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SENNHEISER OFFERS UNIQUE 700 MHz WIRELESS MIC REBATE

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – DECEMBER 2008: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation has introduced a rebate program in preparation for the imminent ruling by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that will restrict the use of wireless mics operating in the so-called 700 MHz band. To receive a rebate, users must purchase new Sennheiser systems and components in an alternate range and trade-in an equal number of old wireless systems or components, including non-Sennheiser brands, that currently operate in frequencies between 698 – 806 MHz. The twelve-month program includes tiered rebates of up to $1,400 or a simple flat rebate. more

THE BLACK KEYS LEARN NEW TRICKS WITH SHURE

Black KeysAKRON, OH, December 15, 2008 — Based on evidence left in recent times by bands like the White Stripes, guitar-and-drum duos grow best in the fertile soil of the Midwest, a trend further exemplified these days by The Black Keys. more

Shure Shares Spotlight at CMA Awards

Martina McBrideSHURE SHARES SPOTLIGHT IN MEMORABLE 2008 CMA MOMENTS

NASHVILLE, TN, December 9, 2008 — Time is remembered in various ways — with a wink of an eye, longing for the past, and in the case of the 2008 Country Music Association Awards, certainly as indelible for Shure endorser Brad Paisley, who made it two in a row as the event’s chosen male vocalist of the year. Co-hosting the awards show at the Sommet Center with Carrie Underwood, Paisley also took home the evening’s best video award for “Waitin’ on a Woman” (featuring Andy Griffith), and kicked off the program with “Start a Band,” a duet with Keith Urban, using Shure UR2/SM58 and UR2/KSM9 wireless microphones, respectively. more

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Latin Grammys Sing With Shure

J Legend - JuanesJUANES EARNS FIVE TROPHIES, OPENS LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS WITH JOHN LEGEND

HOUSTON, TX, December 10, 2008 — Shure endorser Juanes was the big winner at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards, bowing five times as the recipient of awards for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Album, and Short Form Music Video. Joined by R&B singer John Legend, the Colombian rocker additionally more

AVLEX INTRODUCES SUPERLUX PRA-116B SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

pra116.jpgKansas City, MO – December 2008 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology and microphones, proudly introduces the new Superlux PRA-116B shotgun microphone. Featuring exceptional sound quality, a compact, lightweight form factor, and an included camera shoe shockmount adapter, the new PRA-116B is a cost effective solution for any SNG (satellite news gathering), ENG (electronic news gathering), broadcast, video, or film audio application. more

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LECTROSONICS ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE POLICY TO AID CUSTOMERS WITH PRODUCTS IN THE 700 MHz BAND

Rio Rancho, NM – December 2008… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, announces a new service policy in order to aid customers with products in the 700 MHz band. The FCC has recently ruled that Part 74 users (auxiliary broadcast devices, including wireless microphones) must vacate this frequency band between 698-806MHz, affecting blocks 27, 28, and 29. more

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Electro-Voice sound for Wisconsin high school

audio_engineering_dec08_01.jpgAudio Engineering, Inc. (Loves Park, Il) recently installed a new Electro-Voice sound system in the gymnasium at F.J. Turner High School in Beloit, WI, making the space more user-friendly and versatile.

“Their previous two-speaker system fell far short of the flexibility they needed in their gym,? says Mike Schindler, Vice President of Sales for Audio Engineering; “after using an inadequate system for 10 years, it was time for an upgrade.? more

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SHURE ANNOUNCES REBATES OF UP TO $1,000 FOR 700 MHz WIRELESS SYSTEMS

NILES, IL, December 1, 2008 — Shure Incorporated today announced a rebate program of up to $1,000 for the trade-in of Shure 700 MHz frequency band (698-806 MHz) wireless systems and other related components purchased before February 1, 2007, and for any other manufacturers’ qualifying 700 MHz frequency band wireless systems and their related components.

“Our number one priority is to provide our customers with the highest quality products, service, and more

THE WHITE SPACE RULING: CHICKEN LITTLE CAN TAKE A DEEP SIGH OF RELIEF

joe_ciaudelli_new.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – NOVEMBER 2008: Following the recent ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding proposed “white space” consumer devices, Sennheiser is taking steps to assure users of wireless audio products that the sky will not fall after February 17th (the deadline for the digital TV conversion). The anticipation of these changes has caused a great deal of anxiety for many customers. However, not only have a variety of safeguards been put in place by the FCC ruling to help prevent interference between the unlicensed consumer devices and RF wireless microphones, but Sennheiser is launching enhanced customer service and support programs. As a first level, Sennheiser is offering a free initial consultation service via phone to answer questions from users or dealers and to address each individual situation. Anyone wishing to receive a call from an RF specialist regarding the operation of any wireless mic or monitoring equipment after February 17, 2009 may sign-up on the company’s dedicated website www.sennheiserusa.com/spectrumreallocation. Higher level services will include on-site spectrum analysis, frequency coordination, as well as service contracts. more

SUBMIT YOUR TRACK TO SENNHEISER’S “MY SONG” CONTEST: ENTER TO WIN A TEN-PIECE SENNHEISER MIC KIT AND STAR IN AN AD!

mysong_contest.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – NOVEMBER 2008: With Sennheiser’s “My Song” contest, the spotlight is on you and your original song. Now through March 31, 2009, high school students can enter to win a free ten-piece, professional-grade Sennheiser evolution microphone kit and a spot in an upcoming Sennheiser ad! What’s more, you’ll also be featured on the Sennheiser Artist site (www.sennheiserusa.com/artists) alongside such performers as Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Paramore!

To enter, visit www.sennheiserusa.com/MySong and hit the “click to enter” button. You’ll need to submit a direct link to your original song (which can be uploaded to sites like YouTube or MySpace) along with the title of your track. The five best songs will be chosen by a panel of secret judges. The lucky grand-prize winner will be selected by one of your favorite Sennheiser-endorsed artists! more

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