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Archive of the Loudspeakers Category

JBL LSR Series Monitors Bring Latin GRAMMY Awards Telecast To Life On The Univision Network

The 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on November 5, 2009 turned in the best television performance in the show’s history, honoring the top artists in Latino music. The event, which featured performances by stars including Alicia Keys, Daniela Mercury, Reik, Alejandro Sanz, Calle 13 and Ruben Blades, set a record for the telecast with over 12 million viewers. TV viewers heard a brilliant musical soundscape, embellished by layers of percussion, large horn sections and passionate vocals. GRAMMY and EMMY Award-winning music mixer Eric Schilling chose a pair of JBL LSR4328P bi-amplified studio monitors and an LSR4312SP powered subwoofer to create the music mix for the broadcast and he plans to expand the system for future 5.1 surround mixing projects, as well. more

Vince Lauria Gets ‘Reel’ Sound With JBL LSR Studio Monitors

Highlighting the quality and accuracy of JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors, guitar virtuoso and composer Vince Lauria purchased JBL LSR4328P monitors to mix and master the music for the new independent feature film, Nowhere Fast: The Forgotten Story of Approach Control. more

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Simple and Intuitive Control for Second-home Monitoring

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The following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Integrated Home, Level VI: $800,000 – $2 Million

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Date design began: 01-06-07
Date installation was completed: 02-11-08

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The client wanted a home where all the control to operate the house worked as one in a simple and intuitive manner. This is also a second home, so monitoring the systems of this mountain home from the main sea level residence was more

Paul Shiner Named L-ACOUSTICS US Regional Sales Manager

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Jochen Frohn (left) welcomes Paul Shiner to the L-ACOUSTICS US team

OXNARD, California — L-ACOUSTICS US has appointed Paul Shiner to the position of regional sales manager. The announcement comes from Jochen Frohn, L-ACOUSTICS director of business development. Reporting to Frohn, Shiner is responsible for directing the loudspeaker manufacturer’s sales efforts in the northeastern US corridor from New England to Virginia and west to Indiana.

“Not only does Paul have extensive industry experience working in senior sales, marketing and product management positions for Harman Pro, Peavey and Crest Audio,” says Frohn, “he has developed countless professional relationships with key systems integrators, designers and live sound companies over the years. Paul is already proving to be an outstanding liaison to our client base and we warmly welcome him to our team.” more

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ADAM Audio Monitors New Music At Cuyahoga Community College

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Cleveland, OH––Focusing on “creativity, collaboration, and community,? the Recording Arts and Technology program at Cuyahoga Community College offers unparalleled resources and knowledge for anyone interested in the recording and performing arts. more

A Technology Design to Complement an Art Collection

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A Technology Design to Complement an Art Collection

The following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Integrated Home, Level V: $380,000 – $675,000

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Date design began: 01-15-03
Date installation was completed: 03-31-08

FEATURE ESSAY

1. Please provide a short four to six sentence synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

This high-rise home is the extraordinary result of impeccable planning and stellar execution. From design through final, the minutia of detail-conduit wiring, stealth technology, and control over cutting-edge art installations resulted in a creative outpouring rivaling the client’s word-class modern art collection. The more

NorthRidge Church Reaches Expanding Community with Custom-Designed Portable Systems from PCI

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Portable Church Industries (PCI) recently designed several portable AV systems for the NorthRidge Church in Saline, Michigan for space they are renting at a local public high school. The main campus, located in Plymouth, has a congregation of over 11,000, and in order to meet the needs of their growing community NorthRidge Church needed to take on additional space. The church called upon PCI to custom design portable systems for the rented facility. For over fifteen years, PCI has custom-designed portable church solutions, and the company’s president; Peter van der Harst said the systems required for NorthRidge Church were quite substantial. Initial conversations began in October of 2008, followed by the design and production in May of 2009 with delivery in August. more

JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays And Syntonic Design Group Help New York Yankees Celebrate 27th World Series Championship

Celebrating their 27th World Series championship, the New York Yankees held a ticker-tape parade and ceremony before an estimated crowd of two million people on the front steps of City Hall in Manhattan, supported by Red Hook, New York-based Syntonic Design, and featuring JBL VERTEC® line arrays. The group of presenters included Yankee legends of past and present, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and hip-hop artist Jay-Z. more

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Moonlight Amphitheatre Shines With JBL Loudspeakers

In conjunction with a major facility upgrade, the administration at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista, California opted to end years of renting audio systems every summer by purchasing its own permanent system complete with JBL PD5000, VERTEC® and VRX Series loudspeakers. The system was designed by Acoustic Dimensions and installed by Sound Image and provided the amphitheatre with the flexibility to host one-off concerts and events ranging from classical music to high-volume rock and roll, in addition to its primary summer use for Broadway musicals. more

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The Young Americans Give Back at Christmas and Then Some with Yamaha and NEXO

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The Young Americans teach music, dance and performance to young people throughout the world. The organization, founded in 1962, is a non-profit corporation and number more than 250 college age performers from nearly 40 states and seven countries with one agenda, to keep music alive in schools. Each fall, new cast members move to The Young Americans’ home in Southern California where they spend one year studying, training and performing in preparation for The Young Americans’ International Music Outreach tours. They attend college level classes in subjects such as Music Theory, Voice/Choral Techniques, Dance and Stage Craft. They also receive training in Teaching Methods, Child and Adolescent Development, and other subjects that prepare them to work with school age students. more

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