AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — Underscoring the versatility and superior performance of audio components from the brands of the Harman Pro Group, the company today showcased an impressive new system featuring products from JBL Professional, Crown and BSS Audio at The Hunting Lodge, an exclusive wine bar and restaurant in a popular tourist destination near Arnhem in Eastern Holland. The system, designed and integrated by AudioXL, features JBL Control Contractor Series loudspeakers, 11 Crown CT Series amplifiers and two BSS Soundweb networked processing units. more
Archive of the Large Venue Category
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — In an example of how Harman Pro Group commercial audio components can be combined by chain operators into a winning template the company today announced that it had supplied MAX Hamburger restaurants in Sweden with JBL Control Contractor Series loudspeakers, Crown amplification and dbx ZonePro control for each of the chain‘s 11 outlets. The Harman Pro Group solution was selected for easy installation and management, superior sonic integrity and standardized, intuitive operation and control. more
HILLSIDE, NJ, JANUARY 24, 2008 – Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems, has been creating custom cabling systems for the Showroom at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, NJ since 1982. As the Showroom upgrades its already existing system, the venue continues to rely on Wireworks for its cabling needs.
The Showroom features famous headline performances, including concerts by Top-40 artists as well as performing arts productions. The Showroom is also the location of several boxing and mixed martial arts matches. Upcoming performances include Howie Mandel, Brad Garrett and The Temptations. more
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, January 17, 2008 — Demonstrating the premium fidelity, uniform coverage and high output of JBL VERTECÂ® line arrays, Buenos Aires Live Show (B.A.L.S.) provided live sound reinforcement for a series of concerts in Buenos Aires featuring Soda Stereo, the most popular rock band in Latin America. The six shows were held at the River Plate Stadium (Estadio Monumental) and drew more than 450,000 fans. more
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, January 17, 2008 — Demonstrating the versatility and functionality of its HiQnet™ professional audio system configuration and control protocol and also the increasing deployment of HiQnet in components of its brands, the Harman Pro Group today announced that it had supplied system integrator, Creative Technologies, with a sophisticated HiQnet digital audio and control network for the ambitious and heavily AV-centric General Motors booth at the Detroit Auto Show. The system, specified by event sound designer Jim Risgin of OSA International, employs HiQnet at its core, is controlled using HiQnet System Architect™ control software with BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-80 processors, and features 174 HiQnet-enabled VP Series powered loudspeakers from JBL Professional. more
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, January 17, 2008 — In a high-profile tour that demonstrates the versatility and unmatched performance of JBL Professional VERTECÂ® line arrays, leading audio rental company Audio Analysts is currently providing the live sound system for the Blue Man Group‘s “How To Be A Megastar Tour 2.1.” The world tour, which included a January 12, 2008 performance at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA immediately preceding this year‘s Winter NAMM show, is expected to continue through May 2008. more
– The CP-X807 offers a brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens at a weight of 15.8 pounds, and features an HDMI input for digital audio/video. —
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, January 22, 2008 — In an introduction that effectively raises the standard for large venue performance, Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Platform Systems Division today introduced the CP-X807 3LCD projector.
The Hitachi CP-X807 3LCD projector offers brilliant, crisp images at 5,000 ANSI lumens and a 1000:1 contrast ratio. Ideal for large presentation environments, the 15.8-pound CP-X807 displays images via a 1.2x manual zoom lens, with a throw distance of up to 42.4 feet. more
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, January 17, 2008 — Demonstrating its ability to provide fully integrated sound reinforcement systems for the world‘s top performing arts venues, the Harman Pro Group today showcased an advanced networked system at the prestigious Gallo Center For The Arts in Modesto, California that comprises JBL VERTECÂ® and VRX line arrays, Crown amplifiers and BSS Audio processors.
As a new $40 million dollar theater complex that brings a dream to fruition for area arts supporters, The Gallo Center For The Arts has two performance venues to satisfy a wide range of performances. The Mary Stuart Rogers Theater is the larger of the two with 1,250 seats, while the Foster Family Theater has a capacity of 444 seats. Owned by Modesto County, the facility was financed by private donations. It is a regional facility that is home to the Modesto Symphony and will serve as a multi-purpose center for a broad range of entertainment. Media Systems Design Group was the audio design consultant, with Principal Tim Hart overseeing the design. more
Slim and easily portable 2,000 ANSI Lumens projectors
No PC Needed for Presentations
LAS VEGAS, NV, JANUARY 7, 2008 — Casio America, announced today the release of two new ultra-bright models in the Super Slim Projector series. The new XJ-S31 and XJ-S36 feature a brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens in a very slim piece of equipment with a height of just 1.69” (1.26” at the thinnest point). The new projectors will be on display at Casio‘s Booth # 9808. more
The Optoma EP1691 and EP7155 Deliver Amazing Performance with Road Tested Durability
LAS VEGAS, NV (January 7, 2008) – Optoma, a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital projection and display devices, introduced the latest ultra-portable projectors, the EP1691 and the EP7155. These new ultra-portable projectors are the ultimate presentation travel tool and deliver superior performance. more