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Loudness Sonorização Select Crown Amps To Power Brazilian Red Bull X-Fighters International Motocross 2008

Powering a sound system for a concert with screaming fans is never an easy task. Powering a sound system with screaming fans and dozens of motorcycle engines revving at the Red Bull X-Fighters Motocross in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is even more difficult. Showcasing the power and sound quality of Crown’s I-Tech amplifiers, Brazilian sound reinforcement company, Loudness Sonorização selected 60 Crown I-Tech amps to power a JBL line array loudspeaker system for the motocross event in Rio. more

AURALEX SIGNS PICTURE PERFECT AGREEMENT WITH HALLMARK LICENSING

~ New SonicPrint Artistic Acoustical Panels to Benefit from Large Image Library ~

DENVER, CO – Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, announced its collaboration with Hallmark Licensing at this year’s CEDIA show, opening the door to Hallmarks’ six million licensed images to be used on Auralex’s newest custom-printed acoustical panel line of products, SonicPrint. more

Harman Professional Brands Brew Perfect Sound For Oktoberfest 2008

In another example of the worldwide movement by audio professionals towards complete sound systems comprised exclusively of Harman Professional components, Oktoberfest 2008, which takes place in Munich later this month, features four major tents equipped with audio technologies from Crown Audio, Soundcraft, JBL Professional, AKG and BSS Audio. The systems for the Hacker, Weinzelt, Armbrustschützen and Löwenbräu tents are provided by Max Ihm and Andreas Wallisch of LUTV (www.lutv.de) of Forstinning on the outskirts of Munich. more

JBL Professional Introduces 8100 Series In-Ceiling Loudspeakers

jbl_8100series.jpgThe 8100 Series features 4-inch and 8-inch models, providing cost-effective solutions for commercial applications.

Offering cost-effective solutions combined with ease of installation and elegant styling, JBL Professional is introducing the new 8100 Series ceiling speakers at PLASA08. The 8100 Series are full-range in-ceiling loudspeakers with high sensitivity, low distortion, and smooth frequency response. more

EMCORE Announces 3G HD-SDI Module Addition to Optiva® Platform Product Line

Optiva 3G HD-SDI ModuleALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, September 8, 2008. EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the video, broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and terrestrial solar power markets, today announced the addition of SMPTE 424M and 425M compliant 3 Gb/s HD-SDI modules to the Optiva® video transport product line. more

Bruce Springsteen Tours World with Audio Analysts and Crown Audio I-Tech Amplifiers

Sirius Showequipment AG provided Audio Analysts with sound reinforcement system for European leg of 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, while Audio Analysts also provided Crown I-Tech amplifiers on the North American portion of the tour. more

ATK Audiotek Selects Harman Professional As Running Mate for Republican National Convention Sound System

In yet another example of how Harman Professional audio technologies are consistently selected by leading audio professionals for the most demanding, high-profile entertainment, sporting and political events, the company today announced that its JBL VERTEC® line array loudspeakers are being deployed by ATK Audiotek for the Republican National Convention, that took place at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota from September 1-4. The convention, which featured major speeches by party leaders and luminaries including President George W. Bush, U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Major General Rick Goddard of the U.S. Air Force (ret) and U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, among others, culminated with a major speech by Republican Presidential candidate, Senator John McCain. more

LINKIN PARK MONITOR ENGINEER ‘TATER’ MCCARTHY USING NEW YAMAHA DSP5D EXPANDER ON PROJEKT REVOLUTION TOUR

kevin-tater-mccarthy-at-pm5d-monitors.JPGBUENA PARK, Calif.─Eight years after Linkin Park released their first CD, the band has embarked again on the Projekt Revolution Tour. This time around, monitor engineer Kevin ‘Tater’ McCarthy has taken along the new Yamaha DSP5D Expander for use in conjunction with a PM5D monitor console. “I’m using the DSP5D for an extra 28 inputs and two extra outputs that Linkin Park required for this leg of the tour,? states McCarthy. “I was first introduced to the PM5D almost four years ago by the front of house engineer for Judas Priest, and I haven’t looked back since. What initially attracted me to the 5D was that it is a stand-alone console; no need for extra stage racks.? more

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Secret Garden’s Last Show Is First With Vi Series V3.0 Software and 96 Channels

August 30th saw the very first show with the new Soundcraft Vi Series V3.0 software in use as Norwegian band Secret Garden finished off this year’s tour with a special concert including a symphony orchestra. more

SHOWTEC TAKES DELIVERY OF WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

showtec_jmartin_lo.JPGGreensboro, NC – September 2008… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to announce that Poway, CA-based ShowTec has taken delivery of a sizeable line array system consisting of loudspeakers from the WorxAudio TrueLine Series catalog. The new ShowTec system, which will be used extensively for corporate industrials and other special events, consists of twelve TLV8T-P line array modules, two TLV8TDF-P down fill elements, the TrueLine Series rigging grids, and four TL215ST-P subwoofers. more

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