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New JBL LSR2300 Series Studio Monitors Deliver Professional Performance at Affordable Price Points

jbl_lsr2300_grp_grill.jpgFRANKFURT, Germany – At Prolight & Sound 2009, JBL Professional is introducing the new LSR2300 Series Studio Monitor System, delivering professional performance at price points within reach of any studio. Now shipping, the LSR2300 Series addresses the demand for cost-effective, high-performance monitoring systems, driven by the proliferation of affordable, computer-based production systems. The LSR2300 Series includes: the LSR2328P Bi-Amplified 203 mm (8-inch) Studio Monitor with 165 Watts of amplification; the LSR2325P Bi-Amplified 133 mm (5-inch) Studio Monitor with 90 Watts of amplification; and the LSR2310SP Powered 254 mm (10-inch) Studio Subwoofer with an integrated 180 Watt power amplifier. more

QSC UNVEILS NEW K SERIES LOUDSPEAKERS

KGroupStackPowered, portable systems pack 1,000 watts of Class D amplification

COSTA MESA, CA, April 1, 2009—With the launch today of its new K Series product group, QSC has redefined the standard in compact, lightweight, high-performance powered loudspeakers.

The combination of a professional-looking molded ABS enclosure, uniformly matched drivers, advanced DSP, and QSC’s legendary touring spec amplification has resulted in an unprecedented package. K Series is demonstrably able to outperform other molded enclosure systems due in part to one fundamental principle: the same 1,000-watt Class D amplifier module powers all four models — whether the K8, K10, K12 — or KSub (dual-12? subwoofer). more

JBL Professional Showcases Next Generation Of EON® Portable Loudspeakers

42jbl_eoncomposite.jpgFRANKFURT, Germany – At Prolight & Sound 2009, JBL is showcasing the next generation of EON® portable loudspeakers. This includes five models spanning the new EON500 and EON300 series, all of which feature the trademark portability, versatility and reliability that made the original EON series the most groundbreaking and revolutionary product of its kind. The new EON loudspeaker models feature deep-welled, full-size handles with ergonomically designed grip points. Combined with light weight and balanced weight distribution, the portability of speakers this size is unmatched. The new EON loudspeakers are also extremely versatile, offering flexible mounting capability, making the EON500 and EON300 series ideal for performing musicians, touring bands and mobile DJ’s. Lastly, the new EON loudspeakers offer a level of reliability that only JBL can provide, incorporating JBL’s legendary transducers and special limiter circuitry. more

JBL VERTEC® Line Array System Takes Award-Winning Metal Act Iron Maiden Over The Top In Belgrade

FRANKFURT, Germany – In a high-profile event that demonstrates the continued widespread application of JBL VERTEC® line arrays throughout Europe, full-service concert production company Studio Berar deployed a VERTEC system for Iron Maiden’s performance at the Belgrade Arena in Serbia on February 10. Final event on the European leg, the concert was part of an ongoing 90-show, 38-country world tour in support of Iron Maiden’s latest album, “Somewhere Back In more

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SMOKEY ROBINSON REALLY GETS A HOLD ON SHURE

Smokey Robinsonu>Motown Icon Performs With PSM® 700 Personal In-ear Monitors

NILES, IL, April 2, 2009 — William “Smokey? Robinson hardly needs an introduction. With more than 4,000 songs to his credit spanning a musical career of 50-plus years, Robinson was one of the architects of the legendary Motown sound. Producing the label’s first million-selling hit, “Shop Around? in 1960, he charted countless others with The Miracles from 1960 into the ‘70s, wrote and produced tracks for other Motown hit makers, and served as the record company’s VP under lifelong friend and Motown founder Berry Gordy from 1961-1988. more

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SHURE SM REBATE ENHANCES VALUE

sm58_sm57_sm86Shure Incorporated announces a rebate for its popular models, SM57, SM58®, and SM86

Shure SM microphones deliver an unparalleled mix of audio quality and rugged dependability, which has made them the industry standard in professional sound for more than 40 years. Ideal for daily club use and touring, these models take the stage with a variety of diverse artists such as Maroon 5, Rascal Flatts, Josh Turner, Eagles of Death Metal, and Kelly Clarkson. more

CLEARONE ANNOUNCES NEW PERSONAL SPEAKERPHONE FOR MICROSOFT OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS SERVER 2007

CHAT 70The CHAT 70 Personal Speakerphone is Optimized for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 and is perfect for teleworkers or traveling professionals.

SALT LAKE CITY, — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a leading provider of high performance audio conferencing solutions, today announced the CHAT 70, a new personal speakerphone specifically designed for use with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. As a Certified Partner in the Microsoft Partner Program, ClearOne has been rapidly releasing high performance audio solutions that support users of Microsoft’s unified communications platform. The CHAT 70 is ClearOne’s newest audio product to be qualified as Optimized for Microsoft Office Communicator, following the CHAT 170 group conferencing speakerphone which was announced in January. more

Joe Sorrentino Returns to ClearOne as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales

SALT LAKE CITY, – ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), the leading global provider of high performance audio conferencing solutions, today announced it has named Joe Sorrentino as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Sorrentino will report directly to Zee Hakimoglu, ClearOne’s President, Chief Executive and Chairman.

Most recently, Sorrentino, was Senior Vice President at Spire Global, Sony Video Conferencing’s U.S. Sales and Marketing arm. Sorrentino was instrumental in building and managing their U. S. sales team. He was also responsible for developing and executing Spire’s channel sales strategy and driving their market channel partner programs, as well as strategic partnerships. more

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INFOCOMM ACADEMY NAMES LECTROSONICS’ GORDON MOORE TO ITS SENIOR ACADEMY FACULTY

lectro_gmoore.jpgFairfax, VA – April 2009… InfoComm International, the trade association serving the professional audiovisual and information communications industries, has announced that J. Gordon Moore, CTS, of Lectrosonics, Inc. has been awarded status as a Senior Academy Faculty Instructor for InfoComm Academy.

The Faculty Program was created to recognize the contributions of its corps of dedicated instructors and to contribute to their professional development. In doing so, InfoComm provides students with the highest quality training from the industry’s leading technical experts. Faculty members are nominated by the InfoComm Professional Education and Training Committee (PETC), with final selections made by the association’s Board of Directors. There are three levels of the Faculty Program: Adjunct Faculty, Academy Faculty and Senior Academy Faculty. There is also an honorary title of Instructor Emeritus. more

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One-to-Many Switching Makes Gefen’s New Matrix Switchers Ideal for Computer, Home Theater and Commercial Environments

CHATSWORTH, CA — Connectivity solutions provider Gefen is pleased to announce the availability of three new matrix switchers. Each offers a plug and play method of connecting four different sources to four displays or projectors. Three unique versions support computer, component and hi-def systems using the expanded HDMI v1.3 format. With support for analog or digital audio formats, these matrix switchers deliver hi-def video resolutions with audio for an engaging performance. more

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