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AVAD Announces Opening of New Distribution, Showroom and Will Call Center in New Jersey

AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom home electronics, announced that it will open a new, 32,000-square-foot Pine Brook, N.J. facility, located southwest of I-287 and the New Jersey Turnpike. The Pine Brook branch will feature a spacious showroom, where dealers can access the best brands and product assortment; a large warehouse accommodating more inventory for “just in time? order fulfillment; and a larger training facility allowing for the best and most frequent local dealer training—all advantages that make up AVAD’s trademark service. All operations previously held at AVAD’s Piscataway, N.J. branch will be relocated to the new Pine Brook branch upon its opening. more

Wisdom Audio Sets Sights on Luxury Marine Pleasure Craft Cabins with New Sage Series Speaker Systems

Wisdom Audio Sage Series Architectural SpeakersCARSON CITY, Nev., May 26, 2009 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, has now set its sights on luxury pleasure craft cabins with its new award-winning, high-end Sage Series speaker systems. Now shipping, Wisdom Audio has recently brought to market more than 20 Sage Series models, encompassing in-wall, on-wall, and freestanding versions of most configurations ranging from 20 inches to 76 inches tall.

“Whether the luxury pleasure craft is one’s primary residence, or a short- or long-term retreat, we have designed our new award-winning Sage Series for multiple configurations so they may also be utilized and enjoyed in high-end marine in-cabin applications,? explained Mark Glazier, Wisdom Audio president. “To most, larger yachts, cabin cruisers, and the like are a home away from home. Their owners want to include as many comparable luxury entertainment conveniences as possible in their pleasure crafts as they do in their houses.? more

NUVO TECHNOLOGIES’ WIRELESS CONTROL PAD IS SHIPPING

NuVo Wireless Control Pad with Dock
New handheld device offers dealers increased installation flexibility, as well as a compelling reason to revisit existing clients. Users enjoy unprecedented control over NuVo’s Grand Concerto and Essentia E6G multi-room audio systems.

Hebron, KY – May 21, 2009 – NuVo Technologies announced that its eagerly anticipated Wireless Control Pad is now fully shipping. The Wireless Control Pad is an exciting new option for user control of NuVo’s Grand Concerto and Essentia E6G multi-room audio systems, as well as the sources attached to them, such as satellite and terrestrial radio tuners, music servers, PCs and iPods. more

HISTORIC VENUE RAISES THE BAR IN CULTURALLY DIVERSE COLLEGE TOWN WITH NEXO LINE ARRAY, YAMAHA M7CL CONSOLE, T5N AMPS

libert-hall-interior-nexo-geo-s-12.JPGBUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Liberty Hall in Lawrence, Kansas is rich with tradition in this culturally diverse college town. Originally built in the 1850s, the theater has suffered though two destructive fires, once by a pro-slavery Sheriff who torched it and threw into the nearby river the printing equipment that was used for an abolitionist newspaper being printed in the space, and later after it was rebuilt as an opera house in 1912. more

TURNING POINT INSTALLS SOLID STATE LOGIC C200 HD DIGITAL PRODUCTION CONSOLE IN NEW HD REMOTE TRUCK

Console Fulfills Capture and Post Production Mission

SAN DIEGO, CA – Turning Point, the radio and television division of the ministry of Dr. David Jeremiah and the Shadow Mountain Community Church, recently completed a new 45-foot remote truck that offers full HD production capabilities. The audio mission was accomplished through a 128-input, 32 fader Solid State Logic C200 HD Digital Production Console with two SSL Delta Link MADI HD units providing the pathway to the resident Pro Tools HD® system and three 48-input SSL C-SB stage boxes for remote microphone control. more

A Theater to Meet Music-listening and Movie-watching Passion

lht17a_500.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Large Home Theater Level V: $340,000-$465,000

Date design began: 05-07-07
Date installation was completed: 02-04-08

FEATURE ESSAY:

1. Synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

The clients’ passion for both music and movies required that the room serve a dual purpose. While maintaining an environment that was aesthetically congruent with the design of the rest of the home, the clients desired an area for critical music listening. The goal was that those characteristics would carry over to the home theater experience. Video quality played an equal role of importance to the audio. Room isolation and acoustic treatment was also a major focus of the project. The clients’ involvement throughout the decision making process was invaluable and refreshing. This is apparent with their ability to answer their friends’ questions about the system…right down to which cables were used. more

SE Systems Backs MerleFest for 22nd Year⎯Main Stages Use NEXO and Yamaha⎯

nexo-geo-d-yamaha-pm5d-rh-and-foh-engineer-boban-petrovic-hillside-stage-merle-fest.JPGWilkesboro, N.C.⎯Held on the grounds of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina April 23-26, MerleFest celebrated its 22nd year with four days of music over 11 stages: Americana, Austin Songwriting, Cabin, Creekside, Dance, The Pit, Watson, Walker Center, Hillside, Little Pickers, and The Lounge, with a couple of ‘just get up and pick’ stages. more

WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES X115-P SUBWOOFER

worx_x115_hi.jpgGreensboro, NC – May 2009… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to introduce the TrueLine Series X115-P bass extension system. Featuring a compact form factor that is ideally suited for flown array clusters in fixed installations, this high output, self-powered bass system featuring a single 15-inch high excursion transducer is an outstanding choice for high energy clubs, theme park effects, houses of worship, musical theater, and numerous additional applications. more

Paragon Studios Upgrades Studio C With Addition Of Digidesign D-Command ES Console

paragon-studios-d-command-console-in-studio-c.jpgFRANKLIN, TN — Paragon Studios, an industry leader in audio, broadcast and film post-production, has expanded its world-class recording studio by adding a Digidesign D-Command® ES Console to Studio C. A significant element to Paragon’s Studio C upgrade, the D-Command ES console provides unparalleled integration with Pro Tools|HD® while delivering the ultimate in hands-on Pro Tools control. more

New Product Release!

DENVER, CO – April 29 – Avocation Systems Inc, a developer and manufacturer of professional grade audio/video distribution systems, is pleased to announce the release of its VS-CA, which are video sensors that will detect component or composite video signals and activate a relay contact. more

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