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Shure Acquires Crowley and Tripp

SHURE ACQUIRES CROWLEY AND TRIPP RIBBON MICROPHONES

Niles, IL, and Ashland, MA, April 6, 2009 – Shure Incorporated, the venerable manufacturer of microphone legends like the SM57 and SM58®, today announced the acquisition of Crowley and Tripp Ribbon Microphones from Soundwave Research Laboratories of Ashland, Massachusetts. Under a definitive agreement, Shure now owns all intellectual property, microphone process equipment, product designs, and other important assets related to the Crowley and Tripp line. Shure will manufacture ribbon microphones in its Wheeling, Illinois, facility using the revolutionary, patented Roswellite™ shape-memory acoustic ribbon material developed by Soundwave Research. more

HME Introduces New HS16 Lightweight Headset

hs16_color_bg.jpgSAN DIEGO, CA – HME is pleased to announce the release of its new HS16 Lightweight Headset, an incredibly durable headset with directional microphone, for their DX Series of Digital Wireless Intercom Systems. The HS16 is lightweight for user comfort, sturdy to ensure reliability and prolonged durability, and was engineered for the superior sound clarity required for intercom communication. more

ELECTROGRAPH BIANNUAL CATALOG SPOTLIGHTS TOOLS FOR RESELLER SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS

March 18, 2009 – HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – Electrograph Systems, Inc. is encouraging resellers to persevere through lackluster times while providing ways to do just that in its 2009 Volume One biannual company catalog. Designed for resellers of consumer, professional, IT and peripheral technology products, the new Electrograph catalog is now available in hard copy, as well as the popular nxtBook format, which has a searchable index for easy online reference. more

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ALTINEX ANNOUNCES AVSNAP™ PROFESSOR

Brea, CA – March 26, 2009… Altinex, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of Modular AV Solutions™, is pleased to announce AVSnap Professor, a weekly e-newsletter campaign, designed to help users of the popular AV design tool AVSnap become more productive – one week at a time.

AVSnap Professor is a weekly quick-read newsletter based on a single productivity-centric topic and is emailed to subscribers. Altinex supports an Opt-Out email policy to easily remove subscribers from the distribution list should subscribers want to discontinue the free service. AVSnap Professor sample topics include “Building and Inserting AV Objects?, “Creating an AV Library of Objects?, “Snapping Sources to Devices?, and “Generating Product Material Lists?. more

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Peavey Invests in Future, Adopts Lean Manufacturing Initiative

Peavey International HeadquartersPEAVEY INT’L. HEADQUARTERS — Peavey Electronics Corporation has begun a company-wide Lean initiative that will maximize efficiency among its 33 facilities and strengthen the organization’s position in the global marketplace.

Lean manufacturing is a philosophy of maximizing efficiency within an organization. Although the movement first gained traction under the term “Lean? in the 1990s, the roots of Lean date to Henry Ford, and later, Toyota. Courtland Gray, Chief Operating Officer of Peavey Electronics, said that Peavey must refine its business model in order to position the company for continued growth. more

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Bosch’s Communications Systems Division hosts international “PA Roundup? in Houston, TX

pa_roundup_01.jpgMore than 120 pro audio professionals from around the world gathered in Houston, Texas from March 12-15 to attend the Electro-Voice PA Roundup, a grand audio expo hosted by Bosch’s Communications Systems Division.

The event was timed to coincide with the three-week-long Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at Reliant Park—attended by around 1.8 million people annually—where one of the world’s largest Electro-Voice X-Line sound systems is deployed annually by Houston-based EV partners LD Systems for the biggest live concert event series in the world (with a total annual attendance of around 1.2 million). The EV system at Reliant Stadium includes 112 EV X-Line boxes powered by an equal number of EV P3000RL and TG7 remote control amplifiers running IRIS-Net control and supervision software. For the first time in 2009, all system processing was via EV NetMax with FIR-drive. Click here more more details on LD Systems’ EV deployment for the Rodeo. more

Soundcraft, Studer And Optocore Partner For Control Of Optocore Mic Preamps Over Network

Initially announced at last year’s Pro Light & Sound, the partnership between Soundcraft, Studer and Optocore is bearing rich fruit as the companies develop further features for the interface between Soundcraft and Studer consoles and the Optocore fibre network. Last year, Optocore and Soundcraft Studer co-developed the DD2FE network MADI interface that allowed Studer Vista and Soundcraft Vi Series consoles to transmit up to 128 input and 128 output channels of audio over an Optocore network. more

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AKG Launches C 214 Stereo Set Offering Maximum Consistency And Accurate Localization For Stunning, Three-Dimensional Recordings

Demonstrating the outstanding performance value and versatility of the C 214 microphone, AKG today launched the C 214 Stereo Set today at NAMM. The rugged construction of the C 214 delivers a highly detailed and accurate sound not only in the studio, but on the road as well. The introduction of the Stereo Set provides users with a complete solution that delivers outstanding performance and excellent quality from a pair of C 214s. more

More Option Cards For Soundcraft Vi Series Add Broadcast Appeal And Bring Recording Opportunities

More option interface cards for the Soundcraft Vi Series Digital Live Sound consoles have been released, expanding the applications of the highly popular digital mixer into Broadcast, and adding easy capabilities for direct recording from the desk.

Using the ADAT card, it is possible to connect 2 ports of 8 channels (inputs and outputs) to an ADAT-equipped hard disk or software-based recorder, so 2 cards would enable 32 channels of audio to be recorded and played back almost instantaneously. more

White Mark Brings World-Class Acoustics To Splice TV’s New Audio Facilities

splice-tvs-new-audio-studio.jpgAcoustic and studio design consultancy White Mark Ltd has completed a major acoustic re-fit of the audio control room and voice-over booth at Splice TV Ltd in London’s Shoreditch.

“We’re really delighted with the outcome of this project,? says Nag Kirinde, Splice’s head of audio. “The control room and vocal booth both sound amazing, as well as looking and feeling great. Clients and staff are all voicing their approval.?

Established in 2003, Splice is an independent post production facility for the broadcast television market. It offers a wide range of services in both picture and audio and provides a complete post-production solution from storyboard through to final delivery. more

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