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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

Electro-Voice solution for Greater Atlanta Christian School’s Long Forum

gacs_long_forum_001.jpgThe Greater Atlanta Christian School (GACS) in Norcross, Ga. envisioned a truly flexible AV solution for their new $17 million Long Forum sports and concert arena. Over the course of an average week, the facility would be required to serve as a basketball arena with 4,000 seats, a concert hall with tour-quality sound, and a sanctuary for weekly worship services, and needed high-tech sound, light, and video solutions to help make it all happen as seamlessly as possible. In particular, the school wanted their new sound system to perform as if it had been specifically designed for each of these individual applications, with no compromises in sound quality or user-friendliness, and all controlled at the touch of a button. Enter The ESB Group of Birmingham, Alabama and Electro-Voice audio. more

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QSC UNVEILS NEW K SERIES LOUDSPEAKERS

KGroupStackPowered, portable systems pack 1,000 watts of Class D amplification

COSTA MESA, CA, April 1, 2009—With the launch today of its new K Series product group, QSC has redefined the standard in compact, lightweight, high-performance powered loudspeakers.

The combination of a professional-looking molded ABS enclosure, uniformly matched drivers, advanced DSP, and QSC’s legendary touring spec amplification has resulted in an unprecedented package. K Series is demonstrably able to outperform other molded enclosure systems due in part to one fundamental principle: the same 1,000-watt Class D amplifier module powers all four models — whether the K8, K10, K12 — or KSub (dual-12? subwoofer). more

JBL Professional Showcases Next Generation Of EON® Portable Loudspeakers

42jbl_eoncomposite.jpgFRANKFURT, Germany – At Prolight & Sound 2009, JBL is showcasing the next generation of EON® portable loudspeakers. This includes five models spanning the new EON500 and EON300 series, all of which feature the trademark portability, versatility and reliability that made the original EON series the most groundbreaking and revolutionary product of its kind. The new EON loudspeaker models feature deep-welled, full-size handles with ergonomically designed grip points. Combined with light weight and balanced weight distribution, the portability of speakers this size is unmatched. The new EON loudspeakers are also extremely versatile, offering flexible mounting capability, making the EON500 and EON300 series ideal for performing musicians, touring bands and mobile DJ’s. Lastly, the new EON loudspeakers offer a level of reliability that only JBL can provide, incorporating JBL’s legendary transducers and special limiter circuitry. more

One-to-Many Switching Makes Gefen’s New Matrix Switchers Ideal for Computer, Home Theater and Commercial Environments

CHATSWORTH, CA — Connectivity solutions provider Gefen is pleased to announce the availability of three new matrix switchers. Each offers a plug and play method of connecting four different sources to four displays or projectors. Three unique versions support computer, component and hi-def systems using the expanded HDMI v1.3 format. With support for analog or digital audio formats, these matrix switchers deliver hi-def video resolutions with audio for an engaging performance. more

AVIOM PREVIEWING NEW PRO64® CONTROL APPLICATION AT MUSIKMESSE/PROLIGHT+SOUND

Company Simplifies Network Management and Streamlines Workflow of Pro64 Series

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, MARCH 31, 2009—Aviom (Musikmesse/Prolight+Sound Hall 8, Stand J41), exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, will be previewing its Pro64® Network Control Application at this year’s Musikmesse/Prolight+Sound, April 1-4. While the Pro64 Series is uniquely designed with a simple, front-panel user interface that makes it possible to design sophisticated networks without PC-based programming, the company is introducing a software control application this year for those users who desire centralized control and status monitoring. more

KUDO System Sings At Lexington Opera House

loh_kudo_flown.jpgLEXINGTON, Kentucky — The Lexington Opera House, which first opened in 1887 and was described by The Kentucky Leader as one of the “costliest, handsomest and most convenient Thespian temples in the South,” has certainly seen its share of amazing performances over the years. Al Jolson, John Phillip Sousa, W.C. Fields, Harry Houdini, Will Rogers, Mae West and the Marx Brothers have all graced its stage, not to mention countless theatrical and musical productions

With the advent of motion pictures, the opera house gradually fell into disrepair; however, the facility was eventually purchased by the city and spared the wrecking ball thanks to a full renovation and restoration effort in 1976. Now, more than three decades later, the opulent 944-seat venue has once again been “freshened up” with some much needed updates, the most notable being the addition of a new L-ACOUSTICS KUDO line source array system. more

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The GRAMMY Museum Uses 16 Digital Projection Displays In Dynamic Exhibition Space

GRAMMY Museum 1“From the brightness and clarity of their imagery, to the quickness of their response, (the DP projectors) play an essential role in The GRAMMY Museum.”
- Nicholas Min, IT Manager for the GRAMMY Museum
ATLANTA, GA (March 26, 2009) – From interactive touch tables to a 200-seat state-of-the-art auditorium, Digital Projection displays are delivering an impressive array of imagery throughout the new GRAMMY Museum. Four floors of cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind audio visual experience in the downtown Los Angeles location. more

Iceland’s National Soccer Stadium Installs Upgraded P.A. System with EAW Loudspeakers

Whitinsville, MA, USA – March 25, 2009 – Near the heart of Reykjavik, Iceland, stands Laugardalsvöllur, the National Soccer Stadium. It recently received a major upgrade, with complete renovations to the main seating area and the construction of new office facilities. The stadium now accommodates 15,000 people. Subsequently, the Football Association of Iceland requested an offer for a complete P.A. sound system for the stadium’s west side with the option of later expansion for the remaining areas. To complete this upgrade, the Football Association of Iceland hired local pro audio and lighting firm EB Kerfi ehf, and immediately plans were under way for the design of a full sound system for the entire stadium, which was to include loudspeakers from EAW, a world leader in audio system solutions. more

New Extron Fiber Optic Switcher and Distribution Amplifier Now Shipping

FOX 4G GroupAnaheim, California (March 19, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of two new additions to the company’s growing line of fiber optic products. These include the FOX 4G DA8, an eight output fiber optic distribution amplifier, and the FOX 4G SW8, an eight input fiber optic switcher. more

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