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Soundcraft FX16 Survives ‘Lighting’ Strike

Baltimore Tattoo Convention Performances Challenged When Tesla Machine “Zapped� Analog Sound Console; Durability Proves Show Must Go On!

In an incredible feat of resilience, 500,000 Volts of electricity struck a Soundcraft FX16 audio console during a sideshow gone awry at the Baltimore Tattoo Convention on February 8th in Baltimore City, MD and the show was able to continue. While providing sound reinforcement on the first day of this three-day expo of tattoo artists and live performances, Airport Circle Sound Reinforcement, LLC was faced with an unexpected bolt of lightning that discharged from a performer’s Tesla Coil into the Soundcraft mixer. After destroying the preamps of the mic channels that were attached and all the microphones that were in use, Executive Engineer for Airport Circle Sound, Nik Salvo was able to use the remaining channels of the sound console and continue with two more days of performances. more

Wisdom Audio to Feature New High-End Sage Series Architectural and In-Room Audio Systems at 2008 CEDIA Expo

wisdom150.jpgCarson City, Nev., July 7, 2008 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that it will feature its new Sage Series high-end architectural and freestanding speaker systems at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth SR-16. more

Broadcast Networks Supplies Audio Monitoring Units To Ascent Media

UK system integration specialist Broadcast Networks has supplied Ascent Media with two of its purpose-built AMU-8HD Audio Monitoring units, which are designed to monitor broadcast audio in the High Definition environment.

The AMU-8HD is an 8-channel Bar-graph meter with Dolby D/E decoder option, 2 x HD/SD SDI inputs, 8 AES input pairs and 8 stereo analogue inputs. It also has 4 AES output pairs, 4 stereo analogue main outputs (variable), 4 stereo fixed outputs and a stereo analogue monitor output. The unit is designed to offer full control and easy set-up. The LCD menu system allows flexible signal routing to the main outputs, monitor outputs, meters and Dolby decoders as well as displaying all Dolby metadata, I/O calibration, channel trim levels and many other engineering functions. All 8 outputs are level-controlled and have independent volume control via the front panel. Inputs can be routed to any output and all settings can be saved for instant recall at a later date. more

Seether/Flyleaf Tour Turns it Up With QSC

QSC’s HPR122i loudspeakersHEADROOM FOR DAYS
Seether, Flyleaf turn it up with QSC

LADSON, SC—Regardless of whether you want to call it alternative, post-grunge, or pure, unapologetic rock ‘n’ roll, the onstage results of the musical pairing of Seether and Flyleaf landed here in South Carolina in May at the Exchange Park Ladson Fairgrounds to test the mettle of Live Event Solutions, a Conyers, Georgia sound company just over five months old. more

JBL Professional Debuts New VERTEC® DP Series Powered Full-Size Models With JBL DrivePack® Technology

Optional network input modules ensure compliance with Harman Professional’s HiQnet™ system for remote control and monitoring.

Rounding out its VERTEC® Series line array family of powered and passive loudspeaker models for the professional tour/rental and performance-venue markets, JBL Professional today introduced the JBL VERTEC VT4889ADP powered full-size line array element and the companion VT4880ADP Ultra Long Excursion powered full-size arrayable subwoofer. Both models are integrated audio systems featuring field-proven JBL DrivePack® technology. Co-developed with Harman Pro Group sister companies Crown International and dbx Professional, the high-performance JBL DrivePack electronics modules with integral digital signal processing couple seamlessly with VERTEC loudspeakers. These latest powered full-size models in the JBL VERTEC DP Series deliver superb audio quality with robust reserve power, using digital electronics perfectly matched to the enclosures. more

Immanuel Bible Church Capitalizes On The Power, Flexibility Of Studer Vista 5 Super Intuitive Interface

Vistonics User Interface Eases Transition For Volunteer Technicians During Services

LAS VEGAS, Nevada- Demonstrating the ease of use and reliable performance of the Studer Vista 5 digital live console, the Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield, Virginia recently purchased a 42 fader Vista 5. The console, which has been installed at front-of-house in the 1,100-seat auditorium, was selected for its input and output capacity, its simplicity of use by novice operators, and its flexibility, allowing simultaneous control of the main house system and monitors as a truly 2-man console. more

Soundcraft Broadens Support For Portable PA Market With Stunning FX 16ii And MFX Series ConsolesSoundcraft Broadens Support For Portable PA Market With Stunning FX 16ii And MFX Series Consoles

Small Format Pioneer Reclaims The Ascendancy In Small-To-Mid-Sized Live Sound And Project Recording With Two Feature-Packed, High-Performing Mixing Consoles.

In a series of introductions that will likely prompt musicians, engineers, venue managers, educators, corporate AV professionals and worship leaders to recalibrate their expectations of what a small format mixer can do, sound like or cost, Soundcraft will be demonstrating the FX 16ii and MFX Series mixing consoles at InfoComm ‘08. more

Soundcraft Vi6â„¢ Gains Sales Success In The International Fixed Installation And Special Events Markets

Successful Projects Span The Globe With Satisfied Customers On Every Continent

“Ease Of Use, Reliability And System Versatility Make The Soundcraft Vi6™ The Professional’s Choice,� Says Soundcraft Senior Digital Product Manager, Andy Brown.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – In a resounding endorsement of its highly successful Vi Series™ Digital Live Sound Consoles, Soundcraft today announced that worldwide sales of the pioneering digital desk have exceeded all expectations with successful events and fixed installations across the globe. Andy Brown, Senior Digital Product Manager, explains that the pro audio and systems integration communities’ response to Vi6 has been universally positive. more

dbx® Professional Products Introduces New DriveRack® PX Powered Speaker Optimizer

The dbx® DriveRack® PX offers an intuitive, all-in-one processor solution specifically designed to optimize powered speaker setups

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – dbx® Professional Products, a Salt Lake City-based manufacturer of professional signal processing products and a division of Harman International, introduces the new DriveRack® PX Powered Speaker Optimizer. The PX is the latest in the acclaimed dbx DriveRack family of products, which provide flexibility, sonic excellence and intuitive control for performance applications. Specifically, the new PX is designed to enhance and optimize the performance of powered speakers, all in an intuitive package that requires no special skills to operate. more

dbx® Professional Products Offer dB10 and dB12 Direct Boxes

The dbx® dB10 Passive and dB12 Active Direct Boxes Offer Premium Performance In An Attractive, Rugged Package

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – dbx® Professional Products, a Salt Lake City-based manufacturer of professional signal processing products and a division of Harman International, introduces two new direct injection boxes into the product line. Representing a new category of product offering for dbx, the dB10 Passive Direct Box and dB12 Active Direct Box build on the dbx heritage, consistently offering customers innovative and dependable professional signal processing solutions. The aggressive styling of their solid, road-worthy, cast-metal chassis is a departure from the usual utilitarian look of most direct boxes. more

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