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Live Nation Expects To ‘Fillmore’ Seats In Charlotte With Soundcraft Vi4™

Two 48-input Soundcraft Vi4 digital live mixing consoles perform flawlessly in FOH and monitor mixing roles.

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — The Fillmore Charlotte, a 20,000-square-foot venue at the North Carolina Music Factory’s entertainment complex in Charlotte, North Carolina’s Fourth Ward neighborhood, stays true to the tradition of the original Fillmore theaters. The venue, which opened on June 19 with Georgia acoustic rocker Corey Smith headlining, has the Fillmore’s trademark red velvet draperies, ornate chandeliers, custom lighting and vintage concert posters. The building, once an historic Charlotte manufacturing site, was reinvigorated by Live Nation, the world’s largest concert promoter, as the latest in its growing chain of clubs bearing the Fillmore name. And it also stays true to one other critical Fillmore legacy: great sound, thanks to the implementation of two Soundcraft Vi4™ digital live mixing consoles at front-of-house and monitor positions. These work in conjunction with a PA system more

AES ADDS APPLE ASSOCIATION MEMBER PURCHASE PROGRAM TO US MEMBER BENEFITS

NEW YORK: Because so many audio professionals use Apple products in their everyday work, the Audio Engineering Society has launched a pilot initiative in conjunction with the Apple Association Member Purchase Program. AES President Jim Anderson reports that an agreement has been reached to provide US AES members with special savings of up to 17% on the latest Apple products and accessories. “We are exploring the possibility of expanding the program to other territories as well,” Anderson said.

AES US Members visiting the Apple Store link at www.aes.org will find a number of exclusive options including:

* Special member pricing on Apple and third-party products
* Exclusive promotions
* Complimentary shipping on all orders over $50
* Free engraving on all new iPod models
* Mac customization
* Flexible business financing options

“The AES is continually seeking new ways to benefit our members,” Anderson more

Dallas’ Hully & Mo Restaurant Taps EAW Loudspeakers for Rich Sound

Upscale sports bar required versatile, powerful and clear audio solutions, and EAW SMS1990’s and CIS400’s did the trick

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 20, 2009 – Hully & Mo Restaurant and Tap Room in Dallas, Texas, opened earlier this year, and it features stellar sound thanks to loudspeakers and amplifiers from EAW, a world leader in sound system technology. Gemini Light Sound & Video was the contractor chosen for the project, and they selected a number of EAW products for the restaurant’s unique audio system needs. The sale was made by Cowser-Lee Marketing, EAW’s sales rep for the region.

Hully & Mo, named after the co-owners, former Dallas Stars right wing Brett Hull (a recently-announced NHL Hall-of-Famer) and current Stars center Mike Modano (the leading American-born scorer in NHL history), is Dallas’ newest premier sports bar and restaurant. Located in more

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Langley, British Columbia’s Christian Life Assembly Turns to EAW to Keep Its Sanctuary at the Cutting Edge of Sound

CLAChurch now has a touring-class P.A. system based on the successful EAW KF730 Small Line Array Module

The KF730’s superb dispersion characteristics help keep the sound loud and clear on both sides of the thrust stage

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 19, 2009 – The Christian Life Assembly (CLA) church in Langley, British Columbia is a tech-savvy multi campus congregation that offers both media streaming and podcast downloads of its services from its website. When the church began an extensive upgrade of its facilities last year, a state-of-the-art sound system for its 1,500-seat sanctuary was high on its list of priorities, and that’s exactly what they got with equipment from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology. more

Nucomm Announces European R&TTE and RoHS Compliance of Signature CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM Microwave Transmitter at IBC 2009

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Nucomm, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems to international broadcast, government and military markets, is exhibiting its second generation lightweight CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM microwave transmitter at IBC 2009 (Stand 1.B31). more

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Atlona Technologies Showcases Competitive Edge in Audio Visual Technologies as a CE Pro BEST Awards Finalist

August 27th, 2009 — Atlona Technologies has proven its place as a stand out company within the AV industry with production of its AT-HDAiR and AT-PROHD88M-SR, creating a buzz that has earned them a spot as finalists in the 2009 CE Pro BEST Awards.

The CE Pro BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Awards are making their debut this fall at the annual reputable CEDIA tradeshow, presenting honors to the top products in 38 categories with one overall winner. CE Pro is largely recognized as a leading publication for the custom electronics industry and a highly reliable authority on such technology. Atlona is facing rivals from an initial pool of 77 different companies with over 100 products creating a very competitive contest.

Atlona’s competing products include the AT-HDAiR, a wireless USB to HDMI or VGA converter that transmits HD video from one’s laptop or computer to an HD more

NAD Introduces Powerful, Versatile M15HD Surround Sound Preamplifier

Pioneering Masters Series Preamp Boasts Modular Design Construction, Broadcast-Quality Image Processing, ‘Music First’ Performance, Much More
CEDIA EXPO, ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 27, 2009 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, introduces the Masters Series M15HD Surround Sound Preamplifier, a powerful, versatile component designed to serve as the “brains” of any surround sound system, at CEDIA EXPO ’09. The M15HD offers NAD’s exclusive Modular Design Construction (MDC) in addition to innovative circuit designs, proprietary operating software, broadcast-quality image processing, and exceptional sonic performance and value.

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No ordinary offering, the M15HD will startle listeners with its realism and musical integrity. Its “Music First? performance design allows the space, scale, and transparency encoded in the directional sounds of Dolby and DTS surround soundtracks to push the boundaries of a listening room to nearly infinite dimensions. Four HDMI inputs make it more

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Yamaha PM5D and M7CL are ‘Go To’ Boards for DBS Sound’s Mundy

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LOS ANGELES⎯Patrick Mundy may be fairly new to the live sound game, but not digital mixers. He previously worked in studio recording and became familiar with them during that time and credits his audio recording mentor, Dave Fridmann, with providing him the tools to go out and mix live. Fridmann told him that the secret to a good studio sound was live sound. Mundy, as he is known, took that advice to heart and five years ago set out to use his people and mix skills learned in-studio into the world of sound reinforcement.

Mundy recently mixed main stage front of house on a Yamaha PM5D for this year’s Rock the Bells Festival. “The owner of DBS Sound, Ruben Silva, is the man who I credit with marketing me and developing me as a ‘go to’ front of house engineer for just more

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NEP SUPERSHOOTERS ADDS FOR-A FVW-500HS VIDEO WRITERS TO HD PRODUCTION TRUCKS

FORT LEE, NJ – NEP Supershooters, part of Pittsburgh-based NEP Broadcasting, has purchased four (4) FOR-A FVW-500HS Video Writers for several of its HD production and support trailers. The FVW-500HS allows users to draw in real time over SD or HD video through a touch screen interface.

Glen Levine, vice president of mobile engineering, said the FOR-A Video Writer was chosen in April for its robust feature set and moderate price. “We were looking for a telestrator that could work in both HD and SD since we have a number of our customers still televising in SD,? he explained. “This unit switches formats easily with no need for extra aspect ratio converters – it is user friendly.?

NEP’s production trailers cover more than 100 golf events annually for clients including the Golf Channel and ERT (ESPN Regional). Golf Channel’s main support units ST-19, ST-10 and ST-11 are currently more

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Firefly Design Group Introduces New Online Portal for Streamlined Interaction with Custom Installers

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – August 27, 2009 – Firefly Design Group, a premier engineering and marketing firm in the custom electronics industry, has launched a new online portal used to increase the efficiency of communication and project management with custom installation professionals. Accessible from any location and available at no charge to Firefly Design Group clients, the Firefly Design Group Portal, designed in partnership with designecentral, provides an easy-to-use central dashboard where custom installers can easily order services, organize project materials, upload documentation and project specifications, and receive communications and materials from Firefly Design Group.

“As Firefly Design Group has continued to evolve, we realized that in order to truly serve the documentation and project management needs of the custom installer, we have to streamline the communication process,? said Ron Callis, president and founder of Firefly Design Group. “In addition to offering a central platform where installers can more

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