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Electro-Voice introduces Dx46 FIR-Drive Sound System Processor at InfoComm 2010, Booth #C6302

Electro-Voice Dx46

Electro-Voice Dx46 Loudspeaker Processor

Electro-Voice has once again raised the bar for pro audio electronics design with the new Dx46 FIR-Drive Sound System Processor, bringing FIR-Drive technology to a whole new market.

Previously only available in EV’s N8000 system controllers and RCM-26 module-equipped Tour Grade series amplifiers, the FIR-Drive system employs state-of-the-art Finite Impulse Response filters and processing to provide linear phase performance for sonic clarity and improved pattern control beyond all other DSP and system drive packages. more

Bosch introduces Vari-directional Array at InfoComm 2010, Booth #C6302

Bosch Vari-directional Array

Bosch Vari-directional Array

The new Vari-directional Array from Bosch combines superior directive sound technology with low-profile looks and straightforward installation and configuration.

Bosch’s new active line array sets new standards for speech intelligibility and overall audio quality in commercial audio, while its digitally-controlled directivity provides excellent pattern control and distribution for ranges of up to 50 meters. The system is ideal for counteracting the reverberant effect of hard construction materials typically used in spaces such as airports of houses of worship. The system’s electrical beam steering optimizes coverage without wasting output energy on ceilings or empty spaces above the listening area. more

Euroshow Joins K1/KUDO Pilot Program, Bringing New L-ACOUSTICS Technology to Russia

Euroshow.jpgST. PETERSBURG, Russia — One of Russia’s largest rental companies, St. Petersburg-based Euroshow, has become the latest member of the L-ACOUSTICS K1/KUDO Pilot Program.

Photo: L-ACOUSTICS sales manager Peter Owen (left) with Euroshow’s Denis Vasiliskov

The company, which became an L-ACOUSTICS rental agent last year with the purchase of a KUDO large format line source system, has taken delivery of 48 K1 large format line source cabinets, 24 K1-SB subwoofers, an additional 36 KUDO cabinets and 32 SB28 subwoofers, plus 23 LA-RAK touring racks fitted with LA8 amplified controllers to drive the system. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Appoints Lightone as Israeli Distributor

Lightone.jpgMOSHAV HEMED, Israel — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to announce the appointment of Lightone as its new distributor for Israel. Lightone has extensive experience of the Israeli sound reinforcement market, and boasts a knowledgeable sales and technical team.

Photo: L-ACOUSTICS sales manager Tim McCall (left) with Lightone sales manager Tal Cohen

“Having previously worked with Lightone I am excited to renew my contact with them,” says Tim McCall, L-ACOUSTICS sales manager. “I anticipate that their appointment will open up new possibilities and markets to further strengthen the L-ACOUSTICS brand name in Israel.” more

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Ministry of Sound Martin Audio Custom Stack Wins IDMA Award

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Martin Audio’s signature dance system at London’s Ministry of Sound has picked up one of the industry’s most coveted awards after being voted Best Club Sound System Design at the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA).

As one of the most anticipated annual events on the global dance music calendar, the IDMA’s generate over a million votes from music enthusiasts in 183 countries every year to honor exceptional achievements in 57 award categories. It has become the focal point of the Winter Music Conference in Miami. more

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Rent-All Joins L-ACOUSTICS’ K1/KUDO Pilot Program

rent-all.jpgBEMMEL, Netherlands — Dutch PA hire company Rent-All has become the latest European member of the L-ACOUSTICS K1/KUDO Pilot Program, taking delivery of 48 K1 and 36 KUDO large format line source cabinets, 24 K1-SB subwoofers and LA-RAK touring racks fitted with LA8 amplified controllers to drive the system.

Photo caption: (L to R) L-ACOUSTICS’ Tim McCall with Rent-All’s Rene van der Linden and Michel Roelofsen

The company, headquartered in Bemmel, provides dry-hire rental services to the Netherlands and Germany. It already has a large hire stock of L-ACOUSTICS equipment, including V-DOSC, dV-DOSC, KUDO, ARCS and coaxial speakers. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Extends PA System in Danmarks Radio Concert Hall

dr_concert_hall_1.jpgCOPENHAGEN — L-ACOUSTICS’ Danish distributor Moto Audio Sales has extended the system it installed into the Danmarks Radio Concert Hall in Copenhagen, adapting the venue for other uses including rock concerts.

Moto Audio Sales, which has worked with DR on sound design for the concert hall since 2004, initially delivered and installed an L-ACOUSTICS announcement system of KUDO line source and 12XT and 115XT HiQ coaxial speakers, as the venue was designed first and foremost for acoustic classical music. After completion of the concert hall, it became clear that there was a requirement to stage other styles of musical events. Last autumn, Moto Audio Sales was asked to redesign and extend the PA system to make it suitable for amplified music. more

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Platinum Tools® Launches ProStrip Wire Strippers

Platinum Tools ProStrip wire strippers

Now Shipping, the ProStrip 10/20 Cuts and Strips 10-20 AWG Solid and 12-22 Stranded Wire, while the ProStrip 16/30 Cuts and Strips 16-30 AWG Solid and 18-32 AWG Stranded Wire

CAMARILLO, Calif., April 27, 2010 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to launch its ProStrip wire strippers (P/Ns: 15003C & 15005C). Now shipping with an MSRP $13.99, the ProStrip 10/20 cuts and strips 10-20 AWG solid and 12-22 stranded, while the ProStrip 16/30 cuts and strips 16-30 AWG solid and 18-32 AWG stranded wire.

“Designed to meet the demanding expectations of professionals, Platinum Tools’ new ProStrip wire strippers deliver top performance, total comfort and consistent, reliable results,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. more

Allstar Designs and Installs Yamaha, NEXO System for Beulah Ministries

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Edmonton, Alberta⎯Allstar Show Industries recently completed a design/build installation for Beulah Ministries in Edmonton on both their main and satellite campus. Dwayne Plishka, project manager, is also the technical director for the ministry. The 85–year-old church is in its third building, an auditorium that seats 1,400 with an average weekly attendance of over 2,000. A rental facility serves as its new Whitemud satellite campus serving a congregation of 100 and seating 250. more

Sennheiser Sound Academy Announces Spring/Summer Seminars, Covering RF wireless, Installed Sound and Recording Technology

OLD LYME, Conn. – April 26, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it is kicking off another robust season of its Sennheiser Sound Academy training series. Since its inception in 2006, The Sennheiser Sound Academy has become established as one of the premier traveling seminars related to professional audio. The seminars cover three fundamental technology areas related to sound reproduction: RF wireless technologies, recording technology and installed sound. more

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