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LECTROSONICS INTRODUCES QP1 WIRELESS MICROPHONE SYSTEM

qp1_hi.jpgRio Rancho, NM – April 1, 2009… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, has announced the introduction of an entirely new, two-way wireless microphone system based on quantum physics. The new QP1 System operates on the principal of “entanglement? between atoms. “This new system has been in development for several years,? states Larry Fisher, President of Lectrosonics, Inc., “and it has cost us millions of dollars, thus necessitating an extremely high price.? more

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SMOOTH SAILING TO BETTER SOUND

riley_hi.jpgMiami, FL – March 2009 … As one of the world’s premier cruise line operators offering unique cruisetour vacations from both coasts of the United States, Alaska, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, South America, and New Zealand, Royal Caribbean International knows quite a bit about entertaining its passengers. With twenty ships ranging from 70,000 Gross Tonnes and carrying 1,900 passengers, up to ships that are 160,000 Gross Tonnes that carry 3,700 passengers, entertainment is, without question, Royal Caribbean’s business. The company uses a wide range of live sound reinforcement products to equip its Broadway-style theaters, lounges, piano bars, and other entertainment venues and recently began outfitting their entertainers with new wireless headset microphones from Da-Cappo, distributed throughout the Americas by Buena Park, CA-based Hosa Technology. more

Shure–White Spaces Petition for Reconsideration

SHURE FILES PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION IN WHITE SPACES PROCEEDING

NILES, IL, March 30, 2009—Shure Incorporated today announced that it has filed a Petition for Reconsideration on the FCC White Spaces Rules (docket 04-186) published in the Federal Register in February. more

YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO SYSTEMS, INC. CO-SPONSORS WORSHIP ARTS TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT AT BIOLA UNIVERSITY

BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯In conjunction with co-sponsors Shure, Martin Lighting, Media Shout and Yamaha Corporation of America, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will host a training opportunity open to all church technicians who seek in-depth knowledge in the areas of audio and recording during the Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) to be held June 8-10 on the campus of Biola University in LaMirada, CA. more

SHURE INCORPORATED’S DENNIS HARBURN (1950-2009)

In Front of UK OfficePro Audio Industry Mourns Loss of a “True Gentleman?

NILES, IL, March 26, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced the passing of Dennis Harburn, Managing Director of Shure Distribution UK. A native of South London, Dennis had been with the Company for 36 years.

“I was shocked and deeply saddened by this news,? said Sandy LaMantia, Shure’s President and CEO. “Dennis had a very long relationship with Shure, as an more

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Rio, Carnaval, & Shure…

CarnavalSHURE UHF-R®, WIRELESS WORKBENCH 5.0 SOFTWARE ON PARADE AT CARNAVAL

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, March 24, 2009 — Last month, thousands of dancers in full make-up and bright costumes, along with hundreds of elaborate floats accompanied by musicians and rolling PA trucks blasting samba music marched down Rio’s famed Sambódromo in celebration of this year’s Carnaval. Song after song, samba school after samba school, Shure microphones took charge of vocalizing the passion of the week-long event that marks the beginning of Lent. more

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MÖTLEY CRÜE’S VINCE NEIL ENDORSES SENNHEISER

vince_neil.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – MARCH 2009: As lead singer for glam metal’s most revered and notorious band, Vince Neil is without peer. He joined Mötley Crüe in 1981 and recorded five of rock’s greatest albums within that storied decade: Too Fast For Love, Shout at the Devil, Theatre of Pain, Girls Girls Girls, and Dr. Feelgood. Neil sings – and screams – into a Sennheiser SKM 535 G2 wireless handheld and keeps in time and on key with a pair of Sennheiser ew 300 IEM G2 wireless personal monitors. The fidelity of both are important, but their ability to withstand tremendous abuse, and keep working night after night, is paramount. more

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FULL-COURT ADVANTAGE BELONGS TO SHURE AT NBA ALL-STAR GAME

u>Best Seats Are at Home Thanks to MX391 Boundary Mics

NILES, IL, March 23, 2009 — Frequently associated with boardrooms, houses of worship, and distance learning, Shure Microflex® MX391 boundary microphones once again made the transition to professional basketball as the mic of choice for the 2009 NBA All-Star Game. more

AKG Products On Display At Current Tina Turner World Tour

tinaturner.jpgOn Tina Turner’s current world tour, sound engineer Dave Natale deployed AKG C214 microphones as well as a WMS4500 wireless system to provide outstanding audio quality and versatility on stage. Natale initially tested the C214 mic on a sound check in AKG’s hometown of Vienna, Austria and immediately began using the mic on the current tour.

Dave Natale is no stranger to working with some of the world’s biggest stars, including The Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie, Liza Minelli, Joe Cocker, Van Halen as well as engineer for the 1998 Grammy Awards. On the current Tina Turner tour, Tina, Live in Concert, Europe and the US, Natale fell in love with the wide range of capabilities of the C214. more

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Clark Solutions offers Progressive line of professional mic cables

ProQuad mic cables with Neutrik ConvertCON connectors & Fieldflex HD with Neutrik heavy duty connectors

Chicago — March 17, 2009 — Clark Wire & Cable announced in their newsletter the immediate availability of their Progressive series cable assemblies. Working from their new company platform, Clark Solutions, these cables are made to withstand harsh abuse giving the engineer one less thing to worry about. Clark’s Product Manager explains, “We have run this cable through the ringer with tests to insure that our customers were getting more than what they pay for. Elongation tests, stress tests, they all proved better than standard PVC materials typically used on cheaper counterparts. We don’t use inferior material made with conductive insulators or anything like that, we use only the highest grade copper, jacketing material and insulation.? more

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