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Yamaha Commercial Audio Holds Digital SR Class In Kentucky

BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) group will hold its two-day Digital Sound Reinforcement (DSR) 101 class on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11 and 12 in Covington, Kentucky. Sponsored in part by Shure Microphones, the class provides complete audio system design and networking solutions and will focus on set up techniques ranging from microphones to large-scale speakers. Topics include: gain construction, attenuator settings, and SPL estimation. more

SI Exhibits New Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE Projection Screen at 2009 CEDIA Expo

SI’s Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screenAustin, Texas, July 22, 2009 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that it will exhibit the new Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screen during the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth 1137. The Black Diamond II CURVE is currently shipping.

“SI’s new CURVE Reference Fixed frame gives you the most immersive experience available,? said Ryan Gustafson, SI Screens president. “Curved screens have distinct advantages over common ‘flat’ screens, especially in installations where the throw is very short (1.6 or less) and pincushion distortion becomes an issue. With up to a 30 percent wider viewing angle, SI’s new Black Diamond II CURVE Reference Fixed frames give viewers the most immersive experience available.? more

Atlona Releases a new series of HD Video Fiber Optic Extenders Aimed at Pro Install, Medical, and Government Markets

AT-3GSDI20SRSan Jose, CA — July 22, 2009 —Atlona Technologies releases a new line of video extenders that transfer High definition video over multi-mode Optical type fiber optic cable up to 1000ft without any signal loss. These new extenders serve as not only a way to for companies to send video signal far beyond the lengths of actual cables, but also provide a measure of security due to their use of Fiber Optic cable rather than CAT5. Since Fiber Optic cable is immune to interference caused by electromagnetic fields (EMF/EMI), these extenders are perfect for medical imaging applications where a perfect picture is not only ideal, but necessary. more

Gert Sanner Wraps Up Successful Deep Purple Tour With Soundcraft Vi6

On a recent trip to the Soundcraft Studer factory in Potters Bar, Deep Purple FOH man Gert Sanner, talked about the recent Deep Purple tours of Japan and Russia and his experience with the Soundcraft Vi6.

That region is a strong heartland for the UK rockers, as the tour took in 12 shows in venues of 5,000 and above including Tokyo, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Osaka and Nagoya – some of the same venues that played host to the recording of the band’s most famous album, Made in Japan, some 37 years earlier! more

NO CLOWNING AROUND FOR DIGICO AND XTA ON TAKE THAT CIRCUS TOUR

Take That Circus trucksCulminating in four nights at Wembley Stadium at the beginning of July, Take That’s Circus tour was the biggest the UK and Ireland had ever seen, with over a million people attending 20 stadium concerts. And it proved a triumph in every way.
Now that it is over, Ian Colville, Technical Director of the tour’s audio provider, Capital Sound, is happy to report that the DiGiCo, XTA, Martin Audio combination they have been using since they started working with the band, has once again worked superbly. more

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Gefen’s Newest Splitter Supports All HDMI v1.3 Features and Comes in Smaller, Wall Mountable Enclosure

CHATSWORTH, CA — Connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of the GefenTV Mini 1:8 Splitter for HDMI v1.3. A much smaller foot print enclosure streamlines installations for easy wiring placement. more

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES NEW DA-CAPPO DA12 CARDIOID EARSET MICROPHONE

da12ee_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – July 2009… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the introduction of the Da-Cappo DA12 Cardioid Earset Microphone. Featuring a European designed and built capsule with a cardioid polar pattern, the new Da-Cappo DA12 Cardioid makes a perfect choice for vocal performers and others where high SPL (sound pressure level) monitoring would severely restrict gain before feedback. more

Mega Audio Utilizes Soundcraft Si3 Digital Console For Outdoors Celebration In Honduras

The event commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the Evangelical Reformed Church of La Lima.

LA LIMA, Honduras – In an event that highlights the growing adoption of Soundcraft digital consoles throughout Latin America, Mega Audio recently supplied the audio reinforcement system, including a Soundcraft Si3 digital console, for a concert commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Evangelical Reformed Church of La Lima in Honduras. The two-night, one-day Evangelistic Crusade Concert included the participation of Ministers of National Praise, Worship Ministry Children’s Church and Evangelical Reformed Church of La Lima, Lourdes Ministries, Carlos Martinez and Ministry Juda, and Roca Fuerte Shekina. more

Audience Engaged By Soundcraft Vi4™ While ‘Waiting For Godot’

To keep the dialogue intimate for this production of the stage classic, all the components of the sound system had to be invisible, and the Vi4’s ultra-quiet operation assured success.

NEW YORK, New York – The recent revival of the stage classic ‘Waiting For Godot’ was as brief as the play itself is famously cryptic, running only from April 3 through July 12. But in that time, the production won widespread critical acclaim and garnered Tony Award®, Drama Desk Award® and Outer Critics Circle Award® nominations for Best Revival of a Play for the as well as Tony Award nominations for Best Featured Actor, Best Costume Design, and for three of four of its cast members: two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, Tony Award winner Bill Irwin and Tony Award winner John Glover, who joined Golden Globe winner John Goodman to round out the sparse but powerful production. The play is intensely intimate and dialogue-driven, making the quality of the audio critical to its success. That quality was assured by the 48-input Soundcraft Vi4™ digital live mixing console that was installed in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Studio 54 venue. The latest addition to Soundcraft’s highly successful Vi Series of digital live sound consoles, the Vi4’s compact frame offers tremendous processing power, amazing sound quality and, so crucially for ‘Waiting For Godot,’ incredibly quiet operation. more

Christie® Extends Warranty Coverage For Its Industry-Leading 3-Chip DLP® Business Projectors

Christie, well-known for industry-leading warranties, is raising the service and support bar once again by increasing its global warranty program to a full three years for Christie’s proven 3-chip DLP(r) projectors. Available globally and at no extra cost, this three-year warranty applies to select Christie 3-chip DLP projectors sold through the Christie Business Products channels. more

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