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Studer and Soundcraft Mixers Featured Heavily at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Mixers from both Studer and Soundcraft appear at numerous events and broadcast facilities at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Digital consoles from both Harman companies have been chosen and purchased by local Chinese broadcasters as well as worldwide companies who are installing or providing facilities at the events. The increased attention to HD broadcasting and surround has been one of the reasons Studer consoles particularly have been bought by numerous Broadcasters for their games coverage. more

Rascal Flatts Brings Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Console On Tour

Front of House Engineer Jon Garber and monitor engineer Stuart Delk discuss how the Studer Vista 5SR Digital Console has helped make the Rascal Flatts “Still Feels Good” tour such a major success.

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AUDIO ANALYSTS PROVIDES NEW YAMAHA T5N AMPS FOR RINGO STARR’S ALL STARR TOUR

yamaha-pm5d-t5n-amps-and-ringos-drums-pnc-arts-centerlow-res.JPGBUENA PARK, Calif.─ This summer marks number 10 for Ringo Starr’s All Starr outing and includes returning All Starr members (in alphabetical order): Colin Hay, Billy Squier, Hamish Stuart, and Edgar Winter, and first timers Gary Wright and Gregg Bissonette. The All Starr tour is currently bringing its newest chart-topping lineup to 31 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including New York, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.

For close to 20 years, Audio Analysts (Colorado Springs, Col.) has provided full audio production for Ringo Starr tours. This year, the All Starr monitor rig is centered around a Yamaha PM5D digital console and 20 of the company’s new T5n amplifiers. Manned by monitor engineer Aaron Goldstein and front of house engineer Brian Bravido, the monitor rig also boasts Audio Analysts-designed wedges, wedge cabinets, sub woofers and three-way cabinets. more

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Shure Gives Rousing Performance in Spring Awakening

BROADWAY MAY NEVER BE THE SAME

NEW YORK, NY, June 18, 2008 — Hailed by critics as the most explosive Broadway musical since Rent, Spring Awakening is a tale of passage from youth to adulthood told in a groundbreaking style taking full advantage of the primal force of rock-and-roll. The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical in 2007, the show also relies on 20 channels of Shure UHF-R® wireless. more

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Hard Steal Unveils AV Cage rev 2 Anti-Theft Projector Mount

AV Cage rev 2LAS VEGAS, NV (June 2008) –Hard Steal Security Corp. today unveiled the next generation in their AV Cage®. The AV Cage rev 2 (patent pending) is a fully adjustable projector mount with advanced security features integrated directly into the design.

The AV Cage completely replaces a typical unsecure mount and is designed to fit a wide range of projectors. Optional Height, Length & Width extension kits offer an even greater range of configuration. The “universal” adjustability of the AV Cage means that users will be able to lifecycle manage their projector assets without fear of also having to replace mounting hardware. more

AURALEX ACOUSTICS DOES A ‘SOUND’ BALANCING ACT FOR PRESONUS AND BLACK DOG STUDIOS

Auralex - Black DogINDIANAPOLIS, IN — Auralex Acoustics, Inc. recently got the balance right for Presonus and Black Dog Studios. The industry leader in innovative sound control solutions was brought in by Presonus Audio Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of professional audio products, to balance sound for Black Dog Studios, an independent recording and editing facility owned by Presonus’ VP of Sales, Rick Naqvi. The space is utilized for independent projects, production work for all of Presonus’ training and product demo videos as well as several Presonus R&D projects. Several of Auralex’s state-of-the-art acoustical treatments are also installed throughout Presonus’ corporate headquarters. more

Audio Geer, Inc. Welcomed as New Representative Firm for Listen Technologies

Listen Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Audio Geer, Inc. as the company’s representative for Southern California and Southern Nevada. Audio Geer, Inc. will be working Listen’s full line of FM, Infrared and Conferencing products for assistive listening, soundfield, tour group, language interpretation and conferencing applications. more

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SoundTube Announces Rep Awards at InfoComm 2008

soundtube-infocomm-2008-most-improved-territory-2007.jpgSoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial sound systems, has recognized several manufacturer’s rep firms for their efforts in promoting SoundTube products to the industry. The awards were presented during a special reception at the recent InfoComm show in Las Vegas. more

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SOLID STATE LOGIC XLOGIC DELTA-LINKS PROVIDE CRITICAL LINK FOR “BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT?

HOLLYWOOD – The eagerly awaited sequel “Batman: The Dark Knight? hits theaters in July and promises to be a summer blockbuster. Peter Snell, technical scoring engineer on the film, employed the Solid State Logic XLogic Delta-Link as the right device to streamline the massive Pro Tools HD® scoring setup for composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard. The MADI-based Delta-Link provides up to 64 channels of audio over a single optical cable, greatly reducing the amount of traditional I/O units and requisite cabling to accomplish the same task. more

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Panamax Named Top Brand in Power Category of CE Pro 100 Favorite Products List

PETALUMA, Calif. — June 30, 2008 — Panamax, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that it was named the most-used brand in the power category by CE Pro’s Top 100 Integrators. Vaulting to the top from last year’s number two position, Panamax’s power management solutions have helped integrators bolster revenues in a down market, while increasing component longevity and enhancing audio and video quality for end users. more

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