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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

SENNHEISER OFFERS CHROME CUSTOMIZED MICS

silver_chrome.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JANUARY 2009: Sennheiser is expanding its menu of microphone customization with the launch of chrome and chrome color mic personalization options. The company recently forged ahead of the competition with the introduction of a selection of Sennheiser mic skins, for evolution wireless G2 series handheld microphones, and a Swarovski crystallization service, for any handheld Sennheiser microphone or accessory. more

Shure Tours With Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartneyJESSE McCARTNEY USES SHURE MICROPHONES ON TOUR THIS DECEMBER

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 18, 2008 — This month multi-platinum recording artist Jesse McCartney will be seen onstage across the country using Shure UHF-R® wireless with some of the biggest names in music today, including Rihanna, Chris Brown, and Katy Perry, supporting his third album, Departure. more

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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