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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

Yamaha Commercial Audio Holds Digital SR Class/NEXO Demos in Nashville

BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) group will hold its two-day Digital Sound Reinforcement (DSR) 101 class on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 5 and 6 in Nashville. Sponsored in part by Shure Microphones, the class provides complete audio system design and networking solutions and will focus on set up techniques ranging from microphones to large-scale speakers. Topics include: gain construction, attenuator settings, and SPL estimation. more

massAV Chooses the New EAW JFL210 Compact Line Array Loudspeaker

-Eight of the versatile compact JFL210 enclosures give leading New England audio/video/lighting/staging services provider a scalable solution for a range of applications-

Whitinsville, MA, USA – March 24, 2009 – Boston area-based massAV knows corporate A/V, lighting and staging, with a client list that includes events for Chevrolet, the New England Patriots, presidential candidate Senator John McCain and the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX). In business since 1975, massAV stays on the cutting edge of event technology, so it was not surprising to find Steve Shepard, massAV’s Chief Engineer, attending SMAART training at EAW’s headquarters in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, late last year. During a break in the seminar, he noticed music wafting in from down the hallway and he followed his ears to the source: EAW’s famous “The Pit? product testing lab, where the EAW engineering team was tuning a brand new loudspeaker enclosure. It was Shepard’s first encounter with EAW’s recently introduced JFL210 Compact Line Array Loudspeaker, and it was love at first listen. more

Peavey Introduces Compact, Professional Euro™ Series Loudspeaker Enclosures

Peavey Euro SeriesPEAVEY INT’L. HEADQUARTERS — Peavey proudly introduces the Euro Series™ loudspeaker enclosures, a line of high-grade, portable professional loudspeakers that specialize in high performance, light weight and high power handling in a compact enclosure.

The Peavey Euro Series marks the debut of an exclusive Peavey-engineered loudspeaker that utilizes a dual voice coil and neodymium magnet design. The two-way, full-range Euro 115 and Euro 112 enclosures utilize this new loudspeaker — in 15? and 12? formats, respectively — in conjunction with the Peavey RX™22 titanium compression driver. Patented asymmetrical Quadratic Throat Waveguide™ technology eliminates distortions commonly caused by drivers pushing high sound pressure levels to deliver pristine, precise sound reproduction. more

Pantel Launches Outdoor Weatherproof Speaker Line

Pantel’s new line of outdoor, weatherproof speakersGARDEN GROVE, Calif., March 20, 2009 — Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV solutions, is proud to announce that it has launched its new line of outdoor, weatherproof speakers. The two-way, 100 Watt, two model line, available in black or white, is scheduled to ship in April.

“As Pantel is already the leader in outdoor weatherproof TVs, we wanted to offer a line of outdoor weatherproof speakers to enhance the complete outdoor experience,? explained Joe Pantel, Chief Executive Officer of Pantel Corp. “Pantel’s outdoor weatherproof speakers have been designed for such uses as bringing indoor music outdoors, or enhancing the outdoor home theater experience, such as incorporating them with Pantel’s outdoor weatherproof TVs. Beyond outdoor use in backyards, patios, and commercial settings, our new speakers can also be utilized indoors, such as in saunas, bathrooms, hot tub rooms, and more.? more

L-ACOUSTICS US Announces New Hires

L-ACOUSTICS_US_hires.jpgPaul Tillman, Dave Weidenhoffer, Jan Nguyen and Annette Bilous join Oxnard-based team

OXNARD, California — L-ACOUSTICS is underscoring its continuing growth by announcing the addition of several new employees to its US distribution team. Official word of the appointments comes from Paul Freudenberg, L-ACOUSTICS vice president of sales and marketing, to whom all of the new hires report. more

Tilt Angle Balancing Act-Polar Focus Designs Two Tiered Cluster For Chicago Auditorium

Advanced Audio and Lighting of Peoria, Illinois was awarded the job of installing a new sound reinforcement system in Torrey-Gray Auditorium at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. The system would need to handle spoken word, live music and recorded music. After MBI was presented with several ways to go, the choice was made to use four speakers from the Synergy Horn line manufactured by Danley Soundlabs. All four would be rigged in a center cluster, with one pair over the other. more

Polar Focus Uses Standard Parts for Custom Design-Uneven Radial Beams Are No Problem for Highly Adjustable Rigging System

Contact: Kathy Patrician
Polar Focus Inc.
Phone: 413-773-3869
Fax: 215-975-2756
kathy@polarfocus.com

Hadley Massachusetts based Polar Focus Audio Rigging recently provided a custom rigging design for installation at the St. John Chrysostom Church in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. The scope of Polar Focus’ work was the complete transition from the attachment to the roof structure down to the hardware that attaches to the loudspeakers, using standard Polar Focus parts put together in a custom design. Broomall, Pennsylvania’s Audio Video Systems Group, a division of Hi Fi House Group, was the installing contractor. more

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