, THAILAND: The Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand is home to the country’s Ministry of Defense, in addition to the upper echelon from each of the military’s three branches. Although office space occupies most of the building, a number of boardrooms, conference and war rooms require first-rate sound reinforcement. Recently, the Ministry called on Thai AV Systems contractor Fuzion Far East, well-respected not only for flawless designs but also for tremendous after-sale service, to improve the sound quality in the building’s function room. Fuzion Far East director Siri Wongkamolchun relied on a Symetrix Jupiter 8 “zero learning curve” signal processor to deliver stellar quality and functionality with minimal setup time and at a very competitive price.

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The design is elegant in its simplicity and power. Fuzion Far East installed a more

ONE DANLEY JERICHO HORN COVERS 30,000 FANS AT TROY UNIVERSITY

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TROY, ALABAMA: Located in southeastern Alabama, Veterans Memorial Stadium is home to the Troy University Trojans. Over the decades, a progression of additions and upgrades raised it up from a glorified grandstand to its current capacity of 30,000 fans. Ever on the lookout for improvements, the school contracted A/V provider, All Pro Sound of Pensacola Florida, who recently revamped the stadium’s sound system with Danley’s Jericho Horn, the JH-90 (a.k.a. the J1). The sound system went from great to fantastic, and now delivers reference-monitor fidelity to every seat in the horseshoe-shaped bowl at 6 dB over the previous system using just a single JH-90 that is positioned behind the upper portion of the scoreboard!

Partly as a consequence of its history, Veterans Memorial Stadium has a few unique features that affected the design of its sound system. Most notably, its scoreboard more

MARK WENTLING APPOINTED AS ASHLY AUDIO PRESIDENT & CEO

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WEBSTER, NEW YORK – JUNE 2011: Ashly Audio Inc., a division of JAM Industries, has promoted Mark Wentling from Director of R&D to the position of President & CEO. Martin Szpiro, President and CEO of JAM says, “We are proud to make this internal promotion. Mark has been an invaluable member of the Ashly family and we feel that he offers the combination of skills that Ashly needs to move forward.” Mark succeeds David Parse who will remain with Ashly Audio in an export sales management capacity.

With a long history in the audio marketplace, Mark has held engineering positions with MXR Innovations, Music Man, Inc., Ernie Ball, Inc., Fender Musical Instruments and Yorkville Sound/Applied Research and Technology. He holds degrees in Electronics from SUNY Morrisville, Tri State University, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Along with his engineering background, Mark has extensive sales and distribution experience as a more

Gand Sound Supports Fantabuloso ‘Dos’

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Fantabuloso ‘Dos’ 2011 took place in mid-May at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, and Gand Concert Sound (GCS) once again provided audio system support that included a NEXO GEO T tangent array rig. Artists appearing at the concert included Pitbull, Mike Posner, Lupe Fiasco, Taio Cruz, T-Pain, Jesse J, Far East Movement, David Gueta, and Tinie Tempah.

Known as the “NEXO Guys?, Gand supplied 21 GEO T4805s and three GEO T 2815s per side for mains, seven 4805s and two 2815s per side for out fills, supported by 28 CD18 subs. Six NEXO PS10s were used for front fills, with eight bi-amped NEXO PS15s down stage with Yamaha T5n amps and eight NEXO PS15s with NEXO 4×4 NXAMPs. NEXO Alphas were used for side fills. “We are in our ninth season using the GEO T, being the first company in the U.S. to invest in an arena-size more

WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES THE I/O-4 LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

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The new WorxAudio I/O-4 loudspeaker system.

Greensboro, NC – July 2011… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to introduce the new I/O-4 loudspeaker system. A small format, high performance sound reinforcement system designed for high quality foreground and background music applications, the new surface mount I/O-4 is the ideal solution for use in a wide range of settings, including restaurants / bars, retail environments, hotel lobbies, under balcony fill, and corporate industrial training / meeting spaces. more

KanexPro Introduces Wireless HDMI up to 50ft.

KanexPro is pleased to announce its Wireless HDMI Extender Kit. The ultimate, high quality solution for extending signals over the air up to 50ft. (15m). The system consists of two powered devices; transmitter and receiver, both included.The wireless extender is based on the WHDI™ technology, which enables top-quality wireless uncompressed HD 1080p video delivery throughout the home, allowing consumers to connect any HD source to any HD display. more

LECTROSONICS RELEASES 64-BIT COMPATIBLE FIRMWARE FOR DM SERIES PROCESSORS AND VENUE RECEIVERS

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Screenshot image of the software update.

Rio Rancho, NM – July 2011… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce the availability of new, 64-bit compatible software distribution for the company’s DM Series processors and Venue receivers. This includes a new USB driver package which supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7, as well as 32-bit Windows XP. Also included is the LecNet™2 Driver Installer program which pre-installs the USB driver package on a PC prior to use. This new tool greatly simplifies driver installation. The updated USB drivers bring a new level of robust, stable performance when integrating the aforementioned Lectrosonics hardware with the company’s LecNet2 software suite on Windows PCs. more

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WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES SELECTS RACHAL FOR SALES ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT MANAGER

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Image of Chris Rachal.

Greensboro, NC – June 2011… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to announce it has appointed Chris Rachal to the newly created position of Sales Administration and Support Manager. With a background that encompasses retail sales, on-air talent for the broadcast market, recording engineer, sound editor / composer, mobile DJ, and A/V technician, Rachal is well equipped to oversee the company’s day-to-day sales and customer support operations. He will be based at WorxAudio’s corporate headquarters in Greensboro. more

STEWART AUDIO ANNOUNCES NEW RVC-RS232 RS-232 / INFRARED INTERFACE ADAPTER

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Image of the Stewart Audio RVC-RS232 RS-232 / Infrared Interface Adapter and the optionally available IR plug-in adapter.

Sonora, CA – June 2011… Stewart Audio, manufacturer of the finest quality American-made power amplifiers and audio equipment for a wide range of sound reinforcement applications, is pleased to announce the RVC-RS232 RS-232 / Infrared Interface Adapter. This easy-to-use accessory interfaces with any power amplifier equipped with a Remote Volume Control (RVC) Euro block connector—such as Stewart Audio’s own CVA25, CVA50, CVA100-2, and CVA50MX models—to remotely manage volume. This handy interface brings increased accessibility and convenience to a multitude of sound reinforcement environments and enables consultants, system designers, and integrators to easily add a routinely asked for feature to both existing and forthcoming designs. more

OSA and SES Give Assist to “Oprah’s Surprise Spectacular? with Yamaha and NEXO Audio Support

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—With joint production support from Special Event Services (SES) and On Stage Audio (OSA), “Oprah’s Surprise Spectacular” (Harpo Productions) aired May 23 and 24 bringing together some of the biggest names in movies, music and television in the one-time-only gathering to celebrate the 25-year legacy of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

As part of audio system, SES and OSA provided two 96-input Yamaha PM1Ds (cascaded together for 200+ inputs), an M7CL-32 digital console, DME64N digital mix engine, and MSP101 reference monitors. Monitor world consisted of dual 96-input Yamaha PM1Ds, seven NEXO NXAMP 4x4s, and 12 of the new NEXO 45 N-12 line monitors.

“The Yamaha PM1Ds at both FOH and Monitors were chosen by Harpo’s mixers due mostly to familiarity with the control surface,? states Jim Risgin, OSA Vice President.

“In conjunction with our Audio Director, JR Chappell, FOH mixers Jimmy Ostrom and Scott Ragsdale, more

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