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Shure Gets Lead Role at Obama Inaugural

Springsteen and choirSHURE GETS LEAD ROLE AT OBAMA INAUGURAL OPENING CEREMONY

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2009—The HBO open signal presentation of “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial” served as the nation’s televised kickoff of the 56th Presidential Inauguration. Captured live at the National Mall, the event drew hundreds of thousands to our nation’s capital to see and hear a stellar lineup of talent, including Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, U2, Sheryl Crow, Shakira, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, and others. Sound reinforcement for the star-studded concert was courtesy of Clair Global and was mixed-for-air by veteran television production mixer Ed Greene. Wireless chosen for the event included 16 channels of Shure UR4D systems, using various combinations of bodypack and handheld transmitters, many of which sported SM58® capsules. more

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GRAMMY® AWARDS SHOW RELIES ON AUDIO-TECHNICA MICROPHONES FOR 12TH STRAIGHT YEAR

— Audio-Technica provides over 250 mics for the live broadcast of the GRAMMY® Awards, as A-T maintains its definitive presence at high-profile awards shows —

STOW, OH, February 9, 2009 — For the 12th year in a row, Audio-Technica maintained its status as the hallmark of superior sound at the GRAMMY® Awards Show, known throughout the industry as Music’s Biggest Night®. This year at the 51st Annual GRAMMYs, held February 8, 2009, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a particular emphasis was placed on live performances, with 25% more featured nominees and performers than in the past. For the live show and broadcast, Audio-Technica supplied over 250 of its acclaimed microphones, including an impressive array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems. more

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Shure’s Reason Why

The WhoLEGENDARY ROCKERS DALTREY, TOWNSEND REVEAL THE “REASON WHY? THEY USE SHURE MICROPHONES

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 – Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend, founding members of legendary British rock band The Who, have used Shure microphones onstage for more than 40 years. Their energetic live shows are often highlighted by Daltrey swinging his microphone – a standard Shure SM58® – over his head in wide arcs. Now, the rockers famous for punishing their equipment explain their loyalty to the microphones that have been taking it for so long in the new Shure “Reason Why? advertising campaign. more

SHURE EXPANDS SM MICROPHONE LINE WITH SM27 AND SM137

New Mics Provide More Options For Recording Applications

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 – Shure SM microphones have proven their worth through decades of rigorous use and abuse on stage and in the studio. Now Shure is expanding the line to give performers and engineers more tools to choose from with the introduction of the SM27 and SM137.

The SM27 is a rugged and versatile large-diaphragm, side-address cardioid condenser microphone designed more

SHURE PROMOTES THREE IN U.S. BUSINESS UNIT

Mark HumrichouserNew General Manager, Director of Field Sales, and National Account Manager

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced today that Mark Humrichouser has been promoted to General Manager of its U.S. Business Unit. In this role, he will have day-to-day responsibility for the management of the sales, marketing, customer service, and applications engineering functions for the U.S.

“Mark has done an outstanding job of directing our U.S. sales team for the past three years,? said Al Hershner, Vice President of Shure’s Asia and U.S. Business Units. “I’m confident that he will continue to apply his talent and experience to the broader role of coordinating all of our U.S. business unit departments in his new leadership role.? more

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Mastodon’s “Best Show Ever” Includes Shure

MastodonMASTODON CLIMBS BEYOND BLOOD MOUNTAIN WITH CRACK THE SKYE

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, January 15, 2009 — Subscribing to a musical philosophy that there is no such thing as rock music unless it’s heavy, Mastodon has coyly avoided saying too much about Crack the Skye, its fourth album due out in 2009. Produced by Brendan O’Brien (Rage Against the Machine, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen), the disk follows 2006′s Blood Mountain. Keeping in step with this and Mastodon’s previous releases, Crack the Skye will be conceptual in nature. more

NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART S.N. SHURE THEATER OPENS

SN Shure Theatre stageExquisite Form Meets Multipurpose Function at Corporate Headquarters

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated recently celebrated the opening of the new S.N. Shure Theater at the Company’s Corporate Headquarters in Niles, Illinois. Shure Chairman, Rose L. Shure, and President and CEO, Sandy LaMantia, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony and then welcomed Shure Associates and special guests into the new venue. more

Shure Introduces New USB Mics, X2U Adapter

PG27 and PG42SHURE DEBUTS FOUR NEW RECORDING MICROPHONES AND XLR-TO-USB SIGNAL ADAPTER

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today extended the Company’s legacy of world class live performance and studio recording microphones into the digital realm with the debut of three new products – the PG27USB and PG42USB Side-Address Condenser Microphones and the X2U XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter. In addition, Shure introduced XLR models of the new microphones, the PG27 and PG42. more

Raid Seizes 8,500 Counterfeit Shure Earphones

Counterfeit EarphonesSHURE RAIDS WHOLESALE OUTLET AND WAREHOUSE IN CHINA, SEIZES MORE THAN 8,500 COUNTERFEIT EARPHONES

HONG KONG, CHINA, January 7, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced that it has struck two further blows in the Company’s fight against counterfeiting as a result of close cooperation with Chinese authorities.

An investigation initiated by Shure in Futian District, Shenzhen, in Mainland China led to a raid by the Shenzhen Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) on a wholesale shop, Sanze Electronics, in the Zhongdian Electronics and Technology Building on Huaqiang Road, and another at an associated warehouse. more

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AVLEX INTRODUCES SUPERLUX PRO238MKII TRUE CONDENSER MICROPHONE

avlex-p238mkii_hi.jpgKansas City, MO – January 2009 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology and microphones, proudly introduces the new Superlux PRO238MKII True Condenser microphone. Featuring a modular design with a removable capsule, high SPL characteristics, a hidden low-cut switch, and a warm, detailed sound, the new Superlux PRO238MKII feels great in the hand and makes an excellent choice for live sound, broadcast, and recording applications. more

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