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SENNHEISER OFFERS FREE K-ARRAY LOUDSPEAKER TRAINING SEMINARS

k_array_group.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – SEPTEMBER 2009: Sennheiser introduces a free series of training seminars that focus on the revolutionary line of high-powered K-array loudspeakers. Attendees will learn how to address their biggest and smallest audio needs with the most compact and powerful, live and installed sound speakers on the market. K-array speakers can offer significant space and cost savings in production, rigging, transportation, and setup.

The seminar is ideal for installed and live sound professionals, or anyone interested in learning about the latest live sound speaker technology. Other topics that will be covered include how to invisibly fill facilities with quality sound, how to deliver rich sound to a live audience of 1,000 people using a two-inch-wide PA system, how to fill stadiums and arenas with six-inch-deep line arrays, and more.

The first seminar will be held at Atlanta’s Buckhead Church on more

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Available Now: Leon Speakers’ New 1.5-Inch Deep Horizon Soundbar; The High-Fidelity Audio Choice for Ultra-Thin TVs

Extension to Popular Horizon Series is the First Soundbar Available to Match the Depth and Finish of Ultra-Thin LCD Displays, Down to 1.5 Inches

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Aug. 27, 2009 — Leon Speakers, a manufacturer of custom-built, audiophile-grade loudspeakers for flat-panel displays and Living-Space Theater™, today announced that it has extended its Horizon Series with the addition of the new Horizon 212 Ultra-Thin Soundbar. At only 1.5 inches deep, the Horizon 212-UT is the only high-fidelity soundbar available that matches the extremely shallow depth of the increasingly popular ultra-thin LCD displays. This progressive multichannel speaker achieves high-fidelity sound without sacrificing the sleek look that makes these new displays so desirable. more

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No Doubt About JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays And Sound Image

In one of the highest-profile North American concert events of the season, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour culminated August 11 with a show at the Neal S. Blaisdel Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. Building on its successful working relationship with No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani from her solo tours, rental firm Sound Image of Escondido, California supplied a JBL VERTEC® line array system for the tour, which was produced by Live Nation and featured special-guest Paramore and either The Sounds, Janelle Monae or Bedouin Soundclash as the opening act.

Commencing on May 3 at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour reunited one of the most successful rock groups from the 1990s, whose 1995 release Tragic Kingdom has sold more than 16 million copies to date. In recent years, Stefani has enjoyed tremendous success as a solo artist. Sound more

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Langley, British Columbia’s Christian Life Assembly Turns to EAW to Keep Its Sanctuary at the Cutting Edge of Sound

CLAChurch now has a touring-class P.A. system based on the successful EAW KF730 Small Line Array Module

The KF730’s superb dispersion characteristics help keep the sound loud and clear on both sides of the thrust stage

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 19, 2009 – The Christian Life Assembly (CLA) church in Langley, British Columbia is a tech-savvy multi campus congregation that offers both media streaming and podcast downloads of its services from its website. When the church began an extensive upgrade of its facilities last year, a state-of-the-art sound system for its 1,500-seat sanctuary was high on its list of priorities, and that’s exactly what they got with equipment from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology. more

SoundTube Names New Representatives in Two Territories

PARK CITY, UT – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial sound systems, has announced the appointment of new manufacturers’ representatives for the North Central and Rocky Mountain territories. Excellence Marketing will represent SoundTube in Minnesota, North Western Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Warren Associates will cover Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, eastern Montana, and El Paso, Texas. Warren Associates/Pacific Coast AV also represents SoundTube in Northern California. more

OMNISON BUILDS UP NEXO ARTILLERY TO OVER 90 CABINETS

omnison-2009-034.jpgMontreal, Canada⎯In just two years as a NEXO dealer, Omnison (Montreal) has increased their inventory of NEXO speaker cabinets to over 90 including GEO S, GEO D, GEO Subs, CD12s, RS15s, LS1200s and LS400s, PS8s and 15s along with NEXO 4×4 and 4×1 amplifiers. The company also has a stock of Yamaha digital audio consoles. Omnison offers a wide range of services, from equipment rentals to full production, and in years past, have provided full production for events such as Formula One, the Montreal White Party held in April at the Montreal Palais des Congres, where the company supplied a NEXO GEO D line array, and for the second year, provided support to Canada Day (July 1) at the Old Port in Montreal.

“We had been using custom speaker boxes for many years,? states Francis Giguere, technical director for Omnison. “The boxes were more

Morel Adds Modularity & Refined Sound to New Octave Signature Series

Ness Ziona, Israel (August 19, 2009) – Morel announces enhancements to its award-winning Octave Signature speaker series with better-than-ever sound engineering plus a user-empowering modular cabinet design.

Morel’s modular cabinet concept provides the listener with new “building-block? expandability options that allow easy whole system upgrading. Now the user who starts solo with the stylish, high-performance, Octave Signature Bookshelf speakers for stereo sound can decide when to step up to the home theater experience by adding matching subwoofers. The vertically designed subwoofers fit beautifully beneath the bookshelf monitors transforming them into floor-standing units.

Designed and built in Israel, Morel’s latest improvements to the Octave Signature benefits from design techniques first seen in their reference Fat Lady loudspeakers, including the highly unusual concept of allowing the enclosure to vibrate with the music. By adopting an entirely empty more

EAW’s JFL210 Line Array Chosen for U.K.’s Top of the Pops Comic Relief Benefit Concert

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 17, 2009 – Britain’s Top of the Pops (TOTP) has been a BBC institution since 1964, broadcast weekly until 2006 and occasionally as one-off specials in the years since. The latest such TOTP special, broadcast on BBC2 in spring 2009, featured performances from Franz Ferdinand, Flo-Rida, Oasis, Take That, Tom Jones, James Morrison and more, live from BBC’s Studio 4, as part of this year’s Comic Relief charity fundraising special. Aside from the significance marked by convergence of these great artists, a TOTP revival and the world-renowned Comic Relief organization, this program was notable for being the U.K. television debut of the JFL210 Line Array from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology. The JFL210s were supplied and installed by John Henry’s Ltd. (JHL), a leading multi-media sound reinforcement provider for the more

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Architecture and AV Intregration Synergy

ih06a_200.jpgThe 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 I: $67,500 – $120,000

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Date design began: 01-06-06
Date installation was completed: 05-14-07

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

The client desired synergy between the architecture, interior design, and electronics integration in the home. They required full sub-system integration that allowed user interfaces to be consolidated while also providing a high level of functionality. Frequent parties with music throughout, watching movies, and convenient control of lighting and climate were the primary needs. Ease-of-use, more

Daktronics-Sportsound And JBL Loudspeakers Provide A Bear Of An Audio System At Washington-Grizzly Stadium

Audio integration firm Daktronics-Sportsound recently upgraded the sound system at Washington-Grizzly Stadium at the University of Montana, home to the University’s Division 1 football team. The new system at the stadium features JBL VLA line arrays and PD Series loudspeakers.

Home to the Montana Grizzlies college football team of the Big Sky Conference, Washington-Grizzly Stadium opened in 1986 and has undergone several expansions since then. With the most recent upper deck expansion of 2,000 seats, the Stadium currently holds 25,203.

Daktronics-Sportsound installed 12 VLA601-WRC 3-way, full-range, weatherized line array loudspeakers, arranged in two columns of six each, mounted to the end zone scoreboard. The system also includes four PD764-WRC weatherized loudspeakers. A total of 30 Crown XTi amplifiers power the system.

“Because they’re specifically designed for permanent installation, the VLA line arrays have been an ideal loudspeaker choice for a number of our recent more

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