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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

RG Jones Sound Engineering Expands Wimbledon’s BSS Audio Soundweb Network For This Year’s Championships

wdon4220.jpgRG Jones Sound Engineering Expands Wimbledon’s BSS Audio Soundweb Digital Network For This year’s Championships With First Soundweb London New Family Members Installation.

The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club will once again look to the excellence of Royal Warrant Holders RG Jones to revamp the audio network at the home of the world-famous Wimbledon Tennis Championships. A major upgrade this year featuring configurable DSP and a 256-channel, low latency, fault tolerable digital audio bus, will coincide with the release of BSS Audio’s newest members to the Soundweb London Family. more

AURALEX ACOUSTICS INTRODUCES REVOLUTIONARY NEW CONCEPT IN SOUND CONTROL AT CEDIA 2008

auralex-sonicprint.JPGDENVER, CO, SEPTEMBER 4, 2008 – Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is breaking new ground by launching a gallery of custom-printed acoustical panels at this year’s CEDIA show (Booth 630). Auralex Acoustics is exclusively the first to market SonicPrint, its custom-printed ProPanels featuring “The Art of Sound? theme which blends unlimited design and style options for any room with the company’s acoustically proven technology of its ProPanel product line. more

KRNV-TV BROADCAST OF GREAT RENO BALLOON RACE FLIES HIGH WITH RF CENTRAL HD TECHNOLOGY

rf-central-gear-is-used-during-2007-great-reno-ballon-race.JPGReno, NV, September 4, 2008 – KRNV-TV News 4 will be giving viewers the best seat in the house as the 2008 Great Reno Balloon Race takes flight on September 5 through September 7. The station will broadcast the “Hare & Hound: Hunting Balloon-Style? event in HD using four of RF Central’s RFX-CMT-II camera-mounted transmitters and four of its RFX-RMR-II rack mount receivers as more than 100 vibrant hot air balloons take to the Nevada skies. Each set of four will be deployed along with KRNV-TV’s HD field cameras for wirelessly transmitting video and audio back to its central receive point, located at its satellite production van. more

L-ACOUSTICS Rocks The Vote And Addresses Healthcare In Denver

Rock The VotePRG Las Vegas fires up DNC-related events with V-DOSC

DENVER, Colorado – September 2008 – The Las Vegas location of Production Resource Group (PRG) reports that it deployed full L-ACOUSTICS loudspeaker systems for two high-profile events staged in Denver during the recent Democratic National Convention. more

AVIOM DEBUTS NEW PRO16® OUTPUT MODULE AT PLASA 2008

Company Expands the Flexibility of Its A-Net® Output to Simplify Connectivity for Users

LONDON, SEPTEMBER 7, 2008 — Aviom, exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, has increased its connectivity options with the release of its AN-16/o v.4 Output Module, making its industry debut at PLASA 2008, September 7-10 (Booth G11). The flexibility offered by this new Pro16® Series output module simplifies connectivity with other manufacturers’ mixing consoles, amplifiers, powered speaker systems, and recording devices. more

ATK Audiotek Provides Democratic Party With Sound Platform From Harman Professional

ATK Audiotek Provides Democratic Party With Sound Platform From Harman Professional For National Convention And Barack Obama Acceptance Speech At Invesco Field

Continuing a tradition of Harman Professional sound technologies being employed at the conventions of both major U.S. political parties, the company today announced that its JBL Professional VERTEC® line array loudspeakers were deployed by leading rental sound system provider, ATK Audiotek, at the Democratic National Convention at Denver’s Pepsi Center. A JBL VERTEC system was also used for presidential candidate Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the city’s Invesco Field football stadium, with Crown power amplifiers also in use at both facilities. The combination of JBL speakers and Crown amplifiers has also served as the sound system of choice for many of the party’s recent election rallies and assemblies around the nation. more

JBL Professional Loudspeakers Power Beijing Olympics Fencing Hall, Soon To Be The National Convention Center

Demonstrating the wide variety and interoperability of JBL loudspeakers in one of the world’s largest showcases, the Fencing Hall at the National Convention Center in Beijing recently hosted the fencing and modern pentathlon events at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. This brand new space, located on the Olympic Green, was built specifically for the Olympics.

The Fencing Hall features 14 fencing strips, a warm-up room, stands for thousands of fans, a television broadcasting room, and lounge and shower facilities. With the conclusion of the games, the hall will now be converted to a convention hall. There are also numerous features aimed at lowering the environmental impact of the hall including an increase in energy savings and water conservation. more

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