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Wisdom Audio Launches In-Wall/In-Ceiling Subwoofer for the Award-Nominated High-End Sage Series Audio System Line at 2008 CEDIA Expo

CARSON CITY, Nev., August 18, 2008 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that it will launch the new S90i in-wall/in-ceiling Sage Series subwoofer at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth SR-16. The dynamic, highly efficient, custom installer friendly S90i provides reference quality, category-leading bass performance in conjunction with the new award-nominated Sage Series line of speakers and electronics.

“We are delighted with the class-leading performance of the Sage S90i subwoofer,? said Mark Glazier, Wisdom Audio president. “It transcends the previous limitations of in-wall subwoofer designs and ideally complements our Sage Series planar magnetic loudspeaker systems. Finally, there is a high-end subwoofer solution for customers who desire fully-integrated speaker systems with no-compromise performance.? more

L-ACOUSTICS Launches K1/KUDO Pilot Program

k1_preview.jpgOXNARD, California – August 2008 – L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to announce the launch of the K1/KUDO™ Pilot Program. This announcement follows the recent publication of an interview with Christian Heil and Stéphane Ecalle at Prolight 2008 in which L-ACOUSTICS unveiled the V-DOSC® sequel and the future creation of a global DOSC Network.

The K1/KUDO Pilot Program will be proposed primarily to existing members of the DOSC Network–primarily V-DOSC and KUDO owners with an interest in advanced field proofing of the new K1/KUDO/LA8 system architecture for stadium and arena applications. more

Sirius Integrators Provide Crown Audio’s I-Tech Amplifiers For Bruce Springsteen European Tour

Taking advantage of the power and flexibility of Crown’s I-Tech Series amplifiers, Sirius Showequipment AG of Niederdorfelden, Germany provided Audio Analysts with over 100 of Crown’s I-Tech amplifiers for use on the Bruce Springsteen tour throughout Europe. The European leg of the 23-stop tour began with three shows in Dublin, Ireland on May 22nd, 23rd and 24th followed by four shows throughout the U.K. The tour continued in Dusseldorf and Hamburg, Germany with a single appearance in Amsterdam in between on June 18th. Antwerp, Belgium; Milan, Italy; Paris, France and Copenhagen, Denmark were all treated to single-night appearances of “The Boss.? The tour continued to Oslo, Norway and Helsinki, Finland before concluding with four nights in three locations in Spain: San Sebastian, Madrid and Barcelona. The tour then returned to the U.S with a 3-night stint in Springsteen’s home state of New Jersey at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford. more

Harman Audio Products Finish On Top At 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

JBL VERTEC® speakers, Crown I-Tech amplifiers and Soundcraft Vi6 Digital Consoles specified for spectacular event sound system design.

In one of the most-watched global media events of the year,the 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing was held on Friday, August 8 at the newly-constructed Beijing National Stadium (known informally as “The Bird’s Nest?). The Opening Ceremony marked the beginning of the 29th Olympic Summer Games. While the Stadium normally has a capacity of 80,000, an additional 11,000 temporary seats helped accommodate the 91,000 spectators at the ceremony, which lasted nearly four hours, and included four segments: the opening address, artistic performances, entrance of the competing athletes, and lighting of the primary Olympic torch flame inside the stadium. more

Fairlight Appoints Total Audio Solutions in the UK

In a move to support significant growth in the UK, Fairlight has appointed Total Audio Solutions as its new Business Partner, with responsibility for its entire range of ground-breaking audio for video products.

Total Audio Solutions, which was set up as a professional audio facilities company in 1996, has a wealth of experience in the music, broadcast and post production markets. It distributes and supplies premium quality pro audio brands and also designs, specifies, supplies and installs equipment into outside broadcast vehicles, radio, television and recording studios.

Fairlight’s Sales & Marketing Director, Stuart DeMarais, says: “Joining forces with a highly respected and diversified technology supplier like Total Audio Solutions will enable us to introduce the Fairlight platform to much wider audience and allow us to engage a much larger customer base. The recent UK wide Xynergi ‘road show’ proved how much enthusiasm and potential there is out there for our products and we’re looking forward to an exciting year of growth? more

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Focusrite Buys Second Prism Sound dScope

The speed and accuracy of Prism Sound’s dScope Series III audio analyzer has led Focusrite Audio Engineering to install a second unit at its headquarters in Buckinghamshire.

Renowned for the audio fidelity of its professional audio products, Focusrite applies rigorous testing procedures to ensure that every product meets stringent quality control requirements. The company has been using dScope Series III audio analyzers for some years because the units provide such precise and reliable results.

Simon Jones, Focusrite’s R&D manager, says: “We use dScope Series III analyzers for both R&D and production line testing. At the moment our units are being employed across a wide range of products, including Firewire-based audio devices. dScope’s real-time FFT and signal display is superb, while its multi-tone analysis features save us a lot of time in production line testing. In my opinion dScope is the best and most cost-effective audio testing solution on the market.? more

Jeff Goodman Joins Fairlight US

Jeff GoodmanFairlightUS, a leading provider of digital media creation tools for audio post, broadcast and music production applications, announces the appointment of Jeff Goodman as National Sales Manager. Goodman brings over 25 years of professional audio engineering, product knowledge, and sales experience to his new position with FairlightUS.

Goodman will manage Fairlight’s existing U.S. sales force, and spearhead the continuing expansion of the brand domestically, working closely with President Steve Rance, from their Southern California headquarters. more

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Tributaries® Bows Advanced HDMI Extender Solution

Orlando, Florida—August 2008—Tributaries® Cable, established as the value leader in high-end cables and installation accessories, introduces its most advanced HDMI extender solution to date, allowing an HDMI source—such as a DVD/Blu-ray disc player or output from an A/V receiver, processor, or whole-house system—to be placed as much as 130 feet (40 meters) away from its signal’s destination. The new, award-winning Tributaries® Model HX101 is fully HDMI v1.3 compatible and HDCP compliant, and so supports the range of HDMI v1.3 features, including 1440p resolution, Deep Color 10/12/16-bit signal-formatting, xvYCC Color Space, and Dolby TrueHD® and DTS-HD Master® lossless multichannel digital audio systems—as well as refresh rates up to 120Hz, to accommodate the latest TV and projector designs. more

DIGIDESIGNTV SOUNDS OFF WITH AURALEX ACOUSTICS

Digidesign - 1INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Digidesign, a worldwide leading manufacturer of digital audio production systems, acoustically renovated its video production room, which has become the permanent set for DigiTV, with Auralex Acoustics’ state-of-the-art treatments. DigiTV is an online video program created to educate consumers about the company’s product features and the latest product news, user profiles, tips and tricks, and more.

The goals of the renovation were to deaden the overall space to provide for usable sound recording when shooting video. Digidesign also needed to create a usable mixing station. Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, provided a complete acoustical analysis to help the company achieve this. more

Crown Audio CTs Series Amplifiers Network Control Technologies Power Audio Intelligibility At Wukesong Indoor Stadium For 2008 Summer Olympics

Demonstrating the performance consistency and system reliability of Crown Audio’s CTs Series amplifiers in concert with the efficient network capability of Crown’s IQ Series network cards, Beijing’s new 18,000-seat Wukesong Indoor Stadium, home to the basketball competitions at the 2008 Summer
Olympics, features a complement of three Crown CTs600 amplifiers, two CTs1200 amplifiers, two CTs3000 amplifiers networked via seven Crown IQ3-PIP-Lite cards and Harman’s HiQnet™ system configuration and control protocol. The networked amplifiers drive 22 JBL Professional Control 29AV-1 loudspeakers. more

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