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“The Tonight Show? With Conan O’Brien Kicks Off with Yamaha Digital Consoles at Front of House and Monitors

yamaha-pm1d-at-conan.jpgBURBANK, Calif.⎯When Conan O’Brien took over the “Tonight Show? (NBC) on June 1, it was the first time in nearly 40 years that the show received a new home. Crews worked for months to prepare the new digs at Universal Studios, the same Hollywood soundstage built in the 1950s and occupied by “The Jack Benny Show.?
Jeff Peterson of Green Audio was contracted by ATK AudioTek (Valencia, California) to handle the design and act as project manager for Conan’s “Tonight Show? sound system, and as part of the massive undertaking, chose two Yamaha PM1D digital audio consoles and an M7CL for the theater. more

IT’S A SHURE STAGE AT 40TH GMA DOVE AWARDS

Third DayThe Show Goes On With 350 Microphones, 16 Wireless Channels

NASHVILLE, TN, June 18, 2009 — Broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry on Gospel Music Television, the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards relied on audio input provided almost entirely by Shure. A total of 350 microphones were allotted to the task, 16 of which operated on Shure UHF-R® wireless channels. Among these 16 channels, 12 worked with either KSM9 or Beta 58A® handheld transmitters used for performances by Shure endorsers, including Chris Tomlin, Third Day, Natalie Grant, and MercyMe. Grant – who appeared before the crowd with a KSM9 – also took home Female Vocalist of the Year honors, joining other Shure endorsers Casting Crowns (Group of the Year), her husband, Bernie Herms (Producer of the Year), and Third Day (Best Pop/Contemporary Album) as the evening’s big winners. more

DIGITAL SIGNAGE COMPANY .ADVANCED METHOD AND BEST BUY CANADA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

SEATTLE, WA – .advancedMethod is proud to announce a new partnership with the Commercial Sales Group of Best Buy Canada Ltd. In conjunction with this partnership, Best Buy has selected .advancedMethod’s express digital signage system to offer to their customers. The express digital signage system will now be available directly through Best Buy Canada’s digital signage group, making professional looking digital signage more accessible to the public than ever. more

WIREWORKS HIGHLIGHTS RENOWNED AV2000 MULTIMEDIA CABLING SYSTEM AT INFOCOMM 2009

Wireworks - AV2000Now Cat6 and HD/SDI Compatible

ORLANDO, FL ― Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems and custom panels, is highlighting its renowned and completely adaptable AV2000 MultiMedia Cabling System at this year’s InfoComm show (Booth 5221). AV2000 now offers users additional cabling elements such as Cat6, high speed data; and HD/SDI, high definition video and serial digital interface.

The unique AV2000 MultiMedia Cabling System is the only multi-pin connector system that can accommodate audio, high definition video, data over Cat6 cabling, and control signals in a single sophisticated hybrid connector. Each AV2000 system is configured to match each project’s specific equipment requirements in terms of cable types, lengths and tail terminations. more

Gepco Displays Ultra-Flexible VHD13F HD Video And Audio Composite Cable At InfoComm 2009

gepco-vhd13f-infocomm-2009.jpgORLANDO, FL ― At InfoComm 2009, Gepco (Booth 5813) will display the VHD13F, an extra-flexible HD coax cable with three audio twisted-pairs designed for the rigorous demands of ENG applications. more

AURALEX DEBUTS IN-STORE ROOM ANALYSIS KIT AT INFOCOMM 2009

Auralex Room Analysis KitORLANDO, FL ― Auralex Acoustics is now offering an easy-to-display retail kit that complements the company’s popular Room Analysis Plus program for off-site analysis. The new in-store Room Analysis Kit is a complete, user-friendly package that provides all the tools needed to acoustically analyze any room and will be on display at the upcoming InfoComm show (Booth 5278).

Auralex’s in-store Room Analysis Kit, which is based on the company’s existing Room Analysis Plus Program, includes an omni-directional measurement microphone, a USB drive featuring swept sine signals, a complete instructional guide, and is available for $299.99 through Auralex’s established network of dealers. more

Harkness Screens Takes On Another Dimension With Full Lineup Of 3D Offerings At InfoComm 2009

harkness-screens-3d-screen-labyrinth-of-the-arts-3d-theater.jpgORLANDO, FL — Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, will be showcasing its 3D screen offerings at InfoComm 2009 (Booth 2935). Ranging from its Spectral 240, Perlux 140, 180 and 220 to its RP 3D and Matt Plus, all Harkness 3D screen surfaces are formulated to provide high-performance stereoscopic 3D images. more

Video: Echolab Atem

Echolab President Nigel Spratling demonstrates Echolab’s new Atem production switcher

EAW Unveils MicroWedge Series MicroSub

High-Volume, Ultra-Versatile Stage and Small Venue Subwoofer Joins MicroWedge12 and MicroWedge15 in the MicroWedge Series

MicroSub’s Unique Design Gives Users Endless Configuration Options and Is Particularly Ideal for Drummers

Whitinsville, MA, USA, June 11, 2009 – EAW unveils the new MicroSub stage subwoofer, the latest offering in EAW’s MicroWedge Series of stage monitor products. The single-15″ enclosure is a high-quality, high-volume, ultra-versatile stage and small venue subwoofer, designed to address the unique environment of onstage low frequency demands – sonic territory that often goes ignored by stage monitor setups. more

LECTROSONICS ANNOUNCES ASPEN SERIES PRODUCT LINE

aspen_stack_press.jpgRio Rancho, NM – June 2009 (InfoComm Booth 6011)… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, announces the introduction of the ASPEN (Audio Signal Processing Expansion Network) product line at the InfoComm show in Orlando, FL. Employing sophisticated proprietary algorithms developed by Lectrosonics and the latest in high-speed DSP hardware, the new ASPEN Series features include TCP/IP control over Ethernet, unlimited input expandability, real-time clock, 48-channel matrix bus, 1 Gbps expansion port, and true 48-Volt phantom powering for all inputs. more

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