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ASHLY’S PEMA TO THE RESCUE!

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BUFFALO, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 2011: AV Solutions is one of New York state’s premier A/V companies and has been defining presentation technology’s leading edge for over thirty years. Ever on the lookout for inspired new equipment that improves the performance-to-cost ratio for his clients, AV Solutions design engineer Karl Maciag recently called on Ashly’s new pêma unit – the industry’s first fully-featured DSP to be integrated with multi-channel amplification – to deliver state-of-the-art AV solutions at a fire station and at a health insurance provider’s facility, at a considerable space and cost savings. The firehouse now has an awesome-sounding, flexible hi-fi system, and the hospital has a privacy-protecting white noise system that is both unobtrusive and undefeatable.

While AV Solutions sales person Garry Krause was delivering a Smart Board to the Sheridan Park Fire Department firehouse, a few of the more

SYMNET EXPRESS TRAVELS TO THE GREAT SMOKEY MOUNTAINS

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SEVIERVILLE, TENNESSEE – MARCH 2011: Picturesque Sevier County in eastern Tennessee serves as the western gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains. It is also the childhood home of country legend Dolly Parton and the current home of her theme park, Dollywood. The Sevier County Courthouse, where a bronze statue of Ms. Parton serves as a frequent backdrop in visitors’ photos, is an icon in its own right. Built in 1896, its grand architecture is a source of civic pride. The Sevier County Commissioners meet in an annex to the courthouse, which seats seventy-five people. The public attends the meetings, which have, at times, devolved into heated arguments in which commissioners speak (or shout!) without listening to others. Partly to rein them in and partly to correct a collection of other audio issues, the county called on Kelvin Francis of Knoxville-based KC Sound. Francis relied on SymNet open-architecture DSP to deliver 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

WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES SELECTS DIMODICA SALES FOR REPRESENTATION

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Image of Chuck DiModica.

Greensboro, NC – March 2011… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to announce it has selected DiModica Sales, headed by Chuck DiModica, to represent the company’s sales efforts in Florida and Puerto Rico. Well known for its sales representation and strategic consulting capabilities within the professional audio community, DiModica Sales will be tasked with increasing WorxAudio Technologies’ presence throughout these critical US sales territories. more

D.A.S. AUDIO THE DRIVING FORCE AT LA’S EL RODEO NIGHTCLUB

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Image of the El Rodeo Nightclub’s main area.

Los Angeles, CA – March 2011… Situated in the Pico Rivera section of Los Angeles, the El Rodeo Nightclub is a popular social gathering spot and restaurant that recently completed a substantial facility upgrade to better accommodate the ever-increasing weekend crowds. Live entertainment is a huge part of the club’s attraction and, to provide the best possible sound for the various bands that perform there, the decision was made to improve the house sound reinforcement system. Now, the El Rodeo is the proud owner of a new loudspeaker setup drawn from the Aero Series 2 catalog of D.A.S. Audio. more

Made for image perfection: F35 wqxga projector now shipping

The F35 wqxga is also supported by projectiondesign’s unmatched 24/7 warranty, which can be supported for up to five years.

The F35 wqxga is also supported by projectiondesign’s unmatched 24/7 warranty, which can be supported for up to five years.

The world’s first 2,560 x 1,600 WQXGA resolution DLP® projector is now available from projectiondesign®.

“projectiondesign is known to be first with introducing the industry’s most innovative products, and our F35 wqxga projector continues that tradition. The F35 wqxga was first shown in 2010 more

Digital Projection Expands Technical Services Team with Two Key Management Appointments

ATLANTA, GA – March 14, 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, recently expanded their technical services department with two key position placements. Ten-year DPI veteran Mark Fuell has been appointed to the newly created position of Field Engineering Manager. Additionally, Troy Cobb has been hired as DPI’s Technical Services Manager, where he has already begun to operate the schedule and workflow of the various technical services divisions within the company. These appointments are the latest in a recent round of infrastructure investment that includes numerous new hires, operational systems, as well as the significant expansion of DPI’s US headquarters.

Having previously served as Technical Services Manager for DPI, Mark Fuell will both oversee DPI’s US-based field technicians as well as participate in on-site client service calls as Field Engineering Manager. With ten years of experience supporting DPI customers and products, 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

DANLEY HELPS BELLE AIRE BAPTIST CHURCH CLEAR THE AIR

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MURFREESBORO, TENNESSEE – MARCH 2011: Belle Aire Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee had a problem. Despite the fact that its gorgeous facility was only a decade old, the sound system for its 1,600-seat sanctuary had progressed from bad to worse. Although its blended worship style didn’t call for hammering SPLs or thunderous bass, it most certainly called for good full-range coverage and intelligibility, both of which were seriously lacking. The church called on Murfreesboro-based Essential Audio to build an audio system they could be proud of. Danley Sound Labs full-range cabinets and subwoofers now deliver even coverage and crisp intelligibility.

“They had a few related problems,” said Ben Williams, owner of Essential Audio. “Coverage was lacking. The main cluster had too narrow a vertical beam width and was aimed too high. Most of direct energy missed the ground floor entirely. A few years ago, they installed front-fill loudspeakers on more

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ENGINEER RICH BREEN USES METRIC HALO ULN-8 INTERFACE ON NEW YELLOWJACKETS RECORDING

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PASADENA, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 2011: Rich Breen’s quick and early ascension to the upper strata of professional recording a quarter-century ago was not owing to a flashy style or a voguish sound, but rather a well-considered, well-rounded approach to sound recording that was, and continues to be, in equal measures scientific and artistic. He holds a degree in electrical engineering and has studied music, a synergism that has contributed to his roster of clients and recordings that include the Yellowjackets, Charlie Haden, Dianne Reeves, Herbie Hancock, Norah Jones, members of the Rolling Stones, and Ramsey Lewis. Breen has been nominated for the Non-Classical Engineering Grammy, and dozens of his recordings have been nominated or won Grammy Awards in various categories over the years. Last year he won a Latin Grammy for the Ivan Lins/Metropolis Orchestra Recording. In recent years, Breen has become more

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