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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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New at Winter NAMM 2009: Electro-Voice PL Series

pl-family.jpgThe new Electro-Voice PL (Professional Live) Series offers an unprecedented level of price-to-performance value in microphones for professional live sound reinforcement and installed sound applications. more

Neil Diamond Selects AKG Products For 2008 “Home Before Dark? World Tour

Demonstrating the performance and versatility of AKG microphones, the technical staff for rock icon Neil Diamond selected AKG microphones for his 2008/2009 world tour, celebrating the first chart-topping album of Diamond’s storied career. Neil Diamond is one of the most successful adult contemporary artists in history and has sold well over 120 million records worldwide. Diamond’s successful career has spanned over 40 years and his current tour illustrates why he is one of pop music’s most enduring and successful performers of all time. more

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New York City Superclub, Santos Party House, Equipped With Harman Professional Sound System By TimbreTech Audio Services

Demonstrating how creatively-designed sound systems featuring highly-configurable, great sounding components can make a club’s reputation and also enable business models that optimize the venue’s real-estate investment, NYC IT-Club, Santos Party House, features advanced sound systems designed and integrated by TimbreTech Audio Services that support DJ/club and live performance and multiple events and ‘showtimes’ in one evening. Club sound icon, Jim Toth, designed a live system around a Soundcraft Vi6 console at Front Of House that is easily locked off and run remotely via a laptop in the DJ Booth when one of a host of top DJs is performing in the house. Toth credits the Vi6 with the versatility to transform the club from a top-notch live sound venue into a premium club with unprecedented ease — and with the console’s category-leading Vistonics user-interface, Toth explains that visiting engineers typically require just five minutes to become comfortable and proficient with the board. more

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AKG Launches C 214 Stereo Set Offering Maximum Consistency And Accurate Localization For Stunning, Three-Dimensional Recordings

Demonstrating the outstanding performance value and versatility of the C 214 microphone, AKG today launched the C 214 Stereo Set today at NAMM. The rugged construction of the C 214 delivers a highly detailed and accurate sound not only in the studio, but on the road as well. The introduction of the Stereo Set provides users with a complete solution that delivers outstanding performance and excellent quality from a pair of C 214’s. more

SENNHEISER’S GREAT MIC COVER-UP

senn_micskins_series.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT: Superstar Sennheiser users such as Beyoncé, Rihanna, Avril Lavigne and Janet Jackson have been performing for some time with custom-painted or Swarovski crystal-coated wireless microphones. Now, Sennheiser is stepping ahead of the competition in announcing the availability of Sennheiser Mic Skins for evolution wireless G2 series handheld microphone users, and the ultimate in customization, a Swarovski Crystallization Service, for any handheld Sennheiser microphone or accessory. more

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Hip-Hop Pioneer Kanye West Incorporates AKG Wireless Systems Into “Glow In The Dark? World Tour

Stage Audio Productions Inc. Selects The WMS 4000 And IVM 4 For The Worldwide “Glow In The Dark? Tour

Demonstrating the versatility and performance of AKG wireless technologies, the WMS 4000 wireless system and the IVM 4 in ear monitoring system were recently deployed on Kanye West’s most recent world tour that visited 40 cities and six continents. The critically acclaimed “Glow In The Dark? tour featured performances by renowned artists Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, N.E.R.D, and Nas. The yearlong tour began in Seattle and continued throughout Latin America, Asia, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. more

AKG Launches New GuitarBug – The World’s Smallest Switchable Wireless Transmitter

AKG today announced the introduction of the GuitarBug Transmitter, which provides superb audio quality and performance at a very competitive price. WMS 40 Pro is well known for it’s miniature transmitters and quality sound and the introduction of the GuitarBug is the next generation of wireless transmitters. more

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