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World-Class Aquatic Center Goes For The Gold With JBL Professional Audio System

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, September 21, 2007 — In a unique application of JBL Professional PD5000 Series loudspeakers, systems integration firm Morgan Sound and Onpoint Designs recently collaborated in the design and implementation of a new audio system for the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. Originally built for the 1990 Goodwill Games, the Aquatic Center is a 5,000-seat venue, hosting an average of 50 swimming competitions annually. more

Italy’s Madema Spa. Powers Primaggio 2007 Event With JBL VerTec DP Series

ITALY‘S MADEMA SPA. POWERS PRIMAGGIO 2007 EVENT WITH JBL VERTEC® DP SERIES LINE ARRAYS FOR MILLION-PERSON AUDIENCE

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, September 20, 2007 — Demonstrating the unmatched power and performance of VERTEC® DP Series line arrays with JBL DrivePack® technology, Italian audio rental company Madema Spa. provided a live sound reinforcement system for “Primaggio” (1st of May) in Rome. Organized every year by the three major labor union organizations in Italy as a celebration for Worker‘s Day, Primaggio is one of Italy‘s most significant annual entertainment festivals. Staged in San Giovanni Plaza, Primaggio 2007 drew an audience estimated at one million people for an all-day celebration highlighted by contemporary music, political speeches and festivities. more

BLUE SKY‘S BREAKTHROUGH I/ON PASSIVE STUDIO MONITOR

FARMINGDALE, NY (September 18, 2007) — Now Shipping! Blue Sky‘s new I/ON Passive Studio Monitor is more than the typical in-wall or on-wall speaker, offering distinct features and benefits, far exceeding what has come to be expected from passive studio monitors and in-wall or on-wall speakers. I/ON‘s fully sealed box design–solidly constructed out of acoustic-grade MDF (not plastic)–is 5 times heavier than the typical 6.5″ 2-way in-wall speakers. I/ON offers easy in-wall or on-wall installation with consistent performance no matter how it is mounted and the sealed enclosure provides the correct acoustic volume every time. Also, I/ON is an evolution of Blue Sky‘s critically acclaimed SAT 6.5 MK II active studio monitor, and is designed to integrate perfectly with Blue Sky‘s SUB 12 and SUB 15 Universal. more

Crown Powers The Underground

Crown XTi 2000 and CTs 2000 amplifiers installed at the Basilica of St. Pius X

LOURDES, France – September 2007 – Audiomaster of Pau, France, recently completed an upgrade of the existing sound system at the Basilica of St. Pius X in Lourdes, which included 17 Crown XTi 2000 and four CTs 2000 power amplifiers.

St. Pius X, the largest Catholic basilica in Europe, is a modern concrete building that is almost entirely underground, spawning its widespread nickname as the ‘Underground Basilica’. Construction of the facility was completed in 1958 in order to accommodate the enormous crowds that would be making a pilgrimage to Lourdes for the centenary of the Apparitions, the 18 visions of the Virgin Mary by Saint Bernadette. more

VerTec Training Program Presents lIne Array Theory And Application Knowledge

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, September 9, 2007 — Building upon the worldwide acceptance and growing popularity of JBL Professional‘s VERTEC® line array system products, the company has recently moved to establish a formal VERTEC Training Program. Now being held at the JBL factory on the Harman International Business Campus in Northridge, California, the intensive 3-day program provides attendees with a hands-on learning experience resulting in formal qualification of VERTEC system use. The sessions have been designed to integrate line array theory, product-line applications, and practical knowledge and skill in the areas of system design, setup and optimization. more

JBL Professional Loudspeakers Highlight World-Class Sound Reinforcement System At O2 Arena

LONDON, ENGLAND, 9 September 2007 — Showcasing the power and directivity of JBL loudspeakers across numerous product lines in one of the highest-profile installations of the year, systems integration firm Millbank has recently completed the design and integration of the loudspeaker system in London‘s O2 Arena. Originally known as the Millennium Dome, the O2 Arena seats a capacity of 20,000 and will host a variety of events, including concerts and professional sports. more

Produc’son Brings “Georgian Legend” Theatrical Troupe To Paris With JBL VerTev Line Arrays

LONDON, ENGLAND, 9 September 2007 — Demonstrating the ability of JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays to provide rich, even coverage in the most challenging of spaces, the Casino de Paris in France recently hosted “Georgian Legend–Legends of the Storm,” a world-renowned ballet production currently on tour throughout Europe. French audio rental company Produc‘son provided the live sound reinforcement for all performances of “Georgian Legend” in France. more

Studio Berar Fields JBL VerTec Line Array For Massive Belgraded Stadium Show

LONDON, ENGLAND, 9 September 2007 — Reinforcing the increasing worldwide acceptance of JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays, Studio Berar of Serbia provided live sound reinforcement for “Homeland,” an historic concert featuring pop star Zdravko Colic. Held at Marakana, Belgrade‘s famed Red Star soccer stadium, “Homeland” drew an audience of more than 75,000 fans. The show featured a JBL Professional audio system including VERTEC VT4889, VT4888 and VT4888DP line array loudspeakers. more

MacArthur Park Sounds Lovely In The Dark

Crown I-Tech and XTi amplifiers power concert series at historic outdoor venue

LOS ANGELES – September 2007 – Nothing provides a better focus for an urban population than a free summer concert series, a fact that is being beautifully illustrated by MacArthur Park’s historic Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Located just west of downtown Los Angeles, the park’s outdoor bandshell is hosting a lineup of widely eclectic entertainment — from international and roots music concerts to dance performances to children’s productions — five evenings a week as the sun sets and stars come out. To properly accommodate sound reinforcement duties for a highly diverse roster of acts, LA Sound Company, in conjunction with Brian Riordan of Levels Audio, has elected to use Crown I-Tech and XTi Series power amplifiers driving a fully JBL loudspeaker setup. more

EV SOUND FOR JACKY CHEUNG WORLD TOUR

One of the best-selling Chinese pop singers in the world, Hong Kong‘s Jacky Cheung is an internationally renowned entertainer who continues to enjoy huge popularity over 20 years after his debut.

For his latest sold-out stadium tour–The Year of Jacky Cheung World Tour 07–fans are enjoying what critics are calling the most impressive sound and lighting systems ever to accompany the Cantopop icon on the road, including Electro-Voice line array loudspeakers and Midas mixing consoles. more

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