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SOLID STATE LOGIC PROMOTES GEORGE HORTON TO VICE PRESIDENT, WESTERN REGION & LATIN AMERICA

George will Lead Broadcast and Music Console Sales

LOS ANGELES – Solid State Logic is pleased to announce the promotion of George Horton to Vice President, Western Region & Latin America. Horton has had a very successful career with SSL since 1988, with positions in manufacturing, test/quality control, service and sales. more

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DANLEY LOUDSPEAKERS – TODAY’S GOLD STANDARD AT A BARGAIN PRICE POINT

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 2010: After spending more than a decade with the drib-drab sounds of passionless loudspeakers clamped to the rafters, the students and faculty at Eldorado High School in Las Vegas were happy to hear that the school district had approved an audio retrofit for their gymnasium – the site not only of sporting events, but also of speeches and pep rallies. The new system, which centers on Danley SH-100 full-range loudspeakers and a muscular TH-115 subwoofer, catapults the school from the technological dark ages to the bold new future of intelligibility, fidelity, and thump that few schools have yet to enter. And at a better value than few would imagine. more

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SOLID STATE LOGIC C10 HD DIGITAL BROADCAST CONSOLE SOLD TO MANHATTAN CENTER STUDIOS

C10 to be Used for New HD Production Suite

NEW YORK – Solid State Logic is pleased to announce the sale of a 24-channel C10 HD Digital Broadcast Console to Manhattan Center Studios (MCS). MCS is an event and performance space that is available for a wide assortment of entertainment, corporate and special occasions, including recent high profile productions with MTV, YES Networks and BET. The C10 HD will help facilitate the station’s transition into a full HD broadcasting studio. more

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Listen Up! Premier Mounts’ New Classroom AudioSolutions Make Lessons Ring True

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Feb. 23, 2010) – Even in today’s technology-driven classrooms, hearing the instructor or multi-media presentations is vital to a student’s performance. To ensure crystal clear audio from instructional technology devices, Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com) has introduced two Universal Short Throw Projector Wall Mounts with Audio components (UNI-STA+Audio and UNI-EXT+Audio). This product provides a cost-effective and high quality audio solution for educational institutions in a time of extremely limited budgets for technology. more

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Tributaries® Performance Value HDMI Cable

Orlando, Florida, February 2010—Tributaries® the established value leader in high-end cables and installation accessories, is pleased to introduce the Series 1 HDMI Cables, offering installers a high “performance to value? ratio for their HDMI cabling needs. more

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BACK AT THE BARNYARD UPGRADES ITS AUDIO WITH THE HELP OF GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL’S WIDE RANGE OF TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS

barnyard1— Award-winning animation series has its motion-capture audio recorded via a Sennheiser ME 104 wireless microphone system and Focusrite VoiceMaster Platinum mic-pre, and has its sound mixed to picture through a Euphonix System 5 MC console —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, February 19, 2010 — Back at the Barnyard, the animated series based on the hit 2006 movie Barnyard, has won a Daytime EMMY® Award and been nominated for two more. Produced by O Entertainment’s animation division, Omation, and created by Executive Producer and O Entertainment Owner Steve Oedekerk, with Paul Marshal serving as Producer, the show is currently wrapping its second season on the Nickelodeon network and it will likely remain a contender for top awards through its final season. more

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JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays And Grupo Zonico Rock Venezuela’s Solid Fest

In one of Venezuela’s largest annual live music events, rental sound company Grupo Zonico provided an extensive audio system for Coca-Cola Solid Fest 2010 at Hipdromo La Rinconada in Caracas. JBL VERTEC® line arrays comprised the main PA system for the 4-day event, which included performances by leading international and local artists for crowds averaging 20,000 persons per day. With separate themed event days presenting rock, urban and Latin artists, performers at the festival included Korn, OscarD Leon and Luis Fonsi. more

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Studer Adds Tibor Tamas To Sales Team

Effective immediately, Studer Professional Audio GmbH has appointed Tibor Tamas as the new Sales Engineer for Germany, Austria, Greece and the Eastern European countries.

Tibor Tamas is a Studer veteran having worked for the company for over 32 years. He started in 1977 as an apprentice to continue his education as an Electronics Engineer with Studer and worked in the R&D department developing Mixing Consoles. Subsequently Tibor joined the service department providing worldwide Product Support/Engineering and more recently spent 4 ½ years in North America, firstly at Studer Canada then JBL – Studer’s Distributor in the USA – as a Sales Engineer and Technical Service Manager for Studer. more

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Latin Superstar Alejandro Sanz Broadcasts His GRAMMY Winning Music To The World With A Complete AKG Package

As one of the most successful musicians in Latin America, Alejandro Sanz has built a name for himself as a dynamic and exciting performer; selling over 25 million albums worldwide and winning 17 total GRAMMYs; two of which are attributed to the U.S. Grammy’s and the other 15 at the Latin Grammys. With his new project Paraiso Express on the verge of release, Sanz recently embarked on his worldwide “Paradise? tour, showcasing the anticipated album with a set of AKG equipment that included the DMS 700, an IVM 4 in-ear system and a variety of D7 and D5 microphones. more

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Industry Prepares for Changes to Mass Notification Codes

NSCA Launches Website to Help Systems Contractors Explore, Enter MNEC Market

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, February 23, 2010 — The recent addition of two simple words – and signaling – to NFPA 72, now the National Fire Alarm & Signaling Code, as well as a new chapter on Emergency Communications Systems, will likely have a major effect on the commercial electronic systems industry. more

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