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Crown Audio CTs Series Amplifiers Network Control Technologies Power Audio Intelligibility At Wukesong Indoor Stadium For 2008 Summer Olympics

Demonstrating the performance consistency and system reliability of Crown Audio’s CTs Series amplifiers in concert with the efficient network capability of Crown’s IQ Series network cards, Beijing’s new 18,000-seat Wukesong Indoor Stadium, home to the basketball competitions at the 2008 Summer
Olympics, features a complement of three Crown CTs600 amplifiers, two CTs1200 amplifiers, two CTs3000 amplifiers networked via seven Crown IQ3-PIP-Lite cards and Harman’s HiQnet™ system configuration and control protocol. The networked amplifiers drive 22 JBL Professional Control 29AV-1 loudspeakers. more

Wisdom Audio Continues to Grow – Adds Key Personnel to Management Team

CARSON CITY, Nev., August 14, 2008 — As Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, prepares to ship its new award-nominated Sage Series high-end architectural and freestanding speaker systems, the company continues to add key personnel to its roster of industry veterans. Wisdom’s management team will be present at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth SR-16.

Since the spring of 2008, Wisdom Audio has appointed Todd Sutherland western regional manager, director of sales operations, and Eric Graul V.P., manufacturing. more

Richard Gray’s Power Company Provides Whole-House Surge Protection with the RGPC HouseGuard

RGPC HouseGuardRICHARD GRAY’S POWER COMPANY EXTENDS WHOLE-HOUSE POWER OFFERINGS WITH RGPC HOUSEGUARD

Surge Protection is the most commonly requested power management solution; RGPC’s HouseGuard protects a home’s most critical circuits from surges by connecting directly to the AC panel.

New Orleans, LA – August 14, 2008 – Richard Gray’s Power Company (RGPC) today announces the RGPC HouseGuard, a whole-house AC line surge suppression system for 120/240V single-phase electrical installations. HouseGuard is the second whole-house device launched by RGPC, as the company seeks to address increased consumer and dealer demand for power management equipment that can more comprehensively protect more electronics systems at once by connecting directly at the AC panel instead of at individual outlets. more

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NSCA AIDS THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Erin GrahamNSCA Education Foundation awards scholarships to further industry education

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 13, 2008 — The NSCA Education Foundation recently awarded eight $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing education related to the commercial electronic systems industry.

“The NSCA Education Foundation helps advance the industry through a variety of initiatives, including our scholarship program, which helps attract the next generation of industry professionals,? said Tom Frericks, president of the NSCA Education Foundation. more

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BOSCH RECOGNIZES UP-AND-COMING INDUSTRY TALENT

Jess AshbyTwo students chosen to receive $2,500 Bosch scholarship for industry education

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 13, 2008 — As part of the NSCA Education Foundation’s mission to reach out to the next generation of integrators, Jess Ashby and Dawn Meade will receive the training they need to succeed in the commercial electronic systems industry.

“I was ecstatic to learn of my selection for the Bosch award,? Ashby said. “Knowing that industry professionals see potential in my aspirations is both an honor and a motivator for me.? more

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AC HILTON IS ‘IN THE GAME’ WITH YAMAHA PM5D DIGITAL CONSOLES

kevin-kelly-joe-white-john-grasso-at-yamaha-pm5d-ac-hiltonlow-res.JPG─New Console at Front of House Joins PM5D Monitor Console─

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.──The Atlantic City Hilton recently installed a new Yamaha PM5D digital audio console for front of house use in their entertainment venue. A spectacular state-of-the-art venue built to showcase the talents of celebrity entertainers, the theater boasts a seating capacity of over 1,400. The console was purchased by Yamaha dealer, ACIR Professional in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. “We are extremely happy that the Hilton decided to purchase a second Yamaha PM5D,? states John Grasso, ACIR Pro co-owner. “This console is so popular and familiar, that it’s a breeze to set up a show for visiting engineers. The Hilton knows that if they have any questions about the console, we’re right around the corner and there to assist.? more

Beijing 2008 Olympics Run On Peavey MediaMatrix® Systems

Beijing National StadiumAs the world’s top athletes compete in Beijing this summer, audio distribution systems from Peavey MediaMatrix® are providing audio networking and sound reinforcement for the 2008 Olympic Games at several major sports venues across China.

Peavey MediaMatrix NION® Series processing nodes—bundled with NWare™ software, the modern industry-standard software for audio and communications system design—are tasked with distributing the event announcements and background music for Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium, where the men’s USA Team will be led by NBA stars Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, and the Beijing Olympic Green Tennis Court, which will host world-class competitors such as Venus and Serena Williams. more

Listen Technologies Welcomes New Representative Firm

Gaetan Laniel, EGLE Marketing(August 13, 2008) Bluffdale, Utah, USA — Listen Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of EGLE Marketing, as the representative firm for Eastern Canada.

Gaetan Laniel owner of EGLE Marketing brings a wealth of sales and technical experience to the partnership. Commenting on the partnership, Laniel said, “I am pleased to be adding Listen to our line card. I truly understand what it takes to be successful in the audio market from both the manufacturer’s and dealer’s perspectives.? more

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DNF Controls Boosts European Presence Through Distributor Agreement With Portugal’s Déc.Imagem

SYLMAR, Calif. — Aug. 13, 2008 — DNF Controls today announced that Déc.Imagem, S.A., a Portuguese broadcast and A/V systems integrator and distributor, will be representing DNF Controls products across Portugal. With a history spanning nearly six decades in the industry, Déc.Imagem is well-positioned to provide knowledgeable sales, integration, and support services for the complete line of DNF Controls systems. more

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SUMMER TOURING SEASON HEATS UP WITH AVIOM AND JARS OF CLAY

NASHVILLE, TENNESEE, AUGUST 13, 2008— Ever since being introduced to Aviom’s Personal Mixers, Nashville-based rock band Jars of Clay has been touring the world, making Aviom’s Pro16® monitor mixing and audio distribution gear a regular part of its audio toolkit. This year, as the summer touring season heats up, Aviom products will travel with the band from city to city as part of the Music Builds Tour, a traveling festival that raises money and awareness for Habitat for Humanity. The event will kick off on August 21 in Detroit, MI and will conclude in Denver, CO on October 12. more

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