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Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Consoles From CLAIR Line Up At FOH And Monitor Positions At NFL Live Kickoff Concert

In an increasingly common instance of Studer Vista 5 SR live sound consoles being deployed by leading sound engineers at Front Of House and monitor position for the same event, Keith Urban’s FOH engineer Steve Law and monitor engineer Jason Spence both manned Studer Vista 5 SR consoles at the recent NFL Live Kickoff concert in New York City’s Columbus Circle as part of CLAIR’s support package for the award-winning country music artist. The event was broadcast nationally on NBC and the NFL Network with onsite broadcast support by Metrovision, whose OB truck featured a specially-configured Studer Vista 5 console with mixing by John Bates, Audio Engineer and support by Mike Christopher, Truck Technician. The concert was hosted by Deion Sanders and featured live performances by Usher and Natasha Bedingfield in addition to Keith Urban, with guest appearances by New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg and NFL greats Lawrence Taylor and Warren Sapp. more

CCP’S Soundcraft Digital Breakthrough In Portugal

Portuguese Distributors Custodio Cardos Pereira SA (CCP) Report A Huge Take-Up Of Soundcraft Vi6 Consoles Among The Country’s Leading Rental Companies

Showcasing Soundcraft’s position as a global leader in digital mixing, three premier Portuguese technical production houses, Décibel, Strong and CLS Audiovisuals, have made major investments in Soundcraft’s digital platform. The addition will lead to the expansion of Vi6™ consoles across many different applications. more

Crown Macro-Tech I Amplifiers Power Sounds Of Summer At Multiple Concert Events

Continuing a tradition of providing the leading amplifiers for tour sound applications, Crown’s MA-12000i amps were featured in XXXX Audio System’s live applications for a number of sold out shows this past summer. Artists such as KISS, Sammy Hagar, Jason Aldean, Frankie Valli, Daughtry, Lifehouse, Ne-Yo, John Michael Montgomery, Gladys Knight, Al Green, Sheryl Crow, Mike Ness and the Black Keys all performed with sound systems that integrated MA-12000i amps and JBL VerTec speaker systems. more

Project Green AV- Where Green Ideas become Great Ideas- Offers New Content and Asks Tough Questions

Join us at Project Green AV for new, enhanced content and tough questions.

The updated ProjectGreenAV.com, the source for Green Business information to the Audio Visual industry, features new government and business links that present new challenges and new opportunities as Green AV moves from trend to practice.
Project Green AV celebrates Green AV success stories with a Project Spotlight on international AV company, Grupo Tecnologico de Panama that is earning awards for making a Green difference. Links to Articles In the News and the Project Green AV Forum ask tough questions and open the conversation on solutions to meet Green Business goals. Project Green AV featured Products get the job done. more

QSC FORGES NEW CONNECTIONS

PowerLight PL380 AmplifierPowerCon 32 amp connectors now offered on PowerLight PL380 amplifiers
COSTA MESA, CA, September 19, 2008—Effective as of October 1, 2008, QSC’s PL380 amplifiers will be available with detachable power cords featuring 32 amp PowerCon connectors from Neutrik. Produced up until now with a permanently-attached power cord, the flagship 120V and 100V models within QSC’s PowerLight 3 Series now stand more

SOUND PRACTICE ANNOUNCES SEMINAR AVAILABILITY

lecture.jpgSound Practice (soundpractice.biz) presents training seminars for commercial sound technicians and installers. Our presenters travel, so students don’t have to.

Each seminar is a self-contained, 3-hour session focused on a single aspect of commercial sound. Presentations include 70-volt systems (available now), interconnects (soon), speakers and speaker placement, designing for intelligibility, and others (2009). more

SENNHEISER PROVIDES WIRELESS AND WIRED SYSTEMS FOR NBC’S COVERAGE OF THE BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES

uwe_olympics_2008.JPGBEIJING, CHINA: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation was selected to provide wireless microphones and personal monitor systems to NBC during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, August 8-24. From the spectacular Beijing Opening Ceremony to the handover to the 2012 London Olympics during the Closing Ceremony with London mayor Boris Johnson, NBC Olympics utilized Sennheiser Professional 3000, 5000 and evolution series wireless microphone and personal monitor systems to ensure uninterrupted coverage from every venue. In addition, Uwe Sattler, Sennheiser’s technical director, was on site to assist with frequency coordination and reallocation for broadcasters using Sennheiser RF equipment. more

Firehouse Productions Drives Nine Inch Nails “Lights In The Sky? Tour With JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays

Reinforcing JBL VERTEC® as the concert sound industry’s most powerful, versatile, and reliable line array, Firehouse Productions has been providing sound reinforcement services for Nine Inch Nails’ current “Lights in the Sky? tour with a substantial arena-sized system.

In support of its recent release, “The Slip,? Nine Inch Nails embarked on the “Lights in the Sky? tour with a performance in Vancouver, British Columbia on July 25. After two months of touring throughout North America, Nine Inch Nails is currently on tour in South America. more

JBL Professional Extends Venue Performance Series With Two New Compact Loudspeaker Models

The VP7212/ 95DPC and VP7215/95DPC feature smaller size and flexible mounting.

Further extending the versatility of its revolutionary VP (Venue Performance) Series powered loudspeakers, JBL Professional is introducing two new compact models to the lineup: the VP7212/95DPC and the VP7215/95DPC. The two new models bring the total model count in the VP Series to 10, and are designed for portable or fixed installation sound reinforcement applications where high output, low distortion, and the highest quality sound is required. more

YAMAHA CONSOLES, AMPS AND NEXO LINE ARRAYS TOUR WITH BOYS (AND GIRLS) OF SUMMER

neil-diamond-tour-crew-photo.JPG ─Yamaha PM1D, PM5D, M7CL, LS9, PM5K, PM4K consoles, Tn and PC amps and NEXO GEO Rigs Used on Major Tours─

BUENA PARK, Calif.─The summer tour season may have officially ended but was quite successful in terms of audio used by many of the national and regional sound companies who took Yamaha and NEXO products along for the ride. more

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