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NOW SHIPPING, STEREOSTONE FEATURES NEW “FOUNTAIN SPEAKER? AT 2008 CEDIA EXPO

fountainspeaker150.jpgN. Hollywood, Calif., June 26, 2008 — StereoStone, Inc. (stereostone.com), a leader in American-made architectural outdoor weatherproof speakers, is proud to announce that it will feature its new Fountain Speaker at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 223. Now shipping and with a MSRP of $599.95, StereoStone’s Fountain Speaker is a high-performance 250 Watt audio system enclosed in a working water fountain. more

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Listen Technologies Introduces Its New Value Package

lp-3cv-072.jpgListen Technologies is pleased to present the LP-3CV-072 Listen 3-Channel Value Package in response to customer requests for an economical assistive listening solution.

This new line of FM products is designed for assistive listening applications where simplicity and cost are important. Listen’s LP-3CV-072 Value Package allows organizations such as houses of worship, theaters, stadiums, classrooms, boardrooms, and meeting/training facilities to affordably comply with ADA requirements. more

Broadcast Networks Supplies Audio Monitoring Units To Ascent Media

UK system integration specialist Broadcast Networks has supplied Ascent Media with two of its purpose-built AMU-8HD Audio Monitoring units, which are designed to monitor broadcast audio in the High Definition environment.

The AMU-8HD is an 8-channel Bar-graph meter with Dolby D/E decoder option, 2 x HD/SD SDI inputs, 8 AES input pairs and 8 stereo analogue inputs. It also has 4 AES output pairs, 4 stereo analogue main outputs (variable), 4 stereo fixed outputs and a stereo analogue monitor output. The unit is designed to offer full control and easy set-up. The LCD menu system allows flexible signal routing to the main outputs, monitor outputs, meters and Dolby decoders as well as displaying all Dolby metadata, I/O calibration, channel trim levels and many other engineering functions. All 8 outputs are level-controlled and have independent volume control via the front panel. Inputs can be routed to any output and all settings can be saved for instant recall at a later date. more

Rentfusion Offers Gefen HDMI v1.3 Solutions

Gefen’s 4×1 Switcher for HDMI v1.3LAS VEGAS, NV – National computer and audiovisual rental company, Rentfusion, is utilizing select Gefen connectivity solutions for its customers exhibiting at events held throughout the United States.

Most recently, Rentfusion equipped its customer’s booth at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where a high performance switcher was needed to access four 1080p full HD video sources using one LCD display to demonstrate vivid HD visuals on the show floor. more

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TV One Hires Jay Gonzalez as Southeast Regional Sales Manager

on_my_desk280105338_std1.jpgERLANGER, KY, June 26, 2008— TV One is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Jay Gonzalez who is based out of Atlanta, GA. Gonzalez joins TV One with an extensive Sales and Leadership background as the Vice President of Sales – New Technology Media Technology Solutions division at Technical Innovations LLC most recently and was the Chief Technologist – Broadcast at MCSi before that. He will oversee the following seven states: Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. more

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This is not an Emergency! Turbosound Aspect® on tour with the Pigeon Detectives

Touring their new album ‘Emergency’, Pigeon Detectives has just completed a series of hugely successful UK dates where Front of House engineer, Andy Hawkins, teamed up with WE Audio and its Turbosound Aspect® system. Initially blown away by Aspect’s outstanding control and performance at outdoor gigs, Hawkins brought the system inside and wasn’t disappointed. more

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UVLD Helps BMW Shine

bmwUnlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) combined its expertise at lighting automobiles and corporate events when it designed luxury automaker BMW’s twin presentations in Atlanta recently. The three-day event, produced by Media Loft, was held to reveal new products and company plans to the BMW team. Tony Siekman of The WIT Company was the Technical Director. more

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Space Shuttle Orbits With SM11

Space Shuttle Discovery SHURE SM11 MICROPHONE GOES INTO ORBIT

When Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off on May 31, a Shure SM11 microphone went along for the ride, just as it has for years, but it wasn’t used in a conventional manner as most microphones are used, however.

The SM11 is part of a system that collects samples of exhaust gases from the Shuttle orbiter’s propulsion system aft fuselage area to sense any gas leaks in the plumbing. During ascent, an SM11 Microphone mounted inside a system electronics box, picks up the sound generated from the orbiter propulsion area at launch. Its output signal controls equipment that triggers a sequencing of pyro-valve devices that enable air samples to enter each of 6 vacuum bottles at various times during the ascent. The collected gas samples are later analyzed after the orbiter returns to Earth. Having this data can save maintenance and inspection hours. more

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Seether/Flyleaf Tour Turns it Up With QSC

QSC’s HPR122i loudspeakersHEADROOM FOR DAYS
Seether, Flyleaf turn it up with QSC

LADSON, SC—Regardless of whether you want to call it alternative, post-grunge, or pure, unapologetic rock ‘n’ roll, the onstage results of the musical pairing of Seether and Flyleaf landed here in South Carolina in May at the Exchange Park Ladson Fairgrounds to test the mettle of Live Event Solutions, a Conyers, Georgia sound company just over five months old. more

Patti Smith: In Shure She Trusts…

Patti SmithOFTEN IMITATED, NEVER DUPLICATED
Shure endorser Patti Smith accepts no substitutes for her Shure SM58

NEW YORK, NY, June 3, 2008 — Proto-punk pioneer, spiritual lost child of Rimbaud, Blake, and Burroughs, a woman whose intense poetry and aggressive rock music sent shock waves through the New York underground in the ’70s: After 61 years of memories, loss, triumphs, and wayward adventures, Patti Smith is still a restless cauldron of ideas, and throughout her legendary career onstage and in the studio, she has yet to choose anything else but a Shure SM58 for vocals. more

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