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New Marcus Theatres® UltraScreen® At Orland Park Cinema Sports JBL ScreenArray® And AE Series Loudspeaker System

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Continuing the successful relationship between Marcus Theatres® and Harman cinema products, the Chicago suburb of Orland Park, Illinois recently celebrated the opening of a new 70-foot-wide UltraScreen® at the Orland Park Cinema. The Orland Park UltraScreen theater seats 400 and is Marcus Theatres’ 12th UltraScreen to date. more

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Get up to $150 back on QSC products until July 6, 2009

COSTA MESA, CA, March 31, 2009—Great savings on premium products from QSC will be offered through July 6th of this year as part of an extended rebate program offering up to $150 back on a variety of models found within the RMX, PLX2, and HPR product groups. more

Harman Pro Cinema Group Provides Custom JBL/Crown Sound System for Cinemark’s New XD³ Large Screen Digital Format

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Providing moviegoers with the ultimate digital cinema visual and sound environment, Cinemark has outfitted its new XD³ auditorium with JBL custom-engineered ScreenArray® loudspeakers behind the massive 70 foot screen.

The innovative auditorium, in West Plano, Texas also includes a custom designed surround system featuring powerful JBL Application Engineered speakers that provide the perfect coverage and a completely enveloping surround sound experience. The screen speakers and surround system are complimented by an array of JBL 18-inch subwoofers to provide thundering low-frequency effects. The new Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers, featuring the most advanced amplifier technology available, power the system. more

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JBL Introduces Next Generation Of ScreenArray® Series Digital Cinema Loudspeakers

330jbl_screenarray.jpgThe new ScreenArray loudspeakers feature new high-frequency drivers, new Optimized Aperture waveguides and improved, patented crossover design.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Continuing to provide cinema exhibition venues and post-production facilities with unprecedented audio performance and advanced technology, JBL is introducing the second generation of its award-winning ScreenArray® digital cinema loudspeakers. more

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KUDO System Sings At Lexington Opera House

loh_kudo_flown.jpgLEXINGTON, Kentucky — The Lexington Opera House, which first opened in 1887 and was described by The Kentucky Leader as one of the “costliest, handsomest and most convenient Thespian temples in the South,” has certainly seen its share of amazing performances over the years. Al Jolson, John Phillip Sousa, W.C. Fields, Harry Houdini, Will Rogers, Mae West and the Marx Brothers have all graced its stage, not to mention countless theatrical and musical productions

With the advent of motion pictures, the opera house gradually fell into disrepair; however, the facility was eventually purchased by the city and spared the wrecking ball thanks to a full renovation and restoration effort in 1976. Now, more than three decades later, the opulent 944-seat venue has once again been “freshened up” with some much needed updates, the most notable being the addition of a new L-ACOUSTICS KUDO line source array system. more

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Recher Theatre Fills Void in Baltimore Music Scene With NEXO Alpha System, Yamaha Consoles and Amps

nexo-alpha-series-and-yamaha-m7cl-recher-theater.jpgBaltimore, Md.⎯ Recher Theatre located in Towson, Maryland opened in 1929 as a movie theater and today is one of the few live venues of its kind serving the rock population of Baltimore. In 1959, the Recher family purchased what was known as The Towson Theatre and continued its operation as a single screen movie theater until it closed in 1992. In 1996, the three Recher brothers, Brian, Steve and Scott, re-opened the building as Rec-Room Billiards. With its incredible acoustics and tapered design, it wasn’t long before the inevitable was observed: a natural venue for live music. more

VMP Announces “Forever Warranty? for Entire Product Line

Video Mount Products (VMP)STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 26, 2009 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, commercial, CI, pro, and security audio/video markets, is proud to announce it now offers a “Forever Warranty? for its entire product line.

“The ‘lifetime’ warranties offered by many mount accessory manufacturers have become convoluted,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “What exactly does ‘lifetime’ mean? Each manufacturer may have a different definition. The life of the product it is mounting? The owner’s life? Putting a lifespan, such as 10 years, on their accessory, and after that period of time it is no longer under warranty? Quite simply, we have so much confidence in each and every one of VMP’ products, we have warrantied the entire line beyond anyone’s or anything’s ‘lifetime’…and we are not putting a lifespan on any one of our products.? more

GERMAN CHURCH CELEBRATES 100th BIRTHDAY WITH OMNILINE

christs-church-1.jpgChrist’s Church, in the German town of Velbert, North Rhine Westphalia, recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone.

To celebrate this historic occasion, the church decided to invest in a thoroughly modern sound system—based on the first Martin Audio OmniLine system to be installed in a German church, powered exclusively by Crest Audio amplification with processing via an Architectural Acoustics Digitool MX programmable digital processor. more

Audio Company Exorcises Floor Exercise Demons

Question: What do a gymnastics meet, a youth fitness center, and a multi-ring circus have in common?

Answer: All three feature non-stop action going on all over the place at the same time.

While that can be visually exciting, it can also be highly disconcerting, especially when music is a key ingredient in one area, but a distraction in others. Additionally, each of these three events generally takes place in view of a large number of people, making some type of a PA system a must.

Until recently, Studio West Gymnastics in Torrance, CA was confronted with two such predicaments. more

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Iceland’s National Soccer Stadium Installs Upgraded P.A. System with EAW Loudspeakers

Whitinsville, MA, USA – March 25, 2009 – Near the heart of Reykjavik, Iceland, stands Laugardalsvöllur, the National Soccer Stadium. It recently received a major upgrade, with complete renovations to the main seating area and the construction of new office facilities. The stadium now accommodates 15,000 people. Subsequently, the Football Association of Iceland requested an offer for a complete P.A. sound system for the stadium’s west side with the option of later expansion for the remaining areas. To complete this upgrade, the Football Association of Iceland hired local pro audio and lighting firm EB Kerfi ehf, and immediately plans were under way for the design of a full sound system for the entire stadium, which was to include loudspeakers from EAW, a world leader in audio system solutions. more

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